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A selection of :- Berkshire Acts of Parliament
When ordering from this list please note item No, and brief description.
Measurements for maps, engravings, etc are given depth x width.

  1. Abingdon LEASE of a messuage with garden, warehouse and workshop in Ock Street, The Mayor, Aldermen and Burgesses of Abingdon to Ann Jackson, widow. Vellum, size 22" x 28", small plan in margin, papered seal of the Borough on tag. 1851. £12.00

  2. Bradfield parish MANUSCRIPT PLAN showing part of Bradfield Parish. In ink on brown tissue paper, backed with linen, folded. Size 21" x 24", folded. Titled simply 'Plan referred to in the afore written indenture'. Shows roads, buildings, footpaths, woodland, field outlines, with fields numbered. Although only Ashhampsted Common, Parish of Bradfield, and the road to Basingstoke and Tidmarsh are named it is possible by matching with the 6" O.S. maps to identify Buckholdhill Farm, Buckhold Farm, Herons Farm, Bottomhouse Farm. Scale bar in chains, compass rose. Small piece of paper chipped away near Basingstoke road, not apparently with any loss of writing. n.d. c1880? £25.00
    Dr Herbert Watkin had an estate at Buckhold in the 1880's, and it's possible this relates to his lands.

  3. Hills & Saunders, Photographers CARTE DE VISITE showing four Eton boys, whose names have been written in the bottom margin. Size 4" x 2", image very slightly faded. On the back below the photographer's name, is 'All Communication Respecting this Photograph to be Addressed to Eton.' October 1880. £5.00

  4. Hungerford ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet 267. Scale 1" to 1 mile, size 13" x 19", piano key border partly clipped away. Linen-backed, folding into small 8vo marbled wraps. c1890. £12.00

  5. Hurley THE SINGULARLY CHARMING FREEHOLD RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY known as The Malt House, Hurley, near Maidenhead... charming Old World Gardens over Seven Acres. Messrs. Wilson & Co. Will Sell the above by Auction.. 14th July, 1926. 10pp., size 12" x 9", stiff printed wraps which are slightly darkened, ink number on front wrap. 3 photographic plates, one leaf of text loose. 1926. £18.00

    BERKSHIRE Manuscripts, Maps, Engravings, Ephemera, etc.
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  6. Newbury DEED OF PARTNERSHIP between Frederick Hickman and Benjamin Metcalf in the business of Chemists and Manufacturers of Soda Water and Oil and Colourmen. Four vellum sheets, size 23" x 29", two wax seals. 1872. £20.00

  7. Pinkney's Green ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XXIV.9. Scale 25" to 1 mile. Size 27" x 39", flat sheet. Shows Ditton House, Park Corner, Brick and Tile Works, surrounding fields (not much detail in the left section of the map). 1912. £14.00

  8. Reading GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Sheet 268. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Colour-printed, size 13" x 20" plus margins, dissected, linen-backed and folding to 8vo, marbled wraps. 1904. £16.00

  9. Sandhurst RELEASE of a messuage known as Aylwards in Sandhurst, together with numerous other named lands and properties in Sandhurst, Francis White of Basingstoke to Richard Linbrey of New Inn, Middlesex. Vellum, size 27" x 33". Good armorial wax seal. Vellum very creased, and dusty, small tear. 1743. £20.00
    Includes moor called Halls Grove, lands known as Street Moor, newly-erected dwelling house on The Breach, Owls Moor, Jennings Moor, etc.

  10. Sonning ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XXX.13/LVII.13. Scale 25" to 1 mile. Size 25" x 37". Shows Sonning, Great Western Railway, Butts Hill. Folded. Revision of 1932. £15.00

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