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Plan of Garden Street as first laid out, c. 1783

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Plan of Garden Street as first laid out, c. 1783

Refers to land purchased by William Fairbank of Francis Fenton for £80 raised by subscription in Sheffield Meeting and given to the Earl of Surrey in exchange for the addition to the burying ground in the year 1782; also Old Burying Ground of the People called Quakers, a school [St Luke's parochial school], an Independent Chapel [Congregational?], also, property assigned to the Young Society; top right is Hollis Hospital Lane.

Names marked: Joseph Henson, Richard Owen, John Holbem, Widow Vaughan, John Green, Jos Mekin, Luke Ezra, Ridgard, Harman, Michael Pryor, Joseph Roberts, Jonathan Wilde, James Vickers, Timothy Twybill, William Stocks, John Wingfield, Benjamin Jepson, John Harrison,   John Bristow, John Kenyon, Thomas Betts, Joseph Binney, John Hunter, John Sheppard, Charles Brookfield, Henry Holbert, Widow Anne Twybill, Samuel Hill, George Woodhead, John Kirk, Thomas Cawton, John Carr, George Carr, Jonathan Drabble, John Beardshall, John Netson, Matthew Siddall / Siddal, Thomas Smith, Humphrey Butcher, John Harrison, Joseph Drabble, Joseph Haywood,  John Binney, Thomas Jackson, James Travis, William Brightmore, Joseph Peace, John Leathley, John Auckland, and Mary Newport.

Dimensions approx. 105 x 28 cm.

Original at Sheffield City Archives: FC/P/SheS/449L.

Digitised with financial support from Sheffield and District Family History Society in memory of Professor David Hey (1938-2016) founder and life president of the Society.

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