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|Villata De Dalton 1300|
The following people are recorded living at Dalton in this century.
Johannes Emcus possible brother or father of Robertus, surname is difficult but if split into two parts Em gives us buyer and Cus gives us Liquid measure so the name could mean dealer in water
Mergareta Laweson posible sister or Mother of Agnes .
Robertus and Johanna Tag name means young sheep,
Johannes and Agnes Chapman, west saxon name meaning merchant trader.
Radulphus By the yate name of Yate derived from this it means dweller by the gate or gatekeeper,
Robertus Taylour , name means Tailor.
Beatrix Machun , name is a variation of Mason.
Johannes Gilleson ,name means son of Giles,
Willelmus of Berlay , one from Berlay
Willelmus Albus ,name means white.
Willelmus Jacson ,son of Jack
The Nomina Villlarum of 1315-16 informs us that Earl de Warren, who built Conisbrough Castle, had gained ownership of Dalton
Trouble at t'Mill
John Wangelist in 1324 was convicted of the theft of corn valued at 8d from a garth [ A close; a yard; a croft; a garden; as, a cloister garth ] .in Aiccup by the vills of Greasbrough and Dalton. The court at Conisbrough ruled that he and his goods to be seized.
In the same year the good folks of Dalton and Greasbrough present that Adam del Kerre has a stray beehive worth 6d. and it shall remain in his keeping.
This was the era of the Black Death just how this scourge effected Dalton if at all as yet to be uncovered.
Meanwhile Mrs De Dalton was caught in a somewhat
sobering matter when the vill of Dalton in
1349 presents that the wife of
Laurence de Dalton 6d brewed at a penny twice
and sold against the assize. Therefore she is in mercy which means that to
be in mercy, signifies to be liable to punishment at the discretion of the
Moving on to 1380 at Dalton, John Empcus, a constable. was fined for brewing ale without a license: Agnes Laweson was involved in the case. She may have been the daughter or wife of Robert Laweson who was accused by Richard Wlfe of Melton who alleged that Robert Laweson of Dalton unjustly detained from his service Robert Laweson junior, hired to serve Richard from Martinmas [11th November] to the following Pentecost. Damages assessed: 10s. Robert pleaded not guilty and the court ruled in his favour that Richard prosecuted unjustly and was fined 3d.
Then there was a bit of a "Ta do" in 1380 when an Inquiry was called for to decide whether William de Hill of Dalton obtained from Adam Seriant and Emma his wife 2 cartwheels bound with iron worth 30s, which were Emma's before marriage and which William took and kept. 30s damages claimed.
It was all happening in Dalton back then wasn't it?
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