1a. Samuel Tilley of Spratton, Northants, farmer.
b. Elizabeth, wife of 1a.
c. Mary Tompson of Wellingborough, Northants, spinster.
2a. William Kerr of Northampton, Northants, Doctor of medicine.
b. George Tompson of Hoxton Fields, Middx., esq.
3a. John Dolphin of Lower Slaughter, Glos., clerk.
b. John West of City of London, coal merchant.
3c. Anne Travell of Cheltenham, Glos., spinster.
d. William Horne of Lincolns Inn, Middx., esq.
SUBJECT OF TRANSACTION: Premises as in lease and release of 1 and 2 April 1751 and described in this release as - capital messuage or mansion house wherein John Travell late father to the John Travell (party in the deeds of 1 and 2 April 1751) dwelt in Swerford called Lyons Place with all houses etc.
Close of pasture of meadow ground called the New Close near adjoin. to the said capital messuage
Closes in Swerford heretofore called Lyons Closes but then called Simes Spinney and were then planted with wood
messuage or tenement with the backside close rickyard and garden thereto adjoin.
little close or inclosed ground lying at the backgate of the said messuage containing 1 acre all in Swerford the close then or late of Roger Rous lying next towards the w.
1 yard land in the open and common fields of Swerford with appurts. which last mentioned messuage yard land and premises were lately purchased by the said John Travell the father from John Humphries
2 small paddocks called Buggeys Closes in Swerford exchanged by Robert Harris with said John Travell the father in lieu of a certain close called Plank Close
messuage or tenement and 1½ yard lands in Swerford lately purchased by John Travell the father from John Gibberd and Eleanor his wife close of pasture in Swerford called Fox Hill Close lately purchased by John Travell the father from Thomas Smith the elder and Thomas Smith the younger or one of them
messuage or tenement in Swerford and a piece of ground formerly a close adjoin. and laid to and used with the orchard and backside belonging to the said messuage then lately purchased by John Travell the father from Thomas Smith and Susanna his wife
½ yard land in Swerford then lately purchased by John Travell the father from Thomas Bayley
½ yard land in Swerford heretofore called Prices half yard land close in Swerford formerly 2 closes and called Mill Lane Close which last mentioned premises were lately purchased by John Travell the father from John Bayley and others
parcel of inclosed greensward ground in Swerford called Foxhill Close next adjoining to a close late of said John Travell the father called Foxhill Close
island or piece or parcel of ground lying to and with the said close called Foxhill Close
and which 2 closes or inclosures and island were then lately purchased by said John Travell the father from John Humphries the elder and John Humphries the younger or one of them
2 closes of pasture and meadow ground in Swerford called Long Close and Foxwell Close then lately purchased by said John Travell the father from John Newberry and others
several pasture or meadow grounds in Swerford heretofore called the Windmill Field the Hop Yard and the South Down and the South Down Leys and were then called the Pomfret Grounds which premises were late in tenure of John Turner
messuage or tenement and 3 closes and 3 yard lands in Swerford then or late in tenure of Edward Sandle
3 messuages or tenements with appurts.
homestall close and backside
and also 3 closes called the West Hill Close the Paddock and the New Close
3½ yard lands and half a Berridale of arable meadow and pasture ground with appurts. in Swerford
all which last mentioned messuages and premises were then or late occup. John Staley
1 yard land and ½ berridale of land in Swerford then or late in occup. of John Humphries
pieces of arable land meadow and pasture in common fields of Southropp in parish of Hooknorton then lately purchased by said John travell the father from Thomas Clarke alias Harris and then or late occup. John Haley (this may be an error for Staley)
several pieces of arable meadow and pasture ground in the fields of Southropp in the parish of Hooknorton lately purchased by said John Travell the father from Thomas Bayley and John Hickman or one of them and then or late also occup. said John Staley
meadow or meadow ground inclosed with appurts. in Hook Norton called the Lower End of the Park Mead containing 17 acres and the barn thereupon erected
2 yard lands with the several closes called the Cradles alias Cradle Closes with the messuage barn and buildings thereon erected and several lands called the South field piece the Heath piece and the Meer Saddle Piece lying in that part of Hooknorton called the Southside - all which last mentioned premises then or late were occup. William Abbott - and which by the Inclosure Award for Swerford were not allotted unto any person other than Ferdinando Tracy Travell and also all and singular the lands etc. which by the said award were allotted to the said Ferdinando Tracy Travell in lieu of yard lands commons and other interests affected by the lease and release 1 and 2 April 1751
Recites lease and release of 1 and 2 April 1751 and a common recovery of Easter Term 24 George II wherein the premises were conveyed to certain uses and in the Release is contained a power enabling said John Travell the son and Francis Travell to revoke the uses and to create new uses
Recites Indenture of 15 Sept. 1752 in which the said John Travell and Francis Travell revoked the uses and did appoint that the said Recovery should enure to the use of Edward Crewe for securing £1,200 lent by Edward Crewe to John Travell and Francis Travell, together with interest and after repayment to the use of John Travell and Francis Travell their heirs and assigns for ever
Recites Lease and Release of 15 and 16 Sept. 1752 in which, in consideration of the £1,200, the premises were released to Edward Crewe his heirs and assigns for ever subject to proviso for making void on payment of the said £1,200 and interest.
