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Collection Level Description: West Hanney Deeds

Reference: MSS. Ch. Berks. 1326-1410
Title: West Hanney Deeds
Dates of Creation: 1670-1826
Extent: 85 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: Smith family of West Hanney

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

The properties included in this collection were all eventually purchased by more than one James Smith of West Hanney, 1711-64, and bequeathed by James Smith the younger, yeoman, to his nephews John Holmes and John Robins, 1809.

Scope and Content

Deeds relating to 18 small properties in West Hanney, Berkshire.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The deeds were bought by the Library in 1975.

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Access Points

Smith | family | West Hanney

Berkshire (England)

West Hanney (England)


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