Glapwell Village

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Glapwell Estate Sale

This sale took place on Thursday, 3 June 1920 at the Town Hall, Mansfield.  Full details of this sale are contained herein.  At present (1 April 2005) the plans of the Estate have not been uploaded to this page.

Lots 3, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11 and 12 were sold by Private Treaty prior to the sale.

Click below to view the Sale Catalogue and Estate Sale Plans.

Sale Catalogue (PDF)    PLAN No. 1    PLAN No. 2   

Glapwell Lane Farm

Glapwell Lane Farm, as its name suggests is located on Glapwell Lane a few yards over the Scarliffe parish boundary and the end of the village of Palterton.  There is an excellent description of the farm contained in the 1920 catalogue of the sale of The Glapwell Estate.

A view of the Farm House front as it is in 2005, showing the feature above the front door.

1835 Pigots Trade Directory - Glapwell.
Captain Thomas Hallows appears under 'Gentry and Clergy' - Glapwell.
also a Mr. George Hopkinson under same heading.
1841 12 June.
The census reveals the occupier was Ann Shaw, a farmer aged 65 years, born in Derbyshire.  Her son John Shaw, aged 33 years lived with her and he too was born in Derbyshire.  They had one female servant and one Ag. M.S. living with them.  At that time, it may be the farm was not known as Lanes Farm.

Thomas Hallowes aged 65 years, Independent means, born Derbyshire occupied Glapwell Hall.  He had 2 male, 4 female servants and 3 Ag. Labs. living at the Hall.

The Enumerator was George Dicken, a farmer.  There were 21 inhabited homes in the village with 52 males and 39 females.

1861 24 April
The census reveals the occupier was Alfred Wardley aged 51 years, head, married, a farmer of 240 acres and born at Scarcliffe.  His wife was Ann aged 53 years, born at Shirebrook, Derbyshire.  Their 29 year old unmarried son William, also born at Shirebrook, lived with them.  Hannah Coupestakes, an unmarried 19 year old House servant, born at nearby Stoney Houghton lived with them as did James White, aged 33 years and William Mitchell, aged 15 years.

Thomas Hallowes aged 89 years, a landowner of 150 acres lived at Glapwell Hall.  He was head of the household, employed 4 labourers, two boys, a butler and a servant.

1872 29 September.
devised to the said company for a period of sixty years from 29 September 1872. - mentions Rents and Royalties.
1873 11 July.  An Indenture of Lease dated 11 July 1873 made between Brabazon Hallowes and the Sheepbridge Coal and Iron Company Limited whereby the latter had the leased mineral rights to Top Hard Seam of Coal under Hallowes land subject to rents and royalties for a period of sixty years.  This would refer to Glapwell Colliery.
1875 15 March.  Whereas by virtue of an Indenture dated 15th. March 1875 made between the Reverend Brabazon Hallowes of the first part, William Hartcup, George John Haffenden and William Hallowes of the second part and the said George John Haffenden and William Alexander Tooke Hallowes of the third part (herinafter called the Settlement) and by reason of the deaths of the said Brabazon Hallowes on the 1st. September 1892 and of Caroline Antonia Hallowes, the third wife of Brabazon Hallowes on the 26th. April 1883, the hereditaments described in the first schedule hereto, now stand limited to the use of the Vendor as the eldest son of the said Brabazon Hallowes by Jane Catherine Maria Hallowes his first wife for his life with divers remainders over but subject as to the Top Hard Seam of Coal thereunder to an Indenture of Lease dated 11 July 1873 made between the said Brabazon Hallowes and the Sheepbridge Coal and Iron Company Limited whereby as varied by a memorandum dated 12 June 1876 endorsed on the same lease and by an Indenture dated 22 Decenber 1882 - devised to the said company for a period of sixty from 29 September 1872. - mentions Rents and Royalties.

Other seams of coal than the Top Hard dated 3 June 1916 beween the Vendor and the Company for sixty years from 25 March 1914.

1876.  12 June.

