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Major accessions to repositories in 2008 relating to Medieval and Early Modern


Bedfordshire and Luton Archives and Records Service

  • Colmworth deeds 1308-1457 (X942)
  • Deeds rel to the Bell Inn, Studham, and property in Luton 1562-1689 (Z1330)

Cambridgeshire Archives

  • Quitclaim by William Catell of land formerly belonging to Thomas Eyr of Whaddon 1438 (R108/055)

Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies

  • Cavendish family of Thornton Hall: additional estate papers 1656-1940 (D-X 1838)
  • Castlethorpe parish: records incl registers, fabric records, churchwardens' accounts, vestry and Parochial Church Council minutes, charity records c1562-1989 (PR 33)
  • Fawley parish: records incl registers, churchwardens' and overseers' accounts, vestry and Parochial Church Council minutes, school records and notes on parish history 1573-1985 (PR 75)

Centre for Kentish Studies

  • St Mary the Virgin parish, Ashford: records incl burial in woollen register, churchwarden's and overseer's accounts, vestry minutes, almshouse accounts, tithe papers 1589-1981 (Acc7519)

City of Westminster Archives Centre

  • St Margaret's Hospital (Green Coat School), endowed school, Westminster: records incl govenors' corresp, accounts and maps and plans 1474-1969 (Acc 2593)

Cornwall Record Office

  • Arundell family, Barons Arundell of Wardour: account roll, Cornish manors 1466-67 (AD1906)
  • Arundell family, Barons Arundell of Wardour: heraldic roll, Arundell family of Trerice and Gwarnick 1588-1603 (AD1896)
  • Penrose estate: deeds, surveys and papers Penrose, Jope and Rogers families 1500-2000 (AD1925)

Cumbria Record Office, Carlisle Headquarters

  • Burgh Barony manor: deeds and manorial records rel to Dykesfield House, Burgh-by-Sands 17th cent-20th cent (DX 1893)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • Bate family of Foston: records of Agard and Bate families incl papers rel to repairs to Foston Hall (c1538-1778) and Derbys (Foston and Scropton) deeds, surveys and rentals (17th cent) c1536-1778 (D940)

Devon Record Office

  • Lambert family, Viscounts Lambert, of Spreyton: additional deeds, diaries and papers 1635-1885 (7350)

Durham County Record Office

  • Parkin's Foundation: records c1600-1999 (Acc 7125)

East Riding of Yorkshire Archives and Local Studies Service

  • MS of John Hoveden of Howden and other scholars c1450 (DDX1361)

East Sussex Record Office

  • Hardy family of Danehurst, Fletching: estate papers 15th-20th cent (ACC 10060)
  • Thomas-Stanford family of Preston Manor: additional records 1547-2003 (10014)
  • The Book of John Rowe: transcripts of rentals and custumals of manors in the barony of Lewes, with related documents c1635 (ACC 10000)

Essex Record Office

  • Harvey family of Rolls Park (addnl): Abbess Roding (Essex) manorial court rolls 1385-1669 and rental 1801, with misc deeds for Dorset (Sutton Poyntz), Herts (Braughing) and Somerset (Keynsham) 17th-18th cent, Sibsey (Lincs) 1652, Great and Little Oxenden (Northants) 1652, a Thaxted (Essex) lease 1695 and Hempstead Wood (Essex) plan 18th cent 1385-1801 (D/DU 2057)
  • Hempstead Hall and Wincelows Goldinghams manors: rentals c1650-83 (D/DU 2424)
  • Hempstead and Hampstead Hall Court manorial court roll 1648 and rentals 1497-98, 1502, 1653, 1655 and 1665 1497-1665 (D/DQ)

Flintshire Record Office

  • Illuminated letter patent of Mary I rel to lands in Flintshire 1553 (AN4175)

Gloucestershire Archives

  • Cheltenham manor: court roll 1576 (D11250)

Hampshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Andover Charities: deeds and papers 1599-1958 (98A08)
  • Basingstoke Borough: early administrative records incl charters, views of frankpledge, enclosure award c1399-1836 (148M71)

Highland Council Archives

  • Skibo Castle: writs and other legal papers 1581-1890 (Acc 1705)

Isle of Wight Record Office

  • Account of costs of building a fort at Sandham (Sandown), and repairs to castles at Yarmouth and Cowes 1637 (AC2008/019)

Lincolnshire Archives

  • Tunnard-Moore family of Frampton Hall: deeds, estate and family papers, incl letter books rel to Charles Thomas Moore (1874-1898) and corresp of the Rev Charles Moore (1879-1880) c1430-1975 (TM)
  • Bewsolas in Fosdyke manor: court books, minute book, book of enrolments of surrenders and admissions and manorial papers 1655-1931 (MANOR OF BEWSOLAS IN FOSDYKE)
  • Dembleby manor: map 1641 (MISC DEP 683)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Purdey & Holley, solicitors, Norfolk: accounts, letter books and clients papers incl Aylsham Lancaster manor court books, Burnham Vewters court rolls, Weybourne and Weybourne Priory manorial court papers 1646-1984 (ACC 2008/128, ACC 2008/257)
  • Gressenhall parish: registers 1538-1967 (PD 715)
  • Thwaite St Mary parish: registers, churchwardens' accounts 1540-2007 (PD 716)
  • Wendling parish: registers, etc 1539-2002 (PD 717)
  • Cockley Cley East Hall and Cockley Cley West Hall manors: manor court rolls and books 1491-1925, surveys (2) 1581 and rentals 1678-1788 1491-1925 (MC 2667)
  • Witchingham and Middleton manors: extent 15th cent (ACC 2008/255)

North Devon Record Office

  • Incledon-Webber family of Buckland: Braunton deeds, legal and family papers 1400-2000 (A236)
  • Torridge Deanery: chapter minutes, Rural Dean's visitation books, church property book, list of rural deans 1615-1968 (A169)

North Yorkshire County Record Office

  • Hemplands Farm, Conistone with Kilnsey: records, with Procter family deeds for Cracoe, Malham and Bordley 15th-19th cent (ZM)
  • Petition to the Council of the North rel to Yorebridge Grammar School, Askrigg early 17th cent (Z.1281)

Nottinghamshire Archives

  • Grant of land from Robert and Margaret Tonge of Sutton to John Rogus of Bonington 1401 (7334)

Shropshire Archives

  • Ludlow Borough: charters granted to Ludlow 1461-1900s (acc no 7747)

Somerset Record Office

  • Gore family of Barrow Court: estate accounts of William Gore 1662-1664 (A\BAV)
  • Deed of gift for land and rent of a fulling mill in Chard 1324 (DD\S\GLY)
  • Stevens Cox Ilchester Collection: additional records 1575-1862 (A\CTP)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Leeds

  • Ardsley deeds 1531-1691 (WYL2244)

Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre

  • Booth family of Stanton St Bernard: illustration of the coat of arms of John Booth (d. 1635) 1624 (3663)
  • Dunsdon family of Upper Lambourn, Standen Hussey and Great Bedwyn: deeds and papers 1576-1907 (3655)
  • Seymour family, Dukes of Somerset, formerly baronets of Berry Pomeroy: Wilts (Maiden Bradley) register of tenants 1633 (3656)
  • Wills family, baronets, of Hazelwood: Littlecote (Wilts) additional deeds and papers include maps and valuations 1640-1985 (3202)
  • Lacock Priory (later Abbey) (Augustinian): Burnett-Brown cartularies and estate papers 1250-2000 (3673)
  • St Mary's Parish, West Dean, with Holy Trinity Parish, East Grimstead: West Dean registers, vestry minutes, churchwardens accounts and papers 1538-1944 (3712)


British Library, Manuscript Collections

  • James II, King of Great Britain and Ireland: letters (54) to William of Orange 1678-79 (Add. 86848)

Island Archives, Guernsey

  • Guille family of St George, Guernsey: additional Stevens-Guille papers incl accounts, corresp and papers 1396-1900

Jersey Archive

  • Payn family of Jersey: corresp, family and business papers and ephemera 1630-1959 (JA/1356)

National Library of Ireland

  • James Butler, 2nd Duke of Ormonde, statesman: commonplace book late 17thcent (Acc 6790)

National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services

  • Welsh verse miscellany with a copy of Gregory's Decretals c1520 (NLW MS 23895)


Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives

  • English processional in the use of Sarum (one volume) late 15th century (MS Add. 9793)

Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts

  • Mary Gofton: accounts 1645-49
  • James Nedeham, Surveyor of the Kings Works: particular book 1539-40 (MS.Don.c.206)