CRICH PARISH

which consists of the villages of Crich, Fritchley and Whatstandwell

Indenture of land

24 July 1634

A copy of the Indenture between William Allestry of Grays Inn and John Buxton of Brassington and Thomas Blackwall

Ref: Derbyshire Record Office D1088 MT 13

Transcribed by Dr Alan Wilcockson

This Indenture made the four and twentieth day of July in the tenth year of the reign of our Sovereign Lord Charles by the grace of
2) god England, Scotland, France and Ireland king defender of the faith as Between William Allestry of Grays Inn in the County of Middlesex gent
3) and John Buxton of Brassington in the County of Derby Gent of the one part and Thomas Blackwell of Mansfield Woodhouse in the County of
4) Nottingham Esquire of the other part Whereas the right honourable Henry Earl of Kent and the Lady Elizabeth his wife by their deed indented
5) and enrolled in his Majesty’s Court of King’s Bench at Westminster bearing date fifteenth day of May in the Ninth year of the of the reign
6) of our Sovereign Lord the King that now is and by other good and sufficient assurances in the law for the consideration therein expressed did
7) grant bargain and sell unto them the said William Allestry and John Buxton and their heirs and assignees for ever amongst many othinges therein
8) contained, two several messuages farms or tenement in Lea als Lee in the said County of Derby one whereof them was in the occupation of William Alsopp
9) or his assignees and the other then was in the occupation of John Bolsover or his assignees together with all land tenement meadows apastures feedings
10) wood underwood  liberties priviledges franchises commons profit commodities emoluments and hereditament to the said farms or either of them
11) jointly or severally belonging or appertaining or with them or either of them most commonly used occupied set let or enjoyed or reputed
12) taken or known as part parcel member of them or either of them as by the same deed and other assurances whereunto relation being had doth more fully and
13) at large appear, And whereas Thomas Babington of the Borough of Leicester Squire did also by his deed indented bearing date the Nineteenth day of
14) June in the said ninth year of his majesties reign and by other good and sufficient assurances in the law also convey assure unto them the said
15) William Allestry and John Buxton and their heirs amongst many other things therein contained the aforesaid two several messuages farms or tenement
16) in Lea als Lee aforesaid one whereof was then in the occupation of the said William Alsop or his assignees and the other then in the occupation of the said John
17) Bolsover or his assignees, together with all land tenements meadows pastures feedings wood underwood liberties privileges franchises commons profit
18) commodities emoluments hereditament to the said farms or either of them jointly or severally belonging or appertaining or with them or either
19) of them most commonly used occupied set let or enjoyed or reputed taken as know as part parcel or member of them or either of them as by the same
20) deed and other assurances relation being there unto had doth more at large appear which said several assurances and estates was so made unto them
21) the said William Allestry and John Buxton and their heirs at the instance and request of George Spatman of Tannesley in the said County of Derby yeoman
22) Robert Wilcockson of Wheatcroft in the said County of Derby yeoman Jeremy Roades of Pleistow in the County of Derby yeoman and William Tomlinson
23) of Pleistow aforesaid yeoman in trust and for the benefit and behoafe of them the said George Spatman Robert Wilcockson Jeremy Roades and William Tomlinson
24) their heires or assignees Now these pntes do Witness that they the said William Allestry and John Buxton in discharge of the said trust in them reposed
25) and by the full consent and direction of them the said George Spatman Robert Wilcockson Jeremy Roades and William Tomlinson, have granted bargained
26) sold and confirmed and do by these pntes grant bargain sell and confirm unto the said Thomas Blackwall and his heirs all the aforesaid two several messuages
27) farms or tenement situate lying and being in Lea als Lee aforesaid one whereas of the said William Alsop or his assignees and the other
28) now is in the occupation of the said John Bolseover or his assignees, together with land tenement meadows pastures feedings wood underwood liberties
29) privileges franchises commons profit commodities emolument hereditament said farms or either of them jointly or severally belonging or appertaining
30) or to or with them or either of them most commonly used set let or enjoyed or reputed taken or known as part parcel or member of them or either of
31) them, And also all usual ways and passages for all occasions to and from the said premises or any of them by through and over any other of the land
32) conveyed to the said William Allestry and John Buxton in manner and form as the said ways and passages have formerly been reasonably used
33) together with all the estate right title interest claim and demand whatsoever of them the said William Allestry and John Buxton or either of them
34) of into or out of the aforesaid premises and every part thereof To have and to hold the said messuages farms tenement and all and singular other the
35) premises with every of their appurtenances and every part thereof unto him the said Thomas Blackwall his heirs and assignees for ever, to the only
36) proper use and behoofe of him the said Thomas Blackwall his heirs and assignees for ever, To hold of the to hold of the chief Lord or Lord of the ffee or ffees by the
37) rents and services therefore due and of right accustomed And the said William Allestry for him and his heirs the said messuages farms or tenement
38) and all and singular the other premised hereby granted with every of their appurtenances unto him the said Thomas Blackwall his heirs and assignees
39) against him the said William Allestry his heirs and assignees shall and will warrant and for ever defend by these pntes And the said John Buxton for
40) him and his heirs the said messuages farms or tenement and all and singular other the premises hereby granted with every of their aapurtenances
41) unto him the said Thomas Blackwall his heirs and assignees against him the said John Buxton his heirs and assignees shall and will warrant and will forever
42) defend by these pntes, And the said William Allestry doth further by these pntes for himself his heirs executors and administrators covenant promise
43) and grant to and with the said Thomas Blackwall his heirs and assignees that the aforesaid messuages farms or tenement and all and singular other the
44) promises with every of their appurtenances now are and be and so from time to time and at all times hereafter shall continue and be unto the said
45) Thomas Blackwall his heirs and assignees free and clear and freely and clearly acquitted exonerated and discharged or upon reasonable request
46) well and sufficiently saved and kept harmless of and from all former and other bargains sales gift grant jointures dowers statutes judgment
47) executions recognisances fines issues and amortisements debts and duties to the King and of and from all other titles troubles charges and encumbrances whatsoever
48) had made committed done or wittingly and willingly suffered or consented unto by him the said William Allestry his heirs or assignees or by any other person or
49) persons lawfully claiming by from or under or by his or their means assents consents or procurement excepting all grant of ways over the same
50) And the said John Buxton doth also by these pntes for himself his heirs executes administrators covenant promise and grant to and with the said Thomas
51) Blackwall his heirs and assignees that the aforesaid messuage farms or tenement and all and singular other the promises with every of their appurtenances
52) now are and be and so from time to time and at all times hereafter shall continue and be unto the said Thomas Blackwall his heirs and assignees free
53) and clear and freely and clearly acquitted exonerated and discharged or upon reasonable request well and sufficiently saved and kept harmless of
54) and from all former and other bargains sales gift grant jointure dower statutes judgement executions recognisances fines issues and amortisements
55) debts and duties to the king and of and from all other titles troubles charges and encumbrances whatsoever had made committed done or wittingly and
56) willingly suffered or consented unto by him the said John Buxton his heirs or heirs or by any other person or persons lawfully claiming by from
57) or under him or by his or their means assents consents or procurement excepting all grants of ways over the same And the said William
58) Allestry and John Buxton do hereby constitute ordain and make and in their stead and place George Walker of Ribar in the said county of Derby yeoman & Thomas Allen
59) of Dethicke in the said county yeoman their true and lawful attorneys jointly or severally for them and in their names to enter into the said messuages farms or
60) tenements and premises hereby granted or mentioned to be granted and every or any part thereof in name of the whole premises herein
61) contained and possession thereof or of any part thereof in name of the whole premises herein contained to take to the use and behoofe of them the
62) said William Allestry and John Buxton and after such possession and seisin1 so taken then peaceable possession and seisin thereof or of any part thereof
63) in name of the whole to deliver unto him the said Thomas Blackwall to hold to him and his heirs according to the purport of this deed ratifying whatsoever
64) their said attorneys or either of them shall lawfully do in the premises to be as good and effectual in the law as though they the said William Allestry
65) and John Buxton performed the said in their own person In Witness whereof the parties above said to these p(rese)nt indentures have interchangeably
66) hereunto have set their hand and seals dated the day and year aforesaid Annoque Domi 1634

            (Signatures of):       William Allestry         John Buxton


1 Seisin: ownership of a (major) estate.

 

 

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