Weld Family Papers
20 boxes of deeds, letters and estate papers relating to the families of Stanley, Heveningham, Simeon (Simmonds) and Weld, and to their estates in Staffordshire, Oxfordshire and Derbyshire, with some material concerning the Fitzherbert and Eyre families of Derbyshire. The collection is arranged as follows:
- Deeds relating to manors held by the families of Heveningham, Simeon and Weld: Staffordshire; Derbyshire; Oxfordshire
- Miscellaneous deeds: Staffordshire; other counties
- Family papers: Stanley family; Heveningham family; Simeon family; Weld family; Eyre family
- Miscellaneous documents
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. D.D. Weld a. 1].
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Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. D.D. Weld a. 1, b. 1, c. 1-19
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 9043
Biographical / Historical
The Stanley, Heveningham, Simeon (Simmonds) and Weld families had estates in Staffordshire, Oxfordshire and Derbyshire.
Other Finding Aids
A full description is available in the Library.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were deposited in the Library in 1959.
- 16th century
- 17th century
- 18th century
- 19th century
- Derbyshire (England)
- Eyre | family | Hathersage
- Fitzherbert | family | Derbyshire
- Heveningham | family | Aston
- Oxfordshire (England)
- Simeon | family | baronets | Chilworth
- Staffordshire (England)
- Stanley | family | Staffordshire
- Weld | family | Lulworth
- x - 13th century
- x - 14th century
- x - 15th century
- Weld Family Papers
- Emily Tarrant
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