Lease for 60 years, yearly rent of £60. Yearly for every entire quantity or weight 23,520 pounds avoirdupois of coal or culm gotten on worked under demise whether same shall be brought to surface or not, royalty of 5 shillings and so in proportion for any less quantity or weight than entire quantity or weight aforesaid. Sum of 6 pence for every like weight or quantity of 23,520 pounds of coal or culm, ironstone, clay and other mines and minerals whatsoever which may be gotten or raised from any mines or works other than mines or works hereby demised or getting or raising whereof may be assisted by way and water leaves or either of them, 23 Feb. 1856; (i) James Poole, younger, of city of Bristol, esquire, and Edward Strick of Swansea, county of Glamorgan, gentleman, devisees in trust and acting executors named in and by last will and testament of Joseph Martin, formerly of Glyncollen and late of Swansea, esquire, and (ii) William Martin of Ynistawe, same county, esquire, and (iii) William Llewellyn of Neath, same county, gentleman, to (iv) Starling Benson of Swansea, esquire; ; Mines,veins and seams of coal and culm lying in, within or under messuage, tenement, farm and lands called Blaenkedy, parish of Llanridian (LLANRHIDIAN) containing 42 acres, 1 rood and 20 perches. Together with all such rights, liberties, powers and authorities for digging and delving, boring, trying and searching for, working, following and extending workings of mines, veins and seams of coal and culm hereby demised or intended to be; Recites lease and release, 2,3 July 1838

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      GB 216 D/D SB 12/29
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