RepositoryCheshire Record Office
ReferenceDDS 3/20
TitleCopy of Court Roll; Halmote of Forest of Macclesfeild
Date25 Jun 1554
DescriptionApud Macc' die lune prox. post fest. Nat. Sci. Joh'is, Bapt.

Suitor: 1. Lawrence Downes of Shrygeley [Pott Shrigley] Esq.

Jurors: Edward earl of Derby, steward; Hugh Davenport, Jasper Wurthe Esqs, John Downes of Taxall [Taxal], John Pott of Dunge, Thomas Grene of Water, William Lawe, Peter Hey clerk of court. Pledge for Fine: Richard Sutton Esq.

Admittance (Fine 4d.) at 4d.per annum rent, into a moiety of an acre of waste in Pottshrygeley [Pott Shrigley] adjacent to a place called le Foxholes otherwise known as Arkhyll.

Mark: y. r. 17. 1.Mar. Pott Shrygeley
Laurens Downes
Physical DescriptionParchment: 1 membrane 10¼" wide by 5". Seal: Pendant on label, brown, round 30mm diam. Legend - SIGILLUM THOME COMIT DE DERBIE SENESCALL DE MACCLESFELD. Device: Three legs spurred and cojoined at the thigh etc.
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