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Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr80)

11.12.1677 (Thursday 11 December 1677)

document 39801681

whereas at a court here held 23.7.1650 Geo Cressener gentleman was admitted to him and his heirs to 16a of land more or less lying in Lowfield under a house late inhabited by Jn Wroe then the said Geo on the one part and lands of the lord called Rivetts Field and also to two crofts of land late one croft containing 8a more or less with appurtenances lying in a field called Lowfield under Chiffen next to the herd house and the conduit and three crofts of land called Bromes Croft and also to four parcels and crofts of land and pasture late parcel of Lowfield containing by estimation 20a more or less and whereas at a court here held 6.6.1639 the said Geo Cressener was admitted to him and his heirs to one croft of land called Spoutfield and also to one messuage or tenement with barn orchard and garden with appurtenances called Daynes and also to one piece or parcel of pasture called Rushefield and a parcel of meadow called Rush Meadow containing 8a1r more or less and whereas at a court here held 4.1.1659 the said Geo Cressener was admitted to him and his heirs to all the three parts into four parts divided of a certain meadow called Pakes Gate Mead alias Ringers with appurtenances lying next to Colne Park containing by estimation 10a more or less and whereas at a court here held 2.11.1652 Dorothy Harlakenden and Alice Harlakenden were admitted to them and their heirs to the fourth part of Pakes Gate Meadow into four parts divided now at his court it appeared to the homage that 21.6.last that Dan Nightingale and the said Dorothy now his wife and that 28.12.1676 Jeremiah Goodall and the said Alice now his wife came before the steward and the said Dorothy and Alice solely and secretly examined and consenting surrendered the said fourth part of the meadow aforesaid by the name of all their land or meadow called Pakes Gate alias Ringers containing by estimation 3a more or less late occupied by the messuage called The Newhouse lying between the said messuage and the river there to the use of the person or persons thing of things etc that the said Geo Cressener should limit or nominate at the next general court to be held for the manor aforesaid and for defect of nomination to the use of the said Geo Cressner his heirs and assigns forever at this court it appeared to the homage that the said Geo Cressener died seised of all and singular the premises and that the said Geo Cressener in his lifetime did not make any limitation or use for the said 3a parcel of Pakes Gate aforesaid and that Jn Cressener gentleman is his son and heir upon which the said Jn Cressener present in court came and humbly petitioned admittance etc to have and to hold the messuages lands and meadows etc and all and singular the premises aforesaid etc to the said Jn Cressener his heirs and assigns of the lord etc and he gave the for fine etc