Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr81)

14.4.1681 (Thursday 14 April 1681)

document 40000823

at a court held 16.10.1673 Wm Allen was admitted to one messuage or tenement and garden called Morses and to one parcel of land or yard containing half a perch adjoining the messuage and after the said Wm Allen surrendered the land to the use of his will and at the last court it appeared that he died after the last court now at this court came Martha late the wife of the said Wm and now the wife of Abraham Vangaver and showed the will of the said Wm dated 6.1.1680 the tenor concerning the premises in the following item I do give and bequeath unto Martha my loving wife the house I now live in with the yards gardens and appurtenances thereunto belonging and after her decease I give and devise the same unto my son Rich Allen and the heirs of his body forever upon which the said Martha was admitted etc and gave fine and fealty was respited