Newton in Manchester (Lancashire)

Scope and Content

Twenty-nine deeds and documents relating to Newton in Manchester. All except RYCH/2420-2422 relate to Kemp's tenement in Newton, which was leased on 13 April 1675 by Thomas Kempe of Newton, yeoman, from the Warden and Fellows of the Collegiate Church of Manchester. See H.T. Crofton, A history of Newton chapelry in the ancient parish of Manchester, Chetham Society, New Series, vol. 52, pt 1 (1904), pp. 233-4.