Category: Manor of Crowle

June 22, 2017

Manor of Crowle Documents in Lincolnshire Archive

As reported in the Archivist’s Report 28 March 1952 – 24 March 1953 – MANOR OF CROWLE Descent of the manor In the Domesday Survey the manor of Crowle was held by the Abbot of St. German of Geoffrey de Wirce the tenant-in-chief. There was arable, meadow and woodland there, also fisheries and there were sokelands of this manor in Amcotts, Westwood, Garthorpe, Luddington, Marae, Waterton, […]

January 3, 2016

Crowle Commons

  Crowle Commons on the 1738 Manorial Plan The enclosure of the open fields and commons at the beginning of the 19th century brought about a significant change to the map of Crowle and Ealand, The 1738 manorial plan and survey gives a superb insight into the layout of the open fields and commons in the area. Commons Immediately surrounding the open fields and enclosures […]

February 15, 2014

Coat of Arms in window at the back of the church.

Coat of Arms of Sydney William Herbert Pierrepont, 3rd Earl Manvers (1825–1900). This is in a window at the back of the Church. The left hand side (dexter) of the crest is the Pierrepoint Family coat of arms and the right hand side (sinister) will be that of his wife, Georgine Jane Elizabeth Fanny de Franquetot, second daughter of Gustave, Duc de Coigny. Her coat of […]

July 6, 2013

Crowle 1630

In 1628 the Manor of Crowle and number of other Manors were conveyed to the City of London by Charles I in satisfaction of two loans made to him by the Corporation, This was known as the Ditchfield grant. The following is the survey of Crowle carried out for the City of London Corporation by Robert Angell and now held in their archives. 1630 Survey of […]

May 31, 2013

The Bounders of Crowle Manor – 1607 – John Carney

The Bounders of Crowle Manor Today more and more people are riding walking and even running round the boundaries of the parish a practice that was required by Statute   The common law right of parishioners to preamble their Parish Boundary raises the presumption that such use is by the public   The Below is copy is from Abstracts of Stovin’s Manuscripts by Rev John […]

April 9, 2012

An Account of the Stints of Croul Commons

Fromw the survey of Crowle Manor 1738 – Lincoln Archives CM 8/12 An Account of the Stints of Croul Commons The Yorkshire Common, North End Common, Marsh Common, Nuthill Common, are those which are called the Cow Commons or Stinted Commons and are stocked by the several persons that inhabit the Common Right Houses, which are Explained in the forgoing survey. Notwithstanding many of the […]

April 9, 2012

The bounder of the whole Lordship of Croule

From the Manorial Survey 1738 – Lincoln Archives CM 8/12 Extracted from the survey taken for the Citizens of London then owners of the Lordship, Michaelmas 1629 The bounder of the whole Lordship of Croule Beginning at Durtness Wash and down Callen Dyke to the Ellers in Star Car, From the Ellers in Star Car to the Hurst Sike, From the Hurst Sike to the […]

March 15, 2012

Extract of the grant of Crowle Manor to the Earl of Kingston, 14th Nov 1634

Transcribed from a loose sheet at the front of the 1738 Survey of the Manor of Crowle at Lincoln Archives Catalogue reference  CM/8/12 Extract of the grant of Crowle Manor to the Earl of Kingston, 14th Nov 1634 All that the Manor of Crowle in the sayd County of Lincolne with all and singular the rights members and appurtaeynances thereof. And all Lands Tenements Rents […]

November 26, 2011

Manor of Crowle in Stonehouse

MANOR OF CROULE. FTER descending the downland lawns, and passing through the fertile plain called Belton Field, the traveller enters a similar tract of land, where the town of Crul, or Croule, stands close to one of the branches of the southern Don. The word Crul is probably a corruption of the Dutch word Krol, which signifies a shed or small habitation of any kind. […]

September 25, 2011

Lords of the Manor of Crowle

In mediaeval times the manor was the nucleus of English rural life. At the Norman conquest all the land in England was owned by the monarch who then granted the use of it to earls, barons, and others, in return for military service. The lord of the manor had both economic and judicial powers. Regular courts were held to uphold these rights. The courts baron, […]