Miscellaneous papers, mainly drafts, relating largely to Stratford-upon-Avon, from the practice of Slatter Son and More, solicitors, Warwick Road, Stratford-upon-Avon.
Subject headings for other material have been retained:
DR 574/421-485: Wills (arranged alphabetically)
DR 574/486-555a: Business papers (arranged alphabetically)
DR 574/556-585: Apprenticeships, by date, 1793-1929
DR 574/586-616: Stocks and shares, 1833-1900
DR 574/617-647: Miscellaneous bonds, 1780-1893
DR 574/648-678: Papers concerning loans and mortages and conveyances of personal estate, 1839-1916
DR 574/679-686: Releases to executors, 1849-1907
DR 574/687-706: Powers of attorney, 1828-1947
DR 574/708-729: Affidavits and declarations, 1843-1897 /730-745: Family arrangements, 1784-1951
DR 574/746-754: Maintenance orders, 1801-1937
DR 574/755-816: Miscellaneous papers, 1786-1934
DR 574/817: Papers of William Gibbs, 1803-1877
Fuller details on the history of the firm are at DR 325
The following collections also derive from the offices of Slatter Son and More.
DR 149: Deeds and papers relating to property and businesses in Stratford-upon-Avon, Old Stratford, Alveston, Whitchurch, Wilmcote, Clifford Chambers, Preston-on-Stour, Quinton, welford and Hampton Lucy, c.1750-1909
DR 165: c.2000 deeds and papers relating to local railways, the Stratford-upon-Avon Gas Company; printed sale particulars for local properties, 1345-c.1900
DR 325: Business and client records of the firm of Slatter Son and More, 17th-20th centuries
DR 469: Client records of the firm of Slatter Son and More, 17th - 20th centuries
DR 924: Deeds and papers relating to 58-9 Waterside, Stratford-upon-Avon and cottages in Tiddington, 1883-1905
Slatter Son and More, Stratford-Upon-Avon, solicitors
Much of this collection was originally bundled by type of document (conveyances, business partnerships, apprenticeships etc.) rather than by client (as in earlier deposits). Most of these bundles were broken and, where appropriate, items rearranged topographically instead (/1-240).