Waltham Abbey Court Rolls

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Court rolls and registers of court rolls of manors, mainly in Essex, belonging to Waltham Abbey, including court rolls and other documents of Sewardstone manor. For the descent of Sewardstone manor, see Philip Morant, The history and antiquities of the county of Essex (London, 1768), i, 42-4.

Administrative / Biographical History

Waltham Abbey, Essex.

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.bodley.ox.ac.uk).

Acquisition Information

The collection was bought at Sotheby's in 1955.

Note

Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. II, nos. 53990-54032.

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