March 1697

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Inquisition taken on the 7th of March, 1697, before Thomas Winckley (Mayor).

Jury
John Atherton William Markland
Joseph King Edmund Kelsall
Geoffrey (Galfridus) Rishton Thomas Hugell
Thomas Werden Edmund Bostock
Thomas Clayton Jacob Taylor
Joseph Curtis John Woode jun
John Loxam William Welshman
Nathaniel Knott Thomas Bradley
Robert Riley George Bullock
John Merry

Presentments : —

1. The persons followeing for letting their Middings lye before their doores att Church gate Townend And doe Order them to remove the same before the Twenty first of May next or ffine them in Six shillings and eight pence a peece vizt.

Richard Myers, Timothy Etough, Henry Watson, William Houghton, Henry Heaton, Evan Werden.

2. The persons followeing for letting their midding lye in Ribleton Lane to the Annoyance of the Kings Publick Highway, And doe order them to bee likewise removed before the Twenty first of May next or fyne them in six shillings and eight pence a peece vizt.

Mr Thomas Clayton, Mr Benjamon Whitehead, Richd Jackson, Mathew Read, Lawrence Bostocke sen

3. The psons following in that they amend their platts & scour their ditches lying opposite to their closes in Ribleton Lane And if not done before the Twenty first of May next wee fine them in Tenn shillings a peece vizt.

Lawrence Bostocke, John Merry, Jonathan Audland, Richd Jackson, Jon Crabtree, Thomas Lever, John Kellett, Mr Wm Shawe and William Cowpe.

4. These sevrall psons followeing for not scoureing their ditches and lopping their hedges in the Lane betwixt Ribleton Lane and New hall lane (called Deager gate lane) And if not done before the twenty first day of May next doe ffine them in Six shillings and Eight pence a peece. vizt.

Mr. Alderman Lemon, Mr Langton, Wm Cowpe, Thomas Lever, Henry Heaton, Lawrence Shepheard jun, Rich Mauxsley, Mr Whittaker, James Twiceaday, John Greenough, Adam Coop.

5. Wm Houghton and John Clayton for watering their horses att the well att Churchgate Townend where neighbours fetch their water And doe fyne them in six shillings and eight pence a peece.

6. The psons for not scouring their ditches, cutting their hedges and letting middings lye in ffishwick lane and if not removed before the Twenty first of May next doe fine them in six shillings and eight pence a peece. vizt.

Henry Watson, Thomas Lever, Jon Crabtree, Alexander Johnson Esqre, Mr Patten, Lawrence Bostocke, John Merry, Nicholas Starkie Esqre, Edward Walker.

7. The psons followeing that they remove their Middings, scoure their watercourses and amend their platts in Newhall Lane before the Twenty first of May next or ffine them in Six shillings and eight pence a peece. vizt.

Mr Alderman Lemon, Rich Jackson, James Garstang, Henry Heaton, Edwd ffarnwworth and John Merry.

8. Chrofer Jackson and Richard Jackson for not repaireing the ffoot way leading to Swillbrooke and doe order them to repaire on or before the ffirst day of May next or fine them in the summe of Tenn shillings apeece.

9. The Supervisors of the highway for not Repaireing the high way att Church street Town end and the Rampers and stoopes there, and the highway in Ribleton Lane, the highway in New hall Lane and the ramper in the horse way to Rible bridge and doe Order them to repaire it on or before the Twenty fourth day of June next or fine them in the Sume of Thirty nine shillings.

10. These psons followeing for letting their Middings lye at the fryergate Townend and doe order them to remove the same on or before the Twenty first day of May next or fine them in Six shillings and eight pence a peece vizt.

Hugh Gurnall, Thomas Gradwell, Richard Graystock, Ann Woddicar, Evan Huson, William Werden gen and John Holme jun.

11. Evan Huson for not scouring his ditch over agt the dye house in ffryer land and James Roades for his midding lying in the said lane and doe order that they doe scoure the said ditch & remove the said Midding before the first day of May next or doe fine them in the Sume of Tenn shillings a peece.

