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Family and Estate Details

Berkeley family, Earls of Berkeley

GB/NNAF/F86149   (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/F3503)

Location of Related Collections
Scope12th cent-20th cent: Gloucs (Berkeley Castle, Coaley, Slimbridge, Yate, etc), London, Middlesex (Cranford, etc) and Sussex (Bosham, etc) deeds, legal papers, rentals, accounts, estate and Severn fishery papers and Berkeley family and genealogical papers 12th-20th cent, incl Gloucs (Berkeley hundred, etc) manorial records 13th-19th cent, household papers 14th-19th cent (Berkeley Castle, Yate, London, etc) and papers of the 2nd Baron Hunsdon (1547-1603) and John Smyth of Nibley (1567-1641), with deeds and papers for other counties mainly 12th-17th cent, incl Berks (Fawler, etc), Cornwall (Penpoll, etc) and Devon, Dorset (Portesham, etc), Hunts (Alconbury and Weston, c1576-98), Kent, Leics (Melton Mowbray, etc), Norfolk, Oxon (South Newington, etc), Somerset (Portbury, etc) and Warwicks (Caludon, etc) and Yorks (Hovingham, etc), records of the abbeys of St Augustine's Bristol and Croxley (Leics) and the chantry of St Andrew's Berkeley 13th-14th cent, etc
RepositoryBerkeley Castle Muniments
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 21647 Berkeley
Other referencesee HMC Principal family and estate collections A-K, 1996 [7a]
Scope1739-1861: Gloucs (Cam, Coaley, Slimbridge, etc) estate plans
RepositoryGloucestershire Archives
Record ReferenceD650 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 9859 Berkeley
Other referencesee HMC Principal family and estate collections A-K, 1996 [7b]
Scope17th-20th cent: Gloucs (Berkeley Castle, Coaley, Slimbridge, etc) and misc Berks (Abingdon, Wootton, etc), London and Middlesex (Cranford, etc) deeds and papers 17th-20th cent, incl Berkeley Square lease book 1896-1920 and Cranford (Middlesex) house inventory 1917, Berkeley family settlements and probate papers, etc
RepositoryGloucestershire Archives
Record ReferenceD4462 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 4632 Berkeley
Other referencesee HMC Principal family and estate collections A-K, 1996 [7c]
Scopec1840-1870: Gloucs (Cam, Coaley, etc) deeds, legal, estate and enclosure papers c1840-70, incl Berkeley hundred court book 1863-63
RepositoryGloucestershire Archives
Record ReferenceD177 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
Other referencesee HMC Principal family and estate collections A-K, 1996 [7d]
Scope16th cent-17th cent: Gloucs (Berkeley Castle, etc) estate and household papers and papers rel to other Berkeley family estates and the Berkeley family (John Smyth as steward)
RepositoryGloucestershire Archives
Record ReferenceD8887 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 16645 Smyth
Other referencesee HMC Principal family and estate collections A-K, 1996 [7f]
Scope13th cent-15th cent: Kingswood Abbey (Gloucs) deeds and estate accounts (formerly in Berkeley family possession)
RepositoryBristol University Information Services: Special Collections
Record ReferenceDM 104, 121, 215
Other referencesee HMC Principal family and estate collections A-K, 1996 [7f]
Scope12th cent-1732: misc Gloucs (Berkeley Castle, etc) legal and estate papers c1580-1732, Berkeley Castle inventory 1663 and misc Berkeley family deeds 12th cent
RepositoryGloucestershire Archives
Record ReferenceD225 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 6128 Denison-Jones
Other referencesee HMC Principal family and estate collections A-F, 1996 [7f]
Scope15th cent-20th cent: London and Middlesex (Cranford, Harlington, etc) deeds, manorial records and estate papers 15th-20th cent, with Northaw (Herts) court roll 1572-74, household accounts of Lady Berkeley 1629-35 and Berkeley family pedigree late 19th cent, etc
RepositoryBerkeley Castle Muniments
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 4632 Berkeley
Other referencesee HMC Principal family and estate collections A-K, 1996 [7g], L-W, 1999 [Addenda]
Scope1720-1723: Cranford (Middlesex) garden papers
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MS 69965
Other referencesee HMC Principal family and estate collections A-K, 1996 [25d]
Scope1342-1931: Sussex (Bosham, Chidham, Funtington, Findon, Nyetimber, Stoke, Stoughton, Thorney) manorial and other estate records, with some misc estate records from Cornwall, Cumberland, Derbyshire, Durham, Glos, Hunts, Leics, Suffolk, Wilts and Yorks
RepositoryWest Sussex Record Office
Record ReferenceIveagh MSS link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
Scope1843-1898: Berkeley family corresp and papers, incl naval papers of Captain H Berkeley and corresp of FHF Berkeley
RepositoryGloucestershire Archives
Record ReferenceD4462 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 4632 Berkeley
Other referencesee HMC Principal family and estate collections A-K, 1996 [7e]
Scope1571-1610: letter book of the 7th Baron Berkeley rel to the keepership of Kingswood and Michaelwood forests
RepositoryNorfolk Record Office
Record ReferenceMS 21509/42
Other referencesee HMC Principal family and estate collections A-K, 1996 [7h]
Scope16th cent-17th cent: papers of John Smyth of Nibley as steward of the Berkeley family
RepositoryCollection held privately: enquiries to The National Archives, Archives Sector Development
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 16645 Smyth
Other referencesee HMC Principal family and estate collections A-k, 1996 [7f]
Scopec1597-1617: stewards accounts and papers of Lady Jane Berkeley (d1617)
RepositoryCollection held privately: enquiries to Norfolk Record Office
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 1224 Townshend
Scope1702-1713: account books of 3rd Earl of Berkeley (1680-1736)
RepositoryKenneth Spencer Research Library
Record ReferenceMS130.3/4
Other referencesee R Morriss, Guide to British Naval Papers in North America (1994)
Scope1900-1917: letter book of 8th Earl of Berkeley (d1942)
RepositoryOxford University: Museum of the History of Science
Record ReferenceMS Museum 53
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 9532 Oxford scientific
Scope1200-1704: miscellaneous deeds and manorial records apparently collected by John Smyth
RepositoryBirmingham: Archives, Heritage and Photography Service
Record ReferenceMS 3549 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
Scope1862-1970: maps and plans
RepositoryGloucestershire Archives
Record ReferenceD9061 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window

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