RepositoryCheshire Record Office
ReferenceDDS 22/16
Date17 Jan 1719
DescriptionParties: 1. Edward Downes the elder of Shrigley [Pott Shrigley], county of Chester, Esq., 2. John Shallcross of Shallcross, county of Derby, Esq., John Lowe the elder of Hordern in Rainowe [Rainow], county of Chester, Gent.

Signed and sealed: E. Downes. John Shallcross.

Witnesses of sealing and delivery (endorsed): for party 1, George Barton, Joseph Jackson; for party 2, W. Watts, George Barton, James Sydebothom.

Mortgage to secure debts (total £3,920) to persons specified in annexed schedule (v. infra).

Release in consideration of 5s. (consequent upon a Lease by Indenture of Bargain and Sale of 16 January 1719 in accordance with the Statute for transferring Uses into Possession) of premises (1) to uses; and Lease for 99 years or life of Edward Downes of premises (2) to uses with proviso of termination on repayment by party 1 to party 2 of debts specified. Uses; Trustees to raise moneys for discharge of scheduled debts by Lease, Mortgage or Sale of premises.

Schedule of creditors and moneys owing to them: Mrs Elizabeth Downes elder daughter of Edward Downes £1,500, William Watts of Newton neare Midlewich [Middlewich], Gent., £1,600, John Shallcross of Shallcross, Esq., £100, Mrs Margaret Downes half-sister of Edward Downes, £320, Mrs Eleanor Downes half-sister of Edward Downes £70, Mrs Ann Downes half-sister of Edward Downes £30, Elizabeth Hulme widow and relict of Samuel Hulme late of Macclesfield. .... dcsd, £200, the Chappell of Pott £100.

The doct is endorsed "Memorandum this is discharged and fully pd. of tho' for certain reasons not concell'd".

Premises (1), the manor or lordship or reputed manor or lordship of Worth, county of Chester, with rights royalties and appurtenances with a mansion house in Worth called Worth Hall and all Edw. Downes other property in Worth. Premises (2), the manor or lordship or reputed manor or ordship of Nether Padley county of Derby, with appurtenances and mineral rights.

Mark: B.No.6
Physical DescriptionParchment and paper. Parchment 2 membranes 30" wide by 23" and 25" wide by 15"; turn-up slitted for 3 seals. Paper (schedule secured to front membrane through turn-up) 1 sheet folded, 4 pp., 8" by 8". Seals: 2, on tape in turn-up; 1. red, round, 10mm diam., device a stag, 2. red, round, 10mm., a bird. Duty stamps 4s. 6d.
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