The Register: West Seaton fishery

Pages 22-23

Register and Records of Holm Cultram. Originally published by T Wilson & Son, Kendal, 1929.

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[West] Seaton Fishery.

51. (C. p. 36).—Thomas f. Thomas f. Cospatric grants to Holm abbey the fishery of Seton on the Derwent and one free net in the Derwent, and one toft by the shore and easements needed by the fishers; also liberty to divert the course of the water of Derewent or any part, whenever and wherever such is required for the purpose of fishing [1201-c. 1212].

52. (C. p. 36).—Thomas f. Cospatric grants to Holm abbey the fishery of Seton, of which his father granted two-thirds, and one net in the Derwent and a toft by the shore [1179–1201].

52a. (C. between pp. 126 and 127, added late from an original penes Thomas Salkeld, esq.; H. 2; Hesleyside MS. 2).—Thomas f. Gilbert de Culwenne confirms to Holm abbey land on the shore of the Derwent for the fishery; but as the place formerly held has been submerged and carried away, he grants instead a plot adjacent on the north-east between the sea and a furrow he has had drawn on the shore of the river. Witnesses—Sir Robert de Feritate, Sir Robert de Haverington, Sir Thomas de Neuton, knights; Thomas de Ribbeton, William le Veneur, John le Fraunceis de Mebornmatild' [Mauds Meaburn], Hugh de Brumfeld, Adam de Thoresby, William de Osmonderlawe, etc. [c. 1290.]