SELSIDE AND WHITWELL.
1196Gilbert, son of Roger Fitz-Reinfrid and Helewise his wife grant by
fine to Henry de Redeman all Selesat by the bounds by which Cospatrick de Selesat held it; Feet of F. (Pipe R. Soc. xvii). 141.
1190–1200 Gospatric son of Robert son of Sigge gave to the canons of Cockersand 10 a. land in Selesate; Chartul. 1017.
1200–20 Henry de Redeman gave to the same canons 5s. from the land of
John le Waleys in Selesate; ib., 1019.
Lambert de Bussey similarly gave ½ mark of rent from the land of
William son of Steinfin (in Selesate); ib., 1016.
1246 William de Lancastre released to Gilbert (de Lancastre) his constable 3s. of rent in Quitewelle for 1d. yearly rent; Lancs. Inq., pt. i,
1283 Matthew de Redman holds of William de Lyndeseye "Selsate," and
Ralph de Berburn holds of the same William Qwitewel and Godwinscales for 2d. yearly; Cal. Inq., ii, 269.
1332 Selsahte. Subsidy of a fifteenth.
|William de Thorneburge
|Roger son of William
|John son of Nicholas
|Robert son of Nicholas
|William de Moseherst (Mosehergh)
|Nicholas de Oxenfel
|Richard son of Agnes
|John de Kendale
|Adam de Oxenfel
|Nicholas, son of John the reeve (preposite)
|Sum of goods £15, [where of to the king 20s.]
|Ellis son of S[ ]
|Gilbert de Moseherg
|Nicholas Adam's servant
|Roger de Wales
|Robert son of Christiana
|Sum of goods £7 [10s.] whereof to the king 9s. [recte 10s.]; Excheq. Lay Sub. 195 A, n. 15.
1348 Gilbert de Bronolvesheved held at his death two-thirds of the
hamlet of Whitewell with the reversion of the third part, held in
chief as of the lands late of William de Coucy, deceased, by cornage
and 1d. yearly; Cal. Inq. ix, 78, 457.
1351 The hamlet of Whitewell is held by John de Coupeland of the
demise of John de Grey of Ruthyn by reason of custody of Margaret,
daughter and heir of Gilbert de Bronolvesheved, a minor; ib., 457.
1361 Inquest taken on the death of William de Thornebergh, in which it
is shown that at some time he was seised of a moiety of a shieling in
Sleddall, and some time before his death he gave it to his son Roland
and Alice his wife and their issue; they held it of the king as of the
fees which belonged to William de Coucy then in the king's hands by
knight's service. He also held on the day he died an 8th part of the
hamlet of Selsette and a moiety of the hamlet of Whinfell, of Matthew
de Redman by knight's service and for 16s. 8d. yearly; and two
tenements in the hamlet of Skelmiser, of Roger de Leyburne, 'chivaler,
by the service of 2d. yearly, worth 100s. He died 23 Edward III.
Roland de Thornbergh, his son aged 35 years, is his next heir. MS.
Rawl. B.438, f. 46.
1375 Matthew de Redmane held of Joan de Coupeland the moiety of the
vill of Quynfel (6d. 8s.) and tenements in Selsate (18d.) for 8s. 2d.
rent; Inq. post mort., 49 Edw. iii (1), n. 29.
1435 William Thornburgh pays 8s. 4d. for farm of the tithes of Selshede;
Roll at Levens.
1436 John duke of Bedford held at his death a rent in Selsat; Inq. post
mort., 14 Hen. VI. n. 36.
1443 Pardon to Roland Thorneburgh late of Selside, co. Westmorland,
gentilman, of the king's suit against him, on his petition shewing
that he was maliciously indicted at Appulby on Thursday after the
Nativity of St. Mary, 17 Henry VI (1439) of having slain Robert
Crakanthorp (fn. 1) on Monday after St. Bartholomew's day, 16 Henry VI
(1438) at Brampton, co. Westmorland, and that Elizabeth, late the
wife of the said Robert, sued him therefor and obtained his outlawry
though he was in the king's service in Calais; and further that he
was indicted at Preston in Amondernesse on Monday before Michaelmas, 17 Henry VI of having received John Wilson alias 'Jak'
Wilson of Amelshede, co. Westmorland, 'yoman,' on Monday,
Tuesday and Thursday after All Saints Day, 15 Henry VI (1437) at
Brathay in Dalton in Forneys, knowing him to be an outlaw, and
Roland was thereupon outlawed, though at Calais; and he has now
agreed with the said Elizabeth; Cal. Pat. R. 1443, p. 191.
