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Roger Kenrick to Sir John Trevor (Cannon Row, Westminster): has agreed with 3 men to take and carry tithes from the 'bord and past' lands to Trevalyn barn but the weather has been wet for a month and much hay is lost; has got 3 bays of a barn in Marford full of hay but the meadow in Leeswood is in a bad condition; all the gentry in Hope and Mold are suffering similar losses; the park has produced the best rye and wheat since it was ploughed; gives details of leases for lives or fixed terms of tenants in Marford & Hoseley including Richard Boult, John Griffith, Edward Price, 'the Dragon tenement', Thomas Jenkins, Robert Williams of Allington, and David Vaughan alias Mathew; also in Gwersyllt the leases of Griffith David Price Lewis, Haslewood, Thomas Owens, Fabian ap Hugh and Edward Lewis, in Llay of John Rondle, widow Thomas, Robert ap Hugh whose wife is 'near upon a hundred years of age', Benjamin Broughton, John Simson and John ap Edward and in Gresford of John ap William, widow Rondle, and William John Williams; lists goods which belonged to Mr Wilson as 2 trunks full of books and papers, some hangings and a carpet, one chair, 2 stools, some old pictures, a lute, a viol and a fowling piece.

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