Family and property records, deeds, handwritten histories pertaining to Surlingham Manor, near Norfolk, England, 17th - 19th century; includes indentured inheritance documents.
The materials in the archive consist of:
--72 pages of court records, of average size 34" x 13", hand lettered in Latin on parchment, detailing the court proceedings of the Manor of Surlingham from Sept. 29, 1658 to Sept. 29, 1683.
--14 large and small volumes of bound books dating from 1637 to the 1930s, mostly hand lettered and written, supplementing the above.
--A lot of letters, deeds and conveyances pertaining to the Manor together with old and modern maps of the Manor which is listed in Burke's Landed Gentry, Volume 17.
This collection is on permanent loan to the Norwich Record Office.