Document ReferenceNe 6 D 2/13/27
TitleBundle of deeds, notes and correspondence relating to the conveyance of the manor of Clumber, Nottinghamshire from John Legh to John Holles, 3rd Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; 1667-1694
Extent6 items
Content DescriptionNe 6 D 2/13/27/1: bond dated 2 Feb. 1667 [actually 1668] between Jonas Pitt of Clumber, Nottinghamshire and Thomas Legh of Adlington, Cheshire, for the performance of covenants.

Ne 6 D 2/13/27/2: bond dated 10 Jan. 1683 [actually 1684] between Jonas Pitt of Clumber and Thomas Legh of Adlington for the performance of covenants.

Ne 6 D 2/13/27/3: letter from John Legh to Mr [Andrew] Clayton dated 25 Sep. 1694; states that he has sent further deeds and writings relating to Clumber to him, and hopes that they will be sufficient to make out his title to the estate; gives further detailed evidence as to how the estate at Clumber came into the hands of his family, including that he is not aware of any fines or recoveries being levied on the property, and also that it was charged with an annuity of £50. to pay for an organist and six choristers at Prestbury parish church [Cheshire].

Ne 6 D 2/13/27/4: letter from George Shaw to Mr Thwait, dated 10 Oct. 1694; primarily concerned with John Legh's title to the property at Clumber; discusses arrangements for the judgement including the £1000. penalty.

Ne 6 D 2/13/27/5: list of all the deeds relating to John Legh's copyhold estate at Clumber, Nottinghamshire, which he sold to John [Holles, 3rd] Duke of Newcastle [upon Tyne], dated 26 Oct. 1694.

Ne 6 D 2/13/27/6: notes regarding the judgement of John Legh in his case against the 3rd Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne; discusses the taking of some deeds in order to justify title to the property; includes a list of questions, with noted answers concerning title deeds relating to the property.
Termestate business, conveyances, Clumber (Nottinghamshire)
manors, Clumber (Nottinghamshire)

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA53332Legh; John (fl 1694); Mr; 'esquire'; of Adlington Cheshirefl 1694
NA488Holles; John (1662-1711); 3rd Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne; cr. Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne 1694, 1st Duke of second creation; also 4th Earl of Clare1662-1711
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