Hampshire Furnace Records

Stewart Bell Jr. Archives Room
Handley Regional Library / Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society

Hampshire Furnace Records, 542 THL

SCOPE AND CONTENT: The Hampshire Furnace Records collection is comprised of a day book, which lists customer accounts for the Hampshire Furnace on Middle Ridge in Hampshire County, VA, 1812-1820.
(1 box) Last updated 11/10.

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL: Hampshire Furnace was built sometime in the late 1700s near Middle Ridge by Edward McCarty. It was located  12 miles south of Romney, WV.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: Maxwell, Hu and Swisher, H. L., History of Hampshire County, West Virginia, From its Earliest Settlements to the Presents, A. Brown Bougher, Printers, Morgantown, WV, 1897, pgs. 533-534.

CITE AS: Hampshire Furnace Records #542, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA

BOX 1

Day book – accounts for the Hampshire Furnace on Middle Ridge in Hampshire County, VA, 1812-1820, 1 item, leather-bound. The records are hand written in ink and are somewhat faded and difficult to decipher.

Note: Ledgers for other years are in the Clerk’s office in Romney, WV.

Stewart Bell Jr. Archives Room
Handley Regional Library
Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society

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