John & Samuel Greenwood
Brothers John and Samuel Greenwood
traded as Greenwood Brothers, quarry owners at Southowram.
In 1881, the brothers were fined £5 for using a single-link
chain – which was prohibited by law.
On 18th June 1883, the brothers attended an auction sale.
John bought the Grocer's and Draper's shop which he tenanted
and Samuel bought land/property in Pinnar Lane, Southowram.
Over the next two days, they sold their quarries, land and equipment
by auction, having dissolved their partnership.
An announcement of the Auction announced
Tuesday and Wednesday, 19th & 20th June 1883
Sale by Auction by Davis & Shoesmith for S. &
J. Greenwood trading as Greenwood Brothers,
Quarry Owners who are dissolving partnership.
At St Anne's Quarry, Southowram.
The Tenants Interest in the Baring and unexpired Term of Lease,
Cranes with gibs, chains, cross bars, holing & bottoming picks,
wedges, hammers, shoddy, Common flags, Edging and Tooled flags at
MARSH QUARRIES Tenants Interest in unexpired Lease & Barings.
Steam crane and Hand crane both by Smith of Rodley, muck boxes,
chains, slate, common flags etc., also 5 days work of Oats in field
At Pump Lane Quarry.
Tenants Interest in unexpired Lease & Baring, Hand crane by
R. Sutcliffe, planks, wallstones, etc., also 2 days work of Oats in
field adjoining quarry
At Lane Head, Brighouse
10 ton Steam Crane complete, by Balmforth, also flags, edging. etc,
At The Stone Wharf, Brookfoot.
Stock of stone, tooled flags, etc.,
At Mr Shackleton'S Wharf, Goole.
Tooled flags, 8 valuable Draught and Nag horses, gears, 4-wheeled
stone waggons, 3 carts and a gig
also 20 tons of hay at Marsh Farm and in Dutch barn near Pack Horse
Also the growing crops and Tenants Interest at LITTLE MARSH FARM
Also 7 days work on land at Halfpenny Can Lane, both in Southowram
Also the Tenants Interest and crop of grass in two closes of land
containing about 12 days work situate at the top of Green Lane,
The Solicitors were Emmet & Walker of Halifax and Godfrey Rhodes
O. & S. Cliffe
Revised 16:23 /1st May 2019 / mmg963 / 5838