THE POPLARS: BLAKESLEY, NORTHAMPTON COLLECTION

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Contains: Farm account books of the Poplars 1910-1939; farm account book and agricultural diary 1919-1921;

Administrative / Biographical History

Farm size: 475 acres in 1939 when J. Shepherd owned 210 acres and rented the rest mainly from a Mrs. Bartholemew. Earlier (in about 1910) the acreage was probably smaller with minimal owner-occupation and land again rented from Mrs. Bartholomew

Conditions Governing Access

Open for consultation

Acquisition Information

Presented on permanent deposit 13 June 1966 by N.C. Shepherd (Farm Records Accession Number 330)

Note

Compiled by Caroline Gould, 4 March 2003

Other Finding Aids

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

Conditions Governing Use

Please contact the Archivist

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