Document ReferencePl C 1/567
TitleMemorandum from Wimpole addressed to [Edward Harley, 2nd] Earl of Oxford; 15 May 1727
Date15 May 1727
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionRequests the earl's orders and thoughts on a number of estate matters: refers to terms of possible leases involving John Greenwood at Clowne Hills Farm and a farm at Carburton and Elizabeth Hancock at Sloswicks Farm; refers to the possibility of leasing the Carr in parcels once Mr Porter has left and to offering part to Mr Hayford; refers to the house which used to be Sir Thomas Hewett's for which Mr Porter offered £15 p.a.; refers to deputations appointing Mr Hobert and Mr George Crosham of Barlow as gamekeepers.

Refers to coal pits near Bolsover leased by Mr Bowden; refers to the rents of Burn Day Wood and the Frith Wood; refers to an order to Aron Jeffreys prohibiting him from killing deer; asks that Mr Gowland be asked to collect the arrears from Lower Brunton; refers to Lord Bathurst and some woods to be felled by Mr Soresby.

Refers to orders to Benjamin Wilcocks as to cutting wood for ring fences at Sloswicks, for a mill wheel and for outhouses at the Grange Farm; requests that Mr Watts the gardener be paid and allowed to visit his brother in Scotland; asks that a saddler be paid 'for things deliver'd to John Bowrin'; lists other payments to be made including money for Mr Chappell the glazier at Bolsover.
Termleases, Nottinghamshire
estate business, Northumberland
woods, Nottinghamshire
estate business, Welbeck
accounts, Harley
occupations and professions, gamekeeper

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38883Greenwood; John (fl 1717-1730); Mr; tenant of 2nd Earl of Oxford at Welbeckfl 1717-1730
NA39164Hancock; Elizabeth (fl 1727); -; tenant of 2nd Earl of Oxford at Sloswicks Nottinghamshirefl 1727
NA38869Porter; Richard (fl 1721-1728); Mr; chapman at Welbeck woodsfl 1721-1728
NA38964Hayford; - (fl 1721-1727); Mr; purchaser of woods from 2nd Earl of Oxfordfl 1721-1727
NA39165Hobert; - (fl 1727); Mr; gamekeeperfl 1727
NA39166Croshaw; George (fl 1727-1730); Mr; gamekeeper of Barlowfl 1727-1730
NA39167Bowden; - (fl 1727); Mr; lessee of coal pits near Bolsoverfl 1727
NA38935Jeffreys; Aaron (fl 1717-1727); Mr; of Gamston Nottinghamshirefl 1717-1727
NA23896Gowland; Ralph (-1728); Mr; agent of 3rd Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne and 2nd Earl of Oxford in Northumberland-1728
NA12246Bathurst; Allen (1684-1775); 1st Earl of Bathurst; MP; cr. Baron Bathurst 1712 and 1st Earl Bathurst 17721684-1775
NA38755Soresby; William (fl 1714-1749); Mr; rent collector lessee and wood agent of 2nd Earl of Oxfordfl 1714-1749
NA38903Wilcocks; Benjamin (1705-); Mr; father in law of Thomas Isatt; agent on the Nottinghamshire estates1705-
NA39168Watts; - (fl 1727); Mr; gardenerfl 1727
NA38991Bouron; John (fl 1722-1731); Mr; servant at Wimpole working with horsesfl 1722-1731
NA38942Chappell; - (fl 1717-1727); Mr; plumber and glazier at Bolsoverfl 1717-1727
NA1047Harley; Edward (1689-1741); 2nd Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; styled Lord Harley 1711-17241689-1741
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