Conisbrough & Denaby Main
Heritage Group

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34    Court Roll    26th July 1651

William Amory to himself and wife

At this court it is presented upon the oathes of Richard Amory and Robert Nicholson two customary tenants of the Manor aforesaid and sworn that howtofore to witt the six and twentieth day of July in the yeare of our Lord God one thousand six hundred and fifty and one William Amory by the hands of the said Richard Amory and Robert Nicholson surrendered into the hands of the Lord of the said Manor and according to the customs of the said Manor the Moiety on half part of one messuage or ye tenement with appurtainances and all the houses ediffices and buildings thereupon builded situate and being in Clifton within the Manor aforesaid and twenty and four acres of land thereonto belonging lying and being within the fields territories of Clifton aforesaid, to the use and behoof of him the said William Amory and of Anne Clarke the daughter of Peter Clarke of Belton in the County of Lincoln yeoman, whom the said William Amory intende/intendes to marry and of their essigns for and during the term of their natural lives and of the life of the longer liver of them (if the said marriage take effort) and after the   decease of the longer liver of them the said William Amory and Anne then to and for the use and behoof of the said heires of the body of the said William Amory upon the body of the said Anne lawfully to be begotten and for naut of such issue thereon to and for the use and behoof of the right heirs of them the said William Amory for ever according to the custome of the said Manor, And afterwards if the Court holden at Conisbrough aforesaid the one and thirtieth day of August in the yeare of our Lord 1652 aforesaid comes into the Court aforesaid the said William Amory and Anne his wife prayes to be admitted tennant to the Lord of the mannor aforesaid and payes eight shillings to the Bayliffe of the said Mannor for the ffine and do their fealty and are admitted tenants according to the custom of the Manor aforesaid.



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35    Court Roll

At this Court comes into the Court aforesaid William Amory and surrenders into the hands of the Lord of the Manor aforesaid according to the custom of the said manor one rood of land arrable meadow or pasture lying between the Parke balk on the south and the lands of Robert Ffairbanke on the north and butting on the Park on the west and on the lands of William Stokeham gent on the east to the use and behoof of Thomas Gill and Robert Ffairbanke their heirs and assignes for ever according to the custom of the manor paying the rent and doing customary services to the Lord of the Manor as hereafter for the same shalbe due and accustommed whereupon comes into the Court aforesaid the Thomas Gill and Robert Ffairbank and prayes to be admitted tenants to the Lord for the same land thereupon the Thomas Gill and Robert Ffairbank do their fealty and are admitted tenants for the same.

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36    Court Roll    26 July 1651

At this Court comes into the Court aforesaid George Birke in person and surrenders into the hands of the Lord of the Manor aforesaid according to the customs of the said Manor one cottage or tenement situate and being in Conisbrough aforesaid in a streete there called Cambergate, one orchard and one sellion or parcel of ground called a hempland thereonto adjacent, one acre of land arable meadow or pasture lyeing within the territories of Conisbrough aforesaid late in the tenure or occupation of Thomas Bingley and Bridgitt his wife or their them or their assignes to the use and behoof of George Nell his executors administrators and assignes from the five twentith day of March last past before the date of the said surrender untill the full end and tearme of nine years from there next following and then fully to be compleat and ended paying full rent and doing such services as for the p …….. shall be to the Lord of the Manor aforesaid due and accustomed and therupon the said George Nell comes into the court aforesaid and prayes to be admitted tenant to the Lord for the premises whome the Lord admitted his tennant accordingly, and the said George doth his fealtie for the same.


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26    Court Roll 16th October 1651

Arthur Nood Jnr


At the Court Baron of the Right Honourable John Carey Knight Viscount Rochford? Lord of the Manor of Conisbrough held there the sixteenth day of October in the yeare of our Lord God one thousand five hundreth fifty and one before Edmond Nicholson Steward there it is presented by the oathes of William Blackbourne, John Moore, Thomas Swift, Roger Nicholson, Roger Hawksworth, James Hewitt, Thomas Swallow, William Wilson, Thomas ?, Thomas Nell and James Miefin? Who say and present upon their oathes that Arthure Nood late of Gresebrock died seized in his ? ? of fee before this Court, of and in one cottage or tenement situate in Gresebrock aforesaid and of and in one foldsteade and garden to the same adjoining and therewith belonging and of and in one selion of ground lying neare the said cottage containing by estimation half an acre and that the premises are holden of the Lord of this Mannor in free and ? ? by fealtie and paid of Court from three weeks to three weeks and the yearly rent of  [not filled in].  And that Richard Nood sonne and heir apparent of Richard Nood therefore cousin of the said Arthure Nood is his next heir and at the time of the taking of this Inquisition of the age of seventeen yeares or thereabouts and thereupon



