Name: John Elys 1
Change Date: 28 OCT 2009
John Elys. There can be no doubt that he was the son of the foregoing ; the sequence of dates and the descent of land through him to his son both support it. He married a sister of William de Barughby, afterwards known as William de Laysingcroft,(4) and was father of the Thomas Elys to whom the Barwick demesne lands were leased in 1348.
apart from Thomas, he had issue : ?
John Elys, who was summoned as one of the esquires of the West Riding to furnish twenty men for the army for Scotland in 1338. He had a son, Thomas, who, with his wife Isabel, in 1368, granted to his uncle Thomas lands in Barwick. In 1341 he was a Free Tenant of the manor of Barwick holding a messuage and bovate of land paying four shillings rent, and in the manor of Scholes he was tenant-at-will of the wind mill, paying thirty shillings yearly.
Father: Thomas de Elys
de Barughby or de Laysingcroft
- Thomas Elys
- Text: Ellis of Kiddall