Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr76)

12.6.32Eliz1 (Friday 12 June 1590)

document 66900647

it appears to the homage that Wm Bieston who held to himself and his heirs of the lord etc 1r of land parcel of Bearcroft lying in Earls Colne viz between land late of Geo Bieston on the east part and 1a of land late parcel of Bearcroft aforesaid now enclosed now in the tenure of Thos Christmas on the west part one head abuts on the way leading from Colne to Colne Park and the other head abuts on a garden late of the same Geo Bieston called Princes by copy of court roll as shown in court tuesday 18.3.31Eliz1 after the last court out of court surrendered to the lord by the hands of Hen Abbott (may be Hen Abbott) instead of the bailiff in the presence of Robt Reade and Hen Smithe customary tenants witnessing the said land to the use of Jn Churche his heirs and assigns who present in the court asks to be admitted etc fine for all seven entries 17li