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Places : Manthorpe near Bourne
Posted by Manthorpe Webmaster on 5th Sep 2005 (29279 reads)

Manthorpe near Bourne is the only one of the three settlements called Manthorp(e) to be mentioned in the Domesday Book (Mannetorp). It was mentioned in conjunction with Witham-on-the Hill and Toft-with-Lound.

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Places : Menethorpe in Yorkshire
Posted by Manthorpe Webmaster on 5th Sep 2005 (16802 reads)

So far only one reference has been found to a person taking his name from Menethorpe: Hugh de Menethorpe, who was prebendary of Ulleskelf (which lies to the south-west of York, south of Tadcaster).

He was recorded between 1297 and 1301. There is no evidence at present of a Menethorpe family surviving after the medieval period.

Places : Lincolnshire In The Middle Ages
Posted by Manthorpe Webmaster on 5th Sep 2005 (7592 reads)

Modern road maps show two Manthorpes in Lincolnshire and Menethorpe, a small village south of Malton in Yorkshire. None of these were parishes in the Middle Ages but instead outlying secondary settlements, as the "-thorpe" suffix implies.

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Places : The Manthorps Of Somerleyton
Posted by Manthorpe Webmaster on 11th Jul 2005 (16036 reads)

Very few families can trace ancestors in the Middle Ages, apart from those descended from the nobility and gentry. This is an outline of 200 years of Manthorp history up to the middle of the 14th century.

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