1) An item which under a will or other conveyance remains attached to the household.
1434 Nicholas Northfolk ... charged me ... that I sould gyve none of hys ... herelomes to Cateryn and Johne, doghtiris of Thomas his son, yf so were that the same Thomas happynd noght to cum home beyond the see bot thar to dye, York
1500 Item to Walter Calverley a nutt covered and gilte, so that it be an heirlome to the house, Calverley
1534 Thes being the heire lomes that I William Rayner leveth unto my heire. In primys a grete arke. Item a lanke settill. Item a stone troughe a gryndle stone ... a corne wayne and ij mokwanes ... a hedyoke, Birstall
1560 ... all others ymplementes and necessaries whiche I have appertayninge to husbandre ... to remayne at Thorpe ... and to be accomptede, usede and taken in and bye the name of haire lomes, Almondbury.