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THE PROTESTATION RETURNS OF 1641/2

- PARISH OF KIRKBY STEPHEN -



Extracted from "The Westmorland Protestation Returns, 1641/2" edited by M.A. Faraday, M.A. (CWAAS Publication - Kendal, 1971.)

The form of the Protestation was as follows:
"I, A.B., do in the presence of Almighty God promise vow and protest to maintain and defend as far as lawfully I may with my life, Power and estate the true reformed Protestant Religion expressed in the Doctrine of the Church of England against all Popery and Popish Innovations within this Realm contrary to the same Doctrine and according to the Duty of my Allegiance to His Majesty's Royal Person, Honour and Estate as also the Power and Privileges of Parliaments, the lawful Rights and Liberties of the Subjects and every Person that maketh this Protestation in whatsoever he shall do in the lawful Pursuance of the same; and to my power and as far as lawfully I may I will oppose and by all good Ways and Means endeavour to bring to condign Punishment all such as shall either by Force, Practice, Counsels, Plots, Conspiracies or otherwise do any Thing to the contrary of any Thing in this present Protestation contained; and further that I shall in all just and honourable Ways endeavour to preserve the Union and Peace betwixt the Three kingdoms of England, Scotland and Ireland : and neither for Hope Fear or other Respect shall relinquish the Promise Vow and Protestation."

Please note, that to correspond with the order of the actual returns as published by the CWAAS, the names that follow in these tables, should be read in a left to right sequence.


Kirkbistephen
9 Mar 1641. A trewe Register of all such particular persons as have made protestation within the parrish of Kirkbistephen within the county of Westmerland above the age of eighteen yeares as they were enjoyned by order from the House of Commons now assembled in parliment A.D. 1641.

Towne of Kirkbistephen
Anthony WETHERELL cle. vicar of KirkbistephenWilliam WILLIS scholm'
William SHAWWilliam BLENKCARN
James FAWCETTThomas HIND
John THOMPSONNJohn BOWMANN
Richard CRACKHALLThomas MAISONN
Humfrey WILLM'SONNRichard WILLM'SONN
Thomas DENNYSONNJames PEARES
Edward WILSONNRobert WILSONN
Bartholomew SAUNDERSONNThomas HOWSONN
William DAWSONNJohn MILNER
Thomas FAWCETTWilliam BLENKEARNE junior
William SPENCELEYWilliam BOWLAND
Jeffrey HARRISONNEdward AMBLER
William MARSHALLThomas SHARPE
William HUTCHINSONNRichard HUTCHINSONN
William HINDWilliam BONKIN
William BOWLAND seniorWilliam BARNETT
Hewgh BONKINWilliam PEACOCKE
Hewgh BARNETTJohn BARNETT
John BARNETT juniorJohn THOMPSONN
Anthony ADDISONNWilliam THOMPSONN
James THOMPSONNJohn BILBOW
Thomas BARNETTRobert ISLIPP
John REYNALDSONNWilliam WETHERELL
John SMYTHJohn MORLAND
Thomas WILSONNEdward HARTLEY
Nicholas BOWLANDAnthony ISLIPP
John KIPLINThomas RAW
John GREERMichael WALLER
Richard WHARTONNRobert ATKINSONN
Thomas KNEWSTUBBThomas PARKIN
Thomas REYNALDSONWilliam HAKINS
Symond BOWMANNThomas SHAW
Edward EWBANKWilliam HINDMER
John HINDMER seniorWilliam FAWCETT
John HINDMER juniorFrancis FAWCETT
Robart WARCUPPRobert HINDMER
Richard DARBIEHewgh WILSONN
Hewgh SHAWJohn PINDER


Hartley Towne
William BRABINRobert BOWLAND
John COOKESONMichaell THOMSONN
Bartholomew HUTTONNThomas EWBANK
John WALLERRobert RUDD
William HETHERINGTONNThomas CONINGHAM
Thomas RUDD juniorWilliam BELL
Thomas WILKINSONNThomas HEWITSONN
John HUTCHINSONN juniorChristopher DENT
James JOHNSONNThomas RACKSTRAY
George WILSONNJames BONKIN
John HUTCHINSONN seniorThomas RUDD senior
Myles BONSONNThomas BONSONN
Christopher COCKINHewgh MAISONN
John BARNES 


Winton Towne
Robert SCAIFERobert THOMSONN
Richard BANKESRichard SPENCELEY
Edward WALLERWilliam PARKIN
John SHUTTEMichael MORLAND
Richard SCAIFEWilliam SMART
John DENTWilliam WALLER
Thomas NEWTONNHenry EWBANK
Edward FAIRERGeorge RUDD
Lawrence GARSTELLJohn aliter Jenkin WALLER
William ATKINSONNJohn HASTWHITTLE
Launcelott MORLANDJohn WALLER
Thomas MAISONNWilliam MORLAND
William BLAKLINJohn BOUSFELL
Edward CLIBERNRowland EWBANK
Christopher LOWESCuthbert MORLAND
Myles TOWITSONNEdward MORLAND
James HURPhillipp WILLM'SONN
Thomas FEATAMERichard STABLE
William WALLERHumfre SCILL
John BRACKENNThomas WHITHEAD
Mathew MORLANDJames SCAIFE
Edward SCAIFEWilliam WILLM'SONN
Thomas WILLM'SONNJohn BLACKBURNE
John WILKINSONNRichard KEYLEY
John SPOONERRichard WALLER senior
Richard WALLERChristopher REYNALDSONN
Thomas WHARTONNChristopher GRAINGER
John SPOONERThomas WALLER
Henry FOTHERGILL 


