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Merton Priory

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Date: 1200-2015
  • Merton, Surrey
  • Upton, Buckinghamshire
Functions, occupations and activities: Religious Institutions (Pre-Reformation) > Augustinian Canons
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C17416 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/O75880 )
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
13th-14th cent: register of leases and other acta of the priory c1150-c1352
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (662)
17th cent: copy of composition rel to tithes with vicar of Kingston (1373)
Surrey History Centre
NRA 17204
15th-16th cent: misc records rel to Upton, Bucks, granted to Eton 1443
Eton College
NRA 31984 Eton College

See HMC 9th Report, App I, p350a
late 14th cent: register of court rolls, memoranda, etc
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (663)
14th cent: rental 1391-2, preceded by an account of the priory's foundation
College of Arms
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (664)
18th cent: transcript from 'an old register or chartulary of Merton' of 14th-16th cent records
Surrey History Centre
See Monastic Research Bulletin 3, p21
13th-14th cent: MS of Flores Historiarum 13th-14th cent, formerly owned by, with marginalia incl notes on the succession of priors 14th cent
Eton College
See NR Ker, Medieval Manuscripts in British Libraries, II, 1977; MR James, Descriptive Catalogue
2009-2015: parish records incl parochial church council minutes, annual reports and accounts and annual parochial church meeting agendas and minutes
Surrey History Centre