1566 17 October.
The Court of Alan Bellingham was held at Garthorne on this day, for the two years last past.
Thomas Farrer was fined 12d. because he put his cattle in the fields of Banck before due and accustomed times.
The jurors of this Court say and present upon their oath that the house called Munckhaule is in great ruin by default of Thomas Whaites, deceased, therefore it is ordered by the Inquest that the executors of the said Thomas shall pay or cause to be paid to William Cumpston, now tenant of the said house, for repair of the same, 6s. 8d.
From: 'Parishes (West Ward): St Laurence, Crosby Ravensworth', The Later Records relating to North Westmorland: or the Barony of Appleby (1932), pp. 302-324. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk
"Garthorne... seems to have belonged to the hospital of St. Leonard's York... a small part of it is in the manor of Crosby Ravensworth."
Nicolson and Burn: The history and antiquities of the counties of Westmorland and Cumberland. 1777.
The Commonwealth Survey of 1657 gives the following:—
"That the right of presentation to the church is in Alan Bellingham. That there is no settled minister there but the cure is supplied by Charles Kipling who hath for his pains the Glebe land there worth £5 by the year and some other small tithes worth £7 by the year."
From: 'Parishes (West Ward): St Laurence, Crosby Ravensworth', The Later Records relating to North Westmorland: or the Barony of Appleby (1932), pp. 302-324. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/