RepositoryCheshire Record Office
ReferenceDDS 11/3
TitleIndenture, 3-part
Date12 Dec 1495
DescriptionParties: 1. Geffrey Downys, 2. Roger Downys and Sir Richard Smyth vicar of Prestbure, trustees, 3. Sir Peres of Legh Kt., (Geoffrey's "most trusty cosyn") overseer.

Trust Deed: appointment of Trustees and Overseer in a charity whereby 100 cattle -" a C. kye brenned wt. my marke of a crosse engraylet" - are to be kept for the poor who may hire a beast by rent of prayers for the souls of Jane and Geoffrey for term of life. The animals are to be delivered against indentures, one part of which to remain with each of the trustees and the third to remain with the overseer.

Mark: p. d. 4. 11.II.7. Cos.Dounes's Deed.
Physical DescriptionParchment: 1 membrane 13" wide by 6". Seal label torn off; Seal missing.
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