(1) Thomas James of Morecourt, esq., and Anne his wife.
(2) John James of Morecourt, gent, and Anne his wife.
(3) John Price of Knighton, Radnor, gent.
(4) Hugh Morgan of Hereford, esq., and Edmund Thomas of Hereford, maltster.
(5) Benjamin Pomfret of Newport Pagnell, Bucks, gent, and John Geers of Garnons, Herefordshire, esq.
(6) Sir John Morgan of Kinnersley, baronet and John Price the younger of Clements Inn, Middlesex, gent.
Consideration: The marriage of (2) and the sums of money agreed to in the marriage settlement.
The following properties were conveyed from (1) to (4) as trustees. Namely, the capital messuage in lower Morecott and a farm house adjoining, now in the possession of Thomas James; a messuage called Held Farm in the occupation of John Powell; a messuage in Upper Morecot in the occupation of Francis Traherne; another messuage in Upper Morecot in the occupation of John Vale; a messuage called Greenway in the occupation of Samuel Vaughan; a messuage called Bond’s Green in the occupation of Francis Adams; a messuage called Bolton now in the possession of John Carwardine; a messuage called Wetton Farm in the occupation of another John Carwardine, all of which are in the several parishes of Pembridge, Almeley, Upper and Lower Morecot, Woonton and Lyonshall. Also a messuage or meseplace in Lyonshall now in the occupation of James Woodhouse, Francis Grosvenor, William Tranter and George Palmer; a messuage adjoining the corner end in Pembridge now in the occupation of Benjamin James the elder and Benjamin James the younger; a capital messuage called Trippleton or the Hall of Trippleton in Leintwardine, now in the occupation of Thomas Gwillim; a messuage at Knoak, lately purchased of William Lawrence; a messuage in Yetton now in the occupation of Richard Davies.
The following properties were conveyed from (3) to (4) as trustees. Namely, a capital messuage called Stone House or Lower Alden; an ancient meseplace now in the occupation of John Griffiths; several meadows and pasture grounds in the occupation of James Wheeler, all of which are in the parishes of Onibury and Stoke in Salop; a messuage called Rosgre in the occupation of William Jones in Llanbister, Radnor: a messuage in Knighton in the occupation of Thomas Downes esq, and a malthouse adjoining in the occupation of Edward Meyrick; a messuage in Knighton occupied by John Richards: a messuage in Knighton in the occupation of James Roberts, gent; a messuage called the House beyond Team in the occupation of Edward Meyrick in the parishes of Stow and Knighton; several pieces of land called Whitt Alys in Knighton and Beguildy; a messuage called Hanter in Old Radnor occupied by Evan Evans; a meadow called the Black Meadow in Knighton; all the houses in the town of Presteigne in the occupation of John Thomas.
Conveyances of all the properties into the hands of trustees, for the purposes of fulfilling the marriage agreements, and also to provide for the annuities to (1). (5) to act as trustees to some of the properties of (3).
Also included loose within the document are 4 short documents, each one being the final agreement of part of the conveyance of the above properties. It would appear that there was a dispute about some aspect of the transactions, as each one is endorsed with a note about its use in an action brought against Ann James, widow, John Price the elder and others in 1761.