College of Arms

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Access requirements: letter of introduction and proof of identity (photo ID, e.g. passport)

  • Guides to the collections: A. R. Wagner, 'The Records and Collections of the College of Arms' (London, 1952); L. Campbell and F. Steer (eds) 'A Catalogue of Manuscripts in the College of Arms, Collections, vol 1' (London, 1988)
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  • ARCHON code: 377

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    Collections information

    Organisations (37)

    Persons (108)

    Families (2)

    • Fitzalan-Howard family, Dukes of Norfolk Brackenthwaite, Cumberland;Derwent Hall, Derbyshire;Glossop, Derbyshire;Greystoke, Cumberland;Hartington, Derbyshire;Hayling, Hampshire;Loders, Dorset;Orton, Cumberland;Pitsea, Essex;Thornbury, Gloucestershire;Wheston, Derbyshire;Willington, Bedfordshire;Whitwell, Derbyshire;Wykes, Essex;Holme Lacy, Herefordshire;Boston, Lincolnshire;Ruskington, Lincolnshire;Skirbeck, Lincolnshire;West Rasen, Lincolnshire;Kilburn, Middlesex;Notting Hill, Middlesex;Westminster, Middlesex;Banham, Norfolk;Bressingham, Norfolk;Earsham, Norfolk;Fersfield, Norfolk;Forncett, Norfolk;North Lopham, Norfolk;South Lopham, Norfolk;Shelfanger, Norfolk;South Walsham, Norfolk;Rufford Abbey, Nottinghamshire;Shireoaks, Nottinghamshire;Worksop, Nottinghamshire;Mapledurham, Oxfordshire;Clun, Shropshire;Oswestry, Shropshire;Shifnal, Shropshire;Wem, Shropshire;Wrockwardine, Shropshire;Bungay, Suffolk;Eye, Suffolk;Framlingham, Suffolk;Kettleburgh, Suffolk;Alton, Staffordshire;Banstead, Surrey;Capel, Surrey;Dorking, Surrey;Leigh, Surrey;Shellwood, Surrey;Arundel, Sussex;Arundel Castle, Sussex;Bury, Sussex;Horsham, Sussex;Littlehampton, Sussex;Offham, Sussex;Rudgwick, Sussex;Shoreham-by-Sea, Sussex;Warminghurst, Sussex;Warningcamp, Sussex;Wepham, Sussex;Brough, Westmorland;Aldbrough, Yorkshire;Alderbury, Wiltshire;Ecclesfield, Yorkshire;Everingham, Yorkshire;Market Weighton, Yorkshire;Ringborough, Yorkshire;Rotherham, Yorkshire;Seaton Ross, Yorkshire;Sheffield, Yorkshire;Gower, Glamorgan;Cogan, Monmouthshire;Machen, Monmouthshire;Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire;Kinharvie, Kirkcudbrightshire;Terregles, Kirkcudbrightshire
    • Martin Leake family of Marshalls, formerly of Thorpe Hall Marshalls, Hertfordshire;Manuden, Essex;Thorpe Hall, Essex;Thorpe-le-Soken, Essex;Standon, Hertfordshire;Stepney, Middlesex

    Paper catalogues available to view at The National Archives - (1)

    • NRA 23441 College of Arms: collections of deeds

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