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Wiltshire (England)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:


Aubrey Manuscripts

Manuscripts of John Aubrey, including: Papers relating to English antiquities, including 'The Naturall Historie of Wiltshire, 1685' Copy of Aubrey's 'Brief Lives' Letters to John Aubrey, 1644-1695
Extents: 22 shelfmarks
Dates: 15th-18th cent.

Brocas Family Deeds

Brocas family deeds, principally concerning property in Berkshire and Hampshire but also relating to property in Buckinghamshire, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Kent, Oxfordshire, Surrey, Suffolk, Wiltshire and Yorkshire. Members of the family mentioned in the deeds include Bernard Brocas (d. 1400), Johanna Brocas (d 1429), Prudence Brocas (1617-61, her will), William Brocas (d. 1456), and Sir James Whalley S. Gardiner (1788-1851).
Extents: 3 shelfmarks
Dates: [c. 1362-1807]

Cary Family Deeds

Four boxes of deeds, 1550-1818, relating to the estates of the Cary family in London, Witney (Oxfordshire) and properties in Breconshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Hampshire, Herefordshire, Northamptonshire, Staffordshire, Surrey, Wiltshire and Oxfordshire (Bampton, Ditchley, Ducklington, Langford, Ramsden, Woodstock).
Extents: 4 shelfmarks
Dates: 1550-1818
Single Item

Drawings by A. W. Jamieson of decoration on tombstones in Gloucestershire and the Cotswolds

Drawings by A. W. Jamieson of decoration on tombstones in Gloucestershire and the Cotswolds, 1902-1910.
Shelfmark: MS. Top. gen. e. 65
Extents: 38 Leaves
Dates: 1902-1910

Ewelme Hospital Deeds

Forty deeds relating to Ewelme Hospital, including property in Buckinghamshire, Hampshire, Wiltshire, Oxfordshire and Derbyshire.
Extents: 40 shelfmarks
Dates: 1523-1800

Gough Collection

Collections of Richard Gough, consisting of topographical collections, maps and engravings, books on Saxon and Northern literature, a collection of more than 100 early printed liturgical books (chiefly of Sarum or York use, and therefore considered by Gough as part of Wiltshire and Yorkshire topography), and sixteen volumes of Gaignières' valuable drawings of Church monuments in France. A feature of Gough's printed books is the large number which bear manuscript notes and additions. The…
Extents: 866 shelfmarks
Dates: 12th-19th cent.

Papers of the Yerbury Family

Papers of the Yerbury family, consisting of: Legal and estate papers and correspondence, 1765-1880 Poor rate book for Braford on avon, c. 1805 Accounts of the dissenting meeting house at Grove, Bradford-on-Avon, 1783-8, 1811-24
Extents: 4 shelfmarks
Dates: 17th-19th cent.
Single Item

Part of a manorial formulary

Part of a manorial formulary, late 17th century.
Shelfmark: MS. Top. gen. c. 46
Extents: 30 Leaves
Dates: late 17th century
Single Item

Pencil and wash drawings of ornamental carving in churches and houses

Pencil and wash drawings of ornamental carving in churches and houses in Wiltshire, Dorset, Somerset, Hampshire and Sussex, mid-19th century.
Shelfmark: MS. Top. gen. d. 54
Extents: 47 Leaves
Dates: mid-19th century

Topographical collections, correspondence and papers of Sir Thomas Phillipps

Phillipps's papers consist of: Topographical manuscripts relating to more than one county, including drawings, rubbings, lists, indexes and transcripts of various records, indexes, lists, abstracts and copies of wills and pedigrees; manuscripts relating to individual counties arranged alphabetically Bedfordshire - Yorkshire Phillipps family correspondence and papers, including estate papers and…
Extents: 2849 shelfmarks
Dates: 16th-20th cent.

W.H. Challen Transcripts

Typescript copies of parish registers and of bishops's transcripts of registers made by W.H. Challen between about 1929 and 1958. The copies relate mainly to parishes in London and Sussex, with smaller collections for Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Surrey and Worcestershire, and single items for Kent, Nottinghamshire and Wiltshire.
Extents: 56 shelfmarks
Dates: 1929-58