Scope and Content

"A Survey taken by ye skillfull Mr. [Thomas] Kelsall of Chester in ye Presence of Edward & Whitmore Conway August 1727" - giving fieId names, acreages, and valuations of lands in Soughton, Northop, Wepre, Golftyn, Caervallough [Caerfallwch], Ysceifiog and Caerwys with special reference to coal and lead deposits with suggested improvements and other comments.

Note: place names very variably spelt, eg. Gueper (Wepre) and Wolfington (Golftyn) and in the front there is an 'englyn' dedicated to Edward Conway by Rhis't Morus; also special reference to a quarry from which stones for Soughton Hall, stables and Northop steeple were taken.


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