RepositoryCheshire Record Office
ReferenceDDS 13/10
Date16 Feb 1664
DescriptionParties: 1. Edward Downes of Shrigley [Pott Shrigley] co. Chester Esq, Marie Downes widow late wife of William Downes late of Shrigley [Pott Shrigley] Esq dcsd., 2. Francis Stevenson of Ranow [Rainow] co. Chester yeoman.

Signed and sealed: Edward Downes, Mary Downes.

Witnesses of sealing and delivery (endorsed): Laurance Pott his mark L.P., John Southarne, Samuel Blagge, Raphe Poole.

Lease upon consideration of £60 and the surrender of Indenture of Lease (made 6 May 1636 -- 12 Chas I -- by William Downes late of Shrigley [Pott Shrigley] Esq dcsd to Roger Wood late of Poynton co. Chester yeoman dcsd for term of lives of Roger Wood, Edward Wood his son and George Shirt son of William Shirt of Shirt co. Chester Gent whereof Edward Wood survives) for term of lives of Francis Stevenson and Elizabeth his wife at 22s. per annum and service of 3 days reaping at harvest and 2 hens at Christmas and a Capon at Easter and the Harriotts and services usual during the last 20 years, with Warranty against all people; of messuages etc. the inheritance of Edward Downes in Worth, Poynton and Adlington co. Chester lately held by Roger Wood and now by Edward Wood, with rights of common, pasture, turbary, houseboot, heyboot, fireboot, wainboot, cartboot, ploughboot, and harrowboot.

Endorsed with memorandum of livery of seisin by Edward Downes 2 March 1663, witnesses John Lowe, Edward Oakes his Mark (a cross in an "O"), Francis Pott.

Mark: None.
Physical DescriptionParchment: 1 membrane 24" wide by 17". Seals missing, labels have been torn away.
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