Catalogue description Digby family of Meriden Hall, Warwickshire

This record is held by Birmingham: Archives, Heritage and Photography Service

Details of MS 3887
Reference: MS 3887
Title: Digby family of Meriden Hall, Warwickshire

Title deeds, solicitors' working papers concerning the administration of the estate Messrs Markby, Stewart and Wadeson of London were the family solicitors in the mid 20th century


The title deeds relate to Birmingham properties in Aston, Bordesley, Erdington, Nechells and Saltley, to Warwickshire properties in Coleshill, Lillington, Meriden and Sutton Coldfield, to Dorset properties in Melcombe, Bingham, Sherborne and Studland and to properties in Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Huntingdonshire, Rutland, Monmouthshire, Shropshire and elsewhere in England, and at Gaeshill in Ireland. The estate management papers are for Bordesley and Meriden including building accounts of Martin Baldwin for his house at Meriden.


The collection also includes various family correspondence and other papers, and miscellaneous papers including poems, prayers, epitaphs and scientific notes.

Date: 1300 - 1939
Held by: Birmingham: Archives, Heritage and Photography Service, not available at The National Archives
Former reference in its original department: Original Library deposit number 7313 L
Language: English

Digby family of Meriden, Warwickshire

Physical description: 6 subfonds
  • Warwickshire
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