RefNoJC/4/80
Alternative Reference numberJC/480
TitleDeed of Exchange by the mutual grants of Godfrey Foljambe of Morehall [Moorhall], Derbyshire esquire and John Parker of Norton Lees, Derbyshire esquire regarding land at or near Norton, including Heeley, Heeley Common and Meersbrook
DescriptionDate: 2 May in the 27th year of Elizabeth.

Whereby all that close or pasture commonly called Well Dole containing by estimation 10 acres, lying and being in Lytle Lees within the parish of Norton, between the lands of the said Godfrey Foljambe called Syss Lands on the south, and the highway leading to Sheffield on the north;

the lands of William Blithe called Coltyard on the west, and the lands of the same William called Well Dole on the east;

another close called Stonyecliffe containing by estimation 3 ½ acres, situate in Norton, between lands of the said John Parker called Stony Clyff on the east, and lands of John Bullocke esquire, then in the holding of John Barton of the Woodseates [Woodseats] Dale on the west, the lands of Richard Hobsone called Boolehylles [?Bolehill] on the south, and a "common mylne waye there" on the north;

was granted to the said John Parker;

and all that piece of meadow and pasture called Shyreollers containing by estimation "neyne" acres in Norton, between lands of the said Godfrey Foljambe called Carrfeild on the west, and the lands of William Blithe called the Shyreollers on the east, and "abouttethe upon a lytle water there called Meares Broke [Meersbrook], which devydethe the countyes of Darbye and Yorke" towards the north, and upon the lands of the said Godfrey called Over Eastalles towards the south;

also two pieces of meadow or pasture, one of them called Broke Meydowe and the other Fearny Dole, containing by estimation 1 ½ acres, as the same lie together within "the Terrytorie and Boundes of Hyley" [Heeley] in the parish of Sheffield, between "the Comon or pece of waste there called Hyley Comon" on the north, and the said "lytle water called Meares Broke" on the south, the lands of the said Godfrey called the Carrwodd on the west, and a piece of ground of the said John Parker called Longfield on the east;

between which said two pieces of meadow and pasture the said Godfrey and his ancestors and predecessors in title had theretofore had and used a way and passage from Carrfeild to and from Hyley Common aforesaid;

and one other little piece of ground, part of Longfield, containing 1 rood, adjoining Fearney Dole aforesaid;

also one little piece or range of Wodyground, part of Meydowe Springe;

and one little "croked water or water course" there [fully described], dividing the lands of the said John Parker, Godfrey Foljambe and William Blithe on the north west, was granted in exchange to the said John Parker;

there are covenants as to the repair of certain hedges.

Witnesses: Edmund Stephenson, Richard Cooke, Stephen Staveley, Edward Bradshaw.

Vellum : one skin, seal broken, but it shows a coat of arms below the letters G.F.
Date2 May 1583
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LanguageEnglish
AccessStatusOpen
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