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Further reading

There are few bibliographical sources which relate to Family and Estate Collections as an entity, though users may find the following useful:

  • Royal Commission on Historical Manuscripts, 'Principal Family and Estate Collections, Family Names A-K', Guides to Sources for British History 10 (London, 1996)
  • Royal Commission on Historical Manuscripts, 'Principal Family and Estate Collections, Family Names L-W', Guides to Sources for British History 11 (London, 1999)
  • B. English and J. Savile, 'Strict Settlement: A Guide For Historians', University of Hull Occasional Papers in Economic and Social History Number 10 (Hull, 1988)
  • H.E. Broughton, 'Family and Estate Records in the Leicestershire Record Office', 2nd ed. (Leicester, 1991)

In addition, users are pointed towards bibliographical sources which relate to individual record types (such as deeds, or manorial records) found within estate collections. Some of these are listed in the Research Guidance units produced by Manuscripts and Special Collections.

 

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Manuscripts and Special Collections

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