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Papers of Legh Family of Lyme Hall
Papers of Legh Family of Lyme Hall
1615-1965
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Archive of prominent family, whose lands included Disley, Warrington, Newton in Makerfield, Ince in Makerfield , Haydock, Golborne, Norbury, and Lowton. The records include: correspondence 1615-1902, coal mining records 1692-1957, title deeds, rentals and tithe charges 1745-1963, parliamentary papers 1754-1957, letter books and maps and plans 1763-1957, financial records including workmen's wages 1821-1959, railway records 1834-1957, local government concerns 1890-1952Lyme Hall and Lyme Park papers including: correspondence 1656-1787, leases and agreements for land in Newton, Burtonwood, Haydock, Earlstown, Lyme Handley, Warrington, Golborne, Haydock, Norbury, Disley, Lowton 1726-1961, plans 1736-1951, rental and tithe papers for land in Lancashire and Cheshire 1745-1951, household accounts 1847-1958, estate survey and valuation books 1864-1965, 1910 Land Valuation Act Forms 1910-1916 Related Material:Deeds, family, and estate papers 12th century-20th century held at Manchester University: John Rylands Library (GB133)Family correspondence c1660-1685 (NRA 20976 Lewin) held privately, enquiries to Historical Manuscripts Commission, London, England.Estate accounts 1727-1806 held at Stockport Archives Service (GB130).
Title:
Papers of Legh Family of Lyme Hall
Date of work:
1615-1965
Reference number:
GB124.E17
Level of description:
Fonds
Source:
Received from Joshua Bury, Earle & Co in 1987 , Legh family archives, accession number 1270 Received from Shropshire Record Office, via Stockport Record Office, items recovered by West Mercia Police, on 23 April 1987, 7 letters, accession number 1290 Received from Shropshire Record Office, via Stockport Record Office, items recovered by West Mercia Police, on 29 April 1987, 1 letter, accession number 1291. Both accessions 1290 and 1291are material believed to have been stolen from the archive when it was at Merseyside Received from Joshua Bury, Earle & Co on 2 February 1988, drainage plan of Haydock, accession number 1312 Received from Kate Atkinson, Education Officer, Lyme Hall on 6 October 1988, Legh family papers including Lewis Wyatt's architectural drawings c1813, accession number 1327 Received from .Mersyside Museums and Galleries on 2 May 1989, plans, Edge Green Colliery and Lyme Pits on lands belonging to Governors of Winwick Education Foundation. Abstracts of receipts and expenditure, accession number 1352 Received from [Joshua, Bright & Co] on 24 June 1996, Legh family archives, accession number 1596 Received from Ingham & Yorke on 18 July 1996, 2 large plans relating to release of Legh Estate, 1880, accession number 1600
Use restrictions:
Unrestricted
Record types:
COLLECTION
Language:
English
Record number:
7184695
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