Box 2

  • Reference
      GB 427 DBA/2
  • Dates of Creation
      1758-1920s
  • Physical Description
      0.75 linear feet

Scope and Content

Family history, including details of the Duke's funeral procession. Land purchases for the Canal, including Altrincham, Dunham Massey, Lymm, Monton, Timperley, Worsley, 1759-1767. Expenses of James Brindley and Mr Gilbert. Proposed terminus of the Canal in Manchester, and possible extension to Stockport.