Document Catalogue

Document Catalogue
Date Order

Document Catalogue 1591-1950: a list of family documents which have been deposited
with the Cumbria County Archive

No. Date Precis Parish
1 18/06/1591 Last will and testament of Henry Langhorne Bampton
2 21/03/1649 Trial by jury of complaint by Edward Pingney against Thomas Dalton. Complaint found to be ‘nothing’, Carlisle
3 04/06/1673 Tenure for life of Little Corby transferred by Deed Poll from William Hall to John (natural son of Robert Bowman) and Robert Bowman Hayton
4 13/11/1681 James Hudles of Newby binds himself to repay debt of 3 owed to Thomas Reede of Newby Irthington
5 24/05/1685 John Riddish of Troutbeck Hall promises to repay his debt of 3.10.0d to James Reade of Newby at Whitsun 1687. Hayton

Irthington

6 15/12/1685 William Douglas of Coramy, John Dalton of Little Corby, and John Mulcaster of Lever Hall, all yeomen of the County of Cumberland bind themselves to repay their joint debt to William Milbourne, Merchant, of Cumrew, on or before 11/12/1686. Hayton
7 31/12/1685 Articles agreed between the Rt.Hon.Earl of Carlisle and James Reed of Newby to farm-lett him House-Steads, Norman-Scott & Banck-Heed within Irdington for 9 years from 02/02/1686 Hayton

Irthington

8 09/02/1687 John Bowman relinquishes his Tenancy of Little Corby in favour of James Reed of Newby and appoints John Carruthers of Horsgill & Humphrey Wannop of Newby as his Attorneys in the transaction. Hayton

Irthington

9 02/05/1688 Tenure of Little Corby transferred in perpetuity from John Bowman and his wife Margareta to Jacobus Reed Hayton
10 02/05/1692 John Dalton of Little Corby purchases from Mary Feirguison of Penneth some land lying in Little Corby, for the sum of 60. Hayton
11 27/08/1698 Intestacy case brought before the Episcopal Court of Carlisle by Margareta Reed, widow of James Reed of Little Corby Hayton
12 21/01/1702 Manor of Corby Court held for William Howard by his Steward Thomas Dalton, admitting John Reed Tenant for the joint lives of William Howard (Lord of the Manor) and John Reed. Hayton
13 22/10/1720 Indenture of Sale for Land in Little Corby, sold for 45 by Thomas Dalton of Little Corby to Edward Coulthard of Bawdingholme Hayton

Orton

14 14/09/1723 Walter & David Graham promise to Margaret Reed and John Reed to give to George Graham & Mary Reed 1/3 of the Estate at Riggfoot together with all buildings (marriage settlement). Kirklinton
15& 15A 25/11/1731 Jury of Lordship of Corby confirm John Reed’s right to an estate of freehold land bought from Thomas Dalton, lying the town & townfields of Little Corby, and undated verdicts recognising his right to 2 further pieces of land at Little Corby by descent from his father. Hayton
16 06/04/1751 Indenture between John Towns of Rickergate without the city of Carlisle and John Hope of Denton-Mile of the same parish of sale of lands in Newby Holme to the latter for the sum of 28, permission being granted by the Rt.Hon.Charles, Earl of Carlisle, Lord of the Barony of Gilsland. St.Mary’s

Irthington

Carlisle

17 20/08/1751 Article made between Thomas Robinson and John Hall about a fine to be paid if either abuses the other in unlawful terms. Hayton
18 13/06/1780 Court Baron or Customary Court of Philip Howard, Lord of Great and Little Corby Manors, held by Stewards John Mitchison & Luke Blacklock. Joseph Bond surrendered his tenancy in favour of James Reed. Hayton
19 16/09/1790 Lease of farm at Little Corby by Walter Irwin (Irving) to William & Thomas Harden, Thomas Waugh and William Taylor for 63 a year for 7 years. Hayton

Walton

20 19/11/1790 Indenture (of lease) between Walter Irwin of Hall Foot and Mary, Thomas & William Harding of Millhead, Joseph Taylor of Gill-Bank and Thomas Waugh of Walton-Miln of land at Little Corby for 7 years Kirklinton

