The collection is primarily concerned with inheritance and title to the estates. It includes deeds, marriage settlements and other evidences of marriages, extracts from probate copies of wills and documents following from trust settlements. Leases and mortgages are also present.
Manuscripts of Manners Sutton family of Kelham, Nottinghamshire, 1722-1910
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 159 Ms
- Dates of Creation1722-1910
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description70 items
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The Manners Sutton family of Kelham in Nottinghamshire owned extensive estates in East Nottinghamshire, including property in the parishes of Kelham, Averham, Rolleston, Staythorpe, Park Leys, Knapthorpe, North Clifton and Harby.
The manuscripts are arranged chronologically.
ACCESS: Accessible to all registered readers
REPROGRAPHIC: Photocopies and photographic copies can be supplied for educational use and private study purposes only, depending on the condition of the documents.
Other Finding Aids
NOTE: Copyright on all Finding Aids belongs to the University of Nottingham.
- In the Reading Room, University of Nottingham Library: Typescript Catalogue, 12 pp
- At the National Register of Archives, London: Typescript Catalogue, 12 pp
- Several relevant collections at Nottinghamshire Archives Office, including papers in the archive of Hodgkinsons, Solicitors of Newark: DDH 161.
Conditions Governing Use
COPYRIGHT: Identification of copyright holders of unpublished material is often difficult. Permission to make any published use of any material from the collection must be sought in advance in writing from the Keeper of the Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections (email firstname.lastname@example.org ). The Department will try to assist in identifying copyright owners but the responsibility for copyright clearance before publication ultimately rests with the reader.
These records were purchased by The University of Nottingham in 1966.