Patronymics

Freehold Land Transactions

People and their jobs/titles

People and their jobs/titles -2

Medieval Welsh Land Division

Appurtenances

Armiger

Tenants at will

Cantref

Bargain and Sale

Bridgemasters

The Aldermen

Commote

Bond for quiet possession

Burgess

The Bailiff

Demesne

Common Recovery

chamberlains

The Coroner

Gavelkind

Deed of Covenant

Charter of Incorporation

The Justices of the Peace

Gwele (+ person's name)

Deed to Lead Uses

Commissioner of Array

The Mayor

Inheritance of property/estates

Fee Farm

Free tenants

The Recorder

diem clausit extremum

Feoffment

Mayor's sergeant

The Reeve

Inquisition Post Mortem

Final Concords (or Feet of Fines)

Seneschal

The Sheriff

The Court of Wards and Liveries

Freehold Land

Steward

Town Clerks

Abstract of Title

Gifts

Servile Dues

Yeoman farmers

Annuities or yearly rent

Grant or Conveyance

Toll


Disentail (disintail)

Lease and Release

Stallage


Entails

Letters Patent

Pannage


'Fee simple'

Livery of Seizin

Payage


Fee tail'

Messuages

Murage


Hereditaments

Mortgaged Land

Postage


Indenture

Quitclaim

Passage


Moiety

Tenement



Settlements




Uses




A glossary of Terms often found in old documents.  Click on a heading to see an explanation

References

http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/manuscripts and special collections several online legal & other dictionaries.

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Conwy Branch - Discovering Old Welsh Houses Group January 2016