Lease and Release: Honington, Talton, Alderminister, Armscote, Tredington, Newbold-on-Stour, Cookham and London
Indentures of Lease and Release dated 6 7 July 1730, between Sir Henry John Parker of Honington, Bart., of the first part, Hugh Parker, John Smith Parker and Hyde Parker of London, esqs., Thomas Nugent of St. James, Westminster, esq., and Margaret his wife, Ann Parker and Sophia Parker of London, spinsters, (which said Hugh Parker, John Smith Parker, Hyde Parker, Margaret Nugent, Ann Parker and Sophia Parker were younger brothers and sisters of Sir Henry John Parker) of the second part, Richard Foley of Lincolns Inn, Second Prothonotary of His Majesty's Court of Common Pleas of the third part, Henry Beeston of Cogges, co. Oxon., of the fourth part, Charles Kellow of St. James, Westminster, of the fifth part, the Right Honourable Mary Countess of Bradford of the sixth part, Sir Humphrey Briggs of Haughton, co. Salop., Bart., and John Dovey of Clements Inn of the seventh part (reciting ER3/1993, being a settlement made upon the marriage of Hugh Parker the elder and Ann Smith, and that there were issue seven children viz. the persons of the first and second parts, and that Hugh Parker the elder by his will dated 25 December 1712 in pursuance of power given to him by ER3/1993 appointed a sum of £8000 for portions for his younger children, viz. the persons of the second part, and reciting ER3/1999, ER3/2001, ER3/2002 and ER3/2003 and that the said younger children of Hugh Parker had received some part of their shares of the sum of £8000, having been advanced by Henry Beeston and others, and reciting ER3/2004-ER3/2006), whereby it was witnessed that Richard Foley, in consideration of £3861 17s 6d to him paid by Mary, Countess of Bradford, assigned his interest in seven-eights of an estate at Hampton-in-Arden; and the said Henry Beeston, in consideration of £3482 13s 0d to him paid by the said Countess of Bradford, assigned to her his interest in the settlement described in no. 1993 and acquired by him by several mortgages (ER3/2001-ER3/2003); and the said Charles Kellow, in consideration of £2089 7s 6d to him paid by the said Countess of Bradford assigned to her his interest in the settlement described in ER3/1993 and acquired by him by mortgage described in ER3/2006; and it was further witnessed that, in consideration of £6,660 2s 0d paid to Sir Henry John Parker by the said Countess he, the said Sir Henry John Parker, mortgaged his lands in Honington, Talton, Alderminster, Armscott, Tredington, Newbold, Cookham, co. Berks., and Fleet Street, London, to the said Countess. Witnesses: Joseph Hunt senior, John Edkins and John Dovey junior. Endorsed: i) 11 February 1731: Deed Poll under the hand and seal of Sir Henry John Parker, being a further charge of the same hereditaments to the said Countess for £3,000. Witnesses: John Dovey junior and Joseph Folwell. ii) 24 July 1735: Deed Poll under the hand and seal of Sir Henry John Parker, being a further charge of the same hereditaments to the said Countess for £8950 0s 0d.