Lot 212West Midlands/Worcestershire – Cradley the original tithe apportionment...

Auction Date: 2/09/2014 at 01pm



West Midlands/Worcestershire – Cradley the original tithe apportionment book for Cradley dated 1844, compiled by Thomas Davies, Apportioner at Stourbridge, 76pp folio, manuscript. An important primary source for the area giving details of landowners, tenants, field names, cultivation, acreage and valuation. Cradley today is very much part of the Black Country industrial conurbation, and the fact that this manuscript dates from the middle of the 19th c shows how rapidly the area grew from a mainly agricultural area into the industrial area that it became in the latter part of the century.

Guide Price: £120.00 - £180.00

(Not sold)

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