Document ReferenceDr 4
TitlePapers of the Drury-Lowe family of Locko Park, Spondon, Derbyshire, 1765-1992
Extent7 boxes
AbstractPrincipal document types present include: accounts; rentals; correspondence; family and personal papers; official papers; plans and surveys.
Access ConditionsAccessible to all readers, except some of the papers which are fragile and cannot be produced at present. Researchers are advised to ensure that material can be made available before visiting.
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 personal papers include a number of items relating to William Drury Nathaniel Drury-Lowe but later family members also feature as in the letters home from Captain John A E Drury-Lowe (1881-1949) on active service in Flanders and a diary of a cruise to Norway in 1900 kept by Dorothy Casberd-Boteler, prior to her marriage to J A E Drury-Lowe in 1905. There are also a number of financial and estate papers relating to coal mining and the Colliery at Denby in particular.
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, 8 pp At the National Register of Archives, The National Archives, Kew: Old Typescript Catalogue, 10 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 ( 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.
Related RecordDr

Click the links below to view related name indexes

Click the links below to view related place indexes

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
PL132/Locko Park/Spondon/Derbyshire/England
Add to My Items