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(1) 1665 - William Walker - his rightings

William Walker's Rightings
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On Cover: William Walker – his rightings – 5th February 1665


This Indenture made 5th February 1665 made between:
  1. Popham Gardyner of Powick in the County of Worcester gentleman
  2. John Reekes of Tewkesbury shoemaker

Witnesseth that for £36 paid by said John Reekes unto said Popham Gardyner [receipt acknowledged] – said Popham Gardyner hath granted and sold unto said John Reekes

All that his one Messuage or Tenement or Half Burgage wherein John Granger lately dwelled with the Court, Garden and Appurtenances thereto belonging situated lying and being in Tewkesbury in a street called the High Street otherwise the Oldbury Street between
The house of the said Popham Gardyner in which John Cowper taylor now dwelleth on the North Side
The land of Nicholas Allen glover on the South Side
And extendeth itself in length from the street on the forepart unto the land of Sir William Russell baronet and now in possession of the Poor Almspeople on the hinder part

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And all the houses, shops, sollars etc etc to the said Messuage or Tenement or Half Burgage belonging or appertaining thereunto – excepted and reserved forever to the estate of the said Popham Gardyner his heirs and assigns forever, his or their joint assigns and servants which now or at anytime hereafter shall be dwelling or inhabiting in the before mentioned house messuage or tenement of the said Popham Gardyner in which John Cowper before named now dwelleth – Free ingress, egress regress at all times to the Pump to take, bear and carry away water

And the Reversion and Reversions and the Remainder and Remainders To Have and to Hold the said Messuage, Tenement or Half Burgage with the appurtenances (Except as before excepted) unto the said John Reekes his heirs and assigns foreverAnd the said Popham Gardyner for himself and his heirs covenant with the said John Reekes to “produce and vouch” for the sale for up to next 7 years Covenant by said John Reekes to allow access to the Pump of the next door house Signed by John Reekes
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