Howorth family: Papers

Scope and Content

Legal papers, pedigrees and other items relating to Thomas Howorth's title to the White-House estate, with original opinions of Francis Hargrave, Andrew Wright and Edmund Wigley.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Howorth family were from Herefordshire. Thomas Howorth, of Worcester, was the son of Robert Howorth (d. 1767) and his wife Martha.

Access Information

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Presented by Mrs Edith P. Hazen, from the collections of A.T. Hazen, Columbia University, 1979.


Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives, with reference to the entry on the volume in J.H. Baker, A catalogue of English legal manuscripts in Cambridge University Library (The Boydell Press, Woodbridge, 1996), p. 630.

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Custodial History

The papers were formerly part of the collection of Sir Thomas Phillipps, MS 21718.