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      GB 197 DZANON
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      5 boxes 0.08 cubic metres

Scope and Content

Comprising: Manor of Hatfield court rolls 1818-1819, 1874-1879; other court records 1836-1879; summaries of deeds etc relating to the manor 1539-1650; Hatfield, Thorne and Fishlake enclosure Simpson estate Act 1787, Enclosure Act 1811; other items late 18th century-1840s; Maynell Ingram of Temple Newsam (West Yorks) miscellaneous legal papers relating to the estates of the family in Hatfield, about 1840-1878; Hatfield Chase copy of the agreement of 1626 between Charles I and C Vermuyden for the drainage of the Chase early 19th century; printed report on the effects of the Stainforth and Keadby canal on the drainage of the Chase 1793; printed judgement in the Chancery case of Creyke v the Hatfield Chase Corporation 1896; Hatfield petty sessions prosecutions for poaching 1871, 1873; Thorne Poor Law Union sealed order of the Poor Law Commissioners for the making of rates 1837; printed plan of the union 1888; Thorne Rural Sanitary Authority reports on water supply 1884, 1892; Yorkshire Land and Warping Co memorandum and articles of association 1904; published accounts 1905, 1908; Birks family of Darfield and Selby miscellaneous papers 1818-1878; Brears family commonplace book, late 18th century (mostly memoranda of births and deaths 1768-1790); C Holgate of Thorne miscellaneous papers 1858-1880; R Moore of Carr Side [?Hatfield] medicinal recipes, 1854; other items 1854-1882; Pearson family of Thorne copy will of Richard Pearson, shipowner and builder 1827; notices of sale of his assets 1830, 1831; other items 1822-1857 Thorne Hall auction sale of contents 1913; Thorne Grammar School report on reorganisation by the West Riding County Council 1909; Plans J Brown, Lindholme to Hatfield road 1774; estate of Mr Ellison of Thorne 1828; outline plan of land required for Thorne colliery, early 20th century; Printed items Acts of Parliament for Thorne Moor 1861, Level of Hatfield Chase 1862, Thorne Water Co 1910; Thorne Rural District Sanitary Authority and Council byelaws and reports on public health 1883-1910; Thorne parish council standing orders 1910; Thorne waterworks schemes 1902; Thorne Gaslight and Coke Co annual accounts 1912; Fishlake grammar school scheme 1905; auction sale of the property of the trustees of Makin Durham 1883; Thorne colliery pithead baths brochure 1933; other items 1883-1935

Administrative / Biographical History

Some of these papers appear to have originated with a firm of solicitors practising in the area from the early nineteenth century. They were transferred from the University of Sheffield.

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