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Archive of the Ashhurst family of Waterstock, Oxfordshire

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The collection includes title deeds to properties in Waterstock, Waterperry, Emmington and Chilworth, all Oxfordshire, legal and estate papers of Sir William Henry Ashhurst (1725-1807) and William Henry Ashhurst MP (1778-1846), family photograph albums of the late 19th century, and papers of Miss Gladys Ashhurst as a member of Oxfordshire County Council.

Dates

  • 16th-20th cent.

Extent

5.1 Linear metres (51 physical shelfmarks)

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark, e.g. MS. Don. c. 169, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Don. c. 169; Eng. lett. c. 784-788; Eng. misc. a. 31(R), b. 435-437, c. 930-940, d. 1357-1364, e. 1521-1526, f. 863; Photogr. b. 8; Top. Oxon. b. 309, c. 840-852

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 12691

Overview

Papers of the Ashhurst family of Waterstock, Oxfordshire, 16th-20th cent.

Biographical / Historical

The Ashhurst family of Waterstock, Oxfordshire, includes Sir William Henry Ashhurst (1725-1807), William Henry Ashhurst MP (1778-1846), and Miss Gladys Ashhurst, who was a member of Oxfordshire County Council in the 1930s and 1940s. Details for Sir William Henry Ashhurst are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposited in the Library, 1954; bought, with MS. Ch. Hunts. 13 and (R)MS. C17:49(272), 1985.
Title
Catalogue of the archive of the Ashhurst family of Waterstock, Oxfordshire, 16th-20th cent.
Status
Completed
Date
2002
Language of description
English
Sponsor
Conversion to EAD supported by the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom