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  • Lesley Aitchison - Cornwall Acts of Parliament a selection from stock.
    of Cornwall 3pp 1803 9 00 Duchy of Cornwall AN ACT giving Power to sell and dispose of Lands Parcel of the Possessions of the Duchy of Cornwall and to purchase other Lands to be anexed thereto and to regulate future Grants of Leases of the Possessions of the said Duchy 26pp 1863 12 00 Duty on Coals AN ACT for allowing a Drawback of the Duty on Coals consumed in Lead Mines in Conwall 2pp 1816 9 00 East Cornwall Mineral Railway AN ACT for the Abandonment of the Works authorised by the East Cornwall Mineral Railway Act 1876 3pp 1879 12 00 Falmouth Gaol AN ACT to provide for the Discontinuance of a separate Court of Quarter Sessions and a separate Gaol in the Borough of Falmouth 3pp 1865 10 00 Fowey AN ACT to permit the Sale of the Danish Prize Ship Constantia Maria and her Cargo in the Port of Fowey 3pp 1808 15 00 Grampound AN ACT to exclude the Borough of Grampound in the County of Cornwall from sending Burgesses to serve in Parliament and to enable the County of York to send Two additional Knights to serve in Parliament in lieu thereof 2pp 1821 10 00 Helston A BILL To secure the Freedom and Purity of Election in the Borough of Helleston 3pp 1813 10 00 Launceston Debts AN ACT for the more easy and speedy Recovery of Small Debts within the Town and Borough of Launceston and other Places in the Counties of Cornwall and Devon 27pp 1841 12 00 CORNWALL Acts of Parliament For a further selection and to receive my latest catalogue please email lesley localhistory co uk Saint Burian A BILL intituled An Act to provide for the Division of the Deanery of Saint Burian into Three Rectories and

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  • Lesley Aitchison - Cumberland Manuscripts, Maps, Photographs, Ephemera etc.
    8 1835 20 00 Drigg GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Sheet No 99 N E Fully hand coloured map scale 1 to 1 mile size approx 13 x 15 plus wide margins key in margin About two thirds is sea Embossed Ordnance stamp 1905 18 00 Almost two thirds of the map is sea area SALE OF PART OF DERWENTWATER Eskdale Keswick Borrowdale Cockermouth ILLUSTRATED PARTICULARS CONDITIONS OF SALE and Plan of The Major Portions of the Leconfield Cumberland Estate about 17 00 Acres Four Very Sound Sheep Farms Skiddaw Forest Part of Derwent Water 400 Acres of Valuable Woodland The Mount Papcastle to be offered for Sale by Auction 17th July 1957 81pp folio printed front wrap only lacks back wrap front wrap stained and detached key plan one only of four folding plans 11 photographs mostly 2 to a plate 1957 30 00 Includes numerous sheep and dairy farms cottages shooting rights Lot 31 was the Western portion of Derwentwater covering 562 acres Great Croglin A BILL for Inclosing Lands in Great Croglin in the County of Cumberland 33pp sm folio disbound separately paginated Docket title traces of folds A few leaves with some slight discoloration in right margin With amendments and corrections in ink in a neat contemporary hand throughout 1808 20 00 Refers to rights to Mines of Coal Lead Tin Copper Minerals Stones Fossils etc The Lord of the Manor who was entitled to Mines and Minerals was the Earl of Egremont Presumably the Bill was amended prior to becoming an Act Hesket PARTICULARS CONDITIONS OF SALE of valuable estates in the Parish of Hesket 291 acres of thereabouts which will be offered for Sale by Auction 10th May 1870 5pp folio Includes schedules 3 hand coloured folding plans Outer page with docket title dusty 1870 32 00 Includes the estate of Stonefolds Inglewood Forest INCLOSURE Honor of Penrith and Forest of Inglewood Notice is Hereby Given That John Sadler John Marshall and John Fryer the Commissioners appointed by an Act of Parliament entitled An Act for dividing and inclosing the Commons and Waste Lands within the several Parishes of Penrith Edenhall Salkeld intend to meet at the George Inn Penrith for the Purpose of reading over and executing their General Award this first Day of October 1819 Poster size 12 x 8 inviting those interested to attend the meeting Shaw Printer Penrith 1819 32 00 Kendal Keswick ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet 102 Scale 1 to 1 mile Folding into sm 8vo cloth wraps edges of sections slightly browned 6 split in linen at one fold Electrotype 1878 22 00 Keswick MAYSON S ORDNANCE MODEL OF THE LAKE DISTRICT Exhibited Daily During the Year at the Lake District Repository Lake Road Keswick Open At Eight and Lighted During the Summer Months Admission One Shilling Each Poster advertising the exhibition size 16 x 11 finely printed in gold red black and green on a buff ground Decoration of fern leaves lithographed view of the building showing the sign for

