Richard Lynam c1540 – 1592
Land obtained in 1568
This information was obtained from the Revill Papers. The Revilles were Lords of the Manor of Carnfield Hall South Normanton and also of Ogston Hall. Richard Lynam, Husbandman, was mentioned in these papers dated 1568 over sale of land in South Normanton. So it was Turbutt Family of Ogston Hall, Brackenfield Drbys and Revill Family of Carnfield Hall, South Normanton Drbys under Title Deeds.
Mortgage of £26 by Richard Coke of Kirkby in Ashfield, Notts a Gentleman and John Coke, Parson of the Church of North Wingfield to Richard Lynam of Pilsley, Husbandman, of half a messuage and tenement and an oxgang of land in South Normanton, reserving mineral rights.
Covenant by lessor concerning compensation for damage done by mining: 5 March 10 year reign of Elizabeth.
This Indenture made the fifth day of March in the tenth year if the reign of our Sovereign Lady Elizabeth bye the grace of God of England, France, and Ireland, Queen defender of the faith
Between Richard Coke of Kirkby in Ashfield in the County of Nottingham, Gentleman, and John Coke, Parson of the church of North Wingfield in the County of Derby of the one part. And Richard Lynam of Pilsley in the said County of Derby, Husbandman, of the other.
Witnessed that this bargained covenanted and agreed betwixt the said parties these Indentures and either of them for him self his heirs executors administrators assigns doth bargain granted and agreed to and with the other in manner and form hereafter following that is to say :
First the said Richard Coke and John Coke have never bargained granted bargained and sold any by these presentments do clarify and absolutely give grant and bargain and sell unto the said Richard Lynam the one half or moiety of all that their messuage and tenement and of one Ox gang of land, meadow and pasture with appurtenances in Normanton aforesaid, alias South Normanton, now or late in the occupation or possession of the said George Marriott or of his assignees together with the moiety or one half of all and singular the lands and tenements under leases pastures feeding common woods underwoods rent reversions and premises and of all manner their Hereditaments whatsoever in Normanton aforesaid to the said messuages or tenements belonging or with or to the said messuage or tenement severally occupied and as part or parcel and member of the said messuage heretofore commonly accepted reputed taken known being with all and singular appurtenances.
Except and all waives represent unto this present gift grant bargain and sell unto Richard Coke his heirs and assignees for ever. All singular the Coles commonly called sea Coles (coal) and all the iron stone on or upon the premises or any parcel thereof. And all the singular mine and mines, Delph and Delphes of coal and iron stone whatsoever in or upon the premises or any part or parcel thereof remaining or being and of free liberty, entree egress regress in and to the said premises and every part and parcel thereof to and for the said Richard Coke his heirs and assignees for ever at all and every time and times and from time to time thereafter, as well to dig search for sort get take carry away have possession and enjoy to his and there only use and benefit all and every the said coals and iron stone. As also all and ever other thing and things to do in and upon the same premises or any parcel thereof necessary or commodious for the searching getting sorting taking having or enjoying of the same or any parcel thereof by any manner.
To have and to hold all and singular the said moiety or one half of all the said messuage lands tenements and Hereditaments rents revertions and services and of all other the premises with all singular there appurtenances except before excepted unto the said Richard Lynam his heirs and assignees for ever to the only use behoffe of the said Richard Lynam his heirs and assigns for ever.
And the said Richard Coke to him his heirs executors and administrators doth covenant promise and grant to and with the said Richard Lynam his heirs executors administrators and assigns.
That the said Richard Coke or his heirs before the feast of the Epiphanies of our lord God next coming after the date hereof shall and will not only make or cause to be made unto the said Richard Lynam his heirs and assignees One good sum sufficient and perfect estate or estates in the law in fee simple of and in all and singular the said moiety of the said messuage land tenements and hereditaments rents reversions and services and all other the premises with all and singular there appetencies except before excepted.
But also shall and will at all and every time and from time to times hereafter during the space of three years next after the date hereof make knowledge do and suffer or arrange to be made knowledge done and suffered all and every whichsoever and further act acts thing or things in law whatsoever as shall be reasonably devised and required by the said Richard Lynam his heirs and assignees or by his or these council learned in the law for the further and better assurance surety and sure making of all and singular the premises with the appurtenances except before excepted to be assured and made sure in the law of and to the law Richard Lynam his heirs and assignees for ever be hit by deed or deeds enrolled enrollment of these present indentures fine with warranty against all mean feoffment which like warranty release with like warranty recovery with one or more vouchers or by all these ways and means or by any of them or by any other ways or means whatsoever at the only cost and charges in the law of the said Richard Lynam his heirs and assignees and so that the said Richard Coke be not compelled to travel for the same further assurance above twelve miles from the now dwelling house of the said Richard at Kirkby in Ashfield aforesaid.
And that the said premises and every parcel thereof before by the presents bargained and sold now be and are and at the time and times of the said estate and further assurance to be made as aforesaid shall be and from henceforth be and countenanced exonerated discharged acquitted or otherwise saved and kept harmless of and from all singular former bargains, sales, gifts, grants, feoffment, Jointures, Dower Statutes, Marchante and of the Staple Judgements Executions recognizances and of and from all other charges and encumbrances whatsoever had made one or suffered by the said Richard Coke his heirs or assignees by any means.
And the said Richard Coke for him his heirs executors administrators and assignees and every of them doth covenant promise and grant to and with said Richard Lynam his heirs and assignees by these presents.
That at all and every time and times and from time to time and as often as it shall hereafter happen the said Richard Coke his heirs and assignees dig search for get carry away or sought for any the said coal or coals or stone within the premises bargained and sold or any part or parcel thereof.
By reason whereof the herbage or pasture thereof or shall hurt or impryed the said Richard Coke his heirs and assignees shall and will at the reasonable request of the said Richard Lynam his heirs or assignees make or cause to be made unto the said Richard Lynam his heirs or assignees such sufficient and reasonable recompense for the said hurt of the said herbage or pasture as by the view of four honest neighbours indifferently to be named for that purpose shall be thought met and convenient.
In Consideration whereof the said Richard Lynam for him his heirs executors administrator and assignees and every of them doth covenant promise and grant to and with the said Richard Coke his heirs and assignees that he the said Richard Coke his heirs nor assignees shall not anytime nor times hereafter be let hindered nor interrupted nor from digging searching getting taking having nor carrying away of the said coal or stone before represented nor no parcel thereof.
But that he and they make at all and every time and times and from time to time hereafter dig, search for, get, take and carry the same and every part and parcel thereof at his and their pleasure without any let or interruption of or by the said Richard Lynam his heirs and assignees by any means.
And also the said Richard Lynam doth further covenant and grant for him his heirs executors and assignees and with the said Richard Coke his heirs executors and administrators for ever that where the Lord of Alfreton for the time being hath ever heretofore usually had and received to him his heirs and assignees rent services of the Lord of Normanton aforesaid or his tenants there of his manor lands, tenements and hereditaments in Normanton aforesaid.
The said Richard Lynam his heirs and assignees for ever shall and will yearly pay or cause to be paid to the said Lord of Alfreton his heirs and assignees for his portion of the said rent service for the said premises by these presents bargained and sold one penny of lawful money of England at the feast days and times there usual.
For and in further consideration of which the said gift grant bargain and sale of the said premises with their appurtenances before by these presents bargained and sold and for a full recompense and satisfaction of and for the same the said Richard Lynam hath not only well and truly given and paid unto the said Richard Coke before the en sealing thereof Ten Pounds of lawful money of England of which said sum of Ten Pounds the said Richard acknowledge himself fully satisfied and paid and thereof and every parcel thereto doth clearly acquit and discharge the said Richard Lynam his heirs executors and administrators by these presents.
But also the said Richard Lynam doth further promise covenant and grant by these presents to and with the said Richard Coke his executors and administrators that he the said Richard Lynam his executors and assignees shall and will further give and pay or cause to be further given and paid unto the said Richard Coke his executors administrators and assignees or to his or their lawful deputy Fifteen Pounds of lawful money of England, in such manner and form and in all such sort and order as hereafter followeth and is limited in and by the said indentures.
That is to say and upon the 24th of June now following after the date hereof betwixt the hours of eight and eleven in the forenoon of the same day at and in the now dwelling house of the said Richard Coke in Kirkby aforesaid in full satisfaction and recompense of and for the whole purchase of all the said premises with appurtenances aforesaid by these presents bargained and sold.
Provided always and it is so covenanted and agreed by and betwixt the said parties that if the said Richard Lynam his heirs executors, administrators and assignees and every of them do fail and make default of payment of the said sum at and in the said day and place as was aforesaid or before.
That then and from thenceforth this present gift grant bargain sale and all and every deed, estate, assurance and conveyance now had and made which hereafter shall be had or made or conveyed of and in the said premises with appurtenances to the use of the said Richard Lynam his heirs and assignees shall utterly frustrate void and of none.
And that then and from thenceforth the said Richard Coke and his heirs shall or may lawfully enter into, have again, enjoy forever to and proper use and behoffe all and singular the said premises with appurtenances without any let or interruption of or by the said Richard Lynam his heirs or assignees, these present indentures or any things therein contained or any other estate or conveyance hereafter to be had or made to the contrary in any ways not withstanding.
In witness whereof the parties above named to the present indenture interchangeably have put their hands and seals the day and year above written
Signed Ric Coke
REF D37M/RT28 Revill Papers