WEST STOW, SUFFOLK

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Consists of loose invoices, receipts and accounts of Sir John CROFTS and Lady Bryers CROFTS of West Stow, Suffolk 1657-1666

Administrative / Biographical History

The Crofts family was well established at Saxham, Suffolk, for several centuries. John CROFTS of West Stow, Suffolk, son and heir of Anthony and Mary Crofts, was born in 1635 and created a baronet 1660 March 16. He married Bryers WHARTON, only daughter of George Wharton and died at West Stow in 1664 December, when the baronetcy became extinct. His widow died at West Stow on 1669-70.

Conditions Governing Access

Available for consultation

Acquisition Information

Accession number 490

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A detailed catalogue is available at the Museum of English Rural Life

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