Account book, 1839-1859, for Pluckham Farm, Thixendale, East Riding, owned by James Hall of Scorbrough Hall, near Beverley, and farmed by Foster Kirby

Scope and Content

Disbursements, 1839-1857, ff.1-68r, and 1857-1859, ff.82v-86; receipts, 1839-1858, ff.68v-78v

Administrative / Biographical History

Bulmer's History and directory of the East Yorkshire (1892) describes Scorborough Hall as "a modern mansion in the cottage style ... which was for many years the residence of James Hall, Esq., Master of the Holderness foxhounds". In 1859 James Hall paid for the rebuilding of St Leonard's Church in Scorborough. Pluckham and Thixendale are in the parish of Wharram Percy, in the wapentake of Buckrose.

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

Purchased, September 1942, from Mr J. Croft


In English

Additional Information

Farm identified by a subsequent note on back fly-leaf