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A selection of :- Hampshire & Isle of Wight 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. Bacon's MAP OF HAMPSHIRE South Division. By Edw. Weller. Divided into 5 mile squares. Colour printed map size approx. 12" x 18", central fold. Scale " to 1 mile. Divided into 5 mile squares. c1885. £12.00
    From 'Bacon's Atlas of The British Isles'.

  2. Barber (delt.) BONCHURCH engraving. Steel engraving, size approx. 4" x 6", later hand colouring, in ivory mount. c1860. £8.00

  3. Basingstoke, Kingsclere, Stockbridge ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XII. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 24" x 36", linen-backed and folding to 8vo, plain paper endpapers. Main roads, parkland, hand-coloured, county borders with wide pink and yellow bands of shading. Taken from an Electrotype 1867. £55.00

  4. Basingstoke, Stockbridge, Newbury ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XII. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 24" x 36", linen-backed and folding into marbled endpapers. Recent handwritten paper label on front wrap. Printed from an Electrotype 1876. £35.00

  5. Bonchurch, Shanklin ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Sheet XCIX N.E. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 24" x 18", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 8vo paper wraps. Main roads coloured. Surface rather dusty. About half the map is sea area. Revised 1907. £17.00

  6. Bourne St. Mary MORTGAGE of a messuage and lands in Saint Mary Bourne, Robert Noyes of Hatherdine and Edmund Rolfe of Bourne, to Katherine Barlow of Andover. Vellum sheets, size 20" x 38", two small armorial wax seals. Some slight browning in parts, engraved initial letter slightly rubbed. 1715. £26.00
    Concerned a messuage in Saint Mary Bourne 'near the May Pole there', and another messuage called 'Billetts' as well as various closes of land, including closes in the village called Link, Longclose, Bedlams and Lyes, Pepper Hill field, etc.

  7. Broughton PARTICULARS of the very attractive residential property known as 'Broughton House'... comprising an Old Queen Anne House of Medium Size... entrance lodge and two cottages... lovely old gardens, intersected by Stream in all nearly 26 Acres... 'Clifton Cottage' and a pair of quaint old thatched cottages... for sale by Auction... 21st July, 1925... 12pp., small folio, folding plan at rear. 3 tipped-in photographs, and one on front wrap. Traces of vertical fold, wraps dust-stained. 1925. £12.00

  8. Froyle WILL of Ann Nicholas of Froyle, spinster. 3p., folio. Leaves properties in Foyle and Fee Farm rents out of Chantry lands in Somerset to her sister Mary Moody and nieces, money bequests to her servants and Bailiff, mahogany bureau to her Bailiff's wife... together with... WILL of Mary Annabella Moody of Froyle. 7p., folio. Leaves bequests in property and goods to her daughters, including 'miniature picture of their father'. Her sons are not included as she has for years 'permitted them to take to their own use my share and interest in the Profits of the Brewery Malting and Distilling Businesses in Southampton'. 2 items. First will proved 1826, second will 1830. Examined 1846. £20.00
    Extracted from the Registry at Winchester.

  9. Hampshire Avon TEN ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS Scale 25" to 1 mile, First Editions. Each size 26" x 39", dissected and mounted on linen, folding to 20" x 13". Water features, buildings, and main roads hand-coloured. 10 maps, as follows: Sheet LXII.10 (Perry Copse - printed area small); LXXII.11 (River Avon, North End House); LXX.14 (Plumley Farm); LXX.2 (Nea Common, Somerley Nursery); LXX.3 (River Avon, Somerley Park); LXX.5 (Ebblake Stream, printed area small); LXX.6 (Ashey Heath, The Belt); LXX.7 (River Avon, Blashford); LXX.15 (Kent Hill, River Avon, Ibsley); LXX.16 (North Kingston, Crow, Stream). Ten items. 1870. £110.00

  10. Hampshire BURLEY MANOR Manuscript plan of outbuildings and flower beds entitled "Copy of Mr E.C. Lister Kay's Drainage Plan.' In ink on tracing paper, size approx. 19" x 20", scale 4 yds to 1". Shows Granary, Dairy, Saddle Room, Shrubbery etc with drainage plan in red ink. n.d. c1890. £8.00

  11. Kingsclere TRACING FROM KINSCLERE INCLOSURE MAP showing Lord Bolton's property, Keenes Farm and Frobury Farm. Sketch plan on waxed cotton, size 24" x 24", folded. Lord Bolton's Property outlined in red, small plot to be exchanged shaded purple. n.d. c1890? £10.00

