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Lists of charters etc., relating to the diocese of Rochester, and correspondence

Reference code
MSS/0172
Title
Lists of charters etc., relating to the diocese of Rochester, and correspondence
Date
1715-1775
Level of description
Item
Extent and format
ff.ii + 90 (many blanks). Folio. Half leather, brown, with marbled boards.
Scope and content
Lists of charters, etc., relating to the diocese of Rochester, and correspondence; 1715-75. As follows:-

(1) Summary list of charters by Thomas Allen, many marked with an 'X' by John Thorpe, senior. fols. 1-10;-

(2) Correspondence, 1715-75, mainly of John Thorpe, senior (d. 1750), including three letters as Warden of Rochester Bridge (fols. 18-20) conc. a lease of houses in Leadenhall St., 1749, and one letter (fol. 17) of John Thorpe, junior, 1775. fols. 12-20;-

(3) Summary lists by John Thorpe, junior, of two bundles of charters and miscellanea relating to Rochester, numbered 1-143, and 1-36. fols. 89-73 rev. Note by John Thorpe, junior, fol. ii, conc. transcriptions by his father of (some of the) documents listed into 'the Parchment Books’.
Creator
Thorpe, John (1715-1792), antiquary
Thorpe, John (1682-1750), antiquary
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/172