Counterpart Lease

Scope and Content

(i) Sir Robert Grosvenor of Eaton, co. Chester, baronet (brother and devisee of the real estate of Sir Richard Grosvenor, baronet, deceased).

(ii) William Hodgson and Robert Browne of London, merchants.

Mines of lead ore and calamy in the length of twenty-seven meers and ten yards on the mountains or waste in the township of Brinford [Brynford], parish of Holywell, at a place called Pen y forth newudd Rake (map attached).

Term: 21 years.

Royalty: 30s. per ton of lead ore, boose and smythom, and 20s. per ton of calamy.

Consideration: surrender of former lease to Enoch Floyd of London, merchant, and Samuel Beachcroft of Wandsworth co. Surrey, esq., about ten months unexpired.

Endorsed: declaration that the lease was made to (ii) in trust for the Governor and Company for Smelting down Lead with Pit Coal and Sea Coal.

Counterpart of D/GR/160.


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