1760 – Assignment Sarah Ashmead to Edward Ransford

Transcribed by Wendy Snarey, 2012
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This Indenture Tripartite made 12th July 1760 - 34th year of reign of George II between:-

  1. Sarah Ashmead of the Moores Cheltenham spinster
  2. Samuel Welsh otherwise Welch of Tewkesbury maltster – eldest son and heir of Henry Welsh of Tewkesbury maltster and Sarah his wife both late of Tewkesbury deceased and also devisees by last Will and Testament of said Sarah – who was devisee by Last Will ans Testament of said Henry Welch
  3. Edward Ransford of Gubshill Tewkesbury gent

WHEREAS by indenture Tripartite dated 9th April 1746 made between:-

  1. Lawrence Cox then of Tewkesbury yeoman (since deceased) – Sole Executor named in Will of his late father Lawrence Cox late of Mitton Bredon Worcestershire yeoman deceased
  2. Said Henry Welch and Sarah his wife
  3. Sarah Ashmead

Reciting that by Indenture Tripartite dated 28th September 1741 made between:-

  1. Alexander Milburne then of Tewkesbury gent (since deceased)
  2. Henry Welch
  3. Lawrence Cox the father

It is witnessed that by Indenture dated 18th May 1737 made between:-

  1. Henry Welch
  2. Alexander Milburne

the said Henry Welch for consideration therein expressed did demise and grant – ALL THAT ONE PARCEL OF MEADOW with appurtenances containing 5 acres lyining in the Myth [sic] Mythe at the end of a meadow there called “THE LONG LAYNES” otherwise “LAYES” formerly in the possession of Joseph Wells but then in the holding of of said Henry Welch and extending in length from part of the said meadow called the Long Laynes othgerwise Layes inclosed on the North part unto a parcel of Meadow Ground then late in the tenure of Alice Hyett widow but then in th eholding of Samuel Lewis on the South part – And in breadth from the River Severn on the West part to the Common of Pasture belonging to the Myth aforesaid on the East part – And all the Tythes of Corn, Grain and Wool andLamb of him Henry Wel;ch yearly arising renewing and increasing within the Lordship village Town Hamlet or Fields of the Myth which he then lately bought from William Chapman esq ; Elizabeth Moore spinster; and Richard Dowdeswell esq – and all the ways waterways hedges ditches etc etc held or enjoyed to said premises

To hold to Alexander Milburne for 1000 years subject to redemption by said Henry Welch of £209 on a day since past

It is witnessed by said Indenture of 28th September 1741 that for consideration therein mentioned the said Alexander Milburne did set over and Henry Welch ratified unto said Lawrence Cox party thereto – ALL AND SINGULAR the said parcel of meadow – tythes and all other the premises – To hold to said Lawrence Cox party thereto and his executors for all the remainder of the said term – subject to redemption by said Henry Welch paying to said Lawrence Cox - £200 and interest at a time therein mentioned since past 

And therein reciting Indenture of 9th April 1746 further reciting that the said Lawrence Cox the father had made and executed his Last Will and Testament and appointed his said son Lawrence Cox party to such indenture executor who had duly proved Will – it is thereby witnessed that for considerations therein expressed the said Lawrence Cox did transfer and set over and said Henry Welch ratified to said Sarah Ashmead and her assigns - ALL AND SINGULAR the meadow and tythes granted to Lawrence Cox the father 

To hold to Sarah Ashmead for remainder of term to come of the 1000 years

It is also witnessed that Henry Welch for considerations therein mentioned did grant to Sarah Ashmead – ALL THAT MESSUAGE or Tenement with appurtenances and One garden thereunto belonging lying and being in Tewkesbury in a certain street there called High Street in possession or tenure of John Clifton the younger (since deceased) and then of Henry Welch – between a messuage then or late of Richard Symonds on the North and a Messuage then or late of the widow Clifton on the South and extending from said Street on forepart to Field called Oldbury Field on hinder part

To hold to said Sarah Ashmead and her assigns from thence for the term of 400 years with proviso for redemption of £200 with interest

AND WHEREAS said Henry Welch did make Will dated 3rd July 1749 wherein he devised to his dear and loving wife, the said Sarah Welch – ALL and Singular his Messuages and houses etc – To hold to her heirs and assigns forever and appointed his wife sole executrix which was duly proved in Gloucester

AND WHEREAS the said widow Sarah died sometime after her said husband having made Will dated 21st October 1758 wherein she devised to her son – the said Samuel

Welch – All the remainder of her Messuage Lands and personal Chattels etc – To hold to said Samuel Welch executor and his assigns

AND WHEREAS said parcel of meadow, tythe, Messuage or Tenement comprised in the said recited mortgage are part of the Messuages etc devised in the Will

AND WHEREAS the said principal of £200 are now remaining to said Sarah Ashmead upon Indenture dated 9th April 1746 – and the said Samuel Welch having occasion for a further sum of £200 prevailed on the said Sarah Ashmead to advance him the same – whereupon it is agreed between them – that as well for better securing the said sum of £200 which is already due and also for the further sum of 3200 agreed to be advanced – making £400 with the interest thereof – The Freehold and Fee Simple of the said premises shall be granted in mortagage to said Sarah Ashmead and her assigns – and that the premises shall be assigned by her to the said Edward Ransford for the remainder of the said term – IN TRUST

Now this Indenture witnesseth that in consideration of the premises and the said term may be preserved and not merged in the Freehold and Fee Simple of the respective mortgage – Sarah Ashmead hath set over to Edward Ransford – the said parcel of meadow ground and all other the premises assigned to said Sarah Ashmead in indenture of 9th April 1746 for the then residue to come of the said term of 1000 years.

And also the said Messuage Malthouse garden etc by same indenture 

To hold Parcel of meadow for 1000 years and Messuage etc for 400 years

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