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18th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 1016 Collections and/or Records:


Waltham Abbey Court Rolls

Court rolls and registers of court rolls of manors, mainly in Essex, belonging to Waltham Abbey, including court rolls and other documents of Sewardstone manor. For the descent of Sewardstone manor, see Philip Morant, The history and antiquities of the county of Essex (London, 1768), i, 42-4.
Extents: 43 shelfmarks
Dates: 14th-18th cent.

Warton Papers

Archive of Warton Family, including Thomas and his brother Joseph.
Extents: 18.04 Linear metres (164 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1557-1956

Watson Manuscripts

Manuscripts of John Watson, chiefly relating to the history of Cheshire and Lancashire. The collection also contains papers relating to Surrey and Yorkshire.
Extents: 16 shelfmarks
Dates: 16th-19th cent.

Weld Family Papers

20 boxes of deeds, letters and estate papers relating to the families of Stanley, Heveningham, Simeon (Simmonds) and Weld, and to their estates in Staffordshire, Oxfordshire and Derbyshire, with some material concerning the Fitzherbert and Eyre families of Derbyshire. The collection is arranged as follows: Deeds relating to manors held by the families of Heveningham, Simeon and Weld: Staffordshire; Derbyshire;…
Extents: 21 shelfmarks
Dates: 1293-1809

West Hanney Deeds

Deeds relating to 18 small properties in West Hanney, Berkshire.
Extents: 85 shelfmarks
Dates: 1670-1826

Wight Manuscripts

Wight's musical collection comprises many volumes written by John Awbery, Fellow of New College, Oxford, and many of which had been owned or annotated by William and Philip Hayes. Such as are not connected with Oxford musicians are largely either English songs or Italian compositions.
Extents: 209 shelfmarks
Dates: 16th-18th cent.

Wilberforce Family Papers

The Wilberforce papers consist of: Family correspondence, 1814-73 Papers of William Wilberforce, 1772-1833, including correspondence and other papers Papers of Samuel Wilberforce, 1818-73, including larger groups of letters, letter books, smaller groups and single letters, letters concerning the church overseas, and diocesan correspondence Papers relating to…
Extents: 130 shelfmarks
Dates: 1726-[c. 1900]

Wilkins Papers

Miscellaneous collections by Wilkins, including papers relating to ecclesiastical history of Great Britain.
Extents: 7 shelfmarks
Dates: 17th-18th cent.
Single Item

William Gilpin letter to Mr Kirkby, written from Cheam

William Gilpin letter to Mr Kirkby, written from Cheam.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 7903, fol. 25
Extents: 1 leaf
Dates: 2 Jan. 1777

Willis Donation

Ten manuscripts collected by Browne Willis, including material relating to British history.
Extents: 10 shelfmarks
Dates: 14th-18th cent.

Willis Manuscripts

Willis's manuscript collections are chiefly the materials from which were published his Survey of the Cathedrals in England and Wales (except Canterbury, Exeter, Norwich, Salisbury and Wells, which although never printed are as well represented in the manuscripts as the others), 1717-1730; his Parochiale Anglicanum, 1733; his Notitia Parliamentaria, 1716-1750; and his History of the Town,…
Extents: 112 shelfmarks
Dates: 16th-18th cent.

Woodforde Family Papers

Papers of the Woodforde family, consisting of: Papers of Samuel Woodford, 1662-1695, including his diary, 1663-1665 Papers of Robert Woodforde, 1697-1791, including interleaved and annotated volumes of a printed Bible and The book of common prayer (London, 1683); and a notebook containing a catalogue of books, with prices, in Robert Woodforde's hand and copies by Anna…
Extents: 131 shelfmarks
Dates: 17th-19th century

Works of Jeremy Collier

Works of Jeremy Collier, transcribed mainly from printed sources, by William Emmett, 1731-1732, consisting of: 'Dr Sherlock's case of allegiance considered with some remarks upon his vindicatrion', 1691 Transcripts of essays and verse
Extents: 2 shelfmarks
Dates: 1731-1732
Single Item

Writings of Sir Richard Cocks

Writings of Sir Richard Cocks, c.1720-1726.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. b. 433, fols. 30-35
Extents: 6 Leaves
Dates: c.1720-1726

Wyatt Papers

Miscellaneous manuscripts from the library of C.F. Wyatt, including heraldic and genealogical notes, and historical notes and papers relating to Oxford and Oxfordshire.
Extents: 7 shelfmarks
Dates: 17th-19th cent.

Yates of Lechlade Deeds

Conveyance of 2 messuages in Lechlade by Thomas Yates at his marriage to Susannah Bowles, 1770, and later deeds of the property, 1802-18.
Extents: 5 shelfmarks
Dates: 1770-1818