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Rental of the Manors of Earls Colne and Colne Priory (ERO D/DPr118)

1854 (1854)

document 80000395

Free deed of Priory - rent 6d Robt Hills esq on death of father Phil Hills esq 1830 to land called Gray Crofts

Gray Crofts - there is a map and description of this croft in the Terrier of 1598 fo. 86 - quantity 8a1r30p - lies on the north side of the road to Colne Engain - near Mill Brook and forms the home-stall to Mill Brook Farm, purchased on the sale of Mr Towle's property in 1809 by Dan W. Harvey and sold by that gentleman to Phil Hills esq 1810 - the free rent has been regularly paid