Catalogue description H L Bradfer-Lawrence collection, mainly the estate papers of the Listers, Lords Ribblesdale of Gisburn

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Reference: MD335
Title: H L Bradfer-Lawrence collection, mainly the estate papers of the Listers, Lords Ribblesdale of Gisburn

Including the papers of Wilson of Eshton, Pilkington of Chevet, Ingilby of Ripley and others. Ribblesdale papers, includes deeds etc relating to the estates of the Listers in Gisburn, Malham, Paythorne, Rimington, Skipton, Swinden and elsewhere in Craven and Lancashire, also of the Lambert family of Calton 13th-18th cent, notably for Bolton Priory 12th-16th cent, Cockersand Abbey, Lancashire 1533, Guisborough Priory 1323 and Sawley Abbey 12th-13th cent. Court book for Gisburn 1572-1582 and other manorial records, rentals 17th-19th cent, accounts 17th-19th cent, estate and personal papers 17-20 cent, notably of Thomas Lister, 1st Baron Ribblesdale. Typescript extracts from the journal of the Dowager Lady Ribblesdale, his grandmother, with additional letters, photographs, press cuttings etc, containing details of Lister's exploits in the Boer War, India and Somaliland, where he was killed. Including memoranda by W Pilkington and others 19th cent; correspondence relating to the Pilkington of Chevet papers and to publication of the 'Anonimalle Chronicle', and catalogue for the sale of Ingilby of Ripley manuscripts 1920. Maps and plans 18th-20th cent, notably of Gisburn Park by Francis White 1812, business and industrial records, mainly woollen drapers accounts, London 17th-18th cent, calamine mining, Malham Moor 18th-19th cent, shipping 18th-19th cent. Gisburn township and other accounts 18th-19th cent. Wilson of Eshton (with Currer of Kildwick and Richardson of Bierley) including the court rolls of Burley in Wharfedale 1604 and 1616 and the account for alterations to Eshton Hall 1825-1839. Pilkington of Chevet, deeds 12th-16th cent, and building account for Chevet Hall 1516. Ingilby of Ripley, deeds, survey etc relating to Fountains Abbey 12th-16th cent also stock and rent accounts 15 -16 cent, account roll of Sir William Ingilby, sheriff of Yorkshire 1564. Deeds, formerly belonging to Dr. E G Millar, relating to the Snaith area 13th-14th cent. Deeds of Byland and Jervaulx abbeys, Kirklees and and Nun Appleton priories, Rufford abbey, Nottinghamshire, Knights Templars and Hospitallers 12th-16th cent. Further material relating to Craven including the court book for Clapham 1758-1925 and court roll for Horton in Ribblesdale 1517-1518. Miscellaneous items include, Howden parish register 1543-1651, Knaresborough township book 1659-1856, valuation of East Riding estates under the Militia Act 1662, and a volume of arms and pedigrees of Yorkshire gentry 17th cent.

Date: 12th century-20th century
Held by: Yorkshire Archaeological and Historical Society, not available at The National Archives
Language: English

Bradfer-Lawrence, Harry Lawrence, 1887-1965, brewer and antiquary

Lawrence, Harry Lawrence Bradfer-, 1887-1965, brewer and antiquary

  • Richardson family of Bierley
  • Gisburn, West Riding of Yorkshire+10Minerals
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