Catalogue description Arundell of Wardour

This record is held by Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre

Details of 2667
Reference: 2667
Title: Arundell of Wardour

Deeds and leases.


General series deeds.


Deeds under Great Seals.


Marriage Settlements.


Trust Deeds.




Annuities, Bonds, Power of Attorney.




Abstracts of Title.


Advowson (deeds of)


Rentals and surveys.


Manuscript Books (mainly account books).


Manorial Court Rolls.


Manorial Court Books (& see 12 above).


Manorial Court Papers.


Manorial Accounts.


Estate Rent accounts


Architectural plans and designs.


Vouchers (unsorted) estate and personal.


Correspondence estate and personal.


Maps and Plans estate.


Estate Misc. including inventories 17th century, 20th century chapel trust deed 1896, and subscription list 1844. Visitors' books 19th century. Surrender of castle 1643. Building of the New Castle.


Estate papers, Wyndham, Knatshbull and Barber families.


Family and personal, genealogy - topography and photograph albums.


Correspondence - catholicism. Titus Oates conspiracy, movement for catholic emancipation late 18th century.


Sir Richard Burton - mainly photograph albums and newspaper cuttings.

Date: 1286-2000

Numbers not used in this list may relate to items in the Cornwall Record Office

Held by: Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre, not available at The National Archives
Language: English

Arundell family, Barons Arundell of Wardour

Arundell family of Wardour Castle, Wiltshire

Physical description: 26 subfonds
Custodial history:

The lists were compiled before the Wardour and Lanherne (Cornwall) archives were separated and this often included material now in the Cornwall Record Office.

  • Burton, Sir, Richard Francis, 1821-1890, knight, explorer and diplomat
  • Burton, Isabel, 1831-1896, nee Arundell, author
Administrative / biographical background:

The collection relates principally to the family's estates in Wiltshire, Dorset and Hampshire, but also includes material of the Wyndham and Barber estates in Dorset, Wiltshire and Somerset acquired through the marriage of James Everard Arundell and Ann Wyndham.

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