Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr68)

21.1.1443 (Monday 21 January 1443)

document 57400659

annual farm 13s4d the lord granted and let to farm to Wm prior of Colne and his successors one tenement called Smethes containing one croft one garden and one pasture called The Fenne and one grove to hold to himself and his successors from the feast of michaelmas.next until the end of ten years next following at a rent thereof annually to the lord and his heirs of 13s4d monies at the usual terms of the manor in equal portions and the aforesaid prior should cut and trim the hedges of the said tenement as in former times it was the custom of the farmers there without making waste or unreasonable destruction in the aforesaid tenement etc