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D J Mason and Company, solicitors, of Workington


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Reference DMa
Covering dates 1763-1955
Held by Cumbria Record Office and Local Studies Library, Whitehaven
Extent 252 Files
Archival history Stray records of D J Mason & Company, solicitors, Workington (sometime Clerks to the Workington Petty Sessions), deposited with the records of the Workington Petty Sessions by the Clerk to the Magistrates there on 31 August 1978
Creators D J Mason and Company, Workington, solicitors

Contents:
DMA 1 - 52 Firm's own records 1891 - 1955
DMA 53 - 96 Practice papers 1831 - 1955
DMA 97 - 249 Clients' papers 1763 - 1955
DMA 250 - 252 Plans 1925



Firm's own records  [no ref. or date]

Ledger (Indexed)  DMA 1  1913 - 19

Cash journal (No. 2)  DMA 2  1914 - 16

Cash journal (No. 17)  DMA 3  1945 - 47

Cash journal (No. 18)  DMA 4  1947 - 48

Cash journal (No. 19)  DMA 5  1948 - 49

Cash journal (No. 20)  DMA 6  1949 - 51

Cash journal (No. 21)  DMA 7  1951 - 53

Cash journal (No. 22)  DMA 8  1953 - 54

Contents:
Pages 82-193 (end) are blank.

Cash book  DMA 9A  1952 - 53

Cash book  DMA 9B  1953

Contents:
(1 leaf only used; rest destroyed; same format)

Clients' transactions ledger  DMA 10  1922 - 47

Contents:
Includes firm's own, its partners, Magistrates Court, and Tyson and Hobson (clients). Indexed at intervals throughout.

Clients' transactions ledger  DMA 11  1938 - 41

Clients' transactions ledger  DMA 12  1947 - 51

Contents:
Disbound

Clients' transactions ledger  DMA 13  1947 - 54

Contents:
Bound; indexed

Expenses book  DMA 14  1939 - 46

Expenses book  DMA 15  1946 - 52

Firm's bank book  DMA 16  1949 - 52

Firm's bank statements (Office Account) (file of)  DMA 17a  1933 - 45

Firm's bank statements (Office Account) (file of)  DMA 17b  1945 - 54

Clients' payments book (small sums)  DMA 18  Not dated

Contents:
Pages 9-36 alone used; pages 1-5 torn out; pages 37-386 blank. (Unused part of volume destroyed).

Summary payments book May-Aug. 1952  DMA 19  1952-1954

Contents:
Continued as
Alphabetical list of clients with details of deeds received from them,
Second half of book is blank 1954

Volume labelled "Mortgage debentures", used as private memorandum book  DMA 20  1925-1948

Contents:
Containing:
a) Graphs showing gas consumption at Allanfield, 1934-43.
b) Graphs showing electricity consumed (all purposes), 1935-45.
c) Graphs showing electricity (lighting), 1935-42
d) Profits estimate (partners), n.d.
e) Firm's totals of expenses (tabulated) and income, 1925-46.
f) Estimates for the future (1947-56), made in 1946.
[Sections (e), (f), are in great detail].
g) Gymkhana officials, events, entries, n.d.
h) [Totals? of] rate cases, n.d.
i) "Copy of Wyllie's Replies" as to the firm's partnership as at 1946-47 (no partnership deed was drawn up; partners, D J Mason, W H Bayliff, J K Mason), with gross turnover, profit and loss summaries for 1948; profit and loss account for April-May 1948; part of balance sheet May 1948. [Mr Wyllie was the firm's accountant; of Whitehaven] (See Item DMA 71 below).
j) Investments' [performance or value], 1946-48.

Sundry letters and vouchers to the firm  DMA 21  1951 - 53

Letter books (indexed)  DMA 22-37  [n.d.]

Letter book, 1891 - 93  DMA 22  1891-1933

Contents:
Continued as
Letter book, 1932 - 33

Letter book  DMA 23  1894 - 95

Letter book  DMA 24  1901 - 02

Letter book  DMA 25  1902

Letter book  DMA 26  July 1903 - 04

Letter book  DMA 27  1912 - 14

Letter book  DMA 28  1914 - 16

Letter book  DMA 29  1916 - 17

Letter book  DMA 30  1917 - 18

Letter book  DMA 31  1919 - 20

Letter book  DMA 32  1920 - 21

Letter book  DMA 33  1921 - 22

Letter book  DMA 34  1922 - 23

Letter book  DMA 35  1923 - 25

Letter book  DMA 36  1925 - 26

Letter book  DMA 37  1927 - 29

The Firm as Insurance Agent  [no ref. or date]

Atlas Assurance Co. Ltd. agency register (fire)  DMA 38  1928

Contents:
2 pages only used.

