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Admission (copy), Chatteris, Cambridgeshire

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Doc.1748

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Certifying that by her will dated c17 Apr 1766 Mary Skeeles, late copyhold tenant of the manor of Chatteris Ramsey, bequeathed a life interest in her tenement at Hive End and Burnsfield to Martha Palmer, widow, the same passing thereafter to George Palmer, Martha's son, and his heirs. Also that Martha Palmer is now admitted to the aforesaid premises at an unchanged rent of 1s 11d. Copy of court roll, examined by William Strong esq, steward of the court, duty stamp. Lords of the manor are John and Deborah Lees, and the heirs of Samuel Tarry esq. The fine - #10 - is noted in the LH margin.


  • Creation: 25 May 1767 (7 George III)

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1 item(s) (vellum) : vellum

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Presented by E.A.B. Barnard, F.S.A., November 1931

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