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Reference E/RAW
Covering dates 1730 - 1924
Held by Greater Manchester County Record Office
Extent 3 Sub-fonds
Creators Rawcliffe family of Lancashire

Contents:
Family Papers



PROPERTY IN WESTHOUGHTON, LANCS 1730 - 1922  E/RAW/1-42  [n.d.]

LEASE for 1 year  E/RAW/1  8 Sep 1730

Contents:
1) James Green of Westhoughton, yeoman
2) John Hodgkinson of Westhoughton, yeoman
Premises: Land in Dazey Hill or Little Common containing 50 perches

SALE AND RELEASE  E/RAW/2  9 Sep 1730

Contents:
1) James Green of West Houghton, yeoman
2) John Hodgkinson of Westhoughton, yeoman
Premises: Land in Westhoughton (named)
Consideration: £11 6s 0d

RELEASE  E/RAW/3  21 Jul 1733

Contents:
1) Henry Hodkinson of Westhoughton, husbandman
2) John Hodgkinson of Westhoughton, yeoman
Premises: 17 acres of land in Westhoughton
Consideration: £10

LETTER OF ADMINISTRATION  E/RAW/4  31 Mar 1758

Contents:
1) William Hodgkinson
2) to Ann France, wife of William France, and sister and next of kin of William Hodgkinson

ASSIGNMENT  E/RAW/5  12 May 1759

Contents:
1) John Hodgkinson of Westhoughton, Lancs, yeoman
2) John Leyland of Orrell, Lancs, yeoman
Premises: Messuage and lands in Westhoughton
Consideration: £160

LEASE for 1 year  E/RAW/6  2 Oct 1775

Contents:
1) John Hodgkinson of Westhoughton, yeoman and John Leyland of Orrell, yeoman
2) Thomas France of Westhoughton, yeoman and Robert Woodward of Westhoughton, farmer
Premises: Messuage and tenement called Woodward's Tenement and land belonging to it (named) in Westhoughton
Consideration: 5s 0d per annum

RELEASE  E/RAW/7  3 Oct 1775

Contents:
1) John Hodgkinson of Westhoughton, Lancs, yeoman and John Leyland of Orrell, Lancs, yeoman
2) Thomas France of Westhoughton, yeoman and Robert Woodward of Westhoughton, farmer
Premises: Woodward's Tenement and land (described) in Westhoughton
Consideration: £310

MORTGAGE  E/RAW/8  12 Jan 1776

Contents:
1) John Kay of Wigan, innkeeper
2) Thomas France of Westhoughton, yeoman and Robert Woodward of Westhoughton, farmer
3) John Leyland of Orrell, yeoman
Premises: Messuage and land in Westhoughton
Consideration: £300

LEASE for 1 year  E/RAW/9  26 Sep 1788

Contents:
1) John Hosker of Westhoughton, yeoman and Thomas Leyland of Westhoughton, yeoman and Robert Leyland of Aspull, yeoman
2) Ralph Seddon of Westhoughton, chapman
Consideration: 5s 0d

RELEASE  E/RAW/10  27 Sep 1788

Contents:
1) John Hosker
2) Thomas Leyland and Robert Leyland, executors of the will of James Marsh
3) John Marsh of Westhoughton, husbandman
James Marsh of Hindley, fustian weaver
William Gregory of Westhoughton, fustian weaver
Ann Gregory, his wife
Betty Marsh of Hindley, spinster
Margaret Marsh of Westhoughton, spinster
James Magnall? of Westhoughton, farmer
Ellen, his wife
Enoh? Marsh of Westhoughton, spinster
Alice Marsh of Westhoughton, spinster
Elizabeth Marsh of Westhoughton, widow
4) Thomas Nuttall of Rumworth, gentleman
5) Ralph Seddon of Westhoughton, chapman
Premises: Two closes of land called the Higher Puffs and Lower Puffs, late part of an estate called Green Fold in Westhoughton
Consideration: £55

LEASE for 1 year  E/RAW/11  23 Apr 1790

Contents:
1) Thomas France of Westhoughton, Lancs
2) Martha Ashbrooke of Moor, Co of Chester
Premises: Woodward's Tenement and land in Westhoughton
Consideration: 5s 0d

ASSIGNMENT  E/RAW/12  23 Apr 1790

Contents:
1) Thomas Snape of Billinge and Melimiah? Cowley of Billinge, woollen draper - executors of John Anderton of Billinge
2) Thomas France of Westhoughton, yeoman
3) Martha Ashbrooke of Moor, Cheshire, widow
4) William Turner of Warrington, gentleman
Premises: Several messuages and lands in Westhoughton
Consideration: £540

MORTGAGE IN FEE  E/RAW/13  24 Apr 1790

Contents:
1) Thomas France of Westhoughton, Lancs
2) Martha Ashbrooke of Moor, Cheshire
Premises: Several Messuages and lands in Westhoughton
Consideration: £540 and interest

LEASE for 1 year  E/RAW/14  25 Sep 1792

Contents:
1) John Twanbrooke of Liverpool, yeoman and Thomas France of Westhoughton, yeoman
2) John Okell of Great Barrow, gentleman
Premises: Messuage called Woodward's Tenement in Westhoughton
Consideration: 5s 0d per annum

ASSIGNMENT  E/RAW/15  26 Sep 1792

Contents:
1) William Turner of Warrington, gentleman
2) Reverend John Tremble? of Halton, Cheshire
3) Thomas France of Westhoughton, yeoman
4) John Okell of Great Barrow, gentleman
5) Joseph Parr of Warrington, gentleman
Premises: Land in Westhoughton
Consideration: £540 and interest

TRANSFER OF A MORTGAGE IN FEE  E/RAW/16  26 Sep 1792

Contents:
1) Heir at law of Mrs Ashbrooke to
2) John Okell
Premises: Estate in Westhoughton
Consideration: £540

LAND TAX DEED  E/RAW/17  21 May 1799

Contents:
1) Ralph Seddon
2) Joseph Seddon and William Butler
Premises: Two messuages in Westhoughton
Consideration: 4s 9 1/4d

LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT of Ralph Seddon of Westhoughton, yeoman  E/RAW/18  31 Aug 1799

Contents:
1) To Nancy, my beloved wife
2) To my son Joseph Taylor or Seddon
3) To my son William Seddon
4) To my son Ralph Seddon
5) To my daughter Margaret, wife of Richard Platt
6) To my daughter Ann Seddon
7) To my son James Seddon
8) To my daughter Ellen Seddon
9) To my daughter Betty Seddon
10) To my daughter Martha Seddon
11) To my son Matthew Seddon
Witnesses: William Caunce, John Green and Ralph Withington

WILL of Thomas France of Westhoughton  E/RAW/19  1 Oct 1807

RELEASE  E/RAW/20  7 Aug 1810

Contents:
1) Isaac Dodd of Westhoughton, chapman and Ann, his wife, one of the daughters of Thomas France
2) Richard Pass of Westhoughton, cotton manufacturer and Elizabeth, his wife, one of the daughters of Thomas France
3) Ralph Chadwick of Westhoughton, farmer and Margaret, his wife, one of the daughters of Thomas France
4) Thomas France of Westhoughton, chapman and William France of Westhoughton, chapman - both sons of the late Thomas France
Consideration: £175 15s 0d to each party and £1600 for lands etc in Westhoughton

GRANT OF TITHES  E/RAW/21  12 Nov 1812

Contents:
1) Reverend John Clowes
2) Thomas France
Premises: In Westhoughton
Consideration: Cost £56 6s 1d in lieu of tithes

LETTER OF ADMINISTRATION  E/RAW/22  11 Aug 1828

Contents:
1) William Seddon
Premises: Estate etc of Margaret Seddon, his mother, late of Westhoughton, Lancs

COPY OF LETTER OF ADMINISTRATION  E/RAW/23  11 Aug 1828

Contents:
1) William Seddon
Premises: Estate etc of Margaret Seddon, his mother, late of Westhoughton, Lancs