1443 The like to Oliver Thorneburgh, late of Selside, 'gentleman,' as
The like to Robert Wilson, late of Selside, 'yeoman,' indicted as
above of having received the said Roland, Oliver and others on
Wednesday after St. Bartholomew's day, 16 Henry VI (1438), knowing that they had slain Robert Crakanthorp, whereupom he was outlawed; and again of having received 'Jak' Wilson, as above; ib.
1459 Eleanor Thornburgh pays 9s. for the farm of tithes of Selshede;
Roll at Levens.
1523 Inquest taken at Schaype, on Monday after the Purification,
14 Henry VIII (1523), before Cuthbert Musgrave, esquire, escheator.
The jurors say that William Thorneborugh, esquire, was seised at his
death of the manor of Selsett and half the lordship of Wynfell in the
vill of Strickland Kettyll in Kendall, which manor of Selsett and half
lordship of Wynfell are held of the heirs of Edward Redemayne,
esquire, lately deceased, by 8s. rent at Whitsuntide and Martinmas,
worth yearly £18 2s. 9d. besides reparises; and of the lordship of
Patton in the vill of Strickland Kettyll, held of the castle of Kendall
by a rent of one red rose yearly at Midsummer if demanded, worth
yearly £10 7s. 4d. besides reprises; and of half the lordship of Langsleddall in the vill of Strikeland Kettell, held of the castle of
Kendall held of James Leyborne, esquire, for 3d. rent, worth yearly
£12 4s. 4d. besides reprises; and one tenement in Skelmesser in
Kendall held of James Leyborne, esquire, for 3d. rent, worth yearly
6s. 8d. besides reprises; and 2 tenements in Crosthwaytte held of the
castle of Kendall for the rent of one white rose yearly at Midsummer
or within 8 days after if demanded, worth yearly 26s. besides reprises.
He died 19 December, 13 Henry VIII (1521) and Rouland Thorneborugh his son, aged 24 years, is his next heir; Excheq. Inq. p.m.,
Ser. 2, file 126, n. 1.
a1546 Sir Roger Bellingham, knt., had rents of tenants at will in Whytwell, Selshed and Patton amounting to £14 5s. 10d., as follows:—
|Raul [and] Thomson
|Robert and John Warryner
|Relict of Robt Warryner
|Thomas Warryner of Crakehowe
|. . . . Warden
|Item, Moss Close in the lorde's hande
|Item, the Potmosse
|Sum total £14
a1546 After the death of Robert Bellingham, knt., his fourth daughter,
Thomasin, wife of William Thornburgh of Hamsfell obtained £18 in
rent in Selseth, Patton, Whitwell, Sleddale and Kendale, as her
pourparty; Dodsworth's MS. 149, f. 103b.
