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Freehold Titles (ERO D/Q6ACC 6029/68)

29.3.1714 (Monday 29 March 1714)

document 33000005

know all men by these presents that we Wm Bateman of Earls Colne the county of Essex cordwainer and Ann Mary my wife the only daughter and heir of Rich Sillitoe late of Earls Colne aforesaid husbandman deceased in consideration of the sum of 5li14s of lawful money of Great Britain to the said Wm Bateman in hand well and truly paid by Jn Cressener of Earls Colne aforesaid esq at and before the ensealing and delivery of these presents the receipt whereof the said Wm Bateman doth hereby acknowledge and thereof and of every part thereof doth acquit exonerate and discharge the said Jn Cressener his heirs and assigns by these presents the said Ann being solely and secretly examined by Solomon Grimston gentleman deputy steward of Jn Eldred esq chief steward of the manor of Earls Colne and consenting as the manner is did and do hereby in due form of law surrender and release unto the said Jn Cressener his heirs and assigns forever all their and either of their estate right title interest possession equity of redemption property claim and demand whatsoever in law or equity of in or unto all that part of a tenement called Cocks lying in Holstreet with a yard and garden to the said part belonging with the appurtenances now in the tenure or occupation of the said Wm Bateman or his assigns and holden of the said manor by copy of court roll which said part of the said tenement and premises were late the said Rich Sillitoe's and were by him surrendered unto the said Jn Cressener his heirs and assigns forever upon a certain condition mentioned and contained in a certain writing bearing date the 24.7.1710 purporting a surrender as in and by the same writing may now more at large appear and unto which said part of the said tenement and premises the said Jn Cressener was admitted tenant at a court held for the said manor of Earls Colne the 16.3. to have and to hold the said part of the tenement and premises with the appurtenances unto the said Jn Cressener his heirs and assigns forever to the only proper use and behoof of the said Jn Cressener his heirs and assigns absolutely and forever so that neither the said Wm Bateman nor Ann his wife nor her heirs nor any other person or persons lawfully claiming or to claim from by or under her them or any of them shall or may at any time hereafter have or claim any right title or interest of in or unto the said premises but of and from the same shall be excluded and forever debarred by these presents in witness whereof the said Wm Bateman and Ann his wife have hereunto set their hands and seals the 29.3.1714 sealed and delivered in the presence of me S Grimston (writer) R Rich Edwards Wm Batman mark Ann Bateman