Colne Priory Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr24)

16.10.1673 (Thursday 16 October 1673)

document 35501150

admission of Mary Goby whereas at a court here held 19.2.1666 Jeff Potter was admitted for himself and the heirs of his body legitimately procreated to 3r of meadow lying in the common meadow called Longsthorpe and also to the pasturage of one grove of wood called Much Reading lying in White Colne and also to the underwoods and bushes growing in Much Reading and whereas at a court here held 23.4.1669 the recovery of the premises was made in a legal manner and after his admission the aforesaid Jeff surrendered the premises into the hands of the lord by the hands of his steward to the uses charges and intentions in his last will and testament declared and to be declared now at this court it is shown by the homage that the aforesaid Jeff before this court died upon which came here into court Jn Goby and Mary Goby by Hen Birdock junior in the part of attorney and deputy and gave to the court intelligence and information that Jeff made his last will in writing bearing date 24.10.21Chas2 which testament concerning the premises in the following english words item I give and bequeath unto Jn Goby and Mary Goby son and daughter unto my loving sister Rebecca Harvy all my lands and tenements lying in White Colne or elsewhere both freehold and copyhold late in the occupation of Nath Prick unto the said Jn and Mary unto them and their heirs forever as by the aforesaid testament it plainly appears and the aforesaid Jn and Mary b y the aforesaid Hen humbly sought from the lord admittance for themselves to the premises as tenants to whom by the steward the lord granted and delivered seisin thereof by the rod to have and to hold the aforesaid lands woods and other premises to the same said Jn Goby and Mary Goby their heirs and assigns forever 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 they gave to the lord for a fine etc