|Content Description||First Party: Joel Haslam esquire, on behalf of [Henry P.A.D. Pelham-Clinton 7th] Duke of Newcastle [under Lyne].|
Second Party: Mappins Masboro' Old Brewery Limited.
Agreement whereby (1) agrees to let to (2) a fully licenced public house and premises known as the Sun Inn at Tuxford [as shown on an attached plan]; the property was lately in the tenure of George Creswell Bond; (2) shall pay the agreed rent and all rates, taxes and assessments [notes exceptions]; (2) shall keep the property in good repair, shall apply or re-new licences necessary for keeping the public house open, shall keep the public house in an orderly manner and not allow drunkeness, disorder, gaming, unlawful games or anything that could be an annoyance to the neighbours or could endanger the renewal of licences, and shall keep the property insured; (2) shall also permit the tenants of the adjoining premises, currently occupied by William E. Hyde and Dr Whitington, free right of way [across areas marked on attached plan], etc.
Rent: £60 per year, payable in 2 equal half yearly payments.
Includes a plan with the property in question situated on the corner of the Great North Road and Newcastle Street, Tuxford; the premises are coloured pink, and yards and buildings are identified; rights of way for adjoining tenants are marked onto the plan; drawn to a scale of 20 feet to the inch; there is a compass.
Ne 6 D 2/42/303/2: a copy letter from Geo[rge] S. Hunt, secretary of Mappins Masbro' Old Brewery Company Ltd to A[rthur] E. Elliott [agent to the 7th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne] re. a request for a room to be used as dining room in the Sun Inn, and suggests propose alterations to the premises which could be carried out to enable this, dated 6 Mar. 1906.
Note that the envelope containing the above documents states that it should also contain a counterpart lease of the property in question to the same party, dated 28 Aug. 1908 [this lease appears to be missing].
See also a later conveyance of the Sun Inn from the 7th Duke of Newcastle to (2), dated 1921 [Ne 6 D 2/42/339].