Catalogue description Family papers of Jex-Blake and Buxton families, with deeds of Caister Hall estate

This record is held by Norfolk Record Office

Details of MC 233
Reference: MC 233
Title: Family papers of Jex-Blake and Buxton families, with deeds of Caister Hall estate

The records are listed in the following order:




Buxton family (MC 233/3-11)


Jex-Blake family, early Letters (MC 233/12, 13)


Thomas Jex-Blake and Maria Cubitt (MC233/14-17)


Thomas William Jex-Blake (MC 233/18-30)


Henrietta Jex-Blake (MC 233/31-46)


Violet Jex-Blake (MC 233/47, 48)


Arthur John Jex-Blake (MC 233/49, 50)


Evangeline Jex-Blake (MC 233/51)


Miscellaneous and genealogical (MC 233/52-57)


Household accounts (MC 233/58)


Diaries and journals (MC 233/59-61)


Printed pamphlets (MC 233/62, 63)


Family title deeds (MC 233/64)


Sermons (MC 233/65)


Photographs etc. (MC 233/66-82)


Genealogical (MC 233/83-85)

Date: 1659-1949
Held by: Norfolk Record Office, not available at The National Archives
Language: English

Blake, Jex-, family of Bunwell, Norfolk

Buxton family of Fairhill, Kent

Jex-Blake family of Bunwell, Norfolk

Physical description: 91 files
Immediate source of acquisition:

Records received by Norfolk Record Office on 17 march 1989 (MC233/1-85)


9 April 1990 (MC233/86-90)


5 May 1999 (MC233/91) ACC 1999/29/SM/M

  • Caister Hall, Norfolk
Administrative / biographical background:

The Jex-Blake papers relate primarily to Thomas Jex Blake (1790-1868) who married firstly Elizabeth Palmer and secondly Maria Cubitt; his son Thomas William Jex-Blake (1832-1915) who was headmaster of Rugby School 1874-1887, Dean of Wells 1891-1911, and who married Henrietta Corderey in 1857; and their children especially Henrietta, principal of Lady Margaret Hall Oxford 1909-1921.

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