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pipe roll

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(Historical Terms) history an annual record of the accounts of a sheriff or other minister of the crown kept at the British Exchequer from the 12th to the 19th centuries. Also called: the Great Roll of the Exchequer
[C17: from pipe1 and roll; perhaps from documents being rolled into a pipe shape]
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Branches of your family held manors over all this part of England; their names appear in the Pipe Rolls in the time of King Stephen.
For more informa-| tion, contact Andrew Coulson estate agents on 01434 600146 or HOME'S HISTORY RANDOLPH de Blenkinsopp was recorded in the Pipe Rolls of Northumberland as owning land in the Haltwhistle area in 1240, and it is believed his manor house was on the site of the current castle.
uk HISTORY ACCORDING to Northumberland's Pipe Rolls, Randolph de Blenkinsopp owned land in the Haltwhistle area in 1240, and it is believed his manor house was built on the current castle's site.