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Forest of Dean

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Date: 1469-2008
  • Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire
Functions, occupations and activities: Government (local) > Forests
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C79652 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/O43669 )
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
16th cent-20th cent: Bond family papers as officers
Gloucestershire Archives
NRA 25567
1565, 17th cent-18th cent: account of forests 1565
Gloucestershire Archives
NRA 6282 Somerset
1586-87, 1598-99: constables quietus rolls
Gloucestershire Archives
NRA 5482 Guise
1672-84: swainmote court rolls
Gloucestershire Archives
NRA 9214 Colchester-Wemyss
1832-20th cent: verderers' minute books
Collection held privately: enquiries to Gloucestershire Archives
NRA 4147 Dean papers
1892-2008: verderers minutes and misc papers
Gloucestershire Archives
NRA 37893 Forest
1469-70: miners' court estreats (2 documents)
Gloucestershire Archives
NRA 3514 Glos RO misc

See Accessions to Repositories 1990
17th-18th cent: papers rel to rights of inhabitants and freeminers and to the courts of the forest
National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services
NRA 34642 Williams
early 19th cent: corresp and papers rel to poaching and tithe collection
National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services
NRA 33080 Powles

See p364-392
c1617-18: papers
Northamptonshire Archives Service
NRA 34693 Brudenell

See HMC Principal family and estate collections A-K, 1996 [11a]
1789-1996: plans of coal and iron workings, awards, gale books, accounts, papers of deputy surveyor rel to manors, quarry transfer books, rent ledger, surveyor's notebooks
Gloucestershire Archives
NRA 37896 Forest

See also Annual Return 1999
1634-1636: records of the forest eyre and swanimote courts
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Microfilm (MF 1417) at Glos R.O. (NRA 3514 D 3921 Acc 7646)
1874-1930: papers rel to rights of commoners and freeminers
Gloucestershire Archives
NRA 3514 Glos RO misc