Catalogue description The Brain, Cool and Treasure families of Bitton, Kingswood and Bristol

This record is held by Bristol Archives

Details of 35223
Reference: 35223
Title: The Brain, Cool and Treasure families of Bitton, Kingswood and Bristol

Leases and papers 1747 - 1836


Family papers:-


Isaac Cole (made will on 17th November 1735)


Charles Cool, 1793 - 1794


Richard Brain, 1751 - 1803


Samuel Brain, 1793 - 1836


Samuel Brain and the Tabernacle, Kingswood 1816-1837


Hannah Brain (died 1810)


Receipts re rates and taxes 1814-1850


William Treasure, his wife Dinah, and others, 1826-1887


James Treasure: personal papers 1844-1879


James Treasure: business papers 1857-1892


William Churchill, 1833


Ann Brain, 1833 - 1842


Hannah Brain, 1865 - 1867


William Smith, 1836


Miscellaneous Brain family papers, 1839 - 1841


Mary Cole, 1841 - 1855


Pratten, 1862


Bennett, 1867


Pullin, 1867


Miscellaneous, 1814 - 1972, n.d.

Date: 1747 - 1972
Held by: Bristol Archives, not available at The National Archives
Language: English

Brain family of Bitton, Gloucestershire

Cool family of Hanham, Gloucestershire

Treasure family of Kingswood and Bristol

Physical description: 108 files
Immediate source of acquisition:

Deposited by Miss A.J. Cannam

Administrative / biographical background:

The papers were in the cellar of 128 Cheltenham Road, Bristol (formerly Catherine Place) the home of the depositor's mother and grandmother, Clara Treasure, who was the wife of James Treasure, whose mother was Dinah Brain, wife of William Treasure. Dinah was the daughter of Samuel and Hester Brain, and it is to these families that the papers relate. The papers were taken from 128 Cheltenham Road to Crane Lodge by Lilian Mary Cannam (aunt of the depositor) when the house was sold.

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