Document ReferencePl C 11/15
TitleLetter from Mrs Elizabeth Greaves and Mary Burton, Chesterfield, Derbyshire to John Heaton; 11 Nov. 1780
Date11 November 1780
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionGives account of the right of the late 'William Burton' of London and his sister Elizabeth Greaves, wife of Robert Greaves to the wasteland at the top and bottom of Haday Common; these were taken from them by 'Mr Cleaver', the late steward of the Duke of Portland and were given to William Cooper; rest of letter gives considerable detail about the origin of the claim of Elizabeth Greaves and the people involved in this claim, including the Bell family.
Termdisputes, property
land, claims to

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA40047Burton; William (-1780); Mr; brother of Elizabeth Greaves-1780
NA40048Briggs; - (fl 1780); Mrfl 1780
NA40049Greaves; Robert (fl 1780); Mr; husband of Elizabeth Greavesfl 1780
NA32355Cleaver; John (-1779); Mr; steward to 3rd Duke of Portland 1771-79-1779
NA40050Cooper; William (fl 1780); Mrfl 1780
NA905Bentinck; William H.C. Cavendish- (1738-1809); 3rd Duke of Portland; succ. 17621738-1809
NA40051Bell; Robert (fl 1780); Mrfl 1780
NA40052Bell; Godfrey (fl 1780); Mrfl 1780
NA40053Bell; Elizabeth (fl 1780); -fl 1780
NA40054Bell; Margaret (fl 1780); -fl 1780
NA40055Clayton; - (fl 1783); Mrfl 1783
NA968Clinton; Henry F.C. Pelham- (1720-1794); 2nd Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; also styled 9th Earl of Lincoln from 1730; born Clinton, but assumed Pelham-Clinton in 1768 as 2nd Duke of Newcastle under Lyne1720-1794
NA40056Bell; Thomas (fl 1780); Mrfl 1780
NA40057Bennet; Mary (fl 1780); -fl 1780
NA40058Thornell; - (fl 1780); Mrfl 1780
NA40059Steel; Antony (fl 1780); Mrfl 1780
NA40060Greaves; Elizabeth (fl 1780); Mrs; sister of William Burton; wife of Robert Greavesfl 1780
NA40061Burton; Mary (fl 1780)fl 1780
NA37700Heaton; John (-1818); of Burlington Street, London; agent to Duke of Portland-1818
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