Colne Priory Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr24)

19.3.1678 (Tuesday 19 March 1678)

document 35601220

admission of Jas Jay whereas at a court here held 28.12.1641 Rich Heyward was admitted for himself and his heirs to one customary messuage and garden with appurtenances situated in Holtstreet now in the separate occupations of Robt Smith and Eliz Layer widow now at this court it is shown by the homage that on 4.2.1675 the aforesaid Rich Hayward surrendered by the rod into the hands of the lord of the aforesaid manor by the hands of Jn Keable gentleman instead of the bailiff and in the presence of Giles Crow and Rich Fisher two customary tenants of the aforesaid manor the same testifying according to the custom thereof the aforesaid messuage and garden with appurtenances to the use and behoof of Jas Jay his heirs and assigns forever to whom the same said Jas Jay seeking this by Solomon Grimston his attorney or deputy in this part the lord by the aforesaid steward granted and delivered seisin of the premises by the rod to have and to hold the messuage and aforesaid garden and all and singular the aforesaid premises with appurtenances to the aforesaid Jas Jay his heirs and assigns from the lord by the rod at the will of the lord according to the custom of the manor by the rents services and customs thereunto belonging and by right accustomed and he gave to the lord for a fine etc