Bednall Collection Part 3 (BC3) No.s 151 to 175   

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Last updated 10/06/2006


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151

Macclesfield, Cheshire;

Copy release of a capital charge of £1800 secured upon the Park Brook Estate, Macclesfield, Cheshire, by the executors and trustees of the will of Anthony Hordern, late of Macclesfield,  to Charles Anthony Hordern of Park Brook, Macclesfield, Cheshire, wine and spirit merchant, dated 8 March 1904. Some Hordern family history. Park Brook Estate is described as having "pleasure gardens, lands, gardens..".

Hordern; Pattinson; Street; Ardern;

152

Norbury Booths, High Leigh, Lower Withington, Macclesfield, Knutsford, Cheshire; Cheadle, Staffordshire;

Copy draft assignment by John Michael  Blagg of Cheadle, Staffordshire, on the direction of  Francis Blagg of Uttoxeter, Staffordshire and Arthur Blagg of Cheadle, Staffs., to Peter Leigh of Norbury Booths, near Knutsford, Cheshire, esquire, in trust for Egerton Leigh of High Leigh, Cheshire, of the residue of a term of 500 years to "attend the inheritance, dated 27 March 1832.  Document cites  indentures of lease and release dated 22 and 23 January 1807 between Sarah Antrobus of Nether Knutsford, Cheshire, Charles Irvine, Josiah Potts, Joseph Atkinson, Egerton Leigh and James Walker being part of a settlement made on the marriage of Sarah Antrobus to Charles Irvine.  The property concerned consisted of land at Lower Withington, Cheshire , lying on the South side of the turnpike road from Chelford to Holmes Chapel, Cheshire.

Leigh; Antrobus; Irvine; Blagg; Potts; Atkinson; Walker; Beech; (Viscount St. Vincent) Jervis; Hill;

153

Macclesfield, Cheshire;

Deed of apprenticeship between Basil Penwaine Wigan of Macclesfield, Cheshire, brewer , and John Frederick May and his son Henry Lazonby May, dated 9 August 1887.  Wigan agreed to take Henry Lazonby May as an apprentice to learn to the trade and business of a brewer and for this John Frederick May paid him £52-10s.  The brewery concerned was the North Cheshire Brewery.

Wigan; May; Hall

154

Langley, Macclesfield, Cheshire;  Urmaston, Lancashire; Windermere, Westmoreland;  Scarborough, Yorkshire;

[1] Abstract of the title of Harry Froggatt and others to freehold  land and hereditments in Beswick Street, Cottage Street, Brough Street West, Edward Street and Oxford Road, Macclesfield, Cheshire contracted to be sold to Jabez Wright of Macclesfield, estate agent, dated 1922. Froggatt family history. Document gives names of some of the properties built on the land including "Ravenglass" and "Sunnyside", Oxford Road, Macclesfield.

[2] Printed sales leaflet concerning building land for sale by auction  in Macclesfield, on 4 November 1913.   The land was in Oxford Road, Francis Street, Clowes Street, Edward Street and Cottage Street, Macclesfield I.e. most of the Froggatt estate.

[3] Schedule of documents belonging to the trustees of the settlement created by the will of Miss Anne Beswick who died on 25 December 1901 and was owner of freehold property in or near Park Lane and Oxford Road, Macclesfield, Cheshire.

Froggatt; Wright; Whiston; Cartwright; Burrows; Hayes; Siddall; Barclay; Alcock; Cross; Longden; Gaskell;  Simpson; Bennett; Beswick; Hanna; Higginbotham; Braid; Pearson; Wade; Hand; Slater; Oldfield;

155

Macclesfield, Cheshire;

Abstract of the title of a reversion in fee of land and buildings on Oxford Road, Macclesfield, Cheshire, dated 1913. Includes a plan of the site. It cites a counterpart lease, dated 29 September 1825, between John Fynney of Gaff, Staffordshire, silk manufacturer, Thomas Boden of Macclesfield and Francis Newbold of Macclesfield (devisees in trust named in the will of Francis Beswick late of Macclesfield, deceased) Joseph Hudson Beswick of Over Alderley, Cheshire and Miss Hannah Rathbone of Market Drayton, Shropshire. The latter relates to a plot of Beswick's land bounded on the southeastwardly end by a newly laid out street of 8 yards wide called Oxford Road, on the Southwest by land leased to Rupert Martin, on the Northwest by a newly laid out street 8 yards wide called Edward Street and on the Northeast by a newly laid out street 10 yards wide called Francis Street, Macclesfield.

