Colne Priory Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr30)

14.6.1742 (Monday 14 June 1742)

document 37000062

whereas at a court held 30.4.1717 it was found that Eliz Toller widow since deceased did on 2.5.1716 surrendered by the hands of Solomon Grimston gentleman deputy steward one messuage and garden adjoining called Oldhall one garden called Saggs Garden one other garden called Judds Garden one parcel of a garden containing in length 6rod and in breadth 4rod lying between a garden called Prudds on the one part and lands belonging to the Priory of Colne on the other part and one parcel of land parcel of a certain croft called St Mary Croft containing in length 18rod2ft of assize to the east part and 1rod2ft of assize to the west part all this said messuages gardens and premises were then in the tenure of Thos Piper or his assigns and holden by copy etc to the several uses hereinafter mentioned to wit to the use of her the said Eliz Toller and her heirs until a marriage then intended by divine permission shortly to be celebrated between Jn Bell of Witham Essex linen draper and Thomasine Toller spinster youngest daughter of the said Eliz should be had and solemnised and after the solemnisation thereof to the use of the said Eliz Toller and her assigns for life and after her decease to the use of the said Thomasine and her assigns for life and after her decease to the use of the said Jn Bell for his life and after the decease of Thomasine and Jn and the survivor to the use of such child or children of the bodies of the said Jn Bell and Thomasine etc and for such estates as the said Eliz in and by her last will or by any other writings shall declare etc and for default of such to the use of the heirs of the body of the said Thomasine by the said Jn etc and for default of issue to the use of the right heirs of Thomasine forever and whereas at a court held 25.4.1718 found that the said Eliz had died after the last court and that the marriage was solemnised thereupon the said Thomasine Bell was admitted for life and whereas at the last court found by the homage that the said Thomasine Bell died since the then last court and because none came etc therefore proclamation etc now at this court came Jn Bell and was admitted according to the tenor of the above surrender and he gave fine etc saving to the lords their right to the fines etc on the death of the said Jn