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A selection of :- Buckinghamshire Acts of Parliament
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Measurements for maps, engravings, etc are given depth x width.

  1. Chilton, near Aylesbury ABSTRACT OF MR WILLIAM KINSEY'S TITLE to Cannon Court Farm purchased by him of his Uncle Mr. Rich. Kinsey and purchased by him of Sr. Dodsworth Croke. 22 pages, small folio, closely written in a neat hand with strong black ink, sewn at spine, vertical fold. Paper rather darkened, but writing very clear and legible. Details indentures from '31st May 17 James I' to 1712. 1712 or slightly later. £45.00
    As well as Cannon Court Farm (the rooms of the farmhouse are listed) the deeds involved other named lands in Chilton. The Croke family were Lords of the Manor. The fourth Sir John Croke, created a baronet by Charles I for his loyalty to the crown, had many debts, and died in the Fleet prison March 1678/9. He falsely accused the Vicar of Chilton of robbery.

  2. Farnham Royal PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Charming Freehold Residential Property known as Yew Place Farnham Royal... approximately 29 acres... to be offered by auction... 19th October, 1937. 14pp., stiff printed wraps, size 13" x 8", 5 tipped-in photographs plus one on front wrap. Printed in brown on thick cream paper. Number in ink on front wrap. 1937. £20.00

  3. Fullarton (A) BUCKINGHAMSHIRE. Engraved map. With Reference table to the Hundreds and Liberties. Size approx. 7" x 9", plus margins, central fold. c1840. £12.00

  4. Ludgershall, near Buckingham 42 ACRES OF GRASS CROP AND KEEPING..... On the Farm late in the Occupation of Mr Gabriel Allen, deceased, To be Sold by Auction, by Messrs. Jonas Paxton & Geo. Castle, At the King's Head Inn, Bicester, on Friday, May the 8th, 1868.... Poster, size 22" x 17". E. Smith and Company, Printers, Bicester, 1868. £20.00

    BUCKINGHAMSHIRE Manuscripts, Maps, Engravings, Ephemera, etc.
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  5. Monumental brasses NOTES ON BUCKS BRASSES notebook recording details of brasses in Buckinghamshire villages, titled on flyleaf as above. sm. 8vo, stiff wraps. Brief description of brasses, some with measurements. Some details seem to be copied from historical works, with heraldic details. Includes lists of villages in each hundred, with some names ticked, possibly ones visited or described. Approx. 60 pages... with... another similar notebook, 10p. No date. c1930's. £16.00
    Name on flyleaf is V. Hope, St. Edwards School, Oxford.

  6. Steeple Claydon PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Valuable Freehold Estate.... consisting of 186 acres of very rich old grazing land and superior arable land, with Farm House.... Which will be Sold by Auction... 21st of March, 1829.... in Three Lots. Folio, folded, 4pp. Lacks plan. 1829. £10.00

  7. Twyford POSTER advertising auction sale of 6 Good Brick-built and Slated Cottages adjoining the Bicester Road in Twyford, for sale by Auction at Bicester, June 11th, 1875. Poster printed in large type-faces, size 20" x 15", folded in four. Small hole in one letter. 1875. £16.00

  8. White Cross Green Wood CATALOGUE OF 51 PLATS OF CAPITAL UNDERWOOD Standing in White Cross Green Wood and in Gardiner's Coppice, Bucks, Adjoining the Road leading from Oxford to Brill, and about 6 Miles from Oxford, The Property of Lady Croke, Which Will Be Sold by Auction, by Messrs. T. Mallam & Son, on Thursday, December 8, 1853, At Mr J. Burrows's the Sign of the Kings Arms Studley.... Poster, size 13" x 8", slightly off-set. Printed by H. Cooke and Co., Oxford, 1853. £24.00
    'The young Heirs of Oak must be left uncut and not damaged...'

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