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Lytham St.Annes, Lancashire, England


Sale of Land, Blackpool, 1831

Large Sale of Land, Blackpool, 1831A larger than normal sale of land in Blackpool, held at the Lane Ends Hotel, 22nd August, 1831. The sale includes:

The Fox Hall; and surrounding land in the occupation of Samuel Swarbrick.

Tullet Hey, 12 acres of pasture land fronting the sea, on the s.w.side of Fox Hall.

Rushy Hey; 9 acres of meadow land at the south end of Blackpool, in the occupation of Cuthbert and William Nickson.

Old Meadow or Moss Pits Meadow; 5 acres of land at the south end of Blackpool, late in the occupation of Thomas Nickson.

Hawes Farm; on Layton Hawes (Blackpool Airport site?) and 58 acres of land in the occupation of Richard Rossall. Also 52 acres of  farmland (4 acres were sand dunes), between the Lytham-Blackpool Road and the sea.

Stoney Hill; Cottage and 70 acres of pasture land in the occupation of Robert Benson. The land was bordered by the seashore, Lytham-Blackpool Road (Lytham Road) John Clifton's estate (Manor of Lytham) and was well fenced off with a stone wall (parts of the pebble wall still exist fronting properties on Lytham Road).

Cottage and 4 acres of land; in the occupation of James Dagger.