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'New Hutton', Records relating to the Barony of Kendale: volume 1 (1923), pp. 187-202. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=49282 Date accessed: 22 August 2014.


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OLD HUTTON.

1184–95 Gilbert, son of Roger Fitz-Reinfred confirms to Thomas, son of Gospatric, his lands of Kendale, namely Holm, Preston and Hoton, to hold by the service of the 4th part of a knight's fee. See Preston Patrick, s. d.

1220–46 William de Lancaster confirms to Patrick, son of Thomas, son of Gospatric the grant which Gilbert, son of Roger Fitz-Reinfred, father of the grantor made to the said Thomas of the lands in Kendal which he held of the said Gilbert in Preston, Holme and Hoton, by bounds as stated. See Preston Patrick and C. and W. A. Soc. Trans. N.S. XIV, 55.

1256 Adam de Hoton appears against Patrick, son of Thomas in a plea of disseisin touching common of pasture in Hoton; Assize R. 979.

1202 William de Hyton, tenant, acknowledges that 2 bovates in Old Hyton are the inheritance of William de Millum, (fn. 1) who grants them to William de Hyton, to hold by knight's service; Feet of F., file 1, n. 15.

1283 Gilbert de Curwen held of William de Lindesey, Preston, Hotun and Holm (per 43s. to cornage); Lancs. Inq., pt. i, 255.

1297 John de Culwene granted to Patrick de Culwene, his brother, and the heirs of his body, all his land in Old Hoton and Holme Scales, with the mill and the service of his free tenants there, except the wood of Hoton, in which nevertheless the said Patrick should have estovers for housboote and hayboote, and his pigs there quit of pannage, to hold by rendering 1d. yearly; Rawlinson's MSS.

1332 Vetus Hoton. Subsidy of a fifteenth.

Richard de le Beck in goods 60s.
Robert de le Beck " 45s.
William de le Beck " 30s.
Patrick de Gyle " 45s.
Ralph de le Beck " 15s.
Richard de Halleheved " 30s.
William Smith (faber) " 40s.
Robert Walker in goods 60s.
William de Culewenne " 30s.
John de le Beck " 15s.
John Gest " 20s.
Thomas Lockes " 15s.
William Warde " 30s.
John Trute " 33s. 6d.
Sum of goods, £33 8s.[recte £23 8s. 6d.], whereof to the king 30s. . [recte 31s. 24/54/5;d.]

1333 Gilbert de Culwene, lord of Wirkington, released to Thomas de Culwene, son of Patrick de Culwene, knight, his uncle, his right in the lands of Old Hoton and Holme Scales in Kendale with the mill and the homage of the free tenants there, to hold to the said Thomas and the heirs of his body, by rendering to Gilbert and his heirs, 1d. yearly all service. Witnesses: Ralph de Bethome, Roger de Layburne, for Roger de Brounolesheved, knights; Richard de Preston, John de Wessington, John de Haverington of Thirneby, Thomas Warde. Dated at Penrithe on Wednesday next after the feast of Pentecost, 7 Edward III; Rawlinson's MSS.

1406 Inquest taken at Kirkeby in Kendale, on Saturday before Michaelmas, 7 Henry IV (25 Sept. 1406). The jurors say that Thomas de Pickeringe died seised of the manor of Killington, holden of John de Par, one of the lords of Kendale, by homage and fealty and 6d. yearly, worth £8 yearly; the hamlet of Frethebanke, similarly held, for 6s. yearly, worth 100s. yearly; the hamlet of Aldhoton in Kendale, holden of Philippa, Duchess of Ireland, in socage for a red rose yearly, worth 100s. yearly; the manor of Methoppe, holden of John de Bethome, chivaler, by fealty and 2s. yearly, worth 106s. 8d. yearly; John de Pickering his son, aged 21 years, is his next heir. The said Thomas died 25 August last past; Inq. p.m., 7 Hen. IV, n. 27.

1420 Inquest taken at Kirkeby on Saturday after St. Barnabas the Apostle, 8 Henry V (14 June, 1420). The jurors say that John Pickeringe was formerly seised of the manors of Killington, Frethbank, Aldhotton with le Blees, and with Ulvay and Methorp and by charter, dated 12 June, 3 Henry V (1415) granted the same manors and other premises to Peter del Hay, Thomas de Ursewyke, John Carleton, rector of the church of Escrik, and Henry Randoffe, by virtue of which deed the said feoffees are still seised. The manor of Killington with Frethbanke a hamlet thereof is worth 20 marks yearly and is held of Thomas Par by homage and 12d. yearly, as of his manor of Kirkby in Kendale; the manor of Aldhotton and le Blees are worth £10 yearly and are held of John, duke of Bedford, in socage for 1d. only; the manor of Methorp with Ulvay is worth 10 marks yearly and is held of John de Beethome, chivaler, as of his manor of Beethome, in socage by the service of 2s. yearly. James Pickeringe, his son, aged 6 years on the feast of the Decollation of St. John Baptist last past (29 Aug., 1419), is his next heir. John Pickeringe died 23 March last; Inq. p.m., 8 Hen. V, n. 82.

1431 Robert Bell, younger, and Robert Jackson paid 18s. 8d. farm of the tithes of Aldhoton (20 bushels of Oatmeal). Roll at Levens.

1518 Inquest taken at Appulby, 27 August, 10 Henry viij (1518), before Lancelot Salkeld, escheator, by the oath of Thomas Blenkynsop, esquire, &c., who say that: Christopher Pykering, knight, was seised at his death of the manor of Barowhalle & 3 messuages, 100 a. land, 10 a. meadow, 100 a. pasture in Kirkby Kendale; and 2 messuages & divers lands adjoining, late of Geoffrey Middilton, lying in Thurbank; and 1 messuage with lands adjoining in Orton. The manor & tenements in the parish of Kendale are held of the heirs of Thomas Parre, knight, as of their castle of Kendale, service unknown, clear yearly value 10 marks; the messuage in Thurbank is held of the said heirs, service unknown, clear yearly value, 26s. 8d.; the messuage in Orton is held of Thomas Dacre, lord de Dacre & Gilleslond, in socage, worth yearly 20s.

James Pykering, esquire, father of the said Christopher, whose heir he is, long before his death was seised of his manors of Methop and Hoton, otherwise Aldehoton, lands and tenements in Hoton and a yearly rent issuing from divers lands and tenements in Bles, so seised he by his charter, dated 27 July, 22 Edward IV (1482) enfeoffed thereof Reginald Ward and Richard Lawkelond, chaplain, who so seised by their charter, dated 28 July, 22 Edward IV (1482) granted the same to the said James Pykering, esquire, and Anne his wife, daughter of Christopher Moresby, knight, to hold to them and the heirs of James, and they were siesed thereof, to wit: James in his own right and James and Anne in Anne's right; afterwards James died and Anne survived, and being solely seised, took to husband Humfrey Conyngesby knight, and so Humfrey and Anne were and still are seised.

The manor of Methop is held of the earl of Derby in socage, worth yearly clear £10. The manor of Hoton, or Aldehoton, etc. is held of the king, as of his manor of Kendall in socage, worth yearly clear £30. The said James was also seised of the manors of Killington and Thurbank and by his charter dated 23 May, 12 Henry VIJ (1497) he enfeoffed Christopher Moresby, knt., Ambrose Crakynthorp, James Rose, Robert Moresby and Anthony Crakynthorp, esquires, to the use of the said James Pykeryng, and to perform his will, dated 6 August, 12 Henry VIJ (1497) and declared that Anne his wife (now wife of Sir Humfrey Conyngesby, knight, one of the present king's justices), should have from issues of his lands etc., during the life of Margaret, his mother, 20 marks, and after Margaret's death lands and tenements to the value of 20 marks yearly clear, that each of his 3 sons, namely James, Thomas and William, should have from the issues of his lands and tenements £10 yearly during the minority of the aforesaid Christopher Pykering his (James') son and heir, and that Anne should have the governance of James, Thomas and William, his sons during their minority. He also willed that Anne his daughter, should have at her marriage £200 from the issues of his lands and tenements and that Christopher Moresby should have of the issues and revenues of his lands and tenements 500 marks, which James owed Christopher for the marriage of Anne to him (James), and that his executors from the issues of his lands and tenements should find a priest to celebrate mass and other services for his soul for 7 years after his death, as is shewn in the inquest in Chancery after the death of the said James Pykeryng.

The said feoffees, Ambrose, Robert Moresby and Anthony so being seised of the manors of Killington and Thurbank, amongst other things (after the deaths of Christopher Moresby and James Rose), to the use to perform the said will and afterwards to the use of Christopher, son and heir of James; and the said Christopher Pykeryng being also seised of the manor of Barbon, he, by indenture dated 2 March, 23 Henry VIJ (1508) made between the said Humfrey Conyngesby, and Anne his wife, of the one part, and the said Christopher Pykering esq., son and heir of James and son and heir apparent of Anne, on the other part, it was agreed that whereas the feoffees were seised of the said manors of Killington and Thurbank, amongst other things, to the use of himself and his heirs, that he before the feast of Pentecost next, would make to Ambrose, Anthony, Humphrey and Anne and Robert Lassels, esq., and Gilbert Lowther a sufficient estate in the manor of Barbron, amongst other things, to hold to the uses specified in said indenture. Christopher further granted to Humphrey and Anne, that Ambrose and Anthony and their co-feoffees should stand seised of the manors of Killington, Thurbank and Barbron, for security of the payment of £63 7s. 11d. and 600 marks to the said late king's behoof, 500 marks to Richard, bishop of Winchester, amongst other moneys specified in the indenture to keep the said Humphrey, his heirs and successors indemnified for payment of the aforesaid sums to the late king and bishop, the said Humphrey at the special request of Christopher was bound with the said Christopher, by several bonds, as is more fully specified in the indenture. Christopher further granted to Humphrey and Anne that if he, Christopher, and his heirs did not keep Humphrey, his heirs, &c. indemnified for the said payments, or if Humphrey, his heirs and assigns should pay any part thereof, that then Ambrose and his co-feoffees should stand seised of the manors of Killington and Thurbank and also Ambrose and his co-feoffees should stand seised of the manor of Barbron to the use of Christopher, his exors. and assigns, and that Humfrey and Anne or their exors. and assigns should have the profits of these manors until they should be kept indemnified for the said payments, and further until they should receive from the said issues and profits such sums as they should pay for the said Christopher and afterwards to the use of said Christopher and his heirs. Which same Christopher Pykering by his charter, dated 15 March, 23 Henry VIJ (1508) granted and confirmed to Humfrey and Anne, Ambrose, Anthony, Robert Lassels and Gilbert the said manor of Barbron, to hold to them, their heirs and assigns to the said use, which feoffees became thereof seised to the said use. Afterwards Anthony died and Ambrose and Robert Moresby survived and were solely seised of the manors of Killington and Thurbank to the aforesaid use. And Robert Lassels died, and Humfrey and Anne, Ambrose and Gilbert survived him and were and still are seised of the manor of Barbron to the aforesaid use.

