LevelCollection
Finding NoDDCL
Extent79 cubic feet
TitleCLARK AND CO, SOLICITORS, SNAITH
Date1359-1962
DescriptionComprising records of Clark and Co, solicitors, Snaith and consisting of records of the Lower Osgoldcross Petty Sessions, records of local organisations, manorial records, family and estate records, deeds and clients' papers and received from the solicitor's office. Manorial records 1359-1937 including Manors of Snaith and Cowick 1359-1724 with court rolls, rentals; Rawcliffe court rolls, court business, surveys, tenants, general business, business of tenants; Hensall (Lord of the manor William Crowder, subsequently John Bean). Local records including Snaith town book 1777-1855 with minutes of town meetings, overseers, surveyors, constables and copy 1811 census return; Snaith reading room 1949; Snaith Tennis club 1936-1941; Snaith Town Institute 1919-1937; Second World War feeding and shelter station 1939-1944 and government evacuation scheme 1939-1941; Snaith Advisory Board and Evening Institute Youth Club 1958-1962; Snaith Public Coffee Rooms 1881; Petty Sessional records of the Wapentake of Lower Osgoldcross 1831-1897 with references to poor law administration; constables; surveyors, Brewster Sessions papers; bastardy papers and other court papers; enclosure acts c.1752-1811; enclosure awards 1754-1879 with copy Cliffe cum Lund award 1863; copy Womersley award and plan; Rawcliffe award and plan; draft Ousefleet award; draft Thorne Moor award 1879; papers relating to Rawcliffe enclosure 1786-1854; Snaith and Cowick Police Association 1847-1858; Snaith Association for the Prosecution of Felons 1815-1857; Snaith Cattle Protection Society 1847-1848; papers relating to Cattle Plague 1865-1866; papers relating to Rawcliffe Tithe Commutation 1818-1868 with Rawcliffe tithe books, 1818-1828; Sykehouse School Board 1870-1895; rating assessments 1772-1863 with valuations of Carlton, 1830 and Drax 1863; survey of Newland township 1864; Hensall poor rate assessments, survey of Camblesforth township; printed material relating to local affairs 1732-1857 with River Ouse Navigation Act 1732; act for uniting townships of Snaith and Cowick; Hatfield Chase legal papers 1639-1824; Thorne Moors drainage and improvement 1630-1863; Marshland warping 1811-1870; drainage 1812-1933 with account of lands in Snaith, Cowick and Pollington liable to floods 1825; Aire and Calder Navigation Acts 1820-1908; papers relating to general election 1892. Records relating to local churches and schools 1709-1956 including correspondence concerning churches at Balne, Cowick, Hensall and Pollington built by Lord Downe, 1851-1930; Snaith glebe 1879-1948; Balne church 1852-1927, Balne school 1855-1874; Camblesforth school 1721; Cowick church 1824-1927; Cowick school 1851-1855; Drax schools and Reade charity 1804-1941; East Coatham church 1854; Goole church nd; Heck church 1889-1910; Hensall church 1852-1927; Sheffield Diocesan Trust 1924-1941; Pollington church 1852; Wykeham school 1854; Business and industrial records including unidentified brewer's ledger 1795-1809; Snaith Gas Company 1847-1930; local railway companies 1846-1891 with records of Heck and Wentbridge Railway Company 1825-1828; Rawcliffe Brick Company 1818-1895; Yorkshire Boring Company Limited and Pease and Partners Limited 1908-1938; papers of W.J. Morley of Rawcliffe, land agent 1853-1862; Lister and England, brick and tile makers, account book 1853-1854; Thomas Lee, butcher, account book and vouchers 1856-1861; William Boulton, miller of Hensall, account book and vouchers 1861-1863; C.H.Hall, farmer of East Cowick, farm account book 1944-1949; North Wales Carriage and Wagon Company Limited prospectus 1878. Estate records and family papers including Stapletons of Carlton (from 1840 Baron Beaumont) 1827-1864; Creykes of Marton and Rawcliffe 1724-1870 with rental and deeds for Rawcliffe Estate and deeds for lands at Hook, Goole, Snaith and Cowick Moors, Thorne Moors and papers relating to the Blanshard settlement and also with articles of asssociation of Rawcliffe Association for Prosecution of Felons 1805; Eadon family deeds and correspondence 1797-1938; Viscount Downe family and estate papers etc 1752-1873; Shearburn Estates 1826-1956 with deeds for properties in Snaith and County of Surrey; Henry Carr and Mary Holmes Carr 1895-1960; Scothrop, Tayle, Cooke and Bullas 1774-1933; Routh family 1799-1929; John Hepworth 1853-1868; Baines family 1826-1858; Lister family 1821-1869; Daniels family 1844-1874; Samuel Nicholson 1820-1870; Gillard family 1853-1886; Ramsey business agreement 1941-1949; trustees of Thomas Jackson and John Jackson accounts 1816-1838; Simpson family 1876-1881; England family 1878-1914; Welburn family 1931-1940; Shearburn-Clark settlement 1874. Title deeds and related documents for properties in the East Riding 1724-1881 including Barmby on the Marsh, Breighton, Eastrington, Hive, Howden, Kilham, Kilpin, Kingston upon Hull, Osgodby, Riccall, Saltmarshe, Sandholme, Spaldington; the North Riding 1674-1872 including Great and Little Broughton, Clifton, Kilburn, Sessay and Dalton, Strensall; the West Riding including Airmyn, Balne, Beal, Bentley, Braithwaite, Camblesforth, Carlton, Cowick, Darton, Dowsthorpe, Drax, Fenwick, Fishlake, Goole, Gowdall, Hatfield, Heck, Hensall, Hepworth, Hook, Kellingley, Kellington, Kirk Branwith, Knottingley, Masborough, Moss or Moseley, Newland, Norton, Ousefleet, Pollington, Pontefract, Rawcliffe, Seacroft, Selby, Snaith, Swinefleet, Thorne, Whitley; County Lincolnshire including Alkborough, Crowle, Whapload, Wilsthorpe and Braceborough, Wintringham, Yaddlethorpe; and also Berkshire, Derbyshire, Lancashire, Leicestershire and Surrey. Also with wills c.1863-c.1943; sale plans 1850-1946; Clark and Co firm's records and family papers 1842-1922; Acts of Parliament 1778-1901 . papers for of court cases 1759-1863; maps and plans 1775-1950.
AdminHistoryEdward Elsdale Clark, solicitor, who gave his name to the firm, was in business from about 1850. He succeeded William Shearburn. Much of the local public business of the Snaith and Rawcliffe area passed through their hands. They were stewards of the local manioral courts and the local landowners were their clients.
CustodialHistoryThe collection consists of records deposited in Sheffield City Libraries in 1968, which were catalogued by the Library under the reference SCR and records deposited with the Humberside County Record Office by Messrs Clark's successors, Messrs R A and C P Heptonstall of Gladston Terrace, Goole and cleared from their premises in 1977.
AccessStatusOpen
SubjectFAMILY AND ESTATE RECORDS
SOLICITORS
SOLICITORS
DEEDS
MANORS
MANORIAL RECORDS
TOWNSHIPS
PARISH RECORDS
OVERSEERS
HIGHWAY SURVEYORS
CONSTABLES
CENSUSES
LITERARY SOCIETIES
TENNIS
SECOND WORLD WAR
CIVIL DEFENCE
REFUGEES
YOUTH GROUPS
COFFEE
PETTY SESSIONS
ENCLOSURE
ACTS OF PARLIAMENT
POLICE
PROSECUTION SOCIETIES
AGRICULTURE
CATTLE
ANIMAL DISEASES
AGRICULTURAL SOCIETIES
TITHE
SCHOOL BOARDS
RATES
DRAINAGE
RIVERS
CANALS
SCHOOLS
PARISHES
PARISH CHURCHES
ELECTIONS
BREWERS
GAS
RAILWAYS
BRICKMAKERS
COAL MINING
BUTCHERS
MILLS
FARMS
COACHES
SALE CATALOGUES
SALE CATALOGUES
MAPS
WILLS
ACTS OF PARLIAMENT
IRON AND STEEL MANUFACTURING
MOTHERS UNIONS
WOMENS GROUPS
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