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Waltham Abbey Court Rolls


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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.


43 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

Latin and English

Preferred Citation

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.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was bought at Sotheby's in 1955.
Waltham Abbey Court Rolls
Emily Tarrant
Language of description

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom