RepositoryCheshire Record Office
ReferenceDDS 22/10
DescriptionParties: 1. Roger Downes of Shrigley [Pott Shrigley] com. Cestr [Chester] Esq., 2. Henry Delves of Duddynton [Doddington] com. Cestr [Chester] Esq, Ranulph Davenport of Henbury com.Cestr [Chester] Esq, Geoffrey Shakerley of Byley com. Cestr [Chester] Esq.

Signed and sealed: Roger Downes.

Witnesses of sealing and delivery (endorsed): Thomas Stanley, Geoffrey Mottershed, John Stanley, John Ward, Ralph Tattersall.

Feoffment with Warranty contra omnes homines to use of Roger Downes for life then of his heirs male begotten of Elizabeth his now wife then of Frances his daughter and her heirs male and then of Dorothy and Margaret her sisters in order and their heirs male then of the right heirs of Frances; with power of attorney to Thomas Stanley of Staple Inne com. Myddlesex [Middlesex] Gent, Geoffrey Mottershed junior and Robert Sydebothome for entry possession and livery of seisin; in all Roger Downes's manors, messuages, mills, lands and tenements etc., in Worth, Poynton, Adlyngton [Adlington], Torkynton [Torkington], Taxall [Taxal], Vpton [Upton], Potshrigley [Pott Shrigley], and Macclesfeld [Macclesfield], or elsewhere in Com. Cestr' [Chester].

Endorsed: certificate of livery of seisin by Robert Sydbothome of a parcel of the premises viz;- a piece of land called the Corstye Feylde - to Henry Delves Esq, 16 September 1586 28 Elizabeth, signed; Tho. Stanley Junior.

Mark: Q. y. 1. 59
Physical DescriptionParchment: 1 membrane 15" wide by 8½"; mouse-hole 1" wide and 3" long eaten down from top edge 1" from left hand side. Seal missing from label.
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