Document ReferenceMe 5
TitlePapers of the Mellish family of Hodsock, Nottinghamshire; 1705-1916 (predominantly 1800s)
Extent4 boxes
AbstractCorrespondence, estate papers, printed papers, personal papers
Access ConditionsAccessible to all readers.
Admin HistoryThis section forms part of the larger Mellish archive (Me), and consists of an accrual which relates to several members of the Mellish family, particularly Anne Chambers, William Leigh Mellish and Margaret Mellish. See the collection level record (Me) for details about the Mellish family.
Custodial HistoryThe papers were acquired in 2014.
DescriptionCorrespondence (Me 5 C) has been grouped by recipient, principally Anne Chambers, William Leigh Mellish, Margaret Mellish and Elizabeth Jane Mellish.

Estate and finance-related papers (Me 5 E) include invoices and correspondence about investments.

Family papers (Me 5 F) include antiquarian and genealogical notes.

A small number of diaries and notebooks have been grouped together as Me 5 J. A collection of newspapers has been grouped together as Me 5 Pr.
MgtGroupFamily and estate collections
ArrangementMaterial has been arranged in chronological order within the various sections.
TermEurope - History, Military
Voyages and travels - 19th century
Administration of estates - England - Nottinghamshire - History
Mellish - Family - Archives
FindingAidsCopyright in all Finding Aids belongs to the University of Nottingham. Online: Catalogue accessible from the website for Manuscripts and Special Collections, Manuscripts Online Catalogue.
ReprodnNoteReprographic copies can be supplied for educational and private study purposes only, depending on access status and the condition of the documents.
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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA75884Mellish; family; of Hodsock, Nottinghamshire
NA61769Mellish; Henry Francis (1782-1817); Lt-Colonel; son of Charles Mellish of Blyth and Hodsock Priory Nottinghamshire; aide-de-camp to Duke of Wellington1782-1817
NA61873Chambers; Ann (1781-1855); Mrs; née Mellish; daughter of Charles Mellish of Blyth, Nottinghamshire; married William Cecil Chambers 1811; inherited Hodsock Priory 1797.1781-1855
NA78687Mellish; Margaret (1820-1901); Mrs; née Cunard, married William Leigh Mellish; daughter of Sir Samuel Cunard; rebuilt Hodsock Priory in 18741820-1901
NA78691Mellish; Elizabeth Jane (1785-); née Leigh; m. Edward Mellish, Dean of Hereford; mother of William Leigh Mellish; daughter of William Leigh, Dean of Hereford and Elizabeth Canning.1785-
NA77654Mellish; William Leigh (1813-1864); son of Edward Mellish, Dean of Hereford; inherited Hodsock Priory, Nottinghamshire, in 18551813-1864
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
PL356Hodsock Priory/Hodsock/Nottinghamshire/England
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