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Stanhope family, Earls of Chesterfield

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Date: 1300-1900
Places:
  • Bretby, Derbyshire
  • Eythrope, Buckinghamshire
  • Shelford, Nottinghamshire
  • Stoke Bardolph, Nottinghamshire
  • Wing, Buckinghamshire
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/F87075 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/F5011 )
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1793, 1826: Bretby (Derbys) survey 1793 and Derbys, Notts and Bucks estate rental 1826
Highclere Castle
NRA 7289 Herbert

See HMC Principal family and estate collections A-K, 1996 [49a]
2
14th cent-19th cent: Notts (Stoke Bardolph) deeds 14th-19th cent, Derbys (Bretby, etc) estate papers 18th-19th cent and misc Stanhope family papers 16th-19th cent
Warwickshire County Record Office
NRA 17508 Shirley

See HMC Principal family and estate collections L-W, 1999 [94a]
3
c1760-1810: Bucks (Eythrope, Wing) surveys and plans (4 items)
Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies
NRA 685 Stanhope
4
1778: Eythrope (Bucks) library catalogue
Lewis Walpole Library
NRA 22338 Walpole Library
5
16th cent-18th cent: Stanhope (Earls of Chesterfield) family corresp and papers
Kent History and Library Centre
NRA 25095
6
1740-1777: Stanhope (Earls of Chesterfield) family papers, mainly of the 4th Earl, incl many letters to the 5th Earl
Indiana University: Lilly Library
7
late 17th cent-early 18th cent: Stanhope family household receipts and commonplace books, mainly those of the 2nd Earl of Chesterfield
Collection held privately: enquiries to The National Archives, Archives Sector Development
NRA 7573 Shirley

See HMC Principal family and estate collections L-W, 1999 [49d]
8
c1657-1712: letter book of the 2nd Earl of Chesterfield
British Library, Manuscript Collections
9
1720-1771: political and diplomatic papers of the 4th Earl of Chesterfield
University of California Library, Berkeley
NRA 6791 Stanhope

See HMC Principal family and estate collections A-K, 1996 [49i]
10
1729-1732: account book of the 4th Earl of Chesterfield
Huntington Library
See Guide 1982 p356

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