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  TONG, Jane : Sale of parts of Blindshill, Newbury, Halshaw Moor and Worsley.  Wheelers Manchester Chronicle, Saturday 2nd January 1813, page 2, column 4.

December 1812

TO be SOLD by AUCTION (by JOHN WOOD, of Manchester, Auctioneer) at the house of Mrs. Jane Tong, innkeeper, near Moses Gate, in Farnworth, near Bolton-le-Moors, in the County of Lancaster, on Wednesday the 13th of January next,

THE aftermentioned PREMISES, situate in Farnworth aforesaid, in the following lots, or in such others that shall be agreed on at the time of sale; and the sale to begin precisely at three o'clock in the afternoon, and to be subject to such conditions as shall be then produced:

Lot 1st.  Two Closes of Land on Halshaw Moor, containing 1a. 2r. 0p. and now tenanted by Daniel Jackson.  A Ground Rent of £3.4.0, payable from a plot of land containing 1024 superficial square yards, demised in or about 1806 by the late John Gilbert, Esq. deceased, to the said Daniel Jackson, for 300 years, and from the buildings erected thereon.  And also Reversion and Inheritance expectant on the determination of the same demise of and in the same plot of land and buildings.

Lot 2d. A Messuage consisting of two habitations, with the gardens and other appurtenances thereunto belonging, now tenanted by John Smith and John Collier.

Lot 3d. Two closes of land, part of an estate called Newbury, marked Nos 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, on the plan of the same estate, containing 3a. 0r. 10p., now tenanted by James Parkinson.

 A Messuage (near the same lands) with the shippon, stable, garden and other appurtenances, now tenanted by James Parkinson.

 And the land fenced off from both the beforementioned Estates, and now used as a road, by the Trustees of the late Duke of Bridgewater, subject to the agreement under which the same road is held by the said Trustees, and also the sum of 19s. 5d. per ann., which in now paid by the said Trustees for the use of the said road, and for damage done to the said road, No. 13, by a coal pit brow in the same close.

Lot 4th.  A Messuage, with the fold belonging thereto, part of the said estate called Blinsell, now tenanted by Richard Smethurst.

Two closes of land, part of the same estate, and marked Nos. 5 and 6 on the plan, containing 1a. 3r. 29p.  No. 5 now tenanted by Ann Edge, and No. 6 by William Scowcroft.

Lot 5th. Two closes of land, part of the same estate, marked Nos 3 and 4 on the plan containing 1a. 0r. 34p.  No. 3 now tenanted by Richard Smethurst, and No. 4 by the said James Parkinson.

Lot 6th.  A Messuage (part of the said Blinsell Estate) with the appurtenances, now tenanted by John Norris, Geo. Gray, Thos. Tong, and Ellis Crompton

One garden marked No. 2, and four closes of land (part of the same estate) marked 7, 8, 9 and 12 on the plan, containing 3a. 1r. 26p.  No. 7 now tenanted by Robert Crompton and Thos. Edge, No. 8 by James Crompton, No. 9 by Thos. Tildesley, and No.12 by Thomas Parkinson.

Lot 7th. Two Closes. Part of the said estate, called New-bury, and marked on the plan Nos. 2 and 3, containing 0a. 3r. 2p, now tenanted by the said James Parkinson.

Lot 8th. Three other Closes, one of them being part of the said estate called Newbury, and marked on the plan of the same estate No. 1, and the others being part of the Blinsell estate, and marked on the plan of the same estate No. 10 and No. 11 and containing altogether 2 acres and 12 perches. No. 1 now tenanted by the said James Parkinson, and Nos. 10 and 11 by the said Thomas Parkinson.

Lot 9th. A Plot of Land, in length 22 yards and 2 inches and in breadth 14 yards and a half, and a messuage or Dwelling-house standing thereon, now tenanted by Jonathan Wolfendale and John Wolfendale.

Lot 10th. A Plot of Land of the like dimensions, and a Messuage or Dwelling-house standing thereon, now tenanted by James Tong.

The whole of the foregoing premises, except the said ground rent of £3.4.0, are freehold of inheritance, and were late the property of the said John Gilbert, who has devised the same to Trustees, in trust to be sold. The measure of the land is at the same rate of eight yards to the perch.

Lot 11th. Fifteen Ground Rents of 6s. 8d. each, which are payable from fifteen several plots of land, each containing 320 superficial square yards, respectively demised by the said John Gilbert, by indentures of the 3rd of May 1791 to Margaret Rossington, Samuel Hurst, William Bowker, Jas. Ridings, John Varey, Constantine Mohr, Thomas Kent, Richard Lansdale, Jane Tonge, William Charlton, John Burgess, Thos. Halliwell, Thos. Bury, Henry Dixon, and James Meadows, respectively for 999 years, and from the buildings erected on the said respective plots of land; together with the reversion and inheritance of and in the said respective plots of land and buildings, expectant on the determination of the said respective demises.

Lot 12th. A Ground Rent of £4.0.0 , payable from a plot of land containing 260 superficial square yards, demised by indenture of the 7th March 1798, to one Richard Smith, for 990 years, and from the buildings erected thereon. Together with the Reversion and Inheritance of and in the same Plot of Land and Buildings, expectant on determination of the said demise.

Lot 13th. A Ground Rent of £1.0.7, payable from a plot of land containing 494 superficial square yards, demised by indenture of the 25th March 1811, to one Giles Hilton, for 979 years, and from the buildings erected thereon. Together with the Reversion and Inheritance of and in the same Plot of Land and Buildings, expectant on determination of the said demise.

The coal and cannel under the whole of the beforementioned lands, and all the Mine-Rents and Lordís Parts now or hereafter to become payable in respect thereof, or of any part or parts thereof, together with all the necessary liberties, privileges and powers of draining, onwatering?, getting, banking, carrying away and converting the said coal and cannel, will be reserved to the Devisees in trust and executors of the said late John Gilbert, their heirs and assigns, making reasonable satisfaction for trespass: but it is believed that for the getting of this coal and cannel, or of any part thereof, there will not henceforth by any need to enter upon the surface of the before mentioned lands, or of any part thereon.

AND also to be SOLD by AUCTION, at the house of Richard Newton, innkeeper, at Ellenbrook Chapel, with Worsley, in the said county, on Thursday the 14th day of the same month of January, at three oí clock in the afternoon, in the following lots and subject to the conditions there to be produced:

Lot 1st. THE said HOUSE, now in the occupation of the said Richard Newton, with the outbuildings, garden and croft thereunto belonging, containing 3/4ths of an acre or thereabouts, be the same more or less.

Lot 2nd. A Messuage, with the gardens thereunto belonging situate near the premises in the last preceding lot, and now tenanted by Samuel Newton.
These two lots are lease hold under the late Duke of Bridgewater, and are held for the life of Mary Tong, wife of Hy. Tong, heretofore Mary Cooke, spinner, now aged about 58, under the yearly rent and boons of £1.0.6, and the covenants in the lease contained to be on the leasorís pa?? observed and performed.

Mr. Thomas Edge, of Farnworth Hall, who lives near and has a plan of the lands intended to be sold at Mrs. Tongís, will shew them; and further particulars may be known from Mr. Christopher Walton, of Old Hall, in Worsely, or from Baron and Ditchfield, solicitors, in Wigan, wh????? also a plan of the said lands may be seen.