Nicholas Girlington of Hackforth and Calton, Yorkshire (my 9th great grandfather) traded Sir Francis Tunstall the manor and lands of Hutton Longvillers, Yorkshire for Thurland in 1598. In 1612, Nicholas registered a pedigree of Girlington of Thurland with the Norroy of Arms. Nicholas was buried ...Read full memory
Around 1706, my Ancestors are said to have originated from the walls of Thurland Castle. firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to contact me.
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