(1) William Bushell of Preston, esq.
(2) Mary Molyneaux, spinster, daughter of Thomas Molyneaux late of Preston, esq., deceased
(3) Rigby Molyneaux of Preston, esq.
Copy settlement on the marriage of (1) and (2) whereby (2) having received £3,000 by settlement
11 Aug. 1690, grants £1,000 to (1) for his own use, with an equal share of the interest on the remaining £2,000; the principal sum of £2,000 to be settled on any children of the marriage; within 6 months of the marriage (1) to convey to 2 trustees nominated by (3) his lands in Preston, viz: a messuage and a close in separate occupation lying adjacent to Moor Lane; a dwelling house and garden in Friargate, a house with stables and other buildings backing onto the 'Kill yard' occupied by Thomas Toulman, with the adjoining house; a malt kiln standing in the Back Lane leading from St. John's Street to the Friargate Townend; a close caused Cawsey Meadow lying off Salter Lane; ½a. of ground in Fishergate Lane; 2 closes measuring 2 acres approx. occupied by Robert Hall, inkeeper; a close called Titmouse Croft; a cottage and garden in Stonegate with the adjoining close; closes called Little Bull field and Great Bull field; house and gardens called Avenham Gardens house; all the houses on the west side of Lambert's backside (from the house in Roger Case's possession); dwelling house called the Coffee house with a stable and garden, and the house adjacent in Lambert's backside; 4 houses on the east side of Lambert's backside; a stable in Lambert's backside; 2 houses adjacent to Preston churchyard; a close called Marsh Meadow; a pew in Preston church in the 'Midle Isle'; and all other premises in Preston belonging to (1) (except a house adjacent to the Clack yard, and a messuage in Minspitt Weend [Mainsprit Weind], with Stanfield House and 36a. land in Euxton); lands to be held by trustees for the use of (1), and at his death, to the use of (2)
(Found with DDX 900/138)