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Major accessions to repositories in 2005 relating to Medieval and Early Modern


Cambridgeshire Archives

  • Gamlingay parish: churchwardens' and overseers' accounts and misc documents 1618-1705 (R105/014)
  • Littleport manorial account roll 1301-02 (R105/118)
  • Jeaffreson family of Dullingham (addnl): Dullingham manorial records 1630-1836, Dullingham Rectory manorial papers 1769-1807, misc legal papers early 17th cent-1824 and deeds mainly rel to property of the Hanger family in Little Raveley (Huntingdonshire) c1687-1799 early 17th cent-1836 (R105/025)

Canterbury Cathedral Archives

  • Bilsington priory: charters, incl some post-Reformation 1236-1636 (U472)
  • Bifolium from a gospel lectionary produced in German c1050-1100 (AddMs-128/72)
  • Deeds rel to 6 acres of land in St Mary Northgate, Canterbury 1554-1914 (U473)

Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies

  • Index to names in registers of baptisms, marriages and burials for church of Holy Cross and St Mary, Quainton 1599-1900 (PR 169)

Centre for Kentish Studies

  • Wykeham-Martin family of Leeds Castle: deeds rel to Broomfield, Dover, Erith, Plumstead, Harrietsham, Hollingbourne, Leeds, Loose, Shepherdswell, Thurnham, Bearsted, Ulcombe 1546-1939 (Acc7096)

Cheshire and Chester Archives and Local Studies

  • Egerton family, Barons Egerton of Tatton: Werneth (Cheshire) deeds 1682-1824 and Cheshire (Ashley, Bucklow, Ollerton, Rostherne, Tatton, etc) hundred and manorial records c1724-1872, with particulars of church livings 18th-20th cent, etc 1682-20th cent (D 6915)
  • Sandbach Market Charter 1579 (LDC 6977)

Cornwall Record Office

  • Adams family of Laneast: additional records, corresp, commonplace books, deeds and ephemera 1600-2000 (AD1724)

Cumbria Record Office and Local Studies Library, Whitehaven

  • St Bees Free Grammar School: school accounts and receipts 1651-1828 (YDS 60)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • Rodes family of Barlborough Hall: estate survey, manorial records and family papers 1602-1723 (D6528)

Devon Record Office

  • Dommett family of Churchstanton: family papers incl marriage settlements and deeds rel to Munthay farm 1662-1928 (6660-0)
  • Hole family of Parke: Devon (Parke in Bovey Tracey, etc) misc estate records and records of Croker and related families 1600-2000 (6684-0)
  • Lambert family, Viscounts Lambert, of Spreyton: deeds leases and other estate papers; Spreyton and Drewsteington; papers relating to more than one property; general papers relating to Spreyton, corresp, wills, church and local guide books. 1640-1969 (6683-0)
  • Torre Abbey: cartulary (microfilm) 15th cent (6690-0)
  • Letter from Thomas Bampfield to Sir John Maynard about the management of St John's Hospital School, Exeter 1688 (6629-0)

Dorset History Centre

  • Wimborne Minster royal peculiar: tracings of medieval wall paintings 1800-1900 (PE/WM)

East Kent Archives Centre

  • Deeds rel to Elham and Acrise, incl manor of Mount 1587-1677 (EK/U165)

East Sussex Record Office

  • Haynes family of Brighton: records incl deeds, and papers rel to the Hannington family also of Brighton 1648-1914 (ACC 9176)
  • Lane family of Middleton House, Westmeston: additional records c1407-1899 (ACC 9219)
  • Bodiam manor: analytical survey (1645) with other documents from an antiquarian collection none (ACC 9183)
  • Hooe manor: photocopy charter 1109 (ACC 9273)

Essex Record Office

  • Tower family of Weald Hall: Essex (Weald Hall in South Weald, Farnham, etc) and misc Bedfordshire (Toddington, etc) and Hertfordshire (Aldenham, etc) deeds and estate accounts, corresp and papers 15th-19th cent, with South Weald manorial court rolls c1276-1486 and rentals of manors in South Weald 1701-68 c1276-19th cent (D/DTw addl)

Gloucestershire Archives

  • Roberts family of Blockley: deeds and papers incl papers of related family (Slatter family of Blockley) 1591-1919 (D10183)
  • Abbey Lawn Trust, Tewkesbury: architects drawings and files rel to restoration of row of medieval cottages owned by the Trust 1965-1975 (D10355)

Hampshire Record Office

  • Unpublished research material of JS Drew, incl translation of custumal of St Swithun's Priory, Winchester and unfinished study of medieval Latin agricultural terms c1940-99 (116A05)

