RefNoX889
TitleWalkley Tilt Mill Race and Tail Goight and Henry Armitage's New Weir (River Rivelin)
DescriptionSurvey plan and section drawings (coloured). Four of the five items titled "Church Burgesses ver. Armitage", which appears to relate to a case (dispute?) between Sheffield Church Burgesses and a Henry Armitage.

Likely that all were drawn by Josiah Fairbank or William Fairbank Fairbank (one item labelled "J. Fairbank and Son").

Sheffield trade directories of the 1840s list M. and H. Armitage and Company, ironmasters, forgers, anvil manufacturers etc. of Mousehole Forge and Owlerton Rolling Mill.
Date[1847]
Extent5 items
AccessStatusOpen
LevelCollection
RelatedMaterialRivelin: for draft report, diagram to accompany William Fairbank Fairbank’s remarks after reading and examining Mr. Bartholomew’s report on Mr. Armitage’s weir (Fairbank Collection ref. ERi 7 S).
CustodialHistoryItems donated to Sheffield Archives in July 1950.
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