1774 - Release of a piece of ground at Badsey called the Orchard, Edward Wilson to Joseph Smith


Mr Edward Wilson to Mr Joseph Smith, Release of a piece of ground at Badsey called the Orchard. The orchard, comprising about half an acre, was sold for £63; Joseph was then living in Evesham. Mentions Elizabeth Badsey and John Cotton who lived in nearby cottages. Also includes: (A) Typed transcript of deed; (B) Laminated summary of deed contents for display purposes. Transcript on the Badsey website, www.badsey.net/mill/deeds.

Year Created: 1774
Publication Date/Date Made: 10th March 1774
Physical Characteristics (Dimension): 88 cm x 67 cm
Physical Characteristics (Description): 1 sheet of indented parchment folded with seal of Edward Wilson and stamp saying GR (George Rex) on exterior
Supporting Information:

The orchard occupied the area of land on Mill Lane, Badsey, where the present-day houses called Sunlea, Brookside House and Nevrin are situated. Elizabeth Badsey and John Cotton, referred to in the deed, lived at the present-day Vicarage Cottage and Glebe Cottage.

Donor or Creator of Records: Alan Tutton
Provenance: Found in the attic of Malvern House
Nature of Acquisition: Gift
Accession Date: 2001
Access Conditions: Contact Archive Manager
Attached documents:
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Reference: 379/LB/MIL