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Archive of the Tubb Family of Warborough, Oxfordshire


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Papers of the Tubb family, including:

  1. Family correspondence, 1783-1821, mainly letters from James Tubb I, excise officer and later grocer, 1789-1820
  2. Correspondence of Benjamin Tubb, 1800-1845, mainly letters to him concerning his trade as a maltster, 1801-1820
  3. Family correspondence, 1815-1914, mainly letters to and from James Tubb II (son of Benjamin) and his wife Maria Louisa, 1854-1881
  4. Notebook of Maria Louisa Tubb, 1830-1853
  5. Diaries of Maria Louisa Tubb, 1848-1860
  6. Fragments of diaries of James Tubb III (son of James Tubb II), October 1844-1846
  7. Family papers, 18th-19th century
  8. Parchment roll containing a draft petition to the House of Lords for various reforms
  9. Drawings, 19th century, including topographical drawings and engravings, and drawings by H.S. Dickinson as a schoolboy at Eton College, 1826-1828


  • Creation: 18th-20th cent.


1.24 Linear metres (14 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. a. 28(R)].

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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. misc. a. 28(R), b. 347-348, c. 805, d. 1219-1221, e. 1348, f. 794; Eng. lett. c. 539-541

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13407


Archive of the Tubb Family of Warborough, Oxfordshire

Biographical / Historical

Tubb family of Warborough, Oxfordshire.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were deposited in the Library in 1972 and given in 1982.

Catalogue of the archive of the Tubb Family of Warborough, Oxfordshire
Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
EAD version 2019
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom