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GRIMSTON FAMILY OF GRIMSTON GARTH AND KILNWICK


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Reference DDGR
Covering dates 1299-1915
Held by East Riding of Yorkshire Archives and Records Service
Extent 19 cubic feet
Creators Grimston family of Grimston Garth, Yorkshire

Contents:
Includes: Document relating to Aldbrough 1794 comprising certificate of minister, churchwardens and principal inhabitants of Aldbrough recommending Christopher Hobson as a suitable person to keep a public house 'an additional one being very much wanted in the parish'. Documents relating to Beswick 1750-1770 comprising assessment under act for granting an aid to the King and 'witnesses concerning the Outgang taken in by the parish of Beswick' (on boundary with Kilnwick). Documents relating to Beverley 1763-1770 comprising notice of Beverley Races, rules for Beverley Assembly Rooms and notice of concerts at Mr Southern's Rooms. Memorandum of queries on 'Cawkell Title' relating to Cawkeld 1833. Survey of Mrs Catherine Bacchus' freehold and copyhold lands at Cottingham and Southwood, Cottingham, 1760. Demand note for John Grimston's share of expenses of enclosure, East Newton, 1771. Deeds and documents relating to Etton 1689-1756 including memorandum of notice given to John Migson to quit farm at Etton. Petition to Quarter Sessions of the inhabitants of Fangfosse cum Spittle:- misdemeanours of John Holderness as constable and surveyors of highways, 1779. Deeds relating to Fordon 1587-1752. Deed relating to Gardham 1782. Deeds and documents relating to Garton with Grimston 1680-1901 including bundle of notes on Garton with Grimston church; Grimston family; company of volunteers raised by Capt. Grimston in 1745; excavations at Kilham etc; bundle of letters, accounts and specifications for building work on farms at Garton and Cawkell, and porch at Garton church. Deeds and document relating to Hull 1696-1747 including printed letter in which Richard Crowle offers himself to the Freemen of Hull as a candidate for the Parliamentary election. Deeds and documents relating to Hunmanby 1548-1700 including the return of jury of rents payable in the manor of Hunmanby. Deeds and other documents relating to Kilnwick 1721-1902 including list of common rights in Wilfholme belonging to Kilnwick; schedule of deeds relating to Kilnwick estate belonging to Lady du Cane. Deeds and documents relating to Manor of Kilnwick 1741-1822 including agreement for ploughing the Marr; verdict of jury on High Common Balk in Horhell Toft Field and trespass of William Keith; warrant for holding court; call roll and pain. Articles of agreement of the Lockington Cow Club 1810. Deeds and documents relating to Lund 1539-1816 including quietus discharging the rectory of Lund; parcel of possessions of Philip Dolman, a recusant delinquent, from sequestration; schedule of title deeds - Lund estate; Lund Enclosure Act; extracts from Lund Enclosure Award, as respects the estate of Thomas Grimston. Deed relating to Ringborough 1844. Deed relating to Sculcoates 1752. Notice of John Minshull of his intention not to pay for damages caused by his rabbits to ground of neighbours; to take land away from any tenants complaining of such damage; and to shoot any dogs going on Sunderlandwick Moor, mid 18th century. Deed relating to Tunstall 1689. Notice of Warter races 1771. Ground plan of farmhouse tenanted by B. Hewitson, Winestead 1760. Deeds and documents relating to York 1712-1770 including list of nobility and gentry who appeared at the Assembly Rooms during race week. Deeds and documents relating to Yorkshire (North Riding) 1748-1807 including plan of the lordship of Birkby and part of the lordship of Little Smeaton, belonging to John Grimston. Deed relating to Yorkshire (West Riding) 1718. Case relating to Yew Tree Farm at Belton in the Isle of Axholme; list of freemen in the borough of Grimsby relating to Lincolnshire 1741-1762. Bill of Mortality, London, 1754-1755. Deeds and documents relating to various townships 1543-1884 including rent account book - Lund, Rotsea, Kinwick. Accounts 1639-1822. Bonds 1601-1710. Commissions and appointments 1704-1803 including commission of Thomas Grimston as captain of a company of volunteer foot; commission of Thomas Grimston as Captain Commandant of the Grimston Yoemanry Cavalry; appointment by Mary Payler of John Grimston of Kilnwick as gamekeeper in her manors. Inquisitions post mortem 1299-1611. Legal deeds and documents 1590-1829 including an original bundle arising from work of members of the Grimston family as magistrates containing calendars of prisoners, lists, depositions, examinations (general, settlement, bastardy), warrants and summonses; calendars include York Assizes and York Castle Gaol Delivery, lists include special jury list, surveyors of highways in Hunsley Beacon and Bainton Beacon; chief constables in East Riding. Documents relating to Militia and volunteers 1758-1852 including heads of the Militia Act, 1758, list of men liable for militia service in Bainton Beacon Division; pages from guard duty book; list of men serving in the Volunteer Corps of Yeoman Cavalry; monthly returns of the troop of York East Riding Gentlemen and Yeomanry. Various deeds 1541-1856 including copy. Statutes of the Cathedral Church of York (copied by Rev. Marmaduke Cooke, canon of York). Wills 1650-1858. Miscellaneous deeds and documents including Acts of Parliament 1699-1842 with extracts from act to prevent exportation of wool from England and Ireland and for the encouragement of wool manufacture in England; act to enable officers and soldiers in the late war to exercise trades and for officers to account with their soldiers; Scarborough Pier and Harbour Amendment Act and Parish Constables Act. Catalogues 1726-1764 including entire collection of William Sykes, painter, deceased, to be sold at Mr Cooper's house in the Great Piazza, Covent Garden. Drawings, illustrations and plans 1758-1812 including illustration - frontpiece for the London Magazine, illustration of facade of church in Antwerp, plan of proposed additions to a court house and gaol. Inventories 1821-1851 including inventory of china etc at Grimston. Pedigrees and heraldic material 1066-19th century including pedigree and genealogy of Grimston family; also coat of arms 'probably by W. Dade. Poems 18th century-20th century including dialogue between the Pope and Mother Church relating to the persecution of protestants in France. Printed materials 1621-1905 including proposals of Richard Lambert to the governors of Newcastle Infirmary - free innoculations of children of the poor, playbill: 'Caractacus' at Theatre Royal, York, for the benefit of Mr Suett; order reserving post horses for coaches carrying M Grimston and his valet from Turin to Lyons; instructions for preparation of plans under Tithe Commutation Act. Recipes 18th century preserving strawberries; ink; remedies; milk punch; blacking for shoes; cowslip wine; treatments for disorders in horses; to make bronze; cement for repairing china. Routes of journeys 18th century-19th century. Various documents early 17th century-1915 including copy of speech in House of Lords against a bill for granting an aid to Charles II; a list of voters for the Register of the East Riding, list of the Grand Jury in York; copy of resolutions against the Hull Sufferance Quays, made at a meeting of landowners; alphabetical list of books in a library, times of departure of ferry boats between Hull and Barton. Deeds and documents relating to Vice-Admiral Henry Medley 1687-1750 including letters, commissions and orders from the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, including 92 not listed in the HMC report; letter from the Board of Ordnance; survey of defective beer, butter and cheese on 'York'; act for suppressing piracy, playing card (King of Hearts) endorsed with drawing of coat of arms of Legard family; signals to be made by the officers at the look-out upon Cape Vado; petition to Henry Medley from crew of privateer, shipwrecked and imprisoned at Tangier. Deeds and documents relating to Chevalier de Caylus 1717-1744 including signal book for squadron of five vessels at Toulon; print of royal ordinance concerning disarmament of vessels; peace treaty between France and Tripoli; list of vessels belonging to the republic of Algiers; memorandum on the war against the Sallee rovers; method of preparing tobacco and list of signs of the zodiac and their stones. Deeds and documents relating to Thomas Grimston 1702-1752 including original bundles on family and financial affairs; annuities; description of towns in Hollan and opinion relating to hawkers taking rooms for the sale of goods; matters relating to family wills. Deeds and documents relating to John Grimston 1725-1780 including letters relating to subjects including recipe for a cold cure; death of the Queen; the mayor and Aldermen of Hull design bringing an auction...for pulling down the White Fryer Gate by a vast load of goods belonging to John Grimston; rare English birds, mentions puffins and another 'found plentifully..near the turnpike house between Beverley and Hull', method of stuffing and preserving specimens; a letter mentioning that women in the south (of England) use 'so much paint..you might as well kiss a plaistered wall'; a humorous letter on the virtues of white and red meat. Letters relating to Thomas Grimston 1753-1821 including letters on attendance on grand jury; times of tides at Hull; letter mentioning Hull 'never free from annoyance...the hot weather and whale blubber being over, we now have dirty streets and the smell of the Sugar Houses to succeed them'; letter mentioning 2,000 Welsh volunteers in Shrewsbury 'very quiet and very good looking men'; letter mentioning 'if you want a young male elephant to turn down into your paddock there is one advertised for that purpose price 1000 pounds or guineas'. Letters relating to Charles Grimston 1791-1859 including letters from J Haggard, Doctors Commons on matters including Graham Steamboat crossing Humber; funeral of Duke of York; comment that the King's 'legs are astonishingly thin, quite like those of a Robin-redbreast in comparison to the superstructure they have to support...late illness..diminished his circumference 18 inches'. Miscellaneous correspondence 1687-1876 including letters to William Groves (Secretary of Admiral Henry Medley) on board 'Russell', Villefranche and Vado Bay from Arthur Villettes, Nice and Turin.



Alderbrough  DDGR/1/1  1794

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Certificate of minister, churchwardens and principal inhabitants of Aldbrough  DDGR/1/1  26 Mar 1794

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Recommending Christopher Hobson as a suitable person to keep a public house 'an additional one being very much wanted in the parish.

Beswick  DDGR/2/1-2/2  1750-1770

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Assessment under Act for granting an aid to the King  DDGR/2/1  18 May 1750

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'Witnesses concerning the Outgang taken in by the parish of Beswick' (on boundary with Kilnwick)  DDGR/2/2  1770

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Beverley  DDGR/3/1-3/4  1763-1770

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Notice of Beverley Races  DDGR/3/1  14 Jun 1763

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Rules for Beverley Assembly Room  DDGR/3/2  1763

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Notice of concerts at Mr Southern's Rooms  DDGR/3/3  nd

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Notice of Beverley Races  DDGR/3/4  5 Jun 1770

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Caekeld  DDGR/4/1-4/1  1833

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Memorandum of queries on 'Cawkell Title'  DDGR/4/1  (1833)

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Cottingham  DDGR/5/1-5/1  1760

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Survey of Mrs. Catherine Bacchus' freehold and copyhold lands at Cottingham and Southwood  DDGR/5/1  (c.1760)

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East Newton  DDGR/6/1-6/1  1771

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Demand note for John Grimston's share of expenses of enclosure  DDGR/6/1  19 Mar 1771

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Consideration: (£133 10s)

Etton  DDGR/7/1-7/8  1689-1756

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Release for lands at Etton  DDGR/7/1  2 Apr 1689

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Parties: 1) John Knipe of Hull barber chirurgeon and wife Rachel 2) Christopher Gunby of Brick Kilnes parish of Sutton in Holderness, gentleman Property: cottage, 3 lands in Harritt Fall in West Field and 1 land near Chantry Lane End in North Field Consideration: £48 Witnesses: John Hood, John Gunby and Timothy Pattinson, junior[Badly damaged] Includes: bond for performance.

Covenant to levy a fine relating to lands at Etton  DDGR/7/2  May 1689

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Parties: 1) John Knipe and wife Rachel 2) Christopher Gunby of Stoneferry, gentleman Property: messuage, 1 oxgang and closes (Corne Croft) Witnesses: Thomas Jackson, Mark[?] Nelson and James W[?]

Release for lands at Etton  DDGR/7/3  8 Oct 1689

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Parties: 1) John Knipe 2) Christopher Gunby Property: messuage, croft and 1 oxgang Consideration: £20 Witnesses: John and Rebecka Wride and Timothy Pattinson

Lease and release relating to lands as described in DDGR7/1 and three crofts  DDGR/7/4  6/7 Jul 1712

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Parties: 1) Elizabeth Jefferson of Hull, widow and William Burton of Beverley, gentleman 2) John Knipe, junior of Hull barber Consideration: £38 Witnesses: Richard Bywater, Henry Winchester and William Burton, junior

Lease and release relating to lnads as described in DDGR/7/4  DDGR/7/5  28 Sep 1717

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Parties: 1) John Knipe of Hull, barber and wife Mary 2) Thomas Stephenson junior of Etton, yeoman Consideration: £80 Witnesses: Robert Thurley and Francis Broxholm

Lease and release for lands at Etton  DDGR/7/6  16-17 Dec 1720

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Parties: 1) Robert Wilson, yeoman 2) Thomas Stevenson carpenter, both of Etton Property: orchard, moiety of Upper Close, 1 oxgang and 1 land in Middle Field below the Mill Hill (locations specified) Consideration: £44 Witnesses: William and John Bradley, James Mihill

Lease and release for lands at Etton  DDGR/7/7  20-21 Jul 1753

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Parties: 1) Mary, widow of Richard Stephenson of Welton yeoman, and Robert Thomasrley of Hull merchant, William Thomasrley of Hull wine cooper and Thomas Richardson of Welton,house- carpenter (devisees of R.S.) 2) John Grimston of Kilnwick Property: (as described in DDGR/7/4 and DDGR/7/6 ?) Consideration: (£82?)

Memorandum of notice given to John Migson to quit farm at Etton.  DDGR/7/8  27 Dec 1756

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Fangfoss  DDGR/8/1-8/1  1779

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Petition to Quarter Sessions of the inhabitants of Fangfoss cum Spittle  DDGR/8/1  12 Apr 1779

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Relates to: misdemeanours of John Holderness as constable and surveyor of highways.

Fordon  DDGR/9/1-9/14  1587-1752

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Bargain and sale relating to lands at Fordon  DDGR/9/1  16 Oct 1587

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Parties: 1) Christofer Constable of Catfosse, gentleman 2) John Harrison of Rudestane, yeoman Property: messuage, 8 oxgangs, 3 closes, 6 tofts and crofts in Fordon, in tenure of Walter Mawe Witnesses: Peirson, Nycolas Richardson, Thomas Bartyll, Thomas Harrison, Humfrey Cordingley, Thomas Goodaile, Richard Roose and Thomas Dobson

Feoffment relating to lands at Fordon  DDGR/9/2  16 Oct 1587

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Parties and property as described in DDGR/9/1

Quitclaim relating to lands at Fordon  DDGR/9/3  31 Oct 1587

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Parties and property as described in DDGR/9/1

Bargain and sale for lands in Fordon  DDGR/9/4  11 Jun 1590

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Parties: 1) John Rant of Westminster and Thomas Hutton of London, gentlemen 2) Charles Tutevylle of Stantondayle, gentleman Property: 2 messuages and 8 oxgangs, late property of Whitby Abbey Recites grant to them by letters patent (16 May 1590) Witnesses: Richard Paice, Charles Eggarton, Robert Androwes, scrivener and Michaell Manwaring

Bargain and sale for lands at Fordon  DDGR/9/5  31 Aug 1590

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Parties: 1) John Harrison 2) Charles Tutevill of Hunmanbie, gentleman Property: as described in DDGR/9/1 Consideration: £90 Witnesses: Anthony Harrison, Bryan Leppinton, William Rickman, Luke Nicholsonne, Gabriel Kiplinge Peirson

Feoffment relating to land s at Fordon  DDGR/9/6  31 Aug 1590

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Parties and property as described iin DDGR/9/1

Final concord relating to lands at Fordon  DDGR/9/7  6 Oct 1591

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Parties: 1) Charles Toutevile gentleman, plaintiff 2) Christopher Constable, gentleman and wife Everilda, John Harrison and wife Elice, deforceants Property: messuage, 2 cottages, 3 tofts, 100 acres land, 10 acres meadow, 30 acres pasture and 100 acres moor in Fordon Consideration: £40

Gift from Thomas Mawe of Fordon, yeoman to Charles Touteville  DDGR/9/8  5 Jan 1592

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Property: 2 pieces of arable called Hall Croft and a headland stretching from North to South down Audungat Witnesses: Thomas Ryby

Bargain and sale for lands at Fordon  DDGR/9/9  15 Mar 1595

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Parties: 1) John Welles and Charles Best, citizens and scriveners of London 2) Charles Toutevile Property: messuage, 3 crofts and 3 and a half-oxgangs in Fordon, sometime property of Bridlington Priory Recites grant by letters patent (7 Jul 1591) Witnesses: John Robertson, Francis Tirwhitt and Robert Hollande

Quitclaim relating to lands at Fordon  DDGR/9/10  1 Dec 1609

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Parties: 1) Robert Rancke of Fordon, husbandman 2) Charles Touteville Property: 2 and a half oxgangs in lez Gares [Chapple Flat], between lez Eastlinges and lez Middlebargh in the East Field of Fordon, and 2 and a half oxgangs in le Common Peece [Chapple Flat] between the fields of Staxton and Ie Westhaver Feilde in the West Field of Fordon; all sometime property of the chapel there Witnesses: John Johnson of Hacknesse, Leonard Slacke, Richard Lowson and Henry Harrison

Lease for (31 ?) years at £6 rent for property at Fordon  DDGR/9/11  1 Dec 1623

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Parties: 1) Charles Touteville 2) Robert Hutchinson of Fordon, husbandman Property: messuage, toft and croft on west side of street, a little croft, a laith, part of a close, Morven Close, part of East End Close, toft and croft, and 5 oxgangs Witnesses: Walter Rybye, William Hewitson and Robart Huggitt

Lease for 21 years at £7 rent for property at Fordon  DDGR/9/12  13 Dec 1623

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Parties: 1) Charles Touteville 2) Thomas Rybye of Fordon, husbandmen Property: messuage, garth, 2 barns, croft, Pale Close and 6 and a half oxgangs Witnesses: Peter Dixon, Henry and John Barge Very

Mortgage for £300 relating to lands at Fordon  DDGR/9/13  22 Oct 1698

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Parties: 1) Jane Stouteville senior, Charles Stouteville (son and heir of Robert Stouteville, gentleman) and Jane Stouteville, junior all of Hunmanby 2) Alice, Margaret and Anne Pattinson all of Hornesea, spinsters Property: 2 messuages, 11 and a half oxgangs and 4 closes; messuage, cottage, 8 oxgangs and close; close called Pardicoate, all in Fordon Witnesses: Lydia Broughton, Elizabeth Meeke and Joseph[?] Acklam

Lease and release for land at Fordon  DDGR/9/14  14-15 Feb 1752

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Parties: 1) William Osbaldeston of Hunmanby 2) John Grimston of Kilnwick, esquires Property: 1 acre Consideration: (for 5s ?) Witnesses: FW Osbaldeston, John Taylor, junior and Robert Grimston

Gardham  DDGR/10/1  1680

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Notice of sale of the Manor of Gardham with 969 acres 23 perches and 2 oxgangs in Cherry Burton  DDGR/10/1  c.1782

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Garton with Grimston  DDGR/11/1  1680-1901

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Lease for 51 years of cottage and garth in Garton  DDGR/11/1  4 Apr 1680

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Parties: 1) William Grimston of Grimston Garth, esquire 2) Thomas Mugles of Aldbrough, 'metleman' Rendering 10d yearly to the Countess of Exeter Witnesses: Thomas Johnson, Margrett Clarke and John Marshall

Notice to quit house and land at Grimston  DDGR/11/2  8 Sep 1811

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Parties: 1) Thomas Grimston 2) John Jarvis, blacksmith

Notice of sale for poles and wood near Bail Wood, between Grimston and Aldbrough  DDGR/11/3  16 Feb 1843

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Agreement by John Marshall to continue tenancy of a farm at Garton  DDGR/11/4  23 Jan 1844

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Similar agreement to that as described in DDGR/11/4 (J Wright ?)  DDGR/11/5  25 Jan 1844

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Copy notice to maintain fences and ditches on Grimston Garth Farm and Carton Small Farm  DDGR/11/6  21 Dec 1846

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Parties; 1) Charles Grimston, Kilnwick 2) Joseph Hopkinson

Memorandum concerning draining tiles at Carton Church Farm and Ringbrough  DDGR/11/7  1846

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Agreement between Charles Grimston of Grimston, esquire and Thomas Hutchinson, yeoman  DDGR/11/8  13 Aug 1847

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Property: valuation of outgoing crop at Carton Large Farm

Details of tenancy of Garton Large Farm  DDGR/11/9  9 Oct 1848

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Bundle of notes on Garton with Grimston church  DDGR/11/10  c.1874-1901

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Containing details of: Grimston family; company of volunteers raised by Captain Grimston in 1745; excavations at Kilham; et cetera

Bundle of letters, accounts and specifications for building work on farms at Garton and Cawkell, and porch at Garton church  DDGR/11/11  1855-1856

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Hull  DDGR/12/1-12/4  1696-1747

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Agreement between Robert Langley of Elloughton, yeoman and Jonathan Fugill of Bull, stationer  DDGR/12/1  29 May 1696

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Concerning: 2 messuages in High Street and part of a messuage near South End, part of estate of John Yates of Hull merchant and seized by the Crown on the forfeit of a bond in which he was bound.

Assignment of agreement as described in DDGR/12/1 from Jonathan Fugill to Nathaniel Goche of Hull, gentleman, to secure a debt of £10  DDGR/12/2  28 Aug 1697

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Letter of attorney from Jonathan Fugill to Nathaniel Goche  DDGR/12/3  13 Sep 1701

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Jonathan Fugill to act for him in suits and disputes with Robert Langley See also DDGR/45/3

Printed letter from Richard Crowle offering himself to the Freeman of Hull as a candidate for the Parliamentary election  DDGR/12/4  3 Jun 1747

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Hunmanby  DDGR/13/1-13/11  1548-1700

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Bargain and sale for lands at Hunmanby  DDGR/13/1  27 Sep 1548

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Parties: 1) Thomas Carnabye of Halton, Northumberland 2) Robert Lutton, senior and his son Thomas Lutton both of Homanby gentlemen Property: messuage, toft waste, 8 oxgangs and 5 parcels meadow (4 being called Burre Lees, Pykebek, Elryngton Toe and Butlerhillsyde) Consideration: £30 Endorsement of enrolment before Sir William Babthorpe Justice of the Peace and William Andrewe, Clerk of the Peace for the East Riding (31 Oct 1548)

Bond for £80 to convey property in Hunmanby  DDGR/13/2  23 Aug 1572

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Parties: 1) Stephen Lutton of Rokeclif gentleman, Leonard Boynton of Willerby, yeoman and Robert Belton of Rokeclif, gentleman 2) William and John Lowson of Binnington, yeomen and brothers Stephen Lutton and wife Alice to convey a windmill on the south side of Muston Fieldes near Hunmanby, in tenure of Rafe Mitchell, to William and John Lowson before Michalmas 1576 Witnesses: Marmaduke Lacy, Thomas Jenkinson and Lawrence Whythey

Bargain and sale for lands at Hunmanby  DDGR/13/3  1 Jul 1583

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Parties: 1) Ingram and Robert Luttone of Humandbye gentlemen, sons of Robert Luttone, deceased 2) Reignold Farley of Fyveley, gentleman Property: messuage, 5 oxgangs, a waste and 5 parcels of meadow as in 1 Witnesses: Peirson of Rudestone, John Pawlyn, John Brown, Robart Leppyntton, Robert Ward, Lawrance Chyld, William Hassylwode, Robert Bardge and Edmund Ellys.

Draft assignment relating to land at Hunmanby  DDGR/13/4  1618-1619

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arties: 1) Charles Touteville of Hundmandby and Dakins Cunstable of Shereburne gentlemen 2) John Legard of Galmeton, esquire Property: 4 and a half oxgangs in Foulthropp Feild in or near Hundmandby, sometime property of Sir Francis Bygott attainted

Copy letters patent manor of Hunmanby with messuages and lands  DDGR/13/5  15 Sep 1629

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Granting to William White, William Steventone and John Perkins of London gentlemen, as trustees for Sir Allan Apsley, Keeper of the Tower of London. (see DDHU/9/55).

Copy bargain and sale for lands at Hunmanby  DDGR/13/6  17 Feb 1640

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Parties: 1) John Peirson of Harpham 2) brother William Peirson of Bessingby, gentleman Property: messuage, barn, garth and 7 oxgangs; 6 cottages and 3 garths; North Moore Close; Perdicote Hill; a half an oxgang in Fowthroppe Feild; Inge Bottom; messuage and 1 acre; 2 acres in Town Inges; West part of Acre Croft; Anvell Close; Harborough End Close; and 2 oxgangs In performance of will of their father Thomas Peirson of Harpham gentleman, deceased.

Bargain and sale for lands as described in DDGR/13/6  DDGR/13/7  30 Jun 1669

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Parties: 1) Thomas Peirson of Burton Agnes, eldest son of William Peirson, deceased 2) Sir Francis Boynton of Burton Agnes Consideration: £200

Copy lease and release relating to lands in Bessingby  DDGR/13/8  12/13 Nov 1669

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Parties: 1) Sir Francis Boynton and Thomas Peirson, gentleman 2) Gustavus Boynton, esquire and John Ellis, gentleman, all of Burton Agnes Property: messuage and 7 oxgangs; messuage and 2 oxgangs; 3 closes; North Moores Close; 1 and a half oxgangs in Fulthropp; Pardicoat Hill, Ing Bottom Close; Cowilles; and 6 cottages and 6 closes in Hunmanby. Moiety of rectory and tithes of Bessingby with 3 cottages and closes; a fourth part of Carre Close, a little parcel and 1 beastgate in the Averish Fieldes; and parcels called the Broad Balkes, all in Bessingby In trust for Sir FS[Francis Boynton?] who pays £200 to Thomas Peirson and undertakes to satisfy scheduled debts of Thomas Peirson.

Return of jury of rents payable in the manor of Hunmanby  DDGR/13/9  22 Oct 1673

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Lease for 21 years at 22 shillings rent of property in Hunmandby  DDGR/13/10  30 Dec 1700

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Parties: 1) Sir Richard Osbaldeston, impropriator of the tithes, and Reverend William Dealtry, vicar of Hunmanby 2) Charles Stouteville of Hunmanby, gentleman Property: tithes payable from property of Charles Stouteville in Hunmanby Witnesses: Matthew Anlaby, Lovell Lazenby and John Grimston

Draft release for oxgangs in Hunmanby  DDGR/13/11  1700

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Parties: 1) Charles Stouteville and his mother Jane Stouteville. of Hunmanby, widow 2) Sir Richard Osbaldeston Property: 11 and a half oxgangs

Kilnwick  DDGR/14/1-14/12  1721-1902

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Agreement for sale of lands in Kilnwick  DDGR/14/1  19 Sep 1721

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Parties: 1) Robert Fox of Hassell (Hessle), yeoman and wife Anne 2) Hugh Foster of Kilnwick, gentleman Property: tithes of hay, wool and lambs in Kilnwick and Bracken; and advowson of Kilnwick Consideration: £300 Witnesses: Thomas Sisson and Christopher Myres

Deed to declare uses of a fine relating to property at Ake, Scorborough and Kilnwick  DDGR/14/2  1 Feb 1734

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Parties: 1) Marmaduke Ward of Ake, yeoman and wife Mary, Philip Stokes of Leaven yeoman and wife Jane, Richard Dugleby of Kilnwick, yeoman and wife Ann (Mary Ward, Jane Stokes and Ann Dugleby being daughters and coheirs of William Wisker of Ake deceased) 2) John Vickers of Little Weighten, yeoman Property: 2 messuages in Ake. 2 messuages, croft and garths in Kilnwick. Parcel of land in Scorborough. Premises in Ake to uses of Mary and MD[?]; in Kilnwick, to uses of Richard and Ann Dugleby; and in Scorborough, to uses of Marmaduke Ward, Philip Stokes and Richard Dugleby as tenants in common Witnesses: James Mihill and Christopher Smith.

Assignment of lands in Kilnwick as described in DDGR/14/2  DDGR/14/3  31 May 1758

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Parties: 1) Isaac Killingbeck of Benningholm, yeoman (and wife Ann) 2) William Duggleby of Great Driffield, yeoman Property; 2 messuages, crofts and garths in Kilnwick; reserving to Ann Killingbeck a parlour in one of the messuages, now in her possession Consideration: £27 10s Witnesses: Ralph Jackson and Marmaduke Prickett

Summary of evidence in 'Marmaduke Thornton's Case' concerning 'hutting of a close in Kilnwick near East Mar Close'  DDGR/14/4  15 Jun 1758

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Mortgage for £120 relating to property as described in DDGR/14/3  DDGR/14/5  13 Aug 1763

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Contents:
Parties: 1) William Dugleby of Benningholme Grange, yeoman 2) Thomas Berriman of Beverley, gentleman Witnesses: Henry Munby and Rand. Sissons.