RELEASE  E/RAW/24  12 Nov 1828

Contents:
1) William Seddon of Blackrod, Lancs, nail maker eldest son and heir of Ralph Seddon, deceased
2) Joseph Taylor Seddon of Westhoughton, nail maker both executors
3) William Seddon of Westhoughton, nail maker Richard Platt of Westhoughton and Margaret, his wife
Ann Seddon, widow
James Seddon of Westhoughton, nail maker
William Platt of Westhoughton, weaver and Ellen, [...]
John Seddon of Westhoughton, cattle dealer and Martha, his wife
Matthew Seddon of Westhoughton, nail maker
Richard Latham of Lostock, farmer
Premises :Messuage and two closes of land in Westhoughton
Consideration: £540

LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT of Thomas France of Woodwards, Westhoughton, Lancs  E/RAW/25  5 Aug 1844

Contents:
Executors: Mary France, wife. James Green, son in law. John Brown Holden of Bolton le Moors, Lancs, spirit merchant and friend
1) To my wife Mary
2) To my son Thomas Green France
3) To my daughter Ann, wife of James Green
Witnesses: Thomas Andrews, solicitor of Bolton le Moors John Seddon, shopkeeper of Westhoughton
Proved: 19 Oct 1844

RECONVEYANCE  E/RAW/26  25 Sep 1851

Contents:
1) George Okell
2) Mary France, James Green and John Holden
Premises: Several messuages and land called "Woodwards" in Westhoughton, Lancs
Consideration: £540

ABSTRACT OF TITLE  E/RAW/27  Jan 1871

Contents:
1) The late Richard Latham
Premises: Freehold farm in Westhoughton

MORTGAGE IN FEE  E/RAW/28  24 May 1882

Contents:
1) Thomas Blakeledge France of Westhoughton
2) James Paul Beswick of Bolton, shoedealer
Premises: Undivided sixth part of a farm called Woodwards at Westhoughton, lancs
Consideration: £140 and interest

MORTGAGE IN FEE  E/RAW/29  24 May 1882

Contents:
1) Thomas Blakeledge France of Westhoughton, Lancs
2) Henry James France of Westhoughton, beerseller
3) Robert France of Westhoughton, farmer
4) Thomas Winward of Westhoughton, farmer and Mary Ellen Winward, his wife
5) Noah France of Westhoughton, farmer
6) Edward France of Westhoughton, farm labourer
7) James Paul Beswick of Bolton, shoe dealer
Premises: Farm called Woodwards in Westhoughton, Lancs
Consideration: £1030

CONVEYANCE  E/RAW/30  24 May 1882

Contents:
1) Edward Green of Castlefield, Manchester, carrier
2) Peter Grundy of Westhoughton, farmer and Elizabeth Grundy, his wife
3) Thomas Blakeledge France of Westhoughton, Henry James France of Westhoughton, beerseller Robert France of Westhoughton, farmer
Thomas Winward of Westhoughton, farmer
Mary Ellen Winward, his wife
Noah France of Westhoughton, farmer
Edward France of Westhoughton, farm labourer
4) Rowland Taylor of Bolton, gentleman
Premises: Farm called Woodwards in Westhoughton Lancs (includes map)
Includes certificate of "Acknowledgement of 24 May 1882
Deeds by Married Women" of Elizabeth Grundy, wife of Peter Grundy

MORTGAGE  E/RAW/31  10 Jan 1883

Contents:
1) Mary Winward
2) Sarah Hopwood
Premises: Undivided sixth part of a farm called Woodwards at Westhoughton, Lancs
Consideration: £110 and interest
Also RECONVEYANCE 1 Feb 1887
1) Sarah Hopwood
2) Mary Winward
Also LETTER from the solicitors of Sarah Hopwood to James Beswick

FURTHER CHARGE  E/RAW/32  16 May 1883

Contents:
1) Noah France of Westhoughton, Lancs, farm labourer
2) James Paul Beswick of Bolton, shoedealer
Premises: Undivided sixth part of Noah France in the farm called Woodwards
Consideration: £100 and interest
Also RECONVEYANCE of the same 1 Feb 1887
1) James Paul Beswick
2) Noah France

FURTHER CHARGE  E/RAW/33  8 Nov 1883

Contents:
1) Noah France of Westhoughton, farm labourer
2) James Paul Beswick of Bolton, shoe dealer
Premises: Undivided sixth part of Noah France of a farm called Woodwards
Also RECONVEYANCE 1 Feb 1887
1) James Paul Beswick
2) Noah France

FURTHER CHARGE  E/RAW/34  27 Sep 1884

Contents:
1) Mary Ellen Winward, wife of Thomas Winward of Westhoughton, Lancs, farmer
2) Thomas Winward
3) Sarah Hopwood of Whalley Range near Manchester, widow
Premises: Undivided sixth part of a farm called Woodwards
Consideration: £90 and interest

RECONVEYANCE  E/RAW/35  28 May 1885

Contents:
1) James Paul Beswick of Bolton, bootmaker
2) Thomas Blakeledge France of Westhoughton Henry James France of Westhoughton, beerseller Robert France of Westhoughton, farmer Thomas Winward of Westhoughton, farmer Mary Ellen Winward, his wife
Noah France of Westhoughton, farmer
Edward France of Westhoughton, farm labourer
Premises: Land and premises called Woodwards in Westhoughton, Lancs

MORTGAGE  E/RAW/36  23 Dec 1885

Contents:
1) Robert France of 4 Bank Lane, Irlam Height Lancs, farmer
2) Richard Heywood of Bolton, solicitors clerk
Premises: Undivided sixth part of and in a farm called Woodwards at Westhoughton
Consideration: £50 subject to a prior mortgage thereon to Mrs Sarah Hopwood
Also RECONVEYANCE 1 Feb 1887
1) Richard Heywood
2) Robert France
Also includes a letter from the solicitors of 23 Dec 1885 Richard Heywood to Mrs Sarah Hopwood, widow

MORTGAGE  E/RAW/37  27 May 1886

Contents:
1) Noah France
2) Rowland Taylor of Bplton, gentleman
Premises: Undivided sixth part of and in a farm called Woodwards at Westhoughton, Lancs
Consideration: £25 and interest
Also RECONVEYANCE 1 Feb 1887
1) Rowland Taylor
2) Noah France
Also two copies of a letter from Rowland Taylor to James Beswick 27 May 1886

MORTGAGE  E/RAW/38  1 Feb 1887

Contents:
1) Robert France of 6 West Street, Pendlebury, Lancs, farmer
2) Sarah Hopwood of Whalley Range near Manchester widow
Premises: Equity of redemption of and in an undivided sixth part of a farm called Woodwards at Westhoughton, Lancs
Consideration: £200 and interest
Includes two letters: one to Mrs Sarah Hopwood from the solicitors of Richard Heywood 23 Dec 1885 the other to James Beswick from the solicitors of Sarah Hopwood 22 Jan 1883

DECLARATION  E/RAW/39  2 Feb 1887

Contents:
By Rowland Taylor of Bolton that Edward France has reached the age of 21 and has signed the two indentures dated 24 May 1882
Also includes baptism certificate of Edward France son of Thomas and Ellen France on Dec 26 1864

RELEASE  E/RAW/40  7 Apr 1902

Contents:
1) Augustus Walter Rawcliffe of Haigh, Lancs, brewer Charles Douglas of Liverpool,cotton broker
Florence Annie Young, wife of Thomas MacCubbin Young of Beckenham, Kent
2) Florence Annie Young
3) Nina Helen Fletcher, wife of Robert Fletcher of Tarleton Rectory
4) Henry Rawcliffe of Gillibrand Hall, Chorley, Lancs
6) Henry Rawcliffe of Liverpool, merchant, Percival Sumner Mayhew of Duxbury Park, Lancs and Robert Crompton Fletcher
7) Augustus Walter Rawcliffe
Consideration: £14000 and interest each to three daughters

CONVEYANCE  E/RAW/41  9 Oct 1913

Contents:
1) The Venerable Robert Crompton Fletcher of the Rectory, Chorley, Lancs
2) Ellen Ann Rawcliffe of Culraven Haigh, Lancs, widow, Donovan Maclean Rawcliffe of Culraven Haigh, gentleman Harold Sumner of Ashfield House, Standish, Lancs, gentleman Geoffrey Musgrave Peck of Wigan, solicitor and Robert Crompton Fletcher
Premises: Freehold and Leasehold hereditaments of Haigh Brewery and other premises

LEASE  E/RAW/42  1 Sep 1922

Contents:
1) Ellen Ann Rawcliffe of Fallowfield, widow Donovan Maclean Rawcliffe of Longeross, Surrey, gentleman Harold Sumner of Standish, Lancs, gentleman, Geoffrey Musgrave Peck of Wigan, solicitor
2) Wigan Coal and Iron Company Ltd.
Premises: Woodward's Farm, Westhougton
Consideration: £70 per annum

PROPERTY IN MUCH HOOL, LOSTOCK, HAIGH AND CHORLEY  E/RAW/43-66  [n.d.]

FEOFFMENT  E/RAW/43  4 Oct 1774

Contents:
1) Benjamin Worthington
2) Jannet Gerard of Bretherton
Premises: Close of land in Much Hool
Consideration: £15

ABSTRACT OF TITLE  E/RAW/44  4 Oct 1774

Contents:
1) Benjamin Worthington eldest son of Robert Worthington who was one of the two sons of Robert Worthington of Much Hool
2) Jennet Gerard of Bretherton, Lancs, widow
Premises: Close of land in Much Hool, Lancs
Consideration: £15

BARGAIN AND SALE  E/RAW/45  7 Feb 1798

Contents:
1) Robert Banks of Bretherton, Lancs, yeoman
2) John Hitchen of Woodplumpton, Lancs, yeoman Kitty Hitchen his wife and daughter of Matthew Worthington
3) Thomas Worthington of Warton? Lancs, yeoman
4) Benjamin Worthington, Margaret Worthington, Robert Worthington of Walton le Dale, Alice Worthington
5) Thomas Wilson of Much Hool and Thomas Wiggans
6) Thomas Sharple? of Much Hool
7) John Capstick and several others
8) William Sumner of Leyland
Premises: Land in Much Hool, Lancs
Consideration: £23

CONVEYANCE  E/RAW/46  12 May 1843

Contents:
1) John Sumner of Haigh, Lancs, brewer Elisha Hallworth Sumner and William Sumner
2) Elisha Hallworth Sumner, Ellen Sumner, William Edge, Sarah Ann Edge, his wife, Eliza Edge, Matthew Taylor, Maria Taylor, his wife, Richard Allan, Alice Allan, his wife, William Knight, Lucy Knight, his wife, Hester Sumner and Jane Sumner
3) John Sumner
4) Hugh Hughes
Premises: Land in Much Hool, Lancs
Consideration: £467

CONVEYANCE  E/RAW/47  27 Aug 1924

Contents:
1) Donovan Maclean Rawcliffe of Scotswood, Sunningdale, Berks, gentleman, Harold Sumner of Ashfield House, Standish, Lancs, gentleman Geoffrey Musgrave Peck of Wigan, solicitor
2) Donovan Maclean Rawcliffe
3) Charles Henry Hodgkinson of Wigan, cashier
Premises: Field in Much Hool near Leyland, Lancs

ABSTRACT OF TITLE  E/RAW/48  6 Jan 1748

Contents:
1) Edward Perceval
2) Mr Balshaw
Premises: Estate in Lostock and Westhoughton, Lancs

LEASE  E/RAW/49  30 Jan 1797

Contents:
1) Henry Blundell of Ince-Blundell, Lancs
2) John Bromilow of Horwich, Lancs
Premises: House and land in Lostock (56 acres)
Consideration: Rent £84 per year

LEASE  E/RAW/50  14 Aug 1812

Contents:
1) William Balshaw of Bolton, Lancs, plumber
Reverend James Pedley of Pendleton
Premises: Messuage and land in Lostock, Lancs
Boundaries given
Consideration: 5s 0d

