Colne Priory Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr24)

28.12.1676 (Saturday 28 December 1676)

document 35600401

admission of Wm Hatch whereas at a court here held 5.4.1671 Sam Burton was admitted for himself and his heirs to one customary messuage or tenement called Thredgolds or otherwise with appurtenances and to one croft of land containing by estimation 2a more or less then lately in the tenure or occupation of Francis Smyth and whereas at a court here held 16.10.1673 it was shown by the then homage that the aforesaid Sam Burton on 29.3.1672 surrendered by the rod into the hands of the lord of the aforesaid manor by the hands of Jas Jey instead of the bailiff in the presence of Giles Crow and Robt Finch two customary tenants of the aforesaid manor according to the custom thereof one piece or parcel of customary land part of a yard adjoining the aforesaid tenement called Thredgolds with an ancient barn built thereon lying in Earls Colne with appurtenances to the use and behoof of Wm Hatch of Earls Colne his heirs and assigns forever upon which the aforesaid Wm Hatch present here in court humbly sought from the lord admittance for himself as tenant to the premises by the surrender to his use to whom the lord by his steward granted and delivered seisin thereof by the rod to have and to hold the aforesaid parcel of yard and the aforesaid barn with appurtenances to the aforesaid Wm Hatch his heirs and assigns 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 he gave to the lord for a fine etc
fine 5s