Deeds mostly relating to Buckinghamshire. The collection also contains deeds relating to Derby, Gloucestershire, Kent, Northamptonshire and Somerset.
Thoresby Park Deeds
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Ch. Bucks. 882-1318; Derby 55-6; Gloucs. 168; Kent 433; Northants 49; Somerset 170
- Dates of Creation13th century-1763
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish, and Latin.
- Physical Description443 shelfmarks
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Scope and Content
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).
The deeds were purchased from Lord Manvers in 1942.
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).