Land Ownership & Use in Wollescote, Old Swinford, Worcestershire 1710 - 1830:

 

Transcripts of various documents in dated between 1710 - 1830 relating to the ownership and use of numerous pieces of land in Wollescote, in the Parish of Old Swinford, Worcestershire, England

 

Land Ownership & Use in Wollescote, Old Swinford, Worcestershire 1710 - 1830:

Transcripts of various documents dated between 1710 - 1830 relating to the ownership and use of numerous pieces of land in Wollescote, in the Parish of Old Swinford, Worcestershire, England

Wayne Cronin-Wojdat

(Owner of Historical Gems)

Published 2012 by Createspace

Dimensions: Paperback, 86 pages, 8'5'' x 11" (21.59 cm x 27.94 cm)

ISBN 13: 978-1475084030

ISBN 10: 147508403X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Land Ownership & Use in Wollescote, Old Swinford, Worcestershire 1710-1830 : Transcripts of various documents dated between 1710 to 1830 relating to the ownership and use of numerous pieces of land in Wollescote, in the Parish of Old Swinford, Worcestershire, England" has been produced in the expectation that the transcripts that it contains will be of use to a range of people, in particular local historians and genealogists. 

Based on historical documents currently in private ownership, the book will be of interest to local historians as it provides a vast amount of information about the use and ownership of land in Wollescote between 1710 and 1830.  It accordingly provides an insight into the local economy during this period.

Genealogist will find the transcripts of enormous value as they give an understanding of holdings and finances of many important local families, especially the Gough, Hunt, Milward and Oliver families. However, the contents of the transcripts also provide details of the occupation of land in Wollescote by other local people, who may not be otherwise be mentioned in other sources.

 

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Transcripts included in the book:

Folio One: Abstract of Title to a Capital Messuage and Other Hereditaments at Wollescott, in the Parish of Old Swinford,in the County of Worcester Freehold and Tithe Free         

Transcript 1: A Transcript of the Outer Cover of the Folio of Documents Titled, Abstract of Title to a Capital Messuage and Other Hereditaments at Wollescott, in the Parish of Old Swinford, in the County of Worcester, Freehold and Tithe Free    

Folio One: Section One - As to the Mansion House & 60 Acres of Land      

Transcript 2: A Transcript of a Agreement Dated 16th March 1710 between John Hunt ofWinston Green, in the Parish of Birmingham, in the County of Warwick, John Holmden of Lincoln's Inn, London, Sir Henry Gough of Peny Hall, in the Parish of Handsworth, in the County of Stafford and His Daughter Bridget Gough, WalterGough of Old Furlongs, in the Parish of Bushbury, in the County of Stafford,Henry Hinckley of Beaks, in the County of Stafford, William Dugdale of BlythHall, in the Parish of Shustock, in the County of Warwick, and John Hayes ofWolverhampton, in the County of Stafford, as a result of the intended marriage between John Hunt and Bridget Gough

Transcript 3: A Transcript of the Notes Written Alongside the Agreement Dated 16th March 1710 between John Hunt of Winston Green, in the Parish of Birmingham, in the County of Warwick, John Holmden of Lincoln's Inn, London, Sir Henry Gough of Peny Hall, in the Parish of Handsworth, in the County of Stafford and His Daughter Bridget as a result of the intended marriage between John Hunt and Bridget Gough, Walter Gough of Old Furlongs, in the Parish of of Bushbury, in the County of Stafford, Henry Hinckley of Beaks, in the County of Stafford, William Dugdale of Blyth Hall, in the Parish of Shustock, in the County of Warwick, and John Hayes of Wolverhampton, in the County of Stafford,

Transcript 4: A Transcript of a Agreement Dated the 28th and 29th October 1748, between John and Bridget Hunt of Sutton Coldfield, in the County of Warwickshire, Walter and Mary Gough, of Peny Hall, in the County of Stafford, and Thomas Milward of Stowerbridge, in the County of Worcester

