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Collection Level Description: Loveday Family Papers

Reference: MSS. Ch. Beds. 45-6; Ch. Berks. 1234-9; Ch. Derbys. 62-4; Ch. Glos. 194-7; Ch. London and Middx. 524; Ch. Northants. 52; Ch. Rutland 3; Ch. Surrey 95; Ch. Warws. 69-73; Ch. Worcs. 211; Ch. Oxon. 4594-978; Top. Oxon. b. 259; Top. Oxon. c. 596-7; D.D. Loveday c.1-13
Title: Loveday Family Papers
Dates of Creation: 1482-1914
Extent: 427 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English and Latin

Administrative/Biographical History

Loveday family of Williamscote, Oxfordshire.

Scope and Content

Deeds and other papers concerning the property of the Loveday family, including property in Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Bedfordshire, Warwickshire, Gloucestershire, Worcestershire, London, Rutland, Derbyshire, Surrey, and Northamptonshire. The collection includes a pedigree of the Loveday family (MS. Top. Oxon. c. 597/12, fol. 7v).

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The majority of the papers were purchased by the Library in 1970. MSS D.D. Loveday c. 1-13 were deposited in 1967, 1971 and 1972.

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Finding Aids

A full description is available in the Library.

Access Points

Loveday | family | Williamscote

Bedfordshire (England)

Berkshire (England)

Derbyshire (England)

Gloucestershire (England)

London (England)

Northamptonshire (England)

Oxfordshire (England)

Rutland (England)

Surrey (England)

Warwickshire (England)

Worcestershire (England)

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