Edge of Strelley
|Title:||Edge of Strelley|
The collection relates to the Edge family's estates in Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Northamptonshire, Staffordshire and Warwickshire. It comprises deeds, estate and family papers, legal and household papers and of particular note are the papers concerning coal mining in Strelley in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries (DD/E/28/23-40, DD/E/46/80). The series of financial papers includes personal, household, farm, and estate annual bundles of accounts, receipts and vouchers, and some correspondence, 1738-1817 (DD/E/1). Accounts from London and Edinburgh as well as Nottingham are contained in this series.
Among the personal papers are many relating to Thomas Musgrave, Archbishop of York, 1847-1860, (DD/E/212-220). These papers are believed to have come into the collection via a family connection, namely a marriage between Francis Ethelreda Musgrave and Lewis Kekewich Edge of Strelley in 1886 and include correspondence with many prominent people including Viscount Melbourne, Lord John Russell and Sir George Grey 1807-1864, (DD/E/215/1-127). One letter of note is that recording his reflections arising out of a grand tour in 1815 at the time of Napoleon's defeat, (DD/E/213/13).
There is a small series of papers relating to the Nottinghamshire Lent Assizes, 1790 (DD/E/3/14-16), which includes a calendar of prisoners, a grand jury list and a summons for TW Edge to serve on the grand jury. Two series of shrievalty papers, 1708-1904, (DD/E/12/1-11) and 1722-1782 (DD/E/207-208) include material concerning the appointment of Thomas Webb in 1722 and John Webb in 1781 to the office of sheriff of Warwick.
Of particular interest are the records of meteorological observations made at Strelley Hall, 1863-1976, (DD/E/211/1-47) and a purse-string pattern book c.1654 (DD/E/222/3). The collection also contains a series of papers relating to the pedigree and genealogy of the Edge family, 1707-1978 (DD/E/209-210.
DD/E/1. Accounts 1738-1817.
DD/E/2. Basford 1851-1858.
DD/E/3. Thomas Webb Edge (Father & Son) 1746-1844.
DD/E/4. Rev. Barlow Evetts 1756-1819.
DD/E/5. Legal 1608-1737.
DD/E/6. Lenton 1650/1651
DD/E/7. Lowdham and Gunthorpe 1647-1816
DD/E/8. Miscellaneous 1654-1905
DD/E/9. Settlements 1606-1817
DD/E/10. Shelford 1658-1665
DD/E/11. Sherwood Forest 1675
DD/E/12. Shrievalty 1708-1904
DD/E/13. Southwell and Upton 1608-1690
DD/E/14. Strelley and Bilborough 1619-1872
DD/E/15. Toton 1654-1655
DD/E/16. Wills 1682-1830
DD/E/17. Wollaton and Bramcote 1668
DD/E/18. Corn. Derbyshire c.1630
DD/E/19. Dalby-on-the-Wolds, co. Leics 1671-1674
DD/E/20. Bagots Bromley, co. Staffs 1590-1629
DD/E/21. Horton, co. Staffs. 1469-c.1683
DD/E/22. Sherborne, Corn. Warwick 1699-1819
DD/E/23. BASFORD 1841
DD/E/24. CROMWELL, HOLME AND NORTH MUSKHAM 1913
DD/E/25. MAPS AND PLANS 1881-1889
DD/E/26. SHRIEVALTY 1804-1904
DD/E/27. STAPLEFORD 1839-1840
DD/E/28. STRELLEY AND BILBOROUGH incl. COAL 1777-1911
DD/E/29. MISCELLANEOUS 1775-1872
DD/E/30. Accounts 1657-1891
DD/E/31. Bestwood Park 1825
DD/E/32. Bingham 1599
DD/E/33. Blyth 1638/1639
DD/E/34. Bramcote 1561-1593
DD/E/35. Nottingham Canal 1791-1802
DD/E/36. Correspondence 1745-1841
DD/E/37. Game Books 1780-1911
DD/E/38. Ingram Family 1611-1715
DD/E/39. Kinoulton 1660
DD/E/40. Kirkby-in-Ashfield 1768-1811
DD/E/41. Lowdham and Gunthorpe 1647-1815
DD/E/42. Miscellaneous 1633-1842
DD/E/43. Newspapers 1790-1864
DD/E/44. Radcliffe-on-Trent 1661-1743
DD/E/45. Sherwood Forest 1277-1278
DD/E/46. Strelley and Bilborough, inc. COAL 1657-1858
DD/E/47. Sutton-on-Trent 1803
DD/E/48. Trowell 1787
DD/E/49. Corn. Derby 1631-1750
DD/E/50. Corn. Essex 1719
DD/E/51. Corn. Leicester 1704
DD/E/52. Corn. Staffs. 1794-1763
DD/E/53. Corn. Warwick 1556-1819
DD/E/54. Corn. York. 1633-1830
DD/E/55. Arnold 1789
DD/E/56. Broxtowe 1595
DD/E/57. Correspondence 1683-1901
DD/E/58. Gotham 1804
DD/E/59. Miscellaneous 1673-1868
DD/E/60. Nuthall 1817
DD/E/61. Southwell and Upton 1799
DD/E/62. Strelley and Bilborough 1680-1860
DD/E/63. Various Townships 1609-1810
DD/E/64. Corn. Derby 1811-1842
DD/E/65. Corn. Leicester 1812
DD/E/66. Corn. Staffs. 1658-1730
DD/E/67. Corn. Warwick 1560-1808
DD/E/68. Account Books and Rentals 1848-1930
DD/E/69/1-9. Miscellaneous 1671-1916
DD/E/70/1-15. Acts of Parliament 1737-1888
DD/E/71/1-4. Correspondence 1669/70-1679/80
DD/E/72-93 DEEDS OF TITLE, LEASES AND COGNATE PAPERS. c.1135-1786
(See other sections for related material.)
DD/E/72 Gloucestershire. 1329
DD/E/72/1 Saintbury. 1329
Thurbarn - Witbred and Muculton.
DD/E/73 Northamptonshire. 1437
DD/E/73/1 Brockhall, Muscott and Welton. 1437
Russhenell - Newenham.
DD/E/74-93 Warwickshire. c.1135-1786
DD/E/74/1-15 Great Alne, also Coventry etc. where specified. 1677-1731
Attwood - Hopper
DD/E/75/1-2 Barford, also Llannelvewe 1572-1674
DD/E/75/1 Crown - various. 1572
DD/E/75/2 Ward - Fayrfax. 1674
DD/E/76/1-6 Ryton par. Bulkington. 1649-1755
Wale - Man - various.
DD/E/77/1-2 Cosford. 1720
Hinde - various - Hinde.
DD/E/78/1 Fulbrook, also Snitterfield. 1699
Rollinson - Edwards.
DD/E/79/1-2 Nuthurst par. Hampton in Arden. 1701-1705
Ingram - Sly.
DD/E/80/1-2 Henley in Arden. 1682-1697
Ingram - Higgins.
DD/E/81/1-5 Lapworth. 1698-1738
Askew - Doley.
DD/E/82/1-27 Kenilworth. 1545-1685
Taverner - various.
DD/E/83/1 Newbold. 1310
DD/E/84/1-8 Norton. 1740-1750
Stoughton - Jones.
DD/E/85/1-4 Priors Marston. 1606-1676
Various - Eagle - Wills.
DD/E/86/1-85 Sherborne. c.1135-1754
DD/E/86/1-3 De Novo Burgo - Pilgem and Suein. Early 12th cent. - 1135.
DD/E/86/4 Knights Templars - John the Chamberlain son of Suan the Chamberlain. c. 1220
DD/E/86/5-6 Various. c. 1320
DD/E/86/7-14 Various - Chamberleyn. c.1330-1342
DD/E/86/15-63 Various. 1322-1508
DD/E/86/64-76 Guilds of Holy Trinity and St. George, Warwick, etc. - Rogers, Palmer. 1545-1677
DD/E/86/77-83 Various - Burgoyne - Webb. 1722-1754
DD/E/86/84-5 Rogers, Palmer. 1594, 1676.
DD/E/87/1 Shrewley and Pinley. 1335
Prioress of Pinley - Wm. de Lucy.
DD/E/88/1-42 Warwick: also Norton Curlue, Norton Lindsey, Whatcote, Ryton par. Budbrooke, Shrowley par. Hatton where specified. c.1310-1782
DD/E/88/1-4 Droncken - Walden. c.1310-1375
DD/E/88/5-7 Saunders - Joyce - Clark. 1582-1660
DD/E/88/8-26 Various. 1653-1782
DD/E/88/27-38 Man and various. 1664-1754
DD/E/88/39-42 Newton. 1755-1767
DD/E/89/1-68 Whatcote; also Thornton Le Moor (Lincs) at 89/6; also Priors Hardwick and Priors Marston at 89/45-46. 1381-1746
Various - Neale - Savage - Davis.
DD/E/90/1-2 Wilmcote. 1679; 1755
Edkins - Johns; Webb - Walker.
DD/E/91/1-6 Wolston and Marston par. Wolston. 1630-1741
Willis; Webb - various.
DD/E/92/1 Ullenhall par. Wootton Wawen. 1688
Ingram - Preston.
DD/E/93/1-26 Cancelled Bonds. 1735-1786
Webb and Webb Edge to various.
DD/E/94-105 SETTLEMENTS, WILLS, TITLES, EXECUTORSHIP AND COGNATE PAPERS. 1636-1900
(This section is chiefly concerned with probate & executorship papers and is arranged under the Webb and Edge families and other families with whom they had relationships. The role as executor also accounts for the survival of much miscellaneous material which bears little relationship to the actual family. Pedigrees are not included in this section - see PEDIGREES GENEALOGY AND FAMILY HISTORY. See also other sections for related material.)
DD/E/94 Elias Webb I. 1727/8
DD/E/94/1 Sherborne Warks..
DD/E/95 Elias Webb II. 1753-c.1770
DD/E/95/1-16 Sherborne, Wolston Warks. where specified.
DD/E/96 Ralph Edge. 1765-1783
DD/E/96/1-93 Strelley, Longnor Staff, Bilborough, Lowdham and Gunthorpe where specified.
DD/E/97 John Webb. 1783-1784
DD/E/98/1-34 Evetts family: Barlow Evetts, Thomas Evetts. 1735-1780
Butlers Marston Warks., Temple Balsall Warks. and other premises in Warwickshire & Staffordshire where specified.
DD/E/98/35-198 Barlow, Thomas & Wm. Evetts. c.1747-1773
DD/E/98/199-252 Wm. & Jane Evetts. 1762-1783
Butlers Marston, Knowle, Warwick, and Longnor Staff where specified.
DD/E/98/199-214 Original bundle 1762-1774
DD/E/98/215-226 Original bundle 1767-1777
DD/E/98/227-233 Original bundle 1768-1778
DD/E/98/234-252 Original bundle 1768-1783
DD/E/98/253-436 Jane Evetts. 1768-1784
DD/E/98/253-283 Original bundle 1768-1782
DD/E/98/284-368 Original bundle 1768-1783
DD/E/98/369-423 Original bundle 1782-1784
DD/E/98/424-436 Original bundle 1768-1783
DD/E/99/1-33 Hinde, Ward, Farndon, Webb and various. 1687-c.1756
Wolston, Marston End par Wolston, Priors Marston, Ryton on Dunsmore Warks., Leire Leics., Lilburne and Braybrooke Nhant, Barton in Fabis, Armitage and Handsacre Staff where specified.
