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Reference numberDDBa
TitleBankes of Winstanley
Date1327-1888
DescriptionManorial: Winstanley; court books 1665-77, 1717-95, call books 1672-76, 1716-22; Upholland: custumal 1675
Title Deeds: Pemberton: Rawlinson's estate (including property in Fulwood) 1753-1869; Clapgate estate 1731-1828; Fairbrothers 1757-1876; Hawkley estate 1680-1847; Hawardens Estate 1760-1839; Hindley Hall, Holmes House, Longley House, Jolleys, etc., 1747; Taylors, Lamberhead Green 1685-1875; Lime Vale 1780-1867; Moss House Farm 1827-63; Norley 1700-1872; Pegges or Worthingtons Farm 1710-1855; Shelley House 1687-1853; Somerscales estate 1737-1828; Stone House 1657-1850; Turners o'th'Brook 1792-1825
Ashton-in-Makerfield: Park Lane estate 1658-1864
Billinge: Bispham Hall estate 1573-1872; Cowleys Tenement 1771-1851; Colsheds 1576-1800; Harpers or Wilsons Tenement 1655-1837; Knowles Tenement 1799-1858; Longshaw estate 1714-1877; Lime Vale 1696-1833; Marsland estate 1712-1871; Moyers Tenement 1749-1851; Strawberry estate 1811-74; miscellaneous 1570-1780
Newton-in-Makerfield: Newton Park 1624-1829
Orrell: Lower House and Round Thorn 1781-1850; Taberners or Catteralls 1641-1850; Windus cottages 1813-63; miscellaneous 1596-1757
Upholland: Ayrefield 1553-1879; Rothwells House 1752-1860; Church Seats 1696-1822; Toppings estate 1725-1835; Tower Hill Farm and Delph 1613-1869; miscellaneous 1569-1888
Urmston: miscellaneous 1625-52 Winstanley: miscellaneous 1327-1824
Wigan: Tarleton Meadow and Barrow Meadow 1613-1849; Pottery estate 1802-73; Thompson's Pierhead 1802-53; Strines 1618-1871
Family Papers: Settlements 1601-1821; mortgages and bonds 1722-70; grant of arms. Holt of Bispham 1841; diary of William Bankes, M.P., 1660; cornet's commission of William Bankes 1666; memoranda book of James Bankes 1586-1617; correspondence, letter books, and miscellanea
Estate Papers: Register of deeds 1530-1770, survey 1776, coal leases 1792-1875; Winstanley colliery accounts 1676, 1766; plans of alterations to Winstanley Hall by Lewis Wyatt 1818-19; visit book of Winstanley tenants 1833
Legal Paper: Barton v. Holme 1750-52, Hawarden v. Bankes 1750-62, Homes v. Stanley 1801-33, Bethel v. Cross 1847-69
Charities: Eddleston's charity, Billinge 1672-1796
Background InformationThe manor of Winstanley was purchased in 1596 from Edmund Winstanley (whose family had held it from the early 13th century) by James Bankes who, although a London goldsmith, was a member of a Wigan family.
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