Catalogue description HALE BEQUEST

This record is held by Bristol Archives

Details of 14182
Reference: 14182

The items from the Bequest deposited in the Bristol Archives Office consist of family records of the Hale family and also of the Braikenridge family, together with miscellaneous items from the collection of George Weare Braikenridge, the antiquary (d.1856).


Account Books, 1802-1928


Plans, 1802-1811


Sale Catalogues, 1906-1913


Wills, Executorships, Family Settlements, 1730-1930


Genealogy, Pedigrees & Coats of Arms


Visitors' Books etc., 1826-1895


Journals, Commonplace Books etc.


Correspondence, 1771-1946


Miscellaneous family papers, 1753-1946


Miscellaneous items (Braikenridge) 1644-1847


Newspapers, 1701-1798


Playbills, 1816-1860

Date: 1644-1946
Related material:

Other items in the bequest have been received by the Bristol City Museum and Art Gallery and by the library of the University of Bristol.

Held by: Bristol Archives, not available at The National Archives
Language: English

Hale family of Bristol, Gloucestershire

Braikenridge family of Bristol, Gloucestershire and Clevedon, Somerset

Physical description: 254 Files
Immediate source of acquisition:

Documents from the Hale Bequest, being part of the collection of the late Mr. Alfred M. Hale.

  • Braikenridge, George Weare, d 1856, antiquary
Administrative / biographical background:

Mr. A.M. Hale's father William Matthew Hale was the brother-in-law and one of the executors of William Jerdone Braikenridge, the second son of G.W. Braikenridge. For a pedigree of Hale see The Family of Hale by W.M. Hale by W.M. Hale [HB/G/14].

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