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    Organisations (114)

    Persons (732)

    Diaries (116)

    Families (22)

    • Carr-Gomm family of Rotherhithe Rotherhithe, Surrey
    • Chaloner family, Barons Gisborough: Guisborough Guisborough, Yorkshire
    • Codrington family, baronets, of Dodington Park Dodington Park, Gloucestershire;Clare Hall, Antigua;Codrington, Gloucestershire;Marshfield, Gloucestershire;Wapley, Gloucestershire;West Kington, Wiltshire;Alne, Yorkshire;Tollerton, Yorkshire
    • Gordon family, baronets, of Northcourt Northcourt, Isle of Wight;Shorwell, Isle of Wight
    • Hood family, Viscounts Hood: Barton Seagrove Barton Seagrove, Northamptonshire
    • Kingscote family of Kingscote Kingscote, Gloucestershire;Horsley, Gloucestershire;Newington Bagpath, Gloucestershire;Uley, Gloucestershire
    • Knollys family, formerly Earls of Banbury Winchester, Hampshire;Authorpe, Lincolnshire;Great Harrowden, Northamptonshire;Kilnwick, Yorkshire
    • Lindsay family, Earls of Crawford and Balcarres Dunecht, Aberdeenshire;Edzell, Angus;Finhaven, Angus;Glenesk, Angus;Glengarnock, Ayrshire;Kilbirnie, Ayrshire;Auchtermonzie, Fife;Balcarres, Fife;Crawford Priory, Fife;Leuchars, Fife;Struthers, Fife;Crawford, Lanarkshire;Florence, Italy;Edinburgh, Midlothian;Pinkie, Midlothian;Stirling, Stirlingshire;Warboys, Huntingdonshire;Aspull, Lancashire;Blackrod, Lancashire;Haigh, Lancashire;Wigan, Lancashire;London;Warter, Yorkshire;Aberlash, Carmarthenshire;Llanarthne, Carmarthenshire;Llanon, Carmarthenshire
    • Marker family of Combe Combe, Devon;Gittisham, Devon;Ottery St Mary, Devon;Stockland, Devon;Chardstock, Dorset;Dulverton, Somerset;Barrington, Somerset
    • Mosley family of Burnaston Burnaston, Derbyshire
    • Outram family, baronets, formerly of Alfreton Alfreton, Derbyshire
    • Paget family, Marquesses of Anglesey Stanford-in-the-Vale, Berkshire;Iver, Buckinghamshire;Marlow, Buckinghamshire;Littleover, Derbyshire;Stalbridge, Dorset;Misterton, Leicestershire;Harmondsworth, Middlesex;West Drayton, Middlesex;Milborne Port, Somerset;Beaudesert, Staffordshire;Burton-upon-Trent, Staffordshire;Cannock, Staffordshire;Haywood, Staffordshire;Longdon, Staffordshire;Rugeley, Staffordshire;Surbiton, Surrey;Nuneaton, Warwickshire;Amlwch, Anglesey;Llanfair Pwllgwyngyll, Anglesey;Plas Newydd, Anglesey;Penrhyn, Caernarfonshire;Crobane, County Down;Galway, County Galway;Cooley, County Louth;Omeath, County Louth
    • Robertson family
    • 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
    • Staveley family of York
    • Stewart-Mackenzie family of Glasserton Glasserton, Wigtownshire
    • Stracey-Clitherow family of Boston House Boston House, Middlesex;Astwood, Buckinghamshire;Keyston, Huntingdonshire;London;Brentford, Middlesex;Hanwell, Middlesex;Hayes, Middlesex;Aylsham, Norfolk;Reedham, Norfolk;Crawley, Sussex;East Grinstead, Sussex;Ifield, Sussex;Hotham, Yorkshire;North Cave, Yorkshire
    • Thatcher
    • Townshend family, Marquesses Townshend Calverton, Buckinghamshire;Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire;Ely, Cambridgeshire;Fordham, Cambridgeshire;Soham, Cambridgeshire;Ashbourne, Derbyshire;Walton-upon-Trent, Derbyshire;East Donyland, Essex;Great Bentley, Essex;Wivenhoe, Essex;Kempsford, Gloucestershire;Amwell, Hertfordshire;Balls Park, Hertfordshire;Bengeo, Hertfordshire;Gorhambury, Hertfordshire;Wigston Magna, Leicestershire;London;Canonbury, Middlesex;Clerkenwell, Middlesex;Binham, Norfolk;Coxford, Norfolk;East Raynham, Norfolk;Great Yarmouth, Norfolk;Helhoughton, Norfolk;Horsham St Faith, Norfolk;Langham, Norfolk;Morston, Norfolk;Oxwich with Pattesley, Norfolk;Raynham Hall, Norfolk;Stiffkey, Norfolk;Weasenham, Norfolk;Wellingham, Norfolk;West Rudham, Norfolk;Elkington, Northamptonshire;Tamworth, Staffordshire;Tettenhall, Staffordshire;Akenham, Suffolk;Great Thurlow, Suffolk;Kentford, Suffolk;Rendlesham, Suffolk;Flecknoe, Warwickshire;Lea Marston, Warwickshire;Wellesbourne, Warwickshire;Hannington, Wiltshire;Inglesham, Wiltshire;Ramsbury, Wiltshire;Risby, Yorkshire
    • Vivian family, Barons Vivian of Glynn Cardinham, Cornwall;Glynn, Cornwall;St Winnow, Cornwall;Llanendwen, Anglesey;Pentraeth, Anglesey;Plas Gwyn, Anglesey;Derwen, Denbighshire;Holywell, Flintshire
    • Wynne family of Hazelwood Hazelwood, County Sligo
    • Yorke family, Earls of Hardwicke Wimpole, Cambridgeshire;Arrington, Cambridgeshire;Haddenham, Cambridgeshire;Steeple Morden, Cambridgeshire;Shingay, Cambridgeshire;Topsham, Devon;Great Bardfield, Essex;Hardwicke, Gloucestershire;Haresfield, Gloucestershire;Aspenden, Hertfordshire;Ridge, Hertfordshire;Tyttenhanger, Hertfordshire;Reigate, Surrey

    Paper catalogues available to view at The National Archives - (152)

    • NRA 18644 Major-Gen RRS Baden-Powell: papers link to online catalogue
    • NRA 29748 Major-General Charles Barnett: order and letter books
    • NRA 18645 Lt-Col JEB Barton: papers
    • NRA 40185 Lt-General George John Belson: personal and family corresp and papers
    • NRA 40108 Colonel Felix Tolcher Birdwood: corresp and papers
    • NRA 18646 Gen Sir Ernest Bradfield: papers link to online catalogue
    • NRA 20836 Lt General Robert George Broadwood: corresp and papers
    • NRA 36739 Brigadier John Gilbert Browne: papers rel to service with the Iraq Levies
    • NRA 23373 General Sir Samuel Browne: misc family corresp and papers
    • NRA 23387 General Sir Roy Bucher: papers link to online catalogue
    • NRA 23377 Major-General Sir John Burn-Murdoch: corresp link to online catalogue
    • NRA 18648 Sir Patrick Cadell: papers
    • NRA 32413 Cameron family of Inch: papers
    • NRA 24284 Lt-General Sir Alexander Campbell, 1st Bt: corresp and papers
    • NRA 33450 Major-General Hugh Lyle Carmichael: letterbook
    • NRA 39458 Lt-Colonel James Chisholm: corresp and papers
    • NRA 39466 Lt-General Sir Richard Church: papers, mainly rel to service for the King of Naples
    • NRA 29509 General Sir William Henry Clinton: corresp and papers
    • NRA 32411 General Sir George Cockburn: papers
    • NRA 20819 General Sir William John Codrington: Crimean War papers
    • NRA 20828 Colonel Kendal Josiah William Coghill: corresp and papers link to online catalogue
    • NRA 20829 Lieutenant Nevill Josiah Aylmer Coghill: Zulu War corresp and papers link to online catalogue
    • NRA 25756 Colonel Harry Cooper: corresp and papers
    • NRA 20832 General Sir Eyre Coote: Seven Years War journal and plans
    • NRA 27191 Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis: letters to General Alexander Ross
    • NRA 32482 Field-Marshal Stapleton Cotton, 1st Viscount Combermere: corresp and papers
