Bednall Collection Part 2 (BC2) No.s 1251 to 1260   

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BC2/1251

Places: Macclesfield, Wilmslow; Cheshire; Torquay, London; Leek, Staffordshire; Purley, Surrey;

Description:  [1] Draft conveyance in fee simple, free from encumbrances, dated 21 November 1907, of silk mills, warehouses, messuages, lands and hereditaments situated in Leek and Cheadle, Staffordshire, by  Messrs Arthur Nicholson  John Hall of Leek, Staffordshire, silk manufacturers and the said Mr Arthur Nicholson to Brough Nicholson & Hall Limited. Challinor & Shaw, Leek.  The consideration for the sale was the sum of £42492 for property of which  Nicholson and Hall were jointly seized and £20268 for property if which Nicholson was seized. The property to be conveyed included the silk mill called the Hope Mill, various sheds in Fountain Street, a dyeworks to the West of the mill, and many houses on Fountain Street, Leek Moor, Ashbourne Road, Cross Street and Portland Street, the York Mill on the Ashbourne Road and other property in Leek and land in Cheadle. Some of the latter had once been part of the Cheadle Glebe. Nicholson's separate property included the London Mill on the Ashbourne Road, Leek, Staffordshire.

[2] Brough Nicholson & Hall Limited. Draft special resolutions and notice of extra-ordinary meeting of the Company to be held at the Company's registered office on Cruso Street, Leek on 12 December 1919. Various resolutions concerning an increase in the Company's capital are included.

[3] Brough Nicholson & Hall Limited. Printed notice of special resolutions and notice of extra-ordinary meeting of the Company to be held at the Company's registered office on Cruso Street, Leek on 12 December 1919. Various resolutions concerning an increase in the Company's capital are included.

[4] Printed return of allotments of bonus shares amongst holders of ordinary shares in Brough Nicholson & Hall Limited made on the 29 December 1919. Certificate Number 95360. Thirteen share holders are listed, 4 were members of the Nicholson family and  3 of the Hall family.

[5] Particulars  of Contract re the issuing of shares in the company Brough, Nicholson & Hall Limited of Leek, Staffordshire, silk manufacturers29 December 1919.

[6] Notice of increase in the Nominal Capital of Brough Nicholson & Hall Limited, to the Registrar of Joint Stock Companies dated 29 December 1919.  It states that by a special resolution of the Company dated 12 December 1919 and confirmed on 29 December 1919 the nominal capital of the Company had been increased by the addition of £200000 divided into two hundred thousand ordinary £1 shares beyond the registered capital of £270000.

[7] Letter, dated 29 March 1919, from the Registrar of Joint stock Companies to Messrs Brough Nicholson & Hall Limited of Leek, Staffordshire concerning the costs payable on an increase of the Companies Nominal Capital.

[8] Resolution to be passed by the Directors of Messrs Brough Nicholson & Hall Limited, silk manufacturers, Leek, Staffordshire, allotting shares, 29 December 1919. Gives details of the allocation.

[9] Printed Memorandum and Articles of Association of Brough Nicholson & Hall Limited of Leek, Staffordshire dated 18 October 1907. The directors were Arthur Nicholson of Highfield Hall, Leek, silk manufacturer; John Hall of Ball Haye Hall, Leek, silk manufacturer; John Howe Hall of Ball Haye Hall, silk manager; George Hambleton Hall of the Park, Leek, silk manager; Henry salt  of Graystones, Leek, cashier; Arthur Falkner Nicholson of Highfield Hall, Leek, silk manufacturer;  Alfred Howard Moore, Luxmore, Leek, manager.

[10]Draft power of attorney, dated 10 January 1921, by Brough Nicholson & Hall Limited of Leek, Staffordshire to Walter Williams Ltd of 508 Read Building, 45 Saint Alexander Street, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, manufacturers' agents.  Williams Ltd were given powers to demand and receive money from any of the firm's customers and debtors residing in or carrying on business in Canada and to carry on action in the courts where necessary.

[11] (A) Type written copy letter to Sir Arthur Nicholson re Brough Nicholson & Hall Limited of Leek, Staffordshire and the proposed issue of 15000 shares to Mr Hall in redemption of debt dated 15 May 1924. (B) Brough Nicholson & Hall Limited of Leek, Staffordshire, form of application for shares.

[12] Draft letter, dated 20 May 1924,  from  Challinor & Shaw of Leek, Staffordshire  to Brough Nicholson & Hall Limited of Leek respecting results of our inspecting the company's deeds.

[13] Letter, dated 15 December 1919, from Arthur Nicholson of Brough Nicholson & Hall Ltd, Leek, Staffordshire, to Mr Shaw of Challinors & Shaw of Leek, solicitors confirming that resolutions concerning an increase in the company's capital had been duly passed at a meeting the previous Friday.  He asks Shaw to get all the details ready for putting them into effect.

[14] Three page letter, dated 20 December 1919, Arthur Nicholson of Brough Nicholson & Hall Ltd, Leek, Staffordshire, to Mr Shaw of Challinors & Shaw of Leek, solicitors and enclosing full names and addresses of the shareholders and indicating how the Directors would allot the £135000 worth of shares.

[15] Letter, dated 20 November 1919, from Hooper & Son, Law Partnership Agents, 14 Distaff Lane, London to Messrs Challinor & Shaw, Leek, Staffordshire re Messrs Brough Nicholson & Hall Ltd. Of Leek. This confirms that all the papers relating to the increase in the Company's capital are in order and had been submitted to the Registrar as requested.  The stamp duty to be paid is stated.

[16]Letter, dated 30 November 1919, from Hooper & Son, Law Partnership Agents, 14 Distaff Lane, London to Messrs Challinor & Shaw, Leek, Staffordshire re Messrs Brough Nicholson & Hall Ltd. Of Leek. This confirms that they had filed additional documents sent by Challinors the previous day, with the Registrar after slightly altering the special resolutions. Fees arranged to £511-0-6.

Names: Abbott; Armett; Austin; Ball; Barlow; Belfield; Bentley; Berrisford; Bold;  Brentnall; Brooks;  Brough; Buxton; Carr; Cartledge; Carlos; Cope; Chorlton;  Cumberlidge; Davies; Done; Edge;  Faulkner; Fisher; Fogg;  Forester; Freeman; Frost; Fynney; Hall; Heapy; Gaunt; Godwin; Gould; Gywnne; Hales; Hamilton; Hargreaves; Hammond; Hassall; Haywood; Hollinshead; Holmes; Horton; Jones; Kay; Kiek; Lees; Locksley; Lovatt; Lupus; Mather; Matthews; Mellor; Milward; Moore; Mycock; Nicholson; Nadin; Newall; Nixon; Nuth; Overfield; Pakeman;  Pedley; Phillips; Pickford; Potts; Povey; Poyser; Putman; Renshaw; Rhudde; Robinson; Rushton; Salt; Shaw; Sherratt; Shufflebotham; Sigley; Simpson; Smith; Spilsbury; Stanier; Stretton; Strickland; Tatton; Thompson; Tomkinson; Turner; Turnock; Welsh; White; Williams;

 

BC2/1252

Places: Manchester; Leek, Staffordshire;

Description:  [1] Draft agreement and rules of the Leek Fustian Cutting Association. Challinor & Co., Leek, Staffordshire, 1884. The agreement was between William Saddington Watson and Charles Watson trading together under the style of Watson & Co.,  Henry Dishley  and William Smith trading together under the style Henry Dishley & Co, Henry Brunt, William Bratt and Charles Birch all of Leek, Staffordshire and several persons and firms whose names are hereunto subscribed.   Its states that fustian coating in Leek was a new trade "so far as the employment of people in Leek is concerned" and the above mentioned persons had incurred and were incurring expenses in introducing and establishing the trade.  They had therefore agreed to form an association and to contribute money to meet all costs incurred by the association, the committee or its secretary  and to observe and perform the articles, rules and regulations subsequently specified. One of the rules concerned uniform prices to be paid by members of the association to their workpeople for cutting and prices are listed, e,g for each piece of cloth 110 yards in length and 18 inches in width 8/-,  if 19 inches wide 8/6, if 20.5 inches in width 10/-, if 24 inches in width 11/-. and so on. All new employees were to enter into 12 month contracts with their employers and pay 20/- to their employer by instalments for being taught, and a 25% deduction for the first piece cut by the learner with a further deduction for every hole and 6d each for rents and tears.  All knives and guides broken by workpeople were to be charged against the workperson at the rate of 4d for knives and 3d for guides. There were also fines for breaches of the rules and anyone wishing to leave had to give one months notice.

[2] Leek Fustian Cutting Association: draft rules for workpeople. Challinor & Co., Leek, Staffordshire.  The rules concerned, amongst other things,  indecent behaviour, bad language, smoking (banned in any workroom), wilful damage to workpieces, holes in a piece,  breaking tools, absent without leave.

[3] Leek Fustian Cutting Association: Draft rules for workpeople. As above but contains current piece prices.

[4] The Leek Fustian Cutting Association: draft agreement with workpeople. One draft is for workmen over 21 and the other for workmen under 21. In these agreements the workmen agrees to work as a fustian cutter, on every week day, without intermission, except in case of illness, for 12 calendar months. They  were to serve  for the hours stated in the rules of the mill and be subject to the rules and regulations relating to fustian cutters in force in the mill.. Other conditions added in pencil. Undated.

[5] The Leek Fustian Cutting Association: draft agreement with workpeople. As [4] above but with slight differences. Undated.

[6] The Leek Fustian Cutting Association: Draft instructions to Counsel to settle rules and contracts with workpeople, Challinor & Co., Leek, Staffordshire, July 1884. This states that the Association had been recently formed for the mutual protection and benefit of the firms seeking to establish the industry in Leek. The main object of the Association was said to be "to prevent the workpeople, who are called cutters, being employed by other members of the Association before they have completed the Contract of Service with the employer with whom they had previously been engaged.  The workpeople "soon become proficient but the employer sustains a loss while they are learning".  To meet this loss, it was proposed by the Association, that each "fresh hand" should cut 2 pieces of fustian without wages and if these were not perfect, a third.  Other points concerning the contracts are raised for Counsel's opinion.   For information it states that " Fustian to be cut is received by the Leek manufacturer in lengths from the dealer (principally Manchester houses) with the length stamped thereon.  These lengths have to be accepted by both manufacturer and cutter.  If not cut to their satisfaction, the dealers deduct a varying amount from the sum agreed to be paid for the cutting.

[7] The Leek Fustian Cutting Association: Draft instructions to Counsel to settle rules and contracts with workpeople, Challinor & Co., Leek, Staffordshire, July 1884. Marked "Mr W. H. Cross -3 g[uinea]s. Substantially as [6] but with Counsel's note dated 21 July 1884.. The Counsel was Mr. M.H. Cross, Northern Circuit, Manchester.

[8] Press copy decided case (Warburton v Heyworth] relevant to the wording of The Leek Fustian Cutting Association's contracts and rules for workpeople.

[9] Letter, dated 18 July 1884,  from M.H.Cross, Manchester to Challinors, Leek, Staffordshire re the Leek Fustian Cutting Association's contracts and rules for workpeople. Cross apologised for not having sent the documents and stated he would send them the following day or "by Monday at the latest".

NamesBirch; Bratt; Brunt;  Challinor; Dishley; Smith; Watson;

 

BC2/1253

Places: Buglawton, Congleton, Cheshire; London; Hanley, Leek, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire;

Description: Abstract of release in fee from Mr Henry Jones and Elizabeth his wife and   to Joseph Salt of messuages or houses, gardens and  near the bottom of Mill Street, Leek, Staffordshire, the property of Miss Ann Bramwell and Mrs Thorpe, Gaunt, Leek, Staffordshire, 1834.   The indentures of lease and release were dated 9 & 10 May 1814 and were between "(1) Henry Jones gent, and Elizabeth his  wife (late Elizabeth Mellor spinster); (2)Thomas Phillips  the younger, silk manufacturer and Jane his wife (then late Jane Mellor spinster);  (3)Edward Sikes Mellor, manufacturer of fustian and calico and Mary his wife; [4] Frances Salt, widow of Thomas Salt yeomen then deceased; [5] Joseph Salt, cheese factor ( a trustee for the purposes of the now reciting indenture as thereafter mentioned); [6] Richard Bramwell, silk twister and Ellen his wife (theretofore Ellen Salt daughter of the said Thomas Salt by the said Frances his wife) and (7) Benjamin Woolfe, ironmonger.

This recites an indenture of feoffment with livery and seisin duly endorsed, dated 28th February 1800 and made between (1) William Challinor gent, (2) Joseph Mellor gent and Susannah his wife, (3) the said Henry Jones and (4) the Revd. John Lawton.

The property is described as " All that messuage or dwelling house (then divided into two dwellings sitting, standing and being  in or near the bottom of  Mill Street, Leek,  wherein Richard Bramwell and William Hall  then had for several years, and said Richard Bramwell  and his son-in-law Thomas Mycock did then inhabit and dwell. Together with the garden or backsides and hemp butt thereto adjoining and belonging.. And also three cottages standing near the before mentioned messuage, wherein George Cumberledge, John Bennett and John Fynney did theretofore and Ann Gould, Samuel Broster and Esther Cumberlidge did then respectively dwell.  Together with the butcher's shop then lately erected by the said Richard Bramwell adjoining to one of the last mentioned houses and where a cowhouse before stood…..all of which are situated, lying and being in the BL of Leek and were heretofore purchased by said Joseph Mellor from John Livesley.  Some genealogical information given.

[2] Press copy of an abstract of the title of Allen Ireland Nixon and others to several houses, shade and hereditaments situated in Mill Street, Leek, Staffordshire. Challinor & Co., Leek. The title starts with the will of Allen Ireland Nixon the elder, of Leek, Staffordshire, carpenter dated 27 November 1855 and ends with the death of Mrs Margaret Nixon on 10 April 1879.  The property is described as "all his divers freehold cottages, etc, twisting shade (with the several small houses under the said twisting shade or rooms), hereditaments and premises etc, situate, lying and being in Mill Street otherwise Hollow Lane in Leek aforesaid, then in his own possession, Thomas Goddard and others tenants thereof to him. And also a certain cottage on the Buxton Road, Leek. The testator died 4 December 1855 and his will was proven at Stoke-on-Trent on 25 April 1856.

[3] Press copy abstract of the title of Allen Ireland Nixon junior to a house and hereditaments situate on Buxton Road, Leek, Staffordshire. Challinor & Co., Leek 1879. This starts with the will of Allen Ireland Nixon of Leek, Staffordshire, carpenter dated 27 November 1855 and includes a statutory declaration by his widow Mrs Margaret Nixon concerning her the value of her husband's inventory and the amounts of his funeral and other expenses, debts and "the amount needed to complete the house unfinished on his death".

[4]Miscellaneous letters.

[A] Note dated 26 August 1882, from William Bloor  with instructions re the conveyance of Tatton's houses to Louisa Jane Bloor wife of John Bloor of Stockwell Street, Leek, Staffordshire. [B] Letter, dated 28 August 1882,  from Messrs Henshaw & Shawbury of Hanley, Staffordshire to Messrs Challinor & Co, Leek, Staffordshire re Nixon to Bloor. Concerns the title to Mrs Bloor's property. [C] Letter, dated 30August 1882,  from Messrs Henshaw & Shawbury of Hanley, Staffordshire to Messrs Challinor & Co, Leek, Staffordshire re Nixon to Bloor. [D] Letter, dated 18 October 1882, from Messrs Hacker & Allen of Leek, Staffordshire to Messrs Challinor & Co of Leek, re Mrs Plant's contract of sale to James Adams of 3 cottages no's 44, 46 and 48 Mill Street, Leek. [E] Letter, dated 25 October 1882, from Messrs Hacker & Allen of Leek, Staffordshire to Messrs Challinor & Co of Leek, re Mrs Plant's contract. [F]

[5] Miscellaneous notes (three) re births, deaths, etc, of Nixon's family.

[6] Nixon's family accounts dated 6 September 1882.

[7] Mr Dishley's account1879 to 1883. Cash payments and rent re Mrs Tatton, Mrs Howes, Mrs Plant and Allen Nixon.

[8] Copy conditions of sale of freehold shade and houses situated in Mill Street, Leek, Staffordshire at the Swan Hotel, Leek on Tuesday 9th May 1882. A memo attached, shows that Mrs Ann Plant of Mill Street, Leek became the purchaser by private contract of Lot 3 and paid £200 for this.

[9] Conditions of sale of freehold shade and houses situated in Mill Street, Leek, Staffordshire at the Swan Hotel, Leek on Tuesday 9th May 1882. Signed and stamped memos are attached that show that Allen Ireland Nixon of Mill Street, Leek, silk worker, bought Lot 1 for £150; Mr Samuel Tatton of Mill Street, horse breaker bought Lot 2 for £210;  Mrs Ann Plant of Mill Street, Leek became the purchaser by private contract of Lot 3 for £200 and George Walters of St. Edward Street, Leek, greengrocer bought Lot 4 by private contract for £180. A printed sales notice describes the property as Lot 1 Two houses no's 34 and 36 occupied by Samuel Tatton and Allen Nixon and  plot of land; Lot 2: Three houses no's 38, 40 and 42 occupied by  Josh. Stonehewer, Mrs Plant and Michael Moran; Lot 3: Three houses no's 44, 46 and 48 occupied by Enoch Fisher, Michael J. Finigen and Maria Plant;  Lot 4 A shade containing two floors with 8 gates and 6 houses, no's 52, 54, 56, 58, 60 and 62occupied by William Wardle, Charles Pegg, Albert E. Waring, Emma Hill and Prudence Lovatt. All the property is in Mill Street.

[10] Case for the opinion of counsel (Mr W. B. Badnall) on aspects of the will of  Allen Ireland Nixon the elder of Leek, Staffordshire, carpenter, deceased, who died on 4 December 1855.  Challinor & Co., Leek, Staffordshire undated but with counsel's opinion incorporated and signed W. B. Badnall, Lincoln's Inn and dated 17 April 1882. Challinors wanted to know whether the surviving children of the testator were entitled in fee simple to the real estate he had devised and whether they could make a good title to any purchaser.

Names: Adams; Badnall; Bennett; Bloor; Bradbury; Bramwell; Broster; Brough; Challinor; Condlyffe; Cumberledge; Flanagan; Fynney; Gaunt; Goddard; Goodwin; Gould; Hall; Hales; Henshaw; Hill; Howes; Hulme; Jones; Kidd; Lawton; Livesley; Malkin; Mellor; Mycock; Nixon; Pegg; Phillips; Plant; Salt; Smith; Stafford; Spright; Swindells; Tatton; Thorpe; Warren; Woolfe;  

BC2/1254

Places: Macclesfield, Cheshire; Manchester; London; Leek, Alstonefield, Staffordshire;   

Description: Documents relating to the bankruptcy of Peter Jackson of Ball Haye Green, Leek, Staffordshire, silk manufacturer.

[1]Copy lease, dated 27 November 1856, from Mrs Hannah Brocklehurst  of New Cottage, Quarnford, Alstonefield, Staffordshire, widow of George Brocklehurst, to Peter Jackson of  Ball Haye Green, Leek, Staffordshire, silk manufacturer, of  two houses and outbuildings in Ball Haye Green, Leek,  occupied by Peter Jackson,  for 13 years at an annual rent of £12.

[2] Mr Redfern of Leek, Staffordshire, solicitor, bill, dated 18 September 1858, against Peter Jackson of Leek, relatng to costs incurred in connection with the purchase of 2 houses and gardens in Ball Haye Green, Leek.

[3] Schedule of title deeds, dated 30 January 1861,  relating to a messuage, land and premises in Ball Haye Green, Leek, Staffordshire belonging to Hannah Brocklehurst of Gradbach, Staffordshire and in mortgage to the Trustees of the Methodist Royal Union Friendly Society held at Flash, Staffordshire, as security for £170 and interest at 4.5%

The title commences in 1826 and is signed by Richard Wood and Matthew Brocklehurst, trustees of the Flash Friendly Society and witnessed by George smith of Leek, solicitor.

[4] Schedule of title deeds, dated 30 December 1863,  relating to freehold premises in Ball Haye Green, Leek, Staffordshire belonging to Peter Jackson of Leek, Staffordshire and in mortgage to the Leek Permanent Benefit Building society as security of 30 shares or £300.  The abstract commences with indentures of lease and release between (1) James Fernyhough, (20 George Ridgway Killmister and (3) William Gratton, dated 20 & 21 August 1823 and continues  up o an indenture between Jackson and the Building Society's trustees dated 30 December 1863.

[5] Minutes of Mrs Brocklehurst's title (1826 to 1861. to property on Ball Haye Green, Leek, Staffordshire, 18 October 1866. Solicitor's additional explanatory notes on title.

[6] Draft letter, dated 15 September 1866, from  Messrs Challinor & Co, Leek, Staffordshire, solicitors, to the creditors of Peter Jackson of Leek, Silk manufacture, stating that they had been instructed to take proceedings for bankruptcy against him. However (the note continues) when Jackson was interviewed they found that he had "lost or been robbed of about £900" so that, in their view, an assignment was preferable. The creditors were invited to attend a meeting of creditors in Challinors' office, the following Monday.

[7] Letter, dated 15 September 1866,  from [T Shaw?] to Joseph Challinor of Leek, Staffordshire, re Peter Jackson. The writer states that Jackson was to call on him with a statement of his (Jackson's) affairs.  Jackson had stated that "he had no books" and owed about £1000 to unsecured creditors and about £250 to secured creditors and others.  A list of Jackson's assets is included in the text, i.e. Book Debts: £100; Silk in stock: £414; Machinery, furniture (unvalued;  3 cottages, a winding room and warehouse: £400.

[8]Formal Birmingham District Bankruptcy Court summons to attend the Court on 16 November 1866, re the deed of assignment for the benefit of the creditors of Peter Jackson of Ball Haye Green, Leek, Staffordshire, silk manufacturer.

[9] Draft schedule, assignments and papers (5 items altogether) on registration of deed of Peter Jackson's assignment. Dated 2 October 1866. [A] Statement on oath by Peter Jackson of Ball Haye Green, Leek, Staffordshire, silk manufacturer, concerning a deed of conveyance, dated 17 September 1866, of all Jackson's estate and effects  to William Bullock of Macclesfield, Cheshire, silk merchant and Thomas Wardle of Leek, silk dyer, to be applied and administered for the benefit of Jackson's creditors. Signed and witnessed. [B] Affidavit, dated 2 October 1866, by Peter Jackson stating that the attached accounts [items D & E] were true accounts of all his debts above £10, the estimated value of securities held for them and the names and addresses of creditors. [C] Memorandum of Peter Jackson of Leek, Staffordshire's deed of conveyance, dated 17 September 1866, of all his estates and effects to trustees for the benefit of his creditors,  which was registered in the Birmingham District Court of Bankruptcy. [D] A full account of the debts of Peter Jackson of Ball Haye Green, Leek, Staffordshire, silk manufacturer. Ten creditors are listed who assented to the assignment. Their addresses and the amounts they were owed are given. Undated. [E] Revised version of [item D] account of the debts of Peter Jackson of Ball Haye Green, Leek, Staffordshire, silk manufacturer. Eleven creditors are listed who assented to the assignment. Their addresses and the amounts they were owed are given. Signed by Thomas Redfern and dated 2 October 1866

[10]  Peter Jackson's estate: List of debts owing by the estate and calculation of dividend. Undated.

 Names:  Allen; Beardmore; Brealey; Brocklehurst; Bullock; Carr; Challinor; Child; Clemsha; Cruso; Faulkner; Fernyhough; Flint;  Fowler; Fynney; Gaunt; Godwin;  Gratton; Hammersley; Hulme; Jackson; Jennings; Johnson; Killmister; Knowles; Lowe;  Lowndes; Martin; Maydew; Morris;  Oliver; Platt; Prior; Redfern; Ridout; Sleigh; Smith; Sutton; Tatton; Travis; Wardle;  Woolliscroft; Wood; Worthington;

 

 

BC2/1255

Places: Manchester; Leek, Staffordshire; Leeds, Yorkshire;       

Description:  Documents relating to the assignment and sale of the estate and effects of Peter Jackson of Ball Haye Green, Leek, Staffordshire 1866-

[1] Printed application form for the insertion of a notice in the Manchester Daily Examiner and Times. Attached is a printed advert for the sale by auction at the Swan Inn, Leek, Staffordshire on 18 October 1866,  of the estate and effects of Peter Jackson of Leek, silk manufacturer, under an assignment for the benefit of his creditors. The property included houses  no.s 11 and 13 Ball Haye Green and a newly erected and substantially built warehouse with winding room over situated at the back of the houses. There was also a garden adjoining the warehouse and extending to Pump Street to which it had a frontage of 20'. 

[2] Letter, dated 26 April 1867, from Thomas Wardle of Leek Brook, Leek, Staffordshire to W. Bullock re the bill of the auctioneer (Hillyard) who sold the estate and effects of Peter Jackson of Leek, Staffordshire, silk manufacturer. Wardle had some doubts about the account which originally accompanied the letter.

[3] Mr W. M. Hillyard's account with the assignees of Peter Jackson of Leek, Staffordshire under a deed of assignment for the benefit of creditors. October to November 1866.  It includes silk machinery and fixtures, stock in trade of silk, furniture and garden tools. The types of silk are mentioned. The sale raised £299-19s-11d gross and on this Hillyard's expenses and commission amounted to £49-13s-8d.

[4]Mr W. M. Hillyard's account, dated 24 April 1866, for the second sale of Peter Jackson of Leek, Staffordshire's estate and effects. The account was submitted to Jackson's assignees and in contrast to item 3 above, details Hillyard's costs, e.g. for writing out the advert of sale, the cost of printing 100 bills, to folding bills, putting them in envelopes and addressing them and also the cost of paying a man to deliver them.

[5] Draft advertisement for the sale by Mr Hillyard at the Swan Inn, Leek, Staffordshire, on 18 October 1866, of Mrs Brocklehurst's property on Ball Haye Green, Leek, Staffordshire "now or lately in the occupation of Peter Jackson". The property consisted of  2 dwellings and premises thereto belonging, on Ball Haye Green, Leek. The two dwellings were said be "now occupied as one dwelling".

[6] Conditions of sale  of two houses a warehouse and garden adjoining, situated in Brunt's Lane and Pump Street,  Ball Haye Green, Leek, Staffordshire as described in the particulars annexed, marker 1. The property was offered for sale by William Bullock and Thomas Wardle, trustees under a deed of conveyance and assignment by Peter Jackson of Leek for the benefit of his creditors. In addition there were two houses on Ball Haye Green (then occupied as one) and offered for sale by George Brocklehurst and Hannah his wife. The sale was to take place at the Swan Inn, Leek on 18 October 1866. Two printed newspaper adverts are attached to the front page of this document. A note on the back states that Hillyard put Jackson's property up as one lot and there was only one bid, £240 by Mr Mollatt. The cottages and back premises up to and in line with the warehouse -only one bid of £90- £100 by Shenton; warehouse and land £80 no other bid and all the property was withdrawn. The same results were obtained with regard to the Brocklehurst's cottages which were also withdrawn.

[7] Mr Peter Jackson's estate: Account of receipts and payments for 1866.

[8] A further version of W. M. Hillyard's account for the results of the sale of Peter Jackson's (of Ball Haye Green, Leek) sale October to November 1866.

[9] Mr W. M. Hillyard's valuation of the silk in stock, machinery, warehouse and counting house fixtures, household furniture and other effects and accounts owing for goods, of Peter Jackson of Ball Haye Green, Leek, Staffordshire, silk manufacturer.  September 1866. The total sum was £606-13s-10d of which silks in stock accounted for £437-7s-6d, accounts owing for goods £40-9s-10d; silk machinery and fixtures in winding rooms numbers 1, 2 & 3 £37-14s-0d; Warehouse and counting house fixtures £20-5s-6d and household furniture and other effects £70-17s-0d.

[10] Mr W Hillyard's bill, dated April 1867 to the assignees of Peter Jackson of Ball Haye Green, Leek, Staffordshire, silk manufacturer.  A further bill in which Hillyard sets out his account in greater detail.

[11] Schedule of  Peter Jackson's assets 1 October 1866. Amongst these are debts owed by firms he was trading with "Mr Bowers £36-15s-9d; Mr Utley £60-10s-0d;  Mr Chapman £4-1s-6d; Mr Pigeon £3-15-4d; Fletcher £66-0s-0d."  Total value of assets estimated to be £1128-7s-7d.

[12] Memo re Peter Jackson's creditors, assets, etc. 13 September 1866. This again mentions  Mr Bowers of King Street ?  Pigeon of Oldham Street, Manchester; Chapman of Princes street, Manchester.

[13] Bundle of 6 returned bills drawn by Peter Jackson. All are signed, stamped and endorsed on the back and have labels attached by various notaries. The bills are dated between 25 June 1862 and 14 December 1863. Details (A) Edward Hutchinson to John Rollason, Iron Merchant & Metal Broker  16 Albert Street, Manchester £15-4s-6d Issued 25 June 1862 for payment in 3 months. (B) Peter Jackson to Samuel Booth, 38 Cannon Street, Manchester. £115-13s-9d. Issued 1 August 1863 for payment in 4 months; (C ) Peter Jackson to Samuel Booth, 38 Cannon Street, Manchester. £49-17s-3d. Issued 7 September 1863 for payment in 4 months; (D) Peter Jackson to Samuel Booth, 38 Cannon Street, Manchester. £48-15s-3d. Issued 26 September 1863 for payment in 4 months; [E] Peter Jackson to Samuel Booth, 38 Cannon Street, Manchester. £68-5s-9d. Issued 8 October 1863 for payment in 4 months; (F) Peter Jackson to Wm Ruddock, Cloth Hat Manufacturer, Lady Lane, Leeds, £7-13s for value received . Issued 14 December 1863 for payment 2 months after date.

[14] Seventeen, signed, printed receipts for a dividend of 3s 11d in the pound paid  by Messrs William Bullock and Thomas Wardle, Trustees of the estate of Peter Jackson late of Leek, silk manufacturer, on the individual claims. Some of the receipts are also stamped. There are also 2 unused receipts.

Names: Bellinson; Bullock; Brocklehurst; Bowers; Challinor; Chapman; Gibson; Hillyard; Hudson; Jackson; Mollatt; Morley; Pidgeon; Poultney; Poyser; Shenton;

 

BC2/1256

Places: Birmingham; London; Manchester; Leek, Staffordshire;

Description: Miscellaneous, unindexed notes, letters, bills and receipts relating to Peter Jackson of Ball Haye Green, Leek, Staffordshire, silk manufacturer, and the assignment of his estate and effects for the benefit of his creditors, 1866. These include a note of  addresses used by Peter Jackson after he left Leek, i.e. Mr J. Shepherd, Commercial Hotel, Lower Street, Manchester and  c/o H. Jackson, Springfield Lane, Lower Crumsall, near Cheetham's Hill, Manchester.

The bills fall into two broad groups domestic bills for food, drink, etc [BC2/1256/3] and  bills and letters concerning Peter Jackson's silk business [BC2/1256/2].

[4] James Griffin of Bennett's Hill, Birmingham 4 February 1867. Bill to Challinor & Co, of Leek, Staffordshire, solicitors, for legal services provided with respect to the Peter Jackson of Leek, Staffordshire, silk manufacturer.

[5] Hacker & Bloore of Leek, Staffordshire, solicitors, bill, dated 30 December 1863 re the matter of Peter Jackson of Leek

[6) General letter, dated 17 September 1866, informing recipients that at a meeting of the creditors of Peter Jackson of Leek, silk manufacturer, it had been decided Jackson should execute an assignment to Messrs Bullock of Macclesfield and Thomas Wardle of Leek Brook, silk dyer for the general benefit of his creditors. A rough statement of Jackson's affairs was included showing assets of £835-11s-10d and debts of £1109-10s-5d.

[7] Six miscellaneous letters relating to the case of Peter Jackson of Leek, silk manufacturer and all dating between 1866 and 1867.

[8] Two signed assents to the deed of assignment of the estates and effects of Peter Jackson of Leek, Staffordshire, silk manufacturer. Dated 19th and 25 September 1866 respectively.

[9]  Miscellaneous notes (4) concerning Mr Peter Jackson's  assets and debts 17 September 1866.

[10] Memo,  dated 31 December 1866, re arrangements to give up possession of houses forming part of the estate of Peter Jackson of Leek, Staffordshire, silk manufacturer, to the mortgagees, i.e. the Leek Permanent Benefit Building Society after Jackson's assignees had removed any furniture and fittings.

. Names: Allen; Bloore; Bowers; Bullock; Challinor; Chapman; Clemsha; Dean; Godwin; Griffin; Hacker; Headson; Jackson; Jennings; Lawrence;  Lowe; Martin; Morris; Pigeon; Platt; Prior; Ridgway; Shaw; Utley; Wardle;

 

BC2/1257

Places: Birmingham; Manchester; Stockport; Leek,  Staffordshire; Leeds, Yorkshire;

Description: Documents relating to the assignment of the estate and effects of Peter Jackson of Leek, Staffordshire, silk manufacturer 1866-67. They include details of an investigations by a Manchester detective, of Jackson's claim to have been robbed of £900 (£235 in gold the rest in notes) between  Lever Street, Manchester and Stockport on 3 September .

[1] Memorandum, dated 13 November 1866, of a statement by Patrick Shandley, 40 Grosvenor Street, Manchester of his investigation into Jackson's assertion that he was robbed of £900.

[2] Instructions to examine Peter Jackson of Leek, Staffordshire. Challinor & Co., Leek, Staffordshire, solicitors, 16 November 1866.

[3] Three letters, dated 10, 12 and 16 November 1866 respectively, from James Griffin of Bennett's Hill, Birmingham to Challinor & Co., Leek, Staffordshire, relating to Peter Jackson's claim that £900 had been stolen from him.

. Names: Bull; Bullock; Challinor; Davidson; Fletcher; Gibson; Hammond; Inkcliffe; Jackson; Jennings; Jones; Martin; Maxwell; Mitchell; Morris; Myatt; Pochin; Sansam; Shandley; Turner; Verity; Wardle;

 

BC2/1258

Places: Northampton; Leek,  Staffordshire;

Description: [1] Remarks on draft deed of  partnership between George Henry Bermingham of Leek, Staffordshire and Frederick John Gibson, of Northampton,  1888.

[2] Draft articles of partnership between George Henry Bermingham of Leek, Staffordshire, silk manufacturer and Frederick John Gibson of 67 Sheep Street, Northampton, commercial traveller,  Challinor & Co., Leek, Staffordshire, dated 27 July 1888. The partnership had commenced the previous 1st January, with a capital of £9336, trading as "Bermingham & Gibson from premises called Fountain Mills, Leek, Staffordshire. Provision was made for the employment of Bermingham's brother Michael in the business.

[3] Twenty-one letters and notes re the partnership between  G. H. Bermingham of Leek, Staffordshire, silk manufacturer and his partner F. J. Gibson, 31 August 1887 to 5 April 1888.

[4] Instructions for an agreement of partnership between G.H.  Bermingham of Leek, Staffordshire, silk manufacturer and F. J. Gibson of Northampton, commercial traveller, 14 January 1888.

[5] Draft replies to Messrs Beeke & Green's queries  re the draft agreement of partnership between Messrs Bermingham & Gibson, 9 April 1888.

[6] Remarks by Messrs Beeke & Green re Bermingham & Gibson, 23 April 1888. Concerns details of the draft agreement.

[7]Draft replies to Messrs Beeke & Green's remarks  re the draft agreement of partnership between Messrs Bermingham & Gibson, 2 May 1888.

[8] Thirteen letters covering correspondence between Challinor & Co, of Leek, Staffordshire solicitors, and Messrs Beeke & Green and others,  re the dissolution of the Bermingham & Gibson silk manufacturing business.

[9] Office copy deed of dissolution of the partnership  of Messrs Bermingham & Gibson of Leek, Staffordshire, silk manufacturers, Challinor & Shaw, Leek, 18 February 1890.

[10] Notice of the dissolution of the partnership  of Messrs Bermingham & Gibson of Leek, Staffordshire, silk manufacturers.  The document is signed, witnessed and stamped "received 14 March 1890.  It is attached to a signed, witnessed and stamped declaration, dated 10 March 1890, by Thomas Robinson of Leek, Staffordshire, managing clerk of Messrs Challinor & Shaw, solicitors, that he saw  Geo. H. Bermingham sign the notice of dissolution of the Bermingham & Gibson partnership.

[11] Bermingham, Leek, Staffordshire. List of bills owing 21 July 1890.

Names: Beeke; Bermingham; Challinor; Gibson; Green; Robinson; Shaw

 

BC2/1259

Places: London; Leek,  Staffordshire; Birmingham, Warwickshire;

Description: Documents relating to Andrew Jukes Worthington of Leek, Staffordshire, silk manufacturer.

[1] Articles of co-partnership in the business of silk manufacture between Ernest Jukes Worthington,  Philip Jukes Worthington both of Leek, Staffordshire and both silk manufacturers and Henry Russell of King Street, Cheapside, London, silk agent, dated 29 September 1875. Signed, witnessed and stamped.  The document states that Ernest Jukes Worthington  had been in business as a silk manufacturer for some time, trading under the name A. J. Worthington & Co., and had agreed to take Philip Jukes Worthington and Henry Russell into partnership. Ernest Worthington also possessed an estate in a silk mill, the land it stood on and in the machinery it contained which was subject to  a mortgage (dated 20 May 1870) as security for £2400 and interest due to Anne Cruso, William Beaumont Badnall, Hugh Ford Bacon and Thomas Brealey. The property was also subject to other charges in favour of Sarah Worthington and William Adams.  Taking these into accounts, Worthington was deemed to have brought £4353-17s-10d into the partnership, Henry Russell brought a total of £3300.  The partners agreed to trade under the name A. J. Worthington & Co, for 14 years, carrying on business in the mill premises in Leek.

[2] Summary  of the trading accounts of Messrs A. J. Worthington & Co., of Leek, Staffordshire, silk manufacturers, for the 5 years ending 30th June 1883.

[3] Expenses of Messrs A. J. Worthington & Co., of Leek, Staffordshire, silk manufacturers, for the years ending 30th June 1882 and 30 June 1883.

[4] Expenses of Messrs A. J. Worthington & Co., of Leek, Staffordshire, silk manufacturers, for the years ending 30th June 1882 and 30 June 1883. Laundy & Co, Chartered Accountants, Birmingham.

[5] Memorandum showing agreement of the working account with the balance sheet of Messrs A. J. Worthington & Co., of Leek, Staffordshire, silk manufacturers, 30 June 1883. Laundy & Co, Chartered Accountants, Birmingham.

[6] Salaries paid by Messrs A. J. Worthington & Co., of Portland Mills, Leek, Staffordshire and 8 King Street, Cheapside, London, silk manufacturers, 19 November 1884.

[7] Summary  of the London trading accounts of Messrs A. J. Worthington & Co., of Leek, Staffordshire, silk manufacturers, for the years (January to December) 1868 and 1883.

[8] Balance of account as at 31 December 1883 for Messrs A. J. Worthington & Co., of Leek, Staffordshire, silk manufacturers.

[9] Epitome of the will of Andrew Jukes Worthington of Leek, Staffordshire, silk manufacturer, dated 28 February 1870. Testator died 21 December 1873 and his will was proved at the Principal Registry on 8 April 1874. Sworn under £8000.

[10]  Memorandum re the accounts of A. J. Worthington & Co, of Leek, Staffordshire, silk manufacturers to 31 December 1883. Handwritten notes and comments. Also  (b) a rough list of salaries.

[11] Extracts from a lease by Thomas Kelly Faulls of King Street, Cheapside, London, hotel proprietor to Messrs A. J. Worthington & Co, Leek, Staffordshire, silk manufacturers, of a warehouse and premises in Knight Street, Leek, 28 September 1875.

[12] Extracts from the articles of partnership of Messrs A. J. Worthington & Co, Leek, Staffordshire, silk manufacturers, dated 29 September 1875 as to arrangements on termination of the partnership. The extracts are from clauses, 18, 19, 23, 25, 26, 27, 28 and 29.

[13] (A) Memorandum re Philip Worthington's position in the event of a dissolution of the partnership of Messr A. J. Worthington & Co, of Leek, Staffordshire, silk merchants. Challinors & Co., of Leek, solicitors, 16 June 1883. (B) Further notes concerning Philip Jukes Worthington and his position with regard to his partners in the firm. Challinor & Co, Leek, 30 July 1883.

[14] Copy minutes of a meeting at Birmingham re Messrs A. j. Worthington & Co, of Leek, Staffordshire, 28 September 1883.  Those present were: Mr. W. Adams, Mr. E. A. Worthington, Mr Russell, Mr Caldicott, Mr Dommett and Mr Challinor. Pledges were made by Worthington and Russell with regard to the amounts they would draw from the firm, as salary and otherwise, in a year.

[15] Office copy of a letter, dated 31 October 1884, from C. W. Dommett of 46 Gresham Street, London, to W. Challinor of Leek, Staffordshire concerning a conference he had had with Mr Russell on "the present position of the business of Messrs Worthington".  Russell thought, that in view of the small amount of profits made, some new arrangement was necessary if the business was to continue. In particular he thought that the business couldn't stand "the large rate of interest paid on the family capital". Furthermore, because Mr E Worthington had reduced his capital from £5000 to £2200 while Russell's capital was £3400, Russell thought the "present division of profits" was not fair.

[16] Copy correspondence between W. Challinor, W. Adams, C. W. Dommett and Messrs A. J. Worthington & Co. of Leek, Staffordshire, silk manufacturers, 20 October 1884 to 6 November 1884.

[17] Memorandum of a meeting at the Railway Hotel, Stoke-on-Trent, 19 November 1884, between Mr Caldicott, Mr Challinor, Mr Adams, Mr E. A. Worthington and W. Howard.  Mr Caldicott presented Mr Russell's various complaints concerning amongst other things, Mr Worthington continuing to buy silks from Johnson in Leek and Paterson in Manchester "at at least 1/- a lb more than if bought at first hand" and the salary paid to Russell's son. Worthington's answer was that he had discussed the purchase of silks with London silkman but couldn't get it cheaper on credit. As regards Russell's son, it had been arranged that he was to come into the mill for two years and "Christmas last Russell said he ought to be worth something and it was arranged he should have £50".   Amongst other things mentioned by Russell was that "an old man has been put over one of the rooms whom the hands took no notice of and only laughed at him".

[18] Copy letter from Henry Russell of 8 King Street, Cheapside, London to Ernest Jukes Worthington of Leek, Staffordshire, dated 13 December 1884. This concerns a meeting to discuss the family interest and the manager's salary. Russell states "unless you are to reduce the former and cancel the latter, I am quite determined the business will be wound up".  Amongst other things, he also states "the accounts must be kept in a very different way than formerly; every department separate and London, Leek, Glasgow, must each shew their profit or loss."

[19] Notice of the dissolution of the partnership between Ernest Andrew Worthington, Philip Jukes Worthington and Henry Russell, trading as silk manufacturers, made by indenture on 30 June 1875.  The notice of dissolution is dated 16 December 1884  and has been signed by Henry Russell and witnessed by George Howard of 46 Gresham Street, London, clerk to Mr C. W. Dommett, solicitor.

[20] Draft deed poll, dated 14 September 1885, by William Adams of The Oaks, Wolstanton, Staffordshire, releasing his marital interest over his wife Laura Adams' share under her late father A. J. Worthington's will and in money and mortgage in the firm of A. J. Worthington of Leek, Staffordshire, silk manufacturers.

[21] Miscellaneous letters and notes [14] concerning the Worthington family of Leek, Staffordshire and the firm of A. J. Worthington of Leek, silk manufacturers, 1884 to Oct.1885.

