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The Pen and the PeopleEnglish Letter Writers 1660-1800$

Susan Whyman

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780199532445

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532445.001.0001

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(p.236) Appendix II Selected Family Archives

(p.236) Appendix II Selected Family Archives

Source:
The Pen and the People
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Oxford University Press

Family

Archive

Documents

Dates of Documents

Location of Writers

Arkwright

Derbyshire Record Office, Matlock (DRO) D5991/1–4

Family/Latin and schoolboy letters

c.1770s–1843

Cromford, Derby.; Eton, Berks.

Baker

Guildhall Library, London (GH) MS 16927–8

Letter book, pedigree, will

1771–82

New Street, Shoe Lane, London

Bateman (see also Wilson)

Beinecke Library, Yale University, New Haven CT (BLY) OSB MSS 32; Bodleian Library, University of Oxford (Bodl) MS Top Derbyshire D1; DRO D258/23/8/16, D258/54/3, 6, D2323/11/2; F511, D6755; Manchester Central Library (MCL) M162

Family letters, inventory, will, poem, prayers, school exercise, accounts, children's letters; chapel minutes, membership rolls, deeds, newspapers

1760s–19th cent.

Manchester, Liverpool, Lancs.; Gatley, Cheshire; Middleton, Derby.; London

Bower

East Riding of Yorkshire Archives and Local Studies Service, Beverley (EY) DDBR 11–13

Family letters, wills, pedigree, inventories, legal/financial accounts, settlements, travel

1714–19th cent.

Bridlington, Scorton, York, Yorks.; London

Bowrey

GH MS 03041, MS 24176–8

Letter books, business papers, diaries, charts, maps, wills, settlements, prayers, poem, travel, ledger, household accounts

1650–1714

Cornhill, Marine Square, Wapping, London; India; Malaya; Persian Gulf; Ceylon; Batavia; Sumatra

Braithwaite papers with Quaker families

Library of the Society of Friends, London (LSF) Temp MSS 403 (especially 403/1/1/1–5; 403/1/2/1–3; 403/4/8/1–2)

Family/children's letters, papers, index

1700–19th cent.

London

Conyers

EY DDX 152/9/1–3

Family letters

1766–73

Helmsley, Yorks.; London

Cotesworth

Tyne and Wear Archives Service, Newcastle upon Tyne: DF. COT; DF. HUG

Letter books, wills, settlements, legal, business, trade, household, estate papers. E. Hughes, North Country Life (1952), vol. i.

1715–80s

Gateshead, Newcastle on Tyne, Northumb.

Dawson

Sheffield Archives, Sheffield (SA) TC 515–22

Letters, legal records, accounts, business

1715–75

Sheffield, Bawtry, Yorks.; Amsterdam, Holland

Edwards

Bodl MS Eng. Lett. e. 92; MSS 1007–10012

Private letters, letter books

1720–56

Bucks.

Fawdington

North Yorkshire County Record Office, Northallerton (NY) Ref Z. 640 [Microfilm 1958, 1976]

Family letters, copybook, arithmetic book, apprenticeship indenture, poem, births, wills, parish records

1698–1825

Asenby, Yorks.; Kendal, Milnthorpe, Westmorland; Carlisle, Cockermouth; Penrith, Whitehaven, Cumberland; Lancaster, Lancs; W. Indies

Follows

LSF Temp MSS 127

Family letters, wills, settlements, journal, travel accounts, birth records, memoirs, indexes

1738–19th cent.

Castle Donington, Leics.; Norwich, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk; Woodbridge, Suffolk; Newfoundland

Frank

SA BFM 58–9, 61, 1290, 1300–4, 1319–38

Over 1,300 letters and extensive papers, index

1657–1805

Campsall, Pontefract, Yorks.; Cambridge

Grimston

EY DDGR 41–43; zDDX 894

Family letters and papers

1727–19th cent.

Grimston Garth, Yorks.; London

Hubbertsy

Cumbria Record Office (CRO), Kendal WDX 744

Family letters

1748–58

Kendal, Westmorland; Liverpool, Lancs.; Birmingham, Warwicks.

Johnson

Bodl Don. b. 39–40, c. 190–6, d. 202, e. 193–200 (see also Bucks., Lincs., and Staffs. Record Offices)

Family letters, fairy tale, poetry, reading records, Clarissa story, writing books; cut paper toys, genealogical material

17th cent.–19th cent.

Olney, Bucks.; Witham‐on‐the‐Hill, Lincs.: Bath, Somerset; Coventry, Warwicks.; London; Northampton, Northants.

