iron gear

1) Miscellaneous items made of iron, a term first noted in 1477-8 (OED).

The lease of a mill in Thorpe Salvin in 1484-5 required the lessors to provide timber, stones and all other irengeyre. Later references include: 1571 Item 6 plows, 7 yokes with iron gear, Elmswell

1578 Iron geare – for waynes and plowes ther, Ripley

1617 one Raunge and other Ironngayre, Thurstonland. An undated Barnoldswick inventory of c.1700 has wodgeare and arnegeare listed.

dates 1484-1485 1571 1578 1617 1700

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