Special Collections

These records in the TNA, formerly entitled 'Special Collections' were artificially arranged by the former Public Record Office by record type.                 

SC 1: Ancient Correspondence of the Chancery and the Exchequer
SC 2: Court Rolls
SC 3: Rolls Estate: Leases and Counterparts of Leases
SC 4: Deeds: Crown Grants
SC 5: Hundred Rolls and Eyre Veredicta
SC 6: Ministers' and Receivers' Accounts
SC 7: Papal Bulls,
SC 8: Ancient Petitions,
SC 9: Parliament Rolls, Exchequer Series
SC 10: Parliamentary Proxies
SC 11: Rentals and Surveys, Rolls
SC 12: Rentals and Surveys, Portfolios
SC 13: Seals
SC 14: Writs Recovered
SC 15: Loose and Detached Seals and Casts, Series II
SC 16: Miscellaneous Objects Recovered from the Records of the Courts at Westminster.

All these classes have been searched for Ellerton references, and the following have been found:

Reference Details Date
SC 12/27/23 Speeton, Aughton, Ellerton and other places: Inquisition as to the ownership of lands and the rents payable to the King. 9 Chas. I., 1634
SC 8/72/3561 Petitioners: People of the vill of Spaldington. Addressees: King and council. Places mentioned: Spaldington, [East Riding of Yorkshire]. Other people mentioned: Prior of Ormesby; Prior of Ellerton. Nature of request: The people request that the prior of Ellerton be distrained to pay his portion of the tax in the manner of other farmers of the grange of the prior of Ormesby in Spaldington. The taxers excluded the prior of Ellerton by favour to the impoverishment of the petitioners. Endorsement: Because the prior of Ellerton is a farmer he ought not to have advantages that other farmers before this have not had; let it be ordered to the taxers that they tax the prior with the vill as the other farmers have been before this time. c. 1325-c. 1350
SC 8/311/15543 Petitioners: Prior of Ellerton. Addressees: King and council. Places mentioned: Ellerton, [East Riding of Yorkshire]. Nature of request: The Prior of Ellerton requests payment of 63s 6d which the King owes him for various purveyances taken in the 11th year of his reign. Endorsement: He should go to the Wardrobe and make account and have a bill and then it will follow. 1318