|Content Description||First Party: Henry P.A.D. [Pelham-Clinton] 7th Duke of Newcastle [under Lyne].|
Second Party: Henry Martin Gibbs esquire, of Barrow Court, Flax Bourton, Somerset; Sir Offley Wakeman, of Yeaton Peveney, Shropshire [3rd Baronet Wakeman]; Lloyd Kenyon [4th Baron Kenyon], of Gredington Whitchurch, Shropshire; the Hon. Edward Frederick Lindley Wood esquire M.P. [later 1st Earl of Halifax], of Temple Newsam, Leeds, Yorkshire; Sir Thomas Sydney Lea [2nd Baronet Lea], of Dunley Hall, Worcestershire; and Sir Samuel John Gurney Hoare [2nd Baronet Hoare], of 59 Draycott Place, London [Trustees of the Corporation of St Mary and St Nicholas].
Third Party: The Wigan Coal and Iron Company Limited, registered at Kirkless, Lancashire.
Agreement between (1), (2) and (3), whereby (1) and (2) permit (3) to mine the Top Hard seam of coal lying beneath St Cuthberts College [edged pink on attached plan]; being supplemental to a mining lease with (3) dated 30 Oct. 1896, and also supplemental to indentures recited below.
Royalties: £41 and 5 shillings for coal mined from beneath property coloured blue on plan; £12 and 10 shillings per foot per statute acre for Top Hard seam coal lying beneath property edged pink on plan.
Contains various other terms and conditions.
Recitals: (a) fact that this agreement is supplemental to a conveyance dated 14 Feb. 1889 [see Ne 6 D 2/48/120], an indenture dated 30 Oct. 1896 [see Ne 6 D 2/48/145], a mining lease dated 30 Oct. 1896 [see Ne 6 D 2/48/142], and also an agreement dated 30 Oct. 1896 [see Ne 6 D 2/48/146]; (b) fact that (3) are desirous of mining the Top Hard seam of coal lying beneath part of the property previously conveyed to (2) by aforementioned indenture dated 14 Feb. 1889.
Includes plan with the college buildings coloured blue, and the adjacent grounds edged pink.