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Lancashire

See also: Lancashire births and marriages, 1625-1725 and 1725-1800; and Lancashire wills.
 
Leyland and Chorley
1619 Robert Heald of Ackhurst serves as a juror in a probate inquisition
Rylands, J. Paul -- Lancashire inquisitions, pt II, p. 130
(Record Society of Lancashire and Cheshire, vol. 16) (1887)
1620 Anne Heald, wife of William Heald of Leyland, is one of three sisters of Christopher Sumner, who died holding lands in Leyland of William Farington by rent of 2s 2d, including the two Carr heyes and the meadow.
Rylands, J. Paul -- Lancashire inquisitions, pt II, p. 220
(Record Society of Lancashire and Cheshire, vol. 16) (1887); cited in Farrer, W. and J. Brownbill -- Victoria History of the County of Lancashire vol 6, p. 12, n3 (1906-1911, reprinted 1992)
1651 William Heald is parish priest at Low Chapel, Walton-le-Dale. His stipend is augmented by a committee set up to redistribute excess tithes 'plundered' by papist and delinquent landowners.
W.A. Shaw -- Plundered Ministries Accounts, pt II, pp. 107, 121, 249
(Record Society of Lancashire and Cheshire, vol. 34) (1896); cited in VCHL vol 6 p. 299
1742 The Heald charity is endowed in Chorley for clothing and apprenticing poor children. Together with other charities established by Hodgson (1624), Allanson (1728), Woodcock, and Foal, the money was used in 1789 to construct a workhouse, the overseers of which paid a rent back to the charity.
VCHL vol 6 p. 148
 
Manchester
1618 William Heald, barber, posts a bond of 5 and is bound over to keep the peace and appear at the next Session.
Ernest Axon -- Manchester Sessions 1616-1623, p. 43
(Record Society of Lancashire and Cheshire, vol. 42) (1901)
1619 Blanche Heald of Turton, spinster, refuses to give the oath of allegiance.
Ibid., p. 83
1620 Ellen, wife of Robert Held of Manchester, gives evidence against Robert Ouldham, who is accused of stealing 58s. from a chest belonging to Thomas Maddocke, with whom the Healds are living.
Ibid., p. 128-130
1666 Joseph Heald has 4 hearths for the hearth tax
Tait, J. (ed) -- Taxation in the Salford Hundred, 1525-1802, p.20,112
(Chetham Society, New series, vol.83) (1924)
 

Cheshire

See also: Cheshire births and marriages, 1625-1725 and 1725-1800
 
Stockport
1617 James Heald is one of the debtors named in the inventory of John Robinson of Stockport, yeoman.
Phillips, C.B. and J.H. Smith -- Stockport Probate Records, 1578-1619
(Record Society of Lancashire and Cheshire vol. 124) (1985)
1622 Robart Heallds is one of the appraisers of the inventory of Godfray Heronn
Phillips, C.B. and J.H. Smith -- Stockport Probate Records, 1620-1650
(Record Society of Lancashire and Cheshire vol. 131) (1992)
 
Mobberley
1672 Thomas Hield holds the freehold of Broad Oak in Mobberley, part of land sold by Sir John Radcliffe of Ordsall, Lancs in the early 1600s.
de Leycester, Sir Peter -- Antiquities of Cheshire (1672),
reproduced and annotated in Helsby, T. (ed) -- Ormerod's History of Cheshire, 2e (1882), p. 418.
1680s-1730s A footnote gives some genealogy for Thomas's son George, gentleman, of Macclesfield, and grandchildren George and Rebecca.
Helsby, T. (ed) -- Ormerod's History of Cheshire, 2e (1882), p. 418 (note), citing a pedigree in the College of Arms
For further information, see the web page: Heild manor and Mobberley
 
Mere
1763 Mary Heald of Mere is found guilty at Chester assizes of poisoning her husband Samuel (bur. Mobberley, 24 Oct 1762). On 23 April she is burnt at the stake at Spittle Boughton in Chester, the last person ever so to be executed there.
The water tower and tower wharf pages from "Chester: A Virtual Stroll Around The Walls" (website); and posting 768 by Bill Heald on the Heald message board at Genforum.
 
Wilmslow
1771 Mr Heald is the engineer and undertaker for the Commissioners of the Turnpikes. He and Samuel Finney of Fulshaw, the local magistrate, establish the route for a new road and bridge across the river Bolin at Wilmslow.
Barlow, T. Worthington -- The Cheshire & Lancashire Historical Collector, no 9, October 1 1853; from a manuscript by Samuel Finney, 1787. Transcribed by Bren and Des Griffiths.
 
Chester
1663-4 To mark her marriage to William Heald, baker, Margaret Dewsbury is given a "maiden's presentement" grant (probably 10s.)
Online transcription by Neil Harris, from the Cheshire Sheaf (1910).

Yorkshire

See also: Yorkshire births and marriages, 1625-1725 and 1725-1800
 
York
1605 Robert Heilde is a Freeman of the city.
1706 William Hield is a Freeman of the city.
Reaney,P.H. and R.H. Wilson: Dictionary of English Surnames, 3e (1991) citing the Register of the Freemen of the City of York
 
Barwick-in-Elmet (near Leeds)
1630 Widow Heald is a tenant of the manor, at Scholes
 
Halton (near Leeds)
1610 John Heald is listed in the Subsidy Roll for Temple Newsam
1621 John Heald is listed in the Subsidy Roll for Temple Newsam
1627 Roger and William Heald are listed in the Subsidy Roll for Temple Newsam
1629 Roger Heald is listed in the Subsidy Roll for Temple Newsam
 
Mentions in Temple Newsam wills, including as inventory appraisers (A), and as co-underwriters of will bonds (B):
1623 Wm Heald, jun (B)
1628 Wm Heald, jun, and Roger Heald (B)
1628 Wm Heald (B)
1629 Thos Heald, of Leeds
1638 Roger Heald, snr (B)
1641 Roger Heald (B)
1643 Roger Heald, jnr (B)
1659 Roger Heald and William Heald
1668 Edward Heald (lessor)
1684 John Heald (A)
1675 John Heald, jnr (A)
1681 John Heald (A)
1683 John Heald (Witn)
1684 John Heald (Exor)
1684 John Heald (A)
 
1672 The Hearth Tax for Temple Newsam includes John Heald (2), Wm Heald sen. (2), Roger Heald (1), Roger Heald sen. (2), Roger Heald jun (2) and Widd. Heald (2)
 
Leeds
1612 George Laycocke is the tenant of a small shop on the marketsquare previously held by Richard Heald, by a grant dated 1596.
1712 Mr Ed: Iveson pays a conveyancing fine for two cottages and a garden, bought from Alice Heald
1727 To be Lett in Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, a fashionable House, with Packing and Dressing Shops, or without, a Stable, Garden and Croft, formerly in the posession of Mr Nathaniel Heald
1741 John Heald is the most extensive landlord in the Kirkgate, owning 22 properties, all but two being cottages with a rateable value of less than 2.
Maurice W. Beresford -- East End, West End : the face of Leeds during urbanisation, 1684-1842, p.78
(Thoresby Society, vol 61) (1988)
1766 Sarah Heald is left 500 in the will (written 1761) of her uncle, Robert Denison of Leeds, senior alderman.
 
Wakefield
1709 The Wakefield manor book includes the following:
Freeholders within the crusabularies:
Halifax: Mr Heald, cl[erk].
Wakefield burgess rents:
Widw. Heald, 0/0/6d.
Rents - Horbury:
Martha Heald widw for two acres of field land, 0/0/4d
Rents - Stanley:
John Heald in right of his wife for Hackin Hills and a house and a croft in Stanley, 0/2/5d
Rents - Alverthorp:
Widw. Heald - houseing and three crofts at Wakefield Beck, 0/0/11 1/2d
Rents - Ossett:
Henry Heald for a Cottage + Garth Vnder Earles Heaton Hill 0/0/8
Henry Heald for a cottage 0/0/2
Rents - Hipperholme:
Mr Heald for Synderhills, 0/2/4
 do. for Sowoodhous, 0/3/8 1/2
 do. for Bryon Scholes, 0/0/6
and hath help of Timothy Wadsworthe for coall mynes 0/5/0
Uncompounded lands - Alverthorpe:
John Mason - a cottage & garden stead by Tymothy Heald
Ossett:
Henry Heald - a cottage in Gauthorpe surrendered to him by Henry Hudson
Henry Heald - a cottage and garden in Earl's Heaton
1722,
1728
Mr William Heald is proprietor of the Talbot in Wakefield
 
Ecclesall
1786 Matthew Heald pays 1s. 1d. in rates for the year
Ecclesall Ratebook for the year 1786, transcribed by Eric Youle.
 

Derbyshire

See also: Derbyshire births and marriages, 1625-1725 and 1725-1800
 
Beeley
1633 Johannes Heald is a freeholder
A List of The Vills and Freeholders of Derbyshire, 1633
transcription by Eric Youle.
 
