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Kenyon family of Peel Hall, Little Hulton
Shrievalty and Assizes
FILE [no title] - ref. DDKE/3/135 - date: 8 Sep.
and Content] Warrant for distraint on goods of John Walker, administrator of
Frances his late wife, who was administratrix of Richard Tetlock, her former
husband, deceased - to answer a plea of trespass by Ralph Mort at the next
Duchy of Lancaster
FILE - Duchy court
depositions - ref. DDKE/5/157 - date: 1669-1670
and Content] (8) Nicholas Mosley, esq., farmer of the mills of Manchester
grammar school v. Ralph Chorlton, Mary Dawson, Samuel Mort, Thomas Deane and
other inhabitants of Manchester, 23 Apr. 1670.
Kenyon family of Peel Hall, Little Hulton
HISTORICAL MANUSCRIPTS COMMISSION 14th Report, Appendix P1
IV (1894) 'The Manuscripts of Lord Kenyon'
FILE - ORDER
touching HIGHWAYS in the HUNDRED OF DERBY, made at the General Quarter Sessions
held at Ormskirk. - ref. DDKE/acc. 7840
HMC/629 - date: 1688, July 16
and Content] "Legh:--William Hilton, Esquire; John Rizley, Esquire;
Richard Stanley, Esquire; Thomas Mort, Esquire; Roger Kenyon, Esquire; Mr.
Alexander Ratcliffe, Mr. Rizley Brown, Mr. John Sorocold.
FILE [no title] - ref. DDKE/acc. 7840 HMC/635 -
date: 1688, September 28 to November 21
and Content] "November 3. Ibidem.--This day, Major Farrington, Major
Preston, and Mr. Copley were with his Lordshipp, to give names to supply
vacancies. This day, Captain Oldfield was there, about their Cheshire
concernes, for the militia of Cheshire. This day, Councellor Mort was there,
sent for to advise how farr his Lordshipp might legally act, if occasion should
be, before the Commission came. All resolve they would, if great occasion
should be, act by it; but could not raise money for the militia, without the
Comission. Mr. Bankes and R[oger] K[enyon] then there.
Strutt family of Belper, Derbyshire
Title deeds of the Strutt family deposited from the Strutt
Estate Office, Belper
FILE [no title] - ref. D3772/T42/91/1-3 - date:
Scope and Content] (Mort and Brown)
FILE [no title] - ref. D3772/T51/3/1-13 - date:
Scope and Content] Deeds concerning a partnership between Arthur Brown and Ann
Mort at Bargate Farm, Holbrook
FILE [no title] - ref. DDX 312/1b - date: 9 Dec.
and Content] Mortgage by assignment for 70 years: for £42: Hugh Makant of
Tildesley, weaver, to Robert Mort of Wharton Hall in Little Hilton, gent. --
messuage and tenement.
Papers concerning the affairs of William Speakman of
FILE [no title] - ref. DDX 312/44 - date: 1678-1680
and Content] (1) Robert Mort of Warton Hall, gent.
FILE [no title] -
ref. DDX 142/7 - date: 1867-1874
[from Scope and
Content] Probate (P.P.R.) of James Mort (d.11 Dec. 1873) of Sale Moor, gent.,
later of Ashton upon Mersey.
[from Scope and
Content] Devises and bequeaths all belongings to exors., wife Maria, only child
Ellinor Emma Ford, and nephew James Mort, to provide annuity for wife, and give
residue to dau., and if she die in testator's lifetime, residue to be divided
between living sisters and brothers.
Shuttleworth, Dallas and Cromblehome, Preston, solicitors
BRETHERTON SCHOOL - ref. DDCM 3
FILE [no title] - ref. DDCM 3/33 - date: 27/28
and Content] Lease and release: for £60: Margaret Crooke and Mary Crooke of
Leyland, spinsters, executrices of the will of William Crooke of Leyland,
yeoman, deceased, to Peter Aspinall of Parr, clerke, Richard Okell of
Bretherton, Henry Croston of Croston, Sylvester Sutch of Ormskirke, Richard
Crooke of Coppull, Richard Banester of Croston, gents., William Rosse, Thomas
Rosse, Thomas Holland, William Bretherton, Edward Bamford, William Hodges and
James Farror the younger, all of Bretherton, yeomen, and Hugh Forshawe of
Tarlton, yeoman. (feoffees and trustees of a free school lately erected in
Bretherton) -- 3 closes in Eccleston called Drapers Fields or Drapers Grounds,
commonly called the Meadow - Moriley Know-Moriley and Little Moriley (7½ ac)
with all the appurtenances except common in the wastes of Eccleston -- Witn:
Tho.Mort, Benj. Edmundson, Tho. Wilson, Rd. Markland, Peter Finch.
