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The following documents relate to properties in various townships

ASTLEY

FILE [no title] - ref. DX 1276 - date: 21 Mar. 1761

[from Scope and Content] Final Concord: for 100: John Mort v Peter Stockton, Ann his wife, Henry Mather, & Mary his wife -- 4 messuages, 1 barn, 2 shippons, 1 orchard, 1 garden, 4ac.land, 3ac. meadow, 4ac. pasture, & common of pasture & turbary in Astley & Great Bolton --.

FILE [no title] - ref. DX 1278 - date: 2 Feb. 1804

[from Scope and Content] Lease for 10 years at 41 per year: Egerton Leigh of Twemlow, co. Chester, esq. & James Wilde of Dane Bank, Lymm, co. Chester, esq. (devisees in trust of Thomas Mort Froggatt of Damhouse in Tyldesley, esq. decd.) to William Gerard of Astley, farmer -- messuage & 9 fields (8a) called Walworks, & 4 fields (3a) called Gortons, in Astley, late in the tenure of Joseph Burn -- Seals.

FILE [no title] - ref. DX 1280 - date: 1 Oct. 1815

[from Scope and Content] Lease for 999 years at 3.0.9 per year: Thomas Sutton Mort Froggatt of Dam House, esq. to Samuel Arrowsmith of Astley, gent. (eldest son of Peter A. of Astley, manufacturer, decd.) -- 729 sq. yds. of land in Astley -- Witn: John Gorst, Thomas Part. Plan. Seals.

FILE [no title] - ref. DX 1281 - date: 1 Oct. 1815

[from Scope and Content] Lease for 999 years at 4.18.8 per year: parties Thomas Sutton Mort Froggatt of Dam House, esq. to Samuel Arrowsmith of Astley, gent. (eldest son of Peter A. of Astley, manufacturer, decd.) - DX 1184 sq.yds. of land in Astley -- Witn: John Gorst, Thomas Part, John Lingard. Plan. Seals.

CRONTON

FILE [no title] - ref. DX 1344 - date: 20 Aug. 1737

[from Scope and Content] Assignment of Trust: (1) Thomas Sutton of Damhouse. esq., John Radcliffe of Leverpool, esq., (ii) George Farington of Shaw Hall, esq, George Kenyon of Peel, esq., James Starkey of Penington, gent., James Hilton of Penington, gent, John Mort of Astley, gent., & (iii) William Edwardson -- tenement in Cronton called Partes Groundes, on which used to stand Partes House, & closes called the Field on the west side of the place where the house stood, the Halfacre, Great & Little Cliffe, & Black Acre -- recites DX 1343, a fine & recovery pursuant thereto, & at lease at 10 per year to Thomas & Edward Wyke, 24 Apr. 1660. (Not executed)

FILE [no title] - ref. DX 1345 - date: 6 Jun. 1760

[from Scope and Content] Assignment of Trust: (i) George Kenyon of Peel in Little Hulton, esq. & John Mort of Astley, to (ii) Thomas Froggatt of Damhouse within Astley, Robert Guillym of Atherton, George Kenyon the younger of Peel, esqs., Robert Bradley of Penington, John Brideoak of Atherton, Samuel Arrowsmith of Astley, & Thomas Guest of Bedford, gents. -- tenement in Cronton called Partes Groundes, on which used to stand Partes House, & closes called the Field on the west side of the place where the house stood, the Halfacre, Great & Little Cliffe, & Black Acre --

PENNINGTON (Leigh)

FILE [no title] - ref. DX 1572 - date: 26 Jun. 1635

[from Scope and Content] Lease for 1 year: Thomas Mort of Little Hulton, gent., to Thomas son of Charles Gest of Astley, husbandman -- messuage in Tyldesley purchased from William Sothern, late in the tenure of Arthur Hope, decd. butcher, & a moiety of a messuage in Pennington purchased from William Roscowe & William Cooke, a close called the Stockleies late in the tenure of Richard Renacres, part of a close called the Great Blackfeild, & 2 yearly rents of 5.6.8 purchased from Richard Urmston, esq. -- which by will of Adam, father of T.M., late of Tyldesley, for provision of a preaching minister in Astley, & towards the wages of a schoolmaster, & for the relief of the poor of Astley & Bolton, were bequeathed to Sir Cecill Trafford, Roger Downes, John Atherton Radcliffe Asheton, Peter Igerton, John Bradshawe, & John Greenhalgh, esqs., & Roberte Mawdesley, & Humfrey Booth, gents., Thomas & Adam his sons, & Oswald Mosley, esq. decd. Witn: George Rigbye, John Bradshawe, Raphe Blackoe, George Lynns, Thomas Brabin, James Oulred. Seal.

