Papers of the Hussey Family of Honington and Doddington

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Top. Lincs. b. 3-5, c. 3-5, c. 7-30, e. 5-6, g. 1; Rolls Lincs. 3-54
  • Dates of Creation
      16th-18th century
  • Language of Material
      English, and Latin.
  • Physical Description
      85 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

Papers of the Hussey family, consisting of:  

  • Court rolls and estate papers, 16th-18th century
  • Official and family papers, 16th-18th century
  • Estate papers of Sir John Hussey Delaval for the manor of Doddington, 18th century

Administrative / Biographical History

The Hussey family of Honington and Doddington included Sir John Hussey Delaval, Baron Delaval (1728-1808).

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 papers were given to the Library by the trustees of the Marquis of Waterford's estate, 1920-5.


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. 54418-503.