Documents relating to Richard de Stansfeld

The following documents mention Richard de Stansfeld and members of his family

Deed, dated 1305: Otonis de Ryvyle (?) to William de Sothill junior, certain lands etc in Heghhirst and Swithen cliff, and certain rents, amounting to 5s 6d out of Brodbothom.

Witnesses: Richard de Wadsworth senior, Richard son of John de Stansfeld, Richard del Rediker, Thomas de Langfeld, William de Stodley and William de Sothill senior.

[History of the Family of Stansfeld of Stansfield p.108]


Know ye that I Otto de Rivill (?) have given to Richard de Stansfeld for his homage and service, one oxgang of land in Waddesworth, to wit, that which Richard Talvas sometime held and lies in the field of Waddesworth and in Crimlishworth. To have and to hold, etc. no date.

[Harleian MS 797, AA138]

[Undated but there is a Wakefield Court Roll entry dated 1287 regarding Alan, son of Richard Talvas]


Wakefield Court Rolls: 1315, Court at Halifax, Monday next after Feast of St Luke the Evangelist, Tourn there the same day, the 12 jurors: William de Sothill junior, Thomas de Waddesworth, Richard son of John de Stansfeld, John Culpon, William de Rydyng, and others

© Malcolm Bull 2023
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