William de Kellet
(-Abt 1199)
Gilbert de Kellet
Alice Kellet


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Alice Kellet

  • Born: Over Kellet, Bolton-le-Sands Parish, Lancashire, Lancashire, England
  • Marriage: Henry de Croft

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• Background Information. 995
Claughton in Lonsdale, a vill of one carucate, was held in thanage in the time of Henry II by Orm, son of Bernulf, by service of four shillings per annum. Orm was the father of William de Kellet who died in or before 1199. William left issue, Henry, who died s.p., and was succeeded by his brother Gilbert in 1211. Besides Henry and Gilbert, William had a son named William and a daughter named Godith. Gilbert died in 1236 and was the father of a William who died in 1242. Gilbert was also the father to two daughters, Alice de Kellet who married Henry de Croft; and Godith, the wife of Vivian Gernet. [Fine Roll Excerpts, Record Com., II, p. 389]

Upon the death of William, son of Gilbert de Kellet, in 1242, without issue, the manor passed in moieties to Roger de Croft, son and heir of Henry de Croft by his wife Alice de Kellet, and to William de Claughton, son of Godith, daughter of William de Kellet.

~ The Chartulary of Cockersand Abbey of the Premonstratensian Order, Vol. III Part I, p. 883

Alice married Henry de Croft, son of Gilbert de Croft and Unknown. (Henry de Croft died before 1243-1244 in Dalton, Lancashire, England 764,775.)

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