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Wakefield Manor Court Rolls - Scammonden Valley Land Abstracts 1583/85


The Scammonden Valley land information has been extracted from the Wakefield Court Roll books, which run from 1274 to 1813.


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Court Session Details: Name of Owner (Freehold) Name of Proprietor or Tenant Location of Land / Sum Paid At Court: Comments
Date Dwellings.
23/7/1585 Tenements and land received from the queen: Edward Hoile son of Edward Hoile - Hanhead, Scammonden 0'8'0 Fine Lands and tenements at Hanhead,Scammonden received from the queen to Edward Hoile.
- - - - - - 1. Lands and closures now in the occupation of John Norcliffe.
- - - - - - One parcel called The Oldlath and the other called Netherabbnge.
- - - - - - 2. Term of 40 years.
 
11/6/1583 All lands at Hanhead, Scammonden in the tenure of As Details - Hanhead, Scammonden Blank
- Adam Hoile and John Norclifffe are proclaimed for - - - -
- claims to all the aforesaid messuages and lands - - - -
- at Hanhead, Scammonden. - - - -
 
14/5/1585 Humphrey Waterhouse, lords tenant: George Schofield and his wife Joan To: Thomas Schofield and Firth House, Scammonden 0'0'20 Fine A messuage at Firth House, Scammonden, 12 acres of land , meadows etc.
- George Schofield and his wife Joan surrendered: - James Schofield - - Now in the occupation of Elizabeth Firth. To the use of Thomas and James Schofield.
   
9/10/1584 George Hoile elected grave for Scammonden - - - -  
   
5/6/1584 John Hanson Jnr, lords tenant: John Kaye Esq. and his wife Elizabeth to: Robert Bynns Ley Field, Scammonden 0'4'0 At Court, dated 25/10/1549  
- John Kaye Esq and Elizabeth his wife, - (of Ley Field, Scammonden) - - Henry Lockwood Esq of Lockwood surrendered to Thomas Bynnes of (Worts hill, Scammonden)  
- both of Lockwood surrenders: - - - - a half of a messuage called Leyfield, Scammonden and 17.5 acres of land at Leyfield,  
- - - - - - Scammonden.
- - - - - - At Court, dated 6/12/1566
- - - - - - John Kay Esq of Lockwood surrendered to William and John Bynnes of (Worts hill, Scammonden)
- - - - - - a half of a messuage called Leyfield, Scammonden and 11 acres of land at Leyfield,
- - - - - - Scammonden.  
- - - - - - At Court, dated 5/6/1584  
- - - - - - Tenement called Leyfield and 11 acres of land at Ley Field, Scammonden.  
- - - - - - To the use of Robert Bynns.  
   
5/3/1584 John Hanson Jnr, lords tenant    
Thomas Foxcrofte and his wife Anne Thomas Foxcrofte and his wife Anne To: Adam Hoile Hanhead, Scammonden 0'7'8 A messuage called Hanhead, Scammonden, 2 houses, occupied by Adam Hoile and
- surrender : - - - - John Norcliffe and an estiamted 14 acres of land at Hanhead.
- - - - - - To the use of Adam Hoile.
 
11/10/1583 Thomas Foxcrofte of Batley elected grave of - - - -
Scammonden.  

     

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