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Reference PA 1484
Covering dates 16th - 19th Centuries
Held by Coventry Archives
Extent 5 series
Source of acquisition Items deposited in Coventry City Record Office by Viscount Lifford, The Fieldhouse, Hursley, Winchester, Hampshire S021 2LE 14 June 1991
Creators Hewitt family of Coventry, West Midlands



Personal Papers  [no ref. or date]

Summons to Revd. Rice Williams, Archdeacon of Carmarthen, to attend Convocation.  PA 1484/1/1/1-2  13 Aug 1747

Probate Copy of Will of Revd. Rice Williams of Stapleford Abbots, Essex.  PA 1484/1/2  13 June 1767

Copy of legacy-receipt order will of Mrs. Sarah Williams.  PA 1484/1/3  1779

Copy of Will (26 Sept. 1747) of Alderman William Hewitt.  PA 1484/2/1  m18c

Fragment of letter about Alderman William Hewitt's illness.  PA 1484/2/2  c1760?

Marriage Articles.  PA 1484/3/1  11 May 1749

Contents:
(i) James Hewitt of Middle Temple, London.
(ii) Revd. Rice Williams, Archdeacon of Carmarthen, and his daughter Mary.
(iii) Thomas, Lord Archer and Hon. Henry Archer.

Counterparts of 1484/3/1.  PA 1484/3/2,3  11 May 1749

Probate Copy of Will of James, first Viscount Lifford.  PA 1484/4/1  28 July 1789

Abstract of 1484/4/1.  PA 1484/4/2  c1918

Marriage Articles.  PA 1484/5/1  17 Jan 1761

Contents:
(i) Hon. James Hewitt, Justice of the King's Bench.
(ii) Ambrosia Bayley of Lincolns Inn Fields.
(iii) Joseph Hewitt of Coventry and Humphrey Lyttleton of Halesowen, Salop..

Counterpart of 1484/5/1.  PA 1484/5/2  17 Jan 1761

Probate Copy of Will of Ambrosia, Dowager first Viscountess Lifford.  PA 1484/6/1  30 May 1807

Office Copy of 1484/6/1.  PA 1484/6/2  c1808

Abstract of 1484/6/1.  PA 1484/6/3  [Sept 1918]

Inventory of Viscountess Lifford's effects, Chichester.  PA 1484/7/1/1-2  4 May 1807

Sale Catalogue of Viscountess Lifford's effects.  PA 1484/7/2  15 June 1807

First Viscountess Lifford's testamentary papers: Executorship Account Book.  PA 1484/8/1  26 Mar 1807 - 11 June 1838

As Above: Specific Legacies  PA 1484/8/2  30 March 1807 - 8 December 1808

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As Above: Receipts  PA 1484/8/3  1 Apr 1807 - 2 Aug 1809

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Letter about executorship.  PA 1484/8/4  24 Sept 1807

Memorandum about outstanding business.  PA 1484/8/5  c1807

Case upon Lady Lifford's will with opinion.  PA 1484/8/6  30 Dec 1807

Indemnity Bond  PA 1484/8/7  23 Apr 1808

Contents:
(i) Hon. Henry King and Edward Stewart of London.
(ii) Ann White of Richmond, Surrey, Lady Lifford's executrix.

Deed of Covenant and Indemnity.  PA 1484/8/8  13 July 1808

Contents:
(i) Rt. Hon. and Revd. James, second Viscount Lifford, of Armagh, Ireland.
(ii) Anne [sic] White.

Schedule to 1484/8/8.  PA 1484/8/9  [1808]

Draft Marriage Articles.  PA 1484/8/10  1808

Contents:
(i) John Hooper Holder of Cerney House, Glos..
(ii) Hon. Ann Hewitt of Walcot, Som. and Elizabeth Alicia Hannah Hewitt (underage bride).
(iii) George Edward Allen of Bathampton, Som. and Richard Newcome of Burcote House, Som..

Release and Covenant to Indemnity.  PA 1484/8/11  21 July 1809

Contents:
(i) J. H. Hodder, E. A. H. Hodder (his wife), G. E. Allen, R. Newcome.
(ii) Anne White.

University bill of James, second Viscount Lifford.  PA 1484/9/1  19 June 1769 - 8 June 1775

University bills of the second Viscount's brother Joseph.  PA 1484/10/1, 2  13 Oct 1770 - 7 July 1775

Vouchers for the estate of the late Hon. Elizabeth Hewitt (daughter of first Viscount).  PA 1484/11/1  4 Nov 1789 - 12 June 1790

Testamentary papers of Hon. George Hewitt (son of first Viscount): Account Book.  PA 1484/12/1  12 June 1789 - 30 Oct 1794

As Above: Vouchers.  PA 1484/12/2  8 Feb 1787 - 6 Aug 1795

Testamentary papers of Hon. Ambrosia Hewitt (daughter of first Viscount): Copy of Will.  PA 1484/13/1  15 July 1794

As Above: Administration with Will Annexed.  PA 1484/13/2  11 Sept 1794

As Above: Account Book.  PA 1484/13/3  4 Dec 1789 - 9 Mar 1798

As Above: Vouchers.  PA 1484/13/4  15 Mar 1793 - 10 Mar 1798

Residuary Account upon death of James, third Viscount Lifford.  PA 1484/14/1  5 May 1855

Correspondence about estate of Evelyn James,seventh Viscount Lifford.  PA 1484/15/1  I Nov 1954 - 14 Nov 1961

Key to heirlooms box.  PA 1484/15/2  nd

Declaration by Francis Hewitt of his sufferings at the Jacobites' hands.  PA 1484/16/1  1745

Office Copy of Will (28 Feb 1763) of William Hewitt of Great Stretton, Leics..  PA 1484/17/1  m18c

Deeds to Family Properties.  [no ref. or date]

Bargain and Sale.  PA 1484/18/1  16 Dec 1593

Contents:
(i) Richard French of Tickenhall, Derbs..
(ii) John Pagett of Corley, Warws..
(iii) Leonard Clerke of Corley.
(iv) Thomas Jordan of Corley.
(v) Thomas Flynt of Allesley, Warws..
Consideration: £50 from (ii) - (v) to (i) now and £135 later as detailed.
Transaction: (i) to (ii) - (v) three messuages with lands at Corley (occupied by (ii) - (v)) which (i) and his late mother Elizabeth (wife to William French) let to (ii) - (iv): - to (ii), the chief messuage; to (iii), the second messuage; to (iv), the third messuage; to (v), Dawfield, etc..
Covenant for Edward Onley of Catesby, Northants. to levy final concord.

Bargain, Sale and Feoffment.  PA 1484/18/2  22 June 1606

Contents:
(i) Thomas Jordan of Corley.
(ii) William Betteriche of Astley, Warws..
Consideration: £76.
Transaction: (i) to (ii) Corley messuage (occupied by (i)) with lands.

Release.  PA 1484/18/3  9 Mar 1609 (N.S.)

Contents:
(i) Henry Fraunceys of Staunton, Derbs..
(ii) William Becke alias Betteredge of Astley.
Consideration: £3/10/-.
Transaction: (i) to (ii) messuage (occupied by Thomas Jordan) at Corley.

Copy of Appointment by John Smith of a Corley messuage ( successively occupied by Thomas Barfoot and Thomas Holbeche), Rye Grass Close, etc. (all once part of Broom Close), Crab Tree Close lands, Dawfield lands, Jane Hill, Corley Moor common of pasture, and pews to use of Edward King.  PA 1484/18/4  7 Apr 1770

Lease and Mortgage in Fee.  PA 1484/18/5-6  4-5 June 1773

Contents:
(i) Henry Garratt, administrator of the effects of Samuel Garratt, both of Coventry.
(ii) Benjamin Plant, late of Lichfield but now of Corley.
(iii) Revd. Edward Marriott of Helmdon, Northants..
(iv) Edward Burford of Banbury, Oxon..
Recital: 17 May 1770 mortgage by demise for one thousand years by Edward King of Coventry to Samuel Garratt of 1484/18/4's property with 17-18 Mar [1772] further charge to (ii).
Consideration: £1,600 from (iii) to (i) and £400 from (iii) to (ii).
Transaction: (ii) to (iii) the premises.
Consideration: 10/-.
Transaction: (i) to (iv) the term.

Abstract of title to Corley land sometime Benjamin Plant's.  PA 1484/18/7  late 18th century

Lease.  PA 1484/18/8  25 Mar 1775

Contents:
(i) James, first Viscount Lifford.
(ii) John Camptin of Bedworth, Warws..
Transaction: (i) to (ii) messuage with Dawfield, etc. (occupied by William Holbech) for 21 years at £100 p.a. rent.

Lease and Release.  PA 1484/18/9-10  22-23 Apr 1788

Contents:
(i) Revd. Edward Marriott of Helmdon, Northants..
(ii) Anna Rebecca Burford of Banbury, Oxon., widow of Edward.
(iii) Rt. Hon. James, first Viscount Lifford.
(iv) Hon. and Revd. John Hewitt, Dean of Cloyne.
Recital: 1484/18/5-6; transfer (26-27 Dec 1774) to Lord Lifford of Benjamin Plant's interest by the latter's bankrupty-assignees William Ludlow (of Castle Bromwich, Warws.) and John Willington (of Tamworth, Staffs.).
Consideration: £2,000.
Transaction: (i) to (iii) the premises.
Consideration: 10/-.
Transaction: (ii) to (iv) the term.
Memorandum about other mortgage-terms being vested in Sir John Eardley Wilmot and in Samuel Thomas' personal representatives.

Feoffment.  PA 1484/19/1  30 May 1656

Contents:
(i) Christopher, Thomas and James Hales, all of [White]friars, Coventry.
(ii) Bartholomew Smyth of Fillongley, Warws..
Transaction: (i) enfeoffs (ii) with Corley [Moor] messuage occupied by Nathaniel Ford.

Counterpart Bargain and Sale with Feoffment.  PA 1484/19/2  14 Sept 1685

Contents:
(i) Joseph Edame of Brinklow, Warws., son of John and Elizabeth (daughter of Barnaby Holbeche, son of Thomas).
(ii) Nathaniel Ford jun., son of N. Ford sen. and Margery (nee Holbeche).
Consideration: £4/10/-.
Transaction: (i) to (ii) Corley close (occupied by John Smith).

Bond between 1484/19/2's parties to observe its terms.  PA 1484/19/3  14 Sept 1685

Release.  PA 1484/19/4  19 March 1701 (N.S.)

Contents:
(i) William Smith of Corley.
(ii) William Tedd of Arley, Warws..
Recital: 3 Apr 1607 mortgage by demise for 1,000 years by Thomas Underwood to Abraham Harding of a Corley cottage (occupied by Elizabeth Underwood), the term's assignment to Richard Ford of Fillongley, his bequest of it to Mary Bosworth, her marriage to Humphrey Rowley, his 28 Feb 1646(N.S.) assignment of it to Thomas Lee of Exhall in Coventry county, and his transfer of it to William Smith on 4 May 1674.
Consideration: £30.
Transaction: (i) to (ii) the premises.

Release.  PA 1484/19/5  25 Mar 1720

Contents:
(i) Peter Ford of Wyken, Coventry.
(ii) Joseph Smith of Corley.
Consideration: £46/1/-.
Transaction: (i) to (ii) cottage and croft, Corley between (ii)'s land and Mary Brown's.
Endorsment that the property adjoins an old rickyard at Corley Moor, later merged with Crabtree Field.

Bond between 1484/19/5's parties to observe its terms.  PA 1484/19/6  25 Mar 1720

Assignment of Mortgage by Demise for 1,000 years.  PA 1484/19/7  2 Nov 1739

Contents:
(i) Martin Holbeche of Fillongley.
(ii) Thomas Tedd, late of Arley and son of the late William Tedd.
(iii) Mary Cooper of Stoneleigh, Warws..
Recital: as in 1484/19/4, 1484/19/4 itself and (i)'s being residuary mortgagee.
Consideration: £38/10/- from (iii) to (i), 5/- from (iii) to (ii).
Transaction: (i) to (iii) the term.

Assignment of Mortgage by Demise for 1,000 years.  PA 1484/19/8  14 Feb 1744(N.S.)

Contents:
(i) Arthur Sedgley of Coventry and his wife Mary (formerly Cooper).
(ii) John Docker of Great Packington, Warws..
Recital: as in 1484/19/4, 1484/19/4 itself, 1484/19/7 and (i)s' marriage.
Consideration: £46.
Transaction: (i) to (ii) the term.

Assignment of Mortgage by Demise for 1,000 Years.  PA 1484/19/9  8 Oct 1748

Contents:
(i) John Docker of Great Packington.
(ii) John Vessell, quartermaster and adjutant, 3rd. Regt. of Dragoons.
Recital: 3 Apr 1607 mortgage as in 1484/19/4, 1484/19/8.
Consideration: £50/8/-.
Transaction: (i) to (ii) the term.

Assignment of Mortgage by Demise for 1,000 Years.  PA 1484/19/10  10 July 1761

Contents:
(i) William Osborne of Coventry and his wife Ann (John Vessell's devisee).
(ii) Ralph Bucknell of Corley.
Consideration: £63.
Transaction: (i) to (ii) the term.

Counterpart Lease.  PA 1484/19/11  18 June 1762

Contents:
(i) James Hewitt, serjeant at law.
(ii) Arthur Sedgley of Corley.
Transaction: (i) to (ii) tenement with oatmeal mill (occupied by (i)) for 14 years at £13/7/- p.a. rent.

Counterpart Assignment of Lease.  PA 1484/19/12  26 Mar 1766

Contents:
(i) Arthur Sedgeley, late of Corley but now of Coventry.
(ii) James Hewitt of Alveston, Warws..
(iii) Joseph Rotherham of Corley.
Transaction: (i) to (ii) lease of 1484/19/11's tenement.

Settlement.  PA 1484/19/13  15 Dec 1766

Contents:
(i) Hon. James Hewitt, Justice of the King's Bench.
(ii) Revd. Rice Williams of Stapleford Abbots, Essex.
(iii) James Birch and Joseph Hewitt, both of Coventry.
(iv) Rt. Hon. Thomas, Lord Archer and Henry Archer of Hale, Hants. (marriage-settlement trustees).
Recital: 1484/3/1.
Transaction: (i) to (iv) Corley lands, viz. (a) capital messuage (occupied by Elizabeth Proof) [=1484/20], (b) farm (occupied successively by William Smith and his widow) [=1484/21], (c) Quarry Wood (occupied by William Oughton) [=1484/22], (d) 1484/19/11's tenement, (e) messuage (occupied by John Awson), (f) cottage and garden (occupied by the late Thomas Elliot) and (g) four cottages (occupied by Edward Arnol, Edward Jordan, George Leigh and Samuel Canterel).
Endorsed memorandum (same date) about augmentation of charge upon the premises to provide for younger children.

Lease.  PA 1484/19/14  8 Apr 1779

Contents:
(i) Rt. Hon. James, Baron Lifford.
(ii) James Hinks of Corley.
Transaction: (i) to (ii) 1484/19/11's tenement for 21 years at £27 p.a. rent.

Lease.  PA 1484/20/1  17 Nov 1766

Contents:
(i) Hon. James Hewitt, Justice of the King's Bench.
(ii) Elizabeth and William Proof of Corley.
Transaction: (i) to (ii) capital messuage and lands at Corley (occupied by (ii)) for 13 years at £150 p.a. rent.

Counterpart Lease.  PA 1484/21/1  5 Dec 1758

Contents:
(i) James Hewitt of Alveston.
(ii) William Smith of Corley.
Transaction: (i) to (ii) three messuages and lands (occupied by (ii) and Edward Barton) at Corley for 21 years at £60 p.a. rent.

Smith's account with Lord Lifford for [Corley] land.  PA 1484/21/2  26 Mar 1838 - 19 Aug 1843

Counterpart Lease.  PA 1484/22/1  20 Feb 1762

Contents:
(i) James Hewitt of Alveston.
(ii) William Oughton of Keresley, Coventry.
Transaction: (i) to (ii) Quarry Wood, Corley for 20 years at £3/5/- p.a. rent.

Feoffment.  PA 1484/23/1  17 Oct 1746

Contents:
(i) Daniel Lee of Attleborough, Nuneaton, Warws. (grandson of John Lee sen.) and wife Mary.
(ii) Mary Hounds of Marston Culey, Bickenhill pa., Warws..
Consideration: £40.
Transaction: (i) to (ii) "Ledimeare" close (4a.), Corley (successively occupied by - Varnam and John Millis).

Lease.  PA 1484/24/1  30 Nov 1758

Contents:
(i) James Hewitt of Alveston.
(ii) William Hoxford of Corley.
Transaction: (i) to (ii) two messuages with lands, Corley (occupied by (ii) and Edward Phillips) for 21 years at £60 p.a. rent.

Counterpart Lease.  PA 1484/24/2  20 Dec 1758

Contents:
(i) James Hewitt of Alveston.
(ii) William Hoxford of Corley.
Transaction: (i) to (ii) three closes in Corley (occupied by William Smith) for 21 years at £7 p.a. rent.

Counterpart Lease.  PA 1484/25/1  3 Feb 1759

Contents:
(i) James Hewitt of Alveston.
(ii) John Withers of Corley.
Transaction: (i) to (ii) (a) two messuages and a toft (occupied by (ii)), (b) the messuage "Spencers" with oatmeal mill, etc. (held by Edward Parker), both in Corley, for 21 years, paying £80 and £8 p.a. rent respectively.

Year Lease.  PA 1484/25/2  21 Mar 1759

Contents:
(i) Edward Parker of Corley with his wife Mary (nee Davey) and son and heir Richard Parker of Birmingham.
(ii) James Hewitt.
Transaction: (i) to (ii) two messuages and five closes which formerly were eight (20a.) lately held by Edward Parker and John Craner.

Three Weeks of Easter, 32 George II. Final Concord.  PA 1484/25/3  [n.d.]

Contents:
(i) James Hewitt, plaintiff.
(ii) Edward, Mary and Richard Parker, and Samuel Thomings jun., deforciants.
Transaction: (i) from (ii) two messuages, one barn, one stable, one mill, two gardens, one orchard, 12a. land, 6a. meadow, 8a. pasture; one-third of three messuages, two barns, three stables, three gardens, one orchard, 1a. land, 1a. pasture and two coal mines in Corley and Solihull pas., Warws..

Counterpart Assignment of Lease.  PA 1484/25/4  15 July 1761

Contents:
(i) John Wathers [sic] of Corley.
(ii) James Hewitt of Alveston.
(iii) Samuel Moggs of Weeford, Staffs..
Transaction: (i) to (ii) 1484/25/1's term.

Grant.  PA 1484/26/1  20 July 1620

Contents:
(i) George Holbech of Corley, Walter Holbach [sic] of Fillongley and Ambrose Holbach of Banbury, executors of Robt. Woodcock of Coventry.
(ii) Henry Sewall of Coventry and his wife Margaret.
Consideration: £13/6/8.
Transaction: (i) to (ii) a 3-a. close (formerly Birch Walls or Childers Grove) in Corley (late occupied by Robert Woodcock).

Bargain and Sale.  PA 1484/26/2  30 Apr 1634

Contents:
(i) Henry Sewall of Coventry, son of the late Henry.
(ii) Francis Phippes of Kenilworth Chase, Warws..
Consideration: £200.
Transaction: (i) to (ii) a toft (its house having burned down) and fields named as in 1484/26/3.

Bargain and Sale with Feoffment.  PA 1484/26/3  1 May 1634

Contents:
(i) Henry Sewell of Coventry, son of the late Henry.
(ii) Francis Phipps [sic] of Kenilworth Chase, Warws..
Consideration: £200.
Transaction: (i) to (ii) toft, Filters Church Close (brought from Thomas Patchett), and Johns Croft and other closes lately held by Henry Sewall sen..

Letter of Attorney whereby Henry Sewall appoints William Gibbons and Humphrey Burton to deliver 1484/26/2's lands to Francis Phipps.  PA 1484/26/4  1 May 1634

Release.  PA 1484/26/5  1 May 1634

Contents:
(i) Henry Sewall of Coventry, son of the late Henry.
(ii) Henry Power, son of Anthony and Ann (daughter of Henry Sewall sen.).
Consideration: 12d..
Transaction: (i) to (ii) Birchwalls, 14a. of common fields, named closes, and Coventry messuages in Bayley Lane (2), High St.(1), near Greyfriars' Gate (1), Little Park St.(1), Callice St.(1) and the Butchery(1).

Bargain and Sale.  PA 1484/26/6  25 Mar 1639

Contents:
(i) William Phippes, heir of Francis.
(ii)Henry Power of Kenilworth.
Consideration: 5/-.
Transaction: (i) to (ii) toft, Johns Croft, Filters Church Closes.

Mortgage by Demise for 1,000 Years.  PA 1484/26/7  21 June 1703

Contents:
(i) Anthony Power of Kenilworth.
(ii) Rt. Hon. Lewis, Lord Rockingham.
Consideration: £400.
Transaction: (i) to (ii) Birchwalls, etc. and Filters Church Closes.

Bond between 1484/26/7's parties to observe its terms.  PA 1484/26/8  21 June 1703

Lease and Release.  PA 1484/26/9-10  23-24 June 1704

Contents:
(i) Anthony Power of Kenilworth.
(ii) Humphrey Whadcock of Corley.
Consideration: £1,000.
Transaction: (i) to (ii) Birchwalls, etc., Filters Church Closes and 3a. common (occupied by (ii) and John Brothers).

Covenant.  PA 1484/26/11  20 Dec 1705

Contents:
Recital: 1484/26/7; Anthony Power's sale of the premises to Humphrey Whadcock (of St. Michael's pa., London[sic]).
Transaction: Humphrey Whadcock will pay Lord Rockingham the principal and interest.

Assignment of Mortgage by Demise for 1,000 Years with Further Charge.  PA 1484/26/12  1 July 1717

Contents:
(i) Rt. Hon. Lewis, Lord Rockingham.
(ii) Humphrey Whadcock of Corley.
(iii) Hon. Anne Watson of St. James' pa., Mdx., sister to Lord Rockingham.
Recital: 1484/26/7.
Consideration: £400 from (i) to (iii) and £600 from (ii) to (iii).
Transaction: (i) to (iii) the premises. 22 Mar 1718 (N.S.). Endorsement by (iii)'s executor Hon. Thomas Wentworth (of St. Andrew's pa., Holborn, Mdx.) of assignment of the term to the Earl of Rockingham's daughter Lady Margaret Watson.

Bond between Humphrey Whadcock and Hon. Anne Watson to observe 1484/26/12's terms.  PA 1484/26/13  1 July 1717

Survey of the late Humphrey Whadcock's estate in Corley and Fillongley (freehold) and Keresley (leasehold).  PA 1484/26/14  c1720

Abstract of Title to Humphrey Whadcock's Corley estate.  PA 1484/26/15  c1720

[10 George I.] Parliamentary Bill for Sale of Humphrey Whadcock's estate.  PA 1484/26/16  [n.d.]

Mortgage by Demise for 500 Years.  PA 1484/26/17  23 May 1724

Contents:
(i) Rt. Hon. Margaret Watson of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields pa., Mdx..
(ii) Charles Henshaw of Eltham, Kent and Richard Harris of London.
(iii) "Symon" Whadcock of Corley, brother of of the late Humphrey.
(iv) Charles Jennens of Gopsall, Leics..
Recital: 1484/26/7,12 (main deed and endorsement), Act consequent upon 1484/26/16 and £6,500 debt.
Transaction: all Humphrey Whadcock's property is vested in (ii) as trustees for sale as from 25 Mar 1724.
Recital: (iv) being ready to advance the £1,000 due to (i) and £5,000 due to the excise.
Consideration: £1,000 from (iv) to (i).
Transaction: (i) - (iii) to (iv) nineteen detailed plots in Corley.

Counterpart of 1484/26/17.  PA 1484/26/18  23 May 1724

Abstract of 1484/26/17's land.  PA 1484/26/19  c1724

Draft Rentals for Corley lands.  PA 1484/26/20,21  c1724

Letters about Whadcock lands.  PA 1484/26/22-26  17 Mar 1724 (N.S.) - 24 Feb 1743 (N.S.)

Lease and Further Charge.  PA 1484/26/27-28  26 Oct 1727

Contents:
(i) Richard Harris of London.
(ii) Simon Whadcock of Corley, brother of the late Humphrey.
(iii) Charles Jennens of Gopsall Hall, Leics..
Recital: 1484/26/17.
Consideration: £300.
Transaction: (i) and (ii) to (iii) the premises.

Assignment of Mortgage by Demise for 500 Years.  PA 1484/26/29  20 May 1774

Contents:
(i) Elizabeth Hanmer of Iscoyd, Flints., sister and executrix of Charles Jennens of Gopsall, Leics., son of Charles.
(ii) Asheton Curzon of Rugeley, Staffs..
Recital: 1484/26/7,12(endorsement),17,27-28.
Consideration: £6,300.
Transaction: (i) to (ii) the premises.

Assignment of Mortgages by Demise for 500 and 1,000 Years with Trust to Attend the Inheritance.  PA 1484/26/30  22 July 1780

Contents:
(i) Asheton Curzon of Hagley, Staffs..
(ii) Rt. Hon. James, Lord Lifford.
(iii) Rt. Hon. Henry, Earl Bathurst.
Recital: 1484/26/7,12(endorsement),17,27-28 and (ii)'s purchase of the estate.
Consideration: £6,657/5/3 from (ii) to (i) and 10/- from (iii) to (i).
Transaction: (i) to (iii) the premises.

Repair-estimates for James Hewitt's Corley, Fillongley and King's Norton lands.  PA 1484/27/1  1758

Corley repairs.  PA 1484/27/2  1758-60

Survey of Lord Lifford's Corley lands.  PA 1484/27/3  1776

Valuation of Lord Lifford's Corley estate.  PA 1484/27/4  Watermarked 1796

Lord Lifford's Rent Account for Corley lands.  PA 1484/27/5  6 May 1812

Lists of lot-prices, Corley estate.  PA 1484/28/1-3  6 June 1866-10 May 1870

Memorandum about sale of Corley estate.  PA 1484/29/1  c1870

Letters about sale of Corley estate.  PA 1484/30/1-7  1 July 1867-27 May 1871

Corley estate sale-catalogues (also for other Lifford estates in Warws.).  PA 1484/31/1-3  6 June 1866-7 June 1871

Sale-maps for Corley estate.  PA 1484/32/1-6  1866-1871

Copy (e.18c.) of Jointure.  PA 1484/33/1  23 June 1668

Contents:
(i) Martin Whadcocke jun. of Fillongley and wife Anne.
(ii) Thomas Breasley and Thomas Whadcocke, both of Fillongley.
Recital: 18 June 1668 appointment by (i) to (ii) of Pinfold House, Fillongley and lands.
Consideration: £250.
Transaction: (i) entrust the premises to (ii).

Copy (e.18c.) of Will of Martin Whadcock jun. of Fillongley.  PA 1484/33/2  26 June 1672

Mortgage by Demise for 99 Years.  PA 1484/33/3  25 June 1701

Contents:
(i) John Whadcock of Arley and Martin Whadcock of Birmingham.
(ii) Richard Walker of Fillongley.
Consideration: £25 to John and 5/- to Martin Whadcock.
Transaction: (i) to (ii) new cottage at Fillongley with malthouse.

Assignment of Mortgage by Demise for 99 Years.  PA 1484/33/4  16 Sept 1701

Contents:
(i) Richard Walker of Fillongley.
(ii) Thomas Walker of Fillongley.
Consideration: £25.
Transaction: (i) to (ii) 1484/33/3's term.

Receipt to John Whadcock from Humphrey Whadcock for part-purchase of malthouse.  PA 1484/33/5  16 June 1703

Lease and Release.  PA 1484/33/6-7  24-25 July 1703

Contents:
(i) Martin Whadcock of Birmingham.
(ii) Humphrey Whadcock of Corley.
Consideration: 5/-.
Transaction: (i) to (ii) watercourse leading from the Lawns Close's Marlpit to malthouse.

Assignment of Mortgage by Demise for 99 Years.  PA 1484/33/8  [n.d.]

Contents:
(i) Elizabeth Whadcocke of Fillongley.
(ii) John Whadcocke of Arley, his wife Mary and Martin Whadcocke of Birmingham.
(iii) William Green and Humphrey Whadcocke, both of Corley.
Recital: Thomas Walker's 20 July 1702 sale of property to (i) but subsequent payment - default.
Consideration: £73/10/-.
Transaction: (i) and (ii) to (iii) cottage, malthouse, etc. at Fillongley.

Lease and Release.  PA 1484/33/9-10  25-26 July 1703

Contents:
(i) John Whadcocke of Arley, wife Mary and Martin Whadcocke of Birmingham.
(ii) Humphrey Whadcocke of Corley.
Consideration: £6/15/- to John and Mary Whadcocke, 5/- to Martin.
Transaction: (i) to (ii) new cottage at Fillongley with malthouse.

Bond.  PA 1484/33/11  26 July 1703

Contents:
(i) John Whadcock of Arley and Martin Whadcock of Birmingham.
(ii) Humphrey Whadcock of Corley.
(i) bound to (ii) to observe 1484/33/10's terms.

Quindene of Martinmas, 2 Anne. Final Concord.  PA 1484/33/12  [n.d.]

Contents:
(i) Humphrey Whadcocke, querent.
(ii) John Whadcocke, wife Mary, Martin Whadcocke, Thomas Archer, Thomas Rogers, wife Elizabeth, William Hutchinson, wife Mary, Richard Meakins, wife Susanna and Joseph Perkins, deforciants.
Transaction: (i) from (ii) two messuages, one cottage, one windmill, two gardens, two orchards, 44a. land, 25a. meadow, 80a. pasture in Fillongley, Castle Bromwich, Bulkington and Bedworth (all Warws.); moiety of one messuage, one barn, one garden and one orchard in Bulkington.

Quindene of Martinmas, 2 Anne. Final Concord as 1484/33/12 (copy).  PA 1484/33/13  [n.d.]

Abstract of Title for the late Humphrey Whadcock's estate.  PA 1484/33/14  c1703

Attorney's bill.  PA 1484/33/15  10 Nov 1704

Instructions for Robert Whadcock's marriage settlement.  PA 1484/33/16  26 Oct 1720

Attested Copies (respectively 10 and 7 June 1837) of Lease and Marriage Settlement.  PA 1484/33/17-18  23-24 June 1724

Contents:
(i) Richard Walker of Fillongley and wife Elizabeth (née Ward).
(ii) Thomas Smith of New Inn, Mdx..
(iii) Joseph Cater of Coventry.
Transaction: "Underwoods" messuage, Fillongley and named lands; "Doddings" messuage (alias "Downings"), Astley and what lately called "Whadcocks Lands"; Marston Jabbett, Warws. messuage (occupied by Thomas Watson) and lands; three more Marston Jabbett cottages; "Palmers" in Wood End, Fillongley.

Bond.  PA 1484/33/19  28 Apr 1725

Contents:
(i) Simon Whadcock of Corley.
(ii) Samuel Pole of Redbourne, Derbs..
(i) bound to (ii) to observe terms of deed of even date made by them with Charles Henshaw of Eltham, Surrey.

Assignment of Mortgage.  PA 1484/33/20  5 Apr 1726

Contents:
(i) Samuel Pole of Redbourne, Derbs..
(ii) Simon Whadcock of Corley, brother of the late Henry.
(iii) John Fisher of Foremark, Derbs..
Recital: 22-23 Apr 1725 sale for £1,000 by Charles Henshaw et al to (i) of Braytoft lordship, Keresley, to be held from The Queen's College, Oxford for residue of a 21-year term, also a Fillongley messuage called Hollowoak House with lands.
Consideration: £1,000.
Transaction: (i) to (iii) the premises.
Endorsed memorandum that the purchase-money belongs to Sir Robert Burdett of Foremark.

Office Copy (1837) of Will of Richard Walker of Fillongley.  PA 1484/33/21  5 July 1751

Lease and Release by way of Assignment in Trust.  PA 1484/33/22-23  1-2 Feb 1758

Contents:
(i) Elizabeth Burdet of St. George's pa., Hanover Sq., Mdx..
(ii) James Hewitt of Alveston, Warws..
(iii) Revd. Rice Williams of Stapleford [Abbots], Essex.
Recital: 30-31 Jan 1734 (N.S.) appointment by John Fisher's children John, Thomas and Mary to (i) and Mary Burdet of their interest-share in Braytoft lordship, Keresley and Hollowoak House estate, Fillongley; (ii)'s having contracted to buy this (which is Humphrey Whadcock's leasehold from The Queen's College, Oxford) for £10,000; and that (ii) is ready to pay (i) for her share of the £1,000 mortgage.
Consideration: £505/17/- from (ii), 5/- from (iii) to (i).
Transaction: (i) to (iii) the Keresley premises for residue of a 5 July 1753 lease's 21 years and the Fillongley estate for (ii)'s use subject to the mortgage.

