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Papers of James and Baker Morrell, solicitors, relating to Compton Beauchamp

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MS. Top. Berks. b. 9

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Papers of James and Baker Morrell, solicitors, relating to Compton Beauchamp:
  1. (fols. 1-88) draft of enclosure award, with related papers and bills, 1794-1795;
  2. (fols. 90-102) papers relating to Compton House, 1800-1808, including (fols. 96-97) a description of the property.

Dates

  • 1794-1808

Extent

104 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. Berks. b. 9, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Top. Berks. b. 9

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 17716

Overview

Papers of James and Baker Morrell, solicitors, relating to Compton Beauchamp, 1794-1808.

Biographical / Historical

James Morrell (1739-1807) was an Oxford solicitor. He also built the original structure of what became Headington Hill Hall, and along with his brother Mark, he started Morrell's Brewery in Oxford. Baker Morrell (1779-1854) was one of James' sons, and followed his father into the family law practice.

Custodial History

Owned by F. P. Morrell, shelf-mark RC4 16.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from the executors of Mrs. F. P. Morrell, 1925.

Physical Facet

Half calf, marbled boards
Title
Papers of James and Baker Morrell, solicitors, relating to Compton Beauchamp
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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