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A Miscellany of Deeds and Manorial, Estate, Probate and Family Documents

 Collection
Call Number: MS 239
Overview

This collection of miscellaneous documents, written between the 13th to 19th centuries, mostly relate to land and property transactions and maintenance in England. The bulk of the documents are dated from the 16th through 19th centuries. The remaining documents concern legal and official matters, family papers, probate and wills, and accounts and business. The documents pertain to many of the counties in England, as well as some matters taking place in other parts of the British Isles.

Dates: 1230-1900 (bulk 1461-1860)

Finance de l'Angleterre collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS Q13
Overview Collection of economic and historical essays and statistical charts, written in French, mostly regarding England, written in various and anonymous hands. Fair copies or final drafts (including at least one translation) describing England as a commercial nation: its natural resources, demography, commerce, politics, public finance, etc., often comparing the country with France. Theory of relationship between commerce and government. Some political gossip. Other topics include Swedish and...
Dates: Dates composed: 1751-1754; also 1693-1694, 1736, 1740-1750; dates covered: 1077-1377, 1483-1509, 1689-1754, 1746-1754

Kaye family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 240B
Overview

This collection consists of estate documents, principally deeds, of the Kaye family of Woodsome in Yorkshire, England, from the 13th to 18th centuries, with the majority of documents dating from the 16th and 17th centuries. Some locations cited in these documents include Almondbury, Honley, Kirkheaton, Slaithwaite, Kirkburton, Huddersfield, etc.

Dates: approximately 1200-1770

North Family Papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 240A
Overview These are estate and personal archives of the North family of Kirtling, Cambridgeshire, and Wroxton Abbey, Oxfordshire, as well as other places in England, from the 13th to 19th centuries, with the majority of documents dating from the 16th through 18th centuries. Document types include deeds, manorial documents, legal and official matters, accounts, family papers and correspondence. Some additional locations cited in these documents include Harlow, Ashley and Silverley, London, and...
Dates: approximately 1250-1856 (bulk 1500-1797)

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Beaumont family 1
Copley family 1
Crosley family 1
Guilford, Francis North, 1673-1729 1
Guilford, Francis North, Baron, 1637-1685 1