The Croome Collection
The Treasures of Croome
This page is dedicated to giving you a glimpse into the Croome
collection by showing you a selection of just some of the
fascinating items you can find whilst delving into the history of
the Coventry family and their estates throughout Worcestershire and
Documents featured so far
Croome Seals (PDF 125
This page shows you some of the interesting and sometimes quirky
seals that you might come across in the Croome collection,
including an explanation of different types of seals and the
history of their use.
Book of Heriot (PDF 88
Here is a particularly fine example of a book of heriot, dating
Duke of York's visit to
Worcester City (PDF 316 KB)
Find out about when the Duke of York, future King George V, came to
Worcester to lay the foundation stone of the Victoria Institute,
3rd April 1894.
Records (PDF 112 KB)
Learn about early mining records, for the Earl of Coventry's lands
in Warwickshire, held within the Croome collection.
The London Soap and Candle
Company (PDF 112 KB)
A fine example of an advert issued for a company in London.
Rent Rolls (PDF 67
For the estates of the Earls of Coventry in
Worcestershire and parts of Gloucestershire.
Dance card (PDF 80
For the celebration of Queen Victoria's Jubilee,
This page was last reviewed 15 May 2013 at 21:33.
The page is next due for review 11 November 2014.