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Parish of Longhorsley Sheet 54 Plan 5

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Whitham’s Hole Whittham’s Hole Mr Corrie 45 Chains SSE of A considerable pool of stagnant
Whittham’s Hole Mr Thornton Chirm Wells water of an oblong form
Whittham’s Hole Mr Been and on its sides much overgrown
with weedy substances
This name originated from the
fact of a man called Whitthams
who about 50 years ago had
unfortunately committed self destruction here.
Chirm Pit Chirm Pit Mr Corrie 20 Chains S of A small coal Pit about 30 fathoms
(Coal) Chirm Pit Mr Thornton Chirm Wells in depth worked by means of a gin
Chirm Pit Mr Been and one horse power. Conducted by
Mr Richd Corrie and the property
of Mr Straker.
John Garvey CA

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