DEEDS OF LONDESBOROUGH AND AREA

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Details of DEEDS OF LONDESBOROUGH AND AREA
Title: DEEDS OF LONDESBOROUGH AND AREA
Reference: MD239
Description:

Most of the documents refer to Middleton-on-the-Wolds, Londesborough, Market Weighton and places nearby, in East Riding. Many of the C17 deeds involve the families of Elwald and Witty of Middleton and the 1st Earl of Burlington.

Date: 1281 - 1795
Held by: Yorkshire Archaeological Society, not available at The National Archives
Arrangement:

Empthorpe 1 - 22 1649-1674

 

Easthorpe 23 - 35 1281-1715

 

Easthorpe including Londesborough 36 - 43 1551-1652

 

Goodmanham 44 - 66 1663-1777

 

Middleton-on-the-Wolds including Kiplingcotes, Londesborough & Lund 67 - 170 1370-1775

 

Market Weighton including Shipton 171 - 183 1352-1682

 

Bielby 184 - 186 1595-1678

 

Several Manors on the same deed 187 - 218 1389-1680

 

Miscellaneous 219 - 234 1281-1795

Language: English
Extent: 5 standard archive boxes = 0.1 cubic metres
Custodial history:

A collection of about 350 documents which came into the ownership of the Yorkshire Archaeological Society in 1946. Provenance unknown, but the Accession Book mentions George Hudson 'the Railway King' as a probable previous owner.

 

They may previously have been muniments of the Londesborough estate, which belonged to the following families:

 

Up to 1389 Fitzherbert family

 

1389 - 1469 Broomfleet family

 

1469 - 1643 Clifford family

 

1643 - 1753 Boyle family, Earls of Burlington

 

1845 Bought by George Hudson to deny it to the Manchester & Leeds Rly. Co.

 

1850 Bought by Lord Albert Dennison

 

1923 Bought by Mr. & Mrs. Lupton Booth

 

2nd World War Hall occupied by the British Army.

 

1947 Bought by Dr. & Mrs. Ashwin

 

(Ref: Neave D. Londesborough (Londesborough Silver Jubilee Committee 1977)

 

Gazetteer of some places named in the documents

 

Modern name Grid Ref. Names in documents

 

Ayton SE 9884 Aton

 

Bielby SE 7843

 

Broomfleet SE 8827 Bromflet Brounflete

 

Cleaving Grange SE 8545 Clevingcloses Clevingfields

 

Easthorpe SE 8845 Estorp Esthorpe Hestorp Estrope

 

Enthorpe House SE 916463 Emthorpe Empthorpe Emthropp

 

Everingham SE 8042

 

Goodmanham SE 8843 Guthmundham Goodmadham

 

Kiplingcotes Farm SE 9345 Kyblyncotes Kyplyncottes Ciplingcoates

 

Little Smeaton NZ 3403 Little Smeaton, Birkby parish.

 

Londesborough SE 8645 Lonesbrughe Lowndesburghe Launesburgh

 

Lund SE 9748 Lund upon the woulds

 

Market Weighton SE 8741 Wyghton Wighton (underwould)

 

Middleton-on-the-Wolds SE9449 Midleton (super le Wold)

 

North Cave SE 8932

 

North Dalton SE 9352

 

Shiptonthorpe? SE 8543 Shipton Shupton

 

South Dalton SE 9645

 

Towthorpe SE 8643 Touthorp

 

(deserted village)

 

Warter SE 8650 Priory of Warter

 

Watton TA 5001 Priory of Watton

 

Weaverthorpe SE 9670 Wyverthorp Wyrethorp

 

Wilberfoss SE 7350 Priory of Wylberfose

Publication Notes:
  • Some of the early deeds have been calendared in Yorkshire Archaeological Society Record Series Vol.CXI (1946) - Yorkshire Deeds IX; references to this volume are given below as 'YD9 No. 140' etc.

Subjects:
  • Elwald family of Middleton on the Wolds, East Riding of Yorkshire
  • Witty family of Middleton on the Wolds, East Riding of Yorkshire
  • Londesborough, East Riding of Yorkshire
  • Middleton on the Wolds, East Riding of Yorkshire
Creator Names:
  • Hudson, George, 1800-1871, called the Railway King

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