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Drake's Road Book of the Grand Junction Railway from Birmingham to Liverpool and Manchester
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  • DRAKE’S ROAD BOOK OF THE GRAND JUNCTION RAILWAY
  • ADVERTISEMENT TO THE SECOND EDITION.
  • SONNET BY WORDSWORTH, ON STEAM BOATS, VIADUCTS, AND RAILWAYS.
  • CHAPTER I. BIRMINGHAM.
  • CHAPTER II. ROUTE. BIRMINGHAM TO WOLVERHAMPTON, Fourteen Miles.
    • BIRMINGHAM AND VAUXHALL STATION.
    • Perry Barr Station.
    • Newton Road Station.
    • Bescot Bridge Station.
    • James’s Bridge Station.
    • Willenhall Station.
    • WOLVERHAMPTON STATION.
  • CHAPTER III. WOLVERHAMPTON TO STAFFORD, Fifteen Miles.
    • Four Ashes Station.
    • Spread Eagle Station.
    • Penkridge Station.
    • STAFFORD STATION.
  • CHAPTER IV. STAFFORD TO WHITMORE, Fourteen Miles.
    • Bridgeford Station.
    • Norton Bridge Station.
    • WHITMORE STATION.
  • CHAPTER V. WHITMORE TO CREWE, Ten and ¾ Miles.
    • Madeley Station.
    • Basford Station.
    • CREWE STATION.
  • CHAPTER VI. CREWE TO HARTFORD, Eleven and ¾ Miles.
    • Coppenhall Station.
    • Minshull Vernon Station.
    • Winsford Station.
    • HARTFORD STATION.
  • CHAPTER VII. HARTFORD TO WARRINGTON, Twelve and ¼ Miles.
    • Acton Station.
    • Preston Brook Station.
    • Moore Station.
    • WARRINGTON STATION.
  • CHAPTER VIII. WARRINGTON TO NEWTON JUNCTION, Four and ¾ Miles.
    • Winwick Station,
  • CHAPTER IX. NEWTON JUNCTION TO LIVERPOOL. Fourteen and ¾ Miles.
    • Collin’s Green Station
    • St. Helen’s and Runcorn Junction Station.
    • Lea Green Station, (top of Sutton incline,)
    • Kendrick’s Cross Station, Rainhill.
    • Huyton Gate and Roby-lane Gate Stations
    • Broad Green Station.
  • CHAPTER X. LIVERPOOL.
  • CHAPTER XI. NEWTON JUNCTION TO MANCHESTER, Fourteen and ¾ Miles.
    • Park Side Station.
    • The Bolton Junction Station.
    • Bury-Lane Station
    • Patricroft Station;
    • Waste Lane Station
    • Cross Lane Bridge Station
  • CHAPTER XII. MANCHESTER.
  • REGULATIONS OF THE GRAND JUNCTION AND LIVERPOOL AND MANCHESTER RAILWAY COMPANIES.
    • REGULATIONS OF THE GRAND JUNCTION RAILWAY COMPANY.
    • CONVEYANCES TO LOCAL TOWNS FROM STATIONS.
      • BESCOT BRIDGE.
      • WOLVERHAMPTON.
      • STAFFORD.
      • WHITMORE.
      • BASFORD AND MADELEY STATIONS.
      • CREWE.
      • HARTFORD.
      • PRESTON-BROOK.
      • WARRINGTON.
    • BESCOT BRIDGE.
    • WOLVERHAMPTON.
    • STAFFORD.
    • WHITMORE.
    • BASFORD AND MADELEY STATIONS.
    • CREWE.
    • HARTFORD.
    • PRESTON-BROOK.
    • WARRINGTON.
    • TABLE OF FARES AND DISTANCES.
      • Departures
      • On Sundays.
      • Fares.
      • Officers of the Grand Junction Railway:—
    • Departures
    • On Sundays.
    • Fares.
    • Officers of the Grand Junction Railway:—
    • GRAND JUNCTION RAILWAY.—CONVEYANCE OF MERCHANDISE.
    • Charge for Parcels to date from Oct. 1st, 1838, between Liverpool and Manchester and Birmingham.
    • LIVERPOOL AND MANCHESTER RAILWAY.
    • On Sundays.
      • Fares.
      • Luggage.
    • Fares.
    • Luggage.
    • Liverpool and Manchester to Wigan.
      • On Sundays.
    • On Sundays.
    • Liverpool and Manchester to Bolton.
      • On Sundays.
    • On Sundays.
    • Liverpool and Manchester to St. Helens.
      • On Sundays.
    • On Sundays.
    • Liverpool and Manchester to Runcorn Gap.
      • On Sundays.
    • On Sundays.
  • THE VISITER’S GUIDE TO BIRMINGHAM, [97a] LIVERPOOL, AND MANCHESTER.
    • BIRMINGHAM.
      • PUBLIC BUILDINGS.
      • PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS.
      • LITERARY AND SCIENTIFIC INSTITUTIONS.
      • PUBLIC AMUSEMENTS.
      • PUBLIC CHARITIES.
      • SCHOOLS.
      • MISCELLANEOUS.
      • PLACES OF WORSHIP.
      • PRINCIPAL SHOW ROOMS AND MANUFACTORIES. [106]
      • POST OFFICE, BENNETT’S HILL.
      • HACKNEY COACH FARES.
      • BANKERS, WITH THE HOUSES WHICH THEY DRAW UPON IN LONDON.
      • INNS.
      • COMMERCIAL BOARDING HOUSES.
      • OMNIBUS OFFICES.
      • LIST OF NEWSPAPERS.—July 31, 1838.
      • CANAL CONVEYANCE.
      • WAGGON WAREHOUSES.
      • PLACES OF NOTE ADJACENT TO BIRMINGHAM.
    • PUBLIC BUILDINGS.
    • PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS.
    • LITERARY AND SCIENTIFIC INSTITUTIONS.
    • PUBLIC AMUSEMENTS.
    • PUBLIC CHARITIES.
    • SCHOOLS.
    • MISCELLANEOUS.
    • PLACES OF WORSHIP.
    • PRINCIPAL SHOW ROOMS AND MANUFACTORIES. [106]
    • POST OFFICE, BENNETT’S HILL.
    • HACKNEY COACH FARES.
    • BANKERS, WITH THE HOUSES WHICH THEY DRAW UPON IN LONDON.
    • INNS.
    • COMMERCIAL BOARDING HOUSES.
    • OMNIBUS OFFICES.
    • LIST OF NEWSPAPERS.—July 31, 1838.
    • CANAL CONVEYANCE.
    • WAGGON WAREHOUSES.
    • PLACES OF NOTE ADJACENT TO BIRMINGHAM.
    • LIVERPOOL
      • PUBLIC AMUSEMENTS.
      • PUBLIC BUILDINGS AND OBJECTS OF ATTRACTION.
      • BATHS.
      • THE DOCKS.
      • THE MARKETS.
      • LITERARY AND SCIENTIFIC INSTITUTIONS.
      • PUBLIC CHARITIES.
      • PLACES OF PUBLIC WORSHIP.
      • TIME OF STARTING BY THE RAILROAD.
      • FARES.
      • LUGGAGE.
      • LIVERPOOL AND MANCHESTER TO WIGAN.
      • LIVERPOOL AND MANCHESTER TO BOLTON.
      • LIVERPOOL AND MANCHESTER TO ST. HELEN’S.
      • LIVERPOOL AND MANCHESTER TO RUNCORN GAP.
      • INNS.
      • FOREIGN PACKETS.
      • STEAM NAVIGATION. ON THE RIVER.
      • IRELAND, &c.
      • TO THE ISLE OF MAN, SCOTLAND, &c.
      • NORTH WALES.
      • COASTWISE.
      • POST OFFICE.
      • DESPATCH OF LETTERS.
      • FOREIGN POST DAYS, at 3.20 P.M.
      • HACKNEY COACH FARES,
      • BANKERS.
      • LIST OF NEWSPAPERS.
    • PUBLIC AMUSEMENTS.
    • PUBLIC BUILDINGS AND OBJECTS OF ATTRACTION.
    • BATHS.
    • THE DOCKS.
    • THE MARKETS.
    • LITERARY AND SCIENTIFIC INSTITUTIONS.
    • PUBLIC CHARITIES.
    • PLACES OF PUBLIC WORSHIP.
    • TIME OF STARTING BY THE RAILROAD.
    • FARES.
    • LUGGAGE.
    • LIVERPOOL AND MANCHESTER TO WIGAN.
    • LIVERPOOL AND MANCHESTER TO BOLTON.
    • LIVERPOOL AND MANCHESTER TO ST. HELEN’S.
    • LIVERPOOL AND MANCHESTER TO RUNCORN GAP.
    • INNS.
    • FOREIGN PACKETS.
    • STEAM NAVIGATION. ON THE RIVER.
    • IRELAND, &c.
    • TO THE ISLE OF MAN, SCOTLAND, &c.
    • NORTH WALES.
    • COASTWISE.
    • POST OFFICE.
    • DESPATCH OF LETTERS.
    • FOREIGN POST DAYS, at 3.20 P.M.
    • HACKNEY COACH FARES,
    • BANKERS.
    • LIST OF NEWSPAPERS.
    • MANCHESTER.
      • MANUFACTORIES.
      • PUBLIC BUILDINGS, LITERARY AND SCIENTIFIC INSTITUTIONS.
      • PLACES OF WORSHIP.
      • PLACES OF PUBLIC AMUSEMENT.
      • BATHS.
      • CHARITABLE INSTITUTIONS.
      • RAILROAD.
      • HOTELS, COACHES, AND COACH OFFICES.
      • POST OFFICE.
      • GENERAL DELIVERIES AT THE OFFICE.
      • HACKNEY COACH FARES.
      • SALFORD.
      • CHORLTON-ON-MEDLOCK.
      • BANKERS.
      • NEWSPAPERS.
      • PRINCIPAL TOWNS NEAR MANCHESTER.
    • MANUFACTORIES.
    • PUBLIC BUILDINGS, LITERARY AND SCIENTIFIC INSTITUTIONS.
    • PLACES OF WORSHIP.
    • PLACES OF PUBLIC AMUSEMENT.
    • BATHS.
    • CHARITABLE INSTITUTIONS.
    • RAILROAD.
    • HOTELS, COACHES, AND COACH OFFICES.
    • POST OFFICE.
    • GENERAL DELIVERIES AT THE OFFICE.
    • HACKNEY COACH FARES.
    • SALFORD.
    • CHORLTON-ON-MEDLOCK.
    • BANKERS.
    • NEWSPAPERS.
    • PRINCIPAL TOWNS NEAR MANCHESTER.
  • INDEX.
  • NOTES.
  • ADVERTISEMENTS.
    • CLARK’S METALLIC HOT-HOUSE MANUFACTORY,
    • W. AND T. AVERY,
    • JOSEPH STUBBS,
    • EDWARDS, BALL AND CO.,
      • JAMES WARD,
      • THOMAS ELKINGTON,
      • R. W. CHILD,
    • JAMES WARD,
    • THOMAS ELKINGTON,
    • R. W. CHILD,
    • MAPPLEBECK AND LOWE’S
      • Cutlery Show Rooms,
      • Furnishing Show Room,
      • Establishment for Furnishing
    • Cutlery Show Rooms,
    • Furnishing Show Room,
    • Establishment for Furnishing
    • JOHN RODGERS AND SONS,
    • THOMAS CLARK AND CO.,
    • JAMES BROWN,
    • JOHN LILLEY, Jun.,
    • THOMAS HORTON, AND CO.,
    • SAMUEL RAWLINS & SON,
    • NEEDHAM’S
    • W. HOPKINS & SON,
    • SAMUEL BROWN,
    • FASHIONABLE CLOTHING ESTABLISHMENT, CURZON PLACE, NEW STREET, BIRMINGHAM.
    • No. 7, ST. PAUL’S SQUARE, BIRMINGHAM.
      • STEEL PENS,
      • VICTORIA PENS,
    • STEEL PENS,
    • VICTORIA PENS,
    • CABINET, UPHOLSTERY, AND PAPER HANGING WAREHOUSE,
      • CABINET FURNITURE:
      • UPHOLSTERY, &c.
      • PAPER HANGINGS
    • CABINET FURNITURE:
    • UPHOLSTERY, &c.
    • PAPER HANGINGS
    • MENDEL’S MANCHESTER AND LIVERPOOL HOTEL, BRIDGE-STREET, MANCHESTER.
    • ROYAL HOTEL, MAIL AND COACH OFFICE.
    • YORK HOTEL
    • TALBOT INN,
    • COMMERCIAL AND FAMILY HOUSE, KING’S ARMS HOTEL,
    • MARY OGDEN, COMMERCIAL INN,
    • BEE COFFEE ROOMS,
    • H. P. THATCHER,
      • ST. GEORGE’S INDEPENDENT COACH AND GENERAL OMNIBUS OFFICE,
    • ST. GEORGE’S INDEPENDENT COACH AND GENERAL OMNIBUS OFFICE,
    • SWAN HOTEL.
    • W. TATEHAM,
      • WILLIAM HORTON AND CO.,
    • WILLIAM HORTON AND CO.,
    • H. AND J. GIBBS,
    • I. SHERWOOD,
      • ELIZ. STURGES AND SON,
      • ENGRAVING.
      • BACCHUS & GREEN,
      • WILLIAM CHAMBERS DAY,
      • JOHN LAW,
      • J. F. PARKER,
    • ELIZ. STURGES AND SON,
    • ENGRAVING.
    • BACCHUS & GREEN,
    • WILLIAM CHAMBERS DAY,
    • JOHN LAW,
    • J. F. PARKER,
    • BIRMINGHAM COMMERCIAL AND PRIVATE BOARDING HOUSE,
      • EDWARD STUBS,
      • DAVID COPE & SON,
    • EDWARD STUBS,
    • DAVID COPE & SON,
    • T. FLETCHER,
      • GEORGE MINES,
    • GEORGE MINES,
    • TEMPERANCE ARMS
      • JOSEPH SHORE AND SONS,
    • JOSEPH SHORE AND SONS,
    • JENNENS & BETTRIDGE,
      • SILVER TEA URN,
    • SILVER TEA URN,
    • SAMPSON ASTON,
    • PUMP COMMERCIAL TAVERN,
    • W. REED,
    • LONDON COFFEE HOUSE,
    • DUDDESTON HALL LUNATIC ASYLUM,
    • THE LONDON SILK WAREHOUSE,
    • HENRY GROVE,
    • CHARLES BROOKES,
    • WAGNER & COTTRELL,
    • T. J. MORRIS,
    • R. SIMS,
    • TO NOBLEMEN, GENTLEMEN, SPORTSMEN, AND GUN-MAKERS.
    • ABRAHAM ALLPORT,
    • WILLIAM JACKSON & CO.,
    • HATS.
    • JAMES GRUNDY,
    • JOHN GODFREY,
    • CAPTAIN HOSKINS,
    • TEETH.
    • PERMANENT ELASTIC SPRING HYGEIAN BEDS, CARRIAGE, GIG, SOFA, AND CHAIR SEATS,
    • GEORGE RICHMOND COLLIS,
    • THOMAS & JAMES UPFILL,
    • THORNTON AND SON, WHOLESALE IRONMONGERS,
    • F. KNIBB’S
    • W. FLETCHER,
    • NOW READY, PART I.
    • PRINTING OFFICE,
      • DEEDS AND WRITINGS
    • DEEDS AND WRITINGS
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