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Meriden (Alspath) deeds and papers


Draft lease from William Earl of Darbye, Lord Stanley and Strange, Lord of Man and of the Isles, to Henry Halsall of Allespath, gent. for £6 of a tenement late in the tenure of Widow ? and three little woods or coppices containing 6 acres in Allspathe, (abuttals crossed out) with right to cut and fell timber; to hold from the Feast of St. John the Baptist next coming for 21 years, rendering annually 20 pence. Dated: 12 June, 39 Elizabeth Written by Arthur Gregory. Sheet 1 is endorsed with a draft of a bill in Chancery.