RELEASE WITH COVENANT  E/RAW/51  15 Aug 1812

Contents:
1) William Balshaw of Bolton, plumber
2) John Ravald of Bolton
3) Governors of the Bounty of Queen Anne
4) Reverend James Pedley, curate of Pendleton
Premises: 21 acres, 2 rods, 17 perches Lostock includes map
Consideration: £1150

BARGAIN AND SALE  E/RAW/52  15 Aug 1812

Contents:
1) William Balshaw of Bolton, plumber
2) John Ravald of Bolton
3) Governors of the Bounty of Queen Anne
4) Reverend James Pedley, curate of Pendleton
Premises: Farm in Lostock, Lancs
Consideration: £1150

SETTLEMENT OF PERSONAL ESTATE  E/RAW/53  19 Feb 1814

Contents:
1) Mary Okell of Barrow, Cheshire, spinster Sarah Okell of Barrow, Cheshire, spinster Martha Smith of Christleton, Cheshire, widow
2) George Okell of Barrow, Cheshire, gentleman

LEASE for 1 year  E/RAW/54  16 Oct 1821

Contents:
1) John Goldsworthy of Answorth, Yorkshire
2) Edward Grundy of Bury
Premises: Land in Sherington?
Consideration: 5s 0d

LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF MARTHA SMITH of Great Barrow, Cheshire  E/RAW/55  23 Jun 1835

Contents:
1) Betty Thomas, wife of Joseph Thomas of Liverpool, gentleman - niece
2) Elizabeth Caldecott, daughter of Charles Caldecott of Horton, - great niece
3) Harriett Weaver, wife of Thomas Weaver of Buerton? ,Cheshire - niece
4) Thomas Cooper of Manchester, cooper - nephew
5) Samuel Cooper - nephew
6) George Okell of Great Barrow - nephew
WITNESSES: Thomas Okell, Phil Stapleton
Probate granted 31 Aug 1837

LEASE  E/RAW/56  25 May 1857

Contents:
1) James, Earl of Crawford
2) John Sumner of Haigh, Lancs, brewer
Premises: 2 inns known as the "New Springs" and the "Balcarres Arms", also the Haigh Brewery, Messuage and 28 acres of land, all in Haigh
Consideration: £265 per year for 21 years

LEASE  E/RAW/57  21 Sep 1907

Contents:
1) Reverend John Henry Catterall of Kirkdale in Liverpool
2) James Haydock of Chorley, Lancs
Premises: The tarpits and Tarpits Farm, Chorley Lancs
Consideration: First year rent £50, afterwards £55

5 DRAWINGS  E/RAW/58  undated

Contents:
"Proposed residential development for A. Wimrow Ltd. Aspull
New houses somewhere on "Bolton Road/Old Fold Road

EXTRACT FROM CERTIFICATE (copy)  E/RAW/59  1 May 1799

Contents:
1a) Ralph Wright
b) Thomas Barton - commissioners for the land tax
Premises: Properties in Lostock
Consideration: £7,060 15s 6d

TRANSFER OF MORTGAGE of Peter Hampson  E/RAW/60  10 Jul 1851

Contents:
1a) George Jones
b) Bridgett Jones
2) John Lord of Standish Hall
Premises: Properties in Aspull
Consideration: £600

RELEASE & CONVEYANCE  E/RAW/61  3 Feb 1853

Contents:
1) Peter Hampson of Aspull
2a) John Lord
2b) John Pickup Lord of Standish Hall
Premises: Land near Aspull
Consideration: £1,090

CONVEYANCE  E/RAW/62  25 Mar 1878

Contents:
1) Constance Charlotte Hallett Lord of Worcester
2) Henry Rawcliffe of Luxton Hall
Premises: Land in Aspull
Consideration: £815

AUCTION CATALOGUE of Lomay, Sons & Mills  E/RAW/63  1 Aug 1883

Contents:
Premises: Freehold estates in Horwich, Lostock and Runworth, near Bolton

