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Weld Family Papers


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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:
  1. Deeds relating to manors held by the families of Heveningham, Simeon and Weld: Staffordshire; Derbyshire; Oxfordshire
  2. Miscellaneous deeds: Staffordshire; other counties
  3. Family papers: Stanley family; Heveningham family; Simeon family; Weld family; Eyre family
  4. Miscellaneous documents


  • 1293-1809


21 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Latin

Preferred Citation

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.
Weld Family Papers
Emily Tarrant
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom