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Archive of the Belson Family

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Including the accounts, rentals and other papers of the Belson family relating to estates in Buckinghamshire and Stokenchurch, Oxfordshire, 1620-1683, with household bills; plus the receipts of Sir John Curson as executor to Maurice Belson, 1721-1727, with similar receipts of his son, Sir Francis Curson, 1727-1729.

Dates

  • 17th-18th century

Extent

0.22 Linear metres (2 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Top. Bucks. b. 7, fols. 1-2].
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MSS. Top. Bucks. b. 7, c. 14

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 7270

Abstract

Archive of the Belson Family of Aston Rowant and Kingston Blount, Oxfordshire.

Biographical / Historical

The Belson family of Aston Rowant and Kingston Blount, Oxfordshire; Sir John Curson (d. 1727) 2nd Bart. of Waterperry, Oxfordshire; and Sir Francis Curson (d. 1750), 3rd Bart. of Waterperry.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given to the Library with [Maps] C17:15(1), in 1948.
Title
Catalogue of the archive of the Belson Family
Status
Completed
Author
Collection Level Description by Susan Thomas; EAD version 2019 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Date
EAD version 2019
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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Weston Library
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