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Collection Level Description: Brocas Family Deeds

Reference: Dep. Deeds Brocas a. 1, c. 1-2
Title: Brocas Family Deeds
Dates of Creation: [c. 1362-1807]
Extent: 3 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: Brocas family

Language of Material: English and Latin



Administrative/Biographical History

The Brocas family of Beaurepaire in Hampshire were Masters of the Royal Buckhounds.

Scope and Content

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).

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Access Conditions

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Further Information

Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.

Related Units of Description

Estate Papers of the Brocas Family (MSS. Rolls Hants. 25-34, 36-41, 43).

Publication Note

See Montagu Burrows The family of Brocas of Beaurepaire and Roche court (1886); the volume includes a family tree (14th-19th century), biographical information on the family and transcripts of the deeds.

Access Points

Deeds | England

Brocas | Bernard | d 1400 | of Beaurepaire

Brocas | Johanna | d 1429

Brocas | Prudence | 1617-1661

Brocas | William | d 1456 | of Beaurepaire, MP, and Sherriff of Hampshire

Gardiner | Sir | James Whalley S. | 1788-1851 | 3rd Baronet of Roche Court, Tackley and Cuddeson

Brocas | family | Beaurepaire

Gardiner | family | baronets | Roche Court

Beaurepaire (England)

Buckinghamshire (England)

Devon (England)

Dorset (England)

Gloucestershire (England)

Hampshire (England)

Kent (England)

Oxfordshire (England)

Surrey (England)

Suffolk (England)

Wiltshire (England)

Yorkshire (England)

Sherborne St John (England)


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