Bundle "H. Holt Bros. Brickmakers"

Scope and Content

The bundle contains papers relating to the tenancy by James Holt and his brothers of the brickfield adjacent to Woodhouse Lane and the Bridgewater Canal at Oldfield in Dunham Massey. The land was retaken by Lord Stamford from the tenant of the land, Mrs Pennington, and a new tenancy agreement drawn up with James Holt.

The bundle comprises correspondence between W.D. Bullock at the Stamford Estate Office in Altrincham, Messrs Trower, Still, Freeling & Parkin, solicitors to the Stamford Trustees, and James Holt; there is also a plan of the site.

Acquisition Information

Received from the Stamford Estate Office in Altrincham on 31 January 1991.