Property history

I can investigate the origins of your property, and who lived there in the past and how they made their living.

I can attempt to research the history of houses from the earliest recorded origins to the 20th century.

I can use resources such as maps, censuses and manorial records for clues to the age of your house. We can establish if your existed in the 19th century and find out who lived there, and then try to take back the history of the property or location back into the 18th century and beyond.

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Booker Farm, near High Wycombe, Bucks

Booker Farm, near High Wycombe, Bucks

West Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

I have used manorial records and the Winchester Pipe Rolls to trace the history of properties between the 13th and 20th centuries.

 
Former farmhouse at Wandale

Former farmhouse at Wandale

Westmorland

I have used manorial records and other sources to investigate properties, farms and hamlets between the 16th and 20th centuries in the Lower Eden Valley, such as Ravenstonedale, Kirkby Stephen, Hartley, Soulby, Nateby, Asby, Tebay, Shap, Bretherdale, Langdale, Mallerstang and Newbiggin on Lune.

Please contact us if your property lies within this region, and you would like the history researched.

 
Photo of Assession Roll, 1464

Photo of Assession Roll, 1464

Tintagel, Cornwall

I have used the Assession Rolls of the Duchy of Cornwall to trace properties back to the 14th century.