Colne Priory Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr23)

2.11.1653 (Wednesday 2 November 1653)

document 34900178

whereas at a court held for the said manor 27.12.1639 Mary the wife of Antho Baker was admitted tenant for the term of her life to one orchard or parcel of land containing 1r more or less the remainder thereof after her decease to Sigismund Baker and to his heirs forever and whereas at a court held for the said manor 3.11.1652 it was presented by the homage that the said Mary since the last court died now at this court the said Sigismund did come and humbly pray to be admitted tenant to the same to whom the lord of the said manor by his steward did grant and deliver thereof seisin by the rod to have and to hold the said premises to the said Sigismund his heirs and assigns of the lord by the rod at the will of the lord according to the custom of the said manor by the rents services and customs due and he gave to the lord for a fine and did his fealty
Baker to an orchard