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Collection Level Description: Weld Family Papers

Reference: MSS. D.D. Weld a. 1, b. 1, c. 1-19
Title: Weld Family Papers
Dates of Creation: 1293-1809
Extent: 21 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English and Latin

Administrative/Biographical History

The Stanley, Heveningham, Simeon (Simmonds) and Weld families had estates in Staffordshire, Oxfordshire and Derbyshire.

Scope and Content

20 boxes of deeds, letters and estate papers relating to the families of Stanley, Heveningham, Simeon (Simmonds) and Weld, and to their estates in Staffordshire, Oxfordshire and Derbyshire, with some material concerning the Fitzherbert and Eyre families of Derbyshire. The collection is arranged as follows:

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were deposited in the Library in 1959.

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Further Information

Finding Aids

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Access Points

Eyre | family | Hathersage

Fitzherbert | family | Derbyshire

Heveningham | family | Aston

Simeon | family | baronets | Chilworth

Stanley | family | Staffordshire

Weld | family | Lulworth

Derbyshire (England)

Oxfordshire (England)

Staffordshire (England)

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