Records of Kendale Vol 1by William Farrer Litt.
Edited by John F. Curwen, F.S.A.
SELSIDE AND WHITWELL
1196 Gilbert, 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, 168.
1283 Matthew de REDMAN holds of William de LYNDESEYE "Selsate," and Ralph de BERBURN holds of the same William QWITEWEL and Gowinscales for 2d. yearly; Cal., ii, 269.
1332 SELSAHTE. Subsidy of fifteenth.
William de THORNEBURGE in goods 30s.
Roger son of William in goods 30s.
John son of Nicholas in goods 45s.
Robert son of Nicholas in goods 37s. 6d.
William de MOSEHERST (MOSEHERGH) in goods 37s. 6d.
Nicholas de OXENFEL in goods 30s.
Richard son of Agnes in goods 30s.
John de KENDALE in goods 15s.
Adam de OXENFEL in goods 15s.
Nicholas, son of John the reeve (preposite) in goods 30s.
Sum of goods £15, [whereof to the king 20s.]
Ellis son of S[……] in goods 30s.
Gilbert de MOSEHERG in goods 30s.
Nicholas Adam's servant in goods 45s.
Roger de WALES in goods 15s.
Robert son of Christiana in goods 15s.
Nicholas NELE in goods 15s.
Sum of goods £7 [10s.] whereof to the king 9s. [rect 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 Selette 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 (I), 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 (See Early Chancery Proceeding, bundle 12, n. 192.) 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 thought 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.
The like to Oliver THORNEBURGH, late of Selside, 'gentleman,' as above; ib.
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, whereupon 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;
1546 a Sir Roger BELLINGHAM, knt., had rents of tenants at will in Whytwell, Selshed and Patton amounting to £14 5s. 10d., as follows:--
William THOMSON 9s. 6d. Thomas MOSS 11s. 8d.
Raul[and] THOMSON 9s. 6d. John HENRYSON 16s. 8d.
Richard GARNET 11s. 4d. James BRABANE 16s. 8d.
John WYLSON 4s. 4d. Robert NUTHERD 26s. 0d.
Robert and John Thomas WARRYNER -----
WARRYNER 13s. 2d. William MOSS 11s. 8d.
Thomas WARRYNER 15s. 4d. Thomas WARRYNER
Relict of Robert of Crakehowe 20s. 2d.
WARRYNER 8s. 8d. ….. WARDEN 19s. 2d.
Robert WYLSON 26s. 8d. Item, Moss Close in
Thomas WARRYNER 2s. 0d. the lorde's hande 40s. 0d.
William AYRA 23s. 4d. Item, the Potmosse ----------
Sum total £14 5s. 10d.
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.
John MYDDLETON, John PRESTON, William KIRKEBY and Nicholas THORNEBURGH, esquire, feoffess 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 Skelsmesser 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. III.
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.
So seised she by her charter dated 20 July, 24 Elizabeth (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 Elizabeth (1582) and William THORNBUROWE, 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.
William THORNEBURGH was seised at his death of a capital messuage called "Dallan 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 Ulveston 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 by 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 THORNEBURGHE 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 f 20s. in free socage, not in chief, and are worth yearly clear 26s. 8d.
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.
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 or 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 water mill 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 Dryhow 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 the 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 . . . . (The right hand bottom corner of the membrane has been torn off and some details consequently lost.); 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 of 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's 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 10s.
Rowland THORNBURGH died . . . . and William THORNBURGH is his son and next heir aged 12 years, 6 month, 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.
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 I (1638), bequeathed to Thomas WILSON of Underhelme, in said country, 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 the 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.
Nich TUNSDELL 2
George MAWSON 2
The same 1 unerected
Willm SIMPSON 1
Robt GARNETT 1
James LICKBARROW 1
Widd NICHOLSON 1
Edward HOLME 1
Richard SIMPSON 1
Rowland SIMPSON 1
Richard KITCHING 2
Tho AEREY 2
Mr. John STEPHENSON 1
Tho WARRINER 2
The same 1 wald up
Antho MAWSON 1
Robt ATKINSON 1
Mr. Franc THORNBUROW 2
The same 2 in building
John BRIGGS 1
Nich MAWSON 1
Antho STEPHENSON 1
Robt GARNETT 2
George MAWSON 1
The same 2 wald up
Richard AEREY 1
Tho GARENTT 1
Richard KITCHING 1
Peter WARRINER 1
Mrs. THORNBURROW 6
1723 For the conveyance of the manor, see Whinfell.
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