Candle Auction Scrapbooks

The Church Archive contains 3 scrapbooks, compiled during the 20th century, that documents from 1899 to 1986 the famous triennial Candle Auction, held in Aldermaston, that sells the leasehold of Church Acre for three years.

The scrapbooks contain letters, newspaper cuttings, notes, leaflets and photographs and can be viewed by following the links below.

Scrapbook 1 : 1899-1955

Scrapbook cover - candle auction

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Scrapbook 2 : 1953-1974

Scrapbook Cover 1953-74

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Scrapbook 3 : 1962-1986

Scrapbook cover - candle auction

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