Ref NoD-ANG/B/5/61
TitleWilliam, Henry and Edward Castleman's estate correspondence and papers relating to the Dorset and Somerset estate.
DescriptionWilliam, Henry and Edward Castleman's estate correspondence and papers relating to the Dorset and Somerset estate including continuing problems with Mr Yeatman and damage to tenants crops by rabbits; poster advertising a meeting to counteract `the ruinous intentions of the Anti-Corn Law League' [signed by 29 tenants]; disputed road in Stour Provost; a loan; a school at Kington Magna; the death of William Castleman: `previously to his last illness, which was an affection of the bowels...few men of his age were apparantly so strong' including tributes from Thomas Beer: `I never received more satisfactory information in matters of detail or accounts from any one of Lord Anglesey's agents' and the Marquis of Anglesey: `He was an amiable and zealous man of business'; the decision to grant the agency to Edward Castleman following the retirement of Henry due to his ill health; continued problems with Yeatman including copy correspondence
Date1844
Extent(1 vol; 207 docs)
LevelFile
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