Duke of Bridgewater estate: enabling the trustees to sell or demise estates Act 1851

Publication Date:January 01, 1851
 
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Duke of Bridgewater estate: enabling the trustees to sell or demise estates Act 1851

(14 & 15 Vict.) c. 12

An Act to enable the Trustees of the Will of the Most Noble Francis late Duke of Bridgewater to make Conveyances in Fee or Demises for long Terms of Years of his Trust Estates, and more effectually to administer the Trusts of the Will of the said Duke.

[7th August 1851]

ANNO DECIMO QUARTO & DECIMO QUINTO victorle regiinle. ^****^^^^^*^^^^^**f^^^^^^***^^**-^****^^*^^*^^*^^*^^^ Cap. 12. An Act to enable the Trustees of the Will of the t Most Noble Francis late Duke of Bridgewater to make Conveyances in Fee or Demises for Ion Terms of Years of his Trust Estates, andj more effectually to administer the Trusts of the Will of the said Duke. [7th August 1851.] HERE AS the Most Noble Francis late Duke of Bridge- Will of the water deceased by his last Will and Testament in ^te Duke of J .ii Bridgewater, Writing, bearing Date on or about the 1 wenty-eighth dated 28th Day of January One thousand eight hundred and three, and executed Jan-183-and attested as by Law was then required fpr the Devise of Real Estates, (amongst other things,) devised all that his Lordship of Ellesmere in the County of Salop, and all other his Manors, Mesr suages, Lands, Adyowsons, Tenements, and Hereditaments situate in that County, and also all those his Messuages, Farms, Lands, and Hereditaments, with the Appurtenances, situate in Marbury-cum-Quorsley in the Hundred of Nantwich in the County of Chester, and then or then late in the Occupation of John Nevitt, and also the Messuages and other Hereditaments therein particularly ynentioned, situate in Marbury aforesaid, and also all other his [Private.] 4 I w Messuages, 310 14 & 15 VICTORIA, Cap.12 i)w&6 of Bridgewater's Estate. Messuages, Labels, Tenements, and Hereditaments whatsoever, situate at Marbury aforesaid, and also all that his Park commonly called Ashridge Park, and his Manors, Messuages, Lands; Tenements, AdvOwsons, amd Hereditaments, situate in the Counties of Hertford and Buckingham, or either of them, and also all his Manors, Advow-sons, Messuages, Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments situate, lying, and being in the Counties of York and Durham, or either of them, to the Right Honourable John William late Earl of Bridgewater deceased (then Lieutenant General John William Egerton), his Heirs and Assigns for ever, upon Condition that he, his Heirs, Issue, and Assigns, should, within Six Calendar Months next after the Death of the said Testator, if then of Age, or otherwise within Six Calendar Months after they should be of the Age of Twenty-one Years, at the Costs anc| Charges of his residuary Personal Estate, do all such Acts and make and concur in all such Assurances as should be necessary or deemed advisable to convey and assure the Manors, Advowsons, Collieries, Messuages, Lands, Tenements, Hereditaments, and Premises situate at or in Worksley otherwise Worsley, Hulton, Stain- + -m - a M ^^ street, Bedford, Salford, Kersley, Farnworth, Eccles, and Dean, or elsewhere in the County of Lancaster, comprised in certain Inden-tures of Lease and Release and Settlement bearing Date respectively on or about the Twenty-third and Twenty-fourth Days of June One thousand seven hundred and thirty-eight, the Release being tripartite, and made between his late Father the Most Noble Scroop Duke of Bridgewater of the First Part, Charles Gibson Gentleman of the Second Part, and Sir Paul Methuen Knight of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath, and William Lee Doctor of Laws, of the'Third Part, to and to the Use of-his Trustees therein-after named, dis- of all Estates Tail, Remainders, and Reversions then subsisting therein, and upon the same or - the like Trusts as were therein-after declared of his Canal and Real Estates in Lancashire: and the said Testator by his said Will devised all that his Capital Mansion House situate at or in Cleveland Court in the Parish of Saint r James Westminster in the County of Middlesex, and called sometimes Cleveland and sometimes Bridgewater House, with the Outhouses, Offices, and Appurtenances belonging thereto, and the Grounds used with the same or purchased by the said Testator with a view to the Convenience thereof, and all the Furniture, and Service of Plate, and Collection of Pictures, Paintings, and Engravings, Library, and Collection of Printed and Manuscript Books, which should be in the same Mansion House at his Death, or then belong, to the Collec-tion, though removed for some occasional Purpose, to and to the Use of the Right Honourable Sir Archibald Macdonald Knight, then Chief Baron of His Majesty's Court of Exchequer, the Right Reverend and Honourable Edward Venables Vernon, then Lord Bishop of Carlisle, afterwards Archbishop of York, and now deceased, and Robert 6 Haldahe 14 & 15 VICTORIA; Cap.12. Ml Z)w&e q/^ Bridvewater s Estate. I r Haldane Bradshaw, then of Berners