|Content Description||First Party: Henry Pelham Archibald Douglas [Pelham-Clinton, 7th] Duke of Newcastle under Lyne.|
Second Party: Sir Charles Seely, baronet, Charles Hilton Seely esquire and Frank Evelyn Seely, colliery proprietors.
Conveyance from (1) to (2) of the mines or seams of coal at a depth of not less than 100 yards below the surface, under five parcels of land at Bagthorpe [within the parish of Basford], bounding on Hucknall Road; reserves to (1) the right to use the surface of the property for any purpose he wishes; includes covenants relating to payment of taxes, compensation payments in the event of there being any damage to the surface, indemnity for (1) against any such damage, and the use of an arbitrator in the event of their being any dispute between the two parties.
Includes a schedule providing details of the five parcels of land concerned and also a schedule of deeds to which (2) has rights of production.
Also includes a plan with the property in question bounded in red; the plan is drawn to a scale of 1/2500 abnd is marked with Hucknall Road and a compass showing north.
Recitals: (a) fact that (1) is seized of the property concerned in fee simple and that a sale has been agreed; (b) fact that the property, together with other properties, is subject to a rent charge of £3,000 in favour of the Dowager Duchess of Newcastle.
Bundle also contains the following documents:
Ne 6 D 2/4/1/2: agreement for the sale dated 28 Oct. 1908.
Ne 6 D 2/4/1/3: release from (2) to (1) of a previous lease of the coal, in order to facilitate the conveyance, dated 30 Nov. 1908.