Bednall Collection Part 3 (BC3) No.s 101 to 125   

The Bednall Archive 

Last updated 10/06/2006


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101

Macclesfield, Cheshire; Leek, Rushton Spencer,  Staffordshire;  Mallwyd, Merioneth;

Items relating to the firm of  Rowson & Son, silk merchants of Ballington House,  Leek, Staffordshire and Royal Depot Mills, Macclesfield dating between 1916 and 1920.

[1] Inventory of the fixtures and fittings  belonging to Messrs Rowson & Son in the Royal Depot Mills, Macclesfield 17 March 1916.  

[2] Schedule of real property for Israel Rowson deceased who died on 26 February 1916. This includes a freehold farm called Ravensclough at Rushton Spencer near Leek, Staffordshire valued at £4193-15s-0d and occupied by John Vernon.  Park Lane House, plus numbers 193 and 195 Park Lane and 1649 square yard plot opposite the latter.  

[3] Schedule of real property for Israel Rowson deceased who died on 26 February 1916. This includes houses and cottages on Fence Street, Byron's Lane, Exchange Street and Commercial Road, Macclesfield and also property in Northenden and in Mallwyd, Merioneth.  Rowson held a moiety of the Royal Depot Mills, Park Green, Macclesfield -a site which covered 2830 square yards. The mill's tenants were Wood Street Company (for power only), J. Swindells, Smith Brothers, Rowson & Son, J. Bagnall, Hemming & Co, J. Sheldon & Son.  

[4] Fourteen letters to and from or about Rowson & Son, silk merchants, Macclesfield, Cheshire dating between March 1916 and October 1920. Letter 4 (dated 14 April 1916, gives information concerning the Rowson Company, needed for tax purposes, e.g, wages, trade expenses, bad debts, profits. Letter 5 (dated 18 April 1916 lists the stock on hand of Messrs Rowson & Son, Macclesfield and Leek, which included £1798-2s-11d of raw silk, £128-16s-3d of thrown silk and £63-8s-8d of bought thrown silk. There is also a handwritten note re liabilities omitted from the account. A number of the letters deal with the insurance of Ravensclough Farm and contain little of interest.  

[5] Letter from John Barlow, silk manufacturer, Wood Street Mill, Macclesfield to Mr Rowson, dated 9 November 1904. This concerns a house being leased by Barlow's sister for 4 years

Rowson; Vernon; Slater; Steen; Swindells; Smith; Bagnall; Hemming; Sheldon; Hemmingway; Ashton; Greer; Barlow; Moons; Brocklehurst; Adams;  Simon;  Hindley; Goodwin; Challinor; Clarke; Coates; Slingsby; Heeley; Nixon;

101

Macclesfield, Cheshire; Leek, Rushton Spencer,  Staffordshire; Mallwyd, Merioneth;

Items relating to the firm of Rowson & Son,  silk merchants of Ballington House,  Leek, Staffordshire and Royal Depot Mills, Macclesfield dating between 1916 and 1920.

[1] Inventory of the fixtures and fittings  belonging to Messrs Rowson & Son in the Royal Depot Mills, Macclesfield 17 March 1916.

[2] Schedule of real property for Israel Rowson deceased who died on 26 February 1916. This includes a freehold farm called Ravensclough at Rushton Spencer near Leek, Staffordshire valued at £4193-15s-0d and occupied by John Vernon.  Park Lane House, plus numbers 193 and 195 Park Lane and 1649 square yard plot opposite the latter.

[3] Schedule of real property for Israel Rowson deceased who died on 26 February 1916. This includes houses and cottages on Fence Street, Byron's Lane, Exchange Street and Commercial Road, Macclesfield and also property in Northenden and in Mallwyd, Merioneth. Rowson held a moiety of the Royal Depot Mills, Park Green, Macclesfield -a site which covered 2830 square yards. The mill's tenants were Wood Street Company (for power only), J. Swindells, Smith Brothers, Rowson & Son, J. Bagnall, Hemming & Co, J. Sheldon & Son.

[4] Fourteen letters to and from or about Rowson & Son, silk merchants, Macclesfield, Cheshire dating between March 1916 and October 1920. Letter 4 (dated 14 April 1916, gives information concerning the Rowson Company, needed for tax purposes, e.g, wages, trade expences, bad debts, profits. Letter 5 (dated 18 April 1916 lists the stock on hand of Messrs Rowson & Son, Macclesfield and Leek, which included £1798-2s-11d of raw silk, £128-16s-3d of thrown silk and £63-8s-8d of bought thrown silk. There is also a handwritten note re liabilities omitted from the account. A number of the letters deal with the insurance of Ravensclough Farm and contain little of interest.

[5] Letter from John Barlow, silk manufacturer, Wood Street Mill, Macclesfield to Mr Rowson, dated 9 November 1904. This concerns a house being leased by Barlow's sister for 4 years

Rowson; Vernon; Slater; Steen;Swindells; Smith; Bagnall; Hemming; Sheldon; Hemmingway; Ashton; Greer; Barlow; Moons; Brocklehurst; Adams;  Simon;  Hindley; Goodwin; Challinor; Clarke; Coates; Slingsby; Heeley; Nixon;

102

Macclesfield, Cheshire;

Printed sales brochure advertising the sale of Park Vale, Ivy Lane, Macclesfield, Cheshire on 27 May 1952. The house is described as a delightful small Georgian house in a delightful setting with extensive views over open agricultural land. The house is approached by an attractive carriage way lined by tall tree. It is constructed of brick with a slated roof and all the elevations are cement rendered and painted. A special feature is the double glass in the windows to the lounge and bedroom no. 1 to ensure good heat insulation. Central heating is fitted throughout. The property a lounge, dining room, morning room, kitchen and conservatory on the ground floor,  4 bedrooms and a bathroom on the first floor and a "wash cellar" in the basement. An enclosed passage lead to a range of buildings including 2 playrooms, a secondary bathroom, a store room and two garages. The house had a garden of about an acre.

May; Wain; Bridgford;

103

Macclesfield, Mottram St. Andrew, Wilmslow, Cheshire; West Cowes, Isle of Wight; Liverpool, Lancashire; Tunbridge Wells, Kent;

Abstract of the title to a plot of land, formerly owned by William Roe and part of Barn Field,  near Christ Church, Macclesfield Cheshire dated 1882. There is a later (1900) addition which shows that the plot is that on which numbers 21, 23 and 25 Church Street West, and no. 24 Bridge Street, Macclesfield then stood.

Roe;  Ward; Lane; Bradbury; Worthington; Dambrill; Davies; Ibeson; Broadhurst; Savage;

104

Macclesfield, Cheshire; London;

Draft assignment by Misses Edith Harriet  & Julia  Elizabeth   Jotham of 270 Camden Road, London, to James Brierley Hughes of 67 Roe Street, Macclesfield, Cheshire, surgeon, of land on which No's 63 & 65 Roe Street, Macclesfield stand, dated 31 December 1904. Document cites an indenture of lease dated 19 February 1810 between William Roe and Nathaniel Pearson re a plot of land, part of Little Barkers croft, bounded on the North by Roe Street, on the South by a new street to be called Pitt Street and on the East by land recently leased by Roe to Micah Mellor (who had erected a house thereon),  and on the West by a messuage, house, yard and garden belonging to William Roe and then occupied by Samuel Stone, gentleman.

Roe; Hughes; Jotham; Mellor; Stone;  Pearson; Robinson; Woodhead;  Tiley; May;

105

Macclesfield, Cheshire; Manchester;

Assurance by Messrs Lonsdale & Adshead Ltd (head office-Macclesfield Brewery) and others to Robert  Cornforth of Old Mill Lane, Macclesfield, greengrocer, and Fred Grundy of Cross Street, Macclesfield, butcher, of leasehold land and messuages or houses, joiner's shop and premises in Old Mill Lane and Cross Street, Sutton, Macclesfield, Cheshire, dated 19 January 1922. It includes a scale plan of the site showing owners of adjacent land. It cites an indenture of lease dated 21 July 1817, between Charles,  Richard  and Samuel Wood and William Johnson concerning a plot of land in Sutton, Macclesfield, being part of a field called Mill Field or Mill Meadow and bounded at the East by the Macclesfield-Leek turnpike, to the North by the Mill Pool watercourse and on the West by a new street intended to be called Cross Street. To the South it abutted the land of William Bullock. The property erected on the plot included no's 4 and 6 Old Mill Lane and the adjoining joiner's shop, saw pit and "offices".

Adshead; Lonsdale; Holloway; Shuffelbotham; Stancliffe; Grundy; Cornforth; Wood; Johnson; Bullock; Brown; Woolley;

106

Macclesfield, Cheshire; London;

Contract between Misses Edith Harriet  & Julia  Elizabeth   Jotham of 270 Camden Road, London, and James Brierley Hughes of 67 Roe Street, Macclesfield, Cheshire, surgeon, for the sale of leasehold land and premises known as no's 63 & 65 Roe Street, Macclesfield, dated 5  November 1904. Signed, sealed and stamped.

Roe; Hughes; Jotham; Pearson; Macdonald;

107

Macclesfield, Cheshire; Rushton, Leek, Staffordshire;

Draft assignment by Mr Anson Franklin of 1 Step Hill, Macclesfield, Cheshire, retired engine driver, his wife Sarah Ann, Arthur Lancaster of Wolf Farm, Rushton, near Leek, Staffordshire, farmer,  Elizabeth Smith of west Bond Street, Macclesfield, widow, John Edmund Smith of Buxton Road, Macclesfield and George Thomas Smith of Marsh Farm, Rainow near Macclesfield, farmer, to John Henry Forster of Mill Street, Macclesfield, hairdresser,  and Arthur Gaskell of 35 Mill Street, Macclesfield, butcher, of leasehold messuages and a shop at 79 Mill Street and Roe Street, Macclesfield, Cheshire, dated 25 October 1920. Includes a large scale plan of the site of number 79, 81 and 83 Mill Street, Macclesfield, by Fred Fowler. Document cites an indenture of lease dated 29 September 1792 between David Hall, Charles Broad and Nathaniel Wright concerning a plot of land formerly part of Barkers Croft. Document gives occupants and uses of buildings on the site. Some Smith genealogical relationships. Schedule of deeds.

Franklin; Smith; Lancaster; Forster; Gaskell; Hall; Broad; Wright;  Nixon;  Parrott; Daintry; Henshaw; Needham; Viscount Bulkeley; Gibbon;  Downes; Gibson; Scragg; Hamilton; Turner; Fowler;

108

Macclesfield, Wlmslow,  Cheshire;

Draft deed of gift  by appointment and grant, from Matthew Barber of Macclesfield, Cheshire, silk throwster, to Charles Barber  of Wilmslow, Cheshire, silk throwster, and Miss Sarah Barber of Macclesfield, of leasehold premises in Macclesfield, Cheshire, dated 1872.  It cites  indentures of lease and release dated 1 & 2nd May 1832 between  James Rathbone, John Smith Daintry, John Ryle, John Daintry and Edward Smyth, Rowland Gould, John Norbury, Matthew Buxton and Charles and Matthew Barber. The property included a freehold factory and 4 houses in Bank Street, 13 leasehold houses  and a shop  in Bank Street, 6 freehold houses and a bakehouse in Turnock Street and 11 leasehold houses in Brook Street, Macclesfield. The land was originally called Verdons Brow but "is now" called Bank Top  and was bounded on the South by Bank Top Road, on the East by Thomas Buxton's property.  The factories are described as "two several factories or silk mills, the warehouse, offices etc. Some of the Barber's land which  had been part of Halle Fields Farm was sited on Jodrell Street

Barber; Daintry; Ryle; Norbury; Rathbone; Smyth; Gould; Buxton; Downes; Grimsditch; Mottershead; Pearson; Barnshaw;  Barton; Dranfield; Quin; Perry Stubbs; Richardson; Newton; Fitton; Loney; Knight; Crowder; Hansel; Adamson;

109

Macclesfield,  Cheshire;

Copy draft deed of assignment for the benefit of creditors  between William and Joseph  Barker  of Macclesfield, silk manufacturers, and Israel Rowson of Macclesfield, silk manufacturer, Harold Christian Dixon of Macclesfield, bank manager, called "The Trustees",  dated 2 March 1987.  Schedule missing.

Barker; Rowson; Dixon;

110

Bollington, Macclesfield,  Cheshire;

[1] Draft. The Manor of Macclesfield. Parcels to be inserted in documents relating to properties to be sold by George Swindells & Son Ltd., Macclesfield, Cheshire. The properties concerned include:

The Clarence Mill with warehouses engines, etc;  and the chimney and reservoir used with the mill, in Bollington; the Adelphi Cotton Mill, Bollington (this mentions Tinkersclough Field and Hatton Meadow near Grimshaw or Greenshaw Lane).  Details of the location of all the parcels of land are given.

[2] Eleven letters relating to the property and dating between July  1898 and October 1898. They mention that the Adelphi Mills were  being sold to a new company.  Other things mentioned include the admission of George Caley Swindells to the tenancy of the Clarence Mill.

[3] Draft power of attorney by the Manchester & Liverpool Banking Company to Messrs Frank May and Samuel Ward of Macclesfield, to surrender the copyhold of property in Bollington, Cheshire

Swindells; Cooke;  Hillier; Richardson; Beck; Guthrie; May; Ward;

111

Macclesfield,  Cheshire;

[1] Draft reconveyance, dated 4 June 1885, by John  Thomas Hammond of  Prestbury Road, Macclesfield, silk manufacturer to George Fountain of Macclesfield, coach proprietor, of a silk mill and premises in Churchside, Macclesfield, Cheshire. Fountain and Potts family history information.

[2] Draft statutory declaration, dated 4 June 1885, by John Thomas Hammond f  Prestbury Road, Macclesfield, silk manufacturer,  that Robert Potts of Macclesfield, farmer, had mortgaged the property to him on 12 March 1875 (subject to another mortgage made by Potts to George Godwin). He also declared that he had received the principal and interest from Potts many years before but that no reconveyance had been made.

Hammond; Fountain; Roberts; Potts;

112

Bollington, Macclesfield,  Cheshire; Merioneth, Wales;

[1] Draft (completed) offer, dated 4 July 1898,  by Mrs Maria Oliver to sell to Thomas Oliver & Sons Ltd,, as a going concern, the business of cotton spinner, doubler and merchants carried on by her late husband Thomas Oliver, who died on 11 August 1879.  The purchase money for the business was £33900-18s-0d -the surplus shown by the balance sheet. One of the conditions was that her son Edmund Louis Oliver would be allowed to occupy "The Waterhouse" in Bollington

[2] Balance sheet for Thomas Oliver deceased 11 August 1897. This mentions the Waterhouse Mill, Bollington and a certain "Welsh Estate".

[3] Schedules listing valuations `for the Waterhouse, Brookhouse, the Waterhouse Cotton Mills and other  property; the estate at Farchynys Fawr and Farchynys Fach, Llanaber, Merioneth, occupied by Edward O. Partridge. and  the values of debentures and shares.

[4] Challinor & Shaw, solicitors, of Leek, Staffordshire's charges to Thomas Oliver, Waterhouse, Bollington, Macclesfield, Cheshire re the conveyance of a moiety of mills and other premises in Bollington 1894.

Oliver; Leigh; Evans; Wright; Turner; Jackson; Hickson; Lloyd.  Clay; Bamford; Brooke; Tomlinson; Bettamy;Oldham; Bunting; Bloxam; Gleave; Sutton; Vickers; Mitchell; Cooke; Thomas; Hayes; Green

113

Bollington, Macclesfield, Prestbury, Cheshire; Manchester;

Draft power of attorney to surrender copyhold lands, buildings, etc, in Bollington, Cheshire, by the Manchester & Liverpool District Bank Company Ltd to Frank May of Prestbury, Cheshire and Samuel Ward of Macclesfield, dated 1898. Surrender of the lands was to be made in the Court of the Manor and Forest of Macclesfield by the Manchester & Liverpool District Bank Co. Ltd, George Cowley Swindells of Rock Bank, Bollington, and George Swindells & Son Ltd in consequence of the purchase of the property from the liquidator of George Swindells & Son Ltd. 
The property included Hatton Meadow and Bollington Saw Mill and part of Tinkers Clough. 
Some land had already been sold to The Fine Cotton Spinners & Doublers Association Ltd.

Swindells; Richardson; May; Ward;  Beck;

114

Macclesfield, Cheshire;

Draft conveyance of the equity of redemption in freehold messuages( no.s  16, 18, 20 & 22 Parsonage Street and no.s 1,2 and 3 in Court 5,)  Parsonage Street, Macclesfield, Cheshire, by Mrs Emma Longden, wife of James Longden of  13 Charles Street, Macclesfield, cotton weaver, to John Mellor of 61 James Street, Macclesfield, estate agent, dated 5 September 1904.

Longden; Albinson Hooley; Newton; Swindells; Staghall; Mellor;

115

Bollington, Macclesfield, Middlewich, Sutton, Winsford, Cheshire; Bechton, Silverdale, Talke, Staffordshire; Wharton,

Messrs W A Smith & Sons Ltd mortgage to Frank Tylecote and Murray Newton Phelps as trustees for Debenture Holders. . Schedule of deeds and other writings dated 1 June 1899. The deeds relate to: 

the Crown Brewery, Macclesfield 1862 to 1891;

the Nelson Inn, Silverdale, Staffordshire, 1856 to 1896;

a supplemental abstract to brewery etc at Macclesfield and Silverdale 1896-1899;

the Hole in the Wall Inn, Macclesfield 1883 to 1896;

the Hollins, Talke on the Hill, Staffordshire, 1896.

shop at Bank Top, Macclesfield 1855 to 1897'

the New Inn, Bechton  1879 to 1897;

shop in High Street, Over Winsford, Cheshire, 1823 to 1898; 

the Mechanics Arms Inn, Macclesfield  1805 to 1897;

shop at Wharton otherwise Waverton 1861 to 1897;

Newton Brewery Inn, Middlewich 1881 to 1898;

 Star Inn, London Road, Sutton, Macclesfield 1864 to 1897;

shop in Chester Road, Macclesfield 1823 to 1898; and

the Royal Oak Hotel, Bollington, Cheshire 1860 to 1899.

Phelps; Tylecote; Stringer; Thackray; Athey; Saxton; Oldham; Higginbotham; Smale; Hand; Berisford; Swindells; Killmister; Sneyd; Lawton; Berks; Leech; Edwards; Hinds; Chester; Kissack; Williams; Grocott; Kirkham; Hollinshead; Harvey; Smith; Watson; Tomkinson; Brocklehurst; Sutton; Stubbs; Thompstone; Underhill; Armitt; Cope; Oulton; Wood; Tomkies; Musgrove; Steele; Lightfoot; Harrison; Bebbington; Gresty; Parks; Blackburne; Noden; Ravenscroft; Bloor; Forden; Simm; Pownall; Ryle; Turnock; Buxton; Pott; Sharp; Pacey; Norbury; Bland; Lindsay; Weaver; Holland; Williamson; Price; Hoole; Hatton; Moreton; Newall; Lowe; Braithwaite; Bygott;  Douglas (Lord Elcho); Viscount Hardinge; Earl Lucan; Findlow; Parrott; Bower; Barker; Brunt; Dawson; Brodrick; Doughty; Kent;  Grimsditch; Barber; Gardiner; Locke; Middleton; Cawley; Ledley; Wilson; wilson; Ingham; Wright;  France; Taylor; Squiers;

116

Congleton, Macclesfield, Cheshire; Manchester, Warrington, Lancashire;

[1] Draft conveyance, dated 31 July 1897,  by Edmund Sutton of Clarence Street, Manchester, barrister at law, to Messrs Greenall Whitley & Co. Ltd Wilderspool, Warrington, Lancashire, brewers, , of  a freehold public house called the Wheatsheaf in the Market Place and a plot of land in Market Street, Macclesfield, Cheshire.

Sutton; Carr; Proctor;

117

Macclesfield, Cheshire;

Draft assignment by Ralph Edwards of Macclesfield, secretary of the North Cheshire Brewery Co. Ltd,  to George Ibeson of Macclesfield, Cheshire, of land, formerly called the Brook Meadow,  with the building, factory,  messuages and houses erected on it, in Compton Road, Macclesfield, Cheshire, dated, 8 February 1895.

Edwards; Ibeson; Roberts; Crompton;  Walters; Lind;  Mair;  Whitmore; Parr;

118

Macclesfield, Cheshire; Bradford, Yorkshire; Shrewsbury, Shropshire; Colwyn Bay, Denbigh, Wales;

[1] Draft conveyance of freehold property in Derby Street and Chatham Street, Macclesfield, Cheshire by Mr George Fountain of King Edward Street, Macclesfield, coach proprietor, John Greenwood of Shrewsbury, Shropshire, coachman, Sydney Greenwood, Charles Greeenwood, coach painter,  and Miss Martha Ann Greenwood  all of King Edward Street, Macclesfield, Mrs Martha Ann Brown of Colwyn Bay, Denbigh, widow, Misses Ellen, and Jane Fountain of Great King Street, Macclesfield, and Henry Barber of Great King Street, Macclesfield, rate collector  to James Ward of Bradford, operative dyer, John Stott of Windhill near Bradford, operative dyer and Matthew Cullinam of Bradford, operative dyer,  Trustees of the Amalgamated Society of Dyers whose registered office is Bradford, Yorkshire, dated 17 March 1904. The property is described as "all that plot of land abutting both on Derby Street and Chatham Street, Macclesfield, Cheshire bounded on the East by Derby Street, on the south by a public house known as  "The Duke of Connaught", on the West by Chatham Street and on the North by land and buildings of William Smith." On the plot was " a messuage fronting Chatham Street formerly known as the Salisbury Club but now as The Trades Hall and now in the occupation of the Amalgamated Society of Dyers". 

[2] Scale plan of the site showing occupiers of adjacent property.

[3]Further requisitions on title to property being  conveyed by  George Fountain to the Amalgamated Society of Dyers, 1902.

[4] Receipt for the consideration due on the conveyance of the Trades Hall, Chatham Street, Macclesfield by George Fountain and others to the Amalgamated Society of Dyers, Bradford, 1904.

Fountain; Greenwood; Barber; Brown; Ward; Stott; Cullinam; Barker; Brunt; Dawson; Broderick; Potts; Roberts; Smith;

119

Macclesfield, Cheshire;

Bill of sale, dated 5 October 1888, by John Start of the Crown & Anchor Inn, Macclesfield, Cheshire, publican, to Alfred William Thompson Goodall, Oxford Road, Macclesfield, hotel proprietor (mortgagee). Start assigned  goods and chattels listed in a schedule to Goodall as security for money borrowed and interest.  The goods and chattels included a 4 lift beer engine and connections in the bar,  a pianoforte and harmonium  (combined) in the Tap Room and 80 pictures in the front parlour. Tables covered with American Cloth are mentioned.

Start; Goodall;

120

Macclesfield, Cheshire;

Executors account, dated June 1908,  of the estate of Alfred Rowbotham of  254 Park Lane, Macclesfield, Cheshire, retired silk manufacturer, deceased, who died on the 8th March 1908. Will dated 16 September 1907 proved in the PPR on 30 May 1908. The executors were Charles Shaw of Macclesfield, schoolmaster and Herbert Kenyon.

Rowbotham; Oldfield; Simpson; Potts; Hodson; Kelly; Booth; Bull; Cooper; Collier; Cutts; Ford; Hall; Marshall; Lohman; Bullock; Somerville; Hindley; Hudson; Henshall; Simms; Smith; Losh;  Shaw; Kenyon; Jones; Wardle; Coffey; Dorey;  Thornicroft;

121

Macclesfield, Cheshire;

Particulars and valuation of property in Macclesfield  Cheshire produced by William E. A. Yates of Manchester, estate agent, valuer and insurance broker, in connection with the estate of Charles Lowndes deceased, dated 17 June 1938. The property included:

[1] Number 37 Chestergate, Macclesfield, was three storeys high and had a cellar. The double fronted shop was then occupied by a Mr Gregson trading as Henry Ward Ltd, gentleman's outfitters.


[2] Numbers 36, 38, 40 and 42 Stanley Street, Macclesfield. No. 36 was occupied by a musical instrument dealer and the others as houses.

[3] No.s 90, 92, 94 and 96 Bridge Street, 77, 77a and 79 Roe Street with slaughter house and outbuildings at the back. 90 Bridge Street was a corner green grocery shop. 77 Roe Street was a butcher's shop.

[4] No's 62, 64, 66 and 68 Cross Street, Macclesfield, no. 62 Old Mill Lane and no's 1, 2 and 3 in Court 8 on Cross Street, Macclesfield.  62 Cross Street was occupied as a pork butcher's lock-up shop. 64 and 66 Cross Street were occupied by a hair dressing business.

Yates; Lowndes;

122

Macclesfield, Cheshire;

Miscellaneous abstracts of title to properties in Macclesfield Cheshire;

[1] Schedule of deeds relating  to no's 275, 277, 279, 281, 283, 285 and 287 Park Lane, Macclesfield (now pulled down) 1809 to 1946.

[2] Schedule of deeds relating  to a mill in Duke street and Silk Street, Macclesfield, 1933 to 1937.

[3]Schedule of deeds relating  to 29 Arbourhay Street, Macclesfield, 1822 to 1946.

[4] Schedule of deeds relating  to no.s  to 23, 25, 27, 29 and 31 Rodney Street and no's 5, 6 and 7 in Court 2 off Rodney Street, Macclesfield, 1841 to 1946.

[5] Schedule of deeds relating  to no's 107 and 109 St. George's Street and 12, 14 and 16 Mill Road, Macclesfield 1823 to 1946.

[6] Schedule of deeds relating  to no.s 77 Hurdesfield Road and  72 and 74 Arbourhay Street, Macclesfield, 1825 to 1945.

[7]Schedule of deeds relating  to 23, 25, 27, 29 and 31 Rodney Street and no's 5, 6 and 7 in Court 2 off Rodney Street, Macclesfield, 1841 to 1946.

[8] Schedule of deeds relating  to 27, 29, 31 and 33 Thomas Street, Macclesfield 1812 to 1946.

[9] Schedule of deeds relating  to no.s 154 and 156 High Street, Macclesfield 1834 to 1932;

[10] Schedule of deeds relating  to premises in Derbys Street, Thomas Street and Castle Street, Macclesfield, 1873 to 1938.

[11] Schedule of deeds relating  to no's 23 and 25 Coronation Street and 28 Jackson Street, Macclesfield, 1824 to 1945.

[12] Schedule of deeds relating  to no's 66,  68 and 70 Mill Street, Macclesfield, 1788 to 1944.

[13] Schedule of deeds relating  to no. 101 Mill Street and no's 22, 24, 26 and 28 Duke Street, Macclesfield and "a warehouse", 1806 to 1932.

[14] Schedule of deeds relating  to property on Jordangate and in Chester Road, Macclesfield,  1830 to 1919.

[15] Schedule of deeds relating  to no.37 Chestergate, Macclesfield, 1849 to 1945.

Bull; Whittaker; Burgess; Johnson; Farrall; Buckley; Frost; Vernon; Gaskell; Crew;  Higginbotham; Bull; Robinson; Hope; Swaine; Coffey; Wadsworth; Merriman; Hudson; Belfield; Grimshaw; Smyth; Hague; Barclay; Beswick; Jackson; Riseley; Hyde; Brookes; Wall; Allen; Thomasson; Fillingham; Bower; Heapy; Travis; Slater; Crew; Kenning; Powell; Bullock; Fenton; Wilshaw; Mellor; Garner; Tebay; Booth; Ollerenshaw; Barton; Gee; Morgan; Young; Brocklehurst; Nixon; Blagg; Barber; Toft; Bradbury; Pilsbury;  Saunderson; Reynolds; Moseley; Wellings; Wood; Hunt; Curwen; Lea; Ryel; Arkwright; Goodfellow; Biden; Watts; Sheard; The Earl of derby; Hulley; Wellings; Shaw; Bagshaw; Bramwell; Beresford; Bramhall; Stubbs; Blagg; Bradley; Band; Turner; welch; Hodkinson;  Peake; Street; Gibson; Arderne; Richards; Mayson; Davenport; Fowler; Middlehurst; Wagstaff; Shatwell; Mitchell; Clarkson;  " the Earl of Courtown"; Viscount Stopford; Evans; Dean; Hand; Lowndes; Abbott; Marsden; Derbyshire; Ward;

123

Macclesfield, Cheshire; Chicago, USA;

Items relating to Charles Crew of Mill Street, Macclesfield, silk dyer.

[1] Letter dated 21 March 1923 from Rosethal, Hamill & Wormser, Chicago, USA attorneys, to Messrs May & Wain, solicitors, Macclesfield, Cheshire re a possible claim by Miss Edith Crew of 550 West 87th Street, Chcago on the estate of her grandfather the late Charles Crew, silk dyer.

[2] Letter dated 5th April 1923, from Messrs May & Wain, solicitors, Macclesfield, Cheshire to Rosethal, Hamill & Wormser, Chicago, USA attorneys, re Charles Crew, deceased stating that they had referred the matter to Fred Crew of the Silk Finishing Works, Mill Street, Macclesfield, son of the deceased Charles Crew, who said that although his father left some estate, nothing was left to Miss Edith Crew.

Crew;

124

Macclesfield, Cheshire;

Draft conveyance of six freehold cottages at The Waters and  near Common Gate, Macclesfield, Cheshire (formerly in the occupation of Philip Hall, Edward Brazier, Samuel Brazier and afterwards of Edward Lowe, Thomas Booth and John Oldham) by Joseph Collier of Macclesfield, baker, and John May of Macclesfield, his mortgagee, to George Burgess  of Macclesfield, butcher, dated 4 October 1885. The cottages were said to have been erected on land in Macclesfield formerly owned by  Jasper Hulley, called Davies Meadow.

Collier; May; Burgess; Rowley; Shaw; Hall; Brazier; Lowe; Booth; Oldham; Hulley; Vernon; Webster;

125

Macclesfield, Cheshire; Sheffield, Yorkshire; Arnside, westmoreland;

Assignment of a leasehold plot of land and in Pickford Street and Charlotte Street, Macclesfield, Cheshire, by Mrs Elizabeth Chantry of 17 Goddard Hall Road. Pitsmoor, Sheffield, widow, to  George Henry Heath  of Arnside, Westmoreland, George Noah Heath of Ryles Park Road, Macclesfield and Edward Lomas of Oxford Road, Macclesfield "carrying on business as silk manufacturers in partnership at Pickford Street  Mills, Macclesfield under the style or firm of G. H. Heath & Co". Co  dated 1 November 1919. The Land was on the North side of Pickford Street and on it stood "workshops and buildings…known as no.8 Pickford Street and no.28 Charlotte Street".  The document cites an indenture of lease dated 7 April 1772 between Joseph Pickford and James Sharpley and William Barrett.

Chantry; Heath; Lomas; Smith; Pickford; Barrett; Sharpley;

 

 

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