Indenture Release. John Hillier, elder & younger to William Hillier 1641
11th August 1641 (17 Ch I)
(1) John Hillier the elder, of Pott. yeoman & Johnn Hillier the younger (eldest son of the sd. JH) of Pott. tailor, and
(2) William Hillier (second son of the sd. JH) of Pott. Butcher
Whereas the sd. JH elder by Indre dated 15th April 8Ch I  did grant unto the sd. William Hillier and Alice his wife all that house or ten. with appurts. now adjoining to the ten.of JH, and late in the ten. and occ. of Joan Shephard, widow with a yard or backside thereunto belonging and a parcel of closes now set out and divided from the other part thereof being 38 yards in length and 18 yards breadth and extending from of the pond there the outside hereof from the lane to the middest of the pond there. To have and to hold to WH and his now wife Alice for 99 years from the date of this Indre.
And whereas the sd. JH elder did by another indenture dated 25th March 1640 did grant to the sd. WH two closes or pasture grounds in pa. of Furtho, one called Temple Close or Temple Ashe Close, the other Bushy close, formerly Pollins Close or one third part of Pollins Close which together contain 4 acres, to have and to hold the sd. closes from 100 years from the date of the Indre. The last mentioned lease was only a mortgage, conditional for the payment of £65 to the sd. William Hillier, which had not been paid by the appointed time, the lease became absolute. And by virtue of which sd. severall lease, the sd. WH is in possession of the sd. house and closes, and by virtue thereof is in lawful and quiet possession of every part and parcel thereof, now dwelling in the sd. house and receiving the profits and benefits of the sd. closes.
And whereas the sd. WH has bargained and agreed with the sd JH elder and JH younger for the inheritance and fee simple of the sd. house and closes for the sum of £10 paid to JH elder and £5 paid to JH younger.
The sd JH elder and JH younger do release to the sd. WH all their right title interest claim and demand which they have in the sd. now dwelling house of the sd. WH, in Pott. with the shop, cutilidge, garden, building and backside, and also the two closes in pa. of Furtho..
Signed the marks of John Hillier the elder and John Hillier the younger
No.4 Deed of release and confirmation from John Hillier the elder & John Hillier the younger to William Hillier of a messuage & lands called Temple Ash Close and Bushy Close
11 August 1641
17 Ch I