Ownership of Land 1873

This transcript of the 1873 Owners of Land for Buckinghamshire is taken from the original listing published in 1875. 

OCR has been used followed by a quick check - there may be errors remaining.  If you find one of these please let me know and I will check and fix them

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Measurements used:

Areas are given in Acres, Roods and Perches.  While acres are pretty sensible measures the others can be confused with linear measures of the same or similar names! 

An Acre is an area measuring 1 x 10 chains = 1 chain x 1 furlong =  22 x 220 yds = 4840 sq yards. = 1/640th of a sq mile.

A Rood is an area measuring 1 Rod x 10 chains = 1 Rod x 1 furlong = 5 yards 1 ft 6 in x 220 yards = 1/4 of an acre.

(The linear measure of a rod being the same as a pole or perch = 5.5 yards. = 1/4 chain)

A Perch is also a measure of an area of  1 x 1 rod, pole or perch.  1/40 of a Rood.

For those accustomed to a metric age - 1 Hectare = 2.47 Acres.

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