Lease.  PA 1484/33/24  6 Oct 1758

Contents:
(i) James Hewitt of Alveston.
(ii) Joseph Holmes of Fillongley.
Transaction: (i) lets to (ii) Fillongley messuage with malthouse for 21 years at £18/10/- p.a. rent.

Copy of Copy of Attested Copy [1837] of Will of Richard Walker of Leicester.  PA 1484/33/25  11 Apr 1776

Attested Copy (25 Oct 1780) of Covenant to Levy Final Concord.  PA 1484/34/1  1 Dec 1778

Contents:
(i) Thomas Clarke of Arley and wife Sarah (née Kimberley).
(ii) Thomas Barber of Coleshill, Warws..
Consideration: 10/-.
Transaction: (i) will levy fine next Hilary Term for "Goulsons", Fillongley, lands lately occupied by Joseph Tedd, and a Corley Moor messuage.

Bayley family pedigree.  PA 1484/35/1  [1753]

Abstract of Mr Bayley's Title to Arley and Fillongley premises.  PA 1484/35/2  6 July 1754

Letter from R. Holden to C. Jennens about Shakespear's land.  PA 1484/36/1  1 Mar 1743 (N.S.)

Counterpart lease.  PA 1484/36/2  3 Mar 1760

Contents:
(i) James Hewitt of Alveston.
(ii) Thomas Shakespear of Keresley.
Transaction: (i) lets to (ii) the Keresley messuage and lands which he occupies, for 14 years at £63 p.a. rent.

Abstract of Thomas Shakespeare [sic]'s Title to his Keresley estate.  PA 1484/36/3  [1766]

Three Weeks of Trinity, 6 George III. Attested Copy (10 Apr 1783) of Final Concord.  PA 1484/36/4  [n.d.]

Contents:
(i) William Newton, plaintiff.
(ii) Edward Deane, his wife Sarah and Thomas Faulkner, deforciants.
Transaction: (i) from (ii) one messuage, one garden, 9a. meadow, 11a. pasture in Holy Trinity and Keresley pas., Coventry county.

Articles of Agreement.  PA 1484/36/5  9 Jan 1783

Contents:
(i) Thomas Shakespeare, late of Keresley, now of Dublin; his son Simon of Keresley.
(ii) James, first Viscount Lifford.
Consideration: £315.
Transaction: Thomas Shakespeare to (ii) named land including Cobbs Farm, discharging final mortgage or annuity and consigning his current Keresley farm to Simon.

Letter from Humphrey Lyttleton to Lord Lifford about Thomas Shakespeare's title.  PA 1484/36/6  20 March 1783

Year Lease to 1484/36/9.  PA 1484/36/7  18 Apr 1783

Draft of 1484/36/9.  PA 1484/36/8  1783

Release.  PA 1484/36/9  19 Apr 1783

Contents:
(i) Thomas Shakespear, late of Keresley but now of Dublin, with his trustee Robert Cheney of Lea, Warws..
(ii) Rt. Hon. James, first Viscount Lifford.
Consideration: £115 to Thomas Shakespeare and 5/- to Robert Cheney.
Transaction: (i) to (ii) Brooks lands, subject to a £20 annuity and its 99-year term.

Copy of letter from Lord Lifford to Humphrey Lyttleton about conveyance.  PA 1484/36/10  25 May 1783

Mortgage by Demise for 500 Years.  PA 1484/37/1  11 May 1749

Contents:
(i) James Hewitt.
(ii) John Saxon of St. George's pa., Hanover Sq., Mdx..
Consideration: £300.
Transaction: (i) to (ii) four closes in Weston lordship, Bulkington with other property there, some bought from William Higginson of Hawkesbury, Coventry. 24 May 1751. Discharge.

Lease.  PA 1484/38/1  20 Apr 1719

Contents:
(i) Sir Thomas White's Charity trustees.
(ii) Edward Higginson of Hawkesbury [,Walsgrave-on-]Sow[e] pa., Coventry.
Transaction: (i) let to (ii) Hawkesbury Farm for 21 years at £100 p.a. rent. 17 Jun 1745(N.S.). Endorsed memorandum of deed's production in Chancery before James Hewitt and James Birch.

Writ of Execution in Chancery for James Craggs' Gaydon, Warws. land.  PA 1484/39/1  2 Aug 1757

Chancery orders and report.  PA 1484/39/2-4  15 Dec 1758-12 July 1764

Form of Affidavit and memorandum.  PA 1484/39/5,6  4 Jan 1759

Receiver's Appointment.  PA 1484/39/7  25 Oct 1757

Proposals for tilling Craggs' Gaydon enclosure-land.  PA 1484/39/8  6 Jan 1759

Survey Book.  PA 1484/39/9  c1760

Particulars of Gaydon and Chadshurst, Warw. land.  PA 1484/39/10,11  c1760

Rentals.  PA 1484/39/12,13  c1757

Corn Rent Account.  PA 1484/39/14  received 11 June 1759

Tenancy Agreements made by James Hewitt (qua receiver of James Craggs' lands) with John Barley.  PA 1484/39/15,16  [n.d.]

Notices to Quit.  PA 1484/39/17,18  5 Oct 1757-28 June 1759

Window Tax Accounts.  PA 1484/39/19-21  25 Mar 1760-25 Mar 1767

Legal bills.  PA 1484/39/22-27  5 Aug 1759-1 Oct 1768

Letters.  PA 1484/39/28-32  23 Sept 1758-24 Mar 1769

Gaydon enclosure (1 ble).  PA 1484/40/1-5  1759

Lease by way of Mortgage by Demise.  PA 1484/41/1  20 Apr 1615

Contents:
(i) Edward Lane of Bridgetown, Alveston pa..
(ii) Francis Thorpe of Over Ettington, Warws. and his sister Joan.
Consideration: 20 nobles.
Transaction: (i) to (ii) cottage and quartern of a [yard]land, Alveston and Tiddington in Alveston pa., for 81 years at 10/- rent p.a..

Covenant to Levy Final Concord.  PA 1484/41/2  22 June 1618

Contents:
(i) William Combe of Welcombe, Stratford-upon-Avon pa., Warws. and George Bonner of the Middle Temple, London.
(ii) Edward Lane of Bridgetown with his wife Mary.
Transaction: following judgement in Court of King's Bench, (i) will levy (ii) a fine for a capital messuage at Bridgetown, four tenements near Stratford Bridge and four at Alveston, with appurtenant lands there and in Tiddington Field.

Lease by way of Mortgage by Demise for 2,000 Years.  PA 1484/41/3  20 Jan 1619(N.S.)

Contents:
(i) Edward Lane of Bridgetown and his wife Mary, and Richard Bishop of Chollesley, Bucks. and his wife Mary.
(ii) Francis Thorpe of Over Ettington.
Consideration: 40 marks.
Transaction: (i) to (ii) cottage and quartern of land in Alveston and Tiddington.

Bond.  PA 1484/41/4  20 Jan 1619(N.S.)

Contents:
(i) Edward Lane of Bridgetown and Richard Bishop of Chollesley.
(ii) Francis Thorpe of Over Ettington.
(i) bound to (ii) to observe 1484/41/3's terms.

Bond.  PA 1484/41/5  10 Oct 1623

Contents:
(i) Henry and Francis Thorpe of Ettington.
(ii) Richard Savage of Alveston.
(i) bound to (ii) to observe terms of deed of even date.

Inventory of John Slater's goods.  PA 1484/41/6  29 Nov 1654

Probate with Will Annexed of John Slater.  PA 1484/41/7  16 Aug 1655

Administration directed to Joan, widow of Richard Savage.  PA 1484/41/8  6 Feb 1658(N.S.)

Articles of Agreement.  PA 1484/41/9  20 Jan 1659(N.S.)

Contents:
(i) Joan Savage of Alveston, widow of Richard.
(ii) John Smith of Alveston and wife Joan (née Savage, lately married to John Slatter).
(iii) William Alcoxe of Alveston.
Transaction: (i) to (iii) cottage and quartern of land on (ii)s' behalf for maintenance of (i) and Joan Smith's son William Slatter.

Assignment of Mortgage by Demise for 2,000 Years.  PA 1484/41/10  25 May 1709

Contents:
(i) John Smith of Alveston, son of John and Joan (née Savage); Katherine Baylis of Walton, Warws., a daughter of John and Joan Smith; Richard Blackford of [Leek] Wootton, Warws. and his wife Anne (another Smith daughter).
(ii) Edward Townsend of Alveston.
Consideration: £40.
Transaction: (i) to (ii) cottage and quartern of one yardland.

Bond made by John Smith of Alveston with Edward Townsend of the same place to observe 1484/41/10's terms.  PA 1484/41/11  25 May 1709

Assignment of Mortgage by Demise for 2,000 Years.  PA 1484/41/12  21 Apr 1712

Contents:
(i) Edward Townsend of Alveston.
(ii) John Smith of Alveston and his wife Alice, Katherine Baylis of Walton, and Richard Blackford of [Leek] Wootton and his wife Anne.
(iii) Charles Southam of Loxley, Warws..
Consideration: £40 from (iii) to (i), £86/10/- from (iii) to (ii).
Transaction: (i) and (ii) transfer to (iii) 1484/41/3's terms.

Bond between John Smith of Alveston and Charles Southam of Loxley to observe 1484/41/12's terms.  PA 1484/41/13  21 Apr 1712

Purchase Agreement.  PA 1484/41/14  18 Oct 1762

Contents:
(i) Josiah and Samuel Southam of Ettington.
(ii) James Hewitt.
Transaction: (i) agree to sell two tenements and a quartern of land to (ii).

Abstract of Title of James Hewitt to cottage and quartern of land bought from Josiah Southam.  PA 1484/41/15  1763

Agreement for Lease.  PA 1484/41/16  23 Jan 1763

Contents:
(i) James Hewitt of Lincoln's Inn Fields, Mdx..
(ii) William Smith of Bishopton, Warws..
Transaction: (i) will let to (ii) one messuage and three yardlands in Tiddington (late occupied by John Edwards), and a quartern which (i) has bought from Josiah Southam (but reserving its messuage), at £50 p.a. rent.

Repair Agreement.  PA 1484/41/17  23 Jan 1763

Contents:
(i) James Hewitt of Lincoln Inn Fields, Mdx..
(ii) James Richards of Alveston.
(iii) William Smith of Bishopton.
Consideration: £108.
Transaction: (ii) will repair an [Alveston] messuage occupied by John Edwards but let to (iii).

Administration of Charles Southam directed to his son Josiah.  PA 1484/41/18  26 Jan 1763

Assignment of Mortgage by Demise for 2,000 Years.  PA 1484/41/19  1 Apr 1763

Contents:
(i) Josiah Southam of Over Ettington, heir of his father Charles.
(ii) James Hewitt of Alveston.
(iii) Joseph Hewitt of Coventry (trustee for (ii)).
Consideration: £190 from (ii) to (i), 5/- from (iii) to (i).
Transaction: (i) to (ii) residue of 1484/41/3's term.

Bond.  PA 1484/41/20  1 Apr 1763

Contents:
(i) Joseph and Samuel Southam of Over Ettington.
(ii) James Hewitt of Alveston.
(i) bound to (ii) in £200 for payment by Joseph Southam to Thomas and Ann Southam of £47/10/- each as their share of 1484/41/23's purchase-money.

Release.  PA 1484/41/21  1 Apr 1763

Contents:
(i) Samuel, Thomas and Ann Southam, all of Over Ettington, children of the late Charles.
(ii) Josiah Southam of Over Ettington, heir and administrator of Charles.
(iii) James Hewitt of Alveston.
Consideration: £190.
Transaction: (i) and (ii) to (iii) the cottage (or two tenements) and quartern of of land in Alveston.

Lease and Release.  PA 1484/41/22-23  4-5 Apr 1763

Contents:
(i) Josiah Southam of Over Ettington.
(ii) James Hewitt of Alveston.
Consideration: £190.
Transaction: (i) to (ii) two tenements and a quartern of land in Alveston and Tiddington.

Counterpart Lease.  PA 1484/41/24  8 Apr 1763

Contents:
(i) James Hewitt of Lincoln's Inn Fields, Mdx..
(ii) William Smith of Bishopton.
Transaction: (i) lets to (ii) messuage (late occupied by John Edwards), its three yardlands, Tiddington Meadow and a quartern (lately occupied by Josiah Southam), but reserving the quartern's messuage, for 21 years at £50 p.a. rent.

List of Alveston yardlands and their landmarks.  PA 1484/41/25  1764

Bond.  PA 1484/42/1  1 May 1722

Contents:
(i) Thomas Fulford of Tiddington, Alveston pa. and William Eborall of Warwick.
(ii) Thomas Townsend sen. of Alveston.
(i) bound to (ii) for payment of £410 next 1 Nov. according to the terms of an indenture of even date.

Lease and Marriage Settlement.  PA 1484/42/2-3  1-2 May 1722

Contents:
(i) Thomas Fulford of Tiddington and his wife Ann.
(ii) William Eborall of Warwick and his wife Mary (daughter of (i)).
(iii) Thomas Townsend jun. of Alveston.
(iv) Thomas Townsend sen. of Alveston.
Transaction: (i) to (iii) messuage and three yardlands in Tiddington (occupied by Thomas Fulford).

Quindene of Easter, 8 George I. Final Concord.  PA 1484/42/4  [n.d.]

Contents:
(i) Thomas Townsend sen., querent.
(ii) William Ostler, and Thomas Fulford with wife Ann, deforciants.
Transaction: (i) from (ii) one messuage, one cottage, one garden, one orchard, 100a. land, 30a. meadow, 30a. pasture, 50a. champion in pas. [sic] of Alveston and Tiddington.

Assignment of Mortgage by Demise for 1,000 Years.  PA 1484/42/5  1 May 1725

Contents:
(i) Mary Townsend of Alveston, widow of Thomas.
(ii) Thomas Fulford of Tiddington and his wife Ann.
(iii) Edward Townsend of Mickleton, Glos..
Recital: 1 May 1722 mortgage by demise for 1,000 years which charged £400 upon 1484/42/3's premises.
Consideration: £400 from (iii) to (i) and 5/- from (iii) to (ii).
Transaction: (i) assigns the term to (iii).

Assignment of Mortgages  PA 1484/42/6  2 Sept 1735

Contents:
By Demise for 1,000 Years and in Fee by way of Marriage Settlement.
(i) Hannah Townsend of Alveston, executrix of Edward.
(ii) John Higgins of Tiddington.
(iii) Thomas Webb of Sherbourne, Warws..
Recital: 1 May 1722 mortgage; 1484/42/5; 13 Dec 1727 mortgage in fee by way of appointment, made for £94 by John Adams sen. and John Adams jun. (both of "Wilmeston" (i.e. Wimpstone), Warws.) with Hannah Townsend; for a messuage and yardland in Wimpstone; 20 Mar 1731(N.S.) further charge of £26 upon the Wimpstone premises by John Adams (jun.) to Hannah Townsend; H. Townsend's entitlement to £80 in the hands of Thomas Webb and Thomas Rees (of Langley, Warws.) as guardians of the late Thomas Townsend's sons Edward and William; John Higgins' impending marriage with H.Townsend; H. Townsend's marriage-portion being represented by £600, which is the total of the mortgage-principals; and that £300 thereof should discharge J. Higgins' debts.
Consideration: £600 to (i), 5/- to (ii).
Transaction: (i) to (iii) 1484/42/3's premises.

Lease and Release.  PA 1484/42/7-8  6-7 Sept 1742

Contents:
(i) William Eborall of the Duke of Montagus' Regt. (grandson of Thomas Fulford).
(ii) Thomas Townsend of Alveston.
Recital: 1484/42/3; 17 May 1726 appointment by Thomas and Ann Fulford of the premises to Thomas Townsend in trust for William Eborall, charged with £100 each for him and his sisters, but also with £500 if after the Fulfords' deaths T.Townsend were to buy the property and with £40 between William Eborall sen. and T.Fulford if an agreement for sale were made during the lastnamed's lifetime; Ann Fulford's death and Townsend's payment of the £40 upon accepting the purchase; and Ann Eborall's having died childless.
Consideration: £100.
Transaction: (i) to (ii) 1484/42/3's premises subject to the aforesaid securities but free from the £500 and (ii)'s interest in his sisters' portions.

Assignment of Mortgage by Demise for 1,000 Years.  PA 1484/42/9  24 Nov 1752

Contents:
(i) Thomas Webb of Sherbourne.
(ii) John Higgins of Tiddington and his wife Hannah.
(iii) Thomas Townsend of Alveston.
(iv) George Lucy of Charlecote, Warws..
Recital: 1 May 1722 mortgage; 1484/42/5; Thomas Townsend's purchase of the premises; 1484/42/6.
Consideration: £400 from (iv) to (i) and (ii), £100 from (iv) to (iii).
Transaction: (i)-(iii) assign 1484/42/3's premises to (iv).

Year Lease.  PA 1484/42/10  23 Mar 1759

Contents:
(i) Mary Townsend of Alveston.
(ii) Thomas Townsend of Alveston.
Transaction: (i) to (ii) a messuage, cottage and Fulford's Close (3a.), Fulford's Ham (4a.), Tiddington Meadow (4a.) and three yardlands (all occupied by Edward Stanley).

Abstract of Thomas Townsend's Title to messuage and three yardlands in Tiddington.  PA 1484/42/11  c1760

Letter from Humphrey Lyttleton to James Hewitt about Thomas Townsend's farm.  PA 1484/42/12  21 Nov 1763

Agreement.  PA 1484/42/13  21 Apr 1764

Contents:
(i) Thomas Townsend of Alveston.
(ii) James Hewitt of Alveston.
Consideration: £1,900.
Transaction: (i) to convey to (ii) a messuage, two cottages, Fulford's Close, Fulford's Ham and three yardlands, thereby discharging a £1,000 mortgage to Thomas Hiron.

Assignment of Mortgage by Demise for 1,000 Years.  PA 1484/42/14  25 Mar 1765

Contents:
(i) Thomas Hiron of "Alverston".
(ii) James Hewitt of Alverston.
(iii) John Dewes of Wellesbourne Mountford, Warws..
Recital: 29 Sept 1759 mortgage by Thomas Townsend of Alveston to Thomas Hiron for £1,000 of 1484/42/3's premises.
Consideration: (iii) to (i) £1,600, (iii) to (ii) 5/-.
Transaction: (i) to (iii) the premises.

Feoffment.  PA 1484/42/15  5 Sept 1767

Contents:
(i) Newsam Peers of Southampton.
(ii) Hon. James Hewitt, Justice of the King's Bench.
Consideration: £30.
Transaction: (i) to (ii) Tiddington's Heritage's Close (½a.) adjoining and undivided from that which (ii) has bought from Thomas Townsend.

Letter from Thomas Townsend to Lord Lifford about estate matters.  PA 1484/42/16  6 Apr 1779

Counterpart Lease.  PA 1484/42/17  30 Aug 1780

Contents:
(i) Rt. Hon. James, first Viscount Lifford.
(ii) Elizabeth Barram of Alverston.
Transaction: (i) lets to (ii) a new messuage at Alveston Pasture with 300-a. farm in lieu of 6¼ yardlands, and Fulford's Ham, for 13 years at £260 p.a. rent.

Year Lease.  PA 1484/43/1  24 Mar 1728 (N.S.)

Contents:
(i) William Eborall of Warwick.
(ii) Thomas Townsend of Alveston.
Transaction: (i) to (ii) messuage and three yardlands (occupied by Avery Edwards) in Tiddington.

Marriage Settlement.  PA 1484/43/2  25 Dec 1735

Contents:
(i) Avery Edwards of Tiddington.
(ii) Susannah Juggins of Tiddington.
(iii) John Tasker of Ebbrington, Glos..
Recital: 31 Oct-1 Nov 1728 marriage settlement between Avery Edwards with his then wife Isobel, his son John of Tiddington, and Thomas Hiron of Alveston and George Hinde of Tiddington regarding 1484/43/1's property; and that Avery Edwards will marry Susannah Juggins, who requires a £20 jointure and a £10 dowry annually.
Transaction: (i) revokes the 1728 settlement in favour of the prospective annuity.

Legacy Receipt.  PA 1484/43/3  11 July 1757

Abstract of John Edwards' Title to Tiddington land.  PA 1484/43/4  9 Mar 1759

Letter from Dionysius Bradley to James Hewitt about conveyance from John Edwards.  PA 1484/43/5  29 May 1759

Rent Receipt Book for Alveston, Chaddeshunt and Gaydon estates.  PA 1484/44/1  29 Sept 1757-29 Sept 1762

Accounts for Sale of Alveston Estate.  PA 1484/45/1-9  4 Feb 1854-3 Aug 1860

Catalogue for Sale of Land at Fillongley, Keresley, Alveston and Harbury (all Warws.).  PA 1484/46/1  20 May 1859

Copy (m.18c.) of Lease.  PA 1484/47/1  23 Nov 1732

Contents:
(i) Revd. Thomas Tenison, Archdeacon of Carmarthen.
(ii) Owen Brigstocke of Llechdynay, Carms..
Transaction: (i) lets to (ii) messuage, Carmarthen and the Archdeacon's Closes for 21 years at £5/13/4 p.a. rent.

Letter from John Lewis to James Hewitt about descent of the Carmarthen estate.  PA 1484/47/2  11 Feb 1754

Draft Abstract of Title.  PA 1484/47/3,4  c1754

Attorney's bill.  PA 1484/47/5  c1754

Crown Grant (18c. copy) to Robert Harington, esq. and Lady Anne Bingley his wife [sic] of Great Portion of Taunaforis in precinct of Lifford, barony of Raphoe, Co. Donegal for a £60/11/8 fine. Detailed lands include Dromboe, Carrickmagragh, Dounoghmore rectory, Colan, Orwell manor, Small Portion of Dromere, Burleigh manor, Dromony, Maghenbog, also Ballybofey fairs, and defences.  PA 1484/48/1  12 May 1630

Crown Grant (18c. copy) to Martin Basill, for a £87/1/8 fine, of inter alia Orwell Manor, Great "Proportion" of Tawnaforis, Callan, Drumboe, Meenemore, Carrickmagrath, Burleigh manor, Carrick, Dromore, "Domony", Magheribog, Capragh, Carcke, and defences.  PA 1484/48/2  19 Mar 1640(N.S.)

Index of registered conveyances by Basil family.  PA 1484/48/3  post 1768

Abstract of Title to Orwell manor, Tawnaforis and "Drumbo".  PA 1484/48/4  post 1772

Rentals for Co. Donegal estate.  PA 1484/49/1, 2  c1770

Rent Roll for Co. Donegal estate.  PA 1484/49/3  c1770

Abstract of Co. Donegal estate.  PA 1484/49/4  Nov 1773

Lease for Lives.  PA 1484/50/1  17 Dec 1730

Contents:
(i) William Basil of Gray's Inn [,Mdx.] on behalf of himself and Martin Caulfield Basil of Wilton, Bucks..
(ii) Alexander Knox sen. of Ballebofey, Co. Donegal.
Transaction: (i) lets to (ii) detailed parts of Capry (17a.3r.0p.) and Golan (17a.3r.25p) in Orwell manor for three lives or 57 years at £3/11/2 p.a. rent.

Lease for Lives.  PA 1484/50/2  7 July 1787

Contents:
(i) Rt. Hon. James, Viscount Lifford.
(ii) Denis Cramsay of Goland.
Transaction: (i) lets to (ii) Mr. Knox' Goland (6a.0r.19p.) for three lives or 31 years at £4 p.a. rent.

Lease for Lives.  PA 1484/51/1  16 Sept 1745

Contents:
(i) William Basil of Drumboe, Co. Donegal.
(ii) John Barclay of Drumboe.
Transaction: (i) lets to (ii) lower part of Golland, Orwell manor (excepting Alexander Knox' heirs' part) for three lives or 31 years at £24 p.a. rent.

Sub-Lease for Life.  PA 1484/51/2  20 June 1786

Contents:
(i) Catherine, Jane and Mary Barclay, all of Drumboe Abbey.
(ii) Phelemy Quin of Goland.
Transaction: (i) let to (ii) the Barclay Neare in Goland for life of Joseph Barclay of Carrick, Co. Donegal at £6 p.a. above existing rent.
15 Jan 1788. Surrender by Quin to Lord Lifford.

Lease for Lives.  PA 1484/51/3  15 Feb 1788

Contents:
(i) Rt. Hon. James, Viscount Lifford.
(ii) Philemy Quinn of Goland.
Transaction: (i) lets to (ii) two-thirds of Goland as detailed (191a.3r.25p. arable, 225a.2r.2p. bog) for three lives or 41 years at £30 p.a. rent and yearly delivery of 1,600 Lough Swilly oysters.

Lease for Lives.  PA 1484/51/4  28 Mar 1789

Contents:
(i) Rt. Hon. James, Viscount Lifford.
(ii) John Barclay of Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal.
Transaction: (i) lets to (ii) part of Middle Goland (184a.), reserving mill, for three lives or 41 years at £15 p.a. rent.

Counterpart of 1484/51/4.  PA 1484/51/5  28 Mar 1789

Lease for Life.  PA 1484/52/1  26 Jan 1770

Contents:
(i) Edmund Basil of Drumboe.
(ii) Andrew and James Armstrong of Carrickmagra, Co. Donegal.
Transaction: (i) lets to (ii) Carrickmagra (689a.2r.0p.), Orwell manor for one life or 31 years at £110 p.a. rent.

Assignment of Lease for Life.  PA 1484/52/2  31 May 1784

Contents:
(i) Thomas, David and James Armstrong of Carrickmagra and Robert Armstrong of Stranorbar, Co. Donegal.
(ii) John and George Shanklin of Liskenan, Co. Donegal.
Consideration: £52 to Daniel Armstrong.
Transaction: (i) transfer to (ii) [two-ninths] of 1484/52/1's land.

Lease for Lives.  PA 1484/52/3  10 Dec 1787

Contents:
(i) Rt. Hon. James, Viscount Lifford.
(ii) George Armstrong, John and George Shanklin, Thomas Armstrong and Moses McClure, all of Carrickmagrath.
Consideration: surrender of former leases.
Transaction: (i) lets to (ii) detailed Carrickmagrath lands (468a.0r.11p.) for three lives or 41 years at £80/9/10 p.a..

Lease for Lives.  PA 1484/52/4  10 Dec 1787

Contents:
(i) Rt. Hon. James, Viscount Lifford.
(ii)George Armstrong.
Transaction: (i) lets to (ii) part of Carrickmagra (89a.3r.31p.) plus Wood Park (24a.1r.10p.) for three lives or 41 years at £36/14/9 p.a. rent and delivery of 1,600 Lough Swilly oysters yearly.

Sub-Lease.  PA 1484/53/1  18 Dec 1783

Contents:
(i) William Reed of Ballybofey, Co. Donegal.
(ii) John and William Boag of Munavoy, Co. Donegal.
Transaction: (i) lets to (ii) part of Meenbog formerly held by Michael McTague, Orwell manor, for fifteen years at £7 p.a. rent, subject to lease for lives made by (i).

Lease.  PA 1484/53/2  6 May 1788

Contents:
(i) William Read of Ballybofey and James Read of Jesaghoneil, Co. Donegal.
(ii) Edward McGlinchy of Meenbog.
Transaction: (i) let to (ii) what of Meenbog (ii) possesses, for ten years at £8 p.a. rent.

Office Copy of Lease for Lives.  PA 1484/54/1  22 May 1770

Contents:
(i) Edmund Basil of Wilton Park, Bucks..
(ii) James Allen of Drumboe.
Transaction: (i) lets to (ii) mills of Drumboe and Callanoe, Orwell manor for three lives or 31 years at £67 p.a. rent plus 1/- p.a. to promote a horse-race in Balabofey.

Assignment of Lease.  PA 1484/55/1  14 Feb 1785

Contents:
(i) William Williams Hewitt of Wroxall, Warws..
(ii) Sir Robert Warren, Bt. of Crookstown, Co. Cork; James Bernard of Windsor, Cork city; Sampson Stawell of Kilbutain, Co. Cork; Augustus Warren of Warens Court, Co. Cork; William Cuthbert of Cork.
Recital: 4 Oct 1775 lease by William Jonson (of Lisnegar, Co. Cork) to (i) of his dwelling on South Mall, Cork for 880 years at £85 p.a. rent.
Consideration: 10/-.
Transaction: (i) transfers to (ii) the premises for the term's residue.

Lease.  PA 1484/56/1  23 Apr 1790

Contents:
(i) John Watson of Bullock, Co. Dublin.
(ii) Walter Robertson of the Boynogues, Co. Dublin.
Transaction: (i) lets to (ii) that part of Dalkey lands (11½a.), Co. Dublin (occupied by (ii)) for fourteen years at £34/10/-p.a.. 23 Apr 1791. Assignment to Hon. Joseph Hewitt of Dublin.

Assignment of Lease.  PA 1484/56/2  14 May 1794

Contents:
(i) Hon. William Williams Hewitt, administrator of Hon. Joseph Hewitt.
(ii) John Patrickson of Dublin.
Consideration: £100.
Transaction: (i) transfers to (ii) 1484/56/1's lands.

Marriage Settlement.  PA 1484/57/1  12 July 1797

Contents:
(i) Chidley Coote of Mountcoote, Co. Limerick.
(ii) Hon. William Williams Hewitt of King's Norton, Worcs. and his daughter Anne.
(iii) Rt. Hon. Silver Oliver of Castle Oliver, Co. Limerick, and Rt. Hon. James, second Viscount Lifford.
(iv) Richard Aldworth of Newmarket, Co. Cork, and Hon. and Revd. John Hewitt, Dean of Cloyne.
Recital: (i)'s seisin in Mountcoote estate (detailed) and intention to marry Anne Hewitt.
Consideration: marriage portion and 10/-.
Transaction: (i) entrusts (iii) with his lands, successively for himself, A.Hewitt with a £200 annuity and £200 (also £500 for jointure), then to (iv) for 99 years from (i)'s death in order that they might administer the £200 annuity and jointure.
Recital: first Viscount Lifford's bequest of King's Norton lands to Hon. William Williams Hewitt in trust for sale, the proceeds maintaining William Williams Hewitt's children; William W. Hewitt's agreement that on his death A. Hewitt should have one-quarter of the King's Norton property; and the 20 May 1708 lease by John and Bryan Osborne of Balgeen town land to Richard Rogers, now vested in W. W. Hewitt.
Consideration: 10/-.
Transaction: W. Hewitt entrusts (iv) with one quarter of the Balgeen land to augment his daughter's marriage-portion, along with one quarter of the King's Norton land subject to his wife Anne's life-interest, then for (i)'s younger children or an only daughter begotten upon his prospective wife.

Deed of Release.  PA 1484/58/1  26 Dec 1765

Contents:
(i) Alexander Carroll of Dublin;
Rt. Hon. Benjamin Burton of Burton Hall, Co. Carlow, an executor of Thomas Keatinge of Narraghmore, Co. Kildare; Edward Harman of Dublin; Thomas Cobb, executor of Charles, Archbishop of Dublin; James Carroll of Ballymore, Co. Wicklow; Revd. Richard Beauchamp of Narraghmore.
(ii) Maurice Keatinge of Narraghmore.
(iii) James, Marquess of Kildare.
Recital: 3-4 Dec 1765 conveyance (in consideration of £10,887 paid by the Marquess of Kildare to John Tunnadine (of the Irish Court of Chancery), Beauchamp Bagenal (of Dunleckney, Co. Carlow) and Hon. John Bourke (an Irish revenue-commissioner)) by Maurice Keatinge, his wife Elizabeth, Maurice Coppinger (executor of John Coppinger), Beauchamp Bagenal and Hon. John Bourke (Richard Nelson of Dublin acting as the Marquess' trustee) to Kildare of St. John's manor, Athy in Co. Kildare and Queen's Co.; the Easter Term, 1754 obtainment by Alexander Carroll of a judgement against M. Keatinge for £5,657/4/8 debt; the Michaelmas Term, 1754 obtaining by Thomas Keatinge of Narraghmore of a judgement against M. Keatinge's for £1,000 debt; T. Keatinge's death, having appointed Rt. Hon. Benjamin Burton and others his executors; the Michaelmas Term, 1752 attainment by Edward Harman of a judgement against M. Keatinge for £450; the Trinity Term, 1754 attaining by the late Archbishop of Dublin of a judgement against M. Keatinge for £12,870 twice [sic]; the Archbishop's nominating Thomas Cobb an executor; the Easter Term, 1757 achievement by James Carroll of a judgement against M. Keatinge for £300; and the Trinity Term, 1757 achieving by Revd. Richard Beauchamp of a judgement against Maurice Keatinge for £300.
Consideration: £10,887 aforesaid and 10/- each.
Transaction: (i) promise that Kildare may hold the lands free from the judgements.

