CONVEYANCE of a piece of land called Casson Park, a cottage and garden at Chase End Hill, Henry Hart to D. Clutterbuck.
Vellum, 3p., folio, red margins, coloured plan 6" x 5" in text.
FARMER'S ACCOUNT BOOK 1814-1818.
17 pages listing items sold, in 4to children's exercise book, wraps with six woodcut illustrations 'A Top', 'The Goat' etc., printed by T. Bell, Oundle. Name 'Martha Good' written in top corner. Lists amounts of beans, peas, tallow, wheat, sheep, lambs, cherries, cider, to various named people, with price. Places mentioned include Newnham, Burford, Bewdley, 'Hill Top', Dudnell.
¶ 'July 29th. Agreed with Jukes to reap 16 Acres of Wheat with the broad hooks at 5s per Acre, each man to be allowed 2 Quarts of Cyder and 1 Gall of Beer each Day' (!) 'Finished shearing lambs the wool of 90 weighed 148lbs.'
Bromesberrow, Redmarley and Berrow
PLAN OF THE BROMESBERROW PLACE ESTATE in the Parishes of Bromesberrow, Redmarley and Berrow in the County of Worcester.
Printed map, parish boundaries coloured in outline, dissected and mounted onto linen, size approx:- 84" x 73", folding to large 4to, lacks the top left hand blank section, scale 3 chains to an inch (approx. 26 inches to a mile), occasional spotting and slight staining.
Walton and Lee, surveyors, 20 Mount Street, London. c.1870.
Castle Morton, Longdon
SECURITY for £300 including £258 due on a former Mortgage, Mary Beale of Ledbury to John Hartland of Colwall.
Vellum, size 28" x 33", nice wax seal with a galleon.
¶ Refers to a house called Grimstone in Longdon, in which Samuel Beale lately dwelt, various named closes of land.
WILL of Thomas Gill of Churchill, Yeoman.
Probate copy on vellum, size 10" x 15", in English, with small printed certificate attached, in Latin. Large papered seal.
¶ Leaves his estate 'Goods, Corne, Hay, Cattle and Chattles' to his son-in-law and daughter, John and Mary Kettle.
Dowty (William), Photographer
DEFFORD AND HILL CROOM CORONATION FESTIVITIES Bourne Bank, June 24th, 1902.
Photograph, size 6" x 8", mounted on thick card, with printed title under image. Slightly faded.
¶ Shows people in a large garden or park, decorated with garlands, lanterns etc. Taken looking down on the crowd from a slight rise.
WILL of Samuel Wanley, Rector of Elmley Lovett, 1776.
Manuscript, 7p., small folio, folded. Stamped 'Office Copy Court of Probate'.
¶ Refers to his 'manors, messuages and lands' in Emley Lovett, Hampton Lovett and Elmbridge. Makes substantial bequests to servants and relatives.
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Ordnance Survey of England
WORCESTERSHIRE 6 Inch Sheet XLVII. Index to the Six Inch and 1/2500 Scales. Scale of Index One Inch to 1 Mile.
Printed sheet, size 13" x 8". Pasted to sheet of stiff paper, some small tears in original sheet. With map of the sheet size 4" x 6", with sheet numbers, table of parishes, and table of prices.
AUCTION POSTER advertising sale of two cottages at the Rose and Crown Inn, 27th October 1886.
Printed in large type-faces, size 16" x 13", fold down right hand side and centre, 3" tear repaired on verso with archival tape. Pinned to corner is 4pp. printed conditions of sale, which is rather browned.
PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a very Desirable and Compact Freehold Estate, situate at Staunton.... Consisting of A Capital Breast-Shot Grist Mill, also an Excellent and Convenient Family Residence, with Cider Mill, Barn, Stables.... Sixty Acres.... To be Sold by Auction by C.F. Moore, at the King's Head Hotel, Gloucester, On Saturday, the 2nd day of August, 1846.
Folio, 3pp, folded.
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