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Repository Cheshire Record Office
Level Collection (Fonds)
Reference DBC
Title Birch Cullimore and Co, solicitors, records
Date 14th century-20th century
Description Office papers: letter books c. 1790-c. 1920, accounts c. 1770-1948 Clients' Papers: Cotton of Combermere: deeds, accounts and estate records including manor of Newhall 17th- 20th cents.; Delamere (Cholmondeley) of Vale Royal: deeds, accounts and estate records including manor of Over 13th-20th cents.; Massey of Chester and Stockport: deeds and papers 18th- 19th cents.; Vyner of Bidston, Newby (Yorks) and Gautby (lincolnshire): Wirral estates deeds and papers, including papers relating to the Mersey Docks and Harbour Board, Manchester Ship Canal, various railway companies, and Wallasey Embankment 17th-19th cents; Tomkinson of Willington Hall, Egerton of Oulton, Leche of Carden, Wilbraham of Delamere, Ithell of Upton Hall, Halsted Poole, Davies of Saughall and Mollington, Lache Hall estate. The collection also includes many smaller groups of clients' deeds and papers, mainly relating to central and west Cheshire, as well as some material relating to other counties 14th-20th cents.
Acc 3109
Deeds, sales particulars and other papers of various clients of the solicitors' practice, including deeds and papers re Tarleton family and Bolesworth Castle estate, with particulars and groundplan, and papers re compensation for slaves on Mount Pleasant estate in Grenada c1804-1838;deeds of estate in Antigua, West Indies, 1777-1868, conveyed by Admiral Tollemache to Cotton of Combermere, and correspondence with JHE Bennett re dispersal of Combermere records c1924-1926; papers re Chester Diocesan House of Mercy c1880-1920
Acc 5434
1 Massey deeds re Chester St Mary parish, 19-20c; Waln family papers inc pedigree, 18-20c; Astbury sale papers, 20th century
2 Christleton and Tarvin; Chester misc; Heswall estate; Miln v Williams legal papers; Vale Royal estate. 19-20th centuries
3 Legal and estate papers re Heswall minerals, 19-20c; Vale Royal estate sale, 1928
4 Brown v Clark legal papers, 19th century; Earl of Shrewsbury North Chester estate, 1917
5 Kilmorey estate etc, 19-20th centuries, inc. drawings of coats of arms, c1800?; sketch of Judge Whitmore Richards, nd
6 Chester deeds (Boden family et al), 18-19th centuries; North Wirral deeds, 19-20th centuries
7 Stapeley etc deeds, 18-20th centuries
8 Bolesworth estate plans and miscellaneous 20th century
9 Boughton deeds etc, 18-19th centuries
10 Vyner estate plans etc, 19-20th centuries
11 Cheshire deeds, settlements etc, 19th century
12 Chester deeds and mortgages etc, 19-20th centuries
13 Cheshire settlements, mortgages etc, 19-20th centuries; Davies and Statham families mortgages, 19-20th centuries
14 Chester etc deeds, 18-20th centuries; Corbet of Adderley papers (Cheshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire), 19th century
15 Vyner estate deeds, Yorkshire, 18-19th centuries
Location DBC 123 held offsite - consult staff
URL http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/a2a/records.aspx?cat=017-dbc&cid=0
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