|Content Description||First Party: Henry Pelham Archibald Douglas [Pelham-Clinton], 7th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne.|
Second Party: Joseph Harold Smith, worsted spinner, of Bradford, Yorkshire.
Conveyance from (1) to (2) of all the property contained in schedule 1; reserves to (1) all mineral rights; includes proviso regarding how the working of the minerals is to be carried out; (1) also conveys to (2) all benefit of all covenants contained in the lease recited at (a) below; includes covenant against the erection of any public house and for the production of deeds.
Schedule 1: description of the property to be conveyed, namely the buildings and premises in Babworth known as Ranby Hall, and also Ranby Hall Farm and Ranby Low Farm, containing in total 450.556 acres [details of boundaries provided]; includes a more detailed description which lists individual parcels of land, including 1899 O.S. map numbers and 1899 decimal quantities in acres.
Schedule 2: list of deeds for production ranging from indenture of 29 Sep. 1885 to lease of 30 Oct. 1896.
Includes a plan of the property concerned, with bounds marked in red and a compass showing north.
Recitals: (a) lease dated 30 Oct. 1896 between (1) and the Wigan Coal and Iron Company of the coal under the property concerned; (b) fact that (1) is possessed of the fee simple of the estate, subject to (a) above, and has agreed to convey it to (2).
Bundle also contains typescript acknowledgement from (2) to (1) of his right to the production of deeds [Ne 6 D 2/3/5].