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TitleRelease (Lease missing): Sparkbridge Ironworks
DescriptionRelease (Lease missing) 18 May 1813. 1
1. Michael Knott of Thurstonville, near Penny bridge,
Ulverston, Lancashire, esq.. Matthew Harrison of Lund, Ulverston, Lancashire, gent.
-A: Lease and. release 13 and 14 February 1798.
1. Thomas Machell of Aynsome esquire, John Machell of Pennybridge, esquire and John Robinson of Ulverston, gent. (the latter two surviving executors of will of William Penny, late of Pennybridge, esq., deceased; Myles Sandys of Graythwaite Hall, esq.; John
Fleming of Rayrigge, esquire; Mary Taylor late of Finsthwaite but then of Ulverston, spinster; Arthur Benson of Reading, gent., in own right as well as executor in will of John Russell late of Force Forge, gent., deceased; Agnes Scales late of Thwaitehead but then of Kirkby Kendal, widow and sole acting executrix of will of John Scales, late of Thwaitehead, gent., deceased; James Birket of Birkethouses; George Law of Brathay and Joseph Penny of Bridgefield, gent.. John Dodson of Lancaster, merchant, eldest son and heir of John Dodson late of Ulverston, gent., deceased (a trustee of said parties thereto of first part).
3. George Knott of Ulverston; Michael Knott and
Matthew Harrison both of Newland, gents.; Henry Ainslie of Lincoln's Inn Fields, London, physician; and Edward
Chadwick of Burgh, gentleman.
Premises were conveyed viz. 7 64th parts thereof to George Knott; 7 64th parts to Michael Knott 22 64th parts to Henry Ainslie; 4 64th parts to use of Matthew Harrison and 4 64th parts to Edward Chadwick.
- B: Lease and release, 29 and 30 January 1802 and 20 and 21 February 1805 between George Knott and Michael Knott of his 4 and a quarter sixteenth parts of premises;
- C: Lease and release, 21 and 22 February 1804 made between Matthew Harrison and Michael Knott he did convey his four sixty fourth parts or one sixteenth part of premises;
- Michael Knott did sell to his brother William Knott, but he being since dead and intestate it descended to Michael Knott;
- Michael Knott being mindful to retire from partnership with Henry Ainslie and Edward Chadwick as iron masters and entitled to 9/l6ths part of business, has agreed with Matthew Harrison to enter into copartnership.
Premises: all that nine and a half 16th parts of all that island on northwest side of Sparkbridge in the township or manor of Egton cum Newland, Lancashire bounded by river Crake on north and northeast and with a house and garden now or late of James Fell on south, with iron forge, warehouses, coalhouses etc. being on said island called Spark Forge, all formerly estate and inheritance of John Russell, afterwards of John Dodson.
Consideration: £1,484 7s. 6d.
Witnesses: Willm. Atkinson, Will: Atkis Fell.

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