Document ReferenceGa 2
TitlePapers of the Monckton-Arundell Family, Viscounts Galway of Serlby Hall, Nottinghamshire, 1680-1958
Extent56 boxes
AbstractCorrespondence, personal papers.
Access ConditionsAccessible to all readers. Access to some 20th century material is restricted; prospective readers should contact us for further advice.
Admin HistoryThese 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 HistoryThe collection came to the University library, from the family, in three stages between 1971 and 1974.
DescriptionThis collection consists primarily of files of correspondence, held in distinct series relating to different members of the family. There are letters to the 5th Viscount and Viscountess Galway (Ga 2A and Ga 2B), the 6th Viscount and Viscountess (Ga 2C and Ga 2D), the 7th Viscount and Viscountess (Ga 2E and Ga 2F) and the 8th Viscount and Viscountess (Ga 2G and Ga 2H). There are also a number of letters to the 3rd Baron Annaly and his wife, the parents of the 8th Viscountess (Ga 2I).

For more details about the contents of each series, users should follow the 'Related record' links below to browse the separate catalogues for the four sub-divisions of this sub-fonds.
MgtGroupFamily and estate collections
ArrangementThe main series of papers are arranged primarily by recipient of letters and owner of papers and then in alphabetical order of correspondent, and date order. Some later series are arranged by subject.

The deposit Ga 2 is a sub-fonds within the overall Galway Collection. The nine correspondence series appear as four separate entities on the Manuscripts Online Catalogue due to constraints of size (Ga2AB, Ga2CD, Ga2EF and Ga2GI).
TermGreat Britain - Social life and customs - 18th century
Great Britain - Social life and customs - 19th century
FindingAidsCopyright in all Finding Aids belongs to the University of Nottingham. In the Reading Room, King's Meadow Campus: Old 2 volume typescript Catalogue, 490 pp At the National Register of Archives, The National Archives, Kew: Old 2 volume typescript Catalogue, 490 pp Online: Catalogues available on the website of Manuscripts and Special Collections, Manuscripts Online Catalogue. There are four separate catalogues, under Document Reference numbers 'Ga 2 A-Ga 2 B', 'Ga 2 C-Ga 2 D', 'Ga 2 E-Ga 2 F' and 'Ga 2; Ga 2 H; Ga 2 I'. 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 MaterialSee also the collection level record (Ga 9201-Ga 2 I), catalogue entries for the other parts of the Galway collection (Ga 9201-13257, Ga C and Ga M), and the four sub-divisions of this deposit (Ga 2 A-Ga 2 B, Ga 2 C-Ga 2 D, Ga 2 E-Ga 2 F and Ga 2; Ga 2 H; Ga 2 I).
Related RecordGa

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA301Arundell; William George Monckton- (1782-1834); 5th Viscount Galway; succ. 18101782-1834
NA302Arundell; Catherine Elizabeth Monckton- (-1862); Viscountess Galway; née Handfield m 5th Viscount Galway 1804-1862
NA306Arundell; Vere Monckton- (1859-1921); Viscountess Galway; née Gosling m 7th Viscount Galway 18791859-1921
NA307Arundell; George Vere Monckton- (1882-1943); 8th Viscount Galway; succ. 19311882-1943
NA308Arundell; Lucia Emily Margaret Monckton- (-1983); Viscountess Galway; née White; daughter of 3rd Baron Annaly m 8th Viscount Galway 1922-1983
NA309White; Luke (1857-1922); 3rd Baron Annaly1857-1922
NA310White; Lilah (fl 1877-1929); Lady Annaly; née Agar-Ellis m 3rd Baron Annaly 1884fl 1877-1929
NA25516Arundell; George E.M. Monckton- (1844-1931); 7th Viscount Galway; succ. 18761844-1931
NA10449Arundell; George E.A. Monckton- (1805-1876); 6th Viscount Galway; M.P. East Retford succeeded 18341805-1876
NA10183Arundell; Henrietta E. Monckton- (1814-1891); Viscountess Galway; née Milnes; m 6th Viscount Galway 18381814-1891
NA75936Monckton; family; of Serlby, Nottinghamshire; Viscounts Galway
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