"A Copy of an old Manuscript"

"possessione Jonae Harrop de Bardsley"

"Anno 1749"

"Nunc possessione Ralf Assheton, Bar. de Middleton."

Taken from James Butterworth's book 'History and Description of the Town and Parish of Ashton-under-Lyne' first printed in 1823.

The Rent-roll of John de Assheton. Tempus, First of Henry the Sixth. A.D. 1422. (Part 2)



The Londes and the Tenements, the which is had within
the Lordship of Ashton for the terms of Life.

The Free Tenants that maken ffine yearly, for the making of the Milne were, etc.

Rental Liber tenent de Dome, de Assheton sub Lima, Anno Suprado
solvend a six Terminus annl. etc.

s. d.
Roulin of the Wood, and his, for their lands in Audenshaw, the which were William of Aldwinshagh's3  6
The Heir of Richard of Moston, for his londs in Aldwinshagh3  6
Richard the Hurst, of Wylken Tyrre, for an Intake0  3
Richard the Hunt, for the half of Beckingham Fields4  0
The Heir of Piers Shepley, for Shepley3  7
Robert of the Rasbotham, for the Rasbotham0  5
John of Heghrode, for his tenement7  1
The Heir of Thomas of Staveley, for the Bastal and Hurst2  1
The same Heir, for the three houses0  6
The same Heir of Staveley, and the Heir of Thomas of Trafford, and other, for Assheton londs and Paulden Wood4  0
Thomas of the Leghs, John of the Knolles, Richard of Hollingworth, John of Aspinhalgh for their tenments in the Leghes0  6
the Heir of Adam of Leghes, for his tenement in Leghes0  10
The same Heir of Adam of Leghes, for an intake in Palden Wood3  4
The same Thomas of Leghes, for an Intake in Paulden Wood3  4
John of the Knolles, for the Rhodes Ffield6  10
The same John, for his part of an intake in Paulden Wood4  6
John of the Aspenhalgh and his wife, for their part of an Intake in Paulden Wood4  6
Adam of Tetlow, for the light Birches1  0
The Heir of Hobbe of the Leghes, for the Knolles2  0
Adam Wilson Dogeson, for the Blakenows1  7¾
The Heir of William of Lusley, for Willaim Ffield1  0
Richard of Bardesley, for his Tenement in Hurst0  5
Nichol of Hurst, for his tenement in Hurst0  5
Thomas of Claydon, for Taunton3  6
Richard of Bardesley, for Bardesley, the Ashes, and Limehurst5  10
Piers of Worsley, fro the Rughshu and the Woodfield2  0
Richard the Byron, Knight, for the Woodhouses1  0
The same Richard for lond in Sunderland0  6
The Heir of Thomas of Hadfield, Knight, for Sunderland2  0
Richard of Bardesley, for Bardesley, a Rose

Sum Total                 4     13s  ob.2d

* sum tot. redditus 27     12    11¾

Obsque omnibus servitus & escenuis anglice Pressands

Libi Tenentes de Termino Annunciatoris Beate Marie Suprado, etc.

s. d.
Nichus del Hurst, pro tenemen suo in Hyrst9
Richardus de Moston p ten suo in Aldwinshagh9
Petrus de Shepley p Shepley7
William de Aldwinshagh p ten suo in Aldwinshagh9
Ricus fil Johis de Bardsley p ten suo in Hyrst1
Robertus de Rosbotham, Le Rosbotham1
Johes del Hegrode p ten suo12
Thos de Claydon p Taunton6
William de Lusley pro William feild3
Thoams de Staveley p le Hyrst3d
The same Thomas p le 3 Houses3

Libi tenent de Termo Pentecost.



s. d.
Petrus de Trafford p Alston Londes and Pauden Wood10
Idem Petrus de terra in Sherewinde3
Heres Ada de Moseley p Alston Londes and Palden5
Adm Wilson Doggeson p le Knolles6
Heres Roberti le p Palden Wood and Alston Londes6
Adam de Tetlow p Light Birches12
Thomas del Leghes and socii sui p lez Leghes3
Adam del Leghes lez Nether Leghes2

Libi tenent de Termo Seti Johis Bapt.

s. d.
Wills De Aldwinshagh p ten suo in Aldwinshagh9
Ricus de Moston p ten suo in Aldwinshagh9
Wills de Aldwinshagh p Alsdwinshagh6
Petrus de Shepley p Shepley7
Ricus de Hunt p half Beckington Ffield4
Robtus de Rasbotham p Rasbotham1
Johes del Heyrode p ten sui21
Wills de Lusley p William Ffield3
Ricus Fil Johes de Bardesley p ten suo in Hyrst1
Nichus de Hyrst p ten suo in Hyrst9
Ricus de Bardesley p ten suo in Hyrst2  0
Idem Ricus p Old Alt9
Idem Ricus de Bardesley1
Johes del Knolles p Rhodes Ffield3  5
The same John for an intake in Paulden Wood2  3
Ricus de Hollingworth for an intake in Palden Wood2  3
Johes de Aspinhalgh for an intake in Paulden Wood2  3
Thomas de Bardesley for three houses3
Ricus Byron Miles p le Woodhouses12
Idem Ricus p Sunderland6
Thomas de Claydon p Taunton6

Libi Tenent de Termino Seti Micht Archi



s. d.
Wills de Aldwinshagh p ten suo in Aldwinshagh9
Ricus de Moston p ten suo in Aldwinshagh9
Petrus de Shepley p Shepley7
Johes de Rasbotham p Rasbotham1
Willes de Lusley p William Ffield3
Johes de Hegrode p ten suo2  11
Adm Wilson Doggeson p le Knolles6
Adm de Leghes for an Intake in Palden Legh3  4
Thomas de Leghes for an Intake in Palden Legh3  4
Ricus Fil Johis Bardesley p ten suo in Hyrst1
Nichus del Hyrst p ten suo in Hyrst9
Thomas de Claydon p Taunton2  0
Petrus de Worsley p le Rugherghs and Woodfield2  0
Heres Thomas de Hatfield milit p Sunderland2  0
Johes del Knolles p redy Legh3  5
Idem Johes for an intake in Palden Wood2  4
Ricus de Hollinworth, for an intake in Palden2  3
Johs del Aspinhalgh, for an intake in Palden2  9

Libi tenent de termino Sancti Martini



s. d.
Ricus de Moston p ten suo in Aldwinshagh6
Petrus de Shepley p Shepley12
Thomas de Stanley p three houses3
Petrus de Trafford p terra in Sherewinde3
Idem Petrus p Alston Londs and Palden Wood10
Heres dde Mosley p Alston Londs and Palden Wood5
Heres Robti Dane p Palden wood and Alston londs6
Thomas del Leghes and sccii sui p lez Leghes3
Adam del Leghes p le Nether Leghes6
Idem Adam p le Leghes2
Herer Roberti del Leghes p le Knolles2  0

Libi tenent de Termo Natal D mi.

s. d.
Willielmus de Aldwinshagh, p ten suo in Aldwinshagh9
Ricus de Moston, p ten suo in Aldwinshagh9
Ricus le Hunt and Wills Tyrre for an intake3
Petrus de Shepley, p Shepley8d
Robertus de Rosbotham, p le Rosbotham1
Johannes del Heghrode, p ten suis3
Willielmus de Lusley, p William Ffield3
Thomas de Staveley, p three houses3
Idem Thomas p le Bastal1
Adam Wilson Doggeson, p le Knolles6
Richardus Fillius Johannis de Bardesley, p ten suo in Hyrst1
Nichus de Hyrst, p ten suo in Hyrst9
Thomas de Staveley, p ten le Hyrst9
Thomas de Claydon, p Taunton6
Jankin of the Winterbotham has tane the marled earth in the Rhodes Ffeild, 10 years terme, the terme beginning at the Martinmas, the year of King Henry the Sixth, the second, paying therefore yearly at the terme aforesaid, two marke; and John of Aynsworth and Thomlyn of the Leghes of Halseworth, are his Borows, that he shall well and truly pay of his ffarm during the said terme.

This is the Rental to Thomas of Assheton, Son and Heir to Sir John Assheton, of the lands and tenements, the which the said John gave him at his marriage, within the Lordship of Assheton, and to his wife, as their Deed makes mention.



s. d.
Richard of Hadfield, for his tenment in Aldwinshagh, a service, the service10
John of the Hollinworth, for the Birchenshaw, a service, the ffarm of the Birchenshaw26
William of Bardesley, the younger, for the old horse car, the ffarm20
Thomas of Jenkinson, of the Bardesley, for the old Thene's car, the ffarm30
Thomas Saunderson, for his tenement in ----, the ffarmXs
Thomlyn Diconson, for his tenement, a service, the ffarm thereofVIIIs
Magot, that was the wife of Jenkyn the cropper, for lands in Wollowe, the ffarmIIIs
Robert Saunderson, for the Childerscroft, in Wollowe, the ffarm---
Tomlyn, the tailor, for his tenement at the Waterhouses in Harper Wollowe, a service, the ffarm XXXs
Gregory of Bardesley, for his tenement at the Waterhouses, the ffarmXXIIIs
Thomas of the Leghes, Richard of Hollinworth, for their lands in Palden Legh, the ffarmXXIIs VIId


.   s.   d.   
This settlement as far as made out9      2     7   
To which add the sum total of Sir John,s rent27   12  11¾
Besides services and presents, makes36    15    6¾

Source: "History and Description of the Town and Parish of Ashton-under-Lyne" by James Butterworth, first printed 1823, Thomas Cunningham. Reprinted E J Morton.



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