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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 maps at rear. Plate with two photographs of Butterhill House. 1914. £28.00

  3. 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. £22.00

  4. 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

  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.

  6. Greenwood (C. & H) MAP OF THE COUNTY OF STAFFORDSHIRE. From an Actual Survey made in the Years 1818 & 1819. Engraved map, linen-backed and folding to 8vo, hand coloured, with an engraved inset view of Lichfield Cathedral. Size approx. 25" x 29". Scale approx. 1" = 3 miles. Explanation table and Reference to Hundreds. 1820.. £65.00

  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. 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

  9. 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. £18.00

  10. 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... together with... BOND of John Clement to John Floyer. Printed with manuscript inserts, signed and witnessed. 1737, and a Quitclaim of the same date, printed with manuscript inserts. Loosely inserted are two indentures of 1738, John Clement to David Ede, both with the ink badly offset. 5 items. 1737. £34.00

  11. 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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  12. 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 for installing. Signed as received by Hatfield. Small repaired tear at centre where bill once stabbed for storage, a couple of minor edge tears. 1841. £25.00

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

  16. 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

  17. 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

  18. 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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