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  • Lesley Aitchison - Cumberland Acts of Parliament a selection from stock.
    the Abandonment of the Carlisle Canal and making a Railway in lieu thereof from the Newcastle upon Tyne and Carlisle Railway at Carlisle to Port Carlisle to repeal the Acts relating to the Carlisle Canal 42pp 1853 14 00 Egremont AN ACT for Dividing and Inclosing certain Commons and Waste within the Manor of Egremont 43pp 1777 22 00 Farlam AN ACT for Dividing allotting and inclosing the several Moors

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  • Lesley Aitchison - Derbyshire Manuscripts, Maps, Photographs, Ephemera etc.
    two pages is a list of 70 members with year of entrance going back to 1789 There is also a list of 22 Honorary Members 290 pages Each year s accounts signed by auditors A few pages loose parchment darkened some tears in parchment on back board back inner hinge partly broken Neatly written throughout Blanks at end 1846 1933 200 00 Includes money paid out for funerals provisions for the Feast One gallon of ale to Band at John Colledge s Singers at Church Ringers at Church payments to hundreds of named people presumably while they were sick Surgeon half year s salary etc Receipts include subscriptions odd sums such as received from Bolehill Lodge for use of the Flag 5s Derby TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION by Mr Shaw at the George Inn in Derby 12th day of July Estates In Mackworth and Langley and in Spondon Handbill size 13 x 8 describing 4 Lots with occupiers J Drewry Printer Derby June 29th 1805 38 00 Included the house Wheat Hill with thirty acres adjoining and a close of forty acres on the banks of the River Derwent Drakelow LEASE OF A WATERMILL dwelling house barns etc and 225 acres in the Township of Drakelow Sir Roger Gresley to John Pycroft farmer and miller Printed agreement with manuscript inserts 3pp folio signed by Pycroft Folded with docket title together with 6 manuscript documents on paper relative to a case brought by Pycroft against Sir Roger and Jonah Deane in the King s Bench including copy Order of Reference 1831 and a valuation of crops and some work done by Pycroft such as Winter Ploughing road making 1824 50 00 Under the lease Pycroft is required to perform 8 days work for Sir Roger with a team of at least four horses if required The Arbitator in the Court case awarded Pyecroft 302 Hadfield area WHEELWRIGHT S ACCOUNT BOOK 1872 1891 4to notebook ruled for cash parchment covered boards covers darkened spine worn at top and bottom spine and edges of board lightly rubbed 166 pages of neatly written accounts listing work making and repairing carts wheels repairing agricultural tools and machinery Very detailed accounts listing price of bolts nuts springs lengths of wood etc for example Mr John Tingey s account for a New Cart lists 42 items including piece of larch fir 9ft 4ft of oak rails 1872 1891 185 00 Examples of entries new pair of strong waggon wheels painted complete 5 0s0d to new tailboard to Scotch cart to taking out motion wheels of horse power cleaning and packing and sending them to Derby to cleaning and repairing haymaking machine new nuts keys on main axle new lifter and new teeth to drums new spring and bolts to cutting and sharping turnip cutter to new pair of strong ash shafts 2 new cross bars new 1in deal bottom to Pony Cart Measham VALUABLE PROPERTY at Measham To Be Sold by Auction by B Cheatle Son

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  • Lesley Aitchison - Derbyshire Acts of Parliament a selection from stock.
    otherwise stated When ordering from this list please note item No and brief description Castleton AN ACT for regulating the Proceedings in Personal Actions in the Courts Baron of the Hundreds of High Peak and Manor of Castleton 30pp plus cover leaf 1760 15 00 DERBYSHIRE Manuscripts Maps Engravings Ephemera etc For a further selection and to receive my latest catalogue please email lesley localhistory co uk Back to the

