Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr91 checked with D/DPr73)

26.5.1556 (Tuesday 26 May 1556)

document 65000297

Oldhall Xfine 12d it is found by the homage that Thos Cobbe out of the court and since the last court surrendered into the lord's hands by the hands of Wm Estay one of the lord's tenants in the presence of Jn Pennocke and Wm Smythe likewise the lord's tenants and other the same witnessing one cottage with a garden adjoining and the appurtenances called Oldhall lying at the towns end of Colne aforesaid as by the metes and bounds etc to the use and behoof of Thos Turnor his heirs and assigns who being present in the court came and craved to be admitted thereunto and because it is so found out by the homage therefore he is admitted the lord's tenant thereof to whom by the lord's steward there is seisin thereof delivered to hold to him his heirs and assigns of the lord by the rod to the will of the lord according to the custom of the manor and he giveth fine etc and made fealty