~~ Your FamilyChest Document ~~

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Document Number:0505073
Date:30 October 1919
For Sale:30.00
Fair. A little grubby for its age.
Parchment : 4 sheets 29cm x 22 cm with 2 wax seals and revenue stamps.
Summary of contents:
William Griffith of Heallys (?), Llanfairfechan, Carnarvonshire. Railway Inspector.
John Sharples of 3 Allen Street, Tyldesley, Lancashire. Operative Cotton Spinner.

This document begins by reciting a Lease of 1897 in which a plot of land in Tyldesley, Lancashire, was let for 999 years at a rent of Twelve Pounds, Seven Shillings and a Penny Halfpenny per annum. The plot contained 988 square yards and was on the West of St George's Street. In this lease there is mention of intended new roads and it seems that the plot was not then built upon.

By 1902 'by divers mesne assignments and acts in the law' the lease was in the hands of the Tyldesley and District Industrial Cooperative Society and the lease on a part of the above plot was assigned to William Griffith. This smaller part contained 526 square yards and had 3 houses, numbers 39, 41 and 43 St George's Street.

William Griffith has already sold number 41 and is now selling number 43 to John Sharples for 200.

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