- 1835, Lord Huntingfield′s Important Agricultural Stock Sale, The Farmer′s Magazine, Volume 3: July - December, page 358,
- […] the weanel calves for stock sold at from 12l to 20l 5s per pair […] .
- 1978, Essex Record Office, Elizabethan Life: Wills of Essex Gentry & Merchants, page 304,
- To my daughter Grace and her daughter Grace each a silver spoon, also to her daughter Grace a weanel to be let out by her parents to the best advantage to her use till she is 18. To my daughter Bridget and her daughter Elizabeth each a silver spoon, also to Bridget′s two children a weanel likewise.