Marriage Settlement

Scope and Content

(1) Edward Byrom of Manchester, linen draper.

(2) John Allen of Riddivalls [Redvales, Bury], gent., Richard Allen, his son, Roger Mekin of Manchester, linen draper, and Edward Siddall of Manchester, grocer.

Pre-nuptial marriage settlement relating to the marriage of (1) and Dorothy Allen, daughter of John Allen. Marriage portion or jointure paid by John Allen to (1): £400; also a sum for settling and securing the messuage, shops etc., (near the Cross or Shambles, Manchester) of Edward Byrom (1).

Conditions: property granted to (2) as trustees to the uses specified to (1) and Dorothy Allen and their heirs.

Signatures on turn-up: Jo: Allen, Rich: Allen, Roger Mekin, Edward Syddall. Four parchment tags, 2 partial seals remaining.

Former reference: 1/11