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Collection Level Description: Deeds Collected by G.J. Dew

Reference: MSS. D.D. Dew c. 37-8
Title: Deeds Collected by G.J. Dew
Dates of Creation: 1711-73
Extent: 2 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: G.J. Dew

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

George James Dew (1846-1928) lived in Lower Heyford, Oxfordshire. Some of his diaries relating to village life, and the poor law, have been published.

Scope and Content

The deeds comprise:

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given to the Library in Oct. 1968, June and Nov. 1973. Most deeds relating to other counties have been sent to the relevant County Record Offices.

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A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.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

See also 747 miscellaneous deeds (mostly about Oxfordshire) collected by Mr G.J. Dew (MSS. D.D. Dew. c. 1-36).

Access Points

Dew | George James | 1846-1928

Villiers | Edward | 1656-1711 | 1st Earl of Jersey

Lighthouses | Great Britain | Finance

King's Bench

Oxfordshire (England)

Tynemouth (England)

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