Keyber Rookebie and Heggilskeall
Thomas WALLERRobert MOSSE
John WALLERWilliam THOMSONN
Thomas BOUSFELLThomas BLENKCARNE
Thomas HALLIDAYAnthony MORLAND
Hewgh BATTIEJeffrey HALLIDAY
John MORLAND Jenkin MORLAND
Edward WALKERThomas WALLER senior
Thomas MORLANDJohn LAIDMANN
William AREYThomas BONKIN
John BONKINMathew DEVIS
Richard SPENCLEYRichard HOLME
Richard SCRUTONNGabriell MORLAND
Henry MORLANDJohn MORLAND
Richard WILL'MSONNJames WAISTELL
John WALKERThomas BENSONN
Thomas NEWBIEPeter MOSSE
Richard BRUNSKELLRobert ADDISONN
Thomas MOSSEMichael MOSSE
Michael BRUNSKELLEdward BENSONN
Humfrey BOUSFELLThomas SEALBANK


Sowlebie Towne
John PETTYRowland PETTY
Henry LAWThomas COOKE
John UNTHANKEEdward COOKE
John PETTYWilliam ROBERTSONN
Robert BURSEYGeorge FRANKLAND
Mathew BELLJohn BARNES
John SALKELDJohn PETTY
Thomas LAIDMANNThomas BARNES
John GRAINGERJohn HIGGONSONN
Rowland ORTONNThomas LAMBE
Bernard DOUTHWAITEThomas MOSSE
John TODDEJames BOUSFELL
William GRAYThomas GRAY
Richard ROGERSONNMathew BELL
John ROBERTSONNThomas HARRISONN
John CLARKEJohn WALLER
Thomas WALLERChristopher BELL
Edward HINDMERJohn THOMSONN
John KNEWSTUBBWilliam PETTY
John CORBITTEJohn KNEWSTUBB
John BLENKCARNEGeorge KNEWSTUBB


Waitbie and Smardall
Peter WHARTONNRichard WHARTONN
Reynald RACKSTRAYWilliam WHARTON
William HUTCHINSONNJohn HUTCHINSONN
Thomas ORTONNWilliam ORTONN
William BLENKCARNEJohn FOX
John WHARTONNSymonn FAWCETT
William BLANDJohn BLAND
Thomas WALLERJohn THOMSONN
Edward BIRKDALLJohn BIRKDALL
Edward WALKERHenry PARKIN
Thomas PARKINJamas SYMPSONN
John WHARTONN 


Whartonn and Naitbie
John COUELL esquireMichael WHARTONN
Richard MORLANDWilliam DARBIE
Robert WILSONHewgh WHARTONN
Thomas COLLINThomas TURNER
Richard WALLERLauncelot PARLER
John HASTWHITTLEThomas FAWCETT
John DARBIERichard HASTWHITTLE
Charles HASTWHITTLEEdward HASTWHITTLE
Thomas HUTTONNChristopher KING
Anthony DIXONMichael FOTHERGILL
Michael HEWITSONNThomas EWBANK
William FOTHERGILLCharles DENT
Thomas MAISONNThomas CONINGHAM
William DIXONNJohn DIXONN
Leonard EWBANKGeorge WILSONN
Philip PEARSONNRichard WHARTONN
Michael DENT 


The Chapplerie of Mallerstang
in the parish of Kirkbistephen
Henry WHITFIELDRichard SHAW senior
Richard SHAWThomas SHAW
Henry COUMPSTONNThomas WHITFIELD
Richard SHAWRobert SHAW
John KNEWSTUBBSymonn SHAW
Robert SHAWEdmund SHAW
John ATKINSONNThomas TUNSTALL
William SHAWWilliam GARTHWAITE
Henry HIGGONSONNNicholas FOTHERGILL
Rowland FOTHERGILL 


Mallerstange
John FOTHERGILLThomas WHARTONN
Jefferey BIRKBECKThomas FOTHERGILL
John KNEWSTUBBThomas KNEWSTUBB
Robert DENTThomas DENT
John MORLANDLancelott WILSONN
William WHARTONNThomas FOTHERGILL senior
Thomas FOTHERGILLRowland SHAW
Robert WRIGHTJefferey WHARTONN
Edmund FOTHERGILLJohn GROSDALL
John FOTHERGILL seniorJohn FOTHERGILL
John WHARTONNGeorge HARRYSONN
Thomas WALLERJohn FOTHERGILL
Michael FOTHERGILLThomas KNEWSTUBB
Edward FOTHERGILLSymonn FOTHERGILL
Henry BIRKBECKMichael BIRKDALL


There is not within our parish anie man that is a recusant onelie four weomen:
Elizabeth wife of Leonard WHARTON and her two daughters, viz Emma wife of Xfer KING and An wife of Hugh WHARTON; And Ellsabeth wife of Robert ATKINSON,
all which were summoned to make protestation and did not.
So testifies
Anthony WETHERELL
vicar of Kirkbistephen.