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Brocas family deeds, principally concerning property in Berkshire and Hampshire but also relating to property in Buckinghamshire, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Kent, Oxfordshire, Surrey, Suffolk, Wiltshire and Yorkshire. Members of the family mentioned in the deeds include Bernard Brocas (d. 1400), Johanna Brocas (d 1429), Prudence Brocas (1617-61, her will), William Brocas (d. 1456), and Sir James Whalley S. Gardiner (1788-1851).


  • Creation: [c. 1362-1807]


0.98 Linear metres (14 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Latin

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. Dep. Deeds Brocas a. 1].

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Dep. Deeds Brocas a. 1, c. 1-2

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 7485

Biographical / Historical

The Brocas family of Beaurepaire in Hampshire were Masters of the Royal Buckhounds.

Other Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.

Related Materials

Estate Papers of the Brocas Family (MSS. Rolls Hants. 25-34, 36-41, 43).


  • See Montagu Burrows The family of Brocas of Beaurepaire and Roche court (1886); the volume includes a family tree (14th-19th century), biographical information on the family and transcripts of the deeds.
Brocas Family Deeds
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