|Content Description||First Party: Digby Wentworth Bayard Willoughby, 9th Baron Middleton (1).|
Second Party: Godfrey Ernest Percival Willoughby [later 10th Baron Middleton] (2).
Third Party: The Wollaton Colliery Company (3).
Lease from (1) and (2) to (3) of seams of coal known as the 'Bottom Hard Coal Seam' and the 'Bottom Soft Coal Seam' lying beneath lands in the parishes of Wollaton, Beeston, Trowell, Bilborough, Lenton and Radford [edged green on plan]. For a term of 60 years. Includes the right to work the coal. Also includes a right of way along a Colliery Road. Excludes the right to work the coal underlying the area hatched blue on the plan, being in the village of Wollaton.
Three copies of a plan showing the property in question edged green. Shows the pillar of coal to be left underneath Wollaton Church and Rectory. Also shows Wollaton Park [not included in the lease]. Shows the supposed outcrop of the Top Hard or Rifler Coal, supposed extent of the old workings in the Deep Soft Coal Seam, and fault lines.