Documents Collection

This collection includes a range of material including newspaper cuttings, sale documents, family histories, stock diaries etc.  Below are a few highlights from the Document Collection.  If you would like to use any of these images or would like to see any of these documents in full – some comprise many pages – get in touch quoting the Archive Reference number and description.

This online collection includes selected items from our archive and is a work in progress.  It will be updated and added to in the future.  It you would like to enquire about any other documents in the archive please get in touch.

Archive Ref: 3394/HOC1 Antell Family History by Jasmine Hughes. 80 double sided pages with photos, family trees and text. Digitised and available on request. For more info go to http://hoaroakcottage.org/Antell/
Archive Ref: 3394/HOC55 Family History of John Little family. Peebleshire and Exmoor. 50 double sided pages of text, photos and family trees.
Archive Ref: 3394/HOC261 Stock Diaries of Bill Little including for Hoar Oak Cottage. Several diaries and stock books in different formats.
Archive Ref: 3394/HOC263 Diaries of Robert Tait Little, Head Shepherd 1871 - 1907 Five diaries in total. Digitised and Transcribed. More on this link http://hoaroakcottage.org/robert-tait-little/
Exmoor. The Land of Goshen. Exeter and Plymouth Gazette November 6, 1883 Newspaper image reproduced with kind permission of The British Newspaper Archive copyright THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD All rights reserved
Sale of Hoar Oak Cottage North Devon Journal 24/5/1866 Page 1 “Image reproduced with kind permission of The British Newspaper Archive (www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk)
Sheep Dog Trials North Devon Journal 14/7/1904 Page 8 “Image reproduced with kind permission of The British Newspaper Archive (www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk)”
First Postal Delivery to Hoar Oak Cottage 24/7/1902 Page 8 North Devon Journal Image reproduced with kind permission of The British Newspaper Archive www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk More info on: http://hoaroakcottage.org/2017/01/19/post-gets-delivered/