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For 1616-17. Of Wm Worsley, Collector of the rents and farm lately of St Mary’s Abbey. The tenants of Clifton windmill, formerly in the tenure of Wm Stable at 13s 4d p.a. owed 106s 8d for 8 years’ arrears. Reciting the grant of Clifton manor at £39 18s 5d rent to Richard Swayne and Richard Ryves who conveyed it to Robt. Saymour and Wm Blake. They conveyed it to Wm Robinson of York, alderman. The windmill was granted in fee simple at 13s 4d p.a. rent to George Lowe, esq., and Edmund Sawyer, gent, by Letters Patent, 19 Feb. 1615.

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