Lease

Scope and Content

(i) Sir Stephen Richard Glynne of Hawarden Castle, co. Flint, baronet.

(ii) Hugh Fenton of Aston Hall, co. Flint, coal proprietor, Edgar Fenton of Huddersfield, co. York, gent., William McCullock of Leeswood, co. Flint, gent., John Crossley of Halifax, co. York, carpet manufacturer, James Meek of York, esq., Henry Johnson McCullock of York, mining engineer, and Alfred Allott of Sheffield, co. York, accountant (coal masters and co-partners at Aston Hall Colliery, Hawarden).

Mines and seams of coal, cannel, carbonaceous shale, ironstone, and fireclay, with lands in Ewloe and Pentrobin townships, Hawarden.

Plan endorsed.

Term: 29 years.

Rent: £4 per acre of land occupied.

£400 dead rent.

1s per ton cannel worked.

6d per ton cannel worked.

Other royalties specified.

Authorisation of surrender of above lease to William Henry Gladstone, 13 May 1878, annexed.

Counterpart of D/HA/919.

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