The Ormerods of Gambleside


George Ormerod

of Heightside

Buried 'in the church' at Haslingden on 23 August 1661.

No will of his has survived but his death was noted in the next CourtRoll.

The inventory of George's goods has survived and shows that he wasquite prosperous since it totals £243.
Besides cattle, hay and corn he has wool, yarn and "pack cloathes"worth £60 and some coal sacks.

He owned land in Crawshawbooth (i.e. Heightside) of yearly rent 10/1dand land in Wolfenden of yearly rent 22d.

Both his widow, Ann, and his mother, Elizabeth, survived him andforbade fine for their dowers.

His heir was reported to be Oliver 'of full age'.

Ann Ormerod

Spinster of Rawtenstall

Left a will, proved in 1676.

She was buried at Haslingden 'in the church' on 24 May 1676.

She identified herself by leaving 'a piece of gold worth 10/-' to herbrother 'Oliver of Crawshawbooth', and the rest of her legacies revealthe rest of her family.

Her major bequest is to her sister, Mary, wife of John Crowther ofRawtenstall, which whom she was presumably living.

Oliver Ormerod

Buried on 28 June 1710.

Susan Ormerod

Buried in 1693.

Oliver Ormerod

Buried on 28 June 1710.

Mary ?

Buried in 1699.