    • NRA 40107 Colonel Julia Margaret Cowper: corresp and papers
    • NRA 25884 William Cox, photographer: Boer War papers link to online catalogue
    • NRA 20839 Colonel James Catlin Craufurd: papers
    • NRA 30032 General Sir Alan Gordon Cunningham: corresp and papers link to online catalogue
    • NRA 18647 Gen Eric De Burgh: autobiography
    • NRA 36660 Lt-Colonel Edward Augustus Alfred de Salis: corresp and papers
    • NRA 23785 Lt-General Sir Thomas Downman: misc family corresp and papers
    • NRA 23381 Colonel John Drinkwater: corresp and papers
    • NRA 40186 General John Duffy: corresp and papers
    • NRA 25883 Colonel Eduard Eugene Dulier, Egyptian army: papers link to online catalogue
    • NRA 26619 Lt-Colonel Cuthbert Lindsay Dunn, Indian Medical Service: corresp and papers
    • NRA 23422 Lt-General Sir Benjamin D'Urban: Portugese army papers
    • NRA 31401 Major-General Alexander Dury: corresp and papers
    • NRA 40106 General Sir Stanley de Burgh Edwardes: personal and family corresp and papers
    • NRA 25476 Edwards family: military and family papers link to online catalogue
    • NRA 31402 Lt-General Sir Gerald Francis Ellison: corresp and papers
    • NRA 23382 Colonel JRGN Evelegh: family military papers
    • NRA 18658 Major-Gen John Burton Forster: corresp and papers
    • NRA 30478 Brigadier-General Charles Granville Fortescue: diaries link to online catalogue
    • NRA 20820 Sir John Fortescue, military historian: notebooks and transcripts
    • NRA 20817 John Hookham Frere: misc diplomatic papers
    • NRA 20809 Colonel John Hassard Stewart Gibb: diaries and misc papers
    • NRA 23380 Lt-Colonels Sir Alexander Gordon and Sir Charles Gordon: corresp, diaries and misc family papers
    • NRA 26990 General Sir Charles Gough: corresp and papers
    • NRA 40187 Brigadier-General John Edmund Gough: corresp and papers
    • NRA 20802 Lt General Sir Hugh Gough: Indian papers link to online catalogue
    • NRA 20840 Major General Wiliam Wilberforce Harry Greathed: letter-books and misc papers link to online catalogue
    • NRA 40190 Lt-Colonel John Arnold Charles Greenwood: corresp and papers
    • NRA 40110 Dame Helen Gwynne-Vaughan, botanist: military corresp and papers
    • NRA 24936 Field Marshal Sir Frederick Paul Haines: corresp and papers as commander-in-chief in India link to online catalogue
    • NRA 33391 Field-Marshal Allan Francis John Harding, 1st Baron Harding of Petherton: corresp and papers
    • NRA 20810 Lt General Henry Hawley, Captain William Toovey and Lt Colonel HW Toovey-Hawley: corresp and papers
    • NRA 24611 Lt-General Robert Beaufoy Hawley: letters from the Crimea
    • NRA 20813 Lt Colonel Henry Hay: corresp, diaries and misc papers
    • NRA 30701 Hearsey family: corresp and papers mainly rel to India
    • NRA 28106 Herbert & Co, accoutrement mfrs, London: ledgers
    • NRA 23374 Colonel Charles Herries, London and Westminster Light Horse Volunteers: papers
    • NRA 32408 General Sir George Hewett: corresp and papers rel to Ireland
    • NRA 20804 Mrs B Vere Hodge: misc 18th century military and legal papers link to online catalogue
    • NRA 36659 Major William Stephen Raikes Hodson, cavalry leader: corresp, diaries and papers
    • NRA 24566 Holroyd family, Earls of Sheffield: family and estate papers
