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Businesses (10)

Organisations (40)

Persons (79)

Families (8)

  • Assheton family, baronets, of Middleton Middleton, Lancashire
  • Cholmondeley family, Marquesses of Cholmondeley Cholmondeley, Cheshire;Rocksavage, Cheshire;Houghton, Norfolk
  • Dauntesey family of Agecroft Hall Pendlebury, Lancashire
  • Heywood family Salford, Lancashire;Manchester, Lancashire
  • Leech family of Manchester Manchester, Lancashire
  • Sherrington and Downes families of Wardley Hall estate Wardley Hall, Lancashire
  • 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
  • Towneley-O'Hagan family, Barons O'Hagan Chester, Cheshire;Warwick, Cumberland;Wetheral, Cumberland;Calais, France;Chesterfield, Derbyshire;Stella, Durham;Winlaton, Durham;Wiggold, Gloucestershire;Pembridge, Herefordshire;Welsh Newton, Herefordshire;Eastbridge, Kent;Clitheroe, Lancashire;Cliviger, Lancashire;Duxbury, Lancashire;Hapton, Lancashire;Ightenhill, Lancashire;Standish, Lancashire;Towneley, Lancashire;Whalley, Lancashire;Worsthorne, Lancashire;Blankney, Lincolnshire;Nocton, Lincolnshire;Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland;Gateford, Nottinghamshire;Whitchurch, Shropshire;Strickland, Westmorland;Grindleton, Yorkshire;Slaidburn, Yorkshire

Paper catalogues available to view at The National Archives - (4)

  • NRA 41949 Booth Charities, Salford link to online catalogue
  • NRA 17002 Chetham's Library, Manchester: MS collection
  • NRA 10079 John Dalton lecture notes and papers
  • NRA 30695 James Fraser, Bishop of Manchester: papers


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