Newspaper Extracts - Thoralby 

(1800-1809)

York Herald – 7th March, 1801

 

WOOD. 

To be SOLD, BY TICKET,

In LOTS,

LOT 111.

951 Numbered and 1739 Cyphered TREES, with all the under WOOD, consisting of ASH, ELM, PLANE, HOLLY, &c. with many Thousands that are marked with a Plane, now Standing and Growing in SHAW'S WOOD.

All the above Wood is Standing upon a Farm, called SCAR TOP, in the occupation of Mr. HODGSON HOPPER, in BISHOPDALE, and Parish of AYESGARTH, in the North-Riding of Yorkshire.

For further particulars apply to JOHN FAWCETT of Thoralby, in Bishopdale; or to the Tenant, who will show the same.

 

York Herald – 22 June, 1805

 

TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, 

By CHR. ORTON.

At the house of THOMAS TENNANT, Innholder, Carlton on Coverdale, in the County of York, on WEDNESDAY the FOURTEENTH day of August, 1805, subject to such conditions as will be then and there produced, of not previously disposed of by Private Contract, of which timely notice will be given.

 

All that excellent and beautiful MESSUAGE or DWELLING HOUSE, now occupied by Mr. Christopher Watson,; the owner; with a most delightful GARDEN in the front of the said House: also, a good modern built FARM-HOUSE, with the OUTBUILDINGS, STABLES, respectively belonging thereto; together with about forty days Mowing of capital rich Arable, Meadow, and Pasture Land contiguous to the above premises; with four Cattle-gates and a half in Carlton West Pasture. Also One Eight Share in the Manor of Carlton High Dale, well stocked with Game, and on which there is a Seam of Coal, with strong appearances of Veins of Lead, and therefore very desirable to Mine adventures.

 

A part of the above premises is contiguous to the river Cover, upon which, with great advantage, a Cotton, Worsted, or other Mill, may be erected, being near to the populons Villages of Carlton, East and West Scrafton, and Melmerby, from where a supply of labourers and children may be obtained on reasonable terms.

 

The above premises are subject to a small payment in lieu of Tythes, and well calculated for a Gentleman who could wish to amuse himself with Field Diversions.

 

Mr. CHRISTOPHER WATSON, the owner, of Carlton aforesaid, will show the premises; and further particulars may be had on application to the said Mr. WATSON, or Mr. SADLER, Solicitor, Thoralby.

York Herald – 27th September, 1806

 

GAME DUTY.

North-Riding of Yorkshire.

A LIST of CERTIFICATES issued in the aforesaid Riding, with respect to the said Duties, between the FIRST day of July, and the TWENTY-SECOND day of September, 1806, pursuant to the Acts of Parliament granting Duties on such Certificates. 

... W

... Willis James, of Warnford Court, London, now at Thoralby, N.R. gent.

... Wray George, jun. Thoralby, gent.

 

 

York Herald – 8 November, 1806

 

DEATHS.

Lately, at Thoralby, near Askrigg. G. Wray, Esq. Captain in the Loyal Dales Volunteers.

 

 

York Herald – 22nd November, 1806

 

- Wensleydale and Bishopdale -

TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION,

 

On TUESDAY the THIRTIETH Day of December, 1806, at PALMER FLAT INN, near Aysgarth, Wensleydale,

 

ALL that FREEHOLD ESTATE, called the TOWNHEAD, [Old Hall], situate at THORALBY, in Bishopdale, consisting of a small ancient MANSION-HOUSE and suitable Outbuildings, with about 26  Acres of very rich Meadow Land adjoining, and 33 Acres, or thereabouts, of Meadow and Pasture Grounds, within half a mile of the Mansion-House, together with 17 or 18 Cattlegates in the two Stinted Pastures called Thoralby Haw and Side Pastures. 

 

The above Estate is entitled to an extensive and valuable Common Right upon the Stake Common, which may, and is soon likely to be made Stinted Pasture, at a small charge.

