stant desiring information with regard to the above.
I do not think I can do better than send you the enclosed extract from Kelly's Directory of this County.
The enclosed three pictures may also be of interest to you.
Yours faithfully, Eustace Joy, M. A.
Meaford is a very small village and hamlet near the river Trent, about 1 1/4 miles north-north-west from Stone station, on the Colwich and Stoke section of the North Staffordshire railway, in the Kibblestone quarter of Stonere reminded of the acreage and extent of the Brooks estate in West Medford, and also of that little village and its facilities as we found it in 1870, and also of the relation it bore to the Medford of that time.
We have replied with thanks to Clerk Joy, sending some illustrated literature relating to our Medford, and trust that thus reaching our hands across the sea, we may get in closer touch with old Medford, we mean the older Medford, i.e., present Meaford, where three centuries ago Govern