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Original in Shropshire Archives.

Interesting item about Worfield Mill

The 12 jurors presented and said on oath that the use of land recently made near the lord’s water mill at Worfield flooded near the Wronggate on account of Thomas Knotte’s supervision of the work and that the work of the stone from the draining part of the gates called floodgates is damaged and overthrown in default of the aforesaid Thomas’s inspection and thus that all defects of the work of the aforesaid mill are due to the default and negligence of the aforesaid supervisor for which damages the lord has a day to present the truth of the matter in appearance at court advised by the affeerors in court on oath at 7s 8d

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