The Earl of Shrewsbury’s Fleaky Bitt

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Front cover of the 1789 survey of the Earl of Shrewsbury's estates (D240/E(S)/2/4 at the Staffordshire Record Office)

Front cover of the 1789 survey of the Earl of Shrewsbury’s estates (D240/E(S)/2/4 at the Staffordshire Record Office)

As part of the Staffordshire Place-Name Project, I am indexing document no. D240/ES/2/4, “Survey of the Earl of Shrewsbury’s Estates”, 1789. The survey covers the Earl’s estates in North Staffordshire and he was an extensive land owner. Continue reading

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