DD/E/100/1-41 Man family: related to Ward, Reynolds and Webb families. 1685-1757
Warwick and Ryton in Dunsmore Warks. where specified.
DD/E/100/42-54 John and Lettice Haywood (Heawood). Lettice was executor of husband John and Thomas Man(n) executor of Lettice Haywood. 1692-1730
Warwick; also premises in Bull Street, Birmingham where specified.
DD/E/100/55-123 Man, Hands, Freeman and various. John Webb was executor of Thomas Man and Man was executor of Rebecka Hands of Shuckborough Warks.. 1667-1769
Whatcote, Fenny Compton Warks. where specified.
DD/E/101/1 Hurt of Alderwasley Derbs.. Elizabeth daughter of Francis Hurt was married to Thomas Webb (Edge) 24 May 1785. 1783
Wirksworth, Alderwasley, Highedge and Morley Park Derbs.; Blore and Waterfall Staff.
DD/E/101/2-39 Rev. John Francis Hurt's trust. 1866-1883
Bilborough where specified.
DD/E/102/1 Rev. John Webb Edge of Strelley. Rector of Bilborough with Strelley 1819-1842. 1836-1841
Strelley, also North Muskham.
DD/E/103/1-17 Mrs. Catherine Anne Wethered. James Thomas Edge was her brother and one of her executors. 1876-1900
DD/E/104/1-44 John Manger Pott. 1888-1896
Premises in London and Harpenden Herts.
DD/E/105/1-193 Miscellaneous families. Arranged alphabetically. 1636-1897
DD/E/105/194-226 Miscellaneous items found at later date. 1701-1778
DD/E/106-193 SURVEYS, VALUATIONS, RENTALS, ESTATE, HOUSEHOLD AND BUSINESS ACCOUNTS. 1672-1929
(See other sections for related material.)
DD/E/106-116 Surveys, valuations and rentals. 1674-1929
DD/E/106 Northamptonshire 1724
DD/E/107 Nottinghamshire 1766-1929
DD/E/107/1-3 Gunthorpe, Lowdham and Nottingham.
DD/E/107/4-11 Nuthall Temple Estate - sale catalogues, particulars, illustrations and plans. 1817-1929
DD/E/108-116 Warwickshire 1674-1786
Wise; Lord Brooks. 1711, c.1720
DD/E/109/1 Marston. c.1770
DD/E/110/1 Rogers. 1674
DD/E/111/1-19 Burgoyne and Church lands. 1714, 1730
DD/E/112/1-3 Webb; also Lord Bingley. 1729; -c.1778
DD/E/113/1 Lancaster c.1750
DD/E/114/1 Smith & Lord Bingley. c.1750
DD/E/115/1-3 Goodricke. 1776-1786
Various including Webb and Lord Warwick. 1767-1770
DD/E/117-118 Account Books. (See other sections for related material.) c.1684-1787
DD/E/117/1-268 Webb and Edge. c.1695-1787
DD/E/118/1-23 Man. (See 117/144-163 for related material). 1710-1757
DD/E/118/24-54 Farr and miscellaneous. c.1684-1786
DD/E/119-193 Bills, vouchers and related papers. (see other sections for related material.) 1672-c.1850
DD/E/119/1-164 Chiefly relating to Warwickshire - Sherborne, Wolston and Warwick area. 1672-c.1850
DD/E/120/1-21 Chiefly relating to Sherborne and Warwick area. 1723-1756
DD/E/121/1-26 Chiefly Sherborne & Warwick area, also Bilborough and Strelley. 1725-1782
DD/E/122/1-22 Chiefly Sherborne & Warwick - includes work on John Webb's house at Sherborne. 1727-1757
