The BATHAMPTON, WYLIE, WILTSHIRE; GOMELDON, SALISBURY, WILTSHIRE COLLECTION

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Contains: Farm account book of a farm at Bathampton, Wiltshire 1881-1931; account book for chickens and eggs for a farm at West Gomeldon, Salisbury, Wiltshire 1931-1936; account books of labour payments of a farm at Bathampton 1891-1920, farm at West Gomeldon 1932-1946

Administrative / Biographical History

The farm at Bathampton was held by the Ashford family, about which little is known. The donor's family, however, have long been established in Shrewton, Wiltshire and are noted breeders of Hampshire Devon sheep. J. Dean took possession of the farm at West Gomeldon in about 1920

Farm size,etc: Farm at Bathampton: chalk and river meadows; farm at West Gomeldon: 550 acres; chalk and river meadows; tenants to Wilfred Dean

Arrangement

  • BOOKS OF ACCOUNT
  • LABOUR BOOKS

Conditions Governing Access

Open for consultation

Acquisition Information

Presented on permanent loan 9 March 1967 by Mrs K.F. Dean (Farm Records Accession Number 373)

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

Geographical Names