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Reference MS 3375
Covering dates 1290-1983
Held by Birmingham City Archives
Extent 92 series
Source of acquisition SMYTHE ETCHES & CO. and Lee Crowder & Co.
Creators Smythe Etches and Co, Birmingham, solicitors; Lee Crowder and Co, Birmingham, solicitors

Contents:
1 Deeds, leases, estate and family papers of the Colmore family, including deeds and leases of property in Birmingham Colmore Row/Newhall Street area and Bell Barn Lane/Bath Row area, Shropshire, Staffordshire and Warwickshire, 1676-1920; rental of estates in Birmingham, Shropshire and Warwickshire, 1802-06; Birmingham inclosure act, 1798, and copy inclosure award, 1802; plan of estates in Snitterfield Warks, 1758; plan of lands at Birmingham and Aston, 1769; family settlements, 19th century; probate copy will of William Colmore of Warwick, 1724; copy will and codicils of Charles Colmore of London, 1795; copy will of Mary Colmore of London, 1798; copy will of Lionel Colmore of London, 1807; copy will of Elizabeth Sarah Cregoe of Charlton Kings Glos, 1837; probate copy will of Colmore Frind Cregoe Colmore of Moor End, Bagendon Glos, 1872; copy will of Joseph Gulston of London, 1766; copy will of Richard Walthew of Birmingham, 1815; probate copy will of Joseph Cooper of Birmingham, 1824; copy will of James Baxter of Birmingham, 1797; probate copy will of Thomas Thornton of Handsworth, 1868; copy will of Randal Bradburne of Birmingham, 1764; probate copy will of William Taylor of Birmingham, gent, 1799; copy will of Thomas Jefcoate of Kingswinford Staffs, 1821; deed of dissolution of partnership of Ellen and Mary Ann Walker, 1870; copy will of Selina Walker, 1877; pedigrees of the Colmore family of Birmingham, 1674-1837 and the Cregoe and Cregoe-Colmore families of Devon and Cornwall, 1775-1933, 1933
2 Deeds, leases and estate papers of the Taylor family of Moseley Hall and Strensham Hall Worcs, including bailiff's account rolls for Yardley manor, 1398-1460; manor court rolls of Bishops Tachbrook Warks, 1350-67, 1488-1579, Bishops Itchington Warks, 1547-68, and Yardley, 1537-1793; rental of Lyndon in Solihull, 1744; deeds of Birmingham, Bishops Itchington, Castle Bromwich, Coleshill, Eckington Worcs, Moseley, Kings Norton, Northfield, Powick Worcs, Sheldon, Shustoke Warks; Solihull, Strensham Worcs, Twyning Glos, and Yardley, n.d. 13th cent -1915; plans of Hill House estate, Yardley, c1790, c1840; plan of Sarehole Farm, Yardley, c1800; plans of property at Stechford, 1811 and Bewdley Worcs, 1852; valuation of Hill House estate, Yardley, 1810; valuations of Yardley and Kings Norton estates, 1849-51; papers relating to inclosure of Yardley, 1810-43; copy inclosure award for Kings Norton, 1823; official copy of order from inclosure commissioners for Twyning, 1879; schedule of tenancy agreements on Strensham estate, 1849; plans and elevations for rebuilding of Strensham Court and related buildings, c1873; copy and probate copy wills of Richard Allen of London, 1843; William and John Arch of Yardley, 1729-30; James Baker of Birmingham, 1755; Henry Baylis of Strensham, 1747; George Bissell of Yardley, 1739; John Blount of Yardley, 1835; John Bosworth of Yardley, 1675; Thomas Chamberlain of Eckington, 1814; Bennet Chambers of Yardley, 1823; Ann Dansey of London, 1735; James Dingley of Holly Green, 1779; Edward Dolphin of Birmingham, 1760; Robert Eaves of Sarehole, Yardley, 1743; Richard Eaves of Birmingham, 1764; George Firkins of Croome d'Abitot Worcs, 1814; William Giles of Yardley, 1784; William Green of Yardley, 1778; Edmund Greswolde of Solihull, 1836; Richard Greves of Moseley, 1623; Richard Grevys of Moseley, 1688; Richard Grevis of Moseley Hall, 1760; Lady Anne Guise of Elmore Glos, 1733; William Gunn of Yardley, 1774; Samuel Gunn of Acocks Green, 1805; Thomas Heath of Yardley, 1818; Samuel Hopkins of Yardley, 1818; William Hopkins of Twyning, 1820; Mary Jones of Shrewsbury, 1713; Thomas Jones of Shrewsbury, 1715; Charles Wakeman Long of London, 1829; William George Maxwell of Twyning, 1839; William Moore of Tewkesbury Glos, 1819; William Mortiboys of Mappleborough Green Warks, 1734; Richard Russell Nash of Clerkenleap, 1757; Rev. Dr. Treadway Russell Nash of Bevere House, Claines Worcs, 1804; James Powell of Eckington, 1820; George Purser of Twyning, 1846; Joseph Ross of Birmingham, 1828; Sir Francis Russell of Strensham, 1706; Samuel Skey of Bewdley, 1800; John Smallbrook of Yardley, 1827; John Standley of Yardley, 1843; Charles Taylor of Birmingham, 1800; John Taylor of Birmingham, 1775; Maria Theresa Taylor of Strensham, 1893; Benjamin Tidmarsh of Beckford Worcs, 1776; Humphrey Watton of Birmingham, 1715; Francis Welles of Earls Croome, 1795; John Woodward of Twyning, 1854; Susannah Wright of Birmingham, 1753; John Yates of Yardley, 1685; commissions and appointments of members of the Taylor family, 1825-41
3 Deeds and papers of the Lloyd family of Sparkbrook, including deeds of Aston, Bordesley, Deritend, Small Heath, and Sparkbrook, 1554-1879; plan and valuation of Golden Hillock estate, 1855-60; plans of land in Broad St, Birmingham, Kings Heath and Small Heath, 1853-c1860; report on the proposed development of the Farm estate, Sparkbrook, as a building estate, 1877; copy wills of William Anderton of Kings Heath, 1831; John Barnsley of Birmingham, 1722; Martha Batch of Tanworth-in-Arden, 1727; Thomas Buck of Deritend, 1735; Elizabeth Buck of Deritend, 1752; William Colmore of Bordesley, 1740; Thomas Forrest of Deritend, 1719; Richard Higginson of Birmingham, 1727; Charles Lloyd, 1858; James Lloyd, 1854; Sampson Lloyd, 1780; Sampson Lloyd, 1808; John Moore, 1789; Thomas Owen of Bordesley, 1688; Joseph Owen of Solihull, 1692; William Westley, 1757; miscellaneous family papers, 1743-1886
4 Deeds and papers of the Mynors family of Holifast Grange, Erdington, including manor court rolls of Aston, 1644-49, 1702-30, 1753-69, 1821-49; deeds of Birmingham, Erdington, Maney and Sutton Coldfield, 1708-1901; particulars and plan of Holifast Grange and Berwood House, 1877; copy wills of Thomas Hassall of Hartshorn Warks, 1845; Mary Mynors, 1820; Robert Edward Eden Mynors, 1840; William Tovey, 1775; John Wallis of Fillongley Warks, 1814; miscellaneous estate papers, 1849-97
5 Minor clients papers from Messrs. Smythe Etches & Co., solicitors, including deeds of Balsall Warks, Balsall Heath, Barston Warks, Birmingham, Bordesley, Cannock Staffs, Edgbaston, Erdington, Handsworth, Harborne, London, Oldbury, Smethwick, Tipton Staffs, Wigston Parva Leics and Yardley, 1614-1892, and in many villages in Cheshire, Herefordshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire and Worcestershire; plans of property in Barston Warks, Birmingham, Handsworth, and West Bromwich, 1771-1898; in Church Lawton Staffs, 1792; in Great Malvern Worcs, c1800; in Sketchley, Wigston Parva and Sharnford all Leics, 1829; in Pensax Worcs, c1850; copy wills of Lancelot Ackney, 1782; Ann Adams of Erdington, 1778; Thomas Nicholls Adams, 1835; George Thomas Adams, 1850; James Baker, 1869; Dr Richard Banner of Oxford, 1750; John Barber, 1868; Elizabeth Barker, 1801; George Hollington Barker, 1802; Ann Barker, 1855; John Barker, 1863; John Belliss, 1860; Elizabeth Belliss, 1872; William Bingley, 1699; Catherine Bingley, 1710; Thomas Bloxham, 1832; William Boden, 1774; John Boucher, 1815; James Souter Bolton, 1860; Thomas Broadfield of Birmingham, 1826; William Burgess, 1793; George Burgess, 1794; Brabins Butler, 1822; Robert Cave, 1844; Thomas Clutton, 1806; Frances and Elizabeth Clutton, 1850; William Colmore, 1768; Susanna Dawes, 1841; Elizabeth Elliss, 1852; Thomas Fisher, 1748; Mary Fowler, 1872; James Gibson, 1802-06; Sarah Gimblett, 1860; Sylvester, Lord Glenbervie, 1823; Alfred Greatrex, 1871, 1879; Jonathan Grundy of Wigston Parva Leics, 1778; Thomas Grundy of Birmingham, 1818; Richard Harrison, 1731; Daniel Hawksford, 1763; Charles Heath, 1855; William Howell, 1834; Mark Huish, 1807; Micaela de las Mercedes Humphreys, 1876; Jacques Husbands, 1808; John Jones, 1807; Matilda Kell, 1872; Rev. Frederick Kempson, 1877; Edward Simkin Kendrick, 1845; Michael Ketteridge, 1870; Mary Lawless, 1865; Ralph Lea, 1798; William Leonard, 1822; various members of the Lowe family of Birmingham, 1703-93; Simon Lucas of Kenilworth, gent., 1792; Joseph Lyndon, 1836; William Wallis Mason, 1805; Sir Thomas Morgan, 1679; Sir John Morgan, 1694; Daniel Morris, 1791; George Mynd, 1813; William Alexander Newman, 1885; Thomas Normansell of Birmingham, 1859; Hannah Oakley, 1863; John Palmer, 1853; John Pidcock, 1834; Alexander Pope, 1852; John Pope, 1826; Luke Pope, 1828; John Pritchit, 1817; Richard and Mary Rabone, 1799-1856; Thomas Rann of Erdington, 1719; John Rawlins, 1813; Ann Savage, 1798; Anthony Seal, 1757; John Seale of Soho, button-maker, 1793; Hannah Tovey, 1832; John Wallis, 1860; John Ward, 1789; Richard Wasborough, 1794; John Whately, 1794; Richard White, 1843; Joseph Whitehouse, 1860; Thomas Haywood White of Coventry, 1861; William Wilkinson, 1859; Charles Wilton, 1821; Eliza Wotton, 1896; Ann Wright, 1859; Sir Robert Yeamans, 1686; Frederick Yeamans, 1784; certificate of bankruptcy of Charles Pritchard, 1849; pedigrees of the Clutton family of Pensax Worcs, c1850; Dawes family, c1870, the Grundy family of Smethwick and Wigston Parva Leics, c1830, the Willett family of Brandon Warks, 1864; memorandum of agreement by John Belliss and others for sale of a business, 1853; list of pewholders in Oldbury chapel Worcs, 1726; inventory of household goods of William Creighton, with abstract of will and account of estate, 1831; papers relating to the formation and dissolution of business partnerships, mainly in Birmingham, 1828-90, including G.E. Belliss and J.J. Seekings, 1862; miscellaneous apprenticeship indentures, 1808-88; rental of property of Henry Hallam in West Bromwich and Wednesbury, 1840-52
Additional deeds of the Colmore family estate in Birmingham, 1817-67; Colmore Trust letter book, 1839-40; plans of Colmore estate property, c1760-1850
Taylor family of Moseley Hall and Strensham Court Worcs: account books of Charles Taylor, 1776-99; rental and accounts of John Taylor, 1754-84; miscellaneous letters and papers concerning the Taylor estates, 1399-1880; rental, 1848-52; plans of Sheldon, 1756; Elmdon, 1761; Bickenhill and Sheldon, 1787; land adjoining R. Cole and Trittiford Pool, Yardley, c1800; Twyning, 1841; Strensham Court estate, 1856, c1885
Letters, accounts and papers concerning Christ Church, New St., including plans and sections, 1807-73
Theatre Royal, Birmingham: minute books, register of proprietors and share transfers, rentals of theatre property, ledgers, cash books, letter book and correspondence, reports, deeds, plans, licences, wardrobe catalogue and inventories, receipts, 1773-1937
Deeds and documents from solicitors' practice of Messrs. Lee & Corrie; later Lee, Son & Hunt; Lee, Pinson & Best; Griffiths & Bloxham, Bloxham, Smythe Etches & Co.; Smythe Etches & Co. and Lee Crowder & Co. N.B. This summary comprises material forming the whole or parts of accessions 1937/34, 1937/60, 1937/65, 1942/34, 1947/26, 1947/44, 1956/41, 1958/6 and 1959/7, which are no longer readily distinguishable. Records of the Theatre Royal Acc. 1937/33 and part of 1958/6 are also stored as part of the collection, but have been described separately.
Office papers: letter books, 1804-58; probate copy wills, 18th-20th cent.; marriage settlements, 1741-1825; papers relating to Chancery and other court proceedings, 1743-1886, including dispute over will of William Jackson, who left money to establish a Socialist school in Birmingham, 1849-50; partnership articles of Birmingham firms, 1783-1825; notes on office procedure, fees etc., c1880; drafts from the office of - Neville, solicitor, 1858-71
Major clients:
Askey family: deeds of Aston, Birmingham, and Handsworth, 1726-1844; probate copy will of James Askey, 1796; executorship papers of Thomas Askey, 1827-47
Bagot family of Blithfield: deeds of Aston, Curdworth and Erdington, 18th-19th cents.
Barns family: deeds of Aston, Balsall Heath, Birmingham, Bordesley, Deritend, Digbeth, and Duddeston, 1826-71
Bartleet family: deeds of Cheltenham Glos, 1805-33; partnership papers concerning business for manufacture of fish hooks, c1850-80; documents concerning Redditch Chapel, 1805, 1837; family papers, 1824-72
Bickley family: deeds of Balsall Heath, Edgbaston, Foleshill Warks, Moseley, Kings Heath, and Quinton, 1730-1886; testamentary papers of Thomas Bickley, 1842-86; legal papers, 1846-76; state of the poll in the Borough election, 1868
Boulton of Great Tew, Watt and Muirhead families: papers re personal estates of members of Boulton and Muirhead families, late 19th-early 20th cents; schedule of papers of James Watt junior, 1848; deeds of land in Wheathamstead Herts, 18th-19th cents; probate copy will of Mrs. Muirhead, 1890; papers re James Watt and Aston estate, c1826-29; deeds of Halesowen, Handsworth, Rowley Regis Staffs and Smethwick, 1709-1888; papers re sale of French Walls Works, Smethwick to Muntz's Metal Co., 1863-64
Busby family: deeds of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Erdington, Tamworth Staffs, 1813-66; family papers, 1820-67; Edgbaston Boys Sunday School minute and account books, 1825-34
Chirm family: deeds of Aston, Birmingham, Erdington, Handsworth, Harborne, Rock Worcs, 1862-94; will of Joseph Chirm, 1830 and executorship papers, 1848-50 Colmore family of New Hall, Birmingham: deeds of Birmingham, 18th-19th cent.; building leases, 1870
Cox family: deeds of Deritend, 1795-1890; sale particulars and plans, 1885-86
Dixon family: deeds of Dudley Worcs and Tipton Staffs, 1650-1877; partnership deeds of Dixon, Amphlett and Bedford, bankers, 1789-1800; probate copy will of Edward Dixon, 1737; papers re mine workings at Tipton Staffs, 1874-1909
Foley family: deeds of Beoley Worcs, Birmingham, Bromsgrove Worcs, Quinton, 1690-1855; wills and inventories, 1667-1914
Hawes family: deeds of Ashcott Somerset, Aston, Moorlinch Somerset, and Yardley, 1725-1859; wills, settlements and related papers, 1810-1916; papers relating Atherstone and Tamworth Unitarian Chapels, 1639-1902; papers of the Copper, Lead and Haematite Mining Co. of Lanzi, Tuscany, Ltd., 1874-85
Hetherington family: deeds of Birmingham, Kings Norton, Oldbury Worcs, 1788-1826; wills and related papers, 1740-1826
Higham family: deeds of Solihull and Yardley, 1890-1910
Holden, Brettell and Houseman families: deeds of Aston, Birmingham, Bromsgrove Worcs, Erdington, Fockbury Worcs, Great Sheepy Leics, Lyme Regis Dorset, Montgomeryshire, Saltley, Stoke Prior Worcs, Upton Snodsbury Worcs, Yieldingtree Worcs, 15th cent-1900; legal papers, 1875
Houghton family: deeds of Alvechurch Worcs, Birmingham, Edgbaston, Glamorganshire, Oldbury Worcs, Tedstone Delamere Herefs, and West Bromwich, 1676-1843; papers re proposed new road in Edgbaston, 1811-25
Hunt family: deeds of Brades estate in Oldbury Worcs, Rowley Regis Staffs, West Bromwich, etc. 1696-1880; testamentary and executorship papers, 1775-1871; letters and personal papers of Samuel Hunt, 1840-c1860; testamentary and executorship papers of Thomas Yate Hunt, 1843-92; papers re Stour Valley Coal & Iron Co., c1860-90; papers re firm of Lee, Hunt & Co., solicitors, c1800-35; estate account book, 1870-75; plans and sketches of Brades estate and steel works, 1815-75; sale particulars and plan of Brades estate, 1885; papers relating to Brades Steel Works, 1849-80; miscellaneous estate papers, 1799-1873
Johnstone family: deeds of Kings Norton, Solihull, and Yardley, 1774-1880; marriage settlements, 1792-1826; will, 1867
Keirle family: deeds of Aston, Birmingham, Castle Bromwich, Deritend, 1590-1840; papers re estate of J.S. Keirle, 1850-67
Lakin-Smith family: deeds of Birmingham, Bordesley, Handsworth, Moseley and Nechells, 1838-1922
Lee family: deeds and papers concerning property in Birmingham, Enderby Leics, Kings Norton, Yardley, 1805-55; legal papers, 1857; plans of the town of Nelson, New Zealand, 1843
Lillington family: obituary books, 19th cent.; genealogical notes, 1867-1912; wills, 1806-1910
Linton family: deeds of Hemingford Abbots Hunts, Hemingford Grey Hunts, and Offord Darcy Hunts, 1575-1898
Lloyd family of Sparkbrook: deeds of part of Golden Hillock estate, 1827-75
Lolley family: papers re property in Handsworth, 1855-74; testamentary papers of William Lolley, 1877-98
Male family: deeds of Birmingham and Romsley Salop, 1640-19th cent.; draft deeds of Henry Male of Birmingham, solicitor, 20th cent.
Martineau family: deeds, plans and papers concerning property in Birmingham, Hemel Hempsted Herts, Kings Norton, Leamington Spa Warks, Sparkhill, Sutton Coldfield, Ward End, Wheathamstead Herts and Yardley, 1680-early 20th cents.
Muntz family of Widney Manor, Solihull: deeds, 18th-19th cent.
Mynors family of Weatheroak Hill: deeds of Alvechurch Worcs, 1726-1927; wills, 1830-80
Rathbone, Rev. Edward, of Stafford: deeds of Birmingham, 1806-59; personal papers, letters, bills etc., mid 19th cent.
Scott family of Great Barr: deeds of Birmingham, Erdington, Shepley Worcs, Great Barr Staffs, Norbury Salop, Sutton Coldfield and Walsall, 1793-1896; rentals of property in Smethwick and Sutton Coldfield, 1808-24; family settlements, 1720-1888; wills, 1697-1880; royal licence to bear the name and arms of Scott, 1820s
Short family: deeds of Henley-in-Arden, Solihull, and Wootton Wawen, 1697-1907; trusteeship papers, 1776-1915
Smallwood family: deeds of Barston Warks, 1901-20; personal papers, 1825-81; plan of line of projected Grand Junction Railway, 1832
Taylor family of Moseley Hall and Strensham Park: draft surrenders in Kings Norton manor court, 1818-76; deeds of Bordesley, Kings Norton, Stirchley, Stourport Worcs, Strensham Worcs, Twyning Glos and Yardley, 1650-1889; papers relating to building of Christ Church, Yardley Wood, 1830s-40s
Webb family: deeds of Moseley, Sedgley Staffs and Yardley, 1682-1878
Whitfield family: deeds of Birmingham and Smethwick, 18th-19th cents.
Williams and Shore families: deeds of Aston, Birmingham, Handsworth and Saltley, 1873-1905; pedigrees and descriptions of members of the Williams family, c1905; books and papers of Fleetwood T. Williams, c1828-36
Wilson family: deeds of Acocks Green, Birmingham, and Smethwick, 1727-1893; sale particulars, 1893; investment accounts, 1864-90
Withering family: deeds, 17th-19th cents.; papers re Chancery dispute over estate of Lydia Withering in Westmancote and Wick House, Brislington Somerset, 1797-1871
Worthington family: deeds of Bromsgrove and Erdington, 1788-19th cent.
Chapels and Churches:
Cradley and Lye Staffs Unitarian Chapels: deeds and papers, 1820-20th cent.
New Unitarian Meeting House/Church of the Messiah, Birmingham: deeds of site in Moor St., 1605-1792; papers re purchase of Broad Street site and building of new church, 1851-62; legal papers concerning New Meeting Trust estates, 1858-62; petition to Parliament about destruction of meeting house in Birmingham riots, 1791; architectural drawing for new church, 1860; New Meeting Mission accounts, 1844-93
Smethwick Old Church: miscellaneous papers, 19th cent.
Charities:
Addyes School & Clothing Charity, Gt. Barr: deeds of Great Barr and Sutton Coldfield, 1597-1855; papers, c1860-c1910; agreements to let the school and its property, 1872-73; management papers for school and papers concerning proposed amalgamation with the National School, 1722-1874; plans, 1794-early 19th cent.; papers re Barr enclosure, 1796-99; receipts, 1875-86; statements of accounts, 1853-80
Birmingham Hospital Centre: documents concerning property of Birmingham General Hospital, 1848-1903; correspondence re United Hospitals Act, 1927-34; papers re establishment of Hospital Centre, 1932-34
Birmingham Triennial Music Festival: applications, 1897-1912; seating plans, 1909-12; programmes, 1876, 1903, 1909; address books, 1903-12; newspaper cuttings, 1891-92; letter book, 1903-12; stewards' instructions, 1894, 1900; admission tickets, 1894-1912; scrapbook of ephemera, 1873-88; letters to R.H. Milward from composers including Gounod, Stanford etc., 1880s
Birmingham Working Boys Home: minutes, 1892-1920; annual reports, 1881-1919; photographs, c1890-c1925; account books, 1911-32; papers relating to premises in Deritend, 1865-1920
Fentham's Charity: accounts, papers and apprenticeship indentures, 1739-1864; deeds of property in Erdington, Handsworth, 1698-1927; trust deeds and papers, 1697-1851
Jackson's Charity: apprenticeship indentures, 1758-1867 Lench's Trust: account book, 1694-1785; leases of property in Birmingham, Bromsgrove Worcs and Yardley, 1655-20th cent.
Thomas Pargeter of Foxcote's Charity: accounts?, 19th cent.
Piddock's Charity: account books, 1783-1939; miscellaneous papers, 1763-1845
John Wand's Bequest: registers of applicants for annuities, 19th-20th cents.
Commercial:
Albion Brickworks, West Bromwich: deeds, 1833-84; papers re construction of a tunnel under the canal at Albion, 1878
Birmingham & Edgbaston Proprietary School: minute books, register of shareholders, deed of settlement, account books, letter books, design for desks and miscellaneous papers, 1838-82
Birmingham & Liverpool Junction Canal: papers concerning the purchase of property for the canal, 1823-47
Birmingham Canal Navigations: loose minutes, 1805-16; legal papers concerning liability for poor rates, 1784-1821; letters and papers concerning repairs, claims etc., 1807-12; papers re Rotton Park reservoir and feeder, 1825-27; miscellaneous papers concerning property, 1763-1825; plans and papers concerning the removal of the Worcester Bar and making of a connection from the Birmingham Canal to the Worcester & Birmingham Canal, 1806-20; papers about expenses of a survey of an intended canal from Tewkesbury Glos to Cheltenham Glos, 1810-14
Blakeley Hall Colliery: accounts, correspondence and legal papers, 1875-84
Blue Coat School, Birmingham: lists of subscribers, 1824-41; annual reports, 1842-82; histories, 1806, 1817; rental, 1844-47; papers re Charity Commission scheme, 1870-92; draft leases of property in Bordesley and Sparkbrook, 1849-95; papers re sale of property for erection of parsonage for Christ Church, Sparkbrook, 1875-77
Bown, William: legal papers re use of "Aeolus" bearings for bicycles, 1878-94; papers about inventions, c1880-90
Great Western Railway: papers about construction of Snow Hill and the Great Western Arcade, Birmingham, 1852-75
Kapsalls Ltd: legal papers, 1903-13
Metropolitan Railway & Wagon Co.: plans, 1900
William Middlemore, cycle manufacturer: pattern books, 1890-92
New Silkstone Colliery Co.: share book; title deeds; papers re liquidation of South Yorkshire Coal & Iron Co., 19th cent.
Miscellaneous deeds of Alderminster Warks, Allesley Warks, Alvechurch Worcs, Aston, Beausale Warks, Birkenhead Cheshire, Birmingham, Bishop's Itchington Warks, Brislington Somerset, Bromsgrove Worcs, Coughton Warks, Curdworth, Deritend, Doddington Salop, Eckington Worcs, Edgbaston, Erdington, Fillongley Warks, Great Barr Staffs, Hampton-in-Arden, Handsworth, Harborne, Harpley Norfolk, Hemingford Abbots Hunts, Hemingford Grey Hunts, Keynsham Somerset, Kings Norton, Kingswinford Staffs, Kinver Staffs, Landin Radnor, Lillington Warks, Llangunllo Radnor, Minworth, Moseley, Northfield, Pilleth Radnor, St. Albans Herts, Sedgley Staffs, Shrewsbury Salop; Small Heath, Smethwick, Solihull, Stechford, Stoke-on-Trent Staffs, Stone Staffs, Sutton Coldfield, Tamworth Staffs, Thrapston Northants, Tipton Staffs, Warwick Warks, West Bromwich Staffs, Whitchurch Salop, Yardley, and Yelvercroft Northants, 1437-1936; and of Barbados, 1841-81
Miscellaneous documents including Birmingham appren9iceship indentures, 1789-99; papers about repairs to Edgbaston church tower, 1875-76; will of Sir Henry Gough, 1775; Shore family papers concerning wine trade with Lisbon, 19th-20th cents; regimental diary Warwickshire Regiment?, 1807-08; papers re sale of Tipton Green Colliery Staffs, 1874-76; minutes of building committee of St. Stephen, Selly Hill, 1864-72; Thomas Bloxam's account of an attack on a French Dutch ship, 1799-1800; plans of former glebe land at Kenilworth, 1887-early 20th cent.; list of guests at British Association Birmingham meeting, 1886; papers relating to the purchase of land to make the River Lark in Suffolk navigable, 1597-1849; letters from Frederick A. Harrison in India, 1878-82; Elmdon Warks tithe map and award, 1839
Deeds of Taylor family property in Worcestershire, 1843-79
Deeds of property in Ashted Row, Birmingham, 1810-65
2,500 deeds, wills, letters, accounts and other papers relating to estates in and around Birmingham and in Huntingdonshire Stored as LEE CROWDER and not readily distinguishable from Acc 1937/34, where a description is given;
Taylor of Moseley & Strensham Worcs: catalogues of library of J.A. Taylor at Strensham Court, 1849-89; inventories and valuations of furniture and effects of J. Taylor, 1852-58; inventory of plate of J.A. Taylor, 1854; will and codicil of J.A. Taylor, c1889; inventory and valuation of The Moat, Strensham, 1907; agent's accounts, 1842-49, 1855-63; accounts of A.J. Taylor, 1913-18; estate accounts, 1842-52, 1890-1918; Moat Farm, Strensham accounts, 1912-19; Moat Farm stock valuation, 1916-17; estate rent ledgers, 1855-82; A.J. Taylor private account book, 1909-17; estate rentals, 1853-63; cottage and allotment rentals, 1871-1918; general ledgers, 1848-1919; administration accounts, 1848-53; Moat Farm stock accounts, 1914-18; Taylor estate labour account, 1910-17; Moat Farm labour accounts, 1910-19; cash books, 1870-90; rent cash book, 1887-91; house accounts, 1914-18; Strensham Mill cash accounts, 1908-18; Strensham Mill expenses, 1893-97;
Colmore of Birmingham: rent receipt book of W.B. Cregoe Colmore, 1896; Newhall house rental, 1862-72; Colmore estate rentals, 1848-92; cash books of W.B. Colmore, 1881-1905
Feoffment from John Taylor to Thomas Colmore of land in Kings Norton, 1804
Deeds and papers relating to property in Birmingham, Perry Barr, Great Barr Staffs, Stourbridge Worcs and Sutton Coldfield, 1597-1821
Deeds of Yardley, 1573-1824 and Birmingham, 1829-78; probate copy will of Thomas Bissell of Lyndon Green, Yardley, 1765; copy wills of William Gunn of Yardley, 1774, and Joseph Bissell of Yardley, 1777; plan of land belonging to Henry Gunn in Hayne Field, Yardley, 1793
Pedigree of Taylor family of Birmingham and Strensham Court Worcs, n.d. c1870



THE MYNORS ESTATES IN BIRMINGHAM, SUTTON COLDFIELD AND HARTSHORNE, DERBYSHIRE.  [no ref. or date]

HOLIFAST GRANGE ESTATE.  [no ref. or date]

GENERAL  [no ref. or date]

Abstract of title of William Tovey, the elder, and William Tovey, the younger, both of Lambeth, London, to lands in Erdington and Sutton Coldfield, co. War., purchased by William Tovey of Erdington, deceased, father of the said William Tovey, the elder. 17 July, 1708- 29 June, 1765. With abstract to title to lands in Maney in the parish of Sutton Coldfield. 2 April, 1711 - 23 January 1794.  MS 3375/442354  1795

Schedule of deeds and writings relating to the Holifast Grange Estate at Erdington belonging to the Rev. Thomas Hassall Mynors.  MS 3375/442355  1795 - 10 January 1901

ERDINGTON AND SUTTON COLDFIELD.  [no ref. or date]

Release from John Scambler of Birmingham, cabinet maker, and Anne, his wife, to Stephen Newton of Birmingham, baker, of lands in Eardington Erdington.  MS 3375/442356  17 July 1708

Lease for a year from William Rogers of Erdington, gent., to Stephen Newton of Birmingham, baker, and George Cater of Sutton Coldfield, co. War., gent., of lands in Sutton Coldfield and Erdington.  MS 3375/442357  30 March 1709

Release from William Rogers of Erdington, gent., to Stephen Newton of Birmingham, baker, and George Cater of Sutton Coldfield, co.War., gent., of lands in Sutton Coldfield and Erdington  MS 3375/442358  31 March 1709

Assignment from Isaac Sadler and William Sadler, both of Castle Bromwich, co.War., gents., by the direction of William Rogers of Erdington, gent., and at the nomination of Stephen Newton of Birmingham, baker, and of the said William Rogers, to Moreton Slaney, gent., and Isaac Spooner, iron-monger, both of Birmingham, of lands in Sutton Coldfield, co. War., and Erdington, in trust for the said Stephen Newton, to attend the inheritance.  MS 3375/442359  26 April 1709

Lease for a year from Stephen Newton of Birmingham, baker, and George Cater of Sutton Coldfield, co. War., gent., to Griffith Davies of Birmingham, doctor of physick, of a messuage and land in Birmingham, in a place called The Square, and lands in Erdington and Sutton Coldfield.  MS 3375/442360  30 May 1709

Abstract of indenture of fine between Moreton Slaney, gent., Henry Parrott and Stephen Newton, plaintiffs, Clement Wall, Amey, his wife, William Davis, Anne, his wife, John Scambler and Anne, his wife, deforciants, of a messuage and lands in Church Bicknell, otherwise Bickenhull Bickenhill, co.War., Erdington and the parish of Sutton Coldfield.  MS 3375/442361  Easter term 1711

Lease for a year from Griffith Davies of Birmingham, doctor of physick, Stephen Newton, of Birmingham, baker, and George Cater of Sutton Coldfield Sutton Coldfield, co. War., gent., to Mary Cowper of Birmingham, widow, of lands in Erdington and Sutton Coldfield  MS 3375/442362  11 March 1716

Release and assignment of mortgage from Griffith Davies of Birmingham, doctor of physick, Stephen Newton of Birmingham, baker, and George Cater of Sutton Coldfield Sutton Coldfield, co.War., gent., to Mary Cowper of Birmingham, widow, of lands in Erdington and Sutton Coldfield.  MS 3375/442363  12 March 1716

Lease for six months from Mary Cowper of Birmingham, widow, Stephen Newton of Birmingham, baker, and George Cater of Sutton Coldfield Sutton Coldfield, co. War., gent., to Elizabeth Slaney of Birmingham, spinster, of lands in Erdington and Sutton Coldfield and a messuage erected on part of the said lands.  MS 3375/442364  16 May 1721

Release from Mary Cowper of Birmingham, widow, at the request of Stephen Newton of Birmingham, baker, and from the said Stephen Newton and George Cater of Sutton Coldfield Sutton Coldfield, co. War., gent., to Elizabeth Slaney of Birmingham, spinster, of lands in Erdington and Sutton Coldfield and a messuage erected on part of the said lands.  MS 3375/442365  17 May 1721

Lease for a year from Stephen Newton of Birmingham, baker, and Elizabeth Slaney of Birmingham, spinster, to Joseph Orme of Birmingham, toymaker, of a messuage in Erdington and lands in Erdington and Sutton Coldfield Sutton Coldfield, co. War.  MS 3375/442366  28 September 1722

Imperfect

Indenture between Stephen Newton of Birmingham, baker, Elizabeth Slaney of Birmingham, spinster, Joseph Orme, son of Thomas Orme, of Birmingham, toymaker, and the said Thomas Orme of Birmingham, toymaker, being a settlement previous to the marriage of the said Joseph Orme and Sarah, daughter of the said Stephen Newton, of a messuage in Erdington and lands in Erdington and Sutton Coldfield Sutton Coldfield, co.War.  MS 3375/442367  29 September 1722

Lease for a year from Thomas Orme of Bristol, gent., son of Joseph Orme, late of Birmingham, toymaker, deceased, to William Tovey of Birmingham, brassfounder, of a messuage in Erdington and lands in Erdington and Sutton Coldfield, co. War.  MS 3375/442368  28 June 1765

Release from Thomas Orme of Bristol, gent., son of Joseph Orme, late of Birmingham, toymaker, deceased, by the direction of John Clay Hallen of Birmingham, gent., to William Tovey of Birmingham, brass-founder, of a messuage in Erdington and lands in Erdington and Sutton Coldfield, co. War. With covenant to levy a fine.  MS 3375/442369  29 June 1765

Abstract of indenture of fine between John Clay Hallen of Birmingham, plaintiff, and Thomas Orme of Bristol, co.Glouc., deforciant, of a messuage and lands in Erdington and Sutton Coldfield, co. War.  MS 3375/442370  Trinity term 1765

MANEY  [no ref. or date]

Release from William Davis of Handsworth, gent., Anne, his wife, and Michael Stanley of Handsworth, gent., to Stephen Newton of Birmingham, baker, of lands in Maney, co. War.  MS 3375/442371  3 April 1711

Lease for a year from Stephen Newton of Birmingham, baker, to George Abell of Birmingham, gent., and Thomas Abell of Birmingham, ironmonger, his son, of lands in Sutton Coldfeild Sutton Coldfield, co. War., in Maney.  MS 3375/442372  8 May 1719

Release from Stephen Newton of Birmingham, baker, to George Abell of Birmingham, gent., and Thomas Abell of Birmingham, ironmonger, his son, of lands in Sutton Coldfeild Sutton Coldfield, co. War., in Maney as a settlement on the marriage of the said Stephen Newton and Elizabeth, his wife, daughter of the said George Abell.  MS 3375/442373  9 May 1719

Lease for a year from Stephen Newton of Birmingham, baker, to Thomas Abell of Birmingham, ironmonger, of a messuage and land in Whitehalls Lane afterwards Steelhouse Lane in Birmingham, and lands in Maney, co. War.  MS 3375/442374  28 June 1726

Release from Stephen Newton of Birmingham, baker, to Thomas Abell of Birmingham, ironmonger, of a messuage and land in Whitehalls Lane afterwards Steelhouse Lane in Birmingham, and lands in Maney, co. War.,in trust for Elizabeth, wife of the said Stephen Newton.  MS 3375/442375  29 June 1726

Indenture of mortgage from Stephen Newton of Barston, co. War., gent., to Joseph Orme of Birmingham, toymaker, of messuages and land in Sutton Coldfield, co. War., in Maney and in Whitehalls Lane afterwards Steelhouse Lane and Bull Street in Birmingham.  MS 3375/442376  7 April 1732

Assignment from Joseph Orme of Birmingham, toymaker, with the consent of Stephen Newton of Barston, co. War., gent., to Richard Rann of Birmingham, as security for certain sums of money due to the said Richard Rann, Anne Clare, spinster, and Thomas Bridgens of London, gent., of a messuage and lands in Sutton Coldfield, co. War., in Maney and a tenement and land in Whitealls Lane afterwards Steelhouse Lane, Birmingham.  MS 3375/442384  19 May 1737

Indenture of mortgage from Stephen Newton of Barstone Barston, co. War., gent., to Richard Rann of Birmingham, gent., of messuages and land in Sutton Coldfield, co. War., in Maney and in Whitehalls Lane afterwards Steelhouse Lane in Birmingham.  MS 3375/442385  11 November 1737

Indenture of mortgage from Stephen Newton, late of Barston and then of Bradnock's Marsh in the parish of Berkswell, co. War., gent., to Francis Burges of Atherstone, co. War., grocer, of a messuage in Whitehalls Lane, otherwise called Steelhouse Lane in Birmingham, and lands near Penns Mill in the parish of Sutton Coldfield, as a further security for the sum of £1,400.  MS 3375/442386  27 October 1742

Deed poll whereby Stephen Newton of Bradnock's Marsh in the parish of Berkswell, co. War., husbandman, with the consent of Elizabeth, his wife, revokes the uses declared in certain indentures of release of lands in Maney in the parish of Sutton Coldfield, co. War.  MS 3375/442387  7 February 1744-5

Assignment from Richard Rann of Birmingham, gent., and Francis Burges of Atherstone, co. War., grocer, by the direction of Stephen Newton, late of Birmingham, then of Bradnock's Marsh in the parish of Berkswell, co. War., husbandman, George Butter of Warwick, gent., and Price Thomas of Birmingham, merchant, to John Turner of Birmingham, bucklemaker, of lands in Maney in the parish of Sutton Coldfield, co. War., in trust to attend the inheritance.  MS 3375/442388  12 February 1744-5

Lease for a year from Stephen Newton formerly of Birmingham, baker, then of Bradnock's Marsh in the parish of Berkswell, co. War., husbandman, and Elizabeth, his wife, to George Butter of Warwick, gent., of lands in Maney, co. War.  MS 3375/442389  13 February 1744-5

Release from Stephen Newton formerly of Birmingham, baker, then of Bradnock's Marsh in the parish of Berkswell, co. War., husbandman, and Elizabeth, his wife, with the consent of Price Thomas of Birmingham, merchant, to George Butter of Warwick, gent., of lands in Maney, co. War.  MS 3375/442390  14 February 1744-5

Indenture of fine between George Butter of Warwick, plaintiff, and Stephen Newton formerly of Birmingham then of Bradnock's Marsh in the parish of Berkswell, co. War., and Elizabeth, his wife, deforciants, of lands in Maney in the parish of Sutton Coldfield, co. War. Easter term, 18 Geo. II  MS 3375/442391  1745

Another copy of MS 3375/442391  MS 3375/442392  nd

Attested copy of release from George Butter of Warwick, gent., with the consent of Price Thomas of Birmingham, merchant, to Thomas Ward of Warwick, gent., and Thomas Machin of Birmingham, gent., of lands in Maney, co. War., and the moiety of two messuages, mills and lands in Tanworth and of lands in Ullenhall, co. War., to hold for trusts recited.  MS 3375/442393  12 November 1751

Attested copy of deed poll whereby Price Thomas of Birmingham, merchant, limits and appoints to the use of Joanna, his wife, lands in Maney, co. War., and the moiety of two messuages, mills and lands in Tanworth and of lands in Ullenhall, co. War.  MS 3375/442394  4 January 1752

Copy of indenture between Price Thomas of Birmingham, merchant, Joanna, his wife, John Jennings Thomas, son of the said Price Thomas, Edward Mainwaring of the Inner Temple, London, gent., and Anthony Mainwaring of Birmingham, gent., being a deed to create a tenant for the recovery of lands in Maney, co. War., and the moiety of two messuages, mills and lands in Tanworth and of lands in Ullenhall, co. War.  MS 3375/442395  11 October 1765

Copy of exemplification of recovery by Anthony Mainwaring of Birmingham against Edward Mainwaring of the Inner Temple, London, of lands and the moiety of two messuages, mills and lands in Maney, in the parish of Sutton Coldfield, Tanworth and Ullenhall in the parish of Wottenwawen Wootten Wawen, co. War., Price Thomas of Birmingham, Joanna, his wife, and John Jennings Thomas being vouchees.  MS 3375/442396  Michaelmas term 6 Geo III 1765

Indenture of mortgage from Price Thomas of Birmingham, merchant, to Thomas Moore of Thorpe Constantine, co. Staff., gent., of lands in Maney, co. War.  MS 3375/442397  17 December 1765

Attested copy of lease for a year from Price Thomas of Corngreaves in the parish of Rowley Regis, co. Staff., merchant, to Anthony Deane of Whittington in the parish of Kinver, co.Staff., esq., William Small of Birmingham, doctor in physick, Daniel Winwood of Birmingham, toymaker, and John Cox of Kingswinford, co. Staff., ironmaster, of two messuages, mills and lands in Tanworth, co.War., lands in Ullenhall and Maney, co.War., and a cottage, two steel furnaces, land and premises in Rowley Regis, co. Staff.  MS 3375/442398  8 October 1771

Attested copy of release from Price Thomas of Corngreaves in the parish of Rowley Regis, co.Staff., merchant, to Anthony Deane of Whittington in the parish of Kinver, co.Staff., esq., William Small of Birmingham, doctor in physick, Daniel Winwood of Birmingham, toymaker, and John Cox of Kingswinford, co.Staff., ironmaster, of two messuages, mills and lands in Tanworth, co.War., lands in Ullenhall and Maney, co.War., and a cottage, two steel furnaces, land and premises in Rowley Regis, co.Staff., to hold for trusts recited.  MS 3375/442399  9 October 1771

Lease for a year from Anthony Deane of Whittington in the parish of Kinver, co. Staff., esq., William Small of Birmingham, doctor in physic, Daniel Winwood of Birmingham, toymaker, and John Cox of Kingswinford, co.Staff., ironmaster, assignees of the estate of Price Thomas of Corngreaves in the parish of Rowley Regis, co.Staff., merchant, in trust for the payment of his debts, and from the said Price Thomas to William Tovey of Erdington, gent., of lands in Maney, co. War.  MS 3375/442400  26 June 1772

Release from Anthony Deane of Whittington in the parish of Kinver, co.Staff., esq., William Small of Birmingham, doctor in physic, Daniel Winwood of Birmingham, toymaker, and John Cox of Kingswinford, co.Staff., ironmaster, assignees of the estate of Price Thomas of Corngreaves in the parish of Rowley Regis, co. Staff., merchant, in trust for the payment of his debts, and from the said Price Thomas, Joanna, his wife, and Theophilus Thomas of Bristol, co.Glouc., soapmaker, his son, to William Tovey of Erdington, gent., of lands in Maney, co.War. With covenant to levy a fine.  MS 3375/442401  27 June 1772

Indenture of fine between William Tovey of Erdington, plaintiff, and Price Thomas of Corngreaves' in the parish of Rowley Regis, co.Staff., and Joanna, his wife, deforciants, of lands in Maney in the parish of Sutton Coldfield, co.War., Trinity term, 12 Geo.III  MS 3375/442402  1772

Assignment from Thomas Moore of Thorpe Constantine, co.Staff., gent., by the direction of Anthony Deane of Whittington in the parish of Kinver, co. Staff., esq., William Small of Birmingham, doctor in physic, Daniel Winwood of Birmingham, toymaker, and John Cox of Kingswinford, co.Staff., ironmaster, assignees of the estate of Price Thomas of Corngreaves in the parish of Rowley Regis, co. Staff., merchant, and of the said Price Thomas, and at the nomination of William Tovey of Erdington, gent., to John Freer of Birmingham, surgeon, of lands in Maney, co.War., in trust for the said William Tovey, to attend the inheritance.  MS 3375/442403  27 June 1772

Indenture between John Turner of Birmingham, bucklemaker, Anthony Deane of Whittington in the parish of Kinver, co. Staff., esq., William Small of Birmingham, doctor in physic, Daniel Winwood of Birmingham, toymaker, and John Cox of Kingswinford, co.Staff., ironmaster, the four last mentioned parties being assignees of the estate of Price Thomas of Corngreaves in the parish of Rowley Regis, co. Staff., merchant, the said Price Thomas, William Tovey of Erdington, gent., and William Mansell of Birmingham, button maker, being an assignment to the said William Mansell of lands in Sutton Coldfield, co. War., in Maney in trust for the said William Tovey, to attend the inheritance.  MS 3375/442404  27 June 1772

Copy of the will of William Tovey of Erdington, gent.  MS 3375/442405  28 March 1775

ERDINGTON AND MANEY  [no ref. or date]

Lease for a year from William Tovey, the elder, of Lambeth, London, gent., son of William Tovey, late of Erdington, gent., deceased, to Thomas Kennedy of London, gent., of a messuage in Erdington in the tenure of Mary Minors and lands in Erdington and Sutton Coldfield, co. War., and in Maney, co.War.  MS 3375/442406  22 January 1794

Indenture between William Tovey, the elder, of Lambeth London, gent., son of William Tovey, late of Erdington, gent., deceased, William Tovey, the younger of Lambeth, gent., Thomas Kennedy of London, gent., James Thistlethwaite of London, gent., John Finch of London, merchant, and Dennis Dolan of Saint Mary Le Bone London, ironmonger, being a release to the said Thomas Kennedy to create a tenant for the recovery of a messuage in Erdington in the tenure of Mary Minors and lands in Erdington and Sutton Coldfield, co.War., and in Maney, co. War.  MS 3375/442407  23 January 1794

Indenture between John Finch of London, merchant, Dennis Dolan of Saint Mary Le Bone London, ironmonger, William Tovey, the elder, of Lambeth, London, gent., and William Tovey, the younger, of Lambeth, gent., being a declaration of trust of the monies to arise from the sale of a messuage in Erdington and lands in Erdington and Sutton Coldfield, co. War., and in Maney, co.War.  MS 3375/442408  23 January 1794

Exemplification of recovery by James Thistlethwaite of London against Thomas Kennedy of London of a messuage and lands in Maney, co.War., Erdington, Sutton Coldfield, co.War., and Aston, William Tovey, the younger, of Lambeth, London, being vouchee. Seal of Court of Common Pleas.  MS 3375/442409  12 February 34 Geo III 1794

An Act of Parliament for investing certain estates in Erdington and in the parish of Sutton Coldfield of William Tovey, the elder, and William Tovey, the younger, in Dennis Dolan and Henry Maddock of Lincoln's Inn, gent., in trust to sell, the said estates being in the tenure or occupation of Mary Minors. fol.  MS 3375/442410  1795

Assignment from Henry Kempson of Birmingham, gent., with the consent of William Tovey, the elder, and William Tovey, the younger, of Lambeth, London, gents., and by the direction of Dennis Dolan of Saint Mary Le Bone, London, ironmonger, and Henry Maddock of Lincoln's Inn, London, gent., and at the nomination of Mary Minors of Erdington, spinster, to the Rev. John Dudley of Himley, co.Staff., clerk, of lands near Penns Mill in the parish of Sutton Coldfield, co.War., for the residue of several terms in trust for the said Mary Minors, to attend the inheritance.  MS 3375/442469  29 August 1795

Assignment from John Freer, late of Birmingham, then of Bilston, co.Staff., surgeon, by the direction of Dennis Dolan of Saint Mary Le Bone, London, ironmonger, Henry Maddock of Lincoln's Inn, London, gent., and William Tovey, the elder, and William Tovey, the younger, of Lambeth London, gents., and at the nomination of Mary Minors of Erdington, spinster, to the Rev. John Dudley of Himley, co. Staff., clerk, of lands in Maney, co. War., for the residue of a term of one thousand years in trust for the said Mary Minors, to attend the inheritance.  MS 3375/442470  29 August 1795

Assignment from William Orme of Southwark, London, distiller, with the consent of John Worrall of Kinfare Kinver, co. Staff., gent., Mary, his wife, William Tovey, the elder, and William Tovey, the younger, of Lambeth, London, gents., by the direction of Dennis Dolan of Saint Mary Le Bone, London, ironmonger, and Henry Maddock of Lincoln's Inn London, gent., and at the nomination of Mary Minors of Erdington, spinster, to the Rev.John Dudley of Himley, co.Staff., clerk, of a messuage in Erdington and lands in Erdington and Sutton Coldfield, co.War., for the residue of a term of five hundred years in trust for the said Mary Minors, to attend the inheritance.  MS 3375/442471  31 August 1795

Agreement between the Rev. Thomas Hassall Mynors of Hockley Heath, co.War., and Eliza Smith for the lease of a farm and lands in the parishes of Erdington and Sutton Coldfield, co.War.  MS 3375/442472  23 September 1865

Counterpart of lease for fourteen years from the Rev. Thomas Hassall Mynors of Hockley Heath, co.War., to Richard Madeley of Erdington, merchant, of Berwood House and lands adjoining in the parishes of Erdington and Sutton Coldfield, co.War.  MS 3375/442473  11 July 1866

Particulars and plan of the freehold building estate called Holifast Grange with the residence called Berwood House in the parishes of Erdington and Sutton Coldfield, to be sold by auction.  MS 3375/442474  12 June 1877

Conditions of sale of the Holifast Grange Freehold Building Estate in the parishes of Erdington and Sutton Coldfield, co.War.  MS 3375/442475  12 June 1877

Copy of receipt from Thomas Hassall Mynors of Hockley Heath, co. War., clerk in Holy Orders, to the Guardians of the Poor of the Aston Union acting as a rural sanitary authority, for compensation for the passage of a sewer through land in the parish of Sutton Coldfield, co.War., belonging to the said Rev. T.H. Mynors. Plan.  MS 3375/442476  1882

Counterpart of agreement between the Rev. Thomas Hassall Mynors of Hockley Heath, co.War., and Thomas Henry Fowler of Gravelly Hill, gent., for the lease of Berwood Farm in the parishes of Erdington and Sutton Coldfield, co.War., lately occupied by J.B. Stone, esq.  MS 3375/442477  18 March 1886

Particulars and conditions of sale of the Holifast Grange Building Estate in the parishes of Erdington and Sutton Cold-field to be sold by auction on behalf of the Rev. Thomas Hassall Mynors of Weatheroak Hall, co. Worc., Plan.  MS 3375/442478  16 May 1898

NEW STREET AND TEMPLE STREET  [no ref. or date]

Lease for forty years and a quarter except ten days from Mary Gisborne of Birmingham, widow and executrix of Thomas Gisborne of Birmingham, jeweller, to William Taylor, late of Birmingham, then of London, merchant, and Edward Davies of Deritend, saw maker, of a messuage adjoining New Street and Temple Street in Birmingham.  MS 3375/442488  30 November 1774

Counterpart of lease for twenty seven years from Mary Haden of Haden Hill in the parish of Rowley Regis, co.Staff., spinster, to Humphry Vale of Birmingham, button maker, of a messuage adjoining New Street and Temple Street in Birmingham.  MS 3375/442489  10 March 1788

Memorandum of agreement between Elizabeth Minors and Elizabeth Rachel Cook for the lease of premises adjoining New Street and Temple Street, Birmingham.  MS 3375/442490  2 October 1778

Assignment of lease from Edward Davis of Birmingham, saw maker, Edward Sheppard of London, factor, and Peter Kettle of London, warehouseman, to Mary Haden of Haden Hill in the parish of Rowley Regis, co.staff., spinster, of a messuage adjoining New Street and Temple Street in Birmingham,  MS 3375/442491  2 November 1778

Receipts for rent and other papers relating to property adjoining New Street and Temple Street, Birmingham.  MS 3375/442492  1778-1782

STEELHOUSE LANE.  [no ref. or date]

Lease for a year from Stephen Newton of Birmingham, baker, to Thomas Abell of Birmingham, ironmonger, of a messuage and land in Whitehalls Lane afterwards Steelhouse Lane in Birmingham, and lands in Maney, co.War.  MS 3375/442374  28 June 1726

Release from Stephen Newton of Birmingham, baker, to Thomas Abell of Birmingham, ironmonger, of a messuage and land in Whitehalls Lane afterwards Steelhouse Lane in Birmingham, and lands in Maney, co.War., in trust for Elizabeth, wife of the said Stephen Newton.  MS 3375/442375  29 June 1726

Indenture of mortgage from Stephen Newton of Barston, co.War., gent., to Joseph Orme of Birmingham, toymaker, of messuages and land in Sutton Coldfield, co. War., in Maney and in Whitehalls Lane afterwards Steelhouse Lane and Bull Street in Birmingham.  MS 3375/442376  7 April 1732

Assignment from Joseph Orme of Birmingham, toymaker, with the consent of Stephen Newton of Barston, co.War., gent., to Richard Rann of Birmingham, as security for certain sums of money due to the said Richard Rann, Anne Clare, spinster, and Thomas Bridgens of London, gent., of a messuage and lands in Sutton Coldfield, co.War., in Maney and a tenement and land in Whitealls Lane afterwards Steelhouse Lane, Birmingham.  MS 3375/442384  19 May 1737

Indenture of mortgage from Stephen Newton of Barstone Barston, co.War., gent., to Richard Rann of Birmingham, gent., of messuages and land in Sutton Coldfield, co.War., in Maney and in Whitehalls Lane afterwards Steelhouse Lane in Birmingham.  MS 3375/442385  11 November 1737

Indenture of mortgage from Stephen Newton, late of Barston and then of Bradnock's Marsh in the parish of Berkswell, co. War., gent., to Francis Burges of Atherstone, co.War., grocer, of a messuage in Whitehalls Lane, otherwise called Steelhouse Lane in Birmingham, and lands near Penns Mill in the parish of Sutton Coldfield, as a further security for the sum of £1,400.  MS 3375/442386  27 October 1742

MANOR OF ASTON  [no ref. or date]

COURT ROLLS.  [no ref. or date]

Court roll of the Manor of Aston for courts  MS 3375/442743  held 25 October 1644 to 12 October 1649

Court roll of the Manor of Aston  MS 3375/442744  for courts held 27 October 1702 to 15 October 1717

Court roll of the Manor of Aston  MS 3375/442745  for court held 26 October 1726

Court roll of the Manor of Aston  MS 3375/442746  for court held 18 October 1728

Court roll of the Manor of Aston  MS 3375/442747  for court held 24 October 1729

Court roll of the Manor of Aston  MS 3375/442748  for court held 27 October 1730

Court roll of the Manor of Aston  MS 3375/442749  for courts held 14 October 1761 to 17 October 1763

Court roll of the Manor of Aston  MS 3375/442750  for courts held 12 October 1764 to 24 October 1766

Court roll of the Manor of Aston  MS 3375/442751  for courts held 16 October 1767 to 20 October 1769

Draft copy of the court roll of the Manor of Aston  MS 3375/442752  for court leet and court baron held 28 October 1786

Court roll of the Manor of Aston  MS 3375/442753  for court held 23 October 1821

Court roll of the Manor of Aston  MS 3375/442754  for court held 27 October 1824

Court roll of the Manor of Aston  MS 3375/442755  for court held 24 October 1837

Court roll of the Manor of Aston  MS 3375/442756  for court held 6 August 1845

Court roll of the Manor of Aston  MS 3375/442757  for court held 30 October 1849

MISCELLANEOUS MANORIAL DOCUMENTS.  [no ref. or date]

Suit roll for the Manor of Aston with record of land holders in Nechells.  MS 3375/442758  1725-1729

Court book of the Manor of Aston  MS 3375/442759  for courts held 27 October 1753 to 20 October 1769

Appointment by James Watt, esq., Lord of the Manor of Aston, of George Barker of Birmingham, gent., as Steward of the said Manor.  MS 3375/442760  8 October 1824

CUSTARD HOUSE FARM, GREEN LANES.  [no ref. or date]

Lease for forty two years from Joseph Scott of Birmingham, linen draper, to Ambrose Pearman of Birmingham, butcher, of a messuage and land called the Custard House Farm near a place called the Green Lanes in the parish of Aston.  MS 3375/442479  5 March 1765

Indenture of mortgage from Ambrose Pearman of the Green Lanes in the parish of Aston, butcher, to Rebecca Pritchett of Birmingham, widow, of a messuage and land called the Custard House Farm near the Green Lanes.  MS 3375/442480  30 March 1709

Assignment of lease from Ambrose Pearman of Green Lanes in the parish of Aston, butcher, to William Cressull of Birmingham, cordwainer, of a messuage and land called the Custard House Farm near Green Lanes. Endorsed with assignment, dated 27 October, 1779, from William Crussell [Cressull] then of [London] to David Hallen of Birmingham, frying pan maker, of the said property.  MS 3375/442481  25 July, 1772

Bond from Ambrose Pearman of Birmingham, butcher, to William Cressall of Birmingham, cordwainer, to secure performance of covenants.  MS 3375/442482  25 July 1772

Assignment of mortgage from Rebecca Pritchett of Birmingham, widow, by the direction of Ambrose Pearman of the Green Lanes in the parish of Aston, butcher, to David Allen of Birmingham, frying pan maker, of a messuage and land called the Custard House Farm near the Green Lanes.  MS 3375/442483  5 December 1772

Bond from Ambrose Pearman of the Green Lanes in the parish of Aston, butcher, to David Hallen of Birmingham, frying pan maker, to secure performance of covenants.  MS 3375/442484  5 December 1772

Indenture between Ambrose Pearman of the Green Lanes in the parish of Aston, butcher, and David Hallen of Birmingham, frying pan maker, being a further charge upon a messuage and land called the Custard House Farm near the Green Lanes.  MS 3375/442485  2 November 1773

Lease for seventeen and a half years, less three days, from Mary Haden of Erdington, spinster, to John Tonks of Erdington, farmer, of a messuage and land called the Custard House Farm near a place called the Green Lanes in the parish of Aston.  MS 3375/442486  24 September 1789

Assignment from John Boylestone Hallen of Birmingham, gent., to Mary Haden of Erdington, spinster, of a messuage and land called the Custard House Farm near a place called the Green Lanes in the parish of Aston.  MS 3375/442487  7 November 1789

HARTSHORN, DERBYSHIRE.  [no ref. or date]

Grant from John Benskyn, son of John Benskyn, the elder, of Harteshorne Hartshorn, co.Derby, to Thomas Hollis of the same town, husbandman, of a messuage and land in Harteshorne.  MS 3375/442761  18 March 1657-8

Indenture between John Taylor of Hartshorne Hartshorn, co.Derby, gent., and Thomas Hollis of Hartshorne, yeoman, being a deed of exchange of lands in Hartshorn.  MS 3375/442762  23 January 1741-2

Release from William Holmes of Smisby otherwise Smithsby, co. Derby, yeoman, to Thomas Kendall of Ashby de la Zouch, co.Leic., labourer, of land in Hartshorn, co.Derby  MS 3375/442763  27 June 1767

Grant from Joseph Lester of Hartshorne Hartshorn, co. Derby, gent., to Thomas Hassall of Hartshorne, gent., of household goods, cattle and farm implements.  MS 3375/442764  19 March 1785

Indenture between John Oliver of Stoughton, co. Leic., grazier, Sarah, his wife, and John Mansfield of Leicester, esq., being a covenant to levy a fine of one eighth part of a messuage and land in Hartshorne Hartshorn, co.Derby, and declaration of the uses of the said fine.  MS 3375/442765  5 November 1795

Attested copy of indenture of fine between John Mansfield of Leicester, esq., plaintiff, and Thomas Stevenson, Mary, his wife, Elizabeth Johnson, spinster, John Oliver of Stoughton, co. Leic., and Sarah, his wife, deforciants, of premises and land in Hartshorne Hartshorn and Tansley, co. Derby.  MS 3375/442766  Trinity term, 36 Geo.III 1796

Will of John Wallis of Carlton, co. Leic., yeoman.  MS 3375/442767  22 May 1811

Copy of the will of John Wallis of Fillongley, co. War., farmer.  MS 3375/442768  3 August 1814

Memorandum of agreement between John Harrison and Thomas Argyle for the purchase of two eighth parts of two dwelling houses and land in Hartshorn, co.Derby  MS 3375/442769  10 December 1822

Indenture between Thomas Taylor of Leicester, yeoman, Sarah, his wife, Thomas Orgil of Hartshorne Hartshorn, co. Derby, farmer, Joseph Farnell, of Ashby de la Zouch, co.Leic., grocer, and Samuel Wilson of Ashby de la Zouch, farmer, being a covenant to levy a fine of one eighth part of a messuage and land in Hartshorne, and declaration of the uses of the said fine.  MS 3375/442770  8 April 1823

Indenture between John Harrison of Evington, co.Leic., yeoman, Thomas Orgil of Harteshorne Hartshorn, co.Derby, farmer, Joseph Farnell of Ashby de la Zouch, co. Leic., grocer, and Samuel Wilson of Ashby de la Zouch, farmer, being a covenant to levy a fine of two eighth parts of a messuage and land in Hartshorne, and declaration of the uses of the said fine.  MS 3375/442771  16 June 1823

Memorandum of agreement between John Thompson of Swadlincote, co.Derby, William Thompson of Church Gresley, co.Derby, and James Thompson of Calton, and Thomas Hassall of Hartshorne Hartshorn, co. Derby, esq., for the purchase of a moiety of land in Hartshorne.  MS 3375/442772  10 November 1825

Indenture between John Harrison of Scraptoft, co.Leic., yeoman, Thomas Orgil of Hartshorne Hartshorn, co.Derby, farmer, Joseph Farnell of Ashby de la Zouch, co. Leic., grocer, and Samuel Wilson of Ashby de la Zouch, farmer, being a covenant to levy a fine of a fourth part of a moiety of a messuage and land in Hartshorne, and declaration of the uses of the said fine.  MS 3375/442773  15 May 1826

Indenture between John Thompson and William Thompson, both of Church Gresley, co. Derby, butchers, Thomas Hassall of Hartshorne Hartshorn, co.Derby, esq., and Joseph Farnell of Ashby de la Zouch, co. Leic., grocer, being a release to the said Thomas Hassall of two third parts of a moiety of a messuage and land in Hartshorn, together with covenants to levy a fine and declaration of the uses of the fine of the said premises. With lease for a year annexed.  MS 3375/442774  14 October 1826

Indenture between the Rt.Hon. George, Earl of Chesterfield, Thomas Hassall of Harts-Horne Hartshorn, co. Derby, gent., and Joseph Lester Hassall of Packington, co. Derby, gent., being a release to the said Thomas Hassall of messuages and lands in Hartshorne. With lease for a year annexed.  MS 3375/442827  29 September, 1830

Indenture between James Thompson of Wolvey, co.War., miller, Thomas Hassall of Hartshorne Hartshorn, co.Derby, esq., and Joseph Farnell of Ashby de la Zouch, co. Leic., grocer, being a release to the said Thomas Hassall of one third part of a moiety of a messuage and land in Hartshorne, together with covenant to levy a fine and declaration of the uses of the said fine. With lease for a year annexed.  MS 3375/442828  9 November 1830

Lease for twenty one years from the Rt. Hon. George, Earl Chesterfield, to Thomas Hassall of Hartshorne Hartshorn, co. Derby, esq., of a messuage and land in Hartshorne.  MS 3375/442829  14 February 1832

Abstract of title of James Radfordand John Hall Radford to land in Hartshorne Hartshorn, co. Derby, sold to Thomas Hassall, esq. 26 June, 1767-18 September, 1829.  MS 3375/442830  1833

Indenture between James Radford, baker, and John Hall Radford, cordwainer, both of Loughborough, co. Leic., and Thomas Hassall of Hartshorne Hartshorn, co. Derby, esq., being a covenant for the production of deeds relating to a messuage and land in Hartshorne.  MS 3375/442831  25 March 1834

Indenture between Mary Headley and Ann Headley, both of Derby, spinsters, James Radford, late of Griffydam, co. Leic., then of Loughborough, co.Leic., baker, John Hall Radford of Loughborough, cordwainer, Thomas Hassall of Hartshorne Hartshorn, co. Derby, esq., and Joseph Hassall of Hartshorne, esq., being a release to the said Thomas Hassall of a messuage and land in Hartshorne. With lease for a year annexed.  MS 3375/442832  25 March 1834

Indenture between John Broadhurst of Foston Hall, co. Derby, esq., and Thomas Hassall of Hartshorne Hartshorn, co. Derby, esq., being a covenant for the production of title deeds of a messuage and land in Hartshorne.  MS 3375/442833  30 June 1834

Lease for a year from Thomas Orgill of Smisby, co. Derby, farmer, to Thomas Hassall of Hartshorne Hartshorn, co. Derby, esq., of four eighth parts of a messuage and land in Hartshorne.  MS 3375/442834  10 March 1836

Indenture between Thomas Orgill of Smisby, co. Derby, farmer, Thomas Hassall of Hartshorne Hartshorn, co. Derby, esq., and Robert Green of Swepstone, co. Leic., gent., being a deed of appointment of four eighth parts of a messuage and lands in Hartshorn.  MS 3375/442835  11 March 1836

Copy of the will of Thomas Hassall of Hartshorne Hartshorn, co. Derby, esq. Will dated 7 November, 1842. Probate granted 1 June, 1845.  MS 3375/442836  1845

Release from Joseph Lester Hassall of Packington, co. Leic., esq., and from the Rev. Thomas Hassall of Rearsby, co. Leic., George Augustus Hassall of Shelford Manor, co. Notts., esq., John Wadsworth or Nottingham, gent., Mary Mynors of Weatheroak Hill, co. Worc., widow, Elizabeth Deverill of Chatham, co. Kent, widow, and Anne Worthington of Hartshorne Hartshorn, co. Derby, widow, to William John Drewry of Burton on Trent, co. Staff., gent., of messuages and lands in Hartshorn, in trust for the said Anne Worthington.  MS 3375/442837  28 November 1860

Indenture between the Rt. Hon. George, Earl of Chesterfield, of Bretby Hall, co.Derby, Robert Mynors of Weatheroak Hill, co.Worc., esq., the Rev. Thomas Hassall Mynors of Hockley Heath, co. War., and Edmund Barlow of London, gent., being a deed of confirmation of messuages, lands and premises in Hartshorne Hartshorn, co. Derby. Endorsed with confirmation, dated 10 December, 1866, by the Rt. Hon. George Philip Cecil Arthur, Earl of Chesterfield, legatee under the will of the said George, Earl of Chesterfield, who died before the execution of the said indenture. Plan.  MS 3375/442838  26 May 1866

MYNORS FAMILY WILLS.  [no ref. or date]

Copy of the will of Mary Minors of Edgbaston, spinster. Will dated 83 January, 1817. Will dated 14 February, 1817. Probate granted 5 July, 1820.  MS 3375/442839  1820

Copy of the will of Robert Edward Eden Mynors of Weatheroak Hill, co. Worc. Will dated 11 April, 1840. Codicil dated 11 April, 1840.  MS 3375/442840  1840

MISCELLANEOUS.  [no ref. or date]

Indenture between Elizabeth Minors of Erdington, widow, and Anthony Ravee of Birmingham, merchant, being covenants for the dissolution of partnership, and an assignment from the said Elizabeth Minors of her share of all debts due to them on account of the said co-partnership.  MS 3375/442841  2 April 1791

Indenture between Elizabeth Minors of Birmingham, widow, and Anthony Ravee and Philip Frederic Muntz of Birmingham, merchants, being covenants for the dissolution of partnership, and an assignment from the said Elizabeth Minors of her share of all debts due to them on account of the said co-partnership.  MS 3375/442842  2 April 1791

Miscellaneous papers relating to the estates of the Mynors Family in Erdington and Aston and in Sutton Coldfield, co. War.  MS 3375/442976  1849-1897

Indenture of fine between Benjamin Lines of Birmingham, plaintiff, and John Bradley of Birmingham and Mary, his wife, deforciants, of messuages and lands in Erdington.  MS 3375/444412  Hilary term 3 Geo III 1763

Another copy of MS 3375/444412  MS 3375/444413  nd

Release from Benjamin Lines of Birmingham, butcher, to Joseph Adams of Erdington, yeoman, and George Thomas of Birmingham, maltster, of a messuage and lands near Erdington Slade, to hold for trusts recited, With lease for a year annexed.  MS 3375/444414  9 May 1771

Release from Joseph Adams of Erdington, yeoman, by the direction of George Thomas of Birmingham, maltster, to Richard Thomas of Erdington, maltster, of a messuage and lands near Erdington Slade, to hold for trusts recited. With lease for a year annexed.  MS 3375/444415  14 May 1771

Will of Ann Adams, wife of Joseph Adams of Erdington, yeoman.  MS 3375/444416  12 June 1778

Lease for year from Richard Thomas of Erdington, maltster, to Obadiah Moore of Perry Barr, yeoman, of a messuage and lands near Erdington Slade.  MS 3375/444417  16 April 1783

Release from Richard Thomas of Erdington, maltster, to Obadiah Moore of Perry Barr, yeoman, of a messuage and lands near Erdington Slade, to hold for trusts recited.  MS 3375/444418  17 April 1783

Lease for a year from Obadiah Moore of Witton Lodge, yeoman, to Andrew Adams of Erdington, yeoman, and George Thomas of Birmingham, maltster of a messuage and lands at Erdington Slade.  MS 3375/444419  19 May 1783

Release from Obadiah Moore of Witton Lodge, yeoman, to Andrew Adams of Erdington, yeoman and George Thomas of Birmingham, maltster, of a messuage and lands at Erdington Slade.  MS 3375/444420  20 May 1783

Lease for a year from Andrew Adams of Erdington, yeoman, and George Thomas of Birmingham, maltster, to Moses Snape of Birmingham, baker, executor of the will of Wilfred Berwick, late of Birmingham, butcher, of a messuage and lands at Erdington Slade.  MS 3375/444421  11 June 1783

Indenture of mortgage from Andrew Adams of Erdington, yeoman, and George Thomas of Birmingham, maltster, to Moses Snape of Birmingham, baker, executor of the will of Wilfred Berwick, late of Birmingham, butcher of a messuage and lands at Erdington Slade.  MS 3375/444422  12 June 1783

Bond from Andrew Adams of Erdington, yeoman, to Moses Snape of Birmingham, baker, executor of the will of Wilfred Berwick, late of Birmingham, butcher, to secure the sum of £200 and performance of covenants.  MS 3375/444423  12 June 1783

Lease for a year from Andrew Adams of Erdington, yeoman, to Thomas Steward of Birmingham, gent., of a messuage and lands at Erdington Slade.  MS 3375/444424  19 October 1784

Release from Andrew Adams of Erdington, yeoman, to Thomas Steward of Birmingham, gent., of a messuage and lands at Erdington Slade, to hold for trusts recited.  MS 3375/444425  20 October 1784

Lease for a year from Moses Snape of Birmingham, baker, executor of the will of Wilfred Berwick late of Birmingham, butcher, Thomas Steward of Birmingham, gent., and Andrew Adams of Erdington, yeoman, to John Pritchit of Birmingham, timber merchant, of a messuage and lands at Erdington Slade.  MS 3375/444426  24 March 1785

Release from Moses Snape of Birmingham baker, executor of the will of Wilfred Berwick, late of Birmingham, butcher, and Thomas Steward of Birmingham, gent., by the direction of Andrew Adams of Erdington, yeoman to John Pritchit of Birmingham, timber merchant, of a messuage and lands at Erdington Slade.  MS 3375/444427  25 March 1785

Lease for a year from Francis Goodall of Birmingham, banker, surviving assignee of the estate of Richard Rann late of Birmingham, deceased, to John Pritchit of Birmingham, dealer in timber, of a messuage and lands in Erdington.  MS 3375/444428  28 September 1786

Release from Francis Goodall of Birmingham, banker, surviving assignee of the estate of Richard Rann late of Birmingham, deceased, to John Pritchit of Birmingham, dealer in timber, of a messuage and lands in Erdington.  MS 3375/444429  29 September 1786

Assignment of mortgage from Catherine Palmer, wife of William Palmer of Westheath in the parish of Alvechurch co. Worc., in King's Norton gent., and administratrix of Beatrix Burton late of Birmingham, spinster, with the consent of the said William Palmer, and by the direction of Francis Goodall of Birmingham, banker assignee under a commission of bankruptcy against Richard Rann, late of Birmingham, scrivener, etc. deceased, and at the nomination of John Pritchit of Birmingham, dealer in timber, to Richard Barrow of Birmingham, surgeon, of a messuage and lands in Erdington in trust for the said John Pritchit.  MS 3375/444430  29 September 1786

Attested copy of counterpart of release from John Pritchit of Birmingham, timber merchant, to Alexander Stansbie of Birmingham, pocket book lock and button maker, and John Holland of Birmingham, gent., trustee for the said Alexander Stansbie, of land in Pritchit Street, Aston.  MS 3375/444431  29 September 1791

Lease for a year from Richard Greensall of Erdington, farmer, Joseph Hanson of Erdington, blacksmith, and John Allen of Erdington, yeoman, to John Pritchit of Birmingham, timber-merchant, of land called the Gorsty Crofts in Marsh Lane in Erdington.  MS 3375/444432  23 June 1800

Release from Richard Greensall of Erdington, farmer, Joseph Hanson of Erdington, blacksmith, and John Allen of Erdington, yeoman, with the consent of Mary Allen of Erdington, spinster, and William Nield of Erdington, yeoman, to John Pritchit of Birmingham, timber merchant, of land called the Gorsty Crofts in Marsh Lane, in Erdington.  MS 3375/444433  24 June 1800

Probate copy of the will of John Pritchit of Aston, gent. Will dated 31 August, 1816. Probate granted 16 July, 1817.  MS 3375/444434  16 July 1817

Attested copy of indenture between James Pritchit of Handsworth, gent., William Dutton Pritchit of Erdington, gent., William Wheelwright of Castle Bromwich, gent., and Edward Sadler of Sutton Coldfield, co. War., gent., being a deed of partition between the said James Pritchit and William Dutton Pritchit of messuages, lands and premises in Erdington, Witton, Castle Bromwich, and Dale End, Birmingham.  MS 3375/444435  5 November 1818

Lease for a year from William Dutton Pritchit of Erdington Slade, gent., and William Wheelwright of Castle Bromwich, gent., to Joseph Smallwood of Birmingham, wine merchant, and the said William Wheelwright of lands and premises in Erdington and Witton.  MS 3375/444436  1 December 1818

Indenture between William Dutton Pritchit of Erdington Slade, gent., William Wheelwright of Castle Bromwich, gent., Amelia Smallwood of Birmingham, spinster, and Joseph Smallwood of Birmingham, wine merchant, being a settlement previous to the marriage of the said William Dutton Pritchit and Amelia Smallwood of lands and premises in Erdington and Witton.  MS 3375/444437  2 December 1818

Indenture between Richard Barrow of Birmingham, surgeon, William Dutton Pritchit of Erdington Slade, gent., Joseph Smallwood of Birmingham, wine merchant, William Wheelwright of Castle Bromwich, gent., and Thomas Wheelwright of London, surgeon, concerning a messuage and land in a field called Dunslade Field in Erdington.  MS 3375/444438  2 December 1818

Indenture between Abraham Pemberton of Worcester, brushmaker, William Dutton Pritchit of Erdington Slade, gent., Joseph Smallwood of Birmingham, wine merchant, William Wheelwright of Castle Bromwich, gent., and Thomas Mole of Bordesley, attorney, concerning a messuage and lands at Erdington Slade.  MS 3375/444439  2 December 1818

Lease for twenty one years from John Smallwood of Birmingham, wine merchant, and Roger Williams Gem of Birmingham, gent., trustees of lands and hereditaments for the benefit of the creditors of William Dutton Pritchit, late of Erdington Slade, gent., and from the said William Dutton Pritchit to Thomas Pagett of Birmingham, gent., of the messuage called Slade House in Erdington.  MS 3375/444440  27 July 1825

Copy of articles of agreement between William Dutton Pritchit, late of Erdington, gent., Amelia, his wife, and John Smallwood of Birmingham, wine merchant, concerning lands and premises at the Slade in Erdington and in Witton, Aston and elsewhere in Birmingham.  MS 3375/444441  19 September 1828

Attested copy of MS 3375/44441  MS 3375/444442  nd

Counterpart of lease for twenty one years from John Smallwood of Birmingham, wine merchant, to William Sharp of Aston, glass and lead merchant, of a messuage, cottage and lands at Erdington Slade.  MS 3375/444443  25 March 1830

Indenture of fine between John Stubbs, plaintiff, and Samuel Palmer and Elizabeth, his wife, deforciants, of messuages and lands in Erdington.  MS 3375/444444  12 April 1 Will IV 1831

Lease for twenty one years from John Smallwood of Birmingham, wine merchant, to William Dutton Pritchit of Budbrooke, co. War., gent., of a messuage at Hunton Hill near Erdington Slade.  MS 3375/444445  22 April 1831

Counterpart of lease for fourteen years from John Smallwood of Birmingham, wine merchant, to Peter Kenway of Edgbaston, commission agent, of a messuage at Hunton Hill, Erdington. With memorandum of agreement, dated 11 May, 1840. annexed.  MS 3375/444446  1 June 1835

Copy of indenture between William Dutton Pritchit, late of Erdington, then of Sutton Coldfield, co. War., gent., Amelia, his wife, and John Smallwood of Birmingham, wine merchant, concerning part of an annuity of £350.  MS 3375/444447  16 June 1838

Memorandum of agreement between John Smallwood of Birmingham,gent., and Daniel Hill concerning a house and premises at Hunton Hill, Erdington.  MS 3375/444448  21 June 1838

Draft copy of release from Harriet Hordern of Edgbaston spinster Sarah Whitehouse of Willenhall, co. Staff., spinster, Sarah Maria Griffiths of Handsworth, spinster, Alfred Horn of Aston, Birmingham, manufacturer, and Thomas Horn, the younger, of Aston, manufacturer, to Thomas Horn of Birmingham, manufacturer, and Henry Moore Griffiths of Birmingham, attorney at law, executors of the will of Mary Rabone, late of Willenhall, deceased, of all manner of actions.  MS 3375/444449  September 1841

Counterpart of lease for twenty one years from John Smallwood of Birmingham, wine merchant, to Frederick Apletree of Birmingham, cabinet maker, of a messuage and lands at Erdington Slade.  MS 3375/444450  25 March 1846

Lease for fourteen years from John Smallwood of Birmingham, wine merchant to Arthur Dakin of Birmingham, tea dealer, of a messuage, land and premises on Hunton Hill, Erdington.  MS 3375/444451  8th April 1847

Counterpart of MS 3375/444451  MS 3375/444452  1847

Counterpart of lease for fourteen years from John Smallwood of Birmingham, wine merchant, to George Turner of Birmingham,draper, of a messuage, cottage, and lands at Erdington Slade.  MS 3375/444453  12 March 1854

Indenture between Amelia Pritchit of Bath, co. Somerset, widow, John Stubbs of Birmingham, gent., John Smallwood of Birmingham, gent., Joseph Smallwood of Birmingham, wine merchant, George Smallwood of Willington, co. Derby, gent., Joseph Smallwood, the younger, of Birmingham, wine merchant, William Thomas Smallwood of Derby, gent., and the Rev. John Marsh Lakin of Gillmorton, co. Leic., being a release from an annuity of £300.  MS 3375/444454  25 April 1859

Counterpart of lease for seven years from John Smallwood of Birmingham, gent., to James Hinks of Birmingham, lamp manufacturer, of a messuage and land at Hunton Hill, Erdington.  MS 3375/444455  11 April 1861

Schedule of deeds and papers relating to freehold and leasehold property at the Slade in Erdington, Aston and elsewhere in Birmingham, devised by the late John Smallwood to John Smallwood and Mrs. Attwood. 10 June 1697 - 25 March, 1863.  MS 3375/444456  25 March 1863

Copy of the will of Eliza Wotton, wife of Job Wotton of Lozells, gent.  MS 3375/444457  23 March 1896

Copy of lease for ninety nine years from Sir Charles Holte of Freeford Hall, co. Staff., bart., to Susanna Kempson of Birmingham, widow, of lands in Duddeston.  MS 3375/444640  25 March 1775

Abstract of title of Thomas Ward and others to messuages and land in Walmer Lane. 11 June, 1761 - 6 June, 1813.  MS 3375/444641  6 June 1813

Abridged copy of MS 3375/4444640  MS 3375/444642  nd

Assignment from James Pritchit of Birmingham, gent., to William Dutton Pritchit of Erdington, gent. of a moiety of messuages in Lawrence Street, Great Brooke Street, Lawley Street and Coleshill Street.  MS 3375/444643  17 November 1818

Abstract of title of Edward Froud of London, gent., Robert Bond of Leicester, gent., William Palmer and William Elkington of Birmingham, gents., trustees for sale of the Balsall Heath Estate. 30 March, 1757-30 December, 1829.  MS 3375/444644  30 December 1829

Lease for fourteen years from John Smallwood of Birmingham, wine merchant to Benjamin Kimberley pawnbroker, and Thomas Savage, cheesefactor, both of Birmingham, of messuages in Coleshill Street, Lawrence Street, Great Brooke Street and Lawley Street, Aston. With assignment dated 12 November, 1833, from the said Benjamin Kimberley to the said Thomas Savage of all his share in the said premises.  MS 3375/444645  29 July 1830

Indenture between William Dutton Pritchit, late of Erdington, then of Budbrooke, co. War., gent., Amelia, his wife, John Smallwood of Birmingham, wine merchant, Roger Williams Gem of Birmingham, gent., Joseph Smallwood of Birmingham, wine merchant, William Wheelwright of Erdington, gent., and William Smallwood of Birmingham, timber merchant, concerning messuages in Great Brooke Street, Lawrence Street and Coleshill Street in Birmingham including the messuage called the Green Man.  MS 3375/444646  26 April 1831

Supplementary abstract of title to pieces of land at Balsall Heath belonging to the assignees of Joseph Wildway, a bankrupt. 24 March, 1830-21 April, 1832.  MS 3375/444647  21 April 1832

Copy of indenture between Isaac Mason of Willenhall, co. Staff., John Mason, Henry Moore Griffiths of Birmingham, Walter Hall Capper of Birmingham and Charles Henry Capper of Birmingham, civil engineer being a reconveyance of land and premises at Balsall Heath mortgaged by the said Walter Hall Capper to the said Isaac Mason, John Mason and Henry Moore Griffiths.  MS 3375/444648  24 May 1842

Scheudle of deeds relating to freehold land and hereditaments at Balsall Heath belonging to Mr. Walter Capper and mortgaged to the executors of Richard Rabone of Willenhall, co. Staff., deceased. 24 March, 1830-2 October, 1832.  MS 3375/444649  27 May 1842

Certificate of the conviction at the Staffordshire Assizes of John Walford for burglary at the dwelling of Sarah Walford of Bilston, co. Staff., widow.  MS 3375/444650  11 August 1798

Assignment from William Brown of Tipton, co. Staff., miner, and Sarah, his wife, formerly Sarah Walford of Bilston, co. Staff., widow, to Richard Rabone of Willenhall, co. Staff., factor, of the certificate of conviction for burglary of John Walford and all privileges attached thereto.  MS 3375/444651  15 May 1799

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Stowheath, co. Staff., recording the surrender by Isaac Clemson of Willenhall, co. Staff., maltster, of land in Willenhall within the said Manor to the use of himself and, after his decease, of Mary Rabone, wife of Richard Rabone of Willenhall, factor.  MS 3375/444652  26 July 1803

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Stowheath, co. Staff., recording the admittance of Mary Rabone, wife of Richard Rabone of Willenhall, co. Staff., factor, to land in Willenhall within the said Manor.  MS 3375/444653  18 December 1810

Bond from Isaac Mason of Willenhall, co. Staff., maltster, to Richard Rabone of Willenhall, merchant, to secure the sum of £200.  MS 3375/444654  5 February 1818

Bond from James Whitehouse of Willenhall, co. Staff., maltster, to Richard Rabone of Willenhall, factor, to secure the sum of £200.  MS 3375/444655  9 March 1818

Bond from Richard Morgan of Bilston, co. Staff., japanner, Isaac Mason of Willenhall, co. Staff., miller, and James Whitehouse of Willenhall, maltster, to Richard Rabone of Willenhall, merchant, to secure the sum of £200.  MS 3375/444656  11 December, 1822

Bond from Isaac Mason of Willenhall, co. Staff., miller, and John Mason of Willenhall, miller, to Richard Rabone of Willenhall, gent., to secure the sum of £550.  MS 3375/444657  9 April 1829

Probate copy of the will of Richard Rabone of Willenhall, co. Staff., gent. Will dated 26 March, 1830. Probate granted 29 May, 1832.  MS 3375/444658  29 May 1832

Bond from James Whitehouse of Willenhall, co. Staff., gent., to Isaac Mason and John Mason, both of Willenhall, millers, and Henry Moore Griffiths of Birmingham, gent., executors of Richard Rabone, late of Willenhall, gent., deceased, to secure the sum of £100.  MS 3375/444659  4 June 1833

Abstract of title of Mary Rabone, widow, and Joseph Lyndon Pedley of Birmingham, surgeon, to a piece of land in the Manor of Stowheath near Willenhall, co. Staff. 26 July, 1803-26 March, 1830.  MS 3375/444660  1835

Copy of deed poll whereby John Clemson of Willenhall, co. Staff., farmer, Joseph Hordern of Saredon, co. Staff., gent., and Mary Rabone of Willenhall, widow, empower the Steward of the Manor of Stowheath, co. Staff., to enter upon the court rolls the satisfaction of a mortgage debt of £700 charged upon a messuage and lands within the Manor in Bilston.  MS 3375/444661  13 October 1836

Copy of indenture between Joseph Hordern of Saredon, co. Staff., gent., Mary Rabone of Willenhall, co. Staff., widow, George Attwood, Isaac Spooner, Thomas Attwood and Richard Spooner of Birmingham, bankers, Daniel Ledsam of Birmingham, button maker, Joseph Shore of Birmingham, merchant, the said Daniel Ledsam and Joseph Shore being assignees of the estate of George Elwell Jackson of Birmingham, dealer in iron, a bankrupt, and John Baldwin of Bilston, co. Staff., ironfounder, concerning a messuage and lands within the Manor of Stowheath in Bilston.  MS 3375/444662  28 April 1837

Probate copy of the will of Mary Rabone of Willenhall, co. Staff., widow. Will dated 16 December, 1837. Probate granted 23 April, 1839.  MS 3375/444663  23 April 1839

Copy of assignment from John Mason of Willenhall, co. Staff., and Henry Moore, Griffiths of Birmingham, solicitor, executors of the will of Richard Rabone, late of Willenhall, gent., deceased to Eliza Pretty of Bilston, co. Staff., widow, of the sum of £400 secured on the market toles at Bilston.  MS 3375/444665  30 December 1851

Letters, accounts and miscellaneous papers relating to the execution of the wills of Richard Rabone of Willenhall, co. Staff., gent., and Mary Rabone, widow of the said Richard, dated respectively 26 March, 1830 and 16 December, 1837.  MS 3375/444666  1799 - 1856

Indenture of fine between John Tuttle and Alice, his wife, plaintiffs, and Thomas Feeld, deforciant, of lands in Harborne.  MS 3375/444690  Hilary term, 4 Jas I 1606/7

Lease for fourteen years from Benjamin Giles of Birmingham, engraver, to James Poyner of Harborne, maltster, of land in Harborne.  MS 3375/444691  8 March 1781

Copy of the will of Launcelot Adney of Bridgnorth, co. Salop, gent.  MS 3375/444692  7 June 1782

Lease for ninety nine years from Rachel Adney of Bridgnorth, co. Salop, spinster, to Joseph Jones of Harbourne Harborne, bricklayer, of land in Harbourne adjoining a road called Match Croft Lane.  MS 3375/444693  18 February 1785

Counterpart of ms 3375/444693  MS 3375/444694  1785

Lease for ninety nine years from Rachel Adney of Bridgnorth, co. Salop, spinster, to Richard Newey of Harbourne Harborne, carpenter, of a messuage and land in Harbourne.  MS 3375/444695  19 February 1785

Counterpart of ms 3375/444695  MS 3375/444696  1785

Lease for ninety nine years from Rachael Adney of Bridgnorth, co. Salop, spinster, to John Green of Harbourne Harborne, lapidary, of three messuages and land in Harbourne, adjoining a road called Match Croft Lane.  MS 3375/444697  19 February 1785

Counterpart of ms 3375/444697  MS 3375/444698  1785

Assignment of lease from Thomas Newey of Harbourne Harborne, carpenter and joiner, and Elizabeth, his wife, administratrix of Joseph Jones, late of Harbourne, bricklayer her late husband, to William Read of Harbourne, schoolmaster, of land with a messuage erected thereon in Harbourne adjoining a road called Match Croft Lane.  MS 3375/444699  10 July 1786

Indenture of mortgage from William Read of Harbourne Harborne, schoolmaster, by the direction of Thomas Newey of Harbourne, carpenter and joiner, to William Carless of Birmingham, gent., of leasehold land and messuages erected thereon in Harbourne adjoining a road called Match Croft Lane.  MS 3375/444700  19 August 1786

Assignment of mortgage from Mary Carless of Harbourne Harborne, widow of William Carless, gent., and Richard Pratchet, druggist, and John Everton merchant, both of Birmingham, by the direction of Thomas Newey of Birmingham, victualler, to William Russell of Birmingham, gent., of messuages and land in Harbourne adjoining a road called Match Croft Lane.  MS 3375/444701  26 March 1788

Assignment from William Russell of Birmingham, gent., by the direction of Thomas Newey of Birmingham, victualler, and Elizabeth, his wife, to Charles Lea of Harbourne Harborne, yeoman, of leasehold messuages and land in Harbourne adjoining a road called Match Croft Lane.  MS 3375/444702  6 November 1788

Assignment from Richard Newey of Birmingham, carpenter and joiner, to John Green of Harbourne Harborne, nail factor, of a leasehold messuage and land in Harbourne adjoining a road called Match Croft Lane.  MS 3375/444703  1 March 1791

Indenture of mortgage from John Green of Harbourne Harborne, nail factor, to Lydia Stanley of Handsworth, spinster, of leasehold messuages in Harbourne adjoining a road called Match Croft Lane.  MS 3375/444704  9 May 1794

Bond from John Green of Harbourne Harborne, nail factor, to Lydia Stanley of Handsworth, spinster, to secure the sum of £100 and performance of covenants.  MS 3375/444705  9 May 1794

Lease for seven years from Rachel Adney of Bridgnorth, co. Salop, spinster, to William Waterhouse of Harbourne Harborne, farmer, of a messuage and lands in Harbourne.  MS 3375/444706  27 April 1798

Copy of the will of Ralph Lea of Harborne, farmer, Will dated 18 October, 1792. Probate granted 19 November, 1798.  MS 3375/444707  19 November 1798

Indenture of mortgage from John Green of Harbourne Harborne, nail factor, to George Parker of Dudley, co. Worc., ironmaster, of a leasehold messuage and land in Harbourne adjoining a road called Match Croft Lane.  MS 3375/444708  24 June 1799

Attested copy of assignment from Henry Geast, esq., Benjamin Parker and John Lowe, gents., commissioners under a commission of bankruptcy against John Green of Harborne, nail ironmonger dealer and chapman, to Thomas Timmins of Harborne, optician, of the goods and effects of the said John Green in trust for his creditors.  MS 3375/444709  23 December 1800

Another copy of ms 3375/444709  MS 3375/444710  nd

Articles of agreement between Rachel Adney of Bridgnorth, co. Salop, spinster, and Theodore Price of Harbourne Harborne, esq., for the purchase by the said Theodore Price of messuages, lands and premises in Harbourne.  MS 3375/444711  14 February 1801

Draft copy of ms 3375/444711  MS 3375/444712  nd

Indenture between Thomas Timmins of Harborne, optician, John Green of Harborne, nail ironmonger, George Parker of Dudley, co. Worc., ironmaster, and Theodore Price of Harborne, esq., concerning a messuage, land and premises in Harborne.  MS 3375/444713  25 March 1801

Indenture between Thomas Timmins of Harborne, optician, John Green of Harborne, nail ironmonger, Lydia Stanley of Handsworth, spinster, and Theodore Price of Harborne, esq. concerning messuages and land in Harborne adjoining a road called Match Croft Lane.  MS 3375/444714  25 March 1801

Draft copy of indenture between Rachael Adney of Bridgnorth, co. Salop, spinster, executrix of the will of Lancelot Adney, late of Moseley, William Hazlewood of Bridgnorth, gent., Philemon Price of Birmingham, gent., and Theodore Price of Harbourne Harborne, esq., being a release to the said Theodore Price of messuages, lands and premises in Harbourne.  MS 3375/444715  10 June 1801

Schedule of deeds and writings relating to estates in Harbourne delivered to Theodore Price, esq., by William Haslewood, executor of the will of Rachael Adney, late of Bridgnorth, cc. Salop, spinster, deceased. 25 October, 1708-18 December, 1798.  MS 3375/444716  1807

Abstract of title to leasehold messuages and premises at Harbourne Harborne, in a place called Match Croft, the property of John Jones, William Lea and William Hinton. 18 February, 1785-18 October 1792.  MS 3375/444717  1809

Surrender from William Hinton, the elder, of Bartley Green, blacksmith, executor of the will of Ralph Lea, late of Harborne, yeoman, deceased, John Jones of Brockmore in the parish of Kingswinford, co. Staff., bricklayer, William Lea of Harborne, farmer, and William Hinton, the younger, of Harborne, butcher, to Theodore Price of Harborne, esq., of land in Harborne adjoining a road called Match Croft Lane.  MS 3375/444718  2 May 1809

Indenture between Samuel Rock of Hall Green, gent., and George Simcox and Theodore Price, both of Harborne, esq., being a general release of all manner of action.  MS 3375/444719  20 September 1830

Indenture between William D'Ogley Burgh, Lieutenant Colonel in the East India Company's Bengal Army, Hubert de Burgh, Major in the same army. Richard Cumberlege Ware of London and Charles Hodges Ware of London, esqs., John Forbes, Elizabeth Mary, his wife, Charlotte Mellicent Burgh of Bath, co. Somerset, spinster, and George Simcox and Theodore Price of Harborne, esq., being a general release of all manner of actions.  MS 3375/444720  2 October 1830

Lease for ninety years from Theodore Price of Harborne, esq., to Richard Clarke of Harborne, shoe maker, of land in Harborne. Plan.  MS 3375/444721  17 December 1836

Indenture of fine between George Nowland, gent., plaintiff, and James Bennett of London, Hannah, his wife, and others, deforciants of two messuages and appurtenances in London.  MS 3375/444830  Michaelmas term 35 Chas II 1683

Another copy of MS 3375/444830  MS 3375/444831  n d

Probate copy of the will of William Bingley of London. Will dated 28 June, 1699. Probate granted 13 July, 1699.  MS 3375/444832  13 July 1699

Indenture of fine between Katherine Bingley, widow, plaintiff, and Emblyn Browne, James Bennett and Hannah, his wife, all of London, deforciants, of two messuages and premises in London.  MS 3375/444833  Hilary term 4 Anne 1705-06

Another copy of MS 3375/444833  MS 3375/444834  n d

Lease for a year from Emblyn Browne of London, spinster, James Bennett, citizen and salter of London, Hannah, his wife, and Edward Carter of Billingford, co. Norfolk, gent., to Katherine Bingley of London of messuages and premises in Drury Lane, London  MS 3375/444835  26 February 1705-06

Indenture between Edward Carter of Billingford, co. Norfolk, gent., Emblen Brown of London, spinster, James Bennett, citizen and salter of London, Hannah, his wife, Katherine Bingley, widow of William Bingley late of London, druggist, and Peter Courtney and Thomas Lun of London, gents., trustees for the said Katherine Bingley, concerning messuages and premises in Drury Lane, London.  MS 3375/444836  27 February 1705-6

Release from Emblyn Browne of London, spinster, James Bennett, citizen and salter of London, Hannah, his wife, and Edward Carter of Billingford, co. Norfolk, gent., to Katherine Bingley, widow of William Bingley, late of London, druggist, of messuages and premises in Drury Lane, London.  MS 3375/444837  27 February 1705-06

Lease for a year from Katherine Bingley of London, widow, to Michael Savage of London, carver, of messuages and premises in Drury Lane, London.  MS 3375/444838  28 February 1705-06

Indenture between Katherine Bingley, widow, Peter Courtney, gent., Thomas Lun, coachmaker, and Michael Savage, carver, all of London, being a mortgage to the said Michael Savage as trustee for the said Thomas Lun of messuages and premises in Drury Lane, London.  MS 3375/444839  1 March 1705-06

Counterpart of MS 3375/444839  MS 3375/444840  n d

Probate copy of the will of Catherine Bingley of London, widow. Will dated 3 February 1700-01. Probate granted 1 March 1709-10  MS 3375/444841  1 March 1709-10

Indenture between Thomas Head, druggist, John Enderby, taylor, both of London, John Glover of Kempston, co. Norfolk, husbandman, nephew of Katherine Bingley, late of London, deceased, Thomas Lunn of London, coach-maker, Peter Courtney of London, gent., Thomas Andrews, coach-maker, and Abell Aldridge of London, currier, concerning messuages and premises in Drury Lane, London.  MS 3375/444842  19 December 1710

Lease for a year from Thomas Head, druggist, John Enderby, taylor, both of London, John Glover of Kempston, co. Norfolk, husbandman, nephew of Katherine Bingley, late of London, widow, deceased, and Michael Savage of London, carver, to Thomas Lunn of London, coach-maker, of messuages and premises in Drury Lane, London called the Saint Thomas's Head, the Golden Key and the Ship and Black Boy and messuages in Parkers Lane, London, called the Hand and Coffee Pot and the Golden Ball, and an empty house in Parkers Lane.  MS 3375/444843  20 December 1710

Grant from Thomas Head, druggist, John Enderby, taylor, Michael Savage, carver, all of London and John Glover of Kempston, co. Norfolk, husbandman, nephew of Katherine Bingley, late of London, widow, deceased, to Thomas Lunn of London, coach-maker, of messuages and premises in Drury Lane, London, called the Saint Thomas's Head, the Golden Key and the Ship and Black Boy and messuages in Parkers Lane, London, called the Hand and Coffee Pot and the Golden Ball, and an empty house in Parkers Lane.  MS 3375/444844  21 December 1710

Release from Thomas Head, druggist, John Enderby, taylor, Michael Savage, carver, all of London, and John Glover of Kempston, co. Norfolk, husbandman, nephew of Katherine Bingley, late of London, widow, deceased, to Thomas Lunn of London, coach-maker, of messuages and premises in Drury Lane, London, called the Saint Thomas's Head, the Golden Key and the Ship and Black Boy and messuages in Parkers Lane called the Hand and Coffee Pot and the Golden Ball and an empty house in Parkers Lane.  MS 3375/444845  21 December 1710

Release from Ellen Bingley, niece and heir of William Bingley, late of London, druggist, deceased, to Thomas Lunn of London, coach-maker, of messuages and premises in Drury Lane, London, called the Saint Thomas's Head, the Golden Key and the Ship and Black Boy and messuages in Parkers Lane called the Hand and Coffee Pot and the Golden Ball and an empty house in Parkers Lane.  MS 3375/444846  20 February 1711-12

Indenture of mortgage from Thomas Lunn of London, coach-maker, to Peter Courtney of London, gent., of a messuage in Drury Lane, London called the St. Thomas's Head.  MS 3375/444847  5 March 1717-18

Lease for a year from Thomas Lunn of London, gent., to Edmund Hill of London of messuages and premises in Drury Lane, London.  MS 3375/444848  7 June 1720

Indenture of mortgage from Thomas Lunn of London, coachmaker, to Charles Colborne of London, gent., of messuages and premises in Drury Lane, London called the Saint Thomas's Head, the Golden Key, and the Ship and Black Boy and messuages in Parkers Lane, London, called the Hand and Coffee Pot and the Golden Ball and empty house in Parkers Lane.  MS 3375/444849  30 April 1723

Counterpart of lease for seven years, with an option of two additional terms of four years and ten years, from Thomas Lunn of London, coachmaker, to Richard Bland of London, tobacconist, of a messuage in Drury Lane called the Ship.  MS 3375/444850  19 May 1724

Extract from the will of Thomas Lunn, late of London. Probate granted 23 May, 1724  MS 3375/444851  23 May 1724

Release from Thomas Lunn of London, gent., to Edmund Hill of London, tobacconist, of messuages in Drury Lane and Parkers Lane London, to hold for trusts recited.  MS 3375/444852  8 June 1725

Counterpart of lease for seven years from Hester Lunn of London, spinster, to John Griffen of London, brewer, of a messuage and certain fittings contained therein in Drury Lane London.  MS 3375/444853  17 November 1727

Indenture between Sir John Shaw of Eltham, London, bart., Roger Askew, coach painter, and William House, tiresmith, both London, and John Howard of London, coach maker, concerning messuages in Drury Lane and Parkers Lane London.  MS 3375/444854  9 September 1734

Assignment from John Howard of London, coachmaker, to John Garway of Mortimer, co. Berks., gent., of messuages in Drury Lane, London, called the Saint Thomas's Head the Golden Key and Ship and the Black Boy, and messuages in Parkers Lane, London.  MS 3375/444855  14 November 1735

Lease for a year from Thomas Lunn, druggist, Richard Lunn, coachmaker, and Anne Broadnax, spinster, all of London, to John Howard of London, coachmaker, of messuages in Drury Lane, London, called the Saint Thomas's Head, the Golden Key and Ship and the Black Boy, and messuages in Parkers Lane, London.  MS 3375/444856  20 November 1735

Release from Thomas Lunn, druggist, Richard Lunn, coachmaker, and Ann [...] Breadmax spinster, all of London, with the consent of Roger Askew, coachpainter, William House, tyresmith, and Thomas Hodgson, apothecary, all of London, to John Howard of London, coachmaker, of messuages in Drury Lane, London, called the Saint Thomas's Head, the Golden Key and Ship and the Black Boy, and messuages in Parkers Lane, London.  MS 3375/444857  21 November 1735

Indenture between John Howard, citizen and coachmaker and coach harness maker of London, Thomas Simpson of London, broker, Daniel Godwyn, the elder, of Westminster, gent., Hephzibah, his wife, and Richard Abbot of London, coach painter, concerning an annuity arising from messuages in Drury Lane, London, called the Saint Thomas's Head, the Golden Key and Ship, and the Black Boy and messuages in Parkers Lane London.  MS 3375/444858  14 January 1745-46

Assignment from Sarah Kemp, widow, Philemon Kemp, gent., Nathaniel Kemp and George Roadley, linen dyer, all of London, to Robert Hobbins of London, dealer in coals, of the equity of redemption of leasehold messuages, lands and premises in the parish of St. Giles in London.  MS 3375/444859  24 October 1757

Copy of release from John Howard of Burnham, co. Bucks., esq., by the direction of John Dignam of London, chandler, to Robie Sherwin of London, tallow chandler, of a messuage in Parkers Lane, London.  MS 3375/444860  29 September 1763

Lease for a year from Samuel Howard of London, surgeon, to the Rev. John Smythies of Colchester, co. Essex, clerk, of messuages in Drury Lane called the Saint Thomas's Head and the Black Boy and another called the Boot, formerly known as the Golden Key and Ship, and messuages in Parkers Lane, London.  MS 3375/444861  31 October 1766

Indenture between Samuel Howard of London, surgeon, the Rev. Palmer Smythies of Colchester, co. Essex, clerk, the Rev. John Smythies of Colchester, clerk, and Francis Smythies of the same place, gent., concerning messuages in Drury Lane called the Saint Thomas's Head and the Black Boy and another called the Boot, formerly known as the Golden Key and Ship, and messuages in Parkers Lane, London.  MS 3375/444862  1 November 1766

Articles of agreement between Samuel Howard of London, surgeon, and Hezekiah Green of London, ironmonger, for a lease of messuages and land in Parkers Lane, London.  MS 3375/444863  7 October 1776

Abstract of the title of Samuel Howard, esq., to several freehold messuages in Drury Lane and Parkers Lane, London. 28 June, 1699-1 November, 1766.  MS 3375/444864  1778

Indenture between Ann Bever of Mortimer, co. Berks, widow, Samuel Howard of London, son of John Howard, late of London, coachmaker, deceased, Brook Allen Bridges of London, gent., concerning messuages in Drury Lane called the Saint Thomas's Head, the Golden Key and Ship and the Black Boy, and messuages in Parkers Lane, London.  MS 3375/444865  18 November 1778

Supplementary abstract of title of Samuel Howard, esq., to an estate in Drury Lane, London. 17 April, 1778 - 19 April,1779.  MS 3375/444866  1784

Counterpart of lease for twenty one years from Samuel Howard of London, esq., to William Dufour of London, gent., of a messuage and land in Burnham and Dorney, co. Bucks.  MS 3375/444867  25 September 1786

Counterpart of lease for twenty one years from Samuel Howard of London, esq., to John Taylor of London, glazier, of a messuage in Drury Lane. London.  MS 3375/444868  20 June 1787

Lease for eighty years from Samuel Howard of London, surgeon, to Hezekiah Green of London, ironmonger, of messuages and land in Parkers Lane, London. Endorsed with assignment dated 29 January, 1790, from the said Hezekiah Green to Theodore Price of Drury Lane, London, founder, of the said premises.  MS 3375/444869  2 February 1788

Counterpart of MS 3375/444869: not endorsed.  MS 3375/444870  nd

Assignment from Hezekiah Green of Drury Lane, London, gent., to Thomas Green and Theodore Price, both of Birmingham, ironmongers and partners, of messuages and premises in Drury Lane and Brownlow Street, London.  MS 3375/444871  29 January 1790

Assignment of lease from John Taylor of London, glazier, to Thomas Taylor of London, bricklayer, of a messuage in Drury Lane, London, to secure the sum of £100. Endorsed with deed poll, dated 8 June, 1790, being a further charge upon the said premises.  MS 3375/444872  10 March 1790

Bond from John Taylor of London, glazier, to Thomas Taylor of London, bricklayer, to secure the sum of £100.  MS 3375/444873  10 March 1790

Assignment of lease from John Taylor of London, glazier, to Thomas Taylor of London, bricklayer, of a messuage in Drury Lane, London. Endorsed with assignment from Harriot Jemima Trip of London, widow, executrix of the said Thomas Taylor, to Hezekiah Green of Hammersmith, London, esq., of the said premises, dated 30 January, 1793.  MS 3375/444874  17 August 1791

Counterpart of lease for eighteen years from Samuel Howard of London, esq., to Sir John Lade of Piccadilly, London, bart., of a messuage and land in Burnham and Dorney, co. Bucks.  MS 3375/444875  26 October 1792

Appointment by Samuel Howard of London, surgeon, and James Martyr of Otford, co. Kent, esq., of William Pittman of London, gent., as their receiver to collect the annual rents arising from messuages in Drury Lane and Parkers Lane, London.  MS 3375/444876  16 April 1794

Assignment from Joseph Warden of Birmingham, victualler, Theodore Price of Harborne, esq., George Simcox of Harborne, esq., and Richard Pratchett of Birmingham, druggist, executors of the will of Thomas Green, late of Harborne, esq., to Samuel Hogard of London, coach ironmonger, of the moiety of leasehold premises in Parkers Lane and Drury Lane, London.  MS 3375/444877  3 March 1804

Assignment from Samuel Hogard of London, coach ironmonger, to Theodore Price of Harborne, esq., of the moiety of leasehold premises in Parkers Lane and Drury Lane, London.  MS 3375/444878  5 March 1804

Lease for fifty six years from Samuel Howard of London, esq., to Theodore Price of Harborne, esq., of messuage in Drury Lane, London.  MS 3375/444879  16 March 1805

Counterpart of MS 3375/444879  MS 3375/444880  1805

Lease for twenty five years from Samuel Howard of London, esq., to Theodore Price of Drury Lane, London, esq., of a messuage in Drury Lane.  MS 3375/444881  14 February 1807

Counterpart of MS 3375/444881  MS 3375/444882  nd

Lease for a year from Charles Nevinson of London esq., and Samuel Howard of London, surgeon, to Theodore Price of Harborne, esq., of messuages and premises in Drury Lane and Parkers Lane, London.  MS 3375/444883  19 January 1810

Bond from Samuel Howard of London, surgeon, John Flory Howard of London, esq., and Thomas Awbery Howard of Yattendon, co. Berks., clerk, to Theodore Price of Harborne, esq., being an indemnity against claim of dower in messuages and premises in Drury Lane and Parkers Lane, London.  MS 3375/444884  20 January 1810

Copy of the will of John Rawlins of Great Barr: co. Staff., farmer. Will dated 29 January, 1813. Probate granted 16 July, 1813.  MS 3375/445651  16 July 1813

Extract of grant of letters of administration of the estate of William Rawlins, late of Great Barr, co. Staff., farmer, deceased, to Mary Howell, wife of Joseph Howell, sister of the said William Rawlins.  MS 3375/445652  16 July 1813

Grant of letters of administration of the estate of Ann Rawlins late of Aldridge, co. Staff., deceased to Mary Howell, widow, her sister.  MS 3375/445653  21 March 1829

Lease for a year from William Howell of Aston, gun maker, to Richard Sadler of Sutton Coldfield, co. War., gent., of the reversion expectant upon the death of Mary Howell, widow of Joseph Howell, late of Great Barr, co. Staff., gent., in messuages and lands in Great Barr.  MS 3375/445654  18 August 1831

Indenture between William Howell of Aston, gun maker, Dorothea Wilson and Emma Wilson of Sutton Coldfield, co. War., spinster, and Richard Sadler of Sutton Coldfield, co. War., gent., a trustee on behalf of the said Dorothea Wilson and Emma Wilson, being a release to the said Richard Sadler of the reversion expectant upon the death of Mary Howell, widow of Joseph Howell, late of Great Barr, co. Staff., gent., in messuages and lands in Great Barr in trust for sale, for securing the repayment of the sum of £600 to the said Dorothea Wilson and Emma Wilson.  MS 3375/445655  19 August 1831

Bond from William Howell of Aston, gun maker, to Dorothea Wilson and Emma Wilson of Sutton Coldfield, co. War., spinster, to secure the sum of £600.  MS 3375/445656  19 August 1831

Release from James Heaton of Newcastle upon Tyne, co. Northumberland, Wesleyan minister of the Gospel, Sarah Nangreave, his wife, Wareing Nangreave Webb of Birmingham, bookseller and stationer, and Thomas Nathaniel Webb of Manchester, co. Lancs., bookseller and stationer, to Theodore Price of Harbourne Harborne, esq., of certain legacies. With incidental papers annexed.  MS 3375/445657  19 August 1833

Probate copy of the will of William Howell of Aston, gun maker. Will dated 23 July, 1833. Probate granted 9 July, 1834.  MS 3375/445658  9 July 1834

Lease for a year from Joseph Howell of Aston, gent., son of William Howell, late of Aston, gun maker, deceased, to Elizabeth Howell, widow of the said William Howell, and Richard Sadler of Sutton Coldfield, co. War., gent., of messuages and lands in Great Barr, co. Staff.  MS 3375/445659  9 July 1834

Release from Joseph Howell of Aston, gent., son of William Howell, late of Aston, gun maker, deceased, to Elizabeth Howell, widow of the said William Howell, and Richard Sadler of Sutton Coldfield, co. War., gent., of messuages and lands in Great Barr, co. Staff., being the real estate of the said William Howell, to hold for the trusts of his will.  MS 3375/445660  10 July 1834

Certificate of the bankruptcy of Charles Pritchard of Hereford, wine and spirit merchant, dealer and chapman.  MS 3375/445661  21 July 1849

Grant of letters of administration of the estate of Susanna Heath, late of London, deceased, to Charles Heath, her husband.  MS 3375/445662  4 November 1853

Schedule of title deeds and papers relating to property belonging to Messrs. Pope in Oldbury, co. Worc.Smethwick, co. Staff., Birmingham Heath and Warstone Lane, Birmingham. 2 February, 1710 - 12 October, 1849  MS 3375/445751  1852

Copy of deed poll whereby Leonard Pope, son of John Pope of Handsworth, gent., charges a certain messuage in Smethwick, co. Staff., and his share of estates in Oldbury, co. Worc., and Smethwick, bequeathed under the will of the said John Pope, with the repayment of certain monies advanced by John Richards and James Stubbin of Birmingham, solicitors.  MS 3375/445752  4 September 1853

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Horborne and Smethwicke Harborne and Smethwick recording the surrender by John Colbarne, gent., and Katharine, his wife, of lands in Smethwick, co. Staff., and the admittance of Thomas Hipkes to the said property.  MS 3375/445753  24 May 23 Eliz 1581

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Horborne and Smethwicke Harborne and Smethwick recording the admittance of George Hipkys to a messuage and appurtenances in Smethwicke, co. Staff., formerly belonging to Thomas Hipkys, his father.  MS 3375/445754  10 April 8 Jas I 1610

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Harborne and Smethwick Smethwick recording the surrender by Thomas Hipkis, son of George Hipkis, deceased, of a messuage, land and appurtenances in Smethwick, and the admittance of Richard Cator of Smethwick, and the admittance of Richard Cator of Smethwick and Maria, his wife, to the said premises. 12 April, 1647. With copy of court roll recording a surrender by Margret, wife of Richard Hipkis. 25 March 1648  MS 3375/445755  12 April 1647

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Harborne and Smethwicke recording the surrender by Thomas Cater and John Jenkins of a messuage, land and appurtenances in Smethwicke co. Staff., and the admittance of John Lewis and Hannah, his wife, to the said premises.  MS 3375/445756  12 March 1666-7

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Harborne and Smethwicke recording the surrender by Richard Hipkis of Smethwick, co. Staff., of a cottage and land in Smethwick and the admittance of Humfrey Ashford of Birmingham to the said premises.  MS 3375/445757  22 August 4 Jas II 1688

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Harborne and Smethwicke recording the surrender by Humfrey Ashford of two cottages, land and appurtenances in Smethwicke, co. Staff., to the use of Richard Hipkis and Anne, his wife, and on their decease to the use of George Hipkis, their son, and admittance of the said Richard and Anne to the said premises.  MS 3375/445758  11 September 1688

Lease for twenty one years from Hannah Lewis of Smethwick, widow, to Mary Lewis of the same place, widow, of a messuage, land and appurtenances in Smethwick, co. Staff.  MS 3375/445759  10 August 1725

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Smethwick, co. Staff., recording the admittance of John Lewis, son of John Lewis, late of Smethwick, deceased, to a messuage, land and appurtenances within the Manor.  MS 3375/445760  26 April 1726

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Smethwick, co. Staff., recording the surrender by Thomas Milward of a messuage, land and appurtenances at Bosome's End in Smethwick to uses recited, and the admittance of the said Thomas Milward and Joan, his wife, to the said premises.  MS 3375/445761  16 November 1750

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Smethwick, co. Staff., recording the surrender by John Lewis of Smethwick, husbandman, of a messuage, land and appurtenances in Smethwick, and the admittance of Samuel Lewis of Halesowen, co. Worc., husbandman, and Joyce, his wife, to the said premises.  MS 3375/445762  5 January 1757

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Smethwick, co. Staff., recording the surrender by Samuel Lewis of Smethwick, husbandman, of a messuage, land and appurtenances in Smethwick, to the use of the heirs of the said Samuel Lewis.  MS 3375/445763  5 January 1757

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Smethwick, co. Staff., recording the surrender by Thomas Milward of a messuage, land and appurtenances at Bosome's End in Smethwick to uses recited, and the admittance of the said Thomas Milward and Joan, his wife, to the said premises.  MS 3375/445764  13 March 1771

Lease for ninety nine years from John Baddeley of Holloway Head, Birmingham, gent., Lord of the Manor of Smethwick, co. Staff., to Luke Pope of Smethwick, gardener, of land near the Ruck of Stones Farm in Smethwick.  MS 3375/445765  15 June 1771

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Smethwick, co. Staff., recording the surrender by Thomas Milward of Smethwick, nailor, of a messuage and land at Bostom's End in Smethwick, and the admittance of Luke Pope of Smethwick, seedsman, to the said premises.  MS 3375/445766  18 June 1787

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Smethwick, co. Staff., recording the surrender by Samuell Lewis of Halesowen, co. Worc., farmer, of a messuage, land and appurtenances in Smethwick, and the admittance of Luke Pope of Smethwick, seedsman, to the said premises.  MS 3375/445767  16 May 1799

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Smethwick, co. Staff., recording the admittance of Luke Pope of Smethwick, nurseryman, to lands within the Manor.  MS 3375/445768  2 April 1802

Indenture between Richard Fryer of the Wergs in the parish of Tettenhall, co. Staff., esq., and William Brearley of Tiddenham Tidenham co. Glouc., esq., being a covenant for the production of title deeds of a farm called The Ruck of Stones Farm and lands in Smethwick.  MS 3375/445769  25 October 1820

Indenture between Luke Pope of Smethwick, co. Staff., nurseryman, John Pope of Handsworth, nurseryman, William Payne of West Bromwich, co. Staff., farmer, and Jonah Spittle of Wednesbury, co. Staff., victualler, being an assignment and confirmation of a mortgage of a messuage and land at West Bromwich Heath.  MS 3375/445770  9 February 1826

Lease for a year from John Pope of Handsworth, nurseryman, and Luke Pope of Smethwick, co. Staff., nurseryman and victualler, to George Barker of Birmingham, gent., of lands and premises adjoining Bowling Alley Lane in Smethwick.  MS 3375/445771  24 May 1826

Indenture between John Pope of Handsworth, nurseryman, Sarah, his wife, Luke Pope of Smethwick, co. Staff., nurseryman and victualler, Mary, his wife, Henry Moore Griffiths of Birmingham, gent., and George Barker of Birmingham, gent., being a deed of partition of lands and premises adjoining Bowling Alley Lane in Smethwick. Plan.  MS 3375/445772  25 May 1826

Plan of part of the Ruck of Stones Farm and buildings at Smethwick in the county of Stafford shewing the apportionment between Mrs. Mary Pope and Messrs. John and Joseph Pope, surveyed by John Hancox, surveyor of Smethwick and Tipton co. Staff. 1.obl. fol.  MS 3375/445773  1841

Abstract of title of Messrs. John and Joseph Pope to messuages and land in Smethwick;10 November, 1732 - 13 November, 1843.  MS 3375/445774  November 1843

Abstract of title to land in the Manor of Smethwick, co. Staff., late belonging to Luke Pope, proposed to be taken by the Birmingham, Wolverhampton and Dudley Railway Company. 2 April, 1802 - Easter term, 10 Geo. IV 1829.  MS 3375/445775  1847

Appointment of Ebenezer Robins of Birmingham and John Chesshire of Birmingham as surveyors to determine the purchase money to be paid by the Birmingham, Wolverhampton and Dudley Railway Company to Mary Pope of Smethwick, co. Staff., widow, for land in Street House Lane, Smethwick.  MS 3375/445776  10 September 1849

Copy of valuation of land in Street House Lane in Smethwick to be purchased by the Birmingham, Wolverhampton and Dudley Railway from Mary Pope of Smethwick widow. Plan.  MS 3375/445777  18 October 1849

Draft copy of grant from Mary Pope of Smethwick, co. Staff., widow, to the Birmingham, Wolverhampton and Dudley Railway Company of land in Streethouse Lane, Smethwick.  MS 3375/445778  13 March 1850

Draft copy of indenture between Mary Pope of Smethwick, co. Staff., widow, and the Birmingham, Wolverhampton and Dudley Railway Company being a covenant for the production of title deeds of land in Streethouse Lane, Smethwick.  MS 3375/445779  13 March 1850

Schedule of deeds and papers relating to lands, belonging to John Pope, called the Bowling Alley Land in Smethwick. 2 April, 1802 - Easter term 10 Geo. IV 1829. Plan.  MS 3375/445780  14 November 1851

Draft copy of assignment from George Edward Evans of Saint Helier in the island of Jersey, gent., to Frederick Edward Hobson of Northfield, gent., and James Stubbin of Birmingham, gent., of a debt of £300 secured by mortgage from John Pope, late of Handsworth, nurseryman, deceased to Frances Evans of Jersey, widow, upon messuages and land in Downing Street, Smethwick. With conveyance of the said premises.  MS 3375/445781  9 July 1853

Schedule of title deeds relating to freehold land and messuages at Smethwick belonging to the representatives of John Pope, deceased, in mortgage to George Edward Evans. 11 May, 1826 - 2 June 1853.  MS 3375/445782  9 July 1853

Schedule of deeds relating to messuages, lands and hereditaments in Smethwick, co. Staff. 5 October, 1781 - 13 November, 1843.  MS 3375/445783  7 September 1867

Schedule of deeds relating to messuages and lands in Smethwick. 5 October, 1781- 13 November, 1843.  MS 3375/445784  5 October 1867

Miscellaneous papers relating to the Pope Family and to estates formerly belonging to Luke Pope, late of Smethwick, Co.Staff., victualler, situated in Street House Lane Halford's Lane being part of the Bowling Green Estate in Smethwick; 1809-1876.  MS 3375/445785  1809

Lease from George Byrche of Smethwicke, co. Staff., yeoman, to Thomas Byrche of Edbaston, baker, Katheryne, his wife, and Alice, their daughter, of part of a messuage in Horborne Harborne.  MS 3375/445786  20 January 22 Eliz 1579-80

Deed poll whereby George Tottill of Horbon Harborne, yeoman, grants to John Tottill of Edgebaston Edgbaston, yeoman, a house and land called Knights Heath in the parish of Horbon and appoints attorneys to deliver possession.  MS 3375/445787  21 August 32 Eliz I 1590

Deed poll whereby John Tottyll of Edgebaston Edgbaston yeoman, grants to Thomas Milward of Horborne, Harborne and John Hoccum of Horborne, yeoman, a messuage, land and appurtenances in Horborne and appoints Thomas Weley as attorney to deliver possession.  MS 3375/445788  13 March 1 Jas I 1603/4

Counterpart of lease for twenty one years from Mathews Reynolds of Birmingham, plater of spurs, to John Record of Harborne, farmer, of lands in Harborne.  MS 3375/445789  12 March 1760

Memorandum of agreement between Edward Broadhurst Giles of Birmingham, spoonmaker, and Theodore Price of Birmingham, esq., for a grant to the said Theodore Price of lands in Harborne.  MS 3375/445790  2 December 1800

Schedule of title deeds relating to Mr. Price's estates in Harborne intended to be mortgaged to the trustees of Mrs. R. Lloyd. 2 January 1687 - 1 July, 1812.  MS 3375/445791  12 October 1815

Appointment by Theodore Price of Harborne, esq., with the approbation of John Harman of London, merchant, and William Dickinson of King Weston alias Kenardstone, co. Somerset, esq., of George Burley of London, gent., as receiver of all the rents and profits arising from estates in Harborne.  MS 3375/445792  4 November 1815

Bond from Theodore Price of Harborne, esq., to John Harman of London, merchant, and William Dickinson of King Weston, co. Somerset, esq., to secure the sum of £10,000.  MS 3375/445793  4 November 1815

Schedule of title deeds delivered up by Theodore Price, of Harborne, esq., to John Harman of London on the execution of a mortgage of hereditaments at Harborne. 1 July, 32 Eliz. 1590 - 4 November, 1815.  MS 3375/445794  9 November 1815

Draft copy of assignment from George Burley, by the direction of William Dickinson and Theodore Price of Harborne to George Barker of Birmingham, gent., of messuages, lands and premises in Harborne, in trust for the said Theodore Price and to attend the inheritance.  MS 3375/445795  1822

Schedule of deeds relating to freehold messuages and lands in the parishes of Harborne and Handsworth delivered to Frances Evans of Jersey, widow, as mortgagee of John Pope, 5 October, 1781 - 14 November, 1843.  MS 3375/445796  14 November 1843

Lease for a year from John Taylor, esq., Sampson Lloyd and Charles Lloyd all of Birmingham, bankers, to Luke Pope of Smethwick, co. Staff., nurseryman, of land at the Sandpitts in Wharstone Warstone Lane, Birmingham.  MS 3375/445946  15 July 1805

Indenture between John Tayler, esq., Sampson Lloyd and Charles Lloyd, all of Birmingham, bankers, William Hicks of Kings-norton, esq., Samuel Edward Steward, esq., a lieutenant in the Warwickshire Regiment of Militia, John Pickering of Birmingham, factor, Luke Pope of Smethwick, co. Staff., nurseryman, and Luke Pope, the younger, of Smethwick, nurseryman, being a release to the said Luke Pope of land at the Sandpitts in Wharstone Warstone Lane, Birmingham.  MS 3375/445947  16 July 1805

Release from John Moore of Perry Barr, nurseryman, and George Barker of Springfield in the parish of Birmingham, gent., to Mary Pope of Smethwick, co. Staff., widow, of land in Warstone Lane Birmingham. With covenant for the production of title deeds. Plan.  MS 3375/445948  6 November 1828

Assignment from Ambrose Phillips Mainwaring, late of Birmingham, then of Chilton Grove, co. Salop, gent., by the direction of John Moore of Perry Barr, nurseryman, and at the nomination of Mary Pope of Smethwick, co. Staff., widow, to George Barker of Springfield in the parish of Birmingham, gent, of land in Warstone Lane, Birmingham, trust for the said Mary Pope and to attend the inheritance.  MS 3375/445949  7 November 1828

Lease for a year from John Moore of Perry Barr, nurseryman, to Mary Pope of Smethwick, co. Staff, widow, of land in Warstone Lane, Birmingham.  MS 3375/445950  5 December 1828

Plan of property adjoining Pope Street and Warstone Lane afterwards Icknield Street and Pope Street and Moreton Street. obl. fol.  MS 3375/445951  c 1830

Copy of grant from John Moore of Perry Barr, farmer, to Joseph Frederick Ledsam of Edgbaston, esq., of land in Warstone Lane.  MS 3375/445952  30 December 1830

Copy of assignment from Ambrose Phillips Mainwaring, late of Birmingham, then of Longdon, co. Worc., esq., by the direction of John Moore of Perry Barr, farmer, and at the nomination of Joseph Frederick Ledsam of Edgbaston, esq., to George Morris Barker of Birmingham, gent., of land in Warstone Lane, Birmingham, in trust for the said Joseph Frederick Ledsam and to attend inheritance.  MS 3375/445953  31 December 1830

Lease for a year from Joseph Frederick Ledsam of Edgbaston, esq., to Henry Moore Griffiths of Birmingham, gent., of land near Pope Street in Birmingham.  MS 3375/445954  1 October 1835

Indenture between Joseph Frederick Ledsam of Edgbaston, esq., Mary Pope of Smethwick, co. Staff., widow, John Pope of Smethwick, nurseryman, Joseph Pope of Birmingham, grocer, and Henry Moore Griffiths of Birmingham, gent., being an appointment and release to the said Henry Moore Griffiths of land Pope Street in Birmingham.  MS 3375/445955  2 October 1835

Indenture between Mary Pope of Smethwick, co. Staff., widow, John Pope of Smethwick, nurseryman, and Joseph Pope of Birmingham, grocer, concerning lands at the Sand Pits in Warstone Lane, Birmingham, and near Pope Street, Birmingham. With lease for a year annexed.  MS 3375/445956  26 July 1836

Schedule of deeds and writings relating to freehold lands and buildings in and near Warstone Lane in Birmingham belonging to John Pope and Joseph Pope. 15 July, 1805 - 26 July, 1836.  MS 3375/445957  30 July 1836

Lease for ninety nine years from Joseph Pope, late of Birmingham, then of Abergavenny, co. Monmouth, grocer, to Grace Simonite of Birmingham, widow, of land in Pope Street, Birmingham. Endorsed with surrender dated 13 September, 1858 from George Kinnear of Birmingham, gent., official assignee of the estate of the said Grace Simonite, iron plate worker, a bankrupt, William Pennie, tobacco dealer, and Henry Joseph Bissell, iron merchant, both of Birmingham, creditors of the estate, and from the said Grace Simonite to the said Joseph Pope of the said land. Plan.  MS 3375/445958  20 April 1852

Counterpart of MS 3375/445958 not endorsed.  MS 3375/445959  1852

Schedule of title deeds, relating to a messuage, buildings and premises in Pope Street, Birmingham, mortgaged to Joseph Pope. 25 March, 1846 - 23 September, 1852.  MS 3375/445960  23 September 1852

Articles of agreement between Grace Simonite of Birmingham, iron plate worker, and Joseph Hill of Birmingham attornies' clerk, whereby the said Grace Simonite agrees to charge certain lands in Pope Street with the repayment of the sum of £25.  MS 3375/445961  4 July 1857

Attested copy of lease etc. of Birmingham, builder, to Thomas Jukes of Birmingham, whitesmith, of part of the said land.  MS 3375/445962  29 August 1815

Attested copy of assignment from Ann Whitmore of Birmingham, widow, to John Barnett of Birmingham, builder, of leasehold land and premises near the Parade and adjoining George Street and the land required for a street Holland Street to run from Charlotte Street to George Street. Endorsed with memorandum of lease dated 17 November, 1825, from John Barnett of Birmingham, builder, to Thomas Jukes of Birmingham, whitesmith, of part of the said land.  MS 3375/445963  26 March 1824

Lease for eighty five years except three days from John Barnett of Birmingham, builder, to Thomas Jukes of Birmingham, whitesmith, of land and premises near the Parade and in Holland Street. Plan.  MS 3375/445964  17 November 1825

Assignment from John Legge, builder, and William Fisher, victualler, both of Birmingham, surviving executors of the will of Thomas Jukes, late of Birmingham, fire iron maker, deceased, to William Martin of Birmingham, broker, of the equity of redemption in land and premises in Holland Street.  MS 3375/445965  25 March 1837

Assignment of lease from William Martin of Birmingham broken, to William Richards of Birmingham, plater, of land and premises in Holland Street.  MS 3375/445966  18 September 1839

Assignment of lease from Sarah Amy Richards of Balsall Heath, spinster, George Frederick Payne of Stroud, co. Glouc., accountant, Susannah Phillips Payne, his wife, and Eliza Ann Richards of Balsall Heath, spinster, to William Bridgewater of Ladywood, plumber, of land and premises near the Parade and in Holland Street.  MS 3375/445967  26 June 1886

Indenture of mortgage from William Bridgewater of Ladywood, plumber, to the Friendly Benefit Building Society in Birmingham, of leasehold land and premises near the Parade and in Holland Street.  MS 3375/445968  28 June 1886

Assignment of lease from John Henry Warr of Harborne,gent., to Amos Roe of Birmingham,timber merchant,of land and premises near the Parade and in Holland Street.  MS 3375/445969  24 June 1899

Lease for a year from Frances Wright of Coventry, widow, and Christopher Wright of Coventry, gent., Lord and Lady of the Manor of Oldbury Walloxall, otherwise Langley Walloxall, otherwise Langley and Walloxall, co. Worc., to Abraham Smith of Oldbury, nailer, of land in Oldbury.  MS 3375/446018  7 October 1774

Schedule of deeds and writings relating to freehold land and premises at Oldbury, co. Worc. 2 February, 1710 - 17 August, 1857.  MS 3375/446019  c 1874

Schedule of deeds and writings relating to freehold land and premises at Oldbury, co. Worc. 25 February, 1757-17 August, 1857.  MS 3375/446020  20 April 1874

Probate copy of the will of Luke Pope of Smethwick, co. Staff., nurseryman. Will dated 20 July, 1824. Codicil dated 11 January, 1825. Probate granted 26 February, 1825  MS 3375/446021  26 February 1825

Copy of the probate copy of the will of Luke Pope of Smethwick, co. Staff., victualler and nursery man. Will dated 25 October, 1827. Probate granted 30 January, 1828.  MS 3375/446022  30 January 1828

Another copy of MS 3375/446022  MS 3375/446023  nd

Copy of the will of John Pope of Handsworth, gent. Will dated 22 July, 1826. Probate granted 4 November, 1851.  MS 3375/446024  4 November 1851

Abstract of MS 3375/446024  MS 3375/446025  nd

Extract of MS 3375/446024  MS 3375/446026  nd

Copy of the will of Alexander Pope of Handsworth, florist. Will dated 1 January, 1852. Probate granted 26 January, 1852.  MS 3375/446027  26 January 1852

Lease from the Rt. Hon. Andrew Lord Archer, Lord of the Manor of Birmingham, to Robert Dodd of Birmingham, tortoise shell box manufacturer, of a cottage and land at Birmingham Heath.  MS 3375/446120  18 June 1776

Grant from Robert Dodd of Birmingham, tortoise shell box maker, to Luke Pope of Smethwick, gardener, of a messuage and land at Birmingham Heath.  MS 3375/446121  8 June 1790

Grant of letters of administration of the estate of Isabella Lucas, late of Hollowell, co. Northants., deceased, to William Lucas, her husband.  MS 3375/446122  2 December 1831

Grant of letters of administration of the estates of Francis Legge, late of Birmingham, deceased, to William Lucas, esq.,  MS 3375/446123  24 December 1831

Probate copy of the will of Thomas Bloxham of Northleach, co. Glouc. Will dated 13 July, 1829. Probate granted 12 April, 1832.  MS 3375/446124  12 April 1832

Plan of property adjoining Cheapside, Balsall Street afterwards Moseley Road and Moseley Street.  MS 3375/446125  c1850

Probate copy of the will of Charles Heath of North Brixton, London, gent. Will dated 24 December, 1855. Probate granted 9 June, 1858  MS 3375/446126  9 June 1858

Extract from the Register of Burials of the South Metropolitan Cemetery Company recording the Burial of Edward Dore Warrington of Birxton Hill London.  MS 3375/446127  28 October 1858

Agreement between Samuel Homeyard of Birmingham, soda and aerated water manufacturer, and George Lyttleton Holyoake and John Parker, both of Birmingham, for the sale and purchase of the goodwill and stock in trade of the business of a soda and aerated water manufacturer.  MS 3375/446128  25 June 1877

Fire insurance policy of Miss Laura Price of Tunbridge Wells, co. Kent, upon premises in Harbourne and New Street, Waterloo Street and Christ Church Passage, Birmingham.  MS 3375/446129  1 February 1879

Fire insurance policy of Miss Laura Price of Tunbridge Wells, co. Kent, upon premises in New Street and Waterloo Street, Birmingham.  MS 3375/446130  15 March 1883

Fire insurance policy of Miss Laura Price of Tunbridge Wells, co. Kent, upon premises in Harborne and Smethwick, co. Staff.  MS 3375/466131  24 December 1885

Plan of land surrounding Hawthorn House adjoining Friary Road and Hamstead Hill.  MS 3375/446132  1898

Extract from the register of the Parish Church of Saints Peter and Paul, Aston, recording the marriage of Philip Puleston and Elizabeth Dawes. 12 March, 1836. Extract made 24 February, 1871.  MS 3375/446147  12 March 1836

Extract from the register of th Parish Church of Cannock, co. Staff., recording the baptism of Catherine Eliza, daughter of Philip Puleston of Cannock, schoolmaster, and Elizabeth, his wife. 5 April, 1837. Extract made 7 September, 1871.  MS 3375/446148  5 April 1837

Extract from the register of the Parish Church of Sutton Coldfield, co. War., recording the baptism of Emily Catherine, daughter of Philip Puleston of Sutton Coldfield, schoolmaster, and Elizabeth, his wife. 8 March, 1839. Extract made 18 April, 1871.  MS 3375/446149  8 March 1839

Extract from the register of the Parish Church of Sutton Coldfield, co. War., recording the baptism of Philip, son of Philip Puleston of Sutton Coldfield, schoolmaster, and Elizabeth, his wife. 8 January, 1841. Extract made 9 April, 1862.  MS 3375/446150  8 January 1841

Extract from the Register Book of Births in the Registrar's District of Lichfield, co. Staff., recording the birth of Anne, daughter of Philip Puleston of Wood End in the parish of Shenstone, school master, and Elizabeth, his wife, formerly Elizabeth Dawes. 14 January, 1842. Extract made 5 June, 1871.  MS 3375/446151  14 January 1842

Extract from the register of the parish of Old Basing, co. Hants., recording the baptism of Harry, son of Philip Puleston of Basing, master of the Union Poor House, and Elizebeth, his wife. 22 September, 1843. Extract made 25 May, 1871.  MS 3375/446152  22 September 1843

Extract from the register of the parish of Old Basing, co. Hants, recording the burial of Harry Puleston of Basing. 30 September, 1843. Extract made 25 May, 1871.  MS 3375/446153  30 September 1843

Extract from the register of the parish of Old Basing, co. Hants., recording the burial of Elizabeth Puleston of Basing. 9 October, 1843. Extract made 25 May, 1871.  MS 3375/446154  9 October 1843

Certificate of the burial of Anne Catherine Puliston of Hillsborough, co. Down, Ireland. 11 April, 1860. Certificate dated 16 May, 1871.  MS 3375/446155  11 April 1860

Extract from the register of the parish of Timolin, co. Kildare, Ireland, recording the marriage of Hugh Woods of Timolin, schoolmaster, and Emilie Pullston. 2 December, 1863. Extract made 1 October, 1870.  MS 3375/446156  2 December 1863

Extract from the Register of Marriages in the District of Bourke in the colony of Victoria recording the marriage in the Church of St. Peter, Melbourne, of Robert Fulton Holmes, sergeant of police, and Catherine Elizabeth Puleston, formerly of Cannock, co. Staff. 4 August, 1864. Extract made 11 May, 1871.  MS 3375/446157  4 August 1864

Declaration of Philip Puleston of Thornton Heath near Croydon concerning his marriage at the Parish Church of Saints Peter and Paul, Aston, to Elizabeth Dawes, daughter of Susannah Dawes, formerly of Worcester and afterwards of Sutton Coldfield, co. War., and the children of the said marriage.  MS 3375/446158  11 October 1871

An account of the personal estate of Harry Puleston, late of Basing, co. Hants., deceased, exhibited by Philip Puleston of Chesterfield, co. Derby, schoolmaster, his father. With receipt for legacy duty, dated 21 July, 1874.  MS 3375/446159  14 July 1873

Grant of letters of administration of the estate of Harry Puleston late of Old Basing, co. Hants., to Philip Puleston, his father.  MS 3375/446160  14 July 1873

An account of the personal estate of Anne Puleston, late of Hillsborough, co. Down, Ireland, exhibited by Philip Puleston of Chesterfield, co. Derby, schoolmaster, her father. With receipt for legacy duty, dated 21 July, 1874.  MS 3375/446161  14 July 1873

Grant of letters of administration of the estate of Anne Puleston, late of Hillsborough, co. Down, Ireland, to Philip Puleston, her father.  MS 3375/446162  14 July 1873

Appointment by Catherine Elizabeth Holmes of Saint Kilda near Melbourne Australia, wife of Robert Fulton Holmes, sergeant of police, of John Charles Bloxham of Birmingham, solicitor, as attorney to receive bequest under the will of Eliza Puleston of Basingstoke, co. Hants., deceased.  MS 3375/446163  25 February 1874

Extract from the register of the Parish Church of St. Nicholas, Worcester, recording the marriage of Thomas Simms, the younger, of Worcester, and Susannah Dawes of Worcester. 20 October, 1819. Extract made 1 December, 1874.  MS 3375/446164  20 October 1819

Extract from the register of the Parish Church of St. Nicholas, Worcester, recording the baptism of Lucy Susanna, daughter of Thomas Simms, glover, and Susanna, his wife. 16 August, 1820. Extract made 1 December, 1874.  MS 3375/446165  16 August 1820

Extract from the register of the Parish Church of St. Peter the Great, Worcester, recording the baptism of Susanna Heming, daughter of Thomas Simms, glover, and Susanna, his wife. 24 November, 1822. Extract made 1 December, 1874.  MS 3375/446166  24 November 1822

Extract from the register of the Parish Church of St. Peter the Great, Worcester, recording the baptism of Fanny Eliza, daughter of Thomas Simms, glover, and Susanna, his wife. 21 January, 1825. Extract made 1 December, 1874.  MS 3375/446167  21 January 1825

Extract from the register of the Parish Church of St. Peter the Great, Worcester, recording the burial of Fanny Simms. 17 March, 1826. Extract made 1 December, 1874.  MS 3375/446168  17 March 1826

Copy of record of the birth of Thomas Simms, son of Thomas Simms of Worcester and Susanna, his wife, 19 December, 1826. With record of his death, 20 May, 1830.  MS 3375/446169  19 December 1826

Extract from the register of the Parish Church of St. Peter the Great, Worcester, recording the baptism of Thomas, son of Thomas Simms, glover, and Susanna, his wife. 12 January, 1827. Extracted 1 December, 1874.  MS 3375/446170  12 January 1827

Extract from the register of the Parish Church of St. Peter the Great, Worcester, recording the baptism of Frederick, son of Thomas Simms, glover, and Susan, his wife. 20 December, 1829. Extract made 1 December, 1874.  MS 3375/446171  20 December 1839

Extract from the register of the Parish Church of St. Helen, Worcester, recording the baptism of Augusta Eliza, daughter of Thomas Simms, glover, and Susannah, his wife. 3 May, 1832. Extract made 30 November, 1874.  MS 3375/446172  3 May 1832

Extract from the register of the Parish Church of St. Helen, Worcester, recording the baptism of Thomas Henry, son of Thomas Simms, glover, and Susan, his wife. 19 July, 1835. Extract made 30 November, 1874.  MS 3375/446173  19 July 1835

Extract from the register of the Parish Church of Saints Peter and Paul, Aston, recording the baptism of Thomas, son of Richard Brookholding Dawes of Duddeston, coffin furniture maker, and Fanny, his wife. 13 July 1837. Extract made 24 February, 1858.  MS 3375/446174  13 July 1837

Extract from the register of the Parish Church of Saints Peter and Paul, Aston recording the burial of Susannah, widow of Andrew Dawes of Sutton Coldfield, co. War., 28 June, 1841. Extract made, 3 April, 1871.  MS 3375/446175  28 June 1841

Extract from the register of the Parish Church of St. Helen, Worcester, recording the marriage of George Adolphus Burr, engineer, of St. Michael in Bedwardine, co. Worc., and Susan Emily Sims. 5 October, 1843. Extract made 30 November, 1874.  MS 3375/446176  5 October 1843

Extract from the register for the district of Worcester recording the marriage in the Countess of Huntingdon's Chapel, Worcester, of John Hemming Wilks, ironmonger, and Lucy Susanna Simms. 7 May, 1849. Extract made 30 November, 1874.  MS 3375/446177  7 May 1849

Extract from the register of the Parish of Wokingham, co. Berks., recording the burial of Susan Emily Burr. 5 July, 1851. Extract made 1 December, 1874.  MS 3375/446178  5 July 1851

Extract from the register of the Parish of Wokingham, co. Berks., recording the burial of George Adolphus Burr. 23 February, 1852. Extract made 1 December 1874.  MS 3375/446179  23 February 1852

Extract from the register of the Parish of St.Michael, Worcester, recording the burial of Thomas Simms. 29 May, 1857. Extract made 30 November, 1874.  MS 3375/446180  29 May 1857

Extract from the register of the Parish Church of St. Helen, Worcester, recording the marriage of Ephraim Norman, tea merchant, and Augusta Eliza Simms. 23 February, 1864. Extract made 30 November, 1874.  MS 3375/446181  23 February 1864

Extract from the register of burials in the Worcester Cemetery recording the burial of Ephraim Norman, grocer, of the parish of St. Swithin, Worcester. 24 February, 1869. Extract made 1 December, 1874.  MS 3375/446182  24 February 1869

Pedigree of the Dawes Family of Birmingham.  MS 3375/446183  c 1870

Release from Richard Fowler of Hope, co. Staff., gent., to Elizabeth Hall of Oncett Onecote, co. Staff., widow, of land in Grindon, co.Staff.  MS 3375/446186  26 April 1738

Grant from John Weeley of Birmingham, skinner, and Ellioner, his wife, to John Simco of Birmingham, cuttler, and Elizabeth, his wife, of land in Bordesley adjoining Warners Lane ?afterwards Warner Street.  MS 3375/446187  7 June 1667

Indenture between William Jennens of Birmingham, gent., Mary, his wife, Edward Jennens, their son, Jane, wife of the said Edward, Jonas Slaney of Walsall, co.Staff., gent., and Thomas Baker of Harden, co. Staff., yeoman, being a release to the said Jonas Slaney of a messuage, lands and appurtenances in Harden in the parish of Walsall. With covenant to levy a fine.  MS 3375/446188  25 July 1715

Lease for a year from Elizabeth Simcoe, widow of John Simcoe, cutler, deceased, John Simcoe, cutler, and Anthony Simcoe, cutler, sons of the said John and Elizabeth Simcoe, all of Birmingham, to John Cottrell, sadler, and Thomas Tyrer, esq., both of Birmingham, of a dwelling house being the back part of a messuage and land in Well Street, and land and premises in Bordesley adjoining Warners Lane ?afterwards Warner Street.  MS 3375/446189  29 October 1688

Indenture between William Weeley, the elder, of Birmingham, baker, Edward Lyndon of Tanworth, co. War., yeoman, and George Beach of Tanworth, yeoman, being an assignment of a messuage, lands and appurtenances at Salters Street in the parish of Tanworth.  MS 3375/446190  29 September 1701

A Terrar Terrier or schedule of lands and appurtenances near Stretton Magna, near Leicester.  MS 3375/446191  c 1700

Articles of agreement for partnership between Isaac Spooner of Birmingham, ironmonger, Charles Blackham of Birmingham, ironmonger, and John Mercer formerly of Birmingham, then of Dublin, ironmonger, the said partnership to continue till 29 September, 1702.  MS 3375/446192  1 May 1701

Certificate of discharge from bankruptcy of William Thompson, Henry Leonard and Richard Brookholding Dawes of Aston, factors, manufacturers and copartners.  MS 3375/446193  23 December 1836

Probate copy of the will of Susannah Dawes, formerly of Worcester, afterwards of Sutton Coldfield, co. War., widow. Will dated 10 June, 1840. Probate granted 20 October, 1841.  MS 3375/446194  20 October 1841

Inventory and valuation of household furniture, warehouse fixtures and effects, late the property of Richard Brook Holdan Dawes, deceased of Birmingham.  MS 3375/446195  1844

Probate copy of the will of Richard Brookholding Menlove Dawes of Birmingham, coffin furniture and nail manufacturer, Will dated 8 March, 1844. Probate granted 20 April, 1844.  MS 3375/446196  20 April 1844

Accounts and papers relating to the estate of and trusts under the will of Susannah Dawes of Sutton Coldfield, co. War., deceased.  MS 3375/446197  1853-1875

Memorandum of agreement between John Belliss of Birmingham, draper, executor of the will of Richard Brookholding Menlove Dawes, late of Birmingham, deceased, Catherine Dawes of Birmingham, widow, and Charles Fiddian the younger of Birmingham, coffin furniture and nail manufacturer, for the sale by the said John Belliss of the business formerly carried on by the said Richard Brookholding Menlove Dawes as coffin furniture and nail manufacturer in GreatBrook Street, Birmingham.  MS 3375/446198  24 March 1853

Indenture between Catherine Dawes of Birmingham, widow of Richard Brookholding Menlove Dawes, late of Birmingham, coffin furniture and nail manufacturer, deceased, Digby Jenkins of Smallheath, accountant, Hannah, his wife, Jane Dawes of Birmingham, spinster, Susannah Dawes of Birmingham, spinster, Andrew Dawes of Birmingham, commercial clerk, Eliza Dawes of Birmingham, spinster, Robert Dawes of Birmingham, factor's clerk, Thomas Dawes of Liverpool, co. Lancs., draper's clerk, and Sarah Dawes of Wandsworth House, co. Surrey, spinster, and John Bellis of Birmingham, draper, being a release of the said John Belliss from all acts of management of the estate of the said Richard Brookholding Menlove Dawes. Endorsed with indenture, dated 26 September, 1864 between the said Catherine Dawes, John Francis and Thomas Phillips, trustees of the Birmingham and Midland Banking Company, the said Digby Jenkins and Hannah, his wife, John Tompson of Birmingham, maltster, Thomas William Mawby, Jane, his wife, the said Jane being formerly the said Jane Dawes, spinster, James Bate of Birmingham, agent, Susannah Knott, widow of William Knott, the said Susannah being formerly the said Susannah Dawes, spinster, the said Andrew Dawes, Eliza Dawes, Robert Dawes, Thomas Dawes and Sarah Dawes, Robert Dawes, Thomas Dawes and Sarah Dawes, and John Boulton of Solihull, co. War., gent., and Morris Banks of Birmingham, chemist, being a further release of the said John Boulton and Morris Banks from the trusts of the will of Richard Brookholding Menlove Dawes.  MS 3375/446199  17 May 1854

Indenture between John Hemming Wilks of Cheltenham, co. Glouc., ironmonger, Lucy Susanna, his wife, Frederick Simms of Hallow, co. Worc., accountant, Augusta Eliza Norman of Worcester, widow, Thomas Henry Simms of Worcester, accountant, and Morris Banks of Edgbaston, gent., concerning bequests under the will of Susannah Dawes of Sutton Coldfield, co. War., widow.  MS 3375/446200  7 April 1875

Lease for a year from George Smith of Dishley, co. Leic., gent., James Hancox of Birmingham, button maker, Archibald Kenrick of Westbromwich, co. Staff., iron founder, and Joseph Smith of Bristol, co. Glouc., merchant, to Thomas Scudamore of Birmingham, hardwareman, and John Lowe of the Ravenhurst, Bordesley, of a messuage and land at Greet Brook in the parish of Yardley and land near Danford Lake in Bordesley.  MS 3375/446231  28 September 1797

Release from George Smith of Dishley, co. Leic., gent., James Hancox of Birmingham, button maker, Archibald Kenrick of Westbromwich, co. Staff., iron founder, and Joseph Smith of Bristol, co. Glouc., merchant, to Thomas Scudamore of Birmingham, hardwareman, and John Lowe of the Ravenhurst, Bordesley, a trustee on behalf of the said Thomas Scudamore, of a messuage and land at Greet Brook in the parish of Yardley and land near Danford Lake in Bordesley.  MS 3375/446232  29 September 1797

Indenture of mortgage from Thomas Scudamore of Birmingham, hardwareman, and John Lowe of the Ravenhurst, Bordesley, gent., a trustee for the said Thomas Scudamore, to William Harrison of Birmingham, brass cock and brass candlestick maker, of a messuage and land at Greet Brook in the parish of Yardley and land near Danford Lake in Bordesley.  MS 3375/446233  5 September 1803

Bond from Thomas Scudamore of Birmingham, hardwareman, to William Harrison of Birmingham, brass cock and brass candlestick maker, to secure the sum of £750.  MS 3375/446234  5 September 1803

Lease for a year from Thomas Scudamore of Birmingham, hardwareman and cutler, John Lowe of the Ravenhurst, Bordesley, gent., and Thomas Orton of Birmingham, baker to John Worrall of Birmingham, tailor and habit maker, of messuages and land at Greet Brook in the parish of Yardley and land near Danford Lake in Bordesley.  MS 3375/446235  14 September 1810

Indenture of mortgage from Thomas Scudamore of Birmingham, hardwareman and cutler, John Lowe of the Ravenhurst, Bordesley, gent., and Thomas Orton of Birmingham baker, to John Worrall of Birmingham, tailor and habit maker, of messuages and land at Great Brook in the parish of Yardley and land near Danford Lake in Bordesley.  MS 3375/446236  15 September 1810

Bond from Thomas Scudamore of Birmingham, hardwareman and cutler, to John Worrall of Birmingham, tailor and habit maker, to secure performance of covenants.  MS 3375/446237  15 September 1810

Lease for a year from John Worrall of Birmingham, coal merchant, son of John Worrall, late of Birmingham, tailor, deceased, William Harley of Birmingham, snuffer maker, and Elizabeth, his wife, to Thomas Scudamore of Greet Brook in the parish of Yardley, gent., of messuages and land at Greet Brook and land near Danford Lake in Bordesley.  MS 3375/446238  28 September 1824

Indenture between John Worrall of Birmingham, coal merchant, son of John Worrall, late of Birmingham, tailor, deceased, William Harley of Birmingham, snuffer maker, Elizabeth his wife, William Ashburner of Edgbaston, gent., executors of the will of the said John Worrall, deceased Esther Houldin of Deritend, widow, Thomas Scudamore of Greet Brook in the parish of Yardley, gent., and John Rawlins of Birmingham, gent., being a re-conveyance to the said Thomas Scudamore of messuages and land at Greet Brook in the parish of Yardley and land near Danford Lake in Bordesley.  MS 3375/446239  29 September 1824

Lease for a year from Thomas Scudamore of Greet, gent., and John Rawlins of Birmingham, gent., to William Lyon Bickley of Birmingham, merchant and Thomas Paine of Birmingham, wireworker, of land at Greet Brook and a messuage built upon part of the said land.  MS 3375/446240  14 October 1824

Indenture between Thomas Scudamore of Greet, gent., John Rawlins of Birmingham, gent., Sarah Harrison of Ashted, widow, William Lowe, gent., John Taylor, merchant, John Lewly, brassfounder, and James Harrison, cock founder, all of Birmingham, executrix and executors of the will of William Harrison, late of Birmingham brass cock founder and brass candlestick maker, deceased, William Walker Jenkins of Birmingham, brassfounder, Mary, his wife, William Lyon Bickley of Birmingham, merchant, Thomas Paine of Birmingham, wire worker and Thomas Tyndall of Birmingham, gent concerning land at Greet Brook and a messuage built upon part of the said land. Plan.  MS 3375/446241  15 October 1824

Indenture between Thomas Scudamore of Greet, gent., William Lyon Bickley, merchant and Thomas Paine, wire worker, both of Birmingham, being a covenant for the production of title deeds relating to a messuage and land at Greet Brook.  MS 3375/446242  12 November 1824

Lease for a year from William Lyon Bickley, merchant, Thomas Paine, wire worker, William Walker Jenkins, brassfounder, Mary, his wife, and John Welchman Whateley, gent., all of Birmingham, to John Kempson of Birmingham, land surveyor, of land at Greet Brook and a messuage built upon part of the said land.  MS 3375/446243  10 August 1835

Indenture between William Lyon Bickley, merchant, Thomas Paine, wire worker, William Walker Jenkins, brassfounder, Mary, his wife, John Welchman Whateley, gent., Thomas Tyndall, gent., John Kempson, land surveyor, John Simcox, the younger, gent., and Thomas Simcox, gent., all of Birmingham, concerning land at Greet Brook and a messuage built upon part of the said land. With certificate from etc. commissioners appointed for taking the acknowledgment of deeds of married women annexed.  MS 3375/446244  11 August 1835

Indenture between John Simcox of Birmingham, gent., John Kempson of Birmingham, land surveyor, Thomas Simcox of Birmingham, gent., and John Homer of Edgbaston, gent., being a release to the said John Homer of Edgbaston, gent., being a release to the said John Homer of land at Greet Brook and two messuages built upon part of the said land upon trust to sell, for securing the sum of £600. With lease for year annexed.  MS 3375/446245  2 January 1838

Indenture between John Kempson of Birmingham, land surveyor, Thomas Scudamore of Greet, farmer, Edwin Walford Simcox of Birmingham, gent., and Thomas Simcox of Birmingham gent., being a release of the equity of redemption in land at Greet Brook and two messuages built upon part of the said land. With lease for a year annexed.  MS 3375/446246  30 November 1838

Indenture between John Homer of Edgbaston, gent., Thomas Scudamore of Greet, farmer, Edwin Walford Simcox of Birmingham, gent., and Thomas Simcox of Birmingham, gent., and Thomas Simcox of Birmingham, gent., being a transfer of mortage in trust to sell, of land at Greet Brook and two messuages built upon part of the said land. With lease for a year annexed.  MS 3375/446247  29 February 1840

Re-assignment of mortage from Edwin Walford Simcox of Birmingham, gent., to Goodwin Lloyd of Bridgnorth, co. Salop, draper, and Ann Scudamore of Coleshill Heath, co. War., spinster, of land at Greet Brook and two messuages built upon part of the said land.  MS 3375/446248  25 March 1843

Schedule of deeds relating to property at Greet in the parish of Yardley. 28 September, 1797 - 14 October, 1852.  MS 3375/446249  14 October 1852

Indenture between Samuel Painter, late of Birmingham, then of Liverpool, co. Lancs., druggist, John Belliss of Birmingham, draper, Edmund Norton of Birmingham, brush maker, Joseph Green of Greet, brass founder, and John Suckling, the younger, of Birmingham, gent., concerning a messuage and land Greet.  MS 3375/446250  14 October 1852

Agreement between John Belliss, William Painter Belliss and John Fisher Belliss upon the dissolution of the late firm of John Belliss and Son, wollen and linen drapers of Birmingham, and the formation of the new firm of John Belliss and Sons.  MS 3375/446251  22 April 1856

Probate copy of the will of John Belliss of Birmingham, draper. Will dated 22 December, 1855. Codicils dated 22 April, 1856 and 11 June, 1858. Probate granted 18 February, 1860.  MS 3375/446252  18 February 1860

Indenture between Elizabeth Belliss of Edgbaston, widow, William Painter Belliss of Birmingham, draper, John Fisher Belliss of Birmingham, draper, George Edward Belliss of Birmingham, engineer, Catherine Sarah Belliss of Edgbaston, spinster, John Boulton of Solihull, co. War., gent., and Morris Banks of Birmingham, chemist, concerning the estate of John Belliss, late of Birmingham, then of Edgbaston, draper, deceased.  MS 3375/446253  22 May 1860

Draft copy of indenture between William Painter Belliss and John Fisher Belliss, both of Birmingham, being a dissolution of partnership as woollen and linen drapers.  MS 3375/446254  20 May 1861

Indenture between Elizabeth Belliss of Edgbaston, widow, William Painter Belliss formerly of Birmingham, draper, then of London, accountant, John Fisher Belliss of Birmingham, draper, George Edward Belliss of Birmingham, engineer, Catherine Sarah Belliss of Edgbaston, spinster, John Boulton of Solihull, co. War., gent., and Morris Banks of Birmingham, chemist, whereby the said George Edward Belliss charges his fourth part of the estate under the will of John Belliss, late of Birmingham, then of Edgbaston, draper, deceased, with repayment of the sum of £500.  MS 3375/446255  21 June 1862

Indenture of mortage from William Painter Belliss, late of Birmingham, draper, then of London, gent., to Samuel Lipscomb Seckham of Oxford, gent., of a share and interest under the will of John Belliss late of Birmingham, draper, deceased; with assignment of a policy of assurance on the life of the said William Painter Belliss, with incidental papers annexed.  MS 3375/446257  20 December 1865

Indenture between George Edward Belliss of Birmingham, engineer, Elizabeth Belliss of Edgbaston, widow, William Painter Belliss of London, accountant, Samuel Lipscomb Seckham of Oxford, gent., John Fisher Belliss of Birmingham, draper, Thomas Dancer Parrott of Birmingham, bankers clerk, Catherine Sarah, his wife, formerly Catherine Sarah Belliss, spinster, John Boulton of Solihull, co. War., gent., and Morris Banks of Birmingham, chemist, being a further charge by the said George Edward Belliss upon his fourth part of the estate under the will of John Belliss, late of Birmingham, then of Edgbaston, draper, deceased.  MS 3375/446258  3 March 1866

Indenture between John Fisher Belliss of Birmingham, draper and John Ogdin Bacchus of Leamington, co. War., esq., John Aston of Birmingham, button manufacturer, and Samuel Rawlins of Birmingham, merchant, trustees and directors of the Birmingham Town and District Banking Company, being a mortgage by the said John Fisher Belliss of a reversionary share of the estate under the will of John Belliss late of Birmingham, draper, deceased.  MS 3375/446259  29 June 1866

Re-assignment of mortage from Samuel Lipscomb Seckham of Oxford, gent., at the request of William Painter Belliss of London, gent., to George Edward Belliss of Birmingham, engineer, and Thomas Dancer Parrott of Birmingham, bankers clerk, of the share of the said William Painter Belliss in the estate under the will of John Belliss of Birmingham, his father, and a policy of assurance on the life of the said William Painter Belliss.  MS 3375/446260  6 February 1867

Indenture between Elizabeth Belliss of Edgaston, widow, William Painter Belliss of London, gent., John Fisher Belliss of Birmingham, draper, George Edward Belliss of Birmingham, engineer, Thomas Dancer Parrott of Birmingham, bankers clerk, Catherine Sarah, his wife, John Boulton of Solihull, co. War., gent., and Morris Banks of Birmingham, chemist, concerning money matters in connection with the estate of John Belliss late of Birmingham, deceased.  MS 3375/446261  7 February 1867

Indenture between George Edward Belliss of Birmingham, engineer, Thomas Dancer Parrott of Birmingham, bankers clerk, William Painter Belliss of London, gent., John Boulton of Solihull, co. War., gent., and Morris Banks of Birmingham, chemist, being a mortgage of one fourth share of the said William Painter Belliss of trust monies under the will of John Belliss, late of Birmingham and afterwards of Edgbaston, draper, deceased. Endorsed with further charge dated 28 March, 1868.  MS 3375/446262  29 June 1867

Probate copy of the will of Elizabeth Belliss of Birmingham, widow. Will dated 25 March, 1869. Probate granted 21 October, 1872.  MS 3375/446263  21 October 1872

Indenture between George Edward Belliss of Birmingham, engineer, Thomas Dancer Parrott of Birmingham, bankers clerk, William Painter Belliss of London, gent., John Fisher Belliss of Birmingham, draper, Catherine Sarah, wife of the said Thomas Dancer Parrott, John Boulton of Solihull, co. War., gent., and Morris Banks of Birmingham, gent., being a release of claims on the distribution of trust funds under the will of John Belliss, late of Birmingham and afterwards of Edgbaston, draper, deceased.  MS 3375/446264  14 November 1873

Schedule of deeds and other papers relating to the estate under the will of John Belliss late of Birmingham, draper, deceased. 1850-1882.  MS 3375/446265  1882

Lease for seven years from Thomas Evans of Birmingham, tailor and draper, to John Belliss and Daniel Fisher, both of Birmingham, linen and woollen draper of a messuage and premises in Bull Street. 1 April, 1826. With lease dated 16 May, 1832 from Thomas Moore Evans, son of the said Thomas Evans, to the said John Belliss and Daniel Fisher for a further term of seven years, endorsed.  MS 3375/446266  1 April 1826

Memorandum of agreement between John Belliss of Birmingham, draper, and Henry Mayers of London, carver and gilder, for the lease to the said Henry Mayers of a messuage and premises in Bull Street.  MS 3375/446267  8 April 1846

Memorandum of agreement between John Belliss of Birmingham, draper, and the Birmingham and Oxford Junction Railway Company by John Lewis Hornblower, their agent, for the sale and purchase of two freehold messuages and premises in Bull Street.  MS 3375/446268  1 February 1847

Memorandum of agreement between John Belliss of Birmingham, draper by John Chesshire of Birmingham, surveyor, his agent, and the Birmingham and Oxford Junction Railway Company by John Lewis Hornblower, their agent, for the sale and purchase of two messuages and premises in Bull Street. Plan.  MS 3375/446269  1 February 1847

Draft copy of MS 3375/446269  MS 3375/446270  nd

Draft copy of grant from John Belliss of Birmingham, draper, to the Birmingham and Oxford Junction Railway Company of two messuages and premises in Bull Street.  MS 3375/446271  12 March 1847

Plan showing the line of the Birmingham and Oxford Junction Railway through property near Bull Street belonging to John Belliss as lessee and occupier. With incidental papers annexed. Printed and manuscript.  MS 3375/446272  1815

Memorandum of agreement between John Belliss of Birmingham, draper, and Richard Hall of Cirencester, co. Glouc., land agent on behalf of the Birmingham and Oxford Junction Railway Company concerning tunnelling under premises in Bull Street. Plan.  MS 3375/446273  29 July 1851

Draft copy, of MS 3375/446273 dated 1847.  MS 3375/446274  [n.d.]

Draft copy, of MS 3375/446273 dated 1851.  MS 3375/446275  [n.d.]

Notice from John Belliss of Birmingham to the Birmingham and Oxford Junction Railway Company, of damage caused to property belonging to the said John Belliss in Bull Street, Birmingham, in the excavation of a tunnel under the said property.  MS 3375/446276  29 January 1852

Draft copy of assignment from John Belliss of Birmingham, draper, to the Birmingham and Oxford Junction Railway Company of a leasehold messuage and premises in Bull Street.  MS 3375/446277  6 February 1852

Lease for twenty one years from the Birmingham and Oxford Junction Railway Company to George Powell of Birmingham, linen draper, of a messuage and premises in Bull Street, Birmingham.; Cancelled.  MS 3375/446278  18 July 1854

Lease for twenty one years from John Belliss of Edgbaston, gent., to John Powell of Birmingham, linen draper, of a messuage and premises in Bull Street. Endorsed with surrender dated 21 July, 1860, from William Middleton of Manchester, co. Lancs., bookkeeper, and Charles Watson and William Godfrey Mason of Manchester, merchants, to Elizabeth Belliss, widow of the said John Belliss, of the said property.  MS 3375/446279  21 May 1856

Counterpart of lease for twenty one years from John Belliss of Edgbaston, gent., to George Powell of Birmingham, linen draper, of a messuage and premises in Bull Street.  MS 3375/446280  21 May 1856

Assignment from Charles Watson and William Godfrey Mason, both of Manchester, co. Lancs., merchants, to William Middleton of Manchester, bookkeeper, of a messuage and premises in Bull Street, Birmingham. With incidental papers annexed.  MS 3375/446281  14 May 1860

Schedule of deeds relating to premises in Bull Street, Birmingham. 1 April, 1826 - 9 May, 1862.  MS 3375/446282  c 1871

Copy of grant from John Boulton of Birmingham, draper, and Morris Banks of Birmingham, chemist, by the direction of Isaac Horton of Birmingham, provision merchant, to Charles Benson of Birmingham, confectioner, of a messuage and premises in Bull Street.  MS 3375/446283  1873

Copy of lease for ninety nine years from the Governors of the possessions, revenues and goods of the Free Grammar School of King Edward the Sixth in Birmingham, to George Ozwell of Birmingham, ironfounder, of land adjoining Vauxhall Street and Gem Street. Plan.  MS 3375/446722  28 April 1852

Schedule of deeds relating to property at Balsall Heath, Bull Street, Greet and adjoining Gem Street and Vauxhall Street, Birmingham. 1831-1854.  MS 3375/446723  12 September 1860

Copy of assignment from John Boulton of Solihull, co. War., gent., and Morris Banks of Edgbaston, gent., to George Edward Belliss of Birmingham, engineer, of leasehold land and premises adjoining Gem Street and Vauxhall Street, Birmingham.  MS 3375/446724  30 September 1873

Lease for fourteen years from John Parker of Edgbaston, saddler's ironmonger, and Ann Parker of Edgbaston, widow, by the direction of Henrietta Blakesley, late of Kenilworth, then of Meriden, co. War., widow, Robert Marshall of London, gent., Harriet, his wife, Caroline Blakesley of Meriden, spinster, and Charles Blakesley of Meriden, wine merchant, to Thomas Hill and George Edwin Hill, both of Birmingham, linen and woollen drapers, of a messuage and premises in High Street, Birmingham.  MS 3375/446725  30 August 1841

Agreement between John Parker, Ann Parker, Henrietta Blakesley, John Henry Blakesley, Robert Marshall, Harriett, his wife, Caroline Blakesley and Charles Blakesley and Thomas Hill and George Edwin Hill concerning the removal of a pump at premises in High Street, Birmingham.  MS 3375/446726  7 January 1842

Draft copy of lease for thirty one years from Charles Blakesley of Meriden, co. War., gent., Robert Marshall of Upper Holloway London, Harriet, his wife, and Caroline Blakesley of Meriden, spinster, to John Belliss of Birmingham, draper, of a messuage and premises in High Street, Birmingham.  MS 3375/446727  26 March 1852

Schedule of deeds relating to premises in High Street. 30 August, 1841 - 26 March, 1852.  MS 3375/446728  26 March 1852

Indenture between Mary Cottrell of Deretend Deritend, spinster, John Newey of Deretend, fork maker, Joseph Cottrell of Deretend, file cutter, brother of the said Mary Cottrell, and Henry Geast of Birmingham, gent., being a settlement previous to the marriage of the said John Newey and Mary Cottrell, of three messuages in Deretend and the sum of £100.  MS 3375/446729  9 November 1768

Copy of indenture between Samuel Wakefield of Birmingham, brickmaker, Elizabeth Wakefield of Birmingham, spinster, his daughter, Charles Grove of Birmingham, tea dealer, Henry Grove of Small Heath, gent., and George Grove of Small Heath, corn factor, being a settlement previous to the marriage of the said Charles Grove and Elizabeth Wakefield of three messuages and land in Witton Street.  MS 3375/446730  25 May 1836

Indenture between Sarah Painter, wife of William Painter of Bordesley, the said William Painter, John Bellis of Birmingham, draper, and Benjamin Tonks of Birmingham, factor, concerning monies under the settlement upon the marriage of the said Sarah Painter, formerly Sarah Hawkes and William Painter.  MS 3375/446731  20 July 1838

Copy of indenture between John Belliss of Birmingham, draper, and Harriet Titterton of Birmingham, widow, being a covenant for the production of title deeds relating to property in Cherry Street.  MS 3375/446732  30 July 1844

Copy of grant from John Boulton late of Birmingham, draper, then of Solihull, co. War., gent., and Morris Banks of Edgbaston, gent., to Thomas Hodgkins of Edgbaston, licensed victualler, of a messuage called Norland House and land at Greet.  MS 3375/446733  30 June 1873

Copy of grant from John Boulton of Solihull, co. War., gent., and Morris Banks of Edgbaston, gent., to John Fisher Belliss of Birmingham, draper, of a messuage and land in Sherbourne Road, Balsall Heath.  MS 3375/446734  30 September 1873

Copy of the will of William Acton Gammon of the Green Lanes, Aston, glass manufacturer. Will dated 4 January, 1839. Probate granted 22 May, 1839.  MS 3375/446735  22 May 1839

Copy of the will of William Gammon of Aston juxta Birmingham and of the Belmont Glass Works in the parish of Aston, merchant. Will dated 2 December, 1839. Probate granted 4 May, 1841.  MS 3375/446736  4 May 1841

Will of William Leonard of Birmingham, steel toymaker. Will dated November, 1810. Codicil dated 16 September, 1814.  MS 3375/446737  November 1810

Will of William Leonard of Aston, steel toy maker.  MS 3375/446738  14 February 1822

Probate copy of the will of Henry Leonard, saw manufacturer, of Birmingham. Will dated 2 February, 1840. Probate granted 12 August, 1840.  MS 3375/446739  12 August 1840

Grant from Brian Waller and Rolland Hubersty to Roger Strikland and Alice, his wife, of lands and tenements in Hellissell in the town of Strikland Ketill Strickland Ketel, co. Westmorland.  MS 3375/446740  14 June 2 Ric III 1485

Deed poll whereby Owen ap David ap Rees of Keele, co. Montgomery, yeoman, confirms to Arthur Pryce of Vaynor, co. Montgomery, esq., a messuage and land in Keele.  MS 3375/446741  16 November 1589

Abstract of indenture between William Baldwin of Stratford upon Avon, co. War., farmer and maltster, Mary Ann Findon of Leamington, co. War., wife of John Findon of Warwick, grocer, Henry Baldwin of Stratford upon Avon, butcher, John Belliss of Birmingham, draper, and William Warrilow of Stratford upon Avon, schoolmaster, being a settlement of certain monies for the sole use of the said Mary Ann Findon. With incidental papers annexed.  MS 3375/446742  29 September 1835

Letters Patent of Queen Victoria granted to John Richard Dedicoat of Pegasus Works, Coventry, for certain improvements in bicycles and in the parts ordinarily used in connection therewith.  MS 3375/446743  3 January 1877

Great Seal in metal skippet cracked.

Release from the Rt. Hon. Archibald Macdonald, Lord Chief Baron of His Majesty's Court of Exchequer at Westminster, and the Rev. Spencer Madan of Birmingham, clerk, by the direction of the Rt. Hon. Lady Elizabeth Euphemia Inge and William Phillips Inge of Thorpe Constantine, co. Staff., esq., her husband, to the said William Phillips Inge of land adjoining New Street, Paradise Street, and Ann Street afterwards Colmore Row, Birmingham.  MS 3375/446808  12 May 1803

Copy of MS 3375/446808  MS 3375/446809  nd

Lease for a year from William Phillips Inge of Thorpe Constantine, co. Staff., esq., to the Rev. Charles Curtis, Rector of St. Martin's, Birmingham, the Rev. Edmund Outram, Rector of St. Phillip's, Birmingham, and James Woolley, John Cope and Henry Perkins, all of Birmingham, esqs., of land adjoining New Street, Paradise Street and Ann Street afterwards Colmore Row, Birmingham.  MS 3375/446810  1 September 1812

Release from William Phillips Inge of Thorpe Constantine, co. Staff., esq., to the Rev. Charles Curtis, Rector of St. Martin's, Birmingham, the Rev. Edmund Outram, Rector of St. Phillip's, Birmingham, James Woolley, John Cope and Henry Perkins, all of Birmingham, esqs., trustees of Christ Church, Birmingham, of land adjoining New Street, Paradise Street and Ann Street afterwards Colmore Row, Birmingham, the site of the said in part erected church.  MS 3375/446811  2 September 1812

Copy of MS 3375/446811  MS 3375/446812  nd

Attested copy of MS 3375/446811  MS 3375/446813  nd

Attested copy of petition from the Rev. Charles Curtis, Rector of St.Martin's, Birmingham, and others, Commissioners under an Act for erecting a new church to be called Christ Church in the town of Birmingham, to the Rt. Rev. James Cornwallis, Lord Bishop of Lichfield and Coventry for the consecration of the said church.  MS 3375/446814  29 May 1813

Lease for forty two years from the Rev. Charles Curtis, Rector of St. Martin's, Birmingham, the Rev. Edmund Outram, Rector of St. Philips, Birmingham, James Woolley, John Cope and Henry Perkins, all of Birmingham, esq., trustees of Christ Church, Birmingham, by the direction of James Cornwallis, Bishop of Lichfield and Coventry and the Rev. William Vyse, archdeacon of Coventry, to Charles Norton of Birmingham, builder, of land and premises in New Street, Birmingham.  MS 3375/446815  15 June 1813

Counterpart of MS 3375/446815  MS 3375/446816  1813

Attested copy of the sentence of consecration of Christ Church, Birmingham, by the Rt. Rev. James Cornwallis, Lord Bishop of Lichfield and Coventry.  MS 3375/446817  6 July 1813

Assignment from Charles Norton of Birmingham, builder, to James Woolley of Birmingham, banker, of leasehold land and premises in New Street.  MS 3375/446818  26 February 1814

Copy of a Bill to amend and render more effectual two Acts of His present Majesty George III for erecting a new church to be called Christ Church in the Town of Birmingham and for other purposes.  MS 3375/446819  59 Geo III 1817

Lease for a year from the Rev. Charles Curtis, Rector of the parish of St. Martin, Birmingham, James Woolley banker, John Cope, gent., Walter William Capper, merchant, and John Wilkes Unett, gent., all of Birmingham, trustees of Christ Church, Birmingham, to Theodore Price of Harborne, esq., of six shops and other premises in New Street, four of the said shops being situated under the area of Christ Church.  MS 3375/446820  5 December 1821

Indenture between the Rev. Charles Curtis, Rector of the parish of St. Martin, Birmingham, James Woolley, banker, John Cope, gent., Walter William Capper, merchant, and John Wilkes Unett, gent., all of Birmingham, trustees of Christ Church, Birmingham the Rev. John Hume Spry of Edgbaston, the Rt. Rev. James Cornwallis, Bishop of Lichfield and Coventry, the Rev. Charles Buckeridge, Archdeacon of Coventry, Theodore Price of Harborne, esq., and George Barker of Birmingham, gent., being a release to the said Theodore Price of six shops and other premises in New Street, four of the said shops being situated under the area of Christ Church. Endorsed with memorandum of agreement, dated 1 September, 1828, between the Rt. Rev. Henry Ryder, Bishop of Lichfield and Coventry, the Rev. George Hodson, minister of Christ Church and the said Theodore Price concerning alterations to the said premises. Plans.  MS 3375/446821  6 December 1821

Another copy of MS 3375/446821  MS 3375/446822  nd

Surrender by James Woolley of Birmingham, banker, to Theodore Price of Harborne, esq., of leasehold land and premises in New Street.  MS 3375/446823  7 December 1821

Lease for a year from the Rev. Spencer Madan of Lichfield, co. Staff., doctor in divinity, and William Phillips Inge of Thorpe Constantine, co. Staff., esq., to Theodore Price of Harborne, esq., of a piece of land in New Street, Birmingham.  MS 3375/446824  3 September 1827

Indenture between the Rev. Spencer Madan of Lichfield, co. Staff., doctor in divinity, William Phillips Inge of Thorpe Constantine, co. Staff., esq., Lady Elizabeth Euphemia Inge, his wife, Theodore Price of Harborne, esq., and George Barker of Birmingham, gent., being a release to the said Theodore Price of a piece of land in New Street, Birmingham, to hold for trusts recited.  MS 3375/446825  4 September 1827

Lease for twenty one years from Theodore Price of Harborne, esq., to William Jones of Birmingham, trunk maker, of two messuages and premises in New Street.  MS 3375/446826  26 January 1831

Counterpart of MS 3375/446826  MS 3375/446827  1831

Lease for seven years from Laura Price of Tunbridge Wells, co. Kent, spinster, to Thomas George Jackson of Birmingham, tobacconist of shops and premises numbered 76 and 77 New Street, Birmingham. Plan.  MS 3375/446828  5 February 1870

Counterpart of lease for seven years from Laura Price of Tunbridge Wells, co. Kent, spinster, to John Harford Wrighton Cadby of Birmingham, bookseller, of a shop and premises numbered 74 New Street, Birmingham, near Christ Church Passage. Plan.  MS 3375/446829  14 March 1870

Counterpart of lease for seven years from Laura Price of Tunbridge Wells, co. Kent, spinster, to Thomas Spencer Copner of Birmingham, fishmonger, of premises numbered 72 and 73 New Street, Birmingham, and a messuage adjoining in Christ Church Passage. Plan.  MS 3375/446830  24 March 1870

Counterpart of lease for seven years from Laura Price of Tunbridge Wells, co. Kent, spinster, to James Cox of Birmingham, poulterer, of premises numbered 78 New Street, Birmingham. Plan.  MS 3375/446831  24 March 1870

Schedule of deeds and writings relating to Christ Church Schools, Birmingham. 11 May, 1788 - 23 December, 1864  MS 3375/446832  2 May 1873

Copy of MS 3375/446832  MS 3375/446833  nd

Counterpart of lease for ten years from Laura Price of Tunbridge Wells, co. Kent, spinster, to Samuel Amphlet of Birmingham, manufacturer, of premises numbered 72 and 73 New Street, Birmingham, and a messuage adjoining in Christ Church Passage. Plan.  MS 3375/446834  31 October 1876

Counterpart of lease for ten years from Laura Price of Tunbridge Wells, co. Kent, spinster, to William Downing of Birmingham, bookseller, of premises numbered 74 New Street, Birmingham, near Christ Church Passage.  MS 3375/446835  31 October 1876

Counterpart of lease for ten years from Laura Price of Tunbridge Wells, co. Kent, spinster, to Samuel Harrison Rudge of Birmingham, saddlery and harness manufacturer, of premises numbered 75 New Street, Birmingham. Plan.  MS 3375/446836  29 November 1876

Counterpart of lease for ten years from Laura Price of Tunbridge Wells, co. Kent, spinster, to Newton Wilson of London, machine manufacturer, of premises numbered 78 and 79 New Street, Birmingham. Plan.  MS 3375/446837  20 February 1877

Counterpart of lease for seven years from Ann Green Gertrude Rolleston of Tunbridge Wells, co. Kent, and of London, spinster, to William Downing of Birmingham, bookseller, of premises numbered 74 New Street, Birmingham, near Christ Church Passage. Plan.  MS 3375/446838  24 March 1887

Counterpart of lease for seven years from Ann Green Gertrude Rolleston of Tunbridge Wells, co. Kent, and of London, spinster, to George Grice the elder, of Edgbaston, gent., of premises numbered 76 New Street, Birmingham. Plan.  MS 3375/446839  24 March 1887

Counterpart of lease for seven years from Ann Green Gertrude Rolleston of Tunbridge Wells, co. Kent, and of London, spinster, to William Trott of Birmingham, tobacconist, of premises numbered 77 New Street, Birmingham. Plan.  MS 3375/446840  24 March 1887

Counterpart of lease for seven years from Ann Green Gertrude Rolleston of Tunbridge Wells, co. Kent., and of London, spinster, to Arthur Moore of Birmingham, oyster merchant, of premises numbered 78 and 79 New Street, Birmingham.  MS 3375/446841  24 March 1887

Abstract of title of the trustees of the will of Ann Green Tertrude Rolleston late of Tunbridge Wells, co. Kent, and of London, deceased, to freehold messuages and premises in New Street, Birmingham. 5 December, 1821-1 May, 1894. Plans.  MS 3375/446842  1894

Schedule of deeds and documents relating to freehold land and buildings bounded by New Street, Paradise Street, Colmore Row, Waterloo Street and Christ Church Passage in Birmingham, belonging to John Carter O'Neal and Warner James Halsey and mortgaged to the trustees of the Birmingham Churches Act, 1897 to secure the sum of £30,000. 11 May, 1803 - 1 June, 1900  MS 3375/446843  1 June 1900

Indenture of mortgage from Daniel Hawksford of Birmingham, whitawer, and Mary, his wife, to Benjamin Palmer of Olton End Olton, co. War., esq., of a messuage and land called Witton Fields in Handsworth.  MS 3375/447008  16 August 1751

Assignment of mortgage from Benjamin Palmer of Olton End Olton, co. War., esq., by the direction of Daniel Hawksford of Birmingham, whitawer, to Simon Harris of Birmingham, gent., of a messuage and land called Witton Fields in Handsworth, Birmingham.  MS 3375/447009  11 October 1753

Bond from Daniel Hawksford of Birmingham, whitawer, to Simon Harris of Birmingham, gent., to secure the sum of £130.  MS 3375/447010  11 October 1753

Probate copy of the will of Daniel Hawksford of Birmingham, collar maker. Will dated 14 April, 1761. Probate granted 20 August, 1763.  MS 3375/447011  20 August 1763

Indenture of mortgage from Mary Hawkesford of Birmingham, widow of Daniel Hawkesford of Birmingham, whittawer, deceased, and Mary Hawkesford of Birmingham, spinster, daughter of the said Daniel Hawkesford to Mary Harris and Joanna Harris, both of Birmingham, spinsters, of a messuage, land and premises in Handsworth.  MS 3375/447012  22 August 1765

Lease for a year from John Hawkesford of Birmingham, gun finisher, Mary Hawkesford of Birmingham, spinster and Catherine Hawkesford of Birmingham, spinster, to John Whately of Birmingham, gunmaker, of a messuage and lands called Witton Fields in Handsworth.  MS 3375/447013  25 March 1779

Release from John Hawkesford of Birmingham, gunfinisher, Mary Hawkesford of Birmingham, spinster, and Catherine Hawkesford of Birmingham, spinster, to John Whately of Birmingham, gun maker, of a messuage and lands called Witton Fields in Handsworth.  MS 3375/447014  26 March 1779

Assignment from Mary Harris and Joanna Harris, both of Birmingham, spinsters, by the direction of John Hawkesford of Birmingham, gunfinisher, Mary Hawkesford of Birmingham, spinster, and Catherine Hawkesford of Birmingham, spinster, and upon the nomination of John Whately of Birmingham, gunmaker, to Thomas Moore of Handsworth, gent., of a messuage and lands called Witton Fields in Handsworth for the residue of two terms of one thousand years in trust for the said John Whately.  MS 3375/447015  26 March 1779

Probate copy of the will of John Whately of Handsworth, merchant. Will dated 10 March, 1792. Codicil dated 20 July, 1794. Probate granted 22 August, 1794.  MS 3375/447016  22 August 1794

Probate copy of the will of Elizabeth Barker of Coleshill, co. War., spinster. Will dated 10 November, 1798. Probate granted 3 August, 1801.  MS 3375/447017  3 August 1801

Lease for a year from Edward Palmer, esq., William Smith, banker, Thomas Barker, esq., Thomas Cooper, refiner, and Joseph Gibbs, merchant, all of Birmingham, to Henry Piddock Whately of Handsworth, esq., of land near the Hawthorn Tree in Handsworth.  MS 3375/447018  22 May 1809

Indenture between Edward Palmer, esq., William Smith, banker, Thomas Barker, esq., Thomas Cooper, refiner, and Joseph Gibbs, merchant, all of Birmingham, and Henry Piddock Whately and John Whately, both of Handsworth, being a release of land near the Hawthorn Tree in Handsworth.  MS 3375/447019  23 May 1809

Indenture between Mary Whately, the younger, spinster, Elizabeth Whately, spinster, and Catherine Whately, spinster, all of Handsworth, Edward Croxall, the younger, of Sutton Coldfield, co. War., gent., and Henry Piddock Whately, late of Handsworth, then of Tours, France, concerning lands in Handsworth.  MS 3375/447021  26 March 1819

Lease for a year from Matthias Attwood of Birmingham, banker, to Henry Piddock Whately, late of Handsworth, then of Tours, France, of messuages and lands formerly called Witton Fields in Island Lane afterwards Island Road land near the Hawthorn Tree and other land in Handsworth.  MS 3375/447022  22 December 1819

Indenture between Matthias Attwood of Birmingham, banker, Henry Piddock Whately, late of Handsworth, then of Tours, France, esq., and George Barker of Birmingham, gent., being a release of messuages and lands, formerly called Witton Fields, in Island Lane afterwards Island Road land near the Hawthorn Tree and other land in Handsworth.  MS 3375/447023  23 December 1819

Abstract of title to an allotment of land situate in the parish of Handsworth. With counsel's opinions annexed. 10 January, 1720 - Trinity term, 1 Geo. IV 1820  MS 3375/447024  1824

Particulars and conditions of sale of freehold building land adjoining Hampstead Row afterwards Hamstead Road, Soho Road afterwards Villa Road and the Old Walsall Road afterwards Hunters Road. With memorandum of purchase of the said property by George Barker of Birmingham. Printed and manuscript.  MS 3375/447025  1824

Abstract of title to an allotment of land situate in the parish of Handsworth, parts of which were purchased by Mr. George Barker of Birmingham. 29 July, 1735 - 23 September, 1823.  MS 3375/447026  1827

Plan of land near the New Inns, Handsworth, adjoining Island Lane afterwards Island Road, the Turnpike Road from Wolverhampton to Birmingham Holyhead Road and Sandwell Road. E. & C. Robins.  MS 3375/447027  1828

Lease for a year from Henry Piddock Whately, late of Handsworth, then of Tours, France, esq., to George Barker of Birmingham, gent., of messuages and lands, formerly called Witton Fields, and other land in Island Lane afterwards Island Road. Handsworth.  MS 3375/447028  27 December 1830

Release from Henry Piddock Whately, late of Handsworth, then of Tours, France, esq., to George Barker of Birmingham, gent., of messuages and lands, formerly called Witton Fields, and other land in Island Lane afterwards Island Road Handsworth, in trust for sale. Endorsed with lease for a year, dated 3 January, 1833, and indenture, dated 4 January 1833, between the said George Barker, Henry Piddock Whately and George Morris Barker of Birmingham, gent., being a reconveyance to the said Henry Piddock Whately of the said property.  MS 3375/447029  28 December 1830

Lease for ninety-nine years from George Barker of Birmingham, gent., to Isaac Hadley of Birmingham, grocer, of land adjoining Barker Street and Lozells Lane afterwards Lozells Road. Plan.  MS 3375/447030  24 December 1835

Counterpart of MS 3375/447030  MS 3375/447031  1835

Counterpart of lease for ninety nine years from George Barker of Birmingham, gent., to Nathaniel Gill of Handsworth, carpenter, of land in Barker Street. Plan.  MS 3375/447032  26 July 1838

Counterpart of lease for ninety nine years from George Barker of Birmingham, gent., to Jesse Barber of Hockley, tailor, of land in Barker Street. With copy of notice demanding payment of rent, dated 13 December, 1843, annexed. Plan.  MS 3375/447033  7 February 1839

Counterpart of lease for ninety eight years from George Barker of Birmingham, gent., to Jesse Barber of Hockley, tailor, of land in Hunters Lane afterwards Hunters Road. With copy of notice demanding payment of rent, dated 13 December, 1843, and incidental letters annexed.  MS 3375/447034  7 February 1839

Indenture of mortgage from George Barker of Springfield, Birmingham, gent., to John Brown of Whateley, co. War., of freehold land and ground rents in Barker Street, Lozells Lane afterwards Lozells Road and Hunters Lane afterwards Hunters Road. With lease for a year annexed.  MS 3375/447035  24 May 1839

Record of the restoration by Joseph Frederick Ledsam and John Edwards Piercy, esqs., Justices of the Peace, of George Barker of Birmingham, gent., into possession of land in Hunters Lane afterwards Hunters Road formerly leased by him to Jesse Barber of Hockley.  MS 3375/447036  28 December 1843

Record of the restoration by Joseph Frederick Ledsam and William Charles Alston, esqs., Justices of the Peace, of George Barker of Birmingham, gent., into possession of land in Barker Street formerly leased by him to Jesse Barber of Hockley.  MS 3375/447037  28 December 1843

Indenture between John Brown of Whateley, co. War., gent., George Barker of Springfield, Birmingham, gent., and John Henzey Pidcock, late of the Platts in Amblecote, co. Staff., esq., being a reconveyance of land and ground rents in Barker Street, Lozells Road and Hunters Road, Birmingham.  MS 3375/447038  25 December 1844

Deed poll whereby William Anderton of Edgbaston, esq., disclaims all right to estates and trust monies under the will of George Barker, late of Birmingham, gent., deceased.  MS 3375/447039  30 December 1845

Indenture between the Rev. Edward Pyddock of Bisley, co. Glouc., clerk, and Henry Piddock Whately of Cheltenham, co. Glouc., esq., being a covenant for the production of title deeds of lands and hereditaments called Witton Fields and The Island in Handsworth. Birmingham.  MS 3375/447150  8 March 1852

Attested copy of the probate copy of the will of Daniel Morris of Lawton, co. Chester, malster. Will dated 29 December, 1781. Codicil dated 18 November, 1783. Probate granted 24 January, 1791. Copy dated 3 December, 1814.  MS 3375/447093  24 January 1791

Copy of indenture between John Morris of Lawton, co. Chester, gent., John Twiss, the elder, of Alsager, co. Chester, gent., John Twemlow of Shelton, co. Staff., gent., Thomas Twemlow of Liverpool, co. Lancs., merchant, John Twenlow of Oldham, co. Lancs., cotton manufacturer, John Twiss, the younger, of Odd Rode, co. Chester, gent., and the Rev. Richard Bentley of Leek, co. Staff., clerk, being a release of land and premises at Lawton.  MS 3375/447094  27 March 1800

Copy of the will of James Gibson of Liverpool, co. Lancs., corn dealer.  MS 3375/447095  1 January 1802

Indenture between John Morris of Lawton, co. Chester, gent., and William Carter of Liverpool, co. Lancs., merchant, being a deed of copartnership for the manufacture and sale of salt at premises in Betchton, co. Chester.  MS 3375/447096  25 March 1806

Lease for eleven years and three quarters from the Company of the Proprietors of the Grand Junction Canal to John Morris and William Carter of Lawton, co. Chester, saltmerchants, of a wharf in the parish of Paddington London.  MS 3375/447097  6 August 1810

Indenture between John Twemlow of Lawton, co. Chester, gent., and John Morris of Lawton, gent., being a covenant for the production of title deeds of land and premises in Lawton.  MS 3375/447098  24 December 1813

Indenture between John Morris of Church Lawton, co. Chester, gent., and Richard Gibson and John Harrocks of Liverpool, co. Lancs., merchants, executors of the will of James Gibson, late of Liverpool, corn dealer, deceased, concerning lands and premises in Brieryhurst, co. Staff., and Lawton, and two shares in the Trent and Mersey Navigation.  MS 3375/447099  16 December 1814

Bond from John Morris of Lawton, co. Chester, gent., to Richard Gibson and John Harrocks of Liverpool, co. Lancs., merchants, to secure the sum of £2,800.  MS 3375/447100  16 December 1814

Agreement between the Company of Proprietors of the Regents Canal and John Morris and William Carter of Lawton, co. Chester, carriers, concerning a lease of land intended for a wharf in the parish of St. Luke, London.  MS 3375/447101  1 May 1822

Copy of MS 3375/447101  MS 3375/447102  nd

Deed poll whereby Charles Grant and others, Commissioners for the loan of Exchequer Bills, consent to a lease from the Company of Proprietors of the Regents Canal to John Morris and William Carter of Lawton, co. Chester, carriers, of land intended for a wharf in the parish of St. Duke, London.  MS 3375/447103  29 May 1823

Indenture between John Morris of Lawton, co. Chester, gent., and John Carter of Liverpool, co. Lancs., merchant, the Rev. William Carter of Lawton, clerk, James Gibson Carter of Liverpool, corn merchant, and James Naylor of Liverpool, merchant, executors and trustees of the will of William Carter, late of Liverpool, merchant, deceased, dissolving the co-partnership between the said John Morris and William Carter as manufacturers and dealers in salt, with assignment of the partnership effects to the said John Morris.  MS 3375/447104  18 March 1824

Assignment from John Morris of Lawton, co. Chester, salt manufacturer and carrier, to George Barker of Birmingham, gent., his son-in-law, of leasehold land, warehouses and premises at the Regent's Canal Basin, London.  MS 3375/447105  1 April 1826

Certificate of contract from Commissioners for land tax to John Morris, esq., of Church Lawton, co. Chester, for the redemption of land tax charged upon land in the township of Church Lawton. With incidental papers annexed.  MS 3375/447106  1 November 1828

Indenture between Ann Barker of Springfield House, Birmingham, James Watt of Aston Hall, esq., George Morris Barker of Birmingham, gent., John Barker of Springfield and Mary Barker of Springfield, spinster, being a release of Springfield House and lands in Birmingham and lands and premises in Lawton and Odd Rode, co. Chester, and Hungerhill in the parish of Wolstanton, co. Staff., the estate of John Morris, late of Lawton, esq., deceased, and an assignment of the household goods of the said John Morris and land and salt works in Betchton, co. Chester, and land warehouses in London.  MS 3375/447107  31 December 1845

Probate copy of the will of Ann Barker of Regents Park, London, widow. Will and Codicil dated 16 October, 1855. Probate granted 14 November, 1855.  MS 3375/447108  14 November 1855

Probate copy of the will of John Barker of Bushey Heath, co. Herts., gent. Will dated 12 March, 1863. Probate granted 17 April, 1863.  MS 3375/447109  17 April 1863

Indenture between Alfred Greatrex of Dolben House, co. Denbigh, gent., Jessy Tiplady of Birmingham, spinster, John Walker of Birmingham, land surveyor, and Edward Lewis, the younger, of Birmingham, gent., being a settlement previous to the marriage of the said Alfred Greatrex and Jessy Tiplady of premises in Handsworth and Eccleshall, co. Staff.  MS 3375/447226  20 September 1839

Abstract of MS 3375/447226  MS 3375/447227  nd

Extract from the register of Winksley cum Grantley, co. York, recording the baptism of Edward son of Alfred Greatrex of Grantley, farmer, and Jessy, his wife. 11 August, 1844. Extract made 6 July, 1880.  MS 3375/447228  11 August 1844

Indenture between Alfred Greatrex late of Dolben House, co. Denbigh, then of Southsea, co. Hants., gent., Jessy, his wife, Edward Lewis of Shirley Street, co. War., gent., John Greensall of Erdington, builder, and Charles Hayles of Southsea, gent., being an appointment of new trustees under the settlement on the marriage of the said Alfred Greatrex and Jessy, his wife, dated 20 September, 1839, and assignment of the trust funds and estates in Handsworth and Eccleshall, co. Staff.  MS 3375/447229  19 December 1860

Draft copy of indenture between Alfred Greatrex, late of Dolben House, co. Denbigh, then of Southsea, co. Hants., Gent., Jessy, his wife, formerly Jessy Tiplady, Edward Lewis of Shirley Street, co. Warwick, gent., John Greensall of Erdington, builder, and Charles Hayles of Southsea, gent., concerning a settlement, dated 30 September, 1839, upon the marriage of the said Alfred Greatrex and Jessy, his wife, of property in Handsworth, Eccleshall, co. Staff., and Bull Street, Birmingham.  MS 3375/447230  19 December 1860

Indenture between Alfred Greatrex, the elder, of Morrice Town, co. Devon, gent., Alfred Greatrex, the younger, of the same place, gent., and John Smallwood of Birmingham, gent., concerning a messuage and lands in Handsworth and the messuage known by the sign of the Bell and Cuckoo and other lands and premises adjoining the Chester Road and Old Chester Road in the hamlets of Erdington and Sutton Coldfield, co. War.  MS 3375/447231  19 November 1863

Draft copy of articles of agreement between Alfred Greatrex of Southsea, co. Hants., gent., John Greensall of Erdington, builder, and Charles Hayles of Southsea, gent., concerning premises in Bull Street, Birmingham.  MS 3375/447232  7 March 1864

Copy of the will of Alfred Greatrex, the younger, of Southsea, clerk in the Coast Guard Department.  MS 3375/447233  14 March 1871

Draft copy of assignment of mortgage from Thomas Wragg of Aston, stone mason, to John Greensall of Berwood Erdington, gent., of land and premises fronting the Old Chester Road in the parish of Sutton Coldfield, co. War.  MS 3375/447234  6 May 1878

Copy of the will of Alfred Greatrex of Southsea, co. Hants., gent. Will dated 15 January, 1879. Codicil dated 27 March, 1879. With incidental papers annexed.  MS 3375/447235  15 January 1879

Probate copy of the will of Alfred Greatrex, the younger, of Southsea, co. Hants., clerk in the Coast Guard Department. Will dated 14 March, 1871. Probate granted 21 August, 1879.  MS 3375/447236  21 August 1879

Schedule of deeds relating to property at Handsworth and Erdington belonging to Mrs. Mary Ann Greatrex. 19 January 1729/30 - 19 November, 1877.  MS 3375/447237  1880

Draft copy of assignment of mortgage from John Greensall of Berwood Erdington, gent., to Mary Ann Greatrex of Southsea, co. Hants., widow, of land and premises fronting the Old Chester Road in the parish of Sutton Coldfield, co. War.  MS 3375/447238  1880

Draft copy of deed poll whereby Robert Miller of Portsmouth, co. Hants., grocer, renounces the trusts and executorship of the will of Alfred Greatrex, late of Southsea, co. Hants., gent., deceased.  MS 3375/447239  17 January 1880

Deaft copy of indenture between William Bookless Fairgrieve of Edinburgh, gent., Mary, his wife, Frank Pearman of Aston, cashier, Emma Jane, his wife, Mary Ann Greatrex of Southsea, co. Hants., widow, and John Smallwood of Birmingham, gent., being a reconveyance to the use of the said Mary Ann Greatrex of a messuage and premises in Handsworth.  MS 3375/447240  3 March 1880

Attested copy of the will of Mary Ann Greatrex of Southsea, co. Hants., widow.  MS 3375/447241  5 March 1880

Notice from John Smallwood of Birmingham, solicitor, on behalf of Mrs. Mary Ann Greatrex of Southsea, co. Hants., widow, to Edward Hall to deliver up possession of a house and land in Deadmore Lane, afterwards Rookery Road, Handsworth.  MS 3375/447242  17 March 1880

Draft copy of MS 3375/447242  MS 3375/447243  nd

Grant of letters of administration of the estate of Edward Greatrex, late of Southsea, co. Hants., gent., deceased, to John Greensall of Erdington, executor of the will of Alfred Greatrex, his father.  MS 3375/447244  12 November 1880

Release by Mary Ann Greatrex of Southsea, co. Hants., widow, of John Greensall of Berwood, Erdington, gent., from the trusts of the settlement, dated 20 September, 1839, upon the marriage of Alfred Greatrex of Dolben House, co. Denbigh, gent., and Jessie Tiplady of Birmingham.  MS 3375/447245  14 January 1881

Draft copy of MS 3375/447245  MS 3375/447246  nd

Deaft copy of appointment by John Greensall of Berwood, Erdington, gent., of William Childs of Southsea, licensed victualler, and William George Hicks of Southsea, coal merchant, as trustees of the will of Alfred Greatrex late of Southsea, co. Hants., gent., deceased, in the place of the said John Greensall and Robert Miller of Portsmouth, co. Hants., grocer.  MS 3375/447247  July 1881

Deaft copy of indenture between Mary Ann Greatrex of Southsea, co. Hants., widow, and John Greensall of Berwood, Erdington, gent., being a release and indemnity in respect of the real and personal estate of Alfred Greatrex, late of Southsea, gent., deceased.  MS 3375/447248  22 July 1881

Another copy of MS 3375/447248  MS 3375/447249  nd

Agreement between Mary Ann Greatrex of Southsea, co. Hants., widow, and John Rogers of Birmingham, secretary to the Birmingham Freehold Land Society for the sale and purchase of a messuage and land in Deadmore Lane afterwards Rookery Road Handsworth. With papers relating to the title of the said property annexed. Plan.  MS 3375/447250  19 December 1881

Draft copy of agreement between Mary Ann Greatrex of Southsea, co. Hants., widow, and the Birmingham Freehold Land Society for the sale and purchase of a messuage and land in Deadmore Lane, Handsworth afterwards Rookery Road.  MS 3375/447251  December 1881

Another copy of MS 3375/447251: with incidental papers annexed.  MS 3375/447252  nd

Abstract of title of Mary Ann Greatrex of Southsea, co. Hants., to a freehold farm and lands in Deadmore Lane afterwards Rookery Road, Handsworth. 6 July, 1815-3 March, 1880.  MS 3375/447253  1882

Draft copy of grant from Mary Ann Greatrex of Southsea, co. Hants., widow, to Philip Antrobus of Handsworth, jeweller, and David Barr of Edgbaston, gent., of a messuage and premises in Rookery Road, formerly Deadmore Lane, Handsworth.  MS 3375/447254  24 June 1882

Draft copy of indenture between Mary Ann Greatrex of Southsea, co. Hants, widow, Philip Antrobus of Handsworth, jeweller, and David Barr of Edgbaston, gent., concerning the custody and production of a deed relating to premises in Rookery Road, Handsworth.  MS 3375/447255  24 June 1882

Lease for six months from Richard Cartwright of Lawton Mosse, co. Chester, yeoman, to William Cartwright of Bryery Hurst Hamlet Brieryhurst in the parish of Wolstanton, co. Staff., dyer, and William Eardley of Talk Hamlet in the parish of Audley, co. Staff., yeoman, of lands in Bryeryhurst.  MS 3375/447256  27 October 1693

Indenture of mortgage from Richard Cartwright of Lawton Mosse, co. Chester, to William Cartwright of Bryeryhurst Hamlet Brieryhurst in the parish of Wolstanton, co. Staff., dyer, and William Eardley of Talk Hamlet in the parish of Audley, co. Staff., yeoman, of lands in Bryerie Hurst.  MS 3375/447257  28 October 1693

Lease for twelve months from William Eardley, late of Talk Hamlet in the parish of Audley, co. Staff., then of Bradwell, co. Chester, yeoman, to Jane Cartwright, widow of Thomas Cartwright, late of Talk Hamlet, cooper, and Jane Cartwright, her daughter, of lands in Bryeryhurst Brieryhurst in the parish of Wolstanton, co. Staff.  MS 3375/447258  7 July 1727

Release from William Eardley, late of Talk Hamlet in the parish of Audley, co. Staff., then of Bradwell, co. Chester, yeoman, to Jane Cartwright, widow of Thomas Cartwright, late of Talk Hamlet, cooper, and Jane Cartwright, her daughter, of lands in Bryeryhurst Brieryhurst in the parish of Wolstanton, co. Staff.  MS 3375/447259  8 July 1727

Lease for a year from Jane Moore of Jeffrons Hayes in the parish of Audley, co. Staff., widow, daughter of Jane Cartwright, late of Balterley co. Staff., widow, deceased, to Thomas Fenton of Newcastle under Lyme, co. Staff., gent., of lands in Bryery Hurst Brieryhurst in the parish of Wolstanton, co. Staff.  MS 3375/447260  5 May 1738

Indenture of mortgage from Jane Moore of Jeffrons Hayes in the parish of Audley, co. Staff., widow, daughter of Jane Cartwright, late of Balterley co. Staff., widow, deceased, to Thomas Fenton of Newcastle under Lyme, co. Staff., gent., of lands in Bryery-Hurst Brieryhurst in the parish of Wolstanton.  MS 3375/447261  6 May 1738

Indenture of fine between Ralph Cartwright of Newcastle under Lyme, co. Staff., plaintiff, and William Cartwright of Odd Rode, co. Chester and Hannah, his wife, deforciants, of lands in Bryery Hurst, otherwise Brerehurst Brieryhurst in the parish of Wolstanton co. Staff.  MS 3375/447262  Trinity term 19 Geo II 1745

Another copy of MS 3375/447262  MS 3375/447263  nd

Indenture between William Cartwright of Hildershill in the township of Odd Rode, co. Chester, weaver and jersey comber, Hannah, his wife, and Ralph Cartwright of Newcastle under Lyme, co. Staff., dyer, being a covenant to levy a fine and a declaration of the uses of a fine of lands in Bryery Hurst, otherwise Brerehurst Brieryhurst in the parish of Wolstanton, co. Staff.  MS 3375/47264  7 June 1745

Indenture between Jane Moor of Audley, co. Staff., widow, William Cartwright of Odd Rode, co. Chester, weaver and jersey comber, and Thomas Fenton of Newcastle under Lyme, gent., concerning lands in Bryery Hurst Brieryhurst in the parish of Wolstanton, co. Staff.  MS 3375/447265  24 June 1745

Release from John Cartwright of Lawton, co. Chester, weaver and jersey comber, to Thomas Fenton of Newcastle under Lyme, co. Staff., gent., of the equity of redemption in lands in Bryery Hurst Brieryhurst in the parish of Woolstanton Wolstanton, co. Staff.  MS 3375/447266  13 August 1746

Attested copy of a codicil to the will of Thomas Fenton of Newcastle under Lyme, co. Staff., gent. Codicil dated 10 March 1746. Probate granted 27 October, 1748.  MS 3375/447267  27 October 1748

Counterpart of lease for twenty one years from Mary Fenton of Newcastle under Lyme, co. Staff., widow, and John Cantrell of the same place, gent., to William Galley of Woolstanton Wolstanton, banksman, of lands in Bryery Hurst Brieryhurst in the parish of Woolstanton.  MS 3375/447268  3 September 1750

Copy of the will of Mary Fenton of Newcastle under Lyme, co. Staff., widow.  MS 3375/447269  26 May 1768

Lease for a year from Thomas Fenton of Newcastle under Lyme, co. Staff., gent., to George Burgess of White-Hill in the parish of Woolstanton Wolstanton, co. Staff., yeoman, of lands in Bryery Hurst Brieryhurst in the parish of Woolstanton.  MS 3375/447270  23 June 1771

Release from Thomas Fenton of Newcastle under Lyme, co. Staff., gent., to George Burgess of White-Hill in the parish of Woolstanton Wolstanton, co. Staff., yeoman, of lands in Bryery Hurst Brieryhurst in the parish of Woolstanton.  MS 3375/447271  24 June 1771

Deed poll whereby Elizabeth Fenton and Hester Fenton both of Newcastle under Lyme, co. Staff., [...] spinsters, release to George Burgess of White-Hill in the parish of Woolstanton Wolstanton all title and claim to lands in Briery Hurst, co. Staff.  MS 3375/447272  24 June 1771

Copy of the will of William Burgess of Manchester, co. Lancs., draper.  MS 3375/447273  12 January 1793

Copy of the will of George Burgess of Whitehill in the parish of Wolstanton, co. Staff., farmer. Will dated 28 September, 1787. Probate granted 25 January, 1794.  MS 3375/447274  25 January 1794

Abstract of title of George Burgess and others to a messuage or tenement and several closes of land called Hungerhill in the township of Brieryhurst, co. Staff. 27 October, 1693 - 12 January, 1793.  MS 3375/447275  c 1810

Articles of agreement between George Burgess of Manchester, co. Lancs., woollen draper, and Jane Burgess of Talk o' the Hill, co. Staff., widow, and John Morris of Lawton, co. Chester, esq., for a grant to the said John Morris of a messuage and land in Briereyhurst Brieryhurst in the parish of Woolstanton Wolstanton, co. Staff.  MS 3375/447276  23 September 1812

Appointment by William Henry Burgess of the island of Malta, merchant, son of William Burgess, late of Manchester, co. Lancs., draper, deceased, of Jane Burgess of Talk o'the Hill, co. Staff., widow, his mother, as his attorney in connection with the sale to John Morris of Lawton, co. Chester, of a messuage and land in Brieryhurst in the parish of Woolstanton Wolstanton, co. Staff.  MS 3375/447277  16 July 1813

Abstracts of deeds and counsel's opinion on the title relating to lands in Briery Hurst in the parish of Wolstanton, co. Staff. 13 August, 1746 - 24 June, 1771.  MS 3375/447278  27 April 1814

Affidavits for administration and other papers relating to the estate of Edward Greatrex and Alfred Greatrex, both of Southsea, co. Hants., including property in Handsworth, Birmingham and Southsea. 1863-1883.  MS 3375/447279  1863

Draft copy of the will of Richard Smith Humphreys of Montgomery, esq.  MS 3375/447280  24 July 1873

Another copy of MS 3375/447280  MS 3375/447281  nd

Copy of codicil to the will dated 24 July, 1873, of Richard Smith Humphreys of Montgomery, esq..  MS 3375/447282  18 July 1874

Draft copy of MS 3375/447282  MS 3375/447283  nd

Draft copy of the will of Richard Smith Humphreys of Montgomery, esq.  MS 3375/447284  27 October 1874

Another copy of MS 3375/447284  MS 3375/447285  nd

Copy of the will of Richard Smith Humphreys of Montgomery, esq.  MS 3375/447286  18 April 1876

Another copy of MS 3375/447284  MS 3375/447287  nd

Another copy of MS 3375/447286 with instructions for drafting annexed.  MS 3375/447288  nd

Copy of the will of Micaela de las Mercedes Humphreys of Montgomery, spinster.  MS 3375/447289  18 April 1876

Another copy of MS 3375/447289  MS 3375/447290  nd

Copy of codicil to the will, dated 18 April, 1876, of Richard Smith Humphreys of Montgomery, esq.  MS 3375/447291  20 June 1876

Draft copy of MS 3375/447291  MS 3375/447292  nd

Copy of indenture between Richard Smith Humphreys of Montgomery, esq., Micaela de las Mercedes Humphreys of Montgomery, spinster, the Rev. Robert Temple of Glanbrogan, co. Montgomery, clerk, and John Smallwood of Castle Bromwich, gent., being a settlement upon the said Micaela de las Mercedes Humphreys of freehold estates in the counties of Montgomery and Salop. With incidental papers annexed.  MS 3375/447293  20 July 1876

Draft copy of MS 3375/447293  MS 3375/447294  nd

Draft copy of MS 3375/447295  MS 3375/447295  nd

Draft copy of MS 3375/447295  MS 3375/447296  nd

Draft copy of the will of Micaela de las Mercedes Fairles-Humphreys, wife of Nicholas Watson Fairles-Humphreys of Montgomery, esq.  MS 3375/447297  20 July 1876

Another copy of MS 3375/447297  MS 3375/447298  nd

Copy of grant from the Rev. Robert Temple of Glanbrogan, co. Montgomery, and John Smallwood of Birmingham, gent., by the direction of Joseph Gough of Montgomery, innkeeper, to Benjamin Burton of Newtown, co. Montgomery retired cheese factor, of land and premises in Penygloddfa in the parish of Llanllwchaiarn, co. Montgomery.  MS 3375/447299  1877

Copy of indenture between Nicholas Watson Fairles of Montgomery, surgeon, Micaela de las Mercedes Humphreys of Montgomery, spinster, the Rev. Robert Temple of Glanbrogan, co. Montgomery and John Smallwood of Castle Bromwich, gent., being a settlement previous to the marriage of the said Nicholas Watson Fairles and Micaela de las Mercedes Humphreys of messuages and lands in Kerry and Llandyssil, co. Montgomery and certain monies and securities.  MS 3375/447300  16 January 1877

Another copy of MS 3375/447300  MS 3375/447301  nd

Draft copy, with other papers annexed of MS 3375/447300  MS 3375/447302  nd

Draft copy of the will of Micaela de las Mercedes Fairles Humphreys, wife of Nicholas Watson Fairles Humphreys of Montgomery, esq.  MS 3375/447303  17 January 1877

Abstract of title of the trustees under the will of the late Richard Smith Humphreys of Montgomery, esq., to messuages and land in the parish of Llanllwchaiarn, co. Montgomery. 25 November, 1851 - 18 April, 1876.  MS 3375/447304  March 1877

Draft copy of indenture between the Rt. Hon. Edward James, Earl of Powis, Nicholas Watson Fairles Humphreys of Montgomery, esq., and Micaela de las Mercedes Fairles Humphreys, wife of the said Nicholas Watson Fairles Humphreys, concerning messuages and land in Montgomery. With incidental papers annexed.  MS 3375/447305  29 September 1879

Affidavits and other papers relating to the estate of Richard Smith Humphreys late of Montgomery, esq., deceased. 1876-1878.  MS 3375/447306  1876

Indenture between the Rev. George Bodle Clare of Shareshill, co. Staff., clerk, Thomas Smith of the same place, gent., Joseph Walker of Saredon, co. Staff., farmer, Daniel Knight of Birmingham, gent., Joseph Knight of Handsworth, varnish maker, executor of the will of Ralph Knight, late of Westbromwich, co. Staff., draper, deceased, and Thomas Knight of Handsworth, gent., being a release in respect of a legacy under the will of Sarah Knight, late of Cannock, widow, deceased, bequeathed to the poor persons of Shareshill, Cannock, Norton under Cannock and Little Wyrley, co. Staff.  MS 3375/447343  23 April 1853

Indenture between the Rev. Francis Theophilus Blackburne of Cannock, co. Staff., clerk, Thomas Crockett of Cannock, gent., Samuel Yates of Huntingdon in the parish of Cannock, farmer, Daniel Knight of Birmingham, gent., Joseph Knight of Handsworth, varnish maker, executor of the will of Ralph Knight, late of Westbromwich, co. Staff., draper, deceased, and Thomas Knight of Handsworth, gent., being a release in respect of a legacy under the will of Sarah Knight, late of Cannock, widow, deceased, bequeathed to the poor persons of Cannock, Shareshill, Norton-under-Cannock and Little Wyrley, co. Staff.  MS 3375/447344  23 April 1853

Indenture between the Rev. William Blow Collis of Cannock, co. Staff., clerk, William Harrison of Norton under Cannock, otherwise Norton Caines, co. Staff., coalmaster, George Arblaster of the same place, maltster, Daniel Knight of Birmingham, gent., Joseph Knight of Handsworth, varnish maker, executor of the will of Ralph Knight, late of Westbromwich, co. Staff., draper, deceased, and Thomas Knight of Handsworth, gent., being a release in respect of a legacy under the will of Sarah Knight, late of Cannock, widow, deceased, bequeathed to the poor persons of Norton under Cannock, Little Wyrley, Cannock and Shareshill,co. Staff.  MS 3375/447345  23 April 1853

Indenture between the Rev. Samuel Marindin of Shanks House near Wincanton, co. Somerset, Thomas [...] Worrall Smith Grazebrook of Dallicott Dalicote co. Salop, esq., William Sharrington Davenport of Davenport House, co. Salop, esq., Catherine Louisa, his wife, Charles John Whyte of Villa, near Glin, co. Limerick, Henry Richard Marindin, a Lieutenant in the First or Royal Regiment of Foot, Edward Wykham Dickenson of Nantes, France, Thomas Jones Vickers of Oaken House, near Wolverhampton, co. Staff., esq., and Edward Sampson of Henbury, co. Glouc., being a release of the said Edward Wykham Dickenson and Thomas James Vickers from the trusts of a settlement dated 26 February, 1805, on the marriage of Samuel Peter Marindin of Birmingham, merchant, and Catherine Louisa, his wife, of estates in Little Eastbury in the parish of Hallow, co. Worc., and a moiety of estates in Tividale in the parish of Tipton, co. Staff.  MS 3375/447346  29 October 1840

Lease for twenty years except three days from Edward Bagnall of Smethwick, co. Staff., mining engineer, to Henry Bowyer Joseph Lane, late of London, then of Handsworth, gent., of certain mines and machinery at Tividale in the parish of Rowley Regis, co. Staff.  MS 3375/447347  13 October 1850

Memorandum of agreement between Thomas Moore of West Bromwich, co. Staff., gent., and John Stubbs and John Smallwood of Birmingham, gents., whereby the said Thomas Moore charges a moiety of a messuage and lands at Tividale, co. Staff., and a messuage and lands at Stourbridge, co. Worc., with the repayment of certain monies.  MS 3375/447348  17 September 1853

Release from Mary Hannah Waldron late of Bellbroughton, co. Worc., temporarily residing at Birmingham, widow, to John Smallwood of Castle Bromwich, co. War., wine merchant, of all actions in respect of £1,000 3.1/4 % annuities.  MS 3375/447349  27 October 1853

Indenture between George Smallwood of Newton Solney, co. Derby, gent., Mary Attwood of Malvern, co. Worc., widow, Sarah Smallwood of Castle Bromwich, spinster, the Rev. Edward Bosworth Smallwood of Kirby Muxloe co. Leic., clerk, Anne Smallwood of Castle Bromwich, spinster, William Thomas Smallwood of Collumpton Cullompton, co. Devon, gent., Henry George Smallwood of Birmingham, gent., the Rev. John Marsh Lakin of Gillmorton Gilmorton, co. Leic., clerk, Barbara Louisa, his wife, Frederick Warren Smallwood of Bristol, co. Glouc., gent., Amelia Apletree of Newton Solney, spinster, Mary Jane Theodosia Apletree of Ryde, Isle of Wight, widow, Anne Jones of Malvern Link, co. Worc., widow, and Joseph Smallwood, wine merchant, John Smallwood, gent., and Robert Smallwood, wine merchant, all of Birmingham, concerning a legacy of £2, 000 bequeathed under the will of Thomas Smallwood, late of Castle Bromwich, gent., deceased.  MS 3375/447350  26 May 1866

Assignment from Thomas Spencer of Westbromwich, co. Staff., ironmanufacturer, to Benjamin Gibbons of Kidderminster, co. Worc., ironmaster, of debts, furniture and other effects to secure Certain monies recited.  MS 3375/447845  6 September 1855

Assignment from Thomas Spencer of West Bromwich, co. Staff., iron manufacturer, to Benjamin Gibbons of Kidderminster, co. Worc., iron master, of leasehold land at Summer Hill in the parish of Tipton, co. Staff., and premises erected thereon called the Moat Forge to secure certain monies recited.  MS 3375/447846  6 September 1855

Invoice of stock at the Moat Forge at Tipton, co. Staff., the Dunkirk Forge and the Vulcan Works sold by Thomas Spencer of West Bromwich, co. Staff., to Benjamin Gibbons, jun., of Kidderminster, co. Worc.  MS 3375/447847  6 September 1855

Policy of assurance on the life of Thomas Spencer of West Bromwich, co. Staff., iron merchant.  MS 3375/447848  11 September 1855

Draft copy of grant from John Hawksford of Wolverhampton, co. Staff., gent., by the direction of John Fowler Taylor of Willenhall, co Staff., farmer, John Edward Fowler Taylor of Wolverhampton, yeoman, Frederick Fowler Taylor of Willenhall, butcher, and Isabella Fowler Taylor and others of Willenhall, spinsters, to Thomas Rose of Bilston, coal and ironmaster, Isaac Higgins of Bilston, co. Staff., coal and ironmaster, and Isaiah Hill of Wednesfield, co. Staff., mine agent, of mines and minerals under certain lands in Willenhall with lease for fourteen years of the said lands.  MS 3375/447849  1856

Copy of indenture between Isaiah Hill of Wednesfield, co. Staff., mine agent, Thomas Rose of Bilston, co. Staff., iron master, and Isaac Higgins of Bilston, iron master, being a deed of co-partnership for the working, selling and disposing of mines and minerals in Willenhall, co. Staff.  MS 3375/447850  1857

Indenture between Charles Gallimore Brown of Bilston, co. Staff., gent., and Thomas Rose and Isaac Higgins, both of Bilston, iron masters, concerning land and premises at Pothouse Bridge in Bilston.  MS 3375/447851  1 January 1857

Assignment from Isaac Higgins of Bilston, co. Staff., iron master, to Thomas Rose of Bilston, ironmaster, of a share of a mortgage debt of £600 secured upon land adjoining Hill House Lane and the Birmingham Canal Navigation in Bilston and premises erected thereon.  MS 3375/447852  10 July 1857

Bond from Thomas Rose of Bilston, co. Staff., ironmaster, to Isaac Higgins of Bilston, ironmaster, being a bond of indemnity against the copartnership debts and liabilities of the late firm of Rose and Higgins.  MS 3375/447853  10 July 1857

Abstract of title of Messrs. Fletcher, Solly and Urwick to certain lands, mines, hereditaments and premises at Willenhall, co. Staff. 28 June, 1855- 30 May, 1856.  MS 3375/447854  1858

Indenture between Thomas Rose of Wolverhampton, co. Staff., ironmaster, Sidney Cartwright of Wolverhampton, esq., George Skey of the same place, iron merchant, and Nathaniel Neal Solly of the same place, ironmaster, concerning the estate and effects of the said Thomas Rose, a bankrupt.  MS 3375/447855  16 February 1858

Draft copy of assignment from Sidney Cartwright of Wolverhampton, co. Staff., esq., George Skey of the same place, iron merchant, and Nathaniel Neal Solly of the same place, iron master, with the consent of Thomas Rose of Wolverhampton, ironmaster, to Richard Plant of Dudley Port, co. Staff., iron master, of a moiety of the Barcroft and Welch End Collieries, Willenhall, co. Staff.  MS 3375/447856  19 May 1858

Indenture of mortgage from Stephen Cox of Bradley, near Bilston, co. Staff., blacksmith, to Thomas Rose of Wolverhampton, co. Staff., ironmaster, of messuages and premises at Bradley, subject to a prior mortgage.  MS 3375/447857  15 September 1859

Indenture between Walter Butler of London, wine merchant, William Bosville James of London, wine merchant, and John Barker of Birmingham, gent., being a deed of co-partnership for carrying on the business of wine merchants.  MS 3375/447858  1 August 1846

Deed poll whereby William Pye, Aveling Tanqueray and Charles Henry Pye of London, merchants, release John Barker of London from all manner of actions in respect of the co-partnership of Messrs. Butler, James and Company, of London, wine merchants.  MS 3375/447859  5 July 1860

Probate copy of the will of Mary Lawless of Castle Bromwich, widow. Will dated 24 December, 1864. Probate granted 19, January 1865.  MS 3375/447860  19 January 1865

Copy of MS 3375/447860  MS 3375/447861  nd

Draft copy of affidavit of John Lawless of Castle Bromwich, pump maker, and other papers concerning the estate of Thomas Lawless of Castle Bromwich, carrier, and Mary Lawless, his wife, both deceased.  MS 3375/447862  19 January 1865

Grant of letters of administration of the estate of Thomas Lawless of Castle Bromwich, carrier, to John Lawless, his son.  MS 3375/447863  23 January 1865

Account of the personal estate of Thomas Lawless, late of Castle Bromwich, carrier, deceased, exhibited by John Lawless of Castle Bromwich, pump maker, administrator of the said Thomas Lawless. With receipt for duty dated 16 February, 1865.  MS 3375/447864  16 February 1865

Draft copy of MS 3375/447864  MS 3375/447865  nd

Account of the personal estate of Mary Lawless, late of Castle Bromwich, widow deceased, exhibited by John Lawless of Castle Bromwich, pump maker, executor of the said Mary Lawless. With receipt for duty dated 16 February, 1865.  MS 3375/447866  16 February 1865

Draft copy of MS 3375/447866  MS 3375/447867  nd

Assignment from Robert Brayne of Banbury, co. Oxford, esq., with the consent of Caroline Guest of Boddicott Bodicote, co. Oxford, widow, to Henry Pinches of Birmingham, merchant, of leasehold land and premises in Newhall Street, Birmingham.  MS 3375/447868  28 June 1837

Indenture between Edward Palmer Turner of Birmingham, coal merchant, Edward Palmer Turner, the younger, his son, Mary Kendrick of Weeford, co. Staff., spinster, Thomas Pratt of Bloxwich, co. Staff., miller, and John Griffin of Bilston, co. Staff., ironmaster, being a settlement previous to the marriage of the said Edward Palmer Turner, the younger, and Mary Kendrick of messuages and land in or near Bishop Street, Birmingham.  MS 3375/447869  20 August 1840

Deed poll whereby Richard Southall of Birmingham, gent., Bernard Heaton Harris of Birmingham, brassfounder, and Thomas Clutton Salt of Birmingham, lamp manufacturer, release to Thomas Eyre Lee of Birmingham, gent., all right and title to premises in Newhall Street and Charlotte Street and monies arising from the sale thereof.  MS 3375/447870  1 August 1851

Bond from Thomas Eyre Lee of Birmingham, gent., to Thomas Clutton Salt of Birmingham, lamp manufacturer indemnifying the said Thomas Clutton Salt against all liabilities on account of the execution of a deed poll concerning premises in Newhall Street and Charlotte Street.  MS 3375/447871  5 February 1852

Bond from Thomas Yate Lee of Kinver, co. Staff., esq., to Richard Southall, gent., Bernard Heaton Harris, brassfounder, and Thomas Clutton Salt, lamp manufacturer, all of Birmingham, concerning land and premises in the parish of Birmingham.  MS 3375/447872  13 April 1854

Counterpart of lease for twenty one years and nine months except ten days from Henry Pinches of Leamington, co. War., gent., to Edward Payton of Birmingham, merchant, of land and premises in Newhall Street.  MS 3375/447873  20 March 1856

Schedule of title deeds and writings relating to freehold property at Erdington and leasehold property in Chapel Street. 28 December, 1732 - 3 May, 1845.  MS 3375/447874  12 April 1861

Conditions for the sale by auction of leasehold property comprising the George Inn with adjoining premises fronting to Chapel Street, Jennen's Row and Bishop Street afterwards Earl Street. With memorandum of purchase by John Twist of Birmingham.  MS 3375/447875  20 April 1865

Indenture between John Lea of Cheltenham, co. Glouc., gent., and Joseph Smallwood, wine merchant, John Smallwood, gent., and Robert Smallwood, wine merchant, all of Birmingham, being a general release and covenant of indemnity in respect of a settlement on the marriage of the said John Lea and Charlotte Ann Smith of Birmingham, of premises in Lionel Street and elsewhere in Birmingham.  MS 3375/447876  28 February 1873

Schedule of deeds relating to leasehold premises in Mott Street belonging to James Hawkesford and mortgaged to Thomas Irzod Sheldon. 20 August, 1830 - 19 June, 1872.  MS 3375/447877  28 October 1875

Articles of agreement between John Turner Wright of Birmingham, rope and twine manufacturer, the London and North Western Railway Company and the Midland Railway Company concerning the boundaries of the Universe Works in Garrison Street, abutting on the lands and premises of the said Companies. Plan.  MS 3375/447878  5 July 1877

Schedule of title deeds and writings relating to a messuage and premises at Small Heath belonging to Thomas Mellon and mortgaged to Miss Laura Price. 17 September, 1866 - 8 August, 1878.  MS 3375/447879  2 August 1879

Draft copy of grant from John Greensall of Berwood, Erdington, gent., to George Berrill of Birmingham, Italian Warehouseman, of one seventh part of premises numbered 33 Bull Street, Birmingham. With incidental papers annexed.  MS 3375/447880  26 February 1880

Schedule of deeds received by John R. Tilley from Messrs Bloxham and Son of Birmingham relating to property in Temple Row. 20 October, 1773 - 8 July, 1884.  MS 3375/447881  24 January 1885

Schedule of deeds received by George Beech from Messrs Bloxham and son of Birmingham relating to property in George Street, Frederick Street and Glover Street. 28 September, 1835- 25 March, 1886.  MS 3375/447882  20 December 1886

Schedule of deeds received by George Beech from Messrs Bloxham and Son of Birmingham relating to property in Glover Street. 7 May, 1874 - 29 September, 1886.  MS 3375/447883  18 April 1887

Schedule of title deeds relating to the Universe Works, Garrison Street, belonging to John Turner Wright. 1824 - 22 June, 1887.  MS 3375/447884  4 August 1887

Schedule of title deeds and writings relating to leasehold premises in Dartmouth Street, Heneage Street, Lister Street and Brewery Street belonging to John Turner Wright. 28 September, 1825 - 22 June, 1887.  MS 3375/447885  4 August 1887

Schedule of title deeds and writings relating to premises in Northwood Street, Cecil Street and Balsall Heath and held by Messrs Griffiths, Bloxham and Son of Birmingham as solicitors for Mrs. Emma Sarah Lowe and later for Miss Mary Ann Fisher the executrix of her will. 20 August, 1800 - 6 May, 1881.  MS 3375/447886  21 January 1889

Plan of land adjoining Stewart Street, Cope Street and Icknield Street afterwards Monument Road. E.and C. Robins.  MS 3375/447887  c 1833

Plan of a leasehold estate adjoining Bread Street afterwards Cornwall Street, Church Street, Market Street afterwards New Market Street, Lionel Street, Newhall Street and Fleet Street  MS 3375/447888  c 1835

Draft copy of indenture between Ann Cleaver of Hill in the parish of Leamington Hastings, co. War., widow, Richard Savage of Cleydon Claydon, co. Oxford, gent., the Rev. Charles Wheler of Leamington Hastings, clerk, William Bagshaw of Thurlaston, co. War., gent., John Barnwell of Thurlaston, gent., and William Weston of Upper Boddington, co. Northants, gent., being a settlement previous to the marriage of the said Richard Savage and Ann Cleaver of land and premises in Lower Radbourne, co. War., and the moiety of a messuage and land in Southam Street, Warwick.  MS 3375/448363  1795

Affidavit of John Tomes of Warwick, esq., and Edward Tomes of Southam, co. War., esq., concerning a settlement, dated 1795, previous to the marriage of Ann Savage, formerly cleaver, formerly of Hill in the parish of Leamington Hastings, then of Gloucester and then of Warwick, and Richard Savage of Claydon, co. Oxford, and the will dated 16 June, 1798, of the said Ann Savage.  MS 3375/448364  9 June 1817

Indenture between Sarah Bates of the Lozells, Birmingham, spinster, William Selkirk of the Lozells, engraver and setter cutter, Robert Selkirk of Birmingham, gent., and John Beach of Birmingham, gent., being a settlement previous to the marriage of the said William Selkirk and Sarah Bates of a policy of assurance on the life of the said Sarah Bates.  MS 3375/448365  1 October 1834

Indenture between the Rev. William Gordon of Westbromwich, co. Staff., clerk, Henry Smith of Westbromwich, ironmaster, Louisa, his wife, a daughter of the said William Gordon, Thomas Jesson of Westbromwich, coal master, and John James Russell of Handsworth, gas tube manufacturer being a settlement on the marriage of the said Henry Smith and Louisa, his wife, of the sum of £2,000.  MS 3375/448366  2 April 1846

Indenture of mortgage from Robert Pindar Moxon of Morton in the parish of Gainsborough, co. Lincs., corn dealer, to John Moore of East Lound, co. Lincs., farmer, of the household furniture, goods and chattels of the said Robert Pindar Moxon in his house at Morton.  MS 3375/448367  8 May 1850

Indenture of mortgage from Robert Pindar Moxon of Morton in the parish of Gainsborough, co. Lincs., corn dealer, to John Moore of East Lound, co. Lincs., farmer, of shares in three ships.  MS 3375/448368  8 May 1850

Appointment by Henry Smith of Wolverhampton, co. Staff., gent., and Louisa, his wife, of John Gordon of London, esq., and William Francis Gordon of Westbromwich, co. Staff., iron master, as trustees in the place of Thomas Jesson of West Bromwich, coal master, and John James Russell of Handsworth, gas tube manufacturer, of the settlement, dated 2 April, 1846, upon the marriage of the said Henry Smith and Louisa, his wife.  MS 3375/448369  17 April 1854

Memorandum of agreement between Thomas Johnson, the younger, of West Bromwich, co. Staff., iron founder, James Bissell of Birmingham, iron and coal merchant, James Keay of Bilston, co. Staff., and Paul Bissell, the younger, of Birmingham, coal and iron merchant, for the erection of iron works on land at West Bromwich and for a lease of the said land and works.  MS 3375/448370  27 July 1854

Transfer from Benjamin Swift, M.D., of the 96th Regiment, to John Barker of London, esq., of twelve shares in the Festiniog Railway. With share certificates annexed.  MS 3375/448371  16 July 1856

Certificate of discharge from bankruptcy of Robert Randolph Oswald of Saltley,florist and seedsman and dealer in British wines.  MS 3375/448372  14 December 1863

Lease for twenty one years from William Fowler of Berwood Erdington, esq., to John Blewitt of Castle Bromwich, farmer, of a farm called Arley Farm at Devitts Green in the parish of Arley, co. War., and lands in the parishes of Arley and Ansley, co. War. Plan.  MS 3375/448373  1872

Indenture of apprenticeship of John Wallis,son of Hannah Wallis of Erdington,to Maria Jane Davies of Birmingham,widow ,printer,stationer and bookseller.  MS 3375/448374  12 September 1872

Assignment from Francis Thomas Dollman of London, architect, and William Henry Stratton of London, gent., to John Turner Wright of Birmingham, rope and twine manufacturer, of the moiety of Edward Payton Wright, deceased, in the business of the firm of John and Edwin Wright, and the goodwill, capital and profits and certain of the assets, property and effects of the said firm.  MS 3375/448375  3 August 1877

Schedule of documents received by William Smith, one of the executors of the will of Lydia Miles, deceased, from Messrs Griffiths, Bloxham and Son of Birmingham 13 April, 1863-22 March, 1864.  MS 3375/448376  14 August 1879

Schedule of title deeds relating to estates in Hatch Beauchamp, co. Somerset, and Rowley Regis, co. Staff., with covenant by the Rev. William Alexander Newman of Hatch Beauchamp for the execution of a mortgage to Elizabeth Slade of Hatch Beauchamp, widow, of the said estate in Hatch Beauchamp. 29 December, 1836 - 4 April, 1881.  MS 3375/448377  c 1881

Schedule of deeds and documents relating to the Rev. Alexander Hunter's and Mrs. Hunter's marriage settlements received by William M.Smythe from Messrs. Bloxham and Son of Birmingham. 21 September, 1846 - 7 May, 1879.  MS 3375/448378  3 March 1882

Schedule of deeds and documents belonging to the trustees of the settlement made on the marriage of the Rev. Ernest Orde Powlett with Anne Gertrude Hunter, received by William M.Smythe from Messrs Bloxham and Son of Birmingham. 18 June, 1879 - 14 July, 1879.  MS 3375/448379  3 March 1882

Notice of dissolution of partnership between William Gilbert and George Kettle of Ryton End Farm in the parish of Barston, co. War., farmers.  MS 3375/448380  15 March 1882

Schedule of deeds and documents relating to a freehold messuage and lands known as the Tunnel House in the parish of Alvechurch, co. Worc., belonging to Eliza Williams, Clement Williams, John Williams, Wilfred Williams, Francis Williams and George Beech. 27 April, 1854- 2 July, 1885.  MS 3375/448381  18 April 1887

Schedule of title deeds and documents relating to leasehold property at Millwall London belonging to John Turner Wright. 18 January, 1859 - 20 June, 1887.  MS 3375/448382  4 August 1887

Schedules of deeds and other papers relating to a freehold estate at Titford, co. Worc., and to a copyhold estate at Powke Lane in Rowley Regis, co. Staff. Michaelmas term, 29 Geo. II 1755-12 March, 1890.  MS 3375/448383  1893

Will of Ann Savage, wife of Richard Savage of Hill in the parish of Leamington Hastings, co. War., gent.  MS 3375/448384  16 June 1798

Probate copy of the will of George Hollington Barker of Birmingham, gent. Will dated 1 October, 1799. Codicils dated 18 November, 1800 and 6 July, 1802. Probate granted 18 November, 1802.  MS 3375/448385  18 November 1802

Grant of letters of administration of the estate of James Murray of Newark, New Jersey, to William Taylor of Birmingham as attorney for William Murray and Edward Blackford, executors of the will of the said James Murray. With copy of the will annexed.  MS 3375/448386  23 July 1810

Copy of the will of Charles Wilton of Birmingham,licensed victualler.  MS 3375/448387  1 March 1821

Probate copy of the will of Brabins Butler of Sutton Coldfield, co. War., gent. Will dated 6 July, 1815. Codicils dated 16 March, 1818 and 21 February, 1822. Probate granted 13 November, 1822.  MS 3375/448388  13 November 1822

Account of the personal estate and of monies arising out of the real estate of Thomas Smallwood, late of Castle Bromwich, gent., deceased. With receipts for legacies annexed.  MS 3375/448389  29 December 1826

Grant of letters of administration of the estate of Edward Palmer Turner of Tamworth, co. Staff., formerly of Feckenham, co. Worc., gent., to Edward Palmer Turner, his father. With copy of the will of the said Edward Palmer Turner, the younger, dated 22 February, 1847, annexed.  MS 3375/448390  25 July 1849

Grant of letters of administration of the estate of Edward Palmer Turner of Tamworth, co. Staff., formerly of Feckenham, co. Worc., gent., left unadministered by Edward Palmer Turner, his father, to Alfred Robinson, a creditor of the said Edward Palmer Turner, the younger. With copy of the will of Edward Palmer Turner, the younger, dated 22 February, 1847, and incidental letters annexed.  MS 3375/448391  4 April 1851

Probate copy of the will of Elizabeth Elliss of Birmingham. Will dated 25 February, 1852. Probate granted 28 May, 1852.  MS 3375/448392  28 May 1852

Grant of letters of administration of the estate of James Phillips,late of Birmingham, builder, deceased, to Mary Phillips, his widow.  MS 3375/448393  30 March 1853

Grant of letters of administration of the estate of Mary Sharratt, late of Codsall, co. Staff., widow, deceased, in respect of certain shares and dividends in a society or company called the Old Union Mill Company in Birmingham.  MS 3375/448394  27 April 1857

Probate copy of the will of William Wilkinson of Wellhead in the parish of Handsworth, farmer. Will dated 25 November, 1858. Probate granted 3 June, 1859.  MS 3375/448395  3 June 1859

Copy of MS 3375/448395 with incidental papers annexed.  MS 3375/448396  nd

Probate copy of the will of Ann Wright of Birmingham, widow. Will dated 23 October, 1852. Probate granted 30 June, 1859.  MS 3375/448397  30 June 1859

Probate copy of the will of John Wallis of Erdington,gent. Will dated 11 May, 1858. Probate granted 13 August, 1860.  MS 3375/448398  13 August 1860

Will of Hannah Oakley, wife of Henry Oakley of Warley Wigorn.  MS 3375/448399  22 April 1863

Account of the personal estate of Mary Smallwood, late of Castle Bromwich, widow, deceased, exhibited by Anne Smallwood of Castle Bromwich, spinster, executrix of the said Mary Smallwood. With receipt for duty dated 14 June, 1864.  MS 3375/448400  11 June 1864

Probate copy of the will of Michael Ketteridge of Walmley Ash in the parish of Sutton Coldfield, co. War., farmer. Will dated 28 May, 1870. Probate granted 5 August, 1870.  MS 3375/448401  5 August 1870

Grant of letters of administration of the estate of Henry Oakley, late of Warley, co. Worc., farmer, to Hannah Oakley, his widow.  MS 3375/448402  2 August 1871

Copy of the will of Mary Fowler of Erdington, widow of John Fowler. Will dated 23 October, 1872. Codicils dated 27 October, 1872, 1 November, 1872, 6 November, 1872, 25 November, 1872, 27 November, 1872 and 29 November, 1872.  MS 3375/448403  23 October 1872

Grant of letters of administration of the estate of Ann Hodgetts, late of Birmingham, widow, deceased, to Mary Hodgetts, spinster, her daughter.  MS 3375/448404  5 October 1876

Copy of the will of William Alexander Newman of Hatch Beauchamp, co. Somerset, clerk in Holy Orders. Will dated 31 October, 1873. Codicils dated 19 September, 1878 and 6 July, 1885. Probate granted 30 October, 1885.  MS 3375/448405  30 October 1885

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Barston, co. War., recording the surrender by Thomas Ryton, the elder of lands within the Liberty of Barston to the use of Stephen Newton, gent.  MS 3375/448615  26 June 1728

Copy of MS 3375/448615 signed by different Steward.  MS 3375/448616  nd

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Barston, co. War., recording the admittance of Thomas Ryton, the elder, to a part of certain land and premises within the Liberty of Barston.  MS 3375/448617  26 June 1728

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Balsall, co. War., recording the admittance of Stephen Newton of Birmingham, gent., to lands and premises in Barston, co. War., within the said Manor.  MS 3375/448618  22 October 1729

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Barston, co. War., recording the surrender by Mary Ryton, alias Rynton, widow, and Francis Collins of a messuage, land and appurtenances called Ryton End House in the Manor of Barston to the use of Stephen Newton, gent., and the admittance of the said Stephen Newton to the said premises.  MS 3375/448619  15 May 1731

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Barston, co. War., recording the admittance of Mary Ryton, alias Rynton, widow of Thomas Ryton, junior, and Francis Collins of Rowington, co. War., to a messuage, lands and appurtenances called Rynton End within the said Manor.  MS 3375/448620  15 May 1731

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Barston, co. War., recording the surrender by Stephen Newton of a messuage, lands and appurtenances called Rynton End House within the said Manor, to the use of Mary Ryton alias Rynton, and the admittance of the said Mary Ryton to the said premises.  MS 3375/448621  15 May 1731

Abstract of the award made on the inclosure of lands in the parish of Barston, co. War.  MS 3375/448622  9 September 1734

Attested copy of a copy of the court roll of the Manor of Balsall, co. War., recording the admittance of Stephen Newton of Ryton End in the parish of Barston, co. War., of lands and premises within the said Manor.  MS 3375/448623  25 October 1737

Copy of the will of Thomas Fisher of Chesset Wood in the hamlet of Knowle and parish of Hampton in Arden, co. War.  MS 3375/448624  6 July 1747

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Balsal 1 co. War., recording the admittance of Isaac Fisher, son of Abraham Fisher, to a copyhold estate within the said Manor.  MS 3375/448625  29 October 1747

Probate copy of the will of Thomas Fisher of Chesset Wood in the hamlet of Knole Knowle, co. War. Will dated 6 July, 1747. Probate granted 22 April, 1748.  MS 3375/448626  22 April 1748

Indenture of mortgage from William Fisher of Chesset Chessetts Wood in the parish of Hampton in Arden, co. War., yeoman, and Abraham Fisher of Berkswell, co. War., yeoman, to Thomas Fisher of Spring Field, co. War., gent., of a moiety of a piece of land in Barston, co. War.  MS 3375/448627  29 September 1748

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Barston, co. War., recording the admittance of William Fisher and Abraham Fisher to a messuage and land at Wostall End Walsal End in the parish of Barston.  MS 3375/448628  14 October 1748

Release from Samuel Harbourne of Stoneley Stoneleigh, co. War., gent., Clement Fisher of Bluntington, co. Worc., gent., John Riland of Sutton Coldfield, co. War., gent., and Sarah, his wife, George Boulton of Birmingham, cardwainer, and Elizabeth, his wife, Richard Cleeve of Exhall, Coventry, clerk, John Avery of Kings Norton, cardwainer, Thomas Tibbotts of Rowington, co. War., gent., and William Harborne of Stoneley to Francis Burges of Atherstone, co. War., gent., of several legacies charged upon a copyhold estate in the Manors of Barston and Balsall, co. War., called Rynton End under the will of Thomas Rynton late of Rowington, gent., deceased.  MS 3375/448629  29 May 1753

Release from Thomas Fisher of Potters Pury, co. Northants., yeoman, to Abraham Fisher of all manner of actions in respect of a legacy under the will of Thomas Fisher, late of Chessett Wood in the hamlet of Knole Knowle, co. War., deceased.  MS 3375/448630  29 September 1755

Release from John Edwards of Balsall, co. War., yeoman, to Abraham Fisher of all manner of actions in respect of a legacy under the will of Thomas Fisher, late of Chessett Wood in the hamlet of Knole Knowle, co. War., deceased, bequeathed to Mary, late the wife of the said John Edwards, deceased.  MS 3375/448631  11 October 1755

Release from John Hindes of Westminster, London, painter, and Elizabeth, his wife, to Abraham Fisher of all manner of actions in respect of a legacy under the will of Thomas Fisher, late of Chesset Wood in the hamlet of Knole Knowle, co. War., deceased, bequeathed to the said Elizabeth.  MS 3375/448632  22 November 1755

Release from Isaac Fisher of Barston, co. War., taylor, to Abraham Fisher of all manner of actions in respect of a legacy under the will of Thomas Fisher, late of Chessett Wood in the hamlet of Knowle, co. War., deceased.  MS 3375/448633  17 February 1757

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Barston, co. War., recording the admittance of Stephen Newton, the younger, to messuages, lands and appurtenances within the said Manor, and the surrender by the said Stephen Newton, of the said premises, to the use of his will.  MS 3375/448634  19 October 1757

Release from Isaac Fisher of Barston, co. War., taylor, executor of the will of Margaret Fisher, late of Barston, spinster, deceased, to Abraham Fisher of all manner of actions in respect of a legacy under the will of Thomas Fisher, late of Chesset Wood in the hamlet of Knowle, co. War., bequeathed to the said Margaret.  MS 3375/448635  4 February 1758

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Barston, co. War., recording the surrender by Abraham Fisher of a messuage, lands and appurtenances at Wostall End Walsal End within the said Manor, to the use of Samuel Ashford, the elder, of Fillongley, co. War., husbandman, and the admittance of the said Samuel Ashford and John Ashford, his son, to the said premises.  MS 3375/448636  8 May 1758

Lease for a year from Abraham Fisher, the elder, of Berkeswell Berkswell, co. War., husbandman, to Samuel Ashford, the elder, of Fillongley, co. War., husbandman, of the moiety of a piece of land and appurtenances in Barston, co. War.  MS 3375/448637  8 May 1758

Indenture between Abraham Fisher, the elder, of Berkeswell Berkswell, co. War., husbandman, Sarah, his wife, Thomas Fisher of Springfield in Knowle, co. War., esq., Samuel Ashford, the elder, of Fillongley, co. War., husbandman, and Henry Garner of Fillongley, husbandman, being a release of a moiety of a piece of land in Barston, co. War.  MS 3375/448638  9 May 1758

Bond from Abraham Fisher, the elder, of Berkeswell Berkswell, co. War., husbandman, to Samuel Ashford, the elder, of Fillongley, co. War., husbandman, to secure performance of covenants.  MS 3375/448639  9 May 1758

Indenture of fine between Joshua Glover and Samuel Ashford, the elder, of Fillongley, co. War., husbandman, plaintiffs, and Richard Tookey, Mary, his wife, Abraham Fisher, the elder, Sarah, his wife, John Porter and Jane, his wife, deforciants, of messuages, lands and appurtenances in the parishes of Birmingham and Barston, co. War.  MS 3375/448640  Trinity term 31 Geo II 1758

Extracts from the registers of the parish of Meriden, co. War., recording the marriage of Thomas Bellison and Ann Barnett, 27 May, 1761, and the baptisms of their children. Extracts made 19 May, 1830.  MS 3375/448641  27 May 1761

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Balsall recording the admittance of Ann Fisher, widow of Isaac Fisher, late one of the copyholders of the said Manor, deceased, to copyhold messuages, lands, tenements and hereditaments within the said Manor.  MS 3375/448642  5 October 1762

Attested copy of a copy of the court roll of the Manor of Balsall, co. War., recording the surrender out of court by Humphrey Hewitt of Hungry Harbury, co. War., yeoman, of land called Higgins Land in Barston, co. War., to the use of John Ashford of Fillongley, co. War., yeoman, and the admittance of the said John Ashford to the said land.  MS 3375/448643  8 October 1764

Extract from the register of marriages of the parish of Sutton Coldfield, co. War., recording the marriage of John Ashford of Sutton Coldfield, bachelor, and Elizabeth Phillips of Fillongley, co. War., spinster, 3 December, 1766. Extracted 5 June, 1830.  MS 3375/448644  3 December 1766

Receipts from Mary Chiswell and Sarah Hodges, sisters of Stephen Newton of Kinver, co. Staff., and from Richard Chiswell and Mary Bradneck, nephew and niece of the said Stephen Newton, for legacies bequeathed under the will of Stephen Newton formerly one of the copyholders of the Manor of Balsall, co. War., and father of the said Stephen Newton of Kinver. 5 May, 1768 - 8 February, 1769.  MS 3375/448645  5 May 1768

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Balsall, co. War., recording the admittance of John Allen Fisher, son of Isaac Fisher, late one of the copyholders of the said Manor, deceased, to copyhold estates, lands, tenements and hereditaments within the said Manor.  MS 3375/448646  5 October 1768

Attested copy of a copy of the court roll of the Manor of Balsall, co. War., recording the admittance of Stephen Newton of Kinfare Kinver, co. Staff., gent., son of Stephen Newton, late one of the copyholders of the Manor of Balsall, deceased, to lands and premises within the said Manor.  MS 3375/448647  5 October 1768

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Balsall, co. War., recording the surrender, out of court, by Ann Fisher of Barston, co. War., widow of Isaac Fisher, late of Barston, and John Allen Fisher of Birmingham, son of the said Ann and Isaac Fisher of land within the said Manor, and the admittance of John Ashford to the said land.  MS 3375/448648  5 October 1769

Extracts from the register of the parish of Fillongley, co. War., recording the buriel of Samuel Ashford, 17 July, 1774, and of Elizabeth Ashford, 27 January, 1775.  MS 3375/448649  17 July 1774

Copy of the probate copy of the will of Samuel Ashford, the elder, of Fillongley, co. War., yeoman. Will dated 26 March, 1770. Probate granted 8 October, 1774.  MS 3375/448650  8 October 1774

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Balsall, co. War., recording the admittance of Mary Mason and Mary Johnson to lands and premises at Bradnocks Marsh within the said Manor.  MS 3375/448651  16 October 1775

Copy of a copy of the court roll of the Manor of Barston, co. War., recording the admittance of Ann Fisher of Solihull, co. War., spinster, to lands and appurtenances at Wastell End Walsal End in the said Manor, and the surrender by the said Ann Fisher of all her copyhold lands and premises in the said Manor, to the use of her will.  MS 3375/448652  30 March 1780

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Barston, co. War., recording the admittance of Sarah Hodges by Stourton, co. Staff., widow, to messuages, lands and appurtenances within the said Manor, and the surrender by the said Sarah Hodges of the said premises to the use of her will.  MS 3375/448653  27 October 1780

Attested copy of deed poll of Samuell Ashford of Fillongley, co. War., farmer., being a release to John Ashford, his brother, of all manner of actions in respect of a legacy under the will of Samuell Ashford, late of Fillongley, yeoman, deceased. 20 February, 1781. Copy dated 31 January, 1789.  MS 3375/448654  20 February 1781

Attested copy of a copy of the court roll of the Manor of Balsall, co. War., recording the mortgage surrender by John Ashford of Barston, co. War., yeoman, of land called Higgins Land in Barston within the said Manor, other land in Barston and the messuage called The Bull and appurtenances in Barston to the use of Henry Couchman of Temple Balsall, co. War., architect, and the admittance of the said Henry Couchman to the said premises.  MS 3375/448655  7 June 1783

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Barston, co. War., recording the admittance of Nathaniel Newton to messuages, lands and appurtenances within the said Manor, and the surrender by the said Nathaniel Newton of the said premises to the use of his will.  MS 3375/448656  15 March 1785

Attested copy of a copy of the court roll of the Manor of Balsall, co War., recording the admittance of Nathaniel Newton to lands within the said Manor and surrender by the said Nathaniel Newton to the uses of his will.  MS 3375/448657  15 March 1785

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Barston, co. War., recording the surrender by Nathaniel Newton of Maryland, North America, nephew of Stephen Newton, late of Kinfare Kinver, co. Staff., gent., deceased, and William Orme of Southwark London, distiller, of messuages, lands and appurtenances within the said Manor to the use of Jaques Husbands of Coventry, gent., and the admission of the said Jaques Husbands and surrender to the use of his will of the said property. With grant of licence to Jaques Husbands to lease all or any part of the said property.  MS 3375/448658  14 December 1785

Attested copy of a copy of the court roll of the Manor of Balsall, co. War., recording the surrender by Nathaniel Newton of Maryland, North America, nephew of Stephen Newton, late of Kinfare Kinver, co. Staff., gent., deceased, and William Orme of Southwark London, distiller, of lands and premises within the Manor, to the use of Jaques Husbands of Coventry, gent., the admittance of the said Jaques Husbands to the said lands and premises and surrender to the uses of his will and grant of licence to the said Jaques Husbands to lease for a term not exceeding twenty one years all or any part of the said estates.  MS 3375/448659  14 December 1785

Articles of agreement between Nathaniel Newton of Prince George's County in the State of Maryland, North America, gent., and Jaques Husbands of Coventry, gent., concerning messuages, lands and premises in Balsall and Barston, co. War.  MS 3375/448660  15 December 1785

Memorandum of mortgage surrender by John Ashford of Barston, co. War., yeoman, to Thomas Bellisson of Meriden, co. War., gent., of a messuage and lands within the Manor of Barston at Wastall End Walsal End.  MS 3375/448661  8 February 1787

Indenture between John Ashford of Barston, co. War., farmer, Elizabeth, his wife, Mary Crockett of Handsworth, widow, and William Smith of Dunchurch, co. War., grazier, being a mortgage of the moiety of a piece of land in Barston. With covenant to levy a fine.  MS 3375/448662  20 November 1788

Indenture between Mary Crockett of Handsworth, widow, John Ashford of Barston, co. War., farmer, Jaques Husbands of Coventry, stuffmerchant, William Buck of the same place, silkman, and William Jackson of Coventry, warehouseman, concerning a moiety of a piece of land in Barston.  MS 3375/448663  30 January 1789

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Balsall, co. War., recording the surrender by Henry Couchman of Temple Balsall, co. War., architect, of land and appurtenances in Barston in the said Manor to the use of Jacques Husbands of Coventry, gent., and the admittance of the said Jacques Husbands to the said premises.  MS 3375/448664  20 October 1789

Attested copy of a copy of the court roll of the Manor of Balsall, co. War., recording the surrender by Henry Couchman of Temple Balsall, co. War., architect, and John Ashford of Barston, co. War., yeoman, of land called Higgins Land in Barston within the said Manor, other land in Barston and the messuage called The Bull and appurtenances in Barston to the use of Thomas Burbery of Leek Wootton, co. War., gent., subject to redemption by the said John Ashford, and the admittance of the said Thomas Burbery to the said premises.  MS 3375/448665  20 October 1789

Extracts from the register of burials of the parish of Barston, co. War., recording the burials of John Ashford and others of the same family. 29 December, 1791-21 April, 1812. Extracts made 27 March, 1830.  MS 3375/448666  29 December 1791

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Barston, co. War., recording the admittance of Thomas Bellison of Meriden, co. War., gent., to a messuage and land at Wistall End Walsal End in the parish and Manor of Barston.  MS 3375/448667  26 October 1793

Attested copy of a copy of the court roll of the Manor of Balsall, co. War., recording the surrender by Thomas Burbery of Leek Wootton, co. War., gent., of land called Higgins Land in Barston within the said Manor, other land in Barston and the messuage called The Bull and appurtenances in Barston to the use of John Lowe of Hampton in Arden, co. War., yeoman, subject to redemption by John Ashford of Barston, yeoman, and the admittance of the said John Lowe to the said premises.  MS 3375/448668  8 April 1795

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Balsall, co. War., recording the surrender by William Ward late of Kenilworth, co. War., but now of Balsal, gent., of lands and appurtenances near Bradnocks Marsh in the said Manor, and the admittance of John Johnson of Bradnocks Marsh in the parish of Berkeswell Berkswell, co. War., yeoman, to the said lands and appurtenances.  MS 3375/448669  18 October 1796

Attested copy of the court roll of the Manor of Balsall, co. War., recording the surrender by Thomas Stephen Ashford of Balsal, weaver, and Elizabeth Ashton of Barston, co. War., widow, of land called Hickens or Higgins close at Wastall End Walsal End in Barston, to the use of John Ashford of Barston, farmer, and the admittance of the said John Ashford to the said land.  MS 3375/448670  23 October 1798

Copy of a copy of the court roll of the Manor of Balsall recording the surrender by John Lowe of Hampton in Arden, co. War., yeoman, of a messuage known by the sign of The Bulls Head and appurtenances at Wastall End Walsal End in the parish of Barston, co. War., to the use of Thomas Stephen Ashford of Balsall, co.War., weaver, and the admittance of the said Thomas Stephen Ashford to the said premises.  MS 3375/448671  23 October 1798

Copy of a copy of the court roll of the Manor of Balsall, co. War., recording the admittance of Thomas Stephen Ashford of Balsall, weaver, son of John Ashford late of Barston, co. War., farmer, deceased, to a copyhold estate within the said Manor.  MS 3375/448672  23 October 1798

Copy of a copy of the court roll of the Manor of Balsall, co. War., recording the admittance of Elizabeth Ashford of Barston, co. War., widow of John Ashford, late of Barston, farmer, to a copyhold estate within the Manor.  MS 3375/448673  23 October 1798

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Barston, co. War., recording the surrender out of court by Jacques Husbands of Bradnocks Marsh in the parish of Berkswell, co. War., gent., of two pieces of land in the Manor, to the use of Joseph Parker of the parish of Barkeswell Berkswell, co. War., oatmeal maker, and the admittance of the said Joseph Parker to the said lands.  MS 3375/448674  19 August 1799

Copy of the probate copy of the will of Thomas Bellisson of Meriden, co. War., gent. Will dated 21 January, 1798. Probate granted 27 November, 1800.  MS 3375/448676  27 November 1800

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Barston, co. War., recording the surrender by Thomas Stephen Ashford of Balsall, co. War., weaver, son of John Ashford of Barston, yeoman, deceased, of a messuage, lands and premises at Wastall End Walsal End in the said Manor, to the use of John Ashford of Barston, farmer, and the admittance of the said John Ashford to the said premises.  MS 3375/448677  19 February 1801

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Barston, co. War., recording the admittance of Etherington Bellisson of Meriden, co. War., gent., to a messuage, lands and premises at Wastall End Walsal End in the said Manor, subject to redemption by the heir of John Ashford, late of Barston, yeoman, deceased.  MS 3375/448678  19 February 1801

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Barston co. War., recording the surrender by Etherington Bellison of Mereden Meriden, co. War., gent., of a messuage, land and premises at Wastall End Walsal End in the Manor and parish of Barston, and the admittance of Thomas Stephen Ashford of Balsall, co. War., weaver, to the said property.  MS 3375/448679  19 February 1801

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Barston, co. War., recording the admittance of Thomas Stephen Ashford of Balsall, co. War., weaver, to a copyhold estate within the said Manor.  MS 3375/448680  19 February 1801

Extracts from the register of christenings for the parish of Barston, co. War., recording the christenings of Joseph and Mary, son and daughter of John and Sarah Ashford. 28 October, 1804, and 11 January, 1807. Extracts made 27 March, 1830.  MS 3375/448681  28 October 1804

Copy of memorandum of agreement between Jaques Husbands of Coventry, gent., and John Ashford of Barston, co. War., farmer, for the grant of freehold land, and the surrender of copyhold land in the parish of Barston, to the use of the said John Ashford.  MS 3375/448682  1 October 1807

Copy of a copy of the court roll of the Manor of Balsall, co. War., recording the surrender out of court by Jaques Husbands, formerly of Coventry, then of Swansea, co. Glamorgan, gent., of lands within the Manor to the use of William Buck of Coventry, silkman, to hold for trusts recited.  MS 3375/448683  24 November 1807

Copy of the will of Matilda Kell of Edgbaston, widow, with letters and papers annexed. 7 December, 1870. Probate granted 1 November, 1872.  MS 3375/448684  1 November 1872

Extracts from the will and codicils to the will of Henry Van Wart of Edgbaston, merchant, with incidental papers annexed. Will dated 23 September, 1870. Probate granted 26 May, 1873.  MS 3375/448685  26 May 1873

Copy of indenture between Henry Van Wart of New York, esq., Irving Van Wart of New York, Marianne Van Wart of Nice, France, spinster, George Van Wart of Birmingham, wine merchant, Wilfred Van Wart of Birmingham, wine merchant, Grace Van Wart of Liverpool, co. Lancs., widow, Oscar Irving Van Wart, commission and shipping agent, Frank Van Wart of Birmingham, merchants clerk, Albert Van Wart of Edgbaston, articled law student, Alyce Claude Van Wart of Edgbaston, spinster, Katherine Van Wart of Edgbaston, spinster, Margaret Irving Van Wart of Edgbaston, spinster, Charles Van Wart Kell of Cirencester, co. Glouc., gent., John Smallwood of Birmingham, gent., Rosalind Smallwood, his wife, George Frederick Muntz of Umberslade Hall, co. War., esq., Sarah Matilda Muntz, his wife, Lucy Irving Kell of Umberslade Hall, spinster, Robert Henry Van Wart Kell and Washington Van Wart Kell of Birmingham, merchants clerk, concerning estate under the will of Henry Van Wart, late of Edgbaston, merchant. With case for councel's opinion annexed.  MS 3375/448686  20 February 1875

Draft copy of indenture between Henry Van Wart of New York, esq., Irving Van Wart late of New York, temporarily residing in England, gent., Marianne Van Wart of Nice in the Republic of France, spinster, George Van Wart of Birmingham, wine merchant, Wilfred Van Wart of Birmingham, merchant, Oscar Irving Van Wart of Liverpool, co. Lancs., commission and shipping agent, Albert Van Wart of Edgbaston, solicitor, Alyce Claude Van Wart of Ross, co. Hereford, spinster, Katherine Van Wart and Margaret Irving Van Wart both of Edgbaston, spinsters, Grace Van Wart of Edgbaston, widow of Harry Van Wart, Herbert Bramley of Sheffield, co. York, solicitor, Charles Van Wart Kell of Cirencester, co. Glouc., gent., John Smallwood of Birmingham, gent., Rosalind Smallwood, his wife, George Frederick Muntz of Umberslade Hall, co. War., Sarah Matilda Muntz, his wife, Lucy Irving Kell of Umberslade Hall, spinster, and Washington Van Wart Kell of Birmingham, merchant's clerk, concerning the estate of the said Harry Van Wart, late of Edgbaston, deceased.  MS 3375/448687  1 December 1876

Probate copy of the will of Jacques Husbands of Swansea, co. Glamorgan, gent., formerly of Coventry, co. War., and of Bradnocks Marsh in the parish of Berkswell, co. War. Will dated 24 December, 1805. Probate granted 21 May, 1808.  MS 3375/448812  21 May 1808

Copy of MS 3375/448812  MS 3375/448813  nd

Memorandum of mortgage surrender from John Ashford of Barston, co. War., farmer, to Hugh Hayes of Stoneley Stoneleigh, co. War., farmer, of a messuage, lands and appurtenances at Wastell Walsal End within the Manor of Barston.  MS 3375/448814  14 July 1808

Copy of presentment of the court of the Manor of Balsall, co.War. recording that Jaques Husbands heretofore of Bradnocks Marsh in the parish of Barkswell Berkswell, co. War., and afterwards of Swansea, co. Glamorgan, gent., died seized of land at Eastcote in the parish of Barston, co. War.  MS 3375/448815  10 October 1808

Lease for a year from William Buck of Coventry, silkman, and John Huskisson, late of Stretton Fields, co. War., then of Nuneaton Fields, co. War., farmer, executors of the will of Jacques Husbands, formerly of Coventry, stuffmaker, late of Swansea, co. Glamorgan, then of Hinckley, co. Leic., gent., deceased, to John Ashford of Barston, co. War., farmer, and Edward Watts of Kenilworth, co. War., gent., of a piece of land in Barston.  MS 3375/448816  27 February 1809

Indenture between William Buck of Coventry, silkman, and John Huskisson, late of Stretton Fields, co. War., then of Nuneaton Fields, co. War., farmer, executors of the will of Jacques Husbands, formerly of Coventry, stuffmaker, late of Swansea, co. Glamorgan, then of Hinckley, co. Leic., gent., deceased, John Ashford of Barston, co. War., farmer, Edward Watts of Kenilworth, co. War., gent., Samuel Jackson of Congleton, co. Chester, silkman, and Robert Draper of Kenilworth, tanner, concerning the moiety of a piece of land in Barston.  MS 3375/448817  28 February 1809

Attested copy of a copy of the court roll of the Manor of Balsall, co. War., recording the admittance of William Buck of Coventry, silkman, to lands within the Manor.  MS 3375/448818  11 April 1809

Attested copy of a copy of the court roll of the Manor of Balsall, co. War., recording the admittance of William Buck of Coventry, silkman, and John Huskisson of Stretton Fields, co. War., farmer, as devisees in trust under the will of Jacques Husbands formerly of Coventry, then of Swansea, co. Glamorgan, gent., deceased, to lands within the Manor.  MS 3375/448819  11 April 1809

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Barston, co. War., recording the admittance of William Buck of Coventry, silkman, and John Huskisson of Stretton Fields, co. War., farmer, to a messuage and lands at Ryton End, and other lands and premises within the said Manor.  MS 3375/448820  11 April 1809

Indenture between John Jeffcoat of Barkeswell Berkswell, co. War., farmer, William Buck of Coventry, silkman, and John Huskisson of Stretton Fields, co. War., farmer, being a covenant for the production of copies of court rolls relating to property in the Manor of Balsall, co. War.  MS 3375/448821  1 November 1809

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Barston, co. War., recording the admittance of Hugh Hayes of Stoneley, Stoneleigh, co. War., farmer, to a messuage, lands and premises at Wastall End Walsal End in the said Manor, subject to a proviso for redemption by John Ashford of Barston, farmer, the surrender by the said Hugh Hayes, of the said premises, to the use of Thomas Bolton of Rowington, co.War., farmer, and the admittance of the said Thomas Bolton to the said premises, subject to the said proviso.  MS 3375/448822  25 April 1810

Copy of the will of Joseph Parker of Berkeswell Berkswell, co. War., yeoman. Will dated 23 July, 1811. Probate granted 9 October, 1812  MS 3375/448823  9 October 1812

Extract from the parish register of Old Swinford, co. Worc., recording the marriage of James Slater and Hannah Tonson, both of Old Swinford, 8 November, 1812  MS 3375/448824  8 November 1812

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Barston, co. War., recording the admittance of John Parker of Berkswell, co. War., as devisee under the will of Joseph Parker, late of Barkeswell Berkswell, oatmeal maker and farmer, deceased, to two pieces of a land and a windmill within the Manor.  MS 3375/448825  27 March 1813

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Balsall, co. War., recording the surrender by Anne Fisher, late of Springfield, co. War., then of Cheltenham, co. Glouc., spinster, of a messuage, lands and premises at Wastell End Walsal End in the parish of Barston in the said Manor, to the use of herself, and after her decease, to the use of her niece Anna Maria Moland of Clifton, co. Glouc., and the admittance of the said Anne Fisher to the said premises.  MS 3375/448826  17 January 1814

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Balsall, co. War., recording the surrender by Anne Fisher, late of Spring Field, co. War., then of Cheltenham, co. Glouc., spinster, of a messuage, lands and appurtenances at Wastell End Walsal End in Eastcote in the parish of Barston in the said Manor, and another messuage, with land and appurtenances, in Barston, to the use of herself, and after her decease, to the use of her niece Anna Maria Moland of Clifton, co. Glouc., and the admittance of the said Anne Fisher to the said premises.  MS 3375/448827  17 January 1814

Extract from the parish register of Oldbury, co. Worc., recording the baptism of Thomas Slater, son of James Slater of Oldbury, labourer, and Hannah his wife. 7 August, 1814. Extracted 30 January, 1838.  MS 3375/448828  7 August 1814

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Balsall, co. War., recording the surrender by William Buck of Coventry, silkman, and John Huskisson of Stretton Fields, co. War., farmer, of lands in the parish of Barston to the use of Amelia Husbands of Nuneaton Fields, co. War., spinster, and the admittance of the said Amelia Husbands to the said lands.  MS 3375/448829  11 January 1815

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Barston, co. War., recording the surrender by William Buck of Coventry, silkman, and John Huskisson of Stretton Fields, co. War., farmer, of a messuage and lands at Ryton End within the said Manor to the use of Amelia Husbands of Nuneaton Fields, co. War., and the admittance of the said Amelia Husbands to the said property.  MS 3375/448830  11 January 1815

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Balsall, co. War, recording the admittance of Amelia Husbands of Nuneaton Fields, co. War., spinster, to land at Eastcote in the parish of Barston in the said Manor.  MS 3375/448831  11 January 1815

Lease for a year from Stephen Godson of Hooknorton, co. Oxford, gent., the Commissioner under the Act for inclosing lands in the parishes of Barston and Berkswell, co. War., to Charles Hopkins of Yardley, gent., and Thomas Burton of Barston, yeoman, of an allotment of land at Bradnock Marsh in the parish of Berkswell.  MS 3375/448832  6 October 1816

Release from Stephen Godson of Hook Norton, co. Oxford, gent., the Commissioner under the Act for inclosing lands in the parishes of Barston and Berkswell, co. War., to Charles Hopkins of Yardley, gent., and Thomas Burton of Barston, yeoman, of an allotment of land at Bradnock Marsh in the parish of Berkswell.  MS 3375/448833  7 October 1816

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Balsall, recording the admittance of Rhoda Hopkins, wife of Charles Hopkins, of Yardley, malster, to a messuage and land at Bradnocks Marsh in the parish of Barkeswell Berkswell, co. War., the surrender by the said Rhoda Hopkins of the said premises to the use of the said Charles Hopkins, and his admittance to the said premises.  MS 3375/448834  22 October 1816

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Balsall, co.War., recording the admittance of Rhoda Hopkins, wife of Charles Hopkins of Yardley, to part of a meadow called Broad Meadow at Bradnocks Marsh in the parish of Barkeswell Berkswell, co. War., the surrender by the said Rhoda Hopkins of the said land to the use of the said Charles Hopkins and his admittance to the said land.  MS 3375/448835  22 October 1816

Copy of the court roll of the Manor fo Barston, co. War., recording the admittance of Rhoda Hopkins, wife of Charles Hopkins, of Yardley, to land within the said Manor called Broad Meadow, the surrender by the said Rhoda Hopkins of the said land to the use of the said Charles Hopkins, and his admittance to the said land.  MS 3375/448836  22 October 1816

Copy of indenture between Amelia Husbands of Nuneaton, co. War., spinster, Francis Burgess of Coleshill co. War., gent., John Davies of Coleshill, surgeon, and Samuel Ballard of Nuneaton, ribbon manufacturer, being a settlement previous to the marriage of the said Amelia Husbands and Francis Burgess of a copyhold messuage called Ryton End and land within the Manor of Barston and copyhold lands in the parish of Barston within the Manor of Balsall, co. War.  MS 3375/448837  15 September 1817

Extract from the register of baptisms in the parish of Berkswell, co. War., recording the baptism of Mary, daughter of Jaques and Mary Husbands. With declaration of Thomas Cattell, Rector of Berkswell, that the entry is incorrect and should be Amelia, daughter of Jaques and Amelia Husbands. Entry dated 6 May, 1793. Declaration dated 29 October, 1827.  MS 3375/448838  6 May 1793

Extract from the register of the parish of Nuneaton recording the marriage of Francis Burgess and Amelia Husbands. 1 January, 1818. Extract made 20 October, 1827.  MS 3375/448838  1 January 1818

Another copy of MS 3375/448838 extracted  MS 3375/448839  18 April 1830

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Balsall, co. War., recording the surrender by Amelia Burgess, wife of Francis Burgess of Coleshill, co. War., gent., and by the said Francis Burgess of land at Eastcote in the parish of Barston, co. War., to the use of William Riley of Coleshill, farmer, and William Bolton of Rowington, co. War., farmer, and the admittance of the said William Riley and William Bolton to the said land.  MS 3375/448840  25 May 1818

Assignment from Thomas Burgess of Coleshill, co. War., gent., to Thomas Wakefield of Coleshill, gent., of all monies arising from the sale of a copyhold messuage called Ryton End and land within the Manor of Barston and copyhold lands in the parish of Barston within the Manor of Balsall, co. War., to hold for trusts recited.  MS 3375/448841  10 February 1819

Extract from the burial register of the parish of Coleshill, co. War., recording the burial of William Riley of Bacon's End in the parish of Coleshill, 3 July, 1819. Extracted 8 April, 1830.  MS 3375/448842  3 July 1819

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Barston recording the admittance of Francis Perkins of Pinley near Coventry, yeoman, and Joseph Adcock of Shustock Shustoke, co. War., farmer, devisees under the will of Edward Phillips, late of Fillongley, co. War., deceased, to lands in the parish of Barston, co. War., and the surrender of the said lands to the use of James Gilbert of Barston, farmer, and his admittance thereto.  MS 3375/448843  19 September 1821

Abstract of title of John Bonas and Charles Walker, trustees of the estates of Thomas Butler late of Sutton Coldfield, co. War., gent., deceased, to an estate at Erdington Slade. 18 March, 1752-30 April, 1789.  MS 3375/448844  1823

Extract from the award of Joseph Townsend of Grays Inn Square, London, late of Hooknorton, co. Oxford, gent., the Commissioners appointed under the Act for inclosing lands in the parishes of Barston and Berkswell, co. War., concerning allotments of land on Bradnocks Marsh in the Manor of Barston.  MS 3375/448845  29 January 1824

Assignment of mortgage from Thomas Wakefield formerly of Coleshill, co. War., then of Water Orton, co. War., gent., by the direction of Francis Burgess formerly of Coleshill then of Barston, co. War., gent., to Frances Davies of Coleshill, spinster, of monies arising from the sale of a copyhold messuage called Ryton End and land within the Manor of Barston and copyhold lands in the parish of Barston within the Manor of Balsall, co. War.  MS 3375/448846  12 May 1824

Bond from Francis Burgess formerly of Coleshill, co. War., then of Barston, co. War., gent., to Frances Davies of Coleshill, spinster, to secure the sum of £1,500.  MS 3375/448847  12 May 1824

Assignment from Francis Burgess, formerly of Coleshill, co. War., then of Barston, co. War., gent., to Robert Ratheram of Coleshill, co.War., linen draper, of monies arising from the sale of copyhold messuage called Ryton End and land within the Manor of Barston and copyhold lands in the parish of Barston within the Manor of Balsall, co. War., to secure the sum of £600.  MS 3375/448848  18 October 1824

Copy of the, court roll of the Manor of Balsall, co. War., recording the admittance of Humphry Johnson of Barkeswell Berkswell, co. War., farmer, to a messuage and lands at Bradnocks Marsh in the parishes of Barston and Barkeswell, co. War., within the Manor.  MS 3375/448881  11 October 1825

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Balsall, co. War., recording the surrender by William Bolton of Rowington, co. War., farmer, of part of a close called the Half Close at Eastcote in the parish of Barston, co. War., to the use of Joseph Ashford of Adnup, co. Salop, yeoman, and the admittance of the said Joseph Ashford to the said land.  MS 3375/448882  11 October 1826

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Balsall, co. War., recording the admittance of Joseph Ashford of Adnup, co. Salop, yeoman, son of John Ashford, late of Barston, co. War., deceased, to land called Hickens or Higgins Close at Wastell End Walsal End in the parish of Barston.  MS 3375/448883  11 October 1826

Abstract of indenture between the Rt. Hon. Heneage, Earl of Aylesford, co. Kent, and Baron Guernsey, co. Southants., the Hon. Heneage Finch, commonly called Lord Guernsey, his son, Jane Wightwick Knightley of Offchurch Bury, co. War., spinster, a minor, the Hon George Guy Greville, commonly called Lord Brooke, son of the Rt. Hon. Henry Richard, Earl Brooke of Warwick Castle, George Willes of Hungerford Park, co. Berks., esq., the Hon William Walter Legge, commonly called Viscount Lewisham, son of the Rt. Hon. William, Earl and Baron of Dartmouth, co. Devon, and the Hon. William Henry Leigh, son of the Rt. Hon. Chandos, Baron Leigh of Stoneleigh, co. War., being a settlement previous to the marriage of the said Heneage, Lord Guernsey, and Jane Wightwick Knightley.  MS 3375/448983  6 May 1846

Indenture between Francis Burgess, formerly of Coleshill, co. War., then of Barston, co. War., gent., Amelia, his wife, John Davies of Coleshill, surgeon, Samuel Ballard of Nuneaton, ribbon manufacturer, Frances Davies of Coleshill, spinster, Robert Ratheram of Coleshill, draper, Benjamin Jeffery of Stoke, Coventry, gent., and Robert Evans of Griff, co. War., gent., being a deed of covenant for the surrender of a copyhold messuage called Ryton End and land within the Manor of Barston and copyhold lands in the parish of Barston within the Manor of Balsall, co. War., upon trusts recited.  MS 3375/448884  20 September 1827

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Barston, co. War., recording the admittance of Amelia Burgess, wife of Francis Burgess of Barston, gent., to lands at Bradnocks Marsh within the said Manor.  MS 3375/448885  22 September 1827

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Barston, co. War., recording the surrender by Amelia Burgess, wife of Francis Burgess of Barston, gent., and by the said Francis Burgess of a messuage and lands at Ryton End and lands at Bradnocks Marsh within the said Manor to the use of Benjamin Jeffery of Stoke in Coventry, gent., and Robert Evans of Griff, co. War., gent., upon certain trusts, and the admission of the said Benjamin Jeffery and Robert Evans to the said property.  MS 3375/448886  22 September 1827

Copy of MS 3375/448886  MS 3375/448887  nd

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Balsall, co. War., recording the admittance of Amelia Burgess, wife of Francis Burgess of Barston, co. War., gent., to an allotment of land at Bradnock Marsh within the said Manor.  MS 3375/448888  22 September 1827

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Balsall, co. War., recording the surrender by Amelia Burgess and Francis Burgess, her husband, of Barston, co. War., gent., of lands in the parish of Barston and at Bradnock Marsh within the said Manor to the use of Benjamin Jeffery of Stoke in Coventry, gent., and Robert Evans of Griff, co. War., gent., and the admittance of the said Benjamin Jeffery and Robert Evans to the said lands.  MS 3375/448889  22 September 1827

Copy of MS 3375/448889  MS 3375/448890  nd

Particulars of the fields comprising Ryton End Farm in the parishes of Barston and Berkswell and Manors of Barston and Balsall, co. War.  MS 3375/448891  October 1829

Particulars of sale of a copyhold estate called Royton End Farm in the parishes of Barston and Berkeswell, co. War.  MS 3375/448892  19 October 1829

Memorandum of agreement between Francis Burgess and Joseph Smallwood for the sale and purchase of a copyhold estate called Ryton End in the parishes of Barston and Berkswell and Manors of Barston and Balsall, co. War.  MS 3375/448893  29 October 1829

Abstract of title of Joseph Ashford of Adnup, co. Salop, yeoman, to the copyhold part of a close called the Half Close in the Manor of Balsall, co. War. 29 October, 1747 - 11 October, 1826.  MS 3375/448894  1830

Abstract of title of Mr. Joseph Ashford to copyhold land called Hickens or Higgins Close in the Manor of Balsall, co. War. 8 October, 1764 - 11 October, 1826  MS 3375/448895  1830

Abstract of title of Joseph Ashford, of Adnup, co. Salop, yeoman, to the freehold part of a close called the Half Close in the parish of Barston, co. War. 6 July, 1747 - 1 October, 1807.  MS 3375/448896  1830

Abstract of title of Mr. Joseph Ashford to a copyhold messuage and lands in the Manor and parish of Barston, co. War. 6 July, 1747 - 25 April, 1810.  MS 3375/448897  1830

Declaration of Ann Parker of Barston, co. War., widow, concerning the children of Jaques Husbands of Bradnocks Marsh Berkswell, co. War., and Amelia, his wife.  MS 3375/448898  13 January 1830

Declaration of Edward Brittan of Berkeswell Berkswell, parish clerk, concerning the children of Jaques Husbands of Bradnocks Marsh Berkswell, and Amelia, his wife.  MS 3375/448899  14 January 1830

Declaration of Thomas Powell of Swansea, co. Glamorgan, draper, concerning the death and burial of Amelia Husbands, widow of Jacques Husbands of Coventry, gent.  MS 3375/448900  27 January 1830

Indenture between John Davies of Coleshill, co. War., surgeon, Samuel Ballard of Nuneaton, co. War., ribbon manufacturer, Benjamin Jeffery of Stoke in Coventry, gent., Robert Evans of Griff, co. War., gent., Francis Burgess of Barston, co. War., gent., Amelia, his wife, and Joseph Smallwood of Birmingham, wine and spirit merchant, being a deed of covenant for the surrender of a copyhold estate comprising a messuage and lands at Ryton End in the parish and Manor of Barston, lands in the Manor of Balsall, co. War., and lands at Bradnocks Marsh in the Manors of Balsall and Barston.  MS 3375/448901  25 March 1830

Indenture between John Davies of Coleshill, co. War., surgeon, Samuel Ballard of Nuneaton, co. War., gent., and Joseph Smallwood of Birmingham, wine and spirit merchant, being a covenant for the production of title deeds concerning a copyhold estate in the Manors of Barston and Balsall, co. War.  MS 3375/448902  25 March 1830

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Balsall, co. War., recording grant of licence to Joseph Smallwood of Birmingham, wine and spirit merchant, to demise and lease all or any part of his copyhold estate within the Manor for a term not exceeding twenty one years.  MS 3375/448903  12 April 1830

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Barston, co. War., recording grant of licence to Joseph Smallwood, of Birmingham, wine and spirit merchant, to demise and lease all or any part of his copyhold estate within the Manor for a term not exceeding twenty one years.  MS 3375/448904  12 April 1830

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Balsall, co. War., recording the surrender by Benjamin Jefferey of Stoke in Coventry, gent., Robert Evans of Griff, co. War., gent., and Francis Burgess of Barston, co. War., gent., and Amelia, his wife, of lands in the parish of Barston and at Bradnock Marsh within the said Manor to the use of Joseph Smallwood of Birmingham, wine and spirit merchant, and the admittance of the said Joseph Smallwood to the said lands.  MS 3375/448905  12 April 1830

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Barston, co. War., recording the surrender by Benjamin Jeffery of Stoke, in Coventry, co. War., gent., Robert Evans of Griff, co. War., gent., Francis Burgess of Barston, gent., and Amelia, his wife, of a messuage, lands and appurtenances at Ryton End in the parishes of Berkswell and Barston, co. War., and lands at Bradnocks Marsh in the parish of Berkswell, to the use of Joseph Smallwood of Birmingham, wine and spirit merchant, and the admittance of the said Joseph Smallwood to the said premises.  MS 3375/448906  12 April 1830

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Balsall, co. War., recording the surrender by Charlotte Buck of Coventry, spinster, of lands in the parish of Barston, co. War., to the use of Joseph Smallwood of Birmingham, wine and spirit merchant.  MS 3375/448907  12 April 1830

Copy of the will of Ann Parker of Barston, co.War.  MS 3375/448908  22 May 1830

Lease for a year from Joseph Ashford of Bishops Tachbrook, co. War., farmer, and Edward Watts of Kenilworth, co. War., gent., to Joseph Smallwood of Birmingham, wine merchant, of the moiety of a piece of land with appurtenances in Barston, co. War.  MS 3375/448909  8 October 1830

Assignment from Robert Draper of Kenilworth, co. War., tanner, by the direction of Joseph Ashford of Bishops Tachbrook, co. War., and upon the nomination of Joseph Smallwood of Birmingham, wine merchant, to Francis Mole of Birmingham, solicitor, of the moiety of a piece of land with appurtenances in Barston, co. War., in trust to attend the inheritance.  MS 3375/448910  9 October 1830

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Balsall, co. War., recording the surrender by Joseph Ashford of Adnup, co. Salop, yeoman, of land at Wastall End in the parish of Barston, co. War., to the use of Joseph Smallwood of Birmingham, wine merchant, and the admittance of the said Joseph Smallwood to the said land.  MS 3375/448911  11 October 1830

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Balsall, co. War., recording the surrender by Joseph Ashford of Adnup, co. Salop, yeoman, of land in Eastcote in the parish of Barston, co. War., to the use of Joseph Smallwood of Birmingham, wine merchant, and the admittance of the said Joseph Smallwood to the said land.  MS 3375/448912  11 October 1830

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Barston, co. War., recording the surrender by Joseph Ashford of Tachbrooke, co. War., farmer, of a messuage, lands and appurtenances at Wastel End Walsal End within the said Manor to the use of Joseph Smallwood of Birmingham, wine and spirit merchant, and the admittance of the said Joseph Smallwood to the said property.  MS 3375/448913  11 October 1830

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Barston, co. War., recording the grant of licence to Joseph Smallwood of Birmingham, wine and spirit merchant, to demise and lease all or any part of his copyhold estate within the Manor for a term not exceeding twenty one years.  MS 3375/448914  11 October 1830

Declaration of John Lowe of Barston, co. War., yeoman, concerning the family of John Ashford formerly of Barston, yeoman, and Elizabeth, his wife, formerly Elizabeth Phillips of Fillongley, co. War. With pedigree and extracts from the parish register of Barston annexed.  MS 3375/448915  11 October 1830

Declaration of Joseph Newbery of Rowington, co. War., gent., concerning the family of John Ashford formerly of Barston, co. War., farmer, and Sarah, his wife, formerly Sarah Newbery of Knowle, co. War.  MS 3375/448916  11 October 1830

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Balsall, co. War., recording the admittance of Letitia Martha Moland and Lucy Margaret Moland of Cheltenham, co. Glouc., Elizabeth Deverell, widow of Richard Blake Deverell late of Clifton, co. Glouc., esq., and Kenelm Somerville of London, esq., to a messuage and lands at Wastell End Walsal End, in Eastcote, in the parish of Barston, co. War., and Manor of Balsall, and to three fourth parts of an allotment of land on Eastcote road in the Manor of Balsall.  MS 3375/448917  11 October 1830

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Balsall, co. War., recording the admittance of Letitia Martha Moland and Lucy Margaret Moland of Cheltenham, co. Glouc., Elizabeth Deverell, widow of Richard Blake Deverell late of Clifton, co. Glouc., esq., and Kenelm Somerville of London, esq., to a messuage and lands at Wastell End Walsal End in the parish of Barston, co. War., and Manor of Balsall, and to one fourth part of an allotment of land on Eastcote road in the Manor of Balsall.  MS 3375/448918  11 October 1830

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Barston, co. War., recording the surrender by Thomas Bolton of Rowington, co. War., farmer, of a messuage, lands and appurtenances at Wastall End Walsal End in the Manor and parish of Barston, to the use of Joseph Ashford of Tachbrooke, co. War., farmer, and the admittance of the said Joseph Ashford to the said premises.  MS 3375/448919  11 October 1830

Extract from the registry of the Manor court of Barston, co. War., relating to the grant of letters of administration of the effects of John Ashford, late of Barston, farmer, deceased.  MS 3375/448920  11 June 1830

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Barston, co. War., recording the admittance of Joseph Ashford of Tachbrooke, co. War., farmer, to a messuage and lands at Wastel End Walsal End in the Manor and parish of Barston.  MS 3375/448964  11 October 1830

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Barston, co. War., recording the surrender by Lucy Margaret Moland late of Clifton, co. Glouc., then of Cheltenham, co. Glouc., spinster, of lands at Wastell End Walsal End in the said Manor to the use of Letitia Martha Moland of Cheltenham, spinster, and others and the admittance of the said Letitia Martha Moland and others to the said lands.  MS 3375/448965  2 November 1830

Deed poll of Joseph Parker of Duddeston, maltster, being a release to John Parker, of all manner of actions in respect of a legacy under the will of Joseph Parker, late of Berkeswell Berkswell, co. War., yeoman, deceased.  MS 3375/448966  9 July 1833

Indenture between John Parker of Bradnocks Marsh in the parish of Berkswell, co. War., farmer, Thomas Slater of Bordesley, gent., and Joseph Parker of Duddeston, maltster, being a declaration of trust made upon the mortgage surrender of lands and a windmill at Bradnocks Marsh in the Manor of Barston.  MS 3375/448967  10 July 1833

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Barston, co. War., recording the mortgage surrender by John Parker of Barkeswell Berkswell, co. War., farmer, of two pieces of land and a windmill in the Manor of Barston, and the admittance of Thomas Slater of Bordesley in the parish of Aston, gent., to the said estate.  MS 3375/448968  10 July 1833

Memorandum of agreement between Joseph Smallwood of Birmingham and the London and Birmingham Railway Company for the sale to the said Company of lands at Bradnock's Marsh in the parish of Berkeswell Berkswell, co. War.  MS 3375/448969  2 July 1834

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Balsall, co. War., recording the admittance of Charles Hopkins of Yardley, malster, to lands at Bradnocks Marsh in the Manor of Barston, co.War., allotted and awarded to the said Charles Hopkins in respect of a copyhold messuage and lands at Bradnocks Marsh.  MS 3375/448970  7 October 1836

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Balsall, co. War., recording the admittance of Charles Hopkins of Yardley, malster, to lands at Bradnocks Marsh in the Manor of Barston, co.War., allotted and awarded to the said Charles Hopkins in respect of part of a meadow called Broad Meadow at Bradnocks Marsh.  MS 3375/448971  7 October 1836

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Balsall, co. War., recording the admittance of Thomas King of Elmdon, co. War., farmer, and William Parkes of Deritend, malster, as trustees under the will of Charles Hopkins of Yardley, farmer, to a copyhold messuage and lands at Bradnocks Marsh in the parish of Berkeswell, upon the trusts declared in the said will.  MS 3375/448972  9 October 1837

