Examinations concerning the Market and Fairs of Ashton under Lyne

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  • Reference
      GB 133 EGR1/5/1/6
  • Former Reference
      GB 133 bundle 178/Q2.
  • Dates of Creation
      29 Oct 1709
  • Physical Description
      Deed poll. Medium: paper.

Scope and Content

Examinations taken at Stockport before John Warren esq JP "touching the ancientness of the market town of Ashton under Lyne" co. Lancs, and the market and fairs held there. Examinees are: John Newton of Ashton under Lyne, John Hall of Stockport, John Wright, George Walker of Ashton under Lyne, Thomas Heape of Ashton under Lyne, Robert Wood of Ashton under Lyne, Seth Walker of Ashton under Lyne, Daniel Hobson of Ashton under Lyne, Joseph Cheetham of Ashton under Lyne, George Linney of Ashton under Lyne, Robert Knot, Thomas Whitehead and Robert Hopkins of Ashton under Lyne gent.