 

And also, All that small but eligible compact FREEHOLD ESTATE, called EASTHOLM, in Wensleydale, bounded on the North by the River Yore, and on the South by Bishopdale Brook, (both excellent Trout Streams) and delightfully situated on a Neck of Land which forms a Junction between the two beautiful Vales of Wensleydale and Bishopdale, and within a Quarter of a Mile of that much admired Water Fall called Aisgarth Force, consisting of a neat snug DWELLING-HOUSE, and requisite Outbuildings, and about 28 Acres of Meadow and Pasture Land.

 

Also an Allotment containing about 8 Acres, well fenced and watered, late Parcel of Aisgarth Moor.

 

Also one-8th Shares of that well-conducted Cotton Mill, situated near Aisgarth, on the Margin of the River Yore, which supplies it with a never failing Stream of Water.

 

Also one-6th Share of that well-accustomed Water Corn Mill, (now in good Repair) situated at West Burton; and 6 Sheepgates, and one-8th in the Stinted Pasture, lately inclosed from Burton Moor.

 

N.B. All the above Premises are in Aysgarth Parish, and will be shown by WILLIAM WRAY, of Thoralby.

 

The Townhead and Eastholm Estates are most desirable objects for such Gentlemen as wish for Country Retreats.

 

Any further Particulars may be known on Application to Nr. LUPTON TOPHAM, Solicitor in Middleham.

 

 

York Herald – 31st October, 1807

- Wensleydale and Bishopdale –

TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION,

IN LOTS.

 

On SATURDAY the SEVENTH day of November, 1807, at the house of Mr. FRANCIS WITTINGTON, - at Palmer Flatt, near Aysgarth. By WILLIAM TERRY, Auctioneer, At THREE o’clock in the afternoon. The following FREEHOLD PROPERTY. In the Township of THORALBY. A neat, commodious DWELLING-HOUSE, called Little Burn House, and extensive convenience thereunto belonging, with about Twenty Acres of Land of the first quality surrounding the same – Also Swiney Cote Farm, adjoining the above. A Field called, called Low Sandwath. Two Fields, called High and Low Skerricks. A Field called, Under Scarr. Two Fields, called East and West Water Ings. The Farm, called Blind Sike. Five Fields called. East Ground; viz. Dirt Holme, Hole, Harlow, Water Parrock, and Beck Close. And half Share of the Corn Mill, at Thoralby, in full work, and good repair.

 

The above are in the occupation of James Mudd, John Metcalfe, George Calvert, and John Fawcett, as Tenants.

[The sale of these followed the death of Robert Tennant of Littleburn, (1729-1807)].

 

York Herald – 22nd November, 1807

 

Wensleydale and Bishopdale –

TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION,

 

On TUESDAY the THIRTIETH Day of December, 1806 at PALMER FLATT INN, near Aisgarth, Wensleydale,

 

ALL that FREEHOLD ESTATE, called the TOWNHEAD [Old Hall], situate at THORALBY, in Bishopdale, consisting of a small ancient MANSION-HOUSE and suitable Outbuildings, with about 26 Acres of very rich Meadow Land adjoining, and 33 Acres, or thereabouts, of Meadow and Pasture Land (also of excellent Quality) called the West Grounds, within half a mile of the Mansion-House, together with 17 or 18 Cattlegates in two Stinted Pastures called Thoralby Haw and Side Pastures.

 

The above Estate is entitled to an extensive and valuable Common Right upon the Stake Common, which may, and is likely soon to be made a Stinted Pasture, at a small charge.

 

And also, All that small but eligible and compact FREEHOLD ESTATE, called EASTHOLM, in Wensleydale, bounded on the North by the River Yore, and on the South by Bishopdale Brook, (both excellent Trout Streams) and delightfully situated on a Neck of Land which forms a Junction between the two beautiful Vales of Wensleydale and Bishopdale, and within a Quarter of a Mile of that much admired Water Force called Aisgarth Force, consisting of a neat snug DWELING-HOUSE, and requisite Outbuildings, and about 28 Acres of Meadow and Pasture Land.

 

Also an Allotment containing about 8 Acres, well fenced and watered, late Parcel of Aisgarth Moor.

