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Collection Level Description: Cornish Deeds

Reference: MSS. Ch. Cornwall 22-41
Title: Cornish Deeds
Dates of Creation: 1588-1773
Extent: 20 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: St. Aubyn, Killigrew, Slanning, Richards, Bonython and Verman families.

Language of Material: English and Latin

Administrative/Biographical History

The St. Aubyn, Killigrew, Slanning, Richards, Bonython and Verman families owned property in Cornwall.

Scope and Content

Twenty deeds relating to the families listed in the Administrative/Biographical History.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The deeds were found among unreferenced arrears of unknown provenance in 1952.

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Access Points

Bonython | family

Killigrew | family

Richards | family

Slanning | family

St Aubyn | family

Verman | family

Cornwall (England)

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