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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
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
Publisher: Essex, 1st July 1856. 0:
Seller ID: 45759
Large 2 sheet folded vellum document - Reconveyance 1st July 1856 . Regarding a farm called "Pearces Farm and a Mill called Halstead Mill at Greensted Green, Halstead, Essex. Edward Daniell of Colchester, Essex (but now living in Southampton); John Collingwood, late of Albury, Surrey, but now of Brighton, Sussex; Jonathan Duthoit, late of Islington now of Highbury, Middlesex, Silk Manufacturer and John Josiah Buttress, Steward Street, Old Artillery Ground, Tower of London, silk manufacturer, but now of brixton, Surrey. Elizabeth Bentall, Halstead, Essex, widow of Thomas Bentall, Greenstea... View more info
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
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
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
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
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
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
By: EISDELL, J. W.
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
By: EMMISON, F.G.
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
By: GANT, Leonard H.
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
By: HAY, Rev.E.F.
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
By: HEARN, Trevor J.
Publisher: Rothersthorpe: Paragon Publishing, 2014 . 9781782222903:
Seller ID: 45062
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
By: HENDY, Phyllis .
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
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
By: HICKS, Dr.T.W.
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
By: HILLS, Alfred .
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
By: HILLS, Alfred .
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
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