Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr77)

30.5.1626 (Tuesday 30 May 1626)

document 38201263

at this court Jn Pilgrim surrendered into the hands of the lord by the hands of the aforesaid steward one small parcel of land lying in a close called Wallfield now divided into two crofts next to the stanty hedge of a certain Jn Bridge being a fence between the said field called Wallfield and a field of the said Jn Bridge called Parkfield for making a scouring or ditch next to the said stanty hedge containing in length 33rod and in breadth exactly 3ft to the use and behoof of the said Jn Bridge and his heirs forever to whom the same said Jn the lord by his steward granted and delivered seisin thereof by the rod to have for himself and his heirs forever to hold from the lord by the rod at the will of the lord according to the custom of the said manor by the rents customs and services thereunto belonging and by right accustomed and he was admitted thereof tenant and made fealty but his fine by the grace of the lord was pardoned because it is intended that the fence should be improved by as much