The Register: West Seaton; Flimby (continued)

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

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[West] Seaton.

55. (C. p. 37; H. 1 and 2).—Grecia, wife of Thomas f. Cospatric, quitclaims 32 acres on the south side of Aykegile within the dyke which the monks made round that land, i.e. within the fields of Seton, for 7s. a year of the rents of Craykesuthen [Greysouthen] out of the land which William f. Alred held from the heirs of the said William, or from any other tenant. Witnesses [in H. 1]—Thomas, priest of Wirkinton, Richard de Neuton, Alan de Cauerton [Camerton ?] Robert de Haverington, Michael f. Arke. [Before the death of Thomas in 1201; probably as the next, 1185–89.]

55a. (H. 2).—Thomas f. Cospatric, by desire of his wife, grants to fee farm to Holm abbey 32 acres in Seton, from the south and east part of Aikegile within the monks' dyke; rent 7s. a year, which he pays to the canons of St. Mary's, Carlisle, for Waitecroft. [No. 50 suggests the date of 1185–89.]

56. (C. p. 37; H. 2).—Patrick f. Thomas f. Cospatric grants to Holm abbey the fishery of Seton on the Derewent, and one net in the Derwent wherever his free men draw up and a toft 13½ perches long and 7 perches wide by the river-bank, where the fishers can dwell, with easements, etc. and right to divert the water, etc. Also common pasture in the vill of Seton for eight oxen, two cows and their calves up to two years old, and two horses, with rights of way, and to take stone to repair their fishery and fish-garth on the sea-shore. [For fish-garths see C. & W. Trans. N.S. xxiv, 367ff. Date perhaps about the time when Patrick founded Thornthwaite chapel, c. 1240.]

57. (C. p. 38).—John f. Alan de Camerton quitclaims to Holm abbey the right to divert the water [as in no. 51. Alan dates 1200–10 (St. Bees, nos. 61, 490). Sir John de Camerton witnessed St. Bees charters c. 1258–82].

58. (C. pp. 38, 39).—Adam de Haverington quitclaims as [no. 57. He is named (Wetherhal, 235n.) 1211–12 and 1246].

Flimby (continued).

59. (C. p. 39).—Verdict between the monks of Holmcoltran and Robert de Haverington concerning the manor of Flemingby except 380 acres therein, before the justices at Westminster in the octave of St. Michael, 5th year of the king [Edward I], whether Adam, ancestor of Robert, quitclaimed to the abbey his rights in the aforesaid. The jury found that the quitclaim had been legally made. Robert paid 100s. to the king for leave to make the agreement; his sureties were Gilbert de Wyrkinton and Ralph de Lamploch [1277].

60. (C. p. 40; D. art. 68).—Final Concord between Gervase, abbot of Holmcoltran, and Robert de Haverington, made in the king's court at Carlisle, fifteen days after Martinmas, 7 Edward f. Henry, before John de Vallibus, William de Saham, John de Metyngham and Master Thomas de Sodington, justices. Robert de Haverington gave up the manor of Flemingby which he had claimed, except 380 acres which he recognized as the property of the abbey; and the abbot promised all the benefits and prayers of the abbey for Robert and his heirs [1278].

61. (C. p. 41; D. art. 69).—Robert f. Michael de Haverington quitclaims to Holmcoltran abbey all rights in the manor of Flemingby, before Sir J. de Vallibus, Sir W. de Saham and other justices at Carlisle, A.D. 1278.