Court Rolls at the Yorkshire Archaeological & Historical Society


This alphabetical list includes all the court rolls, transcripts, translations and substantial extracts of court rolls in the YAHS archives. The majority of rolls are manorial, but where rolls relate to a borough, forest or honour this is noted.

Abbreviations      C = Cleveland
E = East Yorkshire
N = North Yorkshire
S = South Yorkshire
W = West Yorkshire


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Location   Description Dates Reference
Ainderby Mires N See Hornby    
Allerton with Wilsden W Court rolls 1782-1842 MD 290/10
    Verdicts 1744-1838 MD 290/10
Alnesbourne (Suffolk)   Court roll 1407 MD 349/10
Anlaby E Court roll transcripts [1507-1525] MS 706
Anston S Court roll (fragment) 1337 DD 43
Appleton, East and West N See Hornby    
Arrathorne N See Hornby    
Austwick N Court book 1681-1714 DD 91
Ayton, Great N Court rolls 1650-1655 DD 92
Ayton, West N Court rolls 1391, 1398 DD 121/112/1-2
Baildon W Court rolls 1427-1490 DD 146/18
Barden (forest)
See also Skipton (honour)
N Court roll
Court rolls

Court roll
1512
1542-1678

1554
DD 121/112/23
DD 121/2/7, 121/3-4
DD 121/15/1
Bardsey W Court roll 1397 MD 130/12b
Barlby N Court roll 1422 DD 121/112/3
Barugh S Court rolls
Court roll
Verdicts,
extracts of fines etc.
1487-1639
1502-1511
1487-1775
DD 70/90
DD 2
DD 70/90
Batley W Court roll
Court roll
Presentments, call books
1616-1617
1661
1790
MD 290/10
MD 148
DD 4/1
Beamsley N Court rolls
Court rolls
Court rolls
Court roll
Pains
1398-1590
1531-1597
1550-1602
1583
[1474] -1584-85
MD 130/1
MD 59/Man.14
MD 59/Man.4
MD 59/Man.12
MD 59/Man.14
Beechill N Court rolls
Minutes of surrenders
1540-1719
1713-1723
DD 56/F/3
DD 56/F/3
Berwick N See Draughton    
Beverley Water Towns E Court rolls
Court roll
1581-1582
1578
MD 349/9
MD 74-75
Bickerton N See Cowthorpe    
Bingley W See Cottingley    
Blubberhouses N Court rolls
Presentments etc.
Extract of fines
1560-1572
1570-1572
1573
DD 94/5
DD 94/5
DD 94/5
Bolton and Halton
See also Skipton (honour)
N Court roll 1553 DD 121/15/1
Bolton and Storiths
See also Storith and
Skipton (honour)
N Court roll 1553 DD 121/15/1
Bradmore (Nottinghamshire)   See Bunny    
Bretton, West W Court rolls 1448-1763 DD 70/21
Brighouse W See Wakefield    
Brompton N Court rolls 1378-1556 DD 121/112/4-17
Buckden with Starbotton N Court rolls 1545-1591 DD 121/1/3
Bunny and Bradmore (Nottinghamshire)   Court rolls 1482-1638 MD 218/5
Burley-in-Wharfedale W Court rolls
Court rolls
Court book
Court rolls
Court roll excerpts
Presentments etc.
Extract of fines
1371-1537
1400-1751
1751-1825
1604, 1616
[1399-1609]
1575-1679
1664
MD 130/2,3.7
MD 413/6-7
MD 413/11
MD 335/50
MD 335/50
MD 413/8-10
MD 230
Calverley W Court rolls 1314-1750 MD 130/3-14
Carleton N Court roll 1491 DD 121/21/5
Carlton and Faceby N Court book 1719-1806 DD 61
Castley N Court roll
Jury paper
1610
1762
DD 146/15
DD 146/22
Cawthorne S Court rolls
Court roll
Extract of fines, verdicts, call books etc.
1472-1691
1703
1582-1781
DD 70/20
DD 70/21
DD 70/20
Cawton N Court rolls 1348-1640 & n.d. 17 c. DD 65
Clapham N Court book 1758-1925 MD 335/19
Cleckheaton
See also Farnley p. Leeds
W Call books 1790-1812 MD 335/12
Colburn N Court roll 1635 DD 93
Conisbrough S Court rolls 1340-1695 DD 5/41
Cononley
See also Skipton (honour)
N Court roll 1553 DD 121/15/1
Cottingley with Bingley W Court rolls 1615-1708 MD 290/10
Cowick E See Snaith    
Cowthorpe with Bickerton N Court rolls
Call book
Verdicts
1475-1481
1762-1784
1810-1811
DD 121/2/4
MD 112-113
MD 112-113
Crossley with Pudsey
See also Pudsey
W Court rolls 1615-1708 MD 290/10
Cumberworth W See Bretton, West    
Dalton W Court rolls
Court roll
1655, 1702
1659
MD 211/2
DD 36
Dalton, North E Court book 1777-1865 MS 505
Deighton p. Escrick N Court rolls with transcripts and translations 1447, 1482 DD 88/1
Dewsbury rectory
See also Wakefield
W Court rolls 1574-1881 DD 167/39-65
Draughton with Berwick N Court roll
Court rolls
Court roll
1472
1474-1603
1511-1531
MD 59/Man.12
MD 59/Man.4
MD 59/Man 14
Dringhouses N Court books
Presentments, pains etc
1660-1825
1637-1864
MD 235
MD 235
Duffield, North N Court rolls
Jury list etc.
Presentments
1464-1636
1668
1740
MD 59/Man.6
MD 59/Man.6
MD 59/Man.6
Dunscroft S Court rolls
Presentments etc.
1656-1782
1648-1793
DD 45
DD 45
Eastby N See Embsay    
Elmswell E Court roll excerpts [1380-1462] MD 161/C
Embsay and Eastby
See also Skipton (honour)
N Court roll 1553 DD 121/15/1
Eshton
See also Skipton (honour)
N Court rolls
Verdicts, call books etc
1640-1674
1676-1781
DD 121/7
DD 121/7
Faceby N See Carlton    
Farnley p. Leeds W Court rolls
Extracts of fines
Verdicts, presentments, pains etc.
Verdicts
1454-1639
1656-1667
1588-1721
1815-1858
MD 279/B/7/2
MD 279/B/7/3
MD 279/B/7/6
MD 279/B/7/5
Farnley p. Otley N Court roll
Court rolls
Court roll
Court roll
Court book
Verdicts, pains etc.
Verdicts, pains etc
1591
1635-1752
1698
1762
1738-1762
1633-1752
1762-1788
DD 146/13
DD 146/2
DD 146/6
DD 146/15
DD 146/2
DD 146/2
DD 146/15
Farsley W Court rolls 1357 MD 130/26
Feizor N See Lawkland    
Flockton, Over and Nether W Court rolls
Court roll
Extract of fines, verdicts, call books etc.
1582-1638
1703
1619-1781
DD 70/22
DD 70/21
DD 70/22
Follifoot N Court rolls 1394-1585 MD 59/Man.6
Foston N Court roll with transcript & translation 1482 DD 88/1
Fulford N Court rolls with transcripts & translations
Court book
Court roll excerpts
Pains, presentments etc
1447-1509


