1) A town official with responsibility for the common pastures.
1533 that the common pasture of Knaismyer be oons in a moneth dryvin by the pasturemaisters, York
1536 agreyd that John Wedderall shalbe pasture mayster of the ... common of Knaysmyer and to tayke in all geyst ... to the common profet of this citie ... shall have yerely in fee for excercisyng of the seyd rowme of pasture master fowre marks, York
1644 pasture maisters to have ... as formerly hath beene ... every one of them a horssegaite, Scarborough
1671 ‘The Pasture Masters of Westwood, Swinemoor and Figholme ... ordered to account for their receipts & payments’, Beverley
1792 The pasture masters of Westwood empowered to make such plantations ... as they shall think proper, Beverley.