Photocopies of Acts of Parliament

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 Dep. d. 319-23
  • Dates of Creation
      20th century
  • Language of Material
      English, and Latin.
  • Physical Description
      5 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

Positive photocopies of the original manuscripts of five Acts of Parliament, 1559-1832:

  • Acts of Uniformity, 1559, 1662
  • Habeas Corpus, 1679
  • Bill of Rights, 1689
  • Reform Act, 1832

Administrative / Biographical History

Not applicable

Conditions Governing Access

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

Acquisition Information

The photocopies were deposited by the House of Lords Record Office in 1963.


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

Other Finding Aids

A full description is available in the Library.

Additional Information

The original manuscripts are held by the House of Lords Record Office, London.