Colne Priory Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr29)

6.8.1734 (Tuesday 6 August 1734)

document 36700147

at this court the homage present the death of Eliz Cressener widow of Jn Cressener late of Earls Colne esq deceased who held for the term of her life several lands etc held of this manor by copy with remainder to Edw Cressener in fee which said Edw died some time ago and before his death on 20.2.1720 surrendered all his copyhold lands to the use of his will and by his will dated 6.4.1722 he devised as follows viz item I give to my daughter Ann Cressener and her heirs forever all those my freehold and copyhold lands tenements and premises with appurtenances lying and being in the parishes of White Colne and Colne Engaine and each of them in the said county of Essex but in case of my said daughter Ann Cressener's death without issue I devise to my granddaughter Eliz Clifford and her heirs forever all that wood called Peverells with the house and lands thereto belonging being part of the premises above devised to my daughter Ann Cressener whereupon came the said Ann now wife of Jn Percivall by Thos Sewell gentleman her attorney and was admitted to one piece of meadow in White Colne called Hunwick Meadow otherwise Bridge Meadow containing 3a etc held by the annual rent of 6s8d and gave fine etc