Old Burslem to 1760

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Description:Map of Burslem commissioned by Enoch Wood in 1816.

The map is partially based on the recollections of John Lovat, John Fletcher and a number of others who were upwards of 80 years old.

It shows the layout of Burslem and surrounding areas before the Turnpike Roads and Market House, c. 1750 to 1759.

The following is written on the reverse of the map;

Old Burslem to 1760

In the year 1816 Enoch Wood gave £3 to Mr. McPhail to put the town on a scale for the within sketch.

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