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  1. Bridgnorth FREEHOLD PROPERTY TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION at the Crown Hotel in Bridgnorth... 3rd Day of February, 1862... 1p., folio, plus page with docket title, fine double-page lithographed plan, hand-coloured, scale 88 ft. to an inch, showing details of garden etc. 1862. £28.00
    Property comprised a Family Mansion, Flower and Kitchen Garden, Shrubberies etc., two pieces of meadow, tenement suitable for the Residence of a small and genteel Family, Three Cottages. The large residence was occupied by Robert Harrison.


  2. Bridgnorth SIX VOTING PAPERS for election of Councillors. Six single printed sheets, size approx. 6" x 7", printed on one side only, for the election November 1st 1843, listing four names of candidates for Councillors of the Borough, with address and occupation, the same candidates on each paper, signed by six different voters, with house he is rated for, and parish. The three who have signed with their marks are also witnessed.. together with four similar papers for November 1st 1841. All 10 papers have stab holes at centre. 1841. £24.00
    Among the candidates' occupations are surgeon, carpet manufacturer, watch-maker, bookseller, ironmonger.


  3. Kidderminster PARTICULARS OF SALE of Valuable Freehold Licensed Property... Known as The Roebuck Hotel situate in Oxford Street... July 3rd, 1913. 2pp., folio, plus page with fine large photograph of the hotel, size 7" x 8", showing people outside, and a tram stopped just in front of the entrance. Folded with docket title. 1913. £18.00

  4. Ludlow, Burford, Hope Bagot PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Beautiful Freehold Residential Domain, known as 'The Stoke Estate', about Four Miles from Ludlow and Tenbury... consisting of an Elizabethan Residence distinguished as Stoke House... Gardens... Several Excellent Farms, Water Corn Mill, Cottages, Orchard and Garden Ground in the Parishes of Burford and Greets... and Grove Farm in Hope Baggot... which will be Sold by Auction... November 8th, 1876... 12pp., large folio, original wraps, cloth spine. A variety of type-faces throughout. 2 large folding plans. There are worm-holes throughout, mainly in the right margin, but on the map of the Grove Farm at the end, and the last page, these are more widespread over the page. 1876. £35.00

    SHROPSHIRE Manuscripts, Maps, Engravings, Ephemera, etc.
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  5. Newport PHOTOGRAPH of the New Inn, Newport. Size 5" x 6", mounted on thick card. n.d. c1910? £8.00
    Shows the pub (which is in Stafford St.) from the corner with facade with hanging sign, and the side with advert for Burler's Ale. Some creases in one margin of mount..


  6. Ryton ABSTRACT of Marriage Settlement and other Deeds relating to Mr. William Angworth Junr.'s claim to the Atchley Estate, in Ryton. 15p folio, in manuscript. Includes brief genealogy and lawyer's comments. c1820. £15.00

  7. Selattyn, near Oswestry PARTICULAR AND PLAN of a most attractive and desirable small Freehold Farm known as "Ty Newydd." otherwise "New Barns..... in the occupation of Miss Ann Roberts, which will be offered for Sale by public Auction, by Messrs. Jones & Son, at the White Lion Inn, Oswestry, on Tuesday, the 26th day of July, 1881. Folio, 3pp, tipped in plan, docket title, folded. 1881. £18.00

  8. Shrewsbury ABSTRACT OF TITLE of the Lady Keane to leasehold premises situate in the Quarry near the town of Shrewsbury. 3p folio, in manuscript. 1823. £14.00
    Details title from 1806.


  9. Shrewsbury SHREWSBURY SUBURBAN ROADS AND BRIDGE TO KINGSLAND Plans and Sections Session 1880. Engineer Thomas Charles Townsend, Shrewsbury. Set of lithographed plans, size 21" x 29", sewn at edge but lacking cloth spine, buff wraps printed with title. Scale of plans 4 chains to an inch. Comprises title page and plans on three sheets, sections on three sheets. Shows buildings, street names, river, boat house, churches, schools etc., limit of deviation. 1880. £85.00
    Begins at the Grove Inn, Shrewsbury, shows parish of St. Julian, St. Chads.


  10. Wem PARTICULARS OF SALE AND PLANS of a Valuable Farm and Lands known as The Ditches Farm.... which will be offered for sale by Auction.... 11th day of July, 1889. 4pp., folio, folded with docket title, 3 folding hand-coloured plans. A few minor foxing spots. 1889. £36.00

  11. Wombridge ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XXXVI and sheets to south and west. Scale 6" to 1 mile. Water features hand-coloured. Dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo cloth-covered boards, cloth frayed at spine. 1889. £50.00
    Covers Lilleshall, Wombridge, Hollinswood, Wellington, Apley Castle Park. Much detail on industrial sites, such as iron works, collieries, foundries etc.


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