RepositoryCheshire Record Office
ReferenceDDS 6/33
Date6 Oct 1585
DescriptionParties: 1. Rodger Downes of Shrigley [Pott Shrigley] co.Chester Esq., 2. Thomas Stanley of Alderley Esq.

Signed and sealed: Roger Downes.

Witnesses of sealing and delivery (endorsed): Thomas Stanley junior, John Ward, Robert Sideboth'm.

Lease for 1,000 years at 20s. per annum in consideration of a sum of money paid and for the preferment and advancement of Rodger Downes's daughters, of all those freehold lands viz;- the manors, messuages, lands etc in Poyntone [Poynton], Worthe [Worth], Adlingtone [Adlington], Taxall [Taxal], Macclesfelde [Macclesfield], Vptone [Upton] and Whytfelde, or elsewhere in co.Chester that were the inheritance of Lawrence Downes dcsd father of Rodger Downes.

Mark: Q.y.h.56 27 Elizabeth An indenture beringe date the 1st/ of October in a.Elizabeth.R.27 from/ Roger Downes to Tho. Stanley of/all his free howld land for a 1000/ yeares and/ The Statute Knowleged/ att Couentry. to Mr Shakerley/ and others.
Physical DescriptionParchment: 1 membrane 12½" wide by 8½". Seal: Pendant on label, red, round 20mm diam, effaced.
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