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Collection Level Description: Map and Terrier of the Manors of Laxton and Kneesall, Nottinghamshire

Reference: MS. Top. Notts. c. 2, [Maps] MS. C17:48(9)
Title: Map and Terrier of the Manors of Laxton and Kneesall, Nottinghamshire
Dates of Creation: 1635, 1727-32
Extent: 2 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: Sir William Courtenay

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Map and terrier of the manors of Laxton and Kneesall in Nottinghamshire owned by Sir William Courtenay.

Scope and Content

Map of the manors of Laxton and Kneesall, owned by Sir William Courtenay, drawn by Mark Pierce in 1635, based on a survey made by Francis and William Mason in 1625 (on parchment, scale c. 1:3,950); together with a terrier of the manors (1635), with plans of new enclosures at Laxton (1732) and surveys and plans of parts of Laxton (1727).

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought by the Library from G.E. Pierrepont, 6th Earl Manvers, in 1942.

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Further Information

Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. II, nos. 54537-8.

Access Points

Land use

Real property | England | Maps

Courtenay | Sir | William | fl 1635 | of London

Kneesall (England)

Laxton (Nottinghamshire, England)

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