Document ReferencePw M 357
TitleLetter from Prudence Penelope Cavendish Bentinck, Aswarby House, Folkingham to Rawdon Brown; 7 Dec. 1881
Date7 December 1881
Extent3 ff (plus envelope)
Content DescriptionIs staying with her friends Sir Thomas and Lady Whichcote until she goes to stay with George at Whitehaven. Reports that Sir Thomas has had a riding accident and sustained concussion of the brain. Confirms that her brother [John Leslie] is recovering from his accident [see Pw M 356].

Reports further on her nephew Lord Waterford's troubles in Ireland with the Land League and tenant farmers, and complains that he has had to move his horses and hounds to Lincolnshire. Also a riding accident he suffered which has left him in bed unable to walk.

Goes on to discuss family news concerning her daughter Jessica, grandson Mark and son Fred.

Pw M 357/3 is an envelope.
Termaccidents, hunting
Irish affairs, land ownership
politics, Irish

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA650Brown; Rawdon Lubbock (1803-1883); historian; editor of Calendars of Venetian State Papers1803-1883
NA1108Bentinck; Prudence Penelope Cavendish- (-1896); Mrs; née Leslie; daughter of Charles Powell Leslie; married George A.F. Cavendish-Bentinck in 1851-1896
NA79695Whichcote; Thomas (1813-1892); 7th Baronet Whichcote; of Aswarby Park, Lincolnshire; succ. 18291813-1892
NA79851Whichcote; Isabella Elizabeth (-1892); Lady; née Montgomery; daughter of Colonel Sir Henry Conyngham Montgomery 1st Bt. and Sarah Mercer Grove; married Sir Thomas Whichcote, 7th Bt. 1856-1892
NA79671Leslie; John (1822-1916); 1st Baronet Leslie of of Glaslough; brother of Prudence Penelope Cavendish Bentinck; MP for Monaghan 1871-18801822-1916
NA79848Beresford; John Henry de la Poer (1844-1895); 5th Marquess of Waterford1844-1895
NA71273Sykes; C.A. Jessica (1852-1912); Lady Sykes; dau. of G.A.F. Cavendish-Bentinck; estranged wife of Sir Tatton Sykes 5th Bart, married 1874; spendthrift1852-1912
NA79850Sykes; Tatton Benvenuto Mark (1879-1919); 6th Baronet; English traveller, Conservative Party politician and diplomatic adviser1879-1919
NA70763Bentinck; W.G. Frederick Cavendish- (1856-1948); Mr; father of 8th and 9th Dukes of Portland; son of George A.F. Cavendish Bentinck and Prudentia Penelope Leslie1856-1948
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