Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of Lancaster and Chester Volume 1; V. 8
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. 1845 edition. Excerpt: ...this date, and terminated in the direct male line, about the time of Henry IV. in William de Cawarden. The Richard Carden, Chaplain, living in 1527, was, doubtless, a descendant of this feudal house, but does not appear to have been clearly identified. Further notices of the family may be found in the Rev. Stebbing Shaw's History of Staffordshire, Folio. Grafton Hall,4 (Sr Jam. Stanley, ) Carden Hall,5 (Mr Leche, ) (c)antf. Stretton Hall, (Mr Wright.) 2 Wardens. 2 Assist. ants, chosen Can. onically, serve for the Towns"" by turns. Cft by Mr Bradshaw 5l p.er an.num on an Estate in Car-$cf)aal. den, either tow. ards a School or to ye poor, as ye Trustees think fit, the Min. ister being one. HH eft by J. Taylour 501 Int. erest in bread, Th. Johnson 181.10," Cfjartttitf. lUf Jo. Lech 12'. 10," J. Lech of Caw.erden 161, Edw. Wright 8 pennyworth of bread ev. ery Sund. ay to 8 poor housek. eepers, J. Edwards, Lady Stanley, and 5 others 51 apiece, Ow. Fitton 51 p. er an. num, Dr King 41, E. Legh 31. 6." 8d, J. Meolls l1. Mr Wright's Charity charged upon 3 closes in Stretton, the Bp. of Chester and Reet. ors of Malpas and Tilston, Trustees. Mr Fitton's 51 p.er an. num is charged on an Estate in Carden. Besides Mr Taylour's 501 there is 1321 put out, the Int. erest is distributed ev.ery year. Bonds are in the Par.ish Chest, an. no 1722. Cat.alogue of Benef. actions to the poor of Tilston. 98. A. 16, 59. Holme--probably omitted. 4 Grafton Hall was sold in the reign of Queen Elizabeth by Gerard Masscy, B.D. Rector of Wigan, and Bishop of Chester elect, (descended from the Graftons who were seated here in the time of Edward III.) to Peter Warburton Esq. Justice of the King's Bench, who built the present house, and died September 7th, .
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