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Colne Priory Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr22)

13.10.1637 (Friday 13 October 1637)

document 34401118

and furthermore whereas at a view with court here held 20.10.1625 Sam Burton senior was admitted tenant of the lord for himself and his heirs to one tenement with garden adjoining called Tredgolds lying in Colne St late of Barth Church and to one croft of land adjoining next to it called Grapnells with a certain way lying on the western part of the aforesaid tenement leading out of the king's highway into and as far as the said croft as it is now divided on all sides whereof the rent per annum is 2s3d and whereas at the aforesaid court the aforesaid Sam Burton was admitted tenant of the lord for himself and his heirs to one parcel of a garden sometime of Robt Peirson used together with the said tenement and containing in length 6rod4ft and in breadth 9ft lying in Colne St viz between the remainder of the said garden of the said Robt Peirson on one part towards the west and a parcel of garden or land called Grapnells late of Barth Church on the other part towards the east one head thereof abutting upon the king's highway called Colne St towards the south the other true head upon the land late of Barth Church towards the north whereof the rent per annum is 4d as by a roll of the aforesaid court it appears now at this court it is shown by the homage that after the last court and before this court viz 28.8.1637 the aforesaid Sam Burton surrendered into the hands of the lord by the hands of Robt Potter instead of the bailiff in the presence of Edw Elliston gentleman customary tenant to the aforesaid manor and Edw Spooner senior the same testifying the aforesaid tenement called Tredgolds with the aforesaid garden croft of land called Grapnells with the aforesaid way and the aforesaid parcel of garden and other premises with appurtenances by name one tenement with garden called Tredgolds lying in Colne St and one croft of land adjoining called Grapnells with the aforesaid way pertaining to the aforesaid croft lying at the eastern edge of the said tenement and one parcel of land containing in length 6rod4ft and in breadth 9ft lying at the western edge of the said tenement to the intention and use of his last will and that afterwards viz 28.8.1637 above mentioned the aforesaid Sam Burton wrote his testament and last will in writing and by his same will gave and bequeathed the aforesaid tenement with garden croft of land with aforesaid way and the aforesaid parcel of garden and other premises with appurtenances by name all that same messuage in which the said Sam Burton then lived with appurtenances buildings yards gardens orchards and crofts of land lying upon the backside of the said tenement to Ann Burton his wife for her lifetime the remainder thereof after the death of the said Ann to Wm Burton younger son of the said Sam and his heirs forever and furthermore by the aforesaid testament he devised and willed that if the aforesaid Wm Burton should die without issue before the aforesaid remainder should happen to his possession that then Rich Burton second son of the said Sam should have the aforesaid messuage and croft bequeathed and devised to the said Wm as above by paying to Mary Burton daughter of the said Sam within six months after the decease of the said Ann 50li of legal money of England as by the aforesaid last will and testament of the aforesaid Sam it is clearly shown and afterwards and before this court the aforesaid Sam Burton died thus seised thereof upon which came here into court the aforesaid Ann Burton and humbly sought admittance to the aforesaid tenement croft and other premises with appurtenances to whom the lord by the aforesaid steward granted and delivered thereof seisin by the rod to have and to hold the aforesaid tenement garden croft and other premises with appurtenances to the aforesaid Ann and her assigns for the lifetime of the said Ann the remainder thereof in the aforesaid form according to the aforesaid will from the lord by the rod at the will of the lord according to the custom of the aforesaid manor by the rents services and customs thereunto belonging and by right accustomed and she gave to the lord for a fine and made fealty etc