(Bargain and sale)

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 205 LC000TN/8/9/1/134
  • Former Reference
      GB 205 WYL100/HX/A/132
  • Dates of Creation
      30 Aug 1609
  • Physical Description
      1 item

Scope and Content

To William Harrison of Halifax gentleman.,

Consideration: £200

Parcels: a messuage with houses shops &c., a place for dunghills named Middingsteade, with all appurtenances situate at the Marketstead late in tenure of William Bairstowe deceased, then of said William Harrison and Robert Grenewood;

a barn and 5 closes of land, of which one is called the Gybbett close and the other 4 near the Deanecloughe are called Overbirkes and Netherbyrke; another parcel in the west end of overbirkes late in tenure of Jane Bairstowe (widow of said William) then of Robert Grenewood; another parcel in tenure of Robert Grenefeilde;

a cottage and garden &c. belonging thereto in occupation of Thomas Pollard;

another house late in tenure of Henry Baron, then of William Hardy;

11 shops and taverns (gives names of tenants) and other land shops &c. with their appurtenances, (names tenants) in Halifax abutting on lands late of John Watmoughe deceased on the west, lands of Nicholas Richardson on the east, a garden late of John Watmoughe on the north, and upon the High Street of Halifax on the south, and all other lands which the said William Harrison formerly held as copyholder of the manor of Halifax at an annual rental of 4s. 1d.

Rent: 4s. 1d. a year 12d. fine.

Sealed and signed and delivered to John Midgley to the use of the grantors in the presence of:-

Daniell Foxcroft, J. Midgley, Francis Leighe (m) Godfrey Walker, Jo. Harrison.