Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr91 checked with D/DPr74)

1.10.1571 (Monday 1 October 1571)

document 65701324

fine 10sit is found by the homage that Jn Gore that held to him and his heirs the reversion of one croft of land enclosed containing by estimation in the whole 3a3r of land parcel of a croft of land called Barcroft containing by estimation in the whole 6a of land and the foresaid parcel lieth between the land of Robt Allen called     of the one part toward the west and the land of Lewice Jegon late parcel of the said Barcrofte on the other part toward the east one head thereof abutting upon the way called Barcroft Lane toward the south and the other head upon the garden of Wm Hallden toward the north as by the meets and bounds etc when it shall happen by and after the death of one Joan Allen widow surrendered into the lord's hands by the hands of Robt Peerson instead of the bailiff in the presence of Jn Leffingwell and Barth Church the lord's customary tenants the same witnessing the foresaid reversion of the foresaid croft when it shall happen etc to the use and behoof of Robt Allen and his heirs on condition of payment of divers sums of money according to the force form and effect of the last will and testament of one Edm Allen as in the leet with the court here holden on tuesday being 25.9.7Eliz1 more at large appears which Robt Allen being present in the court prayed to be admitted to the reversion aforesaid to whom by the lord's steward there is seisin thereof delivered to hold to him and his heirs of the lord by the rod to the will of the lord according to the custom of the manor by the rents and services therefore before due and of right accustomed and he giveth fine and made fealty and is admitted the lord's tenant