RefNoOD/1119, 1120
TitlePost nuptial settlement and counterpart
Description<head>Scope and Content</head><p>William Halstead of Worsthorne, gentleman, to Humfrey Hughes of Querkles (co. Merioneth), esquire, John Hammerton of Hellefeld Peele, esquire, John Hughes of Rilleston, gentleman, and Nicholas Parker of Extwisle, gentleman, in consideration of the marriage made between himself and Elizabeth, daughter of Richard Hughes of Rilleston, esquire, to settle his estates and provide a jointure for his wife, and in consideration of £350 paid by Richard Hughes as a marriage portion for his daughter. All those closes called Langbarre and Hebar containing 46 acres, a messuage called Waytes Tenement with a barn and 30 acres of land, a messuage with a barn and 5 acres, various closes (not named) of 11 acres, a messuage with a barn and 17 acres, a messuage with a barn and 6 acres, and a cottage or garth, all in Barnoldswicke Coates (tenants named). To the use of William Halstead for his life, and then Langbarre and Hebar, Waytes Tenement, and the messuage with 5 acres to the use of Elizabeth for her life to provide a jointure, and then the whole property to the use of the male heirs of William and Elizabeth (with provision for marriage portions for any daughters providing they marry suitably with the consent of the trustees), with a remainder to William and his heirs.</p>
Date13 Dec 1640
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