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.
Bull of Shapwick Papers
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
These papers are the correspondence of the Bull family of Shapwick, Somerset, covering much of the mid-late 17th Century.
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.
Accessible to all bona fide readers.
The Bull papers were purchased by Special Collections in 1950.
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.