FINE between William Hogg, plaintiff and Robert Corbett and Hester his wife, deforciants, of a messuage, two barns, two stable, two gardens, two orchards, 90 acres of meadow.... in Adstock, whereby Robert and Hester demise the lands to William Hogg.
On vellum, 7" x 19"
Castlethorpe and Hanslope
PARTICULARS, PLAN AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the remaining portions of the Castlethorpe Estate including an Excellent Dairy & Corn Farm and a Capital Dairy Farm, with Houses, Homesteads and Cottages extending to 629 Acres. For Sale by Auction 17th July 1926.
11pp., folio, printed wraps. Large coloured folding plan loosely inserted. Traces of vertical fold in front wrap. Very light waterstain at corner of front wrap.
¶ The estate belonged to the Marquess of Lincolnshire.
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.
¶ 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.
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.
BUCKINGHAMSHIRE. Engraved map.
With Reference table to the Hundreds and Liberties. Size approx. 7¬" x 9¬", plus margins, central fold.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
¶ 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.
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.
¶ 'The young Heirs of Oak must be left uncut and not damaged...'
ILLUSTRATED PARTICULARS of the Freehold Residential Estate known as Wootton House near Bedford, comprising a William and Mary Country House of rare architectural merit with a quantity of oak and pine panelling... together with stabling... two cottages... lakes... park.... woodland... which is offered by Messrs. Winkworth & Co., For Sale by Private Treaty.
13pp., large quarto, stiff printed wraps, 6 tipped in photographic views.
no date, circa 1930?
¶ The estate belonged to William Ormsby Gore, M.P.
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