West Hanney Deeds

Scope and Content

Deeds relating to 18 small properties in West Hanney, Berkshire.

Administrative / Biographical History

The properties included in this collection were all eventually purchased by more than one James Smith of West Hanney, 1711-64, and bequeathed by James Smith the younger, yeoman, to his nephews John Holmes and John Robins, 1809.

Access Information

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 bought by the Library in 1975.


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.