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Author Topic: Heath glass works and Heath House and Mary Stevens Park  (Read 494 times)

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Heath glass works and Heath House and Mary Stevens Park
« on: January 27, 2017, 01:19:27 PM »
Stourbridge

I happened upon this information:
http://www.marystevenspark.org/history/history-mary-stevens-park/

1691 The first recorded reference to a glassworks, when premises are mortgaged to a Thomas Dalton. (Heath Glass works)

Glassworks runs until 1891 under various owners from what I can see.

run by William Walker and Sons at some point? and then Mills Walker?
http://www.gracesguide.co.uk/Stuart_and_Sons

Some great information on there including all the various owners of the glass works over the years.

May be ask if we can copy the information on the GMB? It would be easy to copy and paste as it is all there.

Rather oddly it mentions an Edward Webb

and just in case in time, someone wants to look up more info there appears to be a plan here in the archives
http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/rd/aec6ebfa-ec15-48b6-a56e-0a61d152d9a1

'Reference:   899:31/3762/149/ii
Description:   
Illuminated address from members of Heath Glass Works, Stourbridge, to T.W.Woolley, 1873. Photostat. 19th cent.
 
Plan of Stourbridge, 1781. Photostat. 3 copies. 20th cent
 
Plan of the Town of Stourbridge, c.1802. Scale: 9 chains:2". Photostat. 4 copies. Note by H.E. Palfrey: This plan of Stourbridge was drawn by Mr. John Scott, 1763 - 1832, about the year 1802 and is bound in a MS. volume of memoirs by the Rev. James Scott in the possession of the Trustees of the Unitarian Chapel, Netherend, Cradley [Halesowen], 1954
 
Lease from John Foley of Stourbridge,Esq., to Ambrose Crowley of Stourbridge, blacksmith, of property in Stourbridge, 1680. Photostat. 20th cent.
Date:   19th-20th cent
Held by:   Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service, not available at The National Archives
Language:   English'


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