Papers of the Yerbury Family

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Top. Wilts. b. 2-3, c. 2, e. 5
  • Dates of Creation
      17th-19th century
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      4 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

Papers of the Yerbury family, consisting of:  

  • Legal and estate papers and correspondence, 1765-1880
  • Poor rate book for Braford on avon, ca. 1805
  • Accounts of the dissenting meeting house at Grove, Bradford on Avon, 1783-8, 1811-24

Administrative / Biographical History

The Yerbury family were of Belcombe Brook, Bradford on Avon.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

The papers were given to the Library in 1916.


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. II, nos. 55233-6.