Catalogue description Jervoise family of Herriard

This record is held by Hampshire Archives and Local Studies

Details of 44M69
Reference: 44M69
Title: Jervoise family of Herriard

This large collection has been divided into a number of sections, many of which have introductions of their own. The main Jervoise family estates were in: Hampshire (particularly Herriard, Preston Candover, Lasham, Tunworth), Buckinghamshire (Shalston, Grendon Underwood), Wiltshire (Britford estate), Nottinghamshire (Walkeringham), Shropshire (Quatt, Chelmersh), Worcestershire (Northfield and Weoley), with various smaller land holdings in Berkshire, Surrey, Oxfordshire, Sussex, Essex and Kent. Most of the sections listed below will include material relating to most of these different counties. In addition, the collection includes papers described below for the following family members, and many of their wives and children: Richard Jervys, 1500-1557; Sir Richard Paulet, died 1614; Sir Henry Wallop, 1540-1599; Sir Thomas Jervoise, 1587-1654; Capt Thomas Jervoise, 1616-1693; Thomas Jervoise III, 1667-1743; Thomas Jervoise, lunatic, 1695-1776; Richard Jervoise, 1704-1762; Tristram Huddleston Jervoise, 1736-1794; Revd George Huddleston Purefoy Jervoise, 1739-1805; George Purefoy Jervoise, 1770-1847; Francis Jervoise Ellis Jervoise, 1809-1881; Francis Michael Ellis Jervoise, 1844-1903; Francis Henry Tristram Jervoise, died 1957; Richard S Jervoise, died 1961; John Loveys Jervoise; the Hall family of Preston Candover, 18th-19th centuries; Thomas Baker of Farnham, 18th century; and a number of others.

Date: 12th century-20th century

The classification of the collection is as follows:


44M69/A: manorial records for Hampshire, 1380-1799; Wiltshire, 1450s-1830s; and various other counties 16th-17th centuries


44M69/B: grants, 1421-1708


44M69/C: charters, 1180-1720s


44M69/D: title deeds for Hampshire estates and those in other counties


44M69/E1: estate surveys and rentals, 1330s-1950s


44M69/E2: estate leases, 1540s-1830s


44M69/E3-E20: estate and personal accounts, 1530s-1960s


44M69/F1-F19: estate and personal/family correspondence, legal papers and personal papers, 1540s-1960s, including some personal diaries for late 19th-early 20th century and a parliamentary diary of Sir Richard Paulet dated 1610


44M69/G1: papers re transport, such as canals, harbours and docks, railways, roads and bridges, 18th-19th centuries


44M69/G2: political papers, relating to involvement of Jervoise family in local and national politics, 1580s-1830s


44M69/G3: Shrievalty and Justices of the Peace, relating to Jervoise family activties as sheriffs and JPs in Hampshire and other counties where the family had lands


44M69/G4: taxation records, mainly papers re payment of parliamentary and national taxes by the Jervoise family and also their administration of taxation in the parishes where their estates lay, 1576-1840s


44M69/G5: military papers, mainly muster books, rolls and correspondence re Hampshire, 1587-1640s


44M69/G6: militia papers, mainly correspondence and other papers re organisation and management of the North Hants Militia, 1740s-1840s


44M69/H1: education papers and records, 18th-19th centuries


44M69/H2: records relating to local/national socities and institutions the Jervoise family involved in, 18th-19th centuries


44M69/J: parish records, mainly Hampshire parishes. Includes papers re benefice, churchwardens, overseers, charities, tithe payments etc, 1580s-1970s


44M69/K: printed material such as pamphlets, sale catalogues, acts of parliament, newspapers and papers re elections, 1619-1980s


44M69/L: Sherfield family papers, 16th-17th centuries. Mostly papers of Henry Sherfield, MP, of Salisbury, died 1634. Includes personal, parliamentary, business and estate correspondence. Also papers of the Long family


44M69/M: miscellaneous papers, 16th-20th centuries


44M69/P and 44M69/MAP: maps and plans of Jervoise family estates and houses, 1623-20th

Held by: Hampshire Archives and Local Studies, not available at The National Archives
Language: English

Jervoise family of Herriard, Hampshire

Physical description: 186 Series
  • Herriard, Hampshire
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