DD/E/123/1-13 Chiefly Sherborne & Warwick area. 1733-1750
DD/E/124/1-38 Original Bundle. c.1744-1754
DD/E/125/1-28 Chiefly Sherborne, Wolston and Warwick area. 1750-1756
DD/E/126/1-17 Chiefly Wolston, Butlers Marston & Warwick area. 1753-1756
DD/E/127/1-34 Chiefly Sherborne and Warwick area - includes work on Webb house at Sherborne. 1754-1756
DD/E/128/1-19 Chiefly Sherborne and Warwick area. 1751-1756
DD/E/129/1-22 Chiefly Sherborne and Wolston area. 1755-1756
DD/E/130/1-6 Red Horse, etc. Warwick. 1755-1757
DD/E/131/1-20 Red Horse and other property in Warwick. 1755-1760
DD/E/132/1-22 Work on house and furnishings at Sherborne, Red Horse at Warwick, etc. 1755-1759
DD/E/133/1-27 Chiefly Sherborne, Warwick and Wolston area. 1755-1759
DD/E/134/1-42 Chiefly Sherborne, Butlers Marston, Wolston, Warwick area. 1755-1784
DD/E/135/1-59 Chiefly Sherborne, Wolston, Warwick area. 1756-1757
DD/E/136/1-30 Westham Meadows, Wolston 1756-1771
DD/E/137/1-18 Warwick 1756-1773
DD/E/138/1-19 Chiefly Sherborne, Snitterfield, Warwick etc. 1757-1758
DD/E/139/1-38 Chiefly Sherborne, Warwick area. 1757-1759
DD/E/140/1-31 Chiefly Sherborne and Warwick area. 1759-1760
DD/E/141/1-41 Chiefly Sherborne, Snitterfield, Wolston, Warwick area. 1758
DD/E/142/1-71 Chiefly Sherborne, Snitterfield, Wolston, Warwick area. 1758-1760
DD/E/143/1-82 Chiefly Barford, Butlers Marston, Sherborne, Snitterfield and Nottingham. 1758-1763
DD/E/144/1-28 Chiefly Sherborne and Warwick. 1758-1785
DD/E/145/1-99 Chiefly Butlers Marston, Sherborne, Warwick and Nottingham. 1759-1762
DD/E/146/1-107 Chiefly Butlers Marston, Warwick, Wolston, Sherborne and Strelley 1760-1769
DD/E/147/1-71 Chiefly Butlers Marston, Sherborne and Warwick area. 1759-1761
DD/E/148/1-64 Chiefly Sherborne, Warwick and Nottingham. 1762-1766
DD/E/149/1-97 Chiefly Sherborne and Warwick - includes work on Red Horse, Warwick. 1762-1767
DD/E/150/1-12 Chiefly Sherborne, Snittersfield area. 1767
DD/E/151/1-7 Sherborne, Barford. 1763-1766
DD/E/152/1-94 Butlers Marston, Barford, Sherborne, Snittersfield, Wolston, Warwick. 1762-1770
DD/E/153/1-38 Butlers Marston, Sherborne, Warwick 1764-1765
DD/E/154/1-78 Sherborne, Warwick 1764-1765
DD/E/155/1-24 Knowle, Warwick 1753-1773
DD/E/156/1-58 Butlers Marston, Sherborne, Snittersfield, Warwick. 1764
DD/E/157/1-99 Butlers Marston, Sherborne, Snittersfield, Warwick. 1767-1768
DD/E/158/1-19 Nottingham, Lowdham & Strelley. 1766-1784
DD/E/159/1-62 Gunthorpe, Lowdham, Mapperley, Nottingham & Strelley. 1766-1767
DD/E/160/1-13 Bills incurred for Mtr. Webb Edge's schooling. 1767-1770
DD/E/161/1-6 Inn bills incurred on journey from Strelley. 1771
DD/E/162/1-37 Bills incurred for Mtr. Webb Edge's schooling. 1766-1770
DD/E/163/1-76 Bilborough, Strelley & Gunthorpe. 1768-1778
