RepositoryCheshire Record Office
ReferenceDDS 2/12
Title'A schedule of the furniture and endowments of [Downes Chapel] in [Pott Shrigley], Our Lady of Dounes at Dounes Chapell'
DescriptionIt contains a full and detailed inventory of plate, ornaments "juellez", books and lands. Books named are "ii Masse bokes, a boke calde legenda Aurea & an other calde pergrinacio humane vite, a boke calde diues et pauper & an other calde ye Cordyall, a boke calde ye boke ryall, an other calde ye pylgremage of ye saule, a boke calde Speculum vite Christi, an other calde gode maners, a boke calde gestus romanorum, an other calde Crede Michi, a boke of the brother hode and a quayre of the masse of Jhesu with the seruys that longes therto & xi Tabuls with prayers". There is an item of furniture inter alia "iii grete Cofurs" which indicates the "parish chest". Lands listed are - in Moburley [Mobberley]; Alseger [Alsager]; Sutton; Bolyngton [Bollington], tenanted by John Dale and Rychart Taylior; Ranowe [Rainow]; Ketulleshulme [Kettleshulme]; and tenements named Kyndur Howse, the holmes, Pot Ker, Arkylle howse, the Oxforthe. John Smythe of Hayfield is named in the rental endorsed on this inventory.

Mark: P. j. 9.
Physical DescriptionPaper in two pieces, originally a single sheet 6½" wide by 16½", but parted at fold half-way down. Mice have eaten away a considerable part of the 'upper half' and a fair hole in the 'lower', so that much text has been lost.
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