Thoresby Park Deeds

Scope and Content

Deeds mostly relating to Buckinghamshire. The collection also contains deeds relating to Derby, Gloucestershire, Kent, Northamptonshire and Somerset.

Administrative / Biographical History

Thoresby Park was the home of the Pierrepont family, Earls Manvers.

Conditions Governing Access

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).

Acquisition Information

The deeds were purchased from Lord Manvers in 1942.

Note

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. The Library also holds a modern calendar of the deeds (MS. Top. Bucks. c. 13).