Styal to. Pownall Fee Leases for Lives

Scope and Content

The vast majority of extant leases for lives for Styal were presented to the John Rylands Library by the 10th Earl of Stamford. The leases below, representing tenements 1, 53, 55 and 63, were presumably overlooked when the gift was made.

Acquisition Information

All items were received from the Stamford Estate Office in Altrincham on 21 February 1991, except EGR14/2/13/6-7 which were received on 31 January 1991.

Separated Material

John Rylands Library, Rylands Charters 4094-4310: over 200 leases for lives for Styal and related documents, 1656 and 1682/3 to 1831, presented to the John Rylands Library by the 10th Earl of Stamford in March 1942.