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

30.12.1585 (Saturday 30 December 1585)

document 66500865

fine     it is found by the homage that Barth Churche that held to him and his heirs of the lord by the rod etc one parcel of meadow now called Stonebridge Meadow parcel of one messuage with a garden adjoining with appurtenances called Sonnells and certain lands and meadow called Bredgemans Meadow with a way or lane leading from Boultinghouse Lane even to the said meadow containing by estimation 1a1r of land more or less etc sometime in the tenure of Thos Rolte as by copy of court roll here holden on 27.5.3Eliz1 more at large appears died since the last court of the premises sole seised in his demesne as of fee according to the custom of the manor and they say further that Jn Churche now of full age is elder son and next heir of the said Barth and hath right to the premises who being present here in court came and prayed to be admitted thereunto to whom by the lord's steward etc by the rents and services etc and he giveth fine etc and made fealty etc