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.
Waltham Abbey Court Rolls
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Top. Essex a. 1(R), b. 5-37(R), b. 38-40, b. 41-3(R), c. 22-3; [Maps] MS. C17:56(21)
- Dates of Creation14th-18th century
- Language of MaterialLatin, and English.
- Physical Description43 shelfmarks
Scope and Content
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).
The collection was bought at Sotheby's in 1955.
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.