These maps provide a context for the archives. Maps 5 and 6 are scans of historic maps from Arley Hall, dating from 1744 and 1786 so covering the period from which many of the archived documents originate.

Map 6. Arley Hall in 1786

Extracts from the Reference Book to the map of Aston

The pages below are taken from the reference book for the 1786 map above and show farmer's names and acreage, along with the total listed in both Cheshire and Statute measures.

Extract 1 from Surveyor Field Book

Extract 2 from Surveyor Field Book

Extract 3 from Surveyor Field Book