Document ReferencePl Y
TitleCopy out-letters and other papers of the solicitors Messrs Baileys, Shaw and Gillett; July 1939-Dec. 1940
Date Of CreationJul 1939-December 1940
Extent272 bundles in 36 boxes
LevelSeries
Content DescriptionFor more detailed descriptions see Pl Y1-Pl Y272 below.

Pl Y is a series of copy out-letters, costing sheets and diary/attendance entries of the law firm Messrs Baileys, Shaw and Gillett, July 1939-Dec. 1940. The records cover all of the firm's business, not only that concerning the Portland family. The records include items relating to the Duke of Portland's estates (in Aldrington, Derbyshire, Northumberland and Nottinghamshire), and the Howard de Walden Marylebone estate. The matrimonial affairs of Victor ['Bill'] Cavendish-Bentinck, the future 9th Duke of Portland, also feature.

Arranged in chronological bundles Y1-Y269 for the period 31 July 1939-19 Sept. 1940; Y270 is for part of Dec. 1940; Y271 contains only stray diary entries and cost sheets for Aug.-Sept. 1939, and Y272 the same for Apr.-June 1940.

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Persons
CodePersonNameDates of Existence
NA1040Baileys, Shaw and Gillett; solicitors
NA61975Bryan and Armstrong; solicitors
NA65644Walker and Son, solicitors of Bawtry ( Yorkshire)
NA60892Welbeck Estates Company Limited
NA715Bentinck; William J.A.C.J. Cavendish- (1857-1943); 6th Duke of Portland; succ. 18791857-1943
NA25443Bentinck; William A.H. Cavendish- (1893-1977); 7th Duke of Portland; styled Marquess of Titchfield 1893-1943; known as 'Chopper'1893-1977
NA71087Bentinck; Victor F.W. Cavendish- (1897-1990); 9th Duke of Portland; 'Bill'; m. 1924 Clothilde Bruce of Dallas Texas divorced 19481897-1990
NA59642Mildmay; Francis B. (1861-1947); 1st Baron Mildmay of Flete; cr. baron 1922; Portland trustee1861-1947
NA62978Turner; J. Harling (1859-1942); Mr; agent to the 6th Duke of Portland at Kilmarnock; brother of T. Warner Turner1859-1942
NA62284Turner; Douglas W. (1892-); Major; Portland Estate Office; assistant to his father T. Warner Turner1892-
NA60434Sample; William C. (1861-1950); Mr; son of Thomas Sample; agent for the Duke of Portland in Northumberland1861-1950
Places
CodePlace name
PL722/Mansfield/Nottinghamshire/England
PL68940/Gringley-on-the-Hill/Nottinghamshire/England
PL34961/Bolsover/Derbyshire/England
PL35017/Ashington/Northumberland/England
PL10231/Bothal/Northumberland/England
PL36407/Hirst/Northumberland/England
PL1155/Aldrington/Hove/Sussex/England
PL1153/Marylebone/London/England
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