SCHEDULE OF LEASES  E/RAW/64  14 Dec 1883

Contents:
Copy of the schedule referred to as "D" in the declaration made by Richard Mills, Osmund Lambert and William Collingwood

DECLARATION as to leases & rentals (copy)  E/RAW/65  17 Dec 1883

Contents:
1a) Richard Mills
1b) Osmund Lambert
1c) William Collingwood, solicitors
The above are agents for the Stonor Estates and are familiar with the property at Horwich, Lostock and Rumworth

PLAN  E/RAW/66  17 Dec 1883

Contents:
Copy of plan referred to in E/RAW/65

CONVEYANCE  E/RAW/67  4 Jun 1888

Contents:
1a) Sir George Russell, Bart MP
1b) Hon. Wellington Patrick Manver Chetwyd Talbot
2) Henry Rawcliffe
Premises: Two farms known as "Stone House" & "Chadwicks"
Consideration: £1500
Includes a memo to the effect that "Stone House" Farm was conveyed to Magee Marshall & Co. Ltd on 6 Feb 1918

ABTRACT OF TITLE  E/RAW/68  1888

Contents:
Premises: Properties in Lostock

BUNDLE OF PAPERS relating to a sale  E/RAW/69  1888-1895

Contents:
Premises: Stone House and Chadwick farms, Lostock

CONVEYANCE AND MORTGAGE  E/RAW/70  5 Jun 1889

Contents:
1) Henry Rawcliffe of Gillibrand Hall
2) Binsop Hall Coal Co. Ltd
Premises: Mines under Chadwicks farm, Lostock
Consideration: £1000 with the promise of a further £4000

CONVEYANCE AND MORTAGE  E/RAW/71  5 Jun 1889

Contents:
Duplicate of above E/RAW/70

CONVEYANCE  E/RAW/72  20 Jun 1892

Contents:
1a) Rev. Joseph Edward Gull, curate of St Thomas Pendleton
1b) Governors of Queen Anne's bounty
2) Henry Rawcliffe of Gillibrand Hall, Chorley
Premises: Ten Acre farm near Lancaster
Consideration: £1150

BUNDLE - 7 documents  E/RAW/73  30 Mar 1900-8 Aug 1907

Contents:
Relating to the merger and appropriation of all tithes on Lostock farms

AGREEMENT  E/RAW/74  6 Sep 1901

Contents:
1) Ecclesiastical Commission for England
2) Henry Rawcliffe
Acknowledgement of the redemption of the rectoral tithe rent for property in Lostock. The commission have accepted this redemption for a fee (?)

CONVEYANCE  E/RAW/75  11 Mar 1908

Contents:
1) Horace Mayhew of Broughton Hall, Chester
2) Executors of the will of Henry Rawcliffe:
2a) Augustus Walter Rawcliffe of Haigh
2b) Ven. Archdeacon Robert Crompton Fletcher, rector of Chorley
2c) Charles Douglas of Liverpool
3) Henry Sharrock Higginbottom, colliery proprietor of Liverpool
Premises: Mines at Lostock
Consideration: £2000

LEASE  E/RAW/76  29 Feb 1912

Contents:
1a) Walter Rawcliffe of Haigh
1b) Ven. Robert Crompton Fletcher, archdeacon of Blackburn
2) Westhoughton Coal & Cannel Co. Ltd
Premises: Arley mine under Ten Acre Farm, Lostock
Term: 10 years
Consideration: £100 p.a. and £75 per foot

ABSTRACT OF TITLE  E/RAW/77  Jul 1913

CONVEYANCE (attested copy)  E/RAW/78  6 Feb 1918

Contents:
1a) Ellen Ann Rawcliffe, widow of Culraven Haigh
1b) Donovan Maclean Rawcliffe
1c) Harold Sumner of Standish
1d) Geoffrey Musgrave Peck of Wigan
2) Magee Marshall & Co. Ltd, brewers
Premises: Stone House Farm and Platt Brow Farm and land, Lostock
Consideration: £3,925

