RepositoryCheshire Record Office
ReferenceDDS 3/40
TitleCopy of Court Roll, Halmote of Manor and Forest of Macclesfeild
Date14 Jun 1658
Descriptionatt Macclesfeild [Macclesfield].

Suitors: 1. Lawrence Downes of Worth Esq., 2. William Allen of Pott Shrigley Yeoman.

Jurors: John Bradshawe Esq deputy for Sir William Brereton Bt steward, Robert Yeaveley, William Watson, Roger Brodhurst, John Cundcliffe, Nicholas Higginbothom senior, clerk of court. Pledge for Fine Thomas Jackson.

Surrender and Admittance (Fine 12d.) for term of life, and lives of Edmund Pott and Mary Pott son and daughter of Edmund Pott late of the City of London Gent dcsd, at 2s. per annum, remainder Lawrence Downes; into a parcel of land lately part of the waste of Pott Shrigley.

Franked; Higginbothom.

Memorandum written between superscription and text in another hand; "Coz; Davenport/ This is that, wch I am to put his life in, .. and want the letter of attorney for; it is call'd the Elibank and is in 2 closes (but/ I know not how distinguished). Your serst: E Downes post script inclossed is our mine and allens agreemt:; wth Etchells warant of Attor'y.

Mark: None. Lawrence Downes Esq to William Allen 1658. the Elebankend.
Physical DescriptionParchment: 1 membrane 20" wide by 12". Seal: Pendant on label, red, a fragment of red wax.
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