- 8 April 1872 - 7 September 1923
An indenture on three vellum sheets dated 8 April 1872 and measuring approx. 68cm x 56cm bearing the signatures and seals of all the parties to a transfer of mortgage relating to lands at Brimscombe, Gloucestershire; a conveyance between various members of the Grist family made on 12 July 1903 and on 6 pages of double-sided vellum measuring approx. 44 cm x 28 cm and signed and sealed by all the parties, together with a very clear plan measuring 50 cm x 44 cm showing the following mills: Gussage Mill (woollen), Lewiston Mill (woollen), Bourne Saw Mill, a Mill Pond, Dark Saw Mill and Bourne Mill (woollen). Then four indentures, all being on paper, measuring 39 cm x 35 cm, namely: a collateral security indenture dated 19 October 1906 and a transfer dated 28 August 1908; a reconveyance of a mortgage of Lewiston and Gussage Mills; a reconveyance of collateral security for the mortgage debt (both dated 14 July 1919); a lease from Richard Grist Ltd to Walter J Barnes of Lewiston Villa for 5 years from 29 September 1923. Lastly, one sheet of A4 (unknown author and date) giving the history of the Grist family from 1856 and their award-winning production of mattress wool and "flock and shoddy".