The Manorial Society of Great Britain


104 Kennington Road, London SE11 6RE
Tel: 0207 735 6633

International: 44 - 207

Founded 1906



*        About the Manorial Society of Great Britain

The Society was founded in 1906 and is an association of holders of Manors, peers, and historians

*        NEW - Frequently asked questions

Find out everything you need to know about owning a Manorial Title from our head of Historical and Manorial Rights Research

*        Photo gallery

Pictures of some social events held by the Society and attended  by members

*        Advice on buying a manorial title

How to avoid the pitfalls and ensure your purchase of a manorial title goes smoothly

*        Historical publishing

The Society has published numerous books over the years, and about 12 are still in print and available

*        Purchasing a title through Manorial Auctioneers

This is really a section about what to do, starting by obtaining a  Catalogue of Lordships for sale

*        Announcement of available Lordships and Baronies

Current titles for sale

*        Meet the Ancestors

A gallery of portraits historically linked to a specific manor and purchased by the current Lord of the Manor




 image001   The Fee of Duffield, Derbyshire

        View a list of Manorial Documents held at the Derbyshire Record Office, Matlock, Derbyshire



*     Photo gallery: The Reign of King George II, 1727-1760 Foundation of the World’s first Superpower - Book launch in the State Apartments of St James's Palace in the presence of The Duke of York, 2014




Documentary: Tyranny and absolute power – How Magna Carta happened



A new series of 24 episodes. King John has gone down in history as the worst king that England ever had, and he narrowly held onto his throne in 1215 by signing Magna Carta - the Great Charter - cutting his power to a mere shadow of what it had once been. Written and presented by Robert Smith, Chairman of the Manorial Society of Great Britain. View here.


Documentary: At the edge of the world



At the Edge of the World is a history of the peoples of the British Isles from the Fall of the Roman Empire in the West (AD410) to the death of King William the Conqueror (1087). It is a series of 100 episodes. The first twelve episodes are available to view here. Written and presented by Robert Smith, Chairman of the Manorial Society of Great Britain.

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