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PONSONBY FAMILY of Haile Hall, Haile


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Reference D/BH 36
Covering dates 1369-1943
Held by Cumbria Record Office and Local Studies Library, Whitehaven
Extent 6 Sub-fonds.
Source of acquisition Deposited by Ian Thomson, Practice Manager, Brockbank, Cain and Hall, Solicitors of Whitehaven, 18 June 2003 H5446.
Creators Ponsonby family of Haile, Cumberland

Administrative history:
Transferred from custody of Waugh and Musgrave, solicitors of Cockermouth to Brockbank and Helder in 1893 see D/BH 36/2/3/80

Contents:
D/BH 36/1 Family papers
D/BH 36/1/1 Early family papers, 1690-1773
D/BH 36/1/2 Estates of Jane and Joyce Mandel, 1775-1792
D/BH 36/1/3 William Ponsonby 1795-1816
D/BH 36/1/4 Correspondence to Miles Ponsonby, 1779-1814
D/BH 36/1/5 Cumberland Shrievalty and Lieutenancy, 1695-1809
D/BH 36/1/6 Papers relating to estates and legacies, 1837-1885
D/BH 36/1/7 Correspondence relating to estates and legacies, 1863-1905
D/BH 36/2 Haile
D/BH 36/2/1 Church; Overseers of the Poor; Surveyor, 1726-1804
D/BH 36/2/2 Manors of Haile and Wilton, Egremont and Weddicar: Court books, 1690-1921
D/BH 36/2/3 Title deeds, 1369-1926
D/BH 36/3 Other estates
D/BH 36/3/1 Beckermet, 1565-1791
D/BH 36/3/2 Calder, 1538-1790
D/BH 36/3/3 Cleator, 1687-1949
D/BH 36/3/4 Dent Estate, Yorkshire, 1750-1789
D/BH 36/3/5 Distington, 1612-1866
D/BH 36/3/6 Drigg, 1820-1847
D/BH 36/3/7 Egremont, 1590-1787
D/BH 36/3/8 Ennerdale, 1753-1838
D/BH 36/3/9 Irton, 1667-1690
D/BH 36/3/10 Kelton, Lamplugh, 1624-1948
D/BH 36/3/11 Weddicar Manor and Mill, 1547-1706
D/BH 36/3/12 Whitehaven, Arlecdon and St Bees, 1680-1919
D/BH 36/3/13 Other Cumberland estates, 1713-1896
D/BH 36/3/14 Other English estates
D/BH 36/3/15 Ireland, 1654-1841
D/BH 36/4 Other estate papers non Ponsonby
D/BH 36/4/1 Middleton estate, 1871-1875
D/BH 36/4/2 Whangs, Egremont; Loughrigg, St Bees, 1734-1887
D/BH 36/4/3 John Tyson of Sella Bank, Seascale: Chancery, Carter v Tyson, 1916
D/BH 36/4/4 W H Moss and Sons Ltd of Whitehaven, 1900-1905
D/BH 36/4/5 Miss M Gibson of Whitehaven and St Nicholas Church, Whitehaven, 1881, 1884
D/BH 36/4/6 Sale particulars, 1864-1925
D/BH 36/4/7 Wills, probates and administrations. 1819-1942
D/BH 36/5 Plans, c1820-1932
D/BH 36/6 Photographs, c1850-c1920



FAMILY PAPERS  D/BH 36/1  [n.d.]

Early family papers  D/BH 36/1/1  1690-1773

Declaration of Edward Brisco before John Ponsonby, Ann Ponsonby and Barbary Copley, on the nature of the nuncupative will made by Sir Henry Ponsonby, kt., of Hilsbrow [Hilsborough, Ireland], made in his presence on 23 Dec 1689  D/BH 36/1/1/1  13 Nov 1690

Bond in £200; 1) Edward Brisco of Enniskillen, Ireland, gentleman 2) John Ponsonby of Haile, esquire to indemnify (2) as having delivered papers of the late Sir Henry Ponsonby of Kidalton, Ireland, knight, to his brother and administrator Captain William Ponsonby  D/BH 36/1/1/1a  18 Nov 1690

Probate copy of will of Anne Ponsonby, widow, of Whitehaven. With probate granted to her son John Ponsonby, sole executor, 24 Apr 1724. [Anne Ponsonby née Copley was the widow of John Ponsonby, 1634-1703, of Haile Hall]  D/BH 36/1/1/2  10 Jan 1724

Appointment of Mary Wilson of Keswick, widow; George Cumpston of Ambleside, gentleman; Joseph Wilson of Fieldside, yeoman; Richard Crosthwaite of Keswick, yeoman, and Joseph Whitehead of Wescoe, yeoman, as guardians to Dorothy Wilson, daughter of Miles Wilson of Keswick, deceased  D/BH 36/1/1/3  12 Jun 1739

Probate copy of will of John Ponsonby of Haile Hall, esquire. With probate granted to his son John Ponsonby, sole executor, 2 May 1746  D/BH 36/1/1/4  11 Dec 1740

Will of George Cumpstone of Ambleside, gentleman. [Miles Ponsonby of Haile Hall was appointed one of his trustees]  D/BH 36/1/1/5  31 Mar 1773

Estates of Jane Mandel and Joyce Mandel of Haile  D/BH 36/1/2  [n.d.]

Probate copy of will of Jane Mandel of Haile, spinster, with probate granted to Miles Ponsonby, esquire, one of the executors, 2 Oct 1775  D/BH 36/1/2/1  16 May 1775

Will of Joice Mandel of Haile Hall, spinster  D/BH 36/1/2/2  11 Aug 1786

Receipts and acknowledgments of Samuel McClellan, Anthony Mandel, Thomas Mandel, Anthony Bell, Mary Mandel, David Bell, Anthony McClellan, Anthony Mandel and Thomas Mandel of payments by Miles Ponsonby as executor of legacies under the wills of Jane Mandel and Joyce Mandel  D/BH 36/1/2/3  1792

William Ponsonby (1795-1816)  D/BH 36/1/3  1810

Contents:
File of vouchers and receipts for expenses incurred by William Ponsonby at Rugby School

Correspondence  D/BH 36/1/4  8 May 1779 - 8 Aug 1814

Contents:
Correspondence 28 letters to Miles Ponsonby of Haile Hall 1754-1814, mainly from William Ponsonby 1704-1793, 2nd Earl of Bessborough and Frederick Ponsonby 1758-1844, 3rd Earl of Bessborough, mainly in regard to promotion of Miles' brother Anthony Ponsonby and son Miles Ponsonby in the Royal Navy. Includes letters from John Ponsonby 1713-1789 and George O'Brien Wyndham 1751-1837, 3rd Earl of Egremont. Also includes letters from William Lowther 1757-1844, 1st Earl of Lonsdale, including letters relating to the use of the military for keeping the peace in Whitehaven, 1813, and on tithes and enclosure of common in Haile, 1814; from Thomas Benson of Cockermouth, 1784, with legal opinions on case of 1754 settlement of Richard Trotter

Cumberland Shrievalty and Lieutenancy  D/BH 36/1/5  [n.d.]

Writ to Sir William Pennington, Richard Patrickson, Charles Stanley, Lancelot Sumpton, John Stanley, William Copley and William Robertson to take the required oaths of John Ponsonby to serve as Sheriff of Cumberland. Endorsed by Richard Patrickson and William Robertson that the oath were taken, 25 Dec 1695. Annexed with forms of oaths to be sworn  D/BH 36/1/5/1  5 Dec 1695

Letters Patent ordering John Ponsonby, esquire, late Sheriff of Cumberland, to deliver custody of the County with all associated records to John Latus, esquire, present Sheriff  D/BH 36/1/5/2  3 Dec 1696
Language:  Latin

Quietus of John Ponsonby, esquire, as Sheriff of Cumberland for period 29 Sep 1695 - 29 Sep 1696  D/BH 36/1/5/3  19 Jul 1697
Language:  Latin

Letters Patent appointing John Ponsonby, esquire, as Sheriff of Cumberland. Torn, two pieces  D/BH 36/1/5/4  22 Dec 1718
Language:  Latin

Writ to Sir William Pennington, John Stanley, Thomas Barrowes, Thomas Benn, Henry Todd and William Bordrigge to take the required oaths of John Ponsonby to serve as Sheriff of Cumberland. Endorsed by John Stanley and Henry Todd that the oaths were taken, 26 Jan 1719  D/BH 36/1/5/5  22 Dec 1718

Letters Patent ordering John Ponsonby, esquire, late Sheriff of Cumberland, to deliver custody of the County with all associated records to John Stanley, esquire, present Sheriff  D/BH 36/1/5/6  3 Dec 1719
Language:  Latin

Quietus of John Ponsonby, esquire, as Sheriff of Cumberland for period 29 Sep 1718 - 29 Sep 1719  D/BH 36/1/5/7  17 Nov 1720
Language:  Latin

Appointment of John Ponsonby, esquire, as Deputy Lieutenant of Cumberland  D/BH 36/1/5/8  1 Mar 1744

Appointment of Miles Ponsonby, esquire, as a Captain of the Whitehaven Volunteers  D/BH 36/1/5/9  12 Sep 1804

Letters Patent appointing Miles Ponsonby, esquire, as Sheriff of Cumberland  D/BH 36/1/5/10  6 Feb 1809

Papers relating to estates and legacies  D/BH 36/1/6  1837-1885

Contents:
File of original and copy wills, settlements and related papers concerning the estates of Miles Ponsonby of Haile Hall b 1808; Christopher Wilson of Rigmaden Park, Westmorland d 1836; Robert Arthur Brooke of Bath d 1860; Christopher Wilson of Rigmaden Park d 1870; Dorothy Jane Brooke née Ponsonby of Haile Hall d 1873; Barbara Ponsonby née Wilson of Haile Hall d 1874

Correspondence relating to estates and legacies  D/BH 36/1/7  1863-1905

Contents:
File of correspondence to Brockbank and Helder, mainly from Barbara Ellen Ponsonby, and including letters from Miles Ponsonby b 1808, Barbara Ponsonby d 1874, Miles de Hale Ponsonby and Banks, lawyers and Inland Revenue in regard to family financial, estate and legal affairs

HAILE  D/BH 36/2  [n.d.]

Church; Overseers of the Poor  D/BH 36/2/1  [n.d.]

Contemporary copy of verdicts of juries for the parish of Haile in 1602 and 1605 regarding payments of taxes for the repair of the parish church and the provision of church bread and wine, and particularly relating to the payment of same by Simon Dayle of Uldale  D/BH 36/2/1/1  c 1605

Memorandum of Minister and Churchwardens of Haile for John Ponsonby, esquire, to purchase land called William's Close from money given under the wills of Jane Ponsonby and Henry Fleming for the profits thereof to be distributed to the poor of the parish on St Thomas Day. [Henry Fleming's will was proved in 1705. The charity was already in operation by 1715 - see account book YPR 32/40]  D/BH 36/2/1/2  c 1705

Agreement of the inhabitants of Haile for the mutual division of an assessment of six shillings purvey. Gives names of landowner or occupier, name of habitation or tenement and amount to be paid  D/BH 36/2/1/3  30 Apr 1709

Settlement certificate of Richard Moor of legal settlement in Preston Quarter, St Bees parish. With his letter to his wife, 4 Apr 1712, in regard to her joining him  D/BH 36/2/1/4  8 Mar 1711

Settlement certificate of Thomas Grayson and family, presently in Haile, of legal settlement in the parish of St Bridget, Beckermet  D/BH 36/2/1/5  2 Apr 1714

Settlement certificate of John Hartley and family, presently in Haile, of legal settlement in the parish of St Bridget, Beckermet  D/BH 36/2/1/6  9 Jun 1717

Settlement certificate of Anne Tyson and her son William Tyson, presently in Haile, of legal settlement in the parish of St Bridget, Beckermet  D/BH 36/2/1/7  9 Apr 1720

Settlement certificate of Joseph Man, his wife Jane Man and three children, presently in Haile, of legal settlement in the parish of St John, Beckermet  D/BH 36/2/1/8  8 Feb 1725

Settlement certificate of Nicholas Dixon and family, late of Calder, presently in Haile, of legal settlement in the parish of Ponsonby  D/BH 36/2/1/9  20 May 1726

Settlement certificate of William Moscrop and family, presently in Haile, of legal settlement in the parish of St John, Beckermet  D/BH 36/2/1/10  18 Mar 1727

Settlement certificate of Jacob Dickinson and family, presently in Haile, of legal settlement in the parish of St John, Beckermet  D/BH 36/2/1/11  12 Apr 1729

Settlement certificate of Francis Hopkin and Sarah Hopkin his wife, presently in Haile, of legal settlement in the parish of Gosforth  D/BH 36/2/1/12  25 Jun 1733

Settlement certificate of John Barns, Jane Barns his wife and Mary Barns his daughter, presently in Haile, of legal settlement in the parish of Egremont  D/BH 36/2/1/13  22 Dec 1733

Settlement certificate of Thomas Wood and Esther Wood his wife, presently in Haile, of legal settlement in the parish of St Bridget, Beckermet  D/BH 36/2/1/14  15 Oct 1734

Apprenticeship indenture of Bridget Hutchinson, pauper child of the parish of St John Beckermet, bound to William Cook of Grange, St John, husbandman  D/BH 36/2/1/15  29 Apr 1738

Apprenticeship indenture of William Hunter alias William Shepherd, pauper bastard child of the parish of St John Beckermet, bound to James Thomas Holme of Millom, husbandman  D/BH 36/2/1/16  9 Feb 1740

Settlement certificate of Richard Troughton, shoemaker, and Isabel Troughton his wife, presently in Haile, of legal settlement in the parish of St Bridget, Beckermet  D/BH 36/2/1/17  6 May 1740

Settlement certificate of John Dickinson and Mary Dickinson his wife, presently in Haile, of legal settlement in the parish of Egremont  D/BH 36/2/1/18  12 Oct 1742

Apprenticeship indenture of Jane Thompson, pauper child of the parish of Haile, bound to William Smyth of Wilton, Haile, husbandman, for ten years  D/BH 36/2/1/19  6 Apr 1743

Settlement certificate of John Wilson and family, presently in Haile, of legal settlement in the township of Ennerdale and Kinniside  D/BH 36/2/1/20  25 Jul 1743

Settlement certificate of John Thompson, Abigail Thompson his wife and their two daughters, presently in Haile, of legal settlement in the parish of St Bridget, Beckermet  D/BH 36/2/1/21  9 May 1746

Apprenticeship indenture of Easter Thompson, pauper child of the parish of Haile, bound to Robert Ponsonby of Haile, husbandman, until attaining the age of nineteen years  D/BH 36/2/1/22  14 Nov 1747

Apprenticeship indenture of Rachael Thompson, pauper child of the parish of Haile, bound to Richard Cuppage of Haile, husbandman, until attaining the age of nineteen years  D/BH 36/2/1/23  14 Nov 1747

Settlement certificate of William Hudleston and Catherine Hudleston his wife, presently in Haile, of legal settlement in the parish of St Bridget, Beckermet  D/BH 36/2/1/24  22 Mar 1750

Settlement certificate of Joseph Benn, tailor, and Elizabeth Benn his wife, presently in Haile, of legal settlement in the township of St Bees  D/BH 36/2/1/25  23 Apr 1753

Apprenticeship indenture of Henry Haile, aged twelve, pauper child of the parish of Haile, bound to Miles Ponsonby of Haile Hall, until the age of twenty one years  D/BH 36/2/1/26  14 Oct 1801

Account book of Surveyors of Highways, recording statute labour performed on roads within the township of Haile  D/BH 36/2/1/27  1783-1804

Manors of Haile and Wilton, Weddicar and Egremont: Manor Court Books  D/BH 36/2/2  [n.d.]

Manor of Haile and Wilton: Court book recording Court Baron verdicts; admittances and surrenders; lists of freeholders and customary tenants, 1690 and c 1742  D/BH 36/2/2/1  1690-1856

Typescript report containing transcribed extracts of entries from the Manor of Haile and Wilton court book, 1690-1856  D/BH 36/2/2/2  1938

Manor of Weddicar and Egremont: book of enrolment of admittance and surrenders. Also contains entries for the Manors of Drigg, Gosforth and Haile  D/BH 36/2/2/3  1708-1921

Title deeds  D/BH 36/2/3  [n.d.]

