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Ewelme Hospital Deeds


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Forty deeds relating to Ewelme Hospital, including property in Buckinghamshire, Hampshire, Wiltshire, Oxfordshire and Derbyshire.


  • 1523-1800


40 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

English and Latin

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Ch. Bucks. 1409].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Ch. Bucks. 1409-40; Derby 57; Hants. 189-93; Oxon. 4295; Wilts. 371

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 7616

Biographical / Historical

The Ewelme Almshouse Charity was founded in 1437 when William de la Pole, Earl of Suffolk, founded an almshouse in Ewelme (Ewelme Hospital).

Other Finding Aids

A full description is available in the Library (MSS. D.D. Ewelme a. 1-8, b. 1-19, c. 1-170, d. 1-56, e. 1-4).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The deeds were given to the Library by Mrs Winifred Powell in 1950.

Related Materials

See also Ewelme Deeds and Papers.
Ewelme Hospital Deeds
Emily Tarrant
Language of description

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom