Court Roll of Ramsey land transferred to William Clark 1783
1st Proclamation for the Heirs of John Staffurth Toseland decd.
At a Court held on 8th May 1783
At this Court it is found and presented by the Homage that since the last Court and before this Court John Staffurth Toseland late a Customary Tenant of the said Manor died Seized of divers Customary or Copyhold Lands and Tenements within and held of the said Manor And Because nobody came to be admitted thereto therefore the First Proclamation was in open Court duly made for the heir or heirs Devisee or Devisees of the said John Staffurth Toseland deceased to come into Court and be Admitted thereto or otherwise the same would be Seized into the hands of the Lord of the said Manor for want of a Tenant
William Clark on the death of John Staffurth Toseland
At a Court held on 10th November 1785
WHEREAS at the last General Court holden in and for the said Manor IT was found and presented by the Homage of that Court that since the then last Court and before that Court John Staffurth Toseland died seized of divers Customary or Copyhold Lands and Tenements holden of the said Manor and because nobody came in to be admitted thereto THEREFORE the first Proclamation was in open Court made for the Heir or Heirs Devisee or Devisees of the said John Staffurth Toseland deceased to come into Court and be admitted thereto otherwise the same would be Seized into the hands of the Lord of the said Manor for want of a Tenant NOW comes here into Court William Clark (the only Son and Heir according to the Custom of the said Manor of Jane Clark heretofore called Jane Staffurth Spinster and John Clifton only Son and Heir at Law of Eleanor Staffurth Spinster who are the Cousins and next Heir at Law of the said John Staffurth Toseland deceased) and Humbly prays of the Lord of the said Manor to be admitted Tenant to ALL THAT moiety of two undivided moieties of a certain Customary Messuage or Tenement situate near a certain place called the Green in Ramsey aforesaid and within and held of the Manor aforesaid with the appurtenances heretofore the Estate of Ann the wife of William Toseland and then before called Ann Staffurth Spinster and mother of the said John Staffurth Toseland and of which premises the said John Staffurth Toseland died seized as aforesaid with the Appurtenances TO WHOM the said Lord by his Steward granted and delivered Seizin thereof by the Rod TO HAVE and TO HOLD the Moiety of two undivided moieties of and in the said Customary Messuage or Tenement and Premises with Appurtenances unto him the said William Clark his Heirs and Assigns for ever of the said Lord at the Will of the said Lord according to the Custom of the said Manor by the antient Rent and Services therefore due and of Right accustomed and he paid his fine and did Fealty and is admitted Tenant in accordingly Saving the Right etc.
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