Cheshire, Derbyshire and Lancashire Deeds

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 RYCH/2245-2477
  • Dates of Creation
      mid 13th cent.-1877 [bulk 17th and 18th cent.]
  • Physical Description
      28 subseries; 233 items.

Scope and Content

A collection of deeds relating predominantly to Cheshire, Derbyshire and Lancashire, with smaller numbers relating to Cumberland, Yorkshire and Co. Donegal. Many of the deeds concern the Hadfield family of Hadfield. Among the places well represented are Hadfield (RYCH/2260-2315), Macclesfield (RYCH/2321-2337), Manchester (RYCH/2338-2368), Mottram in Longdendale (RYCH/2373-2393), Newton near Manchester (RYCH/2394-2422), and Stockport (RYCH/2427-2460).

Acquisition Information

Rylands accession no. R67889. Presented to the John Rylands Library by Mrs Greene, Miss Porter and Mrs T.H. Jones.