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A selection of :- Staffordshire Acts of Parliament
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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 houses 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. £20.00

  2. Bradley, Haughton, Seighford PARTICULARS of a Singularly Compact Freehold Estate called Dearnsdale Farm.... for Sale by Auction.... 31st day of July, 1854. 2pp., sm. folio, plus docket title. Folds. With schedule listing name of field, cultivation, etc. 1854. £15.00

  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. 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. £30.00
    Gives schedules.

  5. 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.

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  6. Potteries CORRESPONDENCE to J. Riley Marsh. 1859 - 1866. Comprises: (i) Three letters from I. Fleming, Trentham, about land at the Manufactory, disputed with the Duke of Sutherland. 1860. (ii) Letter on headed paper of California Works, Longton, Jan. 4th 1860, about disputed land at the works, signed William Loft. Says they will settle out of Court 'as His Grace has a strong objection to litigation'.3p., 8vo. (iii) Two letters on headed paper of High Street Pottery, Burslem. 1866. Says the manufactory is in poor condition and he would not find a buyer. Men will not work without improvements in manufactories. They need a new oven and the Government Inspector has stipulated hand rails. (iv) Three letters from Mary Riley to 'John' (her son) re. valuations of Hill Works, Appleby's Wharf etc. Dated Portland House, Burslem, 1865. (v) Two pieces with notes of coal, ironstone, slack raised at Bank Top Colliery. 1866. 1859-66. £35.00
    Riley Marsh claimed the disputed land had been let to his father with the land used to build the manufactory. Jacob Marsh, his father, ran the Boundary (or California) Works in King Street, Longton, from 1819. The facade of the works survives.

  7. Rugeley ALBION IRON FOUNDRY Bot. of Thomas Hatfield, Manufacturer of Stove Plates, Kitchen Ranges... Gates, Field & Garden Rollers... Iron Pumps, Pallisades Plain or Ornamental... Engine and Mill work Casting with every other description of Casting to Pattern Drawing or Dimension... Bill with Printed heading as above, 1p., folio, folds, made out to a Mr. Elley for various types of grate, gates, railings, etc., and labour. Small stab hole with repaired tear at centre. 1841. £14.00

  8. 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

  9. Stafford, Stoke, Ashbourn ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet LXXII S.W. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 13" x 14" plus wide margins. Some snags at top edge of paper. 1882. £16.00

  10. 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. £16.00

  11. 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. £26.00

  12. Wetton PARTICULARS OF SALE AND PLAN of Valuable Freehold Farms Which Will be Sold by Auction... At the Light Railway 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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