RepositoryCheshire Record Office
ReferenceDDS 6/41
Date5 May 1565
DescriptionInquisition post mortem taken at Cestr. [Chester] in Com' civitatis Cestr'. [Chester], before commissioners on Inquisition, William Gerrarde, Esq., & Thomas Grene, Gent., on a "writ diem clausit extremum" issued after the death of Lawrence Downes Esq.; Jurors, John Mynshull, Esq., Charles Maynwarynge, Robert Maseye, John Hankye, Thomas Calcotte, Robert Bostocke, Hugh Holme, John Halforde, Thomas Brunleye, Ralph Batryche, Ralph Bostock, John Kettell & William Bernestone. Signed and sealed, Thomas. Grene. (The other part of this indenture to be filed in the Exchequer of Chester).

For details v. another copy of this indenture, [DDS] 22/13, same date. Place-name spellings differ slightly as between the two copies; place-names in this copy are;- Worthe, Poyntone, Vptone, Taxall, Stopporte, Adlyngtone, Bradburye, Torkyngtone, Potte Shrygleye; Worth, Adlyngton, Bredburye, Torkynton, Vptonne; Alderley, Norburye, Tyderyngtone; Poynton

Mark: Q:z:p:40. 7. Elizabeth pe. ......... roger Downes.
Physical DescriptionParchment: 1 membrane 18" wide by 10". Seal: 2 labels, 1. a blob of red wax, 2. red, hexagonal 13mm. diam, device a knot and T G.
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