Persons surnamed Littlejohn (record texts)
By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2015-08-28. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-11-08.
Below is found a list of records relating to historical persons – law-abiding or otherwise – surnamed Littlejohn. The list will include few if any records later than 1500 and in general will include only records that are of particular interest. e.g. records referring to criminal Littlejohns, records of Littlejohn who were sons of men named John Little, etc.
Records relating to persons surnamed Littlejohn
The following 4 records concern persons surnamed Littlejohn:
Commission of oyer and terminer to William de Herle, John de Donecastre, Geoffrey le Scrop and Robert de Scorburgh, on complaint by William, archbishop of York, that Thomas le Rede of Raskhill, John Littel Johan, Robert son of Robert de Stutevill, Nicholas de Stutevill and Hugh 'Robertknavestutevill,' with others, broke his park at Beverley, co. York, hunted therein and carried away deer. By K.Afterwards on 16 November following, the king being at Nottingham, Adam de Hoperton was associated in the above commission. [Parl Writs.]
John Petit Johan is sent to the abbot and convent of Glastonbury, to have for life such maintenance in that abbey as William Archebaud deceased had at the late king's command. By p.s. [914.]
6d. for ryppyng up the presse bouft of John Liteljohn and settyng up the same in the vestrye.
26s.8d. to John Litle John for the presse in the vestre.
- [Black, J.G., compil.; Handcock, G.F., compil.; Maxwell-Lyte, Henry Churchill, introd.] Calendar of the Patent Rolls preserved in the Public Record Office: Edward II. A.D. 1321-1324 (London; Edinburgh; Dublin, 1904), p. 317.
- [Bird, W.H.B., ed.; Flower, C.T. ed.; Maxwell-Lyte, Henry Churchill, introd.]. Calendar of the Close Rolls, preserved in the Public Record Office: Richard II. Vol. I. A.D. 1377-1381 (London and Cardiff; Edinburgh; Dublin, 1914), p. 337.
- Hanham, Alison, ed. Churchwardens' Accounts of Ashburton, 1479-1580 edited with an introduction by Alison Hanham (Devon and Cornwall Record Society, New series, vol. 15) (Torquay, 1970), p. 14.
- Hanham, Alison, ed. Churchwardens' Accounts of Ashburton, 1479-1580 edited with an introduction by Alison Hanham (Devon and Cornwall Record Society, New series, vol. 15) (Torquay, 1970), p. 138.