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St John the Baptist's Abbey, Colchester

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Date: 1250-1700
  • Colchester, Essex
Functions, occupations and activities: Religious Institutions (Pre-Reformation) > Benedictine monks
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C36619 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/O65540 )
  Description Held by Reference Further information
c1250-1530: cartulary (c1250-1415), ledger book (c1315-1530)
Essex Record Office
See Update 1985/6. Formerly Wrest Park MSS 56-7 (HMC 2nd Rep App, p7); Davis, Cartularies (267,269); Mo
15th cent: pittancer's cartulary and rental
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (no 268)
15th cent: decimary
Essex Record Office
NRA 20947 Round
c1540: survey of manors of East and West Donyland, Essex, property of suppressed monastery of Colchester
Northamptonshire Record Office
NRA 4485 Finch-Hatton

See HMC 1st Report viii-ix, App 14-34 (Hatton MSS)
c1550: note rel to attainder of abbot in December 1539
Essex Record Office
NRA 23544 Petre

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