RepositoryCheshire Record Office
ReferenceDDS 19/11
TitleMortgage of an estate in Rainow and Pott Shrigley
Date17 Sep 1711
DescriptionParties: 1. Humphrey Swindells of Rainow, county of Chester, gentleman, Penelope his wife, John Swindells his son and heir, 2. William Cutler and Francis Pott of the Pole in Rainow, yeomen, 3. John Jolley of Buglawton, county of Chester, yeoman, Edward Shaire and Robert Brough of Winckle [Wincle], county of Chester, yeomen, 4. Henry Wright of Mobberley, county of Chester, gentleman, son and heir of Lawrence Wright of Mobberley, Esq.

Signed and sealed: H. Wright

Witnesses (endorsed) of sealing, delivery and stamping: Jo. Houghton, Tho. Lowe.

Mortgage; covenant in consideration of £450 paid by party 4 to Humphrey Swindells and John Jolley, and 12d. each to other parties, to convey to party 4 within three months, by Surrender according to custom of Manor and Forest of Macclesfeild [Macclesfield], or otherwise, an estate, to be redeemed on payment to party 4 by party 1 of £477 by 18 September 1712, in messuages, cottages, tenements, lands, meadows, pastures, etc., in Rainow and Potshrigley [Pott Shrigley], county of Chester, or elsewhere within the Manor and Forest of Macclesfeild [Macclesfield], which were the copyhold of Jasper Swindells dcsd (late father of party 1) now held by party 1; except certain closes on Horderne Moore in Rainow granted to Thomas Lowe by Surrender from party 1.

Mark: None. Counterpart of Mr Swindells's Mortgage to Mr Wright
Physical DescriptionParchment: 1 membrane 27" wide by 20", cracked holes at lowest fold. Seal: Applied pendant on label, red, round, 15mm diam., device a cross. Duty stamps 1s.
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