Papers of F. Tyrwhitt-Drake, of Shardeloes, Amersham, Buckinghamshire

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Tyrwhitt-Drake's papers, consisting of:  

  • Documents relating to the Garsington, Oxfordshire, estate, 1515-1847, including Stoke Talmage, Chippinghurst, chiefly 18th century, when it belonged to the Wickham family
  • Oxfordshire estate papers, 1550-early 19th century, mostly Finmere
  • Papers relating to the execution of Dr Radcliffe's will, of which William Drake, became a trustee in 1759, 1714-95
  • 2 maps of the parish of Garsington, late 17th century

Administrative / Biographical History

F. Tyrwhitt-Drake was of Shardeloes, Amersham, Buckinghamshire.

Conditions Governing Access

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/specialcollections).

Acquisition Information

The papers were deposited in the Library in 1956.

Note

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.

Related Material

Related material is held by Buckinghamshire County Council and Oxfordshire County Record Office.