Articles of Agreement

Scope and Content

(i) Dame Barbara Mostyn widow of Sir Edward Mostyn baronet deceased and guardian of Sir Pyers Mostyn now an infant of 6 years, eldest son and heir of Sir Edward, Hon. Robert Lee of Lee Place co. Oxford esq. and Pyers Mostyn of Greenfield, (brother of Sir Edward), executors of Sir Edward.

(ii) John Barker of Brynmadyn co. Flint esq.

Agreed that (i) shall lease to (ii) mines of lead ore, caulk and calamine in lands in the township of Holywell called Llinhir Fields, that is to say in a field called Quoitie mawr ucha including Thomas Owens' late rickyard and house and outhouse as part of the field, (except 20 yards from Coetcae mawr issa hedge within Coetcae mawr ucha worked by Thomas Owens of Llinhir), and in the ground lying in length from the west end of Coedcae mawr ucha to a stake in a parcel of land called Pant y Gwinhidiw, which is 23 yards east of the first pit sunk by Samuel Mostyn esq. and his partners (further bounds given), all which mines were formerly granted by Sir George Mostyn baronet deceased to (ii) by lease dated 24 January 1732/3.

Term: 9 years.

Rent: 30s. per ton of lead ore and 15s per ton of caulke and calamine.


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