This collection contains the personal and business papers of Thomas Herbert (died 1712), who was bailiff of the estates near
Whittlebury, Northamptonshire, England,
and his son Edmund Herbert (died 1769) of Gray's Inn, a deputy in the Pay Office of the marines.
Includes detailed personal expense accounts of Edmund Herbert kept from 1708 until 1769.
Thomas Herbert (died 1712) of Whittlebury, Northamptonshire, England, served as bailiff on the estates
near Whittlebury of Henry Bennet, Earl of Arlington, from 1672-1712.
Henry FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Grafton, husband of Herbert's daughter Isabella,
became Ranger of Whittlebury (or Whittlewood) Forest in 1685. Charles FitzRoy, 2d Duke of Grafton, who became Forest
Ranger in 1712. The forest was situated between
Towcester, Stony Stratford, and Lillingstone Dayrell, adjoins to the southwest the area of
419 pieces in 14 boxes and 13 volumes.
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