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Virginia Quitrents Collection

Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 V82

Scope and Contents

Negative photostats of longhand transcripts of the 1704 Virginia quitrent lists for twenty counties. The lists give the names of landowners and acres held, with occasional comments on absentee landholders. Originals located at the Public Records Office, London, England.


  • 1704-1705
  • Majority of material found in 1704

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

Conditions Governing Use:

Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.


0.25 Linear Feet

Acquisition Information:


Related Materials:

Originals are located at the Public Records Office, London, England. OCRC # 23185232

Mss. 39.2 V82 co Virginia Counties Collection, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library

Processing Information:

Processed by Jean-Marc Poirier in 1984.
Guide to the Virginia Quitrents Collection
Finding Aid Authors: Jean-Marc Poirier (1957).
Language of description
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository