File MC 580/1, 780X1 - Volume relating to Windham family of Felbrigg Hall and Hanworth Hall compiled by Peter E. Hansell

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MC 580/1, 780X1

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Volume relating to Windham family of Felbrigg Hall and Hanworth Hall compiled by Peter E. Hansell

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  • 1861-1884 (Creation)

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1 volume

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(nd [? 1803]-1831)

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Lord George Thomas Beresford, 3rd son of the 2nd Marquess of Waterford, married Harriet daughter of John Bacon Schutz in 1808 and died in 1839.

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(1809-1868)

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October 22 1809-November 10, 1868. Son of Vice Admiral William Windham.

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(1840–1866)

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Son of William Howe Windham.

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(fl 1849)

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First wife of Lieutenant-General Sir Charles Ash Windham.

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(1779-1885)

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MP for Greenwich and Devonport.

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(13th century-20th century)

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At Felbrigg Hall, Norfolk

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Includes:
Printed account (reprinted from Norwich Mercury) of commission of lunacy against William Frederick Windham of Felbrigg Hall, Dec. 1861-Jan. 1862. (P.E. Hansell acted as solicitor to the Petitioners, who were headed by Major (later Lieutenant)-General Sir Charles Ash Windham, uncle of W.F. Windham.)
Letters to General Windham from various members of the family in support of the petition, mentioning - inter alia - destruction of trees at Felbrigg by agent of Ann Agnes Windham, 1861.
Newscuttings regarding application for costs in above case, 1862.
Copy marriage certificate of William Frederick Windham and Ann Agnes Rogers, 1861.
Newscuttings concerning separation and reconciliation of above, birth in 1864 of their child, Frederick Howe Lindsey Bacon Windham (whose legitimacy was questioned), bankruptcy of W.G. Windham and his death, aged 25, in 1866.
Newscutting concerning fête given at Hanworth Hall by Mrs Windham Walker (then wife of George Walker) to celebrate her son's (Master F.H.L.B. Windham) becoming entitled to estates under will of his grandfather, William Howe Windham, and invitation to the celebrations 1869.
Photographs: Lord Chancellor Westbury; Mr Commissioner Samuel Warren; Captain John Henry Windham; Lieutenant-General Sir Charles Ash Windham, his first wife Lady Marianne Catherine Emily Windham (née Beresford), their sons W., Charles and J. Windham and daughter Mary Windham (later Mrs Hare); three exterior views of Felbrigg Hall, 1861; William Frederick Windham, his wife Ann Agnes and son Frederick H.L.B. Windham; Dr Forbes Winslow; Marquis of Bristol; Vice-Chancellor Sir W. Page Wood; Sir Hugh Cairns; Mr Montague Chambers; Mr W. Field; Mr F.A. Bedwell; Lord Justice Knight Bruce; Lord Justice Turner.
Obituaries (newscuttings) of Lieutenant-General Sir Charles Ash Windham, 1870.
Letters to P.E. Hansell from W.F. Windham, 1860, General Windham, 1862, and F.H.L.B. Windham, 1884.

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See Felbrigg 'The Story of a House by R.W. Ketton-Cremer', Chapter 13, for an account of the commission of lunacy against William Frederick Windham and his subsequent sale of the Felbrigg estate to John Ketton in 1863.

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83e4624d-470a-4b4e-998a-c2699f4d956f

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Created 11/03/2002 by Droip. Modified 27/08/2019 by Catherine.Collins.

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