Clopton Charters

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Details of ER 3/368
Reference: ER 3/368
Title: Clopton Charters

Release by Josiah Sowtham to James Sowtham in consideration of £20 paid by Thomas Sowtham, son of the said James, of the messuage etc. as above, no. 367.


Witnesses: Joseph Hunt, Nathaniel Mason, William Smith, dyer.


Endorsed with a declaration by James Sowtham that his name is only used in trust for Thomas Sowtham his son. Also endorsed with covenants dated 9 January 1689/90 that the said James shall hold the premises to the use of Thomas Sowtham and Anne his wife, daughter of Katherine Yearwood of Warwick, widow, in consideration of a marriage portion of £100 and to the use of the survivor of them, with remainder to the heirs of their bodies.

Date: 21 July 1685
Held by: Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, not available at The National Archives
Language: English

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