Afterwards Christopher Pykering made his will, signed with his own hand, as follows:

I Christopher Pykeryng will my body to be buried at Penreth church if I decease in co. Westmorland or Cumberland, if I decease in co. York then my body to be buried in Esckryk church, and if I decease in any other place then my body to be buried with Christian burial by discretion of my executors; bequest to high altar of Penreth 6s. 8d., to church of Wynunderwath 6s. 8d., to church where my body shall be buried 6s. 8d., to Esckryk Church 6s. 8d., to Abbot and Convent of Shapp 6s. 8d., my exors. to find a priest to sing for my soul 12 years next after my decease, namely 1 year where my body is buried, and 7 other years to find an honest &c. priest at the University of "Oxenford or Cambrigge" by discretion of my executors; to the "Freers of Penreth" 6s. 8d. for dirige and mass, Freers of Carlyle 6s. 8d. for the like, 40s. alms to poor people where body buried and at the anniversary of death; debts to be paid out of the issues of his lands, except £20 yearly, which I will to Jane my wife for her life, so long as she remains sole; wills that Humfrey Conyngesby, one of the king's justices, and his mother (Anne) or either of them receive the issues of all his manors, lands and tenements specified in the indentures of 2 March, 23 Henry vij as well for Anne his mother's jointure as for such debts as I then owed, and for payment of such debts as the said Humfrey is or was bound to pay for me to the bishop of Winchester or to the late king; I will that my brother Thomas Pykeryng have for life yearly £10 out of my manors and lands of Esckryke, I will that Gilbert Lowder have yearly for life out of my lands 40s., I will that my uncle R[obert ?] Moresby have yearly for life £5 out of my manor of Eskryk, I will that Water Abre shall have 40s. Appoints as exors. Humfrey Conyngisby and Anne his wife and Ambrose Crakyngthorp "Thes ij last lynes before wrytten with my owne hand witnesseth the premysses before Christofer Pykeryng."

The jurors further say that the last will of James Pykeryng is still unperformed, neither are the 500 marks fully raised or paid; that Humfrey paid for Christopher Pykeryng, during Christopher's life to the use of . . . . . . . . £ . . . . . . of the said 500 marks and the said £63 7s. 11d. to the use of the late king and he also paid £250 to the bishop of Winchester out of the aforesaid 500 marks.

The manors of Kyllyngton and Thurbank are held of the heir of Thomas Parre, knight, as of his castle of Kendale, Kyllyngton by the service of 1 pair of gilt spurs or 6d., Thurbank by fealty and a rent of 5s. and they are worth yearly clear £60. The manor of Barbron is held of the king as of his honor of Kendall in socage by fealty and a rent of 30s. and is worth yearly clear £20. Christopher died on Saturday, 5th September, 9 Hen. VIIJ (1517) and Anne his daughter is his next heir and is now aged 1 year and 4 days. James Pykeryng, brother of the said Christopher Pykeryng, is next heir male of James Pykeryng, father of said Christopher and James, concerning all the manors, lands and tenements which are entailed to heirs, if there be any such, and he is aged 28 years; Excheq. Inq. p.m., ser. ii, file 121, n. 2.

