FARMS IN COUNTY OF BEDFORD AND COUNTY OF BUCKINGHAM COLLECTION

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Contains: Correspondence 1901-1928; accounts 1903-1928; sale catalogues and notices of sales 1902-1927; leases relating to farms in Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire c1883-1923; maps c 1902-1918; valuation notebooks 1903-1924; sale posters 1908-1919; prospectus of the South Midlands Co-operative Society n.d. ; report of the committee of the Chamber of Agriculture and South Midlands Agricultural Co-operative Society 1909; papers concerning the Bedforshire Chamber of Agriculture 1910, 1927; notice of a public meeting to form a co-operative bacon factory 1910; work specification at Mount Pleasant Farm, Clapham, Bedfordshire 1913; valuations of farms in Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire 1878-1924

Administrative / Biographical History

The donors at various dates between 1901 and 1928 conducted valuations and auction sales and administered leases of these properties.

Arrangement

1 CORRESPONDENCE

2 ACCOUNTS

3 CATALOGUES

4 LEASES

5 MAPS

6 NOTE BOOKS

7 POSTERS

8 REPORTS

9 SPECIFICATIONS

10 VALUATIONS

Conditions Governing Access

Open for consultation

Acquisition Information

Presented on permanent loan 1965 November 8 (Farm Records Accession number 17)

Note

Compiled by Caroline Gould, December 2002

Other Finding Aids

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

Conditions Governing Use

Please contact the Archivist

Subjects