1771-1854
[1334-1400]
1692-1842
DD 88/1 


DD 88/1
DD 88/1
DD 88/1
Gannock N Court book 1804-1824 MS 503
Gargrave
See also Skipton (honour)
N Court rolls
Pains
Verdicts, call books etc
1541-1683
1540/1-1661
1685-1764
DD 121/8
DD 121/9/11
DD 121/8
Giggleswick
See also Settle
N Court rolls 1579-1598 DD 121/15/10
Gisburn (Lancashire)   Court book
Verdicts etc.
Verdicts etc.
1572-1582
1745-1806
1806-1834
MD 335/41
MD 335/79
MD 335/9
Gisburn and Grangemere
(Lancashire)
  Verdicts 1798,1806 MD 335/28
Goodmanham E Court book 1772-1853 MS 502
Grangemere (Lancashire)   See Gisburn    
Habton, Great and Little N Court rolls
Court roll
Extract of fines, pains, presentments etc.
1460-1629
1596
1622-1675
MD 59/Man.10
MD 59/Man.4
MD 59/Man.10
Hackforth N See Hornby    
Hainworth W Court roll 1649 MD 290/10
Halifax W See Wakefield    
Halton N See Bolton    
Hanlith
See also Kirkby Malham
N Court roll translation
Lists of suitors
Verdict
[1554]
1615-1630
1692
MS 766/a
MD 335/41
MD 335/41
Harden W Court rolls 1781-1878 MD 290/10
Harewood W Court roll
Jury lists etc.
(photocopies)
1482
[1749-1784]
MD 264/b
MS 1251
Harswell E Court rolls
Verdicts
Call roll
1527-1664
1687, 1714
1688-1691
DD 56/G/1
DD 56/G/1
DD 56/G/1
Harthill S Court rolls 1572-1600 DD 5/3/373
Harton N Court roll with transcript & translation 1482 DD 88/1
Hatfield S Court roll transcripts (photocopies) [1329-1348] MS 1244
Hawksworth W Court rolls
Extract of fines
1367-1446
1442
DD 146/2
DD 146/2
Hazelwood N See Storiths    
Heck N Court roll 1531 MD 230
Hedon (borough) E Court roll 1376 MS 555
Hedon (tourn) E Court roll with
translation
1457-1458 MD 100
Hellifield N Court roll 1616 MD 290/10
Helperby N Court roll transcript [1503] MS 706
Hemsworth W Court rolls Extracts of fines 1373-1674
1600-1678
DD 85
DD 85
Heptonstall
See also Wakefield
W Court rolls
Court roll translations
1677-1769
[1570-1626]
MD 90
MS 629
Holme W See Wakefield    
Holme upon Spalding Moor E Court rolls
Court roll
1404-1405
1477
DD 121/112/18
DD 56/G/1
Hooton Roberts S Court roll 1697 MD 244/240
Hornby N Court rolls
Extract of fines
1710-1819
1661-1718
DD 5/2/52
DD 5/2/52
Horton in Ribblesdale N Court roll 1517-18 MD 335
Hoyland, High S Court rolls
Verdicts, extracts of
Fines, call books etc.
1606-1691
1606-1781
DD 70/18
DD 70/18
Hunton N See Hornby    
Ilkley W Court rolls
Court rolls
Court rolls
1459-1674
1593-1600
1595-1648
MD 59/Man.12
MD 59/Man.4
MD 59/Man.14
Kildwick W Court rolls
Call books
1524-1611
1751, 1757
DD 121/6
MD 270
Kimberworth S Court rolls

Court roll
n.d. 1518-23
- 1528
1523
DD 121/112/19-21
DD 121/2/8
Kingston (Nottinghamshire)   Court roll 1441 DD 70/142
Kirby Wiske N Court rolls 1593-1600 MD 59/Man.4
Kirkburton W See Wakefield    
Kirkby Malham
See also Hanlith
N Court roll excerpts
List of suitors
Verdicts*
Verdicts*
* with other Malhamdale manors
[1458-1608]
1615-1630
1692
1804-1824
MD 335/27
MD 335/41
MD 335/41
MD 335/9
Kirkheaton W Court roll 1616 MD 290/10
Knaresborough (honour)
See also Swinden
N Court roll abstracts [1651-1660] MS 606
Knaresborough
(manor and forest)
see also Swinden
N
Court roll abstracts Court roll abstracts [1623-1647]
[1649-1707]
MS 600
MS 606
Langstroth Dale (forest) N Court rolls 1547-1597 DD 121/1/1,4
Langthorne N See Hornby    
Lawkland with Feizor N Court books 1594-1738 DD 91
Leathley N Court rolls

Court rolls
Pains, presentments,
extracts of fines etc.
1532-1533,
1653
1759-1761
1608-1751
DD 146/2

DD 146/6
DD 146/2
Lindley
See also Stainburn
N Court rolls
Pains, verdicts, call book etc.
1604-1752
1762-1788
DD 146/2
DD 146/15
Litton N Court rolls 1559-1587 DD 121/1/2
Liversedge W Court rolls
(certified copies)
[1616,1620] DD 146/19
Londesborough E Court book 1772-1884 MS 506
Long Preston N Court roll
Pleas with verdicts
1606
1607
DD 121/2/5
DD 121/2/5
Lowthorpe E Court rolls
Call rolls, jury papers etc.
1450, 1526
1789-1906
DD 42/341-342
DD 89
Malhamdale N See Kirkby Malham    
Marton
See also Skipton (honour)
N Court roll
Verdicts, call books
1553
1729-1732
DD 121/15/1
DD 121/2/1
Maunby N Court rolls
Court rolls
Court roll (translation)
Extracts of fines
1334-1600
1593-1600
[1334-1600]
1591-1601
MD 59/Man.15
MD 59/Man.4
MS 1366
MD 59/Man.15
Menston
See also Burley-in-Wharfedale
W Court rolls 1370-1727 DD 146/2
Middleton p. Ilkley N Court rolls
Court rolls
Court rolls
1440-1675
1592-1600
1612-1624
MD 59/Ma.14
MD 59/Man.4
MD 59/Man.12
Moor Monkton N Court rolls
Call books, jury papers
etc.
1592-1651
1594-1813
DD 56/G/3
DD 56/G/3
Newbald E See Riccall    
Newhall Grange S Court roll 1697 MD 244/240
Newton-le-Willows N See Hornby    
Normanby N Court roll with transcript & translation 1482 DD 88/1
Nun Appleton N Court roll transcript [1436] MS 706
Oakenshaw W See Cleckheaton,
Farnley p. Leeds
   
Otley W Court roll 1568 DD 146/6
Overton N See Fulford    
Patrick Brompton,
East & West
N See Hornby    
Paythorne N Court book (photocopy)
Verdicts etc.
[1588-1605]
1803-1834
MS 1364
MD 335/9
Pocklington E Court rolls
with transcripts
1375-1465 MD 36
Pontefract (honour) W Court roll
with translation
1283 MD 211/2
Poppleton N Court roll with
transcript & translation
1447 DD 88/1
Pudsey
See also Crossley
W Court rolls 1347-1661 MD 130/6-7, 14-21
Rastrick W See Wakefield    
Ribston, Little N Court roll
Court roll
1564
1580
DD 59
MD 59/Man.19
Riccall
with Newbald
N
E
Court rolls
Court rolls
Court roll translation
Extracts of fines, pains, verdicts etc.
Extracts of fines,
presentments etc.
Pains
Pains (transcripts)
1449-1722
1559, 1664
[1559]
1575-1777

16 cent.,
1788
1601-1687
[17 cent.]
MD 106
MD 248/a
MD 248/a
MD 248/a

MD 106

MD 106
MS 599/h/l
Roos E Court roll translations [1458-1789] MS 698/b
Rothwell W Court roll transcripts
(photocopies)
[1733-1755] MS 1365
Ruston Parva E Court rolls
Call rolls, jury papers etc.
1732-1820
1755-1914
DD 89
DD 89
Sandal W See Wakefield    
Sawley (Lancashire)   Court rolls 1592-1596 DD 121/2/6
Settle and Giggleswick
See also Giggleswick
N Court rolls 1420-1421 DD 121/112/22
Sheffield S Court roll (photocopy) [1564] MS 492
Shelley
See also Wakefield
W Court rolls
Court roll translations & transcripts
1631-1.18 c.
[1626-1703]
DD 181/1-16
DD 181/17
Sherwood
(Nottinghamshire) (forest)
  Plea roll 1505 MD 218/5
Shipton E See Weighton    
Silsden
See also Skipton (honour)
W Court rolls

Court rolls
Court roll
Pains
Presentments etc.
Call books
Extracts of fines
Verdicts
1512-13, 1533

1553-1651
1652
1615-1720
1649-1766
1688-1810
1740-1744
1770-1848
DD 121/112/23-24
DD 121/15
DD 121/14
DD 121/9
DD 121/16
DD 121/17
DD 121/9
MD 335/5
Skelton C Court rolls 1772-1780 DD 40
Skidby E Court rolls 1382-1383 MD 56
Skipton (borough) N Court rolls and books
Pains
1448-1742

17 c. - 1717
DD 121/10-11. 13-14, 21, 23
DD 121/9
Skipton (honour) N Court rolls and books
Court book
Pains, verdicts and extracts of fines
verdicts
1448-1845

1825-1882
16 c. -1761

1770-1847
DD 121/10-11, 13-14, 21-23
DD 121/Add./1
DD 121/9

MD 335/5
Skipton (manor) N Court book
Court book
Extract of fines
Verdict
Verdicts
1752-1846
1847-1882
1745
1683
1770-1847
DD 121/13
DD 121/Add./5
DD 121/9/14
DD 121/9/25
MD 335/1
Snaith and Cowick E Court rolls
Court roll extracts
Call book
1355-1356
[1659-1842]
1753-1790
MD 237/e
MS 495
MS 528
Sowerbyshire
See also Wakefield
W Court rolls 1403-1446 MD 225/1/129-171
Spofforth N Court roll transcripts and translations [1471-1750] MS 880
Stainburn N Court rolls
Court book
Court roll
Pain book
Extracts of fines etc.
Extract of fines, pains
Call book
Verdicts, call book
1564-1754
1718-1762
1762
1663-1731
1526-1728
1762
1746
1762-1788
DD 146/4
DD 146/4
DD 146/15
DD 146/17
DD 146/4
DD 146/2
DD 146/7
DD 146/15
Starbotton N See Buckden    
Staveley (Derbyshire)   Court roll Court roll 1526 1528 DD 121/112/25 DD 121/14/9
Stirton with Thorlby
See also Thorlby and Skipton (honour)
N Court roll Court rolls
Court rolls
Verdicts, pains, call
books etc.
Extracts of fines
1553
1559-1699
1770-1847
1641-1764
1739
DD 121/15/1
DD 121/5
MD 335/1
DD 121/5
DD 121/9/21
Storiths with Hazelwood
See also Bolton and Skipton (honour)
N
Court rolls 1562-1572 DD 121/2/3
Stubham N Court rolls
Court roll
Pains
1355-1501
1471
[1474] - 1584-85
MD 59/Man.20
MD 59/Man.12
MD 59/Man.14
Sutton p. Norton N Court roll 1438 DD 121/112/26
Swinden with Wharfedale (forest)
See also Knaresborough
N Court proceedings 1604, 1611 DD 146/34
Tankersley S Court roll 1697 MD 224/240
Terrington N Court roll 1616 MD 165
Thirkleby N Court rolls
Court rolls
Court rolls
Pains, extracts of fines etc.
Call rolls
Call rolls etc.
1503-1573
1565-1626
1598-1600
1587-1685

1735-1746
1789-1835
DD 94/2
DD 94/8
MD 59/Man.4
DD 94/8

DD 94/2
DD 94/13
Thorlby
See also Stirton and Skipton (honour)
N Court roll 1512 DD 121/112/23
Thorne S See Hatfield    
Thornhill Hall S Court roll 1697 MD 244/240
Thornton in Craven N Court rolls 1672-1688 MD 234/1-2
Thrintoft N Court roll
Court rolls
Court roll
Extract of fines
1335
1483, 1596
1599
1596, 1599
MD 59/Man.15
MD 59/Man.23
MD 59/Man.4
MD 59/Man.23
Tibthorpe E Court book 1777-1860 MS 504
Tockwith N See Wilstrop    
Towersey (Buckinghamshire)   Court roll 1742 MD 71
Trumfleet S Court rolls
Court roll drafts

Court roll transcripts
Jury papers
Call roll
1582-1821
1816, 1821 & 1852
[1626-1821]
1630-1824
1768-1779
MD 218/5
MD 218/5
MD 218/5
MD 218/5
MD 218/5
Turnham Hall N Court book 1706-1780 MD 156
Ugthorpe N Court rolls
Extract of fines
Call rolls, amercements etc.
1735-1736
1665
1765-1785
DD 40
DD 40
DD 40
Wakefield W Court rolls
Court roll (fragment)
Court roll transcript
Court roll (photocopy)
Court roll translations
(photocopies)
court roll translations
1274-1926
1404-05
[1286]
[1315-1316]

[1311-1312,
1325-1326]
[1331-1341]
MD 225/1
MS 817
MS 361
MS 1173 

MS 759/Add.

MS 759
Walshford N Court rolls 1530-1548 DD 59
Watton E Court book 1804-1865 MS 503
Weighton with Shipton E Court roll 1606 DD 121/2/2
Welham N Court rolls 1419-1424,
1535
DD 121/112/27-28
Westerdale N Court rolls 1550-1575 MD 211/2
Wharfedale (forest) N See Swinden    
Wilsden W See Allerton    
Wilstrop with Tockwith N Court roll
Call book
Verdicts
1400-1402
1762-1784
1810-1811
MD 112-113
MD 112-113
MD 112-113
Unidentified   Court rolls 15-16 cent. DD 121/112/29-30