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D504/B

Messrs. Brooke Taylor & Company: additional documents

 

17th-20th cent

D504/B/L

Messrs. Brooke Taylor & Company: lead mining documents

LIBERTIES

High Peak - Kingsfield

D504/B/L/1-3: Castleton - Owner: Duchy of Lancaster (lot and cope leased to Duke of Devonshire in 1690)

D504/B/L/4-5: Hucklow - Owner: Duchy of Lancaster (lot and cope leased to Duke of Devonshire in 1690)

D504/B/L/6-10: Monyash - Owner: Duchy of Lancaster (lot and cope leased to Duke of Devonshire in 1690)

D504/B/L/11: Taddington - Owner: Duchy of Lancaster (lot and cope leased to Duke of Devonshire in 1690)

D504/B/L/12-17: Winster - Owner: Duchy of Lancaster etc.

Not represented here: Bradwell, Upper Haddon Outer Liberties - Owner: Duchy of Lancaster etc...

17th-20th cent

D504/B/L/1

Castleton Barmaster Book: Ore measured, lot, to whom sold

 

1852-1894

D504/B/L/2

Great Barmoot Court: Grand jury list

 

1736

D504/B/L/3

Great Barmoot Court: Bill to grand jury in a dispute between Isaac Royse and partners and Richard Hall and partners, concerning trespass in Kitle End Vein

 

1843

D504/B/L/4

Hucklow Barmaster Papers

Bundle containing: Ore measured, lot, in Hucklow and Tideswell 1827-1842, Transfer of shares in Smithy Coe and Old and New Edge Mines 1835

1827-1842

D504/B/L/5

Notes [? by Hucklow barmaster] on alleged assault in Red Soil Mine

 

1829

D504/B/L/6

Monyash Barmaster: Index and abstract of entries in barmaster's books for Monyash, Taddington, and Upper Haddon, (Kingsfield), and private liberties of Ashford and Tideswell 1766-1909, but mainly 1825-1879. This volume refers to Books 3, 4, A and B, which appear to be books 201, 202, 203 and 204 in the Barmaster’s collection at Chatsworth Archives.

 

1766-1909

D504/B/L/7

Monyash Great Barmoot Court: Bundle containing verdicts 1814, 1818-1821, 1824, 1826-1827

 

1814-1827

D504/B/L/8

Monyash Small Barmoot Court: Defendant's bill of costs, and note in dispute concerning Jagger's Venture alias Town End Foundry

 

1827

D504/B/L/9-10

Monyash Small Barmoot Court: Bundles containing papers concerning a dispute between James Bacon, plaintiff, and James Farnsworth and others, defendants, concerning payment for work done in Mandale, Great Greensward, Near and Far Mycross, and Gank Holes Mines, with bills, timesheets and printed prospectus of the Lathkill Dale Level

 

1886

D504/B/L/11

Taddington Small Barmoot Court: Verdict ·concerning Low Pipe Vein Mine, with sketch plan

 

1853

D504/B/L/12

Winster Barmaster Book: Cope account (Ore measured, arranged by persons) 1721-1726 with "Account of particular measures" (Ore measured in bouts, loads and dishes, by mines interspersed with quarterly lot accounts 1721-1726; Account of money spent for the Duke of Devonshire 1721-1726; Agreements concerning Yatestoop Mine (mentioning erection of a fire engine in 1717 and another in 1721) 1720, Lickpenny and Portway 1721; Agreements, entries, freeings, including London Lead Company 1721-1726

 

1721-1726

D504/B/L/13

Barmaster Papers: Bundle (found interspersed in D504/B/L/12), containing: Notes on entries, freeings, etc 1714-1725; Agreement between Thomas Bagshaw of Middleton and John Thornhill of Stanton, for sale to Thornhill, consideration £400, of half his shares in Yatestoop and Mill Close, bought from Thomas Smith of Nottingham for £550, 1721; account of lot ore and meer dishes 1726-1727; List of partners, Hartle taker - meers 1727; Account of barmaster' s expenses in collecting lot and cope 1727-1728, 1730-1732; Warrant to barmaster for arrest of fire-engines at Yate Stoop 1731; Viewing for...

 

1714-1733

D504/B/L/14

Copy [by Isaac Shirnwell] of receipt for overplus of land tax received from the Duke of Devonshire for the Poor of Winster

 

1762

D504/B/L/15

Bundle containing arrests

 

1810-1817

D504/B/L/16

Small Barmoot Court: Verdict re Mosymeer Mine

 

1809

D504/B/L/17

Great Barmoot Court: Bundle including verdict re Hook and Lamb Mine 1818; Inquests on miners killed in Partway Mine 1824 and 1826

 

1818-1826

D504/B/L/18

Ashford Barmaster Book of mineral record, north and south Ashford, containing great barmoot court jury lists, ore measurements, entries etc.

 

1832-1847

D504/B/L/19

Ashford Barmaster Book of mineral record, north and south Ashford, containing great barmoot court jury lists, ore measurements, entries etc.

 

1848-1849

D504/B/L/20

Bundle containing: Notes and grand jury verdicts concerning disputes between Magpie May Pits and Red Soil Mines 1831-1833, 1842; Great barmoot court jury lists 1843-1952 and expenses 1850-1852; Steward's warrants to barmaster to summon jury for great barmoot court 1850-1852; Great barmoot court jury lists 1833; Copies of barmaster's expenses for liberties of Ashford, Great and Little Longstone and Wardlow, Hassop, Calver and Rowland, Hartington, Taddington, Monyash, Flagg, Upper Haddon, Brushfield, Blackwell and South Ashford 1768; · Steward's warrants for debt at longstone Edge 1842, New...

 

1768-1852

D504/B/L/21

Bundle containing: Freeings 1790-1825, Sales 1811, 1825-1852, Freeings 1843-1851, Arrests 1843-1849

 

1790-1852

D504/B/L/22

Bundle containing: Copies of barmaster' s summons to jury to attend great barmoot court 1873-1880, 1883, 1887, 1889; Duke of Devonshire's consent to barmasters selected for Ashford, Tideswell, Peak Forest, and Hartington 1874; Steward's warrants to barmaster to summon jury for great barmoot court 1886-1893, 1900; Copy barmaster's notice that Bee low Mine, Hartington will be forfeited for neglect 1900

 

1873-1900

D504/B/L/23

Great Barmoot Court minute book for Ashford, Tideswell, Peak Forest and Hartington, and plaints in small barmoot court

Note: The Ashford Court was united with those for the Duke of Devonshire's other private liberties of Tideswell, Peak Forest and Hartington by the Mineral Courts Act, 15 & 16 Vict c CLXIII 1852

1850s

D504/B/L/24

Bundle containing: Jury lists, distinguishing miners and ore buyers or burners 1731, 1741, 1751; Verdict concerning debt at Crossdale Head Mine 1750; Verdicts with bills relating 1757-1770

 

1735-1770

D504/B/L/25

Bundle containing verdicts with bills relating

 

1771-1800

D504/B/L/26

Bundle containing: Transfer of share in Stratford Hollow Mine 1866; Expenses 1874, 1879-1881, 1883, 1885-1886; 1889, 1892-1893, 1896-1897, 1899-1900; Jury lists 1889-1900

 

1866-1900

D504/B/L/27

Ashford Small Barmoot Court Papers: Bundle containing minutes of evidence and bills in Ashton v Buxton; debt due from Buxton's mines in Wardlow Rake

 

1760

D504/B/L/28

Bundle containing: Draft minutes, correspondence etc in the following trials: Froggatt v Howe trespass in Tor Tops Vein, Brushfield 1862; Walker v various persons shares in Coal-Pit Hole Mine (Peak Forest Mining Co) 1875; Barker v Clarke shares in Magpie Mine 1876; Brown v Farmsworth possession of Great Greensward Mine 1885

 

1862-1885

D504/B/L/29

Bundle containing: Ashford Small Barmoot Court Jury lists 1876-1885, 1888-1889, 1891-1900 and letter relating 1895; Steward's warrant to barmaster to summon jury 1875; Copy barmaster's summons to jury attend court 1885

 

1876-1900

D504/B/L/30

Hartington Barmaster book: Ore measured, lot, giving name of buyer from 1792, with entries

 

1774-1809

D504/B/L/31

Peak Forest Barmaster Books: Ore measured, lot, with entries

 

1752-1791

D504/B/L/32

Peak Forest Barmaster Books: Ore measured, lot 1763-1779 (draft of D504/B/L/31) with entries 1763-1773; notes on miners killed 1752; inquest 1777

 

1763-1779

D504/B/L/33

Peak Forest Barmaster Books: Ore measured, lot, with entries

 

1792-1806

D504/B/L/34

Peak Forest Barmaster Books: Ore measured, lot 1796-1806 (draft of D504/B/L/33) with entries 1760, 1796-1798 (few)

 

1760-1806

D504/B/L/35

Peak Forest Barmaster Books: Ore measured, lot 1817-1828 with entries 1817-1829

 

1817-1829

D504/B/L/36

Peak Forest Barmaster Books: Ore measured, lot, value 1828-1842 with entries 1829-1841

 

1828-1842

D504/B/L/37

Peak Forest Barmaster Books: Ore measured, lot, value, and after 1844 to whom sold

 

1842-1852

D504/B/L/38

Peak Forest Barmaster Books: Ore measured, lot, value, to whom sold

 

1852-1887

D504/B/L/39

Peak Forest Barmaster Books: Ore measured, lot, value 1852-1856 (draft of D504/B/L/38) with entries 1852, 1856

 

1852-1856

D504/B/L/40

Peak Forest Barmaster Books: Ore measured, lot, value, to whom sold (draft of D504/B/L/38), indexed under persons

 

1856-1887

D504/B/L/41

Peak Forest Deputy barmaster's books of mineral record

 

1809-1847

D504/B/L/42

Peak Forest Deputy barmaster's book of mineral record

 

1847-1851

D504/B/L/43

Peak Forest Barmaster’s papers - bundle containing: Ore measured and cope payable 1747-1753; Account of expenses of meer dishes 1747-1793; Summary account of income from cope, expenses of meer dishes and barmaster's salary 1747-1753; Ore measured, lot 1809, 1816-1819, 1822-1824; Ore measured, lot, to whom sold 1832-1837, 1839-1879, 1881-1886; Entries 1808-1810, 1817, 1819

 

1747-1886

D504/B/L/44

Peak Forest Barmaster’s papers - bundle containing: Warrants to barmaster to arrest Coalpithole 1825, Coalpithole, Stand to thy Self 1852; Sale of Oxlow Mine 1897; Advertisement for Young's patent paraffin oil lamp [19th century]

 

1825-1897

D504/B/L/45

Peak Forest Barmaster’s papers - bundle containing: Three letters to Robert How, barmaster, from Peak Forest Mining Co., concerning unsold bell and payment of account 1878-1879; Letter [? by How] concerning cauk [barytes] in Peak Forest 1878.

