Papers of the Mellish Family of Hodsock, Nottinghamshire, 1220-19th Century

Administrative / Biographical History

These papers form a part of the larger estate archive of the Mellish family. In subject matter and date, they complement groups of papers in the core Mellish archive, separately catalogued as Me. See the collection level record (Me) for details about the Mellish family and their papers.


The collection is divided into series according to form of material and arranged chronologically within sections

Access Information

Accessible to all readers.

Other Finding Aids

Copyright in all Finding Aids belongs to the University of Nottingham.

In the Reading Room, King's Meadow Campus: Typescript Catalogue

At the National Register of Archives, The National Archives, Kew: Typescript Catalogue


Catalogue available on the website of Manuscripts and Special Collections, Manuscripts Online Catalogue.

Access to the old typescript catalogue was also made available online during the national Access to Archives (A2A) project in 2000-2004. This catalogue is now available through Discovery, hosted by The National Archives ( The version on our own Manuscripts Online Catalogue will be more up to date.

Family and Estate Resource relating to the Mellish family and their records, published on the Manuscripts and Special Collections website:

Conditions Governing Use

Identification of copyright holders of unpublished material is often difficult.

Permission to make any published use of any material from the collection must be sought in writing from the Keeper of Manuscripts and Special Collections

Reprographic copies can be supplied for educational and private study purposes only, depending on access status and the condition of the documents.

Custodial History

The papers were acquired in 1967.