1. Plowden Slaney of Hatton Grange, Idsall als Shifnal, esq.
2. Humfry Pitt of Priors Lee, Shifnal, esq. (marginal note "Mr. Pit wod not be a party") (and Sarah his wife only surviving child and heir of Edward Jordon late of Priors Lee esq decd - deleted).
3. Martha Pitt of Priors Lee spinster, one of the daughters and coheirs of Humfrey Pitt by Sarah his wife only surviving child and heir of Edward Jordon late of Priors Lee esq decd.
4. Moreton Wahouse of Hatherton co Staff esq. and Peter Broughton of Ternhill esq.
5. Thomas Presland of (Shrewsbury deleted) Walford (gent deleted) and Robert Binnell of Newport clerk.
A marriage is intended between P. Slaney and Martha Pitt who on Humfrey's death is entitled to ¼th share of his estates described in the settlement made on the marriage of Humfrey Pitt and Sarah his wife. She has consented to release this share in cons. of £7000 portion (£2500 to be paid to Slaney at the sealing of this settlement, and £2500 to be paid to him in case any son of her body shall be living at the time of the decease of the survivor of Pitt and his wife; £1000 to be paid to Slaney and Martha his wife or the survivor in case of issue between them if Maria Pitt another daughter should die without issue, to be payable immediately after her death, and a further £1000 is case Frances Pitt another daughter should die without issue. The last mentioned sums of £2500, £1000, and £1000 together make the £4500 mentioned in another indenture of even date between (1) Humfrey Pitt and Sarah his wife (2) Martha Pitt (3) Moreton Walhouse and Peter Broughton, (4) Thomas Presland and Robert Binnell (5) Plowden Slaney; for declaring the uses of a fine to be levied.
Cons: £2500 paid and the agreement as to the other sums. Draft release of the manor or reputed manor of Hatton Grange in the parish of Idsal als Shifnal, the rectory of Hatton; the capital messuage (Plowden Slaney), and messuages there (John Hurd, SL Jones, William Wood, Jos, Bate); cottages (John Humpherson, Thomas Eitherton, Jane Innion, Alice Clark, William Sansom, and Sarah Bagnal); messuages in the parish of Ryton (Sl Harding, Benjamin Child), and all his other property in Hatton, Grindle, and Ryton; to hold to trustees in trust to use of Slaney and heirs until the marriage, after to use of Slaney and assigns for his life (deleted) then during his life to preserve etc. to use of trustees for 200 years to permit Martha in case she survive her husband to receive £400 p.a. clear out of the property with right of distress, after the expiration of the term of 200 years to the use of the 1st son by Martha and heirs male, in default of his issue the 2nd son and so in succession or daughters as tenants in common, Slaney his heirs and assigns. The term of 200 years is also limited on further trust in case of younger sons or younger children, to raise £400 p.a. for Martha as before and also £4000 to be divided among such younger children such proportions as Slaney shall in his will direct or in default of Martha survive in such proportions as she shall direct to be paid as they come of age or marry.
If there should be only one younger child, then only £3000 to be raised.
Warranty. Covenant for further assurance (a convenant by H. Pitt to pay the £2500 at the marriage deleted).
Draft approved as altered by J. Edwards, 27 May 1761.