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Collection Level Description: Ewelme Hospital Deeds

Reference: MSS. Ch. Bucks. 1409-40; Derby 57; Hants. 189-93; Oxon. 4295; Wilts. 371
Title: Ewelme Hospital Deeds
Dates of Creation: 1523-1800
Extent: 40 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 (Ewelme Hospital).

Scope and Content

Forty deeds relating to Ewelme Hospital, including property in Buckinghamshire, Hampshire, Wiltshire, Oxfordshire and Derbyshire.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The deeds were given to the Library by Mrs Winifred Powell in 1950.

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Related Units of Description

See also Ewelme Deeds and Papers.

Access Points


Ewelme Almshouse Charity

Ewelme Hospital

Buckinghamshire (England)

Derbyshire (England)

Ewelme (Oxfordshire, England)

Hampshire (England)

Oxfordshire (England)

Wiltshire (England)

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