Document ReferencePl C 27/33
TitleCopy of clause inserted into the Hasland Inclosure Bill at the request of Abel Smith; 1779
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionOrders that the bill should not interfere with the rights of Mr Abel Smith as Lord of the Manor in any way, provided Smith or his heirs assert their claim that they are lords of the manor in law against the Duke of Portland; if Smith is found to be the lord of the manor of Hasland and the land and coal there belongs to him, then the power that was given to the Duke of Portland as lord of the manor will be transferred to Abel Smith; orders that if this action is not taken within six months, or if the courts decide for the Duke of Portland, then Smith and his heirs should be excluded from all rights and titles to the manor of Hasland.
Termenclosure, Hasland 1779
parliamentary business, bills, Hasland Enclosure Bill
mineral rights

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA905Bentinck; William H.C. Cavendish- (1738-1809); 3rd Duke of Portland; succ. 17621738-1809
NA11040Smith; Abel (1717-1788); Mr; M.P. Aldborough 1774-8 St Ives St Germans1717-1788
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