Lease

Scope and Content

(i) Sir John Hanmer of Hanmer, co. Flint, Baronet.

(ii) Joseph Davis of Portway Aldbury co. Worcs., John Haines of Tipton co. Stafford coalmaster, Elijah Davis of Rowley Regis co. Stafford coalmaster and Richard Haines of Cop Hall, Westbromwich co. Stafford coalmaster.

Mines of coal under Soughton Common parish of Northop (leased on 29 Sep 1825 by Sir Thomas Hanmer, grandfather of (i) to William Jones and Thomas Jones for 21 years), including tramway.

Term: 21 years.

Rent: one tenth of coal mined (also £150 per annum after first three years).

Plan attached.

Endorsement: agreement for allowance of £1000 from royalties, 09 Dec 1859.

Counterpart of D/KK/996.

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