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(i) Sir Richard Grosvenor of Eaton, co. Chester, baronet

(ii) William Burslem of Newcastle, co. Stafford, esq., and George Sparrow of Redd Streete, co. Stafford, gent.

Mines of lead ore in seven meers of ground in a rake, vein or old work on the mountain or waste ground in the township of Brinford [Brynford] called Pant y Pyddw Rake, abutting at the east end on three meers demised to Thomas Williams, esq., and at the west end on enclosed lands belonging to John Griffith of Gellifowler; and on ten meers of ground on a cross vein (map attached, showing a pool where ores are buddled and washed up, a coe or hut for the convenience of washers, and a swallow where water from the buddles sinks). Recites agreement of 27 February 1709/10 for lease of mines in this area.

Term: 21 years.

Royalty: 25s. per ton of lead ore, boose amd smythom.

Endorsed: note by R.G. [Richard Grosvenor] cancelling proviso that lessees may work any new vein discovered.


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