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Conveyance: Ansley and Over Whitacre


Conveyance dated 7 January 1701/2 (Old style) [1702], from Robert Power of Ansley, yeoman, son and heir of Robert Power late of Ansley, yeoman, deceased, to Thomas Power of Erdington in the parish of Aston, baker, youngest son of the said Robert Power, deceased, and only brother of Robert Power junior (reciting that Robert Power junior owed Thomas Power £16 and also owed £140 to William Sadler of Over Whitacre besides £11 interest upon a mortgage of part of the premises thereinafter mentioned and upon a bond) in consideration of the discharge of the said debts as also of an annuity thereafter mentioned, of a messuage and four closes called the Overfields in Ansley, another messuage with appurtenances and a close thereto belonging, three parcels of land called Sheepy fields and a croft called the Peartree field and eight parcels of arable land in the common fields of Over Whitacre called Moorfield, all which premises were in the occupation of James Clarke, Ralph Kennon and Barnaby Brierley, the said Thomas Power covenanting to pay out of the said premises to Robert Power junior an annuity of £12 per annum. Witnesses: Ralph Kennon, John Clark, and Richard Hunt.