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Clapham Wood Hall, Clapham, Yorkshire

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Date: 1740 to 1800
Location: Clapham, Yorkshire Englandmap
Surnames/tags: Faraday Dean
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Clapham Wood Hall

The home of the Dean and Faraday family

Advertisement for the Sale of Clapham Wood Hall

John Faraday was the owner of Clapham Wood Hall that was advertised for sale in 1798, according to the following advertisment in the Leeds Intelligencer - Monday 17 September 1798

Estates and Cotton Mill, near Clapham. To be SOLD, At the House of Christopher Jabnson, the new Inn, in Clapham, in the County of York, on Monday the twenty four day of September Instant, pursuant to such Conditions as will be then and there produced. ALL that ESTATE, late belonging to Mr. JOHN FARADAY, commonly called CLAPHAM WOOD HALL about Two Miles from the Town of Clapham aforesaid, consisting of a Dwelling- House, One Barn, Garden and Orchard, and of about Thirty Statute Acres of Land, now in the Occupation of the said John Faraday, and his under tenants. Also all the newly erected COTTON-MILL, situate upon the said Estate, with the Right of Water belonging thereto, and all necessarily implements and machinery for the Spinning of Cotton Also, All that other ESTATE, late belonging to ELIZABETH FARADAY, deceased adjoining upon tbe said Estate, called Clapham Wood Hall consisting of a Dwelling. House, Barn and Outbuildings, and of about Twenty nine Statute Acres of Land. For further Particulars apply to Mr. John Faraday, of Clapham Wood Hall aforesaid, who will show the premises or James Thornber of settle or Mr Carr, Attorney at Law, in Settle. This will be no more advertised. [1].

Legal Deed for the sale of Clapham Wood Hall

There is a deed of April 30 1800 selling Clapham Wood Hall to Josiah Physick for £30. It was sold by Richard Faraday and others and signed by Richard Faraday, Yeoman
John Faraday, Weaver
James Faraday of the City of London, blacksmith
Robert Faraday, Taylor of Bentham
Betty Faraday (or Elizabeth) spinster
Jennet Faraday (or Jane) spinster
Hannah Faraday spinster
Thomas Faraday cordwainer
Barnabas Faraday cordwainer

They are described in the document as “the surviving sons and daughters of Robert Faraday late of Clapham Hall, Yeoman. The document also refers to Elizabeth Faraday, , the widow of Robert [2].

See Also

A Common Sort of Farm-House article in the North Craven Heritage journal 1994 http://www.northcravenheritage.org.uk/NCHTJto2009/Journals/1994/J94A7.html


  1. Leeds Intelligencer - Monday 17 September 1798 page 2 accessed through the British Newspaper archive, https://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/BL/0000236/17980917/004/0002 accessed by Trevor Pickup on 31/10/2018
  2. A Tribute to Michael Faraday By Rollo Appleyard London Constable and Co LTD 1931 accessed from Archive.org https://archive.org/stream/b29976753/b29976753_djvu.txt on 18th November 2018 by Trevor Pickup

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