Walton

21 31/12/1790 Indenture of feofment between Elizabeth Reed and Walter Irwin about her piece of freehold land of approx. 1 acre at Troutbeck. Kirklinton

Hayton

22 14/12/1793 Receipt for 8.6.8d by J.Sutton for John Robinson from Walter Irwin Carlisle
23 13/04/1797 Indenture (of lease) between Walter Irwin of Hall Foot, Thomas and William Harding and John Pigg of Little Corby for 7 years from Candlemas last past, for a rent of 63 a year Kirklinton

Hayton

24 22/06/1798 Indenture of sale for 5s. and lease for a year for peppercorn rent (to establish title) between Walter Irwin of Hallfoot and John Kirkbride of Edenbanks. Kirklinton

Wetheral

25 22-23/06/1798 Indenture of Lease and Release between Walter Irwin (borrower) and John Kirkbride (lender) of Edenbanks, to cover the sum of 300 and interest. Kirklinton

Wetheral

26 20/06/1801 Receipt for 13.15.0d from W.Irwin 1 year’s interest on 300 mortgage Wetheral
27 09/11/1818 Indenture between Thomas Henry Graham of Edmond Castle and George Irwin of Little Corby for a 1 year lease. Hayton
28 07/06/1825 Carlisle Canal Navigation share no.997 and AGM reports of 03/07/1838, 07/07/1840 and 06/07/1841 Carlisle
29 14/05/1824 Letter from Geo.Kinloch from Jamaica to George Johnston, Beghead, Long Corvey, announcing the deaths of both his sons, George & Thomas in December 1823. Netherby
30 26/06/1826 Letter from William Robinson to George Irving, Little Corby, on behalf of Mr.Graham about exchange of land in connection with another exchange between Mr.Howard & Mr.Graham. Hayton
31 29/12/1826 Letter from Henry Howard to George Irwin about letting fishing rights at the Lowe end of Little Corby and Irthingfoot sent with the witnessed agreement Hayton
32 26/03/1827 Letter from Isaac Brown, Greenholme, to George Irving, Little Corby, about meeting Thomas Wannop at Mr.Pearson’s office in connection with a bond. Hayton
33 25/10/1838 Notice of Meeting about Commutation of Tithes under Statute 657 William IV.c.71 adjourned to 01/11/1838, to be held at Joseph Hammond’s public house, in the township of Little Corby. Hayton
34 05/01/1856 Probate of Will 12.8.2d. receipt, Consistory Court of Carlisle. Carlisle
35 18/07/1863 Notice to quit served upon John Wilkinson the Younger, of Little Corby, to take effect on 02/02/1864, and referring to indenture of lease of 20/12/1860 between George Irving of Little Corby and John Wilkinson the Younger of Flatt and John Wilkinson the Elder of Flatt & John Milbourne of Talkin as sureties. Hayton
36 25/03/1861 Letter from David & Mary Ferguson, Murvale, nr.Kingston, Canada to Anthony Ferguson, including greetings to the Irvins family, Mary’s friends. Unknown
37 24/02/1863 Port Carlisle Dock & Railway Company, original stock, Register no.141 100 proprietor of coupon no.1 George Irving, Little Corby, yeoman Hayton
38 17/02/1868 Receipt for 17.4.1d for Master Irwin’s board & tuition at Croft Board School, Brampton, half year ending Christmas 1867 Hayton
39 12/09/1872 Letter from Mrs.Towns (sister to brother) congratulating him on the birth of a daughter. Unknown
40 20/12/1873 Will of George Irwin of Little Corby. Revoked by Will of 06/01/1877 Hayton
41 14/05/1877 Letter from Mary Nixon of Crow Hall, Brampton to May Irwin Brampton
Hayton
42 06/09/1878 Register HJ of the year 1878 Folio 851 Legacy & Succession Duty Dept., Somerset House. Death Duty after death of George Irwin. n/a
43 10/12/1878 Somerset House, Register 1 of the year 1877, Folio 10 Claims for succession duty after death of John Irving, in respect of real property at Little Corby, left to Thomas Irving and temination of an annuity of 12 willed by George Irving. n/a
44 24/11/1878 Latest entry of deaths of George Irving, 25/01/1878 and Thomas Irwin 24/11/1878 (list of births (earliest George Irwin 30/09/1769) and deaths) n/a
45 20/03/1879 Payment to Goldsmith J.A.Wheatley, Carlisle by Mrs. Irving for mourning ring & pin & other items, of 6.2.6d. Hayton
46 29/11/1882 Covering letter to Gordon Lillie Esq. from I.Moldfield concerning girls’ school prospectus enclosed. n/a
47 26/04/1883 Assessment of receipt of duty on annuity of 16, etc. Inland Revenue. n/a
48 28/11/1885 Probate of Will (copy of Will attached) of George Johnston of Durham, draper. Heiress & sole executrix his sister, Bridget Irwin, widow. Durham
48A 31/12/1886 Municipal Permanent Investment Building Society, Head Office 62 King William Street, London. Letter with warrant for interest due. n/a
49 29/11/1887 Indenture between Bridget Irwin of Carlisle, Woodstock Villa, Warwick Road, and William Foster of Little Corby farmer a lease for 3 years beginning on 02/02/1888 at a yearly rent of 220 clear, all taxes and charges having been paid by the tenant. Hayton