1556 Rental of the corn tithe or tithe meal silver (fn. 2) belonging to the parsonage of Kendall, due at Easter.

James Bateman 1 1
Robert Bateman 1 0
William Neilson 10½
Nycholas Becke 10½
Nycholas Bateman 2 4
William Batman 1 2
George Batman 4
Nicholas Batman 10
Relict of Miles Whitwell 9
William Whitwell 9
Thomas Bateman 9
Edward Becke 6
Jeffery Syll 7
Henry Helme 10½
Richard Becke 1 5
Relict of Wm Bateman 2 0
Robert Neilson 10½
William Helme 1 8
Robert Becke 1 5
William Walker 2
John Becke 1 11
Thomas Becke 1 11
Thomas Oxenfell 2 1
Relict of Thomas Beck 1 5
Rychard Beck 8
John Atkinson 11½
Edward Atkinson 11½
Mathew Martyndall 1 4
Relict of James Becke 2
Edward Sill 4
Thomas Sill 11
Henry Johnson 2
Nycolas Martyndall 7
Relict of Leonard Breere 4 2
John Cayse 1 11
Roger Barwick 1 7
Robert Baitman 11
Total 39s. 10½d.

1607 Inquest taken at Applebie, 16 July, 5 James I (1607), before Richard Rigge, esquire, Escheator. Alan Prickett was seised of the park and divers lands and tenements called "Satteraye Parke" within Hilton Fleckan; and also of a moiety of the manor of Hilton Fleckan and of divers messuages, lands and tenements parcel of the said moiety of the said manor in Hilton Fleckan and Hilton daile; and also of 1 barn called "le tythe barne" and of all the tithes of wheat and grain yearly growing within Hilton Fleckan and Hilton daile; and also of 2 messuages or tenements called "le townehouse and Ewbanke" and divers lands, meadow and pasture and other profits to them adjoining and belonging in Old Hutton. By his will, dated 31 December, 4 James 1 (1606), he gave to Arthur Brigge the said park and lands and tenements called "Satteraie Parke" and the said moiety of the manor of Hilton Fleckan and the said lands, tenements, tithes and other premises in Hilton Fleckan and Hilton daile to hold in trust according to his will. The said park, lands and tenements called "Satteraie parke" and the said moiety of the manor of Hilton and the said lands and tenements parcel thereof are held of Margaret, countess of Cumberland, by knight service and are worth yearly clear £10; the "tythe barne" and said tithes in Hilton and Hilton daile are held of the king in chief and are worth yearly clear 16s. 8d.; the messuage in Old Hutton called "towne house" is held of the king by fealty in free socage as of his manor of Kendall called "le Richmond Fee" and is worth yearly clear £4. He died 31 December, 4 James 1 (1606), and Alan Prickett, younger, son of William, brother of the aforesaid Alan, deceased, is his kinsman and heir and at the time of his uncle's death was a minor, aged 19 years and 3 months; Court of Wards Inq. p.m., vol, 33, n. 26.

1615 Inquest taken at Kendall, 5 April, 13 James I (1615), before Roger Otway, esquire, escheator. Alan Prickett was seised of 2 messuages and tenements in Natland and divers acres of land, meadow and pasture; 2 messuages and tenements called "le Townehouse" and "Owbancke" in Old Hutton and divers acres of land. By his will dated 9 December, 1614, he bequeathed "all my landes and tenements unto my sonne William Prickett and his heires for ever and to enter into the same when he shall come to lawfull age, and it is my will that those that shall enter imediately after my death unto that two partes of my freehold land which shall discend by lawe unto my sayd sonne shall yearlie and everie year make a true and just accompt unto my supervisors hereafter in this my will named of all the profittes which shall rise thereof that the same may be putt forth to the use of my sayd sonne, my supervisors or the more parte of them every yeare paying out of the same unto my wife sufficient mayntenaunce for the education of my sayd sonne. Item it is my will and minde that my father in lawe Maister Allan Chambers, and my brother Maister Walter Chambers, my brother Thomas Pryckett, Maister Thomas Wilson now Alderman of Kendall, my brother in lawe Walter Preston, my Frind Richard Bacus and James Atkinson, whom I make supervisors of this my will, shall enter unto have, hold and enjoy to the use of my sonne Thomas and my child or children yet unborne (if any such be) my house called the Towne house and all the grounds and landes with thappurtenaunces thereunto belonging, and alsoe Owbancke and Greenémyre with all the profits and commodities thereunto apperteining from and after Candlemas next after my death or decease untill my sonne William accomplishe the full age of 21 yeares, and then the same to redound, revert and come unto my sayd sonne William and his heires for ever." The premises in Natland are held of the king as of his manor or barony of Kendall by knight service and are worth yearly clear 40s.; the premises in Old Hutton are held of the king as of his manor of Kendall called "le Richmond Fee" by fealty in free socage and are worth yearly clear £4. He died 25 December last (1614) and William Prickett is his son and next heir, now aged 3 years; Court of Wards Inq. p.m., vol. 52, n. 27.

1618 Inquest taken at Kirkbykendall, 2 October, 16 James 1 (1618), before Roger Otway, esquire, escheator. Miles Whittwell, yeoman, was seised of a messuage and tenement in Ouldhuttone and 16 a. land there; held of the king as of his manor of Kendall called "le Marques fee" by suit of court and rent, worth yearly clear 5s. He died 3 February, 10 James 1 (1613) and Jane Whitwell, aged 36, now the wife of Edmond Newby, and Agnes Whitwell, aged 30, are his daughters and heirs; Court of Wards Inq. p.m., vol. 59, n. 58.