Beswick; Fynney; Boden; Newbold; Rathbone; Killmister; Gee; Holgate; Martin; Roberts;  Thompson; Greenfield;

156

Macclesfield, Cheshire;

Draft conveyance, dated 25 February 1913, of two ground rents from property on Chester Road, Macclesfield, Cheshire and of the reversion of the leases, by James Hurst of West Bond Street, Macclesfield,  to Miss Mary Barlow and John Barlow, both of  Greenway Farm, Macclesfield, Forest, Macclesfield.  Includes a schedule of the property giving details of the lease, lessee, term and rent. Plot 1 was described as part of a certain field in Macclesfield near a certain place there called  Chester Road formerly called Broken Cross Lane, commonly called or known by the name of the Gallows Field. This plot was bounded on the South by the Chester Road (turnpike from Macclesfield to Knutsford), on the West by another part of the Gallows Field formerly let to Thomas Hockenwell, on the North by Long Acre Street formerly called Long Acre and to the East by land -another part of the said close- formerly demised to Joseph Leech. Two houses (54 and 56 Chester Road) stood on the plot.  The second plot had also been part of the Gallows Field and was bounded on the West by Adlington Street, on the North by Long Acre Street and on the East by another part of the said field.  On the second plot stood three houses, no.s 76, 78 and 80 Chester Road.

Hurst; Barlow; Roylance; Grimsditch; Leech; Wadsworth; Maxwell; Hockenwell; Wagstaff; Hall; Walton; Ingham; Gallimore;

157

Macclesfield, Cheshire; Worcester;

Mortgage of the Hen & Chickens Inn, with other property situated in Derby  Street  (formerly called Barn Street), Macclesfield, Cheshire, by Messrs W. A. Smith & Sons Ltd., of The Crown Brewery, Bond Street, Macclesfield, to Charles Faram of Foregate Street, Worcester, hop merchant, dated 29 September 1925.

Smith; Farm; Hine; Kinghorn; Barnes; Moores; Sutton; Denton;Whiston;

158

Macclesfield, Cheshire; Southport, Lancashire;

Copy draft conveyance, dated 10 May 1923,  of land in Ivy Lane, Macclesfield, Cheshire, by Miss Mary Elizabeth Clarke of Ivyholme, Macclesfield, Cheshire, Alfred Webster Bullock of Macclesfield, solicitor, George Schoefield Haworth of Southport, Lancashire, John Hedley Marsh of Macclesfield, surgeon and Mrs Emma Francis Whitehead, widow,  to Messrs George Roylance & Co. Ltd., of Waters Green, Macclesfield, builders and contractors . The land consisted of 7000 square yards on Ivy Lane bounded on the South by land  belonging to Peter Davenport and on the West by land belonging to Thomas Clapham. A substantial wall or fence was to be erected to prevent cattle or horses straying and any houses built upon it had to  be set back no less than 15 yards from the lane and have a value not less than £50 a year.

Clarke; Roylance; Clapham; Davenport; Marsh; Whitehead; Haworth; Bullock;

159

Macclesfield, Cheshire; Southport, Lancashire;

Draft lease for 999 years, dated 11 April 1924,  of a plot of land  in Ivy Lane, Macclesfield, Cheshire, by Miss Mary E Clarke of Ivyholme, Macclesfield, and others to William Higginbotham of 93 Mill Street, Macclesfield, brush manufacturer, at an annual rent of £28-14s-0d. Includes a plan of the site giving names of adjacent landowners,

Clarke; Higginbotham; Bullock; Bull; Clapham;

160

Macclesfield, Cheshire; Scarsbrick, Ormskirk, Lancashire;

Copy draft assignment of leasehold premises no.419 Park Lane, Macclesfield, Cheshire, by Frederick Garner of 419 Park Lane, Macclesfield , to Walter Anderson of Bullins Lane,  Scarsbrick, Ormskirk, Lancashire, dated 11 December 1941. The price was £650.  Includes a plan of the site which shows it lay at the junction of Beswick Street and Park Lane. The property was  part of that leased by Francis Beswick ,  John & Elizabeth Froggatt and Sarah Ann Beswick to William Blackshaw on 11 July 1868.  Blackshaw erected Holly Cottage on the plot. Amongst other things mentioned is the fact that no. 417 Park Lane was formerly part of Springfield House.

Garner; Anderson; Taylor; Beswick; Froggatt; Blackshaw; Walker. Moon;

161

Macclesfield, Cheshire;

Lease, dated 18 June 1936,  of a house known as Inglenook, Ivy Lane, Macclesfield, Cheshire, by Harold Sellors Bull of  Park Street, Macclesfield, builder, to William Jordan Traynor and Mrs D I. Traynor both of Inglenook, Ivy Lane, Macclesfield, for 999 years at an annual rent of £8. Document includes a plan of the 972 square yard  Marsh; Haworth; Whitehead; Roylance;  site.

Bull; Traynor; Forster;  Clarke;

162

Macclesfield, Cheshire;

Conveyance, dated  1936,  of a 6740 square yard  plot of land in Ivy Lane, Macclesfield, Cheshire, David Whitfield of Sycamore Villa, Ivy Lane, Macclesfield, Cheshire, silk manufacturer, to  Harold Sellors Bull of  Park Street, Macclesfield, builder. Consideration £800. Clauses stated that any house erected on the land had to have a value of at least £50 a year. Other clauses limited fence heights  and  specified that huts were not to be erected on the land.

Whitfield; Bull; Clarke; Haworth; Bullock; Marsh;  Roylance;

163

Macclesfield, Cheshire;

Draft conveyance, dated 20 December 1920,  of a freehold farmhouse known as the Pump Tree Farm, Broken Cross, Macclesfield, Cheshire by Clement William Kirk of Parkett Hayes Farm, Broken Cross, Macclesfield, cattle dealer and farmer, to William Stanner  of Siddington, Cheshire, farmer, and his wife and Mrs Annie Stanner. Consideration for the 14.5 acre farm  was £1700. Includes a plan showing occupiers of properties and a schedule of buildings, fieleds, etc. and a second schedule of deeds 1803- 1920. The Governors of King Edward's Grammar School.

Kirk; Stanner; Hand;  Wain; Mellor; Roylance; Barber; Hall; Lunt; Holland; Bostock; Toole; Poole; Humphreys; Bagshaw; Birkhead; Keene; Percival; Browne;

164

Macclesfield, Cheshire;

Draft conveyance, dated 11 October 1904, of land, buildings, etc, forming part of the Park Farm, Victoria Road, Macclesfield, Cheshire, by James Kershaw of Macclesfield, Cheshire, to the Guardians of the Poor of Macclesfield Union, Cheshire.  The land was wanted for a nurses home and for this the Guardians paid £1957. Includes a plan of the property which included the farm buildings.

Kershaw;  Wright;  Crew;

165

Macclesfield, Cheshire;

[1] Statement of a bankrupt estate, dated 5 September 1927,  in the bankruptcy of Ernest Vernon of Sycamore Farm, Macclesfield under a receiving Order dated 13 October 1925. Lists values of crops, implements, tools, etc, a milk round, furniture and tenant right.

[2] Statement of the  Trustee of the bankrupt Ernst Vernon's  intention to apply to the Board of Trade for his release, dated 5 September 1927 which accompanied [1].

Vernon; Atkin;

166

Macclesfield, Cheshire;

Draft conveyance of a 1395 square yard, freehold, plot of land in Ivy Lane, Macclesfield, Cheshire by Thomas Bullock of Rock House, Byrons Lane, Macclesfield and Tom Rose  of The Ridge, Blakelow Road, Macclesfield,  to Philip Gardiner  Norton of 32 Broken Cross, Macclesfield, company director, for £230. The document is  dated 9 March 1954. Includes a plan showing the site which was just before the junction of Ivy Lane with Ivy Road.

Bullock; Rose; Norton; Marsh; Haworth; Clarke;

167

Macclesfield, Cheshire;

Copy draft conveyance of a 1251 square yard, freehold, plot of land near Ivy Lane, Macclesfield, Cheshire by Miss Mary E. Clarke of Park Vale, Ivy Lane, Macclesfield and others,  to John Ernest Mario Bianchi of Dawsons, Ivy Road, Macclesfield,  for £208-10s. The document is  dated 13 December 1932 and includes a plan showing the site which was just after junction of Ivy Lane with Ivy Road, down the lane leading from the junction towards Bostock's Farm and Broken Cross.

Clarke; Bullock; Haworth; Bianchi;  Marsh; Wain;

168

Macclesfield, Chester, Cheshire;

Draft conveyance of a 3080 square yard, freehold, plot of land in Ivy Lane, Macclesfield, Cheshire by Thomas Bullock of Rock House, Byrons Lane, Macclesfield and Tom Rose  of The Ridge, Blakelow Road, Macclesfield,  to the Cheshire Territorial Army Association of Grey Friars, Chester,  for £80. The document is  dated 4 February 1952. Includes a plan on linen showing the site which was just before the junction of Ivy Lane with Ivy Road. The plan also shows existing houses including Ivydene and Ivymeade Farm.

Bullock; Rose; Clarke; Haworth; Marsh; Cotterall; Baker; Wain;

169

Macclesfield, Cheshire; Whitefield, Manchester, Lancashire;

Draft conveyance of Ivy House,  Ivy Road, Macclesfield, Cheshire by Thomas Bullock of Rock House, Byrons Lane, Macclesfield and Tom Rose  of The Ridge, Blakelow Road, Macclesfield,  to the James Rankin Littlejohn of Bury New Road, Whitefield, Lancashire, pharmacist,  for £1200. The document is  dated  1949. Includes a plan n showing the site which was on Ivy Road just after and adjacent to Dawsons Farm..

