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1804 Marriage notice: 'Yesterday se'ennight, Mr. Edward Appleton of Smedley, near this town, to Miss mary Emery, of Staffordshire
1810 Advertisement for sale of paper mill, logwood mill, dyehouse, etc., at Smedley, due to bankruptcy of William (Jr.) and Edward Appleton
1820 Edward Appleton of Smedley died on 17th January, in the 42nd year of his age