UCL English Monastic Archives

Archives Database

This section links religious houses with the documents they generated. this database includes Benedictines, Clunicas, Carthusians, Cistercians and Brigittines; there is little data on Augustinian and other canons and canonesses apart from some information on deeds of surrender.

To search for Archives from a specific House:

To search for Archives by: (one search at a time)




11th Century

12th Century

13th Century

14th Century

15th Century

16th Century



To search on Reference Code
This search allows for partial searching of a reference code, try typing in just a few letters or numbers from the reference code.

Reference Code

To search by keyword across numerous fields (Description, Provenance, Copies/Transcripts, Printed and Literature).
This allows for partial searching (this may however produce numerous results)

Combination Searches

House Name Genre  
Order Genre  
County Genre  


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