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Colne Priory Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr26)

6.1.1724 (Monday 6 January 1724)

document 36400023

at a court held 6.4.1719 Jn Haynes and Frances his wife were admitted for the term of their lives the remainder to Ann Alderton spinster daughter of Wm Alderton of Fulham Middx gentleman and the heirs of the body of the said Ann to all that customary messuage or tenement and eight parcels of land meadow and pasture called Loshes and Fowlmead containing 30a situate in White Colne then in the tenure of Wm Dod or his assigns now at this court it appeared that the said Frances died after the last court upon which came Jn Barfoote junior gentleman and showed a writing under the hand of Jn Haynes the tenor as follows viz know all men by these presents that I Jn Haynes of the city of London bricklayer customary tenant of the manor of Colne Priory in the county of Essex do hereby make constitute authorise and appoint Jn Barfoote the younger of Chappell in the said county gentleman my true and lawful attorney for me and in my name place and stead at any time hereafter duly to surrender into the hands of the lords of the said manor by the hands of the steward or deputy steward thereof or by the hands of two copyhold tenants according to the custom of the said manor all and singular my customary lands and tenements held of the said manor to the use of Ann Alderton the younger of the said city of London only daughter of Wm Alderton gentleman deceased and to her heirs in order that a common recovery may be suffered and executed she the said Ann Alderton shall and so surrender the same premises unto me the said Jn Haynes and my assigns for the term of my natural life and after such surrender made I do hereby authorise my said attorney for me and in my name to take an admission of the said premises for and during the term of my natural life I the said Jn Haynes hereby ratifying allowing and confirming whatsoever my said attorney shall do in the premises in witness whereof I the said Jn Haynes have hereunto set my hand and seal 23.12.1723 Jn Haynes sealed and delivered in the presence of Ann Alderton senior Ann Hood and upon this Jn Barfoote surrendered all the lands by virtue of the writing etc to the use of the said Ann Alderton junior and her heirs and she was admitted etc and she did not pay a fine as the intention was to recover the premises and after she surrendered all the lands to the use of Sam Burton who was admitted but did not pay a fine etc and Wm Ellis complained against Sam Burton in a plea of land etc and Sam Burton replied and brought as tenant by warrant Ann Alderton junior and Wm Ellis complained against Ann Alderton junior and she replied and brought as tenant by warrant Jn Payne and Wm Ellis recovered against Jn Payne and Isaac Potter bailiff of the manor delivered seisin etc and after Wm Ellis Sam Burton and Ann Alderton junior surrendered all the lands to the use of Jn Haynes for life and after his decease to the use of Ann Alderton junior and her heirs forever and Jn Haynes by his attorney and Ann Alderton junior in person were admitted etc and Jn Haynes did not pay a fine as he had paid one on his first admittance but Ann Alderton junior paid fine fealty respited for both