RepositoryCheshire Record Office
ReferenceDDS 10/11
TitleIndenture (with further Deed endorsed on it)
DescriptionParties: 1. Thomas Legh senior of Adlington co. Chester Esq., 2. Thomas Lea of Adlington co.Chester Yeoman.

Signed and sealed: T. Legh.

Witnesses (endorsed): William Thornley, George Hyde, George.......

Lease on consideration of £132 and surrender of a lease; for term of life of Jonathan Green and John Greene sons of Edward Greene of Adlington and life of Elizabeth Howley of the one house in Ranow [Rainow] widow, or survivor; with houseboot, heyboot, hedgeboot, plowboot, carteboot, and fireboot but reserved mineral rights; at a rent of £3. 2. 8. per annum and 2 capons at Easter or 2s. and 3 young hens at Christmas or 1s. 6d. and Harriot of best beast or £5 and the obligation of scouring part of the "milne fleam in Adlington" as required, with suit of mill due to Thomas Legh's mill at Adlington and suit of court at his court, and with right to him of distress for non-observance; power of attorney to George Newton and William Watts servants of Thomas Legh for entry possession and livery of seisin: of a messuage in Adlington co. Chester formerly occupied by Thomas Greene proctor desd and now by Thomas Lea.


1. Certificate of livery of seisin 17 July 1685 by William Watts witnessed by Edward Greene and John Greene.
2. the following deed;-

9 April 1689

Parties. 1. Thomas Lea of Adlington co. Chester yeoman, 2. Thomas Legh of the same Esq.

Signed and sealed by both, Witnessed by Will. Sherd, John Sherwin, George Turner, Rich.Fielding.

Assignment in consideration of £20 of party 2's right in a parcel of land within Styperson lane of 5 acres occupied by Thomas Greene of Adlington called Procktes Greene.

Mark: None.
9 April 1689.
A Deed of assignment of lease is endorsed on an Indenture of lease of 1 July 1685 (1 Jas II) q.v.
Physical DescriptionParchment: 1 membrane 19½" wide by 16½"; bottom left corner cut to make two tongues for sealing the endorsed deed, from wch seals are missing. Seals (2 missing ut supra): Pendant on label a fragment of red wax.
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