Conveyance to Use by Bargain & Sale

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 EGR1/8/5/3
  • Former Reference
      GB 133 bundle 204/M.
  • Dates of Creation
      1 Jul 1645
  • Physical Description
      2 membranes. Indenture.

Scope and Content

Parties: 1) Sir George Booth of Dunham Massey bart (1566-1652), George Birch of Altrincham yeo, and William Tipinge of Dunham Massey yeo

2) George Booth of Dunham Massey esq (1622-84) grandson and heir apparent of Sir George

Property: the lordship and manor of Warrington co. Lancs, with lands, messuages etc. therein, and with all tithes granted to William Booth (d 1636), dec'd father of (2), by Thomas Ireland esq; also the lordship of Stayley with all the lands, tenements etc. therein.

In consideration that Sir George Booth has paid off or assured the debts under a settlement recited below, (1) convey the above property to (2).

(2) is to hold to his own use subject to the payment to his brother Nathaniel Booth (b 1627) of an annuity of 100 marks for life out of Stayley manor; (2) is also to pay £1000 to Katherine Booth (c.1624-67), daughter of William Booth and sister of (2), for her marriage portion, and an annuity of £100 to Mary Harrison of London; the residue is to be used to pay off the debts of William Booth.

Recitals: i) conveyance of the lordship of Warrington by William Booth esq father of (2) to Richard Brereton of Ashley and others, 24 June 1633; ii) settlement by lease & release of the present property by William Booth to (1) above, 6 February 1635/6 [EGR1/8/3/1].

[For a quitclaim from (1) to (2) bearing same date, see EGR1/8/4/5 above.]

Signatures of (1) on turn-up.

Endorsed: "Conveyance of Warr[ington] & Stealey from my Grandfather".