12. The Bayliffes for not amending Davil bridge and doe order them that they Repaire it and lop the Ramper or Cawsey on or before the Twenty fourth day of June next or doe fine them in the Sume of thirty shillings.

13. Wm Walmsley for not Repaireing the foot bridge over Greystocke brooke neare his house and doe order him to Repaire it on Or before the Twenty first day of May next or else doe fine him in the Sume of Tenn shillings.

14. The Supervisors of the highway for not repaireing the highway betwixt the Moore Brow and more yate and doe order them to repaire the same on or before the Twenty fourth day of June next or fine them in the sume of Tenn shillings.

15. The psons followeing for not scouring their ditches, opening their watercourses, laying their platts & removeing their middings in Salter lane and doe order that the said ditches be scoured, their watercourses opened and plat laid and the middings removed on or before the Twenty first day of May next or doe fine them in the Sume of Six shillings and Eight pence a peece. vizt.

James Garstang, Mr John Chorley, Richard Jackson, John Walton, Wm Helme, Mr Willm Patten, Widdow Garlicke, Hugh Walker, Edward Walker and Mr John Atherton.

16. These psons followeing for not removeing their midding steeds in Saint Johns Weend & letting wood lye there, & if not removed on or before the Twenty first day of May next doe fine them in the Sume of Six shillings and eight pence a peece. vizt.

Seth Jolly, Wm Beesley, Thomas Lever, John Vasruagin?, Wm Gregson, Lawrence Cottom, Alderman Lemon, Widdow Walmsley, Peter Harrison, Thomas Burton, Henry Yates, Thomas Sclater, James Garstang, Widd Garlicke, Sir Chrofer Greenfield, Thomas Molyneux Esqre, Henry Shepheard, Thomas Ryley, Mr Jon Chorley, Mathew Read, Mr Patten, Mr Thorton, Mr Jeoffrey Rishton, Mr Wim Parkinson, Thomas Gradwell, Widd Woods, Mary Townsend, John Townsend, Thomas Walton and John Walton.

17. The psons followeing for not Repaireing the Ramper on the Peel moor and doe order them to Repaire the same on or before the Twenty Third of May next or doe fine them in the Sume of Twenty shillings. vizt.

Richard Sherbourne, John Kay and Wm. Hodgkinson.

18. These psons concerned for not scoureing their ditches and croping their hedges in the Row Moor Lane and doe Order them to repaire the same and scoure their ditches on or before the Twenty third of May next or doe fine them in the Sume of Six shillings and eight pence a peece.

19. These psons followeing for their sevall Incroachmts by their ffences and ditches lyeing in the way to the Syke trough lyeing att the botham of their gardens & Orchards whereby the way is very much impaired and doe fine them in the Summes of Twenty shillings a peece if not done on or before the said Twenty Third day of May next. vizt.

Thomas Yates, Mr Jon Chorley, Thomas Bostock, Joseph Rigby.

20. James Clayton for washing and claping yarne in the Syke trough, to the great damage of those that fetches water there, and doe fine him in Thirteene shillings and four pence.

21. These psons following for letting the middings lye upon the Spitle mosse and doe fine them in Six shillings and eight pence a peece if not removed on or before the Twenty third day of May next. vizt.

Mr Thomas Martin, Willm Walesley and Richard Crosse.

22. John Miller and Richard Crosse for not scoureing the watercourse and keeping up the copps in the brooks running into the Marsh Mill dame which spoyles the highway going up to Tulketh and doe fine them in thirteen shillings and four pence apeece if not done before the Twenty third of May next.

23. The wife of Wm. Blackledge for carrying fire in a paire of Tong[u]es in open street in danger of fireing the Towne and doe fine her in Thirteene shillings and four pence.

24. The Pinders of this Town for letting beasts and horses & geese goe upon the march and Spitle mosse in the day and night time contrary to the orders and customes of this Corporacon and before the time they ought to goe otherween? and doe amerce them in five shillings.

25. The psons followeing for want of Raile att their Seller Staires and if not railed betwixt and the Twenty first of May next doe fine them in Six shillings and eight pence a peece. vizt.

