Referred to, pp. 358, 360.
The Manor of' Fairfield in the County of Middlesex.
A General Court Baron of John Freeman Esq. Lord of the said Manor holden in and for the said Manor on the 1st day of January in the third year of the reign of our Sovereign Lady Queen Victoria by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Queen Defender of the Faith and in the year of our Lord 1840 Before John Doe Steward of the said Manor.
At this Court comes A. B. one of the customary tenants of this manor and in consideration of the sum of £1000 of lawful money of Great Britain to him in hand well and truly paid by C. D. of Lincoln's Inn in the county of Middlesex Esq. in open court surrenders into the hands of the lord of this manor by the hands and acceptance of the said steward by the rod according to the custom of this manor All that messuage etc. [here describe the premises] with their appurtenances (and to which same premises the said A. B. was admitted at the general Court holden for this manor on this 12th day of October 1838) And the reversion and reversions remainder and remainders rents issues and profits thereof And all the estate right title interest trust benefit property claim and demand whatsoever of the said A. B. in to or out of the same premises and every part thereof To the use of the said C. D. his heirs and assigns for ever according to the custom of this manor.
Now at this Court comes the said C. D. and prays to be admitted to all and singular the said customary or copyhold hereditaments and premises so surrendered to his use at this Court as aforesaid to whom the lord of this manor by the said steward grants seisin thereof by the rod To have and To hold the said messuage hereditaments and Habendum.
premises with their appurtenances unto the said C. D. and his heirs to be holden of the lord by copy of court roll at the will of the lord according to the custom of this manor by fealty suit of court and the ancient annual rent or rents and other duties and services therefore due and of right accustomed And so (saving the right of the lord) the said C. D. is admitted tenant thereof and pays to the lord on such his admittance a fine certain of £50 and his fealty is Fine £50.
(Signed) John Doe Steward.