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Peel, Sir Robert (1788-1850), 2nd Baronet, statesman

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Surname: Peel
Pretitle: Sir
Forenames: Robert
Gender: Male
Date: 1788-1850
Title: Baronet
History: Second baronet, statesman. Prime Minister, 1834-1835 (resigned) and 1841-1846. Other ministerial positions held included Home Secretary (1822-27, 1828-30) and Chancellor of the Exchequer (1834-35). Is best remembered for organising the original London Police Force (1829) and also introduced an income tax (1842).
Biography: ODNB link for Peel, Sir Robert (1788-1850), 2nd Baronet statesman
References: DNB; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P275654 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P128469 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Sir Robert Peel
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1853-1877: Statue of Sir Robert Peel, Parliament Square
The National Archives, Kew
2
1850-1881: Correspondence concerning the Peel Papers and material for a life of Sir Robert Peel
The National Archives, Kew
3
1934-1935: Portrait of Sir Robert Peel
The National Archives, Kew
4
1934-1974: Statue of Sir Robert Peel: removal from Aldersgate to Hendon
The National Archives, Kew
5
1807-51: official and private corresp and papers
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See HMC Papers of British cabinet ministers 1782-1900, 1982
6
c1813-47: letters to him, mainly from ministers of the Crown
British Library, Manuscript Collections
7
1823-50: corresp mainly with artists
Cambridge University: Fitzwilliam Museum
NRA 22840 Peel
8
account, cheque, commonplace and note books letters received
Surrey History Centre
NRA 777
9
1825-1850: misc corrsep
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
10
1843-48: corresp and papers
Kent History and Library Centre
NRA 25095
11
1828-50: corresp with 4th Earl of Aberdeen
British Library, Manuscript Collections
12
1828-29: corresp with 1st Marquess of Anglesey
Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)
NRA 10 Paget
13
1821-28: corresp with 3rd Earl Bathurst
British Library, Manuscript Collections
NRA 20952

See HMC [76] Bathurst MSS
14
1842-50: letters to William Buckland
Imperial College Archives and Corporate Records Unit
NRA 11556 Playfair
15
1836-49: letters (51) to William Buckland
Yale University Libraries: Beinecke Library
NRA 18661 Osborn coll
16
1842-49: letters to Sir Henry Bulwer
Norfolk Record Office
NRA 6790 Bulwer
17
1828-49: corresp with 1st and 2nd Marquesses Camden
Kent History and Library Centre
NRA 8410
18
1846: corresp with 1st Earl Canning
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Leeds
NRA 7618 Canning
19
1841-46: corresp (12 items) with Sir Edwin Chadwick
London University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections
NRA 21653 Chadwick
20
c1827-46: corresp (9 items) with 2nd Earl of Clare
Keele University Library Special Collections and Archives
NRA 1248 Sneyd
21
1830-47: corresp with Sir George Clerk
National Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
NRA 29182
22
1835-42: corresp with Sir Thomas Cochrane
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
23
corresp with Thomas, Lord Cochrane
National Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
NRA 8150 Cochrane
24
1840-46: letters to 1st Baron Cottesloe
Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies
NRA 15283 Fremantle
25
1843-46: corresp (53 items) with 1st Marquess of Dalhousie
National Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
NRA 17164

See NRA(S)0805
26
1823-42: corresp with 2nd Earl de Grey
Bedfordshire Archives & Records Service
NRA 6283 Wrest Park
27
1841-46: corresp (15 items) with Benjamin Disraeli
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 842 Disraeli
28
1826-50: letters (10) to Henry Drummond
Alnwick Castle
NRA 836 Percy
29
1826-33: letters (24) to William and Richard Dyott
Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Archive Service: Staffordshire County Record Office
NRA 9000 Dyott
30
1829-47: corresp with Earl of Ellenborough
The National Archives
31
corresp with Edward Ellice
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
NRA 883

See NRA(S)1968
32
1813-46: corresp with Maurice FitzGerald
Collection held privately: enquiries to Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)
NRA 29433 FitzGerald
33
1829-30: letters to JF Foster, stipendiary magistrate, Manchester
Manchester Archives and Local Studies
See Accessions to repositories, 1970
34
1813-40: letters (62) to JL Foster
Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)
NRA 6701 Skeffington
35
1813-23: corresp (63 items) with John Foster
Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)
NRA 6701 Skeffington
36
1830-43: corresp with Sir John Gladstone
Gladstone's Library
NRA 14174 Gladstone
37
1834-50: corresp with WE Gladstone
British Library, Manuscript Collections
38
corresp with Sir James Graham
British Library, Manuscript Collections
NRA 2634 Graham

See Annual return 1994
39
1813-29: corresp with William Gregory of Coole Park
Emory University Library: Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Book Library
NRA 43951
40
letters (22) to Grenville family
Huntington Library
See Guide to British MSS, 1982
41
c1835-50: corresp with Earl of Haddington
Collection held privately: enquiries to National Register of Archives for Scotland
NRA 10114 Hamilton
42
1846-50: letters (44) to 1st Viscount Halifax
Borthwick Institute for Archives: University of York
NRA 8128 Wood
43
1826: corresp (1 bundle) with Duke of Hamilton
Collection held privately: enquiries to National Register of Archives for Scotland
NRA 10979 Hamilton
44
1844-47: corresp with 1st Viscount Hardinge
McGill University Archives
NRA 5379 Hardinge
45
1829-48: letters (50) to 1st Viscount Hardinge
McGill University Archives
NRA 7539 Hardinge
46
1832-50: corresp with 1st and 2nd Earls of Harrowby, Lord Dudley Coutts Stuart and William Collins,
Harrowby Manuscripts Trust
NRA 1561 Ryder
47
corresp with Sidney Herbert
Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre
NRA 22080 Herbert
48
1824-42: corresp with John Charles Herries
British Library, Manuscript Collections
NRA 4798
49
1812-29: corresp with Sir GF Hill and GR Dawson
Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)
NRA 19000 Hill
50
1842-48: letters to GW Hope
National Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
NRA 10172 Hope

See NRA(S)1021
51
letters (35) to Lord Houghton
Cambridge University: Trinity College Library
See HMC corresp file 19/2/1987
52
letters to AW Kinglake
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
See Cambridge Univ Reporter, 12/5/1965, p180
53
1828-45: letters (10) to Sir Edward and Wyndham Knatchbull
Kent History and Library Centre
NRA 1301 Knatchbull
54
1824-29: letters (18) to Sir Thomas Lawrence
Royal Academy of Arts
NRA 14837 Royal Academy
55
1822-34: corresp with Prince Lieven
British Library, Manuscript Collections
56
1813-42: letters to Earls of Liverpool
British Library, Manuscript Collections
57
1810-26: letters (19) to Earls of Liverpool
British Library, Manuscript Collections
NRA 21672
58
1826-49: letters Lord Londonderry
Durham County Record Office
NRA 11528 Vane-Tempest-Stewart
59
1830-48: corresp (12 items) mainly with Lord Lyndhurst
Glamorgan Archives
NRA 11640
60
1821-50: letters to Lord Mahon
Kent History and Library Centre
NRA 25095
61
1841-44: letters to Sir Charles Augustus Murray
National Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
NRA 14153

See NRA(S)0485
62
1828-46: corresp with Sir George Murray
The National Archives
63
1810-48: corresp with Dukes of Newcastle
Nottingham University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections
NRA 7411 Pelham
64
1842-43: corresp with 5th Duke of Newcastle
Gladstone's Library
NRA 14174 Gladstone
65
letters to Sir John Newport
Duke University: William R Perkins Library
NRA 29598 Newport
66
1830-41: letters (10) to RA Nisbet-Hamilton
National Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
NRA 34282
67
1844-48: letters to Josiah Parkes on drainage matters
London University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections
NRA 6318 Parkes
68
1825-44: corresp with Sir Thomas Phillipps
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 26260
69
letters (14) to Henry Phillpotts
Exeter Cathedral Library and Archives
NRA 25909 Phillpotts
70
1842-50: letters (13) to 1st Baron Playfair
Imperial College Archives and Corporate Records Unit
NRA 11556 Playfair
71
1825-47: letters to 4th and 5th Dukes of Richmond
West Sussex Record Office
NRA 850 Gordon Lennox
72
1846: corresp with 5th Duke of Richmond
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Leeds
NRA 7618 Canning
73
1836-50: corresp with Lord John Russell
The National Archives
74
1841-47: letters (22) to 3rd Earl of St Germans
Archives and Cornish Studies Service
NRA 28659
75
1822-30: corresp with Sir Walter Scott
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
76
1820-40: letters to Sir John and Sir George Sinclair
Collection held privately: enquiries to National Register of Archives for Scotland
NRA 10552
77
letters to Sidney Smirke on buildings at Drayton
British Library, Manuscript Collections
78
1832-45: letters to Lord Stanley
Liverpool Record Office
NRA 20084
79
letters to John Swinton
Collection held privately: enquiries to National Register of Archives for Scotland
NRA 10561
80
letters to Lord Tweeddale
British Library: Asian and African Studies
NRA 27520
81
1822-42: corresp with Lord Wellesley
British Library, Manuscript Collections
82
1827-46: letters (336) to Duke of Wellington
University of Southampton Library
NRA 20085
83
1831-44: letters (18) to 1st Baron Wharncliffe 1834-41: letters (8) to 2nd Baron Wharncliffe
Sheffield City Archives
NRA 1077
84
1813-18: letters to Lord Whitworth
Kent History and Library Centre
NRA 8575 Sackville
85
1836-48: corresp (14 items) with Samuel Wilberforce
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 7132 Wilberforce
86
1811-31: corresp with Sir RJ Wilmot-Horton
Derbyshire Record Office
NRA 27876 Wilmot-Horton
87
1834-44: corresp with Christopher Wordsworth
Lambeth Palace Library
88
1830-41: letters among the Winton House papers
National Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
See Annual report, 1963, App 6
89
letters (c60) from members of his family
Oxford University: Taylor Institution Library
NRA 11664 Taylor Institution
90
letters (19)
University of Michigan: William L Clements Library
See Shy, MSS in WL Clements Library, p15
91
1812-16: letters (12)
National Library of Ireland
See Annual Return 2008
92
1816-44: misc letters (63 items)
Duke University: William R Perkins Library
See Guide 1980 p427
93
1811-32: deeds, legal papers and corresp rel to Tamworth
Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Archive Service: Staffordshire County Record Office
NRA 40705

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