Bednall Collection: No.s 776 to 800

The Bednall Archive 

Last updated 04/05/2004


REFERENCE 776 LOCATION Transfer Box 19

PLACES Leek, Staffordshire;

FIELD NAMES

PERSONS Badnall; Hammersley;

DESCRIPTION Incomplete draft appointment and feoffment, dated 1829, from Joseph Badnall of Leek, silk dyer, to William Hammersley of Leek, silk dyer, of a plot of land, ditch or fence in Leek, Staffordshire.

 

REFERENCE 777 LOCATION Transfer Box 19

PLACES Leek, Staffordshire;

FIELD NAMES

PERSONS Badnall; Cruso; Leigh; Challinor;

DESCRIPTION Incomplete draft appointment, dated 1850, of trust money settled on the marriage of Miss Martha Badnall to George Leigh. Challinor, Badnall & Challinor, Leek. Engrossed 29 October 1850. The indenture was made between (1) Martha wife of George Leigh, (2) George Leigh, (3) John Cruso and William Badnall. Martha wanted to make an absolute appointment of 900 and the interest upon it to George Leigh and release Cruso and Badnall therefore of their obligations under the trust.

 

REFERENCE 778 LOCATION Transfer Box 19

PLACES Leek, Staffordshire;

FIELD NAMES Upper Lynney; Lower Lynney;

PERSONS Badnall; Gaunt; Cruso; Fowler; Killmister; Jones; Lowndes;

DESCRIPTION Draft deed of covenant for the production of title deeds, dated 12th ...1828, between (1) Mrs. Sarah Fowler, widow, of Leek, Matthew Gaunt of Leek and Josiah Gaunt of Leek, silk manufacturer, and (2) Joseph Badnall of Leek, Staffordshire. Killmister & Challinor, Leek. It cites indentures of lease and release made 28 February last and 6 of March instant between (1) Governor and Comptroller of the Bank of England (2) Richard Gaunt (3) Thomas Smith (4) Joseph Badnall (5) Joseph Perkin (6) John Cruso (7) G. R. Killmister concerning all those messuages fronting Mill Street, Leek, and also two messuages adjoining, and a house occupied by Joseph Lowndes together with several silk factory erections & buildings on the eastwardly side of the lane leading from Mill Street to Abbey Green. And also the several buildings on the westwardly side of the same lane together with the Upper Linneys 7 . 1. 15and the building called the Bath standing upon it; the Lower Lynneys 4- 3 -18 with a plantation at the upper end of 1rood 25 perches; were conveyed to Joseph Badnall forever. The deeds to Badnall's property were part of those relating to property of greater value purchased by Sarah Fowler, Matthew Gaunt and Josiah Gaunt who had possession of the deeds to all. The Fowler/ Gaunt family agreed to produce certain deeds when required by Joseph Badnall including indentures of lease and release dated 5 & 6th September 1806 between (1) William Badnall of Leek, Silk Dyer, (2) Richard Badnall the elder, (3) John Cruso of Leek (4) Henry Jones of Leek. and also the indentures of lease and release dated 29& 30th November 1826 made between (1) Richard Badnall the elder, (2) Richard Badnall the younger and Henry Cruso, (3) the Governor etc. of the Bank of England.
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REFERENCE 779 LOCATION Transfer Box 19

PLACES Leek, Staffordshire;

FIELD NAMES

PERSONS Hill; Abbott; Badnall

DESCRIPTION Notice of distraint of goods and chattels to the value of 6 -11s - 7d in lieu of debts due to arrears of rent owed by Mary Abbott and her late husband to their landlord Joseph Badnall from 29 September 1829. Mary was warned that failure to pay off the debt within 5 days would lead to her goods being sold. The list of goods is as follows : House place - Fire Grate. Deal Table; Painted Dressing Table; Round Stool; 6 chairs; Pair of Pictures; Looking Glass; Iron Candle Stick; Fender and three legs; Toasting Fork; Fire Irons; Bellows; Tea Kettle; Iron Pot; Sundry Pitchers and other articles in the said house. In the Chamber: Two pair Bedsteads and Hangings; Two Beds, Sheets, Blankets and Coverlids. The document is signed by John Hill.

 

REFERENCE 780 LOCATION Transfer Box 19

PLACES Leek, Staffordshire;

FIELD NAMES

PERSONS Sutton; Badnall; Jennings;

DESCRIPTION Messrs Thomas Sutton & Co. in account with Joseph Badnall for dying for a period from July 1827 to about July 1828. The bill was returned on 3rd October 1828 and includes a period when Messrs Jenning & Co. seem to have been operating Suttons. The total bill was 403 -8s- 4d and is broken down by quarters. From 1st October 1827 to the end of December 1827 Badnall carried out dying to a value of 73 - 5s -1d for Thomas Sutton & Co. The amount of dying carried out in the first quarter of 1828 was somewhat lower 55 -6s 11d but increased again in the second quarter of the year to 74.

 

REFERENCE 781 LOCATION Transfer Box 19

PLACES Leek, Staffordshire;

FIELD NAMES

PERSONS Badnall; Spilsbury; Cruso; Plant; Morley; Lowndes; Oulsnam;

DESCRIPTION Account of dyehouse goods bought by Joseph Badnall of Leek, Staffordshire at the sale on 19th April 1827 of the dyehouse goods of the bankrupt firm of Badnall, Spilsbury and Cruso of Leek. Joseph Badnall bought most items directly but he also bought some items from Joseph Plant and William Oulsnam (Lots 130 and 180) and other lots were purchased for him by Mr. Morley and Joseph Lowndes. Badnall bought several lots after the sale. The total cost to Badnall was 424 -9s -9d.
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REFERENCE 782 LOCATION Transfer Box 19

PLACES Leek, Staffordshire;

FIELD NAMES

PERSONS Badnall; Ball; Lowndes; Bowcock; Killmister; Challinor; Gould; Hammersley;

DESCRIPTION Draft mortgage by demise, dated 1827, of premises at the bottom of Mill Street, Leek, Staffordshire to secure 1500 and interest. The mortgage was by Joseph Badnall of Leek, silk dyer, to his sister Ann Badnall of Leek. It cites indentures of lease and release dated 24 & 25th of November 1813 between (1) Thomas Ball, silk dyer and Martha his wife (2) Joseph Badnall and (3) Thomas Carr, manufacturer of silk good. In consideration of 2610 paid to Thomas Ball by Joseph Badnall, Ball conveyed to Badnall all the property at the bottom and on the northwardly side of Mill Street including "the house wherein Thomas Ball formerly lived together with the dyehouses, stove shops, workhouses, warehouses, etc. which were formerly dwellings but are now and have been for some time past converted and were formerly used by Thomas Ball in his business". The conveyance also included the house on the West end of the latter which was "formerly occupied by Thomas Gould and since of William Hammersley" and the croft and garden" adjoining to and in front of the houses, dyehouses previously mentioned". There was also property on the South side of Mill Street which had also been previously owned by Ball which included sheds, workshops, etc. some of which appear to have been newly erected and two houses occupied by John Rushton and Joseph Bowcock which adjoined the garden. Part of the document is crossed out and carries a note that the item deleted was said not to have been purchased from Thomas Ball i.e." the land and garden and premises between the river and the road leading from Mill Street to the Abbey with the buildings thereon". The property purchased from Ball included a pew in the West aisle of the church which was used by Thomas Ball and his family and was associated with the first of the messuages mentioned. Anne Badnall had become entitled to certain sums arising from the estates of her deceased father and mother and to interest upon them, amounting to the sum of 1500 from Joseph Badnall. Joseph Badnall mortgaged the property for a term of 1000 years to his sister Ann at a peppercorn rent. Notes on the rear of the document cite law cases which may relate to the probate of Ann Badnall's will and the legacies to her cousin's children.

 

REFERENCE 783 LOCATION Transfer Box 19

PLACES Leek, Staffordshire;

FIELD NAMES

PERSONS Badnall; Ball; Lowndes; Bowcock; Hulme; Birchenough; Armitt; Stonehewer; Perkin; Gaunt;

DESCRIPTION Grant, dated 26 April 1831,of an annuity by Miss Ann Badnall to Mrs. Mary Badnall, widow of Joseph Badnall, in consideration of release of dower by the latter to the former. On vellum signed, witnessed, sealed and stamped. The witnesses were Matthew Gaunt and Joseph Perkin. In his will dated 4th January 1820, Joseph Badnall left all his property to his mother Martha and his sisters Elizabeth and Ann. His mother and his sister Elizabeth predeceased him. At the time the document was made his wife Mary, nee Challinor, was living in the house at the foot of and on the North side of Mill Street which Joseph had bought from Thomas Ball. Mrs. Mary Badnall agreed to waive her rights of dower in her husband's estate in return for an annuity of 35.

 

REFERENCE 784 LOCATION Transfer Box 19

PLACES Leek, Botteslow, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire;

FIELD NAMES The Thorns; Little Meadow; Upper Long Croft; Lower Long Croft; the Wood; the nearer Barn Flatt; the farther Barn Flatt; the lower Barn Flatt;

PERSONS Badnall; Adams; Fenton; Poulson; Bagnall;

DESCRIPTION Deed of mortgage, dated 1733, from Mr. William Adams of Greenfields, Stoke on Trent, yeoman, to Mr. William Badnall of Mill Street, Leek, Mohair Dyer. The parties to the document were (1) William Adams and his wife Mary (2) John Fenton the younger of Newcastle under Lyme and (3) William Badnall. The consideration for the mortgage for 500 years at a peppercorn rent was to be 300 to be paid by Badnall to Adams on the security of a messuage standing in Botteslow, Stoke on Trent where Samuel Bagnall lived with all its farm buildings, stables, gardens, orchards, hemp butts and backsides and also several fields known as The Thorns, The Little Meadow, adjoining the upper field, The Upper Long Croft, The Lower Long Croft, the Wood, the nearer Barn Flatt, the farther Barn Flatt and the Lower Barn Flatt lying in Botteslow. All this property was purchased by William Adams from John Poulson of Stoke on Trent. Adams was to pay Badnall interest of 4.5%.
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REFERENCE 785 LOCATION Transfer Box 19

PLACES Leek, Staffordshire;

FIELD NAMES

PERSONS Badnall; Challinor;

DESCRIPTION Settlement dated 29 August 1827 made on the marriage of Joseph Badnall of Leek, silk dyer, with Miss Mary Challinor of Leek. Signed, witnessed, sealed and stamped on vellum. Witnesses were Charlotte Challinor and G. R. Killmister. Other parties to the document were William Challinor of Leek and Edward Challinor of Burslem, Earthenware Manufacturer. Mary Challinor's father William Challinor was dead and had left her a 1/6th share in estates.

REFERENCE 786 LOCATION Transfer Box 79

PLACES Leek, Horton, Norton in the Moors, Staffordshire;

FIELD NAMES Hencroft; Browhill; Scarraway; Nab Hill; Toad Hole; the Surey Pavement Meadow; the Pike; Whitefield; the Eyes; the Leys; the Moorish Leys; Bourne's Croft;

PERSONS Badnall; Cruso; Porter; Mills; Chetwynd; Vernon; Hammersley; Nixon; Bowcock; Walmslow; Pratt; Mellor; Sutton; Williamson; Bostock; Fynney; Burroughs; Bowness; Bramwell; Keen; Brindley; Rowley; Astles; Lovatt; Hunt; Pufford; Barker; Jones; Phillips; Ford;

