RepositoryCheshire Record Office
ReferenceDDS 22/5
Date10 Mar 1750
DescriptionParties: 1. John Downes of Shrigley [Pott Shrigley], co. Chester, Esq., 2. Thomas Lomas of Bollington, co. Chester, Tanner.

Signed and sealed: Thomas Lomas, witnessed James Unwin, Jno. Allen.

Memorandum endorsed signed by John Downes & Thomas Lomas, same witnesses.

Receipt for £200 endorsed, signed John Downes, same witnesses.

Bargain & Sale for £485 of timber, being 478 oaks, 362 Ashes, Sycamores and Poplars, total 840 trees growing in John Downes lands as per schedule annexed which details 342 oaks, 290 ash and sycamore, in Shrigley [Pott Shrigley] & Bollington, and 136 oaks, 72 ash and poplar, in Worth.

Mark: None.
Physical DescriptionPaper: two sheets;- 1. (deed) 24" wide by 19", enclosing detached schedule 2. (schedule) 12" wide by 15" (watermark), ruled in 14 vertical columns. Seal applied, red, oblong 13mm by 18mm, device a fine intaglio bust in classical manner. Duty stamps 1s. 6d.
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