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A Victorian Solicitors Deed Box

S/N:RC210

19th Century

United Kingdom

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A Victorian Solicitors Deed Box

REPTON & CO
A very good Victorian quality solicitors deed box with a Hobbs lock and blue interior. The hand painted inscription reads ‘Miss L . C Bickersteth’s Trustees’

The Bickersteth Family were at the time (from the mid 1800’s onwards) prominent in the Church and the Law. With numerous members of the family holding high office in both professions. Clearly a family of significant means, there is a record of a Miss Bickersteth subscribing to the erection of a first World War memorial in nearby Kirkby Lonsdale, which is where this deed box has come from. A useful and attractive piece of social history.

Dimensions: 

  • H: 31cm (12.20in)
  • W: 51cm (20.08in)
  • D: 37cm (14.57in)

Period: 

19th Century

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