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Lease, prior to a release, between (1) William Andrew, citizen and clothworker of London, Joseph Byrom of Manchester, mercer, and Edward Byrom of Manchester, gent., devisees named in the will of Edward Byrom late of Manchester, gent., deceased, of and for the messuages, burgages sold and of which Edward Byrom is son and heir and executor of the will (2) James Baynton the younger of Manchester, barber.

Property: the messuage, burgage or tenement, with the several shops in or near streets or places called the Flesh-Shambles and the Markett place, Manchester, now or late in the tenure of Edward Byrom at (1) and his sisters, Elizabeth and Sarah, and Joseph Byrom, their uncle, plus the garden, formerly in the possession and part of the inheritance of Isaac Moss, 22 yards in length from east to west, and 19 yards breadth, now or late in the possession of Edward Byrom, the lane or passage leading to the garden, and that other messuage, burgage or tenement with shops situated near the Flesh Shambles adjoining on the east side the said messuage, and the lands of Samuel Tipping to the west.

Signatures on turn-up: W[illia]m Andrew Joseph Byrom Edward Byrom. Three impressed red wax seals on turn-up. Endorsed.

Former reference: 2/9