RepositoryCheshire Record Office
ReferenceDDS 25/2
TitleLicence for Edward Downes Esq.
Date8 Oct 1735
DescriptionLicence for Edward Downes Esq., Thomas Henshall and John Unwin to erect a gallery 35 feet long and 16 feet broad in the west end of the Chappell of Pott [Pott Shrigley], with a staircase thereto leading out of the Belfry, given in Letters Testimonial of Peregrine Gastrell, Esq., LL. B., Vicar General and Official Principal of the Rt. Rev. Samuel, bishop of Chester, in pursuance of a Decree of Consistory Court of Chester 25 September 1735 consequent of an Edict published at morning service at the Chappel of Pott [Pott Shrigley] 21 September 1735 to a petition from the Curate, Chapelwardens and leading inhabitants of the Chapelry of Pott [Pott Shrigley], parish of Prestbury, county and diocese of Chester.

Signed and sealed; Per: Gastrell. Franked withna certificate of concordance with the Decree by Edw. Roberts Dep: Regr.

Mark: No. 37 Order to Edward Downes Esquire and others to build a/ Gallery in the Chappel of Pott./ Dated the 8th of October 1735./
Physical DescriptionParchment: 1 membrane 20" wide by 14". Seal: Pendant, wafered, on a label, vesica 70mm by 58mm, device heraldic, per pale dexter 3 mitres 2 and 1, sinister checky, in chief 3 stags heads, legend SIGILLUM. P. GASTRELL. CANCELLARII. DIOECES. CESTRENS. ANN.......1728. Duty Stamps 1s. 6d.
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