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  • Lesley Aitchison - Devon Acts of Parliament a selection from stock.
    and District Waterworks Company 10pp disbound Act of Parliament 1892 8 00 Exmouth and East Budleigh and District Waterworks Company AN ACT to authorise the Exmouth Urban District Council to purchase the undertaking of the Exmouth and District Waterworks Company and to supply water within their district and the parish of East Budleigh 28pp disbound Act of Parliament 1900 9 00 Exmouth Gas AN ACT for conferring additional powers upon the Exmouth Gas Company 12pp disbound Act of Parliament 1882 9 00 Exmouth Gas Coke and Water Company AN ACT to incorporate the Exmouth Gas Coke and Water Company Limited and to make further Provision for lighting the Town of Exmouth and certain neighbouring Places with Gas 16pp disbound Act of Parliament 1865 12 00 Honiton AN ACT for rectifying Mistakes in the Names of several of the Commissioners appointed to put in Execution the Act for granting a Land Tax for the Year One thousand seven hundred and forty eight and for Relief of the Borough of Honiton as to Arrears of the Land Tax and the House and Window Taxes 30pp disbound black letter 1749 18 00 Refers to a dreadful fire at Honiton in July 1747 Honiton Church AN ACT for building a new Parish Church in the town of Honiton 28pp disbound Act of Parliament 1835 15 00 Kentisbeere AN ACT for Dividing Allotting and Inclosing a certain Tract of Common or Waste Land called Kentismoore within the Manor and Parish of Kentisbeere in the County of Devon 28pp drop head title disbound Act of Parliament 1801 18 00 Kilmington AN ACT for inclosing Lands in the Parish of Kilmington in the County of Devon 27pp disbound Act of Parliament 1842 17 00 Kingsbridge Dartmouth Modbury Salcombe Road AN ACT for more effectually making repairing and maintaining certain Roads from Kingsbridge to Dartmouth Modbury Salcombe and other Places 15pp 1828 14 00 Lindridge AN ACT for enabling the Trustees of the Will of the Reverend John Templer Clerk deceased to exchange certain of the Real Estates thereby devised situate in the County of Devon for certain other Estates situate in the same County 22pp disbound includes schedule Act of Parliament 1839 15 00 Lynmouth Harbour AN ACT to confirm certain Provisional orders made by the Board of Trade under the General Pier and Harbour Act 1861 relating to Aldborough and Lynmouth 32pp disbound top leaf dusty Act of Parliament 1872 10 00 Mariansleigh Holsworthy Sandford Crediton Estates AN ACT for vesting Parts of the Estates of Sir John Davie Baronet deceased in Trustees upon Trust to be sold and for laying out the Purchase Money in the Purchase of other Estates 27pp Act of Parliament disbound Includes 7 pages of Schedules 1839 16 00 Concerns land at Mariansleigh Holsworthy Sandford and Crediton DEVON Acts of Parliament For a further selection and to receive my latest catalogue please email lesley localhistory co uk Newton Abbot Debts AN ACT for the more easy and speedy Recovery of Small Debts within the Township of Newton Abbot and other Townships Parishes and Places 27pp disbound Act of Parliament 1840 12 00 North Devon AN ACT to enable Her Majesty s Paymaster General to repay to the North Devon Railway and Dock Company a Sum of Three thousand Pounds 3pp disbound pages loose top margins slightly ragged Act of Parliament 1862 8 00 North Devon Railway and Dock Company AN ACT for the Amalgamation of divers Railway Companies with the London and South western Railway Company for authorizing that Company to make and maintain additional Lines of Railway 30pp 1864 16 00 Plymouth and Devonport Railway AN ACT for conferring further Powers upon the Devon and Cornwall Railway Company for the Construction of Works and the raising of Money and otherwise in relation to their Undertakings of other Companies 19pp 1873 12 00 Concerns the Plymouth and Devonport railway Plymouth Dock AN ACT to enable certain Persons during the Minority of Sir John Saint Aubyn Baronet to renew and grant Leases of Lands and to sell other Lands all at Plymouth Dock in the County of Devon for the Use of His Majesty His Heirs and Successors 16pp disbound plus cover leaf together with An Act to explain and amend Two Acts for paving lighting and watching the Town of Plymouth 21pp disbound plus cover leaf with Schedule of Property Bound together in recent boards 1774 26 00 Plymouth Election AN ACT to give further Time to John Macbride Esquire and his Sureties for entering into their Recognizances in respect of his Petition presented to the House of Commons complaining of an undue Election and Return for the Borough of Plymouth 2pp small folio disbound Act of Parliament 1790 12 00 Plymouth Imports AN ACT to permit the Importation of Tobacco and Snuff into the Port of Plymouth Pages numbered 1021 1022 small folio disbound Act of Parliament London Printed by George Eyre and Andrew Strahan 1814 12 00 Plymouth Improvements AN ACT for paving lighting and watching the Town of Plymouth in the County of Devon and for regulating the Carmen and Porters within the said Town Cover leaf 32pp disbound Act of Parliament Black Letter 1770 18 00 Plymouth Land AN ACT to enable His Majesty to grant certain Parcels of Land situate between Great Prince Rock and the Village of Crab Tree called Tothill Bay and Lipson Bay to certain Persons therein named for the Purpose of embanking and Preserving the same from the sea 27pp disbound Act of Parliament 1802 16 00 Plymouth Workhouse AN ACT to amend and render more effectual Two Acts for erecting a Workhouse in the Town and Borough of Plymouth and for setting the Poor on Work and maintaining them there and for applying for the Relief of the Poor in the said Workhouse certain Surplus Monies which have formerly arisen and for granting further Power to the Guardians of the Poor of the Town of Plymouth 12pp small folio plus cover

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  • Lesley Aitchison - Dorset Acts of Parliament a selection from stock.
    better Supply of Water for the Use of Vessels resorting to the Harbour of Refuge at Portland 8pp 1857 14 00 Shaftesbury Sherborne AN ACT for explaining amending and making more effectual an Act of Parliament intituled An Act for repairing and widening the Road from the Top of White Sheet Hill through the Towns of Shaftesbury Milborne Port and Sherborne to the Halfway House 14pp black letter paper slightly browned 1756 15 00 Stallbridge AN ACT to enable the Commissioners of His Majesty s Woods Forests and Land Revenues to contract for the Purchase and Surrender of Crown Leases and to sell His Majesty s Interest in the Thornhill Estate in the Parish of Stallbridge 11pp 1815 10 00 Wareham and Purbeck Roads AN ACT for more effectually repairing and improving several Roads leading from the Market Cross in the Town of Wareham and in Purbeck 10pp 1830 14 00 Weymouth and Melcombe Regis Improvements AN ACT for paving cleansing lighting and watching the Borough and Town of Weymouth and Melcombe Regis in the County of Dorset and for removing all Encroachments Obstructions and Annoyances therein Black Letter Cover leaf 30pp 1776 17 00 Weymouth and Melcombe Regis Market Houses and Pier AN ACT to enable the Mayor Aldermen and Burgesses of the Borough of Weymouth and Melcombe Regis to provide Market Houses for the Sale of certain marketable Commodities and to erect and maintain an improved Pier or Landing Place within the Borough 22pp 1854 17 00 Weymouth and Melcombe Regis AN ACT for the better ascertaining recovering and collecting certain Duties commonly called petty Customs or Wharfage payable upon the Importation and Exportation of Goods and Merchandizes into or out of the Harbour of the Borough and Town of Waymouth and Melcombe Regis and also of Ballast

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  • Lesley Aitchison - Durham Manuscripts, Maps, Photographs, Ephemera etc.
    the Moor and Ten Messuages Ten Cottages Ten Orchards One thousand acres of pasture one thousand acres of Meadow one hundred acres of wood one hundred acres of moor and Common of Pasture for Cattle Vellum 25 x 32 large papered wax seal on tag Vellum slightly browned dust stained on verso 1786 75 00 DURHAM Manuscripts Maps Engravings Ephemera etc For a further selection and to receive my latest catalogue please email lesley localhistory co uk Monkwearmouth MONKWEARMOUTH SHORE ESTATE Ground Rent Reference Plan Scale 66 feet to an Inch Size 27 x 29 linen backed in grey line and two pale colours in what appears to be some form of early reproduction names of streets inked in in black ink Shows plots along each street with houses and buildings in pink A few plots have been marked in red ink with numbers and some land and houses in Whickam Street marked with a note of conveyance There is a brief key bottom right for land of Sir Hedworth Williamson Ground Sold Out Ground Conveyed Surface slightly dusty Manor Office August 1894 45 00 Covers Halgarth Square Calver Street Zetland Street Pilmore Hall Hurworth CERTIFICATE OF THE CONTRACT FOR THE REDEMPTION OF LAND TAX CONTRACTED AND AGREED WITH ALFRED BACKHOUSE OF PILMORE HALL HUNWORTH ON TEES Being the Land Tax charged upon All that Capital messuage or Mansion house called Pilmore House or Pilmore Hall Large single sheet folded partly printed with manuscript additions signed by the two commissioners attached to which is a folded printed plan in ink on waxed linen with boundaries buildings roads and river hand coloured size approx 33 x 22 scale 25 344 inches to a mile At the foot of the plan is the indelible stamp of George Dickinson and Son Civil Engineering

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