1553 Inquest taken at Kyrkbye in Kendall, 4 January, 6 Edward VI
(1553), before Nicholas Layburne, John Preston, esquires, and William
Sandes, gentleman. The jurors say that William Thorneburghe,
knight, was seised at his death of the manor and capital messuage
called Haverbreke Hall in Bethum, and 10 messuages, 60 a. land,
20 a. meadow, 10 a. wood, 30 a. waste and a moiety of one water mill
in Haverbreke, Patton, Kirkeby Lonsedall, Whynfell and Lupton;
also of the manor or lordship of Patton and a moiety of the manor
or lordship of Whynfell and six messuages or tenements in Selsyde;
also a messuage, or tenement in Skelsmesser. By the name of
William Thorneburghe of Hamsfell, co. Lancaster, esquire, by his
charter dated 29 March, 1 Edward VI (1547) he granted to Richard
Assheton, Anthony Duckett, Cuthbert Hutton, Nicholas Thorneburghe and William Pykeryng, esquires, the house and site of his
manor of Selsed in Selsed, co. Westmorland, with other houses,
buildings, dovecots, stables, barns, gardens, orchards, lands, meadows,
feedings, pastures, his demesnes in Selsed, then in the tenure of the
said William Thorneburghe and a corn mill with a kiln (ustrina) in
Selsed, and 20 messuages or tenements with houses, fulling mills in
the vill of Sledall, then in the several tenures of John Harryson,
Thomas Lyckebarrowe, John Atkynson, Leonard Doghshon, Thomas
Jacson, Edmund Warryner, Robert Docker, John Bakster, Richard
Docker, Edmund Bennyson, the relict of Richard Lykbarrowe,
deceased, Robert Bennyson, Anthony Bennyson, William Myklow,
Hugh Todde, John Todde, Thomas Holme, Henry Sheperd, Robert
Sheperd and James Sheperd; also two other messuages or tenements
in the vill of Crosthwayte, then in the several tenures of Brian
Brygges and Henry Brygges; also three burgages in Kirkeby in
Kendall, then in the several tenures of Christopher Foxe, William
Becke and Henry Becke; also all the lands &c. to the said messuages
and burgages belonging, to hold the said premises to the said Richard
Assheton and others, their heirs and assigns to the use of the said
William Thorneburghe and Thomasina his wife, still living, for term of
their lives and of the longest life and after both their deaths to the use
of the heirs of the said William, by Thomasine, lawfully begotten, in
default of such to the use of the right heirs of said William for ever.
William Thorneburgh by another charter dated 1 May, 2 Edward VI
(1548) granted to Robert Curwen, gentleman and Margaret his wife,
mother of the said William Thorneburghe, late the wife of Rouland
Thorneburghe, esquire, deceased, an annuity of £16 13s. 4d. issuing
from 6 messuages in Selsced, then in the several tenures of William
Hogeson, Edward Sheperd, the relict of Peter Helme, the relict of
Rouland Moserghe, Robert Bulmes and William Warryner, and from
all his other messuages, lands and tenements in Whynfell and Patton,
to receive the same for term of the natural life of Margaret
by name of the whole of her jointure and dowry after the death of her
late husband Rouland Thorneburgh, esquire, at terms of Pentecost
and Martinmas. Robert Curwen and Margaret still survive. William
Thorneburgh by another charter dated 27 September, 6 Edward VI
(1552) granted to Anthony Gymell of Kyrkeby in Kendall, "surgen,"
an annuity of one mark during his life, issuing from two messuages at
Crossebank in Kyrkeby Kendall, late in the tenure of the relict of
Christopher Foxe and John Becke. Anthony Gymell still survives.
John Myddelton, John Preston, William Kirkeby and Nicholas
Thorneburgh, esquire, feoffees to the use of the said Roland Thorneburghe, esquire, deceased, father of the said William Thorneburghe,
of all the said Roland's lands and tenements in the county, by another
charter dated 11 January, 26 Henry VIII (1535) granted to a certain
Rouland Thorneburgh, gentleman, a younger son of the aforesaid
Rouland Thorneburgh, esquire, an annuity of £3 6s. 8d. issuing out of
all his messuages and tenements in Whynfell and Selsed to receive the
same for his life, payable equally at Pentecost and Martinmas,
according to the effect of the last will of said Rouland his father.
Rouland the son still survives.
Rouland Thornburgh, esquire, by his will declared that his late
servant, John Ayray, should have the rent and farm of a tenement
then in his tenure for his life. John Ayray still survives. The
manor and capital messuage called Haverbrekehall and other the
premises in Haverbreke, Patton, Kirkeby Lonsedall, Whynfell and
Lupton, are held of the king in chief by knight service, namely the
20th part of a knight's fee and a rent of 18s. 3d. yearly, and are
worth yearly clear £8 2s. 4d. The manor of Patton is held of William
marquis of Northampton, as of his castle of Kendall by the service of
a red rose yearly at Midsummer if demanded, worth yearly clear 20s.
