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Deeds Collected by G.J. Dew


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The deeds include:

  1. an account of the sum charged on each parish in Ploughley Hundred, Oxfordshire, for the land tax of 1772
  2. articles of agreement touching the debts of Henry Villiers of St. Martin in the fields, London, deceased
  3. tolls from a lighthouse at Tynemouth, Northumberland, 1714
  4. a financial settlement by the Earl of Jersey, 1711
  5. two King's Bench summonses, 1773


  • Creation: 1578-1891


0.3 Linear metres (2 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Latin

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. D.D. Dew c. 37].

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MSS. D.D. Dew c. 37-8

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 12895


Additional deeds collected by George James Dew.

Biographical / Historical

George James Dew (1846-1928) lived in Lower Heyford, Oxfordshire. Some of his diaries relating to village life, and the poor law, have been published.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given to the Library in Oct. 1968, June and Nov. 1973. Most deeds relating to other counties have been sent to the relevant County Record Offices.

Related Materials

See also 747 miscellaneous deeds (mostly about Oxfordshire) collected by Mr G.J. Dew (MSS. D.D. Dew. c. 1-36).

Deeds Collected by G.J. Dew
Collection Level Description by Susan Thomas; EAD version 2023 by Alice Zamboni
EAD version 2023
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom