The 1612 Inquisition into the Manor of Bradford is a list of freeholders, leaseholders and tenants within the manor of Bradford, taken by Sir William Ingleby, Henry Maynard esq., Robert Wall, gent. on 2 September 1612. The manor of Bradford, Manningham and Standbury included: Horton Magna and Horton Parva, Bowling, Wike, Clayton, thornton, Allerton, Wilsden, Oxenhope and Haworth.
|16120902||Nicholas||Jowett||Bradford||Nicholas Jowell (sic) holdeth a messe or tenement and one croft containing three roods of land and payeth yearly therefore to his majesty 8d.|
|16120902||Richard||Jowett||Bradford||Richard Jowell (sic) holdeth one messuage or tenement the moiety of one Barn or Laith and two acres of land yielding yearly therefore to his majesty 3s.|
|16120902||Richard||Jowett||Bradford||Richard Jowell (sic) junr. (son of William Jowell decd.) holdeth one messe or tenement and half an acre of land by estimation to the same and adjoining and yieldeth yearly therefore to his majesty 7d.|
|4 January 2000|
"Thomas Taylor and Samuel Taylor his son holdeth the four Messuages
or Tennements, 3 Cottages and seventeen and one half acres of land arable and pasture, by
estimation yielding yearly therefore to his majesty 13s 5d."
and - "The said Thomas Taylor also holdeth the moiety of one Messuage or Tennements of one acre of land by estimation yielding therefore to his majesty one and a half pence"
and - "Thos Taylor and Saml Taylor, his son and heir hold two half burgesses and seven messes or tennements, one half messe or tennement/cottage and 33 acres of land by estimation to the same belonging and yielding yearly therefore to his majesty 12s and seven and a half pence"
Samuel Taylor is mentioned (with no or ambiguous relationship) in the Will of Edward Jowett, so is Thomas a brother of William Taylor, Edward's father in law? (Hypothetical question!)
(ref The Hailstone Collection, West Yorkshire Archive Service at Bradford DB1/1/52, taken 28 Oct 1999)
Copyright S D Jowitt