Document ReferenceNe 6 D 2/11/44
TitleCounterpart lease from the guardians of the [4th] Duke of Newcastle [under Lyne] to Joseph Wilkes of a farm at Brinsley, Nottinghamshire ; 3 Aug. 1801
Date3 August 1801
Extent2 membranes
Content DescriptionFirst Party: Anna Maria [Pelham-Clinton], Duchess Dowager of Newcastle [under Lyne], John Gally-Knight of Langold [Langold Park], Yorkshire and George Mason of Eaton, Nottinghamshire; guardians of the infant [4th] Duke of Newcastle [under Lyne].

Second Party: Joseph Wilkes of Measham, Derbyshire.

Lease from (1) to (2) for 58 years from 25 Mar. 1801, of the messuage, farm house or tenement in Brinsley, Nottinghamshire, [now in the occupation of (2) or under-tenants] with all barns, stables, outhouses and appurtenances, and also the several closes of land belonging to the messuage, containing 94 acres with the 28 cottages or small dwelling houses standing upon the closes of land [in the occupation of divers workmen and colliers of (2) and under-tenants]; reserves to the Duke all timber, with the right to cut and carry away, all hunting, sport and the right for the Duke, his visitors and servants to carry away game, the right to dig for clay [for making bricks] with the right to burn bricks and build the necessary equipment [satisfaction to be provided for the damage], all the privileges in, over and upon the premises as are reserved to the Duke, and all the privileges as are granted in the lease to (2) with the colliery and ironstone in Brinsley [not present, dated 3 Aug. 1801]; contains many of the usual covenants and provisos, and also that (2) will cultivate and manage the closes of land in a husband like manner.

Consideration: £422.17.1 [see (c) recited below].

Rent: £140.17s.

Recitals: (a) under an Act of Parliament passed 40 George [III, 1800] 'an act to empower the guardians of the most noble Henry Duke of Newcastle an infant to grant leases of certain parts of his estates in the county of Nottingham', (1) are entitled to demise these hereditaments along with others and to take sums of money as a fine for making leases to pay the costs of the making of the Act and any leases, after first being taxed by one of the masters of the High Court of Chancery in pursuance of an order; (b) order dated 22 Nov. 1800 referred the task of collecting the tax to Mr Leeds; (c) Mr Leeds certified on 24 Dec. 1800 that the tax amounted to £422.17.1 [relates to two other leases of the same date as this, between the same parties and for the same sum; not present].
Termlegal business, Chancery court orders
parliamentary business, acts, Act empowering guardians of 4th Duke of Newcastle to grant leases in Nottinghamshire 1800
rights and privileges, hunting rights, reservation of
machinery, brick making
timber, reservation of
estate business, leases, Brinsley (Nottinghamshire)
Physical DescriptionOne applied seal - red wax

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA900Clinton; Henry P.F. Pelham- (1785-1851); 4th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne1785-1851
NA11009Clinton; Anna Maria Pelham- (1760-1834); Duchess of Newcastle under Lyne; née Stanhope; m 3rd Duke of Newcastle under Lyne 1782; styled Lady Lincoln 1782-1794; m 2nd Sir C. Crawfurd 18001760-1834
NA984Knight; John Gally- (c.1741-1804); Mr; M.P. Aldborough 1784-96; lawyer and guardian of the 4th Duke of Newcastle under Lynec.1741-1804
NA44440Mason; George (fl 1794-1804); Mr; executor of the will of 3rd Duke of Newcastle under Lyne and guardian of the 4th Dukefl 1794-1804
NA45850Wilkes; Joseph (fl 1801); Mr; of Measham Derbyshire; lessee of Brinsley Colliery Nottinghamshirefl 1801
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