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  • Ambra Books - Owners of Land in England and Wales 1873. Most county sections available.
    of owners who owned more than an acre address extent of lands and rental Folio 13pp disbound 1875 12 00 Owners of Land RETURN OF OWNERS OF LAND IN SOUTHAMPTON HAMPSHIRE IN 1873 Hampshire section giving names of owners who owned more than an acre address extent of lands and rental Folio 41pp disbound 1875 16 00 Owners of Land RETURN OF OWNERS OF LAND IN HEREFORD IN 1873 Hereford section giving names of owners who owned more than an acre address extent of lands and rental Folio 31pp disbound 1875 17 00 Owners of Land RETURN OF OWNERS OF LAND IN HERTFORD IN 1873 Hertford section giving names of owners who owned more than an acre address extent of lands and rental Folio 19pp disbound 1875 16 00 Owners of Land RETURN OF OWNERS OF LAND IN HUNTINGDON IN 1873 Huntingdon section giving names of owners who owned more than an acre address extent of lands and rental Folio 14pp disbound 1875 15 00 Owners of Land RETURN OF OWNERS OF LAND IN KENT IN 1873 Kent section exclusive of the Metropolis giving names of owners who owned more than an acre address extent of lands and rental Folio 52pp disbound 1875 18 00 Owners of Land RETURN OF OWNERS OF LAND IN LANCASTER IN 1873 Lancashire section giving names of owners who owned more than an acre address extent of lands and rental Folio 80pp disbound 1875 20 00 Owners of Land RETURN OF OWNERS OF LAND IN LEICESTER IN 1873 Leicestershire section giving names of owners who owned more than an acre address extent of lands and rental Folio 32pp disbound 1875 18 00 Owners of Land RETURN OF OWNERS OF LAND IN LINCOLN IN 1873 Lincoln section giving names of owners who owned more than an acre address extent of lands and rental Folio 108pp disbound 1875 20 00 Owners of Land RETURN OF OWNERS OF LAND IN MERIONETH IN 1873 Merioneth section giving names of owners who owned more than an acre address extent of lands and rental Folio 5pp disbound 1875 8 00 Owners of Land RETURN OF OWNERS OF LAND IN MIDDLESEX IN 1873 Middlesex exclusive of the Metropolis section giving names of owners who owned more than an acre address extent of lands and rental Folio 20pp disbound some light spotting 1875 16 00 Owners of Land RETURN OF OWNERS OF LAND IN MONTGOMERY IN 1873 Montgomery section giving names of owners who owned more than an acre address extent of lands and rental Folio 14pp disbound 1875 8 00 Owners of Land RETURN OF OWNERS OF LAND IN NORFOLK IN 1873 Norfolk section giving names of owners who owned more than an acre address extent of lands and rental Folio 67pp disbound some spotting 1875 18 00 Owners of Land RETURN OF OWNERS OF LAND IN NORTHAMPTON IN 1873 Northampton section giving names of owners who owned more than an acre address extent of lands and rental Folio 30pp disbound 1875

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  • AMBRA BOOKS - Cornwall Antiquarian and Secondhand Books a selection from stock.
    at the risk of repetition do so again Never have I seen sands more golden Even on an overcast day they light up the prospect but when the sun strikes upon them the effect is really brilliant Against the shimmer the bold height of Bray Hill looks dark and melancholy and the lonely spire of St Enodock rises over the towans more woe begone than ever The view seaward closes with the bold cliffs of Pentire while out to sea the green blue waves break into foam round the island crag off the extremity of the promontory Beyond the little battery and Harbour Cove rises the headland that guards the southern shore of the haven Stepper Point It is a lofty green hill sloping steep to the waves that ever wash its feet with restless swirl for here river and ocean meet On the top is a Daymark a serviceable but not handsome structure like a mine stack cut short But possibly those making for the haven to the entrance of which it serves as guide post do not concern themselves so much about its appearance as do we irresponsible tramps To them the Daymark is a friend very often when they are driving up channel dangerously near a lee shore a friend in need When the sea mist is tearing along every cliff top from Trevose to Tintagel there must be something very comforting in sighting this ugly dark beacon showing for a moment through a rift in the wrack Starboard my son starboard there s the Daymark sure enough and hooray for Padstow River Passing up the fields at the back of the headland we find ourselves facing the open Atlantic and on the brink of a grand line of cliffs stretching away to Trevose Head a far

