Deeds of Kirkby Fleetham (North Riding)


A collection of 79 deeds connected with Kirkby Fleethem and the nearby Great & Little Langton and Freat & Little Fencote, dated from 1241 to 1708 but mainly of the 14th and 16th Centuries. The provenance is not known.

Many deeds involve the Lascelles, Metham, Rowth, Scrope, Smelt and Stapleton families.

Some of the earlier deeds have been calendared in Y.A.S. Record Series vo.CXX, Yorkshire Deeds vol.X (1953). References are given as YD10 No.309 etc. The original numbering of these (1 to 19) has been retained, even though it breaks the date order of the whole collection.