 

1878-1879

D504/B/L/46

Peak Forest Great Barmoot Court Papers - bundle containing: Verdicts 1748-1749, 1751, 1768, 1772, 1780, 1784, 1797; Inquests, miners in Bank Top Mine and Hurdlow End Mine 1752, Clear The Way Mine 1810, Rush Mine 1817; Virgin Mine 1849; Expenses 1830; Jury list 1821

 

1748-1849

D504/B/L/47

Tideswell Barmaster Book: Entries, ore measured, lot, value, to whom sold, account of money spent on account of lot ore, and great barmoot court minutes

 

1818-1847

D504/B/L/48

Entries, Tideswell great barmoot court minutes

 

1842-1851

D504/B/L/49

Entries, Tideswell great barmoot court minutes

 

1852-1909

D504/B/L/50

Hassop, Calver and Rowland Barmaster Papers: Freeing of Wood Founder Vein on Hassop Common

 

1816

D504/B/L/51

Hazlebadge Barmaster Book: Ore measured, lot, value, to whom sold, tithe (Also used as a copybook by James How, Wormhill Academy)

 

1842-1871

D504/B/L/52

Barmaster Papers: Bundle containing: Ore measured, lot, value, to whom sold, tithe 1851-1863; Transfer of share in Froghole mine 1850

 

1850-1863

D504/B/L/53

Bundle containing summary tithe accounts (found loose in D504/B/L/51)

 

1851-1860

D504/B/L/54

Litton Steward's minute book

 

1911

D504/B/L/55

Stoney Middleton and Eyam: Barmaster Entry Books, Entries 171 5-1730; Accounts for work done at Burnt Heath Groove 1717-1722; Agreement between John Wright and Thomas Middleton and James and William Milnes, concerning veins from Carleswark to Eyam Dale, and Water Groove Sough nd

 

1715-1730

D504/B/L/56

Stoney Middleton and Eyam: Entries 1731-1741; Grand jury lists 1731, 1736, 1740

 

1731-1741

D504/B/L/57

Stoney Middleton and Eyam: Entries 1741-1756

 

1741-1756

D504/B/L/58

Stoney Middleton and Eyam: Index to D504/B/L/55-57, with abstracts of entries, arranged under mines

 

1715-1775

D504/B/L/59

Index and abstract 1715-1775, 1793-1888, and occasional entries to 1918

 

1715-1918

D504/B/L/60

Stoney Middleton and Eyam ore measurement book: Ore meqsured, lot and belland tails~ arranged under mines, mentioning whether each pays lot and cope, with index, and summary account of belland tails measured

 

1793-1824

D504/B/L/61

Stoney Middleton and Eyam ore measurement book: Ore measured, lot and belland tails, arranged as D504/B/L/60

 

1824-1849

D504/B/L/62

Stoney Middleton and Eyam barmaster papers – bundle containing: Ore measured, freeings, expenses 1718-1719; 1722; Notes on George Tissington's proposals for working Ladywash and Hay Cliff mines [18th cent]; Solicitor's bill in dispute between little Pasture and Black Hole Mine, Eyam 1769; Account of profit and loss on dues of lead ore, including rent of cupola 1829-1849; Account of profit on dues, with deductions for parochial rates, land and income tax, and other expenses 1842-1849

 

1718-1849

D504/B/L/63

Stoney Middleton and Eyam barmaster papers: Copy of entry concerning Main Vein, Burnt Heath and Victory Milnes

 

1918

D504/B/L/64

Smelting book: Account of Matthew Frost, barmaster, for lead smelted at Lord's Cupola (Middleton Dale); expenditure towards wages, repairs, carriage, coal, cope etc., with quarterly summary accounts of ore measured from each mine

 

1819-1832

D504/B/L/65

Smelting book: Detailed accounts, indexed under persons, of wages paid to smelters, and ore smelted for customers, at cupola, and (occasionally) slagmill, with yearly summary of ore and belland smelted 1820-1844, and lot and cope accounts 1840-1847

 

1820-1847

D504/B/L/66

Stoney Middleton and Eyam Great Barmoot Court Papers - Bundle containing: Jury list 1806; jury lists and court expenses 1822-184 7, and occasional court leet jury lists

 

1806-1847

D504/B/L/67

Stoney Middleton and Eyam Great Barmoot Court Papers - Bundle containing: Copies of barmaster's summons to jurors to attend court 1868, 1872, 1874-1875, 1877-1878, 1880, 1882-1883; Notices of holding court 1868, 1872, 1877-1878; Jury lists, with notes on how summoned 1874, 1877-1878, 1881-1883; Court expenses 1883, 1885, nd; Steward's warrant to barmaster to give notice of next court 1886

 

1868-1886

D504/B/L/68

Wirksworth Small Barmoot Court Papers: Bundle containing case of the proprietors of Rantor Mine in their dispute with the London Lead Co. over alleged trespass in their (Rantor's) veins

 

1777

D504/B/L/69

Wirksworth Small Barmoot Court Papers: bundle containing bill, warrant and grand jury verdict concerning William Nuttall's title to Pearson's Founder, and Nuttall's freeing notes

 

1816

D504/B/L/70

Crich Mineral Duties Papers: Bundle containing summary account of due for half year with amount due to owners of a share in the lordship ladyday 1858 and 1859

 

1858-1859

D504/B/L/71

Duke of Devonshire mineral duties – ore measurement book: Ore measured, lot, in Kingsfiefd (except Winster), Peak Forest and Ashford 1725-1734; Great and Little Longstone from 1729; Flatt, Wardlow and Winster from 1730; Reckoning for Odin Lord's Meer, Peak Forest 1726-1734

 

1725-1734

D504/B/L/72

Duke of Devonshire mineral duties – ore measurement book: Ore measured, lot, value, in Kingsfield, Ashford, Hartington and Peak Forest 1831-1836, 1837-1841; Smelters' lot and copy accounts 1831-1836, 1837-1841

 

1831-1841

D504/B/L/73

Duke of Devonshire mineral duties – ore measurement book: Ore measured, lot, value, cope, tithe, in Kingsfield, Ashford, Tideswell, Stony Middleton and Eyam, Hassop, Calver and Rowland

 

1850-1920

D504/B/L/74

Duke of Devonshire - Mineral day-book: ore measured, lot and tithe, in Kingsfield, Stony Middleton and Eyam, Ashford, Tideswell, Hassop, Calver and Rowland

 

1850-1857

D504/B/L/75

Duke of Devonshire - Mineral day-book: ore measured, lot and tithe, in Kingsfield, Stony Middleton and Eyam, Ashford, Tideswell, Hassop, Calver and Rowland

Includes account of slag weighed at Mr Heginbotham' s machine (Barker & Rose) 1860-1867

1857-1863

D504/B/L/76

Duke of Devonshire - Mineral day-books: ore measured, lot and tithe, in Kingsfield, Stony Middleton and Eyam, Ashford, Tideswell, Hassop, Calver and Rowland

Includes account of slag weighed at Mr Heginbotham' s machine (Barker & Rose) 1860-1867, account of lot ore from Eyam mines, weighed at same machine 1863-1866

1863-1878

D504/B/L/77

Duke of Devonshire - Mineral day-books: ore measured, lot and tithe, in Kingsfield, Stony Middleton and Eyam, Ashford, Tideswell, Hassop, Calver and Rowland

Includes account of Hartington and teh granges 1899-1920

1878-1920

D504/B/L/78

Duke of Devonshire - Bundle containing ore measured, lot and tithe, in Kingsfield and Ashford (entries like D504/B/L/74)

 

1846

D504/B/L/79

Bundle containing: Ore measured, lot, value, in Kingsfield, Fernilee, Ashford, Tideswell, Hartington, Peak Forest, Hazlebadge Michaelmas 1855 - Ladyday 1856; Ore measured, tithe, value, Hassop Calver and Rowland Michaelmas 1855 - Ladyday 1856

 

1855-1856

D504/B/L/80-124

Duke of Devonshire - Bundles containing: Ore measured, lot, value, to whom sold, in Kingsfield, (Including the outer liberties of Fairfield, Chapel-en-le-Frith, Wormhill and Bugsworth), Ashford, Tideswell, Peak Forest, Hartington, Stony Middleton and Eyam, and tithe, value, to whom sold, in Hassop, Calver and Rowland and Hazlebadge; · Summary accounts of income from duties in each liberty (including rent of cupola and paint mill in Stony Middleton, and income from sale of slag from Middleton Dale cupola), and money spent on barmasters' salaries, property and land tax, highway, church and...

D504/B/L/80-81) 1859-1860

D504/B/L/82-83) 1860-1861

D504/B/L/84-85) 1861-1862

D504/B/L/86-87) 1862-1863

D504/B/L/88-89) 1863-1864

D504/B/L/90-91) 1864-1865

D504/B/L/92-93) 1865-1866

D504/B/L/94-95) 1866-1867

D504/B/L/96-97) 1867-1868

D504/B/L/98-99) 1868-1869

D504/B/L/100-101) 1869-1870

D504/B/L/102-103) 1871-1872

D504/B/L/104-105) 1872-1873

D504/B/L/106) Michaelmas 1879

D504/B/L/107-108) 1879-1880

D504/B/L/109-110) 1880-1881

D504/B/L/111-112) 1881-1882

D504/B/L/113-114) 1882-1883

D504/B/L/115-116) 1883-1884

D504/B/L/117-118) 1884-1885

D504/B/L/119-120) 1885-1886

D504/B/L/121-122) 1886-1887...

1860-1888

D504/B/L/125-202

Duke of Devonshire - Bundles containing: Summary receipted accounts for the above - those from 1870 include ore-burners' lot and cope accounts and those from 1890 are mainly Stony Middleton and Eyam (incomplete) 1858-1885, 1886 Ladyday, 1887 Michaelmas, 1888, 1889 Michaelmas, 1890-1895, 1896 Ladyday, 1897 Michaelmas, 1898 Michaelmas, 1899

125-132) 1858-1861

133-142) 1862-1866

143-148) 1867-1869

1858-1899

D504/B/L/203

Duke of Devonshire - Bundle containing: Duty ore collected in Taddington, Monyash, Ashford, Hartington, Longstone, Wardlow and Winster, and tithe ore in Calver Michaelmas 1743 - Michaelmas 1744; Account of the value of lot and cope in Peak Forest 1744-1765

 

1743-1765

D504/B/L/204

Duke of Devonshire - Bundle containing: Ore-burners' lot and cope accountst Kingsfield. and Ashford 1824-1828, 1830, 1839; Bill from Thomas Booth for 116 lb copper supplied to John Turner 1829

 

1824-1839

D504/B/L/205-211

Duke of Devonshire - Bundles containing: Lot and cope notes and accounts 1841-1845; .. Occasional warrants for holding barmoot courts, court expenses, Hucklow ore measurements; . accounts of money received and paid for the Duke, accounts of tithe silver; conditions for letting Middleton Dale Cupola 1837; Summary·. lot and cope accounts 1843-1848

 

1837-1848

D504/B/L/212

Duke of Devonshire - Bundle containing summary lot and cope accounts 1854, 1857, 1861, 1863, 1875-1876

 

1854-1876

D504/B/L/213

Duke of Devonshire - Accounts of value of lot ore collected and money paid, including investment in mines: Winster, Taddington, Monyash, Flagg, Brushfield, Upper Haddon, Blackwell, Great Longstone, Ashford, Wardlow, Hartington and the Granges

 

1743-1759

D504/B/L/214

Duke of Devonshire - Accounts of value of lot ore collected and money paid: Kingsfield, Flagg, Brushfield, Blackwell, Ashford, Longstone, Wardlow, Peak Forest, Hassop, Calver and Rowland

 

1832-1845

D504/B/L/215

Duke of Devonshire - Accounts of value of lot ore collected and money paid: Kingsfield, Longstone, Wardlow, Ashford, Tideswell, Peak Forest and Hartington, Hassop, Calver, Rowland and Hazlebadge

 

1846-1856

D504/B/L/216

Duke of Devonshire - Accounts of value of lot ore collected and money paid: Stony Middleton and Eyam (including income from rent of cupola and slag mill), Kingsfield, Ashford, Tideswell, Peak Forest, Hartington, Hassop, Calver and Rowland, Hazlebadge, and individual lot and cope accounts, indexed under persons and companies

 

1850-1880

D504/B/L/217

Duke of Devonshire - Head barmaster's cash account book: money received and paid

 

1850-1873

D504/B/L/218

Duke of Devonshire - Accounts of value of lot ore collected and money paid: Taddington, Monyash, Ashford, Great Longstone, Wardlow, Hartington and the Granges Michaelmas 1743 - Michaelmas 1744

 

1743-1744

D504/B/L/219

Bundle containing summary accounts of value of lot and cope, and money paid, Kingsfield

 

1871-1836

D504/B/L/220

Bundle containing letters to Isaac Shimwell from Samuel Bennetts concerning weight of balland lots from Eyam Mines, rent of [Lower or Lord's] Cupola, Middleton Dale, and belland slime at Glebe Shaft

 

1869

D504/B/L/221

List of partners in three mines in Ashford, (Cakmackell, Brandy Botell, and Bools Groove), which refused to pay tithe to the Duke of Devonshire.

 

early 18th cent

D504/B/L/222

Solicitor's bill to the Duke of Devonshire for renewal of his mineral lease, other conveyances, and work concerning boundary dispute in Hartington

 

1770

D504/B/L/223

Petition to the Duke of Devonshire from maintainers of mines and working miners in the High Peak, requesting a reduction by half of the tithe on lead ore

 

late 19th cent

D504/B/L/224

Bundle containing: Duke of Devonshire's mineral duties and Gell's tithe; property tax averages 1865-1880, income tax return 1875-1885

 

1865-1885

D504/B/L/225

Hassop, Calver and Rowland: Ore measured, tithe paid, value, to whom sold

 

1792-1846

D504/B/L/226

Summary of tithe accounts in D504/B/L/225, and money paid towards barmaster's salary, land-tax and poor rate

 

1792-1849

D504/B/L/227

Hassop, Calver and Rowland: Ore measured, tithe paid, and money paid, towards barmaster' s salary and income tax

 

1908-1917

D504/B/L/228

Duke of Rutland – ore measurement book: Ore measured, lot and cope, tithe paid, Hartle, Blithe, Shining Sough, Hartle Parks; Hartle Wheelsrake, Stanton lnclosures, Haddon, Hartle, Youlgreave, Bakewell, Winster, Middleton, Elton, Hazlebache 1837; Account of Harker & Co's cope rent 1837; Summary cope accounts: Barker, Wyatt, Alsop, Milnes and Nightingale 1837; Rental of gardens at Chert Quarry 1837; Summary quarry accounts 1837; Summary Hillcarr Sough, Blithe and Wheelsrake rents for water from rivers Bradford and Lathkill 1837

 

1837

D504/B/L/229

Duke of Rutland – Copy (19th cent) of summary account of value of lot and cope collected in Birchover 1766-1785, 1790; 1796

 

1766-1796

D504/B/L/230

Bundle containing letters and papers addressed to D'Ewes Coke (Duke of Rutland's Agent): subjects include Wheels Rake proprietors' complaint over conduct of Mr Masters the barmaster 1835; statement by James Barker on water power on river Bradford, old engine and proposed wheel 1836; two reports by Barker on Shining Sough with list of shareholders and covering letter; letter from Barker concerning water problems in Blithe, Hill Carr and Shining Sough, and use of steam power; Masters' neglect of his duty 1837; Rutland's reduction of mineral duties from Shining Sough 1838; lease of W E...

 

1835-1840

D504/B/L/231

Bundle containing letters to Captain Underwood (Duke of Rutland's agent); bundle from Barker concerning Masters' neglect of his duty as barmaster (he had given away the Lady's vein, claimed by,Barker to belong to Wheels Rake) 1840; notes 1843 on a dispute between Hill Carr and Wheels Rake in 1825; letter from John Taylor requesting that Duke's keepers should not draw the large dam in the Bradford as lack of water will stop the engine 1843; dispute between Alport and Wheels Rake over trespass by Wheels Rake in a shaft near the Lathkill; note on agreement concerning tithes of lead ore in...

 

1840-1852

D504/B/L/232

Gell’s tithe: Ore measured and tithe collected in Kingsfield, Ashford, Hassop, Calver and Rowland. (This volume has been bound with the covers of a much older book, on which are notes on money paid and work done at Never Feare and Backdale Mines 1760s)

 

1843-1851

D504/B/L/233

Gell’s tithe: Ore measured and tithe collected in Chelmorton, Flagg, Taddington, Monyash, Upper Haddon, Ashford and Hassop, Calver and Rowland

 

1852-1858

D504/B/L/234

Gell’s tithe: Ore measured and tithe collected in Chelmorton, Flagg, Taddington, Monyash, Upper Haddon, Ashford and Hassop, Calver and Rowland

 

1859-1869

D504/B/L/235

Gell’s tithe: Ore measured and tithe collected in Chelmorton, Flagg, Taddington, Monyash, Upper Haddon, Ashford and Hassop, Calver and Rowland

 

1869-1908

D504/B/L/236

Gell’s tithe: Tithe accounts arranged by persons, with summary accounts of money received from tithe and amount paid to highway and poor rates, tithe agent's salary etc 1852-1870)

 

1852-1869

D504/B/L/238

Bundle containing Particulars to form an estimate of the value of Gell's Tithe nd; Summary of tithe accounts half year ending Michaelmas 1854; Summary account of income and expenditure year ending Lady Day 1859

 

1854-1859

D504/B/L/239

Earl of Newburgh: summary ore measurements, lot paid and value, and money paid on account of lot ore, in Hassop, Calver and Rowland year ending 31 Dec 1836

 

1836

D504/B/L/240

Barmaster's notebook, Stony Middleton and Eyam, Hassop, Calver and Rowland, including sketch plans and surveying and levelling measurements

 

1814-1818

D504/B/L/241

Barmaster's notebook, Stony Middleton and Eyam, including sketch plans

 

1843-1844

D504/B/L/242

Diary - short entries on activities for most days in first half of year

 

1844

D504/B/L/243

Barmaster's notebook, Stony Middleton and Eyam and Alport Mines, including stone measurements

 

1846-1949

D504/B/L/244

Further lead mining documents

Quitclaim by Joseph Clay of a vein breaking out of the north side of Twelve Meers or Myners Engeon Old Vein, Stony Middleton and Eyam 1746;

Gift of Deeprake Mine, Ashford and Longstone to Matthew Frost barmaster 1813;

Printed table of fees due to mineral officers in the manor of Tideswell 1818;

Account of ore measured and money spent on account of lot ore in Tideswell 1823-1824, 1826-1827;

Account of lead paid for by Frost, Hassop 1824;

Bill to Ashford Grand Jury to view Breck and Bole Veins, Magpie Mine 1829;

Blank Ashford Great Barmoot Court forms nd; Copy will of Anthony Alsop of...

19th cent

D504/B/L/245

Bill from Barker and Wilkinson to Thomas Roberts for his share in loss at Mawry Mine 1780-1783, with reckoning 1783

 

1780-1783

D504/B/L/246

Further lead mining documents

Bundle containing:

Plan of new [reverberatory] furnace at Lord's Cupola, Middleton Dale, built by Thomas Botham & Co., measured by Frost, Scale 3 feet: inch 1807;

Accounts of expenses of pulling down an old furnace and building at Lord's Cupola and building a new one 1828;

Summary ore measurements, Kingsfield and Tideswell 1826;

Bond to save harmless Frost from expenses in Walker Cooper & Co. v Barbers Bagshaw & Co. 1827;

Letter to Frost from Major Shuttleworth, asking him to view his outgoing tenant's farm at Stony Middleton 1829;

Summary cope accounts, Hucklow and Tideswell 1830;

Notes on...

1807-1853

D504/B/L/247

Bundle containing: Conditions for letting Sir George Crewe's mines of lead, copper and other minerals in Warslow, Lower Elkestone, Alstonefield and Fawfieldhead 1823; Letter from William Brittlebank concerning liability for a horse killed by falling down a mine-shaft in Bradwell 1828

 

1823-1828

D504/B/L/248

Further lead mining documents

Bundle containing:

List of proprietors of Alport Mines 1839;

Bill to William Clayton for smelting [at Lord's Cupola, Middleton Dale?] 1839;

Bills for iron and coal for Middleton Dale Cupola, and barmoot court expenses, Stony Middleton and Eyam 1841;

Chapel Dale reckoning 1841;

Note on sales of ore at Alport Mines 1843;

Reports on Hubberdale Mine Jan and Sep 1844;

Magpie Mine 1844, Longstone Edge Mines Jan and Sep 1844;

Accounts of import and export of iron, copper, tin, zinc and lead (Parliamentary Papers) 1844, 1846;

Circular concerning debts of late John Cundey of Stony Middleton, lime...

1839-1846

D504/B/L/249

Further lead mining documents

Burldle containing:_

Ore measured in Kingsfield, Ashford, Tideswell, Peak Forest and Hartington, Hassop, Calver and Rowland, Stony Middleton and Eyam 1842;

Ore measured in Tideswell 1844-1848;

Ore measured in Hartington and the granges 1845-1848

1842-1848

D504/B/L/250

Further lead mining documents

Bundle containing: .

Account of income from lot and cope, and money paid, in Kingsfield, Ashford, Peak Forest, Hassop; Calver and Rowland 1844;

Lot and cope accounts - RH Ashton, Thomas Eyre, Thomas Hill, W & R Wyatt 1844;

Account of income from lot and cope, and money paid, in Tideswell 1844-1845

1844-1845

D504/B/L/251

Further lead mining documents

Bundle containing correspondence between Frost and various persons, mainly John Alsop, concerning the price of lead and slag, lead sold from Middleton Dale cupola and lease of smelting mill, and holding of barmoot courts

1827-1828

D504/B/L/252

Further lead mining documents

Bundle containing correspondence between Frost and various persons:

Subjects include Twelve Meers Mine, Wyatt's lot returns, repair of road, Waterfall Hole 1828-1829, relief for distressed miners in Castleton and Bradwell 1831, entries for Winster barmaster's book 1833, Shining Sough and Partway, memorandum of arrests in Winster 1836, Chapel Dale and Glory Mine reckoning 1837, Chapel Dale reckoning and new engine shaft, warrant for payment of debt to Wyatt from Mock Mine, Little Hucklow, consolidation of Hill Carr and Shining Sough, 1838, copy of Frost's letter to barmasters requesting...

1828-1844

D504/B/L/253

Further lead mining documents

Bundle containing miscellaneous correspondence with miners and smelters concerning mineral duty accounts and with barmasters concerning barmoot courts

1829-1851

D504/B/L/254

Further lead mining documents

Bundle containing correspondence between Frost and Charles Milnes, George Wagstaff and others concerning Milnes v Staley, Gilbert v Milnes and Milnes v Toplis in the court of trials. These persons claimed to have a share in ore measured at Placket Mine, Winster, which claim was contested by Milnes; jury lists and expenses for Monyash Small Barmoot Court, and copy of Great Barmoot Court verdict concerning debt from Placket Mine in 1811

1843-1844

D504/B/L/255-256

Jonathan How: Diaries recording entries, ore measurements etc

 

1811-1812

D504/B/L/257

Jonathan How: notebook recording ore measured, lot and cope, Castleton 1822, Peak Forest 1822-1826; Monyash barmoot court expenses 1822

 

1822-1826

D504/B/L/258

Thomas Mander, steward of Bakewell Barmoot Court: volume

Volume [with Thomas Mander's signature on cover, but probably kept by James Mander, author of "The Derbyshire Miner's Glossary" containing copies of the mining articles for the liberties of Bakewell 1829, Youlgreave and Gratton 1614 and 1751, Hazlebadge 1630, Hassop Calver and Rowland 1664 with additions to 1680, Haddon and Hartle nd but after Hill Carr Sough, Hartle 1647, notes on other liberties and on the wapentake of Wirksworth, notes on the recovery of debts in the Kingsfield, agreement concerning composition ore between the Alport Mining Co. and the Duke of Rutland 1841, grand jury...

1614-1850

D504/B/L/259-260

James Longsdon: Barmaster' s notebooks containing entries, arrests, etc in Kingsfield and private liberties, memoranda on work done, barmoot courts etc 1845-1846, 1849-1851, 1855-1857, 1857-1859, 1862-1871

 

1845-1871

D504/B/L/261-263

Numbers not used

 

nd

D504/B/L/264

James Longsdon, barmaster: Further lead mining documents

Bundle containing:

Note of ore measured at Mr Barker's grove, Hassop, 1758;

Letter from the partners of Yate Stoop Mine, Winster, stating that ore is lying unmeasured and that they cannot proceed to work it until duties are settled with his Grace [Duke of Devonshire?] and Mrs Thornhill, with list of partners 1766;

Answer to questions put by Lord Cavendish concerning other mines concerned in the above dispute nd;

Agreement between the lords of Stony Middleton and Eyam and the Stoke Sough partners - the partners may continue 5 meers on the Fifth Vein without freeing 1772;

Notes on the Duchy...

1758-1864

D504/B/L/265

James Longsdon: Further lead mining documents

Bundle containing:

Copy letters from Longsdon to the Duke of Devonshire concerning his mineral duties in Crich 1858-1860;

Longsdon's copy of his correspondence with Luke lsop (barmaster, Crichl and William Currey 1859-1860;

Account of profits of lot and cope divided among the lords proprietors of Crich (Duke of Devonshire, Duke of Buckingham and Earl of Thanet) for 1830-1839;

Assay of four samples of balland from Crich mines nd;

Report to the proprietors of Crich mineral dues by Stephen Eddy, with reference to proposed reduction applied for by Charles Milnes, of duties on ore from Old End...

1830-1860

D504/B/L/266

James Longdon: Further lead mining documents

Bundle containing:

Estimate of the cost of developing the entire mineral field of the North Derbyshire Mining Co. with draft prospectus, and particulars of Backdale and Peak United Mines, Calver Sough and Wren Park, Salad Holes and Longstone Edge Mines nd;

Annual report of progress and prospects of mines in Hassop, Calver and Rowland, Calver Peak, Brightside, Froggatt Grove, Red Rake, Salad Hole, and Calver Sough Mines 1852;

Report and prospectus of Brightside and Froggatt Groove Mines1852;

Report to Sir Joseph Paxton on the North Derbyshire United Lead Mines, by Matthew Newboutd...

1852-1853

D504/B/L/267

Bundle containing notes of mineral dues received, Duke of Devonshire's and Gell's Tithes

 

1857-1858

D504/B/L/268

Suggestions by James Longsdon with reference to making new articles pursuant to the High Peak Mining Customs and Mineral Courts Act 1851 Section 56 1858; Longsdon's return to the Duchy of Lancaster office of profits received in Kingsfield for the five years ending 25 Mar 1872; Notebook containing a list of transfers entered by Longsdon into the barmaster's book, giving liberty, mine, vendor, purchaser etc 1868-1876

 

1858-1876

D504/B/L/269

James Longsdon: Bundle containing remarks on lead mines and mining interests in High Peak - lists mines working, with comments on engines etc, Kingsfield, Ashford, Tideswell, Peak Forest, Hartington, Stony Middleton and Eyam, Hassop Calver and Rowland, Hazlebadge, Harthill and Stanton, Nether Haddon, Youlgreave, Bakewell and Litton [probably c1870]; Note on enclosure of waste land, and what mineral rights were reserved in the enclosure awards

 

[c1870]

D504/B/L/270

James Longsdon: Bundle containing correspondence between Longsdon, as Whig agent, and Lorenzo Christrie and others, concerning objections to persons on the electoral register and which way they voted, including a brief note from James Acland of the Anti Corn-law League

 

1840-1845

D504/B/L/271

James Longsdon: Bundle containing correspondence with Matthew Frost concerning holding of barmoot courts, High Peak and jurors' lists, Winster 1842-1844, 1846-1849

 

1842-1849

D504/B/L/272

James Longsdon: Bundle containing correspondence with various persons concerning transfers of shares in the Eyam Mining Co

 

1852-1853

D504/B/L/273

James Longsdon: Bundle containing correspondence with various persons concerning details of transfers 1853-1854, 1856-1860

 

1853-1860

D504/B/L/274

James Longsdon: Bundle containing correspondence with the Eyam Mining Co. concerning lot and cope accounts and holding the Stony Middleton and Eyam barmoot courts

 

1854

D504/B/L/275

James Longsdon: Bundle containing correspondence with Charles Esam of the Sheffield Fire Office concerning transfers of shares in the Chapel Dale and Hard Rake Mines, and matters relating

 

1854-1860

D504/B/L/276

James Longsdon: Bundle containing correspondence with the Eyam Mining Co. concerning their lot and cope accounts, and offers for Eyam lot ore

 

1855

D504/B/L/277

James Longsdon: Bundle containing correspondence with Sir Joseph Paxton and others concerning a gravel quarry and tipping of slag in Middleton Dale, rating of mines etc 1855-1856, 1858

 

1855-1858

D504/B/L/278

James Longsdon: Bundle containing correspondence with various persons concerning payment of Gell's Tithe

 

1855-1856

D504/B/L/279

James Longsdon: Bundle containing correspondence with Samuel Bennetts (for T R Barker and Rose) and T R Barker concerning sale of Eyam lot ore and rent of Middleton Dale Cupola

 

1855-1858

D504/B/L/280

James Longsdon: Bundle containing correspondence with John Fordham concerning Chapel Dale Mines

 

1866

D504/B/L/281

James Longsdon: Bundle containing "Sundry correspondence" concerning re-opening of Mandale Mine, sale of Far Cliff Mine, rent of Paint Mill, sale of shares in Water Groove Mine, requests for copies of entries etc

 

1857-1858

D504/B/L/282

James Longsdon: Bundle containing correspondence with various persons concerning payment of lot and cope

 

1857-1858

D504/B/L/283

James Longsdon: Bundle containing correspondence with Robert and Jonathon How of Castleton concerning sale of Coalpithole Mine, and Hucklow Mineral accounts

 

1858

D504/B/L/284

James Longsdon: Bundle containing correspondence with various persons concerning transfers, lot and cope accounts, rent of Middleton Dale Cupola, with barrnasters of Winster and Castleton concerning mineral accounts and rates and taxes, and with Samuel Bennetts concerning Eyam lot ore

 

1859

D504/B/L/285

James Longsdon: Bundle containing correspondence with the Duke of Devonshire and John Wagstaffe, barmaster of Winster, concerning Wagstaffe's salary 1859-1860, with lot and cope accounts by Wagstaffe and Jonathon How 1859

 

1859-1860

D504/B/L/286

Letter from Samuel Bennetts complaining of the state of the premises occupied by Mr Higinbotham in Middleton Dale

 

1863

D504/B/L/287

Isaac Shimwell: Day book of ore measurements in Kingsfield, Tideswell, Ashford and Eyam, 1867-1877, account of lot and tithe ends, arranged alphabetically under mines, Kingsfield and South Ashford 1867

 

1867-1877

D504/B/L/288

Isaac Shimwell: note book with entries, barmoot courts etc for Ashford, Tideswell, Peak Forest and Hartington, Stony Middleton and Eyam

 

1868-1881

D504/B/L/289

Draft accounts of income and expenditure from mineral duties, Kingsfield, private liberties, Stony Middleton and Eyam

 

1882-1889

D504/B/L/290

Bundle containing accounts of weight and price of ore bought by various persons [for smelting] occasional details of price of Eyam lot ore and Gell's tithe 1850, 1853-1884

 

1850-1884

D504/B/L/291

Further lead mining documents

Bundle containing:

Accounts of linnets and belland slime measured, Kingsfield, Ashford, Tideswell, Stony Middleton and Eyam, Hassop, Calver and Rowland 1850-1859;

Example of calculation of lot cope and tithe payable on Winster brown ore 1861;

Account of mineral duties collected in Stony Middleton and Eyam, net profit, and profit received by Duke of Devonshire 1874-1877;

Return under Metalliferous Mines Act of mines working in Monyash, Taddington, Ashford, Stony Middleton and Eyam, Tideswell 1875;

Stony Middleton and Eyam barmoot court expenses 1884;

Account with the Duke of Devonshire of...

