|Title||Legal Papers in the Wrench Collection, 1843-1934|
|Abstract||Testamentary papers, plans|
|Access Conditions||Accessible to all readers.|
|Admin History||Edward Mason Wrench (1833-1912) and his cousin Annie Eliza Kirke (1831-1920) were married in 1861, strengthening further the link between the two families. Edward M. Wrench was the son of Thomas William Wrench (1805-1875) and Diana Maria Kirke (1810-1876). Annie was the daughter of William Kirke (1799-1843) (brother of Diana Maria) and Ann White (1807-1874). Both families used the firm of Brooke Taylor, solicitors of Bakewell, Derbyshire for the management of their legal affairs.|
See the fonds entry for the Wrench Collections (Wr) for more details about the family.
|Custodial History||These papers form a sub-fonds of the Wrench family collection and came to the University library from Brooke Taylor, solictors, in 1969.|
|Description||This section of the Wrench collection relates to the settlement of the estate of Edward Mason Wrench (d 1912) and Annie Eliza Wrench (d 1920), and to the settlement of the affairs of the Kirke family with regard to their estates at East Markham.|
Most of the material consists of correspondence relating to the settlement of estates, and testamentary papers. These include wills, accounts and property documentation. There are also two plans of Kirke estates in Nottinghamshire.
|MgtGroup||Family and estate collections|
|Arrangement||Material is arranged according to form (e.g correspondence, accounts) and listed chronologically within sections.|
|Term||Administration of estates - England - Nottinghamshire - History - 20th century|
|FindingAids||Copyright in all Finding Aids belongs to the University of Nottingham.
In the Reading Room, King's Meadow Campus: Typescript Catalogue
At the National Register of Archives, The National Archives, Kew: Typescript Catalogue
Catalogue available through 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|Copyright||Identification of copyright holders of unpublished material is often difficult.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 email@example.com).|
|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 Kirke of East Markham (Ki) collection; the fonds entry for all the Wrench collections (Wr); and the other sub-fonds and series which make up the Wrench Collections (Wr Ki, Wr/Wr, and Wre).|
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|Code||PersonName||Dates of existence|
|NA1276||Wrench; Edward Mason (1833-1912); Dr; doctor and army surgeon||1833-1912|
|NA1277||Wrench; Annie Eliza (1831-1920); Mrs; née Kirke; m 1862 Dr Edward Wrench||1831-1920|
|NA75934||Kirke; family; of East Markham, Nottinghamshire|
|NA75939||Wrench; family; of Baslow, Derbyshire|
|NA76483||Brooke Taylor; solicitors|