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Wakefield Manor Court Rolls - Scammonden Valley Land Abstracts 1608/09


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.
2/5/1609 Thomas Denton for Scammonden. Thomas Denton - Scammonden - Overseer for the common day workers.
- - (of Scammonden) - - -
 
11/10/1609 George Hoile, Anthony Walker, Edmund Dyson Thomas Denton Themselves Crofthouse, Scammonden £ Blank Thomas Denton and Reginald Bothley were sworn and elected graves of Scammonden
  and Thomas Denton sworn: and Reginald Bothley - - - and presented with land called Crofthouse, Scammonden.
- and James Walker  - - -  
   
28/4/1609 James Dyson of Lyngarthes by Thomas Denton Names in details column. James Dyson Turnerhouse, Scammonden £0'0'13 Fine/Rent: £0'0'9
- and George Hoile of Hanhead, Scammonden - - - -
- surrendered after the death of James Dyson 2 closes - - - -
- of land, pasture and meadow called Bentycarr and - - - -
- Smythieholme in Scammonden. Being parcel of a  - - - -
- mess called Turnerhouse, Scammonden. - - - -  
- Now in the possesion of John Smythe. To the use of - - - -  
- Edmund Dison a son of James Dyson. - - - -  
       
17/9/1609 John Dyson eldest son of John Dyson deceased and  See Details John Dyson Turnerhouse, Scammonden £0'6'4 Fine/Rent: £02'1 Court case as 17/3/1609 similar details.  
- brother of James Dyson deceased, younger son of  - - - -    
- John Dyson deceased. To inherit half a mess - - - -  
- called Turnerhouse in Scammonden, with  - - - -  
- all houses, buildings, crofts, meadows, pastures, - - - -  
- etc. Now in the occupation of John Smythe and - - - -  
- Joan Hoile, widow. - - - -    
- The whole mess estimated at 17 acres, 2 closes - - - -    
- of land, meadow etc… called Bentycar and - - - -    
- Smytheholme, estimated at 3 acres. After the - - - -    
- death of James Dyson his brother. - - - -    
- The jury find John Dyson was the elder brother  - - - -    
- and next heir to the estate. - - - -    
       
3/2/1609 Memo: George Hoile and Anthony Hoile of  See details Sarah Hoile Oldhouse, Scammonden £0'6'7 Fine/Rent -  
- Oldhouse, Scammonden surrendered after the  - - - -  
- death of Anthony Hoile a mess called - - - -  
- Turnerhouse at Scammonden and 18 acres of - - - -  
- land, meadow etc. A pasture called Oldhouse - - - -  
- Now held by Sarah Hoile daughter of the said - - - -  
- Anthony.  - - - -
- Agreed that Sarah Hoile by deed be the holder  - - - -
- of the estate. - - - -
 
Court Session Details: Name of Owner (Freehold) Name of Proprietor or Tenant Location of Land / Sum Paid At Court: Comments
Date Dwellings.
9/12/1608 Jury present: Say that Thomas Hoile by copy See details Thomas Hoile Skarr, Scammonden Blank
- held 2 acres and half a land. Now in the  - - -
- occupation of Anthony Walker, called the Parke - - -
- with one cottage that John Hawkeyerd lived in. - - -
- One other cottage that John Hoile lived in  - - -
- called Skarr had 3 roods of land and one close - - -
- called Newclose End. All in Scammonden. - - -
- The court finds that Thomas Hoile deceased - - -
- , the next heir to be that of Thomas Hoile for  - - -
- the aforesaid lands. - - -
9/12/1608 Thomas Hoile son of the heir of Thomas Hoile See details Thomas Hoile Skarr, Scammonden Blank
- late of Slaithwaite deceased, came to court and fined  - - - -
- for leave of 2.5 acres of land, now occupied by - - - -
- Anthony Walker. A close called The Park. - - - -
- A cottage of John Hawkeyarde, a dwelling of - - - -
- John Hoile of Skarr with a close calle New Close. - - - -
- Court agree saving the rights to Thomas Hoile. - - - -
7/10/1608 Thomas Denton and Reginald Bothomley Both parties - Crofthouse, Scammonden Blank Thomas Denton and Reginald Bothomley elected graves of Scammonden and 
- elected graves of Scammonden. - - - presented with lands/dwellings called Crofthouse at Scammonden.

     

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