Deeds relating to Long Sutton (also known as Sutton St Mary), Lincolnshire, 1734-1884

Scope and Content

The collection records through copy wills, leases, abstracts of title, and other documents the acquisition and disposal of various properties in Long Sutton, Lincolnshire and actions before the manorial courts of Sutton Cranwell and Sutton Holland. Families featured in the descent of the lands include those of Thisleton, Worrall, Rhodes, Goats, Moore, Delamore, Hutchinson, Oswin and Spendla.

Administrative / Biographical History

Unfortunately, no information can be found regarding the families (see Scope and Content) or land mentioned in the deeds.


Documents are arranged chronologically.

Access Information

Accessible to all registered readers.

Other Finding Aids

Copyright in all Finding Aids belongs to the University of Nottingham.

In the Reading Room, King's Meadow Campus:

Typescript Catalogue, 17 pp

At the National Register of Archives, London:

Typescript Catalogue, 17 pp

On the World Wide Web: Catalogue available from the website of Manuscripts and Special Collections, Manuscripts Online Catalogue.

Conditions Governing Use

Photocopies and photographic copies can be supplied for educational use and private study purposes only, depending on the condition of the documents.

Identification of copyright holders of unpublished material is often difficult. Permission to make any published use of any material from the collection must be sought in advance in writing from the Keeper of Manuscripts and Special Collections (email

Custodial History

The deeds were donated to the University in 1936 by a descendent of the family which owned the estate.