Document ReferencePl C 1/553
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford, Dover Street, London; 12 Mar. 1726/7
Date12 March 1727
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionReports the death of Widow Hodgin of Wimpole, whose cottage is now to be let; suggests that it be let to William Pluckrose who is very keen but adds that a couple from Arrington have also applied; asks for instructions as to bringing in another tenant at the Dog and Kennell; requests instructions as to Frank's future employment once he returns from taking the hounds to Aywood [Eywood] in Herefordshire; has spoken to Hannah Bowran about the £20 she is to be paid by the earl; adds that John [Bouron] and his wife want new floorboards in one chamber at the Tiger Inn and another floor to be mended.

Letter dated 12 Mar. 1726/7.
Termbuilding works, houses, floors
buildings, public houses, Cambridgeshire
tenants, Wimpole

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA39156Hodgin; - (-1727); Mrs; tenant of 2nd Earl of Oxford in Cambridgeshire-1727
NA39047Pluckrose; William (fl 1724-1735); Mr; servant at Wimpole working with horsesfl 1724-1735
NA39157Bowran; Hannah (fl 1727); Mrsfl 1727
NA38991Bouron; John (fl 1722-1731); Mr; servant at Wimpole working with horsesfl 1722-1731
NA39158Bouron; - (fl 1727); Mrs; wife of John Bouronfl 1727
NA38705Cossen; John (fl 1713-1738); Mr; wood agent later chief agent of 2nd Earl of Oxford at Wimpolefl 1713-1738
NA1047Harley; Edward (1689-1741); 2nd Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; styled Lord Harley 1711-17241689-1741
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