Document ReferenceDr 5
TitlePapers of the Drury-Lowe family of Locko Park, Spondon, Derbyshire, 17th-20th centuries
Date17th-20th centuries
Extent105 boxes
AbstractPrincipal document types present include: deeds; estate papers; correspondence; family papers
Access ConditionsAccess is restricted under current Data Protection legislation. Please see our Access Policy or contact us for further advice.
Admin HistoryThese papers are part of the Drury Lowe archive. See the collection level record (Dr-Dr 7) for details about the family and their papers.
Custodial HistoryThe papers were deposited by the family's solicitors in 1988 and 1989.
DescriptionThis large accrual was collected by the Drury-Lowe family's solicitors and relates principally to the administration of the estate in the late 19th and 20th centuries. It is largely made up of papers relating to collieries and minerals, including conveyances, leases, legal papers and correspondence, early 19th century-1947; and 17th -20th century deeds relating to estates in Derbyshire.

Smaller series include estate papers, 1860s-1970s; family papers relating to wills, marriage settlements and trusts, 1785-1959; legal papers and correspondence; and Denby manorial court papers, 1760-1842, and 19th century Chaddesden manor verdicts.
MgtGroupFamily and estate collections
MgtSubGroupEast Midland
ArrangementThe papers are approximately arranged by record type.
TermAdministration of estates - Great Britain - History - 19th century
Deeds - England - Derbyshire
FindingAidsA box list has been prepared by Manuscripts and Special Collections staff giving more details of the contents of this collection. It is available online in PDF format (follow the link in the 'URL' field). Copyright in the description belongs to The University of Nottingham.
ReprodnNoteReprographic copies can be supplied for educational and private study purposes only, depending on access status and the condition of the documents.
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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA75932Drury-Lowe; family; Locko Park, Spondon, Derbyshire
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