Assignment of mortgage as described DDGR/14/5 to Mathew Remington of Cawkell, esquire  DDGR/14/6  3 Jan 1765

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Contents:
Witnesses: as described in DDGR/14/5

Further assignment of mortgage as described in DDGR/14/5 to John Grimston of Kilnwick, esquire  DDGR/14/7  3 Jul 1765

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Contents:
Witnesses: Henry Munby, Robert Appleton and William Ellis

Bargain and sale for lands as described in DDGR/14/3  DDGR/14/8  8 Oct 1765

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Contents:
Parties: 1) William Duggleby 2) John Grimston Consideration: £160 due on mortgage as described in DDGR/5-7 and a further £40 Witnesses: Robert Appleton and William Ellis

List of common rights in Wilfholme belonging to Kilnwick  DDGR/14/9  2 Aug 1770

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Notice of sale for messuage and 4 oxgangs (67 acres) in Kilnwick 3 acres at Newland Tofts near Hull  DDGR/14/10  nd

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Plan (of Kilnwick Hall?)  DDGR/14/11  19th century

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Schedule of deeds relating to Kilnwick estate belonging to Lady Du Cane  DDGR/14/12  1902

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Contents:
Dated:(1635-1832)

Manor of Kilnwick  DDGR/15/1-15/8  1742/1822

8 Items

Agreement for ploughing the Marr  DDGR/15/1  4 Feb 1742

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Estreat of amercements relating to the Manor of Klnwick  DDGR/15/2  18 Oct 1750

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Presentments relating to the Manor of Klnwick  DDGR/15/3  30 Oct 1763

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Verdict of jury on High Common Balk in Horhell Toft Field, and trespass of William Keith  DDGR/15/4  1 Apr 1766

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Agreement for pasturing the Ings.  DDGR/15/5  15 May 1778

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Warrant for holding court  DDGR/15/6  6 Oct 1780

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Call roll and pain  DDGR/15/7  22 Oct 1783

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Verdict  DDGR/15/8  7 May 1822

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Lockington  DDGR/16/1-16/1  1810

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Articles of agreement of the Lockington Cow Club  DDGR/16/1  10 Dec 1810

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Lund  DDGR/17/1-17/61  1540-1816

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Bargain and sale for lands at Lund  DDGR/17/1  10 Mar 1540

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Contents:
Parties: 1) Thomas, Earl of Rutland 2) Sir Richard Gressham citizen and mercer of London Property: 3 cottages in Lound [Lund] upon the Wolds, late property of Warter Priory Consideration: £20

Feoffment relating to property in Lund  DDGR/17/2  31 Mar 1540

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Contents:
Parties and property as described in DDGR/17/1

Settlement by Christopher Jewytson of Middleton yeoman, to his daughters Anne, Margret and Johan  DDGR/17/3  1 Dec 1587

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Contents:
Property: messuage, stable, 2 barns, kilnhouse, garth, close, 5 wastes and 11 oxgangs; messuage, stable, 2 bams, oxhouse, garth, close and 4 oxgangs; 3 oxgangs; messuage, barn, garth, close and 5 oxgangs; 1 oxgang and 3 closes; 5 cottages, 5 closes, bam, orchard, 2 tofts and 6 crofts, all in Lounde upon the Wolde [Lund Super le Wold] Witnesses: John Kirke, James Lyon, John Dodshon, John Badkin and William Barker

Defeasance of a bargain and sale of of lands at Lund  DDGR/17/4  25 May 1590

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Contents:
Parties: 1) Christopher Jewetson of Middleton, yeoman 2) Jane Yonge of York, widow Property: mansion house and manor place of Lownde upon the Wolde with a stable, 2 barns, kiln, garth, 5 closes and 11 oxgangs; messuage, 2 barns, stable, oxhouse, garth, close and 7 oxgangs; messuage, barn, garth, close and 5 oxgangs; messuage, barn, garth, close and 5 oxgangs; messuage, barn, 3 closes and 1 oxgang; 6 cottages, 6 closes, barn, orchard, 2 tofts and 6 crofts, all in Lownde [Lund]. Tenants named. Conditional on payment of £850 within 4 years Consideration: £750 Witnesses: Henry Trastowe, notary public, George Kinaston, Francis Hunte and Edward Broomfeild

Exemplification of a final concord relating to lands in Lund  DDGR/17/5  9 Oct 1590

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Contents:
Parties: 1) Jane Yonge widow, plaintiff 2) Christopher Jewitson and wife Anne, deforceants Property: manor of Lownde [Lund] with 6 messuages, 7 cottages, 8 tofts, 7 gardens, 500 acres land, 40 acres meadow and 20 acres pasture in Lownde Super Woulde [Lund upon the Wolds] Consideration: £200

Exemplification of a final concord relating to lands in Lund  DDGR/17/6  16 Oct 1602

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Contents:
Parties: 1) Jane Yonge widow, plaintiff 2) Christopher Jewetson and wife Anne, Robert Lutman and wife Katherine, deforceants Property: manor of Lownde [Lund] with 6 messuages, 7 cottages, 8 tofts, 7 gardens, 7 orchards, 600 acres land, 40 acres meadow and 30 acres pasture in Lownde super le Woulde [Lund upon the Wolds] Consideration: £200

Bargain and sale for land as described in DDGR/17/4  DDGR/17/7  25 Nov 1602

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Contents:
Parties: 1) Robert Taylor of Westoe, gentleman and wife Anne daughter of Christopher Jewitson of Empthrope) 2) Jane Yonge Witnesses: Peter Newham, Heugh Apprychard, Mark Stanburne, Roger Cotton, Edward Hilton, Richard Woodes, Vince. Symsonn and Richard Dodsworthe.

Similar Bargain and sale to that as described in DDGR/17/7  DDGR/17/8  27 Aug 1606

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Parties: 1) Thomas Buck of Pocklington, butcher and wife Johane (another daughter of Christopher Jewitson) 2) Jane Yonge Witnesses: John (Overton?), Robert H, Roger Cotton, Thomas Younge and George (Northe ?)

Final concord relating to lands in Lund  DDGR/17/9  27 Oct 1606

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Parties: 1) Jane Yonge widow, plaintiff 2) Thomas Bucke and wife Joan, deforceants Property: manor of Lunde super Ie Wolde [Lund upon the Wolds] with 6 messuages, 7 cottages, 8 tofts, 7 gardens, 500 acres land, 40 acres meadow, and 20 acres pastureConsideration: £200

Bargain and sale for lands in Lund  DDGR/17/10  13 Dec 1612

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Contents:
Parties: 1) Jane Younge, widow 2) her son and heir Sir George Younge, of York Property: as described in DDGR/17/4 To Sir George Younge for life, then successively and in tail to his children Thomas, Margarett and Fayth, and to Robert Stanley, esquire and Younge to have rents of the premises for life Consideration: £750 Witnesses: Robert Hawdon, Ralph Bussie, Richard Webster and George Rowethe

Bargain and sale for lands in Lund  DDGR/17/11  10 Jun 1631

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Contents:
Parties: 1) Richard Manby of Cackeld parish of Watton, gentleman and wife Elizabeth 2) William Wilkinson of Lound [Lund], yeoman Property: 2 oxgangs; with pasture for 2 oxen in Lound Moor [Lund Moor], for two cows in the Cow Pasture near Lound Wood Side and for 40 sheep in the Sheep Pasture near Lound Wood Side Consideration: £103 6s 8d Witnesses: Lancelot Hansley, Steven Hewson, William Leake, Thomas Meake, Richard Meeke, Phillip Witty, Robert Hansley, Thomas and John Wilkinson

Lease for 12 years at rent of £150 for first year and £160 thereafter for rectory, glebe and tithes of Lund  DDGR/17/12  11 Nov 1641

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Contents:
Parties: 1) Phillipp Dolman of Badsworth, gentleman 2) William Stephenson and John Burges of Lund, yeomen Witnesses: William Shillitoo and Robert Stapylton

Bond for £200 between Thomas Frye of Barton upon Humber, innholder (and wife Mary) and Gilead Gooch of Hull, merchant  DDGR/17/13  15 Dec 1658

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For performance of covenants of deed of same date Witnesses: Edward Trippe, John Hall, Thomas Smith, Thomas Trippe junior, Thomas Porter and William Fowler

Quietus discharging the rectory of Lund, parcel of possessions of Philip Dolman, a recusant delinquent, from sequestration  DDGR/17/14  1660

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Lease for 3 years at £155 rent for property as dscribed in DDGR17/12 and a cottage in Lund  DDGR/17/15  29 Apr 1664

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Contents:
Parties: 1) Phillip Dolman of Burwallis, gentleman 2) Robert and Phillip Fisher of Lund husbandmen Witnesses: Willim Plaxton, John Bowker

Settlement by lease and release relating to property in Lund  DDGR/17/16  13-14 Jan 1681

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Contents:
Parties: 1) Philip Dolman of York, gentleman and his only daughter Ellin Dolman 2) Thomas Cholmeley of Brandsby esquire and John Vavasour of Willitoft, gentleman Property: two thirds of the rectory, glebe and tithes of Lund. To use of Philip Dolamn for life, then to his son and heir Robert Dolman of York esquire and heirs of his body, subject to annuity of £20 to Ellin Dolman; remainder to John Ryther of Scarcroft, esquire Witnesses: Robert Dolman, John Bouker, William Horncastle, Marma. Slynger, Richard Talbot, John Gascoigne, William Metham and John Cotes

Counterpart of settlement as described in DDGR/17/16  DDGR/17/17  13-14 Jan 1681

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Probate copy of will of Philip Dolman of York, gentleman  DDGR/17/18  27 Jan 1681

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Contents:
Bequests: nephew Anne of Frickley; cousin George and Michaell Anne of Brough Wallis; cousin Anne Dolman of Pocklington and her son William; nephew Robert Dolman; daughter Ellinor; friend Peter Bilcliffe; nephew Robert Ryther of London; nephew John Ryther of Scarcroft and his sons John and Philip; godson William Palmes and his sister Mary; nephew Robert Bacon; god-daughter Bacon and her Aunt Vavasour; nephew Dolman's son Robert; god-daughter Katherine Dolman; Barbara and Frances Dolman; servant William Horncastle Property: Drax and Lund Witnesses: John Bowker, Alice and William Horncastle and Marmaduke Slynger Probate: 20 Oct 1688

Lease and release to lead to a recovery relating to a third part of rectory, glebe and tithes of Lund  DDGR/17/19  8-9 Mar 1689

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Contents:
Parties: 1) Robert Dolman junior of York, gentleman, Nicholas Hall of Furnivalls Inn and Watkinson Sotheby of York gentlemen 2) Robert Medley esquire and John Constable alderman, both of York Witnesses: Richard Wynne and John Simpson

Counterpart release as described in DDGR/17/19  DDGR/17/20  8-9 Mar 1689

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Lease and release relating to lands in Lund  DDGR/17/21  3-4 May 1689

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Contents:
Parties: 1) Thomas Young of Kirburne, gentleman son and heir of George Young esquire, deceased 2) William Taylor of Molscroft, gentleman Property: capital messuage, Beck Close, Northend Close, Cherry Garths, orchard, 2 little crofts and 4 oxgangs; house and 5 oxgangs; 8 oxgangs; messuage and close; 5 houses, 5 garths, 2 orchards, 2 closes and 9 boon days, all in Lund Consideration: £540 15s Witnesses: Edward Wilbert, Thomas Cubett and John Robinson

Bond for performance of covenants of lease and release as described in DDGR/17/21  DDGR/17/22  4 May 1689

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Lease and release to lead to a recovery of property as described in DDGR/17/21  DDGR/17/23  9-10 Jun 1689

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Contents:
Parties: 1) Thomas Young, Tymothy Langthorne of Barnard Inn, Holborn, gentleman 2) William Tayler To use of William Tayler Witnesses: Peter Roe, Thomas Cubitt, Edward Chapplow, John Robinson, Mark[?] Nelson and Ho[?] Gwynne

Exemplification of a common recovery further to lease and release as described in DDGR/17/19  DDGR/17/24  19 Jun 1689

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Lease and release relating to property as described in DDGr/17/11  DDGR/17/25  30-31 Mar 1696

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Contents:
Parties: 1) Amos Crane of Hull, mariner and wife Hannah 2) Phillip Wilkinson of Beverley baker Consideration: £23 Witnesses: Mary Coulson, Thomas Peacock and Samuel Milner

Lease and release relating to moiety of property as described in DDGR/17/11  DDGR/17/26  20-21 Dec 1699

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Contents:
Parties: 1) Hannah Crane widow, daughter and heir of Christopher Wilkinson of Hull, baker, deceased 2) Phillipp Wilkinson, Consideration: £25 Witnesses: Anthony Paley and Daneil Carver

Bargain and sale for land in Lund  DDGR/17/27  28-29 Mar 1705

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Contents:
Parties: 1) Henry Wilkinson of Lund, yeoman 2) his nephew Phillip Wilkinson Parties: cottage, orchard, close and 2 oxgangs in Lund Consideration: £10 Witnesses: John Horsley, Robert Otley and Daniel Carver

Probate copy of will of Henry Wilkinson of Beverley, yeoman  DDGR/17/28  22 May 1712

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Contents:
Bequests: Rachell Wilkinson daughter of brother Alford Wilkinson; nephew Phillip Wilkinson of Beverley baker; Sarah daughter of sister Anne Almar; Elizabeth daughter of sister Elizabeth Thompson; Percival son of Percivall Thompson late of Barton; Elizabeth daughter of Thomas Bishopp of Hull; Hannah daughter of brother Christopher Wilkinson; sister Mary Coulson of Hull widow; poor widows of Skidby; et cetera Property: 1 oxgang in Lund. Personalty Witnesses: Hezekiah Underwood, Thomas Tigar, Daniel Carver To be buried in chancel of Skidby church near father and mother Probate: 30 Jun 1712

Quitclaim for £100 relating to lands in Lund  DDGR/17/29  9-10 Oct 1716

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Contents:
Parties: 1) Ellin Dolman of York, spinster 2) Robert Dolman of Pocklington, esquire annuity of £20 charged by DDGR/17/16 Witnesses: Catherine Talbott and Mary Waldegrave

Assignment of bond for £400 between Thomas Grimston of York, esquire and Robert Dolman  DDGR/17/30  23 Nov 1716

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Recited bond of £400, from Richard Gowland of Borrowbridge gentleman to Thomas Grimston, for repayment of £200 to Thomas Grimston (money of Robet Dolman) Witnesses: John and Wilson Horsley

Agreement for sale relating to lands in Lund  DDGR/17/31  27 Nov 1716

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Contents:
Parties: 1) Robert Dolman of Pocklington, esquire 2) Richard Remington of Garraby, gentleman Property: rectory, advowson, glebe and tithes of Lund, with a messuage and cottage Consideration: £1735 Witnesses: F[?] Langley and Francis Stanfield

Agreement for sale of lands in Lund  DDGR/17/32  4 Jul 1722

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Contents:
Parties: 1) Richard Remington of Garraby, Matthew Remington of Lund, William Henry Remington of Sudcoats and Thomas Remington of Lund, all sons of Richard Remington of Lund, deceased 2) Robert Haslefoot of Beverley, gentleman Property: as described in DDGR/17/31 Consideration: £2200 Witnesses: Ramsden Barnard and Henry Beane

Bond for £200 between Robert Haselfoot of Beverley chirurgeon [surgeon] and John Garrard of Godelman, Surrey  DDGR/17/33  19 Aug 1729

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For payment of £100 within 1 year of death of Richard Remington to John Garrard and Robert Haselfoot Gerrard, sons of Thomas Gerard. of London painter, deceased, or, in case of their deaths, to Alice Gerrard of London widow of Thomas Gerrard Witnesses: Samuel Rowe and Samuel Butler Endorsed with receipt from Robert Haselfoot Gerrard 9 Mar 1750.

Will of Robert Dolman of Pocklington esquire  DDGR/17/34  21 Jan 1730

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Contents:
Bequests: cousins Robert Dolman of Helmsley and John Dolman, sons of William Dolman of Reading, Berkshire Supervisors: Thomas Cholmley, junior and Francis Cholmley of Bransby, esquires Trustees: Thomas Grimston father and son of York, esquires Property: manors of Pocklington and Waplington, with messuages and lands there and in Bishop Wilton, Yealthrope, Beilby and Burnby Witnesses: William Bowes, John Strangwayes and Richard Pickering Seal, (azure) a fess dancette between 8 garbs (or, banded gules).

Executor's account relating to the estate of William Taylor  DDGR/17/35  nd

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'Memorandum for Mr Grimston about the purchase' of Mr Haselfoot's estate  DDGR/17/36  nd

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Contents:
Property: rectory and lands at Lund; 3 houses at Beverley

Agreement for arbitration of T.G.'s claim to corn tithe of the White Flatt in Lund  DDGR/17/37  19 Feb 1795

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Contents:
Parties: 1) William,Duke of Devonshire 2) Thomas Grimston of Grimston, esquire

Label  DDGR/17/38  nd

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Lease and release relating to property in Lund  DDGR/17/39  6-7 Jul 1733

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Contents:
Parties: 1) Henry Jarratt of Beverley, gentleman and wife Ann 2) Matthew Hessey of Hayton, yeoman and wife Ann and their trustee John Brafford of Hayton, yeoman Property: cottage and garth (South of a Cherry Garth; North of Long Lane; West of the Market Place; East of Bassett Garth Consideration: £66 Witnesses: John Sanderson, Thomas Chapman and John Cawood

Mortgage for £30 relating to land as described in DDGR/17/39  DDGR/17/40  19 Jul 1760

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Contents:
Parties: 1) Matthew Hessey of Cranswick, yeoman 2) Robert Lund Lund, ropemaker Witnesses: Henry Munby and John Jarrett

Final concord relating to land in Burton Pidsea and Lund  DDGR/17/41  19 Jul 1760

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Contents:
Parties: 1) William Mair, plaintiff 2) Anthony Richardson and wife Jane and Matthew Hessey, deforceants Property: 2 cottages, 4 acres land, 5 acres meadow and 7 acres pasture in Burton Pidsea and Lund Consideration: £60

Lease and release relating to land a s described in DDGR/17/39  DDGR/17/42  3-4 Apr 1761

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Contents:
Parties: 1) Robert Lund, Matthew Hessey and wife Mary 2) Joshua Cross of Kilnwick, yeoman and his trustee Robert Sherwood of Holme upon the Wolds, yeoman Consideration: £31 1s 3d and a further £38 18s 9d Witnesses: Henry Munby and John Tarran

Lease and release relating to land as described in DDGR/17/39  DDGR/17/43  11-17 May 1766

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Contents:
Parties: 1) Joshua Cross 2) John Grimston of Kilnwick, esquire, Robert Sherwood and Sir Digby Legard of Canton Consideration: £80 Witnesses: William Stabler and William Wardell

Abstract of title relating to 4 oxgangs at Lund  DDGR/17/44  1631-1734

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Contents:
Includes: summary of legacies under will of William Haselfoot.

Abstract of title relating to rectory, glebe and tithes of Lund  DDGR/17/45  1632-1722

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Exemplification of a common recovery for lands at Lund  DDGR/17/46  28 Nov 1689

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Contents:
Parties: 1) William Taylor, gentleman 2) 1689 Timothy Langthorne, gentleman Property: 7 messuages, 250 acres land, 30 acres meadow and 30 acres pasture in Lund Thomas Younge, gentleman vouched to warranty

Schedule of title deeds relating to the Lund Estate  DDGR/17/47  1716-1786

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Copy will of Robert Haselfoot of Beverley, surgeon  DDGR/17/48  28 Feb 1747

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Contents:
Bequests: nephews William Haslefoot of Dunmow, Essex (son of deceased brother William), Robert Haselfoot Garrard (son of deceased, niece Alice Ellis), and Robert Newell; York County Hospital; niece Elizabeth Haslefoot; brother Vesey Haselfoot of London, merchant and his sons William and Thomas; nieces Susan Cole, Anne Smith and Rebecca Seaman (daughters of deceased brother Thomas); Sarah Cogdell and 2 daughters; vicar, parish clerk and schoolmaster of Lund; et cetera Property: Lund, Beverley Witnesses: R[?] Burton, William Burrow and John Todd Probate: 29 Jul 1748

Acquittance from Robert Newell of Harwich, surgeon, for legacy under the will asdecribed in DDGR/17/48  DDGR/17/49  9 May 1749

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Agreement for sale of the Manor of Lund  DDGR/17/50  4 Aug 1749

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Contents:
Parties: 1) Reverend Henry Goodrick of Little Osburn and wife Margarett, and Thomas Dawson of York, gentleman and wife Catherine 2) Thomas Grimston of Kilnwick, esquire Property: manor of Lund with messuages and lands in tenure of William Chapman and his son Consideration: £2000 Witnesses: W[?] Stables and Leonard Utlay

Copy will of William Haselfoote senior of Finchingfield of Essex, surgeon  DDGR/17/51  7 Nov 1750

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Contents:
Bequests: wife Susanna; daughters Elizabeth, Judith and Susanna; second son Robert; sister Elizabeth Haselfoot; youngest son Maidstone; eldest son William; servants Property: rectory and advowson of Norton in Hertfordshire. Messuages and lands in Finchingfield, Great Sampford, and Great Bradfield, Essex. Rectory, advowson, glebe and tithe of, and messuages and lands in, Lund. Messuage and lands in Beverley Witnesses: Mary Bridge, George William Robinson and William Jegon

Copy will as described in DDGR/17/51  DDGR/17/52  7 Nov 1750

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Acquittance from Vesey Haselfoot of Cheapside, London, mercer for legacy under the copy will as described in DDGR/17/48  DDGR/17/53  24 Nov 1750

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Acquittance from Judith Haselfoot for legacy under the copy will as described in DDGR/17/51  DDGR/17/54  14 Apr 1762

1 Item

Acquittance from John Curteis of parish of St John, Wapping, Middlesex, brewer and wife Susanna (nee Haselfoot)  DDGR/17/55  5 Apr 1763

1 Item

Acquittance from Susan Cole of London, widow  DDGR/17/56  22 Dec 1764

1 Item

Acquittance from Elizabeth Paske (nee Haselfoot) of Finchingfield, widow of Reverend Samuel Paske  DDGR/17/57  13 Apr 1765

1 Item

Acceptance by William Chapman and William Wilkinson of offices of surveyors of highways for Lund  DDGR/17/58  15 Oct 1778

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Lund Enclosure Act  DDGR/17/59  1794

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Extracts from Lund Enclosure Award relating to the estate of Thomas Grimston  DDGR/17/60  2 Feb 1796

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Notice to quit from Thomas Grimston to Samuel Winter concerning house and land at Lund  DDGR/17/61  27 Sep 1816

1 Item

Ringborough  DDGR/18/1-18/1  1844

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Agreement by Edward Moore to continue tenancy of farm at Ringborough  DDGR/18/1  23 Jan 1844

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Sculcoates  DDGR/19/1-19/1  1752

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Copy lease and release to lead to a common recovery relating to lands in Sutton and Sculcoates  DDGR/19/1  28-29 Jan 1752

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Contents:
Parties: 1) John Grimston only son of Thomas Grimston. deceased both of Kilnwick, esquires 2) James Close of Lincolns Inn, gentleman, William Stables of York, esquire Property: messuage, orchard and little close; 2 closes; messuage and 2 closes all in Sculcoates. 44 acres in Sutton Ings and Sutton Carrside; 12 acres meadow in Hull Summergames; a pighill in Sutton Ings, all in Sutton. Close in Sudcoates [Sculcoates] To use of John Grimston.

Sunderlandwick  DDGR/20/1-20/1  nd

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Notice of John Minshull  DDGR/20/1  18th century

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Contents:
That his intentions are not to pay for damages caused by his rabbits to ground of neighbours; to take land away from any tenants complaining of such damage; and to shoot any dogs going on Sunderlandwick Moor. An invective. Dated: (mid 18th century)

Tunstall  DDGR/21/1-21/1  1689

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Demise of cottage in Tunstall for 60 years at 1d rent for 40s  DDGR/21/1  12 May 1689

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Contents:
Parties: 1) William Grimston of Carton, esquire 2) John Kirkas of Tunstall, yeoman Property: cottage in Tunstall (adjoining churchyard on North) Witnesses: Marmaduke Grimston, John Smith and (D.?) Remington

Warter  DDGR/22/1-22/1  1771

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Notice of Warter Races  DDGR/22/1  27-28 Jun 1771

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Winestead  DDGR/23/1-23/1  1760

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Ground plan of farmhouse tenanted by B[?] Hewitson  DDGR/23/1  1760

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York  DDGR/24/1-24/3  1712-1770

3 Items

Agreement between Reverend John Creyk of St John's College, Cambridge and his sister Frances Creyk of York  DDGR/24/1  11 Nov 1712

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Contents:
To pay her £500 from eventual sale price of his houses in the Pavement; and £20 yearly until they be sold. For which she will quitclaim the personal estate of their deceased father Richard Creyk Witnesses: Francis Thornhill, Thomas Grimston Endorsed with receipt for the £500, 1 Jul 1723

List of nobility and gentry who appeared at the Assembly Rooms during Race Week  DDGR/24/2  1768

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List of nobility and gentry who appeared at the Assembly Rooms during Race Week  DDGR/24/3  1770

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Yorkshire (North Riding)  DDGR/25/1-25/12  1603-1793

12 Items

Agreement for division of £4,000, the tithes of Crambe and all lands there late of Sir Butler Wentworth of Howsham  DDGR/25/1  22 Sep 1748

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Contents:
Between John Murray of York esquire, agent for Lady Wentworth, and Richard Darley of Bishop Wilton esquire, for himself and John Waller and his son both of St Neots, Huntington, gentlemen: Thomas Grimston of Kilnwick esquire to arbitrate Witnesses: J[?] Bagnall and John Grimston

Conditions of tenancy relating to farm near Birkby  DDGR/25/2  7 Feb 1758

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Contents:
Parties: 1) John Grimston 2) Richard Thompson

Notice of performance by Mr Breslaw, conjurer and clairvoyant, at Mr Dunn's Grand Room, Scarborough  DDGR/25/3  nd

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Notice not to trespass on manor of Gilmonby  DDGR/25/4  1807

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Schedule of title deeds relating to an estate at Lovesome Rill  DDGR/25/5  1603-1785

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Contents:
Concerning mortgage from Thomas Grimston to Edward Cottrell esquires for £2800.

Lease for life at £105 rent for all estate of Robert Medley in Little Smeaton  DDGR/25/6  1702

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Contents:
Parties: 1) Robert Medley of York, bachelor of laws 2) Richard Dossey of Little Smeaton, yeoman Not executed.

Draft lease and release relating to property at Little Smeaton  DDGR/25/7  1768

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Contents:
Parties: 1) Honourable Henry Willoughby of Birdsall and George Hartley of Richmond esquires 2) Reverend Anthony Hewgill rector of Great Smeaton and wife Antonina (nee Willoughby), John Grimston of Kilnwick, esquire Property: farm at Little Smeaton, parish of Birkby

Plan of the lordship of Birkby and part of the lordship of Little Smeaton, belonging to John Grimston  DDGR/25/8  nd

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Lease for a year of lands at Lovesome Hill  DDGR/25/9  17 Feb 1780

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Contents:
Parties: 1) John Grimston 2) his son and heir Thomas Grimston both of Kilnwick, esquires Property: messuages and lands in Lovesome Hill To lead to a Release.

Copy release relating to the Manor of Birkby  DDGR/25/10  5 Apr 1793

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Contents:
Parties: 1) Thomas Grimston of Grimston 2) Henry Peirse of Bedale, esquires Property: manor of Birkby with farms (closes named) there and in Button upon Wiske and Lovesome Hill Consideration: £28500

Receipt for £9,500 on termination of trusts concerning settlement and sale of estates of Thomas Grimston at Little Smeaton  DDGR/25/11  7 Jun 1793

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Contents:
Parties: 1) Thomas Grimston 2) William Strickland and John Robinson

Copy of the receipt as described in DDGR/25/11  DDGR/25/12  7 Jun 1793

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Yorkshire (West Riding)  DDGR/26/1-26/1  1718

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Copy reconveyance relating to property in Kirkgill, Arthington and Addle  DDGR/26/1  5 Jun 1718

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Contents:
Parties: 1) Sir Arthur Cayley of Brumpton, John Hill of Thornton, esquire, Thomas Grimston of York, esquire and George Bowes of York gentleman, executors of Sir John Legard of Canton, and his eldest son Sir John Legard of Ganton 2) Cyril Arthington of Arthington, esquire Property: farm and named closes in Kirkgill and Arthington and the parish Addle On redemption of a recited mortgage (7-8 Apr 1713).

