Dixon [04092415]

March 1832: A seven-page legal bill to the executors of the late Mr Henry Hand of Bromley, from Killmister & Challinor, solicitors, reciting the expenses incurred in dealing with the estate. Instructions were received 30 April 1821. 2 May 1821 a letter was sent to Mr White, proctor, at Lichfield, to send commission to Mr Challinor at Stafford. 11 May 1821 reference to Mrs Hand. 21 June 1821 Mr Dixon wrote enquiring the price of the premises at Millstone Green. 4 July 1821 Mr Rolls, solicitor to Mr Joseph Keen, saying that Keen would not abandon his claim to the Millstone Green property. Mr Harvey wrote about purchasing the property. 16 July a sale took place at Newcastle under Lyme. 24 July 1821 Messrs Audley were told that £180 was the lowest price acceptable for the Millstone Green property. September 1821 an agreement was drawn up for the sale of the property to Mr Swinnerton. Mr Kinnersley wrote enquiring about the premises at Ashley. During drawing up the abstract of title to the Millstone Green property, a letter was sent to Mr William Hand asking him for a copy of Mr Henry Hand’s will. A letter was sent to Mr Gibbs near Eccleshall. The abstract of title extended to include the late Mr Delaister’s premises. Mr Challinor had to go to Chippenham near Eccleshall to examine title deeds in the hands of Mr Gibbs relating to the Whithebed and Masters: but found that he only had those relating to the latter; the others being in the hands of Mr Bourne of near Drayton. Mr Comberbach, solicitor for Mr Henshaw, the purchaser of the Masters reviewed the title. Mr Bourne had entrusted his deeds to his solicitor, Mr Butterton. As to the Whitehead, part of the deeds were found in the hands of Mr Baddley, but others were unaccounted for. In March 1822 a letter was sent to Mr Stanley about the purchase, and one to Messrs Fenton with an abstract of Mr Kynnersley’s purchase. Mr Swinnerton’s purchase was affected by the terms of Miss Hand’s legacies. A letter was sent to Messrs Collins and Keen returning the draft of Mr Swinnerton’s conveyance. May 1822 a letter was sent to Mr Becketts of Woore about Jervis’s claim; the like to Mr Wright. An agreement was made between the executors and Mr E. Barker. June 1822 letters sent to Mr Henshaw on the subject of his purchase from the executors; the like to Mr Fox of Ashley. July 1822 perusing deeds relating to Mr Baker’s purchase. Mr Preston’s opinion was sought. Messrs Fenton not being satisfied with his opinion, they were sent a full abstract of Mr Rd Hand’s will. February 1823 Mr Stanley was buying the remaining Ashley property for a client of his. 20 October 1824 Mr Harding requested an abstract of title for the premises in Newcastle purchased by Mr John Audley of Newcastle. February 1825 Mr Jones raised objections to Mr Audley’s purchase. 3 May 1825 letter to Mr Harding of Willow Trees enquiring who were his father’s executors, he being a trustee under the late Mr Rd Hand’s settlement. 9 June 1825 letter to Mr Trevor solicitor to the Legacy Duty Office. £261 8s 2d

7 April 1879: Deserters from the Lancashire Militia —  absent from training: John Dixon, [Reg. No:] 2753, Lancashire Militia; [born:] Manchester; [trade] labourer; [age] 21; [size:] 5[ft] 5½[in]; [hair:] brown; [eyes:] hazel; [face:] fair; [coat & trousers:] —; [date of desertion:] 17 March 1879 [at] Lancaster; [marks & remarks: blank];

William Dixon, [Reg. No:] 2535, Lancashire Militia; [born:] Manchester; [trade] labourer; [age] 22; [size:] 5[ft] 7¾[in]; [hair:] dark brown; [eyes:] grey; [face:] fresh; [coat & trousers:] —; [date of desertion:] 17 March 1879 [at] Lancaster; [marks & remarks:] scar left cheek

25 March 1880: Bill of sale by Robert Houghton Dixon, 11 Church Gate, East Retford, hairdresser and tobacconist, in favour of Moss Valentine; and a bill of sale by John Dixon, Conisbrough, Yorkshire, farmer, in favour of Godfrey Walker; and a bill of sale by William Dixon, Three Tuns Tavern, Leadenhall Square, Hull, publican, in favour of John Close and another

28 August 1891: For sale: Grand buff Yorkshire cock, ’91, deep yellow, variegated Norwich cock, good songsters, 7/6 each. Dixon, 3 Barton Terrace, Stanley Street, Hull

Guinea Pigs: Champion Sweep. Nearly black boars, no white, from the above, 3/-; pairs to breed tortoiseshell, 2/-; no better blood to breed winners. Dixon, 3 Barton Terrace, Stanley Street, Hull

15 June 1894: Local Yachting News, Cowes. Yachts fitting out in the harbour:- Fedora, Marquis of Waterford; Xarifa, Mr F. M. Singer; Boadicea, Mrs Church Dixon; Sheila, schooner, H.R.H. Prince Henry of Battenberg; Stella, Sir Allen Young; Aphrodite, Mr H. Tuffnel; Elsie, Mr A. J. Scott; Modwena, Mr Gretton; Nore, schooner, Major Chambers; Mira, the Hon. F. G. Wynn; Monarch, Earl Ducie; Gannet, Mr Barrass; Heloise, Earl of Sheffield; Mercia, General Meyrick; Lotus, Mr Lloyd; Portia, Mr Foster, etc.

January 1915: Fred Dixon, humorous vocalist, 23 Dudley Road, Wimbledon; John E. Dixon, honorary member, 4 Clovelly Gardens, Upper Tulse Hill – Honorary members, who must not be performers in any way connected with the musical profession, may be elected at the discretion of the Committee and shall pay an Annual Subscription of 21/-. Such Honorary Members shall not be entitled to participate in any of the benefits of the Association, but shall be entitled to come to the At Homes or Social Gatherings and to introduce to such gatherings as many friends as the Committee may from time to time deem advisable.

July 1930: Report of the Joint Meeting of the O.Y.S.A. and M.O.S.A. held in the Dining Block, Cocoa Works, York, on Whit Monday evening, June 9th 1930: Mary Dixon, reporting on the tennis tournament at the Mount, said that seven branches took part. …

1 April 1931: Rural council elections: Melton Mowbray: Asfordby: candidates: Thomas Sarson, Ernest Scott, Frank Sarson, George Ernest Dixon, Tom Cowman, Arthur Thompson, Sidney Archibald Draycott, Frederick George Smith, George William Whitlock, William Henry Houghton

January 1932: Candidate for membership of the Cyclists’ Touring Club: F. Dixon, Orchard House, Painswick Road, Cheltenham

15 April 1953: County court judgments against John James Dixon, 38 Kendal Avenue, Blackpool; and against Mr D. E. K. Dixon, 164 Sutton Park Road, Kidderminster

November 1960: Parish Notes: Young Wives’ Group: At the opening meeting on 20 September we were very pleased to welcome Mrs R. F. Cook, J.P., who spoke to us on the work of a magistrate’s court. … Any member who wasn’t there may be interested to know that we have undertaken to make layettes for refugee children. Information can be obtained from Mrs Barker. On 27 September Mrs Raine presided as Mrs Barker was absent. We had an interesting beauty demonstration given by Mrs C. M. Whitaker who is a registered beauty counsellor. Mrs Dixon kindly consented to be model. We all had a thoroughly enjoyable evening. Mrs Stuart has been co-opted on to the committee in place of Mrs Coxon

4 October 1963: Norman Dixon, production assistant, Royal Opera House

1974: Members of Seaton Carew Golf Club: Gentlemen: Donald Dixon, 16 Dunsley Drive, High Grange, Billingham Stockton Tel.: 560258; Gordon Dixon, 84 Bishopton Road, Stockton Tel.: 65927

c1990: Sean Dixon, 41 Blackthorn Road, Reigate; Pam & Gerry Dixon, 9 Windsor Road, Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 3HL; 4 Birch Way, Hailsham, East Sussex BN27 3TS