|Content Description||First Party: The Wigan Coal Corporation Limited.|
Second Party: The personal representatives of the late 7th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne.
Third Party: The London and Fort George Land Company Limited.
Release from (1) to (2) at the request of (3) of all those mines and minerals to a depth of 300 feet under the closes of land specified in the attached schedule, which form part f the bed of the River Trent in the parishes of North Muskham, Cromwell and Holme; indicates that the release will not be deemed to interfere with (1)'s right to impound water or to construct basins or wharves; declaration that all the powers, conditions and provisos of the lease recited at (a) below will remain in force with respect to the mines and minerals lying below a depth of 300 feet; notes that (1) is under no obligation to leave supports or to make any compensation for damage from working.
The schedule referred to is appended at the end of the document; includes the number of each parcel on an associated plan, a description and the acreage of each parcel; 11 parcels in total.
Recitals: (a) mining lease dated 30 Oct. 1896; (b) agreement dated 5 Apr. 1927 by which the late 7th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne agreed to convey the lands in question together with other lands to (3); (c) details of the will of the 7th Duke; (d) death of the 7th Duke without having executed the agreement recited at (b) above and proving of his will; (e) fact that by a scheme of amalgamation under the Mining Industry Act 1926 the property rights and powers of the Wigan Coal and Iron Company Limited have been vested in (1); (f) fact that (1) have agreed to release the mines and minerals in question at the request of (2) and (3).
Includes a plan with the land in question coloured red; the plan is drawn to a scale of 6 inches to one mile and is marked with the passage of the River Trent, the villages of Holme, North Muskham and Cromwell and a compass showing north.