Lincolnshire  DDGR/27/1-27/2  1741-1762

2 Items

Case relating to Yew Tree Farm at Belton in the Isle of Axholme  DDGR/27/1  post 1741

2 pieces

List of freemen in the borough of Grimsby  DDGR/27/2  Aug 1762

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London  DDGR/28/1-28/1  1754-1755

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Bill of mortality.  DDGR/28/1  1754-1755

1 Item

Various townships  DDGR/29/1-29/11  1543-1844

11 Items

Extract from ministers' accounts relating to various townships  DDGR/29/1  1543

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Relates to: estates of Sir Robert Constable, attainted, in Argum and Bartondale (Recites Marriage Settlement of Robert Constable, son and heir of Sir Marmaduke Constable son of Sir Robert Constable, and Dorothy, daughter of Sir William Gascoigne, senior Property: manors and lands in Somerby, Mamby, Chapel, Hogthorpe, Borow, Gaton, Sotby, Clixby, Limber, Cadney and Houson, Lincolnshire. Manor of Argum, Bartondale and Langtoften Dated: 10 Aug 1532) Extracted: 9 Feb 1632. Dated: Michalmas 1543

Lease and release relating to various townships  DDGR/29/2  20-21 Sep 1682

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Parties: 1) Thomas Coundon of Willerby, esquire 2) Michael Warton of Beverley, esquire, Richard Cooke of the Inner Temple and Timothy Langthome of Barnards Inn, gentlemen Property: messuage, 2 little garths, 8 oxgangs and 4 closes called Spittle Farm; messuage, garth, 2 little closes, East Croft in the Ings and 8 oxgangs; messuage, garth, croft and 6 oxgangs; messuage, garth, croft and 2 and a half oxgangs; messuage, garth, oxgang and meadow for 2 oxgangs; messuage, garth and little close; cottage and garth; messuage, garth, croft and 2 oxgangs; messuage, garth, close and 7 oxgangs; 2 messuages, 2 garths and a smith shop, all in Staxton and Spittles. Messuage, 2 garths, close and 2 oxgangs in Fordon. Manor of Binnington with messuage, barn, garth and 7 oxgangs; messuage, close and 7 oxgangs; messuage and 3 oxgangs; 6 messuages, 6 garths and 1 close. 4 messuages, 2 oxgangs and land in Wold Newton. Messuage, 2 barns, 3 closes, 17 oxgangs and 2 cottages in Butterwick. Messuage, garth and 8 oxgangs in Button Bushell. Messuage, garth, close and 4 oxgangs; cottage, garth and 4 oxgangs; messuage, garth, close and 5 oxgangs; 4 cottages, 4 garths, close and 6 oxgangs; manor house and lands in Flixton. Manor of and close in Sandholme. Manor of Bellasyze with 4 farms. And all other property of Thomas Coundon in those places and in Eastrington, Greenock, Gilberdike, Hythe, Ympling and Blacktoft Consideration: £2500 to Thomas Coundon by Michael Warton Witnesses: Edward Barnard, John Fotherby, John Stephenson, Walter Partrige and Daniel Carver

Bargain and sale for lands as describd in DDGR/29/2  DDGR/29/3  21 Sep 1682

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Contents:
Parties: 1) Thomas Coundon 2) Michael Warton

Defeasance of documents as described in DDGR/29/2 and DDGR/29/3  DDGR/29/4  21 Sep 1682

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Conditional on repayment of £3,550 in all.

Reconveyance on redemption of mortgage as described in DDGR/29/2-DDGR/29/4  DDGR/29/5  2 Mar 1684

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Parties: 1) Michael Warton 2) Thomas Coundon Witnesses: Edward Barnard, Walter Partrige, Leonard Addison, (Thomas Farside?)

Assignment of judgements relating to land s atHunmanby, Argham, Fordon and Thornton le Moor  DDGR/29/6  13 May 1729

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Parties: 1) Jane, widow of John Close of York, gentleman 2) Sir Thomas Legard of Ganton, Thomas Smales of Parkhall in Swaledale, gentleman, Thomas Grimston. junior of York, esquire, Matthew Smales junior of Gilling, gentleman Property: Hunmanby, Argham, Fordon, Thornton le Moor Witnesses: Mathew Smales and James Close

'Former Appointments' list of (gamekeepers ?) for Lund, Kilnwick, Watton, Lockington, Holme, South Dalton and Beswick  DDGR/29/7  1788-1796

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Contract for sale of lands in Garton in Holderness for £9500  DDGR/29/8  15 Mar 1793

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Contents:
Parties: 1) William Strickland of Boynton, esquire and Reverend John Robinson of Welburn 2) Henry Duncombe of Copgrove, esquire as surviving trustee of Marriage Settlement of Thomas Grimston of Grimston esquire and his wife Frances Property:--messuage and 5 and three quarters oxgangs and named closes in Garton in Holderness. 2 messuages, 9 oxgangs, 2 closes, 3 garths, and 2 cottages in, and rectory glebe and tithes of Lund (Reserving the manor, advowson and specified lands and tithes) To uses of the settlement

Counterpart of contract of sale as described in DDGR/29/8  DDGR/29/9  15 Mar 1793

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Rent account book relating to Lund, Rotsea, Kilnwick  DDGR/29/10  1811-1817

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Survey and cropping book relating to Wilfholme, Kilnwick, Garton with Grimston, Lund and Ringbrough  DDGR/29/11  1879-1884

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Contents:
Refers to: 'William Henry Grimston, High Hall, Etton'. Includes: plans

Accounts  DDGR/30/1-30/15  1671-1822

15 Items

Book-keeping copybook  DDGR/30/1  May 1671

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Contents:
Dated: 1639-1640; 1664; 1670 and 1696-1698. Attached is bill of exchange for £33: Edward Bilton junior, London to Andrew Perrott, York merchant. Assigned to Nathaniell Goche.

Account book  DDGR/30/2  1729-1747

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Contents:
Containing: accounts between Captain Henry Medley and Thomas Grimston, and funeral expenses of 'Neice Medley' (8 Mar 1733).

Account  DDGR/30/3  c.1735

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Contents:
'Doctor to Thomas Grimston Esq.[esquire]'

Bundle of business accounts of Thomas Grimston, Admiral Henry Medley and John Grimston  DDGR/30/4  1731-1759

27 pieces

Contents:
Dated: 1731, 1739 and 1741-1759.

Accounts  DDGR/30/5  1742-1773

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Contents:
Containing accounts of: William Mosey, estate agent, Kilnwick (1742, 1743, 1746).Work done for Colonel Thomas Condon by Robert Heworth and John Robinson (carpentry); John Carlton (smith); Thomas Perritt (plasterer),(1748-1749). Account of Erskine and Metcalfe, sadlers, York to Thomas Mellish (1773).

Bundle of accounts current of Thomas and John Grimston, with their agent, Nathaniel Maister  DDGR/30/6  1742-1778

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Lawyer's account relating to Messrs Grimston and Chaytor debtors to James Close  DDGR/30/7  1743-1747

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Account of 'money received by Mr Hardwick from Thomas Grimston and John Grimston'  DDGR/30/8  1747-1758

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Account relating to 'Birkby and Smeaton'  DDGR/30/9  Sep 1754

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Bundle of accounts of John Grimston with William Whateley and Messrs Seward, Beachcroft and West, London (his agents)  DDGR/30/10  1759-1777

35 pieces

Contents:
Bundle of accounts of John Grimston with William Whateley and Messrs Seward, Beachcroft and West, London (his agents)

Rent account  DDGR/30/11  1761

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Accounts  DDGR/30/12  1778-1779

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Contents:
Concerning: 'Monsieur Grimston' debtor to Montigny, tailor, of Nancy and Henry Metman, merchant tailor of St Germain a Paris.

Account for building materials and labour  DDGR/30/13  18th century

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Account of 'Disbursements for Thomass. Grimston Esq.' relating to household and personal  DDGR/30/14  1803

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Account book of the executors of Thomas Grimston, deceased  DDGR/30/15  1821-1822

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Bonds  DDGR/31/1-31/4  1601-1710

4 Items

Bond for £100 between Robert Dring and Marmaduke Cowtan both of Hunmanby, yeomen  DDGR/31/1  28 Mar 1601

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Contents:
For performance of covenants of deed of same date Witnesses: John Cowtan, Thomas Peirson, Christopher Gilson, William Allambridge

Bond for £167 between Robert and Cuthbert Lascelles both of Sewerby to Robert Stouteville of Bessingby, gentlemen  DDGR/31/2  3 Oct 1656

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Contents:
Consideration: for payment of £87 10s Witnesses: Robert Knowsley and Aim Lascells

Bond for £14 between Francis Burgh of Brompton on Swaile yeoman and Stephen Robinson of Cathericke gentleman and James Pinckney of Richmond cordwainer  DDGR/31/3  20 Apr 1681

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Contents:
Consideration: £7 2s 6d Witnesses: James and George Darlin, George Grisdale.

Bond for £14 between Peter Lawson of Knotingley parsh of Pontefract and James Close of Furnivalls Inn, gentlemen  DDGR/31/4  25 Nov 1710

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Contents:
Consideration: £7 7s 6d Witnesses: John Kitchingman

Commissions and appointments  DDGR/32/1-32/19  1715-1803

19 Items

Copy Royal Appointment of Robert Medley, esquire Bachelor of Laws, as Commissioner in Admiralty Court in Yorkshire, Northumberland, Durham, Newcastle upon Tyne and Hull  DDGR/32/1  17th century

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Contents:
Dated: (temp James II)

Draft appointment by Thomas Mace, Clerk of the Peace of the East Riding, of John Kilvington, as his Deputy  DDGR/32/2  1704

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Contents:
Dated: (post 1704)

Deputation by Lord Viscount Irwin of Thomas Grimston, esquire as Deputy Lieutenant of the East Riding  DDGR/32/3  7 Feb 1715

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Commission relating to Lieutenant H(enry Med)ley as Fourth Lieutenant on board H.M.S.[His Majesty's Ship] 'Dorsetshire'  DDGR/32/4  7 Mar 1719

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Deputation by William Pulteney esquire of Thomas Grimston, esquire as Deputy Lieutenant of the East Riding and Hull  DDGR/32/5  3 Feb 1723

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Appointment by Mary Payler of parish St James, MIddlesex, singlewoman of Thomas Grimston of Etton esquire as gamekeeper in her manors of Bugthorpe with Stockton and Skirpenbeck  DDGR/32/6  21 Oct 1738

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Commission of Thomas Grimston esquire as Captain of a company of volunteer foot  DDGR/32/7  25 Sep 1745

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Appointment by Mary Payler of John Grimston of Kilnwick, esquire as gamekeeper in her manors  DDGR/32/8  9 May 1752

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Deputation by Robert, Earl of Holderness of John Grimston esquire as Deputy Lieutenant of the North Riding  DDGR/32/9  16 Sep 1757

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Commission of John Grimston esquire as Captain of a company in the militia regiment of which Sir Digby Legard is Colonel  DDGR/32/10  30 Jul 1760

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Deputation similar to that as described in DDGR/32/9  DDGR/32/11  20 May 1761

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Appointment by John Grimston of Kilnwick esquire of his servant William Ushaw as gamekeeper for Manor of Kilnwick  DDGR/32/12  14 Jan 1766

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Appointment by Sir Digby Legard of Francis Cockrell of Staxton yeoman as gamekeeper for manors of Canton and Potter Brompton  DDGR/32/13  13 Jan 1772

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Deputation by Francis, Marquis of Carmarthen of John Grimston, esquire as Deputy Lieutenant of the East Riding and Hull  DDGR/32/14  10 Jul 1779

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Deputation by Francis, Marquis of Carmarthen of Thomas Grimston, esquire as Deputy Lieutenant of the East Riding and Hull  DDGR/32/15  10 Jul 1779

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Appointment by Richard Savage Lloyd of Hintlesham Suffolk, esquire of Thomas Grimston of Kilnwick, esquire as gamekeeper for manors of Watton and Gannock  DDGR/32/16  20 Aug 1782

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Commission of Thomas Grimston, esquire as Captain of a troop of East Riding Gentlemen and Yeomanry  DDGR/32/17  23 May 1794

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Commission of James Shutt gentleman as Cornet in the East Riding Troop of Gentlemen and Yeomanry, commanded by Captain Thomas Grimston  DDGR/32/18  21 Dec 1794

1 Item

Commission of Thomas Grimston, esquire as Captain Commandant of the Grimston Yeomanry Cavalry  DDGR/32/19  8 Oct 1803

1 Item

Inquisitions post mortem  DDGR/33/1-33/5  1300-1611

5 Items

Inquisitions post mortem of Nicholas de Meynill  DDGR/33/1  23 Feb 1300

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Contents:
Property: 1 oxgang 2 bovates in Bonyngton (Boynton) and 3 oxgangs in Thorp held by Robert de Bonyngeton. 1 oxgang in Ergham and 1 oxgang in Neusom held by William de Ergham. 4 oxgangs in Buketon held by Thomas de Hale (Extracted 17th century)

Inquisitions post mortem as described in DDGR/32/1  DDGR/33/2  23 Feb 1300

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Inquisitions post mortem of Robert de Tateshall  DDGR/33/3  27 Sep 1304

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Contents:
Property: 16 oxgangs in Flixton and Flotmanby held by John de Craysthoke. 4 oxgangs in Flixton held by Richard de Malbis. 6 oxgangs in Eregham, Barkeldall (Bartin Dale), and Rychton (Reighton) held by William de Eregham. 4 oxgangs in Hunmanby held by Thomas de Rossall. 2 oxgangs in Foxol held by Walter de Bubbewith. 1 oxgang in Bridgham held by Theobald de Bridgham (Extracted 17th century) Includes: extract from Kirby's Quest relating to Ergham and Barkildale.

Inquisitions post mortem as described in DDGR/32/3  DDGR/33/4  27 Sep 1304

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Inquisitions post mortem of Thomas Pearson of Rudston  DDGR/33/5  15 Oct 1611

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Contents:
Property: a moiety of the manor or grange and advowson of Argham. Lands in Rudston. 3 messuages, 2 cottages, 2 little tofts and 14 and a half oxgangs in Foxeholes. Cottages and lands in Kilholme Recites settlements to uses of his daughters Margaret Mylner and Anne Pearson (1 Dec 1597), and of himself, and remainder to his daughters Margaret Mylner and Anne wife of Robert Knowesley of Burton Fleming gentleman (20 Aug 1606), with remainders to Robert and William Pearson sons of his half-brother Richard Peirson. Died: 13 Dec 1602, his daughters Margaret Mylner and Ann Knowseley being heirs (aged 22 and 20)

Legal  DDGR/34/1-34/175  1590-1829

175 Items

Legal cases  DDGR/34/1-34/10  1590-1768

10 Items

Legal case of Mary Gayte versus Richard Ledgard  DDGR/34/1  1590

6 pieces

Contents:
Refers to title close called Perdicote Hill in Hunmanby

Legal case Mary Gayte versus Roger Leming  DDGR/34/2  1590

2 pieces

Contents:
Concerning title as described in DDGR/34/1

Legal cases Sir Charles Egerton versus Charles Touteville  DDGR/34/3  1620

9 pieces

Contents:
Concerning title as described in DDGR/34/1

Legal case Isabel Tharwell versus Robert Knowsley and Thomas Haggett  DDGR/34/4  1623-1624

9 pieces

Contents:
Concerning: seizure by Robert Knowsley as lord of the manor of Burton Fleming, of 2 cows, property of her son Matthew Tharwell convicted of felony, pasturing in the Ownhams in Burton Fleming.

Legal cases Henry Tymperon, gentleman and wife Elizabeth versus Robert Medley and others  DDGR/34/5  1683

1 Item

Contents:
Concerning: annuity from estate in Eastland alias Eastlound, Lincolnshire

Articles relating to suit for annulment of their marriage brought against Sir John Hotham by his wife Lady Catherine  DDGR/34/6  (c.1691)

1 Item

Legal Case Sir Richard Osbaldeston and others versus Charles Stouteville and others  DDGR/34/7  1694

2 pieces

Contents:
Concerning: pasture rights on parcel enclosed, by agreement and byelaws, from common fields of Hunmanby.

