WITTENHAM CLUMPS FARM, LITTLE WITTENHAM BERKSHIRE COLLECTION

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Contains: Surveyors of the highways account book for Little Wittenham 1857-1863; farm account book of Wittenham Clumps Farm 1876-1884; labour account books of Wittenham Clumps Farm 1879-1912

Administrative / Biographical History

The donor's family has been resident in Little Wittenham since before 1837 and occupied the farm during the period covered by the accounts.

Farm size circa 300 acres of which 196 were in Wittenham Parish; chalk light soils; tenant to G.C. Cherry

Arrangement

1 BOOKS OF ACCOUNT

2 LABOUR BOOKS

Conditions Governing Access

Open for consultation

Acquisition Information

Presented on permanent deposit in September 1965 (Farm Records Accession number 30)

Note

Compiled by Caroline Gould, January 2003

Other Finding Aids

A detailed catalogue is available at the Museum of English Rural Life

Conditions Governing Use

Please contact the Archivist

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