Records of Kendale Vol 1by William Farrer Litt.
Edited by John F. Curwen, F.S.A.
On the morrow of Martinmas, 31 Henry III, at Appelby, Roger PEPYN, parson of the mediety of the church of Kyrkeby in Kendale, acknowledged that 14 a. land in Natelund were the right of Ralph de EYNCURT and released them to Ralph for himself and his successors, parsons of the said mediety; and further granted that Ralph and his heirs should henceforth have a chapel in their court at Natelund for the celebration of divine service. For this agreement Ralph gave to Roger and his mediety of the said church, a messuage and 10 a. land in Wynnefel which Richard PRAT sometime held and 10 a. of the said Ralph's land next the said messuage, to hold in alms; D. at Sizergh; Feet of F., file 4., n. 15.
-72 land of Natelund and Syreydherg, free from puture (Puture, a custom claimed by keepers in forests, and sometimes by bailiffs of Hundreds, to freely take mans-meat, horse-meat, and dog-meat from the tenants within the perambulation of the forest or Liberty of the Hundred.) of his master forester and all the things belonging to the same forestry; D. at Sizergh.
1292 By deed, dated at Kirkeby in Kendal, on Wed. next, after St. Matthew, the apostle, 20 Edward I (24 September, 1292), Walter son of Sir William de STIRKELANDE, granted to Robert de WESSINGTON and Joan, the grantor's sister, 9 messuages, 5 bovates, 115― a. I R. land in Natelande, of which William, son of Stephen, holds a messuage and 2 a.; William BRONBAYNE, a mess., 2 a. I R.; Nicholas, son-in-law of Ellen, a mess., 1 bovate and 10 a.; Henry del GRENE, a mess., 1 bovate and 13― a.; Richard de CRACHALLE, a mess., 1 bovate and 31 a., with waste called Kalnestilde (or Kalrestilde); Richard of the Hall, a mess., 1 bovate and 27 a. I R.; Thomas de CRACHALLE, a mess., ― bovate and 4 a.; William, the reaper (messor) a mess., and 1― a. I R.; Nicholas the shepherd, 6 a.; Robert, the miller, 4 a. and Nicholas PARKER, 3 a.; also the moiety of Lowkerig and the land of John, son of Grete, and the meadow called le Quaghe to hold to them and their issue; D. at Sizergh.
William de STIRKELAUND, son of Sir Robert de STIRKELAUND, releases to Walter de STIRKELAUND, his son and heir, 104s. 10d. worth of land in Nateland, which William reserved on the day when he enfeoffed Walter of the vill of Nateland. See Helsington.
-1327 Witnesses: Robert de WESSINGTON, John de WESSINGTON, Baldwyn de SCHEPESHEVED, Rouland de PATTON, Thomas de LEVENES, John COLLAN; D. at Sizergh.
Nicholas the reeve in goods 30s.
Robert ROUTHE in goods 15s.
Richard WARAYNER in goods 45s.
John son of Agnes in goods 30s.
Nicholas MAKERAHTE in goods 15s.
Robert son of Ellis in goods 15s.
Adam FISHER (piscator) in goods 15s.
Adam brother of the reeve in goods 15s.
Nelle de CROSTHWAYT in goods 20s.
Sum of goods Ģ10, whereof to the King 13s. 4d.; Excheq., Lay Sub., Westmld., 195, 1A.
1539 Lease of the tithes of Natland and Whynfell, for 66s. yearly, and for Sysyrehe 20s., from William, abbot of St. Mary's, York, etc., to William KNEVETT, esq., and Lady Katheryn STRYKLAND, his wife; ib.
Rental of Walter STRYKLAND, esq., 1 July, 31 Henry VIII, in Natland with the members: the following took tenements (On the succession of Walter STRICKLAND his tenants at will wold by custom renew their tenures and pay fines on entry.) etc. (the sum named being the fine for gressom).
Roland BECKE Ģ5
Anthony LANGHORNE, the tenement late in the tenure of
Gervase ROLANDSON Ģ4
Thomas MAKERETHE, elder 46s. 8d.
Thomas MAKERETHE, younger Ģ10
John JAXSON Ģ4
Thomas WARENER Ģ5 6s. 8d.
Henry GRENBANKE, ― tent. 43s. 4d.
Nicholas SPYGHT Ģ4
Rowland SAUNDERSON Ģ3
William SAUNDERSON Ģ6
John DAUBER Ģ6
William DAUNEY Ģ6
Thomas SPENCE Ģ3
Lawrence GRENBANKE, 2 tents. Ģ3 10s.
Edward SILL, 1/3 tent. 27s.
Richard SILL, 2/3 tent. 46s. 8d.
James ROLONDSON 20s.
William SMYTHE 40s.
Thomas SYLL 46s. 8d.
Christopher SADELAR 46s. 8d.
Richard BAGULAY 40s.
John LANKESTRE 40s.
Thomas CAWPLAND 33s. 4d.
James COWPER took a cottage 4s. 8d.
Edward SILL, the tenement late in the tenure of John GURNELL,
And he gave the lord for entry, Ģ4, and for "le tenandright" Ģ12,
Sureties: Rowland BECKE and Roger HELME.
Brian HIGHYN, a cottage 10s.
Milles COWPER, a tent. 4 marks, Sureties: Edward SILL, and Peter
William SCHEPPARD, a cottage 10s.
Hengon HUDSON, a cottage 10s.
