Document ReferenceMe 2
TitlePapers of the Mellish Family of Hodsock, Nottinghamshire, 1220-19th Century
Date1220-19th century
Extent7 boxes
Abstractcorrespondence, deeds, estate papers, legal papers, literary papers, antiquarian papers, printed papers
Access ConditionsAccessible to all readers.
Admin HistoryThese papers form a part of the larger estate archive of the Mellish family. In subject matter and date, they complement groups of papers in the core Mellish archive, separately catalogued as Me. See the collection level record (Me) for details about the Mellish family and their papers.
Custodial HistoryThe papers were acquired in 1967.
DescriptionThe papers in this accrual relate very closely to the papers in the core collection. There are a significant number of letters to Charles Mellish (1737-1797) concerning political matters, including further letters relating to the American War of Independence. There are also several items relating to the education of Joseph Charles Mellish at Eton, including various verses in Latin.

Further deeds, estate papers, legal, literary, antiquarian and political papers complement related material in the core collection listed at Me.
MgtGroupFamily and estate collections
ArrangementThe collection is divided into series according to form of material and arranged chronologically within sections
TermAdministration of estates - England - Nottinghamshire
Mellish - Family - Archives
United States - History - Revolution, 1775-1783
FindingAidsCopyright 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 Online: 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 ( The version on our own Manuscripts Online Catalogue will be more up to date. Family and Estate Resource relating to the Mellish family and their records, published on the Manuscripts and Special Collections website:
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
NA446Clinton; Henry (1738-1795); Sir; K.B. 1777; M.P.; commander-in-chief in America 1776-78; governor of Gibraltar 1794-95; cousin of 2nd Duke of Newcastle under Lyne1738-1795
NA11044Mellish; Charles (1737-1797); Mr; M.P. Pontefract 1774-80 Aldborough 1780-4; inherited Blyth Hall and Hodsock Priory, Nottinghamshire, 17911737-1797
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