 

Also one-8th Share of that well-conducted Cotton Mill, situated near Aisgarth, on the Margin of the River Yore, which supplies a never failing Stream of Water. Also one-6th Share of that well-accustomed Water Corn Mill, (now in good Repair) situated at West Burton; and 6 Sheepgates, and one-8th in the Stinted Pasture, lately inclosed from Burton Moor.

 

N.B. All the above Premises are in Aisgarth Parish, and will be shown by WILLIAM WRAY, of Thoralby. [Townhead, now known as the Old Hall].

 

The Townhead and Eastholm Esates are most desirable objects for such Gentlemen as wish for Country Retreats.

 

Any further Particulars may be-known on Application to Mr. LUPTON TOPHAM, Solicitor in Middleham.

[The sale of these followed the death of George Wray of the Old Hall, (1757-1806)].

 

York Herald – 13th February, 1808

 

THORALBY INCLOSURE. THORALBY INTENDED INCLOSURE. THE OWNERS of LANDS and CATTLE GATES situate within the Township of THORALBY, in the Parish of AYSGARTH, in the county of York, are requested to attend, by themselves or Agents, at the house of JANE CALVERT, Innholder, [George Inn] in Thoralby, on THURSDAY the EIGHTEENTH day of February inst. at ELEVEN o’clock in the Forenoon, on special business respecting the said Inclosure.

 

By Order, CHR. TOPHAM, Solicitor. MIDDLEHAM. Feb. 6, 1808.

York Herald – 3rd June 1809

 

THORALBY and BISHOPDALE INCLOSURE

 

ALEXANDER CALVERT, of Richmond, in the County of York, Land Surveyor, the sole Commissioner appointed in and by an Act of Parliament lately made and passed, intituled “An Act for inclosing Lands in the Manor of Thoralby, in the Parish of Aisgarth, in the North-Riding of the County of York,” in obedience to the same, and also to the directions of an Act made and passed in the Forty-first year of the Reign of his Majesty, intituled, “An Act for consolidating in one Act, certain Provision usually inserted in Acts of Inclosure, and for facilitating the mode of proving the several facts usually required on the passing of such Acts,”

 

DOTH HERBY GIVE NOTICE,

 

That he will hold his first attendance, for executing the powers vested in him, by virtue of the said Acts, or one of them, at the House of MISS JANE CALVERT, Innholder, [George Inn] at Thoralby aforesaid, on THURSDAY the TWENTY-SECOND day of JUNE next, at TEN o’clock in the Forenoon of the same day; and the said Commissioner doth herby require all Persons, and Bodies Corporate or Politic, who have or claim, any Common or other Right, to or in the Lands to be inclosed, at Thoralby and Bishopdale aforesaid, to deliver or cause to be delivered to him, at such attendance, an Account or Schedule in writing , signed by them or their Agents, of all their Respective Right, or Claims, and therin describe the Lands, Grounds, and Cattlegates, and the respective Messuages, Cottages, Byelawships, Land, Tenements, and Hereditaments, in respect whereof they shall respectively claim or be entitled to any, and which such rights, and the names of the Occupiers, and the computed quantities thereof respectively, together with the nature and extended of such Rights; and all claims neglected to be delivered to the said Commissioner, at his said first attendance, cannot be afterwards received, without some special cause to be by him allowed for that purpose.

 

And in pursuance of the directions of the said Act, passed in the Forty-First year of the Reign of his Majesty.

 

FURTHER NOTICE IS HERBY GIVEN, That a Banker, or some other Person or Persons, will be appointed by a majority in value of the Proprietors, who shall be present at the said Meeting, in whose hands, the money to be raised by the authority of the said Acts of Parliament for defraying the expenses of the said Inclosure, shall from time to time, be paid and deposited.

 

By Order of the Commissioner,

CHR. TOPHAM, Solicitor. MIDDLEHAM, 27th May 1809.

York Herald – 30th September, 1809

 

GAME DUTY.

A CONTINUATION of GAME CERTIFICATES issued ... FOURTH day of September, 1809, to the THIRTIETH of September, 1809 in the City of York, of the County of the said City, and the North-Riding of the County of York.

Names, with Residence and Manor.

Purchas William, esquire, Thoralby

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