DESCRIPTION Deed (on vellum) of release dated 6 September 1803 from William Badnall of Leek, silk dyer, eldest son and heir of Joseph Badnall of Leek, silk dyer, deceased who was himself the eldest son of William Badnall of Leek, dyer, by Esther his wife, the daughter of John Bostock of Congleton, Alderman, and Richard Badnall of Leek, Silk & Twist Manufacturer and only younger son of Joseph Badnall, to John Cruso of Leek relating to property in Leek and Horton which was late the inheritance of Joseph Badnall of Leek, silk dyer, deceased. The release was made by agreement made between Joseph Badnall's two sons while their father was alive to divide equally regardless of what arrangements their father might make. Document was witnessed by Sinclair Porter and John Barker (two of Mills & Cruso's clerks) and is signed, sealed and stamped. Joseph Badnall died on 24 April 1803 and left a will dated 9th April 1779. The property included pew 3 in the North aisle of the parish church of St. Edward, Leek, which had previously been George Pratt's; pew 36 in the South aisle of the church which the late Joseph Badnall had purchased from the Revd. Fernihough Rowley and parts of pew 35 purchased by William Badnall father of Joseph Badnall. Other property listed included: 2 houses at the upper end of Spout Street near the Sheep Market, Leek which had previously been occupied by Joseph Mellor and Joseph Sherwin, together with the yard and stable behind and the workshop formerly owned by Messrs Mellor & Pratt but "now" of Richard Badnall and partner"; a cottage at Toad Hole in Mill Street divided into 3 dwellings formerly occupied by Phillip Hammersley, David Keen (William Hammersley in 1803) and Sarah Bramwell; the Waterlag or square meadow ( 2a-3r -29p) on the banks of the River Churnet at the bottom of the Eyes formerly occupied by Joseph Stonier and all purchased by Joseph Badnall from the assignees of Joseph Mellor; the house and land in Mill Street where Joseph Badnall lived at the time of his death with the dyehouses, workshops, etc. at the back which Joseph Badnall had purchased from his brother James and James' assignees together with land known as Bourne's Croft adjoining on the East which Joseph Badnall had purchased from Ralph Bourne and his son William; the Lower Meadow Dale, the Upper Meadow Dale and the Pingle (5a -3r 29p) -all on Nab Hill and once in the possession of John Boroughs but now (1803) of Richard Badnall and partner and Richard Perkin which had been purchased by Joseph Badnall from Francis Sutton and his wife (Sarah)?; Hortons Heads (9a -3r 15p) late in the possession of the Revd. Thomas Bowness and purchased by Joseph Badnall from the trustees of Sir Brooke Boothby; Whitefield on the North side of and adjoining the turnpike in Leekfrith (8a -0r -38p) formerly occupied by Messrs Phillips & Ford but now (1803) by Richard Badnall & John Fynney; Surey Pavement Meadow (4a -0r -30p) in Abbey Green on the West side of the Abbey Green Lane and bounded on the North, South and West by lands belonging to William Mills and on the East by the road, which was formerly occupied by Messrs Phillips & Ford or Henry West as their under tenant. All of which were formerly part of the Bridge End Farm and the estate of Sir George Chetwynde and purchased by Joseph Badnall from George Vernon; the Hencroft adjoining the Ball Haye brook (2a -0r -3p); a messuage near the well or pump in Mill Street which had, for many years, been divided into 3 dwellings and was known as Brindley's House -all lately occupied by William Lovatt, Isaac Pufford and Ralph Hunt together with a house adjoining now or late occupied by Joseph Bowcock; a barn and stable in Mill Street adjoining the last premises (formerly 3 bays of barning) and an orchard (formerly a croft) at the back (half a days work); fields in Leek and Lowe including The Leys (2a -3r -31p) and all those belonging to Brindley's House i.e. the Moorish Leys (3 -0r 14p) formerly occupied by George Astles, Nab Hill croft (1a -3r -31p) also formerly occupied by George Astles, the Old Scarraway with a small barn on it (1a -2r -35p) occupied by Emmanuel Walmslow and the Pike (1a -2r 23p) late occupied by Nathan Sutton. The document mentions that all the last were contained in the settlement made on the marriage of William Badnall and Esther his wife. Other property listed: the Scarraway (1a -2r -5p) late occupied by Joseph Burroughs now (1803) by Joseph Bowcock and purchased by Joseph Badnall from Francis Sutton and his wife Elizabeth?; the Little Nab Hill Croft (2r 26p) now in the tenure of Samuel Nixon and purchased by Joseph Badnall from Miss Williamson and others.
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REFERENCE 787 LOCATION Transfer Box 79

PLACES Leek, Horton, Staffordshire;

FIELD NAMES

PERSONS Gaunt; Glover; Challinor;

DESCRIPTION Copy dated 22 April 1871 of an agreement between Edwin Cliffe Glover of Mere House near Stone, Staffs. and Frederick Gaunt of Horton Hall near Leek, on the production of four deeds relating to the title to Highfield Estate at Leek, and the silk mill in Horton Street, Leek Staffordshire. Glover had recently purchased Highfield from Gaunt and it had been agreed that Glover would keep the deeds. The deeds in question are dated 22 June 1870 Gaunt/Challinor; 22 October 1870 Gaunt/Challinor; 25 January 1871Gaunt/Challinor; and 25 March 1871 also Gaunt/Challinor.

