Reference NumberSpSt
TitleSpencer Stanhope Muniments
Section I - deeds and family papers of persons for whom the Spencers acted as executors, including some manorial records; Cawthorne parish papers; deeds to Cannon Hall estates, wills etc; miscellaneous documents.
Section II - title deeds, wills.
Section III - business papers, correspondence (including some estate correspondence), personal papers, diaries.
Section IV - estate accounts, rentals, suveys and valuations, inventories, household accounts and wages books, building accounts; enclosure papers; stewards' correspondence; Cawthorne parish papers; executors' and trusteeship papers.
Miscellaneous sections - maps and plans; personal and estate vouchers, maps (deposited in 1963), deeds from Cannon Hall (received in 1961)

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Date15th Century-20th Century


SiteBarnsley Archives
Access StatusOpen
Administrative HistoryExtensive collection of records relating to the Spencer Stanhopes, their Cannon Hall Estate at Cawthorne and other family landholdings. The records date back to the 15th century.
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