Sub-fonds Y/D 48 - Letters from Charles John Palmer to Sir John Peter Boileau

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Y/D 48


Letters from Charles John Palmer to Sir John Peter Boileau


  • 1855 (Creation)

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Honorary secretary to the Committee of Subscribers for the Restoration of the Parish Church of St Nicholas and the Establishment of a National School.

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Eldest son of the John Peter Boileau (1747-1837) and his wife, Henrietta (d 1817). Married Lady Catherine Sarah Elliot (d 1862), the third daughter of the first earl of Minto, on 14 November 1825. Born London on 2 September 1794. Died Torquay on 9 March 1869. Buried at Ketteringham. On 24 July 1838 he was created a baronet in the coronation honours. He was a founding vice-president of the Norfolk and Norwich Archaeological Society, and its president from 1849. Served as High Sheriff of Norfolk in 1844.

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Received by the Norfolk Record Office on 15 March 1967.

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Regarding MS notes concerning antiquities at Gorleston.

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