Counterpart Lease

Scope and Content

Counterpart lease (originally part of lease and release), from (1) Edward Byrom of Manchester, linen draper, to (2) John Allen of Reddivalls [Redvales, Bury], gent., Richard Allen, his son, Richard Mekin of Manchester, linen draper, and Edward Siddall of Manchester, grocer.

Property: messuage, burgage and tenement near the flesh Shambles, Manchester, late in the tenure of Edward Byrom deceased, father of (1), and the shop adjoining at a place called the Markett stidd or the market place, plus two other adjoining shops in the Shambles.

Signed on turn-up. Endorsed. Four paper covered red wax seals on parchment tags.

Former reference: 1/9