Family History


Daunt, The Rev. John, Some Account of the Family of Daunt, Newcastle, 1881, 8o, pp. 34, 3pls

��������������� [another edition, enlarged], Scarborough, 1899, 8o, pp. 80

Daunt, R.G., Livro de Ouro de Ricardo Gumbleton Daunt, S��o P��olo, 1918

O���Hart, J., Irish Pedigrees, Dublin, 3rd ed., pp. 442���6; 5th ed., pp. 156���60


Burke���s Peerage & Baronetage, 106th Edition, 1999; 107th Edition, 2003

Mander, C.N., Varnished Leaves: a Biography of the Mander Family of Wolverhampton 1750���1950,Owlpen, 2004 [with bibliography and genealogy]

Mander, Sir G. Le M. (ed.), The History of Mander  Brothers, n.d. [1955]

Pegg, P., A Very Private Heritage: the family papers of Samuel Theodore Mander of Wolverhampton, 1853���1990, Malvern: Images Publ., 1996

Ponder, Stephen, Wightwick Manor, National Trust Guide, 1993 (1973 ed. by James Lees-Milne)


Country Life, January 11 1913, 9; vol. 20, 486; vol. 51, 212; vol. 39, 302; vol. 51, 212; vol. 110, 1460, 1544; vol. 96, 328; vol. 111, 303

Eberlein, H.D., ���Owlpen Manor House, Gloucestershire���, The Architectural Forum, July and August 1927, 185

Finberg, H.P.R., ���Three Studies of Family History: Kingscote of Kingscote���, Gloucestershire Studies, Leicester, 1957, 159���73

Hussey, Christopher, ���Owlpen Manor, Gloucestershire���, Country Life, vol. 110, 2 Nov. 1952, 1460, and 9 Nov. 1952, 1544

Mander, C.N., ���Owlpen Manor���, Interiors, March 1985

������������,���Owlpen Manor: interpreting the smaller country house to the public���, Looking Forwards, ed. P. Burman and L. Schmidt, CD-ROM, 2001, 137���47

������������, ���Painted Cloths: History, Craftsmen and Techniques���, Textile History, vol. 28, no. 2, Autumn, 1997, 119���48

������������, ���The gardens at Owlpen Manor, Gloucestershire���, Garden History Society Newsletter, no. 42, Winter, 1994, 23���6

������������, ���A movable feast of Painted Cloths���, Country Life, Sept. 18 2003, 132���6

Matley Moore, E., ���The Painted Cloths of Owlpen Manor, Gloucestershire���, Country Life, 25 August 1944

Matley Moore, F.E., ���Painted Cloths���, Transactions of the Worcester Archaeological Society, 3rd series, vol. 8, 1982

Musson, Jeremy, ���Owlpen Manor, Gloucestershire���, Country Life, vol. 194, no. 39, 28 September  2000, 106���11

Nail, Sylvie, ���Les jardins de la nostalgie���, Terrain, 29, Paris: Vivre le temps, Sept. 1997

Penley, Reginald Herbert, Gloucestershire Countryside, April and October, 1935

Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society, ���Owlpen Old Manor���, Bath and District Branch Proceedings, 1935, 73

[Tipping, H. Avray], ���Owlpen Manor, Gloucestershire, the property of Mrs Trent-Stoughton���,Country Life, vol. 20, 6 October 1906, 486���92

Transactions of the Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society, vols. 2, 37 (Robert d���Olepenne); 5, 5 (manor house), 25, 34���5 (visit); 7, 285 (arms), 295 (lands in); 10, 80 (John de Owlepeune); 13, 189 (Simon de Olepenne); 17, 128; 22, 208 (Bartholomew, John de Olepenne), 214 (church), 226 (lords of); 26, 181 (Bazeley); 28, 130 (pedigree), 226, 501; 32, 17; 35, pt. 1, 147���50(pedigree; visit, illus.); 36, 171 (font), 194 (visit); 37, 119 (dedication of); 43, 34 (visit); 49, 283; 50, 40 (church); 59, 68 (in Wotton hundred), 202 (deeds); 60, 105 (curate); 62, 62, 92 (William Owlpen); 66, 86 (clothiers), 91; 67, 230-1 (lands), 292-3; 68, 59 (in Wotton hundred), 202 (deeds); 73, 136 (chapelry), 155 (Christopher Daunt), 173 (Bartholomew de Olepenne), 176, 181 (John de Olepenne), 189 (Christopher Daunt), 246 (Stoughton, Daunt); 74, 47 (Daunt family; Elizabeth, n��e Lowe); 75, 172n; 83, 137 (Woodcock Farm); 95, 74n; 107, 77 (round barrow); 101, 141 (nonconformity); 108, 161 (apprentices).

���Uley Old Church���, Gloucestershire Notes and Queries, V, 1891���3, ed. W.P.W. Phillimore, 1905


Atkins, Sir R., The ancient and present state of Glostershire, 1712, 1768 (reprint ed., EP, 1974)

Anon, Historie of the Arrivall of Edward IV, [ed. J. Bruce], Campden Soc., 1838

Badeni, June, Past People in Wiltshire and Gloucestershire, Malmesbury: Norton, 1992 [for Bridgeman of Nympsfield, Estcourt of Estcourt and Kingscote of Kingscote]

Batsford, H., and Fry, C., Homes and Gardens of England, 1932

Bigland, Ralph, Historical, Monumental and Genealogical Collections Relative to the County of Gloucester, Printed from the Original Papers of Ralph Bigland, 1786���91 (reprinted, ed. Brian Frith, BGAS, 1989-95, 4 vols)

Comstock, F.A., A Gothic Vision: F.L. Griggs and his Work, Oxford and Boston (U.S.A.), 1966, 1978

Cooke, J.H., A Handbook for the Visitors to Berkeley, its Castle and Church, with a Short Account of the Berkeley Family, Gloucester and Bristol, [nd]

Cooke, R., West Country Houses, Bristol, 1957

Cornwall, Rev. A.G., Extracts from the Reminiscences of Rev. Alan Gardner Cornwall 1798-1842, Devizes: C.H. Woodward [n.d.], 28 pp.

������������������������, Recollections of the Rev. Alan Gardner Cornwall, late rector of Beverstone cum Kingscote, and Newington Bagpath cum Owlpen, chaplain in ordinary to the Queen, Stroud: News office, 1872, 22 pp.

Delderfield, E.R., West Country Historic Houses and their Families: vol. 3: the Cotswold Area, Newton Abbot, 1973

Dichfield, P.H., The Manor Houses of England, 1910 [with plan of garden by S.R. Jones]

Drury, Michael, Wandering Architects, Stamford: Shaun Tyas, 2000, pp. 77���85

Fullbrook-Leggatt, L.E.W.O., Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Gloucester, Gloucester, 1952

Fosbroke, T.D., Abstracts of Records and Manuscripts respecting the County of Gloucester, Gloucester, 1807, 2 vols

������������ , [ed.], Lives of the Berkeleys

Garner, T., and Stratton, A., The Domestic Architecture of England during the Tudor Period, Batsford, 1908���11, 2 vols 

Gloucestershire Notes and Queries, 10 vols, 1881���1913 [vol. VI, 1894���5, with transcription of Owlpen Parish Registers by W.P.W. Phillimore]

Griffiths, Sally, The English House: architecture and interiors, Scriptum Editions, 2003, pp. 10���31 [cover illus. by Simon McBride]

Hanbury Tenison, Sir Richard, The Hanburys of Monmouthshire, National Library of Wales, 1995, pp. 195���203 [Stoughton family]

Hopkins, L., ed., Uley: a Cotswold village, 1983

Jekyll, Gertrude, and Weaver, Lawrence, Gardens for Small Country Houses, 3rd ed., revd, 1914 [with plan and photographs of Owlpen gardens]

Jellicoe, G.A., Gardens of Europe, 1937

Jellicoe, G.A., and Shepherd, J.C., Gardens and Design, 1927

Jewson, Norman, By Chance I Did Rove, Cirencester, 1951, 1973 and 1986

���������������, The Little Book of Architecture, Oxford, 1940

Jones, June Lewis, A Cotswold Christmas, Stroud, 2006, pp. 36���7 [Kingscote Daunt]

Kingsley, Nicholas, The Country Houses of Gloucestershire, Cheltenham, 1989, vol. 1, pp. 142-4 [Owlpen Manor]

Kingsley, Nicholas and Hill, M., The Country Houses of Gloucestershire, Chichester: Phillimore, 2001, vol. 3, pp. 200-2 [Owlpen House]

Lees-Milne, James, Some Cotswold Country Houses, Wimborne, 1987 [with front cover illus.]

Lindey, E.S., Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucester: Sutton, 1978

Lloyd Baker, M.R., The Story of Uley, Dursley: Bailey, [n.d.], 60 pp.

Lycett Green, Candida, Country Life: 100 Favourite Houses, 1999 [with chapters on Owlpen and Wightwick Manor]

Mander, N., Verity, S., and Wynne-Jones, D., Norman Jewson, Architect: 1884���1975, Cirencester, 1987

Mander, N., Owlpen Manor: a short history and guide, 1993, revised 1997, 2000, 2006 [sixth edition revised and reset], 80 pp.

Massingberd, H. Montgomery, English Manor Houses, Laurence King, 2001, pp. 64���9 [with back cover illus.] [contains chapter on Owlpen]

Massingham, H.J., Cotswold Country, London: Batsford, 1937

������������, Shepherd���s Country, London: Chapman & Hall, 1938 [illus. facing p. 290]

Neville, M., My childhood days in a Gloucestershire Rural Area in the 1920s, Uley, 1998, 57 pp. [Records her childhood at Summerfield Farm, Owlpen]

North, Sarah, English Country Interiors: inside Cotswold Homes, Mitchell Beazley, 2003 [photographs by Mark Nicholson] [chapter on Owlpen pp. 56���65]

Pagan, H.E., Owlpen Manor, Gloucestershire, 1966, revised 1975

Particulars and conditions of sale of the old manor-house, Owlpen �Ķ 18 July 1925, 4o, 14 pp.

Particulars of sale by auction �Ķ The Manor, or reputed Manor of Owlpen with the lovely Old Tudor Manor House known as Owlpen Old Manor, Gloucestershire, 24th November, 1926, Northwood: Rawlinsons, 4o, 16 pp.

Particulars, plan �Ķ of the Owlpen estate, Gloucester: John Bellows, 1921, fo, 24 pp.

Parliculars of sale of Owlpen Park, near Stroud, Gloucestershire, Jackson Stops & Staff �Ķ 18th July, 1956

Particulars of sale of Owlpen House: valuable furniture and effects forming the contents of the mansion, Bruton Knowles & Co., Gloucester, 29���31 July, 1924

Pilbeam, Alan, The Landscape of Gloucestershire, Stroud: Tempus, 2006

[Playne, C.], Old Houses near Stroud, [1879] [line illus.]

Popplewell, J., (ed.), A Gloucestershire Diarist: Lt-Col. A.B. Lloyd-Baker of Hardwicke Court, Gloucestershire: Thornhill Press, 1993

Quin, Tom, Country Houses of Britain and Ireland, New Holland, 2005, pp. 128���9 [photography by Paul Riddle: cover photograph of Owlpen Manor]

Rudder, Samuel, A New History of Gloucestershire, Cirencester: S. Rudder, 1779

Sackville-West, Vita, English Country Houses, Wm Collins, 1941, p. 19 [illus. by Lord Methuen facing p. 24]

Smyth, J., The Berkeley Manuscripts: Lives of the Berkeleys and History of the Hundred of Berkeley, [ed. Sir J. Maclean], Gloucester, 1883���5, 3 vols

Stawell, Col. G.D., A Quantock Family: the Stawells of Cotherstone and their Decendants, Taunton, 1910

Saul, N., Knights and Squires: the Gloucestershire Gentry in the Fourteenth Century, Oxford, 1981

Smith, A.H., The Place Names of Gloucestershire, Cambridge: English Place-Name Soc., vols. 38���41, 1964���5, 4 vols.

Talbot, R., and Whiteman, R., Cotswold Landscapes, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1999, pp. 132���3 [with front cover illus.]; new pb. ed., Seven Dials, 2000; Silverdale Books, 2004

Tankward, Judith, Gardens of the Arts and Crafts Movement: Reality and Imagination, Abrams, 2004 [with plan of Owlpen garden]

Tinniswood, Adrian, The Arts and Crafts House, Mitchell Beazley, 1999, pp. 41, 66-9

Tipping, H.A., English Homes: Period III, vol. 1: Late Tudor and Early Stuart 1558���1649, 1929

���������, English Renaissance Homes, Country Life, 1912

Verey, D.C.W., The Buildings of England: Gloucestershire: The Cotswolds (series ed. N.  Pevsner), Harmondsworth, 1970 (3rd ed., revised A. Brooks, 1999)

Wales, HRH the Prince of, A Vision of Britain: A Personal View of British Architecture, 1989

Woodward, A., and Leach, P., The Uley Shrines: excavations of a ritual complex on West Hill, Uley, Gloucestershire, 1977���9, English Heritage, 1993



Cardiff Public Library

MS 5.36. Hanbury and Stoughton

Gloucester Records Office

D456: Owlpen Manorial Records

D979Records of Daunt and Stoughton families of Owlpen,1566���1935 (deposited by Miss M.E. Stoughton, July 1953). NRA 10637 Stoughton.

