Letters concerning Booth Charity properties, Sacred Trinity Chapel etc

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 418 Booth/2/3/2/14
  • Dates of Creation
      1944-1948
  • Physical Description
      5 bundles

Scope and Content

This large bundle was placed by Taylor, Kirkman and Mainprice into a folder entitiled "Booth Charities: Correspondence prior to 1st Jan 1948". The bundle has been split into 5 smaller bundles but in order to avoid the creation of an artificial order, the pieces within each bundle have not been sorted into chronological order. The pieces within each bundle have been individually numbered. All the bundles contain both draft and original letters.

/14 i: Letters re the organ at Sacred Trinity Chapel, Salford (nos. 1 & 2); Booth Charity properties, including those on Sandy Lane, Pendleton (no. 3), Piccadilly (no. 5) and The Crescent, Salford; charity business; improvements to property.

25 pieces.

/14 ii: Letters re Booth Charity properties including sale particulars of a house on Gatley Road, Gatley, 1947 (no. 15); the Oxford Hotel, Oxford Road, Manchester (nos. 16 & 17); the Samlesbury Estate, Preston (no. 21); Oxford Street Cinema, Manchester (no. 23).

25 pieces.

/14 iii: Letters concerning various subjects including Oxford Street property (no. 22); the War Damage Act of 1941 (no. 15).

25 pieces.

/14 iv: Letters concening various subjects, including Sacred Trinity Chapel (no. 12); bills; receipts.

25 items.

/14 v: Letters, including a hand written letter from Mr. A. Cavanagh, the tenant of 43 The Crescent, Salford, explaining the reasons for its delapidated state (no. 17).

18 items.