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    DUFF, Hon. Arthur (1743-1805), of Orton, Elgin.

    Arthur (1743-1805), of Orton, Elgin. Constituency Dates Elginshire (Morayshire) 1774 Mar. 1779 Ofifces Held Comptroller of Excise in Scotland Apr. 1779-1804. Biography On his father’s death, Duff’s brother Lord Fife tried without success to obtain for him a place at

    WHARTON, Charles.

    identity by four inquisitions post mortem taken at Appleby on 20 Jan. 1591 according to which a Charles Wharton of Orton had died on 7 June 1548 leaving four daughters, Anne Thornborough, Elizabeth and Isabel Birkbeck, and Jane Wharton, who

    SKELTON, Sir Clement (b.bef.1345), of Stainton and Orton, Cumb.

    taking as his wife Joan, the daughter and coheir of Giles Orton. On Giles’s death, in August 1369, she and her two half-sisters shared between them the manors of Orton, Wiggonby and Great Stainton as well as holdings in Carlisle,

    LEE (LEIGH), John II (by 1526-60 or later), of Isel, Cumb.

    for after being involved in May 1558, a time when he was in London, in a suit over lands at Orton in Cumberland, he has been found only as one of a commission charged in November 1560 with holding an

    BLENKINSOP, William, of Hillbeck, Westmld.

    until about 1396, when his father settled upon him and his wife, Maud Salkeld, a house, land and tenements at Orton (a few miles south west of Hillbeck), appointing William’s younger brother, Robert, as an attorney to deliver seisin. Not

    WARCOP, Thomas (d.c.1589), of Smardale, Westmld.

    ever received full compensation.[footnote]Warcop died 25 Mar. 1589, leaving no male heir. His Westmorland estate, comprising the manors of Smardale, Orton, Sandford, and Cliburn, passed to his daughters Frances, second wife of Sir John Dalston, and Agnes, wife of Talbot,

    LEIGH, Sir William (d.1428), of Isel and Blindcrake, Cumb.

    whose daughter and coheir, Agnes, became his wife. Through her mother she was heiress to part of the manors of Orton, Wiggonby and Great Stainton, as well as holdings in Carlisle, while her father (of whom nothing is heard after

    MUSGRAVE, Sir Thomas (d.1409), of Great and Little Musgrave and Hartley, Westmld.

    a family of considerable antiquity, which, over the years, acquired the manors of Crosby Garrett, Great and Little Musgrave, Hartley, Orton, Murton, Sandford and Soulby, all in Westmorland, and South Holme in Yorkshire. Not surprisingly, in view of their influence

    DUFF, James, 4th Earl Fife [I] (1776-1857), of Duff House, Banff.

    towards repairs of hurricane damage to Banff and Peterhead harbours.[footnote] From London he wrote to his brother-in-law Richard Duff of Orton, 8 Aug. 1820: We have had a brisk campaign, which is likely to be prolonged, but I hope from

    MIDDLETON, Sir John (c.1373-1441), of Belsay, Northumb.

    had for some years been in possession of the manor of Staunton, near Penrith, one third of the manor of Orton (which had belonged to her mother) and other property in Carlisle, Thornby, Grinsdale and Burgh in Cumberland. All these

    SWINBURNE, Sir Robert (c.1327-1391), of Swinburn and Gunnerton, Northumb. and Little Horkesley, Essex.

    Gernoun. By 1373 she, Joan, had inherited the Boutourt manors of Gosfield, Belchamp Walter and Gestingthorpe, while those of Belchamp Orton and Ovington were to fall to her later, on the death of her grandfather’s widow. Even more substantial estates

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