The History of the Town and Castle of Tamworth in the Counties of Stafford & Warwick 1845 Charles Ferrers Palmer ~Vaughton ~Sutton Coldfield


Title: The History of the Town and Castle of Tamworth, in the Counties of Stafford & Warwick.

Author: Charles Ferrers Palmer

Description: Full calf; raised bands; gilt lettered black morocco spine labels (very chipped); dentelle; marbled endpapers. Front cover shows some leather peeling. All edges gilt (still bright). Rear inner hinge repaired with archival Japanese paper, else rear board nearly detached. Fold-out colored map frontispiece and 18 illustrations (mostly in-text, with a few plates). pp. xvi, 520, lxxvi. For additional support of rear hinge, placed in an archival mylar sleeve.

Two owners' inscriptions on verso of ffep. The first is ''T. A. Vaughton / Wylde Green / 1893''. [Likely Thomas Albert Vaughton, jeweller, and possibly the same as the pseudonymous author of Tales of Sutton Town, collected and edited by ''Tau,'' 1904. The Vaughtons were an old and notable Tamworth family and the proprietors of Birmingham's Vaughton Brothers. Roger Vaughton of Sutton Coldfield was the High Sheriff of Warwickshire in 1804.]

The second inscription reads, ''To E. H. Rogers / With Every Good Wish / from [?] H. Ward. / Xmas 1922''. There is a handwritten letter laid-in, accompanying this gifting. The Rev. E. H. [Ernest Henry] Rogers served as the Vicar of the Parish Church of Tamworth between 1922 and 1938.

Binding: Leather Hardcover
Condition: Good

Publisher: Tamworth: Jonathan Thompson, Bookseller / London: J. B. and J. G. Nichols
Year: 1845

Keywords: Vaughtons, Vaughton, jewellers, Sutton Coldfield, genealogy, Birmingham, Warwickshire, Birmingham, Wylde Green, Ashfurlong, Staffordshire,

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