FILE [no title] - ref. DDCM 3/34 - date: 28 Oct.
and Content] Bond in £120: parties as DDCM 3/23 above: to perform covenants
(see DDCM 3/23 above). Witn: Tho.Mort, Benj.Edmundson, Tho.Wilson, Rd.Markland.
Leigh family of Hindley Hall
BOX 12 - ref. D/D
Parcel No 1
Title Deeds to Gilbert Ashton's Estate in Wiend, Wigan
FILE [no title] - ref. D/D Lei Add/12/12 - date:
Scope and Content] Conveyance of a house in the Wiend, Wigan. William Mort
& wife to Gilbert Ashton.
FILE [no title] - ref. D/D Lei Add/12/13 - date:
Scope and Content] Judgement and seisin recovery Gilbert Ashton. Holt Leigh
& Edward Bullen and William Mort & his wife Jane. Holt Leigh.
Birch Cullimore, Chester, solicitors
ref. DBC 261
FILE [no title] - ref. DBC 261/59 - date: nd
and Content] Bundle: Vouchers for payments made by Joseph Mort. 1757 - 1764.
and Content] Bundle: Letters from Daniel Basnett of Frodsham to Joseph Mort,
attorney at law, Frodsham, with accounts and (copy) writ of capias. (11 items).
1762 - 1767.
Staunton family of Staunton Hall, Nottingham
Records are open for consultation unless otherwise indicated
MIDDLESEX: Shadwell - ref. DD/S/35
FILE - Assignment
for 5s - ref. DD/S/35/1 - date: 14 Mar. 1775
and Content] John Mort of par. St. Leonard, Shoreditch, co. Middlesex, grocer,
to John Entwistle of Manchester and James Entwistle of Newark, chapmen and Job
Brough of Newark, gent:-- parcel of land with 13 decayed messuages and
buildings in Shadwell, co. Middlesex (frontage of 126 ft. N. to S. on Foxes
Lane and 124 ft. E. to W. to Spring St., alias Babbs Fields); carriage way
through New St. and Spring St. --: recites lease for 21 years of the premises
(13 Jan. 1756); mortgage (24 June 1769) and order of Court of Chancery (July
FILE - Assignment
- ref. DD/S/35/2 - date: 20 June 1775
and Content] (i) Edward Graves of par. St. Paul, Shadwell (late of par. St.
Andrew, Holborn, Middlesex) builder and wife Elizabeth (ii) John and James
Entwistle and Job Brough (iii) John Mort: for £45.2.8. by J.M. to J. and J.E.
and J.B.:-- property as DD/S/35/1
Misc. documents re various townships purchased from Alan
FILE [no title] - ref. DP 142 - date: 17 Jan.
and Content] Release: for £600: i Thomas Jameson, late of Ashton-in-Makerfield,
now of Charles County in Maryland in America, gent, & Mary his wife, John
J. of the same, shipwright, & Elizabeth his wife, William J. of the same,
planter, Anne J. of the same, spinster, Thomas Duell of Dean Street, St.
Andrews Holborn, London, saylor, & Elizabeth his wife, Peter Blow of
St.Annes, co.Middlesex, jeweller, & Mary his wife which T.J., J.J., W.J.,
A.J., E.D., & M.B. are children of Margaret J. of Ashton, widow, who was
sister of Henry Brabin of York, mercer, decd., ii Robert Gibson, esq. &
Thomas Bennison, gent. both of Lancaster, & iii Nicholas Starkie, esq.
& Charles Gibson, gent. both of Preston -- capital messuage called Docker,
with closes, in Whittington; also messuage called Herst & a close called
the Mort Intack; in all 100a, in the tenure of Thomas Huck -- Witn: John
Lurtine, Thomas Jones, Phillip Hoskins, Ethelbart Doyne, Ignatius Doyne. Seals
Standish Family of Duxbury
including leases - ref. DP 502/1
FILE [no title] - ref. DP 502/1/8/3 - date: 12
Scope and Content] Witnesses: Thomas Mort, William Haydock, Thomas Wilson, R
Church of England, Manchester Diocese, Greater Manchester
FILE - School -
ref. M39/9 - date: 11 Jan. 1797
and Content] Petition of 64 inhabitants of Astley, Leigh, to the trustees of
lands devised by the will of Adam Mort, 19 Mar. 1630, to maintain a
schoolmaster, to replace the schoolmaster Robt. Cunliffe for having neglected
his duties, and memorial of Thos. Mort Froggatt of Dam House, Astley, esq.,
Jas. Kearsley of Hulton, esq. and John Hope of Chaddock, Tyldesley, gent.,
trustees, to Wm. [Cleaver], Bishop of Chester, asking him to withdraw his
licence from Cunliffe.