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


  1. 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 maps at rear. Plate with two photographs of Butterhill House. 1914. £20.00

  2. 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

  3. 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. £24.00
    Lists properties and named closes of land.


  4. 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.


  5. 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, very small stamp with name of library to lower corner below vignette. With fine large vignette view of Lichfield Cathedral. Published by Greenwood & Co. London: 1830. £65.00

  6. 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, 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 of 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. £135.00

  7. Lichfield PRINTED REFERENCE for Mr. C.E. Newcomb, Assistant Master at the Grammar School, from the Headmaster, T. Goldney. 1p, 8vo. April 23rd, 1880. £6.00

  8. Longdon LEASE of a house in Longdon with gardens and orchard, closes called Barn Croft, Calves Croft, John Floyer of Lichfield to John Clement of Longdon. On paper, size 18" x 26", small wax seal. Loosely inserted is an indenture of 1738, John Clement to David Ede, 3p., rather browned, and two Obligation Bonds of 1737, relating to the transaction, printed with manuscript inserts, small wax seals, 4 items. 1737. £18.00

  9. Loxley Hall, Uttoxeter CATALOGUE of a portion of the Antique and Modern Furnishings and Effects which will be Sold by Auction... Dec. 15th, 1947 12pp., 8vo., wraps... with... PARTICULARS of valuable Accommodation Fields, Plantations, Country Cottage, the remaining portion of the Loxley Estate, to be sold by auction June 6th, 1951. 4p., 4to, photocopied plan inserted, with three small photographs of Loxley Hall... with... a large folding plan for a tomb railing, manuscript with some printed sections pasted on. n.d. c1900?, together with drawing of proposed lettering to be on granite base of cross on Kinnersley vault in Uttoxeter Church, on stiff paper, size 19" x 30", in pencil, with a drawing of the cross on tracing paper. 5 items. 1947-51. £22.00
    Loxley Hall was bought by the Education Committee to be used as a special school.


    STAFFORDSHIRE Manuscripts, Maps, Engravings, Ephemera, etc.
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  10. 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. £40.00
    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.


  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. £28.00

  12. 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

  13. 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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