Manx National Heritage Library & Archives

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Manx National Heritage

Kingswood Grove
Isle of Man

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Telephone: 01624 648 047


Open: Wednesday-Saturday 10-5

Closed: Christmas/New Year, last week in January, all bank holidays including Race Day and Tynwald Day

  • Wheelchair access
  • Proof of identity required
  • Readers ticket required

Reprographics: photocopies provided for a fee; readers can use their own cameras free of charge

  • Leaflet ("Guide to Using the Reading Room") available on site and on request
  • Further information is available online at Manx National Heritage and Manx Museums
  • Summary catalogue information available at the Archives Hub
  • ARCHON code: 147

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    Collections information

    Businesses (76)

    Organisations (350)

    Persons (57)

    Diaries (51)

    Families (6)

    • Corkish family, Isle of Man Isle of Man
    • Quayle family of Glenmaye Glenmaye, Isle of Man
    • Stanley family, Earls of Derby Glassmore, Cambridgeshire;Crag Hall, Cheshire;Macclesfield, Cheshire;Wildboarclough, Cheshire;Corney, Cumberland;Whicham, Cumberland;Bradworthy, Devon;South Weald, Essex;Hamerton, Huntingdonshire;Bickerstaffe, Lancashire;Bolton-cum-Adgarley, Lancashire;Bury, Lancashire;Knowsley, Lancashire;Lathom, Lancashire;Liverpool, Lancashire;Manchester, Lancashire;Pilkington, Lancashire;Preston, Lancashire;Epworth, Lincolnshire;London;Colham, Middlesex;Hillingdon, Middlesex;Brackley, Northamptonshire;Fleetham, Northumberland;Eynsham, Oxfordshire;Milton, Oxfordshire;Ellesmere, Shropshire;Knockin, Shropshire;Newmarket, Suffolk;East Lavant, Sussex;Halnaker, Sussex;Meriden, Warwickshire;Beetham, Westmorland;Witherslack, Westmorland;Burton in Lonsdale, Yorkshire;Kirkby Malzeard, Yorkshire;Mewith Head, Yorkshire;Thirsk, Yorkshire;Hawarden, Flintshire;Hope, Flintshire;Mold, Flintshire;Coonagh, County Limerick;Clonmore, County Louth;Smithstown, County Louth;Priestown, County Meath;Lyonstown, County Tipperary
    • Stevenson family of Balladoole Balladoole, Isle of Man
    • Stewart-Murray family, Dukes of Atholl Balnaguard, Perthshire;Blairington, Perthshire;Blair Atholl, Perthshire;Dunkeld, Perthshire;Glencarse, Perthshire;Mukkersy, Perthshire;Strowan, Perthshire;Tullibardine, Perthshire;Banner Cross, Derbyshire;Westminster, Middlesex
    • von Bethmann Hollweg family Isle of Man

    Paper catalogues available to view at The National Archives - (19)

    • NRA 41871 JC Bluett: papers rel to Isle of Man customs agitation
    • NRA 42062 Castle Rushen Gaol
    • NRA 42063 Castle Rushen papers rel to the administration of the Isle of Man
    • NRA 38483 Reginald Douglas Farrant, First Deemster and Clerk of the Rolls, Isle of Man: corresp and papers
    • NRA 41872 Finch Hill United Reformed Church, Douglas
    • NRA 9189 Edward and David Forbes papers and letters
    • NRA 42177 Captain Peter Heywood, RN: corresp and papers, mainly rel to his court-martial for mutiny on HMS Bo
    • NRA 37886 House of Keys, Council and Governor
    • NRA 39853 Isle of Man Tourist Board
    • NRA 39825 Isle of Man parish records
    • NRA 40384 Lonan Commissioners
    • NRA 38564 Manx Motor Cycle Club
    • NRA 41368 Manx National Heritage Library: MS collections
    • NRA 38482 Manx National Heritage: misc accessions
    • NRA 37754 Ramsey Methodist Circuit
    • NRA 39139 Stanley family, Earls of Derby: Isle of Man estate papers
    • NRA 53 Stanley family, Earls of Derby: family and estate papers link to online catalogue
    • NRA 42110 Ernest Henry Stenning, Archdeacon of the Isle of Man: corresp and papers
    • NRA 41467 Stewart-Murray family, Dukes of Atholl: papers rel to the Isle of Man


    These are selected lists of new or additional collections that were acquired by this archive during a specific year. If a date is not displayed there are no accessions for that year.