RepositoryCheshire Record Office
ReferenceDDS 12/19
Date8 Aug 1574
DescriptionParties: 1. Roger Downes of Shrigley [Pott Shrigley], co. Chester,Esq., 2. Henry Delves of Dunnyngton co.Chester, Esq., Randulph Stanley son and heir of Thomas Stanley of Alderley Esq. and Roger Cotterell of Pot Shrygley [Pott Shrigley] yeoman.

Signed and sealed: Roger Downes, Henrye Delves, R.Stanley.

Witnesses of sealing and delivery (endorsed): Alexander Low, Francis Neuton, Roger Downes.

Covenant by Roger Downes to Levy a Fine at the next Great General Sessions for Common Pleas to be held at Chestr' [Chester] before the Justice of Chestr' [Chester] to create an estate to use of Roger Downes in lands held by his mother whereof he has the reversion viz;- 3 messuages or tenements, 6 gardens, 60 acres of land, 10 acres of meadow, 5 acres of pasture, 5 acres of wood, 20 acres of heath, 40 acres of moor, 6 acres of turf, in Worth, Poynton, and Adlyngton [Adlington], co. Chester now or late occupied by Roger Rixton, George Wood, and Peter Skelhorne, held for life by Elizabeth Downes widow the natural mother of the said Roger Downes.

Mark: Q. z. t. 44 16 Elizabeth 8th of August in the 16th yeare of Elizabeth.R. a Indenture of Coventes for knowleginge a fyne by R Downes.
Physical DescriptionParchment: 1 membrane 26½" wide by 10½". Seals missing from 4 labels.
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