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Penwortham Priory, cell of Evesham Abbey

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Date: 1100-1534
  • Penwortham, Lancashire
Functions, occupations and activities: Religious Institutions (Pre-Reformation) > Benedictine monks
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C29778 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/O64903 )
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
1350-1534: Leyland deed (1397), Farington and Leyland leases (1350-1518), prior's award in Farington family dispute (1534)
Lancashire Archives
NRA 334

See Docs rel to Priory of Penwortham, ed WA Hulton (Chetham Soc, vol 30)
12th-14th cent: register 12th -14th cent, chronicle of Evesham probably owned by priory
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See CE Wright, Fontes Harleiani (1972); Davis Medieval Cartularies (382)
abstracts of substantial collection of early charters, from 12th cent
Chetham's Library
See Monastic Research Bulletin 3,p24