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Roundell Muniments

Date range: 13th-20th centuries, but mainly 18th and 19th.

Muniments relating to the families of Tomkinson, Tollemache and Roundell of Dorfold Hall near Nantwich, Cheshire, and to properties in nine English counties.

The collection comprises:

  • title deeds
  • abstracts of deeds
  • rentals
  • surveys
  • valuation books
  • poll books
  • tithe books
  • estate and business correspondence and papers, such as minute books, memoranda books and letter books
  • accounts (mainly 18th and 19th centuries)

The deeds and other documents relate chiefly to Cheshire, and in particular to the townships of Acton, Alpraham, Antrobus, Aston juxta Mondrum, Audlem, Broxton, Burland, Croxton, Davenham, Dodcott cum Wilkesley, Dorfold, Henhull, Hurleston, [Church] Lawton, Nantwich, Stanthorne, Tattenhall, Tiverton, Warmingham, Wettenhall and Wimboldsley.

In addition there are small quantities of documents relating to Lancashire (particularly Westhoughton), Staffordshire (Madeley), Warwickshire (Nuneaton) and other counties.

Finding aids

Partial unpublished handlist.

Location

The John Rylands Library

Using the reading rooms in the John Rylands Library

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