|Content Description||Extracts from the award of James Dowland, John Parkinson and Isaac Wilson the commissioners appointed in or by and under the authority of an 'Act for dividing, allotting ands inclosing the several commons and waste grounds and all other the open and uninclosed lands and grounds within the parish of Worksop in the county of Nottingham' 43 George III .|
The extracts relate to the allotment land to: the Surveyors of the Highways [for getting gravel for the repairs of the roads], the Duke of Norfolk [herbage and allotments relating to his manorial right], William Futtit, John Read, Samuel Turner [as purchaser from George Downes], Henry Howard as devisee of the late Duke of Norfolk and the Duke of Portland, as lessee of the Great Tithes.
The extracts also cover the exchanges of land made between: George Donston to the Duke of Norfolk; Thomas Fletcher and William Davy to the Duke of Norfolk; Frances Marsh to the Duke of Norfolk; the vicar and the Duke of Norfolk; William Wilcock to the Duke of Norfolk; the trustees of Sir Thomas Woolaston White to the Duke of Norfolk; the Duke of Norfolk to Thomas Fletcher and William Davy; John Pashley to the Duke of Norfolk and the Duke of Norfolk to William Wilcock.
The extracts also contain a two schedules: the first relates to the corn rents of various lands belonging to the Duke of Norfolk; the schedule is displayed in a tabular format and includes the headings: numbers on the plan, names of closes and quantities [acres, roods and perches].
The second schedule is also displayed in a tabular format and is entitled 'Worksop Inclosure', the headings are: numbers in the plan annexed to the award, messuages, lands and tenements out of which the corn rents are issuing and payable, quantities in [acres, roods and perches], yearly corn rents in [pounds, shillings and pence], quantity of corn equal thereto in bushels and decimal parts of a bushel and the names of the present occupiers.