FILE [no title] - ref. DX 1588 - date: 9 Nov. 1747

[from Scope and Content] Power to William Farington, Vicar of Leigh, by 81 inhabitants of the parish, to commence action for the appointment of feoffees for Leigh Grammar School, Henry Arrowsmith "a very improper person" having been appointed schoolmaster by James Hilton of Penington, gent. decd. about 1745, & Samuel, brother to J.H. now setting up rights of appointment. Signatories John Johnson, George Kenyon, Richard Guest, James March, Peter Seale, Peter Aspinall, James Hindley, John Mort, Thomas Heys, James Starky, Edward Graves, Otho Cooke, Thomas Johnson, Thomas Sutton, James Wood, Thomas Mawdesley, Robert Gwyllym, James Tyldesley, James Ranicar, John Hilton, George Glover, John Kay, Ann Gregory, Jane Hilton, Margery Longworth, Mary Longworth, Richard Longworth, James Green, Henry Parr, Richard Battersby, Arthur Leech, Thurstan Pemberton, William Ranicars, Nathan Mather, John Smith, Robert Hampson, John Brideoake, John Houghton, William Bissell, William Gillibrand, John Speakman, John Chaddock, Jos. Cunliffe, John Mort, John Guest, Miles Birchal, Isaac Unsworth, James Pendlebury, Samuel Stockton, William Heyes, George Hindley, Thomas Guest, John Markland, Hemry Young, John Deane, George Spakman, Gilbert Sale, John Hulme, Ellen Clough, John Green, Thomas Kay, James Green, George Hilton, John Pennington, William Clowes, Mary Schoefield, Mary Astley, John Worthington, Richard Kearsley, John Green junior, Catherine Hope, John Seddon, Charles Green, Ann Marsh, Martha Sanderson, John Withington for Coxes, Edward Green, James Collier junior. Witn: R. Bradley. Seals.

WARRINGTON

FILE [no title] - ref. DX 1816 - date: 27 Sep. 1766

[from Scope and Content] Assignment: for 5/-: George Kenyon of Peel,esq., Allen Vigor & Joseph Chippindall, of Manchester, gents. to Thomas Marsden of Chester, merchant, John Mort of Atherton, chapman, John Walker & Samuel Johnson of Liverpool, chapmen -- goods & chattells of John Rigby of Carr Mill Forge and Warrington, ironmonger, dealer, & chapman -- granted to G, K., A.V., & J.C., as well as to G. X. the younger, esq. & John Cooke, gent., as Commissioners in Bankruptcy.

WORSLEY

FILE [no title] - ref. DX 1841 - date: 7 Nov. 1744

[from Scope and Content] Assignment: for 10/-: (i) John Masey of Hazelhurst, gent. & Margaret his wife, (ii) Thomas Kay of Worsley, yeoman (father of M.M.), & (iii) Roger Whichcote Massey of Preston, gent. & John Green of Worsley, yeoman -- closes in Worsley on Swinton Moor called the Two Whob Closes (10a) late in the tenure of John Mort; also Further Close, Nearer Close, & Midle Close (14a) on Swinton Moor, late in the tenure of John Lomas -- held by lease from Scroop, Duke of Bridgewater, for lives of J.M., Liell his niece, & Margaret his wife.

ref. DX 2054

FILE [no title] - ref. DX 2054/1 - date: nd

[from Scope and Content] Answer in Chancery concerning marriage settlement between Bridget Mort and Richard Haughton [? of Kirkless or Kirklees, Aspull], mentioning Adam and Thomas Mort and property at Bank Houses and elsewhere in Kirkless

[from Scope and Content] VCH vol 4 p121 says that Richard Houghton of Kirklees married Bridget d of Adam Mort in 1616

Creator(s):

Hand, Morgan and Owen, Stafford and Lichfield, solicitors

D1798

HM 1-615

FILE [no title] - ref. D1798/518 - date: 1848

[from Scope and Content] Messuage, etc., [as above], (Stevenson et al/Mort et al), mortgage in fee with trusts for sale to secure 420.

Additional Deposit, January, 1961

MORT

FILE [no title] - ref. D1798/426 - date: c.1870-1920

[from Scope and Content] Papers concerning estate of Mrs Ann Mort, deceased and Charles Mort, deceased, include leases in STAFFORD.

FILE [no title] - ref. D1798/429 - date: c.1809-20

[from Scope and Content] STAFFORD, property in Greengate and Gaolgate, (parties include Mort, Dickenson, Campbell, Jerningham, Tomkinson).

FILE [no title] - ref. D1798/430 - date: 1873-1914

[from Scope and Content] Mort family, receipts for advances of money.

FILE [no title] - ref. D1798/432 - date: Late 19th-early 20 cent

[from Scope and Content] Papers concerning probate and estates of various members of the Mort family - letters of administration, receipts for legacies, etc.

Moss Pit deeds - Cookson - ref. D1798/574

FILE [no title] - ref. D1798/574/19 - date: 1853

[from Scope and Content] Conveyance by Richard Hodges to Charles C. Mort of Moss Pit House land and premises. Dated 21 February.

FILE [no title] - ref. D1798/574/20 - date: 1853

[from Scope and Content] Conveyance by Thomas Hartshorne and others to Charles Chester Mort of a plot of land called Moss Pit North. Dated 25 March.

FILE [no title] - ref. D1798/574/21 - date: 1853

[from Scope and Content] Conveyance by Mrs. Williams and Miss Clarke to Charles Chester Mort of closes of land at Moss Pit (Moss Pit Croft, Little Stockings including a marl pit, 6a 0r 09p): consideration 475. Dated 25 March.

FILE [no title] - ref. D1798/574/23 - date: 1853

[from Scope and Content] Conveyance by Isaac Rockford to C.C. Mort of a piece of land at Moss Pit, 0a 1r 23p: consideration 79. Dated 21 June.

FILE [no title] - ref. D1798/574/29-30 - date: 1868

[from Scope and Content] Conveyance, with bond, by William Myatt to John Drewry Mort of a cottage and premises at Moss Pit. Dated 6 March.

FILE [no title] - ref. D1798/574/32 - date: 1868

Finch, Johnson and Lynn, Preston, solicitors



 
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