Wetheral

50 27/11/1890 Undertaking by John Reay of Carlisle and Irwin Green of Tweedy Hill to farm at Little Corby from 02/02/1891 and an agreement to execute lease for 7 years from 02/02/1891 and conditions of lease set down by Mrs.Irwin. Hayton
51 31/07/1893 The North British Railway Company, Dividend Warrant for the half-year to 31/07/1893 (not cashed, apparently) n/a
52 28/08/1892 Last Will of Elizabeth Barnfather (probate copy). Beneficiary her sister. Carlisle
53 03/04/1895 Probate of will of Miss Elizabeth Barnfather; executors: David Barnfather of Lanercost and Robert Irving, her sister’s husband. Carlisle
54 17/10/1895 Wannop & Westmorland, solicitors to Dobinson & Watson, solicitors, re title deeds of W.G.Irwin’s property and exact amount due to Mortgagees. Carlisle

Hayton

55 17/02/1896 Draft mortgage of freehold & leasehold premises situate in the parishes Hayton, Irthington & Wetheral between Miss.M.A.Irwin (mortgager) and Mr.I.H.Manson, solicitor, mortgagee. Hayton
Irthington
Wetheral
56 16/06/1896 Acknowledgement of repayment of mortgage due by Wannop & Westmorland, solicitors, to Dobinson & Watson, the former undertake to have the property (Little Corby etc.) reconveyed to the owner at the latter’s expense. Hayton
57 1896 Draft undertaking to perfect title & get real & leasehold estates in the parishes of Hayton, Irthington, Wetheral Hayton
Irthington
Wetheral
58A 21/07/1896 Draft notice of mortgage of reversionary interest: Mr.W.G.Irwin to Mr.J.H.Brown Carlisle
58 13/07/1896 Draft mortgage of a share of residue between Wilfred Jackson, Engineer, of 33 Lismore Terrace, Carlisle, and William George Irwin of 1 Cavendish Place, Carlisle Carlisle
59 26/08/1896 Draft reconveyance of freehold hereditaments at Little Corby Hill, Cumberland (by indorsement) engrossed at the date set down, made between Mr.William Patterson and Miss.M.A.Irwin. Hayton
60 10/1896 List of articles stored with H.E.Winter, 14-16 Lonsdale Street, Carlisle Carlisle
61 25/11/1896 Sale of stored goods netted 6.16.10d. Carlisle
62 31/05/1905 Last date entered on estate account of Robert Irving deceased. Carlisle
63 16/09/…. William & Richard Wilson, yeomen, are bound to pay Anthony O’Rourk, High Shireff of Cumberland 40 unless William makes a personal appearance in the Common Bench to answer James Hudles on a plea of trespass. Unknown
63A undated sketch-map showing coal road forming a field boundary on one side and Troutbeck the other, one field belong to Henry Howard Esq. (about 2 acres), the other to the heirs of John Wilson, about 1 acre, to be sold. Hayton
64 & 65 undated List of roads old and newly made or to be made and the difference in distances between them (consultative paper?) Unknown
66 14/01/1931

 

 

 

13/01/1931

Risque, Robson & Yates, solicitor’s letter to Mrs.Carruthers, Manchester and letters to them from Darby & Son about water found at Little Corby which was not pure enough to be of use and caused the contractor loss.

