2 Geo.I, Ap.23. Gabriell Odingsells gent., only son & heir of Gabriell Odingsells late of Wells, gent., deced., Samuel Morley of London, merchant, & Mary, his wife, only daughter of the said Gabriel, deced., to Claver Morris of Wells, "Docter in Phisick", & Richard Comes of Wells, gent., (Reciting publication on , 1712, Jan.20 by the said Gabriel, deced., of his will appointing his debts to be paid & charging his estate therewith, except a bond of £200 ordered to be paid out of the said son's moiety, which moiety of all his messuages, lands, tenements & heredits. was devised to his said son Gabriel, his heirs & assigns; the other moiety being devised to the said Mary, her heirs & assigns; all testator's goods & chattels bequeathed to Gabriel & Mary equally & Gabriel & Mary appointed executors. (2) Samuel & Mary have agreed that for £120 paid by Samuel for Mary's own separate use & for one full moiety of the moiety of her father's real & personal estate remaining after payment of his debts, likewise for Mary's own use, Samuel shall have the other moiety remaining for his own use), for discharging the said debts & settling the estate as agreed & for 10/- apiece to Gabriel, Samuel & Mary, they release to the second parties the estate (by virtue of a bargain & sale for one year dated the preceeding day) as follows:- The Mannors or reputed Mannors or Lordships of Stoke or Chewstoke or Knighton Stoke, Abbott Stoke, Waldy Stoke, Sutton or Knighton Sutton with the appurtenances; all other the estate of the said Gabriel, deced., in the parishes, towns, fields or precincts of Stoke or Chewstoke or Knighton Stoke, Abbott Stoke, Waldy Stoke, Sutton or Knighton Sutton, Chew Magna, Winford, Littleton & Colchinton; 3/7 parts in the Mannor and Lordship of Glaston or Glastonbury & Edgersley with the appurtenances; messuage, garden & piece of "waist" ground adjoining the said garden on the west in the high street in Wells used for an inn called the G[eorge] with the appurtenances; messuage in Wells where Gabriel, deced, lately dwelt with a close of meadow or pasture & several gardens & orchards belonging; messuage in Wells near the said George Inne late in the possession of Mathew Bacon, gent.; messuage in the High street in Wells late in the tenure of Thomas Arny; all other real estate whereof the said Gabriel, deced., died seized of any estate of inheritance in Glaston, Chewstoke, Edgarsley, Wells, and Shepton Mallett (Excepting & reserving (1) Water & grist mill in Chewstoke with the appurtenances & several pieces of ground adjoining, i.e. the Splotts (2½a.), the Meadow (2a.), the Mill parrock (3r.), with that part of Widdow Page's garden lately rented by Iohn Somers as undertenant of Gabriel, Samuel & Mary, parties to the present deed, in Chewstoke, parcel of the premises before mentioned; & all the appurtenances to the excepted premises belonging; which premises were conveyed by lease & release of  12 Anne, Oct. 16 & 17 to the said Iohn Somers & his heirs towards discharging debts of Gabriel, deced.; (2) Messuage called Paganshill & a cottage on its north side; 1 orchard (½a.), the Sumer Lease (5a.), the two Hornesses (7a.), the long Mead & little Made ( a.), ½ the uper close (1½a.), Hedgehogs (½a.), in the Fields going to Chillhill (½a.) called the Mashon[?]e Acre, in the Worth feilds (1a.), at the end of the North Field by the highway going towards the Mill (1a.) at Hew [or Ilew?] Meade, at Long Lands (1½a.) - all in the tenure of Ioseph Cox, in Chewstoke, held by lease determinable on 3 lives at 5/- p.a., & parcel of the premises before-mentioned; & all the appurtenances; premises likewise conveyed by lease & release of before-mentioned date to the said Cox & his heirs; (3) Messuage, tenement, "Tannpitt" & "Bott" of meadow ground adjoining in the parish of Glaston in the tenure of Edward Briant with the appurtenances similarly conveyed to him & his heirs; (4) Messuage & 4½a. of lands, meadow or pasture belonging in Buttowne in the parish of Glaston with the appurtenances in the tenure of Richard Tanner & similarly conveyed to him & his heirs; (5) 3/7 parts of Messuage & backside & 1r. of land in high stree[t] in Glaston near the Horspool in the tenure of Simon Haine, parcel of the Mannor of Glaston & Edgersley with the appurtenances & similarly conveyed to him & his heirs; (6) 3/7 parts of 2 messuages or inns called the White Heart & Pellican formerly held as two inns but now united as one house or inn in high street in Glaston, bounded on the east by a house late in the tenure of Mr. Thomas Downton, on the south with the Abbey wall, on the west by a backside called the Bell backside & on the north by the High street, in the possession of Robert King & all celler & collars court stables & backsides with their appurtenances, similarly conveyed to King & his heirs; (7) Dwelling house & orchard in Chilkwell in Glaston bounded on the east with a house & "Comon" of Dr. Normans, on the west with Knights Hay, on the north with a ground called Challice & on the south with a Highway there, with the appurtenances, likewise conveyed to Edward Rales & his heirs). Also by virtue of Bargain & Sale dated day preceeding present deed first parties release to second & their heirs:- All the Mannor or late Cell or pryory of Holme or East holme, Dorset with the appurtenances & hereditaments & all other estate of Gabriel deceased in the Mannors, parishes, towns, hamlets & precincts of Holme or East Holme or Corfe Castle, Dorset; & the reversion & remainder of all the premises (excepting as above). Upon Trusts mentioned below. Releasors covenant as to legal right to convey, freedom from incumbrances, peaceful possession legal assurance, levying of a fine sur con u zance de Droit come ceo to the uses as under:- to the use of second parties & their heirs for ever subject to these trusts (1) 2nd parties, their heirs & assigns to sell the premises & appurtenances, together or in parcels, to purchasers & at prices they think fit, & to discharge out of the purchase moneys the debts mentioned in the attached schedule, with interest & costs; (2) the surplus to be paid or unsold premises to be conveyed to these uses:- (a) one moiety to Gabriel, his heirs, exors. admors. & assigns, the other moiety to Samuel & Mary, half of the said moiety to Samuel, his heirs, exors & admors. & the other to Mary her heirs, exors. & admors. or to such other persons as Mary, by will or other writing under her hand & seal, attested by 3 or more creditable witnesses, directs, the same to be wholly at her own disposal (b) the 2nd parties, their heirs & assigns, till the premises are sold, to receive rents & profits & apply them first to paying accruing interest, ½ to Gabriel, his heirs, exors, admors & assigns, ¼ to Samuel, his heirs, exors. & admors., ¼ to Mary for her sole use or to whom she her heirs, exors. or admors. by writing appoint. Samuel for himself, his heirs, exors. & admors. covenants with 2nd parties, their exors & admors. as to Mary's having full benefit of the premises & being enabled to make unobstructed disposition as intended. Schedule of debts attached.
Signature of three first parties on fold. 5 Red wax seals impressed on white tapes slotted through fold; device, FIDELE IN ABSENCI & a bird perched on a branch. Parchment, 5 skins the outermost indented & vermin eaten in three places; needle-holes down each side of each. Three 6d. stamps on each. Endorsement on outermost as to execution; witnesses Tho. Clendon, Ier: Nicholls, G. Johnson.
[See also DD\SAS\H/70/11/2].