Wooley Charters: Ulley & Brampton-en-le-Morthen
Reference:Wolley Charter v.23
Grant by Robert son of Rayner of Brampton-en-le-Morthen to William de Camera¹,'of the Chamber' of a bovate of land with toft and croft and the buildings thereon in the vill and territory of the same Brampton which came to him by inheritance after the death of Agnes his sister, and that toft with croft which lies in length and width between the toft of 'dominus' John de Horebyre on both sides, rendering to the chief lord of the fee for customary services for the said tenement 3s. a year.
William de Aulam 'of the Hall' of Catcliffe
Roger del Hope
William de Ullay
William del Halle of Catcliffe
Adam de Bosco, 'of the Wood' of Brampton
Henry Walbelme of Brampton
William son of Adam of Brampton
with others (not named)
Grantors: Robert son of Rayner of Brampton-en-le-Morthen
Grantees: William de Camera, 'of the Chamber' of Brampton-en-le-Morthen
Brampton in Morthing (Brampton-en-le-Morthen , co. York)
Catteclive (Catcliffe, co. York)
Reference:Wolley Charter v.24
Grant by Eustace de Waleswode to Robert, onetime the son of Reyner le Fraunceys of Brampton (Brampton-en-le-Morthen ), of 2 bovates of land in the vill and territory of Brampton aforesaid which Reyner le Fraunceys, father of the said Robert, once held; annual rent, 5s.
Elias de Burton
Richard le Fraunceys
Henry Bercar' of Woodhouses
Oliver de Wyckerslay
Hugh Miller, or the miller of Brampton
William de Camera (or Chamber) of Brampton with others (not named)
Grantors: Eustace de Waleswode
Grantees: Robert onetime son of Reyner le Fraunces of Brampton (co. York)
Places:: Brampton (Brampton-en-le-Morthen , co. York
Reference:Wolley Charter v.25
Grant by Adam de Bosco of Brampton to Elias his son of land one time William de Barneby lying in 4 parts in the territory of Brampton in a field called Northwodedicke, namely one piece at Holgate, one piece partly lying on Breridale and the whole part upon le Yers, and one piece partly lying next to the said part on the said field; annual rent, a halfpenny.
Witnesses: Adam le Harpur
'dominus' Henry Walkelyn
(...) ?Gonc' of Treeton
William del Boiere
with others (not named)
Grantors: Adam de Bosco (Wood) of Brampton (Brampton-en-le-Morthen, co. York)
Grantees: Elias de Bosco (Wood) Seals: Pendent Green wax, oval; ?bird; inscription, SIG.. ..... DE BOSCO +; for Adam de Bosco (Wood)
Places:: Bramton (Brampton-en-le-Morthen , co. York)
Treton (Treeton, co. York)
Berntby super Don (Barneby on Don, co. York)
Reference:Wolley Charter v.26
Grant: 24 Jan 1369
Grant by Isabel, daughter of Hugh de Treton, in her pure virginity, to Hugh Vescy of 7 acres of land lying together in one place called Mylne Ryddyng between the land of John Totehill on the east, and of John Ulley on the west, abutting on Morthyng brooke to the north and on the southern headland abutting upon land of 'dominus' John Tempest, which 7 acres came to her by inheritance after the death of her said father.
Witnesses: Roger Mannyngham of
William Norys of
Adam Reyner of
John Walkelyn of Brampton
Richard Atwell of Brampton
with others (not named)
Grantors: Isabel daughter of Hugh de Treton
Grantees: Hugh Vescy
Seals: Pendent Red wax, round; device; inscription, .... ..... TRETON;
Places: Morthyng ( Morthen, co. York)
Brampton (Brampton-en-le-Morthen, co. York)
Treton (Treeton, co. York)
Reference:Wolley Charter v.29
20 April 1442
Release by Joan, widow of William Archer of Tickhill, in her widowhood, to John Vessy of all her right and claim in lands
and tenements which the said John had by the gift and feoffment of the said William and Joan in Brampton-en-le-Morthen and
Woodhouse. Dated at Brampton-en-le-Morthen, co. York.
Endorsement Release by Joan, widow of William Archer to John Vescy of all lands and tenements in Brampton. ... Henry 6 ... John de Ulley.
Grantors:: Joan Archer widow of William Archer of Tickhill
Grantees:: John Vessy (Vescy)
Seals: Pendent Black wax, round; inscription; star; for Joan, widow of William Archer.
Places:: Tykhyll (Tickhill, co. York)
Brampton in Morthyng (Brampton-en-le-Morthen , co. York)
Reference:Wolley Charter v.28
Grant:2 March 1485
1. Charter of feoffment in tail delivered to Mr Armiter of Doncaster, January 13, 1640.
Grant from Robert Laghton of Laghton to John Vescy of and Robert Vescy of Brampton his son and heir, of 7 messuages
with a cottage and garden adjoining, and 7 bovates of land lying divided in the vill and fields of Brampton in le Morthing,
Woodhousefield and Morthinge ( ), which descended to him at the death of Robert Laghton his father, who sometime held the
same with William Myrfin, Rector of Wickersley , by the grant of Roger
Vescy, and to the heirs male of the said Robert Vescy, with remainder to Catherine, Joan and Alice, daughters
of the said Robert Vescy Dated at York. 2. (on inside page)
In a charter indented, Simon Hililard of Wickersley and William his son of the same, enfeoffed Thomas Shirle and Nicholas Halle with one tenement and with the said land in Wickersley to the use of the aforesaid Simon during his lifetime and after his death to ...; and one parcel of land lying, viz. one rood lying in ?Isackfield between the land of ... Vescy to the east and ?along Leke ... on the west, and to the south abutting on Kirke ... pitts ...; and another piece of land lying upon the hedge land of Francis Leake ... In the book of the supervisors of the Chantry and elsewhere in co. York (among others) containing as underwritten - Chantry of the Trinity in the parish church of Tickhill - To the king's majesty parly ixs. vjd. ob. To the Castle of Tickhill for Boynes, xvd. To the heirs of Fitzwilliam and Free Rent, xxijd. To the Lord Scroope for free rent, xd. In total, xiijs. vd. ob., 13s.5-1/2d.
Tenants of the same, Sir Raph Hanson, knight, Robert Vescy, Mr Pierrepont, Mr William Copley, Robert Slyman, Leonard Wharton, gentlemen, Lincolnshire. Widow Leesse, Peter Greenfield, Thomas Hallerosugton, William Hole, George Hackytt, Thomas Damme, Christopher Johnson, Robert Greaves, Robert Hall or Dickin, Richard Hole, Gilbert Roberts, Miles Stockes, Richard Brewbitt, Richard Roberts.
Endorsement Trinity Chantry in Tickhill, Rents and Tenants, together with a copy of a charter of feoffment in tail of lands in Brampton.
Most of the lands lie near Rotherham, co. York.
John Sayton of Brampton
John Scarcliffe of Brampton
Henry Dolfyn of Brampton
John Yole of
Robert Wright of
with others (not named)
Grantors: Robert Laghton Laughton) of Laughton-en-le-Morthen
Grantees: John Vescy of Brampton,
Robert Vescy of Ulley
Morthyng ( , co. York)
Brampton (Brampton-en-le-Morthen. co. York)
Laghton (Laughton-en-le-Morthen, co. York)
Tickhill (Tickhill, co. York)
Wickersley co. York)
(Doncaster, co. York)
Reference:Wolley Charter xii, 54
Power of Attorney: 22 February 1583
Confirmation by Sir Godfrey Foljambe, of Walton, co. Derby, knight, and Godfrey Foljambe esquire, son and heir of the
said Sir Godfrey Foliambe of Walton, co. Derby, to Richard Townende of Worsborough, co. York, yeoman, of the articles
specified in an agreement dated 20 February last past between the same, and in which the said Sir Godfrey and Godfrey his
son granted to the said Richard 2 tofts with one barn lying in Ulley in the said county of York called the Lathe Yarde and
Tootehill Yarde, in the tenure of Robert Gervis, together with 46 acres of land, and let at an annual rent of 20s. Power of
Attorney to Richard Gervis and John Bate to deliver seisin.
