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ARCHON code: 1032

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Collections information

Organisations (23)

Families (3)

  • Compton family, Marquesses of Northampton Castle Ashby, Northamptonshire;Moulsoe, Buckinghamshire;Callington, Cornwall;Callyland, Cornwall;Buckland Filleigh, Devon;Cotleigh, Devon;Manaton, Devon;Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire;Hurstbourne, Hampshire;Fen Stanton, Huntingdonshire;Hilton, Huntingdonshire;Erith, Kent;Great Dalby, Leicestershire;Canonbury, Middlesex;Clerkenwell, Middlesex;Ecton, Northamptonshire;Great Doddington, Northamptonshire;Long Sutton, Somerset;Pitney, Somerset;Wearne, Somerset;Chelsham, Surrey;Tandridge, Surrey;Compton Place, Sussex;Eastbourne, Sussex;Wilmington, Sussex;Compton Wynyates, Warwickshire;Whatcote, Warwickshire;Torloisk, Argyllshire;Kirkness, Kinross-shire;Dingwall, Ross and Cromarty;Lochluichart, Ross and Cromarty
  • Penton family of Pentonville Pentonville, Middlesex
  • Townshend family, Marquesses Townshend Calverton, Buckinghamshire;Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire;Ely, Cambridgeshire;Fordham, Cambridgeshire;Soham, Cambridgeshire;Ashbourne, Derbyshire;Walton-upon-Trent, Derbyshire;East Donyland, Essex;Great Bentley, Essex;Wivenhoe, Essex;Kempsford, Gloucestershire;Amwell, Hertfordshire;Balls Park, Hertfordshire;Bengeo, Hertfordshire;Gorhambury, Hertfordshire;Wigston Magna, Leicestershire;London;Canonbury, Middlesex;Clerkenwell, Middlesex;Binham, Norfolk;Coxford, Norfolk;East Raynham, Norfolk;Great Yarmouth, Norfolk;Helhoughton, Norfolk;Horsham St Faith, Norfolk;Langham, Norfolk;Morston, Norfolk;Oxwich with Pattesley, Norfolk;Raynham Hall, Norfolk;Stiffkey, Norfolk;Weasenham, Norfolk;Wellingham, Norfolk;West Rudham, Norfolk;Elkington, Northamptonshire;Tamworth, Staffordshire;Tettenhall, Staffordshire;Akenham, Suffolk;Great Thurlow, Suffolk;Kentford, Suffolk;Rendlesham, Suffolk;Flecknoe, Warwickshire;Lea Marston, Warwickshire;Wellesbourne, Warwickshire;Hannington, Wiltshire;Inglesham, Wiltshire;Ramsbury, Wiltshire;Risby, Yorkshire

Paper catalogues available to view at The National Archives - (3)

  • NRA 36071 Islington Central Reference Library: misc accessions
  • NRA 36252 Penton family of Pentonville, Middlesex, and Chalfont Park, Bucks: family and estate papers
  • NRA 36081 Royal Agricultural Hall Co Ltd, Islington


These are selected lists of new or additional collections that were acquired by this archive during a specific year. If a date is not displayed there are no accessions for that year.

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