Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Consists of farm account book with sales of corn and rents received; some grain purchases; at rear details of stock joisting 1836-1869

Administrative / Biographical History

The accounts relate to a farm occupied by the donor's family from the early 18th century to the early 20th century. The compiler of the accounts, Christopher Turnill, was born at Wittering, co. Northampton 1781, married in 1825 and died in 1875. Farm size is unknown but probably more than 350 acres; light soil; tenant farmers to Lord Exeter

Conditions Governing Access

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

Acquisition Information

Presented in 1965, accession number 327

Other Finding Aids

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

Conditions Governing Use

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