Court baron, 9 June 1699

Centre for Bucks Studies D175/37

Originals in Latin unless stated (individual words are sometimes in English). Records have not been found for the main courts in 1699. The property concerned in these transactions seems to be 12-14 High Street.

Manor of Winslowe with members. Court Baron of Charles Twittey and Samuel Brewster gent., fiduciaries of William Lowndes esq., 9 June 11 William III 1699, by Nicholas Merwin gent.

Essoins: none
Complainants: none

Winslowe with members. Court Baron of Charles Twitty and Samuel Brewster gent., fiduciaries of William Lowndes esq., 7 Nov 1698 10 William III, by Peter Goldsworth gent., deputy steward

Essoins: none
Complainants: none

Homage: William Gyles sr, Thomas Henley, William Hunt, John Greene
John Stutsbury, William Edmonds, William Bigg, Richard Bigg
Benjamin Bigg, Thomas Bett, Thomas Wright & William Gyles jr

Christopher Coates surrendered his right and title and equity of redemption to the messuage now in the occupation of Thomas Paxton in which Christopher lately lived, with all outhouses etc., with "the Entry" belonging to it (except the "Greate Roome" over the entry), the messuage of Nicholas Merwin gent. north. And all the "Plott of Ground" between the barn or outhouse in the occupation of John Hearne and the stable adjoining the tenement in the occupation of Joseph Ayres and lately John Greene, the barn or outhouse aforesaid east. To the use of Thomas Langley of Kingston on Thames Maulster and Hannah Merwin of Kingston on Thames Spinster, who were called and did not come. 1st proclamation made.

Christopher Coates, Thomas Edmonds and Mary his wife, and Thomas Dadford and Ann his wife surrendered the messuage now in the occupation of Joseph Ayres with the great Chamber belonging to it, part of which is over "the Entry" in the occupation of Thomas Paxton, with all fronts, privileges, outhouses and appurtenances to the watercourse there, with freedom of ingress etc. and passage for horses with carts and carriages at all "seasonable tymes" to the premisses by the usual cart ways. To the use of Robert Gibbs sr of Winslow Yeoman for his life, then to Robert Gibbs jr his son in perpetuity. Rent [blank], fine 5s. Christopher paid [blank] for heriot by composition.

End of this court
Signed: Nicho: Merwin