Lancashire Deeds

Scope and Content

A collection of fifty deeds and documents relating to Halton and Liverpool in Lancashire. The Liverpool deeds and documents (RYCH/2179-2204) include conveyances from the early eighteenth century to the early nineteenth century relating to the Old Custom House and the New Custom House in Liverpool, and to the Moorcroft and Kirks families. The final three miscellaneous documents include legal papers concerning Kirkby Lonsdale in Westmorland.

Acquisition Information

Rylands accession no. R77326. Presented to the John Rylands Library by Colonel H.G. Gregson in October 1936.