Burgoyne Mining Company, Nominal 1 Share.
25 June 1840, 1 Share, #786, 12.5 x 24.1 cm, black, grey, OU.
The Burgoyne family and the Duke of Devonshire owned the copper and lead deposits of Ecton Hill, Staffordshire. The copper mine was one of England’s richest in the 18th century. The Burgoyne Mining Company acquired the interests from the Burgoyne family in 1838. The mines closed in 1891.
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