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Papers owned by W.A. Littledale


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Collections of papers owned by Littledale, consisting of:

  1. Court rolls of the manor of Stanwell, Middlesex, 1630, 1674, 1704
  2. Title deeds of property in London, Oxfordshire and Yorkshire, 1575-1804
  3. Copies, 18th-19th century, of probates of wills, mainly for Middlesex, 1606-1804
  4. Legal papers and correspondence


  • Creation: 1570-1923


0.43 Linear metres (5 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Latin

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Don. c. 26, fols. 1-2].

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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Don. c. 26-27, c. 41, d. 32-33

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13188


Papers Owned by W.A. Littledale, 1570-1923

Biographical / Historical

Willoughby Aston Littledale (1858-1931) was an antiquary.

Other Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 38802-6.

The deeds in this collection are calendared in Calendars of charters and rolls in manuscript collections of the Bodleian Library (microfiche, Chadwyck-Healey, Cambridge, 1992), which includes an index of persons, and less comprehensive indexes of trades and professions, and of manorial land records. Copy available on the open shelves in Duke Humphrey's Library.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library through the Friends of the Bodleian in 1932.

Papers Owned by W.A. Littledale, 1570-1923
Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
EAD version 2019
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom