The Manor, The Berewic, and the Village Community. By Thomas Blashill F.R.B.A. (1896) on CD Rom. Delivered FREE anywhere in the world direct from the supplier.
This book was published in 1896 and contains over 320 pages, including about 30 illustrations. It is a comprehensive history of Sutton in Holderness (or Sutton on Hull) up to the late 19th century.
THE ISLE of HOLDERNESS
Land deposited by the sea—Separated from the Wolds by the great hollow—The ancient inhabitants—The Romans—The Engles
THE SUDTONE OF DOMESDAY
Almost an island—Bransholm and the Castle Hill—The Domesday Manor and Berewic—An Agricul- tural Community
Flight of Drogo—Holderness said to be barren— Embankment and Drainage—Marrs, sikes, and drains—New meadows and pastures—An Oxgang, with its appurtenances—The Lords of the Manor—The Berewic and its owners
THE EARLY LORDS OF THE MANOR
The Monks of Meaux and their chronicle—They acquire lands in Sutton—Their legacy from Amandus de Sutton
SAYER THE SECOND—THE KING'S BAILIFF
The forfeiture of his control over the river—Drainage of the marshes—Dripole in Sutton—The monks and the West Carr--Drainage of the West Carr—Mills, canals and fishery—The legacy of young Amandus—Death of a Bondman-- Sale of bondmen—Large grants to the Monks
SAYER DR SUTTON THE THIRD
Grants to Martin de Otringham— A rebellion in Holderness—Grants to the Nuns of Swine—Roads, or rights of way in the parish—New arrangements in the West Carr— The monks acquire pasturage in the Salts, and are turned out— Isabella de Fortibus acquires some of Sayer's meadows—Death of
SAYER DE SUTTON THE FOURTH
Sayer's grant of dower to his father's widow—Fishery in Sutton Marr—New apportionment of the pasturage--An Oxgang with its appurtenances—A cottager's rights to meadow and grazing—The monks as sheep farmers—List of their Sutton possessions—The export of wool—Projected foundation of Kingston-upon-Hull
SIR JOHN DE SUTTON, SENIOR
Sale of his marriage—His marriage settlement—Ottringham Chantry endowed with Sutton meadows— Kingston-upon-Hull founded—Conbination against Piers Gaveston —Imprisonment of John—Joan de Sutton in Swine Nunnery— Edward the Second passes through Sutton—Death of John—The Effigy in Sutton Church
SIR JOHN DE SUTTON, JUNIOR
A Hildyard Heiress—Thomas Sampson, Rector—Renewed disputes over the West Carr—Dispute over an old tunic—Knighthood of the Black Prince—The College of St. James founded, and Sutton Church built—Its dedication—The Black Death —Thomas Sampson's will—Death of Sir John de Sutton —His son no more heard of—The tomb in the Church—His wife's dower *
CONTENTS. PAGE SIR THOMAS DE SUTTON
Bondmen transformed into labourers— Enlargement of the Northlands—Impoverishment of the monks— Dispute about Magnusdaile—Fresh mortgages—Disputes with tile makers from Beverley—The Children's Pestilence—New Statutes for the College—Marriage and death of the heir to the Manor— Succession of daughters of Sir Thomas de Sutton—Alice de Meaux inherits the Berewic
THE FIFTEENTH CENTURY
The Hastings Manor—Disputes as to burials in Sutton—Dripole in Sutton--Lost Lopholme—Public enquiries as to burials—Appeals to Rome—Lists of witnesses—Long lists of the dead during
Decision of the dispute—Annual Dedication Festivals— The Players of Sutton—Eminence of William, Lord Hastings—His execution
THE REFORMATION PERIOD
Increased freedom of the tenants and cottagers—Sub division of the Manor—Purchase of a portion by Cardinal Wolsey—Salvain's share acquired by the Corporation of Hull—The Reformation—Dissolution of the Abbey of Meaux, the Priory of Swine, the Carthusian Priory of Hull, and the College of St. James—Disposal of their lands
QUEEN ELIZABETH TO QUEEN ANNE, PART I
New landowners and tenants—The estates of the Constables—The Dudleys—The Alfords and the Abbey lands—Edward Truslove of the Rectory-house— Thomas Dalton acquires the Hastings manor and parts of the Manor of Sutton--The Daltons of Nuttles—Their estates go to the Withams —The last of Magnusdaile—John Truslove, the Watsons and Brom- flete—Burials in the Church
QUEEN ELIZABETH TO QUEEN ANNE, PART II.
Floods over the low grounds—The drains and their outfall--Scheme for a new drain— Sutton during the Civil War—The embankments cut—Soldiers quartered—Quakerism in Sutton—Persecution of the Ellikers and their brethren—A Quaker burial-ground—The Parish Registers— Arthur Harpur's gift to the poor—Churchwarden's Accounts—The Dog-Whipper and the Constable—The " Visited" People
The scattered lands of each farm—Their grouping in the Fields—Their shape—The Balks—Oxgangs and their appurtenances—Management of the tillage and pasturage— Names of places and of lands—Details of farms—Corporation Farms —Land-Commons and House-Commons—Great mouths—Lands of Cocke, Munby, Chamberlaine, and Samuel Dalton—Periodical change of ownership
OUR GREAT-GRANDFATHERS' DAYS
The reign of George 11.— Chamberlaine's Charity—Watson's Charity—The Masons and Pooles—The tithes and the lands of the College of St. James—Dis- putes among grantees of Church lands—The poet Mason—Mr. Thomas Broadley's acquisition of lands—Sale of the property of the Withams'—General appearance of the parish—The village farms— Sutton Mill—The roads—Costumes of the residents—Their manner of life and of death—The Fishery Feast—The parish flooded once more—Old Sutton drain cut—The Rev. Arthur Robinson—The Church services—Value of the benefice—The religion of the people— The last harvest from the common fields
ENCLOSURE OF THE COMMON FIELDS
Need for the enclosure—Mr. Charles Poole's interest in it—The enclosed lands made tithe free— Highways and private ways—Old Sutton drain cut—Possession of new allotments taken—Fencing in and the provision of new farmsteads— A lost allotment—Increased value of the land by enclosure and by drainage—Effect on the farmers and on the labourers
ANTIQUITIES OF MODERN SUTTON, PART I.
Consolidation of the shares in the Manor—Courts Leet and Courts Baron of Mr. Broadley —The Hastings Manor—The Rectory estate—Mrs. Watson's College —The White House ini 1820—Improvements in cattle and in farming arrangements —Work of the farm—Spinning—Quietude of Stone- ferry--New families and new houses—Sutton Mill—Condition of the people as to health and security—The Press Gang—Robberies— Murder of John Taylor--The Parish Stocks—Superstition—The last witch
ANTIQUITIES OF MODERN SUTTON, PART II.
School--Letters— Amusements—Sporting—Guy Fawkes day—Carlin Sunday—Gooding —Plough-boys—Sutton Feast—Dress—Affairs of the Church—The Fabric and the Services—The Burying-stone—Protestant Dissenters New Drain through the Carrs—Railway to Hornsea—Conclusion
Note: There are no mentions of 'Metcalfe' in the index.
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