Lease

Scope and Content

(i) Eliza Johanna Douglas of Barwell Lodge, near Cheltenham, co. Gloucester, spinster.

(ii) Thomas Johnes Smith of Hoole Lodge, co. Chester, esq., and Harriet, his wife, and Thomas Sidney St. Clair Smith, their son, an infant, aged 20.

(iii) Thomas Hibbert of Birtles Hall, co. Chester, esq., Rev. Vernon Tipping of Kitchill, Isle of Wight, clerk, and Edmund Joseph Tipping of Davenport Hall, co. Chester, esq.

(iv) William Lester of Penygelli, co. Denbigh, lime burner.

Lands and the buildings and cottages thereon forming the larger part of an estate called Eisteddfod in Minera, co. Denbigh, to (iv), with liberty to get limestone and set up kilns for burning the same, and to make a railway to connect with the Minera branch of the Great Western or Chester and Shrewsbury Railway.

Term: 42 years.

Rent: £62 per annum and various royalties.

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