Tithe map Birmingham 1762 (1762)

Tithe map Aston Birmingham 1762

Published: Unpublished ms. dated 1760

Date: 1762

Map of Aston Manor 1762. Parchment on a backing of hessian. Rolled with a (later?) wooden roller to both ends. Shows plot sizes, ownership, valuations etc. and has a key to dozens of closes, tithings and their contents. Size 22 inches by 20. Includes Aston Manor and Park. The title includes the word Baldmoors, written “B.ALD.MOORS”. Includes several roads to Birmingham plus roads to Perry Bridge, Lichfield and Witton Bridge. The fields are all named, and are usually termed as particular closes, meadows, moors and pastures. Some hand-colouring. The backing is sound and the parchment has some creasing and minor stains, but is in overall Good to VG condition.



Offered by Arthur Hook