Law and Order

Boldron and it’s people have featured in the courts over the years.  A selection of cases relating to the Parish or its people are referenced below.

Chancery Cases in the National Archives relating to Boldron

Reference:      C 1/447/2

Description:   

Short title: Spence v Spence.

Plaintiffs: Johanne, daughter and heir of Rowland Spence.

Defendants: Leonard Spence, brother of the said Rowland.

Subject: Messuages and land in Lartington, Bowes, and Boldron. Yorkshire.

SFP

Date:   1515-1518

Reference:      C 3/145/19

Description:   

Short title: Phillippes v Conyers.

Plaintiffs: Arthur Phillippes and Joan Phillippes his wife.

Defendants: Nicholas Conyers and others.

Subject: manor of Marske, Yorkshire; and property in Boldron, Carlton, Aldbrough, Hawxwell, Richmond, Hudswell, Stainsby and Stainton, Yorkshire; Newcastle-on-Tyne, Northumberland; Barnard Castle, Walsingham [Wolsingham] and Bolam, Durham.

Document type: [pleadings].

Date:   1558-1579

Reference:      C 7/166/10

Description:   

Short title: Hutchinson v Brunskell.

Plaintiffs: William Hutchinson and others.

Defendants: Philip Brunskelll.

Place or subject: property in Boldron, Bowes etc, Yorkshire.

Document type: bill only

Date:   1668

Reference:      C 6/362/15

Description:   

Short title: Langstaffe v Wardell.

Plaintiffs: John Langstaffe yeoman, of Kirkby Stephen, Westmorland.

Defendants: Mary Wardell (alias Mary Palmer) widow, John Nicholson carpenter, of Sunderland, Durham, Abraham Hilton gent attorney at law, of Hilton, Durham, Jeffery Shaw gent attorney at law, of Barnard Castle, Durham and Priscilla Nicholson.

Subject: Mortgage on lands messuages and tenements: Bowron and Roods, Bowes, Yorkshire.

Document type: bill, two answers.

Date:   1710

Reference:      C 101/3339

Description:   

Accounts in:

Short title: Clavering v Clavering.

Plaintiffs: James Clavering, Clara Anna Martha Clavering, Agatha Katherine Clavering, Thomas Charles Clavering, Augustus George Clavering and William Aloyzius Clavering, infants by their next friend.

Defendants: Sir Thomas John Clavering bart, Charles John Clavering, esq, Henry Mordaunt Clavering, esq, Francis [Napier] Lord Napier and Maria [Napier] baroness Napier his wife, Sir Thomas Pechell bart and Dame Charlotte Pechell his wife and Sir John Borlase Warren bart and Dame Caroline Warren his wife.

Subject: real and personal estate of George Clavering in Marylebone, Middlesex, Worldsend, Moorleases [Moor Leases], Ivystone, Mawsfield, Butsfield, Kilmondwood [Kilmond Wood], Bowran [Bowron], Lanchester, Durham.

Details: list of tenants and rents, receipts and disbursements.

Receiver: Sir Thomas John Clavering bart.

Chancery Master: John Spranger, James Stephen

Date:   1799-1820

Reference:      C 101/3281

Description:   

Accounts in:

Short title: Clavering v Clavering.

Plaintiffs: James Clavering, Clara Anna Martha Clavering, Agatha Katherine Clavering, Thomas Charles Clavering, Augustus George Clavering and William Aloyzius Clavering, infants by their next friend.

Defendants: Sir Thomas John Clavering bart, Charles John Clavering, esq, Henry Mordaunt Clavering, esq, Francis [Napier] Lord Napier and Maria [Napier] Baroness Napier his wife, Sir Thomas Pechell bart and Dame Charlotte Pechell his wife and Sir John Borlase Warren bart and Dame Caroline Warren his wife.

Subject: real and rersonal estate of George Clavering in Marylebone, Middlesex, Worldsend, Moorleases [Moor Leases], Ivystone, Mawsfield, Butsfield, Kilmondwood [Kilmond Wood], Bowran [Bowron], Lanchester, Durham.

Details: duplicate list of tenants and rents, receipts and disbursements.

Receiver: Sir Thomas John Clavering bart.

Chancery Master: John Spranger, James Stephen

Date:   1800-1820

Reference:      C 101/3348

Description:   

Accounts in:

Short title: Clavering v Clavering.

Plaintiffs: James Clavering, Clara Anna Martha Clavering, Agatha Katherine Clavering, Thomas Charles Clavering deceased, Augustus George Clavering deceased and William Aloyzius Clavering, infants by their next friend.

Defendants: Sir Thomas John Clavering bart and others.

Subject: real and personal estate of George Clavering in Marylebone, Middlesex, Worldsend, Moorleases [Moor Leases], Ivystone, Mawsfield, Butsfield, Kilmondwood [Kilmond Wood], Bowran [Bowron], Lanchester, Durham.

Details: list of tenants and rents, receipts and disbursements.

Receiver: Sir Thomas John Clavering bart.

Chancery Master: James Stephen, William Brougham

Date:   1819-1844

From the Newspapers

Yorkshire Gazette 22/10/1831

The following pleaded GUILTY and received the judgement of the Court.

JOHN HALL (21) of Barnard Castle and WILLIAM ALLANSON (18) off Boldron, for stealing three hens, the property of John Newton – To be imprisoned six calendar months to hard labour.

Yorkshire Gazette 2/8/1845

Ann Hobson of Boldron, charged with assaulting Ellen Hurworth on the 19th inst.; the parties settled their dispute outside the court, Hobson paying the costs, 11s. 6d.