Papers of the Belson Family
Including the accounts, rentals and other papers of the Belson family relating to estates in Buckinghamshire and Stokenchurch, Oxfordshire, 1620-83, with household bills; plus the receipts of Sir John Curson as executor to Maurice Belson, 1721-7, with similar receipts of his son, Sir Francis Curson, 1727-9.
- 17th-18th cent.
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Top. Bucks. b. 7].
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MSS. Top. Bucks. b. 7, c. 14
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 7270
Biographical / Historical
The Belson family of Aston Rowant and Kingston Blount, Oxfordshire; Sir John Curson (d. 1727) 2nd Bart. of Waterperry, Oxfordshire; and Sir Francis Curson (d. 1750), 3rd Bart. of Waterperry.
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. 53783-4.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Given to the Library with [Maps] C17:15(1), in 1948.
- 17th century
- 18th century
- Belson | Maurice | fl 18th century | of Stokenchurch, Oxon.
- Belson | family | Aston Rowant and Kingston Blount, Oxon
- Buckinghamshire (England)
- Curson | Sir | Francis | d. 1750 | 3rd Bart. of Waterperry, Oxon. |
- Curson | Sir | John | d. 1727 | 2nd Bart. of Waterperry, Oxon.
- Oxfordshire (England)
- Stokenchurch (England)
- Papers of the Belson Family
- Susan Thomas
- Language of description