The MANOR FARM, LEA, WILTSHIRE; SUTTON BENGER, WILTSHIRE COLLECTION

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Contains: Farm account books of a farm at Sutton Benger, Wiltshire 1813-1846; priced sale catalogue of live and dead farming stock of Manor Farm, Lea, Wiltshire 1904; lease for allotment no 5 in the register of allotments of the parish council of Lea and Cleverton, Wiltshire 1908; agreements for the lease of allotments at Lea, Wiltshire belonging to the Earl of Pembroke 1888

Administrative / Biographical History

Manor Farm, part of the estate of Lord Pembroke, was occupied by the Reeve family during the 18th century

Arrangement

  • BOOKS OF ACCOUNT
  • CATALOGUES
  • LEASES

Conditions Governing Access

Open for consultation

Acquisition Information

Presented on permanent loan 20 October 1967 by W.C. Gay (Farm Records Accession Number 404)

Note

Compiled by Caroline Gould, 28 April 2003

Other Finding Aids

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

Conditions Governing Use

Please contact the Archivist