Cheshire Estate Book

Scope and Content

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.

Access Information

The manuscript is available for consultation by any accredited reader.

Acquisition Information

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).