Inquest taken at Kirkbykendall, 2nd October, 16 James 1 (1618), before Roger Otwaie, esquire, escheator,. Anthony Helme, yeoman, was seised of a messuage in Oudhutton and 31 a. land, meadow and pasture, held of the king as of his manor of Kendall, called "le Marques fee," by suit of Court and rent, worth yearly clear 5s. He died 24 February, 14 James 1 (1617) & William Helme is his son and heir, now aged 44 years; Court of Wards Inq. p.m., vol. 59, n. 56.

Inquest taken at Kirkbikendall 2 Octr, 16 James I (1618) before Roger Otway, esq., escheator, by the oath of William Bensone, James Strickland, Edward Willson, Allan Stephenson, John Ewan, Robert Harrlinge, Peter Moowson, William Bowerdall, Anthony Gilpin, Thomas Gilpin, Peter Birkhead, Thomas Atkinson, Gollphridus Borrett, Edward Bland and Adam Coocke, who say that: James Becke, yeoman, on the day he died, was seised of 1 messuage and Becke is his son and heir, aged 28 years now. Chanc. Inquisns post tenement in Ould Hutton and 36 acres of land thereto belonging. The premises were then held of the king and now are held of Charles, Prince of Wales, as of his manor of Kendall called "le Marques fee "by suit of Court and a rent for all services and are worth yearly clear 10s. He died 16 August, 12 James 1 (1614) and Henry Becke is his son and heir, aged 28 years now. Chanc. Inquisns post mortem, ser. ii, vol. 676, n. 158.

1621 Inquest taken at Kirkby Kendall, 19 September, 19 James 1 (1621), before Joseph Boothe, gentleman, escheator. Arthur Whitwell, yeoman, was seised of a messuage and tenement at Owbancke in Olde Hutton and 30 a. land in Olde Hutton. He made his will dated 29 January, 1619, as follows: I give to my brother in law Richard Helme and Jennett his wife my messuage and tenement, lands and grounds at Owbancke in Old Hutton for their lives and the longest liver, then to the heirs and assigns of the said Jennett for ever upon condition that Richard and Jennett and Jennett's heirs do discharge my debts and my legacies, namely: to Edmond Nubye of Old Hutton 3s 6d.; to Edward Becke of Owbancke 10s.; to "John Becke late sonne of Roberte Becke of Middleshawe" £10 on condition that neither he nor his heirs or assigns shall make any claim to the messuage, etc., at Owbancke, but if they do this legacy of £10 to be void; to William Whitwell, curate at Old Hutton Chapple 20s.; to Mabell Towneson of Owbancke 3s. 4d.; to John Whitwell of Old Hutton 3s. 4d.; to James Wilson, son of Rowland Wilson 12d.; to John Stewarde 12d.; to Myles Jackson of Hutton in the Haye 40s.; to Agnes Whitwell daughter of Myles Whitwell 26s. 8d.; to every son of John Whitwell 10s.; "to Master George Cliffe and Reginalde Lickbarrowe either of them iijs iiijd"; to George Warde 5s. The premises are held of Charles, prince of Wales, duke of York and Cornwall, earl of Chester, as of his manor of Kendall called "le Marques fee" by suit of court and rent . . . . worth yearly clear 30s. He died 1 June last (1621) and John Becke is his kinsman and next heir, now aged 20 years; Court of Wards Inq. p.m., vol. 63, n. 100.

1621 Inquest taken at Kirkby Kendall, 19 September, 19 James 1 (1621), before Joseph Boothe, gentleman, escheator. Thomas Wilkinson, chapman, was seised of 2 messuages and tenements at Becksyde in Olde Hutton and 30 a. land there; a moiety of a fulling mill in Old Hutton; and a messuage and tenement at Ealingwraye in Old Hutton and 20 a. land there. By his writing dated 12 September, 12 James 1 (1614), made between Roger Bradley of Underbarrowe, chapman, of the one part and the said Thomas Wilkinson of the other part, in consideration of a marriage then to be solemnized between Giles Bradley, second son of the said Roger Bradley, and Mary, only daughter of the said Thomas Wilkinson, he granted to Roger Bradley that upon reasonable request he would make a conveyance to William Jackson of Kirkby Lonesdale, mercer, Barnard Gilpin of Underbarrowe, yeoman, and James Bradley of Underbarrowe, clothier, and their heirs of all the aforesaid premises, to be limited to the use of the said Thomas Wilkinson and Elizabeth, then his wife, for their lives in survivorship and afterwards to the use of the said Giles Bradley, and his heirs begotten of the said Mary. And by another writing, in part performance of the agreement above specified, he enfeoffed William, Barnard and James of the premises; which were held of the king at the time of Thomas Wilkinson's death and are now held of Charles, prince of Wales, as of his manor of Kendall called "le Marques fee" in free socage namely by suit of court and a rent, worth yearly 20s. clear. He died 22 March 1614[-15] and Mary, now wife of Giles Bradley, was and is his daughter and next heir, now aged 25 years; Court of Wards Inq. p.m., vol. 64, n. 79.

