The BRITWELL PRIOR, OXFORDSHIRE, BRITWELL SALOME, OXFORDSHIRE COLLECTION

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Contains: Leases of property in Britwell Prior and Britwell Salome, Oxfordshire, 1870, 1883; inventory and valuation of acts of husbandry at Britwell Salome, 1860; valuation of growing crops of corn, straw, dung on land at Britwell, Oxfordshire 1862; valuation of growing crops of corm, hay, straw, tillage and roots at Britwell, Oxfordshire 1882

Administrative / Biographical History

It appears, in addition to land leased from the Paine family, James Prouse Franklin acquired other smaller properties at Britwell, Oxfordshire. He may also have been closely associated with the auctioneers Franklin and Gale, whose business was founded in about 1850

Arrangement

  • LEASES
  • VALUATIONS

Conditions Governing Access

Open for consultation

Acquisition Information

Presented on permanent deposit 17 June 1966 by Franklin and Gale, auctioneers (Farm Records Accession Number 344)

Note

Compiled by Caroline Gould, 24 April 2003

Other Finding Aids

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

Conditions Governing Use

Please contact the Archivist