Document ReferenceN Mc 2/10
TitleLetter from Priscilla McLaren, Grove House, Clapham Park, London to her children and stepchildren Agnes, Charles and Walter McLaren; 23 June 1871.
Date23 June 1871
Extent3 ff
Content DescriptionComments on difficulties in communicating with them in Europe; mentions Cologne, Heidelberg, Paris, Frankfurt and Bonn; finds Charles' account of the Desmarests 'heartrending'; recounts the critical newspaper reports on a pigeon-shooting match between the House of Lords and the Commons; refers to an eye witness, who said that the Prince of Wales 'ruined' the House of Lords.

Notes that very few 'dared' to join Duncan McLaren senior in voting against the government over the 'picketing clause'; states that Uncle Thomas [Bright] has withdrawn from the Potters Committee at Rochdale; believes the 'C[ontagious] D[iseases] Commission' will act 'rightly'.
Termfamily & social affairs & political

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1855Bright; Thomas (1814-c.1888); Mr; J.P. brother of John1814-c.1888
NA2161MacLeod; - (fl 1871); Mrfl 1871
NA1823MacLeod; - (fl 1849-1874); Mrsfl 1849-1874
NA2162MacLeod; Constance (fl 1871); Missfl 1871
NA1908Rabagliati; Helen P. (1851-1934); Mrs; 'Tilla' née McLaren1851-1934
NA1812Thomasson; Catharine (fl 1841-1887); Mrs; 'Kate' née Lucasfl 1841-1887
NA2163Clark; - (fl 1871); Mrfl 1871
NA2163Clark; - (fl 1871); Mrfl 1871
NA1833Clark; Helen P. (1840-c.1900); Mrs; née Bright1840-c.1900
NA2164King; - (fl 1871); Mrfl 1871
NA1968King; - (fl 1853-1886); Mrsfl 1853-1886
NA2165Candlish; Elizabeth (fl 1851-1871); Mrs; née Candlish cousin and wife of John Candlishfl 1851-1871
NA2166Candlish; John (1816-1874); Mr; Liberal M.P.1816-1874
NA2167McFie; Robert A. (1811-1893); Mr; Liberal M.P.1811-1893
NA2168MacFie; Caroline Eliza (fl 1871-1877); Mrs; née Eastonfl 1871-1877
NA2169McLaren; - (fl 1871); Mrfl 1871
NA2169McLaren; - (fl 1871); Mrfl 1871
NA2170Grant; - (fl 1871); Colonel; M.P. for Invernessfl 1871
NA2171Bishop; - (fl 1871-1881); Mrs; née Birdfl 1871-1881
NA924McLaren; Duncan (1800-1886); politician1800-1886
NA2105Bower; - (fl 1870-1874); Mrfl 1870-1874
NA2172Bower; - (fl 1871); Mrsfl 1871
NA2033Bright; Ursula M. (c.1830-1915); Mrs; née Mellor known as 'Uslie' equal rights campaignerc.1830-1915
NA1775Bright; John (1811-1889); Mr; statesman1811-1899
NA2173Bass; - (fl 1871-1872); Mrfl 1871-1872
NA2174Unwin; Emma J.C. (1851-1947); Mrs; née Cobden London County Councillor1851-1947
NA1862McLaren; Duncan (1840-); Mr; jun. son of Duncan McLaren M.P.1840-
NA1942Goss; Anne Frances (fl 1852-1887); Mrs; née Ashworthfl 1852-1887
NA1955Hallett; Lilias Sophia (fl 1853-1888); Mrs; née Ashworthfl 1853-1888
NA2175Roth; Anna E. (1854-); Mrs1854-
NA2176McLaren; Henrietta (fl 1871-1885); Missfl 1871-1885
NA2177Blake; Sophia L. Jex- (1840-1912); Miss; physician1840-1912
NA920McLaren; Priscilla (1815-1906); née Bright social reformer1815-1906
NA1820McLaren; Agnes (1834-1910); Dr; medical doctor and suffragist1834-1910
NA1861McLaren; Charles B.B. (1850-1934); 1st Baron Aberconway1850-1934
NA1956McLaren; Walter S.B. (1853-1912); Mr; Liberal M.P. and women's suffrage campaigner1853-1912
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