The village sales

The 1951 catalogue - 17 freehold cottages sold in 9 lots. The selling prices appear to have been penciled in at the foot of each page. (Range: £200-£1000)

The 1958 sale catalogue in full (some pages take time to load due to detail included)

Pictures from the 1958 sale catalogue

Short form catalogue with priced details for 1958 sale and newspaper cuttings

Short sound clip of Betty Starkey's memories of the sale

Cerne Abbas was also owned by the Pitt-Rivers family and sold by auction in 1919 in a similar way to Burton Bradstock. See

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Ray West