Bednall Collection: No.s 951 to 975

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Last updated 04/05/2004


REFERENCE 951 LOCATION Trunk 2

PLACES Leek, Staffordshire; Upton, Macclesfield, Cheshire;

FIELD NAMES

PERSONS Hudson; Fergyson; Hammersley; Gaunt; Astles; Daintry; Stephenson; Johnson; Beard; Ferriar; Thorneycroft; Davenport; Harrison; Derbyshire; Baker; Brocklehurst; Challinor; Badnall;

DESCRIPTION Uriah D. Hudson's bills paid by Fergyson, September to November 1850. Challinor, Badnall & Challinor. Amongst the items mentioned are: the conveyance of a plot in Dragons Croft (Elisha Hammersley) and the same (Mr.  Astles); "Mergers of Victoria Gardens"; Abstracts of Daintry's title to lots 25 & 27. Conveyances to James Johnson, M.J.Beard, R. Stephenson, R. Hammersley, are also Mentioned.
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REFERENCE 952 LOCATION Not put away

PLACES Leek, Staffordshire;

FIELD NAMES Pool Croft; The Fouchers; White Field; Little Aldridge; Long Croft; Rick Yard; Spink Field; Barn Field;

PERSONS Gaunt; Challinor; Fowler; Clowes; Badnall; Cruso; Smith; Sale; Walker; Buttermer; Surtees; Grant; Bathhurst; Shuttleworth; Broughton; Steade; Wood; Knight; Kynnersley; Emerson; Porter; Griffin; Hammersley; Davenport; Ford; Phillips; Vernon; Chetwynd; West; Daintry; Bateman; Rogers; Salt; Warrington; Matthews; Johnson; Holroyd; Wardle; Goostrey; Pilkington;

DESCRIPTION Abstract of Matthew Gaunt's title to Highfield Hall near leek, Staffordshire and associated lands dated 10 November 1870. Challinor & Co., Leek, Staffordshire.(39 pages).

 

REFERENCE 953 LOCATION Trunk 2 Bermingham Bundle

PLACES Leek, Staffordshire; Glasgow;

FIELD NAMES Nixhill;

PERSONS Bermingham; Challinor; Badnall; Massey; Shaw; Platt; Blades; Trafford; White; Larke; King; Shand;

DESCRIPTION Bundle of papers relating to the Bermingham family and their silk business in Leek, Staffordshire 1857 to 1939. 23 documents in all. This entry relates to documents numbers 8 to 14. (1) Legacy receipts, dated 16 February 1903, by Mary Bermingham wife of Henry Bermingham of Leek, Silk Manufacturer, deceased, in respect of a legacy of 1000. (2) Letter from G.H. Massey of H. Bermingham & Sons, Silk Manufacturers of Leek, Staffordshire to Mr. Shaw, solicitor at Leek, dated 24 March 1911 - this accompanied a life insurance policy. (3) Letter from G. H.. Massey of H. Bermingham & Sons, Silk Manufacturers of Leek, Staffordshire to Mr. Shaw, solicitor at Leek, dated 4 April 1911 - concerns mortgages to the Leek & Moorlands Building Society and the amounts owing. (4) Letter from G. H. Massey of H. Bermingham & Sons, Silk Manufacturers of Leek, Staffordshire to Mr. Shaw, solicitor at Leek, dated 5 May 1911 -concerns a proposed meeting with a Mr. Platt on Saturday 6th at the warehouse. (5) Abstract of the will of Henry James Bermingham of Leek, Staffordshire, silk manufacturer, deceased. Challinor & Shaw -1911. The will drawn up on 3rd December 1903 made George Henry Massey of Leek, warehouseman, Sheriff Blades of Leek, Bank Clerk, and testator's son Joseph Francis Bermingham his executors and trustees. Bequests to his wife Florence, his daughter Mary Florence Bermingham are mentioned. The testator died at Hillside, Leek on 14 July 1910 and his will was proven in the Principal Registry on 22 March 1911. (6) Draft agreement, dated 20 September 1912, by Herbert Trafford and Job White, silk manufacturers, trading as Trafford White & Co, to sell a silk mill and house in Wellington Street, Staffordshire to Messrs Joseph Francis and Cyril James Bermingham of Leek, silk manufacturers, for 1800. Hacker & Allen, Leek, Challinor & Shaw, Leek. The mill was sited on land on the West Side of Wellington Street which had been part of Nixhill. The mill had formerly been known as Nixhill Mill but was "now known" as Euston Mills. No's 48 to 64 Wellington Street were included in the sale. The mill had been " recently in the occupation of the vendors". (7) Draft agreement, dated 1913, between Messrs Henry Bermingham & Sons of Euston Mills, Leek, silk manufacturers and Messrs A. J. Larke & Sons of 74 Miller Street, Glasgow who agreed to act as agents for the firm in Scotland. The commission payable was 3.75 percent on all monies received by the firm. Challinor & Shaw.

