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John Bainbridge neare Westgate in the County of Durham yeom[an] aged seventy three years or there abouts sworne & Examined saith as followeth 2 To the Second Interrogatory this depon[en]t saith [interlined above at this point: ‘<that f… that see..l>’] New years day < dee…> now concerning the years repaired to the Def[endan]tes Groves at the edge of Stanhopp called the Lodgefeild grove The Rakes & The Cleugh head groves and their said these demanded of the Def[endan]tes Farmers takers min[er]s or workmen thereof for and on the behalf of the s[ai]d Comp[lainan]t the ninth p[ar]t or Lott of Oare payde <in> arrears to the Compl[ainan]t for Foure & Forty weeks And the S[ai]d Farmers takers min[er]s & workmen of the s[ai]d groves [illegible 1-2 words] for any p[ar]t of the ninth part or Lott of the S[ai]d Oare to the Depon[en]t for the s[ai]d Compl[aian]ts use But [illegible 3-4 words] of none that was due to the Compl[ainan]t or to any other save to the Def[endent]es who they were to pay & Accompt for all Lead Oare or to that Effect. John Bainbridge
Witness on behalf of Bishop Crewe in answer to Crewe's interrogatories. See 8 Oct 1686 'Questions to witnesses' Nathaniel Crewe, interrogatories, and notes given there for background to the case.