Catalogue description The Harris Manuscripts

This record is held by West Sussex Record Office

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Reference: HARRIS
Title: The Harris Manuscripts

Deeds and documents relating mainly to properties in Donnington, Hunston, Sidlesham, Chichester, Barnham and to plantations and slaves in the West Indies

Date: c1300-1970s

The Harris manuscripts were arranged in artificial bundles at some unknown date. In 1952, these records were calendared for the National Register of Archives when some attempt was made to reconstruct - on paper - the correct arrangement of the deeds. In 1955, such of the deeds which were then deposited in the West Sussex Record Office were arranged in the same order as the calendar, but numbered consecutively.

Held by: West Sussex Record Office, not available at The National Archives
Language: English
Physical description: 48 series
Immediate source of acquisition:

Deposited by A L Harris Esq., in 1953, 1968 and 1984

  • Donnington, Sussex
  • Donnington, West Sussex
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