Catalogue Finding NumberWYW1827
Office record is held atWakefield, West Yorkshire Archive Service
TitleLOWTHER FAMILY ESTATE COLLECTION (WYW1827)
DescriptionEstate collection consisting of coal mining accounts, leases and agreements; lead mining correspondence; family and estate papers including wills , household accounts, personal accounts, maps, plans, education papers, political papers. A major feature is the family and business correspondence, comprising of three letter books and over 2,000 letters. Most of these are to Sir John Lowther on a wide range of subjects. There is also a letter book of Sir William Lowther relating to the 17th century Cloth Trade. As several members of the family represented northern constituencies in Parliament, there are many lettes and allied papers dealing with elections.
Date1524-1935
Extent0.4
LevelCollection
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