The BLAGILL BURN HEAD FARM, ALSTON, CUMBERLAND COLLECTION

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Contains: Farm account book kept by C Richardson of a farm at Alston, Cumberland 1875-1888; lease relating to Blagill Burn Head Farm, Alston, Cumberland 1836; loose accounts 1832-1886; newspaper cuttings 1917-1940; sale notice of land in Alston, Cumberland 22 Jan 1864.

Administrative / Biographical History

The farm account book was kept by her grandfather, who farmed in the parish of Alston, Cumberland, from 1874

Arrangement

  • BOOKS OF ACCOUNT
  • LEASES
  • SUNDRY PAPERS

Conditions Governing Access

Open for consultation

Acquisition Information

Presented on permanent deposit 15 January 1972 by Mrs. A.B. Roantree, (Farm Records Accession Number 1048)

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