Bull of Shapwick Papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

The Bull of Shapwick papers cover a wide variety of subjects, from family illness and business to the English Civil War and laws passed by Parliament.

Administrative / Biographical History

These papers are the correspondence of the Bull family of Shapwick, Somerset, covering much of the mid-late 17th Century.

Arrangement

The letters are arranged by sender (for example, those of Colonel Martin Pyndar are grouped together) and chronologically as far as possible within those groupings.

Conditions Governing Access

Accessible to all bona fide readers.

Acquisition Information

The Bull papers were purchased by Special Collections in 1950.

Note

Compiled by Martin Hall, Assistant Archivist, University of Bristol Information Services - Special Collections.

Other Finding Aids

Typescript calendar available in Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission must be obtained from University of Bristol Information Services - Special Collections.