RepositoryCheshire Record Office
ReferenceDDS 22/17
Date3 Sep 1791
DescriptionParties. 1. The Rev. Henry Offley Wright of Mattram Saint Andrew [Mottram St. Andrew], county of Chester, clerk, Lawrence Wright of the same, Esq., trustees named in the Will of Peter Downes late of Butley, county of Chester, Esq., dcsd., 2. Edward Downes of Butley afsd., Esq., eldest son & heir of sd. Peter Downes, 3. Sir George Warren of Poynton, county of Chester, K.B.

Signed and sealed: H. Off. Wright. Edward Downes. George Warren.

Witnesses of sealing and delivery: Robt. Newton for parties 1 & 2, Robt.Newton, Danl. Whitle for party 3.

Articles of Agreement for the sale of the manor of Worth: parties 1 & 2 covenant to convey premises to party 3 before 5 March next in consideration of party 3's covenant to pay £27,000 for it on 25 March next on execution of conveyance. Party 3 covenants to confirm a Lease contracted by Peter Downes dcsd. to be granted to Thomas Shrigley of Worth, of Shrigleys Tenement for 21 years after the death of .... Shrigley his brother, and a Bargain made by Peter Downes dcsd. & parties 1 & 2, with John Barrett of Worth, cotton manufacturer, for building land in Worth. The premises for sale are the manor or lordship of Worth in the parish of Prestbury, county of Chester, with all its appurtenances; the mansion house in Worth called Worth Hall with its members, and lands belonging to it held by George Wood as tenant farmer; lands in Worth occupied by William Clayton, David Shaw, John Ward, Samuel Bradshaw, Peter Goddard, Thomas Priestnal, Sir George Warren, Thomas Shrigley, George Taylor, John Wood, David Shaw, Peter Gaskell, William Clayton, John Hough and John Barrett, tenants at annual rents totalling £326. 3. 5.; coalmines in Worth and their machinery.

Mark: None. 3d.Sept.1791.Edwd.Downes Esq.& His Trustees/to/Sir George Warren, K.B./Articles for Sale of the/Worth Estate in Cheshire/Puchase money £27000.
Physical DescriptionPaper: 1 sheet folded, 4 pp 9" wide by 13", written pp.1, 2, 3. Seals: 3 en placard, red, round, described in order of signatures;- (1) 22mm diam., heraldic, shield of arms of 9 coats, effaced. (2) 12mm diam., heraldic, a shield of 2 coats impaled, effaced. (3) 20mm diameter, a legend in a garter, illegible, device a griffin. Duty Stamp 1s. 6d.
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