Estate book of Cheshire estates, chiefly in Bucklow, Eddisbury and Northwich hundreds, comprising mainly rentals of Acton, Onston, Grange, Dutton, Preston on the Hill, Windy Weston, Bradshaw, Anderton and Sandiway, and miscellaneous accounts (for labouring, carpentering, surveying, plantation work, bricklaying, sawing, etc.) for the most part relating to the same.
Cheshire Estate Book
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Conditions Governing Access
The manuscript is available for consultation by any accredited reader.
Purchased by the John Rylands Library from Shaw's Bookshop, Manchester, in August 1948.
Description compiled by Jo Humpleby, project archivist.
Other Finding Aids
Catalogued in the Hand-List of the Collection of English Manuscripts in the John Rylands Library, 1937-1951 (English MS 1131).