The following documents mention the Cow & Calf and other property at Cow Green
A Deed, Halifax [9th November 1771] recorded
Draft transfer of mortgage for securing £400 with interest at £4 10s per year.
- John Lister of Halifax, innkeeper
- Robert Parker of Halifax, attorney at law
- Michael Wainhouse of Halifax, merchant
- William Townsend of Wakefield, gentleman
- Timothy Topham of Wakefield, gentleman
Transfer of mortgage to William Townsend who agrees to lend John Lister a further £40.
Recites mortgage for £300 by lease and release dated 25-26th July 1770 between 1 said John Lister and 2 Robert Parker.
Also further mortgages between same parties (one dated 22nd August 1770) for £30 and £20.
Property: messuage at the Cow Green in Halifax, heretobefore in occupation of Robert Taylor, then of John Lister.
Also two other messuages at Cow Green in Halifax in occupation of Jesse Heaton and James Stott.
Also another messuage near Cow Green in occupation of Phineas Gledhill.
Also another messuage near Cow Green in occupation of Abram Thomas.
Also another messuage near Cow Green in occupation of Thomas Gleadhill.
Also another messuage with barn near Cow Green in possession of said John Lister
The Leeds Intelligencer [Tuesday 15th November 1774] advertised
To be let, and entered upon at pleasure, a house on Cow Green, late Cow and Calf, newly repaired, four rooms on floor with one large stable, hay loft over it, two front doors, one to Cow Green, the other at top of Swine Market
The Leeds Intelligencer [Tuesday 29th November 1774] advertised
To be let, and entered upon at pleasure, a house on Cow Green, late Cow and Calf, newly repaired, four rooms on floor with one large stable, hay loft over it, two front doors, one to Cow Green, the other at top of Swine Market.
Further particulars from Mr G. Pollard
The Leeds Intelligencer [Tuesday 2nd September 1777] advertised
Freehold messuage with suitable outbuildings known by the sign of the Old Cow and Calf situate at the top of Cow Green late in the occupation of Abraham Dickinson
The Leeds Intelligencer [Tuesday 9th May 1786] advertised
To be Sold by Private Contract
A Good Stone-built House, in good Repair, with all Outbuildings, Fixtures and Appurtenances, pleasantly situated near the Cow-Green, in Halifax, Yorkshire, formerly known by the Name of the Cow and Calf Inn, and now in the Possession of Mr Samuel Pollard, Merchant; containing on the Ground Floor four Rooms, on the first Floor three Chambers; a Garret, a Stable, and Hay-Loft; a Brewhouse, a Cellar, and a Room over the Cellar. The above to be sold by Mr Thomas Lister, junior, Plumber and Glazier, in Halifax, Yorkshire
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