Reference numberCON 2/4/5/14
Description(1) Frances Cotton, Gloucester, widow. (2) Dame Jane Cotton, widow of Sir John C., Stretton, Beds. (3) Thomas Hart, Warfield, Berks, and Jane, his wife. Thomas Bowdler, Ashley, Wilts, and Eliz. his wife. Frances Cotton, Stretton, spinster. Mary Cotton, Stretton, spinster. (all Cotton sisters) (4) Thomas Barsham, Inner Temple, Esq. Death of Sir John Cotton without male heirs. (3) to (1) - £1,000. (1) and (2) + (3) agree to levy fine in favour of (4) of all the Cotton Manors and lands in Hunts. in trust. (a) Manor of Sawtry in trust to use of (1) for life. (b) House at Gidding in trust to (2) for life. Other properties (and above after death) to be divided in four for the four sisters.
Date1 Aug. 1753
CreatorNameHeathcote family of Conington Castle
RepositoryHuntingdonshire Archives

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