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

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 D.D. Tyrwhitt-Drake a. 1, c. 1-3
  • Dates of Creation
  • Language of Material
      English, and Latin.
  • Physical Description
      4 shelfmarks

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.

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Acquisition Information

The papers were deposited in the Library in 1956.


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

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Related Material

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