Accounts Books of the Blacksmiths at Stoke Lyne, Oxfordshire

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Account Books of Alexander Kirby, George Kirby and Joseph Hillsdon, successively blacksmiths at Stoke Lyne, consisting of:  

  • Customers' accounts, 1823-86, 1937-46
  • Day books, 1868-77, 1932-47

Administrative / Biographical History

Alexander Kirby, George Kirby and Joseph Hillsden were blacksmiths at Stoke Lyne, Oxfordshire.

Conditions Governing Access

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Acquisition Information

The account books were given to the Library in 1958.


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

A full description is available in the Library.