Quitclaim of Adam son of John de Dene to William de Hale of all premises of his father John de Dene and Henry Russell in the vill of Haile. Witnesses: Christopher de Moresby, Bailiff of Egremont; William de Cleator; Richard de Copeland; Nicholas de Seton; William Boyvill  D/BH 36/2/3/1  10 Mar 1369
Language:  Latin

Feoffment of John de Hale to Richard de Merton, chaplain, of all premises in the vill of Haile. Witnesses: Alan de Pennington; John de Lamplugh; Christopher de Curwen, knights; John de Copeland and Richard de Irton  D/BH 36/2/3/2  2 Feb 1415
Language:  Latin

Marriage settlement of Symond Ponsonby of Haile, gentleman, enfeoffing Edmund Sandes, John Sandes, Robert Sandes and Thomas Sandes, in respect of the marriage of Symond to Anne Barwicke, widow, daughter of Edward Sandes, of a moiety of the Manor of Haile, demesne lands in Haile, a tenement in Haile in the occupation of William Ponsonby and the water mill called Haile Mill to the use of Anne and their heirs male  D/BH 36/2/3/3  17 Sep 1574
Language:  Latin

Marriage settlement of Symond Ponsonby of Haile, gentleman, enfeoffing Henry Sandes of Rottington and Peter Senhouse, esquires, in respect of the marriage of his son Henry Ponsonby to Dorothy, daughter of Henry, of all his Manor of Haile, demesne lands in Haile and all other lands in Haile, Wilton, Ponsonby and elsewhere to the use of a moiety of the demesne to Dorothy as jointure, a moiety of the manor to Henry Ponsonby, and the other moiety to Symond and his wife Anne. Latin feoffment with schedule in English  D/BH 36/2/3/4  24 Jul 1607
Language:  English and Latin

Marriage settlement of John Ponsonby of Haile, gentleman, agreeing to levy a fine of a moiety of his demesne house and lands and water mill at Haile to William Brisco of Crofton, esquire, in respect of the marriage of John and Dorothy, sister of William, to the use of John and Dorothy and their heirs as specified. Deed and counterpart  D/BH 36/2/3/5-6  8 Aug 1634

Final concord between William Brisco, esquire, querent, and John Ponsonby, gentleman, deforciant, of a moiety of a corn mill and lands at Haile for £240  D/BH 36/2/3/7  6 Oct 1634
Language:  Latin

Deed to lead the uses of a fine between; 1) John Ponsonby of Haile, esquire; 2) Robert Highmore of Armathwaite, esquire; Richard Tickell of Ullock, and Henry Hodges of London, gentlemen; 3) Henry Tolson of Woodhall; John Irton the younger of Irton; Thomas Tickell of Thornthwaite and Thomas Dalston of Mirkholme, gentlemen of a new water fulling mill at Haile with workbuildings and looms and land called Tenter Hill, to be divided in four equal parts between 1) and 2)  D/BH 36/2/3/8  17 Sep 1641

Feoffment by George Haile of Ravenglass, farmer, to John Ponsonby of Haile Hall, esquire, of messuage and tenement in Haile  D/BH 36/2/3/9  17 Jul 1649
Language:  Latin

Settlement by John Ponsonby of Kidalton, Ireland, esquire, of an annuity of £60 from the profits of the Manors of Haile and Weddicar and lands at Winscales to his son and heir John Ponsonby of Lincolns Inn, London, on condition that he continue his studies in the law at Lincoln's Inn and otherwise obey the advice of his father and William Brisco and Edward Brisco his uncles  D/BH 36/2/3/10  27 May 1659

Copy of section of survey of Percy estates of 1578 relating to freeholders in Haile, comprising entries for Symond Ponsonby, Richard Hayle and Laurence Dayle. FRAGILE. Needs conservation  D/BH 36/2/3/11  1662

Marriage settlement of Henry Browne of Head of Haile, yeoman in respect to his marriage to Ellinor Robertson, daughter of John Robertson of Ram Foot, deceased, enfeoffing a moiety of his messuage and tenement at Head of Haile to Thomas Foxe of Winscales and Nicholas Bragge of Egremont, yeomen, to the use of Henry and Ellinor as jointure  D/BH 36/2/3/12  25 Feb 1665

Memorandum of consent of Edward Brisco for his nephew John Ponsonby the son to reside in Cumberland to better manage the estates and debts of John Ponsonby his father  D/BH 36/2/3/13  15 May 1666

Bargain and sale by Henry Bateman of Haile, yeoman, to John Ponsonby of Haile Hall, esquire, of meadow ground at Low Park, Haile, for £5 5s  D/BH 36/2/3/14  12 May 1668

Bond in £1000: Sir John Ponsonby of Kidalton, Ireland, bound to his son John Ponsonby of Haile, esquire, for the performance of covenants of indenture of same date. [copy settlement at D/BH 36/3/11/6]  D/BH 36/2/3/15  18 Dec 1669

Bond in £1000: John Ponsonby of Haile, esquire, bound to his father Sir John Ponsonby of Kidalton, Ireland, to pay half of his marriage portion at the time of his marriage [copy settlement at D/BH 36/3/11/6]  D/BH 36/2/3/16  18 Dec 1669

Release by John Senhouse of Seascale Hall, esquire, to John Ponsonby of Haile Hall, esquire, of the payment of all tithe charges upon the latter's demesne lands in Haile in return for an annual rent charge of 18s  D/BH 36/2/3/17  19 Mar 1683

Bond in £100: John Senhouse of Seascale Hall, esquire, bound to John Ponsonby of Haile Hall, esquire, for the performance of covenants of indentures of same date  D/BH 36/2/3/18  19 Mar 1683

Exemplification of final concord: 1) John Ponsonby, Geoffrey Chambers, Roger Wilson and Peter Norman, plaintiffs 2) John Williamson, Dorothy his wife; Thomas Boldman and Mary his wife; Thomas Shepherd, Thomas Fox, William Fox, Nicholas Robinson, Thomas Robinson, William Frears, Guy Sanderson, Michael Sanderson, Thomas Thompson and Margaret his wife; John Senhouse; John Rawbanks and Anne his wife; William Losh and Robert Losh, deforciants. Of three messuages and lands in the parishes of Arlecdon, Wigton and Torpenhow; the moiety of a messuage in the parish of Dalston and the tithes upon certain lands in the parish of Haile  D/BH 36/2/3/19  8 Jun 1683

Release by John Ponsonby of Haile Hall, esquire, of the payment by Henry Baxter of Uldale, gentleman, of all customary services and uncertain fines upon his land in Haile except suit of court, payment of customary annual rent and payment of 2s fine at change of lord or tenant  D/BH 36/2/3/20  26 Sep 1685

Release by Henry Salkeld of Threapland, esquire, and John Salkeld of same, his son, gentleman of the payment by John Ponsonby of Haile Hall, esquire, of 3s yearly upon his lands in Haile and suit of court at the Manor of Bolton, Gosforth. Consideration £3  D/BH 36/2/3/21  16 Aug 1687

Bargain and sale by Daniel Dickinson of Seascale, yeoman, and Rebecca his wife of their enclosure at Haile called Browns Close to John Ponsonby of Haile, esquire, for £31 3s 4d, with warrant by levy of fine  D/BH 36/2/3/22  9 Nov 1705

Final concord between John Ponsonby, esquire, William Smith and Nicholas Smith, querents, and Daniel Dickinson and Rebecca his wife of two messuages and lands in Haile for £60. Script and rescript  D/BH 36/2/3/23-24  25 Nov 1705
Language:  Latin

Memorandum and copy endorsement of deed reserving a pew in Haile parish church to John Ponsonby and his heirs, with use to John Sherwen and Margaret his wife in the absence of the Ponsonby family  D/BH 36/2/3/25  25 Nov 1709

Memorandum of award [of John Ponsonby of Haile Hall?] between: 1) John Ponsonby of Orchard Brow and Henry Thompson; 2) John Ponsonby of Townend regarding legal cost, trespass and repair of a dyke between Thatchmoor and Freeland  D/BH 36/2/3/26  22 Oct 1715

Deed of exchange between John Ponsonby of Orchard Brow, John Ponsonby of Townend and John Shepherd on behalf of Michael Bibby, all of the Manor of Haile, yeoman, for fields within the Manor called Little Rood, Highfold, Kelfold, Bowthorn and Lordhows  D/BH 36/2/3/27  11 Nov 1715

Articles of agreement between John Ponsonby of Orchard Brow, Haile, and Richard Thompson, of same, tailor, for the hedging and division of High Meadow  D/BH 36/2/3/28  17 Oct 1721

Articles of agreement between John Ponsonby of Orchard Brow, John Shepherd, yeomen, and Richard Thompson, tailor, all of Haile, for the division and enclosure of undivided fields named Whitesteps, Broomlands, High Hardgate, Hardgate Hill, Fellier Flat, Grisebank and Ingmoor  D/BH 36/2/3/29  10 Nov 1721

Quitclaim: 1) Anthony Askew of Kendal, esquire, Lord of the Manor of Bolton, Cumberland; 2) John Ponsonby of Haile Hall, esquire of all title in a free rent of 3s annually paid by (2) and his ancestors to the lords of the Manor of Bolton, for £3 15s  D/BH 36/2/3/30  4 Feb 1723

Articles of agreement between Robert Ponsonby of Backshaw and John Smith of Head of Haile for the division of the Banks  D/BH 36/2/3/31  9 Dec 1723

Deeds to lead the uses of a common recovery by lease and release between John Ponsonby of Haile Hall, esquire; Anthony Benn of Lincolns Inn, London, gentleman; Thomas Benn of Whitehaven, gentleman, to bar the entails of the estates of John Ponsonby, namely the Manor of Haile and Wilton; Haile Hall and demesne lands in Haile; Weddicar Mill, Arlecdon; Syde or Symonde Keld tenement, Beckermet St Bridget; Whiteys or Winscales Lands, St Johns; all other lands in Beckermet, Brigg, Gosforth and Haile (tenants named)  D/BH 36/2/3/32-33  2-3 Jan 1738

Exemplification of common recovery by Thomas Benn, gentleman, demandant, against Anthony Benn, gentleman, tenant, and John Ponsonby, esquire, vouchee, of the Manor of Haile and all estates in Arlecdon, Beckermet St Bridget and St John, Brigg, Gosforth and Haile  D/BH 36/2/3/34  13 Feb 1738

Manor of Calder: admittance of Mary Harris, widow, to customary messuage and tenement called Brayshaw, following death of Robert Ponsonby, tenant  D/BH 36/2/3/35  3 Jan 1744

Manor of Haile and Wilton: admittance of Joseph Harris to customary tenement called Brayshaw  D/BH 36/2/3/36  6 Jan 1746

Deed of exchange between Joseph Fleming of Whitehaven, mariner; John Smith of Head of Haile, yeoman; Henry Walker and John Herd of Haile, yeomen, for parcels of fields named Great Park Mastallhead and Little Hard Park  D/BH 36/2/3/37  6 Nov 1747

Conveyance by lease and release by John Sumpton of Reedgreen, yeoman, to John Ponsonby of Haile Hall, gentleman, of his freehold right and inheritance in tenement called Postlethwaite Ground in the occupation of Elizabeth Senhouse, widow, in the parish of Haile, for £18 5s  D/BH 36/2/3/38-39  15-16 Mar 1749

Marriage settlement of John Ponsonby of Haile Hall, esquire, in respect of his marriage to Dorothy Wilson of Watendlath, spinster, conveying Haile Hall, his water corn mill at Haile and three closes called Whiteys in Beckermet St John to Richard Crosthwaite of Keswick, yeoman, to the use of John and Dorothy as jointure  D/BH 36/2/3/40  14 Nov 1750

Manor of Haile and Wilton: admittance of Gerard Walker, second son of Henry Walker to his father's messuage and tenement called Beckbrow, reserving occupation to his father and mother during their lives  D/BH 36/2/3/41  7 May 1753

Bargain and sale by John Herd of Haile, yeoman, to John Borrowdale of Winscales, yeoman, of his customary messuage and tenement called Beckbrow for £200  D/BH 36/2/3/42  26 May 1759

Manor of Haile and Wilton: admittance of John Borrowdale to customary messuage and tenement called Beckbrow surrendered by John Herd  D/BH 36/2/3/43  26 May 1759

Memorandum of agreement: Thomas Herd of Langdale, yeoman, to convey to Miles Ponsonby of Haile Hall, gentleman, John Longmire and Mary his wife his right to the reversion of customary estate in Haile called Beckbrow, in tenure of for £84 4s  D/BH 36/2/3/44  1 Jan 1776

Release by William Borrowdale of Winscales, yeoman; Thomas Herd of Langdale, yeoman; John Longmire and Mary his wife of all right in a customary messuage and tenement in Haile called Beckbrow to Miles Ponsonby of Haile Hall, gentleman  D/BH 36/2/3/45  2 Mar 1776

Letter of attorney: appointment of William Benson of Egremont, gentleman, by Rev John Shepherd of Paddington, London, to surrender his lands called Postlethwaite Ground and Rawling Croft at the manor court of Haile to the use of John Gunson of Haile, yeoman  D/BH 36/2/3/46  11 Sep 1785

Quitclaim of John Thompson of Haile, yeoman, to Richard Thompson of Townend, Haile, yeoman, of right to drive livestock through Scottgarth tenement and take water from the well there  D/BH 36/2/3/47  7 May 1791

Conveyance by lease and release by: 1) Richard Sherwen of Whitehaven, attorney and heir of Peter Sherwen of Egremont, innkeeper, devisee in trust of the will of Jonathan Steele of Whitehaven, butcher, deceased, to 2) Jonathan Steele of Whitehaven, grocer of messuage and tenement called Brayshaw, [Haile] in the occupation of Benjamin Jackson, with payments to Mary Sword and Jane Cragg, sisters of (2)  D/BH 36/2/3/48-49  1-2 Mar 1792

Conveyance by release: 1) Richard Sherwen of Whitehaven, attorney and heir of Peter Sherwen of Egremont, innkeeper, devisee in trust of the will of Jonathan Steele of Whitehaven, butcher, deceased, to 2) Thomas Cragg of Whitehaven, mariner, and his wife late Jane Steele, daughter of Jonathan Steele of two houses in Lower Queen Street otherwise Tickle Lane and in Poe Street, Whitehaven  D/BH 36/2/3/50  2 Mar 1792

Mortgage: 1) Jonathan Steele of Liverpool, grocer 2) Thomas Cragg the elder of Whitehaven, mariner 3) John Harris of Whitehaven, gentleman of the estate of 1) called Brayshaw, Haile, for £400 with interest  D/BH 36/2/3/51  30 Aug 1794

Mortgage: 1) Jonathan Steele of Liverpool, grocer 2) John Harris of Whitehaven, gentleman 3) Thomas Cragg the younger of Whitehaven, mariner of the estate of 1) called Brayshaw, Haile, for £1045  D/BH 36/2/3/52  29 Apr 1795

Deed of trust: 1) Jonathan Steele of Liverpool, gentleman 2) Thomas Cragg the younger of Whitehaven, mariner for (2) to lease the estate of (1) called Brayshaw, Haile, and sell several related lands, with profits of investment of proceeds to Mary Sword, widow, and to (1), Catherine Steele his wife, and their children  D/BH 36/2/3/53  20 Jul 1809

Mortgage: 1) Jonathan Steele of Liverpool, gentleman 2) Thomas Cragg the younger of Whitehaven, mariner of premises of the estate of 1) called Brayshaw, Haile, to secure a further £250  D/BH 36/2/3/54  20 Sep 1811

Mortgage: 1) Jonathan Steele of Liverpool and Egremont, gentleman 2) Thomas Cragg the younger of Whitehaven, mariner of premises of the estate of 1) called Brayshaw, Haile, to secure a further £450  D/BH 36/2/3/55  23 Jun 1813

Mortgage by lease and release: 1) Thomas Cragg of Sandwith, mariner 2) George Harrison of Whitehaven, gentleman of premises of the estate of 1 called Brayshaw, Haile, to secure £800  D/BH 36/2/3/56-57  29-30 Aug 1822

Schedule of deeds delivered by Thomas Cragg relating to mortgaging of Brayshaw, Haile, for a further £800  D/BH 36/2/3/58  30 Aug 1822

Manor of Haile: admittance of Jeremiah Gunson to customary messuage called Dixon Hill  D/BH 36/2/3/59  8 Apr 1825

Conveyance by lease and release: 1) Thomas Cragg of Sandwith, mariner, 2) George Harrison of Whitehaven, banker 3) John Cragg of Grayrigg Hall, Grayrigg gentleman of estate of 1) at Haile known as Brayshaw to 3) for £3000 with payment of debts outstanding to 2) of £823 3s 6d  D/BH 36/2/3/60-61  21-22 Apr 1825

Mortgage: 1) John Cragg of Grayrigg Hall, Grayrigg 2) John Sharp of Sellafield and Henry Atkinson of Whitehaven, gentlemen of messuage, tenement and lands of 1) at Haile and St Bridget, Beckermet, known as Brayshaw for £1000 with interest  D/BH 36/2/3/62  25 Apr 1825

Final concord: 1) John Cragg, plaintiff 2) Thomas Cragg, Jonathan Steel and Catherine his wife, deforciants of three messuages and lands in the parishes of Haile and St Bridget, Beckermet. Script and rescript  D/BH 36/2/3/63-64  25 Nov 1825

Confirmation of conveyance by lease and release: 1) Thomas Cragg of Sandwith, mariner 2) Jonathan Steel of Yeorton, St John Beckermet, and Catherine his wife 3) John Cragg of Grayrigg Hall, Grayrigg, yeoman of lands and premises at Haile known as Brayshaw  D/BH 36/2/3/65-66  7-8 Dec 1825

Assignment of mortgage: 1) John Cragg of Grayrigg Hall, Grayrigg, and Brayshaw, yeoman 2) John Sharp of Sellafield and Henry Atkinson of Whitehaven, gentleman 3) Michael Walker of Whitehaven, gentleman of £1000 on the estate of 1) at Haile and St Bridget Beckermet known as Brayshaw, with a further charge of £800 with interest  D/BH 36/2/3/67  6 Feb 1834

Copy will of Michael Walker of Whitehaven, gentleman. Refers to his estates at Haile known as Beck Brow, Orchard Brow and Town End  D/BH 36/2/3/68  27 May 1837

Copy will of Agnes Walker of Whitehaven, spinster  D/BH 36/2/3/69  9 Mar 1849

Conveyance: 1) William Cragg of Leece, Aldingham, Lancs., farmer, and Edward Cragg of Underley Hall, farm bailiff 2) Mary Cragg of Kendal, widow 3) William Brocklebank Walker of Silecroft, Whicham, yeoman of the estates of 1) at Haile and St Bridget Beckermet, known as Brayshaw, for £300 subject to mortgage securities of £2500 with interest  D/BH 36/2/3/70  1 Mar 1851

Conveyance: 1) William Brocklebank Walker of Silecroft, Whicham, gentleman 2) Miles Ponsonby of Haile Hall, esquire of the estates of 1) at Haile and St Bridget Beckermet, known as Brayshaw, for £3050  D/BH 36/2/3/71  24 Jun 1852

Mortgage: 1) Miles Ponsonby of Haile Hall, esquire 2) William Brocklebank Walker of Silecroft, Whicham, gentleman of the estates of 1) at Haile and St Bridget Beckermet, known as Brayshaw, to secure repayment of £2000 and interest  D/BH 36/2/3/72  25 Jun 1852

Copy mortgage: 1) Miles Ponsonby of Haile Hall, esquire 2) Mary Hodgson of Cockermouth, spinster of farm and lands of 1) at Haile known as Tortolocate, to secure repayment of £4000 with interest  D/BH 36/2/3/73  30 Nov 1852

Mortgage: 1) Miles Ponsonby of Haile Hall, esquire 2) William Brocklebank Walker of Silecroft, Whicham, gentleman of the estates of 1) at Haile and St Bridget Beckermet, known as Brayshaw, to secure repayment of a further charge of £500 and interest  D/BH 36/2/3/74  3 Apr 1862

Memorandum of agreement between Miles Ponsonby of Haile Hall, esquire and Thomas Carmichael of Whitehaven, iron ore merchant, for terms of extracting iron ore under Lowther Park, Haile  D/BH 36/2/3/75  15 May 1862

Additional memorandum of agreement between Miles Ponsonby of Haile Hall, esquire and Thomas Carmichael of Whitehaven, iron ore merchant, for terms of extracting iron ore under Lowther Park, Haile  D/BH 36/2/3/76  24 Sep 1862

Lease: 1) Miles Ponsonby of Haile Hall, esquire 2) Thomas Carmichael of Whitehaven, of mines and seams of iron ore under Lowther Park, Haile, for 20 years. Annotated with terms of later lease  D/BH 36/2/3/77  11 Feb 1864

Mortgage: 1) Miles Ponsonby of Haile Hall, esquire 2) William Brocklebank Walker of Silecroft, Whicham, gentleman of the estates of 1) at Haile and St Bridget Beckermet, known as Brayshaw, to secure repayment of a further charge of £500 and interest  D/BH 36/2/3/78  15 Feb 1872

Draft lease: 1) Miles Ponsonby of Haile Hall, esquire 2) Parton Hematite Iron Company Limited of mines and seams of iron ore under Lowther Park, Haile, for 21 years  D/BH 36/2/3/79  1875-1876

Schedule of deeds and documents of Miles Ponsonby, deceased, held by Waugh and Musgrave, solicitors, Cockermouth, transferred to Brockbank and Helder of Whitehaven  D/BH 36/2/3/80  1892

Lease: 1) Trustees of the will of Miles Ponsonby of Haile Hall, esquire, deceased 2) Beckermet Mining Company Limited of mines and seams of iron ore under the Manor of Haile for 60 years  D/BH 36/2/3/81  30 Sep 1916

Reconveyance by surrender: 1) William Brocklebank Walker of Silecroft 2) Ronsley Miles Ponsonby of Launceston, Tasmania of the estates of 1 at Haile and St Bridget Beckermet, known as Brayshaw, following payment of mortgage charges outstanding  D/BH 36/2/3/82  16 Apr 1926

OTHER ESTATES  D/BH 36/3  [n.d.]

Beckermet  D/BH 36/3/1  [n.d.]

Bargain and sale: 1) Richard Senhouse of Ellenborough, gentleman 2) Anthony Patrickson of Carleton; Richard Shepherd; Peter Sharpe; William Robinson of Winscales; John Kelsick of Egremont and John Hayle of Wilton of lands of 1) in Carleton and Winscales for £123. 17th century copy  D/BH 36/3/1/1  10 Apr 1565

Feoffment: 1) Henry Leighe of Calder, esquire 2) Thomas Barras of Carlisle, merchant, and John Shepherd, yeoman of messuage and tenement called Symondkeld or Side, Calder, in the tenure of John Fleming senior and John Fleming junior of Calder, yeomen, for £100  D/BH 36/3/1/2  10 Dec 1583
Language:  Latin

Bargain and sale: 1) John Hale of Winscales and William Hale of Wilton, yeomen 2) Simon Ponsonby of Haile, gentleman of land called Whytow Sett (exact location specified), St John Beckermet, for £6 13s 4d. Encapsulated and boxed separately  D/BH 36/3/1/3  9 Nov 1584

Bond in 400 marks: Thomas Barwise of Carlisle, merchant, and John Shepherd of Kirkland, yeoman, bound to Abraham Chambers of Muncaster, yeoman, to observe covenants of indenture of sale of messuage called Symondkeld and the Side, and Elizabeth High, Joyce Barwise and Ellen Shepherd bound not to demand dower rights in same  D/BH 36/3/1/4  28 Dec 1586

Feoffment: 1) Thomas Barwise of Carlisle, merchant, and John Shepherd of Kirkland, yeoman 2) Abraham Chambers of Muncaster, gentleman of messuage and tenement called Symondkeld and the Side, parish of St Bridget Beckermet, in the tenure of John Fleming senior and John Fleming junior, for 200 marks  D/BH 36/3/1/5  29 Dec 1586
Language:  Latin

Letter of attorney: Thomas Barwise of Carlisle, merchant, and John Shepherd of Kirkland, yeoman, constitute William Robinson of Muncaster, yeoman, and his son William Robinson as their attornies to deliver seisin of messuage and tenement called Symonkeld and Le Side, St Bridget Beckermet, in the tenure of John Fleming senior and John Fleming junior, to Abraham Chambers of Muncaster, gent  D/BH 36/3/1/6  29 Dec 1586

Copies information: FRAGILE DIGITAL SURROGATE AVAILABLE

Language:  Latin

Contents:
Encapsulated and boxed separately

Feoffment: 1) Abraham Chambers of Walchouse, Muncaster, gentleman 2) William Robinson of Muncaster, yeoman of messuage and tenement called Symondkeld or Side, parish of St Bridget Beckermet  D/BH 36/3/1/7  28 Mar 1587
Language:  Latin

Feoffment of Symondkeld; Parties as in D/BH 36/3/1/7  D/BH 36/3/1/7A  16th Century, c1587; 6 May year missing

Very fragile, boxed separately

Bargain and sale in tenantright: 1) James Crooke of North Muskam, Notts., yeoman 2) Thomas Crooke of Wilton, Cumberland, yeoman, his brother of messuage and tenement of their late brother William Crooke at Winscales for £20  D/BH 36/3/1/8  21 Aug 1605

Bargain and sale in tenantright: 1) Thomas Crooke of Wilton, Cumberland, yeoman 2) Thomas Kelsick [the younger] of Egremont, yeoman of messuage and tenement of his late brother William Crooke at Winscales [for £40]. Document much faded  D/BH 36/3/1/9  8 Jul 1609

Lease: 1) John Fleming of Rydal, esquire 2) Joscelyn Robinson of Side, gentleman of tithes growing at Side, parishes of St Bridget and St John, Beckermet, for 1000 years at 10s yearly  D/BH 36/3/1/10  31 Dec 1630

Lease: 1) Joscelyn Robinson of Side, gentleman 2) Simon Hodgson of Wilton and Ralph Benn of Beck Cote, yeomen of tenement and farmhold called Side for two years at £21 yearly  D/BH 36/3/1/11  1 Dec 1635

Feoffment: 1) John Senhouse of Seascale, esquire 2) John Ponsonby of Haile, gentleman of messuage and tenement called Winscales, parish of St John Beckermet, for £120  D/BH 36/3/1/12  9 Mar 1638

Bargain and sale: 1) Joscelyn Robinson of Side, St Bridget Beckermet, yeoman, Thomas Robinson his eldest son and Elizabeth his wife 2) John Ponsonby of Haile, esquire of messuage and tenement called Side for £140  D/BH 36/3/1/13  21 Aug 1647

Mortgage in fee: 1) John Ponsonby of Haile, esquire 2) Joscelyn Robinson of Side, St Bridget Beckermet, yeoman, Thomas Robinson his eldest son and Elizabeth his wife of £151 with interest on security of messuage and tenement called Side. Indenture and counterpart  D/BH 36/3/1/14-15  21 Aug 1647

Bond in £400: Joscelyn Robinson of Side, St Bridget Beckermet, yeoman, and Thomas Robinson of same, his son, bound to John Ponsonby of Haile, esquire, to fulfil obligations expressed in indentures of same date  D/BH 36/3/1/16  21 Aug 1647

Quitclaim of Bridget Patrickson of Calder Abbey, wife of John Patrickson, esquire, of title in messuage and tenement called Side, Beckermet St Bridget  D/BH 36/3/1/17  21 Aug 1647

Letter from Henry Pewson to William Bateman regarding payment to Joscelyn Robinson for the land at Side, which he 'referred it to Colonel Ponsonby'  D/BH 36/3/1/18  6 Sep 1652

Feoffment: 1) Joscelyn Robinson of Side, St Bridget Beckermet, yeoman, Thomas Robinson his son and Elizabeth his wife 2) John Ponsonby of Haile Hall, esquire of messuage and tenement called Side for £335  D/BH 36/3/1/19  27 Oct 1652

Bond in £600: Joscelyn Robinson of Side, St Bridget Beckermet, yeoman, Thomas Robinson his son and Elizabeth his wife, bound to John Ponsonby of Haile Hall, esquire, to fulfil obligations expressed in indenture of same date  D/BH 36/3/1/20  27 Oct 1652

Quitclaim by Joscelyn Robinson of Side, St Bridget Beckermet, yeoman, of all right in messuage and tenement called Side to John Ponsonby of Haile Hall, esquire, for £335  D/BH 36/3/1/21  27 Oct 1652

Assignment of lease: 1) Joscelyn Robinson of Side, St Bridget Beckermet, yeoman 2) John Ponsonby of Haile Hall, esquire of tithes growing at Side, parishes of St Bridget and St John Beckermet, for £15  D/BH 36/3/1/22  27 Oct 1652

Letter of authority of John Ponsonby, William Fox, Thomas Fox, Nicholas Robinson and William Frears for Geoffrey Wybergh, Thomas Crosby, James Bird or other attorneys of King's Bench or Common Pleas to divide closes called Great Bank, Little Bank, Great Broadaw and Lamb Broadaw in which they and Thomas Shepherd of Winscales hold land  D/BH 36/3/1/23  27 Jan 1680

Quitclaim: 1) William Fox of St Bees and Thomas Fox of St John Beckermet, yeomen 2) John Ponsonby of Haile Hall, esquire of all right in lands called Great Bank, Little Bank, Scalebarrow Close and Brownclose, St John Beckermet  D/BH 36/3/1/24  1 May 1680

Bond in £60: William Fox of St Bees and Thomas Fox of Winscales, St John Beckermet, yeomen, bound to John Ponsonby of Haile Hall, esquire, to fulfil obligations expressed in indenture of same date  D/BH 36/3/1/25  1 May 1680

Bargain and sale: 1) Nicholas Robinson and Thomas Robinson of Winscales, St John Beckermet, yeomen 2) John Ponsonby of Haile Hall, esquire of land called Great Bank, St John Beckermet, for £20  D/BH 36/3/1/26  22 Nov 1680

Bond in £40: Nicholas Robinson and Thomas Robinson of Winscales, St John Beckermet, yeomen, bound to John Ponsonby of Haile Hall, esquire, to fulfil obligations expressed in indenture of same date  D/BH 36/3/1/27  22 Nov 1680

Deed of exchange: 1) Thomas Shepherd of Winscales, St John Beckermet, yeoman 2) John Ponsonby of Haile Hall, esquire of lands called Great Bank and Little Bank, St John Beckermet, for equivalent other lands in the same parish and 40s  D/BH 36/3/1/28  12 May 1681

Bond in £8: Thomas Shepherd of Winscales, St John Beckermet, yeoman;, bound to John Ponsonby of Haile Hall, esquire, to fulfil obligations expressed in indenture of same date  D/BH 36/3/1/29  12 May 1681

Quitclaim: 1) Nicholas Robinson and Thomas Robinson his eldest son, and William Frears and John Frears his eldest son, all of Winscales, St John Beckermet, yeomen 2) John Ponsonby of Haile Hall, esquire of all right in of lands called Great Bank and Little Bank, St John Beckermet, in exchange for other lands  D/BH 36/3/1/30  7 Oct 1681

Feoffment: 1) Richard Gaitskell of Gubbergillhead, Drigg, yeoman, Elizabeth his wife and John Gaitskell their son 2) William Mirehouse of Kirkland, Ponsonby, bachelor of messuage and tenement called Townhead, Beckermet St Bridget, for £41 10s  D/BH 36/3/1/31  2 Feb 1684

Bond in £60: 1) William Mirehouse of Beckermet St Bridget, bachelor 2) Anne Bragg of Haile Bank, Haile, widow to perform covenants of deed of jointure  D/BH 36/3/1/32  8 Feb 1689

Lordship of Egremont: admittance of William Askew to tenement at Beckermet. Latin  D/BH 36/3/1/33  2 Jul 1723

Conveyance by lease and release: 1) John Bibby of Seascale, yeoman 2) John Grayson of Great Beckermet, yeoman of estate at Great Beckermet, St Bridget for £60  D/BH 36/3/1/34-35  24-25 Dec 1723

Deed of enfranchisement: 1) Thomas Thomson of Whitehaven, merchant, and Jane his wife 2) John Grayson of Great Beckermet, husbandman of messuage, tenement and Lord's right in Great Beckermet for £16  D/BH 36/3/1/36  27 Jul 1726

Manor of Beckermet: admittance of Anne Askew, spinster, to a tenement late in the tenure of her uncle William Askew, deceased  D/BH 36/3/1/37  29 Nov 1728
Language:  Latin

Bargain and sale in tenantright: 1) Ann Askew of St Bridget Beckermet, spinster 2) Bridget Gunson, widow of Jeremiah Gunson of same, yeoman of customary messuage and tenement in Beckermet called Anthony Askew's tenement for £112  D/BH 36/3/1/38  28 Sep 1731

Lordship of Egremont: admittance of Bridget Gunson, widow, to a tenement at Beckermet late in the tenure of Anne Askew  D/BH 36/3/1/39  15 Jan 1732
Language:  Latin

Mortgage: 1) Bridget Gunson, widow of Jeremiah Gunson of St Bridget Beckermet, yeoman 2) Edward Steel of Whitehaven, mariner of customary messuage and tenement in Beckermet called Anthony Askew's tenement for £90 with interest. Seal removed  D/BH 36/3/1/40  17 Jan 1732

Lordship of Egremont: admittance of Edward Steele to a tenement at Beckermet late in the tenure of Bridget Gunson, widow  D/BH 36/3/1/41  25 Apr 1739

