Settlement

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Joseph Helmsley of Gt. Kelk yeoman and wife Grace and Ralph Porter of Bridlington mercer (son of Grace Helmsley) and wife Jane to John Helmsley apothecary and Richard Cockrell sadler both of Bridlington. Cottage and 1 1/2 oxgangs in Gt. Kelk. 2 cottages and 2 little closes, and 4 closes in the 4 township fields (being the share of an oxgang at the late inclosure) in Gembling. Cottage in Bridlington. Tenement and 3 oxgangs in Bempton: To specified uses (mentions Truth Barwick, sister of Ralph Porter). Witnessed William Riggall, Tho. Scriven, Samuel Wearsdale, M. Peirson.

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