Microfilms of Muniments of Berkeley Castle, Gloucestershire

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Film dep. 673-5, 691-6, 912
  • Dates of Creation
      20th century (copies of originals from 12th-20th centuries)
  • Language of Material
      English, and Latin.
  • Physical Description
      10 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

Microfilms of the muniments of Berkeley Castle.

Administrative / Biographical History

Berkeley Castle was completed by Lord Maurice Berkeley in 1153. Since then it has been the home of the Berkeley family.

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 microfilms were deposited by the Trustees of the will of the late Earl of Berkeley in 1962, 1963 and 1965.


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.

Conditions Governing Use

For permission to publish this material application must be made to F.R.R.A. Wheatley, Esq., Messrs. Boodle, Hatfield and Co., 53 Davies Street, Grosvenor Square, London, W1Y 2BL.

Additional Information

The originals are held by the Trustees of the Berkeley Castle Muniments, c/o Gloucestershire Record Office.

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Geographical Names