A letter, 1836, from the trustees and mortgagees of the Birmingham and Bromsgrove Turnpike to Fielden requesting compensation for loss of income.
Birmingham and Bromsgrove Road
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- ReferenceGB 96 MS 939
- Dates of Creation1836
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical DescriptionSingle sheet
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Administrative / Biographical History
Turnpike Trusts were local organisations in England and Wales, each established by an Act of Parliament. They usually comprised local gentry, manufacturers, and other substantial persons. Trusts were often charged with repairing certain roads which were listed in the Act. They were frequently authorised to divert roads, and occasionally to build completely new ones. The Birmingham and Bromsgove road was turnpiked in 1726.
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