Lease and Assignment of Mortgage in Fee.  PA 1484/58/2-3  17-18 May 1770

Contents:
(i) Hugh Henry Mitchell, executor of his father Henry.
(ii) James, first Duke of Leinster.
(iii) Thomas Williams of Epsom, Surrey.
Recital: 3-4 Dec 1765 conveyance as in 1484/58/1; 18-19 Dec 1766 mortgage by the Duke of Leinster (formerly Marquess of Kildare) to Henry Mitchell of St. John's, Athy for £I 5,000 (=£4,615/7/6 sterling).
Consideration: aforesaid sum and £384/12/6 sterling balance.
Transaction: (i) and (ii) to (iii) the premises.

Year Lease.  PA 1484/58/4  29 Apr 1780

Contents:
(i) Thomas Williams of Epsom.
(ii) Robert, Archbishop of Dublin.
Transaction: (i) to (ii) St. John's manor, Athy.

Public Papers  [no ref. or date]

Copies of documents defining Coventry's jurisdiction, and of City Annals.  PA 1484/59/1  1733

Abstract of Coventry Corporation orders.  PA 1484/60/1  1779-80

Coventry Poll Book.  PA 1484/61/1  25-26 Mar 1761

Counterpart Return of Writ to Parliament for Coventry.  PA 1484/61/2  25 Mar 1761

Will of William Arderne of London.  PA 1484/62/1  11 Feb 1710(N.S)

Abstract of Title to Rugby messuages mortgaged to Caleb Bull.  PA 1484/62/2  16 Aug 1717

Bond.  PA 1484/62/3  26 Apr 1720

Contents:
(i) Sarah Bull of Coventry.
(ii) Caleb Bull of Coventry.
(i) bound to (ii) in £70 for payment to him of £15 annuity in return for £355 now received from him.

Cipher (with covering letters, 1917) on fragment of letter from Caleb Bull to Edward Owen.  PA 1484/62/4  c1720

Assignment of Mortgage by Demise for 2,000 Years.  PA 1484/62/5  2 Nov 1720

Contents:
(i) Sarah Bull of Coventry.
(ii) Elizabeth Fairfax of Brinklow, Warws., daughter of the late William Moe of Church Lawford, Warws.; Elizabeth Moe of Church Lawford, widow of William.
(iii) Revd. William Wheeler of Leamington Hastings, Warws..
Recital: 1 Aug 1717 mortgage to Elizabeth Fairfax and Elizabeth Moe for £150 to Caleb Bull (late of London, then of Nuneaton, Warws.) of two Rugby messuages (one being the "Spread Eagle" inn), a small tenement and a close; and 26 Apr 1719 assignment for £150 by Caleb Bull to his sister Sarah.
Consideration: £150/12/6 from (iii) to (i), £94/7/6 from (iii) to (ii).
Transaction: (i) and (ii) to (iii) the premises.

Office Copy of Will of Sarah Bull of Coventry.  PA 1484/62/6  19 Nov 1724

Letter from Flora and William Thorold to ?.  PA 1484/62/7  6 June 1728

Lease and Marriage. Settlement.  PA 1484/62/8-9  15-16 Apr 1730

Contents:
(i) Samuel Welton sen., his wife Elizabeth and his son Samuel, all of Coventry.
(ii) Thomas Herbert and Joseph Jaques, both of Coventry.
Consideration: Samuel Welton sen.'s marriage.
Transaction: (i) to (ii) (a) a fulling-and paper-mill at Brandon, Warws. with two meadows, a hook of ground in Newfield Meadow, and pasturage; (b) Conduit Close near Coventry: in order that they might pay £36 p.a. from (a) to Samuel Welton sen., then successively £30 p.a. to Elizabeth for life and Samuel jun.; (b) £30 p.a. successively to the elder and younger Samuels.

Assignment of Administration.  PA 1484/62/10  16 Apr 1730

Contents:
(i) Elizabeth, wife of Samuel Welton sen. of Coventry.
(ii) Samuel Welton jun. of Coventry.
(iii) Thomas Herbert and Joseph Jaques, both of Coventry.
Recital: Caleb Bull's 13 Jan 1726 will which left (i) his residuary estate which (ii) will administer.
Transaction: (i) appoints that £100 of C. Bull's estate go to (ii), who will accept residuary personalty in order to pay £100 to (i)'s husband now; of the rest, half will pass to the Welton couple's descendants as Elizabeth may decide, by default being taken by her husband's existing descendants; the other half will fall as Elizabeth might appoint, with power to deduct money to satisfy Bull's debtors.
Consideration: £100 aforesaid and 5/- each.
Transaction: (ii) to (iii) detailed property in Holcot, Northants. and Ryton-upon-Dunsmore, Warws. for 1,000 years.

Office Copy of 1484/62/10.  PA 1484/62/11  16 Apr 1730

Elizabeth Welton's receipt book.  PA 1484/62/12  2 May 1735-29 Sept 1745

Mortgage by Demise for 1,000 Years.  PA 1484/62/13  30 Sept 1728

Contents:
(i) William Hewit of Coventry.
(ii) James Smith of Coventry.
Consideration: £110.
Transaction: (i) to (ii) moiety of ½ yardland, Marston Trussell, Northants, bought from William Bull.
10 Jan 1738 (N.S.). Discharge.

Copy of Probate Copy of Will of George Petre of St. Clement Danes pa., Mdx. of which James Hewitt of the Middle Temple, Mdx. was an executor.  PA 1484/63/1  18 Dec 1759

nd  PA 1484/64  Hammond v Purser (Underhill's bankrupt gunpowder firm.)

Stock Inventory.  PA 1484/64/1  Sept 1762

Stock and Money Inventories.  PA 1484/64/2,3  30 Sept 1762

Accounts.  PA 1484/64/4-6  2 June 1746-26 Apr 1764

Purchase Permit.  PA 1484/64/7  11 July 1765

Abstract of Sir William Underhill's Title to Idlicote, Warws. land.  PA 1484/64/8  c1760

Abstract of Marriage Settlement (7 Apr 1727) made between:  PA 1484/64/9  c1760

Contents:
(i) Hercules Underhill, Sarah his wife and Samuel his son.
(ii) Catherine Fogg of London.
(iii) John Barnard of London.
(iv) Nicholas Godshall and Robert Godshall of London, William Bramley jun. of Haseley [,Warws.] and William Paytoe of Chesterton [,Warws], entrusting Idlicote land to use of Samuel Underhill with contingent remainder, to Catherine Fogg.

Arbitration Bond between Samuel Underhill (of East Bedfont, Mdx.) and William Souch (of Newbold, Worcs.).  PA 1484/64/10  8 Mar 1762

Copy Release of claims to Samuel Underhill's estate by John Purser (executor) and Alice Hammond (legatee).  PA 1484/64/11  24 May 1766

Affidavits.  PA 1484/64/12-16  12 Oct 1762-22 Dec 1764

Declarations.  PA 1484/64/17,18  Easter Term, 4 George III

Case.  PA 1484/64/19  19 Sept 1763

Certificate.  PA 1484/64/20  12 Oct 1762

Memorandum.  PA 1484/64/21  c1762

Note about case-papers.  PA 1484/64/22  c1762

Court bills of costs.  PA 1484/64/23-25  1754-17 Dec 1764

Letters.  PA 1484/64/26-79  16 Sept 1762-16 May 1766

Cox v Rolt (bastardy).  PA 1484/65  [n.d.]

Case.  PA 1484/65/1  c1765

Observations.  PA 1484/65/2,3  c1765

Rule.  PA 1484/65/4  Michaelmas Term, 5 George III

Grant appointing Hon. Joseph Hewitt a Justice of King's Bench.  PA 1484/66/1  27 July 1791

Grant of privilege to Robert Handley, clerk to one of the Six Clerks in the English Chancery.  PA 1484/67/1  26 Oct 1734

Petition and Commission for Bankruptcy of John Taylor and John Smith of Coventry, silkmen.  PA 1484/68/1,2  21 Sept 1741

Release by Benjamin Keene's personal representatives to Lords Archer and Lifford of his estate.  PA 1484/69/1  6 May 1776

Grant of Lord Chancellorship of Ireland to James Hewitt.  PA 1484/70/1  9 Jan 1768

Writ, and oaths to be administered, to Anthony French Clerk as a justice of the peace in Ireland  PA 1484/71/1  12 Jan 1770

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Information about the Whiteboys' activities.  PA 1484/72/1  12 Nov 1773

List of peers summoned to Parliament.  PA 1484/73/1  1776

Lord Lieutenant Rutland's proclamations.  PA 1484/74/1-3  21 Nov 1785-30 Apr 1787

Grant constituting the Hibernian Society in Dublin to educate and apprentice soldiers' orphans and children.  PA 1484/75/1  15 July 1769

Office copy of 1484/75/1.  PA 1484/75/2  late 18th century

Drafts of reply to university address.  PA 1484/76/1,2  1786/87

Letters  PA 1484/77  [n.d.]

Arrangement: The letters have not been listed individually but some attempt has been made to summarise their subject matter.


Contents:
The bulk of this series of correspondence comprises letters received by Joseph Hewitt who was Town Clerk of Coventry, 1752-1779; many of these are from Hewitt's brother James who was the Lord High Chancellor for Ireland, 1769-1789 and M.P. for Coventry, 1761-1766. Another brother, William who held a position in the West Indies where he died in 1781 is also a correspondent.

Hannah Hewitt to son James, regarding family matters.  PA 1484/77/1  22 Feb (1738?)

