- 16th century-1812
Contains papers of Thomas Dixon (1709-1790) of Islington, and other members of the Dixon family, which originated in Cumberland. Dixon was an attorney and land agent for several local landowners. He had a considerable estate, mainly in Islington and Tilney, but he also had property near Whitehaven. He had no children and his heirs were his sister's sons, William and Thomas Bagge. It is probable that the bulk of these papers were part of the Bagge archive at Gaywood. Other papers of Thomas Dixon may be found in sections BL/DR and BL/MA.
Harry Lawrence Bradfer-Lawrence; 1887-1965; antiquary; King's Lynn, Norfolk