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Thursday, November 17, 2011

Walter de Goushill & Matilda de Hathersage

23639744. Walter de Goushill & 23639745. Matilda de Hathersage

~1195, Walter born in England, s/o §§Raph de Goushill, s/o §§Robert de Goushill.

~1200, Matilda born in England, d/o §§Matthew de Hethersege & Emma de Meinill.

Bef. 1216, A fine of Walter de Gousel, son of Raph, by the Consent of Matilda, his wife, and his heirs, gave to Gerard, the Parson of Radclive 1 bovate of land in Ratcilffe. (S) Hist. of Nottinghamshire, V1, 1790, Ratcliffe. [The Seal of this Walter de Gousle is, 3 Annulets, whereof 1 is covered with a large Canton, or Quarter.]

10/19/1216, Henry III, age 9, succeeded John as King of England.

2/4/1238, Indented agreement between Sir Walter de Gousel, Richard Bamell, Geoffrey de le Fremund and other free men of their fee … made in the church of Flintham, Nottinghamshire, that the two parties and their men will not injure the other according to the laws of the realm … (S) UKNA.

10/25/1248, Free-warren in Haverseche, in Darbyshire granted to Matilda’s brother [Which would be passed down to her descendents. See Sir Thomas de Goushill (2954968), 1331]. (S) Hist. of Nottinghamshire, V3, 1796, Hoveringham.

Matilda co-heiress to her brother Matthew de Hathersage.

Bef. 1257, Walter de Gooshull died.


Matilda, who had been wife of Sir Walter de Goushill, purchased of William, s/o Hugh de Hoveringham, a certain place in the west part of the meadow of Hoveringham, called Pirne. (S) The History of Southwell, Shilton, 1818, P243.

9/22/1263, Matilda living.

(S) Hist. of Nottinghamshire, V3, 1796, Hoveringham.

Family notes:

·         1287 plea. Emma de Meinill sister of Robert de Meinill. Cecilia the other sister. Robert’s daughter Isabella died without children. Emma had a son Matthew who died without heirs. Matthew’s sisters were Cecilia and Matilda (23639745). Cecilia had a son Nigel, who had a son Oliver, who had a son John de Longford, defendant. Cecilia de Meinhill, sister of Robert, had a son Adam, who had a son Adam, who had a son Adam de Krideling, the defendant. Matilda de Hathersage (23639745) had a son John (11819872) who had a son Walter Gousel (5909936), plaintiff. (S) Staffordshire Hist. Coll’s, V6, Pt1, 1885, Banco roll, Michaelmas, 15-16 E. I.

·         1331, Adam de Gousehull, claiming free-warren in Haverseche, in Darbyshire, makes Thomas de Gousehull (2954968), son of Walter (5909936) son of John (11819872), son of Matilda (23639745), daughter of Matthew de Hethersege, to be one of the heirs of the said Matthew, to whom it was granted. (S) Quo War. 4 Edward III, rot. 2. Derb.

·         Matilda, purchased from William, son of Hugh de Hoveringham, part of the west part of the meadow of Hoveringham, called Yirne, or Thirne, abutted on the west by the meadow of the prior of Thurgarton, and John de Gousill abutted, and the common meadow of Hoveringham on the east, for which she gave him 40s. and a quarter of barley, he reserving only a penny rent yearly, to be paid at Christmas to him and his heirs, which Hugh Sharpe, and Matilda his wife, released to the prior and covent of Thurgarton, to whom Simon de Gousil, son of Matilda first named, together with some other meadow, which his mother gave him, conveyed it, and Walter de Goushull, knight, grandson of Matilda, by her eldest son John confirmed the gift of sir Simon, his uncle. (S) Regist. de Thurgarton.

·         A co-heiress of Robert de Meinell brought the manors of Barlborough, Killamarsh, and Whitwell to Sir Matthew de Hathersage in the reign of King John. In latter end of the reign of Henry III, the co-heiresses of Hathersage brought it in moieties to the families of Goushill and Longford. (S) Notes on the Churches of Derbyshire, V1, Cox, 1875, P51.

·         Robert de Meinill, lord of Whitwell, Derbyshire, gave to the canons a quarry on his land, wherever most convenient, for building the church of St. James and the necessary buildings, with free ingress and egress for those thus engaged. Walter de Goushill [the grandson] also granted a quarry for the like purpose on the moor between Whitwell and Belph, or elsewhere in the common pastures of Whitwell parish, after the same manneras had been done by his ancestor Robert deMeinill. (S) The abbey of Welbeck, A Hist. of the Co. of Nottingham, V2, 1910.

Child of Walter and Matilda:

i. John de Goushill (11819872), born ~1225 in England.

ii. Simon de Goushill, born ? in England.