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Cotmania. Vol. V. 1929-30

Archive: SDK Sydney Decimus Kitson Archive
Reference Number: SDK/1/2/1/5
Page: 80 verso

  • Description

    Brandsby Commonplace Book

    Notes cross-referenced from fol. 81r

    Date: 1929-30

  • Transcription

    (1) Lady Charlotte Belasyse was the eldest daughter & heiress of the 5th & last Viscount Fauconberg (1742-1802). She was born in 1767, married Thomas Edward Wynn, & took (with her husband) the name of Belasyse, having succeeded in 1802 to all the Fauconberg estates. She died in 1825, & was succeeded by her nephew, Sir George Wombwell.
    (2) Lady Palmerston was the second wife of Henry Temple, 2nd Viscount Palmerston (1739-1802). She was a sister of Benjamin Dee, Director of the Bank of England.
    (3) Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston, (1784-1865) Statesman. He entered St John's College, Cambridge on April 4, 1803.
    (4) Two of the sisters & the younger brother of the 3rd Viscount Palmerston.
    (5) Pencil drawing of Study of trees, Brandsby Sep[tember] 3, 1803 14¼ x 10⅛ is in Brit[ish] Mus[eum] (No. 292)

Brandsby Commonplace Book