Bullock; Rose; Clarke; Haworth; Marsh; Littlejohn;

170

Bosley, Macclesfield, Cheshire; Wharton, Staffordshire;

Copy for draft abstract of title, dated 1933,  of Alfred Bullock of Rock House, Byrons Lane, Macclesfield and others to a plot of freehold land on Ivy Road, Macclesfield, Cheshire,to be sold to S. Howard. The latter property is described as "all those several closes of meadow land containing in the whole 8 acres 1 rood 2 perches of statute measure or thereabouts situate on the West side of Ivy Lane, Macclesfield…..and then held with Ivy House". This outlines the history of the land owned by the Clarke family which had descended to them from John Booth of Macclesfield who died  19 January 1867. Document includes a plan.

Bullock; Howard; Clarke; Brindley; Booth;  Mason; Marsh; Haworth; Rose;

171

Macclesfield, Cheshire; Manchester;  Douglas Isle of Man;

[1] Bundle of 25 letters to do with the Clarke Estates, Macclesfield, Cheshire and dating between May and August 1935. Mentions possibility of selling Ivymeade and Ivy House Farms for £20000.

[2] Bundle of 19 letters to do with the Clarke Estates, Macclesfield, Cheshire and dating between January  and July 1935. Includes a plan (dated 1940) showing part of Ivy Lane / Ivy Road in the area of the junction already built upon and a listing of portions of Ivy House Farm sold off since Miss M.E. Clarke's death on 30 January 1933. Most of the letters concern cattle drinking water pollution on Ivy House Farm, others concern the sale of "back land" to people who had bought houses from the builder (Mr Bull). .

[3] Bundle of 14 letters to do with the Clarke Estates, Macclesfield, Cheshire and dating between  August  and September 1936. Concerns proposed sale to Rochford Brothers, builders and the widening of Ivy Road.

Clarke; Wright; Higginbotham; Wragg; Rose; Bull; Nelstrop; Gatley; Forster; Dakin; Horrocks; Kenning; Wain; Swanick; Terras; Bullock; Rochford; Brough; Clayton; Torr;

172

Macclesfield, Cheshire;

Draft conveyance of 1783 square yards of land at the corner of  Ivy Road and Ivy Lane, Macclesfield, Cheshire by Thomas Bullock of Rock House, Byrons Lane, Macclesfield and Tom Rose  of The Ridge, Blakelow Road, Macclesfield,  to the Joseph Sigley of 239 Chester Road, Macclesfield, Company Director, for £297-3s-4d. The document is  dated  6 July 1954 and includes a plan, a bill and two letters..

Clarke; Wright; Bullock; Rose; Sigley; Marsh; Haworth;

173

Macclesfield, Cheshire; Disley, Manchester;

[1] Draft conveyance of 5375 square yards of land and a house situate at Park Vale, Ivy Lane, Macclesfield, Cheshire, by Mrs Blanche Vernon Cormac of Park Vale, Ivy Lane, Macclesfield, widow, to William Frank Scott of Red Lane, Disley, Manchester, manufacturer,  for  £4600, dated 10 July 1952.

[2] Requisitions on title re Park Vale, Ivy Lane, Macclesfield, Cheshire, dated  1952;

[3] Schedule of deeds  to Park Vale, Ivy Lane, Macclesfield, Cheshire 1927- 1952.

Cormac; Scott;Higginbotham; Clarke; Dronsfield;

174

Macclesfield, Cheshire;

Copy draft conveyance of 1198 square yards of land on  Ivy Road and Ivy Lane, Macclesfield, Cheshire by Thomas Bullock of Rock House, Byrons Lane, Macclesfield and Tom Rose  of The Ridge, Blakelow Road, Macclesfield,  to George Basil Williams of  Rutland Road, Macclesfield, assistant manager, for £143-10s. The document is  dated 8 September  1939 and includes a plan. The plot lay at the junction of Morton Avenue with Ivy Road, Macclesfield. The plan shows the new and old lines of Ivy Road at a point opposite Palmerston Road.

Bullock; Rose; Williams; Clarke; Marsh; Wright;

175

Macclesfield, Cheshire;

[1] Claim made by Tom Rose of The Ridge, Blakelow, Macclesfield, Cheshire (Trustee of Edward Arthur Clarke) in answer to a notice to treat  under the Macclesfield (Ivy Road No.3) Compulsory Purchase Order 1953.  The compulsory purchase order concerned 6.47 acres of land on the West side of Ivy Road, Macclesfield.

[2]

Rose; Clarke;

       
 

 

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