    HAMPSHIRE & ISLE OF WIGHT Manuscripts, Maps, Engravings, Ephemera, etc.
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  12. Portsmouth Office of Ordnance TO BE FORTHWITH ISSUED out of her Matys. Stores within the said Office at Portsmouth... Manuscript order on 1p, sm. folio, for powder for 3 months for the Marquis de Montandre's Regiment, itemising quantities of 'Corn Powder', 'Musqtt. Shott'. With three signatures. Blank conjoint leaf, small piece of paper torn from corner of both leaves at top, well away from any text, the pieces that have been torn are present and could be re-attached. Paper uniformly darkened. 13th June 1712. £60.00
    One of the signatures is that of Newdigate Owsley, who was Paymaster General under Queen Anne. Montandre had arrived in England as a Huguenot refugee. He was given command of a regiment and fought in the Nine Years War and the War of the Spanish Succession. He became Master General of the Ordnance in Ireland.

  13. Portsmouth REPORT UPON THE PROPOSED MUNICIPAL BOUNDARY and Division into Wards of the Borough of Portsmouth. Plan and 4pp, disbound. 2 fully-coloured plans on one page, one scale 1" to 1 mile, one 4" to 1 mile. Offsetting on page 1 of text. (1837) £20.00

  14. Rotherwick and Newnham DEED OF COVENANT for production of Deeds, The Rt. Hon. The Earl of Mornington to John Vines. 3 large vellum sheets, with details of 49 Indentures, 1810 - 1859. Signed Mornington with large wax seal. 1860. £15.00
    Many listings refer to the Tylney Long family.

  15. Ryde Isle of Wight THREE AUCTION POSTERs for sales of furniture by Messrs. Wallis, Riddett & Down. Posters printed in very large type-faces. Size 30" x 20", advertising sales in 1894 and 1900. Includes bicycles, 'Rudge' tricycle, tandem, 'Hermann' piano, Brussels carpets, bamboo furniture etc. A few minor repaired edge tears. 3 items. 1894-1900. £18.00

  16. Shedfield PARTICULARS & CONDITIONS OF SALE of Valuable Freehold properties situate at Shedfield in the parish of Droxford comprising Three Brick-Built and Slated Cottages, one Acre of Meadow Land, Three Acres of Arable land, which will be offered by Public Auction.... Botley, March 4th, 1878. 3pp., folio, folded. 1878. £14.00

  17. Southampton LEASE FOR A YEAR of a messuage and garden near Bordles Gate in the parish of St. Michael, John Harris to Thomas Ridding. Vellum, 15" x 22", three wax seals. Vellum yellowed. With further lease of 1807 on verso. 1790 and 1807. £15.00

  18. Stoke LEASE FOR THE YEAR of a close of land called the Parsonage Purrock in Stoke, William Peachy of Gosport to Revd. Francis Clifton. Vellum, size 13" x 18", wax seal. 1791. £20.00

  19. Vosper's PATENT 4-CYLINDER LAUNCH ENGINE Important Testimonial. Advertising Sheet, size 15" x 9", printed on one side only, the large heading and border in gold, testimonial from E.S. Bowlby, Royal Victoria Yacht Club, printed in blue. Three horizontal folds. Vosper & Co, Broad Street, Portsmouth. 1879. £20.00
    Vospers were a shipbuilding company, established in 1871. They became well known for their high-speed yachts.

  20. Well Farm, Odiham A CATALOGUE OF THE WHOLE LIVE AND DEAD FARMING STOCK comprising 6 capital Cart Horses, 2 4-Year Old Colts... for sale by Auction... October 10th, 1898.... 4p, on card, sm. 8vo. Vertical fold. 1898. £10.00

  21. Whitchurch ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XXIV.4. Scale 25" to 1 mile. Size 27" x 39", flat sheet. Buildings, water features and main roads hand-coloured. Covers Tufton, most of Whitchurch, grounds of Hurstbourne Park with statue, cottage, The Grange. Repaired tear at left edge just obtruding beyond border... together with ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet LXXXV.12, scale 25" to 1 mile, covering Bournemouth from Central Drive to the Dorset border. Just under one third of the map is blank, being Dorset. Buildings printed in green. 2 items. 1872 and 1933. £55.00
    Shows Fulling Mill, Silk Mill, Chalk Pits etc.

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