Thomas Staniforth & Co. Sickle works at Hackenthorpe.
|1610 STANIFORTH, Thomas, of Barby-Don, gent., written 17 May 1610. Beneficiaries: wife Mary; cousin John STANIFORTH of Darnall; nephew Lawrence STANIFORTH of Darnall; niece Jane HEWITT; the two daughters of cousin William STANIFORTH; John son & heir of John STANIFORTH of Darnall; Thomas STANIFORTH of Sheffield; son Adam STANIFORTH of Owston; cousin Robert FRETWELL of Hellaby; Francis HALL; grandchildren Francis BINGLEY & Dorothy BINGLEY.|
|1615 STANYFORTH, Nicholas, of Tynslawe, yeoman, written 28 Jun 1614. Beneficiaries: son Robert STANYFORTH, £10; daughter Elizabeth WALKER, 12d; godchildren, 12d each; wife Johan*, her widow's portion & the tuition of the children. Witnesses: Thomas SHEPLEY & Thomas GALLAND. [Proved 5 Oct 1615].|
|1639 STANIFORTH, Nicholas, Sheffield, cutler, written 21 Jun 1638. Beneficiaries: sister Rose WORRALL, £5; god daughter Elizabeth SLACK daughter of Richard SLACK, 12d; brother Robert STANIFORTH*, rest of goods & chattles. Witnesses: William STANIFORTH & William LEE.|
|1649 STANIFORTH, Thomas, the elder, Sheffield, hardwareman, written 12 Apr 1649, eldest son Thomas STANIFORTH, younger son John STANIFORTH, daughter Ann CRAWSHAW wife of William CRAWSHAW, wife Frances STANIFORTH*, 'loving friend' John STANIFORTH, of Darnoll. Witnesses: J. STANIFORTH & W. WADSWORTH.|
|1670 STANIFORTH, Nicholas, of Redcroft, Sheffield, sheather, written 13 Sep 1669. Beneficiaries: cousin William MOWE (or MOSSE), 1s, & to Sythe his wife, 1s; Phillip MILNES, 1s; wife Katherine, rest of goods & chattles. Signed Nicholas Staniforth (x). Witnesses: Gilbert ROBERTS & Jo: STYRING. [Proved 12 Jan 1670].|
|1673 STANIFORTH, James, Sheffield, cutler, written 12 Apr 1673. Beneficiaries: loving wife Mary, "the house etc. where I now dwell & house, apputenances etc. purchsed of Nicholas BAMFORTH called Bamforth house"; daughters Margaret, under 20 years, £50; daughter Ann wife of Thomas JENNINGS; sister Elizabeth wife of Thomas BARBER, £5; Thomas BARBER son of said Elizabeth, "one vice & profit of one cottage house in Water lane, called Bof house..for ten years" & then to Mary BARBER & Hannah BARBER children of said Elizabeth; Benjamin PEARSON, Elizabeth PEARSON & Mary PEARSON children of Thomas PEARSON, of Sheffield, cutler, 20s each; John LOCKWOOD, "put to me as parish apprentice", 30s. Signed J.S. Witnesses: John STANIFORTH & Jo; STYRING.|
|1679 STANIFORTH, Luke, Sheffield, scissorsmith, written 4 Nov 1679, wife Martha STANIFORTH*, son James STANIFORTH, John STANIFORTH & Hannah STANIFORTH children of brother John STANIFORTH. Witnesses: William STANIFORTH, William BIRLEY & Jo: STYRING.|