Deed of gift

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 ARL/27/54
  • Dates of Creation
      14 Sep 1498
  • Physical Description
      1 mem. Form: deed poll. Condition: stained.

Scope and Content

Parties: (1) Richard Winnington of Winnington, esquire; (2) Edward Fitton of Gawsworth; Thomas Leicester of Nether Tabley, esquire; William Daniel; Robert Bulkeley; Richard Winnington, chaplain.

Details: Grant, by (1) to (2), of all his manors and lands in Winnington, Northwich Castle, Northwich, Marthall, Chester, Newton near Chester, Twambrooks and Claycroft in Cheshire, and Beverley in Yorkshire, in trust to fulfil his last will. Given at Winnington on the feast of the Exaltation of the Cross [14 September], 14 Henry VII.

Witnesses: Sir John Warburton, knight, sheriff of Cheshire; Richard Aston of Aston; Robert Reddish, esquire, and others.