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Papers of the Leigh and Leigh Clarke families

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Dep. b. 48
Held at the Weston Library

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Papers of Rev. Theophilus Leigh, 1725/1726-1835, incuding:

  1. (fol. 1) letter and extracts from Hearne's diary relating to his election as Master of Balliol, 1725/1726
  2. (fol. 6) 7 letters from William Leigh to Rev. Theophilus Leigh, 1739-1741
  3. (fol. 20) papers relating to the Jacobite riots made by members of the University, 1748
  4. (fol. 52) 5 papers with notes on the Leigh and Clarke families, 1763-1835
  5. (fol. 59) ticket for the trial of Warren Hastings, 1788

Papers relating to the enclosure of Otmoor and Beckley, 1800-1871, including:

  1. (item 1) pamphlet entitled 'A second letter to the Proprietors…' from Alexander Croke, 1800
  2. (item 2) printed address to the proprietors of Otmoor, 1801
  3. (item 3) printed 'Act for Inclosing lands in the parish of Beckley', 7-8, Geo. IV, 1826-1827
  4. (items 4-7) legal opinions relating to the act, 1819-1831
  5. (item 8) minute and papers of the Commissioners relating to the Otmoor drainage and allotment, 1823
  6. (item 9) notice made by Thomas James Tatham, the Commissioner, to Rev. Theophilus Leigh Clarke of boundaries of the parish of Beckley, 1827
  7. (items 10-11) 2 agreements for sale between the Commissioner and Rev. Theophilus Leigh Clarke, 1828
  8. (item 12) brief for the prosecution in a case at the Oxfordshire Lent Assizes relating to riots against the enclosure, 1832
  9. (items 13-14) bill and act for the Thames Valley Drainage, 1871


  • Creation: 1725/1726-1871


1 box

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. Dep. b. 48, fols. 1-2].

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Dep. b. 48

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 8285


Papers of the Leigh and Leigh Clarke families

Biographical / Historical

No biographical information is known.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposited by Mrs. Crooke in 1954.

Papers of the Leigh and Leigh Clarke families
EAD version 2022 by Marion Lowman
EAD version 2022
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