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Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr85)

30.3.1733 (Friday 30 March 1733)

document 42000349

at a court held 24.5.1726 a recovery was had and suffered according to custom of manor by Mary widow and Andrew Parish her son of the 1r land more or less late parcel of yard of tenement called Littmans adjoining to a free messuage sometime of Wm Harlakenden esq then of said Mary Parish and also of a croft of land or pasture parcel of Bearcroft and an orchard lying on backside of said mansion house and also another croft or parcel land with appurtenances called Bearcroft or otherwise containing 4a more or less abutting onto the Back Lane southward in Earls Colne and the premises so recovered were surrendered by rod to several uses herein and hereafter mentioned that is to say to use of Mary Parish for her life and after her death to use of Frances Parish and Eliz Parish daughters of Mary Parish and the heirs of their bodies lawfully begotten in common and for default of issue of either of them Frances and Eliz then to use of survivor of them Frances and Eliz and heirs of body of such survivor and for default of such issue to use of Andrew Parish and heirs of his body lawfully begotten and for default of such issue then to the use of heirs of Mary Parish forever and hereupon Mary Parish was admitted tenant for life to all and singular the premises now at this court appears to homage that Mary Parish since died so seised of the premises and also Andrew Parish is dead without heirs of his body lawfully begotten then comes into court said Frances Parish and Eliz Parish with Chas Wale gentleman as attorney and crave admittance etc lords by steward granted delivery of seisin of all and singular the premises with appurtenances etc as tenants in common giving lords their fine etc