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Land tenure -- England -- Early works to 1800

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Records:

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

Call Number: MS 239

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)

Christopher Smyth legal document

 Collection — Folder 1
Call Number: MS P715

Christopher Smyth, a gentleman of Northampton, acknowledges that he has a conveyance from Thomas Breton, an apothecary of Northhampton, and Robert Lloyd Breton, his son, for an estate at Winston and Pettaugh currently being occupied by Joseph Peck. Smyth pledges to keep the deeds for the Breton family. The document is docketed.

Dates: September 5, 1789

Kaye family papers

Call Number: MS 240B

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

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)