Slacks Farm totalling 73 acres, comprised 16 closes known as Kingsforth, Slacks and Whinney Holes fields, they were formerly in the occupation of Francis Snidal, Thomas Turner, Henry Revell, Henry Downes and Henry Yates.
Farming 221 Acres and employing 2 Men and 2 Boys at Slacks Farm in 1881 was Farm Bailiff, William Pearson.
b.1814 at Bramley, aged 67, his wife Hannah Pearson, aged 66, born 1815 White Hill, Brinsworth, Rotherham,
William JUBB, age 27 born Hooton Roberts, Rotherham, a Farm Servant Domestic,
Thomas THACKREY age 16 born Wickersley, a Farm Servant Domestic.
Rotherham Metropolitan Borough, Archives and Local Studies Section hold Papers of R. J. Bentley's Trustees
referencing details of Slacks Farm and Slacks Gorse
Attested copies of lease and release - ref. 86/B/83/1-2 - date: 25 and 26 March 1743
Messuages and lands totalling 210 acres 2 roods 15 poles in Bramley in the occupation of Francis Sindall, Samuel Barlow, George Spencer, Thomas Turner, Jeremiah Hobson, Thomas Ludlam, Henry Revell, Matthew Waterhouse, James Woollen, William Spencer, Gilbert Didsbury, Henry Downes and Edward Yates, excepting four fish ponds and a right of way. Total rent of £146 10s per annum.
Lease and release - ref. 86/B/106/1-2 - date: 5 and 6 July 1825
Property in Bramley, par Braithwell, Yks, formerly 16 closes in Kingsforth, Slacks and Whinney Holes fields (formerly in the occupation of Francis Snidal;, Thomas Turner, Henry Revell, Henry Yates) but then better known by several names (itemised, with acreages) and all commonly known as Slacks Farm, totalling 73 acres