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REFERENCE 954 LOCATION Trunk 2 Bermingham Bundle

PLACES Leek, Staffordshire; Manchester; Dublin, Cork, Ireland;

FIELD NAMES Pickwood Yeld; Ladydale;

PERSONS Bermingham; Challinor Massey; Shaw; Johnson; Rushton; Arkoll; Platt; Goodwin; Rider; Carr; Broster; Birch; Grace; Hulme; Marsden; Tomkinson; Hall; Nixon; Kavanagh; Walsh; Russell; Gilbert; Swindells;

DESCRIPTION Bundle of papers relating to the Bermingham family and their silk business in Leek, Staffordshire 1857 to 1939. 23 documents in all. This entry relates to documents numbers 15 to 23. (1) Draft conveyance, dated 9 May 1913, by the Trustees of the wills of Henry and Henry James Bermingham of Leek, Staffordshire, silk manufacturers, deceased of a house, shop and land, etc. in St. Edward Street, Broad Street, Hartington Street and Fynney Street, Leek, Staffs. to Messrs Joseph Francis and Cyril Henry Bermingham of Leek, silk manufacturers. The property included 479 square yards on the North side of Broad Street and West of St. Edward Street, with a corner frontage to both streets, bounded on North by premises formerly belonging to Stephen Goodwin and on the West by land formerly belonging to Samuel Rider together with 3 shops or houses erected on the land " being No. 74 St. Edward Street and numbers 2,4 and 6 Broad Street". It also included part of Pickwood and Pickwood Yeld. ( 2) Letter, dated 11 December 1914, from A T Sutor solicitor acting on behalf of Herbert Trafford of Leek, silk braid and tie manufacturer, to Messrs Joseph Francis and Cyril Henry Bermingham of Leek, silk manufacturers, reminding them that following their agreement with Trafford & White ,dated 30 September 1912, all monies payable were assigned by White to Trafford as security for payment of the principal and interest. A further notice from Hacker & Allen states that the same monies were assigned by Trafford to White in an agreement of 30 November 1914. The covering letter was from A & G. W.Fox of Prince Street Manchester and dated 14 December 1914. (3) Agency agreement dated 12 July 1917 between Henry Bermingham & Sons of Leek and Daniel Kavanagh of No's 4 & 5 Eustace Street, Dublin. Kavanagh was to act as their agent in the City of Dublin and all other parts of Ireland except the City of Cork from 19th October 1916. The commission payable was 6.75 percent on the invoice amounts of all orders executed. (4) Mr. Massey's figures, 4 December 1918?, for a correction affidavit. Lists materials stocked, stock book prices at 14 July 1910 and prices for which sold. It mentions that sales were subject to a discount of 15%. The information was provided in connection with " H.J. Bermingham deceased". The book value of machinery as at 14 July 1910 was 1386-3s-2d. ; (5) draft agreement, dated 24 April 1919, between Joseph Francis Bermingham and Cyril Henry Bermingham for a dissolution of partnership. Challinors & Shaw, Leek. The Berminghams had carried on their silk manufacturing business since 19 July 1912 as Henry Bermingham & Sons. The agreement was that the business was deemed to have been dissolved as from 20 July 1917 and to have been carried on after that time solely by Joseph Francis Bermingham. Cyril's share of the business was valued at 5532 -8s- 6d. (6) Draft memorandum of articles of association under the Companies Acts 1908 to 1917 of Henry Bermingham & Sons Ltd to carry on trade as silk manufacturers. The document provides a comprehensive listing of all the types of work the firm might ever conceivably do and all the materials it might conceivably use. The share capital of the company was 6000 in 1 shares. (7) Draft sales agreement, dated 16 September 1927, between Joseph Francis Bermingham and H. Bermingham & Sons (Leek) Ltd. Challinors & Shaw, Leek, Staffordshire. Bermingham was to sell the goodwill and freehold (Euston Mills etc.) of his company Henry Bermingham & Sons (Leek) Ltd to the Company for 4850 - the agreement to be effective from 31 January 1927.; (8) Draft vacating receipt, dated 23 December 1936 to be endorsed on an indenture of mortgage dated 31 October 1912 between George Henry Massey and others and the Leek & Moorlands Building Society. Bowcock & Pursall, Leek. The Society acknowledged receipt of the outstanding monies. (9) Extract from the Principal Registry of the Probate, etc. Division of the High Court of Justice. This states that Mary Bermingham of Ladydale, Leek, widow, died on 28 September 1915 at Ladydale. Her will was proven at the Principal Probate Registry on 3 December 1915 and her estate had a gross value of 4901 19s 2d. Probate was granted to George Henry Massey of the Mount, Longsdon, Leek, silk manager, and John William Swindells of Ladybank, Fynney Street, Leek, bobbin manufacturer- executors of the will.

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REFERENCE 955 LOCATION Trunk 2 Flint Bundle

PLACES Leek, Heaton, Alstonefield, Endon, Staffordshire; Cheshire;

FIELD NAMES

PERSONS Flint; Challinor; Shaw; Fowler; Badnall; Brocklehurst; Hough; Brocklehurst Dakeyne; Gaunt; Gould; Molyneaux; Chorley; Watt; Gourlay; Jenkins; Atkinson; Bagshaw; Towgood; Alsop; Hollins; Davenport; Walthall; Endon; Walker; Hulme; Bestwick; Boothby; etc.

DESCRIPTION Bundle of approximately 85 documents dealing with the estate of Elizabeth Flint of Leek, Staffordshire. Elizabeth Flint the daughter of Charles Flint of Leek died on 18 November 1905 at 10 Stockwell Street, Leek at the age of 87. The documents range in date from 1852 to 1908. They are entered in the Bednall Collection in blocks at Bed Coll. No.s 955 to 970. (1) Brief affidavit of William Challinor of Leek in connection with a case in Chancery between Brocklehurst versus Flint 20 March 1852. Challinor's affidavit concerns the trusteeship of the estates left in the will of John Fowler of Leek dated 29 April 1818.. (2) Draft notes "To advance in evidence Mr. Bazalgittes of Lincoln's Inn" in the case of Brocklehurst v Flint 10 February 1852, Gregory & Co. States evidence to be produced in court, e.g. John Fowler's will and codicils, proof of the death of Richard Badnall; (3) Draft, dated 23 February 1865, schedule of deeds and papers belonging to the late Charles Flint, Esquire, of Leek, Staffordshire. The property listed includes a house on Stockwell Street, Leek with deeds running from 1721; The Dunwood Estate starting with a conveyance dated 1673 from Thomas and Samuel Endon to Benjamin Endon and including a "Bargain of sale from Messrs Benjamin & Joseph Endon to Mr. John Walker" dated 6 & 7 May 1799; the Bradshaw Estate; Property on Spout Street; Badnall property purchased in 1758 from Hollins -the Hencroft; Mrs.Swain's marriage settlement (wife of Rev. Joseph Swain; Estates of Rev. Joshua and Mr. Cornelius Flint; documents relating to Heath House starting with a deed of enfranchisement Wedgwood to Ford dated 1718 and including a release by Brooke Boothby to Joseph Badnall in 1791 and a further lease and release from J.S.Salt to Richard Badnall in 1818.

 

REFERENCE 956 LOCATION Trunk 2 Flint Bundle

PLACES Leek, Staffordshire;

FIELD NAMES

PERSONS Flint; Challinor; Drury; Smith; Moss; Brealey; Billing; Berresford; Argyles; Sleigh; Nixon;

DESCRIPTION Bundle of approximately 85 documents dealing with the estate of Elizabeth Flint of Leek, Staffordshire. Elizabeth Flint the daughter of Charles Flint of Leek died on 18 November 1905 at 10 Stockwell Street, Leek at the age of 87. Dates of the documents range from 1852 to 1908. They are entered in the Bednall Collection in blocks at Bed Coll. .No.s 955 to 970. (1) Payments due from the estate of Charles Flint deceased 2 March 1865 includes insurances for Bradshaw Farm, Dunwood and other property, servants wages etc. (2 pieces). (2) Letter with rent due for the house in Stockwell Street from Miss Smith- 19 June 1865. The accompanying envelope is signed by William Challinor and a pencilled note by the latter states" Miss Smith's rent re'd to be sent her. Nixon has done a few small repairs to outside of house which Mr. Flint has usually paid for". (3) Small bundle of 8 documents (slips) relating to dividends -1865-1866. (4) Four letters dated respectively 19 May 1866, 8 December 1866, 16 May 1867 and 12 November 1867 from Miss Margaret Smith to Mr. W.Challinor, solicitor, with her half year's rent for the house on Stockwell Street, Leek, Staffordshire. (5) Small bundle of 9 documents (slips) relating to dividends -1866-1868. (6) Three bills/receipts relating to Bradshaw Farm dating between May and June 1874 for drain pipes, work on the drains and the supply of lime. (7) Challinors bills (Two) dated 1883 re Trustees of the late Charles Flint and the appointment of John Sleigh and Thomas Atkinson Argyles as a new trustees. 

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REFERENCE 957 LOCATION Trunk 2 Flint Bundle

PLACES Leek, Staffordshire; Hartington, Buxton, Derbyshire; Ireby, Cumberland; Bowden, Cheshire; Liverpool; Brighton, Hove, Sussex; Kensington, London;

FIELD NAMES

PERSONS Flint; Challinor; Shaw; Sleigh; Argyles; Clee; Cooke; Jennings; Gough; Smith; Rowley; Hailes; Naden; Wilson; Watson; Wilkinson; Turnock; Lovatt; Lewthwaite; Harrison; Niven; Bourne; Dakin; Stokes; Brealey; Wood; Reade; Stubbs; Allen;

DESCRIPTION Bundle of approximately 85 documents dealing with the estate of Elizabeth Flint of Leek, Staffordshire. Elizabeth Flint, the daughter of Charles Flint of Leek, died on 18 November 1905 at 10 Stockwell Street, Leek at the age of 87. The documents range in date from 1852 to 1908. They are entered in the Bednall Collection in blocks at Bed Coll. No.s 955 to 970. (1) Challinor & Shaw's bill, dated 25 July 1891, to Trustees under the will of Charles Flint of Leek, deceased for expenses incurred between July 1888 and November 1890. (2) Twelve small items dealing with stocks and shares including letters, dated 1885 to 1906, from G. S. Herbert, Stocks and Shares Brokers, and a letter from Thomas Argyles, Eversley, Milnthorpe on mourning paper. (3) Summary of the will and codicils of Miss Elizabeth Flint who died on the 18th November 1905. Her executors were Hugh R. Sleigh, Joseph Challinor and Thomas A. Argyles. She left bequests to many churches including St. Edwards, All Saints and St. Lukes in Leek and the Hartington Parish Church as well as to the Joliffe Almshouses, the Longsdon Mission, the Cruso Nursing Association, the Devonshire Hospital, Buxton and many more. There were also many legacies. She bequeathed Dunwood Farm to Katherine H. Niven. (4) List of legacies left by Miss Elizabeth Flint as of 12 December 1905. This gives names and sometimes addresses of the legatees. (5) Copy of the oath for executors dated 8th December 1905. Miss Elizabeth Smith's estate was declared to be 30487 : 10s : 3d. (6) Obituary notice to The Times, Staffs. Advertiser, Leek Post & Times, and Midland Clos. Herald, newspapers 20 Nov. 1905 re the death of Elizabeth daughter of the late Charles Flint esq. on 18th inst. (7) Income Tax values of realty 27 November 1905 re Miss E. Flint deceased. (8) Note dated 29 November 1905 as follows: " Eliz. Flint, deceased. Mrs.John Nadin DL Johnson told Mrs.J.C today that her Grandmother and Miss Flint's Grandmother were sisters" ; (9) Rough particulars of personal estate and calculation of values re Miss Elizabeth Flint's deceased, dated 18 Nov 1905. (10) Copy certificate of death -Entry 491 in book 41. of Miss Elizabeth Flint at 10 Stockwell Street, Leek on 18 November 1905 at the age of 87 from pulmonary congestion.

 

REFERENCE 958 LOCATION Trunk 2 Flint Bundle

PLACES Leek, Endon, Onecote, Rushton, Meerbrook, Lichfield, Staffordshire; Weybridge, Surrey; Galaha,

FIELD NAMES

PERSONS Flint; Challinor; Shaw; Sleigh; Gough; Argyles; Wilson; Smith; Wright; Byrom; Purchas; Dakeyne; Heath; Nicholls;

DESCRIPTION Bundle of approximately 85 documents dealing with the estate of Elizabeth Flint of Leek, Staffordshire. Elizabeth Flint the daughter of Charles Flint of Leek died on 18 November 1905 at 10 Stockwell Street, Leek at the age of 87. The documents range in date from 1852 to 1908. They are entered in the Bednall Collection in blocks at Bed Coll .No.s 955 to 970. (1) Small bundle of 6 documents, dating between 1894 and 1906, relating to stocks and shares. This includes letter from Bank of England requiring a declaration or proof of residence because Elizabeth Flint had lived at "Bentley near Ashbourne, then at 15 Beauchamp Avenue, Leamington and finally at 10 Stockwell Street, Leek. (2) Declaration of identity by Miss Elizabeth M. Smith for Canada 4% stock 11 April 1906. (3) Cash in Miss Elizabeth Flint's house 18 November 1905. (4) Copy letter from Revd. W. B. Wright concerning Miss Flint's benefactions and the legacy left to the discretion of the trustees of All Saints Church, Leek, The Bishop recommended that they "should offer 300 to augment the Church Extension Society and the Poor Benefice Fund which would probably give 200 each to meet this sum. The total (700) should be again offered to the Ecclesiastical Commissioners who may double it and thus with the 600 still in the hands of the Trustees the living would benefit to the extent of 2000." Enclosed with this is a draft letter from Joseph Challinor to Mr. Blagg (deleted) concerning the substance of the Revd. Wright's letter. (5) Press copy replies to observations on the accounts for the Inland Revenue, dated 2 March 1906, re Miss Elizabeth Flint deceased. (6)Letter from the Estate Duty Office, 20 December 1906 - re temporary estate duty. (7) Three letters dated 22 January and 7th and 10th April 1906 from G.S.Herbert re stock. (8) Letter from Norman Henry Dakeyne with the names and addresses of Colonel Dakeyne's children i.e. Frank Rooper Dakeyne born 31 December 1876 in Kitoolamoola, Galaha, Ceylon; Helen Blanche Dakeyne born 11 December 1878 in Weybridge; Norman Henry Dakeyne born 25 May 1880; Janet Lucy Dakeyne born 27 August 1881 Ingelmere, Castle Road, Weybridge; Cicely Frances Dakeyne born 10 March 1884 at Weybridge; Osborne Percy Dakeyne born 20 June 1885 and Harry Woolryche Dakeyne born 24 November 1886 both in Weybridge. (9) Copy letter, dated 19 December 1906, from Joseph Challinor to Reverend W. G. Nicholls at Meerbrook Vicarage. Refers to grants made following application to Lichfield Diocesan Church Extension Society and the Poor Benefice Fund to the livings at Endon, Onecote, Rushton and Meerbrook. (10) Miss E. Flint's estate -Available cash and unpaid legacies 6 April 1906.

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REFERENCE 959 LOCATION Trunk 2 Flint Bundle

PLACES Leek, Horton, Staffordshire; Southsea, Milnthorpe, Cumbria; London;

FIELD NAMES

PERSONS Flint; Challinor; Shaw; Sholes; Sleigh; Argyles; Rowley; Purchas; Archibald; Wood; Bevan; Blaxland;

DESCRIPTION Bundle of approximately 85 documents dealing with the estate of Elizabeth Flint of Leek, Staffordshire. Elizabeth Flint the daughter of Charles Flint of Leek died on 18 November 1905 at 10 Stockwell Street, Leek at the age of 87. The documents range in date from 1852 to 1908. They are entered in the Bednall Collection in blocks at Bed Coll .No.s 955 to 970. (1) Two documents, dated November/December 1905 from the Bank of England re stock. (2) Receipt dated 30 January 1906 for Miss E. Flint's subscription to the Children's entertainment (1905) signed for Leek Parish Church Schools by S. Scholes. (3) Miss E. Flint's estates- Available funds and unpaid legacies 23 October 1906. (4) Four letters, one dated 1st January 1906, from someone writing for Miss Wilson in Kendal to Challinor expressing her and Miss Wilson's unhappiness "about Agnes"; a second from Mr. Argyles at Eversley, Milnthorpe, dated 9 January 1906, concerning an annuity of 18 for Agnes; a third is a copy letter, dated 27 April 1906, from Joseph Challinor at Compton, Leek, to Miss Agnes Rowley at Hednesford, concerning money received by her from Miss Flint. She had evidently been in Miss E. Flint's employment for wages are mentioned. A fifth letter from Mr. Argyles at Eversley, Milnthorpe to Challinor, dated 9 January 1906, with a view to arranging a meeting. (5) Copy of observations on the accounts for the Inland Revenue and draft replies, 25 January 1906, and 2nd March 1906. (6) Three Inland Revenue estate duty forms dated between 9th and 11 December 1906. One is a residuary account for the sum of 10,400, a second is a" duplicate second corrective affidavit for estates totalling 31276 12s 2d, and the third concerns the legacy bequeathed to Mary Louisa Flint who died 5 July 1889 and was the sister of Miss Elizabeth Flint and daughter of Charles Flint. This legacy concerned the 74 acre Bradshaw Farm then occupied by William Wood. (7) Account of the moiety of Miss E.Flint's estates shared between 12 institutions showing the share each was to receive. This one was signed by F. A. Archibald the Treasurer of the Religious Tract Society on 15 February 1907. (8) Account of the moiety of Miss E.Flint's estates shared between 12 institutions showing the share each was to receive. This one was signed by J. E. Blaxland Treasurer of the Naval Scripture Reader Society on 23 February 1907. (9) Account of the moiety of Miss E.Flint's estates shared between 12 institutions showing the share each was to receive. This one was signed by F. A. Bevan Treasurer of of the South American Missionary Society on 12 February 1907. (10) Abstract of Inland Revenue affidavit 14 December 1905.

 

REFERENCE 960 LOCATION Trunk 2 Flint Bundle

PLACES Leek, Horton, Longsdon, Staffordshire; Hartington, Buxton, Derbyshire; Warrington, Lytham, Lancashire; Milnthorpe, Kendal, Westmoreland; London; Leamington, Warwickshire;

FIELD NAMES

PERSONS Flint; Challinor; Shaw; Sleigh; Argyles; Purchas; Joliffe; Cruso; Watson; Wilkinson; Gough; Smith; Nadin; Rowley; Staites; Wilson; Booth; Turnock; Lovatt; Lewthwaite; Harrison; Niven; Bourne; Dakeyne; Howard; Wardle; Harris; Byrom; Bishton; See below.

DESCRIPTION Bundle of approximately 85 documents dealing with the estate of Elizabeth Flint of Leek, Staffordshire. Elizabeth Flint the daughter of Charles Flint of Leek died on 18 November 1905 at 10 Stockwell Street, Leek at the age of 87. The documents range in date from 1852 to 1908. They are entered in the Bednall Collection in blocks at Bed Coll .No.s 955 to 970. (1) Copy will and codicils of the late Miss Elizabeth Flint, spinster, deceased, late of 10 Stockwell Street, Leek, Staffordshire who died on 18 November 1905. The will was dated 30 July 1895 and the codicils 15 August 1896 and 18 February 1902 respectively. Her executors were John Sleigh late of Eversley near Matlock, Joseph Challinor of Leek and Thomas Atkinson Argyles of Eversley, Milnthorpe, Westmoreland. Other names listed included Breton; Stubbs; Stokes and Brealey. The document gives some family relationships

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REFERENCE 961 LOCATION Trunk 2 Flint Bundle

PLACES Leek, Horton, Longsdon, Staffordshire; Milnthorpe, Kendal, Westmoreland; London;

FIELD NAMES

PERSONS Flint; Challinor; Shaw; Sleigh; Argyles; Hall; Burnett; Eddowes; Overfield; Brindley; Brealey; Phillips; Boulton; Stubbs;

DESCRIPTION Bundle of approximately 85 documents dealing with the estate of Elizabeth Flint of Leek, Staffordshire. Elizabeth Flint the daughter of Charles Flint of Leek died on 18 November 1905 at 10 Stockwell Street, Leek at the age of 87. The documents range in date from 1852 to 1908. They are entered in the Bednall Collection in blocks at Bed Coll .No.s 955 to 970. (1) Corrective affidavit to the Inland Revenue re the estate of Miss E. Flint deceased stamped Estate Duty Office 3 April 1907. File 69522 1905. This shows the total estate as being 30557-10s-3d on which 3 -5s 0d extra tax was paid (Total Tax Paid 1369.2s 3d). The document is receipted by the Inland Revenue and carries several of their stamps; (2) Draft affidavit of accounts for Inland Revenue re Miss E. Flint's estate. (3) Inland Revenue Legacy Duty receipt re bequest by Miss Elizabeth Flint, who died in Leek on 18 December 1905, to Henry Woolryche Dakeyne. (4) Inland Revenue Legacy Duty receipt re bequest by Miss Elizabeth Flint who died in Leek on 18 December 1905 to Osborne Percy Dakeyne.

 

REFERENCE 962 LOCATION Trunk 2 Flint Bundle

PLACES Leek, Staffordshire; Milnthorpe, Kendal, Westmoreland; London;

FIELD NAMES

PERSONS Flint; Challinor; Shaw; Sleigh; Argyles; Rowley;

DESCRIPTION Bundle of approximately 85 documents dealing with the estate of Elizabeth Flint of Leek, Staffordshire. Elizabeth Flint the daughter of Charles Flint of Leek died on 18 November 1905 at 10 Stockwell Street, Leek at the age of 87. The documents range in date from 1852 to 1908. They are entered in the Bednall Collection in blocks at Bed Coll .No.s 955 to 970. (1) Copy letter, dated 9 January 1906, from T. A. Argyles at Eversley, Milnthorpe to Joseph Challinor at Leek concerning an annuity for Agnes Rowley. Argyles states " ..the idea is a good one. I think I could agree under all the circumstances to our keeping back viz. 15 per annum for Agnes; this would be 4 p.c. on the difference between her legacy and the old lady's. It is really absurd that she should go short or that legacies should be reduced when there is such a large sum to be given to such a very indefinite collection of charitable uses. I hope to reach Haregate on the 22nd or 23rd ....."; (2) Three letters, dated 1st March, 6 March and 13th March 1907, on the subject of Ohio & Baltimore shares -two from T. A. Argyles of Milnthorpe ( one of the executors and trustees under the will of Miss Elizabeth Flint of Leek and a third from the broker G. S. Herbert. One of Argyle's letters is on Carlton Club headed paper.

 

REFERENCE 963 LOCATION Trunk 2 Flint Bundle

PLACES Leek, Staffordshire; Milnthorpe, Kendal, Westmoreland; London;

FIELD NAMES

PERSONS Flint; Challinor; Shaw; Sleigh; Argyles; Brealey; Dakeyne; Stokes;

DESCRIPTION Bundle of approximately 85 documents dealing with the estate of Elizabeth Flint of Leek, Staffordshire. Elizabeth Flint the daughter of Charles Flint of Leek died on 18 November 1905 at 10 Stockwell Street, Leek at the age of 87. The documents range in date from 1852 to 1908. They are entered in the Bednall Collection in blocks at Bed Coll .No.s 955 to 970. (1) Copy of observations on the residuary account and draft replies thereto dated 17th & 30th December 1907, re Miss Elizabeth Flint of Leek, deceased.

 

REFERENCE 964 LOCATION Trunk 2 Flint Bundle

PLACES Leek, Staffordshire; Milnthorpe, Kendal, Westmoreland; London; Spain;

FIELD NAMES

PERSONS Flint; Challinor; Sleigh; Argyles; Wardle; Worley; Eulabia of Spain;

DESCRIPTION Bundle of approximately 85 documents dealing with the estate of Elizabeth Flint of Leek, Staffordshire. Elizabeth Flint the daughter of Charles Flint of Leek died on 18 November 1905 at 10 Stockwell Street, Leek at the age of 87. The documents range in date from 1852 to 1908. They are entered in the Bednall Collection in blocks at Bed Coll .No.s 955 to 970. (1) Copy of the transfer of 2933 worth of 3 % debenture stock in the Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway from the trustees of the estate of Miss E. Flint of Leek, deceased, to Her Royal Highness the Infante Eulabia of Spain care of Parrs Bank Ltd, 4 Bartholomew Lane, London. Executed about 11 March 1907.

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REFERENCE 965 LOCATION Trunk 2 Flint Bundle

PLACES Leek, Staffordshire; London;

FIELD NAMES

PERSONS Flint; Challinor; Shallcross;

DESCRIPTION Bundle of approximately 85 documents dealing with the estate of Elizabeth Flint of Leek, Staffordshire. Elizabeth Flint the daughter of Charles Flint of Leek died on 18 November 1905 at 10 Stockwell Street, Leek at the age of 87. The documents range in date from 1852 to 1908. They are entered in the Bednall Collection in blocks at Bed Coll .No.s 955 to 970. (1) Copy of further observations on residuary accounts and replies thereto dated 6 & 13 January 1908 and 20 & 23 January 1908 -relates to the estates of the late Miss Elizabeth Flint of Stockwell Street, Leek, Staffordshire. (2) Letter from the Estate Duty Office 6 March 1908 -No outstanding claims except for Mrs. Katherine Harriet Niven's succession duty. It includes a receipt for revenue paid.

 

REFERENCE 966 LOCATION Trunk 2 Flint Bundle

PLACES Leek, Longsdon, Staffordshire; London; Buxton, Hartington, Derbyshire;

FIELD NAMES

PERSONS Flint; Challinor; Brealey; Argyles; Sleigh; Gough; Rowley; Smith; Staite; Nadin; Wilson; Wilkinson; Booth; Turnock; Hall; Niven; Harris; Stokes; Dakeyne; Bourne; Brindley; Johnson; Phillips;

DESCRIPTION Bundle of approximately 85 documents dealing with the estate of Elizabeth Flint of Leek, Staffordshire. Elizabeth Flint the daughter of Charles Flint of Leek died on 18 November 1905 at 10 Stockwell Street, Leek at the age of 87. The documents range in date from 1852 to 1908. They are entered in the Bednall Collection in blocks at Bed Coll .No.s 955 to 970. (1) Draft statements accompanying residuary accounts -undated but after June 1907. Relates to the estate of the late Miss Elizabeth Flint of Stockwell Street, Leek, Staffordshire. This concerns UK Funds; shares in public companies; unrealised personal estate of Miss Mary Louisa Flint, deceased; Income from property which Miss E. Flint was a tenant for life under her father's will; other personal property; expenses of probate, funeral and executorship; simple contract debts listing names and what the contract was for; pecuniary legacies listing recipients; dividends since death; outstanding legacies. The simple contract debts were as follows: Eliza Maria Smith - wages; Agnes Rowley -wages; St. Edward's Leek scholars entertainment; R & M.A. Hall, Leek -coal account; Income Tax; Dr J. M. Johnson, Leek, -medical bill;' Edwin Phillips, Leek, - bill for painting; Wm. Brindley, Compton, Leek - gardening; Leek Urban Council rates; Thomas Brealey & Son - cost of repairs and alterations at Bradshaw Farm ordered by the deceased.

 

REFERENCE 967 LOCATION Trunk 2 Flint Bundle

PLACES Leek, Longsdon, Staffordshire; London; Derbyshire;

FIELD NAMES

PERSONS Flint; Challinor; Brealey; Argyles; Sleigh; Wood; Stevens; Brealey; Woolley;

DESCRIPTION Bundle of approximately 85 documents dealing with the estate of Elizabeth Flint of Leek, Staffordshire. Elizabeth Flint the daughter of Charles Flint of Leek died on 18 November 1905 at 10 Stockwell Street, Leek at the age of 87. The documents range in date from 1852 to 1908. They are entered in the Bednall Collection in blocks at Bed Coll. No.s 955 to 970. (1) Draft statements accompanying affidavit of residuary accounts dated 28 November 1905. Relates to the estate of the late Miss Elizabeth Flint of Stockwell Street, Leek, Staffordshire. Mainly stocks and shares but includes (i) a copy of Thomas Brealey's valuation of Miss Elizabeth Flint's furniture, plate and jewellery at 10 Stockwell Street, Leek i.e. 391 -2s-10d. (ii) a valuation of one Erewash Canal Company share -50. 

 

REFERENCE 968 LOCATION Trunk 2 Goodwin & Tatton

PLACES Leek, Staffordshire; London; Manchester; Birkdale, Lancashire;

FIELD NAMES

PERSONS Goodwin; Tatton; Johnstone; Rawle; Barrett; Morrison; Summerling; Gwyne; Griffiths; Cook; Bain; Jowett; Wooley; Brougham;

DESCRIPTION Copy draft of a compromise agreement (completed) dated 13 March 1905, between Stephen Goodwin & Tatton Ltd. and Others in the case of Stephen Goodwin & Tatton Ltd v Tatton (1905 S No. 269).

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REFERENCE 969 LOCATION Trunk 2

PLACES Leek, Rushton James, Staffordshire; London;

FIELD NAMES

PERSONS Baddeley; Bailey ; Challinor; Shaw; Kekewich;

DESCRIPTION Statement of claim in the case of Baddeley v Bailey and others in the High Court- Chancery before Mr. Justice Kekewich .1893 B. No.1 Challinor & Shaw, Leek, Staffordshire. The plaintiffs were: James Baddeley and Ann Buxton, widow; the defendants: Mary Bailey, spinster, Ernest Bailey and infant (by Abraham Bailey his guardian), Abraham Bailey and Herbert Bailey. The case concerned Lane End Farm at Rushton James and land called the Town Croft of which Ann Buxton had seisin having been given this by James Baddeley in March 1878.

 

REFERENCE 970 LOCATION Trunk 2

PLACES Leek, Heaton, Staffordshire; London; Chelmorten, Buxton, Derbyshire; High Week, Devonshire;

FIELD NAMES

PERSONS Alsop; Herries; Henley; Challinor; Shaw; Salt; Ritchie; Branscombe; Slack; Shufflebottom; Armett; Heath; Davenport; Moreton; Prime; Peacock; Gaunt; Knowles; Birch; Cooper;

DESCRIPTION Epitome of the will, dated 31 March 1866, of James Alsop of Leek, Staffordshire who died on 14 October 1868. Challinor & Co. Leek. His wife's name was Adelina Elizabeth Alsop. His sister Elizabeth had married William Creed Henley. Among the bequests was The Herries Family Bible which he gave to his nephew John son of his late brother John Alsop. Bequests were made to the Congregational Church, Derby Street, Leek; to the British & Foreign Bible Society; to the Colonial Missionary Society and the London Missionary Society. His silk factory, warehouse and cottages in New Street, Leek he gave to his nephews John and Robert the sons of his late brother John Alsop, together with other property at the foot of Mill Street occupied by Mrs.Davenport, Mr. Peacock, senior and junior, D. Prime, J. Moreton and J.J.Ritchie. He also gave them a silk shade in New Street " formerly belonging to Josiah Knowles". 

 

REFERENCE 971 LOCATION Trunk 2

PLACES Leek, Stafford, Staffordshire;

FIELD NAMES

PERSONS Carter; Simcock; Baddeley; Challinor; Bennet;

DESCRIPTION Five documents relating to the case of Simcock v Carter in the High Court-Queen's Bench Division 1899 S. No. 615. Bennett & Baddeley of Leek, Plaintiff's Solicitors. James Simcock claimed 100 damages for Thomas William Carter's negligence in leaving a stone quarry on Gunside near Leek and which was close to a public path, unguarded and unlit. Simcock fell into the quarry and was injured on 7 January 1899. (1) Draft statement of claim. ()2) Counsel's opinion for the defence. (3) Defence. (4) Writ of Summons 9 February 1899. (5) Copy of the instructions for the defence.

 

REFERENCE 972 LOCATION Trunk 2

PLACES Leek, Staffordshire; London;

FIELD NAMES

PERSONS Holmes; Mountfort; Spilsbury; Nixon; Challinor; Shaw; Fawcett; Fergyson;

DESCRIPTION Papers relating to a dispute in Mountford v Nixon relating to the lease of a house and shop in St. Edward Street, Leek, Staffordshire which George Holmes of Leek, glazier, devised to his wife in his will dated 24 October 1833. (1) Case for the opinion of Counsel dated 24 April 1893. (2) Conditions of sale of the late Mr. George Holme's property at No. 23 St. Edward's Street, Leek, dated 4 May 1893.
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REFERENCE 973 LOCATION Trunk 2

PLACES Leek, Staffordshire; London;

FIELD NAMES

PERSONS Goodwin; Tatton; Challinor; Shaw; Brown; Buckley; Allsop; Russell; Rowle; Johnstone; Warrington; Farwell; Younger; Barrett; Povey; Morrison;

DESCRIPTION Bundle of 24 documents, dated between 1904 and 1906, relating principally to the case of Stephen Goodwin versus Tatton Ltd in the High Court -Chancery Division 1905 S No. 2619, and related matters. See also Bednall Collection No. 969.

 

REFERENCE 974 LOCATION Trunk 2

PLACES Leek, Staffordshire; London;

FIELD NAMES

PERSONS Brown; Johnson; Goodwin; Challinor; Shaw;

DESCRIPTION Draft reconveyance, dated 17 October 1888, by the executors of the late Matthew Brown of 32 Ford Street, Leek (died 26 June 1883) to the executors of the late Stephen Goodwin. Challinor & Shaw. Engrossed 17th October 1888 on back of a mortgage dated 9th July 1877.

 

REFERENCE 975 LOCATION Trunk 2

PLACES Leek, Staffordshire; London;

FIELD NAMES

PERSONS Adams; Ridout; Challinor; Shaw;

DESCRIPTION Draft disclaimer, dated 28 May 1887, by John Adams of Leek, draper, of the trusts of the will of Harriet Ridout of Leek, widow, deceased. Challinor & Co., Leek, Staffordshire. Harriet Ridout died on 7th March 1886 and her will was proved by Thomas Shaw in the Principal Registry, on 16th  December 1886.