Document ReferenceN Mc 1/109
TitleLetter from Priscilla McLaren, [Orme's] Square to her son Charles Benjamin McLaren; undated [1868]
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionAdvises him not to return to his 'Edinburgh classes' and let his 'phisique' develop as God intended; comments on preoccupation with the wedding; notes 'Tilla' [Helen Priscilla McLaren] needs her bridesmaid dress lengthening, but looked lovely in it, although Agnes [McLaren's] 'moods' spoiled her pleasure; [Nelly Cobden] looked beautiful; notes she has had her '3rd Turkish Bath'.
Termfamily & social affairs

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1908Rabagliati; Helen P. (1851-1934); Mrs; 'Tilla' née McLaren1851-1934
NA1820McLaren; Agnes (1834-1910); Dr; medical doctor and suffragist1834-1910
NA2083Sickert; Ellen Millicent (fl 1868-1884); Mrs; 'Nelly' née Cobden 2nd daughter of Richard Cobdenfl 1868-1884
NA1833Clark; Helen P. (1840-c.1900); Mrs; née Bright1840-c.1900
NA1775Bright; John (1811-1889); Mr; statesman1811-1899
NA1747Bright; Jacob (1821-1899); Mr; M.P. and women's suffrage campaigner1821-1899
NA2033Bright; Ursula M. (c.1830-1915); Mrs; née Mellor known as 'Uslie' equal rights campaignerc.1830-1915
NA1942Goss; Anne Frances (fl 1852-1887); Mrs; née Ashworthfl 1852-1887
NA1955Hallett; Lilias Sophia (fl 1853-1888); Mrs; née Ashworthfl 1853-1888
NA2004Ashworth; Thomas (fl 1854-1877); Mrfl 1854-1877
NA1748Lucas; Margaret (fl 1829-1887); Mrs; 'Maggie' née Brightfl 1829-1887
NA1774Lucas; Samuel (fl 1839-1881)fl 1839-1881
NA2084Mollison; - (fl 1868); Mrfl 1868
NA2084Mollison; - (fl 1868); Mrfl 1868
NA2085Henderson; - (fl 1868); Mrfl 1868
NA2085Henderson; - (fl 1868); Mrfl 1868
NA2086King; - (fl 1868); Mrfl 1868
NA1968King; - (fl 1853-1886); Mrsfl 1853-1886
NA2050Cobden; Catherine A. (1815-1877); Mrs; née Williams wife of Richard Cobden known as 'Kate'1815-1877
NA924McLaren; Duncan (1800-1886); politician1800-1886
NA2087Renton; Christina (fl 1868)fl 1868
NA2088Priestman; Emily (fl 1868)fl 1868
NA2089Flagg; - (fl 1868); Mrfl 1868
NA2089Flagg; - (fl 1868); Mrfl 1868
NA2090Bully; - (fl 1868); Mrsfl 1868
NA920McLaren; Priscilla (1815-1906); née Bright social reformer1815-1906
NA1861McLaren; Charles B.B. (1850-1934); 1st Baron Aberconway1850-1934
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