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  • AMBRA BOOKS - Devon Antiquarian and Secondhand Books a selection from stock.
    pass through the hamlet of Cheriton Cross where the ancient wayside cross remains under a tree at the turning to the village the head has been broken off short and affixed to the base and it stands so modestly at one side almost in the ditch that many passers by fail to observe it The church and churchyard stand elevated above the village street the tower deserving all the admiration Polwhele has bestowed upon it It is of three stages embattled with Devonshire pinnacles at the corners and buttresses at the angles the building wrought with such massive granite blocks that it is wonderful to think of their being brought from the moor when we consider the pathless tracks that served for read n the h century The body of the church is built of red sandstones the south wall and porch having reen rebuilt in 1884 by Edward Hugh Pennel Esqr Within the building consists of nave north aisle and chancel a north chancel aisle being formed by the screen There are five bays down the nave with clustered columns that are granite monoliths having simple capitals a sixth bay is in the chancel The tower arch rests on brackets Evidences of an earlier church than the present building are afforded by the Norman circular curiously crqoked ornamented with foliage and plait moulding This was the font of the church of 1265 the earliest mention that we have of it being in Bishop Bronescombe s register where it is recorded that Gilbert de Tytinge clerk was collated to the Rectory on October the 2ist of that year The roofs are wagon shaped with plaster and purling beams new bosses have been placed in the nave The chancel is lower than the nave the beams and bosses old but a

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  • AMBRA BOOKS - GLOUCESTERSHIRE Antiquarian and Secondhand Books a selection from stock.
    is an entrance on the south side and an additional bank branched off from the main work at the south east end There is a local tradition that in the time of the wars blood ran down Abbey Lane like water and many people are still afraid to go down the lane at night The views from this position are very extensive including the river Severn for many miles Stinchcomb Hill Haresfield Beacon Bredon Hill the Malvern Hills May Hill Dean Forest Lydney Chepstow c The ancient Ridge way runs through the centre of the camp See Atkyn s History of Gloucestershire p 112 Also Archteologia vol xix p 164 Also Rudder s History of Gloucestershire p 226 No 2 Arlington camp This is situated close to the village of Ablington in the parish of Bibury six miles north east of Cirencester It stands on a projecting promontory round which flows the river Coin The defence is formed by a single mound of considerable strength running across the headland in an irregular form though somewhat resembling a semicircle The mound measures 630 yards from the point where it leaves the steep escarpment on the north until it returns to it

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  • AMBRA BOOKS - LOCAL HISTORY - Antiquarian and Secondhand Books a selection from stock.
    and slate The slate skirts the granite on the south south east east and north east but besides this there is a tract of slate some 7 furlongs in length by 3 in breadth which is completely surrounded by granite i e by the granite slope which culminates in the Cheesewring on one side and by the broad band of granite which extends from Caradon through Shilstone Gate to Knowl on the other However there is reason to believe that granite exists at no great depth everywhere beneath this patch of slate Important lodes have been worked in this district in the Phoenix and West Phoenix South Caradon Marke Valley and many other mines but at present all are idle except the first named which is being very vigorously opened up with the aid of first class machinery and abundant capital under the direction of Mr Nance Williams Phoenix and West Phoenix Some of the works here are very ancient Stow s lode having been wrought it is said at least 200 years ago Some of the lodes cut through the isolated patch of killas ground above mentioned The ground was anciently streamed for tin and in more recent times the old streamers floors were found with small heaps of cleaned tin ore ready for the smelting house lying beneath 4 or 5 feet of peat indeed the first parcel of tin bought by Messrs Bolitho is said to have been thus obtained from this neighbourhood The main lode traverses the slate for its whole length and passes on into the granite at each end as well as in depth The course of the lode is from 8 to 15 N of E and it underlies to the southward about 3 feet in a fathom There are several minor lodes

