Paines of the Manor of Whitby Laithes A.D 1818

 

Manor     of                       } Whitby Laithes}

 

 

Old Pains revived and new pains laid on by the Jury at the Court Leet and Court Baron of Charles Cholmley Esquire Lord of the said manor holden there on Thursday the fifteenth day of October in the fifty eigth year of the Reign of our most Gracious Sovereign George the Third by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland King Defender of the Faith and in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and eighteen.

Henry Belcher Gentleman. Steward

 

 

            We lay in Pain that no person shall take away any Turves from off the moor belonging to this manor other than his own upon pain for every default six shillings and eight pence 

            We lay in Pain that no person within this manor shall grave his Neighbours Burn without his leave until he be fitted himself upon pain for every default Three Shillings and Four Pence

             We lay in Pain that all and every of the inhabitants within this manor shall at all times hereafter or from time to time well and truly maintain scoure and keep their watercourses and ditches adjoining upon the street ways sufficiently scoured and cleansed upon pain for every default Ten Shillings

             We lay in pain that none shall turn out any Horses Cows Oxen young Beasts Swine Asses Sheep Goats or other stock into the Public Highways within the manor betwixt candlemass and martinmass unless some person be set to tent them upon pain for every default Five Shillings. 

We lay in pain that none shall keep any sheep in Stainsiker Dale betwixt Mayday and Michaelmass but only has as three nights in time of washing and dipping upon pain for every default Three Shillings and Four Pence 

We lay in pain that every jurer attend his Foreman he giving him reasonable warning of the time and place in pain for every default Five Shillings and for every foreman neglecting to meet his Bretheren after such notice given to forfeited for every default Ten shillings.

 We lay in Pain that no man shall keep any loose goods in Pipe Field Lane in pain for every default Three Shillings and Four Pence.

 We lay in Pain that no person ride over any manís grounds or make any usual way without his leave where there is no usual way upon pain for every default Ten Shillings.

 We lay in Pain that no person within the manor shall turn any water source out of itís right course upon pain for every default Three Shillings and Four Pence

 We lay in Pain that no Person whatsoever resiant within the manor shall grave or lead any turves off the common belonging unto the Constablery of Hawsker cum Stainsiker not having common right upon pain for every cart load Ten Shillings

  We lay in pain that no Person within the manor shall take in any person to dwell that may be likely to be chargeable without first having the consent of their neighbours upon pain for every month so offending One Pound Nineteen Shillings and Eleven Pence.

 We lay in Pain that every man in the manor having any fold ditch or wall adjoining the Public Roads shall sufficiently repair the same before the first day of April yearly upon pain for upon pain for every default Three Shillings and Four Pence.

 We lay in Pain that all the inhabitants of this manor having fences laying upon the common shall sufficiently make them up and do from time to time repair them upon pain for every default Ten shillings.

 We lay in Pain that no Person inhabiting within this manor shall give sell or take away for sale turves off the common upon pain for every load that he shall sell or take away for sale Ten Shillings

  We lay in pain that no person shall dig up any new piece of moor or common belonging to this manor in order to get peats until the old peaces are worked out without the consent of the major part of the jury of the said manor for the time under the penalty of Ten Shillings.

 We say in Pain that every Juryman neglecting to attend the court on summons from the Steward or Bailiff shall forfeit Five Shillings.

 We say in Pain that no person being on the Jury shall disclose the secrets of his fellows on pain for every default One Pound Nineteen Shillings and Eleven Pence.

 We say in Pain that no Freeholder of Resiant in the manor shall knowingly permit or suffer and person or persons not entitled to right of Turvary to grave get or carry away from the Common any Turves Ling Peat or Soil without giving notice to the moormen or Bailiff of the manor on pain for every default Ten Shillings

 We lay in Pain that every resiant within the manor shall keep the water in its ancient course through his grounds and such water-course properly cleansed and scoured upon pain for every default One Pound Nineteen Shillings and Eleven Pence.

 We lay in Pain that no Person shall dog any of his neighbours sheep upon the common upon pain for every offence of Three Shillings and Four Pence.

 We lay in pain that no person shall break the common pinfold upon pain for every default One Pound Nineteen Shillings and Eleven Pence

 And we do agree that all penalties by these Bye Laws imposed be recoverable by distress in case of the same not being paid on demand made by the Steward or his Bailiff.

Andw Allan    Foreman
Thos Booth  Edmund Stevenson
John Estell Thomas Sawdon
Smithson Frank William Wilson
William Hill Reeves Wilson
Wm Henderson W Yeoman
Maw Marwood
William Nightingale
Joseph Robertson