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Mallam Family Deeds


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148 deeds relating to 'The Firs' and other property of the Mallam family at Milton, near Abingdon, but also partly at Sutton Courtney and Drayton, Berkshire, comprising:

  1. (MSS. Ch. Berks. 980-988) 9 leases of Thomas and James Coombe relating to The Stert, The Leys, Curtens, Wilkins, Threshers and Stallworths, 1655-1710
  2. (MSS. Ch. Berks. 989-1005) 17 Coombe estate deeds (Wilkins, East Mead, Hunger Hill and Threshers), 1711-1736
  3. (MSS. Ch. Berks. 1006-1017) 12 Combe and Tomkins deeds, 1737-1748
  4. (MSS. Ch. Berks. 1018-1034) 17 Coombe family deeds relating to Down Hayse meadow and Bacon close with exchange between Richard Mallam and St. Thomas Hospital, 1699-1882
  5. (MSS. Ch. Berks. 1035-1040) 6 deeds of Francis and Edward King relating to The Stert, 1674-1766
  6. (MSS. Ch. Berks. 1041-1049) 9 deeds of Stephen Quartermaine relating to East Mead, Hungerhill, Stallworths, Threshers, Wilkins, The Stert and Fleet Mead, 1773-1789
  7. (MSS. Ch. Berks. 1050-1056) 7 deeds of Collins family relating to 23 poles of Stephen Quartermaine, 1782-1808
  8. (MSS. Ch. Berks. 1057-1072) 16 deeds of Dewe family, relating to Home Close, Mott Mead etc., 1797-1877
  9. (MSS. Ch. Berks. 1073-1083) 11 deeds of John Curtis yeoman, Thomas Curtis, apothecary, and William Curtis, gentlemen about property at Sutton Courtney and Drayton
  10. (MSS. Ch. Berks. 1084-1086) 3 deeds of R. Mallam relating to Methodist chapel at Milton, 1844-1861
  11. (MSS. Ch. Berks. 1087-1105) 19 deeds of Richard, John and Richard Mallam, 1798-1882
  12. (MSS. Ch. Berks. 1106-1127) 22 leases relating to William Lambourne's plot at Milton with an abstract, 1700-1829

In English and Latin.


  • Creation: 1655-1882


1 box

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

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MSS. Ch. Berks. 980-1127

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 7180


Mallam Family Deeds

Biographical / Historical

The Mallam family had property at Milton, near Abingdon, Sutton Courtney and Drayton, Berkshire.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The deeds were given to the Library by Miss B. Haywood in December 1947.

Related Materials

The Library also holds maps and related documents (MS. Top. Berks. b. 15).

Mallam Family Deeds
Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2022 by Marion Lowman
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