Catalogue description Cavendish family (Barons Chesham) of Latimer, Chesham

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Reference: D-CH
Title: Cavendish family (Barons Chesham) of Latimer, Chesham
Description:

Deeds, manorial documents and estate papers of the Cavendish family of Latimer, Chesham

Date: 1440-1924
Arrangement:

D-CH/A Estate Deeds

 

Amersham

 

Amersham Common

 

Plantation Estate

 

Chesham

 

Cudmore Spring

 

Various properties at Ley Hill

 

The Malme

 

Milk Hall Farm

 

Shepherds Farm

 

Properties at Tylers Hill

 

White End Farm

 

Property at White End

 

Tithes

 

Miscellaneous

 

Chesham Bois

 

Bois Mill

 

Property in Amersham and Chesham Bois

 

Manor of Blackwell Hall and Blackwell Hall Farm

 

Manor of Chesham Leicester

 

Manor of Isenhampstead Latimer

 

Manorial Documents

 

Manor of Chesham Bury

 

Manor of Chesham Higham

 

Manor of Isenhampstead Latimer

 

Miscellaneous Estate Deeds

 

Property in Latimer

 

Princes Risborough

 

Wendover and Great Marlow

 

Miscellaneous Parishes (Amersham, Chalfont St.Giles, Chenies, Ashley Green)

 

Other Counties I (Sussex, Yorks.)

 

Flaunden (Herts.)

 

Other Counties II (Kent, Wilts, London, Gloucestershire, Somerset. Some deeds relate also to property in Chesham).

 

Family Settlements

 

Estate Papers

 

D-CH/B Deeds

 

Estate Accounts

 

Estate Papers

 

Miscellaneous Papers

 

D-CH/C General Items

 

Papers relating to Latimer Estate

 

Out County

 

Additional papers

 

Other papers

Related material:

Manorial records of Chesham deposited with the Bucks Archaeological Society in 1955 were transferred to Buckinghamshire Record Office in 1987 (part of AR 24/87) now D/BASM (part)

Held by: Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies, not available at The National Archives
Language: English
Creator:

Cavendish family, Barons Chesham, of Latimer, Buckinghamshire

Physical description: 12 series
Immediate source of acquisition:

Buckinghamshire Record Office holds the following deposits of records of this branch of the Cavendish family:

 

D-CH/A Deposited 1952 (AR 38/52) - see separate catalogue

 

D-CH/B Deposited 1957 (AR 6/57)

 

D-CH/C Deposited 1970 (AR 83/70)

 

AR 38/58 [Catalogue not supplied] Transferred from Warwickshire Record Office 1958 [This deposit has not been listed in detail. A summary box list compiled by Warwickshire Record Office is held on the receipt file for 1958 but it may not be possible to locate individual items. Much of the material is in a fragile condition and unsuitable for production.]

 

AR 96/82 [Catalogue not supplied] Deposited 1982 [Receipt list only]

Subjects:
  • Chesham, Buckinghamshire
Administrative / biographical background:

Lord George Augustus Henry Cavendish, 2th surviving son of the 4th Duke of Devonshire, married in 1782 Lady Elizabeth Compton, daughter and their of the 7th Earl of Northampton and through her inherited estates in Sussex (including Compton Place near Eastbourne) and Somerset. Some outlying Cavendish properties, including Latimer in Buckinghamshire and Keighley, Yorkshire, were settled on him and he also inherited the Holker (Lancashire) estate from his uncle Lord George Augustus Cavendish, to whom it had passed from the Lowther family.

 

Lord George Augustus Henry Cavendish was created 1st Earl of Burlington in 1831 and died in 1834. His grandson who succeeded him as 2nd Earl became 7th Duke of Devonshire in 1858 bringing various properties back into the main line of the Cavendish family. The Holker estate passed to Lord Richard Cavendish, younger brother of the 9th Duke of Devonshire.

 

Latimer and other properties were settled on the Hon Charles Compton Cavendish, youngest son of the 1st Earl of Burlington. Cavendish was created 1st Baron Chesham in 1858.

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