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Lot 69

MONOGRAPHS BY OTHER LOCAL WRITERS

including "The Excavation of Maiden Castle, Dorset" - first interim report, Mortimer Wheeler, reprint from Antiquaries Journal 1935; "Brother John Wilkes MP 1727-1797", AM Broadley, Monograph (2 copies); description of Romano-British pavement found in 1903 in the Foundry, Fordington, OC Vidler 1928; "Sutton Waldron Parish and Village"; "Edward Buckler (1610-1796) Poet and Preacher" WH Buckler 1936; and "All about the Great Western Railway - Seven Decades of Success 1838-1911" by Broadley & Bartelott;

Estimate: £50 - £100
Bidding ended. Lot is unsold.

four children's copy books: three dated 1862 and 1863 signed "Jim Sheridan", and one 1880 signed "Margaret Thynne"

Provenance: The Bartelot Family Collection, mostly the property of Rev. Richard Grosvenor Bartelot FSA, Rector of Fordington, Dorchester 1907-1939, or his son Major R St G G Bartelot.

Grosvenor Bartelot was born in 1868 and went to Crewkerne Grammar School and Wadham College, Oxford, in the 1880s. In the next two decades he served as curate at Corfe Castle, Anglican chaplain in Turin, and as the Bishop of Salisbury's missioner covering duties of other clergy all over Dorset. He became a noted antiquarian and genealogist and was elected FSA. Having been born a Bartlett, in 1898 he changed his name to the original Norman form, Bartelot. In 1906 he became Vicar of Fordington St George, Dorchester, and next year he married Evelyn, daughter of Alfred Pope Esq of South Court and Wrackleford House, founder of the Eldridge Pope brewery. Having retired in 1936 to Timsbury, Somerset, he died in 1947.


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