RepositoryCheshire Record Office
LevelCollection (Fonds)
TitleDelves-Broughton family of Doddington, estate records
Date16th century-20th century
DescriptionDeeds to properties in Doddington, Bridgemere, Hunsterson, Haslington, Wybunbury and other townships in Wybunbury parish and in Eccleshall and Tunstall, Staffordshire, and elsewhere, 1594-20th century; maps and plans of estate properties in most Wybunbury townships 1762, 1815; plans of Doddington Hall, 19th and 20th centuries; literary papers of Rhoda Broughton including letters received from a wide circle including Matthew Arnold, Robert Browning, Henry Irving, Henry James, Fanny Kemble, Sir John Millais and Viscount Wolseley 1876-c.1920. The deeds in the collection, which are mainly eighteenth and nineteenth century settlements and mortgages of the family estates in South Cheshire and Staffordshire, have been fully calendered. The large number of modern papers, including correspondence, accounts and vouchers etc. has been listed by bundles only.
LocationHeld onsite
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