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)
A catalogue for this collection is currently available on the TNA Discovery website link below:
|Administrative History||Extensive 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. |