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Ottley, Adam, 1653-1723
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Autographs of bishops, &c.,

  • NLW MS 11113E
  • File
  • 1683-1874.

A collection of annotated documents bearing the autographs of Welsh bishops and others. They include a letter testimonial, 1683, from Humphr[ey Lloyd], bishop of Bangor; a holograph letter from W[illiam Fleetwood], bishop of St. Asaph, 1711; warrants, 1722, of A[dam Ottley], bishop of St. Davids, for the payments of dividends due to him upon stock in the South Sea Company's books; an acquittance, 1731, signed by Benj[amin Hoadley], bishop of Salisbury (bishop of Bangor, 1716-21); a decree, 1740, by R[ichard Reynolds], bishop of Lincoln (bishop of Bangor, 1721-3), concerning a University of Oxford fellowship; a holograph letter, undated, from Matt[hias] Mawson (bishop of Llandaff, 1739-40); an acquittance, 1757, signed by John [Thomas], bishop of Salisbury; an acquittance, 1771, signed by Edwd. [Willes], bishop of Bath and Wells (bishop of St. Davids, 1743); a holograph letter from J[ohn Ewer], bishop of Bangor, to Richd. Burn, Westminster, 1772; an acquittance, 1750, signed by J[ohn Gilbert], bishop of Salisbury (bishop of Llandaff, 1740-9); a certificate, 1791, from E[dward Smallwell], bishop of Oxford (bishop of St. Davids, 1783-8), to the treasurer of the Governors of Queen Anne's Bounty relating to the institution of a clerk in South Stoke, Oxfordshire; a certificate, 1795, by W[illiam Stewart], bishop of St. Davids, relating to the perpetual curacy of Talley; and a holograph letter from [George Murray], bishop of St. Davids, 1802; etc.

Pitchford Hall (Ottley) Papers

  • GB 0210 PITORD
  • Fonds
  • [c. 1150]-1949

Family and estate papers of the family of Ottley of Pitchford Hall, Shropshire, of Charles Cecil Cope Jenkinson, 3rd Earl of Liverpool (1784-1851), and later of the Cotes family, including extensive correspondence, 1684-c.1793, mostly centered on Adam Ottley (1653-1723), bishop of St Davids, and Adam Ottley (1685-1752), registrar of St Davids, including a series of letters from Browne Willis (1682-1760), 1716-1723, and some civil war correspondence and literary papers, 16 cent.-18 cent; estate papers, mainly deeds relating to Pitchford Hall, Salop, mainly in the areas of Bridgnorth and Pitchford, with some lands in adjoining counties, c. 1150-1820; including almost a thousand medieval deeds.

Ottley family, of Pitchford Hall