DD/E/164/1-53 Strelley & Gunthorpe property. 1768-1779
DD/E/165/1-21 Strelley & services supplied by Nottingham tradesmen. 1768-1779
DD/E/166/1-22 Receipts of receiver for Sherborne Warks. rents. 1771-1777
DD/E/167/1-131 Craft & tradesmen's bills re. Warwick. 1770-1771
DD/E/168/1-77 Bills chiefly re. Strelley household & estate. 1770-1774
DD/E/169/1-4 Accounts with Labourers at Sherborne? Warks. 1774
DD/E/170/1-136 Bills relate to Bath, London, Sherborne & Warwick. 1774-1783
DD/E/171/1-89 Bills relate to Nottingham tradesmen & Nottingham. 1775-1777
DD/E/172/1-22 Some bills of Nottingham tradesmen; Bilborough & Strelley. 1774-1777
DD/E/173/1-25 Bills of Nottingham tradesmen supplying foodstuffs & housegoods presumably to Strelley. 1776-1777
DD/E/174/1-8 Strelley household and estate. 1778-1779
DD/E/175/1-51 Bills by Nottingham tradesmen; work on Strelley Hall & estate. 1779
DD/E/176/1-19 Re. Strelley Hounds 1779-1781
DD/E/177/1-2 Original Bundle 1780-1782
DD/E/178/1-41 Bills re Warwick & Sherborne. 1783
DD/E/179/1-47 Bills re Warwick & Sherborne. 1783-1784
DD/E/180/1-20 Bills re Warwick & Sherborne. 1784
DD/E/181/1-51 Bills re Warwick & Sherborne. 1784
DD/E/182/1-33 Bills re Warwick & Birmingham. 1784
DD/E/183/1-45 Bills re Sherborne & London. 1784
DD/E/184/1-2 Accounts relating to corn, cattle & other produce. 1784-1785
DD/E/185/1-42 Bills re Warwick & Sherborne. 1785
DD/E/186/1-71 Bills re London, Sherborne, Warwick & Strelley. 1785
DD/E/187/1-30 Bills re London, Warwick & Coventry tradesmen. 1785
DD/E/188/1-26 Re Sherborne & Strelley? 1785
DD/E/189/1-34 Bills re London, Sherborne & Strelley. 1786
DD/E/190/1-41 Bills re London, Warwick & Sherborne 1786
DD/E/191/1-35 Bills re Warwick & Sherborne, Strelley? 1786
DD/E/192/1-41 Bills re London, Warwick & Sherborne. 1786
DD/E/193/1-12 Bills re Sherborne. 1786
DD/E/194-201 CORRESPONDENCE. 1729-1827
DD/E/194/1-24 Chiefly re. Sherborne rents and proposed sale of property to Webb. 1729-1771
DD/E/195/1-6 Original Bundle 1735-1748
DD/E/196/1-6 Chiefly re. sale of Burgoyne estate at Sherborne Warks. inherited by Sir John Goodricke to Webbs. 1777-1778
DD/E/197/1-5 Re. proposed sale of Sherborne Warks. on Edge settling at Strelley. Lord Warwick re. purchase of piece of Edge property in West Street. Warwick. 1786
DD/E/198/1-11 Kings Norton and Wolston Warks. estate. 1768-c.1800
DD/E/199/1-96 Featherstone (par. Wolverhampton, Staff). 1794-1808
DD/E/200/1-25 Edge title to Featherstone estate. 1793-1827
DD/E/201/1-42 Sherborne rents etc.; mortgage of Fitzherbert estate; repair of chancel of Sherborne church; Bilborough and Stubbins Wood. 1729-1784
DD/E/202/1-29 ENCLOSURE AND COGNATE PAPERS.
Aston Cantlow Warks.; Snitterfield Warks.; Warwick Staff Nicholas; acts of parliament.
