NYCRO has numerous Latin deeds and documents from the 13th & 14th centuries detailing transfer of land in and around Thornton-le-Street. Our Latin transcription group has been working hard to transcribe the documents.

We have provided a list of what the deed refers to with a pdf file that contains a copy of the original with the transcribed Latin and an English translation.

1. Grant by Alan of Bonington to Robert of Edgeton, of a tenement in Thornton le Street – date unknown: thornton 1
2. Grant by Robert of Maltby and Sibyll his wife to Robert of Edgeton and Constance his wife, of 6 bovates of land in Thornton le Street – date unknown thornton 2
3. Grant by Peter of Wassand to Constanceto Robert of Edgeton and Constance his wife, a bovate of land and a toft in Thornton le Street – date unknown thornton 3
4. Grant by Walter of Buckden and Constance his wife to Robert of Edgeton, of 2 tofts and 7 bovates of land in Thornton le Street – date unknown thornton 4
5. Grant by Richard of Wassand to Constance, formerly wife of Robert of Edgeton, of 7 bovates of land in Thornton le Street – date unknown thornton 5
6. Quitclaim by William of Thornton to Hugh of Ottrington, of half of a capital messuage, 30 acres of land and an acre of meadow, in Thornton le Street – date unknown thornton 6
7. Grant by William of Thornton and Isabel his wife to John of Thornton, of a capital messuage and a moiety of all their land, meadow and pasture in Thornton le Street – dated 15/08/1308 thornton 7thornton 28
8. & 9. Quitclaim by William of Thornton to John of Otterington, of a capital messuage in Thornton le Street – dated 07/02/1320 AND Grant by Adam de Laund and Isabel his wife to Thomas of North Otterington, of a capital messuage in Thornton le Street – dated 21/07/1324 thornton 8 and 9
10. & 11. Grants of meadows and land by John of Thornton to Thomas of North Otterington – dated 1317 thornton 10 and 11
12. Quitclaims (2) by John of Thornton To Isabel of North Otterington, of a messuage and land in Thornton le Street – dated 02/11/1317 and Pentecost 1319 thornton 12
13. Lease by Nicholas, Vicar of Thornton le Street To Thomas of Otterington, of a piece of land and an acre of meadow in Thornton le Street – dated 08/05/1319 thornton 13
14. & 15. Grant and Quitclaim by John of Thornton To Thomas of Otterington, of 30 acres of arable land and an acre of meadow in Thornton le thornton 47thornton 20
21. Commission from Richard Tempest To John of Burgh, to take seisin of land in Thornton le Street – dated 13/02/1365 thornton 21
22. Quitclaim by John of Leake To John of North Otterington, of 13 shillings and 4 pence of rent from land in Thornton le Street – dated 18/02/1340 thornton 22
23. Grant by Richard of Otterington To Richard Tempest, of 100 shillings of rent from land in Thornton le Street – dated 30/09/1349 thornton 23
24. Plea of assises at York by Richard of Oterynton (Otterington) Against Richard of Thornton, Adam of Lonesdale, John Barne and John Oxhird – dated 13/12/1350 thornton 24
25. Grant in fee by Richard of Oterynton To lord Richard Tempest knight all land and tenements in Thornton in Strata – dated 14/12/1350 thornton 25
26. Indenture from lord Robert of Bonyngton knight to Roger Westiby son of Walter two messuages and seven bovates of land with appurtenances in Thornton in the Street – dated thornton 26
27. Bond from Robert of Bonyngton knight to Roger Westiby of Bonyngton for 100 marks – dated 23/02/1366 thornton 27
28. Grant from Roger Westeby of Boynton to Geoffrey of Norwich (Norwyco) chaplain and to John of Boynton one messuage in Thornton in the Street – dated 15/04/1366 thornton 28
29. Grant from Geoffrey of Norwich chaplain and John of Boynton to Roger Westiby of Boynton one messuage and three bovates of land with their appurtenances in Thornton in the Strete – dated 01/05/1366 thornton 29
30. “Power of Attorny from Geoffrey of Norwich chaplain and John of Boynton” to Radulf del Loundes and John of Burgh to deliver in siesin to Roger Westiby of Boynton one messuage and three bovates of land with their appurtenances in Thornton in the Strete – dated 01/05/1366 thornton 30
31. Grant from Roger Westiby of Boynton to Gerard of Brumby of York and William of Brumby chaplain, two mesuages and seven bovates of land and appurtenances in Thornton in the Strete – dated 03/05/1366 thornton 31
32. Bond from Robert of Bonyngton knight to Roger Westiby of Bonyngton for 100 marks – dated 23/07/1366 thornton 32
33. Indenture from Roger Westiby of Bonyngton to Peter de Thorp of York Draper with his heirs and assigns in perpetuity two messuages and seven bovates of land in the territory of Thornton in the Strete – dated 12/03/1366 thornton 33
34. english document (not available)
35. verso (back of document not available)
36. William Tempest knight lord of Stodley (Studley) power of attorny to Alan Hosle and John Raa – dated 12/05/1440 thornton 36
37. documents not available
38. John Lounde clerk Robert Danby Ranulf Pygot William Heron Robert Ingleton and Richard Weltdown surrender of lease of lands from Studley and Lynsey and lands around Ripon and Northallerton to Dionisia, wife of William Maillorje esquire, sister and daughter of William Tempest knight – dated 04/09/1452 thornton 38
39. & 40. Roland Tempest esquire gives all tenements rents and services held in Thornton le Street and one messuage in North Allerton & 40. gives power of attorny for same to Robert Archer yeoman to William heron esquire and William Laverok yeoman – dated 04/11/1447 thornton 39 and 40
41. William Haggerston esquire gave granted all my lands and tenements rents and services with all and singular their appurtenances in Thornton in Strata to Robert Tempest of Holmesett and Ann his wife – dated 01/08/1470
47. Bond from John Brackenburie of Thornton in le Streit, in the county of York William Wormley de Ereholm and Marmaduke Baitmanson of Smeton of 200 marks to Roger Menell of North Kilventon in the county of York esquire and Thomas Talbot of South Oterington – dated 23/04/1578