Lease for a year Dated the 10th day of April 1828 Mr Francis Towers to Mr William Palmer.
This Indenture made the tenth day of April one thousand eight hundred and twenty eight Between Francis Towers of the parish of Saint Martin in the County of Worcester, Gentleman, of the one part and William Palmer of the parish of Bosbury in the County of Hereford, Blacksmith, of the other part Witnesseth that in consideration of five shillings of lawful money current in great britain paid to the said Francis Towers by the said William Palmer, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, He, the said Francis Towers, Hath bargained and sold, and by these presents Doth bargain and sell, unto the said William Palmer, his executors, administrators and assigns All that one close piece or parcel of meadow ground called Dowdens ^-containing two acres and twenty perches more or less and all those nine lands or ridges of land lying in a common field called Oyle Croft ^-containing one acre and twenty seven perches more or less situate, lying or being in the parish of Bosbury in the County of Hereford aforesaid or howsoever otherwise the said lands and hereditaments now are or formerly were called, known or described or distinguished. And all and singular the rights, members and appurtenances to the said lands, hereditaments and premises belonging or appertaining. And the reversion and reversions remainder and remainders nearby and other rents issues and profits of the said lands, hereditaments and premises.
To have and to hold the said lands, hereditaments and premises hereby bargained and sold or intended so to be and their and every of their rights, members and appurtenances unto the said William Palmer, his executors, administrators and assigns from the day next before the day of the date of these presents for the term or time of one whole year thence next ensuing and fully to be complete and ended Yielding and Paying therefore unto the said Francis Towers, his heirs or assigns the rent of one pepper corn on the last day of the said term if the same rent should be lawfully demanded.
To the intent and purpose that, by virtue of these presents and by force of the statue made for transferring uses into possession, the said William Palmer may be in the actual possession of all and singular the said lands, hereditaments and premises hereby bargained and sold, or intended so to be, with their and every of their rights, members and appurtenances and be thereby enabled to accept and take a grant and release of the reversion freehold and inheritance of the said premises to him, his heirs and assigns in such manner and form as shall be expressed in and by an indenture or Release intended to bear date on the day next after the day of the date and executed after the execution of these presents and to be made between the said Francis Towers of the first part, Richard Heming of Kingsland in the County of Hereford, Gentleman, and James Holbrook of the Town of Ledbury in the County of Hereford aforesaid, Gentleman, of the second part, Susannah Sparkman of the Razes in the parish of Bosbury in the County of Hereford aforesaid, widow, of the third part, and the said William Palmer of the fourth part. In witness whereof the said parties to these presents have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year first above written.
IN WITNESS whereof the said parties to these presents have hereunto interchangeably set their hands and seals for the day and year first above written.
Francis TowersSigned sealed and delivered by the within named Francis Towers in the presence of [signed] J. Dickens of Worcester, Attorney at Law John Cook