Recites Lease and Release of 17 and 18 April 1758 which recited that the £1,200 was not paid and that it was the proper money of Edward Ryves and in consideration of £1,200 paid to Edward Ryves by George Tompson Edward Crewe, with the consent of Edward Ryves, assigned the premises to George Tompson his heirs and assigns for ever
Recites Lease and Release of 9 and 10 May 1760 in which that part of the premises as were within Hooknorton were assured by George Tompson John Travell and Francis Travell to Sarah Daniel her heirs and assigns by way of mortgage to secure £460.2.6d.
Recites d. of George Tompson and his will in which he devised the residue of his real and personal estate to his wife Susanna Tompson
Recites d. of Susanna Tompson and in her will she had appointed said William Kerr and George Tompson (party hereto) her executors but she did not make any disposition of her real estate and William Kerr and George Tompson proved her will and at the time of her d. Charles Tompson then residing in the East Indies was her eldest son and heir at law and she has since d. intestate and without issue leaving Elizabeth the wife of Samuel Tilley and Mary Tompson his sisters and coheiresses at law and also coheiresses at law of the said Susanna Tompson
Recites d. of John Travell the son in 1762 leaving Francis Travell his eldest son and Ferdinando Tracy Travell his 2nd son
Recites will of Francis Travell but he did not make any disposition of his real estate and d. 1802 unmarried and without issue leaving Ferdinando Travy Travell his only bro. and heir at law who became entitled to the said mortgaged premises (copy will, Flick/I/i/5)
Recites Inclosure of Swerford of 1803 whereby lands were awarded to Ferdinando Tracy Travell in lieu of the lands and grounds directed by the inclosure act to be divided and inclosed
Recites will of Ferdinando Travy Travell in which he devised all his messuages etc. (except his reversionary estate and interest in an estate at Chipping Norton) to John Dolphin John West and Ann Travell upon trust with the consent of the testators dau. Martha the wife of Rev. William Morgan Whalley if she should think fit but not otherwise and after her d. then of the proper authority of the said trustees to sell the said estates.
Recites codicil to will of said Ferdinando Tracy Travell in which he appointed William Horne an additional trustee.
Recites d. of Ferdinando Tracy Travell on 27 Sept. 1808
Recites that all interest on the £1,200 has been paid to the d. of Ferdinando Tracy Travell but that the £1,200 is still owing to 2. as executors and personal reps. of Susanna Tompson who was the sole executrix and residuary devisee of George Tompson together with an arrear of interest from the d. of Ferdinando Tracy Travell
In consideration of £1,562.1s. paid to 2. by 3. for all principal and interest and of 5/- paid to 1. by 3. 1. with the consent of 2. grant the premises to 3. (except the premises in Hooknorton) to hold to 3. to the use of 3. theirs heirs and assigns for ever discharged from the said sum of £1,200 and all interest but upon the trusts in the will of Ferdinando Tracy Travell.
Covenant by 1a. to levy a fine - such fine to be to the use of 3. their heirs and assigns for ever upon the trusts in the will of Ferdinando Tracy Travell.
CONSIDERATION: £1,562.1s. paid to 2. and 5/- paid to 1. by 3.
(a) Witness to Sealing:
Mary Tompson, senr.
Mary Kerr, junr.
(c) Other endorsements:
(1) Receipt by 1. from 2. of £1562.1s.
(2) Similar endorsement as to production of deeds as on marriage settlement of 11 May 1725.