Hagley Charters Collection

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Charters relating to the estates of the Lyttelton family (Viscount Cobham) of Frankley, later of Hagley Hall. Many of the family's estates had previously belonged to Halesowen Abbey.

Administrative / Biographical History

Lyttleton family: Barons Lyttleton, Worcestershire.

Reference: Finding aid for the Hagley Charters

Arrangement

The charters are listed chronologically.

Conditions Governing Access

Open. Access to all registered researchers.

Acquisition Information

These items were purchased at a major sale of Hagley Hall muniments at Sotheby's in 1978, in cooperation with Birmingham City Libraries.

Other Finding Aids

A paper catalogue to item level is available in the Special Collections Department and at the National Register of Archives in London.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to make any published use of any material from the collection must be sought in advance in writing from the University Archivist, Special Collections.

Accruals

Further accruals are not expected.

Related Material

Estate papers of the Lyttleton family, 1763-1771 are at Birmingham City Library.

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