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  • ID: I47489
  • Name: Adam de Wigton
  • Sex: M
  • Death: ABT 1225
  • Note: 1

    The second Adam son of the second Odard, succeeding in 1208, paid eighty marks for having his father's lands with the
    As the heir of Odard the sheriff, he was the owner in 1212 when the great inquest of fees was made for the whole of the county, and was the first that we have found who adopted the territorial name of Wyggeton or Wigton. He was known as Adam de Wigton, a style afterwards continued by his descendants. In 1221 and 1222 he was employed with others in taking a view of the forest of Cumberland for the purpose of reporting its condition to the Crown.2 He must have died about 1225, for in that year Odard son of Adam de Wigeton, that is the third Odard, did homage for the land he held in chief and paid ten marks for his relief.
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  • Change Date: 11 SEP 2006



    Father: Odard de Wigton
    Mother: Millisent of Blakehale

    Marriage 1 Spouse Unknown
      Children
      1. Has Children Odard de Wigton

      Sources:
      1. Text: A Brief History of the Kirkbride Family, with special reference to the descendants of Phineas Kirkbride, 1754-1815, arranged by Edna L. Kirkbride (1932); copied and supplemented with reference to the Guy
        Carmini Kirkbride family, by Annabeth Hall 1955) (revised 1972); expanded and updated by Jean Kirkbride Pruett (1996)
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