1882 22 and 23 December.  An Indenture between between Brabazon Hallowes and the Sheepbridge Coal and Iron Company Limited.  This lease also refers to coal beneath land owned by Hallowes

1883.  26 April.  Caroline Antonia Hallowes, the third wife of Brabazon Hallowes died.

1884.  31 July

1887.  18 october.

1891.  23 June.

1892.  1 September.  Brabazon Hallowes died.
1897 8 February.  The above mentioned mortgage of this date made between George John Heffenden and William Alexander Tooke Hallowes of the first part, the Vendor of the second part and the said Stanley John Stubbs and Alexander Ravenscroft Robertson of the third part whereby the same premises were in consideration of the principal sum therein mentioned advanced by the Vendor to the said George John Haffenden and William Alexander Tooke Hallowes for the purposes of a term of six hundred years limited by an Indenture of the 25 July 1862, mentioned in the Settlement assigned to the said Stanley George Stubbs and Alexander Ravenscroft Robertson for the residue of the six hundred years.

and whereby the said Alexander Ravenscroft Robertson died on the 31 August 1903 and the money loaned was recently fully paid.

and whereas the said Brabazon Hallowes by his will dated 27 June 1892, gave and devised "all his messuages,lands, tenements and real estate situate arising or being in Bolsover and in Mansfield respectively unto the Vendor, his heirs and assigns. His will,proved 2 October 1892 in the Principal Registry of the Probate Division of the High Courts of Justice. TO BE CONTINUED

1895 Kelly's Trade Directory, Derbyshire records Job Mellors, a farmer.  Wilson Barnes J.P. occupied Glapwell Hall.  There were 4 farmers in the village.  1891 Population was 86.
1899 Kelly's Trade Directory, Derbyshire records Job Mellors, a farmer.  He was at Glapwell Lane Farm.  Wilson E. Barnes J.P. occupied Glapwell Hall.
1920Thursday, 3 June.  Town Hall, Mansfield.  Sale of The Glapwell Estate.
Lot 4.  A First class Mixed Farm together with old-fashioned residence, set of Farm Buildings and Cottage known as "Glapwell Lane Farm," in the Parishes of Glapwell and Scarcliffe, now let on a yearly March 25th Tenancy to Mr. H. P. Mellors at the apportioned annual rental of 185, and containing a total area of 174 acres 2 roods 30 perches or thereabouts.

The House, which is an old-fashioned stone built Residence with slate stone roof, is situate fronting to Glapwell Lane and contains the following accommodation : - Entrance Porch, Sitting Room fitted with modern grate, Dining Room with modern grate, large Kitchen with "Excelsior" Range and Sink, having soft water laid on, Larder, Dairy, Cellar, three Bedrooms and two Garrets, small enclosed Flagged Yard with hard water Pump and Well. Outside Washhouse containing two Coppers and Sink, E.C., large Galvanised Water Tank to hold 500 gallons and smaller ditto.

The Farm Buildings, which are partly built of stone and brick with tiled and slated roofs, comprise Loose Box, Five-stall Stable, Passage, Harness Place and Loose Box with Granary over, large Barn with Loft (one Loft and the wooden divisions enclosing Engine have been put in by the Tenant), 2 Cow Sheds for five beasts each with Feeding Passage, Three-bay Open Beast Shed and five Cattle Boxes with boarded fronts, (Lean-to Timber and Corrugated Iron Shed is the property of the Tenant), Lean-to Turnip House. In Stackyard : Two-bay Open Beast Shed and small Box (Wooden and Corrugated Iron Lean-to Shed is the property of the Tenant), Three-bay Open Cart Shed, Trap House, Piggery and Coalplace.

The Cottage, which is situate in Back Lane is occupied by Mr. Quibell and contains Living Room, Pantry with Sink, two Bedrooms, Outside Washhouse and Coalplace with Copper, E.C. and Garden at rear.

Also the Hearse House adjoining for which the Overseers of Glapwell pay an annual acknowledgment of one shilling.

