Catalogue description Scatcherd Collection

This record is held by Leeds Libraries: Local and Family History Library

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Reference: SC
Title: Scatcherd Collection

Scatcherd family records including: household receipts, 1784-1828; illustrations associated with the family including portraits of Norrison Scatcherd and Mrs Scatcherd; notes for a history of Morley by Norrison Scatcherd; letters and papers relating to the suffragette activities of Alice Cliff Scatcherd


Papers collected by Norrison Scatcherd including: plates and engravings; scrap books of political broadsheets: Napoleonic cartoons, handbills relating to the Reform Bill, Catholic emancipation and the Corn Laws; dissertation on ancient bridges and bridge chapels, 1828; memoirs of the celebrated Eugene Aram, 1832, 1838; newspapers including: The English Chronicle, 1800, 1805; Leeds Mercury 1819; Leeds Intelligencer, 1830; The Sun, 1838; tract on coins, 1829-1845; Gerlinek and Kirmair piano music; photographs of Morley House

Date: 1784-1900
Held by: Leeds Libraries: Local and Family History Library, not available at The National Archives
Language: English

Scatcherd family of Morley, West Riding of Yorkshire

Physical description: 6 files
  • Scatcherd, Norrison, 1780-1838, of Morley
  • Scatcherd, Alice Cliff, fl 1868-1900, suffragist
  • Morley, Batley, West Riding of Yorkshire
Administrative / biographical background:

Norrison Scatcherd was born in Morley. He was a great collector and antiquarian. Alice Cliff married Norrison's son, Oliver Scatcherd. She was an active suffragette; they lived in Morley Hall.

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