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Certified extract (made in 1793) of entry in Rolls of Kings Silver Office - relating to transfer of Property.

By: 18TH CENTURY DOCUMENT Roger Wood, Mary Wood, Michael Wood, Roger Prickle .

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Ballingdon: Michaelmas Term, 1767 . 0:

Seller ID: 39104


Certified extract examined with the entry at the Kings Silver Office, Court Temple (made in January 2nd, 1793), and signed W. Daw. - Relating to transfer of five messuages in Ballingdon, from Roger & Mary Wood, to Michael Wood & Roger Prickle. Small sheet of paper with some creasing and small tear to one edge. A search on the internet has provided details of another document: Handwritten English vellum indenture dated 1767 during the reign of King George III being the conveyance of property in Ballingdon in the County of Essex between Roger Wood, a Currier, and his wife Mary, both of Bury St ... View more info

Agreement for sale & purchase eight cottages in Ballingdon Street, Essex.

By: 18TH CENTURY LEGAL DOCUMENT - Uriah Cross; Charles Hicks; Edward Ephraim Ready .

Price: £60.00

Publisher: 10th June, 1884 . 0:

Seller ID: 39116


1884 - Ballingdon - Agreement by Uriah Cross, Great Cornard, Suffolk, Innkeeper as agent for Charles Hicks, Ballingdon, Essex, Whitesmith, to Edward Ephraim Ready, Sudbury, Suffolk, Harness Maker. “...to purchase eight cottages and shop situated in Ballingdon Street...Essex. ”Folded folio (watermarked paper), written on 2 sides - signed by Cross & Ready over penny lilac stamps. ** According to the 1891 census Uriah Cross, ran the Kings Head Inn, Great Cornard, Suffolk . . View more info

Image for The Remains Of Coggeshall Abbey. By G. F. Beaumont, F.S.A. Reprinted for the Transactions of the Essex Archaeol. Soc. Vol. XV. Part I.

The Remains Of Coggeshall Abbey. By G. F. Beaumont, F.S.A. Reprinted for the Transactions of the Essex Archaeol. Soc. Vol. XV. Part I.

By: BEAUMONT, G. F. [ George Frederick bEAUMONT ] .

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Chelmsford: Essex Archaeological Society, [no date - c.1918] . 0:

Seller ID: 43126


A scarce early publication. Well bound in the original light grey card wraps. Edges rubbed and creased. pp.17. Clean text and black & white illustrations throughout. VG. View more info

Image for Elmstead Parish Church. Its Interesting Monuments And Relics. By W. Gurney benham, F.S.A. With Seven Illustrations. Reprinted form the Essex County Standard of May 16, 1931.

Elmstead Parish Church. Its Interesting Monuments And Relics. By W. Gurney benham, F.S.A. With Seven Illustrations. Reprinted form the Essex County Standard of May 16, 1931.

By: BENHAM, W. Gurney (1859-1944) .

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Colchester: Benham and Co. Ltd., Publishers, 1931 . 0:

Seller ID: 42997


Firt edition. A very good small booklet. 6.5" x 4.5". Green card covers with black printed titles. Clean covers except for rusted staples. 16pp. Well illustrated with black & white pictures. Good. "Sir William Gurney Benham, JP, F.S.A., F.R. Hist.S (16 February 1859, in Colchester – 13 May 1944, in Colchester ) was a newspaper editor, published author and three times Mayor of Colchester. William Gurney Benham was born on 16 February 1859 to Edward Benham, a printer, and Mary Carr. He was educated at the Merchant Taylors' School until 1873 and then at Colchester Royal Grammar School, a schoo... View more info

Image for The Church Of S. Mary The Virgin, Saffron Walden. By the Rev. G. Montagu Benton, M.A.

The Church Of S. Mary The Virgin, Saffron Walden. By the Rev. G. Montagu Benton, M.A.

By: BENTON, Rev. G. Montagu [ Gerald Montagu Benton 1881-1959 ] .

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Ashford, Kent: Headley Bros., 1920 . 0:

Seller ID: 43064


Reprinted from "The Avenue" - The Magazine Of The Friends' School, Saffron Walden - Vol. X., 1920. A very clean pamphlet, just rusted staples. pp.11 . Grey card covers with black titles. Clean English text and black & white illustrations throughout. VG. ** "The Reverend Gerald Montagu Benton FSA (1881-1959) was a well-known local antiquary. Following studies at Cambridge, and a period as a private secretary, he was ordained and in 1911 became curate of Saffron Walden." - SEAX - Essex Record Office View more info

Image for Essex Bronze Implements and weapons in the Colchester Museum. Borough Of Colchester Museum Publication No. 1.

Essex Bronze Implements and weapons in the Colchester Museum. Borough Of Colchester Museum Publication No. 1.

By: BUTCHER, Charles H .