Daunt family: Manorial records of Owlpen, 1761; deeds of Owlpen, Uley and elsewhere, 1566���[1812], County Cork (Ireland), 1614���1815; Owlpen estate and household accounts, correspondence and papers, 1622���1796; Irish estate accounts and notes, nd [late 17th cent.], 1804���1815; family diaries, letters, accounts, testamentary papers and pedigrees, 1604���1841; legal papers, 1622���1758; copy of [glebe terrier] of Owlpen, 1705; correspondence and notes on history of family, 1912���1935.

Stoughton family: Deeds of Owlpen, Uley and elsewhere, 1838���[1890], county Kerry and county Cork (Ireland), 1748���1833, Middlesex, 1824; Owlpen estate correspondence, valuation and papers, 1850���1871; sale particulars of Old Manor House, Owlpen, 1925; Owlpen and Irish estates correspondence, accounts and papers, 1789-1838; Monmouth-shire estate deeds, 1691���1837, and correspondence, 1799���1803; family settlements, correspondence, testamentary papers and bank pass books, 1748-1886; legal papers, 1704���1841; papers of Thomas Stoughton as High Sheriff of Monmouthshire, 1797; commissions to Thomas Stoughton as Deputy Lieutenant for Monmouthshire, 1803, and for county Kerry (Ireland), 1832, and to Thomas A. Stoughton for Gloucestershire, 1852; correspondence concerning dispute over Owlpen glebe, 1843���44.

D654/II/21/T16: ���Ruinous' cottage and parcel of pasture adjoining; two messuages lately erected on part of Owlpen Mead, 1696. Marriage settlement: Thomas Longe of Owlpen, clothier, and Bridget Wight, spinster of Kingscote, 1696.

Bishop���s Transcripts: GDR/V1/176 Letters re Bishop���s transcripts not returned (includes Newington Bagpath and Owlpen), 1613���1812; GDR/V2/1 Owlpen glebe terrier, 1832; GDR/V5/225T Bishop���s papers re Uley with Owlpen, 1622; GDR/V14/1/71 Archdeacon���s papers relating to Owlpen with Uley and Nympsfield, 1928���66; GDR/V15/1/81 includes order in council for the creation of the united benefice of Uley with Owlpen and Nympsfield, 1966.

Hockaday, F.S., Abstracts: Antiquarian collections deposited by the Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society 1709���1983 [ecclesiastical records relating to the parish of Owlpen from c.1220]. GRO/D6755.

Furney, Richard:GRO/D6755 (NRA 37099 BGAS)

D2909Norman Jewson of Sapperton and Owlpen, architect,1905-1938 (given by Miss N. Jewson); photographs and sketches 1905-1938; business records.

D2299/2444: Records of Bruton, Knowles & Co., of Gloucester: Owlpen Estate, Manor and Farm, Owlpen; Uley, Sales Particulars plans, photos; correspondence, 1921-42

D2876/1: Ledger of Peter van der Waals of Chalford, cabinet maker and joiner. Owlpen (chestnut floor), 1926.

D2078/4-7: Daunt and Stoughton families: estates in Gloucestershire and Ireland, (dates: 1360 ��� 1972) (deposited by Penley, Milward and Bayley, Solicitors, Dursley: Acc 4311) (NRA 23791 Penley, Milward)

Robert Parsons

Owlpen Manor

Deeds of Owlpen and manor, c. 1240���; Owlpen estate deeds, 1790���; M.R. Lloyd Baker, parish history notes, c. 1930���55; correspondence concerning Owlpen with Francis Comstock, David Gould, Nina Griggs, Norman Jewson, Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe, Francis Pagan, Robert Parsons, Prince of Wales���s office, David Verey, 1974-; Norman Jewson papers, journals, sketch books, architectural drawings and photographs, Ernest Gimson letters. Copy correspondence and papers of Charles Wade, Barbara Bray.

Public Record Office

Jane, late the wife of John Oulepen���v.���Robert Basset, of Uley, feoffee. Messuages, land, &c., in Oulpen (Oulepen), Gloucester. Chancery bill of complaint, from Six Clerks��� Office, circa1460���3. C1/27/64.

Nicholas Daunt���v.���Alice Vele as having guaranteed him from loss through becoming surety for Morris Eliott; she can have no fair trial in Bristol. Certiori. Bristol, 1386���1486. C 1/64/884.

Christopher Daunt. Inquisition post mortem, 1543/4. C 142/69/76.

John Daunt. Inquisition post mortem, 1547/8. C 142/84/78.

Thomas Da[u]nt���v.���Robert Basset. Detention of deeds relating to a messuage and land in Old Newington, late of John Ou[l]pen (Ulpen). Chancery bill of complaint,circa 1544���51. C1/1212/18.

