Fonds STK - Strickland Papers

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Strickland Papers


  • c. 1800 - c. 1900 (Creation)

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4 boxes, 2 volumes

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Biographical history

William Strickland was born in Boynton, Yorkshire, in 1753, the son of George Strickland and Elizabeth Letitia Winn. He married Henrietta Chlomley in 1778. They had thirteen children: Henrietta (b. 1779), Walter (b.1780, d. 1798), Caroline (b. 1781), George (b.1782), Arthur (b.1784), Edmund (b. 1785), Eustachius (b.1787), Emma (b.1789), Anne (b. 1790), John (b.1794), Priscilla (b. 1796), Isabella (b. 1799) and Nathanial Constantine (b.1802).
He died in 1834.

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Diaries, logs and papers of Sir William Strickland and his son Eustachius Strickland. Includes:
-William Strickland's diaries and log of his voyage to America
-Strickland Family Papers - papers of William and Eustachius Strickland on a wide variety of subjects - history, agriculture, botany, law, and religion. Compiled or written in the 18th and early 19th centuries, but the subject matter dealt with covers a historical period from 921BC-1830.


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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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    Further papers compiled by Eustace Strickland can be found in YPS/8.

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