Fonds AFL - Aitken Family

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Reference code

AFL

Title

Aitken Family

Date(s)

  • 1851-1896 (Creation)

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Fonds

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43 Items

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Name of creator

(1576-1900)

Biographical history

Members of the Aitken family lived in York from 1576. Henry Martin Aitken b. c1815. Married Elizabeth Atkinson in 1843. Died 1874. Elizabeth Aitken was born c. 1823 and died c.1896. They had six children: Lydia (b. c1845), Rose (b. c1850), Henry Horatio (b. c1853), Violet (b. c1857), Edith (b. c1862) and Charles (b. c1869). Henry Horatio Aitken married Annie Amelia Brown. They had a son, Henry George Aitken (b. 1877) who was known as 'Harry' in the family.

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Scope and content

Papers of the Aitken family, mostly personal letters between members of the family. Includes:
-Letters
-Other correspondence (gifts, cards, and stationery), lists and photographs.

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Open

Material is available subject to the usual terms and conditions of access to Archives and Local History collections.

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Images are supplied for private research only at the Archivist's discretion. Please note that material may be unsuitable for copying on conservation grounds. Researchers who wish to publish material must seek copyright permission from the copyright owner.

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  • English

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Offsite
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legacy

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