Feoffment

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  • Reference
      GB 418 Booth/2/1/1/2
  • Dates of Creation
      22 Sep 1653

Scope and Content

(1) Adam Pilkington of Salford, gent

John Whitworth, late of Salford now of Chester, gent

(2) Nicholas Mosley of Ancoats par Manchester, esq

Henry Wrigley of Chamber within Oldham, esq

John Lightbourne of Salford, esq

Humphrey Booth, gent

(1), according to a trust in them reposed by Humphrey Booth the Elder by a deed of feoffment of 18 Feb 1630/1, have granted to (2) all that barn with appurtenances lying in Manchester and a place adjoining called Shooters Brooke, and 2 closes of land with appurtenances near the highway containing 6 acres, 4 closes of land called Millwards Crofts or Milworte Crofts, 3 closes called the Further and Nearer Tueffeilds.

(1) and (2) to deliver the annual rent to the 2 constables and churchwardens of the borough of Salford to be distributed among the poor. With the covenant that when any 4 of (1) and (2) shall be deceased then the 2 survivors to grant the land to 4 other substantial persons.

Rent: 10s

Witnesses:Oswald Mosley

Richard (?Ashworth)

Jo(hn) Rogerson

Samuel Smith

(?Francis) Mosley

22 Sept 1653

With a note on verso dated 20 Oct 1653 stating that William Stanley entered the closes containing 6 acres and took seisin of the above land, then giving to (2) possession and seisin.

Witnesses: Richard Hartley

Ralph Shellmerdine

John Kay