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Gloucester Abbey

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Date: 1100-1600
  • Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Functions, occupations and activities: Religious Institutions (Pre-Reformation) > Benedictine monks
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C65310 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/O61827 )
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
12th-16th cent: records
Gloucester Cathedral Library
See Kirby Records of Dean & Chapter (1967); Davis Cartularies (455-6, 459-61); Mon Res Bull 2,p5; HMC 27
12th-16th cent: ten volumes of deeds
Gloucester Cathedral Library
NRA 6789 Gloucester Abbey

See IM Kirby Catalogue of the Records of the Dean and Chapter (1967), 2-21
12th-16th cent: deeds 13th-14th cent, manorial records 1291-1413, legal documents 12th-13th cent, ministers accounts 1541
Gloucestershire Archives
NRA 7929 Gloucester chapter

See IM Kirby Catalogue of the Records of the Dean and Chapter (1967), 199-200
c1290-1457: deeds (incl rel to Leonard Stanley Priory) c1290-1457, settlement of suit rel to common pasture at Coaley (1313)
Berkeley Castle Muniments
NRA 21647 Berkeley

See Jeayes Catalogue
12th-14th cent: 5 charters
West Sussex Record Office
NRA 27929
1338: instrument in dispute with rector of St Peter Mancroft, Norwich rel to pension
Norfolk Record Office
NRA 40062 Norwich Dean & Chapt
15th cent: history of abbey with list of donations
Gloucester Cathedral Library
See NR Ker, Medieval Manuscripts in British Libraries, II, 1977, 368-9
15th cent: treatise on foundation of abbey followed by list of benefactors and their gifts
Oxford University: Queen's College Library
See Coxe & Humphreys, Catalogue of MSS in Oxford Colleges, 1972; Davis Medieval Cartularies (457)
15th cent: list of benefactors and their gifts
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (458)
16th cent: cartulary
The National Archives
NRA 42064 Scudamore

See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (no.454)
1499-1518: court book of Herefordshire manors
Gloucestershire Archives
NRA 11942 Gloucester diocese

See IM Kirby, Diocese of Gloucester: Catalogue of the records of the bishop and archdeacons (1968)
1453-54: Frocester court roll
Hereford Cathedral Library and Archives
NRA 6186

See Manorial Documents Register
manuscripts formerly owned by, incl volume with list of books given to abbey by Richard de Stowe
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See CE Wright, Fontes Harleiani (1972)