|Content Description||First Party: Henry P.A.D. [Pelham-Clinton] 7th Duke of Newcastle [under Lyne].|
Second Party: The Wigan Coal and Iron Company Limited, registered at Kirkless, Lancashire.
Agreement between (1) and (2) to vary the terms and conditions of a mining lease dated 30 Oct. 1896 [see Ne 6 D 2/48/142].
States that notice was given that the Top Hard Seam of coal lying beneath Worksop Manor House should remain unworked; statement that this request will not be authorized by (1), but royalties paid on the affected area [coloured pink of plan] will be redued accordingly as follows:
Rate of royalty paid for coal lying beneath land coloured pink on plan to be reduced from £25 per foot per statute acre, to £12 and 10 shillings per foor per statute acre.
Recitals: (a) recites conveyance of Worksop Manor House to John Sandford Robinson [now Sir John Robinson] dated 27 Oct. 1890 [see Ne 6 D 2/47/227]; (b) recites mining lease between (1) and (2) dated 30 Oct. 1896; (c) fact that on 4 Mar. 1916 notice was given that the Top Hard seam underneath Worksop Manor House should be left unworked; (d) fact that (2) wanted the royalty for coal lying beneath area coloured pink on plan to be reduced; (e) fact that (1) agreed to reduce royalty, but did not agree to instruct that coal underneath Worksop Manor House should be left unworked; (f) fact that it has been agreed to vary the principal indenture accordingly.
Includes plan with Worksop Manor House and adjacent parkland coloured pink; shows buildings etc.
Ne 6 D 2/48/259/2: Draft version of above agreement.
Ne 6 D 2/48/259/3: Another copy of the plan accompanying above agreement.
Ne 6 D 2/48/259/4: Bundle of related corresponndence dated 1916-1918.
Ne 6 D 2/48/259/5: Bundle of later correspondence re. subsidence damage to Worksop Manor House dated 1941-1942.
Ne 6 D 2/48/259/6: Notes and draft correspondence re. the subsidence damage.