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Barston, co.War., recording the admittance of Thomas King of Elmdon, co. War., farmer, and William Parkes of Deritend, maltster, as trustees under the will of Charles Hopkins, of Yardley, maltster, to lands and premises in the Manor, upon the trusts declared in the said will.  MS 3375/448973  9 October 1837

Notice from Thomas Slater of Oldbury, co. Salop, co. Worc., collier, and Ann Peake of Bordesley, spinster, to John Parker of Bradnocks Marsh in the parish of Berkswell, co. War., farmer, being a demand for the payment of the sum of £1050 and interest, secured to Thomas Slater, late of Bordesley, gent., deceased, by the surrender made by the said John Parker of copyhold property in Barston. With declaration by James Aland of Willenhall, co. War., toll gate keeper, dated 13 October, 1841, relating to the serving of the said notice upon the said John Parker, annexed.  MS 3375/448974  14 December 1840

Abstract of title to a copyhold estate in the Manor of Barston, co. War. 19 August, 1799 - 10 July, 1833.  MS 3375/448975  1841

Declaration by Joseph Read of Oldbury, co. Worc., bricklayer, concerning the family of James Slater, late of Oldbury, labourer, deceased.  MS 3375/448976  21 September 1841

Declaration by Samuel Willets of Oldbury, co. Worc., gent., concerning Thomas Slater, late of the liberty of Bordsley Bordesley, gent., deceased, and James Slater of Oldbury, labourer, deceased.  MS 3375/448977  21 September 1841

Indenture between Humphry Johnson of Barkeswell Berkswell, co. War., farmer, Richard Worthington of Brockhurst in the parish of Monks Kirby, co. War., gent., and John Brown Twist of Coventry, co. War., gent., being a deed of Covenants on the mortgage surrender of a copyhold messuage, lands and appurtenances at Bradnocks Marsh in the parishes of Barston and Barkeswell Berkswell, co. War., being within the Manor of Balsall, co. War.  MS 3375/448978  13 October 1841

Indenture between Humphry Johnson of Barkeswell Berkswell, co. War., farmer, Richard Worthington of Brockhurst in the parish of Monkskirby, co. War., gent., and John Brown Twist of Coventry, co. War., gent., being a deed of covenants on the mortgage surrender of a copyhold windmill and lands within the Manor of Barston, co. War.  MS 3375/448979  13 October 1841

Copy of a copy of the court roll of the Manor of Balsall, co. War., recording the mortgage surrender by Humphrey Johnson of Berkeswell Berkswell, co. War., farmer, of three pieces of land at Bradnocks Marsh in the parishes of Barston and Berkeswell, co. War., and within the said Manor, to the use of Richard Worthington of Brockhurst in the parish of Monks Kirby, co. War., gent., and John Brown Twist of Coventry, gent., and their admittance to the said estate.  MS 3375/448980  13 October 1841

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Barston, co. War., recording the admittance of Thomas Slater of Oldbury in the parish of Halesowen, co. Salop co. Worc., to two pieces of land and a windmill in the said Manor.  MS 3375/448981  13 October 1841

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Barston, co. War., recording the surrender by Thomas Slater of Oldbury, co. Worc., collier, of two pieces of land and a windmill within the said Manor, to the use of Humphrey Johnson of Barkeswell Berkswell, co. War., farmer, and the admittance of the said Humphrey Johnson to the said property; the mortgage surrender by the said Humphrey Johnson, of the said property to the use of Richard Worthington of Brockhurst in the parish of Monks Kirby, co. War., gent., and John Brown Twist of Coventry, gent., and the admittance of the said John Brown Twist and Richard Worthington to the said property.  MS 3375/448982  13 October 1841

Extract from the register of the Parish Church of Yardley recording the baptism of William, son of Charles and Rhoda Hopkins of Blakesley Hall, Yardley. Extract made c. 1849.  MS 3375/448984  21 December 1827

Abstract of title of the trustees named in the will of Charles Hopkins of Yardley, deceased, to a copyhold estate in the Manors of Barston and Balsall, co. War. 6 October, 1816 - 9 October, 1837.  MS 3375/448985  1849

Extract from the register of the Parish Church of Saints Peter and Paul, Aston, recording the burial of Charles Allen Line of Allum Rock Alum Rock. Extract made 11 May, 1849.  MS 3375/448986  29 April 1837

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Balsall, co. War., recording the surrender out of court by Thomas King of Elmdon, co. War., farmer, and William Parkes of Deritend in the parish of Aston juxta Birmingham, maltster, of land at Bradnocks Marsh in the parish of Berkswell, co. War., to the use of Joseph Smallwood of Birmingham, wine merchant, and the admittance of the said Joseph Smallwood to the said premises.  MS 3375/448987  24 May 1849

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Balsall, co. War., recording the surrender out of court by Thomas King of Elmdon, co. War., farmer, and William Parkes of Deritend in the parish of Aston juxta Birmingham, maltster, of a messuage and lands at Bradnocks Marsh in the parish of Berkswell to the use of Joseph Smallwood of Birmingham, wine merchant, and the admittance of the said Joseph Smallwood to the said premises.  MS 3375/448988  24 May 1849

Copy of the court roll of the Manor of Barston, co. War., recording the surrender by Thomas King of Elmdon, co. War., farmer, and William Parkes of Deritend, maltster, executors of the will of Charles Hopkins late of Yardley, maltster, deceased, of land within the said Manor to the use of Joseph Smallwood of Birmingham, wine and spirit merchant, and the admittance of the said Joseph Smallwood to the said land.  MS 3375/448989  27 June 1849

Extract from the parish register of Brighthelmston Brighton, co. Sussex, recording the burial of Letitia Martha Moland of Hove, co. Sussex, 3 July, 1849. Extracted 16 November, 1867.  MS 3375/448990  3 July 1849

Bond from the Rt. Hon. Heneage, Earl of Aylesford, and the Hon. Heneage Finch, commonly called Lord Guernsey, his son to Joseph Smallwood of Birmingham, wine merchant, being a bond of indemnity in respect of lands at Bradnocks Marsh in the parish of Hampton in Arden, co. War.  MS 3375/448991  26 November 1849

Copy of memorandum of agreement between the London and North Western Railway Company and Edward Johnson of Wilnecote, co. War., for the sale and purchase of land at Berkswell, co. War.  MS 3375/448992  22 July 1851

Extract from the parish register of Brighthelmston Brighton, co. Sussex, recording the burial of Lucy Margaret Moland of Hove, co. Sussex, 14 August, 1851. Extracted 16 November, 1867.  MS 3375/448993  14 August 1851

Memoradnum of surrender by Richard Worthington formerly of Brockhurst in the parish of Monks Kirby, co. War., then of Saddington, co. Leics., gent., and John Brown Twist of Coventry, gent., attorney of the said Richard Worthington, of three pieces of land at Bradnocks Marsh in the parishes of Barston and Berkeswell Berkswell, co. War., within the Manor of Balsall, co. War., to the use of Humphrey Johnson of Berkeswell, farmer, and his admittance to the said lands.  MS 3375/448994  8 November 1855

Notice from Mary Barber of Barston, co. War., widow of Edward Barber of Barston, esq., deceased, to John Jacob Wise of Barston, farmer, requiring the restoration of the use and enjoyment of a pew in the parish church of Barston.  MS 3375/448995  27 November 1857

Draft copy of memorandum of surrender by the Rt. Hon. Hugh, Lord Somerville, to John Smallwood of Birmingham, gent., and Robert Smallwood of the same place, wine merchant, of lands, premises and appurtenances at Wastell End Walsal End in Eastcote in the parish of Barston in the Manor of Balsall, co. War.  MS 3375/448996  c1860

Extract from the parish register of Barston, co. War., recording the burial of Ann Gilbert of Barston. 2 August, 1860. Extract made 28 June, 1875.  MS 3375/448997  2 August 1860

Abstract of title deeds relating to the Ryton End Estate in the Manors of Barston and Balsall, co. War.. 12 April, 1830 - 27 June, 1849.  MS 3375/448998  July 1861

Indenture between Humphrey Johnson of Barkeswell Berkswell co. War., farmer, James Johnson of Etruria, co. Staff., hay and corn dealer, Richard Worthington, formerly of Brockhurst in the parish of Monks Kirby, co. War., then of Saddington, co. Leic., gent., and John Brown Twist of Coventry, gent., being a grant of the equity of redemption of copyhold lands and a windmill in the Manor of Barston, co. War.  MS 3375/448999  13 October 1861

Draft copy of abstract of the title of John Smallwood of Birmingham, and Robert Smallwood of Birmingham, to copyhold and freehold land, messuages and premises situate in the Manors and parishes of Barston, Balsall, and Berkswell, co. War. 12 April, 1830-26 November, 1849.  MS 3375/449000  November 1861

Draft copy of supplemental abstract of the title of Joseph Smallwood, John Smallwood of Birmingham and Robert Smallwood of Birmingham to a piece of land in the parish of Berkswell, co. War., sold to the London and North Western Railway Company. 18 February, 1853-16 December, 1859.  MS 3375/449001  June 1862

Extract from the parish register of Brighthelmston Brighton, co. Sussex, recording the burial of Elizabeth Deverell of Hove, co. Sussex, 6 June, 1862. Extracted 16 November, 1867.  MS 3375/449002  6 June 1862

Indenture between James Johnson of Etruria, co. Staff., hay and corn dealer, and Arthur Watson of Atherstone, co. War., liquor merchant, being a deed of covenants on a mortgage surrender of a copyhold messuage and lands at Bradnocks Marsh in the parishes of Barston and Berkeswell Berkswell, co. War., being within the Manor of Balsall, co. War., to the use of the said Arthur Watson.  MS 3375/449003  8 May 1862

Memorandum of surrender by Humphrey Johnson of Berkeswell Berkswell, co. War., farmer, of a copyhold messuage and lands at Bradnocks Marsh in the parishes of Barston and Berkeswell, co. War., being within the Manor of Balsall, co.War., to the use of James Johnson of Etruria, co. Staff., hay and corn dealer; his admittance to the said premises; his mortgage surrender by the said premises to Arthur Watson of Atherstone, co. War., liquor merchant, and the admittance of the said Arthur Watson to the said premises.  MS 3375/449004  8 May 1862

Draft copy of abstract of the title of the devisees under the will of Joseph Smallwood, deceased, to copyhold land in the Manors of Balsall and Barston, co. War., sold to the London and North Western Railway Company. 18 February, 1853-16 December, 1859.  MS 3375/449005  1863

Indenture between John Smallwood of Birmingham, gent, Robert Smallwood of Birmingham, wine merchant, and the London and North Western Railway Company being covenants for the production of title deeds to lands in the Manors of Balsall, otherwise Balsall Temple, and Barston, co. War.  MS 3375/449006  1863

Draft copy of MS 3375/449006  MS 3375/449007  nd

Draft copy of instructions for the surrender by John Smallwood of Birmingham, and Robert Smallwood of Birmingham to the London and North Western Railway Company of copyhold lands situate in the Manor of Barston in the parish of Berkswell, co. War.  MS 3375/449008  1863

Draft copy of instructions for the surrender by John Smallwood of Birmingham, and Robert Smallwood of Birmingham to the London and North Western Railway Company of copyhold land situate in the Manor of Balsall, otherwise Balsall Temple, in the parish of Berkswell, co. War.  MS 3375/449009  1863

Abstract of the title of the London and North Western Railway Company to lands situate at Bradnocks Marsh in the parish of Berkswell, co. War., purchased for the purposes of the London and Birmingham Railway. 3 November, 1834-1846.  MS 3375/449010  1864

Abstract of title to a copyhold estate in the Manor of Balsall, co. War., belonging to James Johnson of Etruria, co. Staff., hay and corn dealer. 11 October, 1825- 8 May, 1862.  MS 3375/449011  1864

Additional abstract of title to a copyhold estate in the Manor of Barston, co. War., belonging to James Johnson of Etruria, co. Staff., hay and corn dealer. 13 October, 1841 - 13 October, 1861.  MS 3375/449012  1864

Memorandum of surrender by Arthur Watson of Atherstone, co. War., liquor merchant, and James Johnson of Etruria, co. Staff., hay and corn dealer, of a copyhold messuage and lands at Bradnocks Marsh in the parishes of Barston and Berkeswell Berkswell, co. War., being within the Manor of Balsal1, co.War., to the use of John Smallwood of Birmingham, gent., and Robert Smallwood of the same place, wine merchant.  MS 3375/449013  31 March 1864

Draft copy of grant from the London and North Western Railway Company to John Smallwood of Birmingham, gent., and Robert Smallwood of the same place, wine merchant, of land at Bradnocks Marsh in the parish of Berkswell, co. War. Plan.  MS 3375/449014  7 July 1864

Another copy of MS 3375/449014 undated and without plan.  MS 3375/449015  nd

Draft copy of declaration of Rowland Nevitt Bennett of Lincolns Inn London, gent., concerning the family of Kenelm, Lord Somerville, of Newbold Pacey, co. War.  MS 3375/449016  1867

Draft copy of memorandum of admittance of the Rt. Hon. Hugh, Lord Somerville, to lands at Wastell End Walsall End in the Manor of Barston, co. War., and surrender by the said Hugh, Lord Somerville, of the said land to the use of John Smallwood and Robert Smallwood, both of Birmingham, esqs., and the admittance of the said John Smallwood and Robert Smallwood.  MS 3375/449017  1867

Particulars and conditions of sale of landed property known as Wastall End Farm in the parish of Barston, co. War., to be sold by auction 15 July, 1867. With memorandum of purchase by John Smallwood and Robert Smallwood of Birmingham. Printed and manuscript.  MS 3375/449018  1867

Abstract of the title of the Rt. Hon. Hugh, Lord Somerville, to copyhold lands and hereditaments known as Wastall End Farm held of the Manors of Balsall and Barston in the parish of Barston, co. War. 13 April, 1813- 8 January, 1867. With requisitions on the title and replies thereto.  MS 3375/449019  23 October 1867

Draft copy of memorandum of surrender by Ann Fisher, late of Springfield, co. Glouc., then of Cheltenham, co. Glouc., of a messuage and lands at Wastell End Walsal End in the parish of Barston and Manor of Balsall, co. War., and admittance of the Rt. Hon. Hugh, Lord Somerville, to the said premises.  MS 3375/449020  December 1867

Miscellaneous papers relating to property tax charged upon land adjoining the London and North Western Railway near Ryton End and Bradnock's Marsh Berkswell, co.War., in the occupation of John Blamire. Typescript and manuscript.  MS 3375/449220  1914-5

Draft copy of memorandum of admittance of Hugh, Lord Somerville, to lands and premises at Wastell End Walsal End in Eastcote in the parish of Barston in the Manor of Balsall, co. War.  MS 3375/449021  December 1867

Declaration by Henry William Birch of Lincolns Inn Fields London, esq., concerning the family of Richard Moland, formerly of Springfield, co. War., esq., deceased, and of Mary, his wife.  MS 3375/449022  17 December 1867

Abstract of the title of John Wallis, Joseph Osborn Wallis and William Wallis trustees under the will of Stephen Wallis, late of Ashted, gun maker, deceased, to land and hereditaments in Slade Lane, Erdington, 30 July, 1823-31 July, 1823. With requisitions on title. 1868.  MS 3375/449023  1868

Supplemental abstract of title of John Wallis, Joseph Osborn Wallis and William Wallis, trustees under the will of Stephen Wallis, late of Ashted, gun maker, deceased to freehold land and hereditaments in Erdington Slade and Holly Lane, Erdington, and in Windsor Street and Heneage Street, Birmingham. 18 June, 1842 - 30 December, 1867.  MS 3375/449024  1868

Extract from the Customs of the Manor of Barston, co. War., concerning the rights of fishery in the River Blythe.  MS 3375/449025  1868

Plan of land at Bradnock's Marsh in the parish of Berkswell, co. War., belonging to Charles Hopkins and Joseph Burge.  MS 3375/449226  c1850

Schedule of documents relating to the title of the Rt. Hon. Hugh, Lord Somerville, to premises in the Manors of Barston and Balsall, co. War. 17 January, 1814 - 28 February, 1868.  MS 3375/449026  1868

Declaration by Rowland Nevitt Bennett of Lincolns Inn, London, gent., concerning the family of the late Kenelm, Lord Somerville.  MS 3375/449027  20 January 1868

Indenture between the Rt. Hon. Hugh, Lord Somerville, and John Smallwood, gent., and Robert Smallwood, wine merchant, both of Birmingham, concerning the Wastall End Walsal End Farm in the Manors of Balsall and Barston, co. War.  MS 3375/449200  28 February 1868

Draft copy of MS 3375/449200  MS 3375/449201  nd

Another copy of MS 3375/449200 with variations.  MS 3375/449202  nd

Memorandum of the admittance of Hugh, Lord Somerville, to a messuage, lands and premises at Wastell End Walsal End in the parish of Barston and Manor of Balsall, co. War.  MS 3375/449203  28 February 1868

Memorandum of the admittance of Hugh, Lord Somerville, to lands at Wastell End Walsal End in the parish of Barston and Manor of Balsall, co. War., and a messuage and other lands at Wastell End.  MS 3375/449204  28 February 1868

Abstract of indenture between Francis Burton of Bradnocks Marsh in the parish of Berkswell, co. War., farmer, William Shenstone of Barston, co. War., gent., Thomas Gilbert of Moseley, gent., and John Burbury of Leek Wootton, co. War., farmer, being an appointment of new trustees to the will of James Gilbert, late of Barston, farmer, deceased.  MS 3375/449205  13 December 1871

Copy of declaration by James Dormer of Ashow, co. War., farmer, concerning the family of Samuel Gilbert, late of Packington in the parish of Bickenhill, co. War., farmer, deceased. With copies of extracts from parish registers recording the marriage of Samuel Gilbert of Barston, co. War., farmer, and Frances Burbury of Leek Wooton, co. War., spinster, 10 September, 1844. the burial of James Gilbert of Bickenhill, 20 January, 1846; the baptism of Samuel Francis Gilbert of Bickenhill, 19 November, 1848; the baptism of Henry Porter Gilbert of Bickenhill, 25 July, 1852; and the burial of Thomas Gilbert of Balsall Heath, gent., 16 February, 1861.  MS 3375/449206  31 October 1873

Agreement between John Smallwood and Robert Smallwood, both of Birmingham, gents., and Joseph Bennett of Berkswell, co. War., shoe maker, for a lease of a messuage and lands at Bradnocks Marsh in the parish of Berkswell.  MS 3375/449207  19 February 1874

Abstract of title of Samuel Francis Gilbert and Henry Porter Gilbert to a copyhold estate situate in the Manors of Balsall and Barston, co. War. 8 October, 1810-25 October, 1869. With requisitions on the title and replies thereto.  MS 3375/449208  1875

Draft copy of memorandum of surrender by Henry Porter Gilbert of Leek Wootton, co. War., esq., of lands in the parish of Barston, co. War., within the Manor of Balsall, and the admittance of John Smallwood of Castle Bromwich, co. War., gent., to the said lands. With incidental papers annexed.  MS 3375/449209  1875

Draft copy of memorandum of surrender by James Dormer, executor of the will of Samuel Gilbert, of lands in the parish and Manor of Barston, co. War., to the use of John Smallwood of Castle Bromwich, gent., and the admittance of the said John Smallwood to the said lands.  MS 3375/449210  1875

Draft copy of memorandum of admittance of Henry Porter Gilbert of Leek Wootton, co. War., to a messuage and lands within the parish of Barston in the Manor of Balsall, co. War.  MS 3375/449211  1875

Draft copy of indenture between Samuel Francis Gilbert and Henry Porter Gilbert, both of Leek Wootton, co. War., gents., and John Smallwood of Castle Bromwich, gent., being covenants concerning the title to copyhold lands in the Manors of Barston and Balsall, co. War.  MS 3375/449212  1875

Declaration by James Anderton of Barston, co. War., licensed victualler, concerning the family of James Gilbert, late of Barston, farmer, deceased, and the estate called Tin Hills, in the parish of Barston, being in the Manors of Barston and Balsall, co. War., and the lands in Barston, formerly in the possession of the said James Gilbert. Plan.  MS 3375/449213  2 July 1875

Indenture between Samuel Francis Gilbert of Leek Wootton, co. War., gent., Henry Porter Gilbert of the same place, gent., James Dormer of Ashow, co. War., farmer, and John Smallwood of Castle Bromwich, gent., being a release to the said John Smallwood and covenants concerning the title of copyhold lands in the parish of Barston and Manors of Barston and Balsall, co. War.  MS 3375/449214  26 August 1875

Draft copy of MS 3375/449214  MS 3375/449215  nd

Draft copy of indenture between John Smallwood of Birmingham, gent., and Robert Smallwood of Birmingham, wine merchant, and the London and North Western Railway Company concerning lands in the Manors of Balsall, otherwise Balsall Temple, and Barston, co. War.  MS 3375/449216  1885

Draft copy of memorandum of surrender by John Smallwood of Birmingham, solicitor, and Robert Smallwood of Birmingham, wine merchant, of land in the parish of Berkswell within the Manor of Balsall, co. War., to the use of the London and North Western Railway Company.  MS 3375/449217  1885

Draft copy of memorandum of surrender by John Smallwood of Birmingham, solicitor, and Robert Smallwood of Birmingham, wine merchant, of land in the parish of Berkswell within the Manor of Balsall, co. War., to the use of the London and North Western Railway Company.  MS 3375/449218  1885

Counterpart of agreement between John Smallwood of Castle Bromwich, gent., and Robert Smallwood of Rigby Hall near Bromsgrove, co. Worc., esq., and Thomas Addison Russell of Eastcote, co. War., for a lease of Ryton End Farm at Ryton End in the parishes of Barston, Berkswell, and Hampton-in-Arden, co. War.  MS 3375/449219  8 May 1886

Copy of terrier of Ryton and Wastel Walsal End Farms in the parishes of Barston and Berkswell, co. War.  MS 3375/449221  c1870

Copy of an Act for dividing and enclosing the common fields and common meadows in the parish of Barston, co. War. 1733. Copy made c.1850.  MS 3375/449222  1733

Plan of land at Bradnocks Marsh in the parish of Berkswell adjoining the London and North Western Railway.  MS 3375/449223  c1870

Plan of land at Bradnocks Marsh in the parishes of Barston and Berkwell, co. War. Printed and manuscript.  MS 3375/449224  c1870

Another copy of MS 3375/449224 with variations.  MS 3375/449225  nd

A Map of lands at Bradnocks Marsh in the Manors of Balsall and Barston, co. War., belonging to Mr. John Carr.  MS 3375/449227  1771

Plan of Ryton End Farm in the parishes of Barston and Berkswell, co. War.  MS 3375/449228  c1840

Map of the late John Jeffcoat's estate at Bradnocks Marsh in the parish of Barkeswell, co. War., for sale by auction by John Moore.  MS 3375/449230  10 August 1859

Plan of an estate at Ryton End and Wastall End Walsal End in the parishes of Barston, Berkeswell Berkswell and Hampton-in-Arden, co. War., belonging to John and Robert Smallwood, esqs.  MS 3375/442531  1873

Plan of an estate in the parish of Barston, co. War., belonging to Messrs. F. and H. Gilbert.  MS 3375/449232  c1875

Miscellaneous papers relating to estates at Ryton End and Wastell End Walsal End in the parishes of Barston and Berkswell and in the Manors of Barston and Balsall, co. War., belonging to John Smallwood and Robert Smallwood of Birmingham. Plans. Printed and manuscript.  MS 3375/449233  c1800-1907

Release from Richard Martin of Aston, gent., to Thomas Harrison of Birmingham, hiltmaker, of messuages and appurtenances in Birmingham in Welchend, otherwise Dale end.  MS 3375/449754  30 September 1669

Indenture between Thomas Harrison, the elder, of Birmingham, hiltmaker, William Hammants of Leicester, weaver, and Samuel Hammants of Leicester, hosier, being a settlement previous to the marriage of Thomas Harrison the younger, of Birmingham, hiltmaker, and Sarah Birstall of Leicester, spinster, of a messuage and appurtenances in Birmingham, in Welchend, otherwise Dale End.  MS 3375/449755  19 August 1678

Counterpart of MS 3375/449755  MS 3375/449756  nd

Lease for six months from Thomas Harrisson of Birmingham, hilt forger, and Jane Harrisson of Birmingham, widow, to Thomas Doley of Olton End, co. War., gent., of messuages and premises in Birmingham in Welch End, otherwise Dale End.  MS 3375/449757  2 July 1884

Indenture between Thomas Harrisson of Birmingham, hilt forger, Joane Harrisson of Birmingham, widow, William Harrisson, Michaell Harrisson, John Harrisson, Mary Harrisson, Susanna Harrisson, and Thomas Doley of Olton End, co. War., gent., being a release of messuages and premises in Birmingham in Welch End, otherwise Dale End, to hold for trusts recited.  MS 3375/449758  3 July 1684

Another copy of MS 3375/449758  MS 3375/449759  nd

Indenture of fine between Humphrey Ashford, plaintiff, and William Harrison and Elizabeth, alias John, Harrison, deforciants, of three messuages and premises in Dale End in Birmingham.  MS 3375/449760  Hilary term 10 Will III 1698/9

Indenture between William Harrison of Birmingham, butcher, Elizabeth alias John Harrison of Birmingham, long cuttler, and Humfrey Ashford of Birmingham, baker, being a deed to declare the uses of a fine of messuages and premises in Dale End or Welch end.  MS 3375/449761  10 January 1699/1700

Another copy of MS 3375/449761  MS 3375/449762  Undated

Lease for a year from William Harrison of Birmingham, butcher, and John Harrison of Birmingham, sword cutler, to Edward Hare of Birmingham, gent., of messuages and premises in Welch end, otherwise Dale end.  MS 3375/449763  6 May 1700

Another copy of MS 3375/449763  MS 3375/449764  nd

Indenture between William Harrison of Birmingham, butcher, John Harrison of Birmingham, sword cutler, Edward Hare of Birmingham, gent., and Charles Freeth of Birmingham, glover, being a release of messuages and premises in Welch end, otherwise Dale end, to create a tenant for the recovery of the said property.  MS 3375/449765  7 May 1700

Another copy of MS 3375/449765  MS 3375/449766  nd

Exemplification of recovery by Charles Freeth of Birmingham against Edward Hare of Birmingham, gent., of four messuages and premises in Dale End in Birmingham.  MS 3375/449767  19 June 12 Will III 1700

Copy of MS 3375/449767  MS 3375/449768  nd

Another copy of MS 3375/449767  MS 3375/449769  nd

Counterpart of indenture of mortgage from William Harrison of Birmingham, butcher, to John King of Birmingham, gent., of a messuage, premises and land in Welch, otherwise Dale End.  MS 3375/449770  10 July 1700

Deed poll of William Harrisson of Birmingham, butcher, and Susana Harrisson of Birmingham, spinster, being a release to Michaell Harrison and Charles Freeth and Mary, his wife, of messuages and premises in Welch End, alias Dale End.  MS 3375/449771  20 September 1701

Lease for a year from Michael Harrisson, son of Thomas Harrisson, the elder, late of Birmingham, hiltforger, Charles Freeth of Birmingham, glover, and Mary, his wife, to Samuel Eden of Birmingham, gent., of messuages and premises in Welch End, alias Dale End.  MS 3375/449772  1 October 1701

Indenture between Michael Harrisson, son of Thomas Harrisson, the elder, late of Birmingham, hilt forger, Charles Freeth of Birmingham, glover, Mary, his wife, Samuel Eden of Birmingham, gent., and William Guest of Birmingham, maltster, being a release of messuages and premises in Welch End, alias Dale End, to create a tenant for the recovery of the said property.  MS 3375/449773  2 October 1701

Exemplification of recovery by William Guest of Birmingham against Samuel Eden of Birmingham of four messuages and premises in Dale End.  MS 3375/449774  28 November 13 Will III 1701

Lease for a year from William Harrison of Birmingham, butcher, to Charles Freeth of Birmingham, glover, of a messuage, premises and land in Welch End, otherwise Dale End.  MS 3375/449775  23 March 1704/5

Release from William Harrison of Birmingham, butcher and Hannah, his wife, to Charles Freeth of Birmingham, glover, of a messuage, premises and land in Welch End, otherwise Dale End.  MS 3375/449776  24 March 1704/5

Assignment of mortgage from Katherine King, executrix of the will of John King, late of Birmingham, gent., deceased, by the direction of Charles Freeth of Birmingham, glover, to James Lewis of Birmingham, boddesmaker, of messuages and premises in Welch end, otherwise Dale end, in trust to attend the inheritance.  MS 3375/449777  25 March 1706

Indenture of mortgage from Edward Bates of Birmingham, tallow chandler, and Sarah, his wife, to Sarah Harrison of Birmingham, spinster, of messuages and premises in Dale end.  MS 3375/449778  19 April 1706

Indenture of fine between John Bissell, plaintiff, and William Greaves, Mary, his wife, William Harrison, Hannah, his wife, Abraham Bridgens and Margaret, his wife, deforciants, of messuages and premises in Dale End in Birmingham.  MS 3375/449779  Hilary term 5 Anne 1706/7

Extract of MS 3375/449779  MS 3375/449780  nd

Indenture between William Harrison of Birmingham, butcher, Hannah, his wife, John Bissell of Birmingham, cutler, and Charles Freeth of Birmingham, glover, being a deed to declare the uses of a fine of messuages and premises in Welch End, otherwise Dale end.  MS 3375/449781  10 April 1707

Assignment of mortgage from Sarah Harrison of Birmingham, spinster, to Richard Harrison of Birmingham, coppersmith, of messuages and premises in Dale end.  MS 3375/449782  24 June 1707

Indenture between Richard Harrison of Birmingham, founder, and William Rooke of Birmingham, gent., being a covenant to levy a fine of three messuages and premises in Dale End, and a declaration of the uses of the said fine.  MS 3375/449783  9 January 1713/4

Indenture of fine between William Rooke, plaintiff, and Richard Harrison, deforciant, of three messuages and premises in Dale End in Byrmingham Birmingham  MS 3375/449784  Hilary term 12 Anne 1713/14

Another copy of MS 3375/449784  MS 3375/449785  nd

Indenture of mortgage from Richard Harrison of Birmingham, founder, to William Rooke of Birmingham, gent., of three messuages, premises and appurtenances in Dale End in Birmingham.  MS 3375/449786  20 February 1713/14

Writ to Robert Tibbetts and John Ellis to attend at the next General Sessions of the Assizes to be held at Stafford, 4 April, 1717, in a cause between the Crown and Thomas Townsend.  MS 3375/449787  11 March 3 Geo I 1716-17

Indenture of mortgage from Mary Freeth, widow of Charles Freeth, late of Birmingham, glover, deceased, and Thomas Freeth, son of the said Charles Freeth, to Samuel Russell of Birmingham, ironmonger, of four messuages and premises in Dale End and three tenements and premises situate in a yard behind the said four messuages. 22 August, 1730. With assignment of mortgage dated 3 April, 1734 from the said Samuel Russell by the direction of Thomas Townsend of Birmingham, toymaker, to Richard Rann of Birmingham, gent., of the said premises, annexed.  MS 3375/449788  22 August 1730

Lease for a year from William Booth Allestry of Witton Hall, esq., to Thomas Swift of Birmingham, baker, of messuages and premises in High Street and Dale end, one of which is known by the name of the Old George.  MS 3375/449789  8 September 1730

Release from William Booth Allestry of Witton Hall, esq., to Thomas Swift of Birmingham, baker, of messuages and premises in High Street and Dale End, one of which is known by the name of the Old George.  MS 3375/449790  9 September 1730

Attested copy of the probate copy of the will of Richard Harrison of Birmingham, brass founder. Will dated 17 June, 1731. Copy dated 31 August, 1731.  MS 3375/449791  17 June 1731

Lease for a year from Elizabeth Harrison of Birmingham, widow of Richard Harrison of Birmingham, brassfounder, deceased, to Sarah Harvey of Birmingham, spinster, of messuages and premises in Dale End.  MS 3375/449792  27 August 1731

Indenture between Edward Hiccox of Birmingham, chandler, Harry Porter of Birmingham, mercer, executors of the will of William Rooke, late of Birmingham, innholder, deceased, Elizabeth Harrison of Birmingham, widow, executrix of the will of Richard Harrison, late of Birmingham brassfounder, deceased, Thomas Hooke of Birmingham, gent., and Sarah Harvey of Birmingham, spinster being an assignment of messuages and premises in Dale End, in trust for the said Sarah Harvey, and to attend the inheritance.  MS 3375/449793  28 August 1731

Indenture of mortgage from Elizabeth Harrison of Birmingham, widow of Richard Harrison of Birmingham, brassfounder, to Sarah Harvey of Birmingham, spinster, of three messuages and premises in Dale End.  MS 3375/449794  28 August 1731

Lease for a year from Mary Freeth, widow of Charles Freeth, late of Birmingham, glover, deceased, Thomas Freeth, son of the said Charles Freeth, and Bridgett, his wife, to Thomas Townsend of Birmingham, toymaker of four messuages and premises in Dale End and three tenements and premises situate in a yard behind the said four messuages.  MS 3375/449795  29 November 1731

Release from Mary Freeth, widow of Charles Freeth, late of Birmingham, glover, deceased, Thomas Freeth, son of the said Charles Freeth and Bridgett, his wife, to Thomas Townsend of Birmingham, toymaker, of four messuages and premises in Dale End and three messuages and premises situate in a yard behind the said four messuages.  MS 3375/449796  30 November 1731

Schedule of title deeds relating to the late Mr. Thomas Townshend's houses in Dale End. 30 September, 1669-3 April, 1734.  MS 3375/449819  3 April 1734

Indenture of fine between Thomas Townsend, plaintiff, and Thomas Freeth and Bridget, his wife, deforciants, of messuages and appurtenances in Dale End in Birmingham: Hilary term, 8 Geo. II  MS 3375/449820  1734/5

Another copy of MS 3375/449820  MS 3375/449821  nd

Orders in Chancery and other papers relating to messuages and premises in Dale End. 1750-1790.  MS 3375/449822  1750

Lease for a year from Samuel Dyer of Birmingham and Robert Roberts of Loughborough, co. Leic., malster, to Thomas Fisher of Birmingham, gent. of three messuages, premises and appurtenances in a street called Dale End in Birmingham.  MS 3375/449823  26 August 1751

Indenture between Samuel Dyer of Birmingham, son of Sarah Dyer, deceased, late wife of Richard Dyer of Birmingham, cane chair maker, Joseph Harvey of Stowerbridge Stourbridge, co.Worc., doctor of physick, the said Richard Dyer, Robert Roberts of Loughborough, co.Leic., maltster, Elizabeth, his wife, and Thomas Fisher of Birmingham, gent., being a release of messuages and premises in Dale end, Birmingham.  MS 3375/449824  27 August 1751

Lease for a year from Thomas Fisher of Birmingham, gent, Sarah Harrison of Cripple-Gate, in London, spinster, daughter of Samuel Harrison, late of the parish of St.George Hanover Square in London, gunsmith, deceased, and Mary Clark of Deritend, widow, to John Rolfe of Birmingham, chapman, of three messuages and premises in Dale End, Birmingham.  MS 3375/449825  1 May 1753

Release from Thomas Fisher of Birmingham, gent., Sarah Harrison of Cripple-Gate, in London, spinster, daughter of Samuel Harrison, late of the parish of St. George Hanover Square in London, gunsmith, deceased, and Mary Clark of Deritend, widow, to John Rolfe of Birmingham, chapman, of three messuages and premises in Dale End, Birmingham.  MS 3375/449826  2 May 1753

Deed poll whereby John Bates of Birmingham, brass-founder, and John Hart of Birmingham, gimlett-maker, executors of the will of Sarah Harrison, late of Birmingham, spinster, deceased, acknowledge receipt from John Rolfe of Birmingham, chapman, of a legacy bequeathed to the said Sarah Harrison under the will of Richard Harrison, late of Birmingham, brass-founder, deceased.  MS 3375/449827  30 June 1753

Agreement between Thomas Swift, baker, John Rolfe, innkeeper and Thomas Lakin, candlestick maker, all of Birmingham, concerning the construction of a drain for four dwelling houses situate in Dale End.  MS 3375/449828  21 May 1754

Copy of MS 3375/449828  MS 3375/449829  nd

Another copy MS 3375/449828 additional covenant dated 31 March, 1783.  MS 3375/449830  31 March 1783

Indenture of mortgage from Thomas Swift of Birmingham, baker, to Thomas Lane of Birmingham, carpenter, of messuages and premises in High Street and Dale End, one of which is known by the sign of the Old George.  MS 3375/449831  15 March 1758

Bond from Thomas Swift of Birmingham, baker, and John Swift, maltster, son of the said Thomas, to Thomas Lane of Birmingham, carpenter, to secure the sum of £250.  MS 3375/449832  15 March 1758

Attested copy of the will of Thomas Swift of Birmingham, baker. Will dated 1 January, 1759. Probate granted 14 April, 1761.  MS 3375/449833  14 April 1761

Indenture between Sarah Swift of Birmingham, spinster, and Thomas Lane of Birmingham, carpenter, being a further charge upon messuages and premises situate in High Street and Dale End.  MS 3375/449834  15 March 1763

Release from John Rolfe of Birmingham, chapman, to James Cooper of Birmingham, toymaker, and Joseph Cooper of Birmingham, brush maker, trustee for the said James Cooper, of messuages and premises in Dale End, to hold for trusts recited. With lease for a year annexed.  MS 3375/449835  25 March 1763

Lease for a year from Sarah Swift of Birmingham, spinster, to John Ward, the younger of Birmingham, chapman, of messuages and premises situate in Dale End.  MS 3375/449836  25 March 1765

Release from Sarah Swift of Birmingham, spinster, to John Ward, the younger, of Birmingham, chapman, of messuages and premises situate in Dale End.  MS 3375/449837  26 March 1765

Assignment from John Lane of Birmingham, baker, and Elizabeth Lane of Birmingham, spinster, by the direction of Sarah Swift of Birmingham spinster, and at the nomination of John Ward the younger, of Birmingham, chapman, to John Ryland of Birmingham, wire drawer, of messuages and premises in Dale End in trust for the said John Ward and to attend the inheritance.  MS 3375/449838  26 March 1765

Indenture of fine between Sarah Swift, plaintiff, and Thomas Moore and Ann, his wife, deforciants, of messuages and premises in Dale End in Birmingham.  MS 3375/450218  Easter term 6 Geo III 1766

Lease for a year from Thomas Moore of Birmingham, yeoman, and Ann, his wife, to Joseph Chamberlain of Bordesley, gardiner, of messuages and premises in Dale End.  MS 3375/450220  11 May 1766

Release from Thomas Moore of Birmingham, yeoman, and Ann, his wife, to Joseph Chamberlain of Bordesley, gardener, of messuages and premises in Dale End, to hold for trusts recited. With covenant to levy a fine and a declaration of the uses of the said fine.  MS 3375/450221  12 May 1766

Indenture of fine between Thomas Walker, plaintiff, and Thomas Moore, Ann, his wife, William Rhodes, Susannah, his wife, and Sarah Higginbotham, spinster, deforciants, of messuages and premises in Curdworth, co.War., and in Birmingham.  MS 3375/450222  Trinity term 6 Geo III 1766

Indenture of mortgage from James Cooper of Birmingham, buckle-maker, and Joseph Cooper of Birmingham, brush-maker, to Elizabeth Hollier of Birmingham, widow, of messuages and premises in Dale End.  MS 3375/450223  17 January 1769

Bond from James Cooper of Birmingham, buckle maker, to Elizabeth Hollier of Birmingham, widow, to secure the sum of £400.  MS 3375/450224  17 January 1769

Deed poll of Ann Moore, wife of Thomas Moore of Birmingham, yeoman, being a settlement previous to the marriage of William Undrell of Birmingham, engraver and chaser, and Elizabeth Astley of Birmingham, spinster, of a third part of messuages and premises in Dale End.  MS 3375/450225  10 July 1770

Deed poll of Ann Moore, wife of Thomas Moore of Birmingham, yeoman, being a settlement previous to the marriage of Samuel Spruce of Birmingham, engraver and Hannah Astley of Birmingham, spinster, of a third part of messuages and premises in Dale End.  MS 3375/450226  18 May 1771

Deed poll of Ann Moore, wife of Thomas Moore of Birmingham, yeoman, being an appointment of a third part of messuages and premises in Dale End, to the use of Mary Astley of Birmingham spinster.  MS 3375/450227  25 January 1772

Lease for a year from Samuel Spruce of Moorfields, London, ingraver, and Hannah, his wife, to Walter Dutton of Higford in the parish of Stockton, co.Salop, gent., and Orlando Stubbs of Beckbury, co. Salop, gent., of messuages and premises in Dale End in Birmingham.  MS 3375/450228  19 February 1773

Indenture of mortgage from Samuel Spruce of Moorfields, London, ingraver, and Hannah, his wife, to Walter Dutton of Higford in the parish of Stockton, co.Salop, gent., and Orlando Stubbs of Beckbury, co.Salop, gent., executors of the will of John Dutton, late of Beckbury, gent., deceased, of a third part of four messuages fronting a street called Dale End in Birmingham, and three other messuages and premises behind the said front messuages. With covenant to levy a fine.  MS 3375/450229  20 February 1773

Attested copy of MS 3375/450229  MS 3375/450230  nd

Bond from Samuel Spruce of Moorfields, London, ingraver, to Walter Dutton of Higford in the parish of Stockton, co.Salop, gent., and Orlando Stubbs of Beckberry Beckbury, co.Salop, gent., to secure the sum of £356.  MS 3375/450231  20 February 1773

Indenture of fine between John Green, plaintiff, and William Undrell and Elizabeth, his wife, deforciants, of a third part of messuages, land and premises in Dale End in Birmingham.  MS 3375/450232  Hilary term 14 Geo III 1774

Another copy of MS 3375/450232  MS 3375/450233  nd

Indenture between William Undrell of Birmingham, engraver and chaser, Elizabeth, his wife, and John Green of Birmingham, glazier, being a covenant to levy a fine of a third part of four messuages and premises in Dale End and twenty-seven messuages and premises behind the said four messuages in a yard called Townsend's yard, and a declaration of the uses of the said fine.  MS 3375/450234  21 March 1774

Indenture of fine between Walter Dutton of Higford in the parish of Stockton co.Salop and Orlando Stubbs of Beckbury, co.Salop, plaintiffs, and Samuel Spruce of London and Hannah, his wife, deforciants, of one third part of messuages and premises in Dale End in Birmingham.  MS 3375/450235  Easter term 15 Geo III 1775

Another copy of MS 3375/450235  MS 3375/450236  nd

Lease for forty years from Ann Moore of Birmingham, widow, to William Undrell of Birmingham, threadmaker, of four messuages and premises in Dale End and twenty seven messuages and premises behind the said four messuages in a yard called Townsend's Yard.  MS 3375/450237  27 September 1775

Copy of the will of James Cooper of Castle Bromwich, gent. Will dated 9 August, 1775. Codicils dated 9 March, 1776, and 26 August, 1776. Probate granted 2 April, 1777.  MS 3375/450238  2 April 1777

Extract from the register of baptisms of the parish of Saint Martin recording those of Sarah and Martha, daughters of John and Sarah Boucher. 8 October, 1779 and 8 August, 1786. Extracted 10 August, 1822.  MS 3375/450239  9 October 1779

Assignment of mortgage from Anne Fryer of Birmingham, widow, by the direction of Anne Moore of Birmingham, widow of Thomas Moore, late of Birmingham, yeoman, to Richard Geast of Birmingham, gent., of messuages and premises in Dale End.  MS 3375/450240  23 July 1782

Abstract of title to an estate in Dale End in mortgage to Richard Geast of Birmingham, gent. 23 March, 1704-23 July, 1782.  MS 3375/450241  23 July 1782

Indenture between Elizabeth Hollier of Birmingham, widow, Henry Morris of Birmingham, jeweller, Charles Pane of Birmingham, engraver, Joseph Cooper of Birmingham, baker, John Boucher of Birmingham, chandler and grocer, and James Boucher of Birmingham, victualler, being an assignment of messuages and premises in Dale End, in trust for the said John Boucher and to attend the inheritance.  MS 3375/450242  25 December 1783

Lease for a year from Henry Morris, jeweller, Charles Pane, engraver and Joseph Cooper, baker, all of Birmingham, to John Boucher, grocer and chandler, and Joseph Smart the younger, currier, both of Birmingham, of messuages and premises in Dale End.  MS 3375/450243  24 December 1784

Release from Henry Morris, jeweller, Charles Pane, engraver, and Joseph Cooper, baker all of Birmingham, to John Boucher, grocer and chandler, and Joseph Smart, the younger, currier both of Birmingham, of messuages and premises in Dale End.  MS 3375/450244  25 December 1784

Memorandum of agreement between John Boucher of Birmingham, grocer, and William Undrill of Birmingham, threadman, concerning a party wall.  MS 3375/450245  9 April 1785

Memorandum of agreement between John Ward the elder, of Birmingham, merchant, and John Boucher of the same place, grocer, concerning a water course and window through party walls between the premises of the said John Ward and the premises of the said John Boucher situate in Dale End.  MS 3375/450246  20 February 1786

Copy of MS 3375/450246  MS 3375/450247  nd

Deed poll whereby Mary Astley of Dublin, spinster, appoints Samuel Dawes of Bermingham Birmingham, sword cutler, as attorney to sell an equal third part of messuages and premises in Dale End in Birmingham.  MS 3375/450248  12 August 1787

Copy of agreement between William Undrell of Birmingham, thread merchant, Elizabeth his wife, Samuel Dawes of Birmingham, sword cutler, Gilbert Brown of Shiffnal Shifnal, co.Salop, gent., Samuel Spruce of Birmingham, dye sinker, and Joseph Mottram of Birmingham, broker, for the purchase of four messuages and premises in Dale End in Birmingham and twenty seven messuages and premises behind the said four messuages in a yard called Townshend's Yard.  MS 3375/450249  24 October 1787

Articles of agreement between Joseph Motteram of Birmingham, broker, and Thomas Blood of Birmingham, glass button maker, for the assignment of four freehold tenements fronting Dale End in Birmingham, and twenty six other tenements, a stable and an accompting house situated in a yard behind the said front messuages, called Townsands yard.  MS 3375/450250  8 February 1788

Lease for a year from Samuel Spruce, late of Moorefields Moorfields, London, but now of Birmingham, ingraver and dyesinker, William Undrell of Birmingham, thread merchant, Elizabeth, his wife, and Mary Astley, late of Birmingham but now of Dublin, spinster, to Thomas Blood of Birmingham, glass painter, of four messuages and premises in Dale End, Birmingham and twenty-six messuages and premises behind the said four messuages in a yard called Townsands Yard.  MS 3375/450251  24 March 1788

Lease for a year from the Reverend John Carr, late of Derby, but now of Ranton Abbey, co.Staff., clerk, Ann his wife, and Judith Stubbs of Ranton Abbey, spinster, to Thomas Blood of Birmingham, glass-pincher, of one undivided third part of four messuages and premises in Dale End, Birmingham, and three messuages and premises situate in a yard behind the said four messuages.  MS 3375/450252  24 March 1788

Indenture between the Rev. John Carr late of Derby, but now of Ranton Abbey, co.Staff., clerk, Ann, his wife, Judith Stubbs of Ranton Abbey, spinster, Walter Stubbs of Beckbury, co. Salop, gent., Valentine Vickers, the younger, of Cranmore Hall, co.Salop, gent., Samuel Spruce late of Moorfields London but now of Birmingham, engraver and dyesinker, William Undrell of Birmingham, thread merchant, Elizabeth, his wife, Mary Astley late of Birmingham but now of Dublin, spinster, Joseph Mottram of Birmingham, broker, and Thomas Blood of Birmingham, glass pincher, being a release of four messuages and premises in Dale End and twenty-six messuages and premises situate behind the said four messuages in a yard called Townshend's Yard in Birmingham.  MS 3375/450284  25 March 1788

Assignment from Richard Geast of Birmingham, gent., by the direction of Samuel Spruce, formerly of Moorfields, London, then of Birmingham, engraver and dyesinker, William Undrell of Birmingham, thread merchant, Elizabeth, his wife, and Mary Astley, formerly of Birmingham, then of Dublin, spinster, and upon the nomination of Thomas Blood of Birmingham, glass pincher, to Richard Blood of Birmingham, factor, of messuages and premises in Dale End, in trust for the said Thomas Blood and to attend the inheritance.  MS 3375/450285  25 March 1788

Deed poll whereby Mary Astley of Dublin, spinster, appoints Joseph Walker, a Lieutenant in His Majesties Royal Train of Artillery in Ireland as attorney to receive from Thomas Blood of Birmingham, glass painter, a sum of money, being an undivided third share of the purchase money arising from the sale of an estate in Townsend's Yard in Birmingham.  MS 3375/450286  22 August 1788

