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Ramsey Abbey

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Date: 1000-1700
Places:
  • Ramsey, Huntingdonshire
Functions, occupations and activities: Religious Institutions (Pre-Reformation) > Benedictine monks
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C37673 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/O63914 )
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
13th-16th cent: charters, rolls, accounts, account books, registers
British Library, Manuscript Collections
2
1188: deeds rel to advowson of Holme next the Sea
Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Archive Service: Staffordshire County Record Office
NRA 10699 Leveson-Gower
3
?late 13th-16th cent: Barnwell deeds nd, court rolls 2-4 Abbot Robert and temp Hen VIII, terriers and rentals temp Edward I-Henry VIII
Northamptonshire Record Office
NRA 23059 Montagu-Douglas-Scot

See HMC Principal family and estate collections L-W, 1999 (70n)
4
11th cent, 14th cent: ?forged charter of inspeximus by Edward the Confessor 11th cent
Holkham Hall
See HMC 9th Rep, App II, p362; Seymour de Ricci, Handlist of Holkhalm Hall MSS (1932)
5
13th cent: cartulary
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (no.787); Monastic Research Bulletin 3,p24
6
late 13th cent: copies of royal charters (10th-13th cent)
The National Archives
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (no.789), which gives reference, incorrectly, as E 132/1/7
7
13th cent: quire from a lost cartulary
Collection held privately: enquiries to Northamptonshire Record Office
See Monastic Research Bulletin 3, p24, 5,p15
8
14th cent: register
The National Archives
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (no.788)
9
early 14th cent: 'Historiae Abbatiae' encompassing narrative account of benefactions (to 1200) and other material
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (no.790)
10
early 14th cent: misc register of pleas, statutes, surveys, fees, etc
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (no.793)
11
early 14th cent: fragment of misc register of bounds, liberties, etc
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (no.794)
12
14th cent: fragments of registers
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (no.795)
13
14th cent: misc register of pleas, liberties, inquisitions, etc
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (no.796)
14
late 14th cent: fragment of register of pleas and related charters
The National Archives
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (no.797)
15
1431-41: register of Abbot J Titchmarsh
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (no.799)
16
13th-15th cent: misc copies of charters 13th cent, misc 15th cent register
Norfolk Record Office
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (no.800); Monastic Research Bulletin 3,p24
17
13th cent: surveys, rentals, etc
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (no.791)
18
14th-15th cent: register of fines
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (no.798); CE Wright Fontes Harleiani
19
c1285-1316: fragment of letter book of J Sawtry, abbot 1285-1316
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (no.792)
20
13th-14th cent: misc volume, incl copies of charters, notes re events in abbey, Benedictine chapters
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
See Cambridge University Library Catalogue of Manuscripts (1979 reprint)
21
c1360: chamberlain's account roll
Huntingdonshire Archives
See Annual return 1998
22
1291-93: assessment of lands and rents in Archdeaconry of Huntingdon (Taxation of Pope Nicholas)
College of Arms
NRA 23441 College of Arms
23
16th cent: valor of possessions temp Henry VIII
The National Archives
24
?17th cent: terrier of lands of abbey
Huntingdonshire Archives
NRA 902 Montagu

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