COTON HALL FARM, BRIDGNORTH, SHROPSHIRE

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Consists of farm account book for Coton Hall Farm, Bridgnorth, Shropshire, includes ledger accounts of income and expenditure on house, farm, labour and other items; cropping records 1752-1765; inventories of live and dead farming stock 1745-1765; agreement by Lancelot LEE for leasing Coton Hall Farm to William CLARE for 3 years at a rent of 90 per annum: 1748 June 13; expenditure on threshing, cattle and other livestock, labour, hedging, threshing, ditching and personal items; a catalogue of books at Coton Hall: 1813 July 14 Creation dates: 1744-1769

Administrative / Biographical History

Coton Hall and Farm were about five miles south of Bridgnorth and one mile north of Aveley, Shropshire. During the Second World War it was used as a military asylum

Conditions Governing Access

Available for consultation

Acquisition Information

Accession number 451

Other Finding Aids

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

Conditions Governing Use

Please contact the Archivist

Geographical Names