Deed of Partition

Scope and Content

Partition of Kersal Wood or Kersal Moor, agreed between (1) James Chetham of Turton. Esq., (2) Henry Greenehalgh of Brandlesome [Brandlesholme, Bury], esq., and (3) Edward Byrom of Manchester, gent.

Property: a piece of ground in the parish of Manchester called Kersal wood, now or late called Kersal Moor, containing about 100 acres, of which the three parties are seised as tenants in common in fee simple, there being a previous writ of partition and judgement on the land. The land includes a mill, cottage and tenement in the possession of Samuel Brierly.

Signatures on turn-up: H. Grenehalgh Edw[ard] Byrom. Partial impressed red wax seals on three parchment tags (one seal missing). Endorsed.

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