THE HANTS. AND DORSET COURT GUIDE AND COUNTY BLUE BOOK, C.W. Deacon & Co., 1897;
A fashionable record, professional register, and general survey of the county; 3 coloured folding maps; black and white illus. of coats of arms; viii+655pp, plus Educational Announcements, and Announcements (this last a substantial section containing advertisements, including some illus.); small 8vo; orig. gilt dec. red cloth, all edges gilt, spine faded, a firm, clean copy.
[Manuscript] Will of Eleanor Gertrude Kindersley, of Christchurch, widow, signed by her and two witnesses, 27 February 1924. The will is arranged under 7 numbered paragraphs and includes a number of bequests and the appointment of two executors. Typescript on 3 sheets of paper, folio, in very good condition. 5 pounds
PORTSMOUTH DOCKYARD PAPERS 1774-1783: THE AMERICAN WAR, Portsmouth Record Series, publ. 1987; a calendar; illus. frontispiece, 10 appendices, index; lxv+196pp; A4 size; orig. cloth, dust-jacket slightly browned, lightly used.
[Manuscript] An indenture, 1802, between Emanuel Roe, of Barton Stacey, carpenter, and William Smith, of Newton Stacey, waterman: mortgage for securing £54 and interest on a messuage, burnt down and rebuilt, with the garden called Hop Garden, etc., in Barton Stacey. The position of the property is described in relation to adjacent lands, naming some of the recent occupiers. Persons mentioned include John Tredgold, Widow Drover, Thomas Bath, William Wright, Robert Stanmore, Joseph Portsmouth, Robert Bird, Thomas Kingston. A memorandum, added in 1806, records that £17 was paid off, leaving £37 to pay, with interest at 4%. Written on one sheet of vellum, some foxing but generally in good condition, bearing one red wax seal and three blue revenue stamps. 15 pounds
KELLY’S DIRECTORY OF HAMPSHIRE, WILTSHIRE AND DORSETSHIRE, INCLUDING THE ISLE OF WIGHT, Kelly & Co., 1889; 3 folding maps; xxxviii+1426+56pp, including adverts.; large 8vo; orig. gilt dec. red cloth, backstrip missing, rubbed, otherwise a sound volume. 110 pounds
HAMPSHIRE REGISTERS, Vol. IV, ed. Canon R.E. Scantlebury, Catholic Record Society, Vol. 49, 1955; The Registers of Gosport and Portsea; separate indexes; one illus.; [4+]271+330pp; 8vo; some unopened leaves, orig. gilt dec. navy cloth, a good, firm copy. 25 pounds
[Manuscript] Attested copy, 1825, of a 1794 marriage settlement indenture between Mary Griffin Carter, Alexander Poulden, and James Grigg, all of Portsea: re a fifth share of a messuage or tenement, etc., in a street called Common Hard, and a messuage or tenement, etc., in Ordnance Row, both at Portsea. Other persons mentioned include Charles Carter, Ann Carter, Wm. Eyer. Written on three 4to sheets of paper, in good condition, folded, exterior a little dust marked. 10 pounds