Extract of an entry in the Stockton Halmote Court book for 1692 regarding the transfer of land from John Baxter and Elizabeth (nee Swainston) Baxter to George Swainston at Corne Close and land at Wrydyke

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Transcription:
Halmot Re[veren]di in χρo p[at]ris D[omi]ni Nathaniel[is] Epi[scopi] Dunelm[ensis] tent[a] apud Stockton vicesimo Septimo die Aprilis A[nn]o R[egni] Caroli S[e]c[un]di nunc Angl[ia]e etc Tricesimo Secundo Cora[m] Joh[an]ne[m] Jefferson Ar[miger]um Deput[ato] Nichl[ai] Cole Ar[miger]i Sen[escal]li:

Stockton
[1] M[emoran]d[um] q[uo]d Vicesimo Septimo die Januarii A[nn]o R[egni] Caroli s[ecun]di nunc Angl[ia]e etc tricesimo primo ven[it] Georgius Swainston fil[ius] Joh[ann]is Swainston extra Cur[iam] apud Civitat[em] Dunelm[ensem] Cora[m] Joh[anne]m Jefferson Ar[migerum] Deput[ato] Nich[ola]i Cole Ar[miger]i Sen[escal]li et cepit de D[omi]no duas ac[ra]s terr[e] Sive plus Sive minus Vocat[a] Corne Close nunc in possessione Anthonii Swainston abuttans Sup[er] terr[e] Thome Swainston ex p[ar]te orientali terr[e] Georgii Swainston ex p[ar]tib[us] Australi & occidentali, ac via[m] Ducen[s] ad Salt:holme ex p[ar]te boreali Sicut modo dividitur, Ac Etia[m] decem Virgat[am] terr[e] in Latitud[ine] ad Ripa de Tease jacens apud Wrydyke ex p[ar]te Orientali Domus Alicie Swainston Abuttan[s] Sup[er] terr[e] Georgii Swainston ex p[ar]tib[us] Orientali & Boreali Sicut modo dividitur, cum lib[er]o Egressus & Regressus trans campos ad via[m] ducen[s] ad le Salt:holme, In quibus Joh[ann]es Baxter & Elizabetha uxor Ejus nup[er] Vocat[a] Elizabetha Swainston Spinster inde h[ab]entes jus (ip[s]a Elizabetha Sola Exa[m]inata non vi an[duc]t metus viri Sui coact[us] Sed ex Sua lib[er]a & Spontans voluntate) totu[m] jus Statu[m] titlu[m] Clam[eum] Interesse & Demand[aundem] et Sursum redd[ebat] & quiet Clam[averunt] in manus D[omi]ni ad opus & usum p[re]d[ic]t[um] Georgii H[ab]end[um] eid[em] Georgio Swainstone & Sequel[is] suis in Jure suis in jure S[e]c[un]d[u]m Cons[uetudinem] Cur[ie] Redd[endo] inde p[er] annum ad term[in]os usual ut prius redd[ere] Soleb[a]t Et fac[iendo] D[omi]no & vicin[is] que incumb[un]t p[er] pleg[ium] etc.

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

[Page 2]

27 Janry 31.C.2
John Baxter & Eliz. his wife
to
Geo Swainston
of Corn Close
No 8 )
Translation

Stockton
Halmot of the Reverend father in Christ Nathaniel Bishop of Durham held at Stockton the 27th day of April in the thirty second year of the reign of our sovereign lord Charles the Second now King of England etc. before John Jefferson Esquire deputy for Nicholas Coles Esquire Steward:

[1] Memorandum that twenty seventh day of January in the thirty first year of the reign of Charles the second now of England etc. came George Swainston son of John Swainston out of court at the City of Durham before John Jefferson Esquire deputy for Nicholas Coles Esquire Steward and took of the Lord two acres of land more or less called Corne Close now in possession of Anthony Swainston, bounded on the east by land of Thomas Swainston, on the south and west by land of George Swainston, and by the road leading to the Saltholm on the north, lately divided, and also ten virgates of land near the River Tease lying at Wrydyke, bounded on the East by the house of Alice Swainston spinster, by land of George Swainston, on the west & north lately divided, with freedom to pass and re-pass over the fields to the street leading to the Saltholm, in which John Baxter and Elizabeth his wife lately called Elizabeth Swainston spinster therein having right jus (the said Elizabeth being examined on her own, not by force or fear or compulsion of her husband but of her free and spontaneous will) have surrendered their whole right, estate, title, Claim interest & demand & 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 9:d' are written in the margin at this point in the text.

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