Guardian Fire & Life Assurance Co. Ltd. renewal register (blank; destroyed). Cover marked "1948-1949".  DMA 39  Not dated

Guardian Fire & Life Assurance Co. Ltd. fire renewal register (blank, damaged; destroyed).  DMA 40  Not dated

Firm's clients  [no ref. or date]

Workington & District Agricultural Society subscriptions book  DMA 41  1949 - 54

Papers from inside preceding item 41  DMA 42  1953 - 55

Contents:
Including:
Show Catalogue, 1953; Show and Breed Secretaries' Association AGM minutes (much detailed business re running a show), 1954

Reference works  [no ref. or date]

Reports by Dr J L W Thudicrum and by W Shelford, on the proposed use of the springs near Basingstoke (Hampshire) for London's water supply  DMA 43  1881

Contents:
Bound volume. The two reports were made to the Surrey and Hampshire Canal Corporation Ltd. in 1880 (Dr Thudcrum) and 1881 (Mr Shelford)

The Law Times Reports, Vol. 170  DMA 44  Jan.-June 1944

Whillans's Tax Tables, 1951-52, 1952-53  DMA 45  1952 - 53

Contents:
Pamphlets.

ICI Annual Report  DMA 46  1955

Contents:
Pamphlets.

Active Service Testament (American Y.M.C.A., pocket edition)  DMA 47  1918

Tables of Weekly Compensation (Workmen's Compensation Acts, 1925 and 1940)  DMA 48  Circa 1940

Contents:
Stamped "National Union of Blastfurnacemen and Kindred Trades, Middlesbrough".

How to Help Cases of Distress (statutory and voluntary agencies year book), 42nd edition  DMA 49  1945

Youth of Cumberland (Cumberland County Council Education Committee year book)  DMA 50  1955

Cockermouth & District Agricultural Society annual Show catalogue  DMA 51  1955

Justice of the Peace and Local Government Review  DMA 52  12 Feb. 1955

Practice Papers  [no ref. or date]

I. DMA 53 - 96 The firm and its partners  [no ref. or date]

Contents:
DMA 53 - 63 The firm. DMA 64 - 96 Its partners and the Mason family.

List of files handed to Milburn & Co  DMA 53  1954

Workington Justices' accounts and other papers  DMA 54  1951 - 54

Sessions (miscellaneous papers) (original bundle)  DMA 55  1952, 1955

Cumberland and Westmorland Justices' Clerks' Society and Law Society, and Justices Clerks (firm as)  DMA 56  1954 - 56

Probation orders (file)  DMA 57  1953

Atlas Insurance (firm's agency) and Automobile Association cases do.)  DMA 58  1951 - 52, 1954

3 Items

Bills file  DMA 59a  1951

Bills file  DMA 59b  1952

Bills file  DMA 60  1953 - 54

Contents:
The above two files (vouchers) provide a useful complement to the practise files (see below).

Miscellaneous  DMA 61  1947 - 55, not dated

Oaths of Joseph Mitchell, sworn on taking office as J P  DMA 62  1950

Index of [clients'] names and addresses  DMA 63  Circa 1955

[no title]  DMA 64  1870 - 73

Contents:
Three letters to Mr E T Tyson (one concerning his application for admission as notary without serving notarial articles), and his admissions and notarial faculty deeds (1870-1872)
Sent to him at Maryport.

[no title]  DMA 65  1894-circa 1895

Contents:
John Brough Mason (father of Daniel Johnston Mason, solicitor; husband of Elizabeth Mason): copy of his will, 1892 (died 26 April 1895; probate 21 June 1895), copy c. 1895
John Brough Mason (father of Daniel Johnston Mason, solicitor; husband of Elizabeth Mason): burial board grant of space, 1894

[no title]  DMA 66  1831 - 1954

Contents:
J B Mason deceased: title deeds of his property in 67 Senhouse Street, Crosby Street and Furnace Lane, Maryport,
Deeds packet No. M42, marked Crerar & Mason, solicitors, Maryport and Workington.
Includes release of parcel of ground in Crosby Street (H Senhouse, Esq.; to Mr Joseph Coulthard,) bounding on Furnace Lane, 1831. Thence mortgages 1833-86; sold to Mr C Cuthbertson, 1886; [sold to J B Mason] by 1891. Includes insurance policy (Atlas Assurance Co. Ltd. 1891); sale deed of 67 Senhouse Street, sold by the Trustees of J B Mason deceased to Walter Willson Ltd., 1928; sale papers (Crosby Street/Furnace Lane property) (J B Mason deceased's Trustees to Mr Robert Newsham), 1954.

[no title]  DMA 67  1953 - 1954

Contents:
J B Mason, deceased: file of correspondence re the sale of 69 and 69a. Senhouse Street

[no title]  DMA 68  11 Oct., 1954

Contents:
J B Mason, deceased: draft appointment of new trustees for 41, 45, 47 Crosby Street; 1 and 2 Mason's Yard; 69 Senhouse Street; and Waitlands (land at Crosby), (Signed)

[no title]  DMA 69  1954

Contents:
Agreement, draft appointment of new trustees., and papers re sale of practice known as "D J and J N Mason", solicitors, Washington Street, Workington, by John Newby Mason of Workington to Ieuan M B Mendus and Richard Atkinson of Workington, solicitors
The agreement is signed, sealed, but not fully dated.

[no title]  DMA 70  1948 - 1955

Contents:
Daniel Johnston Mason (died in 1948): few stray miscellaneous personal papers, income tax papers; and empty deed-packet (Allanfield deeds)

[no title]  DMA 71  1944 - 1945


Related information: See Item DMA 20 (i) above.

Contents:
Envelope marked "Wylie. Accounts": the firm's debits and credits, as set out by/for Mr Wylie, their accountant

[no title]  DMA 72  [1949]

Contents:
John Newby Mason: heads of terms for dissolution of his partnership with Mr W H Bayliff (handwritten)

[no title]  DMA 73  1951

Contents:
Correspondence and copy draft agreement between John Newby Mason and William Drummond, as to right of way at Ellerslie, High Street, Workington

[no title]  DMA 74  1952 - 1953

Contents:
J N Mason: correspondence and papers re sale of [his house] Birchgrove, Craig Road, Workington, to the National Coal Board (leasehold property), 1952-53; Council notices of approval of change of use 18 and 54 Washington Street, Workington, 1952,
Original file. Also contains empty deeds-packet for Birchgrove.

[no title]  DMA 75  1928 - 55

Contents:
JN Mason: Packet marked "JN Mason. Articles and Life Policy": matriculation certificate, undergraduate papers (3), B.A. certificate, of JN Mason at Cambridge, 1928-32; signed photograph of him, c. 1930; clerkship articles, 1932; fresh do., 1932; Law Society Final Examination notification of pass, 1935; Supreme Court certificate of fitness to act there, 1936; his insurance policies (6) and correspondence re same, 1932, 1948-49; Carlisle Conservative Newspaper Co. Ltd. and Solicitors Law Society Ltd. share certificates (1 each), 1948-49, and correspondence thereto, 1955
The undergraduate items include card notifying him of award of Half-Blue, 1931.
Packet is numbered M36.

[no title]  DMA 76  1938, 1945 - 46

Contents:
JN Mason: further insurance policies and related correspondence
Found loose.

[no title]  DMA 77  1946 - 47

Contents:
JN Mason: bank book (B Account)

[no title]  DMA 78  1948, 1951 - 54

Contents:
JN Mason: correspondence with RL Wyllie and Co., his accountant, including firm's balance sheet for 1947-48

[no title]  DMA 79  1954 - 55

Contents:
Vouchers and correspondence (JN Mason, for firm and self)

[no title]  DMA 80A  1954

Contents:
JN Mason: draft agreement to sell the goodwill of the firms of Howson Dickinson & Mason and Brown Auld and Brown, Whitehaven, and letter re. same
To be sold to HFT Gough of Whitehaven, solicitor.

[no title]  DMA 80B  1938 - 52

Contents:
Further stray items of JN Mason and family, including letter (holograph) from Dean Mayne re. the Friends of Carlisle Cathedral (1952)

JN Mason: Income Tax file  DMA 81  1939 - 45

JN Mason: Income Tax file  DMA 82  1938 - 47

JN Mason: Income Tax file  DMA 83  1950 - 55

[no title]  DMA 84  1929, 1953

Contents:
DJ and Mrs MI Mason: mortgage of 7 houses at Townhead, Dearham, two parcels of land in Dearham, and sum of money, by Thomas Lightfoot to them, 1929; and abstract of Mrs MI Mason's title to the property, 1953

[no title]  DMA 85  1953 - 54

Contents:
Mrs MI Mason: file of correspondence re same (its sale by her to John Stamper of Town Head Farm, Dearham)

[no title]  DMA 86  1953 - 54

Contents:
Mrs MI Mason: file re her account with Selfridges Ltd., Oxford Street

[no title]  DMA 87  1952

Contents:
Two copies draft conveyance of 54 Washington Street, Workington (Dobson to Mrs MI Mason)

[no title]  DMA 88  1951 - 52

Contents:
Mrs MI Mason: 3 invoices, and 1 letter re dividends

[no title]  DMA 89  1943, 1949

Contents:
Mrs Mary Isabel Mason: will, 1943; will, 1949; power of attorney, 1949 (her surname now Bernard)

[no title]  DMA 90  1928

Contents:
Probate of Joseph Robert Mason of 37 Washington Street, Workington (uncle of DJ Mason)

[no title]  DMA 91  1953

Contents:
Executors of JR Mason deceased: file re their sale of 6 Pow Street, Workington, to Mr and Mrs T Eden
Includes copy of assignment of the premises (Mason to Mason), 1886 [copy c. 1953]

[no title]  DMA 92  1940

Contents:
Probate of Miss Dora Mason of The Croft, Seaton, Workington (daughter of the late JB Mason)

[no title]  DMA 93  Circa 1949 - 54

Contents:
Elizabeth Mason, deceased (widow of JB Mason, died 1946): bank statement for 1946-49 and other papers

[no title]  DMA 94  1942 - 46

Contents:
Dorothy M. Mason: financial correspondence
Original file.

[no title]  DMA 95  1950

Contents:
Ellen Mason deceased: assent to vesting her property (= 46 Bolton Street, Workington) in and by Joseph Wild Mason

[no title]  DMA 96  1953 - 55

Contents:
"Mason family": similar re various Masons
Includes letter from a relative at Hudson Heights, Canada, describing the various Cumberland surnames there and seeking genealogical background on them, 1955.

II. The firm's clients  [no ref. or date]

Contents:
Mostly conveyancing files, generally including draft/copy deeds.

Rev. Alfred Ainley and family, St. Bees: title deeds of site on north-east side of Senhouse Street and on south-west side of John Street, both in Maryport  DMA 97  1763 - 1935

Contents:
Senhouse Street (1763-1935): Allison, Fawcett, Pape, etc.
John Street (1766-1935): Humphrey Senhouse, Fawcett, then as above. Provision for 12d. per chaldron rent for coals steathed there, 1766.
Includes copy will of John Fawcett of Maryport, gent. (proved at York, 1806), watermarked 1839; abstract of title, 1843; schedule of these deeds, 1935.
In 1763 Jonathan Fawcett is described as of Broughton, Cumberland, smith; in 1766 of do., yeoman. John Fawcett (d. 1806)'s nephew was John Fawcett of Preston, Lancs., draper.

[no title]  DMA 98  1900 - 1940

Contents:
"Rev. Alfred Ainley, St. Bees, re. Mrs RJ Robley": probates, estate-duty papers, and Land Valuation papers re the Pape family of Goody Hills, Holm Cultram; and Mrs Robley (re. Miss Adair's printing works' use of room in John Street, 1938)
Probates of Mrs Harriet Biglands of Wolsty, 1900; Mrs Jane Pape of Goody Hills, 1900; also Estate-duty papers of Joseph Pape of do., 1917.
Original packet; cover states that the contents relate to mortgage to Ainley.

[no title]  DMA 99  1953, 1955

Contents:
Letter from Edith Ainley, 1953; abstract of title of Charles Arthur Mason and Edith Ainley to a garage in Furnace Road, Maryport, 1955

[no title]  DMA 100  1903 - 1947

Contents:
"Lister, Armstrong": probate of Mrs Jane Ann Lister (widow of William Sproat Lister) of Crosby near Maryport, 1916; copy family arrangement to farm, yard, and fields there (with plan) (Joseph Armstrong of Tottenham, architect, deceased) 1903 (copy c. 1903); appointment of new trustees of Jane Ann Lister's will, 1946; family agreements (by Thomas Armstrong of Midtown Farm, Crosby) as to the above, and drafts and papers thereto, 1946-47

[no title]  DMA 101  1950 - 1951

Contents:
Mrs Elizabeth Armstrong of Workington to Thomas Mitchell of Calva Farm, do.: re sale of two flats at Fernleigh, Banklands, Workington

[no title]  DMA 102  1947 - 1951

Contents:
Trust of CH Aunger of Edinburgh, deceased: sale of 3 Northfield Avenue, Workington (Dunn Bros. (its builders) and McNeil)

Bell (strays) (re a conveyance)  DMA 103  1951

[no title]  DMA 104  1952 - 1954

Contents:
George Frederick Birkett of Workington: copy will (1952), papers, vouchers

[no title]  DMA 105  1942 - 1951

Contents:
Messrs H & JJ Bowe of Calvo Farm, Silloth: deed of partnership (1942), copy do. 1951, valuation 1950, Calvo Stud Farm balance sheet 1950, and correspondence

[no title]  DMA 106  1953

Contents:
Mr FJ Bowes: purchase of 13 Princess Avenue, Seaton (correspondence)

[no title]  DMA 107  1953

Contents:
Mr FJ Bowes: sale of 142 John Street, Workington (correspondence)

[no title]  DMA 108  1939, 1953

Contents:
JEE Brady to JH Brady: sale of 1, 3 Market Place and 1, 3 King Street, Workington, and land in Fox Lane there (with plan)

British Roll Turners' Trade Society (Barrow Branch) re branch secretary (the Society v. Foster)  DMA 109  1952

Contents:
Original file; 4 letters.

Miss Martha Ann Brough of Workington, deceased (died 1939): probate papers, "and sundry family papers"  DMA 110  1874, 1904 - 1939

Contents:
Includes copy residuary account of John Chambers deceased, of Mowbray p. Holm Cultram, yeoman, 1874.
Original packet.

[no title]  DMA 111  1928

Contents:
Cameron & Bethell to Greggains: draft conveyance of 27 High Street, Workington, and market garden at its rear

Mr and Mrs JM Campbell of Meadow Farm, Ulverston - agreement for separation  DMA 112  1930

Contents:
Original deed.

Conaway to Lightfoot - agreement to let Chapel House Farm, Gilcrux, on yearly tenancy  DMA 113  1927

Contents:
Original deed. Schedule of fields and cultivation.

[no title]  DMA 114  1949, 1953 - 1954

Contents:
Executors of JA Cape of Camerton - probate papers (few), vouchers, 1953-54; also estate-duty return for Florence Mabel Cape of Seaton, 1949

[no title]  DMA 115  1950 - 1951

Contents:
Carlisle Conservative Newspaper Co. Ltd. - purchase of 12 St. Aidan's Road, Carlisle, from CS Armstrong thereof

[no title]  DMA 116  1951

Contents:
Carlisle Conservative Newspaper Co. Ltd. - re walls of their new building at King's Arms Lane and Pack Horse Lane, Carlisle, (including plans), 1951, and its letting of 5 Thornton Road, Stanwix, 1951

SC Charters v. Henry Charters  DMA 117  1948 - 1949

Contents:
(Divorce)

J Clay to Doris Clay - gift of land in Harrington Road, Workington  DMA 118  1954

Jessie Cockell deceased  DMA 119  1953

Pattinson to Crone - Croft Head Farm, Coulderton, p. St. Bees (sale)  DMA 120  1951 - 1953

Cumberland Paper Co. Ltd. - claim for damages  DMA 121  1954

HW Dickinson of Prospect Lodge, Distington - purchase of "Brayrigg", 347 Moss Bay Road, Workington, from J. Longrigg  DMA 122  1946 - 1947

Donovan to Christie - sale of 8 Laverock Terrace, Workington  DMA 123  1953

Donald to Donnelly - sale of Beck Croft or Low Seaton Meadow, at Seaton  DMA 124  1947

Duffy to Glover - adoption agreement  DMA 125  1923

Edmondson to Shield - Scales Farm, Lorton, sale, 1954, 1 letter; and deeds to same, 1871 - 1896  DMA 126  1871 - 1896, 1954

Contents:
Original packet. The letter states that Mr Edmondson had "taken the probates away".

Elliott to Lister - sale of Chestnut House, Little Broughton  DMA 127  1951

Mr WR Fairgray - motorcycle accident (insurance) claim  DMA 128  1952 - 1953

Studholme to Fawkes - sale of land at Allerby  DMA 129  1950 - 1952

Williamson to Firby - sale of 6 Scawfell Avenue, Workington  DMA 130  1952

Forster - letting "Broadlands" (a house), Stainburn  DMA 131  1952

Contents:
Includes furniture inventory.

Mrs Bessie Gibson - copy assignment of 62-68 Devonshire Street, Workington (leasehold) to her, 1911  DMA 132  Copy circa 1911

HWW Gibson - claim re car accident  DMA 133  1952 - 1953

A Graham to Laverty - letting agreement for 12 Mountain View, Workington  DMA 134  1937

1 Item

JR Graham to NW Electricity Board - sale of land at the Marsh, Workington  DMA 135  1950 - 1954

JR Graham to NW Electricity Board and British Road Services - compensation  DMA 136  1950 - 1951

JR Graham to NW Electricity Board and T. Harrison his debtor  DMA 137  1952

2 Items

L Graham, re 93 Griffin Street, Workington (demolition order)  DMA 138  1954

W Graham - right to light at Croft Farm, Seaton  DMA 139  1951 - 1953

Graham & Findley, painters and decorators, Harrington - partnership  DMA 140  1952 - 1953

Graham and Lawson Ltd. - debenture (Clydesdale Bank)  DMA 141  1953

A Grant to WY Grant - sale of 4 Laverock Terrace, Workington  DMA 142  1950 - 1954

A Grant - re injury by car  DMA 143  1954

JG Gratton to Hind - sale of house at High Harrington  DMA 144  1952 - 1953

JG Gratton Mrs MR Gratton, re gift of land at High Harrington  DMA 145  1953

Graves Cinemas Ltd., Maryport: deeds and papers (55 King Street. 81 John Street, Maryport).  DMA 146  1908 - 1954

Graves Bros Ltd., Maryport: - conveyance of Athenacum, Maryport  DMA 147  1950-1952

Graves Bros - deeds of 79 John Street, Workington  DMA 148  1882 - 1905

Contents:
Original packet

Graves Bros - assignment of 79 and 81 John Street, Workington  DMA 149  1954

Graves Bros - to Mrs E M Branford - lease of the Queens Cinema, Whitehaven  DMA 150  1945 - 1952

Graves Bros - to Northern Gas Board - gas main at Whitehaven (easement)  DMA 151  1953

MA Grice to Joyce - sale of Bank Farm, Eaglesfield  DMA 152  1949 - 1957

Young to W Grice - sale of South Mosses Farm, Lamplugh  DMA 153  1951

Hanna to Falcon etc. - sale of various properties in Workington: draft deeds and correspondence (including plans)  DMA 154  1947 - 1949

Contents:
a) 61-73 Bromley Street, Workington. 1947 (sale)
b) 13 and 23 Concrete Terrace, Barepot (also known as Barepot Cottages). See (h) below. 1947 (assignment)
c) Barepot Methodist Mission Church (with site plans). 1947 (assignment of lease)
Recites that the site was leased to the Methodists by Lord Lonsdale for 999 years in 1875, the lease to run from 1873; and re the 1945 assignment of lease
One of the site plans includes the other Barepot properties.
d) 134-138 and 142 Senhouse Street, Workington. 1947 (sale)
e) 1-5, 8-10, Burnside, Harrington. 1947 (mortgage)
f) 27 Brow Top, Workington. 1947 (sale)
g) 41, 43 Derwent Street workington. 1947 (sale)
h) 1-12, 14, 16-22, 24-29 Concrete Terrace, Barepot. See (b) above.
i) 5 Berry Street and in Beeby Street and Bells Lane (Griffin Street), Workington. 1947 (not stated)

[no title]  DMA 155  1952

Contents:
SN Heal, Consulting and Dispensing Opticians, Workington, Cockermouth, and Silloth: partnership agreement of Mr and Mrs S N Heal (original deed and correspondence)

[no title]  DMA 156  1952 - 1953

Contents:
Mrs J Herbert to William Groves: sale of 384 Moss Bay Road, Workington: draft conveyance and letter

Mrs I. Hewitt - accident on bus (insurance claim)  DMA 157  1950

Contents:
Includes passengers' statements.

