|Content Description||First Party: John William Scott, esquire of Roslevan Ennis, Co Clare, Ireland; and Lord Edward William Pelham-Clinton, of 81 Eccleston Square, London.|
Second Party: James Meyer, esquire of Forty Hall, Enfield, Middlesex; Lieutenant Colonel Frederick Smart Walker of the Junior United Service Club, London; and Frederick Willis Farrer, esquire of 66 Lincolns Inn Fields, London.
Third Party: Henry Pelham Archibald Douglas [Pelham-Clinton], 7th Duke of Newcastle [under Lyne].
Fourth Party: John Sanford Robinson, esquire of Mapperley Hall, Nottinghamshire.
For effectuating the agreed sale, conveyance from (1) and (2) at the direction of (3) to (4) of a capital messuage or mansion house called Worksop Manor House, together with offices, stables, coach houses, gardens, pleasure grounds, park, farms, woods and lands [being the Worksop Manor estate, Nottinghamshire], and also any tithes charged on the lands; together with adjacent lands and farms in the parish of Worksop; property is noted as being coloured green and blue on the annexed plan [wanting].
Further witnesses that for the further effectuating of the sale, (3) as beneficial owner, directs and appoints that all the property noted above and listed in the attached schedule, together with all tithes arising from the lands, all surface minerals, and the right to withdraw water from the stream flowing from Birks Screed in Whitwell, Derbyshire (which forms the boundary between Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire), and to repair and maintain the pipes; exceptions to the conveyance include all minerals apart from those at the surface, with all mineral rights; two specific easements as rights of way for the moving of carts and cattle.
Includes statement that the conveyed and appointed property is subject to a covenant contained in an indenture of lease dated 8 Dec. 1884 regarding the conveyance of part of Steetley Wood for a term of 21 years, which included the clause that the lessor would not let any other person other than the lessee have any of the magnesian limestone on the Worksop Manor estate; note that the conveyance is subject to a further grant so far as the said premises are affected to a lease of a vein or seam of hard coal underlying a westwardly portion of the land but are not intended to be leased or conveyed to the Shireoaks Colliery Company.
Includes covenant that (3) will indemnify (4) from having to pay any annuities charged on the property; includes attached schedule listing all the property in detail, together with acreages;total acreage measures 1644a.3r.18p.
Recitals: (a) details of an indenture of release dated 11 Jun. 1839; (b) details of an indenture of release dated 8 Jun. 1839; (c) details of an indenture dated 3 Sep. 1867; (d) fact that D.H.R. Wingfield died in Jul. 1884 and that A.E. Fraser died in Sep. 1885; (d) details of diverse mesne transfers and assurances set out in and indenture dated 31 Dec. 1883; (e) the equity of redemption subsisting in the Worksop Manor estate became vested in the 5th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; (f) by codicils to his will dated 21 Jul. 1856 the 5th Duke of Newcastle charged the Worksop Manor estate to pay his son, Lord Edward W. Pelham-Clinton, annuities amounting to £600 a year for life; (g) the 5th Duke of Newcastle died in Oct. 1864 and his will was duly proved in Jan. 1865; (h) a principal sum of £100,000 is still due and owing to (1) as security and a sum of £90,000 is due to (2) for the same; (i) the property to be conveyed has been expressed as being granted by (1) as mortgagees, further property will be expressed as being granted by (2) as mortgagees, and that the remaining property which is not subject to the mortgages and appointed by (3) is charged with the payment of the £600. annuity to Lord Edward W. Pelham-Clinton; (j) property charged with the annuity but free from all other incumbrances, is to be conveyed and limited on trust as directed, limited or appointed by (3); (k) (3) with the agreement of (1) and (2) has agreed to sell to (4) all the property for the sum of £55,000 free from the mortgages recited above and any other incumbrances; (l) agreed between (1), (2) and (3) that the purchase money of £55,000 shall be apportioned between them and paid as £53,650 to (1) in reduction of the monies owing to them by the mortgage, and the sum of £1350 as balance to (2) in reduction of the monies owing to them by the mortgage.
Prepared by Francis and Crookenden [solicitors].