Document ReferencePl C 1/280
TitlePetition to Edward Harley, Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford] from his tenants in Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire; n.d. [1716]
Date1716 (c)
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionAssures Lord Harley that they will pay their rents when due; reports that the south aisle of the church is about to fall down; claims that they cannot afford the repairs without assistance from Lord Harley; prays to be allowed wood from the manor of Mansfield or elsewhere for this purpose. Signed by numerous tenants.

Remainder of petition is damaged, with text loss affecting the names of the petitioners.

Date estimated from its being found with other letters dated 1716.
Termbuildings, churches, Kirkby-in-Ashfield
building works, churches
charity, requests for

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38933Kirkby-in-Ashfield tenants
NA1047Harley; Edward (1689-1741); 2nd Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; styled Lord Harley 1711-17241689-1741
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