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THIS INDENTURE made the fourth day of May in the year or Our Lord God according to the computation of the Church of England 1698 BETWEENE James Grove of Pool Hall in the County of Salop Esqire of the one part and Patrick Bunt of Cardynham in the County of Cornwall yeoman of the other part WITTNESSETH that the said James Grove for and in consideration of the sum of five shillings of lawfull money of England to the said James Grove att and before the sealing and delivery of the said Patrick Bunt in hand the receipt whereof the said James Grove hereby acknowledges HATH bargained and sold by these presents doth bargain and sell unto the said Patrick Bunt his executors administrators and assigns ALL that one quarter part the whole in eight parts to be divided of all that messuage and tenement formerly known by the name of Old Cardinham situate lying and being within the parish of Cardynham aforesaid emoluments and appertenances to the said eighth part of the said messuages and tenements or any part thereof ? belonging or in anywise appertaining or therewith now or at any time or times hereafter use occupied demised enjoyed or accepted or reputed as any part or parcel thereof or belonging thereto TO HAVE AND TO HOLD the said messuage tenement lands and premises with the appurtenances unto the said Patrick Bunt his executors administrators and assigns from the day next before the day of the date of these presents for and during and unto the full end and term of one whole year from ? next ensuing and fully to be comprised and ended yielding and paying therefore for the same unto the said James Grove his heirs or assigns the rent of one pepper corn on the last day of the said term if the same shall be lawfully demanded to the intent and purpose that by virtue thereof and for the statute for transferring uses into possession the said parties release and conformation of the reversion and inheritance of the same premises to the said Patrick Bunt his heirs and assigns for ever. In witness the said parties have to these presents their hands and seals interchangeably sett ? on the day and year first written .
Signed
Grove
Witnesses on reverse
Richard Nash
George White
? Rielley
 

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Contributed by Malcolm McCarthy, (Malc in Sunny Padstow), who has the original document.