Document ReferenceNe 6 D 2/47/129
TitleContract between Bernard E. Howard, 12th Duke of Norfolk and others with Henry P.F. Pelham-Clinton, 4th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne for the sale and purchase of the Worksop Estate, Nottinghamshire; 3 Apr. 1838
Date3 April 1838
Extent4 membranes
Content DescriptionFirst Party: Bernard Edward [Howard, 12th] Duke of Norfolk; Henry Charles [Howard] Earl of Surrey [later 13th Duke of Norfolk] and his wife Charlotte, Countess of Surrey; and Henry Granville Howard, commonly called Lord Fitzalan [later 14th Duke of Norfolk] [vendors].

Second Party: Henry Pelham [F. Pelham-Clinton, 4th] Duke of Newcastle [under Lyne] [purchaser].

Subject to the various powers limited to (1), contract from (1) to (2) of the manors, rectory, advowson, messuages, lands, tithes and other hereditaments as outlined in the first schedule, together with all timber, trees and shrubs and all permanent fixtures of the mansion house known as Worksop Manor [Nottinghamshire] such as water closets, stoves, marble chimney pieces, cupboards and window blinds for the sum of £370,000.; the sale will not include such fittings as tapestries, bookcases, 'Marble or other Slabs, or any articles of taste or of an ornamental description'; states that if any dispute may occur as to what constitutes fixtures and fittings then the purchasor is to be referred to two referees to be chosen; also that all permanent fixtures of farmhouses, outbuildings and so on on the estate are to be included, the purchase sum of £20,000. having been paid to the Earl of Surrey and (2); contains a number of usual provisos expected with the conveyance of property such as production of title deeds.

Includes a copy of the first schedule referred to within the contract; property includes amongst other: the manors of Worksop and Shireoaks [Nottinghamshire]; Worksop rectory with all tithes belonging; the perpetual advowson of Worksop vicarage; Worksop Manor house, with all messuages, farmhouses, outbuildings and appurtenances; and also of all other lands and property amounting to 9185a.3r.33p.; makes reference to a plan outlining the property [wanting]; includes a list of all those with life interest in the property.

Includes a copy of the second schedule containing special stipulations as to the title of the property; outlines in specific sections the following: identity of the title, tithes, advowson, and the title generally.

Recitals: (a) details of an indenture dated 12 Aug. 1837; (b) fact that the property referred to in the first schedule are not subject to a power of absolute authority; (c) all the property is of freehold tenure and subject to the exemptions listed in the first schedule, but free from all other incumbrances; (d) fact that (1) have agreed with

Note that the draft copy of this document is available at Ne 6 D 2/47/128.

Refers to a survey of the Worksop Manor Estate. See Ne 6 D 2/47/126 for the actual printed survey, and Ne P 7 and Ne 5 P 52 for the plan originally accompanying the survey.
Termmanors, Worksop Manor (Nottinghamshire)
estate business, conveyances, Worksop Manor Estate (Nottinghamshire)
estate business, conveyances, Shireoaks Estate (Nottinghamshire)
Physical DescriptionFour applied seals - red wax

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA13390Howard; Bernard Edward (1765-1842); 12th Duke of Norfolk; succ. 1815; styled Earl of Surrey until 18151765-1842
NA9420Howard; Henry C. (1791-1856); 13th Duke of Norfolk; M.P. succeeded 1815 styled Earl of Surrey 1815-421791-1856
NA16091Howard; Henry Granville Fitzalan- (1815-1860); 14th Duke of Norfolk; succ. 1856; originally Howard, assumed additional surname Fitzalan; styled Earl of Arundel and Surrey 1842-18561815-1860
NA900Clinton; Henry P.F. Pelham- (1785-1851); 4th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne1785-1851
NA9469Howard; Charlotte S. (-1870); Duchess of Norfolk; née Leveson-Gower; dau. of 1st Duke of Sutherland; m. 13th Duke of Norfolk 1814; styled Lady Surrey until 1842-1870
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