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Major accessions to repositories in 2009 relating to Medieval and Early Modern


Bath Record Office

  • Thring, Townsend, Lee & Pembertons, solicitors, Bath: client papers rel to the Rivers estate, Bath 1500-2000 (Acc 810)

Cambridgeshire Archives

  • Sandys family, baronets, of Wilberton: fen and other estate papers, incl Commissioners of Sewers papers 1619-c.1664, papers and accounts for construction of (Old) Bedford River and associated works 1633-41 and papers rel to the debts of Colonel Samuel Sandys (d.1685) 1619-1681 (R109/046)
  • Adlams, solicitors, St Neots: clients' deeds and papers, incl Eltisley manorial court books 1726-1901, copies of court roll 1761-1899, quit rents 1858-1935, stewards fees 1859-79, enfranchisement accounts 1893-1900, Little Gransden manorial court books 1872-1905, draft minutes 1783-1808, copies of court roll 1716-1905, quit rents 1731-1833 and fee book 1858-1929, Little Gransden Rectory manorial court book 1851-1909, Elsworth manor quit rents 1885-88, deeds of property in Cambridge St Andrew the Less, Caxton, Eltisley, Gamlingay, Little Gransden and Willingham 1679-1911 and accounts of George Newton, Baron Eltisley 1926-47 1679-1947 (R109/083)
  • Deed of property in Kneesworth, Meldreth and Whaddon 1438 (R109/037)

Centre for Kentish Studies

  • Calcraft estate records 1613-1987 (Acc7709)

Cornwall Record Office

  • Thurlebeer manor: accounts, with other records 1417-1903 (X1320)

Devon Record Office

  • Peter, Peter & Wright, solicitors, Okehampton: client deeds and papers 1676-1947 (7532)
  • Farringdon, Farringdon Bruere, Farringdon Drewry manors: court leet rolls 1589-1602 (7537)
  • Hurst's Almshouses, Exeter: foundation deed 1567 (7586)

Doncaster Archives Department

  • United Reformed Church, Yorkshire Synod: corresp and deeds rel to various congregations 1616-2003 (NURCH/various)

Dorset History Centre

  • Thomas Rackett, Rector of Spetisbury Antiquary: herald's visitation book c1680 (D/RAC)

East Sussex Record Office

  • Drewe family of Ticehurst and Castle Drogo: papers, photographs, deeds and research notes 1404-1995 (10210)
  • Manorial records rel to Buckholt, Glottenham, Hooe, Ore and Robertsbridge 1616-1925 (10302)

Essex Record Office

  • Fowke family of Saling Grove: family and estate papers, incl deeds and other papers rel to Grove estate, Great Saling and Holbrooke Hall, Little Waldingfield 1375-1926 (D/DU 2499)
  • Nazeing parish: records, incl registers of baptisms, banns, marriages and burials, and churchwarden's memoranda book 1559-1996 (D/P 321)
  • Saffron Walden Borough Council: records 13th-20th cent (D/B 2)
  • Tolleshunt Bourchiers manor: survey 1597-1598 (D/DU 2536)
  • Deeds rel to Castle Lodge and property on Castle Street, Saffron Walden 1583-1877 (A12606)
  • Deeds rel to property owned by Dolby family in Doddinghurst and Kelvedon 1659-1878 (D/DU 2486)

Glasgow City Archives

  • Andrew Macpherson Jackson, archivist: papers rel to medieval history c1950-2000 (TD1751)

Gloucestershire Archives

  • Southrop Manor: court rolls (1376-1837) rentals and surveys (1599-1836) deeds (1581-1878) leases (1616-1894) papers rel to the sale of the estate by Wadham College, Oxford (1926-1932) 1376-1932 (D11718)

Hampshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Wither family of Oakley Hall: additional family and estate papers rel mainly to Deane and Oakley, and accounts of Henrietta Wither and another unidentified female 1627-1939 (87A09)
  • Winchester Dean and Chapter: estate papers (transferred from Winchester Cathedral Library) 1366-20th cent (DC)

Lincolnshire Archives

  • Coates parish: visitors books, register of services, accounts, corresp, minutes, copies of terriers and misc records 1634-1995 (COATES BY STOW PAR)
  • St Wulfram's Parish Church, Grantham: records incl registers, banns books and church rate books 1562-1990 (GRANTHAM ST WULFRAM PAR)

Medway Archives and Local Studies Centre

  • Sir Joseph Williamson, statesman and diplomat: letters (1 vol) 1673-74 (Acc 1211)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Eversheds, solicitors, Norwich: clients' deeds and papers rel to Little Barningham and Plumstead 1593-1839, Cremer estate at Beeston Regis 1866-1970 and to estates in Cantley, Herringby, Great Yarmouth, Norwich, Little Fransham, Wymondham and Waldron (Sussex) 1593-1970 (ACC 2008/306, ACC 2008/402)
  • Norwich Consolidated Charities: deeds (3) rel to tenements in parish of St George Colegate, Norwich 1454-1546 (ACC 2008/382)
  • Langford manor: court rolls, rentals and accounts 14th-18th cent (ACC 2009/136)
  • Deed to a piece of land in Swinemarket, Norwich 13th cent (MC 2692)
  • Deed rel to Thetford 1586 (ACC 2009/78)
  • Letter from John Pepys to Francis Heyward of Godwick regarding payment of arrears on a farm at Longham 1631 (MC 2684)