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Colchester: Wiles & Son, Printers, Reprinted, by permission, from the Transactions of the Essex Arch. Soc., Vol. XVI., Part 4, with additions [ 1926] . 0:

Seller ID: 42990


A very good original booklet. pp.12 . Grey card covers with black titles. Edges lightly rubbed. Clean text and 6 black & white plates. VG. View more info

Image for Frinton-on-Sea - The True Story .

Frinton-on-Sea - The True Story .

By: CHESTER, Paul (Editor) .

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Clacton-on-Sea, Essex: Printed by Carter Lloyd Ltd., [1993 ] . 0:

Seller ID: 43124


Scarce first edition. Yellow card covers with black titles and a sketch of the level crossing! Covers lightly rubbed and bumped. pp.32 . VG. View more info

Image for Reminiscences of Old Chelmsford. Illustrated. By Edmund Durrant. Reprinted from The Essex Review, No. 34, Vol. IX.

Reminiscences of Old Chelmsford. Illustrated. By Edmund Durrant. Reprinted from The Essex Review, No. 34, Vol. IX.

By: DURRANT, Edmund .

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Chelmsford: Edmund Durrant & Co., Essex Review Office, [ 1900 ] . 0:

Seller ID: 41316


An original booklet. Date of publication obtained from COPAC (British Library). pp.15 with 6 black & white illustrations.8.75" x 5.75". Original card wraps with titles to front cover and adverts to rear. Front cover chipped and 2.00" tear at the bottom of the hinge. Staples rusted. Clean text and illustrations throughout. A very good copy of this scarce publication. View more info

Image for St. Giles & All Saints, Orsett. A Few Notes On Orsett Parish Church By J. W. Eisdell, Rector, 1916 - 1928. Price - 9D.

St. Giles & All Saints, Orsett. A Few Notes On Orsett Parish Church By J. W. Eisdell, Rector, 1916 - 1928. Price - 9D.

By: EISDELL, J. W.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Grays, Essex: Wilson and Whitworth Ltd., High Street, 1928 . 0:

Seller ID: 43075


A very good original pamphlet. Signed First edition. pp.12 . Brown card covers with black printed titles. Neat inscription along top edge: "With Kind regards from J. W. Eisdell". Clean English text and black & white illustrations throughout. VG. View more info

Record Progress. The Essex Record Office 1962-1969.

By: EMMISON, F.G.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Chelmsford: Essex Record Office, 1969.:

Seller ID: 39039


Includes the progress made in document repair and storage, microfilms and photographs, the Ingatestone Hall 'scheme', and a report on the publications of the period. Pp.26, black & white photos. Paperback. VG. View more info

Image for History of Berechurch in the County of Essex. By Leonard H. Gant.

History of Berechurch in the County of Essex. By Leonard H. Gant.

By: GANT, Leonard H.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Colchester, Essex: Benham & Company Ltd. [ No date c.1930 ?] . 0:

Seller ID: 43087


[ Reprinted from The Essex County Standard Aug 24 & 31, 1929 ] . Scarce and only edition. pp.16 . Original grey card covers. Printed titles to front cover. Edges rubbed and lightly soiled. Black & white frontis of St. Michael's Church, Berechurch. Clean English text throughout. A couple of creased corners, still very good. View more info

Notes on the Parish Church S.Mary The Virgin, Kelvedon (Easterford). Inscriptions and other Records.

By: HAY, Rev.E.F.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Colchester: Wiles & Son, 1903.:

Seller ID: 43190


Original booklet. Pp.44, 3 plates, notation to inside rear cover (taken from the Minute Book, Colchester Archdeanery of 1540) concerning the misdemeanours of Vicar Edmund Stretham[Steatham]. Grey stiff card covers, a little rubbed. G+. View more info

The Gardens at Colchester Royal Grammar School

By: HEARN, Trevor J.

Price: £80.00

Publisher: Rothersthorpe: Paragon Publishing, 2014 . 9781782222903:

Seller ID: 45062

ISBN: 1782222901


Scarce! Signed First Edition. Clean Illustrated hardback. pp.121. Light rubbing and bumping to board edges. Clean throughout. Author's signature in black ink to title-page. Excerpt from back cover: "This book follows the journey of the development of the gardens at Colchester Royal Grammar School from 1853 when the school moved to its present site in Lexden Road to the beautiful landscaped grounds of today. It explores the transformations that have taken place and describes some of the evocative plants to be found within the gardens." ** "Trevor Hearn was born and raised in Halste... View more info

Image for The History Of St. Osyth - Pubs, Pints & Publicans. Compiled By Phyllis M. Hendy, St. Osyth History Recorder .

The History Of St. Osyth - Pubs, Pints & Publicans. Compiled By Phyllis M. Hendy, St. Osyth History Recorder .

By: HENDY, Phyllis .

