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

1854 (1854)

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Copyhold of Earldom - quitrent 13s4d

Henrietta Sophia Skingley 7.3.1838 to all those lands called (Great) Bridgemans one head abutting upon land called Stoneleys and Newmans towards the east and the other head upon lands called Swannells south - and upon the road leading from Earls Colne to Colne Engain west and upon the great river there north and containing by estimation 13a

1746 Jn Harrington surrender Jn Morley esq - from him through the like parties as before entered

mr Jn Harrington having purchased these copyholds of different parties and at different times, I have entered them separately here according to the dates of his several purchases - in order to trace the respective quitrents through the rentals with more ease and certainty

The death fine assessed upon the whole farm 1838 - copyhold of manor of Colne Priory - £189, ditto - manor of Earls Colne - £161 - total £350

Great Bridgemans survey 1598 fo. 31 - Robt Read - the meadow - 2a, two parcels of arable - 11a27p - total 13a27p

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This property retains its name but is altered in form - the arable augmented by a portion of Soonihills no. 503 (503) (503a) in Commutation map is 9a32p. The meadow no. 504 (504) (504a) - 6a3r5p = total 15a3r37p

Land called Soonihills or otherwise and lands near Gains Colne mill formerly of Jn Collin copyhold of Priory

Soonihills or Sunhills now called Swanlands - survey 1598 fo. 94-5 contained 4a3r3p - parcel of this has been laid with Great Bridgemans

Lands near Gains Colne mill - survey 1598 - fo. 94 - a meadow near the river - 1a26p and the field adjoining 5a2r20p - together 6a3r3p - Jn Collins

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