At the Roe-Buck in Newcastle - Minutes of a Meeting to discuss the building of new branch canals. From the Enoch Wood scrapbook.

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Date:18th of May 1796

Description:At the Roe-Buck in Newcastle a group of prominent men have gathered to discuss the plans for new branch canals connecting Hanley, Shelton, Burslem and Lane End.

The men include local pottery manufacturers Enoch Wood and Thomas Wedgwood.

The next step

A further meeting will take place on Thursday 2 June to discuss the findings of a fresh land survey to be carried out by Mr. Henshall.

Potters, gentlemen and anybody with an interest in the scheme are urged to attend.

This item is now part of the collections at Stoke-on-Trent Museums.

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