(SOURCE of ) Turton
Turtons in Denby for a very long time!
CHARTERS, COPY COURT ROLLS and WILLS
93(1544) November 15th, in the lst and 2nd year of Philip and Mary. Charter (Lat) confirming a grant from John Mosselay of Kyrnberworth in -the county of York yoman and joan his wife, kinsman and next heir of Thomas Turton deceased, to William Turton of Denibye in the said county yoman; of that their messuage, with its appurtenances, in Yugbirchworth; and one meadow lying near to the said messuage, as it lay there between the King's way on the south and one stream there called Birchworthwater on the north; and abutted on land of Richard More on the west; one other meadow there called Hespyn Yngs, lying between land of Thomas Walton on the south and north; and abutted upon the King's way on the cast; one other enclosure of pasture called le Highfeld, as it lay there between lands of Richard More on the south and the common of Yngbirchworth on the north; and abutted on land of Thomas Walton on the cast; and all that enclosure of land meadow and pasture called Arkyncrofte, as it lay there on the west of a certain water called Scowt M Water and on the north by a certain stream called le Meresbroke, with all rights advantages commons and casements whatsoever to the said messuage and to all and singular other the premises etc belonging or appertaining; to hold the same to the said William Turton his heirs and assigns to the use of the same William his heirs and assigns for ever; of the chief lord etc, for services etc. Appointment of Cristofer Wylson and Robert Jelott as attorneys to deliver seisin etc. Witnesses: to the giving of possession Robert Holme, Thomas . . . . , Richard Mekelthaet, Hugh Gyllett. Vellum: one skin 12 X 9, one seal bears the letter T and the other is broken and obscure. (Wheat)