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27    Court Roll    7th August 1651

Thomas Sibean
& Randall Ingall

At this Court it is presented upon the oathes of William Blackbourne and Mosaid? Swift two customary tenants of the Manor and sworn that heretofore that is to say the seaventh day of August in the yeare of our Lord God one thousand six hundreth fiftie and one Thomas Sibean by the hands of the said William Blackbourne and Richard Swift out of the Court did surrender into the hands of the Lord of the said Manor one messuage or tenement with appurtenances and one oxgang of land arable meadow and pasture to the said messuage belonging situate lying and being in the Graveship of Braithwell within the jurisdiction of this Court now or late in the tenure or occupation of Randulph Ingall or his assignes, to the use and behoof of the said Randulph Ingall his heirs and assignes for ever / paying the rents and doing the services  <  ……..  >  for the said shall be due and accustomed rent to be paid and done to the Lord of the Manor aforesaid.  And afterwards come into the said Court the said Randulph and prayes to be admitted tenant to the Lord of the said Manor whome the Lord admitted and thereupon the said Randulph payes ten shillings for his fee and doth his fealty for the said according to the custom of the Manor aforesaid.
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28    Court Roll    23rd September 1651

At the Court Baron of the Right Honourable Sir John Carey Knight Viscount Rochford Lord of the said Manor of Conisbrough aforesaid holden there the three and twentieth day of September one thousand six hundred fiftie and one.
It is presented upon the oathes of Robert Ffairham and Richard Amory two customary tenants of the said Manor and sworne who say upon their oathes that heretofore that is to say the twelfthe day of September  in the year aforesaid John Ffairam of Thorpe within the township of Almondbury by the hands of the said Robert Ffairham and Richard Amory did surrender into the hands of the Lord of the said Manor two messuages or tenements with all the ediffices and buildings thereon sett and builded, and one cottage thereonto adjoining situate lying and being in Clifton within the jurisdiction of the Manor.  And also three four and six acres of arable land by estimation lying and being within the fields and territories of Clifton with all and every there appertainance to the said person use and belonging and now in the tenure and occupation  of Edmond Ffairham or his assignes to the use and behoof of the said Edmond Ffairham his executor and administrator and assignes from the twenty day of November next coming after the day of the date hereof for and during the whole time and term of nine years from thence next  ensuring and then shall be fully compleat finished and ended.  Too the said Edmond Ffairham and his executors administrators and assignes yielding and paying unto the said John Ffairham his heirs and assignes, the annual or yearly rent of <  ?  >  pepper corns at the times in the year that is to say at or upon the first day of May and the eleventh day of November in every year by even and equall portion {if the same be lawfully demanded and also paying the rents and doing the services for the <  ?  >  to the Lord according to the custom of the Manor aforesaid.  And thereupon the said Edmond comes into the Court and be desires to be admitted tenant to the Lord aforesaid for the term aforesaid whereupon he doth his fealtie and pays his fine to the Bayliffe of the said Manor and is admitted tenant thereof paying the rents and doing the service <  ?  >  for the same hereafter shall be due and accustomed according to the custom of the Manor aforesaid.
                                                    

                                                        29     Court Roll 2nd December 1651

At the Court holden at Conisbrough aforesaid (deleted) Baron of the Right Honourable Sir John Carey Knight Viscount Rochford Lord of the Manor of Conisbrough aforesaid holden this the second day of December in the year of our Lord God 1651 before Edmond Nicholson gent Steward there.  Comes into the Court aforesaid William Glew? and Sarah his wife in their own person the said Sarah being examined by the Steward of the said Court according to the custome of the Manor aforesaid.  Surrenders into the hands of the Lord of thie said Manor the third part of one cottage or tenement and an orchard to the same belonging George Sheepshanke of Denaby his heirs and assignes for ever paying the rents and doing the services for the same due and accustomed according to the custom of the Manor aforesaid, whereupon comes into the Court the said George and prayeth to be admitted tenant to the Lord for the premises, whom the Lord admitted and payeth his fine for the same and doth his fealty.