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Sunday, 18 January 2015
ESAH Archives: S/LIB/9/38
Minchen's Farm, Great Dunmow (S/LIB/9/38/10)
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Glasscock Papers. Minchen’s
Farm, Pharisee Green, Great Dunmow.
Includes correspondence c1918 and Pedigree of Glasscok identifying
ancestor with property.
Family research relating to
the Glasscock family and ‘Minchens’
to shew the descent of ‘Minchens’ in Dunmow from William Glascock who died 1579
…”. 2 sheets
of paper. “Note A. Salmon (Hist of Essex) says that ‘Minchens was purchased by
Sir James Hallett’ as he died in 1703. It would appear then Francis Glascock
must have been the vendor & will his sister to whom it was left in his
on Glascock of Dunmow
identical photographs of window at back of house
to Glascock from Foxweld, dated 26.12.1912 regarding family
to Glascock from Foxweld, dated 27.12.1912 regarding family
to Glascock from Foxweld, dated 26.08.1913 regarding family
to Glascock from Foxweld, dated 22.11.1913 regarding family
in response to enquiries about deeds of Minchins Farm: (1) Fisher Jesson &
Co, 9.10.1917; (2) Holmes & Hills, Bocking End, 5.3.1918; (3) Holmes &
Hills, Bocking End, Braintree, 12.4.1918
“Minchens, Dunmow. SE Front”
from L E Beaumont, “Sunnington House, near Leicester” dated 19.3.1919 regarding
mantelpiece removed from Minchens and “the panelling was taken by Canon
Beaumont: it was left … in his will”.
from T Harris, 2 sheets, “Builder & Contractor, Plumber, Undertaker & c
, High Street Dunmow” dated 4.4.1919 regarding items removed from Minchens. “I
will give you all the information I can.
The Carved Arch was in the Hall in front of the staircase and the Panel
work was in the Hall & Back Room where I saw the mural work. Stone Mantle
piece was in the Front Room left hand side of the Hall. The mural work was also on the chimney breast
of Back Room. The Arch Panelling & Stone Mantle were all removed at the
same time as far as I know. … I know nothing about the Coat of Arms. … I do not
know how long the Beaumont family owned Minchins.”
of Minchen’s Farm “from Royal Commission on Historical Monuments (Essex) Vol.