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  • Reference
      GB 418 Booth/2/4/8
  • Dates of Creation
      22 Jan 1684/1685

Scope and Content

(1) James Mosse of Manchester, woollendraper

William Drinkwater of Manchester, woollendraper

(2) James Johnson of Salford, haberdasher

James Kay of Salford, woollendraper

John Warmingham of Salford, yeo

Francis Davenport of Salford, chapman

(1) to (2) all that dwelling house and land in Droylsden, with all the closes of land with their appurtenances namely the Further Marled Hey, the Longe Meadowe, the Little Field, the Higher Banck Hey and the Lower Banck Hey, containing by estimation 6½ acres, upon trust that the rents are to be disposed of for the aid of the poor. With the covenant that when any four of (1) and (2) shall die, the two survivors shall elect four "substantial persons" to replace them.

Witnesses: William Scholes

Richard Wright

Joshua Grampinett

Richard Meddowcroft

(John) Waite

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