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Collection Level Description: Queen Anne's Bounty Mortgage Papers

Reference: MSS. Top. gen. c. 92-9
Title: Queen Anne's Bounty Mortgage Papers
Dates of Creation: 1805-78
Extent: 8 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Queen Anne's Bounty was a perpetual fund of first-fruits and tenths, established in 1704, used to augment poor ecclesiastical livings.

Scope and Content

Queen Anne's Bounty mortage papers relating to parsonage houses no longer the property of the Church Commissioners, including correspondence, estimates, orders to pay and certificates. The papers are arranged alphabetically by parish in county groups within each diocese.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were bought from Peter Eaton in 1970.

Access Conditions

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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. 54166-73.

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Church Commissioners

Queen Anne's Bounty

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