Endorsement Sealed and delivered in the presence of Thurstan Myckthawyt, with others whose names are underwritten, Thurstan
Edmund, J. Stephenson, Richard Jarvis, by me Thomas Clarke. Peaceful possession was
delivered on the 12 April before us, Nicholas Clarke, Thomas Wode, Thomas Seake, Nicholas Mackewhot, Robert Stones, John
Wode, Richard Wode, Richard Clarke, Michael Clarke,
Robert Jakson, John Clarke, Michael Flent, Robert Cutfurthay and Thomas Shepard.
See M. Craven, A Derbyshire Armory, D.R.S. vol. xvii (1991), 65.
Sir Godfrey Foliambe [Foljambe] of Walton, co. Derby, knight
Godfrey Foliambe [Foljambe] esquire, son and heir of Sir Godfrey Foliambe of Walton, co. Derby
Richard Townende of Worsborough, co. York, yeoman
Seals Pendent Brown-red wax, round; trefoil slipped, within an oblong panel, with double trefoil; beaded border, for Sir Godfrey Foliambe Pendent Brown-red wax, oval; a man's head, couped at the shoulders, facing left, between 2 sprigs of foliage, within an oval border; for Godfrey Foljambe esquire.
Worsburgh [Worsborough, co. York
Walton, co. Derby
Ulley, co. York
Reference:Wolley Charter iii.85
1 October, 1597
Bond in £100 from Gervase Eyre of Laughton-en-le-Morthen, co. York, esquire to Thomas Reynshawe of Chesterfield, butcher, to perform covenants in an indenture bearing date of this deed, whereby the said Gervase granted the said Thomas a messuage in Brampton lately built in a close there called Lound hill, together with the said close and 2 doles or parcels of meadow in Lound meadow, now in the occupation of John Browne or of his assigns, to enjoy the same without disturbance from the said Gervase, Mary, now his wife, or his heirs, or claim of dower. Endorsement Sealed and delivered in the presence of John Hayne, by mark, William Heathcott, George Alotson. 39 Elizabeth. Obligation, Gervase Eyre to Thomas Rayneshawe.
Witnesses: John Hayne
George Alotson Grantors: Gervase Eyre of Laughton-en-le-Morthen, co. York, esquire Grantees: Thomas Reynshawe of Chesterfield, co. Derby, butcher
Laughton le Morthing (Laughton-en-le-Morthen, co. York)
Chesterfield, co. Derby)
Brampton, co. Derby
Reference:Wolley Charter xii.92
20 January, 1652
Marriage Settlement by way of a Grant by Francis Bradshaw of Eyam, co. Derby, esquire, to William Vescie of Whitwell, co. Derby, gentleman, John Harrison of Brewell, co. York, gentleman, and Henry Bradshawe of Marple, co. Chest., esquire, and in consideration of a marriage shortly to be had between the said Francis and Elizabeth Vescie, eldest daughter of John Vescie late of Brampton, co. York, esquire, deceased, and of a competent jointure in lieu of a claim of dower, of those messuages and lands lying in Chinley, in the parish of Glossop, co. Derby, now or late in the several tenures of Lawrence Brearly, Edward Greene, James Low, George Lingard, William Bennett, Edward Lingard, Henry Bowden, Thomas Bennett, Thomas Oliver, Edward Bowden, Robert Gee and John Ashton, and also those messuages and lands in Hucklow in the parish of Tideswell, co. Derby, now or late in the several tenures of John Wilson, Thomas Bagshaw, John Bennett, Robert Shaw, Richard Bocken, Thomas Frost and Thomas Stayley, and all those messuages and lands lying in Britton in the said parish of Eyam, in whose tenures whosoever they be, and also those grounds called Britton Edge and Clough being in Bretton aforesaid, and also those messuages and lands lying in 'Bosterfeild' [Broster Field], co. Derby, and now or late in the tenure of the said Francis Bradshaw, John Crawshaw and Grace Moreton, widow, to hold to the use of the said Francis during his life, then to Elizabeth Vescie and after her death to the children of the same, in default of such issue to the right heirs of the said Francis, such premises to be of the yearly value of £100; and the said Francis covenants he will provide any further necessary assurances during the next 7 years, at the cost of Alice Vescie, mother of the said Elizabeth.
Endorsement Sealed and delivered in the presence of : William Vescy, William Wilson, John Crawshaw, his mark, John Waddie, his mark. Francis Bradshaw esquire. Marriage Settlement.
Public memoranda Note, Chinley is a separate parish.
Reference:Wolley Charter xii.77
Bond: 19 June 1690
Bond, in £300, from Robert Boughton of Sheffield, co. York, and John Stones of Little Sheffield, co. York, gentlemen, to John Bradshaw of Brampton, co. York, esquire, to indemnify the said John Bradshaw from all actions arising out of the sale of a messuage and several lands in Ulley , co. York to the said John Bradshaw, which sale was of the inheritance of Nicholas Stones, late of Ulley aforesaid for the consideration of £1,250, whereof £650 has been paid by the said John Bradshaw to Charles Darwent of Rotherham, gentleman by the direction and consent of the said Robert and John, and the other £645 is paid to the said Robert Boughton and John Stones, but as Edward Fretwell of Wickersley in the said county has a judgment against the said Nicholas Stones for £200 or more, it is feared this might encumber the said messuage and lands. Sealed and delivered in the presence of: Endorsement Mr Boughton & Mr Stones' bond.
Witnesses:: Jo Dand, Francis Aslabie, George B...forth
Grantors:: Robert Boughton of Sheffield, co. York, gentleman
John Stones of Little Sheffield, co. York, gentleman
Grantees:: John Bradshaw of Brampton, co. York, esquire
Seals:: En placard Red wax, round; a lion passant, for Robert Boughton en placard Red wax, round; ?perhaps 3 trussed stones, for John Stones.
Reference:Wolley Charter xii.94 (1-11)
Sheriff's Expenses: 1630-31 and 29 September 1741
- The first folio (in an 18th century hand) is dated 29 September 1741 and is a receipt signed by Robert Foster for 1s.4d. received from Mrs Bradshaw, by the hands of William Sampson, for tithe hay and grass at Brampton, and also for 2s.3d. for the estate lately belonging to Mr Thomas Lord in Brampton and usually paid to the vicar of Treeton for a year due this day. The other folios are undated, and are in several different 17th century hands:-
- On Tuesday, expenses for wine for dinner in the Great Chamber and for the Grand Jury and in the hall; for supper in the Great Chamber; for sack and claret in the Undersheriffs Chamber. On Monday, wine and beer for dinner and supper. On Thursday, wine; beer to the judges. Sum to tally, £4.10s.6d.
- Disbursed for Mr Sheriff: paid to Mr Pyme; to James Greenesmyth; for 2 turkeys, 2 pullets and 2 capons; to ostlers for the horses; to a woman for 'ferne' for both courts; for 3 'coveringes' for saddles; 3 yards of cloth; lace; for making, stiffening and button; for black coverings for the saddle and cloth under it; hatband; to the Ringers; to the clerk for 'cushinges etc'; widow Sligh for the yard and ?blinding where the judges did sit; to Tom Cotton for beds; to the 'waytes' (singers), 10s.; for 6 men that attended the prisoners with 'holberds' at the exec(ution); to the minister Mr Cooke for attending and instructing the prisoners; for his and Mr Mundye's men and the rest that attended the exec(ution); their dinners at Tom Cotton's. In sum, £16.11sd.2d. Received of you, £10; Received of Mr Henry Bradshaw at Derby, £10; so rest to you, £3.10s.10d.
