- MC 2179
The collection of title deeds and associated papers relate to an estate primarily in Swaffham and Mattishall. The estate came from two main sources. The lands in Swaffham were bought by members of the Bodham family from the mid 17th century to the mid 18th century. The lands in Mattishall were acquired by Thomas Bodham's marriage to Mary Chamberlayne, only child of Colvy Chamberlayne. Documents which relate to property in Swaffham acquired by the Bodham family is listed as MC 2179/1-6 (1499-1752), documents relating to property acquired by the Chamberlayne family mainly situated in Mattishall is listed as MC 2179/7-21 (1571-1854). MC 2179/22-26 (1690-1921) relate to documents concerned with the whole Bodham estate and to other Bodham family papers. MC 2179/27-31 (1663-1869) relate to lands not held by the Bodham family and to miscellaneous material.