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

1854 (1854)

document 80000515

Jn Goodall Lay 26.6.1794 death of father Mark

Wades Copyhold of Priory - quitrent 4d1h

To all that toft of land with an orchard adjoining and two closes of land, formerly six closes containing by estimation 10a with their appurtenances in Earls Colne (formerly of Rich Wade see rough abstract of title no. 40)

1741 Robt Lay surrender of Thos Keable to Wades

1748 Jn Lay death of brother Robt Lay

1749 Jn Lay surrender of Jn Lay

Moorlands Copyhold of Priory - quitrent 12s

And also eight closes or parcels of land called Moorlands containing together by estimation 40a with a messuage barn and stable thereon built

1740 Mary Lay wife of Jn surrender to Jn and Mary to Moorlands

1757 Jn Lay death of Mary and others

1780 Mark Lay will of his father Jn Lay to the whole

1794 death fine for these and Debenhams together £126

Commutation map no. 159 (159) (159a) (159b) (159c) (159d) (159e) Wades 10a3r33p

Moorlands - no. 169 (169) 170 (170) house and yards etc. 1r36p

no. 171 Moorland Field 7a2r8p

no. 168 (168) Moorland Three Acres 3a1r34p

no. 166 (166) Moorland Six Acres 6a1r39p

no. 165 (165) Soft Tree Field 6a2r26p

no. 167 (167) Dole Field 8a1r10p

total of Moorlands by Commutation map 32a3r33p

The quantity of Wades by mr Cole's map 1794 is 10a1r3p

the quantity of Moorlands by same 33a2r10p

By Terrier of 1598 Rich Wade fo. 111 - is only 7a31p - and Moorlands fo. 112 only 26a38p. The boundary lines correspond very accurately and I should therefore adhere to the recent admeasurements. The rolls speak of Wades as 10a and Moorlands as 40a by estimation. Title to Wades traced no. 40. To Moorlands no. 16. The latter speaks of Moorlands as "upwards of 30a" - Wades sometime called Burtons