Sub-series BL/MD 14 - Miscellaneous Norfolk deeds

Identity area

Reference code

BL/MD 14

Title

Miscellaneous Norfolk deeds

Date(s)

  • 13th century-18th century (Creation)

Level of description

Sub-series

Extent and medium

108 parchments, 1 file

Context area

Name of creator

(1792-1872)

Biographical history

Collected over 60,000 manuscripts. Phillipps referred to himself as a complete ‘Vello-maniac’.
Born in Manchester, 2 July 1792. Educated at Rugby School and University College, Oxford. Elected a fellow of the Royal Society in 1820 and made a baronet the following year. Lived at Middle Hill, Broadway, then (from 1863) at Thirlestaine House in Cheltenham. Died 6 February 1872. After Phillipps's death, his vast collection of books and manuscripts was dispersed in a series of sales.

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Content and structure area

Scope and content

A number are from the collection of Sir Thomas Phillipps and bear his reference number in ink, although not all are identified as such by Bradfer-Lawrence.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Accruals

System of arrangement

Formerly BL Vd/1-104.

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Existence and location of originals

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Description control area

Description identifier

b98e743a-7c43-43e7-b368-95cadb7cf670

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Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Catalogued

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Created 15/02/2010 by Droip. Modified 23/10/2013 by Drosm.

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