LevelCollection
Finding NoDDMW
Extent9 cubic feet
TitleMARKET WEIGHTON DRAINAGE AND NAVIGATION
Date1492-1949
DescriptionComprising records of Market Weighton drainage and navigation 1772-1949 with minutes, agendas and notices of meetings; agreements; fishing leases, assessments, award, contracts, correspondence, journals, financial; rate books and schedules; legal and parliamentary papers, acts and bills; newspapers, plans, reports, summonses; tolls. Also incorporating unrelated deeds and other documents received from R Smith, solicitor, Pocklington relating to Allerthorpe 1696-1727; Elloughton 1707; Gembling House and estate sale plan 1892; Harswell 1762; Holme upon Spalding Moor enclosure award 1777; Market Weighton 1492-1910; North Cave sale catalogue plan 1902; Pocklington New Gas Company 1888-1933 with annual report and balance sheet; advertising and publicity pamphlets and brochures for gas appliances; Shipton 1581-1774; Wallingfen 1781-1901 with extract from enclosure award; wills 1598-1728.
AdminHistoryThe Market Weighton Drainage Commissioners were established under the terms of the Market Weighton Drainage Act 1772. The authority was reconstituted as the Market Weighton Drainage Board in 1934.
CustodialHistoryCollected from the office of R Smith, solicitor, Pocklington, with an additional deposit from the clerk to the Market Weighton Drainage Board. Consists of the records of Market Weighton Drainage and Navigation and other unrelated records collected from the solicitor's office.
AccessStatusOpen
SubjectDRAINAGE
CANALS
GAS
DEEDS
ENCLOSURE
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