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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/0813
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1512-1838
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.07 linear metres (14 documents).
Name of creator(s): Manor of Worcesters | Enfield


Administrative/Biographical history:

The manor of Worcesters was formed in 1298 by John of Enfield. The manor was named for the owner in 1470, John, earl of Worcester. In 1550 it was granted to Princess Elizabeth. As queen she granted it to Robert Cecil, although it was later sold and passed through various owners. The house and land were purchased by the Enfield Urban District Council in 1951.

Source of information: 'Enfield: Manors', A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 5: Hendon, Kingsbury, Great Stanmore, Little Stanmore, Edmonton Enfield, Monken Hadley, South Mimms, Tottenham (1976), pp. 224-229.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the Manor of Worcesters, Enfield, relating to property transactions, including quitclaim, bargain and sales, wills, common recovery, and leases.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

ACC/0813/001 to ACC/0813/014.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to this collection rests with the depositor.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Records deposited in May 1960.

Allied Materials

Related material:

For other records relating to Worcesters Manor see ACC/0016.

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Records prepared May to September 2011.

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