1628 Inquest taken at Kirbie Kendall 23 Septr, 4 Chas. 1 (1628) before Henry Cowper, esq., escheator, by the oath of Anthony Knipe, gent., Allan Stephenson, Henry Feild, Christopher Phillipson, Thomas Brigges, William Hodgson, John Birkett, Henry Garnett, Adam Shepheard, Miles Williamson, James Hardie, Edmond Garnett, Robert Harlinge, William Jeninges, Edward Harlinge and John Jackson, yeomen, who say that:

Thomas Adlan, yeoman, on the day he died was seised of 1 messuage and 10 acres of land, meadow and pasture and common of pasture and turbary to said mess. belonging in Olde Hutton. Premises held of king as of his manor of Kirkbie Kendall called "le Marquesse fee" in free socage and are worth yearly clear 6d. He died 25 Septr, 3 Chas. 1 (1627), and Elizabeth Adlan is his daughter and nearest heir, aged 4 years 10 months now; Chanc. Inquisns post mort., ser. ii, vol. 707, n. 79.

1628 Inquest taken at Kirkby Kendall 29 Feb., 3 Chas. 1 (1627–8) before Roger Otway, gentleman, escheator, by writ of "diem clausit extremum," by the oath of John Bainbridge, gentleman, Henry Kitchin, Richard Becke, Edward Bland, Robert Wilkinson, William Helm, Brian Edmondson, Thomas Maskewe, Giles Speight, John Powe, George Wilson, Robert Phillipshon, who say that: James Forrest was seised of 1 mess. & tenemt in Ouldhutton called "nearrer Hudriddinge" and 40 acres of land thereto belonging; and 1 other messuage with garden in Holmscales and died so seised. Said premises held of king as of his manor of Kendall called "le Richmond Fee" and are worth yearly clear 40s. He died 19 January, 2 Chs. 1 (1626–7) and Edward Forrest is his son and next heir aged 15 years 6 months now; Chanc. Inquisns post mort., Ser. ii, vol. 709, n. 220.

Inquest taken at Kirkby Kendall 29 Feb., 3 Chas. 1 (1627–8) before Roger Otway, gentleman, escheator, by writ of "diem clausit extremum," by the oath of John Bainbridge, gentleman, Henry Kitchin, Richard Becke, Edward Bland, Robert Wilkinson, William Helm, Brian Edmondson, Thomas Maskewe, Giles Speight, John Powe, George Wilson and Robert Phillipson, gen., who say that: Richard Forrest was seised of 1 messuage & tenemt at le Bridgend in Ouldhutton, and 2 closes of land called "Askees alias Aspers" in Oldhutton, and 1 close called "Eskrigge myre" in Oldhutton, and 2 closes called "great Eskrigges," 1 close called "lower Eskrigge" in Oldhutton and 1 close there called "le Hagge," and 1 messuage and tenemt in Oldhutton late in tenure of Anthony Nealson of yearly rent of 6s. 6d., and 1 burgage or tenemt in Kirkby Kendall on west side of a road there called "Highgate" then or late in tenure of Nicholas Cocke of yearly rent of 17s., and 1 burgage and tenemt in Kirkbykendall late in tenure of Stephen Judson of yearly rent of 17s., and 1 messuage and tenemt there late in tenure of . . . . Willison and then in tenure of Miles Robinson of yearly rent of 20s. Premises all held of the king as of his manor of Kendall called "le Richmond fee" and are worth yearly clear £5. He died 1 March, 2 Chas. 1 (1626–7) and Edward Forrest is his son and next heir, aged 6 years 7 months now; Chanc. Inquisns post mort, ser. ii, vol. 707, n. 63.

1628 Inquest taken at Kirkbie Kendall 23 Sept., 4 Chs. 1 (1628) before Henry Cowper, esq., escheator, by the oath of Anthony Knipe, Henry Feylde, gentlemen, Thomas Brigges, Allan Stephenson, John Birkett William Hodgson, Adam Shephearde, Robert Harlinge, Henry Garnett, Edward Harlinge, Edmond Garnett, James Hardie, Christopher Phillipson, William Jenninges, Charles Johnson and John Jackson, yeoman, who say that: William Greenwood, yeoman, on the day he died was seised of 1 capital messuage, 1 garden and 1 barn to the said mess. belonging in Old Hutton. Premises held of king as of his manor of Kirkbie Kendall called "le Marquesse fee" and are worth yearly clear 6d. He died 25 Decr 1626 and Robert Greenewood is his brother and next heir aged at time of his brother's death 40 years; Chanc. Inquisns post mort. Ser. ii, vol. 709, n. 212.

