|Content Description||Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of York grants to Robert Few the administration of the goods and chattels of Sir Philip Musgrave of Eden Hall, Cumberland; administration is limited to the residue of a term of 300 years raised by an indenture of lease and release dated 10-11 Jun. 1767.|
The term of 300 years applies to the following property in Yorkshire: Sheffield Castle; the manors of Sheffield, Colley [Cowley], Woorrall, Whiston, Ecclesfield and Treaton [Treeton]; all demesne and other lands, and other property relating to the castle and manors which belonged to Edward [Howard, 9th] Duke of Norfolk in Sheffield, Ecclesfield, Broadfield [Bradfield], Tickhill, Colley, Woorall, Attercliffe, Whiston, Treaton [Treeton], Gilthwaite, Todwick, Gleadleys [Gleadless], Hallam, Hallamshire, Fulwood, Healey, Darnalls and Braitwell; the rectories and tithes of Sheffield, Ecclesfield and Tickhill; the advowson of the parish churches of Handsworth, Treaton and Whiston; manors of Handsworth and Highfield, with all property, rights and appurtenances belonging; property in Sheffield, Ecclesfield, Broadfield [Bradfield], Tickhill, Colley, Woorall, Attercliffe, Whiston, Treaton [Treeton], Gilthwaite, Todwick, Gleadleys [Gleadless], Hallam, Hallamshire, Fulwood, Healey, Darnalls, Braitwell, Handsworth, Highfield, Handsworth Woodhouse, Bawtry, Osterfield, Rotherham, Brightside and Osgathorpe.
Anybody holding the property in trust for the Duke of Norfolk is now seized of the estate of freehold and inheritance in tail male or tail general; and which said term became vested in Sir Philip Musgrave by survivorship; court appoints Few as administrator of the estate, in order to assign or surrender the residue of the term, as both executors named by the will died before it was proved.
Endorsed as being a true copy of the original examined on 8 Jun. 1839.
Prepared by Few, Hamilton and Few [solicitors].