- 1851-1896 (Creation)
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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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Papers of the Aitken family, mostly personal letters between members of the family. Includes:
-Other correspondence (gifts, cards, and stationery), lists and photographs.
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