1629 Inquest taken at Kirkbie Kendall 28th August, 5 Charles 1 (1629) before John Cowper, esquire, escheator, by writ of "diem clausit extremum," by the oath, etc., who say that: Henry Beck, gentleman, on the day of his death was seised of 4 messuages and tenements in Oldhutton and Holmeskales in his own tenure, and of 40 acres of land, 10 acres of meadow, 30 acres of pasture to the same belonging in Oldhutton and Holmeskales in his own tenure; and of divers free rents issuing from several messuages and tenements in Oldhutton and Holmeskales in the several tenures of free tenants there; and also of 1 acre of land in Minsfeet in the tenure of Oliver Platt; and of 2 acres of land in Bradleyfeild in his own tenure; and of 3 burgages or tenements and 3 tofts in Stricklandgate and Hiegate within Kirkbie Kendall in the several tenures of Brian Edmondson, Arthur Barrowe and Richard Robinson.

So seised Henry Beck by his will in writing dated 20 Decr, 1628 bequeathed all the said lands, tenements and free rents in Oldhutton, Holmeskales, Kendall, Bradleyfeild and Minsfeet, to his son Mathew Beck and his heirs for ever. Will shown to jurors.

The messuages, tenements, free rents and other the premises in Oldhutton and Holmeskales, and the 3 burgages and 3 tofts in Kendall are held of the king as of his manor called "le Richmond fee" within the barony of Kendall by fealty and a rent in socage and are worth yearly clear £5. The 1 acre in Minsfeet is held of the king as of his barony or manor of Kendall called "le Marques fee" but by what service they know not, and is worth yearly clear 6d. The 2 acres in Bradlyfeild are held of the king as of his manor of Kendall called "Marques fee" by fealty and 1 grain of pepper to be paid yearly at feast of St. Martin in winter in common socage and not in chief or by knight service and are worth yearly clear 12d. He died 21 Decr last (1628) and Mathew Beck is his son and heir, aged 25 years and upwards now; Court of Wards, Inquisns post mort., vol. 81, n. 23.

1635 In Oulde Hutton 4 a. land in the field called Gilsmore, held by William Walker of the king as of the manor of Kendall, called le Richmond fee, in socage, for 3s. 4d. yearly rent. Escheats, 10 Charles i; Rawlinson's MS. B. 437, f. 83.

1638 Inquest taken at Kirkby Kendall 18 July, 14 Charles 1 (1638) before William Briskoe, gentleman, escheator, by writ of "diem clausit extremum" by the oath etc., who say that: Henry Forrest on the day of his death was seised of 1 messuage and tenement called "Moorebancke" and 30 acres of land, arable, meadow and pasture in Oldhutton, 1 close of land in Oldhutton called "Blackbancke," and of 1 other messuage and tenemt in Holmeskailes lately purchased from James Awdland, and of 30 acres of land, arable, meadow and pasture in Holmeskailes, and of certain closes of land, arable, meadow and pasture in Holmskailes called "Neweclose, Steggduble, Gallohole, Mawecrooke, Sykesyde," and of 3 closes in Holmskailes called "Turfethwaite Hall, Wainebuttes and Mossclose," 1 parcel of land called "Wainebuttes," another close of land called "Castlehall," and of another close of land called "Mawcrooke," lately purchased from Robert Hewetson, and of £3 6s. 0d. of free rent issuing from divers tenements in Oldhutton.

Henry Forrest so being seised by his will dated 18 April, 3 Charles 1 (1627) bequeathed the said £3 6s. Od. of free rent in Oldhutton to Richard Warde and Edward Warde his son and his heirs. And bequeathed to Dorothy Forrest his wife and Elizabeth Forrest his daughter and heir and the heirs of the said Elizabeth all the messuages and tenemts aforesaid in Oldhutton and Holmskailes and for default of such issue then to the use of Edward Forrest, son and heir of James Forrest brother of the said Henry, for term of his life and afterwards to use of the 1st issue male of the said Edward's body for his life and heirs male of his body, and for default of such to the 2nd issue male of the said Edward's body for the life and after his death then to use of the 1st issue male of the body of the 2nd heir and heirs of his body, and for default of such then to the 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th and 7th heir male of the body of the said Edward Forrest for term of their several lives and their heirs male respectively, and for default of such then to the use of Edward Forrest and James Forrest two of the sons of Richard Forrest brother of the said Henry Forrest and their heirs for ever amongst them to be divided equally. Will shown to Jurors.

The aforesaid messuages, lands and tenements anciently were the lands and tenements of Pickering.

The several messuages, lands and tenements are held of the king as of his manor of Kendall called "le Richmond Fee" by fealty and a free rent of 19d. yearly and are worth yearly clear 40s. He died 25 April, 1637, and Elizabeth is his daughter and heir and she is aged 8 years and 3 days now. And the aforesaid Dorothy is still living. Court of Wards Inquisn post mort. vol. 91, n. 83.

