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Auchenhard (lands)

Alternative names:
Auchinhard
Parish:
Livingston, Linlithgowshire
Local authority:
West Lothian

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  • Location map

    Annotation on 1870's plan

    • Land owned by Young Esq. - Minerals let to Young's Oil Co.

    Archive records

    Land purchased by the Oakbank Oil Co. Ltd. in 1948

    Leasee Owner Start date End date Full record
    Young's PL&MO Co. Ltd John Young's trustees 1917 1948 213942, 1 of 6
  • Related file records
    • 143885 - Disposition by Wester Breich Syndicate Limited to The Pumpherston Oil Company Limited. Dated 6th October 1906. - Disposition by Wester Breich Syndicate Limited to The Pumpherston Oil Company Limited. Dated 6th October 1906. Hand written disposition which details The Pumpherston Oil Company Limited considering an offer of eleven thousand pounds Sterling in connection to lands of Briech and Farm of Auchenhard and Wester Briech Dike Farm.
    • 143288 - Disposition by John Young's Trustees in favour of the Oakbank Oil Company Ltd, Of the Lands of Auchenhard, Breich. 1948. - Disposition by John Young's Trustees in favour of the Oakbank Oil Company Ltd, Of the Lands of Auchenhard, Breich. Dated 12th and 14th August 1948. Type written
    • 195289 - Sub-Lease between Young's Paraffin Light and Mineral Oil Company Limited and David Millar - Sub-Lease between Young's Paraffin Light and Mineral Oil Company Limited and David Millar re lands and Farm of Auchenhard. Dated 31st August and 6th September 1905. Signed by Robert McEwan and W. S. Macpherson, directors of Young's Paraffin Light and Mineral Oil Company Limited. Includes an undated plan showing the land of Auchinhard refered to in the lease. Scale: 1"=1000'
    • 143496 - Lease between the Trustees of the late John Young of Addiewell and Young's Paraffin Light and Mineral Oil Company Limited, of Addiewell, [...] - Lease between the Trustees of the late John Young of Addiewell and Young's Paraffin Light and Mineral Oil Company Limited, of Addiewell, Auchenhard and Polbeth, dated 1929. Details the sums of money to be paid by Young's Paraffin Light and Mineral Oil Company Limited to the Trustees of the late John Young for leasing the Farms of Addiewell, Auchenhard, Polbeth and the lands of Mossend and Cloverfordsykes and states the various points that have to be clarified regarding the working of the land. Contains Letters- 1. Letter from Maclay, Murray & Spens to Young’s Paraffin Light and Mineral Oil Company Limited dated 20th March 1953 2. Letter from Young’s Paraffin Light and Mineral Oil Company Limited to Maclay, Murray & Spens dated 1st April 1953 requesting the return of lease signed for Young’s Paraffin Light and Mineral Oil Company Limited by Secretary R. Y. Gilchrist Contains two plans- 1. Plan No 1 The land highlighted in pink is Auchinhard with the blue area being Addiewell. Scale is 1inch to 1000ft. 2. Plan No2 Plan showing the lands of Mossend, Gavieside and Polbeth with additional notes in pencil showing to additional fields sold in 1936. Scale is 1inch to 1000ft. 3. Polbeth Farm 'Rates per Acre for Land resumed' plus plan with acreage noted on each area. Scale is 6 inches to 1 mile. Rates per acre range from 16 Shillings to 30 Shillings.