Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr79)

2.1.1667 (Wednesday 2 January 1667)

document 39500221

whereas at a court here held 11.9.1665 Jn Barker took for himself and his heirs by copy of court roll one messuage lately built on and seven crofts of land parcel of Bowerffield also Bowerfield containing altogether by estimation about 20a now to this court came the said Jn Barker in person and in open court by the rod surrendered into the hands of the lord by the hands of his said steward the said messuage and seven crofts with appurtenances to the use and behoof of Jn Ravens of Fering his heirs and assigns forever who present in court sought admittance for himself as tenant of the lord for the premises to whom the lord by the said steward granted and delivered thereof seisin by the rod to have and to hold the said messuage and seven crofts of land with appurtenances to the said Jn Raven his heirs and assigns forever from the lord by the rod at the will of the lord according to the custom of the said manor by the rents services and customs thereunto belonging and by right accustomed and he gave to the lord his fine