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  • AMBRA BOOKS - Bristol Antiquarian and Secondhand Books.
    CITY OF BRISTOL Published with the authority of the Lord Mayor and Corporation of the City and County of Bristol by J W Arrowsmith Ltd Quay Street Bristol 1935 See sample text Cave C H HISTORY OF BANKING IN BRISTOL 1750 1899 Privately Printed Bristol 1899 See sample text Cowen L GREATER BRISTOL by Lesser Columbus Bristol 1893 See sample text Latimer J ANNALS OF BRISTOL In the Eighteenth Century Printed for the Author Bristol 1893 See sample text Nicholls J F and Taylor John BRISTOL PAST AND PRESENT Bristol 1881 1882 See sample text Powell J W D BRISTOL PRIVATEERS AND SHIPS OF WAR Bristol 1930 See sample text Smith G Munro A HISTORY OF THE BRISTOL ROYAL INFIRMARY Bristol 1917 See sample text Stone G F Wells C BRISTOL AND THE GREAT WAR 1914 1919 Bristol 1920 See sample text Watson Edward James PLEAS OF THE CROWN FOR THE HUNDRED OF SWINESHEAD AND THE TOWNSHIP OF BRISTOL Taken at Bristol Before Simon Abbot of Reading Randolph Abbot of Evesham In the Year of the Reign of King Henry the Third A D 1221 Bristol 1902 See sample text Wilkins H J SOME CHAPTERS IN THE ECCLESIASTICAL HISTORY OF

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  • AMBRA BOOKS - Cornwall Antiquarian and Secondhand Books.
    Goulding R W Compiled by RECORDS OF THE CHARITY KNOWN AS BLANCHMINSTER S CHARITY In the Parish of Stratton County of Cornwall until the year 1832 With introduction and notes on the families of Turet Blanchminster Hiwis and Colshull Stratton and Bude 1898 See sample text Grylls Rev Henry DESCRIPTIVE SKETCH OF THE WINDOWS OF ST NEOT CHURCH In Cornwall as Restored by The Rev Richard Gerveys Grylls of Helston In the Years 1826 1827 1828 and 1829 To which is added the Poem of TREGEAGLE OR DOZMARY POOL Third Edition Embellished with a View of the Church and Vicarage with some Prefatory Remarks Devonport 1844 See sample text Hamilton Jenkin A K CORNISH HOMES AND CUSTOMS First edition 1934 See sample text Harvey E G MULLYON its History Scenery Antiquities Narratives of Shipwrecks its Coast Names of Places etc Truro London 1875 See sample text Hawkins Henry THROUGH WEST CORNWALL WITH A CAMERA Or an artist s pilgrimage amongst Miners Methodists 1897 See sample text Hencken H O Neill THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF CORNWALL SCILLY First edition 1932 See sample text Henderson Charles A HISTORY OF THE PARISH OF CONSTANTINE in Cornwall Compiled from Original sources by Charles Henderson M A Edited by The Rev G H Doble First edition Long Compton 1937 See sample text James C C A HISTORY OF THE PARISH OF GWENNAP IN CORNWALL 1947 See sample text Jenner Henry HANDBOOK OF THE CORNISH LANGUAGE Chiefly in its Latest Stages with some account of its History Literature First edition 1904 See sample text Lach Szymra Rev W S A CHURCH HISTORY OF CORNWALL and the Diocese of Truro c188 See sample text Lawrance W T PARLIAMENTARY REPRESENTATION OF CORNWALL Being a Record of the Electoral Divisions and Boroughs of the County from 1295 to 1885 together

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  • AMBRA BOOKS - Cornwall Antiquarian and Secondhand Books.
    WANDERINGS IN NORTH DEVON being Records Reminiscences in the life of John Mill Chanter 51 years vicar of Ilfracombe Illustrated edited by his daughter With a preface by G Tugwell Ilfracombe 1887 See sample text Clayden Arthur W THE HISTORY OF DEVONSHIRE SCENERY An Essay In Geographical Evolution First edition 1906 See sample text Cresswell Beatrix F NOTES ON THE CHURCHES OF THE DEANERY OF KENN Devon First edition Exeter 1912 See sample text Crossing William THE ANCIENT STONE CROSSES OF DARTMOOR and its Borderland Illustrated by T A Falcon Revised Edition Exeter 1902 See sample text Fisher Arthur THE REGISTER OF BLUNDELL S SCHOOL With Introduction and Appendices Part 1 The Register 1770 1882 Printed and Published for the Old Blundellian Club Blundell s School Tiverton Devon Exeter 1904 See sample text Harper Charles G THE NORTH DEVON COAST First edition 1908 See sample text Jukes Brown A J THE HILLS AND VALLEYS OF TORQUAY A Study in Valley Development and an Explanation of Local Scenery Published by the Author Torquay 1907 See sample text Page John Lloyd Warden AN EXPLORATION OF DARTMOOR AND ITS ANTIQUITIES With some account of its Borders Second edition 1889 See sample text Risdon

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