Alternative Reference numberJC/640
TitleIndenture of Settlement made between John Allen the elder of Woodseates [Woodseats], Norton, Derbyshire husbandman of the one part and Elizabeth Allen of the city of London, spinster, John Ragsdale of Chesterfield, Derbyshire, weaver, Lettice his wife and Katherine Allen of Woodseates aforesaid spinster of the other part ...
Description... whereby [after lengthy recitals], in consideration of the affection which the said John Allen had for his two daughters, the said Elizabeth and Katherine, and of the marriage then already solemnised between the said John and Lettice Ragsdale, the said John Allen granted, assigned and released unto the said Elizabeth, John, Lettice and Katherine, a half part of a messuage and lands called Holmhirst, in the shares and on the terms therein mentioned.

Date: 26 May in the 11th year of Charles I, 1635.

In the recitals and description of the land and premises, the following names of persons and places occur: Edmund West late of Darley Abbey, John Lee late of Woodseates-dale, Backhouse Field, Kilnfield, Wheatecroft, Birkenfield, Holde, John Bullocke, Thomas Chapman of Heeley in the parish of Sheffield, cutler, Mary or Marie daughter of John Allen.

Witnesses: Godfrey Hill, Humphrey Pettie, Robert Parkes, Joseph Parkes, William Barton the elder.
Date26 May 1635
Extent1 item
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