Early Yorkshire Gau(k)throp’s
- Yorkshire Inquisitions Ed. William Brown (Published by The Yorkshire Archaeological and Topographical association, 1892)
- Court Rolls of the Manor of Wakefield, Ed. W.P.Basildon (Published by The Yorkshire Archaeological and Topographical association, 1906)
- Wakefield Court Rolls Series, ed. Richard Vaughan. (Published by The YorkshireArchaeological and Topographical association)
Inquisitions and Court rolls.
1263, 13 July - Inquisition of Baldwin de Insula, Earl of Derby at Harewood, Yorkshire states John de Goukethorp holds 7 bovates of land and does foreign service and suit of court. John listed as a freeman.
1274 - Essoigns. Thomas the man of Richard de Bateley, defends his essoign for the first time in a plea of trespass, by Richard de Bateley; pledge John de Mora. William the Champion, for the second time touching by Robert Pes; pledge Henry de Goukethorpe.
1274 - Ossett. Hanne de Goukethorp gives 2s for license to take a bovate of land in Sothyll from the Earl, which belonged to Henry de Chydeshyll to hold to himself and his heirs for ever, doing service, etc; pledge, Robert Pes.
1275 - Ossett. Jordan son of Robert de Goukethorpe and Robert his brother are the Earl natives and that they live in Roudeclif and Snayth Therefore let them be arrested if found.
1298 - Ossett.Robert Sonneman, Sosanna de Goukethorp, Adam de Goukethorp and Adam de Chykenley fined for breaking the pale, and fined 6d, 2d, 2d and 2d respectively.
1298 - Ossett.Adam de Goukethorp pledged.
1307 - Henry son of Richard the Grave of Ossett sues William son of Jordan for a bovate of land which he says belonged to Richard his father.Deft says that he brought the land from Richard and took it in open court.An inquisition is taken by oath, including Adam de Goukethorp.
1307 Ossett.Adam son of Henry Goukethorpe V. Robert Sunneman in a plea of land. Pledge John Rate.Same V. same for trespass. Pledge Henry del Botham.
1307 - Ossett.Adam, son of Henry de Goukethorpe is fined 3d for not prosecuting his suit of claim against Robert Sunneman.
1307 - Ossett.Adam, son of Henry de Goukethorpe sues William, son of Richard hirnying
for 2 ½ bovates in Ossett and Goukethorpe as his inheritance after the death of Geoffrey, his brother whose heir he is.Deft says that Geoffrey was convicted of a felony and hanged whereupon the land escheated to the Lord; Richard, Deft’s father, took the land from Peter de Lounde, then steward, paying 20/- for entry and Deft his son and heir paid 6/- 8d as a heriot to the said Peter, then Steward.This is borne out by an examination of the rolls.Adam is fined 2d for a false claim.
1308 - At Alverthorpe.John Rate V. Adam, son of Henry de Gaukethorpe for trespass.
1308 - Ossett.Richard, son of John de Goukethorpe V. Robert Sonneman for Trespass.
1308 - Ossett. Richard son of John de Gaukethorpe fined 6d for not prosecuting suit against Robert Sonneman for trespass.
1309 - At Altherthorpe.Adam, son of Henry de Goukethorp gives 3d to agree with John Rate for trespass.
1309 - Ossett.Richard de Goukethorpe fined 4d for escapes.
1314 - Ossett.Adam de Goukethorp 12d for the marchet of Johanna his daughter.
1314 - Horberry.Adam de Gaukthorp sat on a jury.
1315. - Ossett.Richard de Gaukthorp fined 2d for an escape.
1316 - Ossett.Adam de Gaukthorp paid 2d for dry wood.
1316 - Ossett.Richard de Gaukthorp paid 3d for dry wood and 3d for an escape.
1324 - Adam de Goukthorp 2d for dry wood.
1324/5 - Adam de Goukthorp for escape 2d.
1324/5 - Adam, son of Richard de Goukethorp gives 3/- 4d for licence to herriot on a messuage and 11 acres in Ossett after the death of (unintelligible) of (unintelligible) de Stanley, whose heir he is.