Transcript 5: A Transcript of the Notes Written Alongside the Agreement Dated the 28th and 29th October 1748, between John and Bridget Hunt of Sutton Coldfield, in the County of Warwickshire, Walter and Mary Gough, of Peny Hall, in the County of Stafford, and Thomas Milward of Stowerbridge, in the County of Worcester

Transcript 6: A Transcript of a Agreement Dated 31st October 1748 between Thomas Milward,
John Hunt, Bridget Hunt, Walter Gough and Mary Gough

Transcript 7: A Transcript of a Agreement Dated 6th July 1751 between John Hunt, Thomas Milward of Wollescot in the Parish of Old Swinford and William Abney of Winston Green, in the Parish of St Martins in Birmingham

Transcript 8: A Transcript of a Agreement Dated 25th March 1752 between William Abney,Thomas Milward and Stanford Wolforston

Transcript 9: A Transcript of a Agreement Dated 9th January 1766 between Stanford Wolferston, Thomas Milward, and William Clare of the Parish of Alveley, in the County of Salop

Transcript 10: A Transcript of a Agreement Dated 9th January 1769 between Thomas Milward and William Clare

Transcript 11: A Transcript of a Agreement Dated 10th May 1774 between William Clare, Thomas Milward, and Thomas Vaisey the Elder, of Cirencester, in the County of Gloucester

Folio One: Section Two - As to 42 Acres of Land

Transcript 12: A Transcript of a Agreement Dated the 17th and 18th October 1724 between Martha Milward of Stourbridge, in the County of Worcester, Widow and Relict of Thomas Milward, Edward Milward, Eldest Son and Heir of Thomas Milward, John Dovey of Clements Inn, in the County of Middlesex, and Robert Meese of the New Inn, and John Mill, of the Clerk's Office in Chancery Lane, London.

Transcript 13: A Transcript of a Exemplification of Recovery Dated Michealmas Term 11 Geo {1725?}, Robert Meese and John Mills Demandants, John Dovey, Tenants, and Edward Milward, Vouchee

Transcript 14: A Transcript of a Agreement Dated 25th January 1741 between Edward Milward and Richard Bourne of Acton Hall, in the Parish of Ombersley, in the County Worcester

Transcript 15: A Transcript of a Agreement Dated 25th January 1745 between Thomas Milward of Stourbridge, in the County of Worcester, Brother & Heir to Edward Milward, Deceased, and Richard Bourne   

Transcript 16: A Transcript of a Agreement Dated 12th May 1752 between Richard Bourne, John Ingram, of Bewdley, in the County of Worcester, Thomas Milward, and Thomas Watson, of Bewdley

Transcript 17: A Transcript of a Agreement Dated 20th May 1758 between Thomas Watson, Thomas Milward, and Reverend George Coningsby, Rector of Pencomb, in the County of Hereford           

Transcript 18: A Transcript of a Agreement Dated 26th December 1768 between Bartholomew Richard Barneby, of Brockhampton, in the County of Hereford, John Ingram, of Bewdley, in the County of Worcester, Thomas Harris, of Leominster, in the County of Hereford, Joint Executors of the Will of George Coningsby, Thomas Milward, and Edward Ingram, of White Ladies, in the County of Worcester

Transcript 19: A Transcript of a Agreement Dated 1st and 2nd March 1784 between Thomas Milward, Hungerford Oliver, of the Grange, Old Swinford, in the County of Worcester, Prudence Oliver, the Wife of Hungerford Oliver, and also one of the daughters of Thomas Milward, Edward Oliver, Eldest Son of Hungerford and Prudence Oliver, Thomas Hill, of Dennis, Old Swinford, William Waldron, of Stourbridge, in the County of Worcester, Reverend John Durant, of Hagley, in the County of Worcester, and Thomas Brettell the Younger, of Stourbridge

Transcript 20: The Last Will and Testament of Thomas Milward, and His Bequests to His Grandson, Edward Oliver, and His Daughters, Elizabeth Milward and Prudence Oliver, Dated 23rd September 1783     

Transcript 21: A Transcript of a Agreement Dated the 28th and 29th September 1784 between Francis Ingram of Ticknell, in the County of Worcester, The Last Surviving Executor of the Last Will and Testament of Edward Ingram, Thomas Peake of Southampton building, Chancery Lane, in the County of Middlesex, Edward Oliver, the Grandson and Devisee Named in the Last Will and Testament of Thomas Milward, Thomas Hill, William Waldron, and Thomas Waldron of the Fieldhouse, in the Parish of Clent, in the County of Stafford, Trustee

Transcript 22: A Transcript of the Notes Written alongside the Agreement Dated the 28th and 29th September 1784 between Francis Ingram of Ticknell, in the County of Worcester, The Last Surviving Executor of the Last Will and Testament of Edward Ingram, Thomas Peake of Southampton building, Chancery Lane, in the County of Middlesex, Edward Oliver, the Grandson and Devisee Named in the Last Will and Testament of Thomas Milward, Thomas Hill, William Waldron, and Thomas Waldron of the Fieldhouse, in the Parish of Clent, in the County of Stafford, Trustee

Transcript 23: A Transcript of a Agreement Dated the 21st and 22nd March 1788 between John Durant, Thomas Brettell, Edward Oliver, Thomas Hill, William Waldron, Thomas Waldron, and Richard Brettell of Stourbridge

Transcript 24: A Transcript of a Covenant Dated 26th September 1822, and the Notes Alongside it, the Covenant being made by Thomas Badger to Edward Oliver, Edward Milward Oliver, Mary Harpur Oliver and Mona Ann Oliver

The 1780 Act of Parliament Enclosing the Waste Lands of Old Swinford      

Notes at the end of Folio One

Folio Two: Abstract of the Title of an Estate at Wollescott Mortgage to Mr Holdens Trustees

Transcript 25: A Transcript of the Outer Cover of the Folio of the Documents Titled, Abstract of the Title of an Estate at Wollescote, Mortgage to Mr Holdens Trustees        

Transcript 26: A Transcript of a Agreement Dated 23rd March 1787, between Edward Oliver of Wollescot, in the Parish of Old Swinford, in the County of Worcester, Ann Harpur of Wollescot, John Harpur of Coton, in the County of Warwick, and John Causer of Stourbridge, on the Intended Marriage between Edward Oliver and Ann Harpur

Transcript 27: A Transcript of the Notes Written Alongside the Agreement Dated 23rd March 1787, between Edward Oliver of Wollescot, in the Parish of Old Swinford, in the County of Worcester, Ann Harpur of Wollescot, John Harpur of Coton, in the County of Warwick, and John Causer of Stourbridge, on the Intended Marriage between Edward Oliver and Ann Harpur

Transcript 28: A Transcript of a Agreement Dated the 15th and 16th May 1801, between Edward Oliver, Thomas Hill and Francis Rufford of Stourbridge, and the creditors of Edward Oliver        

Transcript 29: A Transcript of a Agreement Dated 10th March 1803, between Thomas Vaisey of Cirencester, administrator of the estate of Thomas Vaisey (his grandfather), Thomas Hill, Francis Rufford, and Francis Walker of Stourbridge

Transcript 30: A Transcript of a Agreement Dated the 4th and 5th April 1803, between Thomas Hill, Francis Rufford, Edward Oliver, and Richard Court of Wollescott

Transcript 31: A Transcript of a Agreement Dated 1st March 1822, between Several Creditors of Edward Oliver, Thomas Hill, Francis Rufford, and Edward Oliver

Transcript 32: A Transcript of a Agreement Dated the 25th and 26th March 1822 between Edward Oliver, Ann Oliver, Thomas Hill, Francis Rufford, Matthias Attwood of Hawn, in the Parish of Hales Owen, in the County of Salops, and William Spursier of Birmingham, in the County of Warwick, Charles Harwood and Francis Walker of Stourbridge, William Davies of Alfrick, in the County of Worcester, and Peter Still of Lincoln's Inn, in the County of Middlesex

Transcript 33: A Transcript of a Deed Poll Dated 27th March 1822 in which Edward Oliver Transfers Land to His Children, Thomas Milward Oliver, Mary Harpur Oliver, and Mona Ann Harpur

Transcript 34: A Transcript of a Agreement Dated 18th & 19th October 1822 between Edward Oliver, Ann Oliver, Richard Reynolds of Stourbridge, in the County of Worcester; Edward Milward Oliver, Mary Harpur Oliver, and Mona Ann Oliver of Wollescott, in the Parish of Oldswinford; Samuel Lloyd of Birmingham, in the County of Warwick, James Taylor of Moseley, in the County of Warwick, Thomas Green Simcox of Harborne, in the County of Stafford, and Hyla Holden of Green Field

Transcript 35: A Transcript of a Agreement Dated 19th October 1822 between Francis Walker of Stourbridge, in the County of Warwick, Thomas Brettell of Summerhill, in the Parish of Kingswinford, in the County of Stafford, Edward Oliver, Ann Oliver, Edward Milward Oliver, Mary Harpur Oliver, Mona Ann Oliver, Samuel Lloyd of Birmingham, in the County of Warwick, James Taylor of Moseley, in the County of Warwick, Thomas Green Simcox of Harborne, in the County of Stafford, and Richard Burman of Southam, in the County of Warwick

Transcript 36: A Transcript of a Agreement Dated 1st January 1823 between Edward Oliver, Ann Oliver, Edward Milward Oliver, Mary Harpur Oliver, Mona Ann Oliver, Ann Harpur Oliver, & Thomas Milward Oliver of Southampton, in the County of Hampshire

Transcript 37: A Transcript of a Agreement Dated 26th February 1825 between Thomas Milward Oliver, and his wife, Elizabeth Oliver of the Brake, in the Parish of Hagley, in the County of Worcester, John Rowlands of Worcester, the Executor of the Will of James Batson, late of Stourbridge, in the County of Worcester, and John Davies of Stourbridge

Transcript 38: A Transcript of the Legal Advice from 7 Lincoln's Inn, Dated 18th November 1830, at the end of Folio Two

Transcript 39: The Pedigree of Gough as outlined on the rear of Folio Two

 

Index of people mentioned in the transcripts:

Surname / Forenames

Abney, William

Alford, John (also see Olford)

Alford, William (also see Olford)

Astley, Bridget (also see Gough)

Astley, John

Attwood, Matthias

Bache, William

Badger, Thomas

Barneby, Bartholomew Richard

Bate, George

Batson, James

Biggs

Bourne, Richard

Brecknall

Brettell, Mary

Brettell, Richard

Brettell, Thomas

Brook, John (also see Brooks)

Brookes, William

Brooks, John (also see Brook)

Burman, Richard

Causer, John

Clare, William

Coningsby, Reverend George

Court, Richard

Cox, John

Davies, John (also see Davis)

Davies, William (also see Davis)

Davis, John (also see Davies)

Davis, William (also see Davies)

Douvelle, Charles

Dovey, John

Dudley, John

Dugdale, William

Durand, Reverend John

Gough, Anne (also see Roberts)

Gough, Bridget* (also see Astley & Hunt)

Gough, John*

Gough, Jane

Gough, Isabell

Gough, Martha (also see Harwood)

Gough, Mary* (also see Littleton & Hunt)

Gough, Matthew

Gough, Sir Henry

Gough, Walter*

Grazebrook, Thomas W

Harpur, Ann (also see Oliver)

Harpur, John

Harpur, Joseph

Harpur, Mary

Harris, Thomas

Harwood, Charles

Harwood, Martha (also see Gough)

Harwood, Thomas

Hayes, John

Hill, Thomas

Hinckley, Henry

Holden, Hyla

Holdridge, Francis

Holmden, John

Hunt, Bridget (also see Gough)

Hunt, Mary (also see Gough)

Hunt, John

Ingram, Edward

Ingram, Francis

Ingram, John

James, Mr

Jeavons, Joshua (also see Jevons)

Jevons, Joshua (also see Jeavons)

Joye, Thomas

King Anne of Denmark

Knowles, Thomas

Lea, Richard

Littleton, Mary (also see Gough)

Littleton, Sir Edward

Lloyd, Samuel

Meese, Robert

Mills, John

Millward, Edward (also see Milward)

Millward, Martha (also see Milward)

Millward, Thomas (also see Milward)

Milward, Edward

Milward, Elizabeth

Milward, Martha (also see Millward)

Milward, Thomas

Olford, John (also see Alford)

Olford, William (also see Alford)

Oliver, Ann (also see Harpur)

Oliver, Ann Harpur

Oliver, Edward

Oliver, Edward Milward

Oliver, Elizabeth

Oliver, Hungerford

Oliver, Mary Harpur

Oliver, Mona Ann

Oliver, Prudence

Oliver, Thomas Milward

Owen, Joseph

Pardoe, Joseph

Pargeter, Nicolas Hancox

Peake, Thomas

Perks, Joseph

Raby, Joseph

Raybould, Benedict

Reynolds, Richard

Roberts, Anne (also see Gough)

Roberts, John

Rowlands, John

Rufford, Francis

Sankis, Thomas

Sidway, John

Simcox, Thomas Green

Smith, Elizabeth

Spursier, William

Still, Peter

Taylor, James

Vaisey, Thomas *(also see Vesey)

Vesey, Thomas* (also see Vaisey)

Waldron, Richard

Waldron, Thomas

Waldron, William

Walker, Francis

Walleus, John

Watson, Thomas

Welles, William

Witton, Serjeant

Wolferston, Stanley (also see Wolforston)

Wolforston, Stanford (also see Wolferston)

*Designates more than one person with the same name

 

Index of land in Wollescote mentioned in the transcripts:

Adcroft

Adcroft Meadow

Barcough Field

Barn Brockall

Barrow Field

Batch Piece

Breach Hough

Brickkiln

Brockall

Brockall Farm

Brockall Meadow

Brockalls

Brook Furlong

Brookwell Farm

Creasehill

Cross Pail Piece

Crosstailed Piece

Dobbins Oak (also see Old & Young Dobbins Oak)

Ffurlong (also see Furlong)

Furlong (also see Ffurlong)

Gesborn (also see Gisburne,Gorborn, Gosborn, & Gosborne)

Gisburne (also see Gesborn, Gorborn, Gosborn & Gosborne

Gorborn (also see Gesborn, Gisburne, Gosborn. & Gosborne)

Gosborn (also see Gesborn, Gisburne, Gorborn & Gosborne)

Gosborne (also see Gesborn, Gisburne, Gorborn & Gosborn)

Hawthorne Piece

Hollyblower Piece

Huddle Castle (also see Huddy Castle)

Huddy Castle (also see Huddle Castle)

Hunt's Lands

Long Brockall

Long Close

Long Croft

Lusbridge / Lusbridge Meadow

Lusbridge Brook

Moorcroft

Murcroft

Neather Brockall (also see Nether Brockall)

Nether Brockall (also see Neather Brockall)

Nining's Field

Old Dobbins Oak (also see Dobbins Oak)

Pitcher Lots

Pool Leasows

Pordters close

Pordters Innage

Rough Patch

Rye Croft

Sankers Close (also see Sankes Close)

Sankes Close (also see Sankers Close)

Sideland Brockall

Slade Piece

Spring Close

The Ham

The Hayes (also see The Hays)

The Hays (also see the Hayes)

The May Ridding

The Paddock

The Pleck Piece

Wall Croft

Wheatcroft

Young Dobbins Oak