1790 - Court Rolls of Manor of Wakefield (1)

From International Robin Hood Bibliography
Date 1790
Topic Robin Hood, a field in or near Northowram

By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2020-08-20. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2021-01-08.


18 Hipperholme, surrender by the hands of James Pearson, 28 Aug
ELIZABETH BOTTOMLEY of Shibden, spinster, to herself for life without impeachment of waste, then to MARY BOTTOMLEY of same, spinster, her natural daughter, for life without impeachment of waste [...] mess at the Lees in Northowram with garden, barn, cottages, a dye-house converted into cottages and with 11 acres of land, called the Ing, [p. 11:] Little Ing, First and Second Lower Field, Lee Wood, Lower, Middle and Upper Brow, Star Field, Robin Hood and Field Next to Robin Hood, by estimation 31 days' work; all now in the occupation of ELIZABETH. Consideration: in indenture of even date herewith produced in court, between: 1) ELIZABETH, 2) MARY, 3) John Holt of Northowram, farmer. Fine: 6s. Rent: 2s compounded.[1]

Source notes

Manor of Wakefield court rolls; Halifax Great Court Baron, before Samuel Tooker 18 Oct 1790. Bold type and uppercase letters as in printed source. IRHB's brackets. IRHB's ellipsis indicates a blank line in the PDF of the printed source used by IRHB. A full line of text is missing here through an error in the printed text or the PDF.[2]



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