Deeds (and other relevant papers) of properties in the older parts of Durham City, i.e. Allergate, Crossgate, Grape Lane, Framwellgate, Milburngate, Sadler Street, New Elvet, Hallgarth Street, Church Street and Flass, Sutton and Waddington Streets, also Silver and South Streets, Durham and Sedgefield, and Co. Durham miscellanea.
Durham City Deeds
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 33 DCY
- Dates of Creation1624-1913
- Language of MaterialEnglish ; Latin
- Physical Description4 metres
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
See Scope and content.
They are arranged in bundles by property, and then in chronological order.
Conditions Governing Access
Open for consultation.
Received about 1940, in circumstances now undocumented.
Other Finding Aids
Durham City Records Deeds by Mrs J.L. Drury, (1978-79), indexed, available as an online catalogue at online catalogue
Conditions Governing Use
Permission to make any published use of material from the collection must be sought in advance from the Sub-Librarian, Special Collections (e-mail PG.Library@durham.ac.uk) and, where appropriate, from the copyright owner. The Library will assist where possible with identifying copyright owners, but responsibility for ensuring copyright clearance rests with the user of the material.
Transferred from the University Library in 1964 to the University's Department of Palaeography and Diplomatic, which in 1990 became part of Durham University Library Archives and Special Collections department.