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TitlePhotocopy of Inquisition post mortem of Rowland Kyrkby
DescriptionHeld at Torpenhow on 26 April, 35 Henry VIII [1543]. He died seised in fee tail with Mary Senhouse of:
1) Twenty two messuages and 140 acres of land in Bolton and Butle, by grant of Henry Kyrkby, his father dated 8 March, 30 Henry VIII [1538/9], etc. as recited in the previous Inquisition.
2) The reversion of ten messuages and 200 acres of land in Bolton, Holmerooke and Buttelle, which Eleanor Kirkby mother of Rowland holds by grant recited in the previous Inquisition. [N.B. she was then Eleanor Chine].
3) The reversion of 30 messuages, 200 acres of land, 100 acres of meadow and 200 acres of pasture in Cleter, Hayle, Gosfurthe, Bolton, Butele, (?) between Eske and Dudden, and the mill of (?Seaton), which Katherine Kirkby, grandmother of Rowland holds for life for her jointure. Value p.a. £3.
4) The reversion of certain messuages lands and tenements in Bolton which William Kirkeby uncle of Rowland holds for life. Value p.a. £4.
He died on 6 March, 32 Henry VIII [1540/1], and William Kirkeby is his uncle and next heir, aged 19 years and 46 weeks and 3 days. John Senhouse esq. took the profit of 12 messuages in Bolton for one year after Rowland's death, value £3. 15s. 5d., and William Kirkeby received the profit of the remainder.
Date26 April 1543
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