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Reference A/1691/F
Covering dates 1800-1891
Held by Barnsley Archives and Local Studies
Extent 10 series
Conditions of access Open
Creators Crossley family of Barnsley, West Riding of Yorkshire, and Jamaica
Arrangement A/1691/F/1 TITLE DEEDS FOR LAND 1827-1869
A/1691/F/2 WILLS 1817-1882
A/1691/F/3 DEEDS FOR SLAVES 1800-1827
A/1691/F/4 FINANCIAL PAPERS 1823-1879
A/1691/F/5 LEGAL PAPERS 1828-1887
A/1691/F/6 GENERAL ESTATE PAPERS 1842-1868
A/1691/F/7 CORRESPONDENCE 1832-1891
A/1691/F/8 MAPS AND PLANS 1827-1849
A/1691/F/9 PHOTOGRAPHS C1880'S
A/1691/F/10 MISCELLANEOUS C1800'S

Contents:
These papers relate to the Crossley Family, particularly Benjamin Crossley and Luke Thomas Crossley.
Including records dealing with the slave trade in Jamaica and their estates at Penistone and Thurlstone.



Title Deeds for Land  A/1691/F/1  [n.d.]

Memorandum of an Agreement  A/1691/F/1/1  1827

Contents:
Parties 1. Samuel Barker (Purchaser)
Antony Windle (Purchaser)
2. Francil Offley Edmunds of Warmsworth, Esquire (Vendor)
Property Four hundred and eighty two trees, five hundred and eighty eight poles in Township of Worsbrough in the County of York
Consideration Twelve hundred and twenty five pounds. One hundred and twenty two pounds and ten shillings already paid. To pay the remainer, half on 25 March 1828 and the other half on 29 September 1828

Articles of Agreement  A/1691/F/1/2  13 Mar 1829

Contents:
Parties 1. Mary Rimmington of Hillsbrough in the County of York, widow
2. Samuel Barker of Wortley in the County of York, farmer and woodman Abraham Windle of Wortley in the County of York farmer and woodman Luke Thomas Crossley of Pinder Oak near Barnsley in the County of York Esquire
Property Seventeen Oak Trees
Three ash trees
Four hundred and seventy five oak poles
Three hundred and eighteen ash birch and alden poles, set out in the Coppice Wood near Broomhead Hall in the County of York
Consideration One hundred and fifteen pounds eight shillings and eleven pence to be paid in two equal instalments, the first on 1 March and the other on 2 September 1830

Bond of Obligation  A/1691/F/1/3  April 1852

Contents:
Parties 1. Reverend George Augustus Salisbury of Hinstock near Market Drayton in the County of Salop, Clerk
2. John Dorning of Liverpool in the County of Lancaster, Gentleman Thomas Crossley of Hanketon Hall near Nantwich in the County of Chester, Gentleman
Consideration Six hundred pounds
Concerning the marriage of Reverend George Augustus Salisbury and Miss Fanny Crossley, to leave Fanny Crossley (if she happens to become his widow) household goods to the value of 300 pounds

Strict Settlement with Mortgage  A/1691/F/1/4  14 Apr 1852

Contents:
Parties 1. Reverend George Augustus Salisbury of Hinstock near Market Drayton in the County of Salop, Clerk
2. Fanny Crossley of Hanketon Hall near Nantwich in the County of Chester, Spinster
3. Sir John Salisbury Piozzi Salisbury of Brynbella in the County of Flint, Knight (the Father of the said George Augustus Salisbury)
4. John Dorning of Liverpool in the County of Lancaster, Gentleman Thomas Crossley on Hanketon Hall, near Nantwich in the County of Chester, Esquire
Property Manson House called Brynbella with the demesne and other lands, tenements and hereditaments and two mills called Plas Newydd Groesfordd, Tir-y-felin part of Tan-y-Gyn Fynnaw Faenaw and Tir Russel in the Parish of Dymerchion in the County of Flint.
The mansion and manor of Bach-y-graig in the Parish of Dymerchion in the County of Flint.
Meadow called Dol Bodfarry, as part of Bach-y-graig.
Land known as Coeil Robin in the Parish of Dymerchion in the County of Flint.
A messuage or tenement called Gwern-y-Cum in the Parish of Dymerchion in the County of Flint.
A message of tenement called Pont Glas, in the Parish of Dymerchion in the County of Flint
A messuage or tenement called Bryn lying near the church in the Parish of Dymerchion in the County of Flint
A messuage or tenement and Smith's shop called Tony Bryn in the Parish of Dymerchion in the County of Flint One hundred and twenty nine acres of land in the Parish of Dymerchion in the County of Flint
Several messuages with cottages, in the town of Denbigh in the Parish of Denbigh
The fee farm rent of an estate in the Parish of Dymerchion in the County of Flint
Consideration The marriage of Fanny Crossley and George Augustus Salisbury, and if whe should survive him she should remain his widow and unmarried
Mortgage Rent of three hundred pounds a year, for a term of six hundred years
Seals, witnesses, signatures

Deed of Covernant  A/1691/F/1/5  14 Apr 1852

Contents:
Parties 1. Luke Thomas Crossley of Hanketon Hall, near Nantwich in the County of Chester, Esquire
2. Fanny Crossley of Hanketon Hall, aforesaid, Spinster (daughter of Luke Thomas Crossley)
3, Reverend Georg Augustus Salisbury of Ainstock in the Parish of Drayton in the County of Salop, Clerk
4. John Dorning of Liverpool in the County of Lancaster, Broker Frederick William Howard of Gordon House near Richmond in the County of Surrey, Gentleman
Property Mr Crossley to pay his daughter fifty pounds a year during his life and by his will to give to Trustees for her and her issue a portion of his estate and effects at his decease, equal to the greatest portion he shall give to any one of his other children
Seals, witnesses, signatures

Disclaimer  A/1691/F/1/6  22 Dec 1857

Contents:
Parties 1. George Clover of Glaughton in Birkenhead in the County of Chester, Gentleman
2. Luke Thomas Crossley of Hanketon Hall, in the County of Chester, Esquire, deceased
Property Real estates in the Islands of Jamaica
Real estates in the County of Barnsley, in the County of York
Real estates in the Town and County of the Town of Hull
Real estates in and near Thurlstone and in the Parish of Penistone in the County of York
Real estates in or near Langset in the Parish of Penistone
All to the use of George Clover and John Dorning
Seal, witnesses, signatures
Registered in Beverley 9 March 1958
Registered in Wakefield 10 March 1958

Bargain and Sale  A/1691/F/1/7  23 Dec 1857

Contents:
Parties 1. John Dorning of North View, Mount Vernon, in Liverpool, in the County of Lancaster, Gentleman (the only acting trustee and executor of the will of Luke Thomas Crossley)
2. Anna Maria Crossley the elder of Cheltenham, the widow of Luke Thomas Crossley
Charles Badder Hermann of Liverpool in the County of Lancaster, Professor of Music
Sarah Ann Hermann, wife of Charles Badder Hermann, before her marriage Sarah Ann Crossland
Anna Maria Crossley, the younger of Cheltenham, Spinster
Reverend George Augustus Salisbury, of Westbury Rectory near Shresbury, Clerk
Fanny Salisbury, the wife of Reverend George Augustus Salisbury, Before her marriage, Fanny Crossley Mary Crossley of Cheltenham, Spinster
Eliza Jane Crossley of Cheltenham, Spinster
Benjamin Crossley of Cheltenham, Gentleman
Ellen Crossley of Cheltenham, Spinster
3. Reverend Thomas Crossley of Bayston all near Shrewsbury in the County of Salop, Clerk, the eldest son of Luke Thomas Crossley
4. Arthur Birks of Hemingfield in the Parish of Darfield in the County of York, Gentleman
Property Real estates in the Island of Jamaica
Real estates in Wavertree in the County of Lancaster
Real estates in the Borough and Town of Leeds in the County of York
Real estates in or near Barnsley and in the Township of Barnsley in the County of York
Real estates in the Town and County of the Town of Hull
Real estates in and near Thurlstone and in the Parish of penistone in the County of York
To the use of George Clover and John Dorning their heirs and assigns forever
Consideration Ten shillings
Seals, witnesses, signatures
Registered at Beverley 9 March, 1858
Registered at Wakefield 10 March, 1858
Registered by The Barnsley Banking
Company 24 March, 1958

Lease for One Year  A/1691/F/1/8  24 Feb 1859

Contents:
Parties 1. Reverend George Arthur Salisbury of Brynbella in the County of Flint, Clerk
2. John Roberts of Denbigh in the County of Denbeigh, Gardener
Property All that land called 'The Garden' being part of the Brynbella demesne, in the Parish of Dremenchion in the County of Flint, with an Orchard
Consideration Rent or sum of ten pounds to be paid by equal half yearly payments, the first payment to be made 24 Aug 1859
Witnesses, signatures

Particulars and Conditions of Sale of One Lot  A/1691/F/1/9  29 Aug 1861

Contents:
Property An estate at or near Bullhouse in the Township of Thurlstone in the Parish of Penistone in the County of York
The estate of the late Luke Thomas Crossley Esquire

Lease for One Year  A/1691/F/1/10  1 Feb 1864

Contents:
Parties 1. Reverend Thomas Crossley of Cheltenham in the County of Gloucester, Clerk
2. Jonas Booth of Bullhouse in Thurlstone in the Parish of Penistone in the County of York, Woollen Manufacturer
Property Mill, dwelling house and land, at or near Bullhouse, called Willow Close, the dam and part of Turton Field and Green Top and plantation, with the waterwheel steam engine and machinery at or in the said Mill
Consideration Annual rent or sum of sixty eight pounds, paid by two equal half yearly payments on 14 Jan and 14 July

Conveyance of Sale in Fee Simple  A/1691/F/1/11  22 Apr 1864

Contents:
Parties 1. Reverend Thomas Crossley of Cheltenham in the County of Gloucester, Clerk
2. Herbert John Wakeman of Warminster, in the County of Wiltshire, Gentleman
Property Mill, dwelling house and land, at or near Bullhouse, called Willow Close in the Township of Thurlstone in the Parish of Penistone, in the County of York.
Dwellinghouse known by several names as The Holme Head, The Laith Croft, The Holme, The Holme Over the River, The Acre, The Lee Field, The Turton Field, The Bank House, and The High Field
Two Fields known as Little Holme and the Lower Green, in Thurlstone
All that land lying and being on the south side of the road into Lee Lanes in Thurlstone
London the North side of Lee Lanes, called Lower Green Tops in Thurlstone
Consideration Two thousand five hundred pounds
Witnesses, signature

Mortgage  A/1691/F/1/12  22 Apr 1864

Contents:
Parties 1. Herbert John Wakeman of Warminster, in the County of Wiltshire, Gentleman
2. Reverend Thomas Crossley of Cheltenham in the County of Gloucester, Clerk
Property Land, dwelling house, with appurtences, called Mill House or Bull House in the Township of Thurlstone
Several closes and parcels of land lying in Thurlstone (boundaries given)
Consideration Two thousand pounds, paid at a rate of four pounds per year on 22 Oct for one hundred years
Witnesses, signature

Deed of Appointment  A/1691/F/1/13  23 Apr 1864

Contents:
Parties 1. Reverend Thomas Crossley of Cheltenham, in the County of Gloucester, Clerk
2. Herbert John Wakeman of Warminster, in the County of Wiltshire, Gentleman
Property Real estate in the island of Jamaica, all other (if any) real estate not yet sold
Herbert John Wakeman as joint Trustee under the will of the late Luke Thomas Crossley, Esquire
Seals, witnesses, signatures

Agreement and Declaration of Trust  A/1691/F/1/14  Apr 1864

Contents:
Parties 1. Reverend Thomas Crossley of Cheltenham in the County of Gloucester
2. Charles Baader Hermann of Liverpool in the County of Lancaster, Gentleman
3. Anna Maria Pope, Widow
4. Reverend George Augustus Salisbury of Westbury in the County of Salop
5. Mary Crossley of Cheltenham, Spinster
6. Benjamin Crossley of the island of Jamaica, Gentleman
7. Herbert Junior Wakeman of Warminster in the County of Wiltshire, Gentleman
Property Estate called Bullhouse, situated at Penistone in the County of Yorkshire
Consideration Two thousand pounds
Witness, signature

Lease for One Year  A/1691/F/1/15  29 Aug 1865

Contents:
Parties 1. Herbert John Wakeman of Warminster in the County of Wiltshire Esquire
2. William Smith of Thurgoland Wire Mills near Penistone in the County of York, Wire Manufacturer
Property The Mill and dwelling house situated at or near Bull House in the Parish of Penistone Land adjoining this called Willow Close and Plantation, part of Turton Field and Green Top together with the Water Wheel steam engine and machinery of the said mill
Consideration Year rent of sixty pounds to be paid by four quarterly payments, the first payment to be made on the 1st day of January next
Re-entry clause
Witness, signature

Bundle of Title Deeds  A/1691/F/1/16  1831-1869

17 items

Contents:
Property The Mill and dwelling house situated at or near Bull House in the Parish of Penistone

Bundle of Title Deeds, Accounts and Sales Particulars  A/1691/F/1/17  1847-1807

12 items

Contents:
Property The Mill and dwelling house situated at or near Bull House in the Parish of Penistone

Wills  A/1691/F/2  [n.d.]

Will of Benjamin Crossley of the Parish of St George in the County of Surry, on the Island of Jamaica, Esquire  A/1691/F/2/1  1817

Contents:
Executors Patrick Lynch of the Parish of St Mary, Esquire
Philip Jaquet and Thomas Spicer, both of the Parish of St George
Harriet and George Mills of the City and Parish of Kingston, Esquire
Luke Thomas Crossley in Great Britain
Witnesses, signatures

Will of Benjamin Crossley of the Parish of Saint George in the County of Surry in the Island of Jamaica, Esquire  A/1691/F/2/2  22 Mar 1822

Contents:
Executors Patrick Lynch of the Parish of Saint Mary, Esquire
Philip Jaquet and Thomas Spicer, both of the Parish of Saint George, Planters George Mills of the City and Parish of Kingston, Esquire
Luke Thomas Crossley in Great Britain
Seal, witnesses, signatures

Probate of the Will of Benjamin Crossley of the Parish of St George in the County of Surry of the Island of Jamaica, Esquire  A/1691/F/2/3  20 Jul 1822

Contents:
Seal, signatures, witnesses

Probate of Will of Luke Thomas Crossley of Hankelow Hall, near Nantwich in the County of Chester, Esquire  A/1691/F/2/4  23 Oct 1857

Contents:
Registered at Beverley 9 March 1858
Registered at Wakefield 10 March 1858
Signatures, witnesses

Certificate stating that Sarah Crossley of the Parish of Penistone in the County of York, widow has been given all and singular goods, rights, cattles and chattels of Isaac Crossley of the Parish of Penistone, deceased  A/1691/F/2/5  8 Apr 1870

Probate of the will of Anna Maria Crossley of Number 8 Pulleney Street, in the City of Bath, widow  A/1691/F/2/6  22 Jun 1882

Contents:
Signatures, witnesses

Deeds for Slaves  A/1691/F/3  [n.d.]

Bargain and Sale  A/1691/F/3/1  30 May 1800

Contents:
Parties 1. James McDonald of the Parish of Sain George in the County of Surry and the Island of Jamaica, Planter
2. Benjamin Crossley of the Parish of Saint George in the County of Surry and the Island of Jamaica
Property "Four negro men, slave names; Northampton, Joe, Charles and Bob"
Consideration Five shillings
Witnesses, signature

Bargain and Sale  A/1691/F/3/2  17 Jan 1807

Contents:
Parties 1. John Bell of the Parish of Saint George in the County of Surry on the Island of Jamaica, Planter
2. Benjamin Crossley of the Parish of Saint George in the County of Surry on the Island of Jamaica, Esquire
Property "Three negro slaves named Toni, Allan and Ann, together with the future issue offspring of the said negro slave"
Consideration Three hundred and sixty pounds
Seal, witnesses, signatures

Letter of Purchase of Slaves from a Public Auction  A/1691/F/3/3  1809

Contents:
Parties 1. James Fraser
2. Benjamin Crossley, Esquire
Property "Four carpenter negros named Rodney, William, Bob and Floe"
Consideration Six hundred and ninety pounds
Signatures

Letter of Purchase of Slaves from a Public Auction  A/1691/F/3/4  1810

Contents:
Parties 1. J Poli Donald Dale
2. Benjamin Crossley, Esquire
Property "Negro slave"
Consideration One hundred and eleven pounds
Signatures

Letter of Purchase of Slaves from a Public Auction  A/1691/F/3/5  1811

Contents:
Parties 1. J Poli Donald Dale
2. Benjamin Crossley, Esquire
Property "Negro slave named Robert Scobie"
Consideration One hundred and fifty five pounds
Signatures

Bargain and Sale  A/1691/F/3/6  26 Feb 1811

Contents:
Parties 1. William Griffiths of the City of London, Englnad, Merchant
2. Benjamin Crossley of the Parish of Saint George in the County of Surry in the Island of Jamaica
Property "Thirty negro or other slaves, named Tom, Sam, Frank, George, Joseph, Mathias, Bruce, Ellick, Griffiths, Nelson, Dennis, Will, Fox, Duncan, Jenny, Sally and her three children Dick, William, and Catherine, Zie and her four children Eliza, Lucy, Leah and Caesar, Nanny Louisa, Mary and Lucy"
Consideration Three thousand pounds
Seals, witnesses, signatures

Bargain and Sale  A/1691/F/3/7  25 Jul 1811

Contents:
Parties 1. Allan Bell of the Parish of St George in the County of Surry in the Island of Jamaica, Esquire
2. Jean Morton of Alloway Mill in the Parish and County of Ayr, in the United Kingdom, Spinster
William Morton of Keal in the County of Middlesex in England, Cordwainer
3. Benjamin Crossley of the Parish of Saint George in the County of Surry in the Island of Jamaica, Esquire
Property "A negro man slave named Adam"
Consideration One hundred and sixty pounds
Seals, witnesses, signatures

Bargain and Sale  A/1691/F/3/8  30 Aug 1813

Contents:
Parties 1. James Donovan of the Parish of Saint George in the County of Surry in the Island of Jamaica
2. Benjamin Crossley of the Parish of Saint George in the County and Island aforesaid, Esquire
Property "Two negro men slaves, named Pompey and Bob"
Consideration Two hundred and ten pounds
Witnesses, signatures

Letter of Purchase of Slaves from a Public Auction  A/1691/F/3/9  8 May 1813

Contents:
Parties 1. James Forsyth
2. Benjamin Crossley, Esquire
Property "A negro girl named Sophy"
Consideration Seventy pounds
Signatures

Letter of Purchase of Slaves from a Public Auction  A/1691/F/3/10  23 Jan 1815

Contents:
Parties 1. Boardley Stevens Ward
2. Benjamin Crossley, Esquire
Property "A negro man slave named Tom"
Consideration Two hundred and fifty pounds
Signatures

Bargain and Sale  A/1691/F/3/11  2 Dec 1815

Contents:
Parties 1. Donald Fraser of the Parish of Saint George
2. George Mason of the Parish of Saint George
3. Benjamin Crossley of the Parish of Saint George, Esquire
Property "Eight slaves names James, William, Tom, Richard, George, Yorick, Fenton and Sam"
Consideration One thousand eight hundred pounds
Witnesses, signatures

Letter of Purchase of Slaves from a Public Auction  A/1691/F/3/12  19 May 1815

Contents:
Parties 1. Robert William Suthurland
2. Benjamin Crossley, Esquire
Property "A negro woman slave named Ellen, and one other negro women named Molly and her three children Grace, Rachel and Kitty"
Consideration Three hundred ninety seven pounds, fifteen pence
Signatures

Bargain and Sale  A/1691/F/3/13  15 Apr 1814

Contents:
Parties 1. David Richards in the Parish of Trelaury in the County of Cornwall in the Island of Jamaica, Esquire
2. Benjamin Crossley of the Parish of Saint George in the County of Surry in the Island of Jamaica
Property "Several negro and other male and female slaves named Little Allick, Gloster, Charles, Caromanlee, Sharper, Big Allick, Fox, Adam, Ebo, Billy, Bacchus, Prince, Robert, Sharper, Frank, William, Coffee, Gay, Thomas, Maddow, January, Diego, Bosan, Sampson, Toby, Yellow William, Davis, Scotland, Phillis, Grace, Suckey, Daphne, Rebecca, Charlotte, Ebo, Nancy, Monica, Rose, Bess, Jenny Jones, Polly, Molly, Eve, Dido, Lenus, Charlotte, Phobe, Tuba, Amelia, Eliza, Kitty, Leah, Katey, Princess, Mullalo, Sally and Annie"
Consideration Four thousand eight hundred and seventy pounds
Seal, witness, signature

Bargain and Sale  A/1691/F/3/14  28 Mar 1816

Contents:
Parties 1. Francis Whittle of Ireland, Esquire, George Harrison Casens of the Parish of Portland in the County of Surry in the Island of Jamaica, Esquire
2. Benjamin Crossley of the Parish of Saint George, in the County of Surry in the Island of Jamaica, Esquire
Property "Thirty several negro and other male and female slaves named Bossue, Mominia, Phoeba, Kate, Adam, Hiephion, Amba, Congo, Bob, Eboe, George, Constant, Ebo Jack, Andrew, Kitty, Olive, Old Robert, Eboe, Jacob, Temple, George, Louisa, Caroline, Endeavour, Pimba, Frederick, Industry, York, Yorrick, Archy, Nancy, Celia and Jupiter"
Consideration Three thousand two hundred and thirty five pounds
Seal, witness, signatures

Bargain and Sale  A/1691/F/3/15  26 Sept 1816

Contents:
Parties 1. Richard Kildare of the City and Parish of Kingston in the County of Surry of the Island of Jamaica
2. Elizabeth Wheeler of Parish of Scout George in the County of Surry of the Island of Jamaica
Property "A negro woman slave named Christmas, together with the future issue, offspring and increases"
Consideration Eighty seven pounds
Witnesses, signatures

Bargain and Sale  A/1691/F/3/16  15 Mar 1816

Contents:
Parties 1. Eliza Ann Marrion Ross of the Parish of Saint George in the County of the Island of Jamaica, Spinster
2. Benjamin Crossley of the Parish of Saint George in the County of Surry of the Island of Jamaica, Esquire
Property "A negro woman slave named Daphne"
Consideration One hundred and fifty pounds
Witness, signatures

Letter of Purchase of Slaves from a public auction  A/1691/F/3/17  12 Dec 1816

Contents:
Parties 1. John Blake
2. Benjamin Crossley, Esquire
Property "A negro man slave named Duckel"
Consideration One hundred and eighty two pounds
Witnesses, signatures

Letter of Purchase of Slaves at Public Auction  A/1691/F/3/18  18 Aug 1817

Contents:
Parties 1. John Blake
2. Benjamin Crossley, Esquire
Property "Thirty seven male and female slaves, named Robert Wray, Mary Brown, Henry Manhertz, Eleanor Maison, John Manhertz, Chamba William, Adda, Adam, Louisa, John, Jenny, George, Gillespie, Thomas, Cussie, Quasheba, Lucy, Nelson, Margaret, Delia, Nancy, Nimba, Thomas, Sophy, Gardiner, Robert, James Neal, Sarah, Oliver, Francis Manhertz, William Sutherland, Goodluck, Eliza Dyce, Maria Baugh, Eve, Betty, Cynthia, Nelly, Beatrice, and Moco William"
Consideration Three thousand and three pounds
Witnesses, signatures

Bargain and Sale  A/1691/F/3/19  8 Jan 1818

Contents:
Parties 1. Elizabeth Wheeler, a free black woman of the Parish of Saint George, in the County of Surry, and the Island of Jamaica
2. Benjamin Crossley, of the Parish of Saint George, in the County of Surry and the Island of Jamaica
Property "A negro slave name Rachael Burrows, alias Christmas"
Consideration Ninety six pounds
Witnesses, signatures

Letter of Purchase of Slaves from a Public Auction  A/1691/F/3/20  16 Jul 1810

Contents:
Parties 1. James Banton
2. Benjamin Crossley, Esquire
Property "A negro man named Douglass"
Consideration One hundred and sixty pounds
Witnesses, signatures

Letter of Purchase of Slaves from a Public Auction  A/1691/F/3/21  25 Apr 1819

Contents:
Parties 1. John Blake
2. Benjamin Crossley, Esquire
Property "The following male and female slaves, named Peter French, Sabina, Anne French, Butler, Fancy"
Consideration Five hundred and eighty pounds
Property "The following male and female slaves named; Andrew, Phillip, Smart, Hagar, Fame, L Dublin, Suckey, Andrew, Mais, Peter, Elizabeth, Letita, Myrlilla, Sylvia Mack, Rosannah, Esther"
Consideration One thousand two hundred and fifty pounds
Property "The following male slave named Able"
Consideration One hundred and ninety pounds
Property "The following male and female slaves named B James, Primus, Susannah, Douglas, Unity, Anthony, William, Shutler, Beck, Jean Balantine, Penny, Rachael, Judy"
Consideration One thousand two hundred and fifty pounds
Property "The following male and female slaves named Harriot, Venus, Henry Noble"
Consideration Two hundred and ten pounds
Property "The following male and female slaves named Harry, Charlotte, Luke, Liverpool Kate, Monimia"
Consideration Seven hundred and twenty pounds
Property "The following male and female slaves named Cooper James, Helen, Bessey, Maryanne, Phillis, Cuba"
Consideration Six hundred and ten pounds
Property "The following male and female slaves, named Pompey, Kate, Frankfort, Susannah"
Consideration Three hundred and ten pounds
Property "The following male and female slaves named Charles, Agnes, Thomas, Sharp"
Consideration Six hundred pounds
Property "The following male and female slaves, named Clanissa, N.L. Noble"
Consideration Two hundred and fifty pounds
Property "The following male and female slaves, named Frank, Nancy, Jackie, Margaret, Anne"
Consideration Five hundred and fifteen pounds
Property "The following male and female slaves, named Richard, Franky"
Consideration Three hundred and ten pounds
Property "The following male and female slaves, named Joe, Jenny, Jack"
Consideration Four hundred and forty pounds
Property "The following male slaved, named Hector"
Consideration Two hundred pounds
Property "The following male slaves named, London, Dumphries, Casar, Neptune, Thomas"
Consideration Six hundred and ten pounds
Witnesses, signatures, including Bill of Sale

Bargain and Sale  A/1691/F/3/22  14 Jan 1820

Contents:
Parties 1. Elizabeth Cudmore of the Parish of Saint George in the County of Surrey and the Island of Jamaica, a free person of colour
2. Benjamin Crossley of the Parish of Saint George in the County of Surrey and the Island of Jamaica, Esquire
Property "A negro man slave named George"
Consideration One hundred pounds
Witnesses, signatures

Letter of Purchase of Slaves from a Public Auction  A/1691/F/3/23  24 Jan 1820

Contents:
Parties 1. Joseph Geoghefer
2. Benjamin Crossley, Esquire
Property "A negro named Antonia"
Consideration Seventy eight pounds
Witnesses, signatures

Bargain and Sale  A/1691/F/3/24  4 Feb 1820

Contents:
Parties 1. James Bradshaw of the Parish of Portland in the County of Surrey, in the said Island of Jamaica, Planter Mary Rebecca, his wife
2. Benjamin Crossley of the Parish of Sain George in the County of Surrey, in the Island of Jamaica, Esquire
Property "Several male and female negro and other slaves, named William Abougo of the age of 45 years, Sama Mingola of the age of 35 years, James a Moco, of the age of thirty five years, Rodney a Moco of the age of 30 years, Tom an Eboe of the age of 25 years, Dolly a Mocho of the age of 35 years and Katherine her child of the age of 3 years, Jenny an Oboe of the age of 26 years and her children named Mary of the age of 6 years, John of the age of 4 years, Robert of the age of 2 years and Sally aged 6 months, and Nancy an Oboe of the age of 23 years and her 3 children named Penny of the age of 6 years, Jaday of the age of 3 years and Charles, nine months old"
Consideration One thousand five hundred and fifty pounds
Witnesses, signatures

Bargain and Sale  A/1691/F/3/25  17 Jul 1820

Contents:
Parties 1. Thomas Spicer of the Parish of Saint George in the County of Surrey and the Island of Jamaica, Planter
2. Benjamin Crossley of the Parish of Saint George in the County of Surrey and the Island of Jamaica, Esquire
Property "Four negro slaves named Sally, Clarinda, Anne and Sarah"
Consideration Three hundred and fifty pounds
Witnesses, signatures

Letter of Purchase of Slaves from a Public Auction  A/1691/F/3/26  12 Dec 1820

Contents:
Parties 1. James Townson, Deputy Marshal
2. Benjamin Crossley, Esquire
Property "Eleven male and female negro slaves named Fancy Pollock, Leanthe Thomas, Margaret McLeod and her infant, James Herrioti, Peggy Batile, England Pollock, Maria Pollock, Jupiter Barton, Mary Herrioti, and Richard Parker"
Consideration One thousand and sixty six pounds
Witnesses, signatures

Bargain and Sale  A/1691/F/3/27  2 Jan 1821

Contents:
Parties 1. George Hugh Gillispie, Carpenter, of the Parish of Saint George, County of Surry and of the Island of Jamaica
2. Benjamin Crossley, of the Parish of Saint George, County of Surry and the Island of Jamaica, Esquire
Property "A mulatto slave named James"
Consideration One hundred and sixty pounds
Witnesses, signatures

Inventory of Slaves Bought from William Dormer  A/1691/F/3/28  6 Oct 1823

Bargain and Sale  A/1691/F/3/29  1 Jun 1827

Contents:
Parties 1. Thomas Spicer of the Parish of Saint George in the County of Surry and the Island of Jamaica
2. Luke Thomas Crossley, Esquire
Property "Six negro slaves named Edward, Charles McMorrin, Richard Gray, John Cains, Susan Scott and Mary Moore"
Consideration Five hundred and eighty pounds
Witnesses, signatures

Financial Papers  A/1691/F/4  [n.d.]

Volumes  A/1691/F/4/1  [n.d.]

Trust accounts of Luke Thomas Crossley  A/1691/F/4/1/1  1857-1879

Papers  A/1691/F/4/2  [n.d.]

General income accounts, general trust fund accounts, capital accounts and income accounts  A/1691/F/4/2/1  22 Apr 1857 - 22 Apr 1864

Bundle of receipts, to Luke Thomas Crossley  A/1691/F/4/2/2  c1828

Bundle of receipts, to Luke Thomas Crossley  A/1691/F/4/2/3  c1828-1830

Copy of bills  A/1691/F/4/2/4  1831

Bundle of receipts  A/1691/F/4/2/5  1831

Bundle of receipts  A/1691/F/4/2/6  1830-1839

Bundle of receipts  A/1691/F/4/2/7  1836-1839

Single receipt, signed Luke Thomas Crossley  A/1691/F/4/2/8  1823

Life insurance cover taken by Luke Thomas Crossley, Esquire on the life of John Darning, Esquire  A/1691/F/4/2/9  16 Nov 1842

Contents:
For the term of one year, for the sum of nine hundred and ninety nine pounds

Legal Papers  A/1691/F/5  [n.d.]

Parliamentary Notices  A/1691/F/5/1  1804-1866

Terms and conditions agreed upon  A/1691/F/5/1/1  12 Mar 1804

Contents:
Between The Honorable James Archibald Stuart Wortley Mackenzie and his tenants at Wortley, Pilley, Hunshelf and Hoyland Swaine, on contracting for their farms

An Act for enabling the Local Board of Health for the District of Dewsbury to construct waterworks: and for other purposes  A/1691/F/5/1/2  4 Aug 1853

Dewsbury, Batley and Heckmondwike, waterworks, notice to millainers and others  A/1691/F/5/1/3  3 Dec 1866

Notice testifying the Trustees of the estate of John Brocke  A/1691/F/5/2  1820

Statement by the Trustees of Luke Crossley showing the results of the Chancery Proceedings and the present position of the trust  A/1691/F/5/3  1882

An Inventory of Deeds and Documents relating to the estate of Luke Thomas Crossley  A/1691/F/5/4  13 Aug 1887

General Estate Papers  A/1691/F/6  [n.d.]

Inventory of the furniture and library at Olive Mount, near Liverpool  A/1691/F/6/1  19 Apr - 5 Sep 1842

Contents:
Property of Luke Thomas Crossley, Esquire

Notice to Quit. The Fulling Mill in the Township of Thurlstone, in the Parish of Penistone, in the County of York  A/1691/F/6/2  29 Dec 1864

Posting bill and advertisement for the sale of the Bullhouse Estate, in the Township of Thurlstone  A/1691/F/6/3  1868

Auction notice of the estate and mill in Thurlstone  A/1691/F/6/4  nd

Poster advertising the auction of the Bullhouse Water Corn Mill, in the Parish of Penistone  A/1691/F/6/5  1858

Poster advertising the auction of The Olive Mount Estate, near Liverpool  A/1691/F/6/6  1859

Correspondence  A/1691/F/7  [n.d.]

Letter  A/1691/F/7/1  2 Apr 1832

Contents:
To Mr Thomas Crossley, Olive Mount, Wavertree, near Liverpool
From Mr Julius Secundus

Letters concerning the Reverend Thomas Crossley of the dispersal of his Estate after his death  A/1691/F/7/2  1886-1891

Bundle

Fragile

Maps and Plans  A/1691/F/8  [n.d.]

Estate plan of The Olive Mount Estate, Wavertree, near Liverpool  A/1691/F/8/1  1827

4 copies

Estate plan of part of the Hankelaw Hall Estate  A/1691/F/8/2  1849

Contents:
Property of the Trustees of the late Thomas Cooper, Esquire

Internal plans of an unknown house  A/1691/F/8/3  c1800's

Photographs  A/1691/F/9  [n.d.]

Photographs of an unknown house, place unknown  A/1691/F/9/1  c1880's

5 photographs

Miscellaneous  A/1691/F/10  [n.d.]

Pages taken from an Almanack, with annotations  A/1691/F/10/1  1856

Small note, concerning the Olive Mount Hothouse  A/1691/F/10/2  nd

Contents:
Including small diagram demonstration heating system

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