Street in the County of Middlesex, Esquire, their Heirs, Executors, Administrators, and Assigns, for1 all his the said Testator's Estates and Interests therein, nevertheless in trust to permit and suffer the same to be held, occupied, and enjoyed by the Person or Persons who for the Time being and from Time to Time should be entitled to the Income of and ultimately to his Canal and Trust Estates therein-after mentioned, and for the same or the like Times and Estates, and with, under, and subject to the same or the like Provisoes and Conditions, as he, she, and they respectively should for the Time being be entitled to the same, and ip the same or the like Shares and Proportions as he, she, or they respectively should be so entitled ; and the said Testator gave, devised, and bequeathed all his Manors, Messuages, Farms, Lands, Tenements, Collieries, and Hereditaments situate in the Counties of Lancaster and Chester, and each of them, (except the Lands and Hereditaments situate at or in Marbury in the said County of Chester, which were therein-before-devised,) and also his Canal in the same Counties, and the several Branches thereof, either in or out of the same Counties, and all Grounds occupied therewith or purchased for the Convenience of the same, and all Wharfs, Warehouses, Engines, Buildings, and Premises annexed or belonging to the same Canal, or used, or m building, or to be built for the Convenience thereof, together with divers Articles of Personalty (being the Capital, Trading Stock, and Floating Capital of his said Canal), subject nevertheless to the Payment of the Debts owing at the said Testator's Death on account of the same Concern, and which were to be paid out of the same Concern in exoneration of the.Residue of the said Testators Per* sonal Estate, and also all his the said Testator's Manors, Messuages, Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments situate, lying, and being at; in, dn, or near the Borough Town of Brackley in the County of Northampton, with their Rights, Members, and Appurtenances, unto and to the Use of the said Sir Archibald Macdonald, Edward Lord Archbishop of York, and Robert Haldane Bradshaw, their Heirs, Executors, Administrators, and Assigns, for all the said Testator's Estate and Interests therein respectively, nevertheless* upon trust that the Trustee or Trustees thereof for.the- Time being should,. diiring the Term of One hundred and twenty Years, to commence and be computed from the said Testator's Death, and fully to be complete and ended, if the Most Noble George Granville, late Duke of Sutherland, since deceased, by his then Description of George Granville Leveson Gower Sutherland Earl Gower, the Right Honourable Francis Egerton Earl of Ellesmere, by his then Name and DeJ scription of the Honourable Francis Leveson Gower, Second Son of the said Duke of Sutherland, the said Sir Archibald Macdonald, Edward Lord Archbishop of York, and the several Children of the respective Marriages of the said Sir Archibald Macdonald'and his then Wife, and Edward 312 14 & 15 VICTORIA, Cap.12 Duke of JBridgewater9s Estate. Edward Lord Archbishop of York and his then Wife, who should be living at the said Testator's Death, and also the Persons who at the said Testator's Death should be Lords Spiritual and Temporal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and have taken their Seats in the House of Lords of the said United Kingdom, or any or either of them, the said George Granville late Duke of Sutherland, Francis Egerton Earl of Ellesmere, Sir Archibald Macdonald, Edward Lord Archbishop of York, and Children of the respective Marriages of the said Sir Archibald Macdonald and Edward Lord Archbishop of York and their then Wives, and Lords Spiritual and Temporal, should so long live, and also* during the further Term of Twenty Years, to be computed from the End, Expiration, or other sooner Determination of the said Term of One hundred and twenty Years, determinable as aforesaid, permit and suffer the said last-mentioned Manors, Farms, Collieries, Canal, and the Capital and Trade thereof, and the Receipt of the Rents, Income, and Profits thereof, and^the Time of felling Timber, Woods, and Coppices, and the Drainage of the said Testator's Trust Estates, to be under the sole Care, Direction, Management, and Control of the said Robert Haldane Bradshaw during his Life, or till he should think fit to resign his Appointment of Superintendent, and after his Death, or, which should first happen, his Resignation, then of such Person as he should appoint by any Writing under his Hand, either revocably or irrevocably, or by his Will, or by any Codicil thereto, to be his Successor, and in case he should appoint his Son William Rigby Bradshaw (which he the said Testator directed and recommended him to do, still, however, leaving it entirely at his Option and Discretion,) to be his Successor, either immediately from and after his Death, or from and after any given Event or Age, or upon any other Contingency, as he the said Robert Haldane Bradshaw should think fit...

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