Alternative Reference numberJC/691
TitleMarriage Settlement by John Parker the elder, yeoman and Anne his wife of Norton [Derbyshire], on John Parker the younger of Little Norton, yeoman his son and heir apparent, on his marriage with Elizabeth daughter of Geffrey Robertes, gentleman, then deceased. The settled property which was vested by the settlement in John Morwood of the Okes [Bradfield], Yorkshire, gentleman and Edward Urton alias Steeven of Hymsworth [?Hemsworth], Derbyshire yeoman as trustees, consisted of the hall or firehouse of the then mansion house of the said John Parker the elder in Little Norton; and land in Norton and Little Norton. The description of the house is full of interesting detail, and the following field-names occur; namely, Wallstorthe, Longstorthe, Thislestorth, Broomstorthe, Piggmanstorthe, Roundstorthe, Hoolstorthe, Littlefield, Great Medowe, Holowe Medowe, and Lowedge [?Lowedges]
DescriptionDate: 19 Jun in the 8th year of Charles I, 1632.

Witnesses: Rowland Morewood, Francis Robertes, Ja Creswicke.

Vellum : one skin, one seal bears a flower probably a thistle, the other two seals are missing.

Notes: the firehouse was the room where the family fire was; see Oxford Dictionary, also Addy, S. O., 'The hall of Waltheof, or, The early condition and settlement of Hallamshire' (1893), page 182 note.
Date19 Jun 1632
Extent1 item
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