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Papers of James and Baker Morrell, Solicitors, as Clerks for the Enclosure of Land in Berkshire Parishes

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Papers of James and Baker Morrell, solicitors, as clerks for the enclosure of land in Berkshire parishes. Includes (c. 30) the correspondence and papers of James Morrell as clerk for the enclosure of Aston Upthorpe in Blewbury parish, 1792-4, and (c. 31) of Wootton and Boar's Hill in Cumnor parish, 1795-6; and the papers of Baker Morrell as clerk for the enclosure of Long Wittenham, 1809-16.

Dates

  • 1792-1816

Extent

3 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. Berks. c. 30].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MS. Top. Berks. c. 30-2

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13244

Biographical / Historical

James Morrell (1739-1807) was an Oxford solicitor. He also built the original structure of what became Headington Hill Hall, and along with his brother Mark, he started Morrell's Brewery in Oxford. Baker Morrell (1779-1854) was one of James' sons, and followed his father into the family law practice.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought by the Library from the executors of Mrs. F. P. Morrell, 1925.

Related Materials

See also the papers of James and Baker Morrell relating to Compton Beauchamp (MS. Top. Berks. b. 9), papers relating to parliamentary elections for Abingdon, including letters to James Morrell (MS. Top. Berks. d. 18), papers of James Morrell relating to the enclosure of Whitfield (MS. Top. Northants. c. 49), papers of James Morrell concerning the parliamentary interest of Willoughby Bertie, 4th Earl of Abingdon (MS. Top. Wilts. c. 5), letters and autographs, 17th-19th century, collected by the Morrell family (MS. Autogr. d. 18).
Title
Papers of James and Baker Morrell, Solicitors, as Clerks for the Enclosure of Land in Berkshire Parishes
Status
Completed
Author
Susan Thomas
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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