Fonds BRA 926 - Towshend and other Papers

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BRA 926

Title

Towshend and other Papers

Date(s)

  • 1286-1904 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

140 pieces

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Name of creator

(1465-1950)

Biographical history

Sir Roger Townshend, Knight 1484; Sir John Townshend, Knight at Cadiz 1596, Sir Horatio 1st Viscount Townshend created Baron Townshend of Lynn Regis 1661, Charles 2nd Viscount Townshend Lord Lieutenant of Norfolk 1709, 3rd Viscount Townshend appointed Lord of the Bedchamber 1723, George 1st Marquess Townshend Lord lieutenant of Ireland, High Steward of Tamworth, Yarmouth and Norwich 1767-1772, George 2nd Marquess Townshend created Earl of Leicester 1784, George Ferrers 3rd Marquess Townshend 1778-1858, John 4th Marquess Townshend 1798-1825, John James Dudley Stuart 6th Marquess Townshend Mayor of King's Lynn 1928. At Raynham Hall.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Received by the Norfolk Record Office in December 1955 (MS 21533).

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Scope and content

This group includes associated Bacon (Stiffkey) and Wilmington documents and apparently unrelated deeds and papers relating to the Gostling, Dixon, and Gamble families of Thwaite. Miscellaneous and non-Norfolk material is listed separately at the end.

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All dates are New Style. Previously listed as MS 20646.

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Description identifier

67321a22-4c46-421f-a69a-64429b1c5cdb

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Catalogued

Dates of creation revision deletion

Created 13/05/2005 by Droip. Modified 06/11/2019 by Catherine.Collins.

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