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PULSFORD FAMILY

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/0162
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives - click here to see details of the physical location of collection
Full title: PULSFORD FAMILY
Date(s): 1829-1900
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.07 linear metres.
Name of creator(s): Various.

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

In 1086 Twickenham was part of the manor of Isleworth Syon. It is not mentioned as a separate manor until 1445 when it was held by the York family. It was sold in 1538 to Edward Seymour, later the Lord Protector, who later swapped it with the Crown for other lands. It was granted to Queen Henrietta Maria in 1629. The Crown leased out the manor houses and lands, and finally sold the manorial rights in 1836. By 1909 the manorial rights had lapsed.

Source of information: 'Twickenham: Manors', A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 3: Shepperton, Staines, Stanwell, Sunbury, Teddington, Heston and Isleworth, Twickenham, Cowley, Cranford, West Drayton, Greenford, Hanwell, Harefield and Harlington (1962), pp. 147-150 (available online).

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Papers relating to the property of the Pulsford family, copyhold of the Manor of Twickenham, including copies of vestry minutes and court rolls; surveyor's reports; and abstracts of title.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

Documents arranged in broadly chronological order.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to this collection rests with the City of London.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Gifted to the Archive in June 1940.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
January to May 2011.

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