Mortgage: 1) Bridget Gunson, widow of Jeremiah Gunson of St Bridget Beckermet, yeoman 2) Edward Steel of Whitehaven, mariner of customary messuage and tenement in Beckermet called Anthony Askew's tenement for £90 with interest. Seal removed  D/BH 36/3/1/42  5 May 1739

Bond in £300: John Borrowdale of Winscales, yeoman, bound to Dorothy Borrowdale, widow, his mother, and Jane and Dorothy Borrowdale, spinsters, his sisters, and his brother Jacob Borrowdale, for the settlement and division of the estate of Jacob Borrowdale, late of Winscales, deceased, his father, as specified within  D/BH 36/3/1/43  7 Jun 1748

Lordship of Egremont: fine of Bridget Gunson, widow, for a tenement following death of the lord  D/BH 36/3/1/44  24 Apr 1749

Lordship of Egremont: admittance of Phillip Gateskell to a tenement late in the tenure of Bridget Gunson, widow. Conditional upon redemption of £90 within seven years  D/BH 36/3/1/45  24 Apr 1749

Mortgage: 1) John Grayson of Great Beckermet, yeoman 2) William Borrowdale of Irton, mason of estate at Great Beckermet for £60 with interest  D/BH 36/3/1/46  28 May 1751

Lease: 1) John Ponsonby of Haile Hall, esquire 2) John Moscrop of Struddabank, yeoman, and Henry Moscrop of Side, yeoman of messuage or tenement called Side in the parish of Beckermet St Bridget for 14 years at £24 yearly  D/BH 36/3/1/47  6 Dec 1752

Copy probate will of John Grayson of Great Beckermet, yeoman  D/BH 36/3/1/48  30 Jun 1755

Mortgage by demise: 1) William Bragg of Haile Bank, cooper 2) Henry Fletcher of Little Beckermet, St John, yeoman of half a tenement in Beckermet St Bridget called Lowick Tenement for £35 with interest  D/BH 36/3/1/49  16 Jul 1755

Mortgage by demise: 1) William Bragg of Haile Bank, yeoman 2) Henry Fletcher of Little Beckermet, St John, yeoman 3) Henry Bragg of Little Beckermet, yeoman of half a tenement in Beckermet St Bridget called Lowick Tenement for £80 with interest  D/BH 36/3/1/50  14 Feb 1756

Mortgage: 1) Bridget Gunson of Beckermet St Bridget, widow 2) Philip Gaitskell of Carleton Hall, Drigg, yeoman of customary messuage and tenement in Beckermet for £140 with interest  D/BH 36/3/1/51  23 Apr 1756

Mortgage: 1) Isaac Grayson of Lamplugh, tailor, brother and heir of John Grayson of Great Beckermet, yeoman 2) William Borradale of Irton, mason 3) Henry Caddy of Great Beckermet, yeoman of freehold messuage and tenement of (1) at Great Beckermet, St Bridget, for £140 with interest  D/BH 36/3/1/52  15 May 1756

Lordship of Egremont: admittance of Phillip Gateskell to a tenement late in the tenure of Bridget Gunson, widow. Conditional upon redemption of £140 within seven years  D/BH 36/3/1/53  9 Jun 1756

Conveyance by lease and release: 1) Isaac Grayson of Lamplugh, tailor, brother and heir of John Grayson of Great Beckermet, yeoman, deceased 2) Margaret Grayson, Anthony Grayson, William Grayson and Mary Grayson, relatives of (1). 3) Henry Caddy of Great Beckermet, yeoman 4) Anthony Ponsonby of Whitehaven, merchant of the tenement of 48 acres of John Grayson at Great Beckermet for £535  D/BH 36/3/1/54-55  27-28 May 1761

Account of the purchase by Anthony Ponsonby of the tenement of Isaac Grayson at Great Beckermet  D/BH 36/3/1/56  28 May 1761

Deed of enfranchisement of customary tenement called Townfoot, Beckermet, in the Manor of Egremont with lands in fields called Scallow, Mire Side, Moor Closes, House Riggs, Yarnham, Farfield, Bogle Closes, Bogle Mire, Banks and Little Croft to Bridget Gunson of Beckermet St Bridget, widow, for £96 10s  D/BH 36/3/1/57  1 Jun 1761

Deed of enfranchisement of customary messuage and tenement at Beckermet, in the Manor of Egremont with lands in fields called Town Croft, Scallow, Moor Closes, Harleston Head, Black Riggs, Bogle Head, Broad Ing, Carr, Bank Close and Curfitts to Anthony Grayson of Whitehaven, grocer, for £95  D/BH 36/3/1/58  1 Jun 1761

Articles of agreement between William Bragg, yeoman, and Anthony Ponsonby, merchant, for the future conveyance of a messuage and half tenement called Loak [Lowick], Beckermet St Bridget for £255  D/BH 36/3/1/59  10 Jul 1761

Conveyance by lease and release: 1) Anthony Grayson of Whitehaven, grocer 2) Anthony Ponsonby of Whitehaven, merchant of recently enfranchised customary messuage and tenement at Beckermet with lands in fields called Town Croft, Scallow, Moor Closes, Harleston Head, Black Riggs, Bogle Head, Broad Ing, Carr, Bank Close and Curfitts for £387 5s  D/BH 36/3/1/60-61  30 Sep-1 Oct 1761

Conveyance by lease and release: 1) Bridget Gunson of Beckermet, widow 2) Anthony Ponsonby of Whitehaven, merchant of recently enfranchised customary tenement at Beckermet with lands in fields called Scallow, Mire Side, Moor Closes, House Riggs, Yarnham, Farfield, Bogle Closes, Bogle Mire, Banks and Little Croft for £398 5s  D/BH 36/3/1/62-63  1-2 Oct 1761

Conveyance by lease and release: 1) William Bragg of Haile Bank, Haile, cooper 2) Henry Bragg of Beckermet St John, yeoman, mortgagee of property concerned 3) Anthony Ponsonby of Whitehaven, merchant of a messuage and half tenement called Lowick, Beckermet St Bridget for £255  D/BH 36/3/1/64-65  22-23 Feb 1762

Deed of exchange: 1) John Birkett of Beckermet St Bridget, yeoman, and Susannah his wife 2) Anthony Ponsonby of Whitehaven, merchant of the freehold lands of (1) at Beckermet St Bridget in exchange for the house of (2) at same and £630  D/BH 36/3/1/66  25 Mar 1763

Deed of exchange: 1) Anthony Ponsonby of Whitehaven, merchant 2) Henry Littledale of Whitehaven, gentleman of the lands of (1) at St Bridget Beckermet called Raka, Great Moor Close, Scallow, Bowman Hill, Waterstones Dale, Grayson's Dale, Honey Pot Hole and Holeside in exchange for the lands of (2) at same called Oucham, the Banks, Low Cars and Peat Potts and £47 10s  D/BH 36/3/1/67  25 Mar 1763

Mortgage by lease and release: 1) Anthony Ponsonby of Whitehaven, merchant 2) Richard Radcliffe of Cockermouth, merchant of messuage and tenement of (1) at St Bridget Beckermet with lands called Arlestone Heads, Moor Close, Greatleys, Wellands, High Tulpits, Mireside, Rye Fold Stile, Towhit Hill, Graysons Wells Dale, Birketts Seaton Syke, Broad Croft, Cross Bank, Crook Dubb, Kerfells, Broad Ing End and Bogle Meadow for £720 13s 7½d with interest  D/BH 36/3/1/68-69  6-7 Dec 1763

Assignment of mortgage by lease and release: 1) Richard Radcliffe of Cockermouth, merchant 2) Anthony Ponsonby of Whitehaven, merchant 3) Alexander Jones of Egremont, gentleman of messuage and tenement of (2) at St Bridget Beckermet with lands called Arlestone Heads, Moor Close, Greatleys, Wellands, High Tulpits, Mireside, Rye Fold Stile, Towhit Hill, Graysons Wells Dale, Birketts Seaton Syke, Broad Croft, Cross Bank, Crook Dubb, Kerfells, Broad Ing End and Bogle Meadow for £736 with interest  D/BH 36/3/1/70-71  11-12 May 1764

Deed of exchange: 1) Stephen Jackson of Beckermet St Bridget, yeoman 2) Anthony Ponsonby of Whitehaven, merchant of lands called Woodbank and Redstye in exchange for the Banks, all in Beckermet St Bridget  D/BH 36/3/1/72  30 Nov 1764

Mortgage by lease and release: 1) Anthony Ponsonby of Egremont, merchant 2) Henry Curwen of Workington and John Senhouse of Whitehaven, esquires of the estates of (1) in Beckermet St Bridget for £1000 with interest to be paid to Sir James Lowther and Charles Lutwidge to indemnify (2) in money borrowed by (1) and (2) in their business as wine merchants  D/BH 36/3/1/73-74  6-7 Feb 1765

Deed of assignment: 1) Charles Lutwidge of Whitehaven, esquire 2) Isaac Kelsick of Whitehaven, gentleman of bond of 15 Jan 1757 whereby Anthony Ponsonby of Whitehaven, merchant, Henry Curwen of Workington Hall and John Senhouse of Calder Abbey, esquires, were bound in £1000 for the payment of £500  D/BH 36/3/1/75  2 Apr 1775

Memorandum of agreement for the future conveyance of messuage and tenement called Peterburgh and all lands in Beckermet St Bridget held by Anthony Ponsonby of Egremont, gentleman, to Miles Ponsonby of Haile Hall, esquire, for £3100 with payment of mortgage charges and loans to James Craik, John Senhouse, Henry Curwen, Isaac Hamilton, Henry Bragg and William Adamson  D/BH 36/3/1/76  29 May 1779

Memorandum of agreement: 1) Jacob Borrowdale, shoemaker, and William Borrowdale, gentleman, both of Egremont 2) Jane Cook of Winscale, widow for (2) to become lessor of her estate at Winscales with terms for payment of mortgage And rents to (1)  D/BH 36/3/1/77  6 Jan 1783

Lease: 1) Joseph Tiffin Senhouse of Calder Abbey, esquire 2) William Holliday of Calderbridge, miller of dwelling house, corn mills and lands called Mill Meadow, Bleach Field, High Leys, Westray Garth, Little Close Cross, Great Close Cross, Spare Holm and Kill Croft at Calderbridge for 15 years at £105 yearly  D/BH 36/3/1/78  9 Sep 1791

Calder  D/BH 36/3/2  [n.d.]

Copy (17th century) of royal grant of the dissolved Abbey of Calder and all pertaining lands to Dr Thomas Leigh  D/BH 36/3/2/1  26 Jul 1538

Quitclaim: 1) Eldred Curwen of Rottington, gentleman 2) Dorothy Ponsonby of Haile Hall, widow and Sir John Ponsonby of Bessborough, Ireland, Knight of several free rents of 9s 4d yearly in Calder from the tenements of Helena Curwen, Darcy Curwen, Lawrence Park, James Steele, Anthony Ashburner, Richard Hartley, Richard Dickinson and Roger Atkinson  D/BH 36/3/2/2  29 May 1667

Receipts (6) for rents paid to the Crown for part of Calder Abbey  D/BH 36/3/2/1-6  1667-1766

Petition of the inhabitants of Calder Lordship (20 signatories) against the assessment and division of a purvey  D/BH 36/3/2/4  2 Nov 1730

Lease: 1) Joseph Tiffin Senhouse of Whitehaven, esquire 2) John Walker of Calder, yeoman of Calder Abbey with all relating premises, lands (field names given) and livestock for 21 years at £125 yearly  D/BH 36/3/2/5  2 Feb 1790

Cleator  D/BH 36/3/3  [n.d.]

Quitclaim: 1) John Carter of Crossfield, Cleator, bachelor 2) John Nicholson of Skratgate, Hensingham, yeoman, and John Bragg of High Cockhow, Ennerdale, yeoman, and Lancelot Airey of Greenbank, St Bees, bachelor of two parcels of land at Crossfield  D/BH 36/3/3/1  4 Jan 1687

Mortgage in fee: 1) John Carter of Crossfield, Cleator, yeoman 2) Thomas Carter of Whitehaven, house carpenter of a moiety of the estate of (1) at Crossfield for repayment of £100 with interest  D/BH 36/3/3/2  11 Nov 1702

Feoffment: 1) John Carter of Crossfield, Cleator, yeoman 2) Thomas Carter of Whitehaven, house carpenter brother of (1) of the other moiety of the estate of (1) at Crossfield called Harry Croft, to indemnify (2) of all present debts  D/BH 36/3/3/3  2 Oct 1706

Mortgage in fee: 1) John Bragg of Crossfield, Cleator, yeoman and Ann his wife 2) Henry Steel of Jacktrees, Cleator, yeoman of land at Crossfield called Birds Dale, Cow Close, Moor Plats and Harry Meadow, for repayment of £20 with interest. Mortgage and counterpart  D/BH 36/3/3/4-5  14 Jan 1708

Quitclaim: 1) John Bragg, tailor, and John Carter, fell monger, both of Crossfield, Cleator 2) Joseph Benn of Netherend [Hensingham], husbandman of a messuage and tenement at Crossfield lately purchased by John Bragg from William Carter of Crossfield, yeoman, deceased  D/BH 36/3/3/6  11 Nov 1717

Mortgage by demise: 1) Joseph Benn of Netherend [Hensingham], husbandman 2) William Ashburn of Cleator, mason of all lands of (1) at Crossfield lately purchased from John Bragg for repayment of £40 with interest  D/BH 36/3/3/7  14 Jan 1718

Lease: 1) Joseph Benn of Nether End 2) Francis Wood of Hampstead, Middlesex, esquire of iron ore and mine at Dobgill, Cleator, for 21 years  D/BH 36/3/3/8  16 Sep 1726

Lease: 1) Joseph Benn of Netherend, Hensingham 2) Francis Wood of Hampstead, Middlesex, esquire of iron ore and mine at Dobgill, Cleator, for 21 years  D/BH 36/3/3/9  23 Jan 1729

Deed of trust: 1) Lancelot Airey the elder, of Greenbank, St Bees, yeoman 2) His son Lancelot Airey the younger, of same, yeoman, John Nicholson of Cartgate, Hensingham, mariner, and Joseph Williamson of Whaites, Ennerdale, blacksmith of two parcels of land at Crossfield, Cleator, containing the Quaker Meeting House and burial ground, and for the appointment of new trustees  D/BH 36/3/3/10  13 Nov 1735

Conveyance by lease and release: 1) Peregrine Philips of St Botolphs, London, esquire, and Jane his wife 2) Ann Fletcher of Whitehaven, widow of messuage and tenement called Jacktrees, Cleator, for £76 15s  D/BH 36/3/3/11-12  25-26 May 1736

Bond in £150; Peregrine Philips of St Botolphs, London, esquire, and John Wilson of Graythwaite, yeoman, bound to Ann Fletcher of Whitehaven, widow, for quiet enjoyment of messuage and tenement called Jacktrees, Cleator, from heirs and assigns of the late William Dixon of Cleator  D/BH 36/3/3/13  21 Jun 1736

Probate copy of will of Joseph Benn of Netherend, Hensingham  D/BH 36/3/3/14  24 Dec 1751

Assignment of trust: 1) Eleanor Waite of Newtown, Carlisle, widow 2) George Miller, tanner, Isaac Bragg, shoemaker, and Thomas Watson, flaxman, all of Whitehaven of two parcels of land at Crossfield, Cleator, containing the Quaker Meeting House and burial ground for remainder of term of 999 years  D/BH 36/3/3/15  22 May 1779

Deed of trust by lease and release: 1) Richard Fletcher of Whitehaven, merchant 2) Isaac Kelsick, gentleman, and Edward Fletcher, merchant, both of same of Crossfield tenement, Cleator, to the use of (1) and his wife Frances during her life as dower  D/BH 36/3/3/16-17  19-20 Feb 1782

Assignment of trust: 1) George Miller of Whitehaven, tanner; Isaac Bragg of same, shoemaker, and Thomas Watson of same, flaxman 2) Richard Fletcher of Whitehaven, merchant of two parcels of land at Crossfield, Cleator, containing the Quaker Meeting House and burial ground for remainder of term of 999 years  D/BH 36/3/3/18  9 May 1782

Feoffment: 1) Joseph Williamson of Flosh, Cleator, gentleman 2) William Walker of Whitehaven, gentleman of land called Barn or Barren Holm, Cleator for £5 5s  D/BH 36/3/3/19  7 May 1796

Copy will of Joseph Benn of Crossfield, Cleator, yeoman  D/BH 36/3/3/20  1 Nov 1798

Schedule of tithe rent charges in the parish of Cleator, giving names of landowners, properties and rent charge paid  D/BH 36/3/3/21  1841

Letter from James Robertson Walker to the Whitehaven, Cleator and Egremont Railway Company in regard to their prevention of access to his field at Crossfield, Cleator  D/BH 36/3/3/22  29 Sep 1855

Conveyance: 1) Willam Crawford, of Cockley near Cleator Moor and Maryport, builder 2) James Devlin of Bowthorn Road, Cleator Moor, furnaceman of three houses in Leconfield Street, Cleator Moor, for £430  D/BH 36/3/3/23  1 Dec 1873

Conveyance: 1) James Devlin of Bowthorn Road, Cleator Moor, furnaceman 2) Robert Irving Smith of Cleator Moor, grocer and draper of three houses in Leconfield Street, Cleator Moor, for £500  D/BH 36/3/3/24  10 Feb 1876

Articles of agreement: 1) Trustees of the will of Capt James Robertson Walker RN of Gilgarran, deceased; Katherine Robertson Walker of same, his widow, and James Robertson of same 2) Cleator Moor Local Board for the sale of land at Crossfield, Cleator. Annexed with plan of Jacktrees Road improvement  D/BH 36/3/3/25  29 Oct 1883

Deed of appointment: 1) Trustees of the will of Capt James Robertson Walker RN of Gilgarran, deceased; Katherine Robertson Walker of same, his widow, and James Robertson of same 2) Rt Hon Henry Baron Leconfield of land at Crossfield, Cleator for £1100. Includes plan  D/BH 36/3/3/26  10 May 1889

Conveyance: 1) Trustees of the will of Capt James Robertson Walker RN of Gilgarran, deceased; Katherine Robertson Walker of same, his widow, and James Robertson of same 2) Rt Hon Henry Baron Leconfield for production and safe custody of deeds relating to sale of land at Crossfield, Cleator  D/BH 36/3/3/27  10 May 1889

Land Tax certificate for Crossfield Farm, Cleator  D/BH 36/3/3/28  27 Nov 1896

Conveyance: 1) William Irving Steele of Cleator Moor 2) Rt Hon Henry Baron Leconfield of 69, 70 and 71 Leconfield Street, Cleator Moor, for £587 10s. With plan  D/BH 36/3/3/29  3 Aug 1903

Conveyance: 1) James Robertson Walker of Gilgarran, esquire 2) Rt Hon Charles Henry Baron Leconfield of land at Cleator adjancent to Crossfield no 2 mine pit for £3291 6s. With plan  D/BH 36/3/3/30  19 Sep 1903

Conveyance: 1) James Robertson Walker of Gilgarran, esquire 2) Henry Harcourt Robinson of Forge House, Cleator, forge manager, William Gaythwaite of same spade manufacturer, and Thomas Adair of Egremont, accountant, all partners of 'The Picture House Company' of land at Crossfield, Cleator, for £164. With plan  D/BH 36/3/3/31  22 Oct 1920

Conveyance: 1) James Robertson Walker of Gilgarran, esquire 2) Henry Harcourt Robinson of Forge House, Cleator, forge manager; William Gaythwaite of same spade manufacturer; Thomas Adair of Egremont, accountant, all partners of 'The Picture House Company' of land at Crossfield, Cleator, for £265. With plan  D/BH 36/3/3/32  17 Jun 1921

Conveyance: 1) James Robertson Walker of Gilgarran, esquire 2) Henry John Roberts of Queen Street, Cleator Moor, motor engineer of land at Crossfield, Cleator, with the building formerly the offices of the Crossfield Iron Company, Cleator, for £65. With plan  D/BH 36/3/3/33  22 Oct 1921

Conveyance: 1) James Robertson Walker of Gilgarran, esquire 2) Postlethwaite Watson of Flosh Farm, Cleator of land at Crossfield, Cleator, for £50. With plan  D/BH 36/3/3/34  26 May 1925

Conveyance: 1) James Francis Austin Robertson-Walker of Gilgarran, esquire 2) Mary Pitchford, wife of Thomas Fletcher of Cleator Moor, quarryman of eight houses known as Jacktrees Cottages at Crossfield, Cleator, for £50. With plan  D/BH 36/3/3/35  5 Apr 1928

Conveyance: 1) Austin Thomas Robertson-Walker of Gilgarran 2) William Irving Smith of Acocks Green, Worcester, retired builder of 49, 50 and 51 Crossfield Road, Cleator Moor, for £210. With plan  D/BH 36/3/3/36  26 Apr 1949

Dent Estate, Yorkshire  D/BH 36/3/4  [n.d.]

Correspondence received (35 items) mainly from Roger Hodgson [estate steward?], relating to accounts and estate matters at High Hall Estate, Dent, Yorkshire (sold by Miles Ponsonby in the 1780s). With fragment of deed of Richard Trotter of High Hall and Richard Sidgswicke, 4 Sep 1705; recipe for hare soup  D/BH 36/3/4/1  1 Dec 1759-15 Jul 1789

Vouchers for goods received, payments for taxes and services rendered at High Hall Estate, Dent, Yorkshire  D/BH 36/3/4/2  1750-1766

Distington  D/BH 36/3/5  [n.d.]

Articles of Agreement (18th century copy): between John Pyper and Anthony Pyper, both of Gilgarran, yeoman, arbitrated by John, Roger and William Wood of Branthwaite, butchers, for the division of lands called the Gill, the Short Butts and the Strudder  D/BH 36/3/5/1  4 Feb 1612

Mortgage 1) John Gillyeat of Distington, smith 2) Richard Piper of Gilgarran, smith for repayment of £33 16s on security of the messuage and tenement of (1) at Distington. Seal missing  D/BH 36/3/5/2  2 Feb 1717

Lease for a year: 1) Jeremiah Piper of Whitehaven, shipwright and Joseph Piper of Whitehaven and Dublin, mariner 2) Isaac Piper of Gilgarran, yeoman of a third part of a messuage and tenement at Gilgarran formerly held by Michael Williamson, Henry Piper and Margaret his wife. Release missing  D/BH 36/3/5/3  15 Mar 1731

Lease for a year: 1) John Dixon of Distington, merchant 2) Jonathan Piper of Gilgarran, yeoman of messuage and tenement at Gilgarran called Birkett Land. Release missing. FRAGILE  D/BH 36/3/5/4  23 Oct 1754

Copy (1750) will of John Gilliad of Whitehaven, mariner. With covering letter to Mark Todd, cooper of Whitehaven, from James Holmes, 12 May 1750  D/BH 36/3/5/5  12 Mar 1741

Lease for a year: 1) John Dixon of Whitehaven, merchant, and Catherine Dixon of Distington, widow, his mother 2) Elizabeth Todd of St Bees, spinster of messuage and tenement at Gilgarran called Town Head Land, and closes at Distington called Cross Carle, [Langl-?], Bogg Close and Crooks. Release missing  D/BH 36/3/5/6  8 Sep 1760

Final concord: 1) John Dixon, plaintiff 2) Elisha Nicholson and Susannah his wife, deforciants of messuage and land at Gilgarran. Script and rescript  D/BH 36/3/5/7  9 Feb 1768

Deed of co-partnership: 1) Richard Bailiff of Prospect Hill, Distington, merchant 2) Thomas Martin of Whitehaven, whitesmith 3) Edward Martin of Workington, whitesmith 4) William Smith of Workington, blacksmith to establish a company of Bailiff, Martin and Smith in the business of a tilting forge on Gunnerdale Beck at Prospect Hill, Distington  D/BH 36/3/5/8  30 Sep 1778

Release: 1) William Holmes of Distington, shopkeeper, and Betty his wife 2) William Walker of Gilgarran, esquire 3) Mary Martin of Prospect House, Distington, widow of reversionary interest in Prospect House and Forge, Distington, with lands called Gunnerdales, Swinsters, Gilberdine, Scalebarrow and Mill Ing in trust for £900  D/BH 36/3/5/9  9 Dec 1815

Release: 1) Mary Martin of Prospect House, Distington, and Whitehaven, widow 2) Anne Walker of Gilgarran, spinster of reversionary interest in Prospect House and Forge, Distington, with lands called Gunnerdales, Swinsters, Gilberdine, Scalebarrow and Mill Ing  D/BH 36/3/5/10  18 Feb 1822

Conveyance by release [lease missing]: 1) William Gerrard of Workington, gentleman 2) William Mugridge of Distington, coal pit bank man of land, parcel of close called Moorfield, in the village of Distington (location given) intended to be used for the erection of a row of houses to be called Gerrards Place, for £22 10s  D/BH 36/3/5/11  22 Feb 1834

Abstract of title to freehold cottage and gardens at Distington, late the property of William Mugridge, deceased  D/BH 36/3/5/12  1866

Drigg  D/BH 36/3/6  [n.d.]

Enclosure act for the parish of Drigg  D/BH 36/3/6/1  8 Jul 1820

Account book of William Hodgkin of Drigg, yeoman and Overseer of the Poor. Includes notes on the Bootle Poor Law Union rate, 1836, and account of funeral expenses of unkown man found dead on the sea shore, 1838  D/BH 36/3/6/2  1836-1847

Egremont  D/BH 36/3/7  [n.d.]

Copy feoffment: 1) Leonard Latus and Henry Latus of St Bees Priory, gentlemen 2) Richard Mording of Egremont, yeoman of two tenements called Brackenthwaite with common called Egremont Common or Egremont Moor in the occupation of Nicholas Hale and a tenement called Hagget End  D/BH 36/3/7/1  4 Jun 1590
Language:  Latin

Quitclaim: 1) Richard Mordin of Broad Leys, Haile, bachelor, and his mother Ellin Mordin, widow 2) Joseph Patrickson of Weddicar, gentleman of four burgages at How Bank and Hagget End, Egremont (occupiers names given)  D/BH 36/3/7/2  20 Nov 1641

Exemplification of final concord: 1) James Sadler, gentleman, plaintiff 2) Gowen Stanley and Katherine his wife, deforciants of third part of the manor of Egremont  D/BH 36/3/7/3  12 Feb 1669

FRAGILE

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Language:  Latin

Bond in £300: 1) Henry Fox the elder of Egremont, justice 2) Thomas Patrickson of Stock How, Anthony Patrickson of Scalegill, Thomas Addison of Whitehaven and Robert Wilkinson of Prestonhows, Gentlemen to observe covenants of deed of jointure of same date  D/BH 36/3/7/4  6 Apr 1672

Deed to lead the uses of a fine: 1) Thomas Patrickson the elder of Scalegill, gentleman, and Frances his wife 2) Anthony Patrickson of Scalegill, gentleman, and Elizabeth his wife 3) Anthony Benn of Scratgate, Hensingham, gentleman, and Bridget his wife 4) John Steele of High Wray, yeoman, and Thomas Benn of Starmire, yeoman for 18 messuages and tenement at Scalegill with a watermill, and at Linethwaite, Overend, Millhill, Galemire, Old Hensingham, Seggs, Goosebutts, Woodend, Nenthome Grange, Whelpside, Low Close, all in the Manor of Hensingham (tenants' names given), and in Egremont  D/BH 36/3/7/5  29 Sep 1680

Bond in £360: 1) Richard Jackson of Falmouth, Cornwall, mariner and Joseph Jackson of Frodsham, Cheshire, surgeon and apothecary 2) Miles Ponsonby of Haile Hall, esquire for 1) to indemnify 2) from indemnifying Richard Jackson in legacies upon a messuage and tenement at Egremont with three closes of land called Boadle Holme, Sleet Barrowdale and Flatt Dale sold by Jackson to Thomas Benson of Cockermouth, gentleman  D/BH 36/3/7/6  18 Oct 1787

Ennerdale  D/BH 36/3/8  [n.d.]

Bond in £500: 1) Clement Moscrop of Dalegarth, yeoman 2) John Robertson for 1) to surrender to 2) a messuage and tenement called High Waterside in the Manor of Kinniside held by Frances Robertson, sister of (1) and wife of (2), in the event of her death  D/BH 36/3/8/1  18 Sep 1753

Schedule of inhabitants of Ennerdale and Land Tax paid  D/BH 36/3/8/2  16 Aug 1766

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Bond in £500: 1) Thomas Towerson of Swinside, John Shepherd of Drost [Dryhurst?] and Henry Steel of Lizza Brow, yeomen, all of the parish of St Bees [Ennerdale] 2) Anthony Ponsonby of Egremont and Henry Moscrop of Strudda Bank, Beckermet St Bridget to perform and observe the award of John Senhouse of Calder Abbey, esquire, and John Benson of Egremont, gent., in controversies between (1) and (2)  D/BH 36/3/8/3  21 Aug 1767

Schedule of inhabitants of Ennerdale and Land Tax paid  D/BH 36/3/8/4  16 Jul 1772

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Purvey list of inhabitants of high end of Ennerdale  D/BH 36/3/8/5  1807

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Account of monies collected and disbursed by the Overseer of the Poor, high end of Ennerdale  D/BH 36/3/8/6  1809-1810

Valuation of Ennerdale, giving acreages, names of properties and occupiers  D/BH 36/3/8/7  1838

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Valuation of Ennerdale, giving names of properties and occupiers  D/BH 36/3/8/8  1838

List of subscribers to erecting the school house at Ennerdale  D/BH 36/3/8/9  Late 18th- early 19th century

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Irton  D/BH 36/3/9  [n.d.]

Deed to declare the uses of a common recovery: 1) John Ponsonby of Haile, esquire, and John Sherwen of Gosforth, gentleman 2) John Irton of Irton, esquire for (1) to stand seized of the Manor of Irton and Santon to the use of (2)  D/BH 36/3/9/1  5 Sep 1667

Settlement: 1) John Irton of Irton, esquire, and his son John Irton; 2) William Layton of Dalemain, Thomas Denton of Warnell Denton, John Ponsonby of Haile, esquires, and Christopher Irton of Threlkeld, gentleman; 3) George Musgrave of Upmanby Lees, gentleman of the Manor of Irton and Santon on John Irton the younger and his wife Elizabeth daughter of (3)  D/BH 36/3/9/2  5 Sep 1667

Articles of agreement: 1) John Irton of Irton, esquire; 2) John Ponsonby of Haile and Henry Salkeld of Threapland, esquires that (2) have paid £100 to William Nicholson of Carlisle, merchant, and (1) grants (2) the liberty to take Oak wood from his demesne lands and the Manor of Irton  D/BH 36/3/9/3  26 May 1680

Bond in £1000; 1) Christopher Irton junior, Christopher Irton senior, Robert Irton, and Charles Irton of Threlkeld Hall, gentlemen; 2) John Ponsonby of Haile Hall, esquire to indemnify (2) against performance of deed dated 16 Jan 1690 concerning sale of tithes of Blindcrake to Sir William Lawson, bart  D/BH 36/3/9/4  21 Jul 1690

Kelton and Lamplugh  D/BH 36/3/10  [n.d.]

Exemplification of order in Chancery made 8 Feb 1623, Kay v Patrickson: 1) Francis Kay, plaintiff; 2) Anthony Patrickson and William Patrickson, defendants for payment of monies due the plaintiff from the defendant. Partially faded. [In regard to payment for purchase of the Manor of Kelton - see CWAAS Transactions NS XXV, pp189-191]  D/BH 36/3/10/1  22 Feb 1624

Deed of enfranchisement: 1) William Lowther, Earl of Lonsdale; 2) John Dixon the younger of Whitehaven, mariner; 3) John Dixon the elder of Leys, yeoman of customary premises at Kelton called Taithes and at Kirkland called Priesty or Priest How or Allan Place, all in the Manor of Kelton and Arlecdon, for £14 6s  D/BH 36/3/10/2  2 Sep 1819

Conveyance by lease and release: 1) Jeremiah Rowling of Hollins, Lamplugh, yeoman; 2) Rev Jonathan Dixon of Humbleton near Hull, clerk of allotment on Kelton Common for £80  D/BH 36/3/10/3-4  10-11 Dec 1823

Conveyance by lease and release: 1) Peter Wilson of Low Stowbank, Lamplugh, yeoman; 2) Rev Jonathan Dixon of Humbleton near Hull, clerk of allotment on Kelton Common for £80  D/BH 36/3/10/5-6  10-11 Dec 1823

Conveyance by release [lease missing]: 1) Thomas Hodgson of Maryport, gentleman; 2) John Dixon of Teathes, Lamplugh, yeoman of allotment on Kelton Common for £47 3s  D/BH 36/3/10/7  3 May 1828

Conveyance by release [lease missing]: 1) John Lamplugh Lamplugh Raper, of Lamplugh Hall, esquire; 2) John Dixon of Teathes, yeoman of allotment on Kelton Common for £33 6s 6d  D/BH 36/3/10/8  24 June 1828

Conveyance by lease and release: 1) Joseph Fletcher of Whitehaven, mariner; 2) John Dixon of Teathes, Lamplugh, yeoman in trust of premises at Kelton called Teathes and at Kirkland called Priesty or Priest How or Allan Place, all in the Manor of Kelton and Arlecdon  D/BH 36/3/10/9-10  14-15 Jan 1829

Conveyance: 1) John Steel of Cockermouth, gentleman; 2) Rev John Holmes Dixon of Hampshire, clerk of two parcels of land on Kelton Common for £100  D/BH 36/3/10/11  10 Jun 1853

Compensation agreement: 1) Lowther Estates Limited; 2) Mary Dixon of Bristol, spinster for the extinguishment of manorial incidents on a tenement at Kelton within the Manor of Kelton and Arlecdon, part of estate at Kirkland and Teathes devised by Rev John Holmes Dixon to his daughter Mary Dixon  D/BH 36/3/10/12  22 Dec 1931

Deed of appointment: of new trustees of the will of the Rev John Holmes Dixon in regard to his estate at Kirkland and Teathes bequeathed to his daughter Mary Dixon of Bristol, spinster  D/BH 36/3/10/13  23 Aug 1938

Deed of assent in vesting Arthur Percival Dixon, Lt Col Indian Army, of mines and minerals in the estate devised by Rev John Holmes Dixon to his daughter Mary Dixon  D/BH 36/3/10/14  7 Oct 1946

Disentailing deed between Arthur Percival Dixon, Lt Col Indian Army, and his trustees in the estate devised by Rev John Holmes Dixon to his daughter Mary Dixon  D/BH 36/3/10/15  21 Aug 1948

Weddicar Manor and Mill  D/BH 36/3/11  [n.d.]

Bargain and sale (contemporary copy): 1) Henry Gray, 3rd Marquess of Dorset; 2) William Leigh of Frizington, esquire of the water mill at Weddicar known as Weddicar Mill  D/BH 36/3/11/1  10 May 1547

Bond in £30: 1) Leonard Latus of St Bees, gentleman; 2) Henry Patrickson of Weddicar, gentleman to perform covenants observe conditions of indenture of conditional assignment of close called Skewarrow and a meadow called the [Farmary]  D/BH 36/3/11/2  11 Dec 1596

Exemplification of final concord: 1) Hugh Askew and Henry Askew, gentlemen, plaintiffs; 2) Anthony Patrickson and Elizabeth his wife, deforciants of ten messuages and lands in Egremont, Haile, Gosforth and Drigg  D/BH 36/3/11/3  9 Oct 1620
Language:  Latin

Feoffment: 1) Henry Patrickson of Frizington, esquire, and his son Henry, gentleman. 2) Joseph Patrickson of Weddicar, gentleman of a water corn mill known as Weddicar or Frizington Mill for £150  D/BH 36/3/11/4  20 Apr 1633

Receipt of Henry Patrickson for monies received from Joseph Patrickson for Frizington Mill  D/BH 36/3/11/5  19 Jun 1633

Feoffment: 1) William Patrickson of Weddicar, gentleman; 2) Edward Pearson of Carlisle, surgeon of a water corn mill known as Weddicar or Frizington Mill for £100  D/BH 36/3/11/6  24 May 1651

Bond in £200; 1) William Patrickson of Weddicar, gentleman; 2) Edward Pearson of Carlisle, gentleman to perform covenants of deed bearing same date  D/BH 36/3/11/7  24 May 1651

Copy deeds relating to the Manor of Weddicar, comprising  D/BH 36/3/11/8  1652-1726

Contents:
Copy lease and release:
1) William Patrickson of Weddicar Hall, gent.
2) John Ponsonby of Haile, esquire of the Manor of Weddicar, Weddicar Hall and lands in the parishes of St Bees, Egremont, Gosforth, Haile and Drigg (names of occupiers given) for £955 20, 30 Apr 1652
Exemplication of fine:
1) John Ponsonby, esquire, plaintiff
2) William Patrickson, gent., deforciant of the manor of Weddicar. 26 May 1665
Settlement:
1) Sir John Ponsonby of Ireland
2) William Brisco, esquire, John Brisco, gent., and Joseph Nicholson, clerk of the Manors of Haile and Weddicar, and freehold tenements called Syde or Symondkeld in Beckermet St Bridget parish and Winscales in Beckermet St John parish to the use of his son John Ponsonby, esquire. 7 Dec 1669
Marriage settlement:
1) John Ponsonby of Haile Hall, esquire
2) Anthony Patrickson of Scalegill, Thomas Patrickson of Stockhow, John Benn of Hensingham, James Steele of Wray and Thomas Benn of Whitehaven, gentlemen of capital messuage called Weddicar Hall, lands called Weddicar Demesne with messuage and tenement called Huggett tenement and a water corn mill called Weddicar Mill to the use of John Ponsonby and to his wife Isabel Patrickson as jointure. 13 Nov 1712
Conveyance by lease and release
1) John Ponsonby of Haile, esquire, and Isabel his wife
2) James Lowther of Whitehaven, esquire of the Manor of Weddicar, Weddicar Hall, Weddicar Demesne and Huggett end and customary tenements tenants named at Keekle Bank, hornhead, Croftend, Losca, Millhouse Gill, Moorgate and Bogholes for £2100. 17-18 Oct 1726

Feoffment: 1) Edward Pearson of Carlisle, surgeon; 2) Richard Williamson of Hole Beck, Arlecdon, gentleman of a water corn mill known as Weddicar or Frizington Mill for £140  D/BH 36/3/11/9  24 Sep 1656

Bond in £200 1) Edward Pearson of Carlisle, surgeon; 2) Richard Williamson of Hole Beck, Arlecdon, gentleman to perform covenants of deed bearing same date  D/BH 36/3/11/10  24 Sep 1656

Copy will of William Williamson, second son of Richard Williamson of Hole Beck, Arlecdon  D/BH 36/3/11/11  14 Aug 1675

FRAGILE.

Copies information: PHOTOCOPY SURROGATE AVAILABLE. ORIGINAL NOT TO BE PRODUCED


Feoffment: 1) Joseph Williamson of High House, Arlecdon, yeoman; 2) Thomas Bowman of Rheda, Arlecdon, yeoman of a water corn mill known as Weddicar or Frizington Mill for £93  D/BH 36/3/11/12  18 Jun 1680

Deed of defeasance: 1) Thomas Bowman of Rheda, Arlecdon, yeoman; 2) Joseph Williamson of High House, Arlecdon, yeoman for (2) to pay (1) the sum of £118 on security of a water corn mill known as Weddicar or Frizington Mill  D/BH 36/3/11/13  18 Jun 1680

Will of Joseph Williamson of High House, Arlecdon  D/BH 36/3/11/14  16 May 1681

Deed of defeasance: 1) Thomas Bowman of Rheda, Arlecdon, yeoman; 2) Deborah Williamson of Hensingham, widow for (2) to pay (1) the sum of £90 16s on security of a water corn mill known as Weddicar or Frizington Mill  D/BH 36/3/11/15  10 Nov 1681

Bond in £200: 1) Thomas Bowman of Rheda, Arlecdon, yeoman 2) Deborah Williamson of Hensingham, widow to perform covenants of deed bearing same date  D/BH 36/3/11/16  10 Nov 1681

Letter of attorney: 1) Deborah Williamson of Hensingham, widow; 2) Thomas Bowman of Rheda, Arlecdon, yeoman for a water corn mill known as Weddicar or Frizington Mill  D/BH 36/3/11/17  2 Sep 1682

Feoffment: 1) Thomas Bowman of Rheda, Arlecdon, yeoman, cordwainer, Mary his wife, and John Williamson of Hole Beck, Arlecdon, yeoman, and Dorothy his wife; 2) John Ponsonby of Haile Hall, esquire of a water corn mill known as Weddicar or Frizington Mill for £125  D/BH 36/3/11/18  5 Feb 1683

Bond in £200: 1) Thomas Bowman of Rheda, Arlecdon, shoemaker, Mary his wife, and John Williamson of Hole Beck, Arlecdon, yeoman, and Dorothy his wife; 2) John Ponsonby of Haile, esquire to perform covenants of deed bearing same date  D/BH 36/3/11/19  5 Feb 1683

Bond in £200: 1) Thomas Bowman of Rheda, Arlecdon, leather dresser, Mary his wife, and John Williamson of Hole Beck, Arlecdon, yeoman, and Dorothy his wife; 2) John Ponsonby of Haile, esquire to warrant title of a water corn mill known as Weddicar Mill, conveyed on same date  D/BH 36/3/11/20  5 Feb 1683

Bond in £100; 1) John Ponsonby of Haile Hall, esquire; 2) John Williamson of Hole Beck, Arlecdon, yeoman to pay £53 on 3 Feb 1685. Seals removed  D/BH 36/3/11/21  6 Sep 1683

Letter of attorney: John Williamson of Hole Beck, Arlecdon, yeoman, appoints John Frear of Waterside, yeoman, to receive £53 from John Ponsonby of Haile Hall, esquire, on 3 Feb 1685  D/BH 36/3/11/22  31 May 1684

Bargain and sale in tenantright: 1) John Towerson of Mill Gate, Arlecdon, yeoman; 2) John Ponsonby of Haile Hall, esquire of half a rood of ground called Lower Garden at Mill Gate, customary land of the Manor of Frizington, for 55s  D/BH 36/3/11/23  11 Sep 1684

Bond in £5; 1) John Towerson of Mill Gate, Arlecdon, yeoman; 2) John Ponsonby of Haile Hall, esquire to observe conditions of bargain and sale of Lower Garden  D/BH 36/3/11/24  11 Sep 1684

Feoffment: 1) John Williamson of Frizington Hall, gent. 2) John Ponsonby of Haile Hall, esquire of half a rood of ground called Lower Garden at Mill Gate, for 20s  D/BH 36/3/11/25  11 Sep 1684

Bond in 40s: 1) John Williamson of Frizington Hall, gent. 2) John Ponsonby of Haile Hall, esquire to observe conditions of conveyance and sale of Lower Garden  D/BH 36/3/11/26  11 Sep 1684

Quitclaim: 1) Thomas Bowman of Rheda, Arlecdon, yeoman, and John Williamson of Hole Beck, Arlecdon, yeoman; 2) John Ponsonby of Haile Hall, esquire of a water corn mill known as Weddicar Mill for £125  D/BH 36/3/11/27  11 Sep 1684

Order of Justices of the Peace to the Constable and Assessors of the parish of Arlecdon for John Ponsonby to pay 2d at every purvey for Weddicar Mill  D/BH 36/3/11/28  24 May 1706

Whitehaven, Arlecdon and St Bees  D/BH 36/3/12  [n.d.]

Exemplification of final concord: 1) John Steele and Thomas Benn, querents; 2) Thomas Patrickson senior of Scalegill, gent., Frances his wife, Anthony Patrickson, gent, Anthony Benn junior of Scratgate, gent., and Bridget his wife, deforciants of lands and premises in Hensingham and the parish of St Bees  D/BH 36/3/12/1  3 Nov 1680
Language:  Latin

Manuscript copy of Hensingham; Enclosure Award  D/BH 36/3/12/2  28 Oct 1768

Exemplification of common recovery; 1) Ralph Elliott, demandant; 2) Charles Shephard, gentleman, tenant; 3) Richard Fletcher, vouchee of lands and premises in the parishes of St Bees and Cleator  D/BH 36/3/12/3  28 May 1781

Bargain and sale in tenantright: 1) Thomas Southward of Whitehaven, mariner; 2) Andrew Spittall, of same, grocer of a new house, parlour, two gardens and trees, being part of a tenement called Arlecdon, part of the Manor of Kelton and Arlecdon, for £90  D/BH 36/3/12/4  7 Apr 1807

Conveyance by lease and release: 1) John Spittall of Whitehaven, merchant; 2) Andrew Spittall, of same, merchant of messuage and fields in Arlecdon called the Acre, Sourbutts, Lambyeatts, High Close and Short Croft, lately enfranchised of the Manor of Kelton and Arlecdon, for a half share in the business of (2)  D/BH 36/3/12/5-6  14-15 Jan 1814

Conveyance by lease and release: 1) Hannah Jenkinson of Whitehaven, widow; Betty Harrison of Cocken, Lamplugh, widow; Thomas Bowman of Cocken, yeoman and Isaac Dickinson of Whitekeld, Dean, gentleman; 2) Andrew Spittall of Whitehaven, merchant of messuage in Arlecdon called High Close, Low Close, Farwood, Wartlands, Meadow Beanthwaite, Little Island, Near Wood, Middle Wood, Stassacks, Lambyeatts and Acre, and a quarter of the Townfield called High Leys, for £3750  D/BH 36/3/12/7-8  2-3 Feb 1814

Mortgage by lease and release: 1) Alexander Spitall of Whitehaven, merchant; 2) John Ponsonby of Whitehaven, esquire and John Benn of Monkwray, Whitehaven, gentleman, trustees of the Whitehaven Joint Stock Banking Company of property at Arlecdon, and premises at Custom House Quay, Hamilton Lane, King Street and New Street, Whitehaven, for securing repayment of £3650  D/BH 36/3/12/9-10  25-26 Dec 1840

Mortgage: 1) Alexander Spitall of Laureston, Isle of Man, merchant; 2) Anthony Benn Steward, of Chapel House, Whitehaven, esquire of property at Arlecdon, and premises at Roper Street, King Street, Duke Street, George Street, Heslop Court, Custom House Quay, and New Street, Whitehaven, and the Grapes Public House, Whitehaven, for securing repayment of £6000  D/BH 36/3/12/11  31 May 1853

Mortgage: 1) James Spittall of Balloughton House, Douglas, Isle of Man, esquire; 2) John Bateman Wilson, of Whitehaven, gentleman of property at Arlecdon, and premises at Roper Street, King Street, Heslop Court, Custom House Quay, and New Street, Whitehaven, for securing repayment of £2400  D/BH 36/3/12/12  4 Mar 1869

Abstract of title relating to a house and garden at Grindall Place, St Bees, sold to Edward Walker  D/BH 36/3/12/13  28 May 1870

Succession duty account of James Spittall, of Douglas, Isle of Man upon the decease of Alexander Spittall  D/BH 36/3/12/14  21 Apr 1873

Mortgage: 1) James Spittall of Balloughton House, Douglas, Isle of Man, esquire; 2) Charles Fisher of Distington Hall, esquire, and Catherine Wilson of Whitehaven, widow of houses and lands called Arlecdon within the parish of Arlecdon for securing repayment of £2400  D/BH 36/3/12/15  17 Jun 1873

Lease: 1) Managers of Nethertown National School; 2) The School Board for Lowside Quarter of the Nethertown National School and premises for 30 years at 5s annually. 2 copies  D/BH 36/3/12/16  27 Oct 1878

Transfer of mortgage: 1) James Spittall of Balloughton House, Douglas, Isle of Man, esquire; 2) William Dickinson of Thorncroft near Workington, esquire and Catherine Wilson of Whitehaven, widow of houses and lands called Arlecdon within the parish of Arlecdon for securing repayment of £2000  D/BH 36/3/12/17  31 Dec 1879

Conveyance: 1) Thomas Dixon of Rheda, Frizington, esquire; 2) Arlecdon and Frizington Urban District Council of part of Bishop Park as a public playground and recreation ground in commemoration of the golden jubilee of Queen Victoria  D/BH 36/3/12/18  12 Sep 1899

Surrender of lease: 1) John Stewart Robertson of Glasgow, writer; John Dove Bain of Whitehaven, esquire; Elizabeth Frances Bain of Bolton Hall, Gosforth, widow; Henry Prescott George Blencowe of Thoby Priory, Brentwood, Essex, esquire; John Hope Brown of Whitehaven, solicitor; William Graham of Moresby, colliery manager; Robert Curwen Richmond Blair of Whitehaven, colliery manager. 2) Hugh Cecil Lowther, Earl of Lonsdale; 3) James William Lowther, MP, Speaker of the House of Commons; Christopher William Lowther of London, esquire of coal mines and works in the parishes of St Bees and Moresby  D/BH 36/3/12/19  10 Aug 1913

Surrender of lease: 1) John Stewart Robertson of Glasgow, writer; John Dove Bain of Whitehaven, esquire; Elizabeth Frances Bain of Bolton Hall, Gosforth, widow; Henry Prescott George Blencowe of Thoby Priory, Brentwood, Essex, esquire; John Hope Brown of Whitehaven, solicitor; William Graham of Moresby, colliery manager; Robert Curwen Richmond Blair of Whitehaven, colliery manager. 2) James William Lowther, MP, Speaker of the House of Commons; Christopher William Lowther of London, esquire; 3) Hugh Cecil Lowther, Earl of Lonsdale of coal mines within the Manor of Kirkby Beacock or St Bees belonging to the Governors of St Bees Grammar School  D/BH 36/3/12/20  10 Aug 1913

Deed of dissolution of partnership of the Whitehaven Colliery Company, made between John Stewart Robertson of Glasgow, writer; John Dove Bain of Whitehaven, esquire; Elizabeth Frances Bain of Bolton Hall, Gosforth, widow; Henry Prescott George Blencowe of Thoby Priory, Brentwood, Essex, esquire; John Hope Brown of Whitehaven, solicitor; William Graham of Moresby, colliery manager; Robert Curwen Richmond Blair of Whitehaven, colliery manager; Donald Kenneth Dove Bain of London, solicitor; Thomas Wath Eden of London, doctor  D/BH 36/3/12/21  4 May 1914

Correspondence from the Millom and Askam Hematite Iron Co Ltd to the Governors of St Bees Grammar School regarding possible exploration and extraction of iron ore from grounds under St Bees Moor. With plan and section of land  D/BH 36/3/12/22  29 Aug 1918-6 Feb 1919

Other Cumberland estates  D/BH 36/3/13  [n.d.]

