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Loveday Family Papers


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Deeds and other papers concerning the property of the Loveday family, including property in Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Bedfordshire, Warwickshire, Gloucestershire, Worcestershire, London, Rutland, Derbyshire, Surrey, and Northamptonshire. The collection includes a pedigree of the Loveday family (MS. Top. Oxon. c. 597/12, fol. 7v).


  • Creation: 1482-1914


46.97 Linear metres (427 shelfmarks)

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Latin

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Ch. Beds. 45, fols. 1-2].

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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Ch. Beds. 45-46; Ch. Berks. 1234-1239; Ch. Derbys. 62-64; Ch. Glos. 194-197; Ch. London and Middx. 524; Ch. Northants. 52; Ch. Rutland 3; Ch. Surrey 95; Ch. Warws. 69-73; Ch. Worcs. 211; Ch. Oxon. 4594-4978; Top. Oxon. b. 259; Top. Oxon. c. 596-597; D.D. Loveday c.1-13

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13941, 13943


Deeds and other papers concerning the property of the Loveday family, 1482-1914.

Biographical / Historical

Loveday family of Williamscote, Oxfordshire.

Other Finding Aids

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The majority of the papers were purchased by the Library in 1970. MSS D.D. Loveday c. 1-13 were deposited in 1967, 1971 and 1972 by Mrs. S. Markham and Mrs. C. James, daughters of Dr. Thomas Loveday and by by Messrs. Stockton, Sons and Fortescue, solicitors.

Ownership of MSS. D.D. Loveday c. 1-13 was transferred to the Bodleian in 2020.

Loveday Family Papers
Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
EAD version 2020
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom