Bednall Collection: No.s 26 to 75

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REFERENCE 26 LOCATION Large Box No.3/2/4
PLACES Alstonefield, Leek, Staffs.
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Pashley; Challinor; Milward
DESCRIPTION Milward v Alstonefield Parish . Return letter to Messrs Challinor & Co. with Mr Pashley's Opinion. 13

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27 LOCATION Large Box No.3/2/5
PLACES Alstonefield, Leek, Staffs.
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Pashley; Challinor; Milward
DESCRIPTION Milward v Alstonefield Parish. Letter from the Tithe Commission to Messrs Challinor & Co., 27 Sept. 1866, re Boundary Meeting.

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28 LOCATION Large Box No.3/2/6
PLACES Alstonefield, Leek, Staffs.
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Pashley; Challinor; Milward
DESCRIPTION Milward v Alstonefield Parish Letter from Tithe Commission to Messrs Challinor & Co.11 Oct.1866 re Boundary Meeting Notifies firm of probable issue of a summons.
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29 LOCATION Large Box No.3/2/7
PLACES Alstonefield, Leek, Staffs.
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Pashley; Challinor; Milward
DESCRIPTION Milward v Alstonefield Parish Letter from Tithe Commission to Messrs Challinor & Co 14 March 1866 requesting plan showing boundary of the parishes and a copy of the Heathylea Assessment

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30 LOCATION Large Box No.3/2/8
PLACES Alstonefield, Leek, Staffs.
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Pashley; Challinor; Milward
DESCRIPTION Milward v Alstonefield Parish Letter from Tithe Commission to Messrs Challinor & Co 29 May 1866 requesting extract from rate book with names in alphabetical order and whether disputed boundary touches townships of Leek & Bradnop as well as Leekfrith.

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31 LOCATION Large Box No.3/2/9
PLACES Heathylow, Alstonefield, Broncott Farm,
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Rich. Hand; Milward; Challinor;
DESCRIPTION Milward v Alstonefield Parish Copy letter 12 March 1855, Messrs Challinor & Co. to Rh.Hand, Stafford. Recites division of Alstonefield in 13-14th Charles:2 c12. for purpose of poor relief. Land Tax always paid to Heathylea. Request for relevant documents.

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32 LOCATION Large Box No.3/2/10
PLACES Heathylow, Alstonefield, Broncott Farm, Leek Staffs;
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Lowndes; Millward;
DESCRIPTION Milward v Alstonefield Parish. Minutes re Overseers of Heathy Lee against Joseph Lowndes 12 May 1858, Notes of relevant law and outline of case. Covers setting of rate in February, publication, Lowndes refusal to pay and taking out of summons.

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33 LOCATION Large Box No.3/2/11
PLACES Liverpool; Alstonefield, Leek, Staffs;
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Wood; Milward; Challinor
DESCRIPTION Milward v Alstonefield Parish Letter from Chas.Wood of Liverpool, Assistant Tithe Commissioner to Messrs Challinor. 12 Oct.1866. re forwarding of summonses for witnesses.
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34 LOCATION Large Box No.3/2/12
PLACES Alstonefield, Leek, Staffs;
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Badnall; Charlesworth; Hand; Millward; Lowndes;
DESCRIPTION Milward v Alstonefield Parish Copy of letters from Overseers of Heathylea to Mr Lowndes and his reply 26 Feb.1858, 1 March 1858 (Marked Mr Badnall on reverse).

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35 LOCATION Large Box No.3/2/13
PLACES Endon, Heathylea, Leek Frith
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Milward; Challinor;
DESCRIPTION Milward v Alstonefield Parish Letter from Messrs Challinor & Co. to John Milward 15 March 1866, Sending him a copy letter from the Tithe Office requesting plans, etc.and asking for views on a suitable surveyor (Pencil case notes on reverse).

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36 LOCATION Large Box No.3/2/14
PLACES Endon, Heathylea, Leek Frith
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Milward; Challinor
DESCRIPTION Milward v Alstonefield Parish Letter of acknowledgement from the Tithe Commissioners 7 June 1866 Re receipt of plans, etc.

REFERENCE 37 LOCATION Large Box No.3/2/15
PLACES Thornbridge; Alstonefield, Leek, Staffs;
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Milward, Sleigh
DESCRIPTION Milward v Alstonefield Parish. Letter from J. Milward of Folds End Farm 13 ..1866. Reports search of old titles to Broncot; his son's proposed visit to Sleigh at Thornbridge and his intention to come to Leek

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38 LOCATION Large Box No.3/2/16
PLACES Alstonefield, Leek, Staffs;
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Milward; Challinor
DESCRIPTION Milward v Alstonefield Parish Letter from the Tithe Commission to Messrs Challinor, dated 13 Oct.1866, requesting copies of the Staffs. Advertiser containing a notice of the meeting.
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39 LOCATION Large Box No.3/2/17
PLACES Alstonefield, Warslow, Fawfieldshead, Heathylea, Hollinsclough, Quarnford, Hazzlebarrow Leekfrith
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Cave; Crewe; Nicholls; Milward; Pashley;
DESCRIPTION Milward v Alstonefield Parish Draft case for the opinion of a QC (Mr Pashley) Describes townships concerned , lands, ownership of land; inclosure awards, origins of poor rates (1668 Leekfrith) and

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40 LOCATION Large Box No.3/2/18
PLACES London, Alstonefield, Leekfrith, Leek, Staffs.;
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Milward; Challinor;
DESCRIPTION Milward v Alstonefield Parish Copy letter Messrs Challinor to Tithe Commissioners, dated 13 Mar.1866, with a memorial from 2/3rd of the Landowners and a resolution of the Overseers of the Poor for Heathylea & Leekfrith asking the Commissioners to settle the boundary problem.

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41 LOCATION Large Box No.3/2/19
PLACES Alstonefield, Heathylea, Leek, Staffs.;
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Milward; Crewe; Gould;
DESCRIPTION Milward v Alstonefield Parish. Memorandum to Mr Milward, dated 26 Sept.1866. Maps not likely to assist the Commissioners since they are only tithe mergers. Sir John Crewe would not merge and he received 400. Inclosure Act. extinguished the tithes. No perambulation within living memory.

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42 LOCATION Large Box No.3/2/20
PLACES Alstonefield, Leek, Staffs.;
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Badnall; Milward; Pickering;
DESCRIPTION Milward v Alstonefield Parish. Letter from John Milward of Longnor to W.B.Badnall, dated January 1858, re Badnalls proposed meeting with Mr B..........

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43 LOCATION Large Box No.3/2/21
PLACES Lincolns Inn, London; Alstonefield, Leek Staffs.;
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Shaw; Badnall; Oldcott; Brearley;
DESCRIPTION Milward v Alstonefield Parish Letter from W.B.Badnall of Lincolns Inn, London to Mr Shaw 10 Oct. 1866.States he cannot help with information about Justices Minute Book for 1842 -old papers in room over Coach House next his house in Stockwell St.
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44 LOCATION Large Box No.3/2/22
PLACES Alstonefield, Leek Staffs.;
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Simpson; Milward;
DESCRIPTION Milward v Alstonefield Parish Letter from Mr Milward of Longnor to ? , dated 8 Dec. 1857.

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45 LOCATION Large Box No.3/2/23
PLACES Alstonefield, Leek Staffs.;
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Shaw; Lane; Scotland
DESCRIPTION Milward v Alstonefield Parish Acknowledgement of receipt of a retainer (1.3s.6d) by Mr Scotland's clerk of Devereaux Chamber, dated 14 Nov. 1857.

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46 LOCATION Large Box No.3/2/24
PLACES Longnor, Alstonefield, Leek Staffs.;
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Lowndes; Milward; Badnall;
DESCRIPTION Milward v Alstonefield Parish Letter Milward to W.B.Badnall, dated Nov.1857, Mentions agreement of the inhabitants of Leekfrith to underwrite Mr Lowndes. Mentions unsuccessful visits to Lowndes and the possibility of a summons.

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47 LOCATION Large Box No.3/2/25
PLACES Alstonefield, Leek Staffs.;
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Milward; Scotland
DESCRIPTION Milward v Alstonefield Parish Acknowledgement of receipt of a retainer (1.3s.6d) by Mr Scotland's clerk of Devereaux Chambers . 13 Nov. 1857

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48 LOCATION Large Box No.3/2/26
PLACES Alstonefield, Leek Staffs.;
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Milward
DESCRIPTION Milward v Alstonefield Parish Copy telegram to Tithe Commissioners 24 Sept. 1866.Notifies them that copies of notices and plans have been served on overseers and surveyor of each parish. Requests more papers to serve on Churchwardens.
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49 LOCATION Large Box No.3/2/27
PLACES Alstonefield, Leek Staffs.; Derby;
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Roper; Milward; Simpson; Challinor;
DESCRIPTION Milward v Alstonefield Parish. Letter from J.B.Simpson, Derby, to Messrs Challinor dated 26 March 1855. Concerns search of .......................Estates documents.

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50 LOCATION Large Box No.32/28
PLACES Alstonefield, Leek Staffs.;
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS Milward; Challinor;
DESCRIPTION
Milward v Alstonefield Parish. Letter from Mr Milward to Messrs Challinor. 22 Oct.1857.

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51 LOCATION Trunk 1 Wardle
PLACES Leek, Staffs.
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Wardle, Hammersley, Tatton, Challinor, Cruso, Badnall
DESCRIPTION Sir Thomas Wardle' notes concerning the Hencroft Works and riparian rights 10 Jan 1899. Includes descriptions from 1828 bankruptcy sale and traces ownership and sale by "Mr. Badnall's representatives in 1877 to Staffs Potteries Water Co.( 2 dwgs).

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52 LOCATION Trunk 1 Folder 2/3
PLACES Congleton, Cheshire, Scholar Green, Swettenham, Marton, Hiley Green, Daisy Bank, Carangham, The Low, Davenport Hall, Brilstow, Woodheath, Smallwood,
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Sherratt, Arnett, Ford, Lingham, Tucker, Wilkison, Bralian, Cumbach, Johnson, Sleat, Hulm, Deart, Bostock, Torkson, Palfrey, Beals, Sheratt, Padson, Pintin, Holmfield, Hilditch, Swetnam, Adley, Club,
DESCRIPTION Shopkeeper's account book with loose notes or letters. Dates from 1795 to 1806 and is probably that of Samuel Sherratt of Congleton, Cheshire Details of goods sold & prices. Shoes, hats, millinery, materials, gloves tea, sugar, jewellery

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53 LOCATION Trunk 1 Folder 2/4
PLACES Congleton, Cheshire, Scholar Green, Tuncford, Hasbon
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Thornecroft, Danon, Lindip, Ocknil, Actio?, Hickton, Deave, Haurvey, Becker, Clarck, Simon, Birchall, Ackton, Keneley, Pedley, Hay, Milner, Shackley, Sharlet, Lidbrining, Healdren, Mek, Vernon,Broughton; Twiss; Garside; Sherratt; Hilditch; Jackson; Bunterson; Coope; Heptonstall; Shaw; Lee; Hancock; Right; Foden; Standeven; Randel; Butter; Berchel; Godfrey; Nobery; Club;
DESCRIPTION Shopkeeper's account book with loose notes or letters. Dates from 1795 to 1806 and is probably that of Samuel Sherratt of Congleton, Cheshire
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54 LOCATION Trunk 1 Folder 2/5
PLACES Congleton, Cheshire
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Shadock, Martin, Hoult, Witfield, Parnel, Booth, Piget, Redfern, Burges, Padey, Brouton, Gipson, Hencher, Red, Hodson, Locker, Antrobus, Malbam, Fox, Love, Copland, Falon, Whate, Piot, Vadrey,
DESCRIPTION Shopkeeper's account book with loose notes or letters. Dates from 1795 to 1806 and is probably that of Samuel Sherratt of Congleton, Cheshire

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55 LOCATION Trunk 1 Folder 2/6
PLACES Congleton, Cheshire; Marton, Mow, Brearton, Endon, Staffs;
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Jackson, Baley, Hocken, Dean, Ynacke, Warbaton, Galey, Cooper, Suton, Bovenlon, Blacksher, Coles, Lee, Godfrey
DESCRIPTION Shopkeeper's account book with loose notes or letters. Dates from 1795 to 1806 and is probably that of Samuel Sherratt of Congleton, Cheshire

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56 LOCATION Trunk 1 Folder 3/1
PLACES Leek, Staffs
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Wright; Bolton; Bell; Billingham; Davenport; Badnall; Myott; Walthall; Mutchell; Mayfield; (See Note Book); Sheldon; Large; Harrison; Bowers; Sutton; Smith; Brassington; Fynney; Beswick; Cruso; Knight; Lucas; Malkin; Bowers; Pilsbury; Trafford; Killmister; Cope; Young; Walmslow; Sleigh;
DESCRIPTION Ex. Challinor & Shaw: Abstract of Richard Badnall's title to shades and house on Clerk's Bank, Leek, Staffs. Lot 35 in the 1827 sale. Marked "For Mr Uriah Davenport". The title commences in 1761 and mentions " that new erected shade". Dorothy Myott appears to have married Thomas Walthall. Joseph Myott's will was proven at Lichfield on 2 November 1786. A deed of 1787 locates the shade on the North side of Myott's house and also mentions 5 newly erected messuages built by Joseph Myott. 

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57 LOCATION Trunk 1 Folder 3/2
PLACES Marthall, Cheshire; Leek, Staffs.
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Egerton, Badnall, Woodhall
DESCRIPTION Ex. C & S: Printed notice of the sale for the benefit of creditors, of an 80 acre farm at Marthall, Cheshire leased granted by Samuel Egerton in 1775 for the lives of three persons of whom Richard Badnall of Leek, Staffordshire, Silk Manufacturer, aged 37, is now the only survivor. The yearly reserved rent was 1 -11s-11d. The tenant at the time of the sale was Hugh Woodall.

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58 LOCATION Trunk 1 Folder 3/3
PLACES Highfield, Leek, Stone, Staffs;
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Glover; Gaunt; (See Note Book Entry)
DESCRIPTION Ex C & S; Signed and witnessed copy agreement, dated 22 April 1871, by Edward Cliffe Glover of Mere House, Stone, Staffordshire to make deeds of title to Highfield Hall estate, Leek, Staffordshire and a silk mill in Horton St. Leek, available to Frederick Gaunt of Horton Hall, Leek. Schedule of deeds from
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59 LOCATION Trunk 1 Folder 3/4
PLACES Highfield, Leek, Staffs;
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
DESCRIPTION
Ex C & S; Appendix to a sale catalogue re 6 day sale at Highfield House which took place between the 9th and 15th October 1846. Details items in library, pantry, scullery, breakfast room, dining room, drawing room, hall, dressing rooms, bedrooms, kitchen and garden .

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60 LOCATION Trunk 1 Folder 3/5
PLACES Highfield, Leek, Staffs;
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
E.C.Glover, Arthur Nicholson
DESCRIPTION Ex C & S; Conveyance, dated 1 Jan. 1886,of Highfield Hall, Leek, Staffordshire and lands in Leek from Edward Cliffe Glover to Arthur Nicholson Esq. On vellum.

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61 LOCATION Trunk 1 Folder 3/6
PLACES Leek, Staffs.
FIELD NAMES Church Croft; Brewhill;
PERSONS Brentnall, Etches, Cruso; Mellor; Daintry; Hulme; Sleigh; Pratt; Booth; Colquohoun; Ince; Frairs; Baker; Walmsley; Whittles; Mountford; Fernihough; Hallowes; Brunt; Carter; Griffin; Cope;
DESCRIPTION Ex C & S; Copy draft of a release relating to George Pratt's house, croft and gardens dated 22 July 1836 . The indenture was made between (1) George Etches late of Leek, Staffs. but now of Doncaster, Yorkshire, Merchant and Draper, (20 Edward Sikes Mellor of Manchester, Cotton Manufacturer, and John Sleigh of Leek, (3) Sarah Brentnall of Leek, widow, and (4) Mr Michael Daintry Cruso as trustee for Mrs Brentnall. It states that George Pratt -late of Leek- silk manufacturer, deceased was seized of the fee simple in the property. Pratt left a will dated 22 March 1810 appointing his wife Ann and his friends Edward Sikes Mellor and John Sleigh his executors. He gave the house in which he lived and other property to his wife for life and after her death to Richard Etches his heirs and assigns etc. The bequest to Etches was conditional on Etches not involving himself in any money dealings with his (Etches) father. A codicil was added 28 Oct 1812 to take account of the fact that he had paid a deposit on a garden which he had agreed to buy from William Hulme. The property was on the North West side of the churchyard and had a garden adjoining on the South side which had once been in the possession of Thomas Baker, deceased, after of Samuel Cope and since of Marjorie Mountford but now of William Fernihough. It also included a piece of land staked out in Church Croft, all the gardens on the South East corner of the croft and a piece of land formerly occupied by George Pratt, but since of Samuel Bower Whittles and now of Philip Walmsley which croft is bounded on the North and West by the remainder of the land called the Church Croft and on the south by a public footpath to the Methodist Chapel and to Mill Street by the Brewhill. and on the East by a lane leading from Leek Church to lands belonging to John Cruso and to Ball Haye and to the Abbey. And also that house formerly two houses near the church and erected on the South East corner of the Church Croft and adjoining to the said Lane and formerly in the possession of James Ince, and Mrs Elizabeth Frairs since of George Hallowes and John Brunt late of Ann Pratt and now of John Carter. The property also included land which had formerly been a garden (508 square yards) bounded on the South by the barn and garden of Thomas Griffin, on the West by buildings belonging to Mr Daniel Colquohoun, on the
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62 LOCATION Trunk 1 Folder 3/7
PLACES Leek, Staffs.
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Cutting, Davenport, Jones, Cruso; Brough; Lees; Walthall; Harris; Flower; Lancelot; Barnes; Griffin;
DESCRIPTION Ex C & S; Draft conveyance, dated 3 Nov. 1839, of the residue of a 1000 year lease on property in Church St., Leek from Mrs Eliz. Jones of Leek, widow, ( by the direction of Richard Cutting) to John Cruso the younger, of Leek, in trust for Nathan Davenport of Leek, silk throwster. The property (cited in an indenture dated 15 October 1774, between Joseph Lancellot and Thomas Walthall) consisted of "2 new erected houses at the end of Church Street, Leek late in the holding of Joseph Myott and Phoebe Bowman , then of Lewis Davies and ...Benton, widow," and a newly erected house at the far end of the backgarden to the first two houses which was then occupied by Joseph Lancelot. The property was demised to Walthall. In 12 December 1805 a deed was drawn up between Samuel Sanders and his wife Elizabeth (2) Joseph Flower and his wife Hannah and Mary Harris (3) Hannah Lancelot (4) Peter Walthall Davenport (5) Ann Lees of Leek, spinster, and (6) Henry Jones. By this the property passed to Henry Jones in trust for the benefit of Ann Lees and her heirs. In her will dated 31 May 1819, Ann Lees demised and bequeathed to Thomas Griffin of Leek, High Constable, "those two houses with all appurtenances, situate on Clerks Bank in Leek (these being the houses firstly demised in the indenture dated 15 October 1774)". The house secondly described in the indenture of 15 October 1774 was included with the rest of her estate in the estates transferred to her executors Thomas Griffin and John Brough of Tittesworth. Ann Lees died 23 July 1819. On 2 December 1820 the house was conveyed to G.R.Killmister in trust. Thomas Griffin made a will 8 July 1831 in which all his estate was to be disposed of within 18 months of his death by his executors Richard Cutting and Joseph Barnes. He died on 20 May 1839. Nathan Davenport bought the reversion for 1410. Henry Jones died 15 April 1827 intestate and his estates were granted to Elizabeth Jones his widow by the

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63 LOCATION Trunk 1 Folder 3/8
PLACES Leek, Staffs
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Hilliard; Malkin; Oliver; Vernon; Johnson; Broster; Edwards; Nichols; Gaunt; Davenport; Brearley;
DESCRIPTION Ex C& S; Sales particulars dated 2 May 1872, re the Pump Inn, Mill street, Leek and cottages; Browhill House and Gardens, Daisy Bank Cottage, and other building lands mentions Badnall St., Pratt St., Browhill St., Hugo Street, Dampier Street, James Street, Park Road, Alsop Street, Canal Street, Also the Scarroway in Kiln Lane with a cowhouse on it, recently occupied by George Edwards but now by John

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64 LOCATION Filing Cabinet 2, Top drawer
PLACES Baden Hall, Eccleshall, Staffs;
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Bostock; Beresford; Walters; Welch
DESCRIPTION Account, 1955 to 1958, of Mr Joseph Bostock with Walters & Welch of Stone, solicitors re Baden Hall Farm in Eccleshall.

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65 LOCATION Filing Cabinet 2, Top drawer
PLACES Baden Hall, Eccleshall, Staffs; Kenilworth, Warwickshire;
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Bostock; Beresford; Walters; Welch; Fetzer; Bagshaw; Large; Major;
DESCRIPTION Miscellaneous solicitors and land agents letters re Baden Hall Farm in Eccleshall. Their are 18 letters etc. ranging in date from October 1955 to September 1958. They cover contacts with the Inland Revenue, the accountants L. George Fetzer of Newcastle under Lyme, W. S. Bagshaw, estate agents at Uttoxeter and wit Large & Major, solicitors of Leamington Spa who were acting on behalf of Mr Joseph Bostock of Cubington Heath Farm, Kenilworth, Warwickshire. Content includes rents
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66 LOCATION Filing Cabinet 2, Top drawer
PLACES Cold Meece, Eccleshall, Staffs.
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Lawton
DESCRIPTION Sales bill, 1876, re Cold Meece Mill, Badnall Wharf, Eccleshall, Staffs -William Lawton.

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67 LOCATION Filing Cabinet 2, Top drawer
PLACES Leek?, Staffs.
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Sleigh; Wright;
DESCRIPTION Inventory, May 1812, of Miss Dorothy Sleigh appraised by Thomas Wright. Details of contents of a 10 roomed house. Value = 416 - 18 s-11d. Rooms included: Richard Sleigh's room; Servants room; Yellow room; Miss Sleigh's room; Miss M. Sleigh's room; Front parlour; Back parlour; Kitchen; Brewhouse; Cellars. Probably two staircases. Articles of particular interest: framed stuffed waterfowl; Backgammon table; hunting whip; washing machine; quantity of books including the Koran.

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68 LOCATION Filing Cabinet 2, Top drawer
PLACES Leek, Staffs.
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Gaunt; Nixon;
DESCRIPTION Inventory, 11 January 1850 of household goods etc. of the late Josiah Gaunt of Leek appraised by William Nixon. Rooms mentioned : Front parlour, drawing room; kitchen; laundry; wine cellar; store room; servants bedroom; Mr Gaunt's room; yellow room; back room; Joshua's room; hall; scullery chamber; scullery. Also inventory of Heaton House: rooms : parlour; house place; laundry ; kitchen; back kitchen; kitchen chamber; servant's room; attic; back parlour; best bedroom; Mr Jas. bedroom;

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69 LOCATION Filing Cabinet 2, 2nd drawer
PLACES Uttoxeter; Leek, Staffs.
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Hulme; Allen; Best; Challinor; Killmister
DESCRIPTION Letter, 7 Feb. 1813, from Thomas Best, Curate of Uttoxeter re baptisms and burials of the family of William & Dorothy Hulme 1748 to 1788.

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70 LOCATION Filing Cabinet 2, 2nd drawer
PLACES Newcastle u. Lyme; Leek, Staffs.
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Booth; Knight; Hambleton; White; Oliver
DESCRIPTION Pedigree of Moses Booth's Family 1872.
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71 LOCATION Filing Cabinet 2, 2nd drawer
PLACES Leek, Staffs.
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Whittles; Godwin; Milward; Myatt; Ellerton; Challinor ; Shaw
DESCRIPTION Statutory declaration, 20 January 1896, by Mr William Whittles as to heirship re R.W.Godwin deceased. Whittles had lived 73 years in Leek and knew Joseph Godwin of Leek, butcher and his wife Eliza nee Milward. The couple married at Stockport 23 Feb. 1829; Robert William Godwin was the eldest son of Joseph and Elizabeth Godwin. He married Selina Myatt at Caverswall 18 October 1871

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72 LOCATION Filing Cabinet 2, 2nd drawer
PLACES Birkenhead; Manchester; Leek, Staffs; Reebiham, Middlesex;
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Housman; Cruso; Searight; Speed; Andrews; Roe; Henderson;
DESCRIPTION 7 Probate documents relating to Margaret Housman nee Roe, widow of John Housman of Manchester and late of Rose Mount, Oxton, Birkenhead who died 25 February 1877. She was the daughter of Margaret Roe the widow of Joseph Roe of Moody Hall, Congleton and hence a cousin of Mary Elizabeth Badnall of Leek, Staffordshire.

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73 LOCATION Filing Cabinet 2, 2nd drawer
PLACES Birkenhead; Balham, London;
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Housman; Challinor; Badnall; Prichard;
DESCRIPTION Nine Letters, 1899 to 1906, from Margaret Jane Housman daughter of John and Margaret Housman of Manchester to Joseph Challinor, solicitor of Leek, Staffs; 1 letter from Challinor & Shaw to Miss Housman at 9 Sandford Rd, Balham, London 1909; 1 Bill for C & S to Miss Housman re power of attorney dated Sept. 1908. Incomplete appointment of attorney. Also 3 other related documents -Challinor & Shaw's bill dated 18 Sept 1908; draft appointment of attorney possibly sent by Challinor & Co to Miss Margaret Housman in 1904; letter from Challinor & Co dated 6 October 1909 re outstanding account. Miss Housman's address at this date is given as 9 Sanford Road, Balham, London

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74 LOCATION Filing Cabinet 2, 2ndp drawer
PLACES Macclesfield; Hurdesfield,,, Cheshire
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Graham; Courtney; Dowdeswell; Cruso; Coupland; Daintry; Nixon; Ryle; Wood; Thornley; Ward; Darwin; Smythe; Bosley;
DESCRIPTION Decree in Chancery, 21 June 1823, Nixon versus Daintry. Solicitors: Jennings & Bolton for Cruso's & Coupland. The parties were Charles Nixon; Caroline Nixon; Joshua Ryle; John Ryle; Charles and Mary Wood; Sir Francis Sacheveral Darwin and his wife Jane; Samuel Wood and the Revd.Thomas Smythe - plaintiffs; John Smith Daintry and his wife Elizabeth; John Cruso the elder; James Nixon and his son James; Ann Ward Thomas Ward; Francis and Elizabeth Otley; Daniel Ward; James Ward; Ann Ward; Sarah Bosley; Alexander Bosley were the defendants. Case concerned the estates of Daniel Nixon, deceased in Macclesfield and Hurdesfield. His will (1779) mentions new house in Hurdesfield where he resided. His daughter Martha was the wife of John Ryle and another daughter Ann the wife of ..Ward. An annuity was payable to one Corker Thornley. Document gives family relationships, dates of death
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75 LOCATION Box 20
PLACES Uttoxeter, Staffs
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Broughton; Hand; Howells; Freeman; Nicholas; Millington; Bradley; Barber; Clarke; Allsopp; Aston; Holyoak; Caffyn; Goodwin; Payne; Taylor; Adam; Frith; Gray; Stonier; Briggs; Jerram; Bennett;
DESCRIPTION Bank book for the executors ( Francis Bryan Hand) of the Reverend Clement Francis Broughton with the Buxton Union Bank, Uttoxeter. 1879 to 1887. Many names mentioned.