Fonds BOL - Bolingbroke Collection

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Bolingbroke Collection


  • 14th century-1960s (Creation)

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713 pieces

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(14th century-1960s)

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Received by the Norfolk Record Office in 1963 (MS 33314) and on 2 May 1997 (ACC 1997/19, MS 34598 numbered BOL 5/74).

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BOL 1 Bolingbroke and Yallop family papers
BOL 2 Correspondence of Elizabeth Leathes (formerly Reading)
BOL 3 Archives collected by Bolingbroke as Diocesan Registrar, solicitor and antiquary

  • Diocesan Registry Papers
  • Solicitors' Papers
  • Miscellaneous archives
    BOL 4 Antiquarian, personal, literary and theatrical papers collected by Bolingbroke
  • Miscellaneous letters
  • Transcripts
  • Genealogical
  • Antiquarian notes and lists
  • Articles from 'Norfolk Archeology'
    BOL 5 Correspondence
    BOL 6 Miscellaneous

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Numbers not used: BOL 1/44, BOL 1/65, BOL 4/44, BOL 4/101

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