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Collection Level Description: Microfilms of Muniments of Berkeley Castle, Gloucestershire

Reference: MSS. Film dep. 673-5, 691-6, 912
Title: Microfilms of Muniments of Berkeley Castle, Gloucestershire
Dates of Creation: 20th cent.
Extent: 10 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English and Latin

Administrative/Biographical History

Berkeley Castle was completed by Lord Maurice Berkeley in 1153. Since then it has been the home of the Berkeley family.

Scope and Content

Microfilms of the muniments of Berkeley Castle.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The microfilms were deposited by the Trustees of the will of the late Earl of Berkeley in 1962, 1963 and 1965.

Access Conditions

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Reproduction Restrictions

For permission to publish this material application must be made to F.R.R.A. Wheatley, Esq., Messrs. Boodle, Hatfield and Co., 53 Davies Street, Grosvenor Square, London, W1Y 2BL.

Existence/Location of Originals

The originals are held by the Trustees of the Berkeley Castle Muniments, c/o Gloucestershire Record Office.

Further Information

Finding Aids

A full description is available in the Library.

Access Points

Castles | England | Gloucestershire

Berkeley | family | 1100-2000 | Earls of Berkeley | Berkeley Castle

Berkeley Castle

Gloucestershire (England)

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