RepositoryCheshire Record Office
ReferenceDDS 2/26
TitleCopy of Court Roll; Halmote of Forest of Macclesfield
Date12 Jan 1551
DescriptionApud Macc' die lune prox post feat Epiph. Dni.

Suitors: 1. Robert Downes son and heir of Roger Downes of Shrigley [Pott Shrigley] Esq by his attorney Ralph Raynshawe of Potshrigley [Pott Shrigley] chaplain, 2. Lawrence Downes son of Robert Downes.

Jurors: ........lord Stanley, steward, Hugh Dauenport Gent, Thomas Stepulton, Ralph Holynshed, William Lowe, John Pott of Dunge, Richard Normanshill, John Pott of Pott [Pott Shrigley], John Pott of Harrop' [Harrop], Thomas Hurleton clerk of court.

Surrender and Admittance (Fine 12d.) into an estate in expectancy upon reversion in a tenement and messuage called "The Hall of Shrigley and demesne lands" in Potshrigley [Pott Shrigley], and lands and tenements in the townships of Potshrigley [Pott Shrigley], Bolyngton [Bollington], Hurdesfeld [Hurdsfield], Sutton, and Ranowe [Rainow]; which are held for term of his life by Roger Downes of Shrigley [Pott Shrigley] Esq remainder Margery, Dorothy, Katerine, Pronella, and Elena Downes sisters of Robert Downes.

Mark: Q. z. b. 35. Pottshrygge Hurdesfyld........
Physical DescriptionParchment: 1 membrane 10½" wide by 9½"; mice have eaten away semicircular bites at top and bottom edges, result, loss of parts of super- and sub-scription, name of Pledge for Fine is missing, and the seal labels' place is gone. Seal: None, label missing; v. note supra.
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