Another letter from Wood & Graham, Estate Agents, who had been approached by the County Surveyor’s Dept. about the possible gift of a strip of land for road widening. They suggest that payment of 1s. per sq.yard ought to be demanded from the

Hayton
67 20/07/1943- 15/03/1950 Letters and other correspondence from K.Irwin-Carruthers (temp.Captain)

from Westminster Bank Warrington between 31/03/1948-15/03/1950

from Hongkong & Shanghai Banking Corporation, Kuala Lumpur 02/02/1949-30/01/1950

from John Buckley & Co.Ltd. Warrington about storage & sale of Mrs.Carruthers’s household goods 20/07/1943-07/03/1950

n/a
67A 20/09/1948- 12/1949 Posting, personnel, travel, pay, accommodation and other Army matters. n/a

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Date Order 1591-1905: a list of all documents in date order cross-referenced where applicable
with the document catalogue number

 

Date

Cat. #

Names

Locations

18/06/1591

1

Henry Langhorne

Beckfoot, Bampton, Westmoreland

02/05/1600

None

James Reed
Thomas Dalston
John Bowman

Little Corby

11/03/1649

2

Edward Pingney
Thomas Dalton

Carlisle

04/06/1673

3

William Hall
John Bowman

Little Corby

21/06/1673

Title

William Hall
Robert Bowman

n/a

13/09/1681

4

Thomas Reede

Newby/Irthington

20/01/1682

Title

Thomas Dalton
John Dalton

n/a

24/05/1685

5

James Reede

Newby/Irthington

15/12/1685

6

John Dalton

Little Corby

31/12/1685

7

James Reed

Newby

09/02/1687

8

James Reed
John Bowman
John Carruthers
Humphry Wannop

Newby/Irthington
Little Corby
Horsgill
Newby

02/05/1688

9

James Reed
John Bowman

Little Corby

02/05/1692

10

John Dalton
Mary Ferguson

Little Corby

27/08/1698

11

James Reed
Margaret Reed

Little Corby

15/03/1699

Will

Walter Irwin Blackhill

21/01/1702

12

Thomas Dalston
John Reed

Little Corby

22/10/1720

13

Thomas Dalton
Edward Coulthard

Little Corby
Bawdingholme/Orton

14/09/1723

14

Walter Graham
David Graham
Margaret Reed
John Reed
George Graham
Mary Reed
John Carruthers
Richard Carruthers

Riggfoot/Kirklinton

Little Corby

Riggfoot/Kirklinton

 

 

