Waltham Abbey Court Rolls
Court rolls and registers of court rolls of manors, mainly in Essex, belonging to Waltham Abbey, including court rolls and other documents of Sewardstone manor. For the descent of Sewardstone manor, see Philip Morant, The history and antiquities of the county of Essex (London, 1768), i, 42-4.
- 14th-18th cent.
Language of Materials
Latin and English
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Top. Essex a. 1(R)].
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Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. Top. Essex a. 1(R), b. 5-37(R), b. 38-40, b. 41-3(R), c. 22-3; [Maps] MS. C17:56(21)
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 8454
Biographical / Historical
Waltham Abbey, Essex.
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. 53990-54032.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was bought at Sotheby's in 1955.
- Waltham Abbey Court Rolls
- Emily Tarrant
- Language of description