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Robert de Gosewyke, of Durham and Lincolnshire

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Date: 1248 to 1280
Location: Ancroft, Northumberland, Englandmap
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Robert de Gosewyk, of Farlesthorppe, Lincolnshire

born bef 1228, Northumberland, Lincolnshire, England
died aft Jun-1250, Lincolnshire, England




bef 1249, Witness, Ancroft, Durham, England[1]

Grant by John de Lay in Ancroft; witnessed by: Sir Philip de Colville, Henry de Berrigdona, Peter de Hord, Nicholas de Hord, William of Scremerston, Robert of Goswick (Gosewyke), Nicholas de Allerdene and many others.

Note: a grant dated 3 Nov 1249 from Emma, widow of Philip de Coleuill dates this document to before Nov 1249, since in this grant Sir Philip de Colville is alive

3-Nov-1249, Saxby, Lincolnshire, England[2]

Emma, widow of Philip de Coleuil (Coleville)
Robert de Gascrik' & Joan his wife
Emma acknowledges Joan's right to 1/3, in exchange for a messuage for life, and 1 mark in silver (paraphrased)

19-Jun-1250, Grant, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England[3] Dated 34 Henry III

Gilbert de Gaunt, querent, and William abbot of Bardeney, deforciant, of 7 acres of meadow in Barton. Plea. The abbot has granted for himself and his successors and his church of Bardeney that the meadow with the appurtenances, to wit, all that meadow which is between the vill of Barton and Gascrike, and between the haven (portum) of the same vill (Gascrike Haven) and the old dike (fossatum), shall remain to Gilbert and his heirs for ever (snip)

Note: This does not indicate anyone is alive/dead, but calls out the prominence of the demense in place by the Gascryk family early on in Lincolnshire.

Research Notes

RE: Town of Barton Haven

was known as 'Gascrick' in the 13th century, per the Lost streets of Barton

Pre-1500 evidenciary logic

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  1. "United Kingdom National Archives Online" [database on-line]. Discovery.Nationalarchives.gov.uk Entry for Robert Gosewyke, Grant, befNov1249 (accessed [15-Oct-2021]); citing National Archives: Kew, NA Ref: WARD 2/12/40/21
  2. 'Final Concords for Lincs: 34 Henry III (Case 130, File 34)', in Final Concords of the County of Lincoln 1244-1272, ed. C W Foster (Horncastle, 1920), pp. 51-63. British History Online http://www.british-history.ac.uk/lincoln-record-soc/vol2/pp51-63 [accessed 17 October 2021].; Entry #6
  3. 'Final Concords for Lincs: 34 Henry III (Case 130, File 36)', in Final Concords of the County of Lincoln 1244-1272, ed. C W Foster (Horncastle, 1920), pp. 75-90. British History Online http://www.british-history.ac.uk/lincoln-record-soc/vol2/pp75-90 [accessed 17 October 2021].


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