1496 and 18th century
Two documents relating to the Radcliffe (Ratcliffe) family of Mellor, Derbs.:- (a) Award by William Davenport of Bromall and others in a dispute between Jude Stafford and Robert Mellor called Robert Radclyf in a dispute conc. precedence in the chapel of Mellor with decision in the favour of the latter; 20 Dec. 1496;- (b) Pedigree of Radcliffe from Robert Radcliffe, 3rd son of the house of Ordsall, who married Emme daughter of Roger Mellor of Mellor, Derbs., headed 'The Pettigree of Mellor Hall since.. 1379'; 18th century. See The Genealogist, N. S., 8 (1892), 68-9. No heraldry. A text descent (not tabular). Continued at the foot in a different hand to the children of James Radcliffe.