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Thoroton's History of Nottinghamshire: Volume 3, Republished With Large Additions By John Throsby. Originally published by J Throsby, Nottingham, 1796.

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There was a controversie moved between sir Thomas de Furnivall and his tenants of Kylton on the one part, (fn. 1) and Richard Rolston, otherwise called Chamberlayn on the other, about the way of leading the draught beasts of the tenants of Kelton to the pasture of Romwod, appeased on this manner, 4 Apr. 1301. That the tenants of Kylton ought to drive their cattel backward and forward (fugare & refugare) by the way of Bresbrig, and so by the way of Radford, and from Radford by the way unto Southcotes, belonging to the priory of Wirkesop, and from thence unto Bryndhastedys, and so by the said bounds and limits to Kylton. This was entred in the court roll of the said sir Thomas lord Furnivall the day and year above-said.

(fn. 2) Matthew Feild, William Meredith, and Richard Springham, 8 Eliz. claimed against Edward Casteling twenty mess. twenty cottages, two dovecotes, twenty barns, twenty gardens, twenty orchards, five hundred acres of land, one hundred and fifty of meadow, three hundred of pasture, twenty of wood, and two hundred of furz and heath in Worksop, Wylloughby, Kylton, Skafgreves, Clarburgh, and Retford of the Clay, also the rectory of Willoughby upon the Woldes, and advowson of the vicarage of Willoughby, and the tythes of corn and hay in Willoughby.


  • 1. Regist. de Wirksop, fol. ult.
  • 2. Mic. 7 & 8 Eliz. rot. 756.