Papers of James and Baker Morrell, Solicitors, as Clerks for the Enclosure of Land in Berkshire Parishes
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.
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. Berks. c. 30].
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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.
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. 53727-9.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Bought by the Library from the executors of Mrs. F. P. Morrell, 1925.
- Papers of James and Baker Morrell, Solicitors, as Clerks for the Enclosure of Land in Berkshire Parishes
- Susan Thomas
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