Finding NoDDHM
Extent60 cubic feet
DescriptionIncludes counterpart leases of leaseholds that have been enfranchised 1837-1852; counterpart leases of leaseholds not yet enfranchised 1837-1849; surrender of leases for Howden and Howdenshire 1760-1857;
Halmotes court roll: Howden 1447-1448; miscellaneous documents including book containing names of jurors and greeves for manor and liberty of Howden and Howdenshire 1771-1779; file of proceedings at Three Weeks Court (Halmote court) including summonses, bonds and correspondence; tracing from tithe map of Howden 1898; township indexes to court rolls 1712-1940; Bishopsoil Enclosure Award 1778;
Parliamentary survey of Manor of Howden 1648; Howdenshire sewers, book of pains 1842 including copies of articles of inquiry.
AdminHistoryThe extensive manor of Howden formed part of the temporalities of the Bishop of Durham from medieval times. Ownership passed to the Bishop of Ripon in 1837 and to the Church Commissioners in 1857. Earlier records and more general administrative records are held at the University of Durham.
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