Langton

Lancashire Record Office, Preston DDX/190/1–119

Family letters, diary, probate, pedigree, travel, passport, J. Wilkinson, Letters (Chetham Soc., 1994)

1771–88

Kirkham, Lancaster, Liverpool, Lancs.; Bristol, Glos.; London; Oxford, Oxon.; Ambleside, Askham, Westmorland

Lee

NY ZJL

Family letters, wills, settlements, accounts, 16th cent. book list, accounts

1720–43

Pinchinthorpe,Yorks.; London

Le Neve

British Library (BL) Add. MS 71573

Family Letters

1662–1711

Great Witchingham, Harling, Norfolk; London

Levett

BLY MS Osborn Shelves c207

Private letters, bound transcripts

1720–7

Oxford, Oxon.; Blithfield, Staffs.

Lucas

GH MS 25597

Private letters

1724–31

London; Eton, Berks.; Pendarves, Cornwall

Maister

Hull City Archives, Hull (HCA) DMI, especially 3/30; 4; DFP 1371–5, 1376–9

Family letters, index play/opera inventory,

1743–1807

Hull, Yorks.; Gothenburg, Sweden

Masham

Bodl MS Facs e. 54, MS Locke c. 16, fos. 3–5; The Newberry Library, Chicago, IL Case MS E5.M3827

Letter book in French and English

1686–1708

Oates, High Laver, Essex; London; France

Metcalfe

NY ZOA

Family, letter books settlements, wills, mining papers, index

1742–56

York, Yorks.; London

Morton

National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh MS 10789; CRO WDY 75

Family letters

1765–1805

Kendal, Applethwaite, Levens, Westmorland; Kelso, Scotland

Muggletonians

BL Add MS 60168

Religious letters

Late 17th cent.–18th cent.

London

Newton

SA TR 292/3, 446/1–14

Family letters, memoir, journals

1761–1825

Sheffield, Yorks.

Nicholls

BLY OSB MSS c467

Private/children's letters

1750–1811

Blundeston, Suffolk; Cambridge

Palmer

Bodl MS Eng Lett. c. 438

Letter book

1690–1735

Little Chelsea, London; Oxford, Oxon.

Paupers

GH MS 11280, 11948, 18982–3, 19233

Letters concerning poor relief

1723–71

All Hallows Lombard St, St Dionis Backchurch, London

Payne

SA MS MD 5856/1–50

Family letters, farming notebook

1756–1800

Newhill, Doncaster, Mansfield, Yorks.; Nottingham, Notts.; Wisbech, Cambs.

Pease

HCA DFP/1–3370

Family letters, index, journal, pamphlets, family history, press cuttings, literary papers

1688–1778

Hull, Yorks.; London; Amsterdam; Ireland

Smith

Cambridge University Library, Cambridge Add. MS 7621

Family/children's letters

1760s–70s

Daventry, Northants.; London; Ware, Herts.

Soresbie

DRO D5202, D331

Family letters, copybooks, writing exercises, accounts births, wills, settlements

1670s–19th cent.

Brailsford, Derbys.

Spencer

SA SpSt 60502–53, especially 60548–53

Family letters, travel/shipping accounts,

1729–55 especially 1750s

Cannon Hall, Yorks.; Liverpool, Lancs.; London

Story

LSF Temp MSS 388

Courtship/family letters

1702–9

Carlisle, Cumberland; New York, Philadelphia; W. Indies

Strutt

DRO D5303, D2943/F9/1–2, D2043/F1/1, D3772

Family letters, memoir, journal, pedigrees, accounts

1748–19th cent.

Belper, Blackwell, Findern, Derby, Derbys.; London

Tucker

Bodl MSS Don b. 16–28, c. 101–34.

Family letters, wills, settlements, inventories, accounts, catalogue

1662–19th cent.

Weymouth and Melcombe Regis, Dorset; London

Wheatcroft

DRO D5433/1–2, D2079/1, D5433/2, D5458/11/2, D5775/1–3, D6127

Commonplace books, poems, autobiography, courtship letters, library catalogue

17th cent.–1750

Ashover, Derbys.; London

Wilson (See also Bateman)

Dr Williams's Library, Congregational Library, London: MSS II c. 34–5, MSS II c. 36, MSS II c. 88, MS II d. 5, Hd 4/9, Surman Index

Family letters, wills, settlements, memoir, letter books

1760s–19th cent.

London; Manchester

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