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

Acquisition Information

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).