Loveday Family Papers

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Ch. Beds. 45-6; Ch. Berks. 1234-9; Ch. Derbys. 62-4; Ch. Glos. 194-7; Ch. London and Middx. 524; Ch. Northants. 52; Ch. Rutland 3; Ch. Surrey 95; Ch. Warws. 69-73; Ch. Worcs. 211; Ch. Oxon. 4594-978; Top. Oxon. b. 259; Top. Oxon. c. 596-7; D.D. Loveday c.1-13
  • Dates of Creation
  • Language of Material
      English, and Latin.
  • Physical Description
      427 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

Deeds and other papers concerning the property of the Loveday family, including property in Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Bedfordshire, Warwickshire, Gloucestershire, Worcestershire, London, Rutland, Derbyshire, Surrey, and Northamptonshire. The collection includes a pedigree of the Loveday family (MS. Top. Oxon. c. 597/12, fol. 7v).

Administrative / Biographical History

Loveday family of Williamscote, Oxfordshire.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

The majority of the papers were purchased by the Library in 1970. MSS D.D. Loveday c. 1-13 were deposited in 1967, 1971 and 1972.


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

Other Finding Aids

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