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Wills of Old Yorkshire

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  • Leonard Wildman of Cold Cotes (1628 - 1667)
    see also: ancestry dot com tree named in will of Agnes Burrow (june 12 1664) In the name of god Amen the twenty fife day of June in the Sixteenth yeare of the Reigne of our soveraigne lord king Cha...
  • Richard Wildman of Cold Cotes (c.1590 - 1667)
    The same as Richard Wildman ? possible match for Richard's marriage 1625 May 18 ; Richard Wildman et Agnes Burrow ; p. 227 {Ingleton parish} burial in Ingleton Parish Died within a couple month...
  • Isabell Butterfield (1631 - d.)
    ~• perhaps one of the two daughters of Richard Wildman named in the 1647 will of Edward Burrow, her grandfather. ~• assuredly, the wife of Richard Butterfield who, in his will and inventory of 1690 n...
  • http://www.ingleborougharchaeologygroup.org.uk/reports.htm#Voicesfromthepast
    Thomas Wildman of Yarlsber (1666 - d.)
    See Ingleton Parish Register page 28: names Thomas as the son of Leonard A man of some substance for he had servants: See will of his brother-in-law Richard Baynes: " Item I give unto Leonard R...
  • Elizabeth Wildman (c.1667 - 1720)
    GEDCOM Note last name also shown as BAINES She appears as a legatee in the will of her mother, Elizabeth Baines (will of 1699). So does her husband Thomas Wildman. See: > pages 20 and 21

Thanks to Voices of the Past transcriptions

  • Credit: Voices from the past - inventories and wills from the parish of Ingleton 1548 - 1700 by: Carol Howard & Sheila Gordon; Ingleborough Archaeology Group; Pub. 2015.

" In (this)Tudor period .. Ingleton lay within the parish of Bentham in the deanery of Lonsdale. " North Yorkshire. (snip)(also from the text)

  • * Please read the bibliography on page 9.

The Parish of Ingleton

"The parish lies in the western extremity of North Yorkshire. Covering over fourteen thousand acres, with land rising from approximately 209 metres in the river valley to the peak of Whernside at 736 metres, to the west and the summit of Ingleborough at 723 metres, to the east, it is essentially high moorland, sheep grazing country, with cattle on the lower pastures. The population of the township of Ingleton has been estimated at c.450 in 1530 and c.650 in 1623. By 1700 it had risen to c.750."

Process

  • Individual wills are linked to profiles on Geni.
  • Family members mentioned in these will provide pedigrees that are, in turn, the information that helps build the trees around each of these individuals.
  • In many cases these can be cross-referenced with christening, marriage and burial records available from multiple other sources.
  • Here on Geni, there are other sub-projects where some of these records have been tabulated and/or referenced for ease of use.
  • The Master Project includes a list of all sub projects.
  • The initial focus centered on the <Wildman> surname. Consequentially you will see many references to that name but do add others here.
    • The will cover many surnames. These are listed in what is called: The Glossary of Surnames, to keep things simple.
  • The eventual prospect would be to handle each of the wills fund in Voices of the Past with an entry in the list below. This task is left for anyone wishing to become involved.

Your Options

  • Please add the profiles of anyone mentioned in these wills but, please, no one else.

Alpha List of Makers Wills of by surname, organized within the surname by year of document

~• Only add names here that are in the title of each document. Others, those mentioned in these documents, can be added to this project but please do not list them below.

WILDMANS ONLY

~• in order by year of execution

The Glossary of Surnames

~• Please √ Check off each surname after all will of each surname is completed. This must include three things: 1) adding the individual in the Alpha List 2) Making certain a profile for that person is added on Geni and 3) cross-referencing is back to the Alpha list so that is shows up high-lighted in blue.
~• The list which follows represents hundreds of wills. It is merely a surname list for all of us to determine what surnames are covered in titles alone.

  • ALLEN
  • ARMITSTEAD
  • ATKINSON
  • BABTHROP
  • BAINES Elizabeth Baynes ; Richard Baynes of Caudcoates (Elizabeth's son {he predeceased her}) ;
  • BALDERSTONE = Emma Balderstone (formerly Hirde) of the Moregarth
  • BANKS
  • BATTERSBY
  • BATTY
  • BEAUMOND
  • BECKETT
  • BEESLEY
  • BENTHAM
  • BLACKAMORE
  • BLAND
  • BLAND
  • BOOTH
  • BOUCH
  • BRAITHWAITE
  • BRINNAN
  • BROGDEN
  • BROWN
  • BURROW
  • BURTON
  • BUTTERFIELD < Wildman connection
  • CALVERT
  • CANSFIELD
  • CARTER
  • CHAPMAN
  • CHARNLEY
  • CLARK
  • COMMINGE
  • CONDER
  • COOK
  • COOP
  • COSSING
  • COURT
  • CRAVEN <
    • many wills
  • DAY
  • DENNY
  • DICKONSON
  • DOWBIGGIN
  • DUGDALE
  • FARTHWAITE
  • FAWCETT
  • FIRBANK
  • FOSTER
  • FOXCROFT < Redmayne
    • many wills
  • FRANKLAND
  • FRECLETON
  • GIBSON
    • many wills
  • GREENBANK
    • many wills
  • GREGSON
  • GUY < Balderston
  • HALL
  • HARLING
    • many wills
  • HARRISON
  • HIRD
    • many wills
  • HODGSON
  • HOLMES
  • HORSNAILE
  • HOWSON
  • IVESON
  • JACKSON
  • JENSON
  • JOHNSON
  • KNOWLES
  • LAMBE
  • LANGTON
  • LAWKLAND
  • LAYFIELD
  • LOWTHER
  • LUPTON
  • MOORE
  • NODALE
  • OLDFIELD
  • PALEY
  • PARKER
  • PEARSON
  • PROCTER
    • many wills, perhaps the most of any surname in this work
      • (1619) John of Caldcotes Will 1619 ~• WILDMAN and REDMAYNE
      • (1626) Robert Proctor of Winterscale ~• married a Wildman
      • (1636) James of Bruntscar Will and inventory 1636 ~•relative of BLAND
      • to be researched: Issabell Proctor , a Wildman/Proctor
  • REDMAN also REDMAYNE
  • REMINGTON
  • ROBINSON
  • ROBSON
  • ROOKIN
  • SANDERS
  • SEALBANK
  • SEDGWICK
  • SIMPSON
  • SLINGER
  • SMITH
  • SPROTT
  • STEVENSON
  • TATHAM <
    • Wildman/Tatham union in marriage? = Elizabeth Tatham m. Matthew Wildman external/twitter_bird_small.gif
    • Mary Redmayne married John Redman of Coldcotes who had a will.
  • TAYLOR
  • THIRNBECK
  • THOMPSON
  • THORNTON <
  • TOWNLEY
  • TURNBULL
  • TURNER
  • URRIN
  • WALKER
  • WALLER
  • WARDEN
  • WEBSTER
  • WETHERALL
  • WETHERHEAD
    • many-many wills
  • WHITHAM
  • WHITTINGDALE
  • WILCOCK
  • WILDMAN <
  • WILLIAMSON
  • WILSON
  • WITTON
  • WOOD

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