Catalogue description Penley, Milward and Bayley, Solicitors, Dursley.

This record is held by Gloucestershire Archives

Details of D2078
Reference: D2078
Title: Penley, Milward and Bayley, Solicitors, Dursley.

An additional large deposit of records belonging to the solicitors' practice of Messrs. Penley, Milward and Bayley of Dursley was received in September 1981.


Summary of box list




D2078/1 & 2 Bristol Corporation: estate at Woodmancote, 18th-20th cents.


D2078/3 Burcombe family: estate in Cam and Stinchcombe, 17th-19th cents.


D2078/4-7 Daunt and Stoughton families: estates in Gloucestershire and Ireland, 14th-20th cents.


D2078/7-9 Fry family of Dursley: family and professional papers, 18th-19th cents.


D2078/9-16 Goodrich family: estates in Gloucestershire and Wales, 18th-19th cents.


D2078/17 Guise family: records of the manor of Dudstone and Kings Barton, 19th-20th cents.


D2078/17-20 Hadley family: estates in North Nibley and Cam, 16th-19th cents.


D2078/21-28 Hale family (including Oldisworth, Dawes, Nelmes, Smart and Wastfield families): estates in Gloucestershire, 16th-20th cents.


D2078/28-35 Morse, Purnell and Sheppard families: estates in Gloucestershire, 16th-20th cents.


D2078/35-40 Purnell, Richards and Lister families: estates in Gloucestershire, 17th-20th cents.


D2078/41 Phelps family: estate in Gloucestershire and London, 17th-19th cent


D2078/41-43 Miscellaneous deeds: Gloucestershire properties, 17th-20th cents.


D2078/43-44 Miscellaneous deeds: out-county properties, 17th-19th cents.


D2078/44 Various family and testamentary papers, 19th-20th cents.


D2078/45 & 46 Local tax records, 19th-20th cents.


D2078/47 Local association, charity and parish records, 18th-20th cents.

Date: 1360 - 1972

The contents of the collection have been listed in detail and, wherever possible, the original office working arrangement (principally by client) has been preserved or restored. No attempt is made to explain more complex relationships between groups of records or properties.

Held by: Gloucestershire Archives, not available at The National Archives
Language: English

Penley, Milward and Bayley, Dursley, Gloucestershire, solicitors

Physical description: 26 sub-fonds


Unpublished finding aids:

The collection is indexed by place, subject and personal name. To consult a document it is necessary to quote the accession number (4311) as well as 'D' reference, box and item numbers.

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