Records of Kendale Vol 1by William Farrer Litt.
Edited by John F. Curwen, F.S.A.
-1189 Welpsatt and Qwynfell by bounds (described). Deed at Sizergh.
1200c Rayner de STIVETON gave to the canons of St. Mary, Bolton, the service of Henry de REDEMAN due to the donor for the land which Henry held of him in Whynfell, namely ½ mark yearly. Witnesses: Sir Matthew de BIGESTROP, Robert de MOHANT, Reginald de WERBELTON, then constable of the castle of York, Jordan de RUFFORD, Ralph de KENT, clerk, Hugh de CAUTON (recte COLTON), William de MALGHOM, Rayner de OTTERBURN, Hugh de OTTERBURN, Symon de KIRKEBY, clerk, John de EBORACO, clerk; Dodsworth's MS. 149, f. 138.
-1220 Quinnefel to the canons of Cockersand, Chartul. 1020, 1022.
-68 land which Sampson de QUINEFEL, his grandfather gave them in Quinefel; Chartul., 1023.
-72 their lands of Welpeseyt from puture of his land serjeants at horse and foot and of witnesman; d. at Sizergh.
John de DUPSLACKE … … … … in goods 45s.
William de le TERNE … … … … in goods 30s.
Nicholas son of Roger … … … … in goods 67s. 6d.
Richard de BRAMTHWAYTE … … … in goods 37s. 6d.
William AYLSY … … … … in goods 45s.
Cristian wife of Adam … … … … in goods 45s.
William her son … … … … in goods [45s.]
William son of Adam … … … … in goods 45s.
Adam son of Adam … … … … in goods 45s.
Richard FOUTE … … … … in goods 45s.
Nicholas son of the widow … … … in goods 37s. 6d.
Roland de THORNESBURGE … … in goods 37s. 6d.
William de DOUFTHWAYTE … … in goods 37s. 6d.
Nicholas son of Beatrice … … … … in goods 37s. 6d.
Sum of goods £30, whereof the fifteenth 40s.; excheq., Lay Sub., Westmld., 195, 1A.
1335 Gilbert de LANCASTER demises to his son, Robert de LANCASTER, for life, his lands and tenements in Whynfell in Kendale, with reversion to Christopher the grantor's son; Trans., C. & W. A. Soc., N.S. X, 460.
John, son of Roland de PATTON held at his death a shieling in Whinfell, of the abbot of Jorevall by the service of 4s. yearly. Inq., post mort., 34 Edw. III.
Adam WILLIAMSON of Quynfell impleaded Thomas Wilkynson ADDYSON of Quynfell for killing 40 lambs of the said Adam at Quynfell, price 40s.; De Banco R., Hil., 401, n. 92.
1538 Lease of the tithes of Natland and Whynfell for 66s. yearly, from William, abbot of St. Mary's York, &c. to William KNEVETT, esq., and Lady Katheryn STRYKLAND his wife. Orig. at Sizergh.
1540c "The booke off Walter STRYKELANDE, esquyer," &c., "his tenandes and inhabitantes" within Whynfell (each had a "horse, harnes and a bow"): James NYCLASON, Edward NECALSON, Rychard HELME, Thomas SYMSON, Henry HELME, Bryan CHAWE, Rychard CHAWE, Jervys DYKSON, Roulland SYMSON, Rychard NEWBY, Rychard CHAW.
Bylmen, with horse, harnes and a byll: Jhon NYCLASON, Robert NYCALSON, Robert NYCALSON, younger, John THOMSON, Henry HELLM, Thomas BRAKEN, Thomas DYCONSON, Robert DYCONSON.
Yong men without horse and harnes, each had "a bow": Robert CHAW, Richard SYMSON, Thomas DENYSON, Thomas HELLME, Jhon DICONSON, Olyver WARYNER.
Bylles, each had "a byll": Water NYCALSON (cancelled), Alexander NYCALSON, Christopher HELLM, Wylliam HEWETSON, Rowlland FOURNES, Robert GRAYNES, Rychard BRAKEN, Wylliam HELME, Roulland HELLME; Roll at Sizergh.
Robert HELME of Hollynewell, husbandman, Edmund HELME his son and Ralland HELME of Mowrebank, husbandman, were bound to Walter STRYKLAND, esq., in £40, to observe the above award; ib.
On 20 August, 6 Edward VI (1552) Alan WILSON of Kirkby in Kendale, goldsmith, in consideration of the sum of £46 13s. 4d. released Allan BELLINGHAM, esq., his right and interest in all those messuages, lands and tenements in Preston, Sigeswicke, Mansergh and Whinfell which were then or late in the occupation of Giles BACKHOUSE, William BATEMAN, John COWPER, Christopher MANSERGH, the wife of John STOCKDALL, Roland HELME and Joan late the wife of Gervase DICKSON, of the clear yearly rent of 40s., which premises were late parcel of the possessions of the late abbey of Cockersand; Reg. of Deeds at Levens Hall.
Matthew REDMAN of Harewood, co. York, sells to Allan BELLINGHAM of Helsington, esq., messuages and tenements in Whinfell in Kendale formerly the inheritance of Edward REDMAN, his grandfather; Reg. of D. at Levens.
Richard DUCKETT, esq., held at his death three messuages and tenements in Whinfell in socage of the clear yearly value of 41s., ib.
Mr. LABRAN … … 1 Tho SUMMER … … 1
James NICHOLSON … 2 John ROBINSON … … 1
Walter NICHOLSON … 2 Nath DIXON … … 2
Richard RAWES … … 3 Chr DIXON … … 1
Henry DENNYSON … 1 Margaret WILLIAMSON … 1
Antho WILKINSON … 2 Margaret NEWBY … … 1
Mary COWPERTHWAITE 1 Widd HELLME … … 1
Edmond POWLEY … 1 Tho MOORE … … 1
John POWLEY … … 1 Rowland STEALL … … 1
Richard SHAWE … … 1 Willm WARRINER … … 2
John POWLEY … 1 wald up James DENNYSON … … 1
Richard AEREY … … 1 Robert WILSON … … 2
John NICHOLSON … 1 John STEPHENSON … 1
Edmond BRACKEN … 1
1723 By an indenture quadripartite made between Jane THORNBURGH of Kendal, widow of Roland THORNBURGH of Methop, esq. (1); John TRAFFORD of Croston, co. Lanc., esq., and Elizabeth his wife, sister and heir of Thomas THORNBURGH, esq., deceased, son and heir of the said Roland (2); Thomas TOWNLEY of Royle, co. Lanc., esq., and John KNIPE of Flodder in Lyth, gent. (3); and Henry WILKINSON and seven others in trust for the tenants and landowners of Whinfell (4); whereby the parties to the first, second and third part, for the sum of £1040 3s. 4d. conveyed to the said trustees the manors or reputed manors, lordships or seigniories of Whinfell, Selside, Skelsmergh and Patton, with royalties, deodands (Deodand is a thing given as it were to God when a person meets with a fatal accident; e.g., if a man driving a cart falls so that he wheel crushes him or the hors kicks him to death, such wheel or horse was considered deodand and forfeited to the lord of the land and sold for the benefit of the poor.), ponds, waifs and estrays, paying yearly to the king 9s. 1½d. and 1s. yearly to the lord viscount LONSDALE; and the trustees conveyed severally to the tenants; the fishery in Whinfell tarn to remain among the tenants undivided; Nicholson and Burn, I, 115.
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