Legal agreement regarding transfer of land at Corne Close and Wrydyke

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1680-01-27
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The document records transfers of land from George Swainston to Ann Wells and additionally from John & Elizabeth (nee Swainston) Baxter to George Swainston.

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RAIS/1/3/3
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[1] Stockton: The Halmot of the Reverend Father in Christ Nathaniel Lord Bishop of Durham held at Stockton the 20th day of April in the thirty-second Year of the reign of our Sovereign Lord Charles the Second now King of England and so forth before John Jefferson Esquire Deputy of Nicholas Cole Esquire Steward:
Memorandum that on the 27th day of January in the thirty-first year of the reign of our sovereign Lord Charles now King of England and so forth came George Swainston son of John Swainston out of court
at the City of Durham before John Jefferson Esquire Deputy of Nicholas Cole Esquire Steward: and took of the Lord two acres of land more or less called Corne Close now
in the possession of Anthony Swainston abutting upon land of Thomas Swainston on the east, land of George Swainston on the south and west and
the road leading to the Saltholme on the north, being lately divided, and also ten virgates of land near the River Tease lying at Wrydike, bounded
on the East by the house of Alice Swainston, on the west & north by land of Thomas Swainston, lately divided, with freedom to pass and re-pass
across the fields to the Salt:holme, in which John Baxter & Elizabeth his wife lately called Elizabeth Swainston spinster therein having right
(the said Elizabeth being examined on her own, and not in fear of her husband or compelled but of her free and spontaneous will) have surrendered their whole right, estate, title, Claim, interest & demand &
surrendered & quit Claimed into the hands of the Lord to the use & behoof of the aforesaid George to have to the same George Swainston & his sequels in right according to the custom of the court rendering from then by the Year
at the usual terms as first was wont to be rendered and doing to the Lord and the neighbours the services accustomed by pledge etc:

[1] The words ‘Demise ix d [illegible]' are written in the margin at this point in the text.

[Page 2]

No. 1 27. Janry 31 Charles 2'd
Jn'o. Baxter & Eliz. his Wife }
to }
George Swainston son of }
Jn'o Swainston _ _ _ }
last of Janry 31. Charles 2'd
No. 2)
Geo. Swainston _ _ _ }
to }
Ann the Wife of Jn'o Wells }
[1] Stockton: Halmot Reverendi in Χρo p[at]ris Domini Nathanielis Epi[scopi] Dunelm[ensis] tenta apud Stockton vicesimo Septimo die Aprilis A[nn]o R[egni] Caroli S[ecun]di nunc Angl[iae]
etc tricesimo s[e]c[un]do Coram Joh[annem] Jefferson Ar[miger]um Deput[ato] Nichl[ai] Cole Ar[miger]i Sen[escal]li:
M[emoran]d[um] q[uo]d vicesimo septimo die Januarii Anno R[egni] Caroli s[ecun]di nunc Angl[ia]e etc tricesimo primo ven[it] Georgius Swainston fil[ius] Joh[annis] Swainston extra Cur[iam]
apud Civitat Dunelm[ensis] Cora[m] Joh[an]ne[m] Jefferson Ar[miger]um Deput[ato] Nichl[ai] Cole Ar[miger]i Sen[escal]li: Et cepit de D[omi]no duas acras terre sive plus sive minus vocat[a] Corne Close nunc
in possessione Anthonii Swainston abuttans sup[er] terre Thome Swainston ex p[ar]te oriental[i] terre Georgii Swainstone ex p[ar]tibus Austral[i] & occidental[i], ac
via ducens ad Saltholme ex p[ar]te boreal[i] sicut modo dividitur Ac etiam decem virgat[as] terr[e] in latitu[din]e ad ripa de Tease jacens apud Wrydike ex p[ar]te
oriental[i] domus Alicie Swainston abuttans sup[er] terre Georgii Swainston ex p[ar]tibus oriental[i] & boreal[i] sicut modo dividitur cu[m] lib[er]o egressus & regressus
trans Campos ad via[m] ducens ad le Salt:holme, In quibus Joh[an]nes Baxter & Elizabeth ejus ux[or] nup[er] vocat[a] Elizabeth Swainston spinster inde habentes jus
(ipsa Elizabeth sola exa[m]i[n]ata non viant melu[s] viri sui coact[us] sed Sua lib[er]a & Spontans voluntate) totu[m] jus Statu[m] titlu[m] Clam[eum] Interesse & Demand[aundem]
Sua Sursum reddebat & quiet Clam[averunt] in manus Domini ad opus & usum p[re]d[ic]t[um] Georgii H[ab]end[um] eid[em] Georgio Swainstone & Sequel[is] suis in jure S[e]c[un]d[u]m Cons[uetudinem] Cur[ie] Redd[endo] inde per annum
ad term[in]os usual ut prius redd[ere] solebat Et fac[iendo] D[omi]no & vicin[is] que incumb[un]t per pleg[ium] etc:

Jo [illegible word] Tho [illegible word]
Ex[ce]r[ptum] per me Rob. Hilton

[1] The words ‘Dimissio ix d [illegible]' are written in the margin at this point in the text.

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