Exemplification of pleadings, Queen's Bench, plea side: of William Bunting, plaintiff, versus John Wilson of Ashness, gentleman, defendant, that the defendant did cut peat worth £10 and chase with dogs livestock belonging to the plaintiff in the parish of Crosthwaite. Latin  D/BH 36/3/13/1  28 Nov 1713

Final concord: 1) William Brisco, plaintiff; 2) John Potts and Frances his wife, deforciants of messuage, lands and tithes in Langrigg and Bromfield, parish of Bromfield  D/BH 36/3/13/2  20 Jun 1779

Exemplfication of common recovery: 1) Thomas Jennings, demandant; 2) Mordaunt Lawson Clennel, tenant; 3) John Head, vouchee of three messuages and lands in the parish of Dean  D/BH 36/3/13/3  1 Jul 1789

Act of Parliament for improving and repairing the Penrith to Cockermouth road by creation of a Trust  D/BH 36/3/13/4  1824

Conveyance of equity of redemption: 1) William Vickers of Birkby, Muncaster, yeoman; 2) John Vickers of same, his son of How How Forge and Sword House estates, Millom  D/BH 36/3/13/5  10 Oct 1860

Abstract of title of the Furness Railway Company to freehold building land alongside railway at Seascale. With plan  D/BH 36/3/13/6  1879

Mortgage and assignment of mortgage: 1) Anne Falcon Harrison of Wickham, Hants., spinster; 2) Catherine Harrison of same, widow; 3) Joseph Harris of Calthwaite Hall, esquire for £3600 with interest on security of certain railway stocks and estates called Branthwaite Brow Top, Far Branthwaite Edge, Raisle, Near Branthwaite Edge, Bannock Row, Crakeplace Hall, and cottages, the 'Star Inn', a saw mill and quarry all in the parish of Dean, and estates called Winscales and Stainburn in the parish of Workington, a dwelling house in High Street, Whitehaven and share in a field called Scaleber at Shap  D/BH 36/3/13/7  28 Mar 1895, 31 Aug 1896

Other English estates  D/BH 36/3/14  [n.d.]

Abstract of title, 1806-1906, of Sir Wilfrid Lawson, bt., of Brayton, Cumberland, and the Hon Arthur Henry Holland Hibbert of Munden, Herts., to properties in County Durham, including the manors of Washington and Hetton in the Hole  D/BH 36/3/14/1  c1906

Supplemental licence by the trustees of the estates of Hugo William Cecil Denison, 4th Earl of Londesborough, to Gyproc Products Ltd, to work gypsum at Hambleton and Thorpe Willoughby, Yorkshire. Includes plan and list of surface land owners  D/BH 36/3/14/2  9 Dec 1943

Ireland  D/BH 36/3/15  1654-1841

Contents:
File of mainly copy and some original deeds relating to lands in Queen's County [Laois], Ireland, and particularly at Drinagh, Garoon, Clonaheen and Mountmellick, conveyed by Jaffray Nicholson, Captain in 99th Regiment, to Thomas Hughes of Clonmel, Tipperary, esquire

OTHER ESTATE PAPERS (NON PONSONBY)  D/BH 36/4  [n.d.]

Middleton Estate: Chancery, Middleton v Windross  D/BH 36/4/1  [n.d.]

Abstract of title, 1700-1865, of Rodolph and Jane Schmid to messuage and estate called Bowbridge, parish of Gosforth  D/BH 36/4/1/1  1866

Abstract of title of William Middleton, deceased, to dwelling houses, blacksmith's shop, gardens and lands in Ravenglass  D/BH 36/4/1/2  1871

Abstract of title of William Middleton, deceased, to enfranchised customary messuage and tenement called Ravenglass  D/BH 36/4/1/3  1871

Abstract of title of devisees of William Middleton, deceased, to the Bay Horse Inn, Ravenglass  D/BH 36/4/1/4  1874

Abstract of title of devisees of William Middleton, deceased, to dwellings and land at Ravenglass  D/BH 36/4/1/5  1874

Abstract of title of devisees of William Middleton, deceased, to ruins of several former dwelling houses in Ravenglass  D/BH 36/4/1/6  1874

Plan of Ravenglass with dwellings and land marked for sale. 21" x 15". Scale 1:2500  D/BH 36/4/1/7  1874

Plan of Cranklands estate, Muncaster. 22" x 18". Scale 1:2500  D/BH 36/4/1/8  1874

Plan of Moss Side estate, Gosforth. 23" x 18". Scale 1:2500  D/BH 36/4/1/9  1874

Sale particulars and plans of Cranklands estate, Muncaster; Kiskin estate, Bootle; Moss Side estate, Gosforth; Myreside Estate, Drigg; peat moss on Hall Senna Moor; the Bay Horse Inn and house, cottages and land at Ravenglass  D/BH 36/4/1/10  1874

Conveyance: 1) Sarah Hannah Middleton of St Bees, spinster, and others; 2) Joslyn Francis, Baron Muncaster of Cranklands estate, Muncaster, and several dwelling houses, gardens and land at Ravenglass. With recitals of previous deeds and Chancery proceedings. With plans  D/BH 36/4/1/11  3 Jul 1875

Whangs, Egremont  D/BH 36/4/2  1734-1887

Contents:
File of typescript copy deeds and papers relating to lands and premises at Whangs and High Moor, Egremont, and Loughrigg, St Bees

John Tyson of Seascale: Chancery, Carter v Tyson  D/BH 36/4/3  [n.d.]


Related information: For will of John Tyson, see DBH 36/4/7/64

Typescript copy of agreement for amalgamation of the Bank of Whitehaven Ltd and the Manchester and Liverpool Banking Company Ltd  D/BH 36/4/3/1  1 Feb 1916

Copy sale particulars for Scawfell Hotel, Seascale; Acrelands Fields, Seascale; Rose Cottage and field called the Holme, Gosforth  D/BH 36/4/3/2  3 May 1916


Related information: See also DBH 36/4/6/5.

Plan of Hazel Bank and Blennerhazel estates, Gosforth. 13" x 16". Scale 1:2500  D/BH 36/4/3/3  1916?

Plan of Scawfell Hotel, Seascale. 15" x 15". Scale 1:2500. See also DBH 36/4/6/5  D/BH 36/4/3/4  1916?

Plan of Scawfell Hotel, Seascale. 23" x 30". Scale 1 inch to 20 feet. See also DBH 36/4/6/5  D/BH 36/4/3/5  1916?

Plan of Acrelands Fields, Seascale. 15" x 17". Scale 1:2500  D/BH 36/4/3/6  1916?

Plan of Rose Cottage and the Holme Field, Gosforth. 12" x 16". Scale 1:2500  D/BH 36/4/3/7  1916?

W H Moss, printers and stationers of Whitehaven  D/BH 36/4/4  1900-1905

Contents:
File of papers relating to the issue of debenture stock in 1905. Includes Articles of Association, 1900

Miss M Gibson of Whitehaven  D/BH 36/4/5  1881, 1884

Contents:
File of correspondence relating to the obligation of payment of pew fees for Miss M Gibson of Whitehaven at St Nicholas Church, Whitehaven

SALE PARTICULARS  D/BH 36/4/6  [n.d.]

Wasdale Hall estate. Sale particulars. Includes floor plans of Hall and plan of estate  D/BH 36/4/6/1  1864

Sale particulars with plans for estates in Crosthwaite parish, comprising Woodend estate, Thornthwaite; Manisty farm, Borrowdale; Hollas farm, Borrowdale; Lodore Hotel, High Lodore farm and Lodore woods, Borrowdale  D/BH 36/4/6/2  1869

Lorton Hall and adjoining premises and lands including Ivy Cottage, Pack Horse public house. Sale particulars with plan  D/BH 36/4/6/3  1881

Croft House farm, Torpenhow. Sale particulars with plan  D/BH 36/4/6/4  1895

Scawfell Hotel, shop and warehouses, Seascale. Sale particulars with plans, including floor plans. See also DBH 36/4/3 and DBH 36/6/8  D/BH 36/4/6/5  1897

High Walton Farm and Bankend Quarry, St Bees. Sale particulars with plan  D/BH 36/4/6/6  1919

High Lodore, Field House, Seathwaite and Thorneythwaite farms, Borrowdale. Sale particulars with plan  D/BH 36/4/6/7  1919

Wasdale Hall estate. Sale particulars. Includes farms and residences called Woodhow, High and Low Greendale, Buckbarrow and Scale, Gill and Broad Gap, Church Stile, Gillsyke, Murt, Irt Cottage, Easthwaite, Flass Cottage, Guards, Gap, Kidbeck, Starholm Cottage, Birks Cottage, Browfoot, Strands Temperance Hotel, Blackbeck Cottage, Fern Bank, Stangends, Brunt House, Hollins, Rose Cottage, High House, Rowhead, High and Low Burnthwaite, Seathwaite and Thorneythwaite and other named lands, all in the parishes of Netherwasdale, Eskdale, Wasdale Head, Irton, Gosforth and Borrowdale. With plan  D/BH 36/4/6/8  1920

Sella Park, Calderbridge. Sale particulars with plan  D/BH 36/4/6/9  1925

WILLS, PROBATES AND ADMINISTRATIONS, 1819-1942  D/BH 36/4/7  [n.d.]

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/1  1935

Contents:
Name: Featherstonhaugh Alexander
Occupation: Farmer
Residence: Streetgate, Lamplugh
Documents: P
Date of death: 20th December 1934
Date of probate: 26th February 1935

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/2  1839

Contents:
Name: John Askew
Occupation: Mariner
Residence: Whitehaven
Documents: PW + papers
Date of death: 2nd February 1813
Date of probate: 3rd May 1839

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/3  1891

Contents:
Name: Ann Atkinson
Residence: Highfield Cottage, Blawith; formerly Nibthwaite, Lancs
Documents: PW
Date of death: 27th March 1891
Date of probate: 7th May 1891

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/4  Undated

Contents:
Name: Joseph Bell
Residence: Latterhead, Loweswater
Documents: Draft w + [...] crrspndce

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/5  1867

Contents:
Name: John Birkett
Occupation: Gentleman
Residence: St Bees, formerly Ehenside Beckermet
Documents: PW
Date of death: 7th August 1867
Date of probate: 24th September 1867

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/6  1930

Contents:
Name: Thomas Bolton
Occupation: Farmers assistant
Residence: High Boonwood, Gosforth
Documents: PW
Date of death: 23rd March 1930
Date of probate: 2nd September 1930

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/7  1889

Contents:
Name: Hannah Jane Brown
Residence: 3 Brook Rd, Walton, Liverpool
Documents: P
Date of death: 11th August 1886
Date of probate: 1st April 1889

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/8  1891

Contents:
Name: George Bryden
Occupation: Retired joiner
Residence: 59 Queen St. Whitehaven
Documents: PW
Date of death: 1st May 1891
Date of probate: 18th July 1891

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/9  1913

Contents:
Name: Jane Bryden
Residence: Brackenthwaite, Whitehaven
Documents: PW
Date of death: 27th May 1913
Date of probate: 18th July 1913

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/10  1932

Contents:
Name: Elizabeth Calvin
Residence: 7 Scalegill Place, Moor Row
Documents: LA
Date of death: 30th September 1932
Date of probate: 24th October 1932

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/11  1942

Contents:
Name: John Christopherson
Residence: Winnah How Lamplugh & formerly of Fern Knoll Lamplugh
Documents: PW
Date of death: 5th April 1936
Date of probate: 10th November 1942

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/12  1862

Contents:
Name: Isaac Coalbank
Occupation: Yeoman
Residence: Yew Tree, Nether Wasdale
Documents: PW
Date of death: 26th January 1862
Date of probate: 19th March 1862

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/13  1830

Contents:
Name: Sarah Corkhill
Occupation: Widow
Residence: 7 Commodore St, Whitehaven
Documents: PW
Date of probate: 26th March 1830

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/14  1932

Contents:
Name: Anna Marie Dickinson
Occupation: Widow
Documents: PW
Date of death: 7th November 1930
Date of probate: 4th January 1932

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/15  1865

Contents:
Name: Hannah Dixon
Occupation: Widow
Residence: Cockermouth
Documents: PW
Date of death: 2nd April 1865
Date of probate: 2nd October 1865

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/16  1854

Contents:
Name: Jonathan Dixon
Occupation: Yeoman
Residence: Scales Farm Brigham
Documents: PW
Date of death: 12th January 1854
Date of probate: 19th April 1854

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/17  1890

Contents:
Name: David Ellens
Occupation: Evangelist
Residence: 18 Back Ginns, Whitehaven
Documents: LA
Date of death: 11th January 1878
Date of probate: 29th October 1890

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/18  1857

Contents:
Name: Henry Fox
Occupation: Farmer
Residence: High House, St Bees
Documents: PW
Date of death: 1st September 1856
Date of probate: 12th March 1857

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/19  1819

Contents:
Name: Richard Godfrey
Occupation: Farmer
Residence: Ravenstone, Bucks
Documents: LA
Date of probate: 19th April 1819

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/20  1914

Contents:
Name: Hannah Graham
Occupation: Widow
Residence: Ivy Cottage, Kirkland & formerly of Kirkland House, Lamplugh
Documents: PW
Date of death: 4th April 1914
Date of probate: 13th May 1914

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/21  1879

Contents:
Name: William Harrington
Occupation: Yeoman
Residence: Thornbank Gosforth
Documents: PW
Date of death: 11th July 1879
Date of probate: 10th November 1879

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/22  1862

Contents:
Name: John Hartley
Occupation: Yeoman
Residence: Peel Place Gosforth
Documents: PW
Date of death: 13th January 1862
Date of probate: 24th February 1862

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/23  1899

Contents:
Name: Wilson Hayston
Occupation: Gentleman
Residence: Winder & formerly of Frizington
Documents: PW
Date of death: 6th June 1899
Date of probate: 21st August 1899

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/24  1937

Contents:
Name: Isabella Herley
Occupation: School mistress
Residence: 12 High St Whitehaven & formerly of 2 Dyke St, Frizington
Documents: PW
Date of death: 7th July 1937

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/25  1877

Contents:
Name: Elizabeth Jane Hobson
Residence: Lonsdale Place, Moresby
Documents: LA
Date of death: 3rd March 1877
Date of probate: 13th August 1877

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/26  1924

Contents:
Name: Jane Irving
Occupation: Wife of Thomas Irving Fishmonger
Residence: 122 Queen St. Whitehaven
Documents: PW
Date of death: 12th November 1924
Date of probate: 16th December 1924

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/27  1891

Contents:
Name: John Jackson
Occupation: Yeoman
Residence: Holborn Hill, Millom
Documents: PW
Date of death: 18th July 1891
Date of probate: 31st July 1891

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/28  1857

Contents:
Name: Elizabeth Kitchin
Occupation: Widow
Residence: Townend, Disington
Documents: PW
Date of death: 17th June 1856
Date of probate: 28th July 1857

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/29  1862

Contents:
Name: Mary Lister
Occupation: Spinster
Residence: Whitehaven
Documents: PW
Date of death: 27th April 1862
Date of probate: 25th June 1862

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/30  1865

Contents:
Name: John Little
Occupation: Master mariner
Residence: Harrington
Documents: PW
Date of death: 25th December 1864
Date of probate: 23rd February 1865

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/31  1927

Contents:
Name: John Mackin
Residence: Low Cock How, Kinniside
Documents: LA
Date of death: 27th March 1927
Date of probate: 29th April 1927

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/32  1932

Contents:
Name: Annie McLean
Residence: The Square, Cleator Moor
Documents: LA
Date of death: 10th December 1931
Date of probate: 22nd November 1932

