Record Society for the Publication of Original Documents Relating to Lancashire and Cheshire Volume 24

Record Society for the Publication of Original Documents Relating to Lancashire and Cheshire Volume 24

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1891 edition. Excerpt: ...of the said John Bamber deceased; and further that the will shown to him was the last will of the said Richard Bamber, the grandfather, and that deponent was one of the executors, and that he, with Jennet his mother, and wife of the said Richard, proved the will in form of law according to the custom then used before William Armsteed, clark, then deputy-commissary, and Miles Harling, public notary. Thomas Dixon deposed that he wrote the will and was a witness to it. William Bamber confirmed the evidence of Thomas Bamber above. The Commissioners of Lancashire in a communication accompanying the depositions taken 28 June, 165 3, stated the estate had been sequestrated since the year 1643 for the delinquency of John Bamber, a papist, and as then yet continued. The Lancashire Auditor certified that in accounts for that county exhibited 7 June, 1653, the estate stood as follows: --"John Bamber, of Carleton, a papist and delinquent, His tenement in Carleton and Laton farmed to Captain Roger 5-1-Bamber for---------22 IO 0 His tenants rents at Pentecost and at Martinmas---------1 4 6" Mr. Bailey certified that the said John Bamber had been returned from Lancashire in the then last list of sequestered persons as a papist delinquent, and was in the last Act for sale, p. I782 (28 December, 165 3). fo. 519. Petition of Richard Bamber, of Lower Moore, praying that an order might issue discharging the premises, allowed to him on an appeal. "31 May, 1654. Other order, 5 January, 1653-4 (sc. 1153)." "The clayme is allowed, and arreares since the death of the father.'' fo. 520. Communication from the Commissioners for Compounding, dated 5 January, 1653-4, declining to remove the sequestration off more

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  • United States
  • English
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  • 123691757X
  • 9781236917577