Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr80)

27.12.1676 (Friday 27 December 1676)

document 39801000

fine 18swhereas at a court here held 4.4.1671 Wm Davy was admitted to him and his heirs to one messuage with a yard and garden and yard (sic) pertaining to the said messuage and two parcels of land and one grove called Bettsland now at this court it appeared to the homage that the said Wm Davy surrendered into the lord's hands by the hands of Geo Toller gentleman instead of the bailiff in the presence of Robt Finch and Jn Finch two customary tenants etc the messuage and parcel of land and grove aforesaid containing by estimation 7a more or less and all other customary messuages or tenement etc which the said Wm late had by the sale of Edw Browne to the sole use of Robt Newton of Earls Colne yeoman his heirs and assigns forever who present in court humbly petitioned admittance etc to whom the steward delivered seisin etc to have and to hold the said messuage and all and singular the premises etc to the said Robt Newton his heirs and assigns of the lord etc and he gave the lord for fine etc