RepositorySpecial Collections Archives (GB 0029)
Ref NoEUL MS 105/22
Extent1 box
TitleFamily and historical legends
DescriptionItems from original box file labelled 'Family and Historical Legends', containing research notes, photocopies, clippings, booklets, photographs, and some correspondence on family omens and legends e.g. Sir John Popham (including 1848 booklet on the legend of Littlecote Hall); Benthalls in Devon; the Gormanstons (incl. corresp. from Lord Gormanston, 1976); the Hilton family; the Oxenhams; Dymoke; the Arundells; the Carews; the Bleeding Hawk of Hillersdon (w/ photos); banshees; also notes on heredity and matrilineal descent of second sight. Also includes typed mss of paper on 'Westcountry Entrances to the Underworld' (1848, 1960s-1992)
Printed material
Access StatusOpen
Creator_NameBrown; Theodora (1914-1993); folklorist; known as Theo
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