Other Papers

Scope and Content

This series comprises the residue of material from the Stamford Estate Office in Altrincham which did not naturally fall into any other series. The series contains: a note of the distance from the door of Dunham Massey Hall to the Lodge, c.1800 (EGR14/79/1); a bundle of legal papers concerning the exemption of demesne lands from church rates, 1833 (EGR14/79/2); a register of trespasses on the Cheshire Estates, 1840-1860 (EGR14/79/3); a copy of the Warrington and Altrincham Junction Railway Act, 1851 (EGR14/79/4); two architectural designs books, 1853 and 1869 (EGR14/79/5-6); two copies of an Ordnance Survey book of reference for Bowdon parish (EGR14/79/7-8); notes for the letting of Dunham Massey Hall, c.1876-1880 (EGR14/79/9); a copy of the Board of Trade Altrincham and Bowdon Electric Lighting Order, 1893 (EGR14/79/10); a note of the numbers of deer in Dunham Old Park, 1894 (EGR14/79/11); a rack-rents apportionments book for the Cheshire Estates, 1901-1934 (EGR14/79/12); a bundle of papers concerning the 9th Earl of Stamford's subscriptions to local charities and societies, 1905-1908 (EGR14/79/13); a bundle of miscellaneous agreements over shooting rights, advertising hoardings and a gift of land, 1909-1926 (EGR14/79/14); a bundle of papers relating to a luncheon held for members of Altrincham court leet, 1920 (EGR14/79/15); printed particulars and conditions for the sale of portions of the Bradgate Estate, 1921 (EGR14/79/16); and a bundle of deeds of covenant for the payment of annuities by the 10th Earl of Stamford, 1939 and 1949 (EGR14/79/17).


Since the series is an artificial creation with no inherent structure, the items have been arranged chronologically.