Early Hammerton Generations: The Poulton Tree
Hamerton family listed in Whitakers History of Craven (WHC)


Minus Sixteen Generation
10170Adam de Hamerton, b 1334, Hamerton Hall, Slaidburn. He married Katherine de Knoll. She brought considerable wealth and influence with her to the family when her father Elias, son of Reginald, transferred the manor of Wigglesworth to the Hammertons. Previously lords of Hammerton, they were now also lords of Knowlesmere, Wigglesworth and Hellifield. They left Hammerton and settled at Wigglesworth Hall and in 1436 Laurence Hamerton was licensed to keep a chaplain to sing Mass in his manor house at 'Wiklesworth'. An arched doorway to an outbuilding, opposite the entrance to the supposed 16th century house, remains today ...... Adam and Katherine had a son Richard and his marriage added the Manor of Langfield near Halifax to the estate, together with a third of the Manors of Rishworth, Bottomley, Barkisland and Scammonden in the area.
 10172Richard de Hamerton

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