Turner Family Deeds

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Ch. Ches. 65-215; Lancs. 26-32; Derby 61; Yorks. 530
  • Dates of Creation
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      160 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

160 deeds, the majority of which relate to the Turner family, but include papers of the Hegginbothams, 1697-1808 and the Bromeleys, 1761-1776. There are also indentures of apprenticeship to the Turners, 1804-6, and one to Joseph Boothroyd of Wooldale, Yorkshire, 1800.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Turner family owned property in Cheshire, Lancashire, Derbyshire and Yorkshire.

Conditions Governing Access

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Acquisition Information

The deeds were given to the Library by N.H. New in 1922.


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

Other Finding Aids

A full description is available in the Library.