Macclesfield Forest
 
1611 Survey of Macclesfield Manor and Forest

(The National Archives reference LR2 /200)

 

Name Index

This shows the name of the householder and the location of the property, for example:

Ref.

Surname

First Name

Location

002

Adshead

Reginald

Bollington

230

Greaves

Lawrence

Sutton

546

Shert Gent

John

Disley

681

Worth Esq.

Jasper

Tytherington

To access a particular name, click on the initial letter of the surname in the list below

Name Index - initial letters

A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I, J  K, L  M  N  O  P  R  S  T  U, W, Y

Transcribed entry from Name Index

The transcribed entry for each name has summary details of the dwelling house, buildings, land and enclosures and other information. Examples are shown below.

Surname

First name

Type

Place

Description of Holding

Heginbotham

James

Customary Tenant

Sutton

1 dwelling howse 2 bayes 1 cowhowse 1 baye 1 Barne 3 bayes 1 waynehowse 1 baye 1 Turfehowse 2 bayes 1 out Ile for a Bakehowse 1 litle Garden 1 litle Yards 10 closes

Normansell

John

Customary Tenant

Pott Shrigley

1 dwelling house 3 bayes 1 cowhouse 1 baye  1 litle house 2 bayes 1 Barne 4 bayes wth 2 out Iles adj 1 kilne of a litle baye 1 Garden 1 Orchard 1 fould about  the house 1 Hemp yard 4 closes 1 crofte 1 meadowe 1 field

Broadhurst

William

Tenant

Sutton

1 dwelling called the Roe house 2 bayes 1 Turfhouse 1 baye 12 Yard 1 close 3 croftes In Symondley Fold of Arr, 1 dole called the long holland and other 4 doles in Sevrall places in the same field

Oldfield

John

Tenant

Sutton

Another Tenemt at the Fearnelie - 1 dwelling house of 3 bayes, 1 Barne 2 bayes, 1 bay more used  as an Oven House 1 garden 4yds sq 1 litle fold 7 yds sq 1 close 2 fields 2 meadowes 1 crofte 1 wood

If a copy of the transcribed entry for a particular name is required, please complete the Order Form.

Image of full entry

The full entry as shown in the Survey has even more details than shown in the above examples.  These could be inter alia names and acreages of fields, meadows, closes, crofts and woodlands; annual rentals and values; and in a number of entries, references to past surrenders, purchases, transfers of the same land.  Examples are shown below.

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The examples below are of entries with a reference to a former surrender, transfer or lease etc. Note the date reference on the third line of the first example – 30 Jun James 5 - ie 1607; and the date on the second line of the last example – 2 Sep Elizabeth 26 - ie 1584. These references refer to a Macclesfield Halmote Court Roll held at the National Archives.  If further details of these earlier entries are required please contact me.

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