Lancashire Record Office

  • Owtram family of Ellel, Lancashire: Ellel (Lancashire) deeds and papers 1692-1929 (DDX 2517)
  • Rate assessment for the townships of Blackburn Hundred to repay expenses incurred during the Jacobite Rebellion 1716 (DP 508 acc 9814)
  • Slaidburn deeds 1656-1837 (DDX 2480 acc 9723, acc 9750)

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland, Record Office for

  • Palmer family, Baronets, of Carlton: additional deeds 1560-1881 (DE6844)
  • Shirley family, Earls Ferrers: Shirley family charters 12th-15th cent (DE6932)
  • deeds rel to Bugg and Musson families of Leicestershire c1539-1869 (DE6776)

London Metropolitan Archives: City of London

  • Bowles family of Forty Hall: Middlesex (Forty Hall in Enfield, etc) deeds and estate papers 1600-1939 (BO5/103)

Medway Archives and Local Studies Centre

  • Marsham family: MS map of Whorne's Place estate, Cuxton, surveyed by Robert Felgate 1670 (DE1016)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Sir Robert Clayton, MP and Lord Mayor of London: letters and papers rel to property of Colonel William Cobbe at Sandringham 1660-70 (ACC 205/168)
  • Norfolk Archdeaconry: survey and valuation 1630 (ACC 2005/257)
  • Bracon Ash, Bedingham and Holt estate maps, with papers rel to East Dereham 1638-1827 (ACC 2005/123)
  • Mousehold Heath, Norwich: maps by Ralph Treswell c1586, John Darby c1600 and Thomas Waterson 1624, with Thomas Beckle's map of the Pockthorpe estate of the Dean and Chapter of Norwich 1730 (from the survey by Mr Cooke 1718) c1586-1730 (MC 2366)

Orkney Archive

  • Watt family of Breckness: additional papers 1581-1715 (D3)

Perth and Kinross Council Archive

  • Stewart family of Balnakeilly: deeds, legal and family papers c1565-1880 (Accnno04/04)

Powys County Archives Office

  • Harrisons, solicitors, Welshpool: records incl title deeds, corresp, plans of farms and sales particulars 1689-1936 (M/D/HAR)

Shropshire Archives

  • Corbet family of Sundorne Castle: parchment rolls (3) rel to events in the Shrewsbury and Kynaston areas, the Corbet family, their involvement in national events and dealings with local people 1638-1750 (7334)
  • Lilleshall Abbey: additional deeds and papers rel to former properties 1188-1513 (7325)

Somerset Record Office

  • Society of Friends, Middle Divison, Somerset: additional records, minutes and registers 1650-1996 (DD\SFR.m)
  • Misc Somerset deeds, leases, wills, etc., rel to properties of Lord Taunton and Lord Egremont 1600-1900 (A\CMF)

Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Archive Service: Lichfield Record Office

  • Burton-upon-Trent assessed taxes: assessments for taxation and constables' expenses 1559-1613 (D438)

Tameside Local Studies and Archives

  • Hobson's Educational Endowment, Audenshaw: records incl minutes, accounts, and corresp 1547-1997 (Acc2945 Acc3189)


British Library, Manuscript Collections

  • William Scott, MP and critic: Modell of Poesy c 1598-1600 (Add 81083)
  • St Albans Abbey: psalter and notes c 1150 (Add 81084, 81085)

Jersey Archive

  • Bail fin d'Hritage between Georges Gallichan and Greigoere Le Ber 1585 (JA/985)

National Archives of Scotland

  • Maclaine family of Lochbuie: papers 1493-1742 (GD1/1365)
  • Ramsay family, Earls of Dalhousie: papers 16th cent-20th cent (GD45)


Chethams Library

  • Brownsfield Mill, Manchester: accounts, estate title deeds, corresp rel to the Mill and the Leech family 1640-1985

Wellcome Library

  • MSS book of herbs and medicines associated with the Rev Hugh Wilcox 16th cent (MS.8372)


Borthwick Institute for Archives

  • Hawke family, Barons Hawke: Womersley Park: Yorks (Womersley) family and estate papers and business records 1679-1947 (WOM)

Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives

  • Statutes of the guild or confraternity of St Anthony of Bordeaux late 15th cent (MS Add. 9714)

London Metropolitan University: The Women's Library

  • MSS recipe book owned by Elizabeth Jepp (1656), then Elizabeth Strachey (1697) 1656-1917 (7BSH)

Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts

  • Account of an embassy to the Spanish Netherlands by Richard Weston, 1st Earl of Portland 1617