Allocation of papers accepted in lieu of tax

The archive of the Walpole family, Barons Walpole of Wolterton, formerly Earls of Orford, has been accepted in lieu of tax by the government.

Notable material includes manorial and estate maps and papers from the 13th to the 20th century and the personal and collected papers of the family from Horatio Walpole (1678-1757) onwards.

Any library, record office or analogous institution in the United Kingdom interested in being allocated the papers should contact James Travers, Cultural Property Manager, Archives Sector Development, The National Archives, Ruskin Avenue, Kew TW9 4DU (email: for further particulars in the first instance.

Applications for allocation of this material must be received in writing at the same address by 22 June 2018.

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