1540c "The booke of Walter STRYKELANDE, esquyer, etc., of his tenandes and inhabitantes" within Natland: each with horse, harnes and a bowe, Thomas MACERETH, elder, Edward MACARETH, Lawrance GRENEBANKE, James ROWLANDSON, Mylles ROBYNSON, Roger PRYKET, Mylles KOWPER, James PRYKET, Cristoper BEK.
Bylmen, with horse, harnes and a byll: Thomas WARYNER, Thomas SYLL, Wylliam SANDERSON, William SMYTHE, Edward (cancelled), Thomas MACARETHE, Thomas (cancelled), John WYLLIAMSON, John (cancelled), Edward BENSON, Wylliam STRYKELAND, James ROBYNSON, Robert PRYKET, Robert MAKARETH, Martyn GYLPYN.
Foytmen with sum harnes, oder none: Thomas SPENCE, a jak, a sallet, and a bow; Rowlland PRYKET, harnese and a bow; Hew HODSON a bow, Bryan HYGGYN, a bow.
Bylles: John ATKYNSON, a jake and a byll; Mycall SPYGHT, a sallet and a byll; Robert STRYKLAND, the same; Henry GRENEBANKE, James KOWPER, Edward SYLL, William SCHIPERT [each] a byll; Edward SILL "h. h. a bowe."
Yongmen bowys (each had a bow): Nycholes SCHERMAN, Wylliam SCHERMAN, Roger WLAKER, John NYKSON, Robert WARYNER (these 5 cancelled), Wylliam JHONSON, John COWPER (cancelled).
Bylles (each had a bill): James TOORNER, George BOWMAN, Lawrence SANDERSON, Leonard COWPER (cancelled), Peter COWPER, Robert MACARETH (cancelled), Jhon BARRAY, Nycholes MACARETH, Brian DENNESON, Hene NYCOLSON, John INGERSON, Wylliam SHEPERT, James WALKER, Tomas COWPLAND, John LANCASTER; Roll at Sizergh.
Edward COWPER James SPEYHT
John SYLL William SLEDDALL
Walter GRENEBANCK Nicholas WARRYNER
Edmond GRENEBANCK Henry ROBINSON
Anthony SPENCE Hugh JACKSON
Lawrence WILLIAMSON Relict of Jas. ROLLANDSON
Relict of Robert WILLSON Jas. ROLLANDSON for a close
Christopher NEWBY Alan PRICKETT
Edward DAWNEY Barnard CROSBYE
Edward MACKERETH William PRICKETT
Thomas MAKERETH William SHEPARD, 3s. 4d.
Brian DICKSON William STRICKLAND
Robert STRICKLAND, for the tenement, late in the holding of Edmund, his father, gressom Ģ5, hauling silver and 9s. 10d.
Relict of John MACKERETH Lawrence WILLIAMSON
Peter WILLIAMSON Brian SHAWE
Lawrence WILLIAMSON and Peter SHEPARD, 23s. 4d. Peter SHEPHERD (for his fine of half that tenement which his father and he jointly held, being tenant of the other moiety before, rent 5s., gressome, 40s. and for fine of a cottage, rent 3s. 4d., gressome, 10s.) and William SHEPERD, 1 hen for hauling silver (Hallage, an obligation connected with the use of a hall, as when a toll is due to the lord of a fair or market for such commodities as are vended in the Common Hall of the place.) and 9s. 1―d/ Relict of William SHEPPARD (for her heriot (Heriot, a payment due tot he lord of a fee on the death of a tenant) of half the Scarthes, 40s.) 23s. 4d.
Richard ROBINSON Robert PRICKETT
Robert ROBINSON William PRICKETT
Thomas HAULEHED Cuthbert FISHER
Miles ROBINSON The relict of Edward SILL
Thomas HAULEHED Robert BECK
Robert ATKINSON, for the tenement at Crawpark, for Gressome, Ģ6 8s. and for rent 10 hens, 4 shearings, 1 barrow and 16s. 7d.
James TROUGHTON Anthony MACKERETH
Rolland MACKERETH, elder Robert PRICKETT, elder
Relict of George BENSON Rowland MACKERETH, younger
John BELL of Natlande, yeoman, on the day he died, was seised in his demense as of fee of 2 closes of land called "le Highe Close" and "Lowe Close" cont'g by estim'n, 5 acres in Natland, in the tenure of Barnard CROSBIE now customary tenant thereof. Premises held of King as of his manor of Kirbie Kendall called "le Marquesse Fee" by knight service and they are worth yearly clear 6d. John BELL died 26 November 1627 and James BELL, now of Natlande is his son and nearest heir, aged 5 years at the time of his father's death. Chanc. Inq., post mort., Ser. Ii, vol. 707, No. 62.
32 in number -- Ģ1 12s. 0d. tax.
Mr. William GREY 4 Nich HOLLOWHEAD 1
Mr. John WILKINSON 2 Chr. PRICKETT 2
Math. RANGE 1 Tho. KITCHINE 1
Tho LICKBARROW 2 Rich ROBINSON 1
Mr. Tho SHEAPHERD 2 Mr. John HADWEN 2
Willm ROBINSON 1 Tho WILSON 2
Edmund STRICKLAND 1 Willm WILSON 1
James JACKSON 2 Rich ROBINSON 1
Walter COWPER 1 These persons following are
John ATKINSON 1 discharged by Certificates.
Robert LEA 1 Robt HODGHSON 1
John POWE 2 Widdow KITCHIN 1
James GARNETT 1
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