This is the principal collection relating to the Torquay-based estates of Lord Haldon, also known as the Palk Family. Records relate mostly to the area near to and including Torquay in Devon.
The collection contains several detailed maps, many title deeds and rental documents, and an extensive selection of mortgages, mostly secured on the whole estate. Personal papers include registration certificates and probate records. There are also some informative records of the estate administration.