Properties : Folder 05 : The Old Vicarage

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Properties : Folder 05 : The Old Vicarage


The Old Vicarage in Mellor.


Folder containing items relating to the Old Vicarage property in Mellor.


DP checked / update: GH / 2022



Collection Items

Maps, Plans and Photographs : The Old Vicarage
Several miscellaneous documents relating to the Old Vicarage, Mellor :
1. Hand drawn map on Card showing Mellor Chapel and surrounding buildings : 1585.
2. Hand drawn plan of the Old Vicarage from 1836 map.
3. Photocopy of 1836 Thythe map…

Extracts from The English Parish : Early History of Peak District
Pages 16, 31, 80 to 85 from The English Parish giving information of the early history of the Peak District Area covering Mellor

List of Resident  1686 and surround properties 1761
Three hand written documents :
1. Photocopy of handwritten list headed 1686 giving information on the residents.
2. Photocopy of two page handwritten list from 1761 giving information o tenants of the properties surrounding the Old Vicarage (called…

Church Inn : Robert Radcliffe Will : 1571
Photocopies of original will and transcript of Robert Radcliffe of Mellor dated 1571.
Original document held at Lichfield Record Office.
Mentioning William Radcliffe of the alehouse.

Gilbert Radcliffe : Inn Keeper : Wills & Inventory
Three documents relating to Gilbert Radcliffe Inn Keeper of Mellor
1. 1680 photocopies of original will and typed transcript.
2. 1681 photocopies of original will and inventory with typed transcript.
3. 1721 photocopy of Gilbert Radclifes will…

Radcliffe Family Pedigree
Two handwritten pedigree and notes on the Radcliffe Family starting with William Radcliffe of the Alehouse 1571.
Photographs shows Podnor House birthplace of William Radcliffe

Mary Radcliffe Will 1705
Photocopy of original 2 page last will and testament and inventory of Mary Radcliffe of Mellor dated 8th May 1705 listing goods and chattels.

Hearth Tax for Mellor 1662 - 63
Photocopy of original schedule of names of residents of Mellor and the number of hearths within the household for 1662 - 63 held at the Public Records.

List of References to Radcliffes from Parish Records 1638 - 1792
Handwritten 2 page document giving details of the references to Gilbert Radcliffe and Radcliffe family held at the Parish Records dating 1638 - 1792

Records Held at Derbyshire County Archive : Letter 1985
Letter from County Archivist, at Derbyshire Records Office giving information to A Ashworth on the records that are held with regard to the Ale House.

John Pickford, Innkeeper in Mellor : Notice of Sale : 1780
Handwritten extract from Prescotts Manchester Journal 8th April 1780 giving details of the sale of dwelling house of John Pickford, Innkeeper of Mellor with details of the property called Bradshaw Hall.

Extract from Annals of Lyme Mentioning Mellor & Ludworth
Photocopied pages from the Annals of Lyme mentioning Mellor and Ludworth and thanks to Rev Ollerenshaw.
Pages 369, 370 375 376 and 378.

Schedule of Land Rates for Ashes Estate from 1780
Handwritten schedule of the Land Rates for Ashes Estate dating from 1780 and starting with Present Vicarage detailing Occupier, landlord and rates charged.

Material on Rev Matthew Olerenshaw : 1728 - 1823
Material on Rev Matthew Olerenshaw :
a. A4 Black & White photograph of Rev Matthew Olerenshaw. 2nd page shows three generations of the Vicars of Mellor and their relationships with each other Olerenshaw (grandfather) Matthew Freeman (son in law)…

Rev Thomas Whitaker : Brother in Law to M Olerenshaw by marriage : 1785
Extract from The Cheshire Sheaf from August & April 1906, page 31, 32 and 37 with details of the life of the Rev Thomas Whitaker Perpetual curate of Ringway Chapel in Bowden.
Highlighted on Page 32 explains that Rev Whitakers wife was the brother…

Material on Matthew  Freeman born : 1786 & Thomas born 1830
Material on Matthew & Thomas Freeman :
a. Original black & white photograph of Rev Thomas Matthew Freeman standing outside the old "Vicarage" cira 1900.
b. A4 black and white photograph of Thomas Freeman : date unknown.
c. Typed biography of…

Census / Church / Rating Valuations Records
Census / Church / Rating Valuation Records relating to properties and people living around The Old Vicarage :
1. Typed Church Records : Various dates
2. Census records : various dates
3. Rating Values for properties, Parsonage, Ashes, Mellor…

Legal Documents from Thomas Chetham re Rents
Typed list of legal documents dates 1728 and 1782 from Thomas Chetham regarding rents, acreage and Tenants.
Photographs shows outbuildings at Mellor Hall

Family Geneology correspondence : J Packer : Freeman Relative
Email correspondence with Janet Packer from Scotland with Ann Hearle regarding the Freemans giving details and photographs. J Packer is a distant relative. 2000

Research Notes / Jottings  from Ann Hearle
Research notes / jottings on the Old Vicarage by Ann Hearle, current resident, typed from notes in 2015.
Information on former residents and the property.
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