RepositoryCheshire Record Office
ReferenceDDS 7/1
Date10 Jan 1621
DescriptionParties: 1. Lawrence Downes of Wourth [Worth] co.Chester Esq., 2. Humphrey Davenporte of Grayes Inne co. Midd.Esq.

Signed and sealed: Humfray Dauenporte.

Witnesses of sealing and delivery (endorsed): Willm Burges, Roger Pottes, George Willett, T. O.

Covenant in consideration of £200 to convey before the Purification of the Virgin Mary next following by Surrender according to the custom of the Manor and Forest of Macclesfeld [Macclesfield] and with warranty against Lawrence Downes and Roger Downes Esq dcsd his late father the following estates - a messuage and tenement etc., in Sutton by Macclesfeld [Macclesfield] co. Chester within the afsd Manor and Forest occupied by Richard Birron of Sutton afsd husbandman which he has by Surrender in the afsd Manor and Forest date 2 Jas I (March 1604 - March 1605) to Richard Birron for 80 years or life of Anne wife of Richard or Hugh his son or Isabell his daughter at 20s.per annum, and a messuage and tenement in Sutton by Macclesfeld [Macclesfield] afsd occupied by Thomas Greene of Sutton afsd husbandman which he has by Surrender in the afsd Manor and Forest 14 Jas I (March 1616 - March 1617) to Thomas Greene for term of lives of Thomas, and Thomas his son, and Thomas Hegenbothome son of Hugh Hegenbothome of Macclesfeld [Macclesfield] at 26s. 8d.per annum.

Mark: G. 1. 11.
Physical DescriptionParchment: 2 membranes secured by common seal label through turn-up; a mouse hole in right centre of both. Membrane 1, 18½" wide by 13"; m2, 18½" wide by 13" attached to front of ml. Seal missing from label.
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