Ewelme Deeds and Papers

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. D.D. Ewelme a. 1-8, b. 1-19, c. 1-170, d. 1-56, e. 1-4
  • Dates of Creation
  • Language of Material
      English, and Latin.
  • Physical Description
      256 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

Deeds and papers relating to Ewelme, Oxfordshire, including papers relating to the Ewelme Almshouse Charity.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Ewelme Almshouse Charity was founded in 1437 when William de la Pole, Earl of Suffolk, founded an almshouse in Ewelme.

Access Information

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/specialcollections).

Some items may be seen only with the permission of the Ewelme Almshouse Charity trustees. See catalogue for further details.

Acquisition Information

Deposited at various dates between 1947 and 1983


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

A full catalogue is available in the Library.

Related Material

See also Ewelme Hospital Deeds (MSS. Ch. Bucks. 1409-40; Derby 57; Hants. 189-93; Oxon. 4295; Wilts. 371).