1850-1877

D504/B/L/292

Further lead mining documents

Isaac Shimwell: Bundle containing:

James Longsdon's income tax return 1872;

Property tax return for mineral duties and tithes of Duke of Devonshire, late Phillip Gell and the lords of Stony Middleton and Eyam 1874;

Isaac Shirnwell's income tax assessments 1874 and 1876, and receipts for payment of assessment on Duke of Devonshire's mineral duties 1874;

Income tax assessments - Duke of Devonshire's mineral duties 1876, Shimwell, Duke and Gell's Tithe 1878, Duke 1879, Shimwell and Duke 1880, Duke 1881, Duke's tithe ore, blank return 1884;

Blank returns to HM Inspector of Mines of miners...

1872-1887

D504/B/L/293

Bundle containing income tax assessments, Shimwell, Duke of Devonshire and Gell's Tithe

 

1883-1887

D504/B/L/294

Letter from Margaret Thornhill to William Twigg concerning payment of dues by Yatestoop Mine partners and their setting up of stows in her son's lands in Birchover [Found in Shimwell misc. bundle]

 

1766

D504/B/L/295

Isaac Shimwell: Bundle containing correspondence with various persons concerning Winster Poor Rate and Highway Rate, Eyam Mining Co., rating of mines 1869, rateable value of minerals 1879-1881, paint mill in Middleton Dale 1883-1886, Poor Rate of Eyam, Winster and Tideswell 1883-1884, mineral duties and barmaster' s salary in Stony Middleton and Eyam 1884-1886

 

1869-1886

D504/B/L/296

Isaac Shimwell: Bundle containing correspondence with smelters

Alport Smelting Works, Eyam Mining Co. (Middleton Dale Cupola), Mill Dam Mining and Smelting Co., J H Moore (Brough Lead Works) and barmasters, Duke of Devonshire and others, concerning transfer enquiries, sale of lot ore, Middleton Dale Cupola etc. Particular subjects include: Metalliferous Mines Act 1873, proposed maps of mineral liberties and boundary of Kingsfield (High Peak) 1874-1875 reduction of Duke of Devonshire's mineral duties, Hubberdale Mine 1876, petition of Kingsfield barmaster and deputies to Home Secretary for increase of salary, Duke of Devonshire's royalty of cauk...

1869-1889

D504/B/L/297

Isaac Shimwell: Bundle containing:

Copy letter by Shimwell concerning liberties in High Peak affected by Mineral Courts Act 1852, giving owner of mineral due 1874;

I R Eddy's report to Duke of Devonshire concerning his mineral dues, with comments by Shimwell and letter from Duke 1876;

Copy correspondence concerning responsibility for fencing shafts in Duke of Devonshire's estate in Hartington 1877

Copy correspondence concerning concession in dues made to Eyam Mining Co. 1879-1881

 

1874-1881

D504/B/L/298

Bundle containing Shimwell' s copies of his letters to miners and smelters demanding payment of lot cope and tithe accounts, with replies enclosing payment: Barker and Rose (to 1875 only), Fairburn, Eyam Mining Co., Mill Dam Mining. Co., EM Wass, RH Ashton (later Ashton and Moore, later JH Moore), William Sperry, Heginbotham's rent of [Middleton] Cupola (from 1880), Magpie Mining Co. (from 1880)

 

1874-1884

D504/B/L/299

Thomas Shimwell: Bundle containing:

List of shareholders in Gravel Pits Mines, Ashford, for entry in barmaster's book 1886;

Notice from barmaster to secretary of Magpie Mines, informing him that the mine will be forfeit if not worked 1886;

Barmaster's account of income from mineral duties and rent of paint mill in Stony Middleton and Eyam, and expenses towards salary etc., half year ending Michaelmas 1892, and half year ending Ladyday 1900;

Summary account of Duke of Devonshire's income from mineral duties of his private liberties, and Stony Middleton and Eyam, half year ending Michaelmas...

 

1886-1900

D504/B/L/300

Thomas Shimwell: Bundle containing letters from various persons subjects include payment of mineral accounts, Bland's rent of Middleton Dale paint mill, dangerous shaft over Magpie Level in Shacklow Wood, and on Longstone Hall estate, ownership of Slitherstone Mine 1890, 1892, 1894-1900

 

1890-1900

D504/B/L/301-312

Arthur G Taylor: Files of barmaster's correspondence, and notebooks, Kingsfield

 

1905-1922

D504/B/L/313

File of correspondence on Stony Middleton and Eyam liberty

 

1906-1920

D504/B/L/314

File of notes on earlier barmaster's books, and historical notes on lead mining

 

20th cent

D504/B/L/315-318

Contemporary copy, in notebook, of Hill Carr Sough articles, with list of partners and agreements to pay compositions by the partners of Shining Sough, Broadmeadow, Old Cross East End, Old Cross West End, Honey Spot, Guy's Vein, Blythe Forefield End, Blythe Hinder End and Clark's Cross, and by John Taylor the younger of Stanton for Nicator, all in Hartle liberty 3 Jun 1766; Also two copies 1770 of articles only, and copy 1921 by Arthur G Taylor of the whole document

 

1766

D504/B/L/319-320

Considerations laid before the Duke of Rutland and Marquis of Granby by the Hill Carr Sough proprietors, in notebook, setting out the advantages of driving the sough, with an estimate of its cost and how long it will take to drive, etc; Also copy 1921 by Arthur G Taylor

 

18th cent

D504/B/L/321

Lease for 42 years by John Jolliffe of Petersfield, Hants, Mary his wife, and William their son, to Elizabeth Drake of Belvoir Castle and other Hill Carr Sough proprietors (named), of lead mines and veins in Eagles Torr and Stanton called Torr Close, long Close, Square Close, Over Close, Rushy Close and the three Rye Crofts, yearly rent 1/12th of all lead ore and 6d per load 25 Mar 1769

 

1769

D504/B/L/322

Grant between the same parties of liberty to drive the sough through lands at Stony lee and Stanton Moor Side 25 Mar 1769

 

1769

D504/B/L/323

Articles of agreement between Peter Nightingale of Lea and the Hill Carr Sough proprietors (reciting a lease dated 1765 to Nightingale of mines and veins under the lands of the Poor and School of Duffield), for driving the sough through these lands - Nightingale to pay the properties a composition of 1/6th ore unwatered by the sough, and 1/12th from below the level Of the sough 7 Nov 1771

 

1771

D504/B/L/324-325

Lease and release by Herbert Greensmith of Priory to Peter Nightingale of Lea and John Barker of Bakewell, part owners and proprietors of Hill Carr Sough, consideration £462, of 2 closes of Darley called the Upper and Nether Mill Strains, in trust. Dated 1 - 2 Apr 1772

 

1772

D504/B/L/326

Deed of exchange between John Barker and the proprietors of Hill Carr Sough. The proprietors give Barker, consideration £28 2s 6d, the south part of the Upper Mill Strains and all the Nether Mill Strains; Barker gives the proprietors 2 closes in Darley called the Flaglea and the Flagley, and liberty of passage over his land near Darley Church on the way from the sough to the turnpike road. 11 Mar 1773

 

1773

D504/B/L/327

Articles of agreement between the proprietors of Hill Carr Sough and Bache Thornhill of Stanton: Thornhill to drive a sough from the north side of Hill Carr Sough beginning eastward from the Stanton lnclosure Sough, to begin at Amoss Cross Vein, to unwater his mines; he may use the Hill Carr Sough from Thornhills Sough to the Hill Carr South tail, using boats not exceeding 36 feet in length and 3 feet in breadth, and also from Thornhill' s Sough to Stanton Moor Shaft and Borwn Bank Shaft, and may draw air from the Hill Carr Sough, paying the proprietors 1/24th of all ore unwatered by his...

 

1791

D504/B/L/328

Articles of agreement between Bache Thornhill and Peter Nightingale of Lea and John Gilbert of Worsley, Lanes: Thornhill may drive his sough through Nightingale's and Gilbert's lands by a drift between six and seven feet high and six feet wide, selling them all ore got in their lands at 15s 9d per load; Nightingale and Gilbert may enter Thornhill's Sough to drive levels into their own lands, make use of Thornhill' s Sough and conduct air along it; they may also drive into Thornhill's land and sell him ore got at 15 s 9d per load; if either party stops working the other may continue...

 

1791

D504/B/L/329

Articles of agreement between the Hill Carr Sough proprietors and the proprietors of the Tools and Dunneck Holes Mines, Stanton; the miners are to pay the soughers 1/24th ore unwatered. 22 Dec 1791

 

1791

D504/B/L/330

Schedule of Hill Carr Sough deeds from 1769-1793, including the above and others

 

1793

D504/B/L/331

Schedule of Hill Carr Sough deeds, based on D504/B/L/330, with notes from a barmaster's book, and note that shale from Thornhill's Sough is forming an obstruction at the junction with Hill Carr Sough

 

20th cent

D504/B/L/332-333

Draft report on Hill Carr Sough by James Barker, and fair copy Michaelmas

 

1837

D504/B/L/334

Copy of entry in barmaster's book recording Shining Sough Co. being given possession of meers in Hard Scrin, Lime Hill Scrin, Town End Vein, Lady Croft Vein, Speedwell Vein and Soft Rake Vein

 

1834

D504/B/L/335-336

Draft report on Shining Sough by James Barker, and fair copy Michaelmas

 

1837

D504/B/L/337

Details of W E Nightingale's mines in Hartle and Stanton Common, and of proposed water pressure engine, in connection with proposed lease for 21 years of the mines to Blithe partners

 

1764

D504/B/L/338

Award of Thomas Manners in a dispute between Michael Buxton of Bakewell and John Barker of Bakewell concerning a share in the former Blithe Souglh Mine: decision that the mine was divided into two titles in 1750, that Ditch Vein separated Blithe Forefield End and Blithe Hinder End mines, and that Buxton is not entitled to a share in Forefield End

 

1789

D504/B/L/339

Draft report on Blithe Mine by James Barker, Michaelmas

 

1837

D504/B/L/340

Draft report, unsigned Dec 1837

 

1837

D504/B/L/341

Blithe Mine memoranda book: notes on Sutton and Manners Vein 1837-1838 and level of water in mine 1839; notes on work done on a bucket pump at Wheels Rake 1839; at end memoranda on Blithe and Old Engine 1836-1840. See also D504/B/L/452

 

1836-1840

D504/B/L/342-343

Alport Mines articles: regulations for tutworkers, copers, and surface workers, with draft [Probably drawn up at consolidation]

 

nd

D504/B/L/344

Lease for 99 years by John Monk Morgan of Woodhouse to Thomas Hayley of Weston Green, Surrey (reciting that the lessor owns half the manor of Stanton, and that the Duke of Rutland owns the other half) in consideration of the expense incurred by the lessee in undertaking the works hereafter mentioned, of one half of mines under Stanton Moor, yearly rent 1/12th of ore raised and 3d per load as half the lessor's cope. Dated 11 Jan 1748/9