Dr R W MacPherson to Tom Hewitt - sale of 11 Banklands, Workington  DMA 158  1952

J and J Hazlewood, coal merchants - partnership deed as "M. Hazlewood & Sons", Workington  DMA 159  1953

J Hodgson to E McCance - sale of 1 Wedgwood Cottages, Lowther Street, Great Clifton  DMA 160  1953

J E Holmes from G Johnstone - purchase of "Fenton Holme", Fenton Estate, Keswick  DMA 161  1953

J E Holmes to T W Hodgson - sale of "Ellaholme", a bungalow in Lowca Lane, Seaton (with site plan)  DMA 162  1953

Mr and Mrs H Horsley - farming partnership, Acre Farm, Tallentire  DMA 163  1951

Mrs M A Hughes - reclaiming possession of 385 Moss Bay Road from W McVay  DMA 164  1950

Miss J Hull deceased and re John Jones deceased - correspondence  DMA 165  1927 - 1928

Contents:
Jane Hull was of 47 Senhouse Street, Maryport, newsagent and tobacconist, and was niece of John Jones of Maryport, printer.

Johnand Jane Jones deceased - probate papers  DMA 166  1907 - 1928


Related information: See item DMA 165 also.

Mrs M M Inglis to Mr and Mrs A Hughes - draft assignment of 7 Dalston Road, Workington  DMA 167  1949

1 Item

[no title]  DMA 168  1904 - 1937

Item DMA 168 consists of two items only.

Contents:
a. Curwen Trustees to T. Iredale - draft lease of building ground in Park End Road, Workington, 1904
b. C A Valentine to J W Iredale - tenancy agreement for 25 Banklands, Workington (original deed) 1937

Dunn Bros. to F Ireland - sale of 10 Northfield Avenue, High Harrington  DMA 169  1950 - 1951

Miss A J Johnstone of Beaumont - gift of land to D D C Johnston of Stanwix (land in Kirkandrews on Eden)  DMA 170  1952 - 1953

Mrs M A Kay deceased - notes for probate  DMA 171  Not dated [1950s]

1 item only on this file

W Little of Workington - declaration as to family land at Bothel (with plan), 1946; and re. W H Little deceased (1 letter), 1954  DMA 172  1946, 1954

2 items, found loose

L S Jarman deceased, Workington  DMA 173  1947

3 Items

J McAleavey to Miss A E and Mr W Smithson - bastardy agreement (original)  DMA 174  1926

The Misses McAleer to P Conway and others - sale of 9, 12, 16 Derwent Crossings, Moss Bay (with site plan)  DMA 175  1948 - 1952

Mr and Mrs J McCaffrey - separation agreement (draft)  DMA 176  1941

1 Item

Thomas Mark deceased (died 1909) - official copy of High Court order re new trustees (estate at Maryport and 2 stints on Burgh Marsh)  DMA 177  1925 [copy circa 1925]

1 item; original packet

Will of Mrs E W Martindale of Carlisle, 1920; and her insurance policy for 28 North Street, Maryport, 1948  DMA 178  1920, 1948

2 items; original packet

The Misses Maughan to Mr and Mrs W Bell - sale of land at Whinbarrow Road, Aspatria  DMA 179  1950 - 1951

Contents:
Includes copy of 1915 conveyance of land near Hayborough, Maryport (Capt. H W Sewell to J Maughan), copy n.d.

I S Millar - complaint against the West Cumberland Hospital Management Committee  DMA 180  1953

T Mitchell to M. Pfann - sale of flat at Fernlea, Banklands, Workington  DMA 181  1950 - 1952

T Mitchell for Dunn Bros. - purchase of land at Seaton from Lowther Estates Ltd  DMA 182  1948 - 1949

Contents:
T Mitchell was of Calva Farm, Calva Brow, Workington, farmer. Dunn Bros. were building contractors at Workington.

J R Moffat v. W W Gainford - for alleged defective second-hand motorcycle sold him  DMA 183  1952 - 1953

Mrs SM Morton deceased - correspondence  DMA 184  1937, 1952

Contents:
Includes copy of her will of 1932; copy of 1920 will of Mrs E Wedgwood.

JR Mudge to L A S Mostyn - letting agreement for 19 Northfield Avenue, Workington  DMA 185  1952 - 1953

Mr and Mrs W J Muldrew - separation agreement (original)  DMA 186  1936

1 Item

Joseph Musgrave of Workington deceased (died 1925) - appointment of new trustee (original)  DMA 187  1928

2 Items

Probate of Hannah Newby of Maryport, 1884  DMA 188  1884

1 Item

Mrs A Nicholson - re rent and rates for 45b and 45c South William Street (she being tenant)  DMA 189  1746-1953

Contents:
1946 - 1948, 1952 - 1953
Includes her two rent-books for 1946-48.

[no title]  DMA 190  1953

Contents:
Mr and Mrs F A Osborne - purchase of 26 Winifred Street, Workington, from Mr and Mrs E W Capstick

Mr M W Pattinson of Greysouthen - his marriage certificate  DMA 191  1949

1 Item

Mr I Phillips, Whitehaven - outline for his will  DMA 192  1954

1 Item

Mr and Mrs R Purves - separation agreement (original deed)  DMA 193  1932

1 Item

Mrs E Pattinson v. Joseph Rafferty - for proceeds of sale of pig  DMA 194  1950 - 1951

[no title]  DMA 195  1839-1945

Contents:
T S Ritson deceased - his probate (1910), appointment of new trustees (1937), correspondence (1945); also Maryport Church pew deed for Pew No. 114 (Senhouse, proprietary patron, to Yeoward), 1839, and purchase receipt, 1846; fire insurance policy for the late T S Ritson's property at 39 and 41 High Street, Maryport, and 1, 4, 6 Catherine Street, Maryport (1910), 1839 - 1846, 1910 - 1945
The 1839-46 items are in the 1910 insurance policy's envelope. This envelope is also endorsed "Alfred Crerar. Trust".

J W Robinson deceased - re his G P O Savings Bank account  DMA 196  1954

Janet Robinson deceased's personal representatives to Mr and Mrs J Thompson - sale of 13 Frostoms Road, Workington  DMA 197  1950 - 1951

J Rothery - application for divorce  DMA 198  1952

Contents:
Includes his marriage certificate.

J Rothery deceased - letter re legacy payment to Mr R Rothery, Detroit, U S A  DMA 199  1947

1 Item

Mr J W Routledge, widower - agreement for adoption of his son  DMA 200  1927

1 Item

[no title]  DMA 201  1952

Contents:
Mr and Mrs J A Sanderson - purchase of 26 Rose Hill, Harrington, from Mrs B J Lovell, 1952; and particulars of Mr J A Sanderson's claim against Rellaw Products Ltd. for timber, 1952

Mr and Mrs F E Sellens - purchase of 169 John Street from Mrs A Kennaugh  DMA 202  1953

[no title]  DMA 203  1949 - 1950

Contents:
Col. Guy Joseph Pocklington Senhouse of Netherhall to Thomas Ferguson & Sons Ltd. of Wood Street, Maryport - 1 item re sale of land at Grasslot (1949), and file re sale of two pieces of land in Church Street, Maryport, as building land; restrictive clauses as to offensive trades therein, 1950
The 1950 agreement includes site plan.

Senhouse Estate and Mason Estate - re gas main through Scadbeck Common, Maryport (including plan)  DMA 204  1953

Col. G J P Senhouse deceased (died 1952) - re sales etc. of parts of his estate  DMA 205  1949 - 1953

Contents:
Namely
a) Lease of garage at Ship Yard Buildings, Irish Street, Maryport, 1949
b) Easement for sewer over land at Flimby, 1951.
c) Risehow Farm drainage, 1952
d) Levens Bridge - Carlisle Trunk Road) Station Hotel, Grasslot) 1952
e) Land near Maryport Benzole Co. Ltd. petrol station, Ellenborough Place, (includes Copy conveyance (1849) (Senhouse to Banks) land at Ellenborough Place [copy c. 1952]), 1939, 1952
f) Land on the Maryport-Cockermouth road, 1952
g) Police House site, Camp Road, Maryport (with plan), 1951 - 1953
h) Probate correspondence re the late Col. G J P Senhouse, also his two Trustee Savings Bank books 1948-52, 1948-53

Col. G J P Senhouse: a) re L M S Railway wayleave rents for coal-tip at Elizabeth Dock, Maryport  DMA 206  1939 - 1954

Contents:
b) Re lease for garage off Irish Street for Messrs J Wharton & Sons, The Foundry, Maryport, 1949
c) Re lease of Ellenborough School Canteen, 1952 - 1953
d) Re Coast Protection Order, 1952
e) Re Maryport Town Map (objections to), 1952

[no title]  DMA 207  1948-1953


Related information: Cf. also item DMA 230.

Contents:
Mrs R Sim, Blackdyke, Silloth - Defence Bond payment warrants, 1948-53, do. prospectuses, 1952-53, 1948 - 1953

R Skelton - copy power of attorney during war service  DMA 208  1942

1 Item

Harry Simpson deceased (died c.1951)  DMA 209  1939 - 1951

6 miscellaneous items

[no title]  DMA 210 - 212  1948 - 1954

Contents:
WE Slater deceased: Ruby Slater (his widow) v. the Ministry of Supply and James Caldwell, and the Barrow Haematite Steel Co. Ltd. (third party): compensation lawsuit papers (High Court, King's Bench Division), 1949
Item DMA 212 includes plan of the accident spot.

J Sandelands, Seaton - re tithe redemption and rentcharge  DMA 213  1937

[no title]  DMA 214  1946, 1952

Contents:
Mr and Mrs H Stockton - lease of building plot at Hawkshead Avenue, Workington, from the Curwen Trustees, 1952; also re deposit on new house there, paid by Mrs L Stockton to Dunn Bros., builders, 1946
File marked "1952"

Mrs EM Strong - re 25 Oxford Street, Workington (sub-letting)  DMA 215  1952 - 1953

[no title]  DMA 216  1949 - 1952

Contents:
JWM Tabrum - purchase of 23 Newlands Lane, Workington, from the Nixon family, 1949, and his sale of it to Mr Norman 1952
This file also contained Item 217

Miss JA Glaister deceased's representatives to SL Routledge - sale of Trough House and Glaister's Cottage, Great Broughton, 1947  DMA 217  Not dated

Mrs Emily Taylor deceased (died 1940) - re her investments  DMA 218  1917 - 1940

[no title]  DMA 219  1912 - 1952

Contents:
Mr JR Taylor deceased - copy deeds and conveyancing correspondence re house and shop at 15 Station Road, Workington, sold to Mr DC Wilson (1952)

Mr and Mrs H Thompson - separation agreement  DMA 220  1930

1 Item

Mrs Hilda Tibold deceased - locating her executor  DMA 221  1953 - 1954

WL Valenta - three disputes, re his watch and car  DMA 222 - 224  1950 - 1953

CA Valentine - agreement to let field at Ellerkeld, Workington, to CW Townsley  DMA 225  1925

1 Item

"Elizabeth Vickers deceased", also Robert Vickers deceased (copy will of 1892), Joseph Vickers deceased, all of Dearham  DMA 226  1932

John William Vickers deceased (same family)  DMA 227  1949 - 1952

[no title]  DMA 228  1946 - 1952

Contents:
Joseph Vickers deceased (same family),
Includes file (empty) marked "Robert Vickers deceased".

Mr and Mrs HT Parker to Mr and Mrs FT Walker - sale of 154 York Place, Harrington Road, Workington  DMA 229  1951

John Mackintosh Walker - title deeds and papers of estate in Dearham and Great and Little Broughton; also tenancy agreement (1936) for 3 Wilson Street, Workington  DMA 230  1721 - 1936

Contents:
Includes
Bargain and sale of messuage and tenement in Dearham (Sim to Dickinson; armorial seal), 1725
(On Sim see also Item DMA 207).
Copy of 1846 exchange of lands for making a private railway to Dearham Collieries (Ballantine Dykes to J and T Walker of Maryport, coal lessees), copy watermarked 1863
Copy of 1878 farmlease (John Mackintosh Walker, Esq., of Geddes, Co. Nairn, Scotland, to JP Walker of Little Broughton, farmer) - farm in Little Broughton, copy c. 1878
Agreement and copy draft conveyance of land (John Mackintosh Walker to the Cleator and Workington Junction Railway Co.), 1887 - 1888

Walker Trust Royalty correspondence of the Executors of Mr TCB Mackintosh Walker  DMA 231  1929 - 1939

Frank Ward & Co. v. Miller - for debt  DMA 232  1951 - 1952

Mrs E Wedgwood of Workington deceased - estate account  DMA 233  1930

[no title]  DMA 234  1952-1953

Contents:
a) Miss Grundill v. West Cumberland Hospital Management Committee - claim for accident, 1952 - 1953
Also
b) Marcia Cameron deceased - inquest (re same hospital), 1952 - 1953
c) Miss Auriol Nichol (re same hospital) 1952

Elizabeth and James White deceased  DMA 235  1952

Mr and Mrs H Wharton - separation agreement  DMA 236  1928

Mr and Mrs FT Williams - separation and maintenance agreement  DMA 237  1920

Windermere Diamond Die Co. - sale of Villa Lodge, Windermere  DMA 238  1952

Mrs E Wilson of Broughton Moor deceased  DMA 239  1951

[no title]  DMA 240  1951 - 1953

Contents:
Workington Association Football Club Ltd. - debentures file
Includes the Club's draft articles of association, n.d. (printed).

[no title]  DMA 241  1952 - 1953

Contents:
Workington Association Football Club Ltd. - agreements with players, and re their housing

Workington Association Football Club Ltd. - two copies lease of the Club's ground on the Cloffocks (The Borough to the Club), 1950, and blueprint plan of ground showing new access, 1951  DMA 242  1950 - 1951

Workington, Gunner Club - steward's employment agreement  DMA 243  1953

Contents:
(Original and copies; no correspondence)

Workington Town Rugby League Football Club Ltd. - purchase of house in Hawkshead Avenue, Workington  DMA 244  1952 - 1954

Also includes draft tenancy agreement by AH Paskins, footballer (lessor) of house in Great Clifton, 1951  DMA 245  1952

Contents:
Workington Town Rugby League Football Club Ltd. - Club's mortgage of 3 Fernbank, Cockermouth

Workington Town Rugby League Football Club Ltd. - re purchase of house for AJ Risman, its intended player and coach  DMA 246  1952

Mr and Mrs JR Wright - re 51-57 Southey St, Workington (abstract of title; insurance policy)  DMA 247  1930

2 items only.

Contents:
Packet marked "Deeds of .."

Wyndham Trust - land at Egremont  DMA 248  1953

Various clients (single items) (original packet)  DMA 249  1915 - 1954

Contents:
Including
Mr and Mrs GH Allmand (separation agreement), 1944
Dawson family agreement (farming partnership), Calderbridge (copy), 1952
Burial grant deed (Mary Ann Thompson of Flimby) for Flimby Cemetery, 1915.

Plans  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  DMA 250  Not dated

Contents:
Plan of land in Moss Bay Road,
Found loose. Small plan.

[no title]  DMA 251  1925

Contents:
O.S. 25 inch Cumberland Sheet LIII.3

[no title]  DMA 252  1925

Contents:
O.S. 25 inch Cumberland Sheet LIII.12
Items DMA 251, 252 are with the other O.S. 25-inch third edition maps in Map Room.

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