Manors of Wakefield Be it remembered on 7th day of in the year of our lordó1779,
Co. of York
Matthew Scott of Sowerby in the parish of Halifax and county of york yeoman
William Lofstay of Sowerby yeoman, Abraham Sunderland of Erringden in the parish of Halifax aforesaid Yeoman, Abel Kershaw of Lower Smiths in Sowerby af. Yeoman, Jacob Kershaw of Misel Wall in Sowerby yeoman and James Broadbent of Lawnes aforesaid Yeoman and Hephew Eccles of Barr in Sowerby..sums of 5 shillings and 4 pence to them in hand well and truly paid before ye paysing of this sumunds by Edward Hanson of Sowerby af. Yeoman, Thomas Greenwood of Field in Sowerby etc.