|~~ Your FamilyChest Document ~~|
|Date:||11 September 1915|
|Good consistent with age|
|Parchment : 26cms x 38cms two handwritten pages including backcover, two red wax seals with signatures, revenue stamp|
|Summary of contents:|
Elizabeth HOWARD (deceased) late of Longton near Preston, Lancashire. (Widow)
James BRETHERTON of Longton near Preston, Lancashire. (Farm Produce Merchant)
Henry STRICKLAND of Penwortham near Preston, Lancashire. (Farmer)
George Kidd BUCKLEY of Preston, Lancashire. (Solicitor).
The document begins by reciting that Elizabeth Howard died in 1910 having appointed James Bretherton and Henry Strickland as her Executors & Trustees. We are also told that the property involved came to her via the Will of her husband, William Howard, and is now in the hands of her Trustees for the ultimate benefit of the same James Bretherton. Accordingly, the Trustees are now conveying it to George Buckley in trust for James Bretherton.
The property consists of 3 closes of land in Longton,, Lancashire, totalling 7 acres laying on the East Side of Six Acre Lane and on the North Side of Gill Lane. A dwellinghouse built by William Howard is included.