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Measurements for maps, engravings, etc are given depth x width.


  1. Ball Green, Smallthorne, Bradley PARTICULARS of Valuable Freehold Property, 31 Dwelling Houses, and Fifty-Seven Plots of Building Land... to be Offered for Sale by Auction... At the Rising Sun Inn, Smallthorne... 1st July, 1909. 3pp., folio, listing 35 Lots, the first 15 being house in South Street, Ball Green, giving occupiers, the other 20 being plots of land. With two very large folding plans, one showing area between Heath Street and Queen Street in Smallthorne, the other building plots south of Union Street. A few very small repairs at edge tears at folds. Docket title. 1909. £28.00

  2. Billington Bank, near Stafford PARTICULARS, VIEWS AND PLANS of Butterhill Estate... comprising a Freehold Farm... three cottages, country residence.... five enclosures of old pasture land with buildings thereon... known as The Wakeleys, to be offered for Sale by Auction.... 23rd May, 1914. 8pp., folio, printed wraps, 2 folding wraps at rear. Plate with two photographs of Butterhill House. 1914. £28.00

  3. Cannock, Brewood GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Sheet No. LXII N.W. Hand-coloured map, scale 1" to 1 mile, size 12" x 14", plus wide margins, key in left margin. 1900. £27.00

  4. Checkley, Teane ABSTRACT OF THE TITLE of the Heirs at Law of the late Henry Bathurst Esqre. deceased to the Manor of Teane and various Messuages Lands Tenemts. and Heredits. in Over Teane, Nether Teane and Checkley in the County of Stafford. Manuscript on 40p., folio, folded in half horizontally with docket title, fastened at corner with tape. Details title from 1675 - 1730... together with... AS TO THE MANOR OF TEANE and other Premises in the County of Stafford. 18p., as above. Details title from 1730 - 1814. 2 items. Paper watermarked 1811. £55.00
    Lists properties and named closes of land.


  5. Coton PARTICULARS of A Valuable and Most Desirable Freehold Estate, At Coton, in the Parish of Milwich... Consisting of Coton Hall, now and For Many Years Used as an Inn and a Farm-House, Also Another Farm-House... Wood and Plantations Which Will be Sold By Auction... 20th day of August, 1840... 3pp., folio, plus double page lithographed plan with outline colour. Folded with docket title. 1840. £38.00
    Gives schedules.


  6. Gastineau (Maria) CHECKLY CHURCH Watercolour, in sepia, white and pencil on card, size approx. 6" x 8", corners snipped. Titled in pencil, and signed, in ink, to verso. c186- £40.00 See Illustration
    'Landscape watercolourist. Daughter of H.G. Gastineau.' See Wood's Dictionary of Victorian Painters.


  7. Greenwood (C. & J) MAP OF THE COUNTY OF STAFFORD. From an Actual Survey Made in the Years 1818 & 1819. Corrected to the Present Period & Published Feby. 24th 1830. Josiah Neele, sc. Hand-coloured, size 23" x 28", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, edged with silk tape, folding to 8vo, marbled endpapers, small stamp with name of library to lower corner. With fine large vignette view of Lichfield Cathedral. Published by Greenwood & Co. London: 1830. £70.00

  8. Hollington PARTICULARS of Very Valuable Freehold Stone Quarries, Building Land, Substantial Stone Cottages at Hollington, Public-House, Blacksmith's Shop, Cottages and Garden at Beamhurst... to be Sold By Auction... 9th May 1857... 1p., folio, with details in a variety of large decorative type-faces at top, and list of the 13 Lots in the bottom half, plus conjoint leaf with docket title, and a full-page hand-coloured plan. Docket title very dusty. 1857. £28.00

