File WLS XLV/14/1-63, 425X3 - Miscellaneous estate and personal papers, mostly of Thomas, 6th Lord Walsingham


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WLS XLV/14/1-63, 425X3


Miscellaneous estate and personal papers, mostly of Thomas, 6th Lord Walsingham


  • 1831-1894 (Vervaardig)



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Appointment of Israel Buckle as gamekeeper to Lord Walsingham's Norfolk manors, 1831; letters to and from Lady Augusta Frankland (the 6th Lord Walsingham's mother) and her sisters, with description of her reception by the tenantry at Merton and of Merton Hall. With children's letters inc. from Thomas de Grey, and handbill for the hydro-oxygen microscope, 1826-1842 and nd (These were sent to Lord Walsingham from the Chequers muniments by Bertie Astley in 1900.); letters from Lord Walsingham to his son Tom with family and estate news, 1839, and re Tom's travels in Greece with refs. to search for a candidate for the Greek throne, and description of the opening of Parliament and visit of the Prince of Wales to Norfolk, 1863; legacy duty account, estate of the Hon. and Revd Thomas Lord Walsingham, 1845; letter from Thomas de Grey to his father Lord Walsingham re tithe apportionment on the Suffolk estate, [c 1850]; printed copies of rules of the Wayland Farmers' Defensive Association and the South Greehoe Agricultural Defence Association (anti-labourers' union), 1873; copy of letter from Lord Walsingham requesting his tenants to support Sir Robert Buxton and Clare Sewell Read in the South Norfolk election, and letter from Colville advising against sending it, 1874; letter from the Lord Chamberlan's Office re Walsingham's appointment as Lord-in-Waiting, 1874; letter from John Willis of the Royal Exotic Nursery, South Kensington, re construction of conservatory at Merton, 1874; statement of money received from sale of game and rabbits 1875-1877; letter from Henry Street re alteration of antique bed front to chimney piece for Lord Walsingham, 1878; list of subscribers to (?engraved) portrait of Lady Walsingham, 1878; letter from Revd Barham Johnson of Welbourne to Revd George Crabbe deploring that 'we may not restore one bay' and re proposed colouring at (?)Merton Church, 1878; letter from Henry Woods on estate matters inc. drainage at Merton and value of fishery in Bluberhouse Reservoir, 1878; note of thanks from Francis Knollys for condolences sent by Walsingham to the Prince of Wales, 1878; text of address by Walsingham to the Diocesan Conference at Norwich, in which he questioned the need for such conferences, 1878; Lord Walsingham's life membership ticket to the Royal Aquarium Society, 1878; letter from Edward L. Lawson, sub-tenant of part of the Arlington Street property, re alterations, 1879; Lord Walsingham's draft speech to the electors of Marshland in the West Norfolk election of 1880; printed papers in Lord Walsingham vs Ouvry re estate of Lord Burghersh, Lady Walsingham's former husband, 1880; pair of gloves made by Boughen of Norwich and presented to Lord Walsingham as chairman of a maiden Sessions at Swaffham, 1882; letter from H.T. Boodle suggesting means of increasing income from the Arlington Street property, 1882; letters re Sir Frederick Frankland's mental state, 1883; letter from J.W. Matthews on resigning tenancy at Stanford due to loss of capital, 1883; diploma of Lord Walsingham as 2nd grade of the Grand Star of the Primrose League, 1894; offprints of article from 'The Field' by Sir R.P. Gallway re fish netting on the Merton estate, undated.

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