Collection Level Description: Papers Owned by W.A. Littledale
Reference: MSS. Don. c. 26-7, c. 41, d. 32-3
Title: Papers Owned by W.A. Littledale
Dates of Creation: 1570-1923
Extent: 5 shelfmarks
Language of Material: English and Latin
Willoughby Aston Littledale (1858-1931) was an antiquary.
Scope and Content
Collections of papers owned by Littledale, consisting of:
- Court rolls of the manor of Stanwell, Middlesex, 1630, 1674, 1704
- Title deeds of property in London, Oxfordshire and Yorkshire, 1575-1804
- Copies, 18th-19th century, of probates of wills, mainly for Middlesex, 1606-1804
- Legal papers and correspondence
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were given to the Library through the Friends of the Bodleian in 1932.
Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a
valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the
Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 38802-6.
The deeds in this collection are calendared in Calendars of charters and rolls in manuscript
collections of the Bodleian Library (microfiche, Chadwyck-Healey, Cambridge, 1992), which includes
an index of persons, and less comprehensive indexes of trades and professions, and of manorial land records.
Copy available on the open shelves in Duke Humphrey's Library.
Littledale | Willoughby Aston | 1858-1931 | Antiquary
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