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TitlePapers of Henry Walter of Haughton, agent to the Earls of Clare in Nottinghamshire, 1666-1696
Extent1 box
AbstractPrincipal document types present include; accounts, estate papers
Access ConditionsAccessible to all readers.
Admin HistoryThe Earls of Clare held estates in Nottinghamshire, Staffordshire, Lincolnshire and Middlesex. These descended to the Dukes of Newcastle under Lyne through John Holles, 3rd Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne and 4th Earl of Clare (1662-1711). Henry Walter of Haughton, Nottinghamshire, was the collector and receiver-general of the estates of the Earls of Clare in Nottinghamshire and Staffordshire. The Nottinghamshire properties for which he was responsible included Bevercotes, Bothamsall, Drayton, Elkesley and Markham.
Custodial HistoryThe collection was purchased from Sotheby's in 1972.
DescriptionThe manuscripts include Henry Walter's discharged accounts with the Dowager Countess of Clare, as well as correspondence and other papers relating to the Nottinghamshire estates he handled. In addition, there are various papers which relate to the will of Henry Walter.
MgtGroupFamily and estate collections
ArrangementThe material is arranged chronologically within series.
TermAdministration of estates - England - Nottinghamshire
FindingAidsCopyright in all Finding Aids belongs to the University of Nottingham. In the Reading Room, King's Meadow Campus: Typescript catalogue, 19 pp At the National Register of Archives, The National Archives, Kew: Old typescript catalogue, 7 pp (please note that the version at King's Meadow Campus, and the online catalogue, are more up to date) Online: Online catalogue accessible through the Manuscripts and Special Collections website.
ReprodnNotePhotocopies and photographic copies can be supplied for educational use and private study purposes only, depending on the condition of the documents.
Related MaterialNewcastle (Clumber) Collection (reference: Ne)
Papers of the Holles Family in the Portland (Welbeck) Collection (reference: Pw 2)
Staffordshire Record Office (reference: D1326)
Related RecordPw2

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1007Walter; Henry (fl 1666-1696); of Haughton; agent of Earls of Clare in Nottinghamshirefl 1666-1696
NA1008Holles; Elizabeth (1623-1683); Countess of Clare; née Vere; eldest dau. of Baron Vere; m 2nd Earl of Clare 16261623-1683
NA1007Walter; Henry (fl 1666-1696); of Haughton; agent of Earls of Clare in Nottinghamshirefl 1666-1696
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