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  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 Sir 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. £35.00
    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. 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

  3. Marsh Gibbon Grange, near Bicester 50 ACRES OF GRASS CROP.... On lands in the occupation of Mr Edward Jakeman, who is leaving Marsh Gibbon Grange, To Be Sold by Auction by Messrs Jonas Paxton, & Geo. Castle at the Greyhound Inn, Marsh Gibbon, on Wednesday, May 8th, 1867, at Five o'clock.... Poster, size 23" x 18", couple of short tears, slight trace of folds. E. Smith and Company, Printers, Bicester, 1867. £18.00

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  4. 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.


  5. Newport Pagnell MANUSCRIPT OF A SERMON Revd. Mr Fletcher London - At Newport Pagnel May 25 1824. 8vo notebook, limp calf wraps, with a sermon titled as above, written on 26 pages. Many blanks at end. At the end of the sermon, after 'Amen', is written 'Preached on behalf of the Newport Pagnel Seminary for Educating young men for the Ministry May 25 1824.' At the back of the book are some shorthand notes in pencil. 1824. £35.00
    The Newport Pagnell Seminary was a small dissenting academy, founded in the 1780's.


  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. Walter (H) PLAN OF THE PARISH OF ETON CUM STOCKDALE AND COLENORTON In the County of Buckingham. H. Walter, 1839. Map size 28" x 35", scale 1" = 3 chains. Map printed on thin poor quality paper and pasted to very thick card. Decorative title at top, scale bar, compass rose. Shows buildings in the village and in Eton College in detail, River Thames, farms, mills, etc., fields with name of plot, footpaths. Each field etc. has a number, presumably referring to a book of reference (not present). This map appears to be a reproduction or facsimile. Probably late nineteenth century. £70.00
    Walter's tithe map of Eton Parish was produced in 1843, at a scale of 1" = 2 chains. His map of Windsor Forest was issued in 1823. Henry Walter made tithe award maps of several parishes in Sussex and Oxfordshire, including Itchingfield, Bray, Crawley, Balcome.


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