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Calverley Tenants 1649

 

In 1649, England had gone through the great civil war. Parliament was victorious and the year 1649 saw the execution of King Charles I.
Henry Calverley was a staunch royalist and his lands were sequestered and placed under the control of one Nathan Dixon. The following list is one made by Dixon concerning receipt of rents collected in that year.

Surname
Forename
Paid £ S D
Notes
Surname
Forename
Paid £ S D
Notes
? William 0 2 6  
Ambler William 1 17 6  
Atkinson William 25 10 0 with William Lepton
Barraclough Abraham 0 2 0  
Batte Edward 19 3 0 at several times
Braasha John 1 15 0 (Braasha = Brayshaw)
Brown Christopher 5 10 0 for half year's rent
Calverley Henry 40 0 0  
Cauvart Peter 0 18 0 (Cauvart = Calvert)
Craven Thomas 1 8 0  
Craven Thomas 0 4 6  
Drake Francis 0 6 0  
Farrah Samuel 1 0 0  
Harper John 1 7 0  
Harrison Edward 0 14 0  
Heir Henry 0 8 0 (Heir = Hare)
Holdsworth William 0 3 0  
Holmes Samuel 1 0 6  
Holmes Samuel 0 10 0 For half his beasts giesting
Huton Widow 0 6 0  
Illingworth Philip 0 4 0  
Jowet William 0 0 9 of Manningham
Kitchen Joseph 2 0 0 with Samuel Wade
Kitchen William 0 0 8 of Eccleshill
Lepton William 25 10 0 with William Atkinson
Marshall Edward 0 13 6  
Midgley Thomas 1 3 0  
Milns John 0 15 0  
Mires Thomas 0 9 0  
Mountaine William 0 3 4  
Murgetroide Richard 0 9 0  
Musgreave John Henry 0 4 6  
Philip John 0 1 6  
Saunderson Hue 0 3 6  
Scot John 1 7 0  
Scot John 0 7 9 again, for two young beasts
Smith Thomas 0 10 0  
Smith John 0 4 0  
Sowden Edward 3 0 0  
Swain William 0 1 4  
Thackarah Jonathan 5 0 0  
Vickers John 0 3 9  
Wade Samuel 2 0 0 with Joseph Kitchen
Wade John 0 6 10  
Watson Andrew 0 2 6