 

[1749]

D504/B/L/345

Lease for 21 years by Bache Thornhill of Stanton to John Barker of Bakewell, William Milnes of Stubbing Edge pa Ashover and Benjamin Wyatt of Foolow, lead-merchant, of his· mines in Stanton shown on the plan, with Thornhills Sough, paying 1/12th ore raised; the lessees covenant to cleanse and repair Thornhills Sough to the Hab Knab Vein and to continue it to Bowers Rake, and to employ miners from Stanton in preference to those from other townships. Dated 12 Mar 1824. Plan of N W part of Stanton liberty showing veins, roads and field boundaries, scale approximately 13 inches: mile

 

1824

D504/B/L/346

Draft lease for 21 years by William Edward Nightingale of Lea Hurst and Embley Park, Hants to John Henry Barker, John Barker and William Melland (reciting that the lessor is the owner of certain mines in Hartle and Stanton, also reciting D504/B/L/344 and the will of Peter Nightingale 1803) of one half of mines under Stanton Moor, yearly rent 1/10th ore raised to the Duke of Rutland, 1/12th to Hill Carr Sough, and 1/9th to the lessor

 

1832

D504/B/L/347

Draft surrender by James Barker and others to William Edward Nightingale of mines in Hartle Parks

 

1841

D504/B/L/348

Memorandum of an agreement between the Alport Mining Co. and William Underwood, agent for the Duke of Rutland. In consideration of the large sums spent by the company in erecting engines or drainage, Underwood agrees to take a composition of 1/15th only. 9 Jan 1841

 

1841

D504/B/L/349-350

Lease for 21 years by William Edward Nightingale of Lea Hurst to John Henry Barker of East Lodge, near Bakewell, and other proprietors of Alport Mines (reciting will of Peter Nightingale 1803) of mines and veins in Hartle Parks, pa. Bakewell called Hartle White Vein, Lady's Vein, Baker's Vein, Ditch Vein, Wain Flag Vein, and Hardy's 1842 Vein, from Stoney Lee Brook to a boundary line agreed by both parties, shown in the plan; also mines in Hartle Park called Hartle Limekiln Vein, Sough Vein, Birchover Vein, Black Vein, and Burning Drake, paying 1/18th of ore raised. Plan showing boundary...

 

1842

D504/B/L/351

Draft articles of agreement between William Pole Thornhill, John Barker and others: Thornhill to lease to Barker 6 closes in Stanton (named) and a water corn-mill called Stanton Mill for one year, yearly rent £20, and a further £20 for every acre of land ploughed up without licence. 20 Jul 1848

 

1848

D504/B/L/352

Lease for 21 years by William Pole Thornhill to John Barker and others of Stanton Mill at yearly rent of £85, to hold from Ladyday 1843. 20 Jul 1848

 

1848

D504/B/L/353

Agreement between the Alport Mining Co. and Youlgreave Consolidated Mines (including Lathkill and Mandale Mines): the latter to have the use of the branch on the Hill Carr Level on the Windy Harbour Vein and the Centre Level, for drainage, and to extend branch levels from the Danger and Bunting Mines; The former to be paid 1/48th of all ore raised in the latter's mines, including Mill Green, Lathkill and Mandale Mines. 4 Feb 1882

 

1882

D504/B/L/354

Agreement between the Alport Mining Co. and the Wheels Rake Mining Co: The latter to use the level from the Lathkill river to Harthill Brook for drainage; The former to be paid 1/24th of all ore raised in clearing the said level, and 1/48th of all ore raised in the latter's veins. 4 Feb 1882

 

1882

D504/B/L/355

Agreement between the Alport Mining Co. and the Mawston Mining Co: The latter to have an outlet into the Hill Carr Sough, and to extend it; The former to be paid 1/24th of all ore raised by the latter, and 1/48th by other mines. 4 Feb 1882

 

1882

D504/B/L/356

Committee minutes, lists of proprietors and dividends paid to them

 

1839-1875

D504/B/L/357

Award of John Taylor for consolidating Alport Mines 1839; Taylor's report on deeper drainage 1839; estimate of machinery and work necessary for deeper drainage 1839; Taylor's reports to the proprietors and statements of reckonings 1839-1850; Ditto by Stephen Eddy 1851-1858;

 

1839-1868

D504/B/L/358

Abstract of reckonings by Samuel Bennetts 1859-1868

 

1868-1875

D504/B/L/359

Abstract of reckonings by Samuel Bennetts Bundle containing: Printed minutes of meeting of the Blithe, Shining Sough and Hill Carr Sough proprietors, for consolidating Shining and Hill Carr Soughs, with reports on each mine for 1838; Draft report by James Barker on the Alport Mines, with reference to deeper drainage 1839; Printed award by Taylor concerning consolidation 1839; Printed report by Taylor on deeper drainage 1839; Draft minutes of a quarterly meeting of proprietors of Alport Mines 26 Sep 1839; Printed and draft reports and abstracts of reckonings 1841-1849, 1851, 1856-1875, 1879...

 

1838-1880

D504/B/L/360

Sale to Duke of Rutland of 1/72nd share in the Company, and receipt for a call of £ 230 on him

 

1841

D504/B/L/361

Bundle containing: Letters from shareholders to Samuel Bennetts concerning the company's prospects, and the advisability of winding it up 1869-1875; Draft and completed transfers (printed) by each shareholder to the proprietors of his share in the mine, for entry in barmaster's book 1870; Transfers (following a resolution of a general meeting of proprietor on 12 Sep 1876 that shareholders may retire from the company and sell their shares to the remaining shareholders) by shareholders to remaining shareholders, including transfers following later similar resolutions 1876-1896; Blank printed...

 

1869-1896

D504/B/L/362

Further lead mining documents

Bundle containing correspondence, memoranda, etc., of agents William Remfry (1839-1840), Samuel Bennetts (1843-1872) and Henry Toft (1876-1908): Main subjects are orders for equipment, shares and shareholders, assay of ore samples, Stanton corn mill etc.; also included are notes and memoranda on allied subjects, draft mineral and financial accounts, sundry bills and travelling expenses, and deductions from men's wages (bastardy orders). Particular subjects include: memorandum on work to be done in Guy Vein, Hill Carr Level, Alport Level, and repair of engines 1839; statement of ore raised...

1839-1908

D504/B/L/363

Bennetts' letter book 1848-1853; at front barmaster's entries etc. for Hubberdale Mine 1804-1840

 

1804-1853

D504/B/L/364

Bennetts' accounts with the proprietors for money spent on subsistence, postage, loans, bills, etc

 

1839-1855

D504/B/L/365

Notebook of copies by Bennetts of entries in the barmasters' books concerning Alport Mining Co

 

1842-1870

D504/B/L/366

Two files by AG Taylor, surveyor and mineral agent, on Alport Mining Co: Correspondence on a road from Darley to opposite Hill Carr Sough 1906; Notebook containing details of a tour of inspection of shafts with Henry Toft, and other notes 1909; Minutes of shareholders' meeting 1909; Correspondence, bills etc. concerning filling in and walling dangerous shafts 1907-1917; Enquiry concerning plan of Hill Carr Sough, 1918

 

1906-1918

D504/B/L/367

Correspondence etc. concerning the Bradford Vale Mining Co.'s proposal to unwater Mawstone Mines by pumping into Hill Carr Sough, and the cost of cleaning and repairing the Sough, and reports by Taylor on the Alport Mining Co., its proprietors and history, and on Hill Carr Sough 1921

 

1920-1922

D504/B/L/368

Monthly summary accounts of ore raised, income, expenditure towards salaries, wages, etc., tutworkers and capers, engines etc., showing profit or loss for each year Jan 1839 - Oct 1852

 

1839-1852

D504/B/L/369-370

Cost books inc detailed expenditure towards salaries, tutworkers and capers, carpenters, masons and smiths, surface bargains, carriage and horse work, materials, engine and water cost, rates, taxes and compensation; also income from sundry receipts (ore profits, sale of candles etc. to men etc) 1839-1846, 1846-1859. Second volume contains expenditure and sundry receipts as above, net amount of sale 1852, sundry payments 1852-1854, and Alport New Mines expenditure, sundry receipts, and profit on ore 1852-1859

 

1839-1859

D504/B/L/371

Bill book inc copies of incoming bills for materials and equipment (including engines, tools, rope, powder, candles etc) and rent of paper mill, giving month in which each item was accounted in cost book

 

1839-1849

D504/B/L/372

Cash account with proprietors inc income from ore sold, calls on proprietors, balance to bank, etc.; also interest account

 

1839-1852

D504/B/L/373

Wage book inc wages paid to Bennetts, Remfry, Darlington, pitman, carpenters, smiths etc.; also miscellaneous expenses such as tolls, poor rate, etc

 

1847-1854

D504/B/L/374

Tutwork ledger inc money paid to tutworkers for driving levels and sinking shafts, income from sale of candles, fuse, coal and powder to the men (indexed under persons) 1846-1852, Alport New Mines 1853-1859

 

1846-1859

D504/B/L/375

Cope ledger inc money paid to capers for raising ore, and income from sale of candles, fuse, powder, etc. to the men (indexed under persons) 1848-1852, Alport New Mines 1855-1858

 

1848-1858

D504/B/L/376

Accounts of money spent on food and ale for committee and general meetings, dinners for the miners on special occasions (eg putting Guy Engine to work Apr 1842), sale of ore etc

 

1839-1875

D504/B/L/377

Postage book, giving name of addressee of each letter

 

1844-1875

D504/B/L/378

Bundle containing bills for work done, metal castings and equipment (including rag pumps), coal, candles, gunpowder, assaying, printing, taxes, food and drink, etc and draft reckonings 1858-1859, 1861-1863 and miscellaneous bundle 1862-1863

 

1858-1863

D504/B/L/379

Cope settings (ie rate per ton paid to copers for raising ore)

 

1839-1842

D504/B/L/380

Bundle containing details of distance driven in various shafts and levels

 

1840

D504/B/L/381

Day book inc income from sate of ore, belland and hillock, arranged under persons, and money paid into bank (indexed under persons)

 

1839-1852

D504/B/L/382

Accounts of ore raised at various shafts, giving name of miner, vein from which mined, weight in tons, price per ton, assay, and price fetched; at front 6 pages of cope setting 1842 sewn together 1845-1854, 1858

 

1845-1858

D504/B/L/383

Accounts of ore raised at various shafts, giving weight in tons, price per ton, price fetched and purchaser 1849-1852 and Alport New Mines 1854-1859

 

1849-1859

D504/B/L/384

Bundle containing: Regulations for the sale by ticket of Alport Mines ore nd; Draft accounts of ore raised, by miners, giving weight before and after deduction of duties, also hillock and belland 1839; Draft accounts of ore raised by tutworkers and copers below the eight-fathom level in various shafts, giving weight, price per ton, and price fetched 1843-1845; Alport Smelting Works price ticket, signed by Samuel Bennetts for T R Barker and Rose 1854; Bill from Oakerthorpe Iron and Coal Co. to Barker & Rose for coal 1867

 

1839-1867

D504/B/L/385

Account. of grey and black slag sold to John Fairburn

 

1862-1873

D504/B/L/386

Note on the dimensions of the Hartle or Alport Corn Mill Wheel, the amount of water needed to work it, and proposed construction of weirs on the river to preserve enough water for fish

 

nd

D504/B/L/387

Reports on the condition of the Hill Carr Sough 1852, 1869, 1871-1874

 

1852-1874

D504/B/L/388

Leaflets advertising sale by private contact of six hydraulic engines, pumps, ladders, gins and other mining materials at Alport Mines 21 Nov 1851 "Derby and Chesterfield Reporter" 12 Dec 1851, with an advertisement on p 2, summarising the above leaflet; "Leeds Mercury" 13 Dec 1851, with similar advertisement on p2; Similar advertisements in cuttings from three unidentified newspapers nd; Sale catalogue of 6 hydraulic engines, by Fairbairn Graham & Co., and Butterley Works Co., materials, utensils, tools, machinery, etc. (about 1000 tonsl, ladders and other mining materials, for sale by...

 

1850s

D504/B/L/389

Cellar book inc wines and spirits stocked for meetings

 

1843-1867

D504/B/L/390

Notices warning of intended application to Quarter Sessions for an order to stop up and divert a bridle way from the bridle gate near Stanton Lodge, Birchover, across Stonylee Close to Harebank in Harthill

 

1848

D504/B/L/391

Draft inventory of crockery and cooking utensils

 

nd

D504/B/L/392

Valuation of buildings erected-by the Company on the basis of their value for purposes other than mining, giving size of building

 

1851

D504/B/L/393

Notebook (draft of D504/B/L/392)

 

nd

D504/B/L/394

Four rough sketches of part of Alport Level and [Danger] Level, with vertical section of working

 

nd

D504/B/L/395

Draft particulars of Alport Mines engines

 

nd

D504/B/L/396

Bundle containing correspondence concerning working of Blackhole Mine and Twelve Meers Mine, Eyam

 

1918

D504/B/L/397-402

Six Articles of Agreement between landowners and the proprietors of Deep Sitch Mine, Eyam. The miners may get ore in each landowner's ancient freehold land, in return for 1/24th of ore raised

 

1783

D504/B/L/403

Deep Sitch Mine: Bundle containing report to annual general meeting 17 May 1860, with abstract of reckonings for 1859 and 1860; Report to annual general meeting 25 May 1876

 

1859-1876

D504/B/L/404

Note of profit at Gregory Mine, Ashover 1758-1806 and quarterly reckoning Ladyday 1772

 

1758-1806

D504/B/L/405

Bundle containing correspondence 1906-1918 concerning working of mines on Hopton Estate, and copies of barmaster's notices that Chance, Griff and Bage Mines will be forfeit if not worked, 1907

 

1906-1918

D504/B/L/406

Lease for 14 years by L H Shore Nightingale to Thomas Buzzard and others of the Lea Lead Works, plan scale 25" :mile

 

1912

D504/B/L/407

Bundle Containing: Draft agreement for sale of Long Rake Mine in Youlgreave, following voluntary liquidation, and deed of partnership between Thomas Alsop, Henry Deeley and Peter Willgoose 1899; draft deed constituting new form and conveying shares 1903; licence from Rev L W Greenshields to the company to get spar under glebe lands in Youlgreave 1922; balance sheet 1897; minutes of extraordinary meeting 1899; minutes of meeting of partners (after sale) 1899; abstract from prospectus nd; correspondence 1900; correspondence with barmaster concerning forfeit of mine, and statement 1910

 

1897-1922

D504/B/L/408

Bundle containing: Draft of mine costs Oct 1870 - Oct 1871; Draft account of lead, belland, linnets and tithe silver Oct 1870 - Oct 1871; Draft summary reckoning Oct 1870 - Oct 1871; Reports and accounts submitted to general meetings 29 May 1874, 24 Aug 1875, 4 May 1876, 2 Apr 1879

 

1870-1879

D504/B/L/409

Bundle containing solicitor's correspondence and deeds concerning sale by the Bradford Vale Mining Co. to K A Seville of Mawstone and Wensley Hill Mines 1923, and his dispute with Bakewell R D C concerning drainage 1923

 

1922-1923

D504/B/L/410

Bundles containing file of solicitors'· correspondence concerning sale by F H Chambers to the Mill Close Mines Ltd., of his share in the mine, deeds from 1902 and articles of association of the company, 1920

 

1902-1920

D504/B/L/411

Bundle containing letter from EM Wass to Phillip Hubbersty, describing in considerable detail the mine' s history and future prospects, including valuation of expenditure required for engine, shaft, etc., 1856, with summary of cost, ore raised and profit at Wakebridge Mine and Plaistowfield 1834-1846

 

1834-1856

D504/B/L/412-416

Wirksworth Mining Customs and Mineral Courts Bill, 1852, Bill as amended in committee, and Act

 

1852

D504/B/L/417

Agreement between the Duke bf Rutland and Messrs. William and Charles Milnes/ for extending the time limited by the Derbyshire Mining Customs and Mineral Courts Act, 1852, for working old hillocks, with particular reference to hillocks in Elton

 

1852

D504/B/L/418

New and additional customs, articles, rules and orders, made under the provisions of the High Peak Mining Customs and Mineral Courts Act 1851, section 56, by the steward and grand jury at a great barmoot court held at Monyash on 5 Apr 1859

 

1859

D504/B/L/419

Defendant's case against the claim of the farmer of the mineral duties of the Wapentake of Wirksworth to lot and cope in Newton Grange

 

18th cent

D504/B/L/420

Duke of Devonshire v Proprietors of Portaway Mine, Winster: In the House of Lords; appellant's and defendant's cases. The Duke, appellant, claimed that the proprietors sought to defraud him by beating down their ore into belland to avoid paying lot on it

 

1760

D504/B/L/421

In Chancery of the Duchy of Lancaster; report of grand jury verdict, draft bill and brief, in a dispute between Maypitt and Magpie Mines

For accompanying plan, see D504/B/LP/16

1825

D504/B/L/421

Naylor v Holme: In the Chancery of the Duchy of Lancaster; report of grand jury verdict, draft bill and brief, in a dispute between Maypitt and Magpie Mines. For plan from this bundle,· see D504/LP/16

 

1825

D504/B/L/422

Cantrell v Arkwright: Derbyshire Assizes; brief for the defendant, Cantrell, who refused to pay a fine levied on him in the Wirksworth Barmoot Court for filling in a shaft

 

1836

D504/B/L/423

Greatorex v Hurt and others: In King's Bench; brief and other papers for the plaintiff, Greatorex, who alleged that the defendants broke into his land in Crich and sunk shafts to mine lead

 

1836

D504/B/L/424

Turner v Blackwell and others: In the Chancery of the Duchy of Lancaster; bill, summary of evidence and other papers. The plaintiff Blackwell's case was that he had the exclusive right to mine Hucklow Edge Great Rake, and that the defendants were mining in it without title

 

1847-1850

D504/B/L/425

Oldfield and others v Ash and others: In Chancery; brief bill concerning debt due to Ash from the estate of late Anne Turner, of which Oldfield was an assignee, reciting Turner v Blackwell

 

1850

D504/B/L/426

Wake v Houghton: In the High Court of Justice, Exchequer Division; writ, case, statements, shorthand notes, copies of documents, including Wolley manuscripts from the British Museum and judgement 1879-1880. The plaintiff owned land in Great Hucklow, and the defendants owned Hill Top Mine. The plaintiff alleged ·trespass on his land. Papers include case and brief for the defendants in a case in Derby Assizes and King's Bench with Mary Rodes, plaintiff, who alleged trespass on her lands in Great Hucklow 1785-1787. For the plans, see D504/B/LP/7-10

 

1785-1880

D504/B/L/427

Wake v Houghton documents: List of proprietors of Stoke Sough (defective)

Documents in the range D504/B/L/427-436 were sent by Lord Houghton to the solicitor in case they bore on the Wake v Houghton dispute

[18th cent]

D504/B/L/428

Wake v Houghton documents: List of leadmining titles in Winster, part bought of Thomas Kadman (defective)

 

[18th cent]

D504/B/L/429

Wake v Houghton documents: Reckonings; Burs Jan, Apr, May, Jul, Sep 1744; Speed and Silence Sep 1744; quarterly reckonings for Mr Rich's grooves (Havafall, Smithe Co Gateside, Nether Liberty) Ladyday, Midsummer, Michaelmas 1744

 

1744

D504/B/L/430

Wake v Houghton documents: Minutes of meeting of Grindlow partners (Rich and Ratcliffe) concerning composition to be paid to Lord Cullent from Bank, Speed and Silence Mines, Grindlow, and concerning Stoke Sough 9 Nov 1748

 

1748

D504/B/L/431

Wake v Houghton documents: Receipts for Rich's share of profit from reckonings at Stoke Sough and Consolidated Title Aug, Oct and Nov 1750; May and Sep 1751, Jun and Sep 1754, Dec 1758, Mar and Jun 1759; Nether Liberty Michaelmas 1750; Hucklow Edge Sough Apr and Sep 1759; Consolidated Title May, Jun, Aug and Sep 1771, Mar and Nov 1772, Jan and Feb 1773; Shaw Engine Nov 1773, Apr 1774; Stoke Sough Mar, May, Jun, Aug, Sep, Nov and Dec 1771, Mar and Nov 1772, Jan, Feb and Apr 1773. (Those from 1772 are for Mrs Rode's share)

 

1750-1774

D504/B/L/432

Wake v Houghton documents: Reckonings (under old partners) at Speed, Sep and Oct 1750, Tideslow and Furniss Oct 1750 and Feb 1751

 

1750-1751

D504/B/L/433

Wake v Houghton documents: Rich's balance of accounts (Consolidated Title, Stoke Sough, Ladywash) quarter ending Christmas 1750 and Ladyday 1751

 

1750-1751

D504/B/L/434

Wake v Houghton documents: Reckonings for Aymar Rich's mines (Consolidated and Stoke Sough) quarter ending Midsummer 1751, Michaelmas 1754, Midsummer 1756, Christmas 1758, Midsummer 1759, Michaelmas 1759, and balance of accounts Michaelmas 1759

 

1751-1759

D504/B/L/435

Wake v Houghton documents: Reckonings for shorter periods: Tideslow Dec 1753, Apr 1754; Speed Feb and Mar 1759, May, Jun, Aug and Sep 1760

 

1753-1760

D504/B/L/436

Wake v Houghton documents: Reckonings for Mrs Mary Rode's Mines: half-year ending Michaelmas 1770 (Speed, Cowpasture, Swallow, Withinwall); Ladyday 1772, Ladyday 1773 (Speed, Valentine, Swallow, Withinwall); year ending Ladyday 1775, (Stoke Sough, Shaw Engine); year ending Ladyday 1779 (Valentine, Swallow)

 

1770-1779

D504/B/L/437

Probate inventory of William Bagshaw of Great Hucklow 14 Apr 1668

 

1668

D504/B/L/438

Poor rate assessment for Hope parish; Hope, Bradwall, Woodland, Aston, Thornhill, Brough, Shatton, Offerton, High Low, Stoake, Nether Padley, Abney and Grange, Great Hucklow, Little Hucklow, Greenlow, Wardlow, Haslebadge, and inhabitants of Fernilee and Shalcross

 

17th cent

D504/B/L/439

Monyash land-tax assessments

 

1721

D504/B/L/440

Letter from Hugh Sheldon of Monyash to Madam Clarke at Attercliffe, Yorks, concerning her servant Mr Dale's rent 2 Feb 1721/2

 

[1722]

D504/B/L/441-442

Two files of bills to Aymer Rich for materials and work done to Hucklow Hall

 

1723

D504/B/L/443-444

Two loose bills, 1752 and 1773

 

1752-1773

D504/B/L/445

Note on the measurement of a piece of land occupied by Mrs Lake

 

late 18th cent

D504/B/L/446

Bowne & Shaw v Upton: Bundle containing solicitors' correspondence and brief to counsel in a dispute concerning Stoneycroft Quarry, Wlrksworth

 

1948-1951

D504/B/L/447

"The Derbyshire Miner's Glossary" by James Mander, Bakewell

 

1824

D504/B/L/448

Select Committee on Rating of Mines; Minutes of Evidence. (Includes evidence of Sir Joseph Paxton, Phillip Hubbersty and Robert Bromley on Derbyshire)

 

1856

D504/B/L/449

"Practical Tunnelling", by F W Simms, third edition, with additional chapters by D K Clark

 

nd

D504/B/L/450

Transactions of the Chesterfield and Derbyshire Institute of Mining, Civil and Mechanical Engineers. Vol. IX. Part IV. (Includes supplementary paper of A H Stokes' "Lead and Lead Mining in Derbyshire")

 

1882

D504/B/L/451

Report on the Departmental Committee upon the Non-ferrous Mining Industry

 

1920

D504/B/L/452

Memorandum book for Blithe Mine near Alport inc references to weather, work, use of notes etc 13 Jan - 22 Nov, at back, ore samples 1834. See also D504/B/L/341

 

1834-1836

D504/B/L/453

Articles of partnership relating to Tidslow, mainly White, Bagshawe, Townsend, Burton, Alleyn, Cleaton, Palfreyman, Tatton, Eyre, Simpson. Documents separately numbered /1-10.

 

1630-1680

D504/B/L/454

Copy Wirksworth Manor Court roll entry of surrender by Anthony and Elizabeth Houdinge of close called Thurst Pitt Hole (abuttals given) measuring half an acre in Bonsall to use of Robert Hall 3 Nov 1625

 

1625

D504/B/L/455

Miscellaneous bundle inc hillock ore smelted 1852-1853, list of productive and non-working mines in Winster liberty 1869

 

1852-1888

D504/B/L/2237

Gell’s tithe: Tithe accounts arranged by persons, with summary accounts of money received from tithe and amount paid to highway and poor rates, tithe agent's salary etc 1852-1870)

 

1869-1888

D504/B/LP

Lead mining maps

See pdf file at D504/B/L

nd

D504/B/LP/1

Youlgreave and Alport and River Bradford, showing veins, shafts, levels and engines

No Scale [approximately 44 inches: 1 mile]

[19th cent.]

D504/B/LP/2

Veins, levels, shafts and engines in an area bounded east by River Derwent and north by River Bradford, including all Hill Carr Sough and parts or all of the liberties of Elton, Winster [Placket Mine], Birchover, Stanton, Rowsley and Youlgreave

No Scale [Approx. 13 inches : 1 mile]

[19th cent.]

D504/B/LP/3

Vertical section of Hill Carr Sough showing surface, shafts and geological features, from near summit of Stanton Moor eastwards

No Scale

[19th cent.]

D504/B/LP/4

Mineral field of the North Derbyshire United Mining Company [in Ashford, Stoney Middleton, Calver and Hassop]

Scale: 500 yards : 1 inch

Surveyor: C P Wall of Sheffield

[Copy]

1853

D504/B/LP/5-6

Sketch plans of the whole of the North Derbyshire United Mining Company United Mines

Scales [approx.]: 1 inch: 1 mile & 2 inches : 1 mile

[19th cent.]

D504/B/LP/7

Lands of Mrs. Rhodes and others in Great Hucklow, in connection with an action in Derby Assizes, showing Hall's and Dicken's Veins

Scale [approx.]: 1 inch: 1 chain

[c.1785]

D504/B/LP/8

Lands of Gate Side, Smithy Coe and Mill Dam Mines, Great Hucklow

Scale [approx.]: 44 inches: 1 mile

[c.1878]

D504/B/LP/9

Mill Dam, Smithy Coe, Shaft Edge and Have at all Mines, showing North, Hucklow Old Edge, and Son Veins

No Scale [approx.]: 25 inches: 1 mile

[c.1878]

D504/B/LP/10

Great Hucklow showing Edge Vein or Hucklow Rake Vein, Oct 1878

Scale [approx.]: 25 inches: 1 mile

Surveyor: Richard Heyward, Bakewell

1878

D504/B/LP/11

Principal veins of lead ore in the liberties of Haddon, Hartle, Youlgreave and Birchover, and principal soughs driven and driving, taken for the use of the Duke of Rutland, by J Nuttall

Scale: 6 3/4 inches: 1 mile

Surveyed in 1766 by J Southern

[includes photocopies - full references D504/B/LP/11/a-b]


This map is described in the Derbyshire Record Society's "A Catalogue of Local Maps of Derbyshire c.1528–1800" (compiled by Harold Nichols, revised by Mary Wiltshire assisted by Susan Woore, published 2012). The description reads as follows:


A plan of the Principal Veins of Lead Ore in the Liberties of Haddon, Hartle, Youlgreave, Stanton etc. etc. And also the Principal Soughs that have been driven and are now driving for the Unwatering of the same. Taken for the use of...

1768

D504/B/LP/12

Copy of plan of Haddon, Hartle, Youlgreave and Stanton, showing veins, shafts and soughs

Two scales of meers: 29 yard meer in Youlgreave, 28 yard meer in Haddon and Hartle. Approx. 1 inch : 4 meers


In two parts, D504/B/LP/12a and D504/B/LP/12b. These items are described in the Derbyshire Record Society's "A Catalogue of Local Maps of Derbyshire c.1528–1800" (compiled by Harold Nichols, revised by Mary Wiltshire assisted by Susan Woore, published 2012). The description reads as follows:


Haddon, Hartle, Youlgreave [172-?]. Centred on: SK215650 Notes: inaccurate compass rose. Plan of named closes with line and hedge boundaries: houses in distinctive perspective: Youlgreave...

20th cent

D504/B/LP/13

Copy of 18th cent sketch plan, in connection with legal dispute, of Foolow - Eyam Dale area, showing rakes, boundary stones, and wall erected by plaintiff

This copy is described in the Derbyshire Record Society's "A Catalogue of Local Maps of Derbyshire c.1528–1800" (compiled by Harold Nichols, revised by Mary Wiltshire assisted by Susan Woore, published 2012). The description reads as follows:


[Foolow sketch plan in connection with a legal dispute. ?17/18c.]. Scale: no scale shown. Size: 30 x 38 cm. Materials: [photocopy, ink on paper]. Centred on: SK194778 Notes: north at top. Shows 'wall erected by plaintiff': Foolow with stylized houses, Eyam Dale Head, Farnley Dale, Water grove, the double ditch, Castle Gate, heaps of stones. Location...

[18th cent.]

D504/B/LP/14

Mining liberty adjoining Stanton Common

Scale [Approx.]: 19 inches : 1 mile


This map is described in the Derbyshire Record Society's "A Catalogue of Local Maps of Derbyshire c.1528–1800" (compiled by Harold Nichols, revised by Mary Wiltshire assisted by Susan Woore, published 2012). The description reads as follows:


A Plan of the Mining Liberty adjoining Stanton Common[18c.]. Scale: of fathoms. Size: 88 x 66 cm. Materials: coloured ink on paper, conserved onto card. Centred on: SK235647. Notes: compass rose, south-east at top. Shows Lathgill Water, Liberty bounded in red: lead veins marked with roman letters, some named, Flagg...

[18th cent.]

D504/B/LP/15

Stoneylee and Greenfield Mines

Scale: 3 1/2 inches : 2 [28 yards] meers


This map is described in the Derbyshire Record Society's "A Catalogue of Local Maps of Derbyshire c.1528–1800" (compiled by Harold Nichols, revised by Mary Wiltshire assisted by Susan Woore, published 2012). The description reads as follows:


Greenfield Pasture and other lands [18thc]. Scale: no scale shown. Size: 45 x 56 cm. Materials: ink on paper in three pieces, torn on folds. Centred on: SK225637 Notes: compass indicator, north-west at top. Rough sketch showing Birchover vein and other shafts and veins: stream dividing the lordships (Harthill...

[18th cent.]

D504/B/LP/16

Maypit Mine, Ashford

No Scale

See also: D504 B/L 421

[c.1825]

D504/B/LP/17-18

Land and Veins Lying within the Hollow of Wirksworth and part of Middleton and Cromford

Printed

Scale [approx.]: 20 inches: 1 mile

Drawn by John Wheatcroft

Includes duplicate copy

1826

D504/B/LP/19

Photocopy of Plan of River Lathkill showing its connection with the Lathkill Dale Vein and Level

Scale [approx.]: 13 inches: 1 mile

Staley, surveyor, Youlgreave

1826

D504/B/LP/20

Printed plan of principal mines now under trial in the High Peak

Scale: 2 inches: 1 mile

1842

D504/B/LP/21

Plan and section of Mawston Mine, Youlgreave

No Scale

[19th cent.]

D504/B/LP/22

Ladywash Mine, Eyam, and surrounding area, traced from 25" Ordnance Survey, showing veins and levels.

[Pencil note states it was supplied to A G Taylor by Ashover Mines Ltd. in 1921]

[19th cent.]

D504/B/LP/23

Longstone Moor, showing rakes and scrins

Scale: 3 inches : 1 mile

[20th cent.]

D504/B/LP/24

High Peak, showing boundaries of Kingsfield and private liberties

Scale: 1 inch : 1 mile

[20th cent.]

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