North Devon Record Office

  • Brewer, Harding and Rowe, solicitors, Barnsaple, Bideford and Braunton: client deeds and papers 1414-1953 (A299)

Northumberland Collections Service

  • St Augustine parish, Alston: records 1597-1993 (EP 46)

Pembrokeshire Record Office

  • Parcglas Estate: deeds, maps, wills, corresp and other papers 1566 - 1907 (HDX/1806)

Plymouth and West Devon Record Office

  • Misc Devon deeds and manorial documents 1631-1865 (3589)

Scottish Borders Archive and Local History Centre

  • Naesmyth family, baronets, of Posso: papers, mainly titles 1497-1779 (TD93/35)

Somerset Record Office/Somerset Heritage Office

  • Dodington family of Horsington: additional deeds, wills and papers 1300-2000 (A\CZA)
  • Charles Rowcliffe, solicitor, Stogumber: corresp, deeds and papers 1662-1869 (A\DCG)
  • Wiveliscombe Book Group: papers rel to the production of a book 'Wiveliscombe - a History of a Somerset Market Town' incl original documents 1327-2008 (A\CZW)
  • Crewkerne manor: survey and rental 1599 (A\DAU)

Suffolk Record Office, Bury St Edmunds Branch

  • Deed between John Smithe and Thomas Whittman and Henry Eade rel to land in Laxfilde 1576 (HD3106)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale

  • Waterhouse Charity, Halifax: records incl minutes, accounts, rentals, deeds 1481-1998 (WYC: 1484)

Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre

  • Brudenell-Bruce family, Marquesses of Ailesbury: additional estate and family papers, incl legal and estate memoranda books, memoir of Thomas earl of Ailesbury, c1730, diaries of Thomas marquis of Ailesbury1786-1803; architectural plans of Tottenham Park, 1808-1834; letters of the earl of Cardigan about his role in the Charge of The Light Brigade in 1854, 1865-6; land drainage plans, 1850's; notebook of R Loder about the topography of Savernake Forest, 1917; corresp re the lease of the forest to the Forestry Commission 1674-1985 (3790)
  • Esturmy family: royal charters confirming the rights of the family to Saverake Forest 1200, 1379 (1300 (additional))
  • Gore family of Alderton: deeds and digitised images of royal charters granting fair at Hilmarton 1332-1576 (3815)
  • Thomas Carter, baker, Salisbury: receipts and payments as Chamberlain of the Company of Bakers in the City of New Sarum 1635 (3806)
  • Deeds rel to Purton (transferred from Purton Museum) 1663-1840 (3824)


British Library, Manuscript Collections

  • Nell Gwyn, actress and mistress of Charles II: documents rel to life and the Restoration court 1660-1719 (Add. 88923)
  • Kirkstead Abbey: psalter c1300 (Add. 88905)
  • Macclesfield Alphabet Book c1500 (Add. 88887)
  • Leaves from Book of Hours by Brussels Initials Master c15th cent (Add. 88889)
  • 'An epitaph upon Kinge James' mss poem, attributed to George Morley, Bishop of Winchester 17th cent (Add. 88893)

Island Archives, Guernsey

  • Constable of Castel: deliberations, ordinances and preciputs 1661-1912 (AQ 1083)

Jersey Archive

  • Ecclesiastical Court of Jersey: court rolls, visits, accounts and papers 1557-1935 (JA/1566)

National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • Borthwick family of Crookston: legal and other papers 1452-20th cent (Acc.13043)

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

  • Wynne family of Hazelwood: family papers 1640-1881 (T3905)


Lambeth Palace Library

  • Reginald Pole, Cardinal Archbishop of Canterbury: letterbook incl copies of letters (87) and two works c1534-1558 (MS 4874)
  • Simon Theobald, Archbishop of Canterbury: indenture 1378 (MS 4837)
  • Carthusian diurnal incl canonical hours of prayer, possibly created by an English Carthusian house in the south east c1477-1525 (MS 4838)

Wellcome Library

  • Manual of practical chiromancy or palmistry with various illustrations 1648 (MS.8727)


Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections

  • Collection of Scottish charters and other documents, some with seals 1402-1699 (E.2009.33)

Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts

  • Thomas Pasmore: commonplace book 1679-80
  • Williamscot School: register, with accounts and recipes (18th cent) 1575-1656

Trinity College Dublin

  • Cromwell family of Ardglas: family papers 1617-1715 (11353)