Indenture of fine between Thomas Blood, plaintiff, and John Carr, Ann his wife, William Undrell and Elizabeth, his wife, deforciants, of the moiety of messuages, land and premises in Dale End in Birmingham. Michaelmas term, 29 Geo. III 1788 and Hilary term, 29 Geo. III 1789.  MS 3375/450287  Michaelmas term 1788

Another Copy of ms 3375/450287  MS 3375/450288  nd

Probate copy of the will of John Ward of Birmingham, factor. Will dated 11 January, 1789, Probate granted 24 December, 1789  MS 3375/450289  24 December 1789

Extracts from the register of burials of the parish of St. Martin, Birmingham, recording the burials of the Rev. Edward Patteson of Smethwick, co. Staff., and Edmund Wace Patteson. 12 September, 1796 and 10 January, 1805. Extracted 12 October, 1822.  MS 3375/450290  12 September 1796

Attested copy of certificate of contract from Commissioners for land tax to John Ward of Birmingham, merchant, for the redemption of land tax charged upon a house and premises in Dale End. 23 March, 1799. Copy dated 17 July, 1813.  MS 3375/450291  23 March 1799

Extract from the register of the parish church of Saint Martin, recording the marriage of Joseph Newton and Sarah Boucher.  MS 3375/450292  3 May 1803

Lease for a year from John Ward of Birmingham, merchant, to Richard Caddick of Brownhills in the parish of Norton Norton Canes, co. Staff., coal bailiff, of a messuage and premises in Dale End in Birmingham.  MS 3375/450293  31 October 1803

Indenture of mortgage from John Ward of Birmingham, merchant, and Frances Elizabeth, his wife, to Richard Caddick of Brownhills in the parish of Norton Norton Canes, co. Staff., coal bailiff, of a messuage and premises in Dale End in Birmingham, with covenant to levy a fine.  MS 3375/450294  1 November 1803

Bond from John Ward of Birmingham, merchant, to Richard Caddick of Brownhills in the parish of Norton Norton Canes, co. Staff., coal bailiff, to secure the sum of £800.  MS 3375/450295  1 November 1803

Indenture between Thomas Blood of Birmingham, glass pincher, and Thomas Owen of Birmingham, brushmaker, being a release of rights in respect of two windows of a messuage in Dale End and an agreement as to the provision and maintenance of a lead gutter to be erected on the party walls dividing the property of the said Thomas Blood from the property of the said Thomas Owen.  MS 3375/450296  16 June 1804

Lease for a year from Richard Caddick of Brownhills in the parish of Norton Norton Canes, co. Staff., coal bailiff, and John Ward of Birmingham, merchant, to Richard Jesson of Walsall co. Staff., gent., of a messuage and premises in Dale End, Birmingham.  MS 3375/450297  18 June 1810

Assignment of mortgage from Richard Caddick of Brownhills in the parish of Norton Norton Canes, co. Staff., coal bailiff, by the direction of John Ward of Birmingham, merchant, to Richard Jesson of Walsall, co. Staff., gent., of a messuage, premises and appurtenances fronting a street called Dale End in Birmingham.  MS 3375/450298  19 June 1810

Bond from John Ward of Birmingham, merchant, to Richard Jesson of Walsall, co. Staff., gent., to secure the sum of £800.  MS 3375/450299  19 June 1810

Particulars and conditions of sale of a freehold messuage and premises in Dale End and a messuage and premises at Key Hill.  MS 3375/450300  3 September 1812

Indenture between John Ward, factor, dealer and chapman, Frances Elizabeth, his wife, Thomas Francis, iron nail founder, Thomas Atkins, brassfounder, and William Poolton, tea urn maker, all of Birmingham, concerning a messuage and premises in Dale End.  MS 3375/450301  18 May 1813

Indenture of fine between Thomas Francis, Thomas Atkins and William Poolton, plaintiffs, and John Ward and Frances Elizabeth, his wife, deforciants, of a messuage and premises in Birmingham.  MS 3375/450302  Trinity term 53 Geo III 1813

Lease for a year from Richard Jesson of Walsall, co. Staff., to George Swinson of Birmingham, surgeon, of a messuage, land and premises in Dale End in Birmingham.  MS 3375/450303  26 July 1813

Indenture between Richard Jesson of Walsall, co. Staff., gent., Thomas Francis, iron nail founder, Thomas Atkins, brassfounder, William Poolton, tee urn manufacturer, all of Birmingham, John Ward of Birmingham, factor, a bankrupt, George Swinson of Birmingham, surgeon, and William Warner of Birmingham, linen and woollen draper, being a release of a messuage, land and premises in Dale End, Birmingham, to hold for trusts recited.  MS 3375/450304  27 July 1813

Extract from the register of the parish church of Saints Peter and Paul, Aston, recording the marriage of Joseph Newton of Birmingham, widower, and Martha Boucher of Aston, spinster.  MS 3375/450305  8 March 1814

Copy of the will of John Boucher of Birmingham, grocer. Will dated 7 July, 1810. Codicil dated 15 September, 1810. Probate granted 25 January, 1815.  MS 3375/450306  25 January 1815

Abstract of lease for twenty one years from George Swinson to William Bill of Birmingham, lock founder, of a warehouse situate at the back of a yard in Dale End.  MS 3375/450307  2 September 1818

Extract from the register of the parish of St. Philip, Birmingham, recording the burial of John Cope of Hagley Row afterwards Hagley Road.  MS 3375/450308  3 June 1822

Lease for ninety seven years except three days from Richard Hawkins of Birmingham, stamper, to William Round of Birmingham, toymaker, of land adjoining Ladywood Lane afterwards Monument Road.  MS 3375/450489  27 September 1769

Indenture of mortgage from William Round of Birmingham, toymaker, to Edward Burton, gent., Lydia Hunt, widow, and Mary Harris, spinster, all of Birmingham, executors of the will of Elizabeth Burton, late of Birmingham, spinster, deceased, of a messuage called the Navigation Coffeehouse, and land and premises adjoining Ladywood Lane afterwards Monument Road.  MS 3375/450490  7 November 1770

Indenture between William Round, toymaker, Edward Burton, gent., Lydia Hunt, widow and Mary Harris, spinster, all of Birmingham, being a further charge upon a messuage called the Navigation Coffeehouse and land and premises adjoining Ladywood Lane afterwards Monument Road.  MS 3375/450491  31 January 1775

Bond from William Round of Birmingham, toymaker, to Edward Burton, gent., Lydia Hunt, widow, and Mary Harris, spinster, all of Birmingham, executors of the will of Elizabeth Burton, deceased, to secure the sum of £500.  MS 3375/450492  31 January 1775

Assignment from William Round of Birmingham, toymaker, to Thomas Allcott of Birmingham, gent., and Thomas Randell of Birmingham, innholder, of messuages, land and premises adjoining Lady-wood Lane afterwards Monument Road including the messuage called the Navigation coffee house, in trust to sell.  MS 3375/450493  23 February 1775

Assignment from Thomas Randell of Birmingham, victualler, to John Bottely of Birmingham, watch-chain-maker, of messuages, land and premises adjoining Lady Wood Lane afterwards Monument Road including the messuage called the Navigation Coffee house, subject to a mortgage of £500.  MS 3375/450494  25 March 1778

Assignment from Edward Burton, gent., Lydia Hunt, widow, and Mary Harris, spinster, all of Birmingham, executors of the will of Elizabeth Burton, late of Birmingham, spinster, deceased, to John Bottely of Birmingham, watch chain maker, of two messuages, land and premises, adjoining Lady-wood Lane afterwards Monument Road.  MS 3375/450495  29 September 1778

Assignment from John Bottely of Birmingham, watch chain maker, to Robert Bloomer, the younger of Birmingham, gent., of messuages, land and premises adjoining Lady Wood Lane afterwards Monument Road, including the messuage called the Navigation Coffee house.  MS 3375/450496  3 October 1778

Indenture of mortgage from Robert Bloomer, the younger of Birmingham, gent., to Joshua Tomlinson of Stichford Stechford maltster, of messuages, land and premises adjoining Lady Wood Lane afterwards Monument Road including the messuage called the Navigation Coffee house  MS 3375/450497  5 September 1782

Lease for seventy eight years except three days from Richard Hawkins of Birmingham, button-maker, to Thomas Barker of Birmingham, mercer and draper, of land adjoining Lady-Wood Lane afterwards Monument Road.  MS 3375/450498  12 May 1788

Assignment from Joshua Tomlinson of Stichford Stechford malster, by the direction of Josiah Pratt, toymaker and James Orton, jeweller, both of Birmingham, to Thomas Barker of Birmingham, draper, of messuages, premises and land adjoining Lady Wood Lane afterwards Monument Road, including a messuage formerly called the Navigation Coffee House, afterwards the Navigation School.  MS 3375/450499  24 June 1789

Indenture of mortgage from Thomas Barker of Birmingham, draper, to Thomas Fletcher of Aston, japanner, of a messuage, land and premises adjoining Lady Wood Lane afterwards Monument Road formerly called the Navigation Coffeehouse afterwards the Navigation School.  MS 3375/450500  3 July 1789

Bond from Thomas Barker of Birmingham, draper, to Thomas Fletcher of Aston, japanner, to secure the sum of £600.  MS 3375/450501  3 July 1789

Lease for a year from Benjamin Smith of Wolverhampton, co. Staff., gent., and James Rann of Ladywood in the parish of Birmingham, esq., to William Smith of Birmingham, toymaker, of a capital messuage, land and premises adjoining Ladywood Lane afterwards Monument Road, Birmingham.  MS 3375/450502  24 March 1801

Indenture between James Rann of Ladywood, esq., Benjamin Smith of Wolverhampton, co. Staff., gent., Ann Devey of Stourbridge, co. Worc., widow, Richard Devey of Stourbridge, William Smith of Birmingham, toymaker, Thomas Barker of Springhill, esq., and Thomas Willmore of Birmingham, silversmith, concerning a capital messuage, land and premises adjoining Lady wood Lane afterwards Monument Road in Birmingham.  MS 3375/450503  25 March 1801

Indenture between William Smith of Birmingham, toymaker, and Thomas Barker of Springhill, esq., being covenants for the production of title deeds relating to a messuage and land situate near the Sand Pits adjoining Monument Road.  MS 3375/450504  25 March 1801

Lease for a year from Thomas Barker of Spring Hill, esq., to Isaac Spooner and Matthias Attwood, both of Birmingham, bankers, of a capital messuage, land and premises adjoining Lady Wood Lane afterwards Monument Road.  MS 3375/450505  21 August 1811

Indenture of mortgage from Thomas Barker of Spring Hill, esq., to Isaac Spooner and Matthias Attwood, both of Birmingham, bankers, of a capital messuage, land and premises adjoining Lady Wood Lane afterwards Monument Road.  MS 3375/450506  22 August 1811

Lease for a year from Isaac Spooner and Matthias Attwood of Birmingham, bankers, and Thomas Barker of Springfield, Birmingham, esq., to John Meredith of Birmingham, gent., of a capital messuage, land and premises adjoining Ladywood Lane afterwards Monument Road.  MS 3375/450507  8 July 1814

Indenture between Isaac Spooner and Matthias Attwood of Birmingham, bankers, Thomas Barker, of Springfield Birmingham, esq., William Smith of Birmingham, banker, and John Meredith of Birmingham, gent., concerning a capital messuage, land and premises adjoining Lady Wood Lane afterwards Monument Road.  MS 3375/450508  9 July 1814

Deed poll of John Meredith of Birmingham, gent., being a declaration of trust concerning the sum of £7,350 paid on behalf of Henry Van Wart of Birmingham, esq., for the purchase of a capital messuage, land and premises adjoining Lady Wood Lane afterwards Monument Road.  MS 3375/450509  9 July 1814

Assignment from Thomas Willmore of Birmingham, silversmith, by the direction of Thomas Barker of Springfield in the parish of Birmingham, esq., and upon the nomination of John Meredith of Birmingham, gent., to Henry Meredith of Birmingham, factor, of a capital messuage, land and premises adjoining Lady Wood Lane afterwards Monument Road, in trust for the said John Meredith, and to attend the inheritance  MS 3375/450510  9 July 1814

Grant from George IV at the recommendation of the Commissioners of the Treasury to Roger Williams Gem and John Meredith, both of Birmingham, gents., of a capital messuage, land and premises adjoining Lady Wood Lane afterwards Monument Road to hold for trusts recited. Signature: "George R."  MS 3375/450587  1 March 1820

Lease for a year from Roger Williams Gem and John Meredith, both of Birmingham, gents., to John Morris of Lawton, co. Chester, gent., of a capital messuage called Springfield and land situate near the Sand Pits adjoining Monument Road in Birmingham.  MS 3375/450588  30 October 1821

Indenture between Roger Williams Gem and John Meredith, both of Birmingham, gent., Thomas Izon, gun maker, Joseph Shore, merchant, and John Oughton, gun barrel maker, all of Birmingham Henry Van Wart of Birmingham, merchant, a bankrupt, John Morris of Lawton, co. Chester, gent., and John Henzey Pidcock of the Platts in the parish of Amblecote, co. Staff., gent., concerning a capital messuage called Springfield, and land near the Sand Pits adjoining Monument Road. Plan.  MS 3375/450589  31 October 1821

Assignment from Henry Meredith of Birmingham, factor, by the direction of John Meredith and Roger Williams Gem, both of Birmingham, gents., and upon the nomination of John Morris of Lawton, co. Chester, gent., to James Mason of Birmingham, merchant, of a capital messuage called Springfield and land near the Sand Pits, adjoining Monument Road, in Birmingham, in trust for the said John Morris and to attend the inheritance.  MS 3375/450590  31 October 1821

Assignment from William Fletcher of Aston, esq., and from George Lander, late of Birmingham but then of Edgbaston, esq., and David Lock of Manchester, co. Lancs., esq., executors of the will of Thomas Barber, late of Birmingham, linen draper, deceased, to Matthias Attwood of Birmingham, banker, of a messuage, land and premises adjoining Lady Wood Lane afterwards Monument Road, in Birmingham, formerly called the Navigation Coffee House afterwards the Navigation School.  MS 3375/450591  15 March 1822

Lease for a year from Thomas Eyre Lee of Birmingham, gent., to George Barker of the same place, gent., of land, premises and appurtenances adjoining Lady Wood Lane afterwards Monument Road.  MS 3375/450592  26 September 1824

Lease for a year from Thomas Eyre Lee of Birmingham, gent., to Matthias Attwood of Hawne in the parish of Halesowen, co. Salop co. Worc., esq., and Thomas Attwood of Birmingham, banker, of a messuage, land and premises, adjoining Lady wood lane afterwards Monument Road, in Birmingham, formerly called the Navigation school.  MS 3375/450593  8 December 1824

Indenture between Thomas Eyre Lee of Birmingham, gent., John Cope of the same place, brassfounder, Matthias Attwood of Hawne, co. Worc., esq., and Thomas Attwood of Birmingham, banker, being a release of a messuage, land and premises adjoining Lady wood Lane afterwards Monument Road in Birmingham, called the Navigation School. With covenant for the production of title deeds.  MS 3375/450594  9 December 1824

Assignment from Matthias Attwood of Hawne in the parish of Halesowen, co. Salop co. Worc. banker, to Roger Williams Gem of Birmingham, gent., of a messuage, land and premises adjoining Lady Wood Lane afterwards Monument Road formerly called the Navigation School, in trust to attend the inheritance.  MS 3375/450595  9 December 1824

Lease for a year from Matthias Attwood of Hawne in the parish of Halesowen, co. Salop co. Worc., esq., and Thomas Attwood of Birmingham, banker, to George Barker of Birmingham, gent., of a messuage, premises and land adjoining Ladywood Lane afterwards Monument Road, formerly called the Navigation Coffeehouse, afterwards the Navigation School.  MS 3375/450596  1 June 1826

Indenture between Matthias Attwood of Hawne, co. Worc., esq., Thomas Attwood of Birmingham, banker, Thomas Tyndall of Birmingham, gent., Roger Williams Gem of Birmingham, gent., George Barker of Birmingham, gent., and William Charles Alston of Winson Hill, Birmingham, gent., being a release of a messuage, land and premises in Ladywood Lane afterwards Monument Road, formerly called the Navigation Coffee house, afterwards the Navigation School, to hold for trusts recited.  MS 3375/450597  2 June 1826

Lease for a year from John Morris of Lawton, co. Chester, gent., to James Alston of Winson Green in Birmingham, gent., of a messuage, land and premises called Springfield situate near the Sand Pits in Birmingham, adjoining Monument Road.  MS 3375/450598  14 May 1827

Indenture between John Morris of Lawton, co. Chester, gent., John Henzey Pidcock of the Platts in the parish of Amblecote, co. Staff., gent., and James Alston of Winson Green, Birmingham, gent., concerning a capital messuage called Springfield and land near the Sand Pits adjoining Monument Road, Birmingham.  MS 3375/450599  15 May 1827

Lease for a year from James Alston of London, merchant, son of James Alston, late of Winson Green, Birmingham, gent., deceased, to James Macfarlane of Chatham, co. Kent, a Major in the East India Company, of a capital messuage called Springfield, and land near the Sand Pits adjoining Monument Road, Birmingham.  MS 3375/450600  1 September 1828

Indenture between James Alston of London, merchant, son of James Alston, late of Winson Green, Birmingham, gent., deceased, William Charles Alston of London, esq., a Lieutenant Colonel in the East India Company, James Macfarlane of Chatham, co. Kent, a Major in the East India Company, William Charles Alston of Winson Green, chemist and refiner, and Anne, wife of the said James Macfarlane, concerning a capital messuage called Springfield, and land near the Sand Pits adjoining Monument Road, in Birmingham.  MS 3375/450601  2 September 1828

Lease for a year from James Macfarlane, a Major in the Honorable the East India Company's Service, to John Morris of Lawton, co. Chester, gent., of a capital messuage called Springfield and land situate near the Sand Pits adjoining Monument Road in Birmingham.  MS 3375/450602  1 September 1830

Indenture between James Macfarlane, a Major in the East India Company, John Morris of Lawton, co. Chester, gent., and John Henzey Pidcock of Stourbridge, co. Worc., gent., concerning a messuage, lands, premises and appurtenances called Springfield near the Sand Pits in Birmingham adjoining Monument Road.  MS 3375/450603  2 September 1830

Assignment from Harry Hunt of Birmingham gent., by the direction of Thomas Eyre Lee of Birmingham, gent., and at the nomination of George Barker of Birmingham, gent., to Henry Moore Griffiths of Birmingham, gent., of land adjoining Lady Wood Lane afterwards Monument Road in trust for the said George Barker and to attend the inheritance.  MS 3375/450604  27 September 1834

Indenture between Thomas Eyre Lee of Birmingham, gent., John Cope of Birmingham, gent., George Barker of Birmingham, gent., James Mason of Birmingham, merchant, and William Charles Alston of Winson Hill, Birmingham, gent, concerning land adjoining Lady Wood Lane afterwards Monument Road. Plan.  MS 3375/450605  27 September 1834

Indenture between Thomas Eyre Lee of Birmingham, gent., and George Barker of the same place, gent., being a covenant for the production of tittle deeds of land adjoining Ladywood Lane afterwards Monument Road.  MS 3375/450606  27 September 1834

Assignment from Harry Hunt of Birmingham, gent., by the direction of Thomas Eyre Lee of Birmingham, gent., and upon the nomination of George Barker of the same place, gent., to Henry Moore Griffiths of Birmingham, gent., of a messuage, land and premises adjoining Ladywood Lane afterwards Monument Road formerly called the Navigation House, afterwards the Navigation School, in trust for George Barker, and to attend the inheritance.  MS 3375/450607  30 September 1834

Grant from the Company of Proprietors of the Birmingham Canal Navigations to George Barker of Birmingham, gent., of two pieces of land at Spring Hill. With covenant for the production of title deeds of the said land. Plan.  MS 3375/450608  9 February 1844

Surrender by William Charles Alston, late of Winson Hill, Birmingham, then of Elmdon Hall, co. War., esq., John Barker of London, gent., and Mary Barker of London, widow, and George Morris Barker of Birmingham, gent., of land adjoining Lady Wood Lane afterwards Monument Road, Birmingham.  MS 3375/450609  9 June 1847

Articles of agreement between Roger Machin of Birmingham, ironmonger, and Robert Machin of Birmingham, ironmonger, his son, and Isaac Spooner of Birmingham, ironmonger, and Martha Spooner of Birmingham, spinster, for a settlement on the marriage of the said Robert Machin and Martha Spooner, of a messuage and appurtenances called the Rose in Edgbaston Street.  MS 3375/450899  20 October 1705

Deed poll of Isaac Spooner of Birmingham, ironmonger, being a release to Robert Machin of Birmingham, ironmonger, and Martha his wife, of a messuage, premises and appurtenances called the Rose in Edgbaston Street.  MS 3375/450900  27 March 1708

Indenture between Robert Machin of Birmingham, ironmonger, Martha, his wife, Robert Powell of Birmingham, gent., William Turner of Birmingham, smith and Isaac Spooner of Birmingham, ironmonger, being a settlement on the marriage of the said Robert Machin and Martha, his wife, of a messuage, premises and appurtenances commonly called the Rose in Edgbaston Street. With declaration of the uses of a fine of the said property. With lease for a year annexed.  MS 3375/450901  31 August 1708

Deed poll of Robert Machin of Birmingham, ironmonger, Martha, his wife, and Abraham Spooner of Birmingham, ironmonger, concerning a messuage and premises in Edgebaston Street Edgbaston Street known by the sign of The Rose.  MS 3375/450902  15 April 1724

Probate copy of the will of Robert Machin of Birmingham ironmonger. Will dated 16 April, 1724. Probate granted 15 October, 1725.  MS 3375/450903  15 October 1725

Lease for a year from Henry Palmer of Birmingham, malster, and Elizabeth, his wife, to William Cotterell the younger of Birmingham, wheelwright and Judd Harding of Edgbaston, yeoman, of a third share in a messuage, land and premises in Edgbaston Street known by the sign of the Rose.  MS 3375/450904  18 April 1740

Release from Henry Palmer of Birmingham, malster, and Elizabeth, his wife, to William Cotterell, the younger of Birmingham, wheelwright, and Judd Harding of Edgbaston, yeoman, of a third share in a messuage, land and premises in Edgbaston Street known by the sign of the Rose, to hold for trusts recited and with covenant to levy a fine.  MS 3375/450905  19 April 1740

Indenture of fine between William Cotterell the younger of Birmingham plaintiff, and Henry Palmer of Birmingham and Elizabeth, his wife, deforciants, of a third part of a messuage, land and premises in Edgbaston Street, known by the sign of the Rose.  MS 3375/450906  Trinity term 13 Geo II 1740

Indenture of mortgage from William Cotterell the younger of Birmingham, wheelwright, Martha, his wife, and Judd Harding of Edgbaston, yeoman, to Richard Banner of Birmingham, ironmonger, of a third part of a messuage and premises in Edgbaston Street known by the sign of the Rose, with covenant to levy a fine.  MS 3375/450907  16 January 1740/1

Indenture of fine between Stephen Steel, plaintiff and Jonathan Clay, Ann, his wife, William Cotterell the younger of Birmingham and Martha, his wife, deforciants, of two messuages and one third part of a messuage, land and premises in Birmingham in Edgbaston Street known by the sign of the Rose.  MS 3375/450908  Hilary term 14 Geo II 1740/1

Indenture of fine between Thomas Walker, plaintiff, and James Barnesley, Sarah, his wife, Charles Huntbach, the younger, formerly of Birmingham but then of Shustoke, co. War., and Anne, his wife, deforciants, of a messuage and lands, and a third part of a messuage in Lapworth, co. War., and Birmingham; the said third part of a messuage being in Edgbaston Street and known by the sign of the Rose.  MS 3375/450909  Trinity term 14 Geo II 1741

Articles of agreement between William Cotterell, the younger, of Birmingham, wheelwright, Martha, his wife, Richard Banner, chapman, and William Ward, mercer, both of Birmingham, concerning a messuage and premises in Edgbaston Street, called the Rose Inn.  MS 3375/450910  2 November 1741

Lease for a year from Charles Huntbach, formerly of Birmingham, but then of Shustock Shustoke, co. War., gent., to William Cotterell, the younger, of Birmingham, wheelwright, of a third part of a messuage, malthouse and premises in Edgbaston Street known by the sign of the Rose.  MS 3375/450911  5 February 1741-2

Release from Charles Huntbach, late of Birmingham, but then of Shustock Shustoke, co. War., gent., and Ann, his wife, to William Cotterell, the younger, of Birmingham, wheelwright, of a third part of a messuage, malthouse and premises in Edgbaston Street known by the sign of the Rose. With declaration of the uses of a fine of the said third part of the said premises.  MS 3375/450912  6 February 1741-2

Indenture of mortgage from William Cotterell the younger, of Birmingham, wheelwright, to Comfort Seabrook of Birmingham, spinster, of a third part of a messuage, malthouse and premises in Edgbaston Street known by the sign of the Rose Inn.  MS 3375/450913  13 January 1743/4

Bond from William Cotterell the younger of Birmingham, wheelwright, to Comfort Seabrook of Birmingham, spinster, to secure the sum of £104. 10s. and performance of covenants.  MS 3375/450914  13 January 1743/4

Bond from William Day of Birmingham, butcher, to Ann Field of the same place, widow, to secure the sum of £12.  MS 3375/450915  10 December 1745

Copy of the will of Richard Banner of Oxford, Doctor of Divinity. Will dated 6 March, 1748-9. Probate granted 31 May, 1750.  MS 3375/450916  31 May 1750

Articles of agreement between William Cottrell of Birmingham, toy-maker, William Saunders, a private sentinel in the Second Regiment of Guards, Ann, his wife, and Abraham Spooner of Birmingham, esq., being a covenant to produce a title to a messuage, premises and appurtenances called the Rose Inn in Edgbaston Street, and for the conveyance to the said Abraham Spooner of the said property.  MS 3375/450917  18 September 1769

Counterpart of lease for twenty one years from William Chance, merchant, Joseph Stock, glass and lead merchant, and George Calley Lingham, button manufacturer, all of Birmingham, to John Sherwood of Birmingham, innkeeper, of a messuage, yard and premises in Edgbaston Street and Gloucester Street, known by the sign of 'The Rose,' and a vault beneath certain premises adjoining thereto in Edgbaston Street. Plan.  MS 3375/450918  7 December 1838

Memorandum of Charles Shaw and Thomas Bolton, esqs, Justices of the Peace for the Borough of Birmingham, relating to the putting into the possession of William James of Birmingham, accountant, agent of William Chance, merchant, Joseph Stock, glass and lead merchant, and George Calley Lingham, button manufacturer, all of Birmingham, a deserted messuage and premises called 'The Rose' in Edgbaston Street and Gloucester Street  MS 3375/450919  25 November 1841

Lease for a year from Sarah Porter of Birmingham, spinster, to Simon Lucas, brother of Thomas Lucas of Kenelworth Kenilworth, co. War., clerk, and Joseph Rann of Birmingham, butcher, of messuages, land and appurtenances in or near Whitealls Lane Steelhouse Lane, and lands and premises at Handsworth Heath.  MS 3375/450920  26 October 1744

Indenture between Sarah Porter of Birmingham, spinster, Thomas Lucas of Kenelworth Kenilworth co. War., clerk, Simon Lucas, his brother, Joseph Rann of Birmingham, butcher, Edmund Hecter of Birmingham, surgeon, and John Porter, of the same place, baker, being a settlement previous to the marriage of the said Thomas Lucas and Sarah Porter, of messuages, land and appurtenances in or near Whitealls Lane Steelhouse Lane, and lands and premises at Handsworth Heath.  MS 3375/450921  27 October 1744

Lease for ninety eight years from John Wyrley of Hamstead Hall, esq., to John Scale of Handsworth, book-keeper, of a messuage, land and premises near Handsworth Heath.  MS 3375/450922  3 September 1773

Attested copy of lease for a year from Simon Lucas of Kenilworth, co. War., grocer, to Richard Way of London, gent., of a messuage, lands and appurtenances in Allesley, co. War., a messuage, lands and appurtenances in Coundon, co. War., and two tenements, lands and appurtenances near Handsworth Heath.  MS 3375/450923  8 November 1774

Attested copy of indenture between Simon Lucas of Kenilworth, co. War., grocer, Richard Way of London, gent., and William Dadley of Coventry, gent., being a release of a messuage, lands and appurtenances in Allesley, co. War., a messuage, lands and appurtenances in Coundon, co. War., and two tenements, lands and appurtenances near Handsworth Heath, to create a tenant for a recovery.  MS 3375/450924  9 November 1774

Exemplification of recovery by William Dadley, of Coventry, gent., against Richard Way, gent., of two messuages and lands in Handsworth. Seal of the Court of Common Pleas.  MS 3375/450925  28 November 15 Geo III 1774

Attested copy of lease for a year from Simon Lucas of Kenilworth, co. War., grocer, to Edward Palmer of Coleshill, co. War., gent., of lands in Allesley, co. War., a messuage and lands in Coundon, co. War., and two tenements, lands and appurtenances near Handsworth Heath.  MS 3375/450926  14 January 1782

Attested copy of release from Simon Lucas of Kenilworth, co. War., grocer, to Edward Palmer of Coleshill, co. War., gent., of lands in Allesley, co. War., a messuage and lands in Coundon, co. War., and two tenements, lands and appurtenances near Handsworth Heath.  MS 3375/450927  15 January 1782

Lease for a year from William Breest, the elder, of Fillongley, co. War., yeoman, Edward Palmer of Coleshill, co. War., gent., and Simon Lucas of Kenilworth, co. War., grocer, to John Dale of Coleshill, mercer, of lands in Allesley, co. War., a messuage and lands in Coundon, co. War., and two tenements and lands in Handsworth.  MS 3375/450928  21 February 1783

Indenture between William Preest, the elder, of Fillongley, co. War., yeoman, Edward Palmer of Coleshill, co. War., gent., Simon Lucas of Kenilworth, co. War., grocer, Edmund Hector of Birmingham, surgeon, Anna Maria Lucas of Kenilworth, spinster, Charles Hodges of Coventry, silkman, Sarah, his wife, William Preest, the younger, of Fillongley, yeoman, and John Dale of Coleshill, mercer, being a release of lands in Allesley, co. War., a messuage and lands in Coundon, co. War., and two tenements and lands in Handsworth, to hold for trusts recited.  MS 3375/450929  22 February 1783

Probate copy of the will of Simon Lucas of Kenilworth, co. War., gent. Will dated 4 November, 1789. Probate granted 13 April, 1792.  MS 3375/450930  13 April 1792

Copy of the will of John Scale of Soho, button maker. Will dated 25 May, 1792. Probate granted 20 June, 1793.  MS 3375/450931  20 June 1793

Lease for ninety seven years less three days from John Vale of Birmingham, enammeller, to Thomas Richards of Birmingham, painter, of land in Handsworth. Plan.  MS 3375/451015  25 March 1796

Lease for a year from Matthew Boulton of Soho, esq., to Agnes Scale of Handsworth, widow, of a messuage, lands and premises adjoining the turnpike road from Birmingham to Wolverhampton.  MS 3375/451016  8 August 1796

Release from Matthew Boulton of Soho, esq., to Agnes Scale of Handsworth, widow, of a messuage, lands and premises adjoining the turnpike road from Birmingham to Wolverhampton.  MS 3375/451017  9 August 1796

Indenture of mortgage from Anna Mariah Lucas of Kenilworth, co. War., spinster, to Joseph Court of Birmingham, coal dealer, of a messuage, tenements and lands in Handsworth near Handsworth Heath.  MS 3375/451018  19 June 1798

Certificate from Commissioners for land tax to Agnes Scale, for the redemption of land tax charged upon a tenement, land and appurtenances in Handsworth. With incidental papers annexed.  MS 3375/451019  5 March 1799

Lease for a year from Agnes Scale formerly of Handsworth, then of Kendal, co. Westmorland, widow, to Matthew Boulton of Soho, esq., of a messuage, lands, premises and appurtenances in Handsworth adjoining the turnpike road leading from Birmingham to Wolverhampton.  MS 3375/451020  24 August 1801

Release from Agnes Scale, formerly of Handsworth, then of Kendal, co. Westmorland, widow, to Matthew Boulton of Soho, esq., of a messuage, lands, premises and appurtenances in Handsworth adjoining the turnpike road leading from Birmingham to Wolverhampton.  MS 3375/451021  25 August 1801

Surrender from Agnes Scale, formerly of Handsworth, afterwards of kendal, co. Westmorland, widow, John Bownas of Soho, buttonmaker, James Alston of Winson Green, buttonmaker, and Garnett Braithwaite of Kendall Kendal, farmer, by the direction of George Scale of Bridgnorth, co. Salop, ironmaster, and John Scale of Aberdare, co. Glamorgan, ironmaster, to Matthew Boulton of Soho, esq., of a messuage, lands and premises near Handsworth Heath.  MS 3375/451022  26 August 1801

Lease for a year from Anna Maria Lucas of Kenilworth, co. War., spinster, to John Cleeter of Coventry, esq., of a messuage, tenements and lands in Handsworth near Handsworth Heath.  MS 3375/451023  28 March 1803

Release from Anna Maria Lucas of Kenilworth, co. War., spinster, to John Cleeter of Coventry, co. War., esq., of a messuage, tenements and lands in Handsworth near Handsworth Heath in trust to sell.  MS 3375/451024  29 March 1803

Lease for a year from Anna Maria Lucas of Kenilworth, co. War., spinster, and John Cleeter of Coventry, esq., to Matthew Boulton of Soho in the parish of Handsworth, esq., of a messuage, lands and premises near Handsworth Heath.  MS 3375/451025  28 September 1804

Indenture between John Cleeter of Coventry, esq., Anna Maria Lucas of Kenilworth, co. War., spinster, Joseph Court of Birmingham, coal dealer, Sarah Hodges of Coventry, widow, Matthew Boulton of Soho in the parish of Handsworth, esq., and James Watt, the younger, of Handsworth, esq., being a release and assignment in trust to attend the inheritance of a messuage, lands and premises near Handsworth Heath.  MS 3375/451026  29 September 1804

Indenture between Anna Maria Lucas of Kenilworth, co. War., spinster, John Cleeter of Coventry, esq., Matthew Boulton of the Soho in the parish of Handsworth, esq., and Sarah Hodges of Coventry, widow, concerning the sum of £200 charged upon messuages, lands and premises in the parish of Handsworth, under the will of Simon Lucas late of Kenilworth, gent., deceased.  MS 3375/451027  29 September 1804

Release from John Hodges of the parish of Handsworth, gent., to Matthew Boulton of Soho in the parish of Handsworth, esq., of three pieces of land in Handsworth near the turnpike road from Birmingham to Wolverhampton. Plan.  MS 3375/451028  22 February 1806

Lease for a year from Matthew Boulton of Soho, esq., to James Watt, the younger, of the Rookery in the parish of Handsworth, esq., and George Simcox of Harbourn Harborne, esq., of a messuage, lands and appurtenances in Curborough co. Staff., messuages, lands and premises near Handsworth Heath, and a messuage, lands and premises at Soho adjoining Soho Road.  MS 3375/451029  2 June 1806

Indenture between Matthew Boulton of Soho, esq., Ann Boulton of the same place, spinster, his daughter, James Watt, the younger, of the Rookery in the parish of Handsworth, esq., and George Simcox of Harbourn Harborne, esq., being a settlement on the said Ann Boulton of a messuage, lands and appurtenances in Curborough, co. Staff., messuages, lands and premises near Handsworth Heath, a messuage, lands and premises at Soho adjoining the turnpike road from Birmingham to Wolverhampton, Soho Road, and messuages, lands and appurtenances in Great Saredon, co. Staff. Plan.  MS 3375/451030  3 June 1806

Indenture between Matthew Boulton of Soho in the parish of Handsworth, esq., Ann Boulton, his daughter, James Watt, the younger, of the Rookery in the said parish, esq., and George Simcox of Harbourn Harborne, esq., concerning a messuage, lands and appurtenances in Curborough, co. Staff., messuages, lands and premises at Handsworth, a messuage, lands and premises at Soho adjoining Soho Road and a messuage, land and premises at Great Saredon, co. Staff., settled upon the said Ann Boulton.  MS 3375/451031  11 November 1806

Deed poll whereby Matthew Boulton of Soho in the parish of Handsworth, esq., appoints Nathaniel Gooding Clarke of Handsworth, esq., as an additional trustee in the settlement made by the said Matthew Boulton in favour of Ann Boulton his daughter, of estates in Curborough, co. Staff., Handsworth and Great Saredon, co. Staff.  MS 3375/451032  21 November 1806

Indenture between Matthew Boulton of Soho, esq., Ann Boulton of the same place, spinster, his daughter, James Watt, the younger of the Rookery in the parish of Handsworth, esq., George Simcox of Harbourn Harborne, esq., Nathaniel Gooding Clarke of Handsworth, esq., and Ambrose Weston of London, gent., being an appointment of a freehold messuage, lands and appurtenances in Curborough, co. Staff., a messuage, lands and premises in Handsworth, called the Coalbank Farm, a messuage, lands and premises at Soho adjoining Soho Road, and leasehold messuages, lands and appurtenances in Great Saredon, co. Staff., in trust to reconvey. Endorsed with indenture, dated 9 March, 1808, between the said Ambrose Weston, James Watt, George Simcox and Nathaniel Gooding Clarke, being a release of the said freehold premises and on assignment of the said leasehold premises. With lease for a year, dated 8 March, 1808, from the said Ambrose Weston to the said James Watt, George Simcox and Nathaniel Gooding Clarke of the said freehold premises, annexed, and with release, dated 28 October, 1831 from the said James Watt and Nathaniel Gooding Clarke to Matthew Robinson Boulton of Soho, esq., of the said freehold premises, endorsed.  MS 3375/451033  7 March 1808

Indenture of mortgage from Thomas Marshall Faulkner Holmes of Aston, commercial clerk, to Henry James the elder of Handsworth, toll collector, of an interest under the will of Roger Auster, late of Birmingham, brassfounder, 3 July, 1868. Endorsed with the re-assignment of mortgage, dated 4 December, 1869, from the said Henry James to the said Thomas Marshall Faulkner Holmes, of the said interest.  MS 3375/451373  3 July 1868

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Notice from the attorneys of Henry James the elder, of Handsworth, toll collector, to Frederick James Roberts, surviving trustee under the will of Roger Auster, deceased, of an indenture of mortgage from Thomas Marshall Faulkner Holmes of Aston, commercial clerk, to the said Henry James, of an interest under the will of the said Roger Auster, deceased.  MS 3375/451374  3 July 1868

Indenture of mortgage from Frederick Holmes of Aston, ironmongers assistant to William Henry Ryder of Birmingham, manufacturer, of an interest under the will of Roger Auster, late of Birmingham, brassfounder, deceased.  MS 3375/451375  18 March 1869

Notice from Frederick Holmes of Aston, ironmonger's assistant, to Frederick James Roberts and Charles Edward Ryder and all other trustees and executors of the will of Roger Auster, late of Birmingham, brass founder, of an indenture of mortgage from the said Frederick Holmes to William Henry Ryder of Birmingham, manufacturer, of an interest under the will of the said Roger Auster.  MS 3375/451376  18 March 1869

Indenture of mortgage from Thomas Marshall Faulkner Holmes of Aston, timber merchant, to John Hickman of Birchfields Birchfield gent., of an interest under the will of Roger auster, late of Birmingham, brassfounder, deceased.  MS 3375/451377  6 December 1869

Notice from John Hickman of Birmingham, brass founder, to Charles Ryder and Frederick James Roberts, trustees of the will of Roger Auster late of Birmingham, brassfounder deceased, of an indenture of mortgage from Thomas Marshall Faulkner Holmes of Birmingham, commercial clerk, to the said John Hickman, of an interest under the will of the said Roger Auster  MS 3375/451378  6 December 1869

Indenture of mortgage from Maria Ann Holmes of Birmingham, spinster, to Joseph Willmore, gent., John Nicholls decorative painter, and Benjamin Smith, carpet factor, all of Birmingham, trustees of the Wesleyan and General Assurance Society, of an interest under the will of Roger Auster, late of Birmingham, brassfounder, deceased.  MS 3375/451379  10 February 1870

Reassignment of mortgage from William Henry Ryder of Birmingham, manufacturer, to Frederick Holmes of Aston, ironmongers assistant, of an interest under the will of Roger Auster, late of Birmingham, brassfounder, deceased.  MS 3375/451380  8 June 1870

Notice from William Henry Ryder of Birmingham, manufacturer, to Frederick James Roberts and Charles Ryder, trustees of the will of Roger Auster late of Birmingham, brassfounder, deceased, of a reassignment of mortgage from the said William Henry Ryder, to Frederick Holmes of Aston, ironmongers assistant, of an interest under the will of the said Roger Auster.  MS 3375/451381  8 June 1870

Indenture of mortgage from Frederick Holmes of Birmingham, manager, to Joseph Willmore, John Nicholls and Benjamin Smith, all of Birmingham, trustees of the Wesleyan and General Assurance Society, of an interest under the will of Roger Auster, late of Birmingham, brass founder, deceased.  MS 3375/451382  9 June 1870

Notice from the attorneys of Joseph Willmore, John Nicholls and Benjamin Smith, all of Birmingham trustees of the Wesleyan and General Assurance Society, to Frederick James Roberts and Charles Ryder, trustees of the will of Roger Auster late of Birmingham, brass founder deceased, of an indenture of mortgage from Frederick Holmes of Birmingham manager to the said trustees of the Wesleyan and General Assurance Society of an interest under the will of the said Roger Auster.  MS 3375/451383  9 June 1870

Indenture of mortgage from Thomas Marshall Faulkner Holmes of Aston, timber merchant, to Lloyds Banking Company Limited, of an interest under the will of Roger Auster, late of Birmingham, brassfounder, deceased.  MS 3375/451384  22 August 1870

Agreement between Frederick Holmes of Birmingham, foreman, and Lloyds Banking Company Limited, being a mortgage of all interest of the said Frederick Holmes under the will of Roger Auster late of Birmingham, brassfounder, deceased. With incidental papers annexed.  MS 3375/451385  21 January 1871

Reassignment of mortgage from Lloyds Banking Company Limited to Thomas Marshall Faulkner Holmes of Birmingham, timber merchant, of all interest of the said Thomas Marshall Faulkner Holmes under the will of Roger Auster, late of Birmingham, brassfounder, deceased.  MS 3375/451386  4 March 1871

Indenture of mortgage from Thomas Marshall Faulkner Holmes of Aston, timber merchant and Frederick Holmes of Birmingham, foreman, to the Birmingham Town and District Banking Company, of their interests under the will of Roger Auster, late of Birmingham, brassfounder, deceased.  MS 3375/451387  3 April 1871

Indenture of mortgage from Maria Ann Holmes of Aston, spinster, to Walter Newton Fisher of Birmingham, accountant of an interest under the will of Roger Auster, late of Birmingham, brassfounder, deceased, to secure the payment of composition bills by Thomas Marshall Faulkner Holmes, brother of the said Maria Ann Holmes.  MS 3375/451388  4 January 1872

Assignment from the Birmingham Town and District Banking Company, and from Walter Newton Fisher, accountant, and Frederick Holmes, commercial clerk, both of Birmingham, to William Latham of Birmingham, gent., of the equity of redemption of reversionary interests under the will of Roger Auster, late of Birmingham, brassfounder, deceased.  MS 3375/451389  15 January 1873

Reassignment of mortgage from John Hickman of Birmingham, brass cock manufacturer, to William Latham of Birmingham, gent., of an interest under the will of Roger Auster, late of Birmingham, brassfounder, deceased.  MS 3375/451390  16 January 1873

Reassignment of mortgage from Joseph Willmore, John Nicholls and Benjamin Smith, trustees of the Wesleyan and General Assurance Society established in Birmingham, gent., of an interest under the will of Roger Auster, late of Birmingham, brass founder, deceased  MS 3375/451391  16 January 1873

Notice from William Latham of Birmingham, gent., [...] to Charles [...] Edwin Ryder, acting trustee of the will of Roger Auster, late of Birmingham, brassfounder, deceased, of the interests under the will of the said Roger Auster acquired by the said William Latham.  MS 3375/451392  16 January 1873

Indenture of mortgage from William Latham of Birmingham, gent., to John Hickman of Birmingham, brassfounder, of an interest under the will of Roger Auster, late of Birmingham, brassfounder, deceased.  MS 3375/451393  17 January 1873

Notice from John Hickman of Birmingham, brassfounder, to Charles Edwin Ryder, acting trustee of the will of Roger Auster, late of Birmingham, brassfounder, deceased, of the interests under the will of the said Roger Auster acquired by the said John Hickman.  MS 3375/451394  17 January 1873

Declaration by Walter Newton Fisher of Birmingham, public accountant, concerning the purchase by John Hickman of Handsworth, gent., of an interest of Maria Ann Holmes of Aston, spinster, under the will of her grandfather, Roger Auster, late of Birmingham, brassfounder, deceased, formerly mortgaged to the said Walter Newton Fisher to secure the payment of certain promissory notes given to him by Thomas Marshall Faulkner Holmes, brother of the said Maria Ann Holmes.  MS 3375/451395  27 May 1878

Lease for fifty six years from William [...] Fitzharding. Berkeley of Berkeley Castle, co. Glouc., Viscount Dursley, to Henry Davidson of Hampstead, London, esq., of a messuage, land and appurtenances in Bruton Street, London. Plan.  MS 3375/451396  16 October 1828

Lease for six years and a quarter less five days from the Rt. Hon. Charles George, Lord Arden, Baron of Arden, co. War., to Henry Davidson of Hampstead, London, esq., of a messuage and appurtenances in Bruton Street, London.  MS 3375/451397  30 October 1828

Copy of grant of letters of administration of the goods, chattels and credits of Stephen Dawson of the parish of St. James, Westminster, London, esq., deceased, to Henry Dawson, esq., brother of the said Stephen Dawson.  MS 3375/451398  7 September 1831

Copy of the will of John Hodgson of Westminster, gent. Will dated 19 June, 1820. Codicil dated 4 January, 1836. Probate granted 16 August, 1838.  MS 3375/451399  16 August 1838

Counterpart of lease for thirty five years from Henry Davidson of London, esq., to Georgiana Emma Charlotte, Countess of Longford, of London, of a messuage, land and appurtenances in Bruton Street, London. Plan.  MS 3375/451400  17 July 1844

Assignment from Henry Davidson formerly of Hampstead, London, then of Mansfield Street, Portland Place, London, esq., to Henry Charles Benyon Barton of Cheltenham, co. Glouc., esq., of a leasehold messuage, land and premises in Bruton Street, London.  MS 3375/451401  9 January 1859

Counterpart of lease for twenty nine years and three quarters less two days from Henry Charles Benyon Barton of Cheltenham, co. Glouc., esq., to Georgiana Emma Charlotte, Countess of Longford, of London, of a messuage, land and appurtenances in Bruton Street, London. Plan.  MS 3375/451402  27 September 1861

Draft copy of MS 3375/451402 with memorial for registration annexed.  MS 3375/451403  nd

Schedule of title deeds and writings relating to a leasehold messuage and premises in Bruton Street, London, belonging to the late Henry Charles Benyon Barton, of Cheltenham, co. Glouc., esq. 16 October, 1828-27 September, 1861.  MS 3375/451404  27 September 1861

Schedule of deeds and writings relating to leasehold premises known as The Harp Tavern, Jermyn Street, London, belonging to Henry Charles Benyon Barton of Cheltenham, co. Glouc., esq. 30 December, 1829 - 1 September, 1869.  MS 3375/451405  7 July 1874

Deed poll whereby Sarah Linwood of Birmingham, spinster, transfers to George Calley Lingham of Birmingham, button maker, one share in the Investment Society in Birmingham.  MS 3375/451406  26 February 1835

Deed poll whereby Joseph Shore of Birmingham, merchant, transfers to Joseph Plevins of Birmingham, builder, one share in the Investment Society in Birmingham.  MS 3375/451407  3 June 1835

Deed poll whereby William Linwood of Birmingham, gent., transfers to George Calley Lingham of Birmingham, button maker, one share in the Investment Society in Birmingham.  MS 3375/451408  4 June 1835

Deed poll whereby Elizabeth Wignall of Edgbaston widow, Joseph Ashford of Edgbaston saddlers iron monger, and Theophilus Carter of Birmingham, pawnbroker, executors of the will of William Henry Wignall, late of Edgbaston, sword and edge tool manufacturer, deceased, transfer to Joseph Stock of Birmingham, brass-founder, one share in the Investment Society in Birmingham.  MS 3375/451409  15 August 1835

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