Wirksworth
1649 Ann Heald, widow, possesses a cottage in the Dale at a rent of 3s 4d from the manor of Wirksworth; Robert Heald is a copyholder [leaseholder] from the manor.
A Survey of the Soake and Manor of Wirksworth, 1649, (preparations for parliament to sell of lands previously held by the crown through the Duchy of Lancaster)
Derbyshire Archaeological Journal, Vol 34, 1912, p.13-28
 
Hathersage (with Bamford, Derwent, Outseats and Nether Padley)
1670 John Heald is registered for the hearth tax (one hearth)
Edwards, David G. -- Derbyshire Hearth Tax Assessments 1662-70 (Derbyshire Record Society, Vol. 7) (1982)
transcription
 
Hope (incl. Offerton)
1658 William Heild is registered on the Easter Tithe Roll for High Lowe, Stooke, And Padley
1670 John Heild is registered for the hearth tax at Offerton (one hearth)
Edwards, David G. -- Derbyshire Hearth Tax Assessments 1662-70 (Derbyshire Record Society, Vol. 7) (1982) partial index online
1692-3 Robert Heald is churchwarden
1704-5 John Heald is churchwarden
1709 John Heald of Offerton gives 3d for the Relief of ye poor distressed Palatines
1711-2 John Heald is churchwarden; his initials are included on a silver almsdish; raises 1 s. 9 1/2 d. in a collection for Woolwich church.
1712-3 Robert Helld is churchwarden
1717-8 John Heald is churchwarden
1723-4 John Heald is churchwarden
1735-6 John Heald is churchwarden for Samuel White (Stoke)
1752-3 John Heald is churchwarden
1759 John Heald contributes to the 16s 6d needed for a new bassoon and hautbois for the singers of Hope parish church
1857 John Heald Bradwell is listed in White's directory as a farmer at Offerton
1874-5 J. Heald Bradwell is churchwarden
Porter, William Smith MD -- Notes from a Peakland Parish, An Account of the Church and Parish of Hope in the County of Derby (1923); transcribed by Rosemary Lockie.
 
Eyam
1666 Mary, Emmott, Elizabeth and Thomas Heald die of plague
Wood, William -- The History and Antiquities of Eyam (1845)
1662-70 Nicholas Heald and Thomas Heald are registered for the hearth tax at Woodland Hamblet (now Eyam Woodlands)
Edwards, David G. -- Derbyshire Hearth Tax Assessments 1662-70 (Derbyshire Record Society, Vol. 7) (1982)
partial index online
 
Stoney Middleton
1670 Thomas Heald and William Heald are registered for the hearth tax
Edwards, David G. -- Derbyshire Hearth Tax Assessments 1662-70 (Derbyshire Record Society, Vol. 7) (1982)
partial index online
 

Nottinghamshire

See also: Nottinghamshire births and marriages, 1625-1725 and 1725-1800
 
Nottingham
1607-8 Richard Heald is sheriff of Nottingham
 
Sutton-on-Trent
1663-65, 1669, 1675-76 Hugh Heald, husbandman, is named in Churchwarden's presentiments for poor attendance at church
Presentement Bills of the Archddeaconry of Nottingham, Nottingham University, AN/PB 329 & 330
 
1665 Deed of exchange of land between Benjamin Heald and Hugh Sheppard
Denison Estate Papers in the Denison Collection, Nottingham University, De A 9/11
 
1712 Rental agreement between John Heron and others and Benjamin Heald and others for land at Carlton-on-Trent.
Estate Papers of the Dukes of Newcastle-under-Lyne, Nottingham University, Ne D 30/90
 
1791 Benjamin Heald and others lease and release land to Henry Milnes and Thomas Bland
Denison Estate Papers in the Denison Collection, Nottingham University, De A 23/1/1-2
 

Sussex

See also: Sussex births and marriages, 1625-1725 and 1725-1800
 
Cowfield
1735 Cecilia Heald (will) leaves 35 to distribute bread to the poor of Cowfield at Easter. By the 1980s sufficient remains to allow distribution of bread rolls every few years at the Easter communion.
Victoria County History of Sussex, vol. VI(3), p. 189 (1987) (Online)
 

London

See also: London births and marriages, 1625-1725 and 1725-1800
 
1695 An index of London inhabitants within the walls includes:
Heald, Sar, St Lawrence Jewry (page 21)
Held, John; Eliz, w, St John the Baptist (page 15)
London Inhabitants within the Walls, 1695 (1966) (Online)
 
1754 Thomas Heild is found guilty at the Old Bailey of bigamy, and is branded.
Proceedings of the Old Bailey, 11 Sep 1754 (Online) and 4 Dec 1754 (Online)
 
1784 William Heald, a clerk in Drummond's bank at Charing Cross, gives evidence against William Morron for stealing a bag containing 1000 in gold coin.
Proceedings of the Old Bailey, 20 Oct 1784 (Online)
 
1786 Timothy Heald, an employee of linen drapers Acton and Eyre, gives evidence against William Haslam and Edward Evans for receiving stolen printed calico.
Proceedings of the Old Bailey, 31 May 1786 (Online) and 25 Oct 1786 (Online)
 
1788 Henry Heald, a pork butcher at Barnet, gives evidence as to the theft of his horse by William Macsall.
Proceedings of the Old Bailey, 7 May 1788 (Online)

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