Sub-sub-fonds ETN 1/4/1-48 - Solicitors' papers

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ETN 1/4/1-48


Solicitors' papers


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23 boxes, 3 volumes, 11 bundles, 1 packet 6 parchments, 1 booklet, 30 papers, 4 files, 1 brass plate

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The provenance and original order of the collection of deeds, copy manor court roll, and probate documents is unclear. These records were most likely acquired by Tom Eaton during his professional career as a solicitor and possibly through his work with Overbury, Steward & Eaton.

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Records collected and created by Tom Eaton during his professional career as a solicitor, includes certificates of official appointments and examinations; records created on appointment as Notary Public; papers relating to the Norfolk and Norwich Clergymen's Widows and Childrens Charity; deeds, copy manor court roll , and probate documents; papers relating to Norwich Law Students' Society, papers relating to the Norfolk and Norwich Incorporated Law Society; and Tom Eaton's reminisces as a solicitor.

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For estate, partnership and financial, records as well as records of the history of Overbury Steward & Eaton solicitors, see ETN 1/22.

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