The moiety of the manor of Whynfell is held of the heir of Richard
Redman, esquire, deceased, in socage and is worth yearly clear
13s. 4d. The messuage or tenement in Skelmesser is held of Nicholas
Layburne, esquire, in socage, namely by fealty and a rent of 3d. for
all services, and is worth yearly clear 6s. 8d. The messuages in
Selsed are held of the heir of the said Richard Redman, in socage and
are worth yearly clear 6s. 2d. The house and site of the manor of
Selsed, corn mill and kiln and other the premises in Selsed, granted to
the use of the said Thomasine, are held of the heir of the said Richard
Redman in socage, and are worth yearly clear £8 13s. 4d. The 20
messuages or tenements with two fulling mills and other the premises
in Sleddall, granted to the use of the said Thomasine, are held of the
said marquis of Northampton as of his castle of Kendall in socage,
namely by fealty and a rent of 6d. yearly, and are worth yearly clear
£12 4s. 4d. The two messuages in Crosthwaite, likewise granted to
the use of the said Thomasine are held of the said marquis of Northampton, as of his said castle of Kendall by a rent of a white rose, and
are worth yearly clear 26s. 8d. The three burgages and other the
premises in Kirkeby Kendall, likewise granted to the use of the said
Thomasine, are held of whom and by what service they know not and
are worth yearly clear 23s..
He died on 18th November, 6 Edward VI (1552) and Roland
Thorneburghe, esquire, is his son and next heir, now aged 13 years;
Court of Wards Inq. p.m., vol. 6, n. 111.
1560 Matthew Redman of Harewood Castle sold to Allan Bellingham of
Helsington, esq., for £228 the manor of Selsett with 8 messuages, &c.
Reg. of D. at Levens Hall.
A receipt was given on 28 March, 2 Elizabeth (1560) by Matthew
Redman of Harwood Castle, co. York, esq., to Allan Bellingham of
Helsington, esq., for 100 marks, in part payment of £228 for the
purchase by Bellingham of the manor of Selsett and 8 messuages, two
cottages, 8 tofts, 8 gardens, 8 orchards, 200 a. land, 100 a. meadow,
100 a. pasture, 100 a. wood, 200 a. moor, 100 a. turbary, 100 a. moss
and 200 a. of heath and gorse. Mr. Redman's deed of conveyance of
the property bears date 1 August, 2 Elizabeth, 1561.
1583 Inquest taken at Kendall 27 September, 25 Elizabeth (1583) before
Richard Duckett and Thomas Bratwheite, esquires, by the oath of
Thomas Bethom, Robt Byndlose jun., Alan Willsonn, Richard
Tunstall, Brian Edmundsonn, Thomas Potter, Henry Feild, gentlemen, Richard Speddyn, William Wallesse, Edward Stricklaund, Wm
Pott, John Twhait and Gervase Gilpinge, yeomen, who say that:
Thomasine Thornburrowe long before her death was seised of two
messuages in Langsleddall; and 5 messuages in Selside; 4 messuages
in Patton; 15 messuages in Whitwell; and one yearly rent charge of
9s. 10½d. issuing out of the manor or lordship of Lambrige.
So seised she by her charter dated 20 July, 24 Elizth (1582),
granted to Nicholas Thorneburrowe, her younger son, all the said
messuages and the said rent to have and to hold to him and his
assigns for term of his life with remainder after his death to the right
heirs of Thomasine for ever. By virtue whereof Nicholas was seised
thereof and is still living. The premises in Lang Sleddall, Selshead,
Patton and Whitwell are held of the queen as of her purparties of the
Barony of Kendale called "le Richemound Fee" and "le Marques
Fee," but by what services they know not, they are worth yearly
clear £14. Thomasine died 11 August, 24 Elizth (1582) and William
Thorneburrowe, esquire, is her son and next heir and at the time of her
death he was of full age, namely 35 years and upwards. Chan. Inq.
post mort., ser ii, vol. 201, n. 92.
