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Collection Level Description: Ewelme Deeds and Papers

Reference: MSS. D.D. Ewelme a. 1-8, b. 1-19, c. 1-170, d. 1-56, e. 1-4
Title: Ewelme Deeds and Papers
Dates of Creation: 14th cent.-1975
Extent: 256 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English and Latin

Administrative/Biographical History

The Ewelme Almshouse Charity was founded in 1437 when William de la Pole, Earl of Suffolk, founded an almshouse in Ewelme.

Scope and Content

Deeds and papers relating to Ewelme, Oxfordshire, including papers relating to the Ewelme Almshouse Charity.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposited at various dates between 1947 and 1983

Access Conditions

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Some items may be seen only with the permission of the Ewelme Almshouse Charity trustees. See catalogue for further details.

Further Information

Finding Aids

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Related Units of Description

See also Ewelme Hospital Deeds.

Access Points


Ewelme Almshouse Charity

Ewelme (Oxfordshire, England)

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