Manuscript Collection MS COLL 00394 - Mansfield Woodhouse Collection

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CA OTUTF MS COLL 00394

Title

Mansfield Woodhouse Collection

Date(s)

  • [ca. 1204]-1903 (Creation)

Level of description

Manuscript Collection

Extent and medium

23 boxes (2 metres)

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Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Gift to the University of Toronto, 2002

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Scope and content

The collection contains a large number of indentures, wills, marriage contracts, and military commissions that pertain to a small group of families whose ancestral home was in the manor town of Mansfield Woodhouse in Nottinghamshire, England. The records principally relate to the Hall, Meakin, Digby, Stuffyn, Bilbie, Hall, and Snowden families and their relations. They range in date from the thirteenth to the nineteenth centuries, and detail the lives of these families both in Great Britain and in Canada.

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Conditions governing access

Material may be requested in person at the Fisher Library Reference Desk, or in advance using our online stack retrieval request form: https://fisher.library.utoronto.ca/stack-retrieval-request

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  • English

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