Name: Adam BOWES , of Streatlam 1
Birth: ABT 1298
Death: AFT MAY 1345 in Streatlam, Teesdale, Durham, England 1
Surtees states that in 1337 Bishop Richard de Bury confirmed the manor to Adam de Bowes of Streatlam, and it is certain that in March1354-5 Robert de Bowes made fine for the capital messuage. Before 1384 Robert de Bowes seems also to have acquired the 60 acres in the Fallowfield lying between the quarry of Newton and 'Aldnewton' which Robert son of Nicholas Scriptor inherited from his father in 1335, as well as other and smaller parcels totalling at least 86 acres.
In 1383 Sir John Heron, kt., was returned as holding Newton by foreign service and a yearly rent of 106s. 8d., but it seems possible that he was merely acting as a trustee for the Bowes family, since Sir William de Bowes was holding the capital messuage and 200 acres of land at the same rent when he died in or about 1399. The holding followed the descent of Streatlam (q.v.) until 1565 when Sir George Bowes, kt., obtained licence to grant it to Anthony Middleton.
From: 'Parishes: St Oswalds's - Manors', A History of the County of Durham: Volume 3 (1928), pp. 157-174. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=42615&strquery=biddick durham Date accessed: 04 June 2012.
Alice TRAYNE , Heiress of Streatlam b: ABT 1300 in Streatlam, Teesdale, Durham, England
- Robert BOWES , of Streatlam, Sir b: ABT 1328 in Streatlam, Teesdale, Durham, England
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