Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr91 checked with D/DPr76)

20.8.1584 (Thursday 20 August 1584)

document 66400554

fine 23s4d it is found by the homage that Robt Jenkinson that held to him and his heirs of the lord by the rod etc one chief messuage lying at Colford Hill in Earls Colne aforesaid on the east side of a certain way there called Barkers Lane sometime Wm Baxter's and after Jn Blewe called Morses as etc as by copy of court roll here holden 23.9.22Eliz1 more at large appears out of court and since the last court surrendered into the lord's hands by the hands of Robt Reade instead of the bailiff in the presence of Wm Bunner and Rich Prentice the lord's customary tenants and other the same witnessing the foresaid head messuage with appurtenances to the use and beh oof of Thos Smythe of Earls Colne aforesaid tanner etc and Thos Smythe son of the said Thos and the heirs and assigns of the said Thos the son forever who being present here in the court came and prayed to be admitted thereunto to whom by the lord's steward etc to hold to the said Thos Smythe the father and Thos the son and the heirs of the said Thos the son etc