Deed of gift

Scope and Content

Parties: (1) Richard son of Gilbert de Aston; (2) Adam de Dutton.

Details: Grant, by (1) to (2), for his homage and service, of the mill in Appleton, with its appurtenances and multure; rendering 6d. a year; (1) to set up no other mill in Appleton, and (2) to have whatever advantage he could make of the mill brook.

Witnesses: Hugh de Dutton; Geoffrey, his brother; Aytrop de Millington; William de Walton; Richard Starkey; Reginald son of Mathew; Alured the canon; Alan the clerk; and many others.