Suburbs. Manour of Finsbury. 102

Suburbs. Manour of Finsbury.

belonging, in the several Tenures of David a Powel, John Gilham, Nicholas Hunt, John Wildbore, John Hayes, John Thompson, John Andrews, John Ap Rice, Henry Everton, John Reeve, and George Fuller, lying in the said Lordship, and County of Middlesex, and adjoining to a Corner Tenement, being in the Liberties of the City of London, in the Tenure of William Franklin, Fletcher, belonging to Henry Southcot, Mercer, and the Lands of the said Henry Southcot, in the Tenure of William Bullen, and a Garden Ground in the Tenure of Philip Garland, Clothworker, on the South, and extendeth in length upon the said South side, from Grub Street, aforesaid, unto certain Gardens upon the West, belonging to John Whitehorne, and others there, 199 Foot of Assise; and in Breadth, at the West End of the said Gardens, from the said South side, stretching unto Chiswel Street on the North, 183 Foot of Assise, and extendeth in length at the North side upon Chiswel Street, 205 Foot and a half of Assise.

The Field called Bonhil Field, belonging to the said Manour of Finsbury, butting South upon the High-way there, called Chiswel Street, and extending North upon the High Way that leadeth from Wenlocks Barn, to the Well called Dame Agnes the Cleere. The High Way leading from the Manour of Finsbury aforesaid, towards Hollywel, on the East Party, and the Gardens and Grounds late belonging to the Priors of Holywel, now in the Tenure of John Medcalf, Skinner, William Gill, Gardiner, and other the Lands belonging to John Hillyard, Goldsmith, and certain Gardens belonging to the said Manour of Finsbury, now in the Tenure of the said Medcalf; the Lands of late of John Coningsby, Gentleman, now in the Tenure of William East, Gentleman: And also four Gardens, now in the Tenure of William Erdiswick, also belonging to the said Manour of Finsbury, on the Party West: and the same Field, with half the Ditches measured with the same, East, West, North, and South, containeth twenty three Acres, one Rod, and six Pole.

Whereof, four Acres and a half, being at the South End of the said Field, butting upon Chiswel Street, beginning at the Ditch on the Party West, extendeth towards the Ground and Pond there (belonging to the said Manour) on the Party East, in breadth sixteen Pole: and extendeth from Chiswel Street on the South, unto Bonhil on the North: in length forty five Pole, and from the East side, at the North End against the Bonhil, to the midst of the said Ditch on the West Party, sixteen Pole; and from the North End upon the West side, stretching to Finsbury Bridge, to Chiswel Street there South, in length forty five Pole, every Pole, containing sixteen Foot and a half. And also there is one other Acre claimed for the Lands late John Coningsby's, Gentleman, supposed to lie in the said Field, beyond the said Bonhil (as it is said). But it hath been occupied as parcel of the Demaines of the said Manour, by the Space of forty Years last passed.

The Field called the Mallow Field, butting upon the Rails next to the Moor Field South, the High Way leading from the Brick Bridge there towards the Windmils, belonging to the said Manour of Finsbury on the Party West, the High Way leading from the said Windmils towards Norton Folgate, on the North, and the Lands belonging to John Worsop, Merchant Taylor, and John Nichols, Girdler, on the Party East; containing with the half Ditch, in measure on the sides, East, West, and North, twelve Acres and a half, and twelve Pole.

The Field called the High Field, or Medow Ground, where the three Windmils stand, commonly called Finsbury Field, butting upon the High Way that leadeth into Norton Folgate, on the party South; the High Way that leadeth to Hollywel, and the Lands, belonging to the Earl of Rutland on the party East; the Lands belonging to the Heirs of Mascal Brewer, and the High Way leading from the Manour of Wenlocks Barn, to the Well called Dame Agnes the Cleer, upon the Bonhil Field on the party West; all which Field contains in Measure forty five Acres, with the half Ditches that enclose the said Field on the party South, East, and North, in the said Measure.

Part of this Field is the Medow where they usually shoot at twelve score, and where the Wrestling is usually.

Whereof John Worsop hath on the East side of the said Field, butting upon the High Way leading to Norton Folgate on the Party South, the Windmils and Ground of the said Manour on the Party West, and the Medow and Pasture Ground belonging to the said Manour on the Party North and East, six Acres and a half.

More adjoining to the said High Way on the Party South, and next the said Worsops Land there on the Party East, one Acre and three Rods of Medow or Pasture Ground, belonging to John Nichols, Girdler.

The Sum of the Acres of the said three Fields, are eighty Acres, three Rods, and eighteen Poles, by the Measure aforesaid.

Whereof belongeth to the said John Worsop, in the High Field aforesaid, six Acres and a half.

To the said John Nichols, in the same Field, one Acre and three Rods.

To the Maior, Commonalty, and Citizens aforesaid, in Bonhil Field aforesaid, four Acres and a half.

Summ twelve Acres and three Rods.

So remaineth sixty eight Acres, and eighteen Poles.


Golding Lane.

 
The Free Tenants

Of Henry Edon, Esquire, out of certain Tenements and Gardens at the North End of Golding Lane, sometimes Master Ponds, and of late Richard Callerds, and since Elizabeth Hays, Daughter and Heir of the said Richard Callerd, butting on the West side of the said Lane; and on the South side upon the Lands late of Henry Cletheroe, now in the Tenure of John Hillyard, 13s. 4d.

St. Giles Parish.

Sute of Court.

Of the said Henry Edon, out of a Tenement called the Swan, and other Tenements thereunto adjoining; in the Tenure of John Collins, Gardiner, butting on the East side of the Lane, late the said Callerds, and since as aforesaid, 3d. ob.

Sute of Court.

Of William Hall, out of certain Tenements there adjoining to the Sign of the Swan in the said Lane, now in the Tenure of Richard Drake, Gardiner, 3d. ob.

Sute of Court.

Of the Master and Governors of St. Bartholomews Hospital in West Smithfield, by the Hands of Thomas Hallway their Farmer, out of certain Tenements and Gardens late Robert Mellishes, Merchant-Taylor, of the West side of Golding Lane, at the Sign of the Leg, butting upon the Lands of the aforesaid Henry Edon, and upon the South of the Lands of William Wakefield, late in the Tenure of Dionise Wilson, 3s.

Sute of Court.

Of Richard Roper, Baker, out of certain Tenements and Gardens at the Sign of the George, on the East side of Golding Lane, and the Lands now of William Gill, Gardiner Thomas Langham, Fishmonger, on the North, and the Heirs of Gregory Nicholas on the South, 2s. 2d.

Sute of Court.

Of the Heirs of John Willoughby, since Peter Dove, in the Right of Joan, his Wife, out of certain Lands and Tenements on the East side of Golding Lane, now in the Tenure of Joice Austen, Widow,

Sute of Court.

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