UNDERTAKING & COVENANT  E/RAW/79  6 Feb 1918

Contents:
1) Magee Marshall & Co. Ltd
2a) Ellen Ann Rawcliffe, widow of Culraven Haigh
2b) Donovan Maclean Rawcliffe
2c) Harold Sumner of Standish
2d) Geoffrey Musgrave Peck of Wigan
The first party undertakes to provide the others with copies of the conveyance and to erect a fence on the land west of Lostock Lane

LICENSE TO ASSIGN  E/RAW/80  23 Apr 1918

Contents:
1a) Ellen Ann Rawcliffe, widow of Culraven Haigh
1b) Donovan Maclean Rawcliffe
1c) Harold Sumner of Standish
1d) Geoffrey Musgrave Peck, solicitor of Wigan
2) Westhoughton Coal & Cannel Co. Ltd
Premises: Arley mine under Ten Acre Farm, Lostock
The second party is granted the license to assign Arley mine to the Lostock Colliery Co. Ltd

LICENSE TO ASSIGN  E/RAW/81  23 Apr 1918

Contents:
Copy of the above E/RAW/80

DUPLICATE LICENSE  E/RAW/82  31 May 1920

Contents:
1a) Ellen Ann Rawcliffe, widow of Fallowfield
1b) Donovan Maclean Rawcliffe of Fairfield Lonerass, Surrey
1c) Harold Sumner of Standish
1d) Geoffrey Musgrave Peck, solicitor of Wigan
2) Westhoughton Coal & Cannel Co. Ltd
Premises: Arley mine under Ten Acre farm, Lostock
License to underlease the mine to Lostock Colliery Co.

ABSTRACT OF TITLE  E/RAW/83  1923

Contents:
Lostock Colliery Co. Ltd to freehold mines at Lostock

COURT ORDER  E/RAW/84  10 Oct 1923

Contents:
1) Chancery Court of the palatine of Lancashire, Liverpool district
2) Arthur Henry Leech
The second party has been appointed receiver of the Walter Rawcliffe

CONVEYANCE  E/RAW/85  12 Oct 1923

Contents:
1) Lostock Colliery Co. Ltd
2a) Donovan Maclean Rawcliffe of Scotswood Sunningdals, Berkshire
2b) Harold Sumner of Standish
2c) Geoffrey Musgrave Peck, solicitor of Wigan
Premises: Chadwicks farm and the mines beneath
Consideration: £100 in pursuance of a court order of 13 Jul 1923 entitled "In the matter of the Lostock Colliery Co. Ltd"

CONVEYANCE  E/RAW/86  15 Nov 1924

Contents:
1a) Donovan Maclean Rawcliffe of Scotswood Sunnningdale, Berkshire
1b) Harold Sumner of Standish
1c) Geoffrey Musgrave Peck, solicitor of Wigan
2) Lancashire Electric Power Co.
Premises: Land and buildings in Lostock
Consideration: £162

PROPERTY IN ASPULL, LANCS  E/RAW/87-93  [n.d.]

WILL - copy; Edward Alker  E/RAW/87  19 Feb 1780

DEED declaring the uses of an intended fine  E/RAW/88  25 Mar 1782

Contents:
1a) James Alker & Jane his wife
1b) Charles Law & Hannah his wife
1c) John Hampson & Nancy his wife
2) Thomas Snape
Premises: Land abd buildings in Aspull

FINE  E/RAW/89  26 Mar 1782

Contents:
1) Thomas Snape
2a) James Alker & Jane his wife
2b) Charles Low & Hannah his wife
2c) John Hampson & Nancy his wife
Consideration: £260 13s 4d

WILL; Mary Hampson, widow of Aspull  E/RAW/90  15 Jun 1782

BOND  E/RAW/91  16 Jul 1782

Contents:
1) John Hampson of Aspull
2) Arthur Alker of Winstanley
Consideration: £360

RELEASE  E/RAW/92  16 Jul 1782

Contents:
1a) James Alker of Haigh
1b) John Hampson
2) Arthur Alker
Premises: Land in Aspull
Consideration: £80 and interest.

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