Deed of Gift

Scope and Content

Gift by John de Chetham and James de Chetham to Peter de Longley, rector of Prestwich, John, son of Roger de Longley, and Richard de Longley, clerk, of those messuages and lands in Crompton' which Roger le Cowper and John de Crompton' (separately) hold by lease from him, and all those tenements in the same vill called Kenycroft, Birchawismede, le littil intakke and le Hongur Hill, for the life of Margery, daughter of the above John, son of Roger de Langley; with the proviso that the grant is void if Margery accepts a dowry from any parcel of lands, etc., of the said John de Chetham in Lancashire.