Freehold Titles (ERO D/DPr195 Wm Towle etc to Eliz Clifford Bettingsland Wood)

16.5.1737 (Monday 16 May 1737)

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an indenture made 16.5.1737 between Wm Towle of St Clements Eastcheap London grocer and Eliz Towle wife of the said Wm of the one part and Eliz Clifford of the parish of St Luke Middx widow of the other part witnesseth that for divers good causes and considerations the said parties hereunto moving it is hereby covenanted granted concluded and agreed upon by and between all and every the said parties to these presents to them and their heirs and the said Wm Towle for himself his heirs executors and administrators doth covenant and grant to and with the said Eliz Clifford her heirs executors and administrators by these presents that they the said Wm Towle and Eliz his wife shall and will before the end of this present easter term at the proper costs and charges in the law of him the said Wm Towle acknowledge and levy in due form of law according to the laws and statutes of this realm one fine sur cognisance de droit come ceo etc to be engrossed and recorded and sued forth with proclamations according to the statutes in that case made and provided and the usual course of fines with proclamations in such case used and accustomed unto the said Eliz Clifford and her heirs of all that wood and woodland commonly called Bettingsland wood or by whatsoever other name or names the same be called or known containing by estimation 32a be the same more or less in Earls Colne with all ways profits etc which said fine and all other fines after the date of these presents levied or t o be levied by the said Wm Towle and the said Eliz Towle his wife to the said Eliz Clifford of the premises or any part or parcel thereof shall be and enure and shall be adjudged construed expounded deemed and taken to be and enure and are by these presents and by all the said parties to these presents declared and agreed to be and enure to the only proper use and behoof of them the said Wm Towle and Eliz Towle their heirs and assigns forever and to and for no other use intent or purpose whatsoever in witness whereof the parties first above named have to these present indentures interchangeably set their hands and seals etc Wm Towle Eliz Towle Eliz Clifford

sealed and delivered in the presence of Eliz Cressener Moses Lowman