Joseph Hewitt at Coventry to his brother [James?] relating to his journey to Lichfield and Derby and encounters with the Jacobite rebels.  PA 1484/77/2  7 Dec 1745

Mostly to Joseph Hewitt, Attorney at Law in Coventry, regarding legal cases; some to James Hewitt [circuit judge] including from Lord Archer re election at Coventry.  PA 1484/77/3-123  7 Jan-19 Dec 1747

Between and to various members of the Hewitt family, including from Lord Archer re the Coventry election.  PA 1484/77/124-136  3 Jan-17 Dec 1748

Mostly to James Hewitt from family members and his future wife, and from James to his brother Joseph about domestic issues.  PA 1484/77/137-174  27 Jan-19 Dec 1749

Mostly to Joseph Hewitt, Attorney at Law in Coventry, regarding legal cases with some family letters, especially to James from his wife, Mary; letters dated 8 Mar and 15 Mar make reference to earthquake felt in London  PA 1484/77/175-234  1 Jan-24 Mar 1750

Mostly to Joseph Hewitt, Attorney at Law in Coventry, regarding legal cases, with some family letters; including letters from William Adams in Northampton gaol as a debtor, and letter dated 12 Jun 1750 making reference to smallpox in Coventry.  PA 1484/77/235-399  25 Mar-29 Dec 1750

Mostly to Joseph Hewitt, as above, regarding legal cases, including that of William Adams, as above; some family letters, including from William Hewitt to brother Joseph regarding journey to and stay in Ireland, April 1751; letters from Wilson's Lottery Office and Corbett's State Lottery Office advising Joseph Hewitt re his lottery ticket, Nov-Dec 1751.  PA 1484/77/400-509  5 Jan-19 Dec 1751

To James Hewitt from his wife Mary and others, including Lord Archer re attendance at a turnpike meeting and proposal to make Hewitt a Commissioner, 14 Sep 1754.  PA 1484/77/510-518  26 Mar 1752-14 Sep 1754

Mostly to Joseph Hewitt, Town Clerk and Attorney at Law, from brothers William and James and others regarding legal, business and family matters; including letters from Lord Archer re the arrangements for Coventry races, 3, 12 Jun 1760; purchase of carpets in London by brother William, Aug 1760; proposed release of deserter from Coventry gaol, 3 Sep 1760.  PA 1484/77/519-715  6 Jan-27 Dec 1760

Mostly to Joseph Hewitt from his brothers James (now Lord Lifford) and William; some of Lifford's letters are from Ireland and one of William's from Dominica, West Indies; they relate mostly to business and family matters, except letters dated Nov-Dec 1768 are concerned with the "disagreeable situation" regarding the election of the Coventry recorder.  PA 1484/77/716-736  16 Jul-29 Dec 1768

Mostly to Joseph Hewitt, Town Clerk and Attorney at Law, regarding legal cases, including disputes re the rights of admission to the freemanship of the city; some correspondence re dispute over the Coventry Canal; letter from John Adlam at Cruckton House, Shrewsbury re possible lease of farm at Foleshill, 23 Feb 1769; letters from Lord Lifford in Ireland mostly re family matters.  PA 1484/77/737-802  2 Jan-29 Apr 1769

Mostly to Joseph Hewitt, as above, regarding legal cases, including dispute re admission to the freemanship of the city; some correspondence re Parliamentary business; letters re Coventry Navigation dispute and Coventry Corporation business, both 16 Oct 1769; letters from Lord Lifford in Ireland re family, business and political matters; letter (to Lifford?) from Richard Orpen at Corke re its strategic position in the event of war breaking out, 28 Jul 1769.  PA 1484/77/803-887  2 May-29 Dec 1769

Mostly to Joseph Hewitt from his brother Lord Lifford in Ireland regarding family and business matters; includes letter recommending John Green for admission to Bond's Hospital, and letters re enclosure at Alveston.  PA 1484/77/888-912  17 Jan-end Dec 1770

Mostly to Joseph Hewitt from his brother Lord Lifford in Ireland, and from John Hewitt in Ireland, London and Alveston, relating to family, business and political cases; also references to the enclosure at Alveston.  PA 1484/77/913-954  7 Jan-26 Dec 1771

Mostly to Joseph Hewitt from Lord Lifford in Ireland, John Hewitt in Ireland and William Hewitt initially in Dominica, West Indies and then England; mostly relate to family matters, business and political situation; includes sale of Alveston, references to the "Hearts of Steel" disturbances in the north of Ireland, Mar 1772; vacancy for Warwickshire Clerk of the Peace, Apr 1772; politics in Coventry, Apr 1772, hostilities in St Vincent, hurricanes, slaves in the West Indies, Sep 1772.  PA 1484/77/955-1009  15 Jan-27 Dec 1772

Mostly to Joseph Hewitt from Lord Lifford in Ireland and William Hewitt in England; includes references to hostilities in St Vincent, West Indies, and to Coventry and Irish politics; whilst the whole series of correspondence contains many references to health and disease this section in particular is rich in such information.  PA 1484/77/1010-1077  1 Jan-27 Dec 1773

Mostly to Joseph Hewitt from Lord Lifford in Ireland, Joseph Hewitt in Ireland and William Hewitt in England regarding family and business matters; includes references to Coventry elections.  PA 1484/77/1078-1107  3 Jan-25 Dec 1774

Mostly to Joseph Hewitt from Lord Lifford in Ireland and from some other family members; includes references to Coventry politics and the rebellion in the American colonies.  PA 1484/77/1108-1132  3 Jan-30 Dec 1775

Mostly to Joseph Hewitt from Lord Lifford in Ireland and William Hewitt; includes references to Coventry politics.  PA 1484/77/1133-1149  17 Jan-25 Dec 1776

Mostly to Joseph Hewitt from Lord Lifford in Ireland and William Hewitt in England and then Mr Vincent and Dominica in the West Indies; mostly family and business matters including troubled love life of Lifford's son John; includes references to affairs in the West Indies (trouble with pirates etc); and arrival of Bishop of Derry in Dublin, 8 Nov 1777.  PA 1484/77/1150-1183  8 Jan-21 Dec 1777

Mostly to Joseph Hewitt from Lord Lifford in Ireland about family and business issues and from William Hewitt in the West Indies about the impending war with France and his treatment at the hands of the enemy.  PA 1484/77/1184-1196  21 Jan-31 Oct 1778

From Lord Lifford in Ireland to Joseph Hewitt with one letter from William Hewitt in the West Indies; the letters earlier in the year refer to the situation in Ireland and the imprisonment of William by the French; the letters later in the year are more concerned with a quarrel between Lifford and Joseph and Joseph's situation in Coventry.  PA 1484/77/1197-1219  1 Jan-8 Dec 1779

Mostly to Joseph Hewitt from Lord Lifford and his wife Ambrosia in Ireland and, in the autumn, various places in England; letter 7 Feb 1780 refers to bankruptcy of Alderman Hewitt; copy letter from William Hewitt in Barbados, Nov 1780.  PA 1484/77/1220-1236  19 Jan-28 Dec 1780

Mostly to Joseph Hewitt from Lord Lifford in Hewitt from Lord Lifford in Ireland relating to business and family affairs, including the death of William Hewitt at the end of the year; includes a prescription for cure of the ague, Apr 1781.  PA 1484/77/1237-1246  5 Feb-22 Dec 1781

Mostly to Joseph Hewitt from Ambrosia Lifford in Ireland, relating to the Carrickfergus election, ascent of Mr Crosbie in his balloon (12 May), and to family, business and political issues.  PA 1484/77/1247-1255  3 Jan-27 Dec 1785

Mostly to Joseph Hewitt, from Ambrosia Lifford in Ireland regarding family and business matters.  PA 1484/77/1256-1266  2 Jan-5 Dec 1786

Other Hewitts  [no ref. or date]

Settlement.  PA 1484/78/1  16 July 1684

Contents:
(i) Jonah Crines of Coventry.
(ii) Samuel Monck of Coventry.
Consideration: (ii)'s affection for his namesake son.
Transaction: (i) to (ii) three Well St., two Cook St. and two Gosford St. messuages (all Coventry).

Grant.  PA 1484/79/1  [1613]

Contents:
(i) Rt. Hon. Lionel Cranfield, Kt. and Benjamin Rudyerd, Kt..
(ii) Henry Rowdich, son of Henry
Recital: James I's readiness to grant (ii) livery of the premises.
Transaction: (ii) to (i) [sic] Ansley, Warws. hereditaments' muniments and the lands for valuation by Court of Wards. Valuation attached.

Lease.  PA 1484/79/2  [1613]

Contents:
(i) Crown.
(ii) Alice Rowdiche of Whittington, Warws..
Consideration: £5 to Court of Wards.
Transaction: (i) to (ii) Henry Rowdiche's Ansley lands, in the Crown's hands through his namesake son's minority, for the duration of that tutelage at 14/8 p.a. rent plus 2/- for the auditor's clerk.

Bargains and Sale.  PA 1484/79/3  1 Aug 1660

Contents:
(i) Francis Browne of Atherstone, Warws..
(ii) Henry Rowdiche of Atherstone.
Consideration: £9.
Transaction: (i) to (ii) title to the former's dwelling.

Bargain and Sale with Feoffment.  PA 1484/79/4  27 Mar 1672

Contents:
(i) Elizabeth Browne, widow of John of Atherstone; her son William of London.
(ii) Henry Rowdich of Atherstone.
Consideration: £12.
Transaction: (i) to (ii) a cottage at Atherstone.

Counterpart of 1484/79/4.  PA 1484/79/5  27 Mar 1672

[no title]  PA 1484/80/1-14  m19c-e20c - genealogical papers:-

Notes on crest of arms of Hewitt and other families;  PA 1484/80/1  [n.d.]

Lowther, Clifford and Maude families - notes re descent from Edward III.  PA 1484/80/2  [n.d.]

Notes re Sackville, Crow Cornwallis families etc.  PA 1484/80/3  [n.d.]

Lists of descendants of Anne Isabella Viscountess Hawarden living at the time of her death on 26 Jul 1851, including Ashley, Tottenham, Cuninghame, Hewitt and Maude families.  PA 1484/80/4  [n.d.]

Schedule of the descent of Catherine Alicia, wife of Nicholas Evans of Newtown, Cork, from Edward I, including Ferrers, Grey, Fitzgerald, Tisdall, Vernon and Hewitt families.  PA 1484/80/5  [n.d.]

Schedule of the ancestors of Lady Mary Acheson, wife of James Hewitt, 4th Viscount Lifford.  PA 1484/80/6  [n.d.]

Notes on the History of Sawbridgeworth Church by Thomas Saban, 1912 (includes references to Hewitt family).  PA 1484/80/7  [n.d.]

Letter re Hewitt family and their connection with Osberton, Notts, 1913.  PA 1484/80/8  [n.d.]

Letter re Hewitt family in 16th and 17th centuries.  PA 1484/80/9  [n.d.]

Notes re Sir Thomas Hewitt of Ladbrook, Warwickshire, 1640 and other Hewitts.  PA 1484/80/10  [n.d.]

Letter from Edward Hewitt at Winsley House, Bradford-on-Avon, to his brother Archibald re family pedigree etc, 31 Oct 1916.  PA 1484/80/11  [n.d.]

Notes re Hewitt ancestors, and obituary of Captain A.H. Hewitt, 1916.  PA 1484/80/12  [n.d.]

Notes re the Hewitt connections with Shireoaks and Osberton, Notts.  PA 1484/80/13  [n.d.]

Notes re Dudley family of Bedworth, Nuneaton, 17th-18th c  PA 1484/80/14  [n.d.]

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