Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr82)

24.3.1696 (Tuesday 24 March 1696)

document 40400291

at a court held 22.3.1684 Thos Rayner was admitted to him and his heirs to one messuage with barn orchard and garden adjacent called Stacyes in occupation of said Thos Rayner held of the said manor paying annual rent 7d with services now to this court it appears to homage that said Thos Rayner 29.6.1695 surrendered into the hand of the lord by hand of Wm Andrews instead of the bailiff in presence of Geo Toller and Dan Nightingell two customary tenants of manor they testifying according to custom of manor said premises plus appurtenances to use of Sam Finch tailor his heirs and assigns forever who is present here in court and humbly petitions etc admitted etc fealty respited