1609 Inquest taken at Kendall, 16 September, 7 James 1 (1609), before
Richard Rigge and Thomas Fallowfeild, esquires, and Robert Curwen,
William Thorneburgh was seised at his death of a capital messuage
called "Dallam Tower" and 60 a. of demesne lands; also 6 other
messuages or tenements and 100 a. land in Bethome, Patton and
Lupton; a moiety of a corn mill called "Heron Milne" in Haverbracke, parish of Bethome; a water mill in Patton; 3 messuages or
tenements and 40 a. land in Skelinserghe; 2 messuages or tenements
and 40 a. land in Meddope; and of 2 messuages and 20 a. land in
Ouvey (Ulpha). The said William Thorneburghe and Roland
Thorneburghe, his son and heir apparent, were jointly seised of a
capital messuage and 60 a. of demesne lands; 6 other messuages or
tenements and 100 a. land in Hauerbracke, parish of Beethom; a
moiety of a corn mill called "Heron Mill" in Haverbracke, which
tenements in Haverbracke last mentioned, the said William and
Roland long before William's death purchased to them and their heirs
from John Preston, Richard Hollande, John Calvert, Henry Sandes,
esquires, Robert Cansfeilde and Henry Curwen, gentlemen. So seised
the said William Thorneburghe died and Rowland survived and is
seised of the premises in Haverbracke.
William Thorneburghe was also seised of the manor of Hampsfell
and a capital messuage called "Hampsfell Hall" and 140 a. of
demesne lands; 11 other messuages or tenements and 80 a. land in
Hampsfell, parish of Cartmell; 2 messuages, 3 cottages and 20 a.
land in Lindall, parish of Cartmell; a messuage or tenement in
Floukbroughe, parish of Cartmell; and of a messuage or tenement in
Ulverston in Furneis. So seised William Thorneburghe by his
writing dated 22 June, 40 Elizabeth (1598), enfeoffed Robert Dalton,
Alexander Molineux, Christopher Carus and John Wharton, esquires,
thereof to hold to the following uses, namely: to the use of William
Thorneburghe and his assigns for life, without impeachment of waste,
and after his death to the use of his son and heir apparent, Roland
Thorneboughe, and the heirs male of his body by Jane Thorneburghe,
now his wife, to be begotten, &c.
The said William was also seised of a water mill called "Lindall
Milne," parish of Cartmell; and of a messuage or tenement with
certain lands called "Castlehead," parish of Cartmell.
The capital messuage called Dallam Tower and the lands in Bethome and Patton and moiety of the mill in Haverbracke are held of the
king in chief by the 20th part of a knight's fee as in right of his crown
of England and are worth yearly clear £8 2s. 4d.; the corn mill in
Patton is held of whom they know not and is worth clear 13s. 4d.; one
messuage of the three in Skellinsergh is held of the king as of his
manor of Skellingsergh by fealty in free socage and is worth yearly
clear 6s. 8d. and the other 2 messuages there are held of the king as of
his manor or barony of Kendall by fealty in free socage and are worth
yearly clear 10s.; the lands and tenements in Middope and Ouvey are
held of William, Earl of Darbie, of his manor of Bethome by fealty
and a rent in socage and are worth yearly clear 50s.; the capital
messuage and lands in Haverbracke, whereof William and Roland
Thornburghe were jointly seised, are held of the king as of his manor
or barony of Kendall by cornage, which cornage gives ward and relief,
and are worth yearly £6; The capital messuage and premises in
Hampsfell, Lindall and Floukbrough are held of the king as of his
manor of Cartmell by fealty and a rent in socage and are worth yearly
clear £12. The premises in Ulverston are held of the king as of his
manor of Dalton in Furness, by what service they know not and are
worth yearly clear 5s. The messuage called Castlehead and the corn
mill called Lindall Milne, parish of Cartmell, are held of the king as of
his manor of Eastgrenewich, in co. Kent, by fealty and a free rent,
yearly of 20s. in free socage, not in chief, and are worth yearly clear
William Thornburghe died 5 October last (1608) and Roland
Thorneburgh is his son and heir, aged 26 years at his father's death.
Court of Wards Inq. p.m., vol. 43, n. 105.
1612 Inquest taken at Kendall, 14 January, 9 James 1 (1612), before
Roger Otwaye, gentleman, escheator.