    • NRA 24935 John Baker Holroyd, 1st Earl of Sheffield: papers as a captain in the 21st Light Dragoons
    • NRA 20821 Lt Colonel Herbert Busteed Holt: corresp and papers
    • NRA 20798 Lt General Aylmer Hunter-Weston: corresp and papers
    • NRA 20800 Lt General Sir William Inglis: military and family papers
    • NRA 40188 Colonel Frederick Weston Jarvis: corresp and papers
    • NRA 20803 Nigel and Fitzharding Kingscote: Crimean corresp link to online catalogue
    • NRA 24937 General Sir William Thomas Knollys: papers rel to Scots Guards
    • NRA 31398 Colonel Alexander Stalker Lancaster, military attache in Kabul: corresp and papers link to online catalogue
    • NRA 23379 Lt-General Sir Francis Lloyd: corresp link to online catalogue
    • NRA 20830 Edward Douglas Loch, 2nd Lord Loch : military corresp and papers
    • NRA 26991 General Sir Rob Lockhart: corresp and papers link to online catalogue
    • NRA 40293 General Sir Robert McGregor MacDonald Lockhart: papers as Director of Operations, Malaya
    • NRA 20826 Lt General Robert Ballard Long: misc Walcheren expedition papers
    • NRA 18657 Major-Gen Sir Hector Macdonald: papers
    • NRA 28697 Colonel Roderick Macleod, Royal Artillery: corresp and papers
    • NRA 23388 AR Maitland: family military papers incl General Frederick Maitland
    • NRA 30479 Colonel Sydenham Malthus: corresp and papers
    • NRA 18673 Lt Col RS Marker: corresp and papers
    • NRA 23372 Deputy Assistant-Commissary General Thomas Marsden: papers
    • NRA 18655 Brig-Gen Lawrence Maxwell: papers
    • NRA 20841 Maxwell family: military and misc personal papers
    • NRA 20814 Colonel Sir Charles McCarthy: military and family papers
    • NRA 40295 Colonel John McDonnell: personal and family corresp and papers
    • NRA 20835 Lt General Sir John Withers McQueen: notebooks and misc papers
    • NRA 18650 Major-Gen CJ Mellis: papers
    • NRA 23369 Major-General Sir Peter Melvill Melvill, military secretary to the Bombay government: letters recei link to online catalogue
    • NRA 23942 Brigadier-General Horatio Mends: corresp and papers
    • NRA 18649 Lt-Gen GN Molesworth: papers
    • NRA 18651 Gen Sir Charles Monro: papers
    • NRA 40189 Major-General Sir Thomas Morgan: corresp and papers
    • NRA 27853 Major-General Godfrey Charles Mundy and Colonel George Valentine Mundy: letters and diaries
    • NRA 20806 General Sir Henry Murray: corresp and papers
    • NRA 18641 National Army Museum: misc accessions
    • NRA 23385 Lt-Colonel HEM Newman: military and family papers
    • NRA 20792 General Sir Jasper Nicolls: corresp and papers link to online catalogue
    • NRA 20793 Field Marshal Sir George Nugent: corresp and papers
    • NRA 20816 Lt General Sir Loftus Otway: corresp and papers
    • NRA 35498 Lt-General Sir James Outram: personal and family corresp and papers
    • NRA 20796 Henry Williams Paget, 1st Marquess of Anglesey: papers as colonel of 7th Hussars
    • NRA 20825 Chilley Pine, army surgeon, papers and journals
    • NRA 5972 John Pratt, soldier: corresp
    • NRA 26992 Preston of Warcop, Westmorland: misc family corresp and papers
    • NRA 24283 Major Rice Price: corresp
    • NRA 32162 Colonel Henry Morris Pryce-Jones: corresp, diaries and papers link to online catalogue
    • NRA 25882 General Sir William Pollexfen Radcliffe: letters from the Crimea
    • NRA 18642 Henry Seymour Rawlinson, Field Marshal Lord Rawlinson of Trent: papers
    • NRA 28700 Brigadier-General HC Rees: letters and diaries link to online catalogue
    • NRA 20951 Regimental Museums: survey of MS collections
    • NRA 36740 Brigadier Sir Francis Smith Reid: diaries and papers
    • NRA 20827 Captain John Arthur Talbot Rice: First World War corresp and papers
    • NRA 18643 Gen Sir George Richardson: papers
    • NRA 18656 Frederick Sleigh Roberts, 1st Earl Roberts of Kandahar: papers link to online catalogue
    • NRA 23371 General Sir Abraham Roberts: corresp and papers
    • NRA 20808 Colonel William Randolph Routh: diaries and misc papers
    • NRA 20801 4th London Field Regiment, Royal Artillery
    • NRA 27852 Lt-General Sir Reginald Savory: corresp and papers link to online catalogue
    • NRA 20831 General John Severne: 8th Hussar regimental papers
    • NRA 36663 George Fitzroy Henry Somerset, 3rd Baron Raglan: corresp as Under Secretary for War
    • NRA 20794 Lord Fitzroy Somerset, 1st Lord Raglan: Crimean War corresp and papers
    • NRA 30480 South African War Veterans Association
    • NRA 33449 Frederick Arthur Stanley, 16th Earl of Derby: papers as secretary of state for war
    • NRA 33392 General Sir Reginald Byng Stephens: diaries, corresp and papers link to online catalogue
    • NRA 18652 Major-General Sir James Marshall Stewart: corresp and papers link to online catalogue
    • NRA 20823 Lt General Sir Henry Knight Storks corresp and papers
    • NRA 27851 Surrey Yeomanry Trust
    • NRA 32407 William Sutherland Thatcher: papers rel to the history of the Baluch Regiment link to online catalogue
    • NRA 20795 Sir Frederick Augustus Thesiger, 2nd Lord Chelmsford: Kaffir and Zulu War corresp and papers link to online catalogue
    • NRA 28702 Commander Diana Mary Thorne, Womens Royal Army Corps: papers
    • NRA 31400 General Sir Andrew Thorne: corresp and papers
    • NRA 25474 Lt-Colonel Stanislaus Charles Hubert Tighe: corresp and papers, mainly rel to Indian army link to online catalogue
    • NRA 20815 Colonel Sir Horatio George Powis Townshend: corresp and papers
    • NRA 20834 George Townshend, 1st Marquess Townshend: misc military papers
    • NRA 20807 General James Travers: corresp and papers link to online catalogue
    • NRA 28698 General Sir Robert Vivian: family and estate papers
    • NRA 23378 Lt-General Sir Richard Hussey Vivian, 1st Baron Vivian: papers
    • NRA 25475 Lt-General Sir William Warre and General Sir Henry James Warre: military and family papers
    • NRA 28701 Lt-Colonel JK Watson: diaries and papers link to online catalogue
    • NRA 31587 General Sir Frederick Augustus Wetherall and General Sir George Augustus Wetherall: corresp and pap
    • NRA 18653 Major ADF White: papers
    • NRA 20837 Robert White, registrar of the Minorca Vice-Admiralty Court: journals
    • NRA 32412 Lt-Colonel David Wilkie: corresp and papers rel to Indian Munity link to online catalogue
    • NRA 18659 Brig-Gen PS Wilkinson: papers
    • NRA 6700 Henry Spenser Wilkinson, military historian and journalist: corresp and papers
    • NRA 28699 Wynne family of Hazlewood, co Sligo: papers
    • NRA 36742 Brigadier Peter Young, military historian: corresp and papers


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