Ref NoD517/BOX/8/Bdl/5
Former ReferenceD517/BOX/8/Bdl/5
TitleApplications for the position of canal overseer (also described as overlooker, canal manager, keeper, lock carpenter)
Date1885
CreatorMiller Mundy family of Shipley Hall, Heanor
DescriptionAug to Sep 1895, with accompanying letters of reference, and some correspondence between major shareholders in the Nutbrook Canal Company. Inc letter dated 22 Oct 1885 from Charles Sebastian Smith of Shipley Collieries to John Shaw, describing successful candidate Joseph Stafford as a dissenting preacher “worse in politics than a radical”. Sebastian Smith adds “I hope Colonel Newdigate will like this, but I am quite certain Mr Mundy will not”; Letter from Miller Mundy expresses disapproval on these grounds
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