Southwell by Robert Hardstaff


British Library

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Nottinghamshire Archives

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Nottinghamshire Archives' online catalogue, 'Nottinghamshire Archives Worldwide', has been made available. The catalogues of a growing number of archival holdings can be searched here:

Southwell Minster Library

See the following for transcripts of material from these registers:

The National Archives

Many records for Southwell in Chancery and Exchequer series of records.

SC (Special Collections): Ministers' and Receivers' Accounts for Bishop’s temporalities in the Lordship of Southwell; Petitions to the King etc; Southwell, Survey of possessions of the archbishopric of York (inter alia). The National Archives catalogue is now available online:

Nottingham University, Manuscripts and Special Collections

Deeds, wills, correspondence and estate records etc. relating to Southwell in the Newcastle, Portland and Denison archives. The online catalogue provides more information on the contents of these collections: