Document ReferenceDr 2
TitlePapers of the Drury-Lowe family of Locko Park, Spondon, Derbyshire, 1770-1935
Date Of Creation1770-1935
Extent6 boxes
AbstractPrincipal document types present include: accounts; correspondence; estate papers; diaries and personal papers; household books; official papers; plans and surveys.
LevelSubFonds
Access ConditionsAccessible to all readers.
Admin HistoryThese papers are part of the Drury Lowe archive. See the collection level record (Dr-Dr4) for details about the family and their papers.
DescriptionThe collection includes personal accounts, correspondence, diaries and other personal papers. Many of the personal papers relate to William Drury Nathaniel Drury-Lowe (1828-1906) but also present is a small group of illuminated scrolls and addresses which were presented to Major General Drury Curzon Drury-Lowe (1830-1908) on the occasion of his return from the Egyptian Campaign.

The estate papers relate particularly to the Denby and Spondon estates and there are a number of papers relating to local interests such as the Derbyshire Transvaal War Fund, Derbyshire Royal Infirmary and the Derbyshire Public House Trust Company. Also present are a number of papers relating to Derbyshire County Council, of which William Drury-Lowe was a member.
MgtGroupFamily and estate collections
MgtSubGroupEast Midland
ArrangementThe papers are arranged by record type and then chronologically.
TermAdministration of estates - England - History - 18th century
Administration of estates - England - History - 19th century
Deeds - England - Nottinghamshire
Deeds - England - Derbyshire
Deeds - England - Bedfordshire
Deeds - England - Middlesex
FindingAidsCopyright in all Finding Aids belongs to the University of Nottingham

In the Reading Room, King's Meadow Campus: Old Typescript Catalogue in 2 volumes, 13 pp

At the National Register of Archives: Old Typescript Catalogue in 2 volumes, 13 pp

Online: Catalogue accessible from the website of Manuscripts and Special Collections, Manuscripts Online Catalogue.
Access to the old typescript catalogue was also made available online during the national Access to Archives (A2A) project in 2000-2004. This catalogue is now available through Discovery, hosted by The National Archives (http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk). The version on our own Manuscripts Online Catalogue will be more up to date.
ReprodnNotePhotocopies and photographic copies can be supplied for educational use and private study purposes only, depending on the condition of the documents.
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Persons
CodePersonNameDates of Existence
NA220Holden; Robert (1769-1844); of Darley Abbey, Derbyshire and Nuthall Temple, Nottinghamshire; inherited Locko Park 18271769-1844
NA221Holden; William Drury (1802-1877); became William Drury Lowe in 1849; of Locko Park, Spondon1802-1877
NA222Lowe; William Drury (1802-1877); né William Drury Holden, changed name to Lowe in 1849; of Locko Park, Spondon1802-1877
NA223Lowe; Richard (1716-1785); banker, woollen draper, merchant of London1716-1785
NA224Drury; William (1753-1827); merchant, of Nottingham; inherited Locko Park, Spondon; assumed name Lowe 17901753-1827
NA225Lowe; William Drury Nathaniel Drury- (1828-1906); surname Holden until 1849, Lowe until 1884, Drury-Lowe 1884-1906; of Locko Park, Spondon1828-1906
NA75932Drury-Lowe; family; Locko Park, Spondon, Derbyshire
NA77409Lowe; William Drury (1753-1827); né Drury, merchant, of Nottingham; inherited Locko Park, Spondon; assumed name Lowe 17901753-1827
Places
CodePlace name
PL132/Locko Park/Spondon/Derbyshire/England
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