A History of Northumberland

A History of Northumberland

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...to keep up a gate in the place called the Blaw Pit between East Chirton, for the preservation of the pasture of Preston and the corn of Chirton, but they have not done so. April, 1668. On an inquiry whether the town of Whitley ought to pay a horse's grass yearly to Mardon Mill, it is found that there is no horse's grass in the town-fields of Whitley belonging to Mardon Mill. March 10th, 1685/6. Nomina juratorum. Thos. Ottway, gen. Christopher Barker. John Mills. Henry Archbold. Anthony Hyndmarsh. Thos. Hall. Henry Barker. John Rotherford. Mark Corneath. Wm. Reay. George Rutter. Luke Winshopp. Edw. Spearman. Robert Dining. Jeremiah Lowe. The said jury being charged to nquire what the particular customes belonging to the mannor of Tynemouth are, and what dutyes, rents and services are or ought to be paid to the lord of the mannor of Tynemouth for their coppyhold farmes in the severall touns within the mannor of Tynemouth. Vol. VIII. 31 Imprimis. Wee finde that all the coppyhold estates within the mannor of Tynemouth are coppyhold estates of inheritance according to the custome of the mannor; and if any coppyholder dye seized of any coppyhold estate, having a wife, that she shall enjoy such coppyhold estate dureing her widdowhood only, by vertue of her husband's coppy, without paying any fine to the lord on taking any admittance. And that after the death or marriage of the widow, the said coppyhold estate shall descend and come to the eldest sonn of the said coppyholder, and to take a coppy thereof att the next court held for the said mannor; upon such admittance by descent to pay to the lord 40s. for a whole farme, twenty shillings for a halfe farme, and tenn shillings for a quarter of a farme. If he dye without issue, the second sonn to take a...show more

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  • Paperback | 250 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 454g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236621077
  • 9781236621078