A partial view of the Farm House as it is in 2005, showing the feature above the front door. At present, I do not know what the feature represents.

1920 15 December.  Indenture made between Thomas Richard Francis Brabazon Hallowes of Cruckton Hall, Shrewsbury, Shropshire a Major in His Majesty's Sixth Dragoon Guards (Retired) the Vendor of the first part and Stanley John Stubbs of Hatton Court, Threadneedle Street, London a Stockbroker, William Birkenhead Mather Jackson of Glapwell Hall near Chesterfield a Mining Engineer and the Reverend Gerald Henry Colvile of Barton House, Leamington, Warwickshire a Clerk in Holy Orders (hereafter called the Trustees) of the second part, the said Stanley John Stubbs of the third part and Richard Dunn of Pleasley near Mansfield, Farmer, John Needham Dunn of Pleasley, Farmer and James Dunn the Younger of Duckmanton near Chesterfield, Farmer (hereafter called the Purchasers) of the fourth part.

To summarise what is verbatim as per the Indenture, Thomas Richard Francis Brabazon Hallowes was selling Glapwell Lanes Farm and land to Richard Dunn, John Needham Dunn and James Dunn the Younger.

A c.1960s imaage of Robert Wildgoose, farmer and family working in a field at Glapwell Lanes farm.

1925 Kelly's Trade Directory, Derbyshire records Henry Powell Mellors, a farmer at Lanes FarmWilliam Berkenhead M. Jackson occupied nearby Glapwell Hall.  States population in Glapwell in 1921 was 94.
1941 Kelly's Trade Directory, Derbyshire records Dunn Bros. farmers at Lanes Farm.  Also states population of Glapwell in 1931 was 319.

A c.1960s view of Robert Wildgoose, farmer working in one of his fields at Glapwell Lanes farm.

1952.  Robert Wildgoose and his family moved to the farm from the Hasland area.
2005.  The farm is still a working farm and is farmed by Mr. W. "Bill" Robert Wildgoose.

Additional info to be included somewhere.
the work of Mr David Clay, > entitled Clay of Derbyshire, England. Mr Clay has researched every > document he could lay his hands on concerning the CLAY family of > Derbyshire, within and without the Derbyshire county borders. >

> A very important CLAY is SIR JOHN Clay of Glapwell. He sold his > Glapwell estates for 600 c1575 and then moved to Crich. It was in > Crich that he became a notable pillar of the community and was > knighted by Queen Elizabeth in 1583.

A c.1960s view of Robert Wildgoose, farmer working in one of his fields at Glapwell Lanes farm.

The present farmer William (Bill) Robert Wildgoose with a baby calf at Glapwell Lanes farm. Image is c.1952

Images of Glapwell

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Here are a few images that I have acquired relating to the village of Glapwell and one of the adjoining village of Rowthorne.
A view of Glapwell Hall, since demolished.
Glapwell Hall in yesteryear.

Another view of Glapwell Hall, since demolished.
Glapwell Hall.

Sports Day at Glapwell, date unknown.
Sports Day at Glapwell - probably held on the Sports Field that is now the Football Ground.

Staff at Glapwell Railway Station, date unknown. This station is now demolished.
Glapwell Railway Station.

The Young Vanish Inn, date unknown. This building is long since demolished and a new building built. The identities of the two people on this image are not known. Image courtesy of Mrs Iris Tolley formerly of Glapwell now of Auckland, N.Z.
The Young Vanish Inn in yesteryear.

Another image of Glapwell Hall since demolished. Image courtesy of Mrs Iris Tolley formerly of Glapwell now of Auckland, N.Z.
Glapwell Hall in yesteryear.

An image of Glapwell Green much changed from the date of the postcard. Note the Police Sergeant on the cycle and the woman behind the cart. Also, the man bottom right behing the fencing.
Glapwell Green in yesteryear.

A rare image of the quiet,lovely village of Rowthorne.
A lovely image of the main road through Rowthorne Village in yesteryear.

Glapwell Village


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Created 2 December 2004
Last updated: 20 January 2014