RepositoryCheshire Record Office
ReferenceDDS 13/1
TitleCopy of Court Roll, Halmote of Manor and Forest of Macclesfeild co. Chester
Date18 Jul 1653
DescriptionAt Macclesfeild [Macclesfield].

Suitors: 1. Richard Holland of Heaton co. Lancaster Esq by his attorney (letter quoted) Thomas Adshead of Birchinoliffe co. Chester Yeoman, and Lawrence Downes of Worth co. Chester Esq., 2. William Allen of Pott Shrigley Yeoman.

Jurors: Sir William Brereton Bt steward for The Keepers of the Libertie of England by Aucthoritie of Parliament, Edmund Jodrell Esq, Robert Yeaveley, William Stonhewer, John Lowe, and Nicholas Higginbothom Gent clerk of court. Pledge for Fine Thomas Adshead.

Surrender by Attorney under Letter 12 April 1653 recited, and Admittance (Fine 13½d.) for term of 99 years of life of survivor of William Allen, Edmund Pott and Mary Pott son and daughter of Edmund Pott late of the City of London Gent, at 4s. 3d. per annum payable to Lawrence Downes with suit of mill at his mill Pott Milne (alias Pottes Milne) and Harriott 12d, coalminig rights reserved, remainder Lawrence Downes; in waste and common upon Pottes-moore within the afsd manor and forest called Fearney hole containing about 4½ acres, lately held by Ralph Vnwayne senior, Ralph Vnwayne junior, William Brombell and Lawrence Vnwayne of Pott Shrigley co. Chester, Husbandmen, and now held by Lawrence Downes of Worth co. Chester Esq.

Franked; Higginbothom.

Memorandum written above superscription in another hand; Mr Davenport/ This parcel of Ground is divided into 2 parts the higher & Lower fearny hole the/ Higher wch is bigger he is to haue during this lease, the other he is to/ pass to me but still to pay me the whole rent etc. L.D.

Mark: None. Lawrence Downes &c. to William Allen 1653 Faerne holle.
Physical DescriptionParchment: 1 membrane 20" wide by 15". Seal: Pendant on label, red, broken, c. 35mm diam, effaced.
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