An­no­tated Doc­u­ments

Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine - - RECORD MASTERCLASS - Colour tithe map and ac­com­pa­ny­ing ap­por­tion­ment for the par­ish of Buck­ing­ham, which are avail­able to view at thege­neal­o­gist.co.uk

1 LANDOWN­ERS

The far-left col­umn lists landown­ers: Pene­lope Box owned the 10 parcels that were itemised un­der num­bers 68–81, but only oc­cu­pied the house at num­ber 68.

2 OC­CU­PIERS

The sec­ond col­umn lists oc­cu­piers: Philip Box (Pene­lope’s son) was tenant of the other nine parcels, which were agri­cul­tural land and in­cluded a cot­tage.

3 PAR­CEL 33

The build­ings and land here were the new Buck­ing­ham Union Work­house, owned by the board of guardians of the Poor Law union.

4 JOHN SHEP­PARD

Philip Box was also the free­holder of parcels 91–94. How­ever, he let these to a tenant, John Shep­pard, who is listed as the oc­cu­pier.

5 PARCELS

The par­cel num­bers cross-ref­er­ence with those shown on the map; note that they are not in con­sec­u­tive nu­mer­i­cal or­der.

6 A PAIR OF PUBS

Two pubs, the Grand Junc­tion and the Horse and Groom, are listed. Ed­win Spec­tor and John Elling­ham were the re­spec­tive land­lords. 7STATE OF CUL­TI­VA­TION This col­umn re­veals how each field is used. The ad­ja­cent col­umn in­cludes a note of the acreage of each par­cel.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from UK

© PressReader. All rights reserved.