RepositoryCheshire Record Office
ReferenceDDS 2/41
TitleCopy of Court Roll; Halmot of Forest of Macclesfeld
Date13 Oct 1567
DescriptionApud Macclesfeld die lune prox. ante fest. Sci. Laurentii Martiris.

Suitor: 1. Roger Downes Esq son and heir of Lawrence Downes late of Wurthe [Worth] Esq.

Jurors: Peter Legh Kt deputy for Edward earl of Derby, steward; Thomas Shrigley of Berystall [Beristall] Gent pledge for fine; Ralph Gardyner; Edmund Orme; James Hey clerk of court.

Relief (Fine £6.13.7.) and Admittance into all the lands and tenements formerly held by Lawrence Downes Esq in Pottshrigley [Pott Shrigley], Bollyngton [Bollington], Raynowe [Rainow], Hurdesfeld [Hurdsfield], Sutton cum Wyncle [Wincle], and Ketulsholme [Kettleshulme], value £6.13.7.; except two messuages in Bollyngton [Bollington] occupied by Lawrence Clarke and John Pownall being dower of Elizabeth Downes mother of Roger Downes held by her for term of life remainder Roger Downes.

Franked; Hey.

Mark: Q. z. s. 43 9 Elizabeth the admyttance of Roger Downes/into his Copihould landes/howlden at Maxfelde vpon/ monday (etc)
Physical DescriptionParchment: 1 membrane 12¾" wide by 8½". Seal: Pendant on label, red, round 30mm diam., ;egend all effaced save the word THOME. Device: Three legs flaxed and co-joined at the thigh.
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