General manorial record book for the Aglionby family's manors, kept by the Steward
Contents as follows:-
Flyleaves: Specimen Latin text of an admittance, being that of Stephen Thompson of Cotehill yeo. in 1683.
Memorandum that 2d. was the fee payable to a former Steward of Cumwhinton for each copy made of an admittance to lands or tenements.
Specimen oath of the Hayward (in English)
Specimen oath of "the Reeve or Bayliffe of a Manor" (in English).
List of the trees growing upon Town Head Tenement, [Sebergham], this 25 April 1694 (species, location, total growing there); the species are mostly oak, also ash and elm; namely, 1279 oaks, 372 ash, 289 elms.
Memorandum that "Mr Pellin of Whitehaven surveyed the Demain-Lands of the Mannor of Askham and plotted the Same on parchment att the rate of 1d½ (i.e. 1½d.) pro (for) each Statute-Acre and his Dyet (i.e. subsistence)", n.d. (c. 1700 hand).
Inserted slip: Notes on a house and 30 acres sold for £635 to Isaac Nixon of Wheelbarrow Hall, (Scotby), 6 June , purchase-money payable on Candlemas 1784; note re Joseph Hall's purchase [of another property], error of rent, (c. 1780s).
Survey of named lands abutting on both banks of the R Petteril at and near Botcherby Bridge, 1692, updated in 1690s, taken in Statute Acres.
Note on the custom governing the Multure belonging to Sowerby Low Mill (i.e. defines the tolls leviable by the lord's steward there), and the rents it pays; and the exact size of the toll-measure's bushel and hoop.
An Exact Survey of Town Head Tenement in Sebergham, [made] for John Aglionby Esq.; field-names, acreages, wood, 29 March 1694.
"The wood groundes" were "att the foot of all" '8a. 2r. 34p.); total of the whole, 53a. 1r. 0p.
"A Collection of Orders and Bylawes (i.e. Pains) made att the Courts Baron for the Manor of Aglionby for the good Governance of the said Manor, The same being transcribed out of the ancient Court Rolls of the said Manor by William Wilkinson, Steward there, and renewed and Sett forth the (blank) Day of (blank).. 1683, By the Direction and consent of John Aglionby Esq., Lord of the said Manor, and of all the Tenants of the same, testified by subscribing their names thereunto"; the excerpts begin at 10 Henry VII (i.e. 1494-5), and are in Latin as far as 23 Henry 8 (1531-1532), thereafter in English in whole or in part; excerpts end at 1639; then come the Orders and Byelaws transcribed in 1641 by the then Steward,
Excerpted and renewed in 1683
Court roll (mainly a call-roll) of the Manor of Aglionby - 14 February 1695
Rental of the Manor (including tenements in Carlisle and Raughton), (1695) updated in 1701
List of the boon-days shearing due from each tenant (commutable to 3d. per boon-day due); names each tenant, but no details locating his farm, (c. 1695)
Similar list of boon-days and coal-leading (commutable to 6d. per boon-day), (c. 1695)
Latin text of verdict of the custom of inheriting within this manor, n.d. [c.1690s]
General Fine (Court of Dimissions) of the Manor (Henry Aglionby Esq., lord; William Rooke, steward); these fines payable on Monday 12 May next at the house of Deborah Bowstead, widow, in Aglionby,
General Fine 2 April 4 George I, 1718
Customary Fines assessed on the Carlisle estate (the three tenements), same day
Court rolls (Manor of Aglionby) 1730-1731, 1743, 1759, 1759-1760, 1763
This section of the book comprises: Call roll, 1730; court roll and list of rents and boon-days due from each tenant, as stated in jury's verdict, with rider re sums payable instead by way of commutation (signed verdict), 1731; further verdict (signed) listing the quit-rent each freeholder of the Manor should pay, 1731; court roll, 1743; one admittance, 1759; 13 blank pages; two surrenders and admittances 1759, one do. 1761, three do. 1763, each signed by Henry Aglionby.
Boundary of the Sanctuary of Wetheral (Priory) (in Latin), extracted from the Wetheral Priory Register in the Dean & Chapter of Carlisle Muniments, 1694
Boundary of the Manor of Cumwhinton (in English), 
Memorandum of the Dean and Chapter's claims as to the Cumwhinton boundary, with comments; some of the land so claimed is tenantright, 
"A Collection of Orders and Bylawes" for the Manor of Cumwhinton (heading as for Aglionby's above), covering 1551-2 to 1666, followed by the collection of Orders etc. made by Henry Milborne (then Steward) in 1641, and by the declaration of their renewal (1683),
Renewed in 1683
Court roll of the Manor of Cumwhinton (held in Cotehill), 1695; includes call-roll, rental, list of "services" (boon-days) due from each tenant in Cumwhinton and Cotehill, list of "the Rent Oats called Forster Oats" payable ("By Scots law, payable neither from best nor worst of the species"); list of Rent Oats payable by the Dean and Chapter's tenants here; list of Rent Oats payable by the tenants of John Skelton Esq. here; verdict as to passage of tenancies within the Manor; further comments on Forster Oats, 1695
Rental of the Improvements granted by John Aglionby Esq. to the tenants named here of several parcels of the commons in Cumwhinton and Cotehill, 1697
Do. (Cumwhinton only), 1709
Rental of improvements granted since 17 June 1709 (two entries only), 1 July 1709
General Fine of the Manor on the death of John Aglionby Esq., lord, assessed by William Rooke; Thomas Sanderson, Steward; states each's rent also; countersigned by Richmond Fenton, 3 April 1718
Five admittances, 1729
Court roll (call-roll and verdicts of misdemeanours), 1729
Court roll, 1730
Rental of the Manor (shows each's rents and services; each tenement's lands and location is fully described), 1730
Verdict as to inheritance of tenancy (signed by the jurors), 
Call roll, 1731
Court roll (three admittances), 1731
Two surrenders and admittances, each signed by Henry Aglionby, 1737, 1739
Court roll (call-roll at start), 1743
Admittance, written out and signed by Henry Aglionby 1758
Two admittances (1761), two admittances (1763), one admittance (1762(sic)), one admittance (1765), each signed by Henry Aglionby, 1761 - 1765
Rental of Improvements at Cotehill (names each tenant, serial number, acreage, rent), 1758
Rental of Improvements in Cotehill and Cumwhinton (tenants' names and sums, only), Not dated [c. 1760]
"An Exact Survey of the Demaine Lands of Drawdykes formerly the Capitall Messuage of the Mannor of Tarraby" (written by William Rooke), 1694
(Field names, acreages, notes). Includes a mill there.
Rental of the customary lands at "Crin[g]le Dyke formerly Parcel of the Mannor of Tarraby", signed by William Rooke, 1694
Names the tenants but not the lands or tenements; states the sums due.
"Tarraby (Cringle-Dyke): A Copy of an Indenture concerning the Boundary of Certain Customary Lands called Cringle Dyke and of the Wast[e]s and Commons thereto belonging", half of which are part of the Manor of Tarraby; the parties were William Bowman, merchant, then Mayor of Carlisle, to Thomas Senhouse of Seascale Esq. and Thomas Aglionby of the City of Carlisle gent.; reciting the former disputes, and alluding to the recent arbitration by George Salkeld of Rosgill in Westmorland, Thomas Denton of Warnell, John Briscoe of Crofton, and Lancelot Salkeld "of the Whythall" (Whitehall near Mealsgate), Esquires - defines the boundary in English, 29 March 1575,
Details of the lands at Boustead Hill [p. Burgh by Sands] held of John Aglionby Esq. as of his Manor of Tarraby,
"A Collection of Orders and Bylawes.. for the Mannor of Tarraby"; covers 1525/6-1635/6, followed by the 1641 collection made by Leonard Milborne (then Steward), with declaration of renewal,
Somewhat-defensive notes on the fine, multure, and legal status of Brunsketh Mill, and on its rents, and the effect of competition from the newly-erected mill in Westlinton; as seen from the Steward's viewpoint, as against the lessee's, 1705
Rental of fee-farm rents due to John Aglionby of Nunnery Esq. from Kendal Parks and Castle Mills; names each tenant or tenement, states sums due, 25 March 1708
Inside back cover, are:
Notes of sums payable for [lord's] licence for mortgages in Burgh Barony, Honor of Cockermouth, "Mannor of Beckermet belonging to Sir D F", n.d. [c. 1705]
Note of agreement with the tenants of Cumwhinton and Cotehill as to payment of their Improvement Rents, 11 August 1707
"Aglionby Court adjourned to Easter Wednesday", n.d. [c.1710]