Rowland Thornburgh, esquire, was seised at his death of a messuage
or tenement called "Langwell" and 40 a. land in Selsatt; the hamlet
called Whitwell in Whitwell and certain lands, meadow, feedings and
pastures in reversion after the death of Nicholas Thornburgh; a water
mill in Patton; 3 messuages or tenements and 40 a. land in Skelsmergh; 3 messuages and tenements in Selsatt in reversion after the
death of said Nicholas Thornburgh; and of 2 messuages or tenements
in Methopp and 40 a. land. By his writing he granted to Edward
Wilson, yeoman, the said 2 messuages in Methopp to hold for 31 years.
The said Rowland Thornburgh long before his death was seised of
the manor of Hampsfell and of a capital messuage called Hampsfell
Hall and 140 a. land adjacent thereto; 11 other messuages or tenements and 80 a. land adjacent thereto in Hampsfell, parish of Cartmell; 2 messuages and 3 cottages and 20 a land in Lindall; a
messuage or tenement in Flowkburgh, and lands thereto belonging;
a messuage or tenement in Ulueston in Furneis, and lands thereto
belonging; and of a watermill called "Lyndall mylne" within the
parish of Cartmell.
The said Rowland made his will dated 23 August, 9 James I (1611),
in which he bequeathed: to his wife Jane Thornburgh, besides the
third of all his lands, his tenement called "Ryehow, otherwise
Dry how in Bannisdale" being redeemed, and his tenement called
"the Pow house [in Meathop]," likewise redeemed, for her help in
the education of his younger children, during her life with reversion to
William Thornburgh his son and heir and his heirs male; to his 3
younger sons John, Francis and Rowland, to be yearly issuing out of
his said lands, as follows: to his 2nd son John, £20 yearly for life, to
his 3rd son Francis, £20 yearly for life, to his youngest son Rowland,
£10 with diet with his eldest brother "mine heir" and a horse fit for
him to ride upon to be allowed him and kept with his eldest brother,
if he dislike to continue in house with his eldest brother, then the
annuity to be £13 6s 8d for life. Such annuities to be paid to them
at Whitsuntide and Martinmas and to begin at such of the feasts as
shall first happen after every one of the said younger sons shall attain
the age of 15 years; that £1000 shall be taken out of his lands for
preferment in marriage or any other good preferment of his four
daughters Etheldred, Jane, Anne and Thomazin, besides any filial
portions of his goods and chattels, if any remain after debts discharged; which £1000 to be divided thus: to Etheldred, the eldest
£300, to Jane £300. to Anne £200, and to Thomazin £200, to be paid to
every of them either at age of their full years or marriage at discretion
of his executors.
The premises in Selsatt are held of the king as of his manor or
barony of Kendall, called "le Richmond Fee," by knight service,
namely: the 100th part of a knight's . . . . (fn. 2) ; the premises in Whitwell are held of the king as above by cornage and a rent; . . . . . .
the water mill in Patton is held of the king as of his manor or barony of
Kendall by fealty only in free socage and is worth yearly clear 10s.;
the messuages in Skelsmergh are held of the king as of his manor or
barony of Kendall castle by fealty only and a rent of one pair of gilt
spurs in free socage; . . . . . . Skelsmergh held of the king as of his
manor of Skelsmergh by fealty in free socage and are worth yearly
6s. 8d.; the 2 messuages &c. in Methopp are held of William earl of
Derbie as of his manor of Betham by fealty and [2s.] rent in free
socage and are worth yearly clear 30s.; the 3 messuages in Selsatt
whereof Rowland died seised in reversion are held of the king as of
his manor or barony of Kendall in free socage and are worth yearly
clear 20s.; the manor and capital messuage of Hampsfell and premises in Hampsfell, Lindall and Flowkburgh are held . . . . as of his
manor of Cartmell in co. Lancaster by fealty and rent for all services
and are worth yearly clear £12; the premises in Ulverston are held of
. . . . . . by knight service namely: the 100th part of a knight's fee
and are worth yearly clear 5s.; the water mill called "Landall milne"
is held [of the manor of Eastgrenwich?] co. Kent by fealty and a
free rent of 13s. 4d. in free socage and not in chief worth yearly clear
Rowland Thornburgh died . . . . and William Thornburgh is his
son and next heir aged 12 years, 6 months, 23 days at his father's
death. The said John, Francis and Rowland, sons of the aforesaid
Rowland Thornburgh and the said Etheldred . . . . . . . and the
said Nicholas Thornburgh still survive namely at Selsat; Court of
Wards Inq. p.m. vol. 35, n. 69.
