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Reference D/F/WIN
Covering dates 1831 - 1870
Held by Hackney Archives Department
Extent 9 Files
Conditions of access Open
Source of acquisition Acc 1985/24
Date of deposit: 1985
Deposited by: Mrs Jarrett
Creators Windus family of Stamford Hill

Administrative history:
Thomas Windus F.S.A. lived at Gothic Hall, Stamford Hill, so called after the addition in the Gothic Tudor style, to an otherwise plain 18th century structure, of a museum building, used for storing his large antiquarian collection of art and artefacts. The collection was sold and dispersed after Thomas Windus' death. The Moore family were previously related to the Windus family by marriage.

Contents:
The collection includes miscellaneous family papers and portrait engravings.



Address by Thomas Windus to the freeman householders of Bishopsgate Ward, City of London. On his election as Common Councilman, Constable and Churchwarden; Printed  D/F/WIN/1  1831

Statement of Eligibility for Office; Printed  D/F/WIN/2  n.d. [1831]

Inventory and sale catalogue of the contents of Gothic Hall, Stamford Hill to be sold by auction. printed.  D/F/WIN/3  1855

Memorial Inscription on the grave of Thomas Windus in S. Marys Monken Hadley Herts. t.s  D/F/WIN/4  n.d

Arms of the Windus and Moore families, with advertisement for the auction of pictures and drawings in the collection of B.G. Windus  D/F/WIN/5  n.d. ca 1870

Seal of Captain Nicholas Kosely; (damaged)  D/F/WIN/6  n.d

Biographical monograph of the Life of Sir Thomas More. illustrated. Printed  D/F/WIN/7  n.d

Portrait Engraving of Judge Moore, by R. Dalton from original by Holbein, Pubd W. Richardson. Stored at P9626  D/F/WIN/8  n.d

Portrait Engraving of Thomas Cromwell by R. White from original by Holbein; Pubd R. Chiswell; Stored at P.9625  D/F/WIN/9  n.d

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