WILL of Thomas Bram of Billericay, Glazier.
Contemporary copy on 2 folio sheets. Directs that his lands in Great Burstead be sold and the money used for numerous bequests, to his, apprentice, poor of Great Burstead, etc.
PROBATE of the will of George Lilly of Black Notley, yeoman.
Manuscript in a large hand on vellum, size 12" x 26", printed administration certificate attached, large papered seal.
¶ Bequeathes his farm called Fryers, some cottages, the Black Barn, held of the Manor of Leeze le Rich and Lavenders and his capital messuage called the Green Dragon in Black Notley to his brother.
Broxbourne, Nazeing, Cheshunt
ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XLIX N.E. and sheets to the south and east.
Scale 6" to 1 mile. Size 24" x 35", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo paper wraps. Roads and water-features coloured. Some areas round Nazeing shaded pale blue and marked with dates in small ink figures, a few other areas outlined in pink.
COMPLAINT To the Right Honourable Robert Walpole... Chancellor of his Majesty's Court of Exchequer... Richard Bentley Master of the College of the holy and undivided Trinity within the University of Cambridge... against Richard Serrell and Henry Crispe, yeomen....
Manuscript on 58 lines on large folio sheet, signed 'Wm. Greaves', alleging that Serrell and Crispe had refused to pay tithes of milk and calves to the Vicar Theopilus Cole, and asking for a sub poena to discover what quantities of milk and calves they had and the value thereof.
Chelmsford, Maldon, Halstead, Much Hadham
ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheets 222, 223, etc.,
Size 27" x 37", scale 1" to 1 mile, composite map, dissected and linen-backed and folding into 8vo endpapers, lacks front endpaper. Wyld label in bottom margin. Some very slight discolouration in places on left side.
IN PARLIAMENT. EAST LONDON WATER Plans and Sections Session 1900. William B. Bryan, M. Inst. C.E., Engineer.
Four lithographed sheets, size 22" x 30", plus title page with 'Explanation'. Sewn into pale green wraps, with large printed title in decorative typefaces, morocco spine, morocco split down spine (sewing sound). Comprises (i) Plan of intended reservoirs between Chingfield and Edmonton. Scale 6" to a mile. Intended reservoirs handcoloured. Shows river Lea, lines of conduits, diversion of river, railway, buildings, Ponders End Station, roads, proposed cuts, etc. (ii) Six enlargements at 25" to a mile of specific points on plan. 9" repaired tear at right edge reaching into one enlargement. (iii) Sections. 2 small edge tears. (iv) Plan of Road Diversion, 6" to a mile, One enlargement & 3 sections below. 1" tear at edge.
Waterlow & Sons. 1900.
Coggeshall, Saffron Walden
ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet 47.
Scale 1" to 1 mile. Overall size 23" x 36", divided into four sheets, each sheet folding into blue paper endpapers, 7«" x 6". Border at left and top edges only. No scale bar (possibly the top edge has been trimmed to just above border). Covers Saffron Walden, Sudbury, Coggeshall. A few foxing spots on on of the sheets.
¶ Shows Northern and Eastern Railway.
PROBATE of the will of Bethiah Hurrell late of Felsted, Widow. 29th Nov. 1793.
Probate copy of will on vellum, size 22" x 27", certificate of administration in manuscript attached, papered seal of Archdeaconry of Middlesex. Leaves to her son her farm at Felsted which she holds under Sir James Tylney, her silver cup and brewing copper.
titled 'Little Burstead Church, Essex, S.E.'. Size 6" x 7«", with ruled border, in grey tones, with detailing in ink. Some slight spotting in sky area.
¶ The foreground of the churchyard is shown in a rather poor perspective but the architectural detail of the church is well-drawn.
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Northfleet, Grays Thurrock, Gravesend
ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No. XCV.
Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 24" x 35", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo paper wraps.
Purleigh, Althorne, Bridgemarsh Island
ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No. LXII.
Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 24" x 35", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo paper wraps. A few small fields shaded.
Second Edition 1897.
ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet 258.
Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 13" x 19", plus margins. Hydrographic Dept. stamp in margin.
Railways inserted to March 1911.
Terling, Boreham, Hatfield Peverel
ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No. XLIV.
Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 24" x 35", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo cloth wraps, front wrap stained. Some fields shaded in watercolour, marked with ink numbers, presumably relating to auction sale. Margins rather grubby.
¶ Shows in detail the layout of New Hall, Boreham House, Mowden Hall, Chelmer and Blackwater Canal, Terling Hall.
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