OARE FARM, HERMITAGE, BERKSHIRE COLLECTION

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Contains: Ledger of Oare Farm 1919-1923; stock books of sales and purchases of Oare Farm 1907-1910

Administrative / Biographical History

The great grandfather of the donor moved to Oare Farm in 1860 from Tadley, co. Berks. After the death of his father in 1928, his mother farmed until 1936, when the donor entered the partnership. Farm size circa 380 acres; sand soil; tenant farmers to Sir William Mount until 1918, owner-occupiers thereafter.

Arrangement

1 LEDGERS

2 STOCK BOOKS

Conditions Governing Access

Open for consultation

Acquisition Information

Presented on permanent loan 22 October 1965 (Farm Records Accession number 31)

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

Subjects