Knight of Barrells: Conveyance
Conveyance from John Bullar of 11 Kings Bench Walk, Temple, London esq. and William Frederick Beadon of 9 Stratford Place, Oxford Street co. Middx. esq. to the Rev. Henry Charles Knight of Leamington clerk, reciting an indenture dated 5 April 1855 ( DR 225/29) between the said H.C. Knight, Charles Raleigh Knight, William Parke and the said John Bullar and W.F. Beadon whereby the fee simple of all the lands and hereditaments described in the schedule (below), and all great tithes issuing out of lands described in the 1st, 2nd and 3rd parts of the schedule, except parcels numbered 768 and 770 in the 2nd part situated at Aspleigh [Aspley], with other hereditaments became vested in the said John Bullar and W.F. Beadon on trusts therein specified, and reciting that they had contracted with the said H.C. Knight for the sale to him of the scheduled lands and hereditaments for the sum of £25,250 for the land and tithes, and £821.13s.5d. for the timber thereon, making £24,071.13s.5d. in all.
It was then witnessed that in consideration of the said sum of £24,071.13s.5d., John Bullar and W.F. Beadon conveyed to H.C. Knight all the lands and hereditaments described in the six parts of the schedule annexed, and delineated on two plans therewith, and situated in the parishes of Wootton Wawen and Ullenhall and town of Henley-in-Arden, to hold to the said H.C. Knight and his heirs for ever, but subject to chief rents of 3s.5d. and 2s. payable to the lord of the manor of Henley-in-Arden in respect of land c. mentioned in the 3rd and 4th parts of the schedule respectively, and to the several yearly sums of 10s. and 10s. payable to the poor of the parish of Henley out of lands c. mentioned in the 3rd part, and to the yearly sum of 1s.6d. payable to the poor of the parish of Warwick out of lands c. mentioned in the 4th part.
The said John Bullar and W.F. Beadon further granted to the said H.C. Knight all the great and rectorial tithes issuing out of lands described in the 1st, 2nd and 3rd parts of the schedule, except tithes issuing out of parcels 768 and 770 in the 2nd part, to hold to him and his heirs for ever.
The grantee disclaimed any entitlement of his wife to dower.
Schedule containing details of the following:
Part 1 Great Allend and Chapel House farms in the parish of Wootton Wawen
2 Moat House farm, woods (Mockley wood and Hobditch coppice), cottages and gardens in the same
3 Henley farm and allotments let to the poor in the same
4 Freehold residence in the town of Henley-in-Arden formerly occupied by Robert Knight, with yard, buildings, orchard, paddock and cottage (Plan A)
Part 5 The Spur inn in Ullenhall, in Wootton Wawen,
6 Four freehold cottages in Ullenhall (Plan B)
Signed and sealed by the grantors.
Seals: no significant impression.
Francis T. Bircham, solr., Parliament St., Westminster.
Endorsed with memorandum of receipt of consideration money, same witness.
With further endorsements as follows:
(1) Endorsed with memorandum that by indenture dated 4 July 1859 the cottage and garden occupied by Samuel Pugh and the adjoining garden occupied by William Pugh fronting the road from Beoley to Henley-in-Arden, bounded on one side by premises of George Podmore of Ullenhall and on the other side by the road from Tanworth to Henley, being numbered 493 in the schedule, were conveyed to the said George Podmore and his heirs in fee, and that the present indenture and the indenture of 5 April 1855 mentioned therein were covenanted to be produced when necessary by the said H.C. Knight. Signed: Edward Whitaker, solr. for the Rev. H.C. Knight.
(2) Endorsed with a further memorandum that by indenture dated 5 October 1882 between the said H.C. Knight and Thomas Henry Goodwin Newton of Barrels Park esq. the piece of land called Church hill containing 5 acres 2 roods 4 perches and numbered 597 on Plan A, and the great tithes issuing therefrom, and the four freehold cottages in Ullenhall village numbered 494, 495, 496a and 497a on Plan B, were conveyed to the said T.H.G. Newton in fee simple, with acknowledgement of right of production of title-deeds. Signed: Couchman, Couchman and Thursfield, as solrs. for the Rev. H.C. Knight.
(3) Endorsed with a further memorandum that by indenture dated 21 March 1905 portions of certain fields in parts 2, 3 and 4 in the schedule were conveyed to the Great Western Railway. [Lots no. 6, 8, 11, 13, 14, 15, 16] 36a. [24 June] 1857 Copy draft of the same, approved on behalf of Messrs. Bullar and Beadon by M. Elwin, Lincolns Inn, 2 June 1857.