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Cotton of Combermere Collection, held by the Cheshire and Chester Archives and Local Studies Service, as found on Access to Archives

Bond CR72/AppendixA/93 1 Sept., 1464

Contents:
(1) Thomas son of Henry Wetenhale del Derfold [Dorfold], John Multon de Horepull, John Golburn late of Henhull, and Thomas Whytteney to
(2) William Maynwaryng de Ightfeld, esq., in 100 marks. Condition: that (1) and the other parishioners of the church of Acton shall abide by the arbitration of John Maynwaryng, John Bromeley, Robert Fouleshurst and Thomas de Manley, knights, arbitrators between (1) and the other parishoners of Acton, on the one hand, and John, Abbot of the monastery of Blessed Mary of Combermere and the Convent of that place concerning the title to one tenement and lands adjoining in Acton. Acton (by Nantwich), Cheshire


Feoffment CR72/AppendixA/162 18 Sept., 1635

Contents:
(1) John Cartwright of Aston in the lordship of Newhall, gent., and Frances his wife, Thomas Ravenscroft of Newhall, yeoman, and Mary his wife, and Richard Edgley of Newhall, yeoman, and Jane his wife
(2) Sir Richard Wilbraham of Woodhey, Cheshire, kt. and bt., George Cotton of Combermere, and Arthur Starkey of Wrenbury, Cheshire, esqs., High Whitney of Coole, John Cheswise of Mickley and William Wilson of Held, Cheshire, gent
From John Cartwright and his wife to (2). Two closes called Bickerton woodes in Newhall. Consideration: £70. Newhall, Cheshire


Bargain and sale CR72/AppendixA/180 20 May 1639

Contents:
(1) John Cartwright late of Aston in the lordship of Newhall co. Chester, gent., and Frances his wife, Sir Richard Wilbraham of Woodhey, kt. and bt., George Cotton of Combermeyre, esq., Arthur Starkey of Wrenbury, esq., Hugh Whitney of Coole, gent., John Cheswis of Mickley, gent., and William Wilson of Held, co. Chester, gent
(2) William Massie of the Mosse, co. Chester, esq., and William Halsall of Hankilowe [Hankelow] Cheshire, esq
By deed of 18 Sept., 1635 between (i) John Cartwright and Frances his wife, Thomas Ravenscroft of Newhall, yeoman, and Mary his wife, and Richard Edgley of Newhall, yeoman, and Jane his wife and (ii) Sir Richard Wilbraham, George Cotton, Arthur Starkey, Hugh Whitney, John Cheswis and William Wilson, (i) conveyed to (ii) three closes called Bickertons woodes in Newhall, on trust that (ii) should permit (i) to enjoy them for so long as John Cartwright should pay £6 p.a. for the use of the minister and poor of the parish of Wrenbury. Proviso that if Cartwright should pay £100, then (ii) should stand seised to the use of Cartwright, his heirs and assigns for ever, freed from the said charge
Now (1) (Cartwright in consideration of £120 paid him by (2), and the rest, at the request of Cartwright and in performance of trust) sell the closes to (2). Newhall and Wrenbury, Cheshire

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