Mining Lease

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Lease between

1. The Rt. Hon. Gilbert Henry Heathcote Drummond Willoughby Earl Ancaster and

2. Brummer Mond & Co. Ltd., Winnington, Northwich, Cheshire.

Lease of mines and mineral veins on lands called Nant, Nant Bwlch yr Haiarn, Parc yr Hysglog [now called Gwydir Park], Coedmawr, Penrallt, Aberllyn, Griffyn and Coed yr allt Goch, parts of the Gwydir Estate in t. Trewydyr, pa Betws y Coed, for a term of 21 years at a rent of £80 p.a together with one twelth share of the royalty from any minerals sold. Further conditions include details of the price of minerals, construction work to be undertaken and numbers of miners to be employed. Plan.

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