Catalogue description Book of Charles Best Robinson

This record is held by East Riding of Yorkshire Archives and Local Studies Service

Details of zDDX65/3/3
Reference: zDDX65/3/3
Title: Book of Charles Best Robinson

Containing: (page 1) A 'Remarkable Dream' of Mrs Paley (page 2) 'Verses on Miss Dobinsons Birthday by Philip Howard Esq' (page 3) Letter from Co Dobinson to daughter Miss Dobinson concerning personal matters 23 Jun 1752 (pages 4-5) Letter from T Best on board His Majesty's Armed Transport Ulysses, Marmoric Bay to Reverend Francis Best junior, North Cave; T Best expects to sail to Egypt in 'a few days', shooting game 14 Feb 1801 Note: see also folder containing correspondence as described in DDX65/26 (page 6) Letter from Lieutenant Colonel William Hourstoun of 58th Regiment from Camp before Alexandria to Reverend Francis Best senior, South Dalton; concerning death of Capain Thomas Best 4 Apr 1801 (pages 7-15) Funeral directions and memoranda of Francis Best 1699-1779 (pages 16-19) Memoranda of the will of Rosamund wife of Francis Best; to be buried at Elmswell; bequests: to three sons, daughter, two daughters-in-law, Mr Tulloh, clergymen at Driffield, poor at Elmswell, grandchildren, her maid Betty Constable; personalty, money (pages 20-2l) Memoranda of estate of Reverend Francis Best; property: Emswell, Carlisle (page 22) Memorandum of will of [Mary Best?] widow of Reverend Francis Best; bequests: daughter Rosamund Hotham, Mary Norcliffe widow of son Charles Best, grandchildren Rosamund and Mary Ellen Best, Maria Hotham, Sarah Halliday 'if she is with me at the time of my death', poor of the parish; property: personalty and money (pages 23-30) Copy letters from Frances Vavasour, Lady Norcliffe to her grandson Thomas Norcliffe esquire, Langton, concerning family and domestic affairs 1730-1731 (pages 31-39) Copy letters between Peter Hudson, Howsome and Ralph Palmer, Mrs Crumpton, Coney Street, York, Lady Wray, Mrs Dalton, concerning will and estates of Mr Norcliffe

Date: 1856-1869
Held by: East Riding of Yorkshire Archives and Local Studies Service, not available at The National Archives
Former reference in its original department: DDX65/6
Language: English
Physical description: 1 Item

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