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Ocker Hill Company

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1804 Advertisement: 'VALUABLE COAL MINES. TO be SOLD, at Royalty, by the Ton,- All the MINES of COAL lying under about Twenty two Acres of Land, situate at Toll End, in the Parish of Tipton, in the County of Stafford; the Surface of which is now in the Occupation of Mr. William Gilbert Wood. Four Acres of the above Land and Mine lie adjoining to the Coal Works of Messrs. Dixon and Co. which may be worked Without an Engine, and the Remainder will have complete Water Ease, under a Contract for the Sale of a Lot of Mine in the Deep of the above, entered into by the Ocker Hill Company with Messrs. Bayley, Caddick, jun. and Co. The above Mines are very advantageously situated, being the first in the Market, and the Birmingham Canal Navigation passes through the Land; from whence Branches may be cut to the several Pits on Level, and are known to be of the fame Quality as the old Wednesbury Mine which adjoins the same. To view, and to treat for the same, apply to the Ocker Hill Company, viz- Samuel Fereday, Ettingsall Park, Iron Master; James Fisher, Tipton, Iron Master; and W. James, Wellsborn, near Warwick, and No. 14, Carey Street, Lincoln's Inn, London, Land Agent; or to their Bailiff at Ocker Hill Works.'[1]

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  1. Oxford Journal, 2 June 1804