Price: £12.00

Publisher: St. Osyth, Essex: Toosey Print, 2009 . 0:

Seller ID: 43120


First edition. Clean illustrated card covers with a design by Grady Reece Tidy. pp.68 . Clean text and black & white illustrations throughout. VG. ** "Phyll Hendy of St Osyth sets a high standard for village recorders as witnessed yet again by her latest annual production. She examines the hostelries and their places in a village's life. Many of the facts and stories told have interest and relevance far wider than this one place. I did not know King Richard the Second, in the late 14th Century began the regulation of alcohol, with obligatory inn signs and ale-conners to test the quality of ... View more info

"Hold The Torch High". St Osyth and The Great War.

By: HENDY, Phyllis M.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: St Osyth Local History Recorder, nd.(c.2009).:

Seller ID: 39036


"Reminded that 11th November 2008 would be the 90th Anniversary of the ending of the Great War, I began my research. It proved overwhelming at times. I find myself forced to the conclusion that 1914 heralded the demise of innocence, idealism and patriotism." (Phyllis M.Hendy, St Osyth Local History Recorder). Pp.88, black & white photos and other illustrations throughout. Paperback, crease to lower front corner. VG. View more info

The Story of the Churches of Frinton-on-Sea.

By: HICKS, Dr.T.W.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Gloucester: The British Publishing Company Limited, nd.(c.1939).:

Seller ID: 43191


19cms x 12.5cms. Pp.48, occasional black & white photographs, interesting advertisements for local businesses to front and rear pages. Grey illustrated card covers, dusty, with owner's name (G.Montagu Benton. 1 Aug.1939) to front cover. G+. View more info

Image for Dr. E. G. Varenne (1811-1887),  Of Kelvedon, Botanist: Some Local Anecdotes and Reminiscences. By Alfred Hills, M.A. With Illustrations. Reprinted from "The Essex Naturalist," vol. xviii., 1918 .

Dr. E. G. Varenne (1811-1887), Of Kelvedon, Botanist: Some Local Anecdotes and Reminiscences. By Alfred Hills, M.A. With Illustrations. Reprinted from "The Essex Naturalist," vol. xviii., 1918 .

By: HILLS, Alfred .

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Colchester, Essex: The Essex Naturalist, Printed By Benham & Company Limited, 24 High Street, 1918 . 0:

Seller ID: 43076


A good original pamphlet. Signed first edition. pp.292-300 . Light grey card covers with black printed titles, rubbed and creased. Dedication along top edge: "With the Author's Compliments A.H." "List of Council and Officers for 1918-19." to the verso of the front cover. Clean English text throughout. Adverts (Publications of the Essex Field Club) to both recto and verso of the rear cover View more info

Image for The Church of St. Katherine, Gosfield. Five Hundredth Anniversary 1435-1935. (Reprinted from "The Halstead Gazette and Times" - May 17th, 1935). By Alfred Hills.

The Church of St. Katherine, Gosfield. Five Hundredth Anniversary 1435-1935. (Reprinted from "The Halstead Gazette and Times" - May 17th, 1935). By Alfred Hills.

By: HILLS, Alfred .

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Halstead, Essex: Halstead Gazette and Times, 1935 . 0:

Seller ID: 43130


First and only edition, signed by the author. 9.75" x 7.25". pp.7. Light blue-green card covers with printed titles. Dedication to top of front cover: "With compliments from Alfred Hills." Covers soiled and creased, and rusted staples. Clear English text throughout, with numerous pencil annotations and one central vertical crease. G+ . ** "Alfred Hills was a local solicitor and antiquarian. He was the founder of Braintree’s first museum collection which he had collected over many years and bequeathed to the town in 1926 to be put on show in the newly completed Town Hall. Those artefacts st... View more info

Image for Borough Of Colchester.  Short Guide To Roman Colchester By M. R. Hull, M.A., F.S.A. Price 2/6 .

Borough Of Colchester. Short Guide To Roman Colchester By M. R. Hull, M.A., F.S.A. Price 2/6 .

By: HULL, Mark Reginald(. 1897-197).

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Colchester: Published By The Museum Committee Of The Colchester Town Council And Printed By Gullingford And Co., Ltd., Stockwell Works, 1947 . 0:

Seller ID: 43059


First and only edition. Cream card covers with printed titles. Rather soiled and rubbed, with rusted staples. Small owner's signature along top edge: "John J. Appleby 3:18:47." pp.38 plus folding plan of Colchester. Clean English text and illustrations througohut. G+. "Mark Reginald Hull (Born Northumberland, 1897; Died Colchester 1976). A Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries and of the Museums Association... Rex Hull was a quiet and patient man. He had a wry Northumbrian humour and it always prevailed...." - See Obituary by C. F. C. Hawkes, The Times, 01/12/1976 . View more info

The Parish Church of Barking. How to Look at it.

By: HUNTER, Leslie S.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London: The Athenaeum Press, 1930.:

Seller ID: 43192


History and architecture of St Margaret's Church, Barking, Essex. Pp.27, 5 black & white photo plates, rusting to staples. Grey card covers. Good. View more info