Lease for Lives

Scope and Content

Part-printed lease for three lives of three cottages and a tenement in Salford, on the north side of a street called back Salford Street, 17 August 1749, from (1) Edward, Earl of Derby to (2) Samuel Worthington of Salford, gent. Rent: 4s 6d. Fine £26.

Covenants: all grain to be ground at the Earl's mill in the Manor of Pilkington. Dog to be kept if required.

Signature on turn-up: Derby. Sealing: impressed red wax seal, heraldic design, with motto, on cloth tag.

Endorsed with memorandum of livery of seisin to (2), 16 June 1750.

Former reference: 5/30