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"The History of Yeadon"
by Roy Price
and"The Court Rolls of Yeadon and Esholt Priory"
by Roy Price
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By full permission of the author, the CD ROM version © 2006
“The Court Rolls of Yeadon and Esholt Priory 1361 to 1476” is an English translation of the surviving 107 records of the courts held in Yeadon, charters, deeds and rentals for this late medieval period. They provide an excellent primary source for the study of a small, densely wooded township dominated by the Prioresses of the local convent.
“A History of Yeadon” is a popular companion volume with some useful appendices for the local and family historian.
The contents of the Court Rolls are as follows:
- List of Courts
- The Court Rolls of
Yeadon and Esholt Priory
- One (deeds etc)
- Rentals & Accounts
The contents of "The History of Yeadon" are as follows:
In order to give you some idea as to the contents of the book, the following are available here on line:
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- Map of Medieval Yeadon
- Old roads map
- Ancient Yeadon
- Medieval Yeadon
- Religious landlords
- Life in Medieval Yeadon
- The Nunnery at Esholt
- Yeadon 1545-1630
- Descent of the Manors
- The recusants
- The Laytons
- Population of the 17th century
- The Parish Registers
- Yeadon 1630-1715
- The Calverley family
- Extracts from the town's books
- Religion and Education
- The new road
- Mr. Philemon Slater
- The Town Hall
- The 1628 Lay Subsidy
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