Date range: 13th-20th centuries (bulk 18th and 19th centuries)
Number of items:
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.
Catalogue for part of the collection available via Special Collections reading rooms.