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/33  1934

Contents:
Name: Hannah Muncaster
Residence: 16 Parks Rd, Arlecdon & formerly of 44 Thorny Rd, Thornhill, Egremont
Documents: PW
Date of death: 7th July 1934
Date of probate: 14th August 1934

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/34  1866

Contents:
Name: John Park
Occupation: Iron ore miner
Residence: Egremont
Documents: LA
Date of death: 13th June 1866
Date of probate: 20th July 1866

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/35  1859

Contents:
Name: Newby Park
Occupation: Bacon curer
Residence: Whitehaven
Documents: LA
Date of death: 5th July 1859
Date of probate: 29th September 1859

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/36  1883

Contents:
Name: Sarah Park
Occupation: Widow
Residence: Low Hall, Hensingham
Documents: LA
Date of death: 11th December 1864
Date of probate: 31st October 1883

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/37  1926

Contents:
Name: Sarah Pennington
Residence: Head of Haile, Haile
Documents: LA
Date of death: 3rd February 1924
Date of probate: 27th February 1926

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/38  1901

Contents:
Name: James Pentecost
Occupation: Collier
Residence: 65 Pica Cottages, Disington
Documents: LA
Date of death: 6th February 1901
Date of probate: 7th May 1901

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/39  1921

Contents:
Name: Timothy Richardson
Residence: Yeathouse Farm, Frizington
Documents: PW
Date of death: 6th September 1918
Date of probate: 26th February 1921

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/40  1906

Contents:
Name: Jane Rothery
Occupation: Widow
Residence: Great Clifton
Documents: PW
Date of death: 29th March 1904
Date of probate: 16th October 1906

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/41  1873

Contents:
Name: Edmund Sanderson
Occupation: Ropemaker
Residence: Charles St. Whitehaven
Documents: PW
Date of death: 16th December 1871
Date of probate: 2nd May 1873

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/42  1863

Contents:
Name: James Sewart
Occupation: Widower
Residence: Parkgate, Frizington
Documents: LA
Date of death: 19th July 1863
Date of probate: 8th December 1863

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/43  1898

Contents:
Name: Mary Alice Sherlock
Residence: St Breoke Rectory, Wadebridge Cornwall & formerly of Whitehaven
Documents: PW
Date of death: 8th January 1898
Date of probate: 29th April 1898

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/44  1900

Contents:
Name: Rev Thomas Dod Sherlock
Occupation: Clergyman
Residence: St Breoke Rectory, Wadebridge Cornwall & formerly of Whitehaven
Documents: PW
Date of death: 27th February 1900
Date of probate: 31st March 1900

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/45  1855

Contents:
Name: Richard Sherwen
Occupation: Gentleman
Residence: Egremont
Documents: W
Date of probate: 22nd November 1855

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/46  1901

Contents:
Name: Jonathan Sim
Occupation: Master mariner
Residence: Whitehaven
Documents: LA
Date of death: 20th August 1871 at St Kitts West Indies
Date of probate: 22nd March 1901

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/47  1844

Contents:
Name: John Singleton
Occupation: Yeoman
Residence: Maudside, Drigg
Documents: PW
Date of probate: 28th August 1844

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/48  1864

Contents:
Name: John Singleton
Occupation: Yeoman
Residence: Greenside, Drigg
Documents: PW
Date of death: 10th July 1864
Date of probate: 5th November 1864

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/49  1859

Contents:
Name: John Stanley
Occupation: Doctor
Residence: Belleview, Disington
Documents: W
Date of probate: 26th September 1859

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/50  1932

Contents:
Name: Isabella Starkie
Occupation: Spinster
Residence: 5 Cross St, Whitehaven
Documents: PW
Date of death: 24th March 1932
Date of probate: 24th April 1932

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/51  1862

Contents:
Name: Mary Steele
Occupation: Spinster
Residence: Whitehaven
Documents: PW
Date of death: 25th May 1862
Date of probate: 7th July 1862

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/52  1864

Contents:
Name: John Sumpton
Residence: Arlecdon
Documents: PW
Date of death: 22nd March 1863
Date of probate: 15th January 1864

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/53  1866

Contents:
Name: Mary Sumpton
Residence: Arlecdon
Documents: LA
Date of death: 2nd September 1865
Date of probate: 7th July 1866

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/54  1888

Contents:
Name: Dora Tate
Occupation: Spinster
Residence: Harrington
Documents: LA
Date of probate: 28th November 1888

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/55  1855

Contents:
Name: Harrison Tate
Occupation: Master mariner
Residence: Harrington
Documents: PW
Date of death: 11th November 1855
Date of probate: 26th November 1855

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/56  1883

Contents:
Name: Thomas Horn Tate
Residence: Harrington
Documents: LA
Date of death: 23rd March 1868 at sea on board the "Cape Clear"
Date of probate: 17th May 1883

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/57  1865

Contents:
Name: Eleanor Taylor
Residence: Whitehaven
Documents: PW
Date of death: 23rd November 1864
Date of probate: 20th March 1865

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/58  1894

Contents:
Name: Hannah Thompson
Residence: Cumblands, Drigg
Date of death: 10th December 1893
Date of probate: 23rd April 1894

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/59  1849

Contents:
Name: Isaac Thompson
Residence: Braystones
Documents: PW
Date of probate: 8th May 1849

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/60  1839

Contents:
Name: Betty Tidyman
Occupation: Wife of James Tidyman stonemason
Residence: Bridge End Egremont
Documents: PW
Date of probate: 22nd August 1839

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/61  1930

Contents:
Name: Thomas Todd
Residence: 5 Ruby St. Grasswell Houghton Le Spring, Durham. & formerly of Moor Row
Documents: PW
Date of death: 27th March 1930
Date of probate: 6th May 1930

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/62  1879

Contents:
Name: George Torrentine
Occupation: Builder
Residence: Whitehaven
Documents: PW
Date of death: 13th November 1879
Date of probate: 19th December 1879

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/63  1841

Contents:
Name: John Tyson
Occupation: Gentleman
Residence: Papcastle
Documents: PW
Date of probate: 24th January 1841

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/64  1903

Contents:
Name: John Tyson
Occupation: Hotel proprietor
Residence: Sella Bank, Seascale
Documents: PW
Date of death: 12th May 1903
Date of probate: 27th July 1903

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/65  1870

Contents:
Name: Joseph Tyson
Occupation: Draper & bacon curer
Residence: Egremont
Documents: PW
Date of death: 29th September 1870
Date of probate: 10th October 1870

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/66  1873

Contents:
Name: Ann Usher
Occupation: Spinster
Residence: Moor Row
Documents: W
Date of probate: 17th May 1873

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/67  1888

Contents:
Name: William Waddington
Occupation: Builder & contractor
Residence: Lucknow Villas, Whitehaven
Documents: PW
Date of death: 3rd March 1887
Date of probate: 27th June 1888

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/68  1869

Contents:
Name: Hannah Walker
Residence: Sellafield
Documents: PW
Date of death: 23rd June 1869
Date of probate: 17th September 1869

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/69  1827

Contents:
Name: Joseph Walker
Occupation: Yeoman
Residence: Hall Carleton, Dirgg
Documents: PW
Date of probate: 14th June 1827

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/70  1892

Contents:
Name: Sarah Walker
Residence: Mountain View, Sellafield
Documents: W
Date of probate: 19th December 1892

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/71  1893

Contents:
Name: Joseph Wilkinson
Residence: Mealsgate
Documents: LA
Date of death: 17th January 1872
Date of probate: 31st October 1893

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/72  1866

Contents:
Name: Jane Wood
Occupation: Widow
Residence: Whitehaven
Documents: PW
Date of death: 16th April 1866
Date of probate: 15th May 1866

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/73  1880

Contents:
Name: Robert Wood
Occupation: Retired mining steward
Residence: Winder
Documents: PW
Date of probate: 14th May 1880

Probate  D/BH 36/4/7/74  1883

Contents:
Name: Agres Woodburn
Occupation: Widow
Residence: Egremont
Documents: LA
Date of death: 4th April 1883
Date of probate: 23rd April 1883

PLANS  D/BH 36/5  [n.d.]

Boxed plans  D/BH 36/5/1  [n.d.]

Beckermet. Plan of the estate of H Curwen. Field names and acreages given. Surveyed by W Mitchell. 29" x 22". Scale 1 inch to 2. 5 chains  D/BH 36/5/1/1  Jun 1820

Middleton Place. Plan of the property of John Benn. Field names and acreages given. 20" x 16". Scale 1 inch to 4 chains  D/BH 36/5/1/2  1820

Middleton Place. Plan of the property of John Benn. Field names and acreages given. 28" x 16". Scale 1 inch to 4 chains  D/BH 36/5/1/3  1820

Osmotherley, Furness, Lancashire: plan of the estate of John Dogson. Field names and acreages given. 28" x 24". Scale 1 inch to 2 chains  D/BH 36/5/1/4  Early-mid 19th century

Keswick to Penrith road, present and proposed lines between Keswick toll bar, ninth mile stone and Motherby Lane End. 54" x 12". Scale 5 inches to 1 mile  D/BH 36/5/1/5  1823

Keswick to Ambleside road, present and proposed lines branching from a grey stone on the proposed Penrith new line to Dale Bottom and Smathwaite. 16" x 22". Scale 5 inches to 1 mile  D/BH 36/5/1/6  Oct 1823

Preston Quarter: plan of lands to be enclosed on Harras Moor. Includes names of property owners at North Pit, High and Low Harras. 36" x 27". Scale 1 inch to 50 yards  D/BH 36/5/1/7  1850

Arlecdon: Cockshot estate. Field names and acreages given. 18" x 23". Surveyed by William Dickinson. Scale 1 inch to 3 chains  D/BH 36/5/1/8  1851

Gosforth: estate of John Cook. Field names and acreages given. 29" x 27". Surveyed by B Wells. Scale 1 inch to 4 chains  D/BH 36/5/1/9  1864

Eskdale and Irton: Longrigg Green and Key How. Field names and acreages given. 35" x 29". No scale  D/BH 36/5/1/10  Undated; circa 1873

St Bees and Egremont: estate of the late John Sumpton, lots 6-8. 22" x 23". Scale 1:2500  D/BH 36/5/1/11  1878

Sandwith, St Bees: High House and New Town estates. 22" x 18". Scale 4 inches to 25 chains  D/BH 36/5/1/12  Undated; late 19th c?

Drigg, Gosforth, Seascale: sale particular plans of land at Holmrook, Carleton, Becksies and Steelfield Hall. Scale 1:2500. With plans of suggested location of roads on building lands at Holmrook, scale 1 inch to 80 feet  D/BH 36/5/1/13  Undated; late 19th - early 20th c

Nethertown: plan and section of sewerage. 36" x 21". Scales, 1 inch to 10 feet, 40 feet and 200 feet  D/BH 36/5/1/14  Late 19th - early 20th century

Seascale: plan of field no 14. Surveyed by John Robley. 14" x 14". Scale 1 inch to 50 feet  D/BH 36/5/1/15  Late 19th - early 20th c?

Lamplugh: sale particulars plan of estate of the late Daniel Rogers (area around Whinnah, Greensyke and Royal Oak). 26" x 18". Scale 25 inches to 1 mile. With correspondence relating to ownership of a field between Whinnah and Mill Gill Head, 1920  D/BH 36/5/1/16  1902

Urswick, Furness, Lancashire: sale particulars plan of lands. Field names and acreages given. 17" x 25". Scale 1:5000  D/BH 36/5/1/17  Late 19th - early 20th c?

Rolled plans  D/BH 36/5/2  [n.d.]

Bootle: plan of estate at Hyton. 20" x 22". Fields named. No scale  D/BH 36/5/2/1  c1805

Irton: enclosures at Hewrigg Moor, Mill Green School Green, Hall Bank, Courtrigg Moor. Acreages and landowners given. 30" x 25". Scale 1 inch to 3 chains. Surveyed by J Hudleston  D/BH 36/5/2/2  1814

Egremont: plan of Clints, 1829, showing land of Richard Barker purchased by Rev Anthony Dalzell in 1843. 25" x 19". Scale 1 inch to 3 chains  D/BH 36/5/2/3  c1843

Bootle: plan of estate at Hyton. 22" x 21". Field names and acreages given. Scale 1 inch to 2 chains  D/BH 36/5/2/4  Mid 19th Century

Whitehaven: plan of Bransty-Corkickle railway tunnel. 35" x 13". Scale 1 inch to 4 chains  D/BH 36/5/2/5  Mid 19th c

Little Clifton: plans (2) of assorted fields, particularly at Lostrigg. Field names and acreages given. Scale 1 inch to 2 chains  D/BH 36/5/2/6  Mid 19th c

Corney: Spring House estate of I B Postlethwaite. Field names and acreages given. 19" x 26". Scale 1 inch to 3 chains. Surveyed by G Robinson  D/BH 36/5/2/7  1852

Aspatria: plans (2) of the estate of William Paitson. Field names and acreages given. Scale 1 inch to 3 chains  D/BH 36/5/2/8  1858-1873

Lowca: Whitehaven Junction railway, portion of track showing shore, retaining walls and embankments and point of collision of trains on 14 Aug 1860. 38" x 26". Scale 1 inch to 2 chains  D/BH 36/5/2/9  1861

Cleator Moor: block plans (4) of new building ground on Chapel Street, with details of existing buildings on Queen Street, Duke Street and Jacktrees Road. Scales 1 inch to 32 and 40 feet  D/BH 36/5/2/10  1862, 1871

Lamplugh: 1st edition Ordnance Survey 1:2500, sheet 68.7. With fields marked pertaining to How Hall, Howside, Whins, Beckfoot and Roughton  D/BH 36/5/2/11  1863

Saint Bees: estate at Coulderton. Sale particulars plan. Field names and acreages given. 24" x 18". Scale 1:2500. Surveyed by John Welsh and Co, Whitehaven  D/BH 36/5/2/12  c1880

Moor Row iron ore mines plan, Sep 1831. 24" x 19". Redrawn from original by John A Dixon, Whitehaven. Scale 2 inches to 1 chain  D/BH 36/5/2/13  Jan 1883

Moor Row: plans (3) of property belonging to B H Dalzell and of terraced houses on unspecified street  D/BH 36/5/2/14  c1884

Whitehaven, Lowther Street: ground plan of West Cumberland Club. 36" x 23". Scale 1 inch late to 4 feet  D/BH 36/5/2/15  Late 19th Century

Gosforth: 2nd edition Ordnance Survey 1:10560 sheet 78 NE. With pipeline of Whitehaven Rural District Council southern district waterworks marked across lands at Scale, and accompanying correspondence  D/BH 36/5/2/16  1932

PHOTOGRAPHS  D/BH 36/6  [n.d.]

Album of 49 photographic portraits, 4" x 2.5", individuals not named  D/BH 36/6/1  c1850s-1860s

Album of 50 photographic portraits, 4" x 2.5", individuals not named. Includes photographs of studios at Whitehaven, Keswick and St Bees  D/BH 36/6/2  c1850s-1860s

Album of 41 photographic portraits, 4" x 2.5", individuals not named. Includes photographs of studios at Whitehaven, St Bees, Carlisle, Manchester, Liverpool and Melbourne, Australia. Includes election card for G A F Bentinck, Whitehaven, (1865 election?)  D/BH 36/6/3  c1850s-1860s

Album of 107 photographic portraits, 4" x 2.5" and 6" x 4", individuals not named. Includes photographs of studios at Whitehaven, St Bees, Bath, and Melbourne, Australia  D/BH 36/6/4  c1850s-1890s

Album of 18 photographic portraits, 4" x 2.5" and 6" x 4", individuals not named. Includes photographs of studios at Whitehaven, Carlisle, Southport and Melbourne, Australia  D/BH 36/6/5  c1850s-1890s

Hand coloured and retouched portrait of unnamed gentleman  D/BH 36/6/6  c1850

Portrait [of Wilfred White of Whitehaven]. Studio of Wilson, Whitehaven, 12" x 7". See also similar photograph in DBH 36/6/4  D/BH 36/6/7  c1891

Photographs (10) of Scawfell Hotel, Seascale, and other buildings in Seascale and environs. Gathered for Sale particulars of 1897 but not used [see also DBH 36/4/6/5]  D/BH 36/6/8  c1897

Group photograph of 19 gentlemen with Police Sergeant. No details given. Studio of James Bellman, Whitehaven, 8" x 6"  D/BH 36/6/9  c1900

Group photograph of men wearing medals [with Police Officer?], taken at Whitehaven Fire Station [possibly award of Special Constabulary Long Service Medals], 12" x 10"  D/BH 36/6/10  c1920?

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