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Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr83)

12.4.1711 (Thursday 12 April 1711)

document 40900543

at a court held 8.4.1701 Hen Abbutt was admitted for life the remainder then to his son Hen Abbutt according to last will of Hen Abbutt grandfather said Hen Abbutt to one messuage and certain customary lands called Le Hayhouse and also to certain lands called Sladelands and also to 1a land lying in Longland and parcel of tenement called Golds and also to one cottage or tenement with yard garden and appurtenances to it belonging and late Edw Stephens and also to one cottage late built on waste of manor 7p in length 2p in breadth one head abutting onto parcel of free land of Hen's called Longland now to this court appears that said Hen Abbutt who held the said premises for his life after last court died and then to this court comes Hen Abbutt his son and produced here in court last will of Hen Abbutt his grandfather dated 19.10.1699 in following english words item I give and devise unto my son Hen Abbutt for and during the term of the natural life and no longer all that my messuage in part whereof I now live called the Hayhouse and all the copyhold lands thereunto belonging or appertaining called Hayhouse Lands or by whatever name or names any of them are called or known and all other my freehold and copyhold lands pastures and meadows belonging to the said messuage by whatsoever name or names they are called or known and after the decease of the said Hen Abbutt my son I give and devise all the aforesaid messuage called the Hayhouse and all and every the aforementioned lands meadows pastures tenements and hereditaments both freehold and copyhold and lying in Earls Colne aforesaid unto Hen Abbutt my grandchild son of the aforesaid Hen Abbutt my son for and during the term of his natural life and no longer and from and after the decease to the first son of the said son of the said Hen Abbutt my grandchild lawfully to be begotten with divers other remainders therein item I give and devise unto my son Hen Abbutt for and during the term of his natural life and no longer all that my copyhold cottage or tenement with yards and appurtenances thereunto belonging holden of the manor of Earls Colne which I purchased and had by the surrender of Edw Stephens and after the death of Hen Abbutt my son I give and devise the aforesaid cottage or tenement with the appurtenances to my aforesaid grandchild Hen Abbutt and to his heirs item I give and devise to my son Hen Abbutt for and during the term of his natural life and no longer all that my copyhold cottage or tenement with the yards and appurtenances thereunto belonging holden of the aforesaid manor of Earls Colne which I purchased and had of the surrender of Edw Clarke and from and after the death of Hen Abbutt my son I give and devise the last mentioned cottage or tenement with yards and appurtenances to my aforesaid grandchild Hen Abbutt and his heirs all the said copyholds are surrendered to the use of my will as by said will plainly appears thereupon the said Hen Abbutt's son present here in court humbly petitions of the lord to be admitted to the premises etc the lords by deputy steward granted delivery of seisin by the rod to have and hold said messuage and lands called Le Hayhouse and said lands called Sladesland and said 1a land lying in Longland with appurtenances to Hen Abbutt etc for his life and the remainder as in said will of Hen Abbutt his grandfather appears to have and to hold forever said cottage late Edw Stephen's and said cottage sometime built on waste of manor with appurtenances to said Hen Abbutt his heirs and assigns according to said last will of the lord gives fine