Conveyance by Lease and Release

Scope and Content

Lease from (1) James Radcliffe of Manchester, gent., Edward Byrom of Manchester, linen draper, and Richard Worthington of Manchester, chapman, to (2) Nathan Leech of Manchester, gent., and John Waite of Manchester, gent.

Property: a messuage, burgage, tenement and shops at or near the Crosse, Manchester; the market place or market Stedd and the Flesh Shambles, and a messuage, burgage, tenement and garden near the Upp End of a street or place called the Deansgate, plus a piece of ground belonging to the latter, one roade and 20 faules. Consideration: 5s [paid to (2)]; rent to (1) 6d. Release between parties at (1) and (2) and Joseph Byrom of Manchester, mercer, making Leech and Waite tenants of the freehold in order to suffer a common recovery.

Signed; endorsed. 3 seals; 4 seals respectively.

Former reference: 1/13 and 1/14