Joan Basset���v.���Thomas Da[u]nt. Forcible ouster from a tenement in Bagpath, Glos. Star Chamber proceedings, 28 Jan 1547 to 6 Jul 1553. STAC 3/3/68.

Thomas Daunte. Inquisition post mortem, 1577/8. C 142/84/78. 148/181/107.

Berkeley���v.���Dants, Guilliam and Mills. Star Chamber proceedings, 1578/9. STAC 5/B14/16

Thomas Daunt���v.���John Bridgeman. Star Chamber proceedings, before Sir Edward Coke, January 1604. STAC 8/4/2.

Thomas Daunte. Inquisition post mortem, 1622/3. C 142/711/64; C 142/766/62.

T.A. Stoughton and T.B. Lloyd-Baker, 24 Nov. 1870. MAF 11/63.


Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings

Owlpen Manor, case file, 1912-26 [copy at Owlpen].


V&A Museum: Archive of Art and Design

James Powell & Sons Ltd, stained glass manufacturer: designs for Owlpen church baptistery


Published Records

Barclay, Sir H., ���Kirby���s Quest [12-18 Edw. I]���, B.G.A.S., 1886-7, xi, 26

Calendar of Records of the Corporation of Gloucester, W.H. Stevenson, Gloucester, 1893

Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1216���1553, 1909-29, 60 vols, Edw. I, vol. I, p. 600

Calendar of the Patent Rolls ... [1547-1582], 19 vols; HMSO, 1891-1986 [English abstracts]

Calendar of Wills Proved in the Consistory Court of the Bishop of Gloucester, Fry and Alexander [eds.], vol. I, 1541���1650; vol. II, 1660���1800, British Record Society, 1907

Elrington, C.R., [ed.], Abstract of Feet of Fines Relating to Gloucestershire, 1199���1299, Bristol: B.G.A.S., Record Series, vol. 16

Escheator���s Inquisition

Fenwick, T. FitzRoy, and Metcalfe, W.C., The Visitation of the County of Gloucester for 1682���3, Exeter: Wm Pollard, 1884, p. 25

���Hale Transcripts���, B.G.A.S., lxxiii, 1954, 181

Hart, William Henry, [ed.], Historia et Cartularium Monasterii Sancti Petri Gloucestriae, Rolls Ser., vol. XXXIII, 1863���7, 3 vols

Calendar of Inquisitions Miscellaneous (Chancery) preserved in the Public Record Office, H.M.S.O., 1916���68

Jeayes, I.H., [ed.], Descriptive catalogue of the charters and muniments [�Ķ] at Berkeley Castle, Bristol, 1892

Liber feodorum. The book of fees commonly called Testa de Nevill reformed from the earliest MSS., 1198���1293, Rolls Series, 1920���23, 2 vols.

Maclean, Sir John, and Heane, W.C., [eds.], The Visitation of the County of Gloucester, taken in the year 1623, by Henry Chitty and John Phillipot as deputies to William Camden, Clarenceux King of Arms; with pedigrees from the heralds' visitations of 1569 and 1582���3, Harleian Society, vol. 21, 1885, pp. 213���4

Phillimore, W.P.W., Fry, G.S., Fry, E.A., et. al., Abstracts of inquisitiones post mortem for Gloucestershire returned into the Court of Chancery during the Plantagenet period, 1236���1413 and [misc. series]1625���42, issued jointly by the British Record Society, Index Lib., vols. xxx, xl, xlviii, and ix, xxi, xlvii, and the B.G.A.S., 1893-1914, 6 vols.

Placita de Quo Warranto temporibus Edw. I, II, III, in curibus receptae scaccarii Westm. asservata, Record Comm., 1818

Rental of all the Houses in Gloucester, AD 1455, R. Cole (compiled by), W.H. Stevenson (ed. and trans.), 1890

Ross, C.D., [ed.], The Cartulary of Cirencester Abbey, Gloucestershire, Oxford, 1964, 3 vols.

Sims, R., An Index to the �Ķ Heralds��� Visitations �Ķ in the British Museum, 1849 [Daunt, of Oldpen: 1041. fo. 44; 1191. fo. 18b.; 1543. fo. 29; also 2230]

Taylor, C.S., An analysis of theDomesday Survey of Gloucestershire, Bristol: B.G.A.S., 1889

Wells-Furby, Bridget [ed.], A Catalogue of the Medieval Muniments at Berkeley Castle, Bristol: B.G.A.S., 2004, Record Series, vols. 17 & 18