Congleton Town Hall Charters, Book 1

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Henry de Lacy to his free burgessess of Congleton, liberties. Temp Ed. I

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William, lord of Horton, confirmation of purchase of land by William son of Adam de Horton., from William de Meyngwaring. Temp. HIII or Ed. I.

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Robert de Pulford, common of pasture in Walfield etc to burgesses of Congleton. Temp. Ed. II.

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Robert de Montalt to Ralph son of William, messuage cp in Hawardyn. 1323.

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John de Laylond to William Fraunceys, land for life in Stapelegh. 1340.

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John de Roop sr to Thomas de Mortway lands in Roop, Wickmalban, and Wytlreston. 1354.

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Thomas de Mogthway to Hamo Chanu of same. 1369.

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Thomas de Roop jn to John de Occleston, Thomas de Mogthwey, and Richard le Barker, his lands in Hogh, Wyghtreston in Wylaston near Wickmalban. 1369.

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Nicholas de Grendon appoint John de la Grove his attorney re lands in Longedon, Lich, and King's Bromeley. 1377.

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Thomas de Swelok to John Benet land in Congleton. 1385.

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Richard del Grenewae and Richard Benet to Philip del Grene half a burgage in Congleton. 1402.

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Richard Glede to Randle de Somerford burgage in 'le Westestrete', Congleton. 1403.

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Richard de Staford to Ellen d of John de Aldelym once wife of Richard de Rop of Stapley lands in Stapley, Rop, Wyxsterton, Salters seche in Wick Malban, Canesercroft in le Hogh in Brundeley. 1404.

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Alexander Dennys to Philip del Grene 'le Stonnehalle' in Congleton. 1405.

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Thomas de Hassale vicar of Sonbach to John del Yate various burgages and lands in Congleton. 1407.

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William de Kenenarde to John de Mynton and wife Agnes a messugae in 'le Milnstrete' in Congleton. 1409.

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Same quitclaims to same same. 1409.

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Magota Rud of Congleton to William de Honford and wife Elizabeth a cottage in Congleton. 1416.

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Richard son of Thomas Bwunesschorde quits to Richard Wagge messuage and land in Congleton. 1421.

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Henry VI to Congleton, two annual fairs. 1430.

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Philip del Grene mayor of Congleton grants in farm burgage to Hugh de Morton. 1435.

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John le Chedle of Congleton to son Thomas de Chedle and Margery d of Richard Wagge, burgage in Congleton. 1437.

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Philip del Grene, mercer of Congleton, to John Spenser, mayor, land beyoind the Dane in the lordship of Congleton. 1438.

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Thomas Bache and Maria his wife to Richard Rixton, half burgage in Congleton. 1441.

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Lawrence Filton to Philip Grene and Henry del Broke of Somerford, two thirds of a burgage in Congleton. 1445.

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Same appoints John Spenser of Bosley as attorney to deliver seisin of same. 1445.

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Henry Gylebronde of Congleton and wife Cecilia to Alexander Lathum, mayor of Congleton, burgages in Congleton. 1448.

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Letter Patent authorizing construction of leets and mills after flooding and devastation of the king's mills and a great part of the town. 1451.

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Letter of John Pelham, steward of the Duchy of Lancaster, exempting the mayor and community of Congleton from suit to hundred or county courts, the sheriff's tourn and Oyez.

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Ditto.

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Letters Close re encroachments on the king's mills in Congleton. 1452.

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Ditto.

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Letter from the Duke of Buckingham. Temp. Hen. VI.

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Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster to the receiver of the same re suit of the town of Congleton. Temp. Hen. VI.

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Bond of 40 payable by Ralph Vaudrey and John Birtels to Hugh del Grene, mercer of Congleton, and Hugh del Grene [sic], draper of the same, re dispute. 1453.

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William son of Hugh de Moreton and Robert Chorleton quitclaim to Hugh del Grene, mayor of Congleton, a burgage in Congleton. 1453.

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Ralph de Davenport quitclaimes to same, burgages in Congleton. 1452.

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John Childurley of Congleton quitclaims to same, half a burgage in Congleton. 1453.

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Thomas Davenport of Henbury and Hugh Davenport of the same quit to Philip Grene of Congleton sr, all personal actions. 1454.

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Hugh Moreton, mayor of Congleton, to Alexander Lathum, land in Congleton. 1454.

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Indenture: John Barker, mayor of Congleton, and Hugh Moreton, draper, meadow near the Dane. 1455.

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Indenture: Hugh Grene, mayor of Congleton, and John Barker, draper, farm of half a burgage. 1468.

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William Madeow, mayor of Congleton, to Hugh del Grene land in 'Holway' in Congleton. 1467.

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Indenture: John Newton, mayor of Congleton, and Thomas Chyrchiles, a burgage in Congleton. 1470.

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Indenture: Thomas Grene, mayor of Congelton, and Nicholl Spenser, re burgages in Congleton. 1492.

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John Rixton to Robert Smethwike, half of burgage in Congleton. 1496.

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Liberties of the Duchy of Lancaster.

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Henry , duke of Lancaster, liberrties in Halton, Congleton, et aliter.