Names: Adams; Ayers; Badnall; Bacon; Bagley; Brealey; Caldicott; Challinor; Clowes; Collier; Cruso; Dommett; Drake; Fairclough; Faulls; Hassall;  Harrison; Howard; Laundy; Marshall; Pemberton; Russell; Stockton; Worthington;

 

BC2/1260

Places: Alderley Edge, Cheshire; Hanley, Leek, Staffordshire

Description: [1] Draft conveyance of a silk mill, warehouse, houses, land and premises in Leek, Staffordshire, by George Henry  Massey of Leek, Staffordshire, silk manager, Sherriff Blades of Alderley Edge, Cheshire, bank manager, Florence Bermingham of Leek, widow, & Joseph Francis Bermingham of Leek, silk manufacturer,   to Messrs Herbert Trafford and Job White, both of Leek, silk manufacturers trading as Trafford White & Company, for £6250, dated 28 September 1912. Includes a plan of the site  as allotted for sale.  January 1904.  The property is described as " all that silk mill or factory situate on the Northwardly side of Duke Street, Leek, known as  Compton Mill,, together with the engineers workshop in the yard adjoining the mill, which said silk mill, factory, hereditaments and premises were formerly in the holding of the said Henry Bermingham and George Henry Bermingham trading under the style or firm of J & H Bermingham and were afterwards in the possession and occupation of the said Henry James Bermingham…..trading under the syle or firm of H Bermingham & Sons. This is followed by a description of the houses and other property. The recital of an indenture dated 1906, states "the mortgagor had recently or was then erecting a silk warehouse on the plot of land containing 533 square yards or thereabouts fronting Compton and Prospect Place, Leek".

[2] Draft mortgage, dated 30 September 1912,  by  Messrs Herbert Trafford and Job White, both of Leek, silk manufacturers to the Leek Permanent Benefit Building Society, Leek, Staffordshire, of silk mill on the northwardly side of Duke Street, Leek and known as the Compton Mills , a warehouse, houses, land and premises, situate in Leek, Staffordshire to secure an advance of £5000 and interest.  The property is detailed in an attached schedule.

[3] Formal request from the Leek Permanent Benefit Building Society to Messrs Hacker & Allen, solicitors, Leek, to prepare a deed of mortgage in accordance with mortgage minute 629, with regard to  Herbert Trafford of Portland House, Leek, and Job White of Roche View, Leek, silk manufacturers, trading as Trafford White & Co. and the Compton Mill and associated property. The document is signed by the secretary Mr Walley and dated 20 September 1912.

[4] Receipt for the £250 balance of account with respect to the purchase of the Compton Mills property by Herbert Trafford and Job White  of Leek, Staffordshire, silk manufacturers, dated 30 September 1912.

[5] Stamped receipt for a proportion of the insurance premium for Compton Mills etc., received by Messrs Challinor & Shaw of Leek, Staffordshire, solicitors, from Messrs Trafford & White.

[6] Schedule of deeds relating to he Compton Mill, warehouse, land and associated property mortgaged by Herbert Trafford of Portland House, Leek, and Job White of Roche View, Leek, silk manufacturers, trading as Trafford White & Co. to the Leek Permanent Benefit Building Society. Hacker & Allen, of Leek, solicitors, 30 September 1912. The schedule commences with a, 36 page, abstract of title of  Mr George Rogers to a piece of land called " Far Compton Field" situate at Compton in the parish of Leek. dated 1848.

[7] Further requisitions on title re the conveyance of the Compton Mills by Bermingham's Trustees to Messrs Trafford & White of Leek, Staffordshire, silk manufacturers. Hacker & Allen, Leek, 1912. One of the queries concerned the names of tenants and the rents they paid. Details are given in the reply column.

[8]Requisitions on title re the conveyance of the Compton Mills property situate in Compton Street, South Street and Duke Street, Leek, Staffordshire,  by Bermingham's Trustees to Messrs Trafford & White of Leek, Staffordshire, silk manufacturers. Hacker & Allen, Leek, 13 September 1912. Replies are given.

[9] Copy extract from conveyances to Thomas Gee, John Parr and Hannah Mary Bermingham of cottages adjoining the Compton Mill property, Leek, Staffordshire. Trustees of Henry Bermingham deceased to Trafford & White, 1912.  The extracts concern rights to light, air, sewage, drainage and passage.

[10] Copy report and certificate given by Messrs William Sugden & Son, architects, Leek, Staffordshire to the Directors of the Leek United Permanent Benefit Building Society, with reference to the Compton Mill, Leek. which " Messrs Trafford White & Co. have recently contracted to purchase from the trustees of the late Henry Bermingham. Hacker & Allen 11 September 1812. This states that the warehouse was erected in 1906-7 from plans prepared by them and under their personal supervision.

[11]Printed conditions of sale and agreement for sale and purchase of the Compton Mills and other property in Leek, Staffordshire by Messrs Trafford White & Co. of Leek, silk manufacturers from the trustees of Henry Bermingham, deceased, 29 July 1912.  Includes full details of the property and has been signed by George Henry Massey and Sherriff Blades as witnesses to the purchase by Herbert Trafford and Job White. Challinor & Shaw signed to acknowledge the receipt of the deposit of £650. Stamped.

[12] Correspondence relating to the purchase of the Compton Mill and associated property in Leek, Staffordshire by Herbert Trafford and Job White, silk manufacturers and partners, trading as Trafford White & Co, from the trustees of Henry Bermingham late of Leek, silk manufacturer, deceased. Dated July to October 1912. The letters are generally between Hacker & Allen of Leek, solicitors, Challinor & Shaw of Leek, solicitors and  William Sugden & Son of Leek, architects. A letter (12A] from Wm Sugden & So to Hacker & Allen, dated 17 July 1912 concerns their inspection of sites to determine their commercial possibilities and includes a plan.

Names: Arkoll; Astles; Barker; Bermingham; Blades; Blore; Bossen; Carter; Challinor; Crompton; Cruse;  Doxey; Dunoghue; Fletcher; Flynn; Gallimore; Gee; Grindey; Harrison; Howson; Huxley; Johnson;  Keates; Lloyd; Lovatt; Massey; Meir; Myatt; Parr; Robinson; Rogers; Rowley; Royle; Shaw; Steele; Squire; Sugden; Terry; Trafford; Turner; Vaudrey; Watson; Weaver; White; Woolliscroft;