Papers Owned by W.A. Littledale

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Collections of papers owned by Littledale, consisting of:  

  • Court rolls of the manor of Stanwell, Middlesex, 1630, 1674, 1704
  • Title deeds of property in London, Oxfordshire and Yorkshire, 1575-1804
  • Copies, 18th-19th century, of probates of wills, mainly for Middlesex, 1606-1804
  • Legal papers and correspondence

Administrative / Biographical History

Willoughby Aston Littledale (1858-1931) was an antiquary.

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 through the Friends of the Bodleian in 1932.


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. I, nos. 38802-6.

The deeds in this collection are calendared in Calendars of charters and rolls in manuscript collections of the Bodleian Library (microfiche, Chadwyck-Healey, Cambridge, 1992), which includes an index of persons, and less comprehensive indexes of trades and professions, and of manorial land records. Copy available on the open shelves in Duke Humphrey's Library.