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D551/

Strelley family of Denby

Title deeds and legal papers relates to the Denby Old Hall Estate, principally Denby and Birchwood in the parish of Alfreton. Inc Denby coal mining leases, 1929-1945; plans, surveys and particulars of Denby Old Hall estate, 19th century.

1715-1945

D551/1

Brampton and Birchwood

 

1715

D551/1/1

Copy deed to declare the uses of a fine by Sir Paul Jenkinson of Walton Hall, Chesterfield, baronet, Godfrey Watkinson of Brampton, gent and Marmaduke Corvery of Chesterfield, gent of land and property at Darley Dale, Darley, Brampton and Birchwood, to the use of Sir Paul Jenkinson, 1 Jun

 

1715

D551/1/2

Lease and release by Sir Paul Jenkinson of Walton Hall, Chesterfield, baronet, to Paul Jenkinson his son and Godfrey Watkinson of Brampton of lands in Brampton and Birchwood, 3-4 Jun

 

1715

D551/2

Alfreton and Ashbourne

 

18th-19th cent

D551/2/1

Lease by Mary Jenkinson of the parish of St George, Middlesex, and Godfrey Watkinson of Brampton, to William Scott of Alfreton ‘brasyer’, of land at Nether Birchwood for the purpose of transferring the use into actual possession, 13 Oct

 

1735

D551/2/2

Probate copy of the will of William Scott of Alfreton, ‘brayser’.

 

1744

D551/2/3

Attested copy of a deed of bargain and sale by John Musters, esq of Colwick, Nottingham, and his trustee to John Wright of Nottingham, banker, of an estate at Somercotes, Greenhill Lane and Pye Bridge in the parish of Alfreton, 4 Feb

 

1801

D551/2/4

Lease and release by John Wright, esq of Nottingham, banker, to William Shaw of Long Houghton (Yorkshire), farmer, and Joseph Daws of Riddings, parish of Alfreton, farmer, of land at Somercotes, 6-7 April

 

1801

D551/2/5

Copy of the last will and testament of William Shaw of Great Houghton (Yorkshire) farmer, proved at York, 13 Feb

 

1805

D551/2/6

Lease and release by Benjamin Smith the elder of Mansfield (Nottinghamshire) gent, and Benjamin Smith the younger of Eastwood (Nottinghamshire) surgeon, to James Hall of land at Nether Birchwood and Ashbourne in order to make him a tenant to the precipe for effecting a common recovery, 5-6 Apr

 

1809

D551/2/7

Common recovery of lands at Nether Birch- wood, Alfreton and at Ashbourne, by George Goodwin from Benjamin Smith the elder and Benjamin Smith he younger, 15 May

 

1809

D551/2/8

Lease and release by Benjamin Smith theelder of Mansfield (Nottinghamshire) gent, and Benjamin Smith the younger of Staveley, to Mr John Cressy Hall of land and property at Nether Birchwood to the use of the wills of Ann and Francis Cheslyn, 7-8 May

 

1812

D551/2/9

Lease and release by Benjamin Smith of East-wood (Nottinghamshire), surgeon, to James Hall of the parish of St Clement Danes (Middle-sex) gent of a messuage and farm at Nether Birchwood in order to make him a tenant to the precipe for effecting a common recovery, 5-6 Nov

 

1822

D551/2/10

Common recovery of messuage and farm at Nether Birchwood by Charles Callow from Benjamin Smith, 12 Feb

 

1823

D551/2/11

Lease and release by Francis Greasley of Birmingham (Warwickshire) draper, and Rev Benjamin Brook of Tutbury (Staffordshire) dissenting minister, the surviving executors of Francis Greasley of Tutbury, to John Cressy Hall, of farm and land at Nether Birchwood in trust for Benjamin Smith and family, 22-23 Feb

 

1827

D551/3

Crich

 

1768

D551/3/1

Lease by John Knowles of Nottingham, wool- comber, to George Smith of Tansley, dyer, of a fulling mill and shop at Netherlumbs, 3 Jul

 

1768

D551/4

Ripley and Heage

 

1776-1802

D551/4/1

Grant by Lucy Strelley of Oakerthorpe, parish of South Wingfield, spinster, to Samuel Hunter of Heage, par of Duffield, of a dwelling house in trust for Grace Strelley, 9 Jul

 

1776

D551/4/2

Lease and release by Lucy Strelley of Oakerthorpe, par of South Wingfield, to Robert Strelley the younger of land and property in Ripley and Heage, coal workings and mines at Denby and a pew in Pentrich parish church, 26-27 Dec

 

1798

D551/4/3

Attested copy of D551/4/2

 

1802

D551/5

Alfreton and Ashbourne

 

1799-1847

D551/5/1

Land tax assessment certificate and certificate of redemption for premises belonging to Benjamin Smith at Ashbourne.

 

1799

D551/5/2

Memorandum of agreement between George Coates of Alfreton and the trustees of the late Robert Strelley for the purchase from Mr Coates of land at Summercotes.

 

1830

D551/5/3

Affidavit of Gervase Cressy Hall with attached schedule of title deeds of the late Robert Strelley.

 

1847

D551/6

Denby Old Hall Estate

 

18th-20th cent

D551/6/1

Copy deed of trust of Nov 1717 made between Thomas Roby of Denby Park, gent, and Richard Clayton the elder and Richard Clayton the younger of Codnor, Derby, gent, for land, property and mining rights in Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire.

 

1743

D551/6/2

Copy deed of enfeoffment of Apr 1718 by Thomas Roby of Denby Park, Derby, gent, to Richard Clayton the elder and Richard Clayton the younger of Codnor, gent, for land, property and mining rights in Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire.

 

1743

D551/6/3

Writ of summons addressed to Thomas Roby from the court of Chancery.

 

1719

D551/6/4

Release by Mary Jenkinson of the parish of St George, Middlesex, to William Scott, ‘brasyer’, of messuage in Nether Birchwood, 14 Oct

 

1735

D551/6/5

Lease and release by Thomas Roby of Denby, gent, to Thomas Roby of Staple Inn, London, gent, of lands in Denby and Pinxton. Endorsed with details of cases heard before the court of Chancery in 1746/7 and 1750/51.

 

1741

D551/6/6

Deed to declare the uses of a fine between Thomas Robey the younger of Mansfield (Notting-hamshire) and George Miller of Nottingham, gent, of land at Denby to the use of Thomas Robey.

 

1744

D551/6/7

Bond to file a bill in Chancery by Thomas Robey the younger to make Richard Clayton convey land at Denby and Pinxton to Mundy Musters of Colwicke, Nottingham, in mortgage for £500, 26 May

 

1744

D551/6/8

Deed of mortgage by Thomas Robey the younger of Mansfield to Robert Evans of Nottingham of messuages at Denby and Pinxton, 7 Apr

 

1747

D551/6/9

Writ of Chancery placing an injunction on timber cutting by Thomas Robey the younger in the case of Robey vs Robey (2 copies)

 

1751

D551/6/10

Counterpart of a mortgage between John Dodd of Crich, Derby, gent, and John Clayton of Bredsall, clerk, of lands in Crich, South Wingfield, Great Park, and Wheatcroft, 28 Jun.

 

1751

D551/6/11

Lease by William Strelley of Ripley, gent, to William Harvey the younger of Okerthorpe, husbandman, of land and property in Okerthorpe, par of South Wingfield, 19 Jul.

 

1757

D551/6/12

Grant of Robert Strelley of Derby, gent, to William Strelley of Ripley and Grace his wife of an annuity of £50 to each of them from the lands at Okerthorpe, 20 Sep.

 

1764

D551/6/13

Deed to levy a fine and lead the uses by Mr and Mrs William Strelley to William Edwards, gent, of lands in Denby and at over Birchwood, Alfreton, to the use of Robert Strelley their son, 20 Sep.

 

1764

D551/6/14

Assignment of annuity by Thomas Robey of Derby gent, and William Strelley of Derby, gent, to Lucy Strelley of Derby, spinster, in trust for Robert Strelley, 29 Sep.

 

1764

D551/6/15

Final concord between William and Grace Strelley and William Edwards for lands in Denby, Pinxton and Pentrich (2 copies)

 

1772

D551/6/16

Deed by Mr Francis Green of Wigwall Hall, Wirksworth, gent, and Robert Strelley of Wirksworth, to Richard Lowe of King Street, St Paul Covent Garden, Middlesex, for the sale of wood in the parish of Denby, 28 Jan

 

1774

D551/6/17

Final concord between Thomas Green and John Reynolds, and Francis and Hannah Green for lands in Denby and Pinxton.

 

1774

D551/6/18

Deed by William Strelley of Oakerthorpe, South Wingfield, gent, to allow Grace his wife to make a will disposing of her own effects, 29 Jan

 

1782

D551/6/19

Copy deed of conveyance by Robert Strelley and others to William Lee of Wilford, Nottingham, of lands at Denby and Pinxton as security on a loan, 16 Jan

 

1788

D551/6/20

Deed of receivership by Robert Strelley of Windgreave, Pentrich, to James Meddowcroft of Bedford Row, Middlesex, 1 Mar

 

1794

D551/6/21

Attested copy of the settlement on the intended marriage of James Willis esq of Harley Street in the parish of St Mary le Bone, and Flora Wynch, daughter of William Wynch of Wimpole Street, Middlesex, 20 Jan

 

1775

D551/6/22

Power of attorney to receive rents deputed by James Meddowcroft of Bedford Row, Middlesex, to John Cressy Hall of Alfreton, attorney, for property and land in Denby, 26 Apr

 

1797

D551/6/23

Attested copy of trust settlement between William Wynch and James Willis, 16 May

 

1798

D551/6/24

Copy deed of assignment by William Wynch and others to James Meddowcroft of the properties at Denby for 2 terms of 500 years for further securing the loan to Robert Strelley, 25 Jun

 

1798

D551/6/25

Copy probate of Robert Strelley of Waingrove Hall, esq. Probate granted 23 Dec

 

1813

D551/6/26

Deed of mortgage by Mr Joseph Harris of Bakewell, surgeon, and Lucy his wife to the Rev John Darcey of Marton, Chester, for lands and property in Denby. 27 Jun 1825. Endorsed with a further indenture of 13 August 1867 between Lucy Harris and Thomas Darcey and with a memorandum of 13 Jun 1882.

 

1825-1882

D551/6/27

Conveyance of trust estates under the will of Robert Strelley, esq, dec’d. by Robert Wood, esq, of Ripley to Joseph Lancelot Davenport of Derby, silk manufacturer, and Thomas Bailey of Derby, grocer, 25 Nov

 

1847

D551/6/28

Settlement of trust estates on the marriage of Georgina Davenport of Denby Old Hall to William Eckersley of Brook House, St Helens, Lancaster. 20 May 1852. Endorsed with deed of apportionment by Georgina Grace Eckersley following the death of her husband. 9 Mar 1866. Endorsed with deed of apportionment by Georgina Grace Eckersley to Robert Strelley Parker of her inheritance of trust estates, 26 Oct 1881.

 

1852-1881

D551/6/29

Settlement of trust estates at Denby on the marriage of Mary Harris of Hammersmith, London, and Henry Churchman Gregory of Brisbane, Australia, 26 Mar (2 copies)

 

1864

D551/6/30

Copy probate of Elizabeth Parker of Denby Old Hall, spinster. 13 Mar

 

1869

D551/6/31

Correspondence between Robert Strelley Parker, Georgina Grace Eckersley and the Legacy and Succession duty Dept following the death of Elizabeth Parker.

 

1869-1870

D551/6/32

Disentailing deed by Robert Strelley Parker of Denby Old Hall to Henry Roby Thorpe of Nottingham of shares in lands devised by the will of Robert Strelley in trust for the use of Robert Strelley Parker, 26 Feb

 

1876

D551/6/33

Copy memorandum of agreement between William Wragg of Wessington, farmer, and Thomas Woolley of Ripley, gent, concerning the lease of shooting rights at Wessington

 

1877

D551/6/34

Agreement between Thomas Bailey of Breadsall, farmer, trustee of the Denby Old Hall Estate, and Stephen Evans of Heanor, grocer, and William Evans of Derby, farmer, for the lease of the Denby Old Hall Farm. With attached survey and particulars of the farm. Apr 1879 – Feb 1881

 

1879-1881

D551/6/35

Map of part of the Denby Old Hall Estate belonging to Richard Clayton Strelley, esq. Surveyed by Bower and Full of Derby, 29 Mar

 

1881

D551/6/36

Copy probate of Robert Strelley Parker of Derby Old Hall. 21 Jan

 

1884

D551/6/37

Residuary account and assessment of succession duty on the death of Robert Strelley Parker

 

1884

D551/6/38

Acreage and rentals of the various holdings on the Denby Old Hall Estate, 26 Mar

 

1884

D551/6/39

Particulars of Luke Evans’ holdings in Alfreton parish

 

1884

D551/6/40

Schedule of documents relating to the Denby Old Hall Estate in the possession of Thorpe and Thorpe, Solicitors, of Nottingham

 

1884

D551/6/41

Estate accounts for Michelmas 1886

 

1886-1887

D551/6/42

Succession duty assessment of Joseph Strelley Harris of Vasse, Australia, and William Edward Harris of Rainworth, Australia, on the death of Lucy Harris.

 

1887

D551/6/43

Correspondence of W H Whiston, Solicitors, to M C Gregory regarding money owed to the latter from the Denby estate

 

1889-1899

D551/6/44

Rental sheets for the Denby Old Hall Estate

 

1891, 1893

D551/6/45

Deed of appointment by Mrs Mary Gregory of Henry Churchman Gregory and Elizabeth Frances Gregory as the new trustees of her marriage settlement, 24 Sep

 

1892

D551/6/46

Copy order of Chancery court in the matter of the disputed estate of Robert Strelley, deceased, brought by William Edward Harris against the trustees of the estate.

 

1895

D551/6/47

Form of account for succession to personal property with assessment and receipt of Mary Gregory.

 

1897

D551/6/48

Deed of assent by the trustees of the will of Mary Gregory to the devise of her part of the Denby Old Hall Estate to her daughter Elizabeth Frances Gregory.

 

1904

D551/6/49

Correspondence with the Inland Revenue relating to land valuation, including draft land value returns for the estate at Alfreton and Denby.

 

1910-1911

D551/6/50

Draft copy of form of tender for timber on the Denby Hall Estate.

 

1911

D551/6/51

Correspondence from the Estate Duty Office regarding the late Mary Gregory’s real estate in Australia

 

1912

D551/6/52

Land value returns and provisional valuations for the land worked by the Butterley Company at Denby.

 

1913

D551/6/53

Mineral rights duty and mineral rent accounts for the workings at Denby

 

1917-1920

D551/6/54

Correspondence with Belper Rural District Council and contractors regarding the provision of piped water to farms on the Denby Hall Estate.

 

1920-1921

D551/6/55

Papers relating to the sale of the Denby Old Hall Estate, including sale catalogue.

 

1919-1922

D551/6/56

Form of account for Estate Duty to pass to Miss Gregory on the death of Ida Barber (2 copies)

 

1922

D551/6/57

Correspondence arising from the alleged damage to Bushes Farm, Denby, from mining operations by the Denby Iron and Coal Company and the Butterley Company

 

1926-1929

D551/6/58

Accounts and rentals for the Denby Old Hall Estate

 

1925-1929

D551/6/59

Correspondence with Derbyshire County Council regarding the building of the new Derby-Chesterfield main road

 

1928

D551/6/60

Correspondence regarding the administration of the Denby Old Hall Estate

 

1929-1930

D551/6/61

Correspondence between Messrs Perry, Parr and Ford and Miss E F Gregory regarding her will and a proposed legacy for providing Denby with a district nurse

 

1932

D551/6/62

Correspondence regarding the administration of the Denby Old Hall Estate

 

1931-1932

D551/6/63

Correspondence with plans relating to the laying of water pipes by the Butterley Company from Salterwood No.2 Shaft to Denby Hall colliery

 

1934-1935

D551/6/64

Surface Rental Accounts for the Denby Old Hall Estate

 

1935-1942

D551/6/65

Copy of Power of Attorney by Miss F Strelley Harris of Guildford, Australia, to William Winterbotham of Lincolns Inn, London, 21 Oct

 

1938

D551/6/66

Receipts of rents paid to Ida Barber and Elizabeth Frances Gregory

 

1920-1943

D551/6/67

Receipts of payments made to Coke, Turner and Co, mining engineers and surveyors

 

1923-1943

D551/6/68

Mineral Rights Duty: bills and receipts

 

1919-1945

D551/6/69

Mineral Rights Duty: returns

 

1916-1943

D551/6/70

Mineral rent account payments by the Butterley Company for coal workings at Denby

 

1919-1942

D551/7

Coal Mining at Denby [see also D551/6]

 

20th cent

D551/7/1

Lease by Miss Elizabeth Frances Gregory and others to the Butterley Company of coal and mine workings at Denby for 47 years. 22 Oct 1909. Endorsed with plan and deed of surrender, 3 Dec 1938

 

1909-1938

D551/7/2

Lease by Miss Elizabeth Frances Gregory and others to the Butterley Company of coal and mine workings at Denby for 99 years, 5 Dec

 

1938

D551/7/3

Forms relating to the coal (Registration of Ownership Act) 1937 and the Coal Act 1938

 

1938-1945

D551/8

Miscellaneous

 

[19th cent]

D551/8/1

Miscellaneous plans of the Denby Old Hall Estate. Miscellaneous field lists and particulars of the land

 

[19th cent]

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