HEREFORDSHIRE MILITIA ASSESSMENTS OF 1663, ed. M.A. Faraday, Camden Fourth Series, Royal Hist. Soc., 1972; extensive collection of names; sketch map, index of names and other indexes, xiii+242pp; 8vo; orig. cloth, almost as new. 8 pds

 

HELLENS, THE STORY OF A HEREFORDSHIRE MANOR, M. Munthe, 1991; frequent illus.; index; 136pp; 8vo; pictorial card covers, virtually as new. 6 pounds

 

AN HISTORICAL ACCOUNT OF THE CITY OF HEREFORD, J. Price [1796], republished by Woburn Books, 1971; illus. including plans; 262pp; 8vo; orig. green cloth gilt, dust-jacket, lightly used. 6 pounds

 

THE BOOK OF HEREFORD: THE STORY OF THE CITY’S PAST, J. & M. Tonkin, Barracuda Books, 1975; many illus. including maps; index; 148pp; small folio; inscription on front free endpaper, orig. gilt dec. cloth, dust-jacket, lightly used.

9 pounds

 

 

 

 

 

Hertfordshire

 

[Manuscript]  An indenture, 1906, between Robert Alexander Gray, of Bushey Heath, and The Capital and Counties Bank: re mortgage of part of Little Bushey Farm, facing Little Bushey Lane and Coldharbour Lane.  A schedule describes the various components of the property, including their acreage and state of cultivation.  Included is a related  indenture, dated the following day.  Other persons mentioned include William Nevill Tufnell, Egerton John Glyn, Edward Gerald Strutt, Amelius Richard Mark Lockwood, Alfred Savill, Arthur Edward Savill, Robert Cecil Savill, Rev. Henry Frank Johnson, W.H. Lear, W.C. Lear, James Grange, Edwin Henty.  Written on 8 sides of vellum, bearing  one red wax seals and 7 red revenue stamps, in good condition but with some fading to part of first page. 7 pounds

 

KELLY’S DIRECTORY OF ESSEX, HERTFORDSHIRE AND MIDDLESEX, 1906, Kelly’s Directories Ltd.; 3 folding coloured county maps; xxii+982+viii+403+iv+639+68pp., including adverts.; large 8vo; orig. gilt dec. red cloth, faded, a good copy. 110 pounds

 

THE PLACE-NAMES OF HERTFORDSHIRE, J.E.B. Gover, A. Mawer & F.M. Stenton, English Place-name Society, Vol. 15, reprinted, Cambridge Univ. Press, 1970; 1 county and 4 distribution maps in pocket; index; xlii+342pp; 8vo; orig. gilt dec. blue cloth, dust-jacket, a very good copy. 18 pounds

 

[Manuscript]  An indenture, 1911, between Robert Alexander Gray and Charles Kempson, of Leicester, architect:  conveyance of Little Bushey Farm and land in the parish of Bushey.  The property is shown on a large coloured plan (90 x 80 cm. approx., scale 208.33 feet to an inch), which is attached to the indenture as a second sheet.   Other persons mentioned include Walter Thomas Lear, William Henry Lear, Valentine Barkley.  On two sheets of vellum, bearing  two red wax seals and 4 red revenue stamps, in very good condition. 21 pounds

 

TIMBER-FRAMED BUILDING IN HERTFORD & WARE, Harry Forrester, Hertfordshire Local History Council, 1964; 14 illus.; 52pp; 8vo; orig. green wrappers, lightly used. 5 pounds

 

DOMESDAY BOOK: HERTFORDSHIRE, Phillimore, 1976; orig. text with translation on page opposite; sketch map; index of persons, index of places; A5; orig. card covers. 5 pounds

 

POPULATION, ECONOMY AND FAMILY STRUCTURE IN HERTFORDSHIRE IN 1851, Volume 1: The Berkhamsted Region, N. Goose, Univ. Hertfordshire Press, 1996; including indexed 1851 census returns for Little Gaddesden, Frithsden, Great Berkhamsted, Northchurch, Wigginton, Aldbury, Puttenham, and Tring; 414pp; 4to; orig. pict. card covers, lightly used.

6 pounds

 

A GUIDE TO ST. ALBANS AND VERULAMIUM, R.L.P. Jowitt, 2nd edn., 1948; illus. and plans, index, xii+220pp; small 8vo; orig. cloth, marked, spine very faded. 6 pounds

 

 

Huntingdonshire

 

CALENDARS OF HUNTINGDONSHIRE WILLS 1479-1652, W.M. Noble, British Record Society, 1911; xii+222pp; 8vo; orig. gilt dec. plum cloth , some light water staining to corner of several leaves and endpapers, otherwise a good copy. 22 pds

 

 

 

 

 

 

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