1) A privy.

1539 The entrie leading out of the dortoure to the Jakis house , Watton Priory

1651 wee present Michaell Bentley for making a jakes in his garden over the water running to Hallifax

1671 ‘Wm Shaw for making his jakes in the beck to the great nuisance of his neighbours, 2s 6d’, Leeds.

dates 1539 1651 1671

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