Papers relating to the Leigh family of Adlestrop, Gloucestershire

Scope and Content

Correspondence of the Leigh family, 1654-1788, together with collections by Mrs M.G. Beachcroft on the Leigh family, especially Theophilus Leigh, and on Balliol College, Oxford, 20th century.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Leigh family of Adlestrop, Gloucestershire included Theophilus Leigh (1694-1785) Master of Balliol College, Oxford.

Access Information

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The Leigh family correspondence is restricted, contact the Library for further details.

Acquisition Information

The papers were deposited in the Library in 1978.


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.