Sherwood Forest by Andrew Nicholson

Archival/written

Extract from a Sherwood Forest roll.
Extract from a Sherwood Forest roll.

The Forest Books of Sherwood.

The Forest Books were originally compiled as memoranda and were intended to be works of reference on the administration of the forest and to be records of forest rights and privileges. They include copies of:

There are 15 surviving Forest Books for Sherwood Forest:

Nottinghamshire Archives

In addition to Forest Books detailed above, holdings related to Sherwood Forest include:

See the catalogue for more information:  nawcat.nottinghamshire.gov.uk/search.htm

National Archives

National Archives hold many records relating the Sherwood Forest.

Records from the Chancery include:

Exchequer records relating to Sherwood Forest include:

Special Collections documents containing references to Sherwood Forest

Land Registry documents relating to Sherwood Forest include:

Crown Estate documents relating to Sherwood Forest include:

Online catalogue: www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/catalogue/default.asp

British Library

Documents relating to Sherwood Forest held by the British Library include:

Online catalogue for British Library manuscripts: www.bl.uk/catalogues/manuscripts/INDEX.asp

Manuscripts department, University of Nottingham

Include:

Use the online catalogue for more information on these entries and to search for places within the Forest: