Luton Deed, 1555

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

The deed is a single document, dated 20 February in the first year of the reign of Philip and Mary (the second year of Mary's reign) [1555]. It is a receipt for a sum under the will of John Green of Luton by Elizabeth Green, daughter of John Steven of Luton, tailor.

Administrative / Biographical History

Elizabeth Steven of Luton, Bedfordshire, is the daughter of John Green, tailor, late of Luton, Bedfordshire. John Steven is her husband. Nothing further is known of the Steven and Green families, other than what is contained in this document.

Conditions Governing Access

The document is unfit for production.

Note

Description compiled by Ian Mortimer, Archivist, 2 July 2001. Hub description entered by Charlotte Berry, Archivist, 9 September 2003.

Other Finding Aids

A transcript is available.

Conditions Governing Use

Unfit for photocopying.

Custodial History

The document was donated to the University by RW Townsend Esq in 1969, along with his library collection.

Related Material

None known.

Bibliography

Unpublished.

Geographical Names