1638 Inquest taken at Kirkbykendall 10 Octr, 14 Chs. 1 (1638 before) William Briscoe, gentleman, escheator, by the oath of James Wadeson, Rowland Gibson, Robert Harling, James Audland, Robert Robinson, John Moore, Mathew Wilson, John Harrison, Miles Williamson, John Warriner, John Walker, John Birkett, John Halhead, John Bethom and James Bell, who say that:

William Walker, yeoman, on the day he died was seised of 1 messuage and tenement at Bendrigge in Old Hutton and divers lands etc. thereto belonging by estimation 20 acres; and 1 other mess. and tenemt called "le Wringes" in Old Hutton and divers lands, etc. thereto belonging by estimation 10 acres; and 2 enclosures of land, meadow and pasture called "le Kinn" and "Woodhouse close" in Old Hutton containing by estimation 12 acres.

So seised he by his indenture dated 1 June 14, Chs. 1 (1638) between himself of the one part and John Walker of Hegholme, yeoman, and Miles Walker of Harprigg in Killington, yeoman, of the 2nd part, bargained and sold to them the said John and Miles and their heirs all the said premises. To have and to hold to them their heirs and assigns to the use of himself for life. And to have and to hold the messuage called "le Wringes" and lands thereto belonging and a moiety of the messuage called "Bendrigge" and of the 2 enclosures called "Kinn" and "Woodhouse close" and lands etc., thereto belonging, as then they were divided, to the use of Elizabeth then his wife and her assigns, should she survive him, for her life, and immediately after both their deaths and the longest liver of them to have and to hold all the said premises to the said John and Miles Walker, their heirs and assigns to the use of William Walker, younger son of William Walker, late of Harprigge then deceased and heirs male of his body &, and for default of such to use of Brian Walker, brother of said William Walker, the son and heirs male of his body etc., and for default of such to Brian Walker, son and heir apparent of said John Walker and heirs male of his body etc. and for default of such to right heirs of Brian Walker son of said John for ever. Indenture shown to jurors.

By virtue of the statute of uses William Walker of Bendrigge was seised of the premises in his demesne as of free tenement with remainder as above said, and so seised he died 7 July last (1638). And Elizabeth his wife survives him.

The premises are held of the king as of his manor of Kendall called "le Richmond Fee" by fealty and a free rent of 18d. yearly and are worth yearly clear 40s. And John Atkinson was and is kinsman and nearest heir of said William Walker of Bendrigge and is aged 30 years and upwards now; Chanc. Inquisns post mort. ser. ii, vol. 641, n. 64.

1642 Hutton: James Rigge held a messuage, 20 a. land, 10 a. meadow, 50 a. pasture, 40 a. gorse, and a brewery and common pasture for cattle, of the king as of the manor of Kendall, in free socage, by fealty and payment of 14½d. for all services. Thomas Rigg is his next heir. Escheats, 17 Charles. Rawlinson MS. B. 437.

1644 William Prickett, gentleman, held 2 messuages, one called le Townehouse, the other called le Orebanke, 24 a. land, 5 a. meadow, and 16 a. pasture, with appurtenances, in Ould Hutton, of the king as of the manor of Kirkebykendall, now called le Richmonde Fee, in free socage. Allan Prickett, son and heir, within age. Escheats, 19 Charles 1; Rawlinson M.S. B 437, f. 84 d.

1669 A Breviat of all the hearths chargeable.

72 in number—£3 12 0 tax.

Henry Saull 2
Jyles Spight 2
John Pierson 1
Tho: Guy 2
Widd: Robinson 2
John Gathron 2
Henry Dawson 1
Rowland Wrightson 1
Antho: Yeates 2
Mr. Henry Wilson 3
Henry Willyson 1
Richard Spight 2
Stephen Williamson 2
Leonard Atkinson 2
Miles Townson 1
Edward Nicholson 2
Willm Lowrymor 1
Robt Barwicke 1
Willm Thompson 1
Robt Walker 1
Nich: Wood 1
Gilbert Gilpin 2
James Mitchell 2
Robt Robinson 2
Richd Jackson 2
Antho: Holme 2
Richard Bradshaw 1
Mr. Willm Batemond 2
James Dawson 2
Tho: Robinson 2
Walter Becke 1
Timo: Clarke 2
Tho: Atkinson 2
Willm Becke 1
Mr. Willm Batemond 3
Henry Becke 2
Willm Spight 1
Mr. Roger Batemond 6
Tho: Chain 2
George Crosby 1
Tho: Becke 1
These following persons are discharged by certificates unpaid.
Chr: Blaymyre 1
Bryan Nelson 1

Footnotes

1 See Trans. C. & W. A. Soc. N.S. xiv. 391. Old Hyton may be Heaton near Lancaster and not Old Hutton, where the tenure was cornage.
2 Meale-rents, certain rents now paid in money but which were originally paid in money but which were originally in meal, to make meat for the lord's hounds.