Archive Collection icon Archive Collection: OSBORNE, DUKE OF LEEDS COLLECTION

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Title: OSBORNE, DUKE OF LEEDS COLLECTION

Level: Collection 

Classmark: YAS/DD5

Date: 13th-19th century

Size and medium: 167 boxes

Persistent link: https://library.leeds.ac.uk/special-collections-explore/442046 

Collection group(s): Yorkshire Archaeological and Historical Society

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Description

Papers of the Dukes of Leeds 13th-19th century relating mainly to estates in the North and West Ridings, but also to Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Denbighshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Lincolnshire, London, Middlesex, Montgomeryshire, Nottinghamshire, Shropshire and Scotland
Includes deeds and settlements 13th-19th century. (See YRS 83 (1932), 102 (1940) and 111 (1996))
Court rolls for Conisbrough 1340 - 1695, Hornby 1710 - 1819
Rentals and surveys, mainly 18 century, 17th-19th centuries.
Estate, domestic and building accounts and vouchers, notably for the building of Kiveton Hall 1697 - 1705, 17 - 19 century
Building and estate plans, notably for Kiveton Hall by Louis Laguerre nd [17 century] and Hornby Castle by A.W. Pugin 1847. DD 5/26-27
Estate, personal and some political correspondence 18th-19th century.
Diaries, notably a diary of the marquis of Carmarthen during the illness of George III 1788, 18 century, and foreign tour in Germany & Switzerland DD 5/12/16.
Inventories and valuations 18 - 19 century. DD 5/12, 5/20 & 5/23-37
Printed and manuscript volumes including Fasciculus Temporum, 1476.

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