Marriage Settlement

Scope and Content

(i) Gabriel Smith of Chester, watchmaker.

(ii) Elizabeth Taylor the elder of Chester, widow, and her eldest daughter, Elizabeth the younger, spinster.

(iii) Alexander Denton of Chester, doctor in physic, and Thomas Smith of Leek, co. Stafford, dyer.

(iv) Rev. George Turner of Malpas, co. Chester, clerk, and Thomas Poole of Scothay near Newcastle (sic), co. Stafford, gent.

Lease and release of messuages in Bridge Street, Foregate Street and Castle Lane, including malt kiln in Foregate Street, to (iii) to uses (specified).

Consideration: intended marriage of (i) and Elizabeth Taylor the younger, and £100 marriage portion.


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