02/12/1730

Title

Thomas Dalton
John Reed

n/a

25/11/1731

15

Thomas Dalston
John Reed

Little Corby

13/06/1739

Title

Margaret Graham
John Reed

n/a

17/12/1750

Title

John Dalton
Daniel Bond

n/a

06/04/1751

16

John Towns
John Hope

Rickergate/Carlisle
Newby Holme

20/08/1751

17

Thomas Robinson
John Hall
John Reed

Hayton

26/12/1757

Title

Robert Bowman
Robert Bowman

Little Corby
Bridgewoodfoot

13/01/1758

Will

Walter Irwin Hallfoot

23/02/1773

Title

Robert Bowman
Robert Bowman
Thomas Irwin

Bridgewoodfoot

Little Corby

16/05/1776

Title

Thomas Irwin
Robert Bowman
James Reed

n/a

13/06/1780

18

Joseph Bond
James Reed

Little Corby

1789

None

Rev.Thomas Graham
Isabella Stockdale
John Graham

Wetheral

1790

None

Walter Irving

Hall Foot
Little Corby

16/11/1790

19

Walter Irwin
William Harden
Thomas Harden
George Irwin

n/a

19/11/1790

20

Walter Irwin

Hall Foot
Little Corby

06/06/1790

Will

James Read

n/a

31/12/1790

21

Elizabeth Reed
Walter Irwin

Troutbeck

1791

None

Mary Graham

Wetheral

14/12/1793

22

Walter Irwin
John Robinson

Carlisle

13/04/1797

23

Walter Irwin
Thomas Harding
William Harding

Hallfoot

Little Corby

22/06/1798

24

Walter Irwin
James Reed

Hallfoot

22/06/1798

Title

Walter Irwin
John Kirkbride

n/a

20/06/1801

26

Walter Irwin
John Kirkbride

n/a

02/08/1808

None

George Irwin
Thomas Harding
William Harding

n/a

01/04/1813

Will

Walter Irwin Hallfoot

09/11/1818

27

Thomas Henry Graham
George Irving

Edmond Castle
Little Corby

14/05/1824

29

George Johnston
George Johnston
Thomas Johnston

Beghead
Jamaica
Jamaica

26/05/1824

None

Isabella Graham
James Graham

Scotby
St.Croix, West Indies

18/07/1824 None

Isabella Graham
James Graham

Scotby
St.Croix, West Indies

21/11/1824 None

Isabella Graham
James Graham

Scotby
St.Croix, West Indies

12/06/1825

None

James Graham
Isabella Graham
Thomas Graham

St.Croix, West Indies
Scotby

07/06/1825

28

George Irving

Little Corby

26/06/1826

30

George Irving
Mr.Graham

Little Corby

29/12/1826

31

George Irwin

Little Corby

26/03/1827

32

George Irving
Thomas Wannop

Little Corby

23/07/1828

None

James Graham
Isabella Graham

St.Croix, West Indies
Scotby

07/10/1832

None

George Graham
William Harding
Thomas Graham
Betty Graham
William Graham
Peter Graham

Little Corby
Little Corby
Montreal, Canada

 

 

1838

33

Thomas Henry Graham

Little Corby

09/08/1853

Will

Walter Irwin Hallfoot
10/11/1853

Will

Robert Irving Blackhill
15/04/1854

Will

George Irving Little Corby

05/01/1856

34

George Irving

n/a

25/03/1861

36

Anthony Ferguson
David Ferguson
May Ferguson
"Irvins family"

Murvale, Canada

Little Corby

24/02/1863

37

George Irving

Little Corby

18/07/1863

35

George Irving
John Wilkinson

Flatt/Hayton

17/02/1868

38

Mrs.Irwin
Master Irwin

Croft Board School, Brampton

12/09/1872

39

Mrs.Towns

Water Millock House

20/12/1873

40

George Irwin

Little Corby

06/01/1877

Will

George Irwin Little Corby

14/05/1877

41

May Irwin
"Willie-George" Irwin
Mary Nixon

Little Corby

Crow Hall, Brampton

20/03/1879

45

Mrs.Irving

Little Corby

26/04/1883

47

Bridget Irving
John Irving
Thomas Irving
George Irving

Durham/Deal

Little Corby

 

18/11/1885

48

George Johnston
Bridget Irving

Durham

29/11/1887

49

Bridget Irving
William Foster
Robert Irving

Carlisle

18/08/1892

52

Elizabeth Barnfather

Carlisle

20/05/1895

53

Elizabeth Barnfather
Robert Irving

Carlisle

17/10/1895

54

W.G.Irwin
Wannop & Westmorland
Robinson & Watson

Carlisle

17/12/1895

None

Mary Amelia Irwin
William George Irwin
George Frederick Johnston
Bertha Johnston

Carlisle

17/02/1896

55

Mary Amelia Irwin
Isaac Horace Manson
James Watson
Kate Mary Can

Carlisle

Barnet, Hertfordshire

31/05/1905

62

Robert Irving
Mrs.May Carruthers

Carlisle

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