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The Buxton Family Deeds


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75 documents, 1675-1939, mainly of the Bunce, Buxton, Chillingworth, Rutler, Wilmott and Yates families (see the custodial history of the papers for genealogical information).

The papers pertain to Derbyshire (Ashbourne, Clifton-with-Compton), Lancashire (Manchester and Salford), Middlesex (Brompton, Chelsea, Drayton, Kensington, St. George, Hanover Square, St Marylebone and Stepney), Surrey (Kingston-on-Thames, Worplesdon), Kent (Woolwich), Worcestershire (Redditch and Tandebigge) and Yorkshire (Molescroft, South Cave, Sutton and Stoneferry).


  • 1675-1939


3 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS Dep. Deeds Buxton d. 1].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS Dep. Deeds Buxton d. 1-3

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 8023

Biographical / Historical

The Buxton family.

Other Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.

Custodial History

The papers of the Yates family passed to the Buxtons in 1761 when John Buxton was granted the administration of the will of Robert Yates. The papers of the Willmott, Rutler and Chillingworth families passed to the Buxtons as a result of the marriage of Harry John Buxton to Hannah, daughter of Henry Wilmott (d. 1812), of whose daughters Mary married Thomas Chillingworth and Elizabeth married John Rutler. The papers of the Bunce family passed to the Buxtons by the marriage of Harry Willmott Buxton to Annie Letitia Bunce.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposited in the Library in 1947.
The Buxton Family Deeds
Susan Thomas
Language of description
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom