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Colne Priory Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr23)

5.1.1659 (Wednesday 5 January 1659)

document 35100297

whereas at a court held for the said manor 3.6.1656 Mary the wife of Jn Morley gentleman Eliz Nevill Grisel wife of Hen Weals gentleman Bridget Nevill now the wife of Jn Sarjeant clerk and Margt the wife of Math Butcher the younger gentleman the five sisters and coheirs of Rich Nevill gentleman deceased were admitted tenants to them and their heirs in coparcenary to the moiety of one customary croft of land called Tredgolds also Glasiers and of one customary parcel of land lying at the west end of Brockholes late of Jn Bird with the appurtenances now at this court it was presented by the homage that the said Eliz Nevill upon this instant 5.1. out of court and before this court did surrender into the hands of the lord of the said manor by the hands of Jn Morley instead of the bailiff and in the presence of Robt Carter and Jas Day two customary tenants of the said manor the same witnessing etc all her fifth part purparty and all her estate and interest of and in the said croft and parcel of land with the appurtenances to the use of Ralph Josselin clerk and of his heirs and assigns forever and now at this court the said Jn Morley and Mary his wife Jn Sarjeant and Bridget his wife did come in their own persons and the said Mary and Bridget being first by the said steward solely secretly and severally examined as the manner is and consenting they the said Jn Morley Mary his wife Jn Sarjeant and Bridget his wife did in open court surrender into the hands of the lord of the said manor by the hands of his said steward all their several fifth parts purparty and all their and every of their estate and interest of and in the said moiety of the said croft and parcel of land with the appurtenances to the use of the said Ralph Josselin his heirs and assigns forever who being present in court desired to be admitted tenant to the said three several fifth parts and premises surrendered to his use as aforesaid to whom the lord of the said manor by his said steward did grant and deliver thereof seisin by the rod to have and to hold the said three fifth parts and premises with the appurtenances to the said Ralph Josselin his heirs and assigns forever 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 etc and he gave to the lord for his fine and he was admitted tenant