Lease, 13 Apr 1859:
(i) The Hon. Thomas Edward Mostyn Lloyd Mostyn of Mostyn, co. Flint, M.P., Susannah Benedicta Howard of Wigfair, co. Denbigh, widow, Dorothea Lloyd Howard of Soughton House, co. Flint, spinster, Hepseba Emma Howard of Soughton House, spinster, Howell Hedd Lloyd Clough of Bala, co. Merioneth, esq., Rev. James Sidney Darvel of ... co. Middlesex, clerk, and Grace Trevor Charlotte his wife, Rev. Fletcher Fleming of Rydal Lodge, co. Westmorland, clerk, and Catherine Emily his wife, Elizabeth Mary Griffith of Trevellyn (sic), co. Denbigh, widow, William Trevor Parkins of Gresford, co. Denbigh, esq., The Rt. Hon. Thomas Lord Dacre, and Charles Blayney Trevor Roper of Plas Teg, co. Flint, esq.
(ii) Thomas Baker May of Hawarden, co. Flint, esq.
Mines and seams of coal, cannel coal, slack and ironstone, and parcels of land in Bistre township, Mold, with power to work mines. Provision to use surface clay and no charge for coal used for burning bricks and working pit engines.
Plan and schedule.
Term: 25 years.
Rent: 1/3 of coal, cannel coal, and slack worked, in kind or equivalent in money, 6d per ton ironstone (of 21 cwt. to the ton), worked, and other payments specified.
Surrender (endorsed), 24 Jun 1871:
(i) John Thomas Goode of Birmingham, co. Warwick, gent., John Reece of Trafford, co. Chester, gent., and John Sykes of Cross Howell, near Wrexham, co. Denbigh, gent.
(ii) The Rt. Hon. Lady Henrietta Augusta Mostyn of Birling Manor, co. Kent, widow, Reginald John Cust of Lincolns Inn, co. Middlesex, barrister at law, and the Hon. Relph Pelham Neville of Malling House, co. Kent, Dorothea Catherine Howard of Lower Soughton, co. Flint, widow, Dorothea Lloyd Howard, Hepzibah Emma Howard, Howell Hedd Lloyd Clough, Rev. James Sidney Darvell and Grace Taylor Charlotte his wife, Rev. Fletcher Fleming and Catherine Emily his wife, Elizabeth Mary Griffith, William Trevor Parkins, The Rt. Hon. Thomas Crosby William Brand Trevor Baron Dacre of the Hoo, co. Herts., and Charles James Trevor Roper of Plas Teg, co. Flint, esq.
The above lease.