Lancashire Deeds and Documents

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 RYCH/2824-2864
  • Dates of Creation
      1647; 1707-1808
  • Physical Description
      10 subseries; 41 items.

Scope and Content

A small collection of predominantly eighteenth-century deeds and documents relating to Manchester, Swinton, Westhoughton and other places in Lancashire. There is also a single document relating to Hayfield, Derbyshire (RYCH/2826).

Acquisition Information

Rylands accession no. R57415. Presented to the John Rylands Library by the executors of the late Miss Clara Shawcross in March 1924.