Clopton Charters ER 3/368 21 July 1685
Release by Josiah Sowtham to James Sowtham in consideration of £20 paid by Thomas Sowtham, son of the said James, of the messuage etc. as above, no. 367.
Witnesses: Joseph Hunt, Nathaniel Mason, William Smith, dyer.
Endorsed with a declaration by James Sowtham that his name is only used in trust for Thomas Sowtham his son. Also endorsed with covenants dated 9 January 1689/90 that the said James shall hold the premises to the use of Thomas Sowtham and Anne his wife, daughter of Katherine Yearwood of Warwick, widow, in consideration of a marriage portion of £100 and to the use of the survivor of them, with remainder to the heirs of their bodies.