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Whitby Abbey

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Date: 600-1907
Places:
  • Whitby, Yorkshire
Functions, occupations and activities: Religious Institutions (Pre-Reformation) > Benedictine monks
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C36871 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/O65426 )
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
13th cent-1907: witness depositions (1282), lease (1520), bursars account rolls (3: 1394/5-96/7), acount of demesnes of abbey (16th cent), 19th and 20th cent transcripts of other records
North Yorkshire County Record Office
NRA 16822

See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (1032); Surtees Soc vol 69 (1879); Monastic Research Bulletin 7,p2
2
12th-16th cent: cartulary
Whitby Literary and Philosophical Society
NRA 16822

See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (1032); Surtees Soc vol 69 (1879); Monastic Research Bulletin 3,p30
3
13th cent-15th cent: cartulary
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (1033); Surtees Soc, vol 72 (1881)
4
?07th cent-1508: foundation charter, acquittances for tithes paid by Meaux Abbey (1502-8)
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See British Library index of manuscripts
5
?07th cent-14th cent: foundation ?charter, coucher book, papal mandate re Grosmont Priory (1387)
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See British Library index of manuscripts
6
1310: award in dispute re tithes of Crosby Ravensworth incl exemplification of 15 charters (12th-13th cent)
Collection held privately: enquiries to Cumbria Record Office, Kendal
NRA 6234 Bagot

See HMC 10th Report IV, pp321-2,324; Location Guide
7
c1470: coucher-book containing returns of abbot to writs Quo Warranto (1293), transcript of inspeximus of Henry VI (1445), survey of lands, etc (c1460)
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Leeds
NRA 5836 Vyner

See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (1034)
8
14th cent: lands held in Rothwell, Lincs (1315)
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See British Library index of manuscripts
9
1550-early 17th cent: copy letters patent granting property to Richard, earl of Warwick (1550), extracts of liberties granted to manor of Whitby 1189-1571 (early 17th cent)
North Yorkshire County Record Office
NRA 24434 Cholmley

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