MAUGERSBURY AND LOWER SWELL, STOW ON THE WOLD, GLOUCESTER COLLECTION

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Contains: Correspondence addressed to Rev Henry Hippisley, relating to the payment of rents on land at Maugersbury and Lower Swell, Stow on the Wold, Gloucestershire 1829-1835; accounts of land in Maugersbury and Lower Swell, Stow on the Wold, Gloucestershire 1822-1829; valuations of live and dead farming stock, corn, hay, seeds, acts of husbandry, implements etc the property of Rev Henry Hippisley in the parish of Maugersbury and Lower Swell, valued to John Mathews 1829

Administrative / Biographical History

The farm to which the accounts relate was occupied by the Bailiff to Rev. Henry Hippisley of Lambourne, Berks, the supervisor of the Isbury Charity, and was taken in hand by the estate sometime before 1822. It was rented out again in 1829 when the accounts close

Farm size: Probably 200-250 acres; mixed soils; bailiff-occupied holding

Arrangement

  • CORRESPONDENCE
  • BOOKS OF ACCOUNT
  • VALUATIONS

Conditions Governing Access

Open for consultation

Acquisition Information

Presented on permanent deposit 2 March 1966 by J. Penfold (Farm Records Accession Number 84)

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

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