Box File 30 : Windlehurst Deeds & Documents

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Title

Box File 30 : Windlehurst Deeds & Documents

Subject

Bundles of documents relating to the Windlehurst area

Description

A collection of documents, including several deeds and indentures, relating to property in Windlehurst, particularly Windlehurst Hall and Windlehurst Farm. For ease of reference the documents have been gathered into groups and listed separately. The groups are:

1. Deeds relating to property in Windlehurst in the period 1879-1906

2. Indentures relating to land and property sales in Windlehurst in 1921

3. Collection of property related documents titled “Windlehurst Property – Plans”

4. Bundle of assorted documents related to Windlehurst Farm, mainly dealing with insurance and related topics.

5. Bundle of assorted documents relating to Windlehurst property and estates, involving tax and duty issues and associated topics.

Source

Donated by Maureen Cross (née Hunt) 2023 whose parents bought Lomber Hey Farm in the 1940s and farmed it. They subsequently bought land and cottages from the Windlehurst Estate (eg from the canal bridge to Andrew Lane) including Doodfield Stores etc. They also bought Lomber Hey House which is next to the farm and lived there.
Maureen and her brother, who lives at the farm, still own Lomber Hey House but it is let to tenants.

Identifier

Box File 30
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Citation

“Box File 30 : Windlehurst Deeds & Documents,” Marple Local History Society Archives, accessed April 13, 2024, https://www.marplelocalhistorysociety.org.uk/archives/items/show/2789.

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