Lease (and counterpart and drafts) for 99 years, rent £3 yearly, 1 Jan. 1877; (i) Starling Benson of Fairy Hill (FAIRYHILL), near Swansea, county of Glamorgan, esquire, to (ii) Anne Jenkins of Oddfellows Arms, Penclawdd, parish of Llanrhidian, same county, widow; Parcel of land at Penclawdd bounded on or towards north by land belonging to and in occupation of (i), on or towards south east by old incline leading from Penclawdd Colliery to shipping dock and on or towards west and south west by road leading from Penclawdd station of London and North Western Railway to Penclawdd. Together with power for (ii) to erect or build on said parcel of land 1 messuage or dwellinghouse and no more with suitable outbuildings anc conveniences. (Reserved unto (i) all coal, culm, ironstone, iron ore, clay stone and other ; mines and minerals in, upon or under said premises with full power of searching for, working, winning, raising, landing, stacking, heaping, manufacturing and carrying away same and any adjoining or adjacent mines and minerals and produce thereof respectively); Plan, no scale; Endorsed: Memorandum of lease for 99 years, rent £8 yearly, 21 May 1878 (i) Starling Benson to (ii) Henry William Crowhurst of Swansea, brewer; Noted: "Surrendered by grant of new lease"

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      GB 216 D/D SB 12/62/1-22
  • Dates of Creation
      21 May 1878
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      19 papers; 2 parchments; 1 plan