GREEN FARM, LITTLEBURY, ESSEX, LEE AND NEW HOUSE FARMS, ELMDON AND ARKESDEN, ESSEX, PARK FARM, THERFIELD, HERTFORDSHIRE, LITTLE BARHAM HALL, BARTLOW, CAMBRIDGESHIRE, COLLEGE FARM, LITTLE ABINGTON, CAMBRIDGESHIRE COLLECTION

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Farm account book of Little Barham Hall, Bartlow, Cambridgeshire 1930-1932; account book for threshing contract work on Green Farm, Littlebury, Essex 1927-1932; account book for threshing and other contract work on College Farm, Little Abington, Cambridgeshire 1933-1936; leases for land in Arkesden, Essex 1926, part of Lee and New House Farms, Eldon and Arkesden, Essex 1932, Little Barham Hall, Bartlow, Cambridgeshire 1937; valuations of live and dead farming stock and tenant right on Green Farm, Littlebury, Essex 1928, tenant right on Park Farm, Therfield, Hertfordshire 1937, tenant right on Green Farm, Littlebury, Essex 1938; cropping and cultivation notes of Park Farm, Therfield, Herts 1937-1942; official papers relating to clothes rationing, farm labour and pig marketing 1939-1945

Administrative / Biographical History

The farms were all occupied by members of the Fairey familyFarm size: Part of Lee and New House Farms: 38 acres; Little Barham Hall, Bartlow: 333 acres

Arrangement

  • BOOKS OF ACCOUNT
  • LABOUR BOOKS
  • LEASES
  • VALUATIONS
  • SUNDRY PAPERS

Conditions Governing Access

Open for consultation

Acquisition Information

Presented on permanent loan 1970 February 6 by T. and B. Fairey, and Sons Ltd. (Farm Records Accession Number 1043)

Note

Compiled by Caroline Gould, 24 February 2003

Other Finding Aids

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

Conditions Governing Use

Please contact the Archivist

Subjects