Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr84)

18.4.1727 (Tuesday 18 April 1727)

document 41700805

at a court held 9.4.1725 it appeared to that homage that before that court Jn Andrews then customary tenant of the manor surrendered into hand of lord by rod according to custom of manor all that customary messuage or tenement with appurtenances in which he then lived to use of his last will in writing and on that day said Jn made his last will by which he demised in these english words amongst others to wit item I give unto Eliz my loving wife the house or copyhold messuage or tenement wherein I now dwell with the yards garden and appurtenances thereunto belonging after my decease during the term of her natural life and after her decease to my son Jn Andrews and his heirs my son Jn paying a certain sum of money as is menti oned in a certain surrender upon the said copyhold messuage or tenement and lastly at that court it appeared to homage that same died seised now to this court comes said Eliz and petitions etc admitted to premises being a parcel of Firmin Tylers for life according to tenor of the said will paying rights and services giving lords fine etc