WICK FARM, THRUPP FARM, GOOSEACRE FARM, RADLEY, BERKSHIRE COLLECTION

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Contains: Business correspondence relating chiefly to the managment of Wick Farm, 1864-1879; agreement for carrying on farming business at Wick Farm 1874; account book of corn sold and delivered 1775-1814; farm account books 1776-1846, 1860-1869, 1875-1880; cash books 1797-1823, 1864-1867; account book of dairy produce sold 1813-1846; sale catalogues of Radley Hall Estate 1889, Wick Hall Estate 1930; account book of servants wages 1797-1823; labour books 1822-1839, 1849-1865; note books on valuations for stocktaking 1877-1880; bank book of Thirza Badcock and George Henry Badcock of Wick Farm 1870-1878; inventories of live and dead farming stock 1876-1880; loose bills 1855-1878

Administrative / Biographical History

The Badcock family has occupied the farm since 1775, originating it is thought from Somerset and Devon. Farm size c 200 acres, tenants to John Aldworth Esq

Arrangement

1 CORRESPONDENCE

2 AGREEMENTS

3 BOOKS OF ACCOUNT

4 CATALOGUES

5 LABOUR BOOKS

6 NOTEBOOKS

7 PASS BOOKS

8 VALUATIONS

9 SUNDRY PAPERS

Conditions Governing Access

Open for consultation

Acquisition Information

Presented on long term loan 26 February 1966 (Farm Records Accession number 33)

Note

Compiled by Caroline Gould, January 2003

Other Finding Aids

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

Conditions Governing Use

Please contact the Archivist