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Easton Grey-Lyneham

Reference code
JAC/006
Title
Easton Grey-Lyneham
Date
16th - 19th century
Level of description
series
Scope and content
Easton Grey-Lyneham (ff.118). Includes:- Kington St Michael: drawings and w/cols of the church, fols.11v, 16,19v, etc., some by John Britton, and of the cottage where he was born, fol.22v, letters from Britton, 1846, 1850, fols.22v, 23, two letters from Francis Kilvert, antiquary, relating to John Aubrey, 1857, n.d, fol.15; schedule of the partitioning of Kington St Michael manor, 1656, fol.26, with papers of the Snell family, 16th-17th century, fols.24v, 27v; material relating to Easton Piers and John Aubrey including drawings and sepia photographs, 1865, of houses associated with Aubrey, Easton Manor House, the Lower House, etc., with a copy letter from Jackson to John Britton asking which was Aubrey's birthplace, fols.34, 37v-8v; Lacock: letter from Fox Talbot to Jackson offering to show him the Lacock Abbey Magna Carta (now BL Add.MS 46144), 1869, fol.51, many letters from Charles H.Talbot to Jackson, w/cols by Jackson of Lacock Abbey, 1868, fol.60, and Old Lackham House, 1868, fol.65, and by J.Davis (of Chippenham) of Bewley House near Lacock, fol.67; description of Little Langford church by W.P.Griffith, FSA, architect, 1856, fol.69; pen and wash drawing of the shambles, Market Lavington, by 'Davis of Chippenham', fol.75v; two letters of the White family of West Lavington, 1665, 1675, fol.77, pencil sketch by W W Wheatley of Longbridge Deverell, annotated 'Nov Cold Cold', fol.92; colour wash drawings by Lady Houlton, of Lucknam (library, etc.), fols.100v-101; pencil sketch of the Old Manor House, Lydiard Millicent, 1874, fol.108v; Lydiard Tregoze: deed of the St John family relating to a farm at Dauntsey, 1714, fol.111v, and letter from John, Lord St John, after 1742, fol.114.
Creator
Griffith, William Pettit (1815-1884), architect and archaeologist
Wheatley, William Walter (1811-1885), drawing master
Jackson, John Edward (1805-1891), Anglican clergyman, antiquary, librarian to Lord Bath
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/817/6