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Document Number:0505062
Title:Abstract of Title
Date:01 January 1907
For Sale:26.00
Good consistent with age
Paper : 5 sheets 41cm x 33cm plus cover sheet and plan of the property
Summary of contents:
Frederick Thomas Shillingford ANCEL of Stony Stratford, Buckinghamshire. Retired Builder.
John HALL of Wolverton St Mary, Buckinghamshire. Coal Merchant.
John FRANKLIN of Wolverton St Mary, Buckinghamshire. Builder.

The document is headed "Abstract of Title of Mr John Franklin to premises situate in Wolverton Road, Wolverton St Mary, Bucks". It gives details of 3 transactions relating to the property between 1904 and 1906 involving the people named above,

The property is a plot of 569 square yards on the corner of Wolverton Road and New Road. (Ref: HM Land Registry Title No BM 156438). It had formed part of the "ancient possessions" of a charity called the Radcliffe Trust founded in 1714.

The trustees of this charity who are involved in the first sale in 1904 appear to be all the "great and the good" ie, The Marquis of Salisbury, The Duke of Bedford, The Earl of Jersey, Viscount Peel, The Rt Hon Arthur Wellesley, Sir Edward Grey of Falloden etc etc
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