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Two 18th century documents relating to mills at Haughton and Thoresby Park, and to tree planting in the parkland of the Duke of Kingston (the Pierrepont Family)

1 folded sheet measuring 38cm x 31cm recording an agreement between the agent of the Duchess of Kingston and Thomas Thorpe (miller) relating to the diversion of the water supply to Haughton Mill and a weekly lease of new corn mill at Thoresby Park, the Duchess' corn and malt to be ground free of charge. For further content click on the link to the document transcription. A second folded sheet measuring 41cm x 31cm gives, "An Account of all the Trees taken out of the Nurserys and Planted in the Parke to 31 December 1762", seeming to relate to tree planting at either Thoresby Park or Holme Pierrepont Hall.

Transcript of rent agreement for Tingewick Mill

  • SMDN-2018.0017
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  • 2018 (copy of document from 1766)
  • Part of Small Donations

Image and transcription of agreement for rent of Tingewick Mill, made 1766 between William Ross, on behalf of the Rt Hon George Grenville, and Thomas Bowden, miller.

Boughton, Pauline

Indenture, Aughton, Lancashire

Single vellum sheet (approx. 68 x 90 cm). Transfer of mortgage of windmill. Original document available for reference. For content click on the link to the document transcription

Notebook from Royal Gunpowder Factory, Faversham

Pages from a 1798 notebook containing text and images relating to the processes carried out at the Royal Gunpowder Factory, Faversham. These have been pasted into another notebook, which has the following handwritten title page: "Papers and sketches relating to the manufacture of Gunpowder at the Royal Gunpowder Factory, Faversham in the last century. AGH and C Godfrey 23/10/78". The opening two pages are also stamped with "Curtis's and Harvey, Limited".

Godfrey, C

Final concord relating to mills in Cradley and Suckley

Final concord dated to eight days of St Hilary in the third year of George IV [1822] between James Trehearn and Walter Henry Johnson and wife Martha, relating to "two messuages, two water corn mills, two barns, two stables, three gardens, six orchards, eighty acres of land, forty acres of meadow, forty acres of pasture, ten acres of hop ground, twenty acres of furze and heath and common of pasture ... in the parishes of Suckley and Cradley".

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Final concord relating to mills in Cradley and Suckley

Final concord dated to three weeks of the Holy Trinity in the seventh year of George IV [1826] between James Trehearn and Richard Walker and Mary Ann his wife, relating to "two messuages, two water corn mills, two barns, two stables, three gardens, six orchards, eighty acres of land, forty acres of meadow, forty acres of pasture, ten acres of hop ground, twenty acres of furze and heath and common of pasture ... in the parishes of Suckley and Cradley".

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