1640 Inquest taken at Kirkbylonsdale. 8 September, 16 Charles 1 (1640)
before Robert Curwen, the king's feodary for co. Westmorland,
William Manserghe, Nicholas Fisher and Robert Raulinson, gentlemen, the king's commissioners, and by the oath &c., who say that:
Henry Wilson, gentleman, on the day of his death was seised in his
demesne as of fee of the manor or lordship of Whitewell and of 29
messuages, 80 acres of land, 50 acres of meadow, 80 acres of pasture,
100 acres of moor furze and heath in Whitewell and Selsett to the said
manor belonging, in the several tenures and possessions of divers
tenants there; and of one capital messuage and tenement with all the
houses, edifices, structures, gardens and crofts thereto belonging in
Kirkbylonsdale now in the tenure and possession of Richard Walton;
of one other capital messuage and tenement in Underly and Keistwicke in the parish of Kirkbylonsdale, of divers houses, structures,
gardens, orchards, lands, meadows, pastures, feedings, woods, commons and hereditaments to the said capital messuage called "Underley" now belonging and with the same, now occupied and enjoyed in
the tenure of the said Henry Wilson; of 3 messuages and tenements
and divers acres of land, meadow, pasture and hereditaments in
Casterton to the said messuages, &c., belonging and enjoyed in the
tenure of divers tenants; and also of the tithes of grain of Farleton,
Overforthe and Aykebancke, late parcel of the rectory of Bethome.
The said Henry Wilson so being seised by his will written during
his life and by him sealed and acknowledged, dated 26 November,
14 Charles 1 (1638), bequeathed to Thomas Wilson of Underhelme, in
said county, his nephew and to Henry Wilson, son and heir apparent
of the said Thomas Wilson, all and singular the aforesaid manors,
messuages, lands, tithes of grain, houses, structures, &c., in Whitewell, Selsett, Kirkbylonsdale, Underley, Keiswicke, Casterton,
Farleton, Overforth and Aykebancke. To have and to hold to the
said Thomas Wilson and Henry Wilson his son and the heirs male of
the body of the said Henry, and for default of such then to Thomas
Wilson 2nd son of said Thomas Wilson the father, and heirs male of
his body, and for default of such then to William Wilson, 3rd son of
Thomas Wilson the father, and heirs male of his body, and for default
of such then to every one of the other sons of the said Thomas Wilson
the father successively and for default of such then to right heirs of
said Henry, son and heir apparent of said Thomas Wilson for ever.
The manors, messuages, lands and other the premises in Whitewell,
Selsett and Casterton, are held of the king as of his manor of Kendall
called "le Richmond Fee" and by a yearly rent of . . . . . and by
knight service namely: by one 60th part of a knight's fee and are
worth yearly clear, 40s. The messuages, lands and other the premises
in Kirkbylonsdale, Underley and Keistwicke, are held of the king as of
his manor of Kendall now called "le Richmond Fee" by a yearly rent
. . . . . . in free socage, and are worth yearly clear £3. The tithes
and other the premises in Farleton, Overforth and Aykebanke are
held of the king as of his manor of Eastgreenwich, by fealty in free
socage and by a yearly rent of 40s., and are worth yearly clear £3. So
seised of above premises Henry Wilson died 19 October last (1639) at
Underley and Thomas Wilson is his nephew and next heir, aged now
30 years and more. Court of Wards Inq. post mort., vol. 94, n. 188.
1669 Hearth Tax Roll; Lay Subsidy, R. 195, n. 73.
|Mr. John Stephenson
||1 wald up
|Mr. Franc: Thornburow
||2 in building
||2 wald up.
1723 For the conveyance of the manor, see Whinfell, p. 230.