Mr Winckley present Maior, John Greenough, Mr Parkinson, Mrs Walls of Hidehill?, Mrs Martin, Mr Jeoffrey Rishton, Mr Langton, Joseph Rigby.

26. Mr Whitehead for not removeing his stones lyeing before his doors and if not removed att or before Twenty ffirst day of June next doe fine him in Tenn shillings hee haveing notice in the meane time.

27. Edward Walker for Incroaching upon the Towns Land by setting a staffe hedge betwixt Whittakers and the Towns Land in possion of Thomas Lever and Peter Harrison and if not removed betwixt and the first of June next doe fine him in Twenty shillings.

28. The Bayliffes of this Town for not repaireing the Rampire in Corker hole & likewise Nicholas Pasley for letting his wood lye in the same lane and if not amended betwixt and the Twenty first of May next doe fine them in Six shillings and eight pence apeece.

29. Mrs Hodgkinson for a midding on the back of Adam Coopers and if not removed betwixt and the Twenty first of May next doe fine her in Six shillings and eight pence a peece.

30. Adam Cooper for not scoureing his ditch over against Berry ffeild and if not done betwixt and the Twenty ffirst of May next doe fine him in Six shillings and eight pence.

31. Mr Lodge for letting his midding lye over against Titmouse barne and if not removed before the Twenty first of May next to pay Six shillings and eight pence.

32. The Bayliffes for not repaireing the way leading from the Syke hill up to the Town and the Syke troughs likewise wch if not done on or before the Twenty third of May next doe fine them in Six shillings and eight pence a peece.

33. These psons followeing for not scoureing their ditches att the bottom of their Gardens lyeing to the Sykes and doe fine them in Six shillings and eight pence a peece if not done before the Twenty third of May next. vizt.

Wm Bradley, Madm Westby, Mr Lemon, Mrs ffleetwood, Mr ffarrington, Mr Addison, Mr Maior, Mr Spencer, Edmd Kelsall, Doctor Worthinton, John Kay and Mr Clayton.

34. Ellen Hugell widdow and John Coake for not scoureing their ditches in the lane leading to the broad meadow and doe fine them in Six shillings and eight pence a peece if not done before the Twenty Third of May next.

35. These psons followeing for not scoureing their ditches in the South meadow Lane and doe fine them in Six shillings and eight pence a peece if not done before the Twenty third of May next. vizt.

Mrs ffranckes, Thomas Goodshawe, Geo Birchall, Henry Gradwell, Mrs Woods, Mr Walmsley, Thomas Sharples, John Woods, Wm Bradley, Henry Shephard, widd Tootell, Katherine Powell, the heires of Lawrence Wall gen, Sr Chrofer Greenfield, Mr Alderman Sudell att the broadgate end, Edmd Kelsall, Jon Woods senr, John Clayton, Henry Graystocke And likewise in the North meadow lane Wm Bradley, the exectrs of Thomas Addison and Mr ffrancks And the prsent Bayliffes for not repaireing the Bridge att the broadgate end And wee likewise prsent Mr ffranckes and John Woods senr for not scoureing the watercourse runing from the North meadow lane and doe fine them as above.

36. Mr Roger Sudell senr and John Dawson for not scowring their ditches at the banck head and Spring head and doe fine them in Six shillings and eight pence a peece if not done before the Twenty third of May next.

37. These psons following for not scouring their ditches & letting their middings lye in the ffishergate lane and doe fine them in Six shillings and eight pence a peece if not done before the Twenty third and May next. vizt.

Mr Addison, Jon Hodgkinson, Henry Bostock, Jon Greenough ffarrier and Henry Wilsons ditches, Mr Clayton, Jon Hodgkinson, Wm Bradley, James Hodgkinson, Mr ffrancks, Mr Stanley, Jon. Hardman and Jon Cooke for their sevrall middings.

38. Richd Jackson & John Hodgkinson Shoemaker for want of & Raile over the Moore brooke leading to Banaster barne lands & if not done betwixt & Twenty ffirst of May doe ffine them in Thirteen shillings & four pence a peece.