Catalogue description Armitage of Farnley collection

This record is held by Yorkshire Archaeological and Historical Society

Details of MD279
Reference: MD279
Title: Armitage of Farnley collection

Comprising deeds and papers of the Armitage family of Farnley Hall, Leeds, the Nicholson family of Roundhay par Barwick in Elmet and the Danby, Rhodes and Leathley families, relating to Chapel Allerton, Bramley, Farnley, Gildersome, Hunslet, Roundhay, Shadwell and elsewhere, including deeds relating to Farnley manor and smithy 14th-17th cent; deeds and papers relating to Farnley chantry and chapel 15th-19th cent; court rolls for the manor of Farnley 1454-1639 (incomplete series) with other manorial papers 16th-18th cent, rentals of Farnley 16th-18th cent; accounts, notably of Farnley smithy 1567-1568 and 1583-1586; documents relating to coal mining at Farnley 17th-20th cent; plans of estates at Farnley, Wortley, Armley and Bramley 1768 and 1805

Date: 14th century-20th century
Held by: Yorkshire Archaeological and Historical Society, not available at The National Archives
Language: English
  • Armitage family of Farnley Hall, Leeds, West Riding of Yorkshire
  • Farnley, Leeds, West Riding of Yorkshire
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