|Content Description||First Party: Henry Pelham-Archibald Douglas [Pelham-Clinton], 7th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne.|
Second Party: Frank William Sheppard of Hendon, Middlesex.
Conveyance from (1) to (2) of a farmhouse, buildings, closes of land and hereditaments in Holme, containing 40a.1r.2p.; also of four cow gates over 'the Marshes'; also of a specified right of way; notes that the conveyance is subject to existing agricultural and sporting tenancies and to a lease to the Wigan Coal and Iron Company Limited dated 30 Oct. 1896; reserves to (1) all rights and privileges listed in the first part of the second schedule; (2) agrees to adhere to the conditions in the second part of the second schedule; (1) acknowledges (2)'s right to the production of deeds listed in the 3rd schedule.
Schedule 1: full details of the property to be conveyed including the number of each parcel of land on the 1900 O.S. map, a description, details of cultivation, the name of the occupier and the acreage of each parcel.
Schedule 2: part 1 consists of a list of reservations to (1) including mineral rights, the reversion of the mining list, the fee simple of 'the Marshes' and the fee simple of all manorial rights; part 2 consists of a list of rules subject to which the cow gates are granted.
Schedule 3: list of deeds to which (2) has rights of production.
Includes a plan with the property in question coloured pink; the land over which the four cow gates apply is coloured green; the plan has no scale but is marked with the River Trent, Holme Church, several roads and a compass showing north.
Ne 6 D 2/27/11/2 is a typescript statement by Arthur Sheppard that he purchased 'lot 25' at the Duke of Newcastle's Cromwell sale for his brither, Frank William Sheppard, and that the conveyance should be made directly to the latter, dated 28 Nov. 1913.
Ne 6 D 2/27/11/3 is a statement of increment value duty dated 15 Jun. 1916; indicates that no duty is payable.