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Rood Ashton-Tisbury, continued to Wroughton

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Rood Ashton-Tisbury, continued to Wroughton
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Rood Ashton-Tisbury, continued to Wroughton (ff.114). Includes:- Steeple Ashton, Rood Ashton, etc.: sketches and w/cols including a w/col of Rood Ashton by Paul Sandby Munn, friend of John Britton, from a sketch by Britton, fol.9v, and many wash drawings by W W Wheatley (see also JAC/006), fols.1v-11v; settlement certificate for Hester Long of Steeple Ashton to live in Edington, 1692, fol.19; Privy Council letter to tenants of Crown lands in Steeple Ashton, signed by Robert, Earl of Salisbury, and Sir Julius Caesar, 1608, fol.19; accounts by W.P.Griffith, FSA, of the churches of Steeple Langford, and Stockton, 23 and 20 Aug. 1856, fols.22, 25; Stourton: grant of annuity to John Goldesney for services to Lord Stourton, 1533, fol. 32v; bond by Roger Stourton relating to John Davies indicted of murder, 1535, fol. 33v; order to stay proceedings relating to lands escheated by the attainder of Charles, Lord Stourton, for murder, temp. Eliz fol. 33v; letter from the Bp of Salisbury and John Mervyn relating to the proclamation of Queen Mary, 1553 (fragment), fol. 48; pen drawings of Stourton House including one by James Waylen from a sketch by John Aubrey, with engravings, fols. 49v, 50; four letters of Richard Jefferies of Coate to Jackson, 16, 18 Nov. 1869, 21, 30 May 1872 (another in JAC/0014), fol. 61; two letters to Goddard Smith, 1742, fol. 70; cheque for £325 to Francis Childe, banker, from the executors of the Duchess of Somerset, 1681, fol. 76; surrender of a copyhold cottage in the manor of Warminster, from a court roll, 1650, fol. 79; Mercurius Politicus, no. 601 (29 Dec.-5 Jan. 1659), fol. 83; favourable decision of the Commissioners for evicting scandalous ministers in the case of Mr Stubbs, minister of Wroughton, 1658, fol. 92v; wash drawing of Westwood church and manor house, fol. 98v; memorial to Sec. Coventry (Henry Coventry, Sec. of State (South), 1674-80) relating to the estate of William Jordan of Whitley, 'discomposed in mind', fol. 102.
Griffith, William Pettit (1815-1884), architect and archaeologist
Wheatley, William Walter (1811-1885), drawing master
Jackson, John Edward (1805-1891), Anglican clergyman, antiquary and librarian to Lord Bath
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