- For wine and beer on Monday before supper, etc. In sum, 19s.6d.
- First, in 'black towres taffety and whyte'; in silk' 3 yards of ribbon; a half of silk and paid for making the fringe; paid the tailor for his work. In sum, 18s.11d.
- At George Brereleys. For hay for Deppleick and my horses; for corn; for hay for George Bowd, ND, and US; for Edward Wrighte for hay; more for my ?servant Bowd and North his brother's man.
- For Mr Shearre Tuesday and Wednesday breakfast; for one man; for my charges at Leicester and my horse hire; given to Foster for playing to the (ju(dge) - crossed out) and Jury; for 3 hogshead of beer for the judges; for a barrel of ale; for 'fiear'; for baking of venison. In sum, £5.6s.10d.
- Saturday - First, at our coming for bread and beer; for 2 quarts of 'breawed wyne'. Sunday - In the morning, one pint of brewed wine; at Dinner, one pottell of sack; 2 gallows of 'carrot wyne & whyte'; at Supper, for wine; for beer. Monday Dinner - wine; at Supper in the Dining Chamber and to the Under Sheriffs; beer. Received of this, 6s. Tuesday's dinner - wine in the Dining Chamber and in the Hall; wine to the Grand Jury and at the Under Sheriffs table. At Supper on Tuesday - wine and beer. In sum, £7.10s.1d. Received £4.10s.0d. Received for wine, 6s. Remaining, £2.17s.0d.
- Saturday at supper in the Dining Chamber, 8 persons. In the Hall at supper,
- 27. Sunday - at dinner in the Dining Chamber, 17; at dinner in the Hall,
- 29. Sunday night supper - in the Dining Chamber, 15; in the Hall,
- 27. Monday dinner - in the Dining Chamber, 17; in the Hall,
- 29. Monday night supper - in the Dining Chamber, 21; in the Hall,
- 29. Tuesday dinner - in the Dining Chamber, 23; in the Hall,
- 30. Paid of these 3 persons. At the Grand Jury table, 20 persons; the Under Sheriff's table
- 10.Tuesday supper - in the Dining Chamber,
- 22. Paid 6 persons. In the Hall, 33 persons.
- 10. Paid for the 'veyle' (veal), the mutton, the lamb, 39s. For a dozen of chickens, 5s; half a dozen co. of 'Rabetts' (Rabbits), 4s.; half a dozen of turkeys, 6s. In sum, £2.14s. 11. To Mr Pym for 8 men 'waitinge of the Gayle' (Jail); to him for mending the bench and seats; to him for his 'dyott ovene meale & messe, etc'; to him for burying the prisoners; for knolling the bell; for the rent of the yard to Widow Sligh; to Mistress Cotton for the charge of the execution day; to Mr Cooke the Minister, 6s.; to the 'waytes', 15s; to the Ringers, 13s.4d.; to the Clerk, 6s.8d. In sum, £6.13s.2d. For the Judges present as appears by the note, £2.14s. Total sum, £9.7s.2d.
Endorsement On the back of folio 2: 'A Note of my Brother expenses when hee was Shereffe.'
Francis Bradshaw of Bradshaw, co. Derby, esquire, was sheriff of Derby in 1630-31. these appear to be part of his expenses at the Summer Assizes at Derby.
Grantors: (Francis) (Bradshaw) (of Bradshaw, co. Derby, esquire)
Brampton (probably Brampton-en-le-Morthen , co. York (near Rotherham), rather than Brampton, co. Derby)
Treeton (Treeton (near Rotherham), co. York)
(Bradshaw, co. Derby)
Refer also to 1272-1307 Treeton
References:1. The justice seat for the Peak forest, Derbyshire, was situated about the centre of the district, in an extra-parochial part about equal distance from Castleton, Tideswell, and Bowden. Here stood a forestry residence and hall, termed ' Camera in foresta regia Pecci,' or ' Camera in Campana,' with a chapel attached. Source: The Victoria history of the county of Derby