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Repository Cheshire Record Office
Level Collection (Fonds)
Reference D 5232
Title Leverhulme estate title deeds and related papers
Date 1694-1912
Description Title deeds and related papers of parts of the estates in Thornton Hough, Poulton cum Spital, Storeton, Bebington and Tranmere.
Administrative History The estate was assembled by purchase by William Hesketh Lever between 1888 and 1911. It comprised 2 main blocks of property:
a. The Manor of Thornton Hough and other premises in Thornton Hough which were parts of the Mostyn estate in Neston, put up for sale by auction in 1849;
b. The Storeton estate originally part of the Massey family estate, acquired by Sir Thomas Brocklebank, and purchased by Lever after the former's death in 1911.
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