REFERENCE 788 LOCATION Transfer Box 79

PLACES Leek, Staffordshire;

FIELD NAMES

PERSONS Gaunt; Blackburn;

DESCRIPTION Minutes as to dates of purchase of the Highfield Estate, Leek, Staffordshire. 23 December 1870 price to be paid 4000 subject to mortgages of 3000 to Miss Clowes, 1000 to Mrs.Wm. Johnson and interest -altogether 8000. Date of contract of sale 6th October 1870. Date of contract to purchase Mr. Fred Gaunt's half share and interest 26 April 1870 -price 3875. When did Mr. Gaunt fall badly in the street Sunday 11 December. Date of his conviction for the 2 assaults before the magistrates 12 July and 20th October 1870. The name of Mr.Gaunt's housekeeper -Sarah Blackburn. A second note is pinned to the first and this gives -Date of Mr. Josiah Gaunt's death -11 March 1868; Date of contract for sale of Highfield -6th October 1870; Date of conveyance of Highfield 22 April 1871 -purchase money received on the same date.

REFERENCE 789 LOCATION Transfer Box 79

PLACES Leek, Staffordshire;

FIELD NAMES

PERSONS Gaunt; Glover; Pilkington; Gibson; Goostrey;

DESCRIPTION Copy of a lease, dated 22 September 1866, of the Highfield Estate, Leek, Staffordshire by Matthew Gaunt of Rudyard Vale and Josiah Gaunt of Horton Hall to Messrs William Goostrey, gent, John Pilkington, grocer, and Silas Gibson junior, silk manufacturer, for a term of 7 years. The lease was to commence at Lady Day 1867 and terminate on Lady Day 1874. The lessees were to have immediate possession of the "Mansion House" and outbuildings. The total estate leased covered 72 acres 3 rood 5 perch and the rent was 200 per annum. The tenants were to be allowed to cut down up to 6 (marked) trees in the field called "The Park". The tenants were also to spend up to 100 on repairs to the house and outbuildings and were not to use the premises as a Licensed Public House for spirits. The document carries a receipt signed by Gibson and Pilkington, witnessed by M..Blair and stamped, acknowledging receipt of 368 10s 6d from Edwin Cliffe Glover as purchase money for their interest in the lease.Dated 27 February 1871.

 

REFERENCE 790 LOCATION Transfer Box 79

PLACES Leek, Staffordshire;

FIELD NAMES

PERSONS Gaunt; Glover; Clowes; Johnson; Hacker; Allen; Challinor;

DESCRIPTION Account of Matthew Gaunt with Edwin Cliffe Glover including a note of "Payments to be made by M. Gaunt Esq. The account is dated 1 December 1870 and relates to the purchase of Highfield Estate, Leek and interest on various mortgages charged on the estate. Glover had possession of Highfield from 29th September 1870. Gaunt was to pay half of Messrs Hacker & Allen's costs relating to Mrs.Clowes' mortgage; half Challinor & Co.s expenses in advertising the letting of Highfield and interest to Mrs. Johnson up to the 7th April 1871, to Miss Clowes up to the 16 January 1871. The balance of the account payable to Gaunt was 1920 11s 2d. 
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REFERENCE 791 LOCATION Not put away

PLACES Leek, Staffordshire;

FIELD NAMES

PERSONS Badnall; Laugharn; Sutherland;

DESCRIPTION Jurors for the Assize at Stafford's presentment that Nicholas Sutherland, a labourer of Leek,

Staffordshire, on 12 October 56 Geo III whilst a servant of Richard Badnall and Thomas Laugharn of Leek, silk manufacturers, "was employed and entrusted by them to receive money, bills and notes for and on their account". Sutherland was said to have feloniously taken 1 -2s in money, 18 bank notes and promissary for various sums amounting to 18.

 

REFERENCE 792 LOCATION Transfer Box 79

PLACES Leek, Horton, Stone; Staffordshire;

FIELD NAMES Great Aldridge; Rickyard; Road Croft; Little Aldridge; Lower long lands; Whitegate; Barn Meadow;

PERSONS Gaunt; Glover; Challinor; Arkcoll; Sutton; Clarke; Fowler; Warrington; Johnson; Gibson; Pilkington; Goostrey; Holroyd; Badnall; Brown; Dakeyne; Stevenson; Stonehewer Newbold; Clowes; Rogers; Porter; Kynnersley; Emerson; Cave;

DESCRIPTION Conveyance with map on vellum, dated 22 April 1871, between Matthew Gaunt, Frederick Gaunt, Lydia Gaunt (all of Horton, Staffs.), William Challinor, Joseph Challinor (of Leek) and Edwin Cliffe Glover of Meir House near Stone, Staffordshire concerning the purchase by Glover of the Highfield Estate, Leek, Staffordshire. The document is signed, sealed and witnessed and carries a series of signed receipts.

REFERENCE 793 LOCATION Transfer Box 79

PLACES Leek, Horton, Staffordshire;

FIELD NAMES Great Aldridge; Rickyard; Road Croft; Little Aldridge; Lower long lands; Whitegate; Barn Meadow;

PERSONS Gaunt; Challinor Fowler; Badnall; Dakeyne; Emerson; Browne; Holroyd; Flint; Glover;

DESCRIPTION Confirmation and release on vellum dated 21 April 1871 by Robert Gaunt of Leek, silk manufacturer, William Henry Gaunt of Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, Police Magistrate, Mary Gaunt of Rudyard Vale, Horton, Staffs and Mary Dakeyne of East Bridgford, Nottinghamshire, widow, to Matthew Gaunt of Rudyard Vale, Horton, Staffs and Frederick Gaunt of Horton Hall, Horton, Staffs. Signed sealed and witnessed. Document concerns the lands purchased in 1834 by Mrs. Fowler and her Gaunt children from the trustees of the turnpike from Sandon to Bullock Smithy and which were associated with the Highfield Estate there after. Payments were made of 376 10s 10d to Mary Dakeyne and 378 to John Gaunt in return for the release. The document lists the lands concerned.

REFERENCE 794 LOCATION Transfer Box 79

PLACES Leek, Staffordshire; Macclesfield, Cheshire; Middlesex;

FIELD NAMES

PERSONS Gaunt; Challinor Fowler; Badnall; Dakeyne; Emerson; Browne; Holroyd; Flint; Hammersley; Stonehewer Newbold; Bagshaw;

DESCRIPTION Mortgage on vellum, dated 4 November 1850, from Matthew Gaunt of the Abbey Cottage near Leek, Josiah Gaunt of Horton Hall, Horton Staffs. and Mary wife of Henry Charles Daykeyne of Hamilton Terrace, Middlesex to William, John, Thomas and Peter Pownall Brocklehurst & Robert Bagshaw of Macclesfield, Bankers and Co-partners, and William Challinor of the equity of redemption of 11/12ths of the Highfield Estate near Leek, Staffordshire for securing 3500 and interest. The document also carries a reconveyance from Messrs Brocklehurst & Co and William Challinor to Matthew and Josiah Gaunt, dated 1st June 1886 with the 1886 crossed out in pencil and 1853 added. 
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REFERENCE 795 LOCATION Transfer Box 79

PLACES Leek, Staffordshire; Cheltenham, Gloucestershire;

FIELD NAMES

PERSONS Badnall; Bishop; Cruso; Coupland;

DESCRIPTION Affidavit, dated 1 April 1822 of debt made by Richard Badnall of Leek, Staffordshire, silk manufacturer, against Edwin Bishop late of Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, tailor, dealer and chapman who was bankrupt. Bishop owed Badnall 13 -18s -6d for goods sold and delivered. Cruso & Coupland, Leek.

 

REFERENCE 796 LOCATION Transfer Box 79

PLACES Leek, Staffordshire;

FIELD NAMES

PERSONS Badnall; Cruso; Smith; Sayle; Parker; Brown; Coupland;

DESCRIPTION Letter dated, 26 July 1820, from Messrs Parker & Brown to Messrs Cruso & Coupland of Leek, Staffordshire re deeds of exchange re J.M. Smith & Mrs. Smith which Parker & Co. had perused on behalf of their client Mr.Sayle. Parker & Co. also returned a bond from Badnall to Ms Smith which had been unintentionally enclosed in the parcel sent to them.

 

REFERENCE 797 LOCATION Transfer Box 79

PLACES Leek, Staffordshire;

FIELD NAMES

PERSONS Badnall; Killmister; Challinor; Ellis; Peake;

DESCRIPTION Letter dated 24th January 1827, from Richard Badnall at Highfield, Leek to Mr. Killmister of Leek, solicitor thanking him for his assistance in "my affair with Amory & Cales for the Ellis's". "They are very keen & I am convinced will require very decisive prompt & spirited treatment on any part, by my attorneys. " "do look over the case to be submitted to Peake - this should be done immediately. I have confidence in your opinion & so has your partner, who very candidly says you can manage the business better than he can - The Ellis's & their attorneys seem to be bent on much ruinous mischief".

 

REFERENCE 798 LOCATION Transfer Box 79

PLACES Leek, Staffordshire;

FIELD NAMES

PERSONS Badnall; Etches; Walwyn; Lowe; Walwyn; Wright; Cotton; Joinson;

DESCRIPTION Miscellaneous bills/receipts dated between 1794 and 1796 relating to goods, etc. purchased by Richard Badnall of Leek, Staffordshire. (1) Mr. Badnall in account with E. Etches. 12th February to 14th December 1794. Includes playing cards, screws, pair of decanters, paper snuffer stand, pair of polished snuffers, sugar, cocoa nibs, a box iron, gooseberry bottles, tumblers, brass cock, ale glasses, coffee mill, looking glass, shot, powder, hand brush, swing glass, japanned brush, candlesticks, oyster knives. The total cost of these was 4 -10s -11d and the bill was paid on 12 January 1795. (2)Mrs.Badnall in account with T. Wright 4th June 1794 to 20th December 1794. Bill contains "2 rails with pegs & put jack", stand for coffee mill, repair of a chicken pen; a boot jack, "to hanging sashes with cords and nails", "jobs in house", wood & pegs to rail, 2 bedscrews, nails, etc.". The bill for 10s 9d was paid. (3) Mr. Badnall in account with Michael Cotton 14 February 1794 to 3 July 1794. Bill for boots (total 3 -2s -0d) which was settled on 12 January 1795. (4) Badnall in account with C. Lowe 13 Feb. to 9 Sept. 1794 for "Hair dressing", plain powder and brown powder, a small bottle of essence, 10 oz of peppermint drops, a lemon and some violet powder the total cost of which was 2s 10.5d. The bill was paid by Mrs. Badnall on 13th April 1795. (5) Mrs. Badnall's account with C.Lowe December 1793 to January 1794 for hair dressing, violet and brown powders, pot of Pomatum and bottles of Lavender (total 6s- 6d). (6) Thomas Joinson's bill for repairing a tray 9th January 1794. This bill for 4s- 0d was settled on 28 April 1794. (7) James Walwyn's bill dated 19 June 1793 to 12 January 1794 for shoes with sealskin bound round tops, a pair of straps and some morning shoes total amount 8s 3d. (8) A further bill of James Walwyn for the period 13 February to 15 October 1794 for two red morocco straps, sealskin slippers, spanish slippers, and shoe mending -total 1-17s-1.5d. 
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REFERENCE 799 LOCATION Transfer Box 79

PLACES Leek, Staffordshire;

FIELD NAMES

PERSONS Badnall; Macclesfield; Gibb; Challinor; Walthall; Clulow; Nixon; Etches; Stringer; Rooke; Cookin;

DESCRIPTION Miscellaneous bills/receipts dated between 1794 and 1796 relating to goods, etc. purchased by Richard Badnall of Leek, Staffordshire. (1) Mr.Challinor's account, dated 20th May 1794, for rent Lady Day 1794 43. 23 for the house Mr.C. formerly lived in and 18 for the house Mr.Walthall lived in. William Challinor acknowledge the payment which was "due to the trustees of John Davenport, deceased" in the case on the first house and to "the executors of Thomas Walthall for the second. (2) William Clulow's bill for period from 9 January 1794 to 3 December 1794. The bill totalled 2 -10s -2d and was paid on 22 January 1795. It concerned "making a superfine blue cloth coat, making a pair of shoulder straps with webbing, making a pair of fustian breeches, making a pair of white Casomere breeches, repairs to breeches , coats and a pair of knee covers, making a shooting jacket, making a superfine green cloth coat & striped waist coat, making and repairing bedside carpets, making a bed tick, boulsters and pillows, seating and repairing breeches, buttoning coats, etc.; (3) the Earl of Macclesfield's bill for 1 years water rent of 12 shillings for 1793/94 which was paid on 30 April 1794; (4) George Nixon's bill for 12 months dressing for 1793/94 1-1s-0d paid 7 April 1794; (5) Richard Etches' bill 1794 to 1795, 7-5s -6d which was settled on 10 April 1795. This was a bill for 5 dozen bottles of old red port at 21/- a bottle, 65 bottles at 3d each and " one dozen of Mountain at 21/- and another 13 bottles at 3d. Etches rented a stable from Richard Badnall and thus 3-3s of the bill was offset against this; (6) John Stringer's bill for December 1794 for the cost of 27 yards of superfine green cloth, 1 yard of quilting, 2.75 yards of calico and 13.5 pockets, 4 Cam, 8 Buckram, 3 Thr, 2 Tape. The bill was paid 24 January 1795; (7) John Ford's bill 29th November 1793 to 29 January 1794 for locks, bread & butter, soap, baking sundries, flour and meal. The total cost was 9s -9.25d and one pound of butter cost 10.5d, a loaf 6d, and a quarter of flour 7.5d; (8) Mary Cookin's bill 16 December 1794 for 4 yoke topt chairs at 5/- each. Mary added a little message to her customer which said " M. Cookin's best respects to Mrs.Badnall Begs she will excuse her baldness in sending this small bill in so soon but necessity is the cause or she would not have sent the bill." It was paid on 28th January 1795 and Mary added (on signing the receipt "All Cookin's respects to Mrs.Badnall and is much obliged to her". (9) George Taylor's bill for malt and hops for April 1794, Total amount 5-2s-8d; (10) George Taylor's bill for malt and hops for December 1794 -2-9s-0d paid 11 July 1795.

 

REFERENCE 800 LOCATION Transfer Box 79

PLACES Leek, Staffordshire;

FIELD NAMES

PERSONS Badnall; Challinor; Etches; Cutting; Pratt; Daintry; Phillips; Hordern; Lowe; Tharme;

DESCRIPTION Miscellaneous bills/receipts dated between 1794 and 1796 relating to goods, etc. purchased by Mr.& Mrs. Richard Badnall of Leek, Staffordshire. (1)Edward Hordern's bill 5 January to 16 December 1794. Total 10 -9s -11.25d. Bill concerns purchases of handkerchiefs, men's white gloves, linen, kersey, dimity, black silk hose, velvet, twilled Florentine, cotton hose, muslin handkerchiefs, best bed tick, calico, fustian, fine flannel, carpeting, blankets etc. It was settled on 30 January 1795.; (2) Charles Lowe's bill dated 29 April 1795 . Amount 2 -6s -6d for "loose hair for cavalry 5s, a cushion for Mrs.Badnall, hair cutting 1s, 12 months hair dressing, etc. 1-11s-6d. The bill was paid on 10 September 1795. On the bill side there are pencil sums including 10s 6d Pool, 2s quadrille. On the other side note of a bill due to Richard Etches for two rabbits at 1s 10d, dated 8 September 1795, plus the following notes: Owe Mr. Phillips for filberds Mr.Challinor Dr 10/6 Bowling Green, Mr.Challinor Oyster Club 5s Nov. 15th. .January 16th 1796 Won from G. Pratt, Mrs.Daintry, cards 1/6. January 20th 1796 won from Challinor at his house 2/- at the same time Rd. Etches won 1/- from him Cutting. Mr.Alsop carriage of a close stool 2-9s-4d for the whole. Thomas Wright repairing dresser. Mr. Sharpe ..d for fish. John Cruso dr 6d assembly. John Buxton hunt dinner 5/-. Mrs.Belf.... for leather 4/8 (paid with hunt's account). Mr.Geo. Bath dr. 4 London Itm...... 3 to cart, 1 -Port Dr 7/6. November 11th at Oyster Club won from Mr.Challinor 1/-: (3) Gentlemen of the Leek Hunt in account with J Tharme 23 April to 31st December 1794. Total amount 2 -13s -5d. Bill was settled on 10th January 1795 and concerned cord for the whip and the fetching and flaying carcasses from Warpers Gate, Bradnop, Park House, Bottom House and Rudyard. 
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