September the 22nd 1767

 

Memorandum: That Nathaniel Cholmley Esquire Lord of the Mannors of Whitby Layths and Fyling in the parish of Whitby in the county of York this day rode the boundarys of the said Mannors. He set out from Whitby about half an hour past seven o clock in the morning accompanied by Thomas Weatherill the bailiff of the Liberty, Stephen Croft of the City of York Esquire William Coverdale of Fylingdale aged seventy two years and Leonard Russell of Hawsker aged sixty eight years which said William Coverdale and Leonard Russell had rode the said boundarys about forty seven years ago/ Jonas Brown Joseph Close James Hutchinson Mark Noble George Hill John Sellars and many others at the head of Sneaton Lane they were joined by William Wilson  Esquire Lord of the Mannor of Sneaton Isaac Ellington of Sneaton and many others belonging to Sneaton Whitby Laythes and Fyling and proceeded to the first Bounder stone upon the moor between the Mannor of Whitby Layths and Sneaton on a place called Soulgrave head which stone is markt with a cross, from thence up the moor to another Bounder stone markt with a cross on Middle Rigg, from thence to another stone markt with a cross called Johns cross upon a Rigg of the same name, from thence to Haggit Wath where the above named William Coverdale and Leonard Russell remember a Bounder stone formerly stood under an Holly and Thorn Tree growing together / The said Bounder stone has been removed but the Holly and Thorn Tree is now growing upon the place / from thence down to Blea hill Beck and up the middle of the beck to the bottom of Liven how Rigg from thence up the middle of the Cross inclining to the Right to the top thereof and from thence to  Liven how where there is a Stone markt with a cross from thence to Lilla Cross from thence to a stone markt upon Darwent head where Allaston Common joins, from thence to another stone markt on Darwent head and then to another stone markt on Darwent head, from thence down the middle of the Darwent to Abbot Dale where the liberty of Hackness joins, from thence on the right side of the Moor to another Bounder stone marked with a cross on the side of Brownshill, from thence to the head of Bloodybeck and down Bloodybeck to the Bottom thereof, from thence up the middle of Helworth beck to the dwelling house called Helworth and up Helworth Grain to the corner of the wath where the road leading to Scarborough joins, from thence South Past to a stone markt with a cross upon a Rigg called Pye Rigg and from thence to a Hill in the middle of Pye Rigg called Penny How where there is a stone just out of the ground which appears to be markt with a cross, from thence to Pye Rigg hill where there is a stone markt with a cross on the south side thereof, from thence to the Three Lord Stones at the bottom of Greendike where there are three stones  one markt W one mark H where the liberty of Stainton dale begins, from thence up Greendike to the edge of the moor from whence the Boundary of the mannor goes down the valley to the sea leaving the old peak Allom works on the Right.