OLD NORTHUMBRIAN STOREYS.
Marches, they went to a place called Kilham, certainly a name very suggestive of strife far more so than Sterling, though the appellation of the Scottish town means precisely the same.
Mr. John William Storey, late of 19 Summer Hill, Carlisle, descended from John William Storey, of Stockton, remarked that his ancestors formerly owned Chevy Chase and Otterburn, and that Netherby was likewise their property. He said his family were cruelly banished into Northumberland. He was quite correct.
There are the following Stories included in the Muster of Horse on the East Marches, September 30th, 1584 (p. 156):-
NEWTON: Georg (e) Storye. (See Bishop Wearmouth Stories.)
LANGTON : John Storey.
In Sir Robert Carey's account to Burghley is this :- "In Hethpoole in daylight by the Davisons, Yonges and Burnes . . . . . . . of 40 kyen and oxen, and hurting Thomas and Peter Storye, &c., in peril of their lives (p. 147, 2.)
Names of the Englishmen hurt and slain by the Scots at Killam, 15th April, 1597:- Reniac Routlidge, Richard Batt, Lowry Brewes, Thomas Henck, Andro Storye, and John Glendennye 'left for dead.' William Ramsey and Richard Storye sore hurt and sundry others hurt.
Interesting items have been forwarded at time and time by Mr. Ralph Storey, J. P. of Beanley, and his nephew, Mr. J. Moffat. They will be included and dealt with as appropriately as possible.
Storey of Beanley, Harehope and Learchild. Ped, pp. 185-187 ib.
Thomas Storer pp. 268-335 ib. Story Fergus pp. 360-407 ib.