Bailey's Court Farm
Photo from 1915 Sale Catalogue
Origin of name.
The present spelling of the name is Bailey, this would seem to be a corruption. At until the end of the 19th century the name was spelt Bayly, there are three 19th century surveys which use the spelling. As for the origin of this name it would appear to be a personal name.
|John Baylie servant to Thomas Dorney (Men's armour for Glos. 1608).|
There is also an I.P.M. for an Isaac Bailey Yeoman who died
in Stoke 28th October, 1681.
Hall. Bedchamber, Cheese Chamber, Kitchen Chamber, Hall Loft
49 acres held by Richard Bayly.
Also Thomas Baylis's Holdings
Reference Manoral court papers 1739.
|1814||The farm was 151 acres, three roods 25 perches and William Builder was the tenant|
(Parish Survey) Tenant William Hooper.
;The tenant is very old and is not able to look after his farm which is generally in bad condition, no improvement is made and there is great capability for it. Farmhouse, stable barn and courtyard, sheds and wagon lodge and buildings in fair repair. Orchards well planted good, Bearing in good condition. 173 acres.
|1850||Farm in occupation of William Hooper rent £186.|
|1853||Let to William Player - new Farmhouse built rent £200|
|1856||Rent increased, including interest on new Farmhouse rent £240|
|1858||Let to Mr F Fuller and part of Watch Elm Farm added rent £262|
||A greater portion of Woodhouse Farm added. The Farmhouse enlarged and farm buildings rebuilt during this tenancy land drained rent £307|
|1868||Let to Mr Sydney B Mitchell and Benjamin Wilcox at the same rent.|
|1876||A further 38A-2A-8p of land added to the farm.|
|1861||Greater portion of Woodhouse Farm added [to Baylie's Farm ], house enlarged|
|1916||Farm sold to Mr. E Pursey for £7,500. 386 acres farm rent £223|
Baileys Court Farm - Mr. E. Pursey Rent £223/Annum, 386
House Entrance Hall, Dining Room, Drawing Room, Breakfast Room, Kitchen, Panty, Dairy, Cellar
Six Bedrooms, Bathroom, and Offices.
Large Implement Shed, Large Barn, with Loft over, Three Cattle Sheds with Sliding Doors of 36 Head, Four Cattle Sheds in enclosed yard, Two Open Sheds for Cattle Stabling, for 17 Horses, Coach House, Harness Room, Chaff House, Barn and Cow Shed, Three Pig Stys and Fowl House.