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Colne Priory Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr24)

20.3.1683 (Tuesday 20 March 1683)

document 35800267

whereas at a court here held 4.10.1657 it was presented by the homage that Ann Day widow tenant of this manor before the last court surrendered into the hands of the lord according to the custom of the manor one croft of land with a garden enclosed called Malloryes upon which croft a messuage was lately built and two other crofts of land containing by estimation 5a more or less and two crofts of land lying between Mills Fenn and the brook containing by estimation 5a more or less and two crofts of land one of which lies near Sandhills and containing by estimation 4a and the other late parcel of Mills Fenn and lies between the last mentioned croft and a common way leading to Great Tey to the use of Ann Day for the term of her life and after her decease one half of the messuage and lands to the use of Ann wife of Jn Crow one of the daughters of the said Ann Day and to the heirs of her body procreated forever and for defect of heirs to the use of Mary Day another daughter of the said Ann the mother and the heirs of the body of the said Mary forever and for defect of heirs to the right heirs of the said Ann the mother forever and the other half of the said messuage and lands to the use of Mary Day and the heirs of her body forever and for defect of heirs to the use of the said Ann Crow and the heirs of her body forever and for defect of heirs to the heirs of the said Ann the mother forever now at this court it appeared to the homage that the aforesaid Ann Day died after the last court upon which the said Ann Crow humbly petitioned admittance to half of the premises aforesaid to whom the steward delivered seisin etc to have and to hold half the messuage and lands aforesaid to the said Ann Crow and the heirs of her body procreated or to be procreated to remain as in the surrender of the lord etc and she gave fine etc