|Document Reference||Ga C|
|Title||Papers of the Monckton-Arundell Family, Viscounts Galway of Serlby Hall, Nottinghamshire, 1590-1930|
|Abstract||correspondence, printed papers|
|Access Conditions||Accessible to all readers. Access to some 20th century material is restricted; prospective users should contact us for further advice.|
|Admin History||These papers form part of the archive of the Monckton-Arundell family, Viscounts Galway. See the collection level record (Ga) for details of the history of the family and their papers.|
|Custodial History||The papers were received by the University library from the family in 1958.|
|Description||The bulk of this collection consists of correspondence and personal papers of several members of the Galway family. There are papers of William George Monckton (Arundell), 5th Viscount Galway (1782-1834), George Edward Monckton-Arundell, 6th Viscount Galway (1805-1876), and Henrietta Eliza, wife of the 6th Viscount (d 1891). However, most of the papers relate to George Edmund Milnes Monckton-Arundell, 7th Viscount Galway (1844-1931). In addition to the many family correspondents and letters about family and social matters, there are letters from a number of political figures such as Benjamin Disraeli, Lord Beaconsfield and Archibald Primrose, Lord Rosebery. The letters and papers relate to his activities as an M.P., Deputy Lieutenant for Nottinghamshire and his service with the Sherwood Rangers Yeomanry including in South Africa 1900-1902.|
The collections also includes a vast amount of correspondence relating to estate matters in Nottinghamshire and Yorkshire. There are a considerable number of papers relating to Scrooby in Nottinghamshire which include items about the vicarage and the difficulties of acquiring an incumbent as well as references to William Brewster and the Pilgrim Fathers.
There are further items relating to coal mining, elections, railways and hunting and damage to Lady Galway's Munitions Factory at Scarborough during the First World War. There are also several printed Acts including Vesting Acts, Turnpike Road Acts, Penal Acts and Enclosure Acts.
Papers relating to the 5th Viscount Galway, the 6th Viscount and Viscountess Galway and the 7th Viscount are present in other accruals (see Ga 2).
|MgtGroup||Family and estate collections|
|Political and diplomatic papers|
|Arrangement||The listing order reflects an earlier arrangement in box files.|
|Term||Administration of estates - England - Yorkshire - History|
|Administration of estates - England - Nottinghamshire - History|
|Great Britain - Politics and government - 19th century|
|Great Britain - Social life and customs - 19th century|
|South African War - 1899-1902|
|FindingAids||Copyright in all Finding Aids belongs to the University of Nottingham.
In the Reading Room, King's Meadow Campus: Typescript Catalogue in 2 volumes, 18 pp, plus additional Typescript Catalogue of Ga C 1/1-112 only, 10 pp.
At the National Register of Archives, The National Archives, Kew: Typescript Catalogue in 2 volumes, 18 pp
Catalogue available on 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.|
|Copyright||Identification of copyright holders of unpublished material is often difficult. Permission to make any published use of any material from the collection must be sought in advance in writing from the Keeper of Manuscripts and Special Collections (email firstname.lastname@example.org).|
|ReprodnNote||Photocopies and photographic copies can be supplied for educational use and private study purposes only, depending on the condition of the documents.|
|Related Material||See also the collection level record (Ga 9201-Ga 2 I),and catalogue entries for the other parts of the Galway collection (Ga 9201-13257 and Ga M).|
|Code||PersonName||Dates of existence|
|NA301||Arundell; William George Monckton- (1782-1834); 5th Viscount Galway; succ. 1810||1782-1834|
|NA302||Arundell; Catherine Elizabeth Monckton- (-1862); Viscountess Galway; née Handfield m 5th Viscount Galway 1804||-1862|
|NA306||Arundell; Vere Monckton- (1859-1921); Viscountess Galway; née Gosling m 7th Viscount Galway 1879||1859-1921|
|NA314||Disraeli; Benjamin (1804-1881); 1st Earl of Beaconsfield; statesman; created Earl of Beaconsfield 1876||1804-1881|
|NA25516||Arundell; George E.M. Monckton- (1844-1931); 7th Viscount Galway; succ. 1876||1844-1931|
|NA10449||Arundell; George E.A. Monckton- (1805-1876); 6th Viscount Galway; M.P. East Retford succeeded 1834||1805-1876|
|NA10183||Arundell; Henrietta E. Monckton- (1814-1891); Viscountess Galway; née Milnes; m 6th Viscount Galway 1838||1814-1891|
|NA75936||Monckton; family; of Serlby, Nottinghamshire; Viscounts Galway|
|NA2487||Primrose; Archibald Philip (1847-1929); 5th Earl of Rosebery; statesman||1847-1929|