This collection comprises.
Deeds and family papers of persons for whom the Spencers acted as executors, including some manorial records; Cawthorne parish papers; deeds to Cannon Hall Estates, wills and miscellaneous papers.
Title Deeds and Wills.
Business papers, correspondence (including some estate correspondence), personal papers and diaries.
Estate accounts, rentals, surveys and valuations, inventories, household accounts and wage books, building accounts, enclosure papers; stewards' correspondence; Cawthorne parish papers; executors' and trusteeship papers; personal and estate vouchers.