DD/E/203/1-4 ECCLESIASTICAL AND LEGAL.
Whyle v. Webb: Wellesbourne Warks. tithes.
DD/E/204-206 LOCAL AND PARISH AFFAIRS. 1707-1975
DD/E/204/1-98 Role as parish official. 1707-c.1799
DD/E/205/1-23 Resoration work on Sherborne Warks. church c.1740-1749
DD/E/206/1-18 Church rate levied on Strelley parish. 1856-1869
DD/E/206/19-31 Resoration work on Strelley church. 1855-1856
DD/E/206/32-45 Correspondence re. transfer of advowson of Bilborough with Strelley church to Society for Maintenance of the Faith. 1923
DD/E/206/46 Strelley church fabric account. 1973
DD/E/206/47 Bilborough and Strelley Church of England School. 1903
DD/E/206/48-73 Richard Smedley Charity. Ilkeston Derbs., also Bilborough & Strelley etc. 1883-1975
DD/E/206/74-88 Middlemore's Charity (Almshouses). Stanton-by-Dale Derbs.. 1925-1971
DD/E/207-208 SHRIEVALTY. 1722-1782
DD/E/207/1-16 Thomas Webb appointed sheriff of Warwick in 1722. 1722-1758
DD/E/208/1-24 John Webb appointed sheriff of Warwick in 1781. 1781-1782
DD/E/209-210 PEDIGREES, GENEALOGY, FAMILY HISTORY AND COGNATE PAPERS. 1707-1978
DD/E/209/1-91 Edge, Webb and related families. 1707-1978
DD/E/210/1-127 Papers of John Wolley re. Hurt and Edge pedigrees. c.1852-1857
DD/E/211/1-47 METEOROLOGICAL RECORDS 1863-1976
DD/E/212-220 PAPERS OF THOMAS MUSGRAVE (1788-1860). 1726-1901
DD/E/212/1-28 Archbishop of York 1847-1860. Papers re. appointment as Professor of Arabic, institution to benefices, election to see of Hereford and archiepiscopal see of York, church politics etc. 1816-1850
DD/E/213/1-22 Precedents granted by archbishops of York for felling timber etc.; Musgrave's grand tour at time of Napoleon's defeat; resignation of Robert Wilberforce on doctrinal grounds, etc. 1726-1865
DD/E/214/1-32 Chiefly letters from bishops on convocation dispute, infant baptismal regeneration and other church matters. 1805-1858
DD/E/215/1-127 Chiefly correspondence with bishops, James Tate headmaster of Richmond Grammar School (NY.), Christopher Wordsworth and politicians such as Melbourne, Lord John Russell and Grey. Subjects chiefly politics and church, Cambridge University and education, Gorham case, convocation dispute, patronage and related matters. 1807-1864
DD/E/216/1-11 Correspondents include Palmerston and the Rev. Sydney Smith. 1828-1901
DD/E/217/1-38 Correspondents include Melbourne, Lord John Russell and bishops; subjects chiefly convocation and church affairs. 1837-1882
DD/E/218/1-31 Correspondence on Convocation dispute. 1852-1860
DD/E/219/1-33 Miscellaneous correspondents. 1843-1898
DD/E/220/1-46 Miscellaneous autographs and assorted items. 1789-c.1900
DD/E/221 MAPS AND PLANS. 1693-1947
DD/E/222/1-79 MISCELLANEOUS. Mid. 17th cent.-c.1938.
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These records relate to an estate built up in the 17th century by the Edge family, who were lawyers originally from North Staffordshire. The estate passed by marriage through the Conway, Webb and Hurt families who all adopted the Edge name.
The majority of the records were held at Strelley Hall prior to their deposit in Nottinghamshire Archives. The documents were deposited in several instalments: the first was made in 1950 (accession 85) and was followed by ones in 1951, 1952, and 1957. In 1979 a further large deposit was received from the family solicitors.
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