Colne Priory Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr24)

20.3.1684 (Thursday 20 March 1684)

document 35801339

whereas at a court here held 21.12.1651 Jas Day and Grace his wife were admitted to them and the heirs of the said Jas to one croft of land with appurtenances lying on Colneford Hill late Jn Bridge's and once Agnes Bridge's and at the same court the said Jas to him and his heirs by copy of court roll to that croft of land called Spilwaters or by any other name and at a court here held 13.6.1664 the said Jas was admitted to one parcel of land called Kings Garden and also to one orchard called Kings Garden and the said Jas was also admitted to one tenement called The Waterhouse with a yard and appurtenances once Smith's and afterwards Baker's and whereas at the last court here held it appeared to the homage that the said Jas died and that Jas Day is his son and heir now at this court it is testified by the homage that Grace Day and the aforesaid Jas Day the son 30.5.last surrendered into the lord's hands by the hands of the steward the tenements and lands aforesaid etc to the use of Geo Toller of Earls Colne his heirs and assigns forever on the condition following viz that the said Geo his heirs executors administrators or assigns or any other for him should well and truly pay unto the said Grace Day or her assigns during the term of her life at the house of mrs Bragg called The White Hart in Colchester the annual sum of 8li of good and legal money of England upon the feast of michaelmas and the annunciation by equal portions or within twenty one days after otherwise the surrender to be void upon which the said Geo humbly petitioned admittance etc to whom the steward delivered seisin thereof etc to have the said tenement and crofts aforesaid etc to the said Geo Toller his heirs and assigns on the condition aforesaid at the will of the lord etc and gave the lord for fine etc and fealty was respited etc