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Messrs Phelps & Savage, solicitors, of Evesham

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Reference MS 3192
Covering dates 1243 - 1918
Held by Birmingham City Archives
Extent 8 series

Folder icon  [no title or date]  MS 3192/Acc1941-031

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Conditions of access: Open

Source of acquisition: MR. E.A.B. BARNARD

Miscellaneous papers collected by E.A.B. Barnard, including some with an obvious archival integrity; the provenance of all the material is not clear but much of it came from the offices of Messrs. Blayney & Phelps of Evesham. The collection comprises specifications for the construction of the Birmingham to Bromsgrove road, 1832; commonplace books and papers about construction works on the Birmingham Canal, 1824-44; a volume of proposals and estimates for work on the Rochdale Canal, c1794-1801; account book of the daymen in Heath Yard, Birmingham, 1826-27; specifications, plans and drawings relating to the construction of part of the Liverpool to Birmingham railway, 1834, and the London to Birmingham railway, n.d. [mid 19th cent]; timetable of coaches at the Saracens Head Inn, Birmingham, 1825; deeds of Northfield, 1605-1848, Hawarden (Flints), 1740-1868, Bromsberrow (Glos), 1745-91, Dymock (Glos), 1731-1801, Honington (Warks), 1809-42, London, 1688-1882, and Norwich (Norf), 1780-1855; poor rate for Tedstone Delamere (Herefs), 1739; chiefly medieval deeds of Oswestry, Shrewsbury and other places in Shropshire, n.d. [early 13th cent]-1780; inquisition on estate of Humphry Sandford of Shrewsbury, 1596; prospectus of new buildings for Stratford-on-Avon Grammar School, 1919; deeds of Abberley, Aldington, Bengeworth, Bretforton, Broadway, Bromsgrove, Croome, Dodderhill, Evesham, Leigh, North and Middle Littleton, Offenham (all Worcs) and Evenlode (Glos), n.d. [early 13th cent]-1841; Bengeworth parish overseers' minutes, 1783-99; Bengeworth poor rate, 1832; Bengeworth workhouse accounts, 1812-26; Deal's Charity, Bengeworth, accounts, 1798-1843; Bengeworth charity school accounts, 1749-94; Bromsgrove and Kings Norton compotus roll, 1384; copies of Evesham borough charters, (1605), (1688); Evesham borough poll books, 1818, 1826, 1841; letters and papers of Messrs. Blayney & Phelps, solicitors, of Evesham, c1770-1823; Severn Stoke (Worcs) manorial rental, 1648; apprenticeship indenture, Shipston-on-Stour (Warks), 1747; specifications for Stourbridge canal extension, c1800; plan of waste lands adjoining the turnpike road between Honington Gate and Tredington village, n.d. [19th cent]; appointment of Thomas Turvey as sheriff of Worcestershire, 1666; duplicate tax assessments for certain Worcestershire hundreds, 1689; Quarter Sessions order for the repair of highways in Offenham etc., 1790; personal papers including copy will of John Baskerville of Birmingham, 1773; probate copy will of Elean Dalton of Beckford (Glos, now Worcs), 1818; copy will of Thomas Fisher of London, 1676; probate copy will of Anne Gearing of Stratford-le-Bow (Middx), 1834; correspondence and papers of Glover family, 1773-1816, including papers concerning Abercarn Mills
(Monmouthshire), 1806-09; copy will of Peter Bown of Budock (Cornw), 1792; marriage settlements of various members of the Glover family, 1763-1806; correspondence and papers of P.F. Robinson, architect, 1824-37; apprenticeship indenture of Thomas Stirling as a chimney sweep, 1827; correspondence of Swale family, 1817-27; correspondence and papers of the Townsend family, 1801-70; correspondence and papers of the Yate family of Bromsberrow (Glos), 1780-1848; notes and pedigrees of the Dobyns, Dunne, Gorges, Honywood and Yate families, 19th cent.; papers concerning the management of the Bromsberrow estate, 1780-1836, including plans and elevations of new rectory, c1807; copy petition for charter of incorporation for Warmley Brass & Copper Manufactory (Glos), 1768; account book of a member of the Archer family, 1779-1815; miscellaneous docquets from the Privy Seal Office, 1742-1830
Current reference no: BARNARD 1-960
n.d. [early 13th cent] to 1919 (960 DOCUMENT (S))
The original accession record refers to a collection of 570 items, but there is no evidence that other accessions have been included in the material described above.

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