  9. Ipstones SURVEY AND MAP OF LANDS IN THE PARISH OF IPSTONES in the County of Stafford belonging to J. Sneyd Esq., taken in the Years 1770 & 1773 By R. Hill. Manuscript plan in ink and some colour, on vellum, size 15" x 14". Decorative title cartouche with leaves etc., in grey wash, shows fields and a few buildings, each field named, meadow land and woodland shown, land of J. Sneyd outlined in yellow. Table down left hand side listing 30 fields with acreage. Scale of chains, (one and a quarter inches = 10 chains). Ink slightly faded in places, some short vertical creases at top and bottom edges. Small piece cut away at top right corner (in blank area). 1773. £180.00

  10. Lichfield COUNTERPART LEASE of land at Lower Knowle, near the city of Lichfield, adjoining a lane called False Way, Weston Noble of the Close of Lichfield, yeoman, to Humphrey Hall of Lichfield, yeoman. Vellum, 16" x 18", lacks tag. Vellum slightly spotty in parts. 1650. £35.00

  11. Lichfield PARTICULARS AND PLAN of the Freehold Mixed Farm known as The Knowle Farm... two cottages... for Sale by Auction October 21st, 1949. 3pp., 4to, printed wraps. Vertical fold. 1949. £8.00

  12. Longdon and Cannock Wood FINAL AGREEMENT between George Boughey and William and Dorothy Davenport relating to messuage, stable, barn, orchard, thirty acres of land and common of pasture for cattle. Vellum, size 7" x 21", some light spotting, folds, some brown stains on verso. 1749. £20.00

    STAFFORDSHIRE Manuscripts, Maps, Engravings, Ephemera, etc.
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  13. Railway Clearing House OFFICIAL RAILWAY MAP OF STAFFORDSHIRE & DISTRICT Prepared and Published At The Railway Clearing House London, 1930. Map size 26" x 41", linen-backed and folding into small 4to plain endpapers with typed label. Drawn and Engraved by J. & W. Emslie. 1930. £75.00

  14. Smallthorne PARTICULARS OF SALE AND PLANS of Freehold Property comprising 44 Newly-erected Dwelling Houses & Shops and 18 Plots of Eligible Building Land near the Centre of Smallthorne, and at Bradley, with a Desirable Freehold Farm at Turnhurst, near Tunstall... for Sale by Auction... 31st October, 1899. 3pp., folio, folded with docket title, two very large coloured folding large-scale plans. 1899. £30.00

  15. Tamworth LEASE FOR A YEAR of 'all that farm or tenement or Mease Place whereon a messuage formerly stood' in Wigginton, part of a farm called Buckley's and a cottage in Cumberford, Hugh Annerley of Clifton Campville to Humphrey Woodcock. Vellum, size 20" x 28", good wax seal showing a bird with a branch in its beak. Some slight yellowing of vellum. 1765. £20.00

  16. Tamworth, Lichfield GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Fully hand-coloured map, scale 1" to 1 mile, Sheet No. LXII N.E., size approx. 12" x 14", plus margins, key in margins. 1901. £26.00

  17. Tamworth, Lichfield ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No. LXII N.E. scale 1" to 1 mile, size approx. 13" x 14", plus wide margins. Edges slightly dusty. O.S. blindstamp 1881. £18.00

  18. Tunstall, Cheadle GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Sheet No. LXXII.N.W. Fully hand-coloured map, scale 1" to 1 mile, size approx. 13" x 15", plus wide margins, key in left-hand margin. Slightly dusty. Railways inserted to 1890, O.S. blindstamp 1901. £28.00

  19. Walsall Boundaries REPORT ON THE BOROUGH OF WALSALL 2pp, with a folding Plan of the borough by R.K. Dawson, coloured in outline. Scale 2" to 1 mile. Disbound. 1832. £22.00

  20. Wetton PARTICULARS OF SALE AND PLAN of Valuable Freehold Farms Which Will be Sold by Auction... At the Light ailway Hotel, Hulme End... 21st day of June, 1906. 2pp., small folio, large folding coloured plan. 1906. £14.00
    The farms were known as Cantrills and Leys.


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