1325 - Ossett.Richard son of Henry le Grayne surrenders six acres in Goukthorp in the graveship of Ossett.Robert Sonman surrenders ½ acre in Ossett – committed to Adam de Goukethorp – entry 6d.
1326 Adam de Gaukethorp 2d for escapes.
1326 William, son of John de Gaukethorp gives 2/- licence to heriot on a messuage of 2 ½ bovates in Gaukethorp.
1327 Adam de Gaukethorp 3d for escapes.
1327 Ossett.Adam de Gaukethorp 3d, and Richard, son of Sutor de Gaukethorp 1d for escapes.
1327 Adam de Gaukethorp 5d for dry wood.
1327 Hugh de Disceford, villain, is indicted for the death of Adam de Gaukethorp.His goods, valued at 35/- 2d are given into the charge of the bailiff of Ossett to be answerable thereof to the lord if he shall be convicted.And afterwards the said Hugh was acquitted at York before dom Geoffrey le Scrope and others.Therefore by the law and custom of England, the goods are delivered back to the said Hugh.
1331 Adam de Gaukethorp 2d for escapes and wood.
1331 Henry de Gaukethorp’s wife 2d for escapes and wood.
1331, Nov - Ossett.William Wright of Gawthorpe 4d for for grazing 4 pigs without grazing rights.Adam son of Adam de Goukethorp for 9 pigs 12d and for escape of cattle 4d.
1332, Jan - Stanley.Order is given to attach Richard son of Robert de Bately for digging sea coal in the bond lands without licence; and to attach Adam de Gaukethorp and William Carpentarius for digging an iron stone mine in the bond lands.
1332, Feb - Ossett.Order is given to distrain Adam, son of Adam de Gaukethorp to answer the lord at the next court for digging an iron mine in the bond lands of the lord.
1332, Feb - Adam de Gaukethorp amerced 6d for an acre demised to Robert Sutor for a term of 6 years without licence.
1332, Feb - Adam de Goukthorp for escape of pigs, fined 6d.
1332, Mar - Ossett.Adam, son of Adam de Goukethorp charges with digging an iron mine in the land of the lord without licence – cannot deny it, therefore is amerced.
1332, June - Ossett. Adam, son of Adam Gaukethorp and Richard Gaukethorp for vert – 2d pledge.
1332, Dec - Adam, son of Adam de Gaukethorpe amerced for not milling the lords mill. Ammerced 2d.
1333, Feb - Ossett.Adam de Goukethorp sues Agnes, wife of John del Dene and Joan, daughter of John del Dene in a plea of land.Pledge for prosecution, the grave.Order is given to summon Agnes wife of John del Dene and Joan his daughter to answer Adam de Goukethorp for plea of land.
1333, Mar - Ossett. Adam son of Adam de Gauthethorp is amerced 6d for false claim against Agnes wife of John del Dene and Joan his daughter in a plea of land.
1333, May - Ossett. Adam de Gaukethorpe sues Agnes, formerly wife of john del Dene, and Joan his daughter in a plea of 16 acres of land; pledge for prosecution. Order is that they are to be summoned.
1333, June - Ossett. Adam de Gaukethropp plaintiff demands against Agnes del Dene and Joan her daughter, a messuage of 16 acres in Gawthorpe as his right, according to customs of the manor.He says they had no entry save by a demise which Adam’s kinsman Henry Marghou made thereof to Richard del Dene, grandfather of the said Joan, for a term now expired.He produced suit.Agnes says that she claims nothing in the said tenements. Joan answers as the sole tenant of the said tenements and says she ought not to have to answer as she is not within age and claims minority.Thereof the suit goes without day.
1333, June - Stanley. John Sutor surrenders a rood in Gawthorpe which is demised to Adam son of Adam de Gaukethorp in exchange for a rood in the same place likewise – entry fine 6d. Adam de de Gaukethorp surrenders half a rood enclosed in Gawthorpe which is demised to John Sutor in exchange for ½ rood same place to be held likewise – entry fee 6d.
1339 - Adam de Gaukethorp fined 2d for escape of pigs.
1379 - Richard de Gaukethorpe & Isabella his wife listed in a subsidy roll at Lepton, Kirkheaton
1379 - William de Gawkthorp listed in a subside roll at Dent, Yorkshire