Draft bill of complaint in chancery of Jun Leach of York widow, administrator of Reverend William Hyde of Eversholt, Bedfordshire  DDGR/34/8  nd

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Contents:
Includes: articles of agreement for settlement on marriage of Thomas Grimston and Jane Close, 1712

Legal case Margaret Close and Elianor Edwardwards versus John and James Close  DDGR/34/9  1719

1 Item

Contents:
Concerning: will of James Close, deceased.

Legal case Walter Hardwick versus John Grimston  DDGR/34/10  1746-1768

c.75 pieces

Contents:
Concerning the claims of Walter Hardwick under will of Henry Medley.

Various documents  DDGR/34/11-34/31  1771-1798

21 Items

Catalogue of blank warrants sold by A Ward, York  DDGR/34/11  nd

1 Item

Description of William Dahorty  DDGR/34/12  nd

1 Item

Description of John (Envans?) of Hunmanby  DDGR/34/13  nd

1 Item

Certificate from by lawmen of Market Weighton concerning a proposed settlement between John Stephenson and Francis Turner, rivals for the post of 'Herdsman over the Cones'  DDGR/34/14  nd

1 Item

Draft Petition to the Crown from East Riding Magistrates  DDGR/34/15  c.1776

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Contents:
For promise of a pardon to anyone informing on highway robbery and murder of Francis Smith of Pocklington, butcher, near Kexby. See 42/25. 26 and 30.

Case and opinion of D Ryder  DDGR/34/16  23 May 1747

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Contents:
Concerning: powers of magistrates to repair and rebuild East Riding Deeds Registry.

Case and opinion of W Stables, York  DDGR/34/17  12 Sep 1750

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Draft form of recognizance  DDGR/34/18  1757-1758

1 Item

Shorthand notes on cases  DDGR/34/19  1757-1768

5 pieces

Notes on cases  DDGR/34/20  1758-1771

13 pieces

Certificate by inhabitants of Drypool of ill-treatment by Thomas Smoothman of his apprentice Mathew Linton  DDGR/34/21  9 Oct 1758

1 Item

Certificate by J Grimston  DDGR/34/22  20 Oct 1758

1 Item

Contents:
Outlining: that Edward Leppington, yeoman, has released William Sever, husbandman, both of Garton on the Wolds 'from the Security of the Peace desired against him'

Bastardy bond by William Hodgson of Hutton Cranswick, shoemaker  DDGR/34/23  7 Nov 1758

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Contents:
(Ann Jenkinson of Hutton Cranswick singlewoman)

Undertaking by John Gray, Will Habbishaw and Margaret Wood not to take whins or wood from farm of John Bell of Haywold in Huggate  DDGR/34/24  3 Feb 1759

1 Item

Contents:
Includes: Information of Thomas Walkington.

Bastardy order on William Dixon (Frances Young of Barmby Marsh)  DDGR/34/25  15 Sep 1762

1 Item

Description of Edwardward Connolly detained in Beverley House of Correction  DDGR/34/26  22 Jun 1771

1 Item

Circular letter from Sir John Fielding, Bow Street to mayors and magistrates relating to proposal to circulate lists of wanted offenders  DDGR/34/27  22 Sep 1772

1 Item

Certificate of conviction of Thomas Woodsworth of Great Driffield labourer for poaching on Driffield Wold  DDGR/34/28  24 Oct 1772

1 Item

Certificate from Reverend Lancelot Godmond curate of Beeford  DDGR/34/29  15 Dec 1774

1 Item

Contents:
Concerniing: bastard child of Abraham Batty.

Notice to John Day  DDGR/34/30  6 Apr 1789

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Contents:
Detailing that: Thomas Grimston will be put in possession of farm and 240 acres at Kilnwick, leased from him and deserted by John Day, if arrears of rent are not paid.

Appointment of Commissioners of Land Tax for East Riding  DDGR/34/31  17 Sep 1798

1 Item

Calenders  DDGR/34/32-34/43  1756-1779

12 Items

York assizes  DDGR/34/32  23 Mar 1756

1 Item

York assizes  DDGR/34/33  23 Mar 1756

1 Item

York assizes  DDGR/34/34  13 Mar 1758

1 Item

York assizes  DDGR/34/35  8 Jul 1758

1 Item

York assizes  DDGR/34/36  24 Jul 1762

1 Item

York assizes  DDGR/34/37  2 Mar 1768

1 Item

York assizes  DDGR/34/38  9 Mar 1771

1 Item

York assizes  DDGR/34/39  1 Aug 1772

1 Item

York assizes  DDGR/34/40  6 Mar 1779

1 Item

York Castle Gaol Delivery  DDGR/34/41  23 Mar 1756

1 Item

York Castle Gaol Delivery  DDGR/34/42  13 Mar 1758

1 Item

York Castle gaol delivery  DDGR/34/43  9 Mar 1771

1 Item

Lists  DDGR/34/44-34/51  1757-1777

8 Items

Special jury list  DDGR/34/44  7 May 1757

1 Item

Militia balloted[?] in North, Middle and South bailiwicks of Holderness; Bainton Beacon; Howdenshire; Holme Beacon; Ouse and Derwent; Wilton Beacon and Hunsley Beacon  DDGR/34/45  15 Jan 1763

1 Item

Lists of surveyors of highways in Hunsley Beacon  DDGR/34/46  1772

1 Item

Lists of surveyors of highways in Bainton Beacon  DDGR/34/47  16 Oct 1777

1 Item

Lists of Chief Constables in East Riding  DDGR/34/48  1775

1 Item

Militia balloted[?] in Bainton and Hunsley Beacons  DDGR/34/49  nd

1 Item

Militia balloted[?] in Bainton, Hunsley and Holme Beacons; Ouse and Derwent; Howdenshire  DDGR/34/50  nd

1 Item

Lists of (Magistrates ?)  DDGR/34/51  nd

1 Item

Depositions  DDGR/34/52-34/104  1757-1811

53 Items

Deposition for John Reay of Lockington  DDGR/34/52  22 Dec 1757

1 Item

Contents:
Relating to riots (anti-Militia Act) at Lund.

Deposition for William Boyes of Eastburn, warrener  DDGR/34/53  8 Mar 1758

1 Item

Contents:
Relating to theft of coney skins by John Ellow.

Deposition of Christopher Stephenson of Driffield Greets, shepherd  DDGR/34/54  9 Mar 1758

1 Item

Contents:
Concerning: conversation with Abraham Thompson of Kirkburn alehousekeeper about stolen coney skins as described in DDGR/53/53.

Deposition of Mary Jennison of Elmswell relating to assault by Edward Johnson at the Red Lion in Driffield  DDGR/34/55  22 May 1758

1 Item

Deposition of Saunder Walker of Arram, yeoman concerning theft of cloth by William Taylor of Sutton  DDGR/34/56  1758

1 Item

Deposition of William Wallis of Lockington concerning assault by John Mankin on Maiden Hill  DDGR/34/57  7 Jun 1758

1 Item

Deposition of Mathew Lamplay of Hessleskew, warrener concerning poaching by John Best of Sancton  DDGR/34/58  12 Sep 1758

1 Item

Deposition of Mary Hudson of Hutton Cranswick, servant concerning assault by Mathew Danby, her master's son  DDGR/34/59  14 Sep 1758

1 Item

Contents:
Deposition of Mary Hudson of Hutton Cranswick, servant concerning assault by Mathew Danby, her master's son

Deposition of Thomas Smeathman relating to misbehaviour of his apprentice Mathew Linton  DDGR/34/60  7 Oct 1758

1 Item

Deposition of Edward Leppington of Garton on the Wolds, yeoman concerning assault by William and Richard Sever  DDGR/34/61  19 Oct 1758

1 Item

Deposition of Mathew Lamplugh of Garton as described in DDGR/34/61  DDGR/34/62  20 Oct 1758

1 Item

Deposition of Michael Sever of Garton as described in DDGR/34/61  DDGR/34/63  20 Oct 1758

1 Item

Deposition of Susannah Saunderson of Garton as described in DDGR/34/61  DDGR/34/64  20 Oct 1758

1 Item

Depositon of Elisabeth Nicholls of Wetwang concerning assault by Michael Newlove, junior  DDGR/34/65  25 Oct 1758

1 Item

Deposition of Ann Walkit of Shipton concerning assault by Mary White  DDGR/34/66  10 Nov 1758

1 Item

Deposition of James Butler, senior of Etton, carpenter  DDGR/34/67  8 Jan 1759

1 Item

Contents:
Relates to thefts of iron bolts and hay fork by Dawney Richardson of Etton, singlewoman, from Sir Digby Legard.

Depositon of Richard Cordner of Etton, blacksmith as described n DDGR/34/68  DDGR/34/68  9 Jan 1759

1 Item

Deposition of John Brigham, junior of Etton concerning theft of pig by Thomas Hesslewood  DDGR/34/69  17 Jan 1759

1 Item

Deposition of Thomas Hesslewood of Bainton, husbandman as described in DDGR/34/69  DDGR/34/70  17 Jan 1759

1 Item

Deposition of Bethell Boyes of Great Driffield relating to hunting a hare  DDGR/34/71  14 Mar 1759

1 Item

Deposition of Mary wife of William Paxton of Nafferton, labourer concerning assault by William Sled  DDGR/34/72  14 Mar 1759

1 Item

Deposition of Richard Thomasmpson of Arram, labourer concerning assault by John Newton of Lockington  DDGR/34/73  21 Apr 1759

1 Item

Deposition of Thomas Sowersby of Bainton, labourer concerning assault by Christopher Stephenson  DDGR/34/74  Apr (1759)

1 Item

Deposition of William Jaram of Bainton, labourer concerning assault by Georgerge Gibson  DDGR/34/75  5 May 1759

1 Item

Deposition of John Bailey of Middleton concerning assault by William Garret, junior  DDGR/34/76  9 May 1759

1 Item

Deposition of John Wallis of Lockington, whitesmith Concerning ill-behaviour of his servant Mary Waugh  DDGR/34/77  11 May 1759

1 Item

Deposition of Robert Cass of Etton, labourer Concerning assault by William Yates  DDGR/34/78  18 Aug (1759?)

1 Item

Deposition of Thomas Parker of Arram labourer and bleacher concerning theft of cloth by William Seamore of Arram and John Hewson of Walkington  DDGR/34/79  16 Oct 1759

1 Item

Deposition of Thomas Parker concerning theft by William Waugh of Lillywhite wood house, parish of Leconfield, bleacher  DDGR/34/80  18 Oct 1759

1 Item

Deposition of William Cook of Pocklington, tailor concerning assault by William Smith  DDGR/34/81  4 Dec 1759

1 Item

Deposition of Robert Milner of Hutton Cranswick, labourer concerning theft of cloth and money by Mary Towse  DDGR/34/82  20 Dec 1759

1 Item

Deposition of Thomas Parker concerning theft by Margaret wife of William Waugh  DDGR/34/83  27 Dec 1759

1 Item

Deposition of Thomas Sowersby of Bainton, labourer concerning assault by Thomas Ward in alehouse of Elizabeth Binning at Bainton  DDGR/34/84  3 Jan 1760

1 Item

Deposition of Ann Storey of Arram spinster concerning rape by John Dent of Beverley  DDGR/34/85  24 Sep 1761

1 Item

Deposition of Dorothy Johnson of Arram as described in DDGR/34/85  DDGR/34/86  24 Sep 1761

1 Item

Deposition of Margaret Mankin of Lockington concerning assault by her husband John Mankin  DDGR/34/87  18 Feb 1762

1 Item

Deposition of Hannah Bugg of Lockington widow concerning assault by Ann wife of John Marsin  DDGR/34/88  23 Mar 1762

1 Item

Deposition of Walter Holliday of Humbleton relating to his servant Daniel Pinkney absconding  DDGR/34/89  2 Apr 1762

1 Item

Deposition of Frances Batty of Waghen concerning assault by Elizabeth Turner  DDGR/34/90  (1762?)

1 Item

Deposition of Ann Grey of Haswell concerning assault by her master Richard Holdsworth, farmer  DDGR/34/91  7 Aug 1762

1 Item

Deposition of Jane Dook concerning assault by her master Richard Wiles of Middleton, farmer  DDGR/34/92  19 Oct 1762

1 Item

Deposition of Robert Sissons of Kilnwick, labourer concerning theft of shoes and buckles by John Stockdale of Beverley, labourer  DDGR/34/93  12 Sep 1768

1 Item

Deposition of Elizabeth Harrison of Great Driffield relating to assault on her father Thomas Wilson of Driffield, alehouseman by Thomas Newby and John Wright  DDGR/34/94  21 Aug 1769

1 Item

Deposition of John Hayward of Welton, alehouseman concerning assault by John Thompson  DDGR/34/95  20 Jul 1771

1 Item

Deposition of Mary Robson of Drypool concerning assault by Ann wife of Thomas Burton  DDGR/34/96  31 Jul 1771

1 Item

Deposition of Benjamin Everingham of Cherry Burton, shoemaker concerning theft of hive of bees by David Towse  DDGR/34/97  2 Aug 1771

1 Item

Deposition of Jane Moor of Burton Agnes concerning assault by Francis Johnson, labourer  DDGR/34/98  23 Sep 1771

1 Item

Deposition of Francis Brown of Driffield Greets, farmer relating to poaching by Richard Jenningson  DDGR/34/99  25 Nov 1771

1 Item

Deposition of Robert Harwood of Burlington, sadler concerning saddle bought by him from John Shepperden alias Paul  DDGR/34/100  21 Jul 1772

1 Item

Deposition of William Binnington farmer, living at the turnpike gate on the Beverley-Molescroft-Kendall House and Bainton Balk road concerning Francis Sommers of Button Cranswick evading tolls  DDGR/34/101  10 May 1779

1 Item

Deposition of Thomas Cater and Reverend Malby Beckwith both of Driffield concerning assault by John Egglestone of Great Driffield, mariner  DDGR/34/102  15 Jul 1779

1 Item

Deposition of William Walgate of Bishop Wilton, farmer concerning Thomas Jackson, labourer  DDGR/34/103  28 Jan 1793

1 Item

Deposition of Thomas Foord of Ganton servant concerning John Booth riding in a cart without control  DDGR/34/104  8 Jun 1811

1 Item

Contents:
Includes: certificate of conviction.

Examinations (general)  DDGR/34/105-34/121  1758-1787

17 Items

Examination of John Ellow  DDGR/34/105  9 Mar 1758

1 Item

Contents:
As described in DDGR/34/53

Examination of John Mankin  DDGR/34/106  8 Jun 1758

1 Item

Contents:
As described in DDGR/34/57

Examination of Rebecca Wilson of Leconfield, spinster relating to theft of clothing by Ann Mackley  DDGR/34/107  22 Jul 1758

1 Item

Examination of Edward Lee of Leconfield, yeoman  DDGR/34/108  22 Jul 1756

1 Item

Contents:
As described in DDGR/34/107

Examination of Ann Wood alias Tindall  DDGR/34/109  22 Jul 1758

1 Item

Contents:
As described in DDGR/34/107

Examination of Elizabeth Jefferson of Shipton, spinster  DDGR/34/110  24 Jul 1758

1 Item

Contents:
Concerning: assault by her mistress Elizabeth, wife of William Pexton of Shipton, blacksmith.

Examination of John Best  DDGR/34/111  13 Sep 1758

1 Item

Contents:
As described in DDGR/34/58

Examination of Mathew Danby  DDGR/34/112  16 Sep 1758

1 Item

Contents:
As described in DDGR/43/59

Examination of Benjamin Bowser  DDGR/34/113  16 Oct 1758

1 Item

Contents:
As described in DDGR/34/59

Examination of Richard Whittle  DDGR/34/114  16 Oct 1758

1 Item

Contents:
As described n DDGR/34/59

Examination of William Horsley of Wetwang  DDGR/34/115  25 Oct 1758

1 Item

Contents:
As described in DDGR/34/65

Examination ofWilliam Gilbank of Leconfield, labourer  DDGR/34/116  17 Jan 1759

1 Item

Contents:
Concerning: breaking into his house and stealing by John Whitehead of Skidby and Robert Deane alias Dane.

Examination of Edwardward Harper of Little Driffield, labourer concerning threats and theft by Hannah Ward  DDGR/34/117  30 Jan 1759

1 Item

Examination of Ellis Milner of Hutton Cranswick  DDGR/34/118  21 Dec 1759

1 Item

Contents:
As described in DDGR/34/82

Examination of James Cummings of Great Driffield, labourer relating to him being found in yard of William Porter  DDGR/34/119  11 Dec 1769

1 Item

Examination of Georg Wilsh of Lockington, shoemaker relatiing to theft of quilt  DDGR/34/120  27 Dec 1787

1 Item

Examination of Francis Cross, labourer and Jane Screaton, singlewoman, both of Aldbrough, and Thomas Gell of Patrington constable  DDGR/34/121  2 Jan 1796

1 Item

Contents:
Concerning the refusal of John Cross of Patrington to pay wages of his brother Francis Cross.

Examinations (settlement)  DDGR/34/122-34/130  1758-1780

9 Items

Examination of Joseph Townsend of Barmby Marsh  DDGR/34/122  14 Apr 1758

1 Item

Examination of Anne Snowden, rogue and vagabond  DDGR/34/123  14 Aug 1758

1 Item

Examination of Mary Sykes of Sutton Cranswick, widow  DDGR/34/124  13 Sep 1758

1 Item

Examination of Ann Giles, singlewoman  DDGR/34/125  4 Jan 1760

1 Item

Examination of Susanna Watson, singlewoman  DDGR/34/126  9 Jan 1760

1 Item

Examination of Silvia Moreton of Great Driffield  DDGR/34/127  9 Jan 1760

1 Item

Examination of John Green, labourer  DDGR/34/128  30 Aug 1770

1 Item

Examination of William Dawson of Great Driffield  DDGR/34/129  3 Jun 1771

1 Item

Examination of Richard Clarke of Hutton Cranswick  DDGR/34/130  20 Apr 1780

1 Item

Examinations relating to bastardy  DDGR/34/131-34/149  1758-1779

19 Items

Bastardy examination of Joyce Gascoigne of Lund relating to Richard Malton of Holme, labourer  DDGR/34/131  13 Mar 1758

1 Item

Bastardy examination of Margaret Andersen relating to William Hodgson of Cranswick  DDGR/34/132  18 Jul 1758

1 Item

Bastardy examination of Ann Jenkinson relating to William Hodgson as described in DDGR/32/132  DDGR/34/133  4 Nov 1758

1 Item

Bastardy examination of Isabella Plaxton of Hutton Cranswick relating to John Nicholls of Haddington, East Lothian  DDGR/34/134  2 Jan 1759

1 Item

Bastardy examination of Margaret Anderson relating to William Hodgson  DDGR/34/135  2 Jan 1759

1 Item

Bastardy examination of Dawnay Richardson of York Castle relating to William Bean of Beverley, gentleman  DDGR/34/136  12 Mar 1759

1 Item

Bastardy examination of Mary Walker of Leconfield, singlewoman relating to John Bell of Leconfield, yeoman  DDGR/34/137  14 Mar 1759

1 Item

Bastardy examination of Elizabeth Bulmer of Barff Hill parish of Lockington relating to Richard Hardy of Kilnwick, weaver  DDGR/34/138  24 Mar 1759

1 Item

Bastardy examination of Elizabeth Tomlinson relating to John Wray of Etton exciseman  DDGR/34/139  1 Oct 1759

1 Item

Bastardy examination of Susann Watson relatijg to George Stephenson of Watton  DDGR/34/140  9 Jan 1760

1 Item

Bastardy examination of Hannah Barr relating to Robert Stoaks of Lund Warren House, labourer  DDGR/34/141  11 Jan 1760

1 Item

Bastardy examination of Catherine Whitwell of Rotsea relating to William Laybourn of Great Driffield, schoolmaster  DDGR/34/142  15 Jun 1762

1 Item

Bastardy examination of Dinah Holmes relating to William Dorsay of Waghen  DDGR/34/143  3 Aug 1762

1 Item

Bastardy examination of Frances Bailey of Lund relating to John Robson of Lund, servant  DDGR/34/144  31 Aug 1762

1 Item

Bastardy examination of Esther Thompson of Skern relating to Joshua Crosley of Skern, servant  DDGR/34/145  21 Mar 1770

1 Item

Bastardy examination of Mary Binnington relating to William Parker of Hutton Cranswick, labourer  DDGR/34/146  5 Sep 1771

1 Item

Bastardy examination of Elizabeth Ushaw of Nafferton relating to Robert Elliott of Nafferton, farmer  DDGR/34/147  22 Nov 1771

1 Item

Bastardy examination of Mary Ellah of Holme on Spalding Moor relating to James Bellow, labourer  DDGR/34/148  5 Jun 1779

1 Item

Bastardy examination of Mary Todd of North Newbald relating to John Slather of Swanland, labourer  DDGR/34/149  18 Dec 1779

1 Item

Warrants and summnones  DDGR/34/150-34/175  1758-1829

26 Items

Blank summons  DDGR/34/150  nd

1 Item

Constable of Kirkburn to arrest Abraham Thompson in case as described in DDGR/34/53  DDGR/34/151  8 Mar 1758

1 Item

Constable of Eastburn to arrest John Ellow as described in DDGR/34/53  DDGR/34/152  8 Mar 1758

1 Item

Overseers of Beilby to bring William Walker for settlement examination  DDGR/34/153  14 Apr 1758

1 Item

William Gray for willow wood stolen from Richard Darley  DDGR/34/154  4 Jul 1758

1 Item

Constable of Shipton to summons Elizabeth Pexton and Elizabeth Jefferson as as described DDGR/34/110  DDGR/34/155  25 Jul 1758

1 Item

Warrant for search for goods stolen from house of William Bulmer of Watton, labourer  DDGR/34/156  29 Aug 1758

1 Item

Warrant for Constable of Sancton to arrest John Best as described in DDGR/34/58  DDGR/34/157  12 Sep 1758

1 Item

Warrant for Constable of Hutton Cranswick to summons William Hodgson as described in DDGR/34/132 and DDGR/34/133  DDGR/34/158  2 Jan 1759

1 Item

Warrant for Constable of Lockington to arrest John Newton as described in DDGR/34/73  DDGR/34/159  23 Apr 1759

1 Item

Warrant for Constable of Newbald to summons Mary Langhorn, who has left her master Thomas Chapman of Lockington  DDGR/34/160  8 May 1759

1 Item

Warrant for Constable of Middleton to summons William Garrett junior, yeoman as described in DDGR/34/76  DDGR/34/161  8 May 1759

1 Item

Warrant for Constable of Leconfield to arrest Margaret Waugh as described in DDGR/34/83  DDGR/34/162  27 Dec 1759

1 Item

Warrant for Constable of Beverley to arrest John Dent as described in DDGR/34/85  DDGR/34/163  24 Sep 1761

1 Item

Warrant for Constable of Lockington to summons Ann Marsin as described in DDGR/34/88  DDGR/34/164  23 Mar 1762

1 Item

Warrant for Constable of Great Driffield to arrest William Laybourn as described in DDGR/34/142  DDGR/34/165  15 Jun 1762

1 Item

Warrant to summons Ann Lund and Mary Turner for stealing corn at Lockington  DDGR/34/166  7 Aug 1762

1 Item

Overseers of Hutton Cranswick summoned for refusing relief to John Homer  DDGR/34/167  2 Sep 1762

1 Item

Warrant for Constable of Kirkburn to summon Margaret Wiles who is without a settlement certificate  DDGR/34/168  11 Sep 1762

1 Item

Warrant for Constable of South Cave to summon Robert Forge for refusing to pay wages to his servant John Storr  DDGR/34/169  6 Nov 1762

1 Item

Warrant for Thomas Smith of Ellerker summoned for refusing to pay wages to John Storey  DDGR/34/170  2 Dec 1762

1 Item

Warrant for arrest of Edward Cook of Hutton Cranswick labourer, for assaulting his wife Ann  DDGR/34/171  6 Jun 1763

1 Item

Warrant for Constable of Great Driffield to summon William Mallory and George Wilkinson for refusing to pay wages to Christopher Hunter of York labourer, 'working on the new Navigation'  DDGR/34/172  28 Aug 1769

1 Item

Warrant for Constable of Kilnwick to summon John Booth as described in DDGR/34/104  DDGR/34/173  8 Jun 1811

1 Item

Warrant for Constable of Hutton Cranswick to summon Mrs Catton for turning away her servant Ann Monkman  DDGR/34/174  28 Apr 1828

1 Item

Warrant for the arrest of Georg and Edward Sanderson for assault on Baker Sanderson  DDGR/34/175  8 Jan 1829

1 Item

Militia and volunteers  DDGR/35/1-35/48  1759-1853

48 Items

Heads of the Militia Act, 1758  DDGR/35/1  nd

1 Item

List of men liable for militia service in Bainton Beacon Division  DDGR/35/2  24 Sep 1759

1 Item

Nominal roll of Captain Grimston's Company  DDGR/35/3  22 Feb 1760

1 Item

'Necessary Roll' of Captain Grimston's Company  DDGR/35/4  26 Mar 1760

1 Item

Contents:
Account of equipment issued

'Orders for the Main Guard', Newcastle.  DDGR/35/5  13 Jul 1760

1 Item

Pages from guard duty book  DDGR/35/6  6-12 Dec 1760

2 pieces

Nominal roll of 'Militia Men'  DDGR/35/7  1760

1 Item

Contents:
Endorsed on fragment of contemporary deed between Edward Mosley and John Stone.

Nominal roll of Captain Grimston's Company  DDGR/35/8  14 Apr 1761

1 Item

Nominal roll of Captain Grimston's Company 'with the Number of their Firelocks, Bayonets and Swords.'  DDGR/35/9  14 Apr 1761

1 Item

'A Roll of the Guard. Newcastle'  DDGR/35/10  11 Jun 1761

1 Item

Copy of proceedings of Regimental Court Martial of Richard Child, sergeant in Captain Hudson's Company of the Yorkshire Buffs at Newcastle upon Tyne  DDGR/35/11  17 Jan 1762

1 Item

Contents:
Relating to breaking into the house of John Redhead at night and assaulting him. Sent to Captain Grimston at Kilnwick by William Smith, Newcastle.

Morning Report of Captain Grimston's Company of Militia quartered at Newcastle  DDGR/35/12  18 Apr 1762

1 Item

Copy of proceedings of Regimental Court Martial of George Stephenson, private in Captain Grimston's Company and Henry Stanley, grenadier in the 1st Company of the 14tb Regiment of Militia  DDGR/35/13  Sep 1762

1 Item

Contents:
Relating to theft of clothing belonging to Elizabeth Goodbee.

Alphabetical roll of Captain Grimston's Company  DDGR/35/14  16 May 1763

1 Item

Quarter roll of Captain Grimston's Company, Beverley  DDGR/35/15  21 May 1763

1 Item

Effective rolls relating to various company officers  DDGR/35/16  6 Jun 1763

1 Item

Contents:
Containing details of: Grenadier Company; Lieutenant Colonel's Company; Major's Company; Captain Grimston's Company; Captain Hudson's Company; and Captain Pennyman's Company (all at Beverley).

Nominal roll of Captain Grimston's Company  DDGR/35/17  8 Jun 1763

1 Item

Letter from William Wardell, Beverley  DDGR/35/18  27 Jun 1765

1 Item

Contents:
Stating that the regiment is now at Hounsley, near London.

'The Names and Residence of such Persons who shall have enrolled a Horse to serve in the Volunteer Corps of Yeoman Cavalry within the East Riding........or shall have offered themselves.....to serve upon vacancies'  DDGR/35/19  Oct 1796

1 Item

Similar list of men serving in the Volunteer Corps of Yeoman Cavalry  DDGR/35/20  Oct 1796

1 Item

Muster roll of the Grimston Gentlemen and Yeomanry Squadron  DDGR/35/21  nd

1 Item

'Long Roll of the Troop of York East Riding Gentlemen and Yeomanry commanded by Thomas Grimston Esq.', and Report Form of Captain Grimston's Troop  DDGR/35/22  179[?

1 Item

Muster roll of Corps of York East Riding Gentlemen and Yeomanry commanded by Thomas Grimston  DDGR/35/23  10 Feb 1799

1 Item

Contents:
Includes: certificate of Thomas Grimston as to conditions of service of the Corps.

Muster roll of Corps of York East Riding Gentlemen and Yeomanry commanded 1799 by Thomas Grimston  DDGR/35/24  24 Dec 1799

1 Item

Contents:
Includes: certificate of Thomas Grimston as to conditions of service of the Corps.

Draft of a printed notice [?]  DDGR/35/25  c.1799

1 Item

Contents:
Calling upon 'all those brave youths who prefer death to slavery' to report to the British standard, to be fixed in every county, in the event of French invasion.

Draft letter from Thomas Grimston to John Collins  DDGR/35/26  c.1799

1 Item

Contents:
Enclosing his appointment as General Director for Middle Holderness to supervise the removal of horses and waggons, and outlining the procedure for evacuating the area in case of French invasion.

'List of Guides or Superintendants for the Removal of Horses and Draft-Cattle, for the Division of Middle Holderness  DDGR/35/27  c.1799

1 Item

Contents:
Under the Direction of John Collins of Danthorpe: He being appointed General Overseer for that purpose by Thomas Grimston Esquire, Lieutenant of the said District'.

Monthly returns of the troop of York East Riding Gentlemen and Yeomanry  DDGR/35/28  1799-1801

6 pieces

Contents:
Dated: 1 May 1799; 1 Apr and 1 May 1800; Dec 1800; 1 Jan and 1 Oct 1801.

Muster roll of the East Riding Gentlemen and Yeomanry  DDGR/35/29  (c.1800)

1 Item

Monthly subsistence accounts of companies of the East Riding Militia  DDGR/35/30  nd

1 Item

Long roll of the 1st Troop of Grimston Yeomanry  DDGR/35/31  nd

1 Item

Return of (numbers of those eligible for ?) Old Militia in South Holderness Division, by parish  DDGR/35/32  nd

1 Item

Return of (numbers of those eligible for ?), for Middle Holderness Division  DDGR/35/33  nd

1 Item

Nominal roll of officers of brigade commanded by the Marquis of Rockingham, Brigadier General  DDGR/35/34  nd

1 Item

Memoranda of dates of militia sub-division meetings for Bainton Beacon Division  DDGR/35/35  1803-1804

1 Item

Morning and evening reports  DDGR/35/36  1805

1 Item

Contents:
Relates to: Captain Isaac Broadley's and Captain Grimston's Troops of the Grimston Gentlemen and Yeomanry, at Scarborough. (5 pieces)Dated: 3,9,10 and 12 May 1805

Order form  DDGR/35/37  11 Oct 1805

1 Item

Contents:
Containing details of: print to be supplied by Messrs Richter, Newman Street, London to Captain Thomas Grimston. With details of uniform of Grimston Volunteer Cavalry.

Copy letter from Thomas Grimston, Kilnwick to Lord Carlisle, Lord Lieutenant of the East Riding  DDGR/35/38  6 Jan 1806

1 Item

Contents:
Enclosing details of: the 12 men stationed by the Lieutenancy at beacons of Aldbrough, Carton and Tunstall should be paid by the government up to the date of receipt of orders to quit their stations.

Letter from F Moore, War Office to Captain Grimston, Kilnwick  DDGR/35/39  6 Jun 1806

1 Item

Contents:
Staing that: he should address himself to the Secretary of State for the Home Department, through the Lieutenant of the County.

Notice of dispatch by Robert Stanton, Ordnance Storekeeper, Hull to Captain Grimston, Grimston  DDGR/35/40  14 Jun 1808

1 Item

Contents:
Refers to: spring allowance of ammunition for practice and exercise of Grimston Volunteer Cavalry.

Printed form for return to Secretary of State of numbers enrolled and in service in Volunteer Corps  DDGR/35/41  1808

1 Item

Copy strength return, to Secretary of State, of Grimston Gentlemen and Yeomanry  DDGR/35/42  1 Dec 1809

1 Item

Copy muster roll of the Grimston Gentlemen and Yeomanry Cavalry  DDGR/35/43  27 Dec 1809

1 Item

Letter from J Iveson, Hedon  DDGR/35/44  1 Sep 1810

1 Item

Contents:
Enclosing: report of inspection of the troop and copy of inspection return.

Letter from RH Crew, Office of Ordnance to Commandant of the late Troop of Grimston Yeomamy Cavalry  DDGR/35/45  13 Dec 1813

1 Item

Contents:
Refers to: arms and accoutrements of the discontinued Troop to be sent into the Ordnance Store at Hull.

Blank forms for Yeomanry Cavalry  DDGR/35/46  181[?

1 Item

Contents:
Containing: annual balance sheet (5 pieces); clothing certificate and claim for clothing allowance (2 pieces); notification of remittance (3 pieces)? application for half-year's pay and contingent allowance (2 pieces).

'Morning State of the East York Militia'  DDGR/35/47  15-16 Oct 1820

2 pieces

'Standing Orders by Colonel Grimston for the East York Regiment of Militia, Head Quarters, Beverley.'  DDGR/35/48  Sep 1852

1 Item

Various deeds  DDGR/36/1-36/17  1541-1856

17 Items

Copy statutes of the Cathedral Church of York  DDGR/36/1  3 Jun 1541

1 Item

Contents:
(Copied by Reverend Marmaduke Cooke, canon of York, 1661).

Agreement between Elizabeth Tuttfield, widow and Thomas Styring, gentleman and Robert Knowlesley and Robert Elles, gentlemen  DDGR/36/2  23 Mar 1638

1 Item

Contents:
Prior to marriage of Thomas Styring and Elizabeth Tuttfield and concerning wardship of Robert Tuttfield. Witnesses: John Winder, Ralphe Tomlinson, Thomas Haggitt.

Diploma of Robert Medley, Medical Doctor, from Utrecht  DDGR/36/3  11 Mar 1704

1 Item

Letter of attorney relating to Dame Mary Stoughton and others  DDGR/36/4  3 Jul 1706

1 Item

Contents:
Parties: 1) Dame Mary Stoughton alias Payler of parish St Giles in the Fields, Middlesex(widow of Sir Lawrence Stoughton of Stoughton, Surrey, and also of Watkinson Payler of parish of St Martins who was son and heir of Sir Watkinson Payler of Thoraldy, deceased; and mother of Mary and Alathea Payler spinsters) 2) Thomas Grimston of York and William Norcliffe of the Inner Temple, London, esquires To receive rents and make leases of estates in Yorkshire Witnesses: Mary Dent and Joseph Judkin

Draft deed of covenants for payment of debts and legacies of James Close, deceased  DDGR/36/5  1724

1 Item

Contents:
Parties: 1) Jane Close of York widow of John Close, gentleman who was an executor of James Close of Furnivall's Inn, gentleman 2) James Close of Richmond, gentleman, surviving executor of James Close, deceased Sent by James Close to Thomas Grimston, Micklegate, York (17 May 1724).

Declaration of trust by Thomas Grimston of York, esquire  DDGR/36/6  7 Jun 1725

1 Item

Contents:
Relating to a bond of £200, for repayment of £100, by which Marmaduke Lawson of Mourby, esquire and Richard Lawson of York gentleman are bound to him (28 Nov 1724): that the £100 is money of Robert Dolman of Pocklington esquire, for whom he acted as trustee Witnesses: Richard Brigham Includes: receipt for payment of that sum, 30 Oct 1730.

Agreement for sale for £370 of messuage and garden in possession of Thomas Grimston  DDGR/36/7  5 Dec 1727

1 Item

Contents:
Parties: 1) Thomas Grimston, junior, Jane Close, widow and Elizabeth Close 2) Richard Yoward on behalf of Catherine widow of Nathaniel Wilson

Certificate of purchase of £80 South Sea Annuity, further to Order in Chancery in Margaret Close and others versus James Close and others  DDGR/36/8  31 Jan 1733

1 Item

Letter of attorney relating to Henry Medley and others  DDGR/36/9  7 Jul 1744

1 Item

Contents:
Parties: 1) Henry Medley of Little Smeaton, esquire 2) Thomas Grimston of Etton, esquire To act as agent for his estates in Yorkshire Witnesses: Richard Sedgwick and Randalph Wilmer

Certificate by John Waller relating to an agreement between him and Richard Darley  DDGR/36/10  22 Sep 1748

1 Item

Contents:
Relates to division of money and lands in dispute between Richard Darley and Lady Wentworth and statres that Richard Darley is only bound in £2500, in case of a refusal to comply by Mr Waller.

Receipt from Jane Kilvington of York spinster to Thomas Grimston  DDGR/36/11  25 Mar 1751

1 Item

Contents:
For a legacy of £3000 under will of Admiral Henry Medley.

Proposal of George Dinmore, Hull, for a lease of Jane Hobson's house, yard and close  DDGR/36/12  10 Mar 1758

1 Item

Receipt from Maurice Maskens, Brussells, to M de Grimston  DDGR/36/13  2 Jul 1778

1 Item

Contents:
For 66 louis d'or.

Copy clauses in marriage settlement of Thomas Grimston empowering trustees to sell and exchange lands  DDGR/36/14  nd

1 Item

Note of instructions for marriage settlement of Colonel Charles Grimston and Jane Trench  DDGR/36/15  (1823)

1 Item

Draft marriage settlement prior to marriage of Charles grimston and Jane Trench  DDGR/36/16  1823

1 Item

Contents:
Parties: 1) Charles Grimston of Grimston Garth and Kilnwick, esquire and Lieutenant Colonel in East Riding Militia, Very Reverend Thomas Trench, Dean of Kildare and his daughter Jane Trench 2) Oswald Grimston residing at Kilnwick esquire, brother of Charles Grimston, and John Haggard of Doctors Commons, Reverend Frederick Steuart Trench of Bert, County Kildare, and Thomas Trench junior esquire, sons of the Dean Property: manors of and estates at Kilnwick and Bracken Consideration: her marriage portion of £4,000 Irish

Copy marriage settlement prior to marriage of Marmaduke Gerard Grimston and Florence Victoria Saunderson  DDGR/36/17  2 Jul 1856

1 Item

Contents:
Parties: Colonel Hardress Robert Saunderson of Nathbrook House, Bishop's Waltham, Hampshhire, Captain. Marmaduke Gerard Grimston, Florence Victoria Saunderson spinster, daughter of Hardress Robert Saunderson, Captain John de Luttrell Saunderson, Major Hardress Luttrell Saunderson, George Hilbert Marshall of Enholmes near Patrington esquire and William George Stephenson of Grafton Street, Bond Street, Middlesex

Wills  DDGR/37/1-37/25  1651-1858

23 Items

Probate copy will of William Wilkinson of Skidby, yeoman  DDGR/37/1  25 Feb 1651

1 Item

Contents:
Bequests: sons Henry, Alford, Christopher, Philip, Richard and Thomas; daughter Anne; Reverend Richard Kellington of Skidby; wife Anne. Reference to father Thomas Property: Skidby, personalty Probate: 4 Jun 1652 To be buried at Skidby

Probate copy will of Christopher Wilkinson of Hull, baker  DDGR/37/2  14 Dec 1663

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Contents:
Bequests: wife Margaret; children Philip and Hannah Property: Lund Witnesses: John Palmer, Elizabeth Overton, Mary Wilkinson and Thomas Peacock Probate: 24 Feb1664

Probate copy will of Phillip Wilkinson of Cottingham, yeoman  DDGR/37/3  23 May 1678

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Contents:
Bequests: sons Phillip, Caleb and Joshua Property: Lund Reference to brother Henry Wilkinson and brother-in-law Christopher Harrison Witnesses: Daniell Elliott, Thomas Auther, Mary Anther Probate: 9 Oct 1678 To be buried in Cottingham churchyard Includes: letters of administration granted to Persival Thompson of Barton, Lincolnshire, sailor, 9 Oct 1678.

Probate copy will of Dorothy Wakefield of York, widow  DDGR/37/4  15 Sep 1712

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Contents:
Bequests: Thomasine Spendlove of York widow; maid Ann Metcalfe; nieces Katherine Beckwith spinster and Grace Northgrave widow Property: personalty Witnesses: Edward Wilkinson, John Rocliffe Probate 16 May 1715

Copy will of Richard Remington of Lund, gentleman  DDGR/37/5  20 Feb 1717

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Contents:
Bequests: poor of Lund, Kirkby Underdale, Bishop Wilton and Bugthorp, Lockington, Middleton, and Low Church in Hull; 4 sons Richard, Matthew, William Henry and Thomas; wife Rebecca; brother Matthew; sisters Hannah Hodson, Eliza. Connell, Mary Delgarna, Rose Webster and Ester Boones; elder brother Reverend Thomas Property: personalty

Will of Thomas Grimston junior of York, esquire  DDGR/37/6  29 Jan 1728

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Contents:
Bequests: only son, an infant; parents Thomas and Dorothy; cousins Barnabas Legard (a younger brother of Sir Thomas Legard) and William Bowes of York Property: Hunmanby, Argham, Rudston, Fordon and Grindall Signature a those of witnesses cut out Dated: 30 Jan 1728 Includes: letters of administration of estate of Jane Grimston of parish of St Martin and St Gregory, York, granted to her widower Thomas Grimston, junior

Memorandum relating to the will of Elizabeth Blakestone of Beverley, widow, buried 9 Oct 1730  DDGR/37/7  (c.1730)

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Contents:
Bequests: daughters Rebecca and Frances; sons Samuel and Christopher; Wilson Blakestone Property: Minster Moorgate, Beverley Copy dated: 14 Jan 1750

Copy will of John Taylor of Beverley, gentleman  DDGR/37/8  27 Mar 1731

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Contents:
Bequests: wife Bridget; brother-in-law William Gee of Bishop Burton; 4 daughters Bridget, Katherine, Ann and Margaret Property: Molescroft, Howden and Eastrington. Farm at Easington held on lease by grandmother Mary Taylor Witnesses: Mary Goodyear, Mary Taylor and Henry Beane

Copy will of Le Duc Dantin  DDGR/37/9  30 Aug 1734

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Contents:
Bequests: King ('Petitbourg'); children and grandchildren; servants; bastard brother Paris[?]

Draft will of Henry Medley of Little Smeaton, esquire  DDGR/37/10  1735

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Contents:
Bequests: Thomas Grimston junior of York, esquire; niece Dorothy and Jane Kilvington of York spinsters; sister Ann Hardwick, widow; Jane, only daughter of nephew John Kilvington; cousins Sarah Stephens and Mary Sheppard Property: Little Smeaton. Hull

Probate copy will of Henry Medley of Little Smeaton, esquire, Vice Admiral of the Blue, Commander in Chief Mediterranean  DDGR/37/11  2 Aug 1747

1 Item

Contents:
Bequests: nephew John Kilvington of Acomb, esquire and his daughter Jane; niece Mrs Dorothy Kilvington of York; niece Mrs Jane Styles; Mrs Mary Rogers of Gosport, Hampshire; Dr Allen; secretary William Crow; George Valentine, surgeon and Captain Thomas Latham both of HMS Boyne; servants Samuel Thompson, Edward Bolter, Jonathan Burley, Henry leaver and William Greenway; Mrs Mary Shepherd and Mars[?] Sarah Stephens of Brooke St, London; Thomas Grimston of Etton, esquire Witnesses:. Andrew Mackney, Charles Caesar, A[?]Turnbull and Robert Groat Probate: 18 Mar 1748[Badly damaged] To be buried in 'the parish church of Belfreys' in York.

Probate copy will as described in DDGR/37/11  DDGR/37/12  2 Aug 1747

1 Item

Copy notarial attestations of will of Henry Medley, as described in DDGR/37/11  DDGR/37/13  20 Aug 1747

1 Item

Copy will of Thomas Bielby  DDGR/37/14  22 Mar 1753

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Contents:
Bequests: poor of Fridaythorp (and to be buried there); mother, brothers and sisters; fellow-servants; brother William

Probate copy will of Sir Digby Legard  DDGR/37/15  31 Jan 1773

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Contents:
Bequests: wife and children Property: Scarborough. Personalty Witnesses: Jane Grimston, John Dealtry and John Johnson Probate: 22 Mar 1773, (York).

Probate copy will as described in DDGR/37/15  DDGR/37/16  29 Mar 1773

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Contents:
Probate: (Canterbury)

Copy will of Frances Grimston of Etton, spinster  DDGR/37/17  20 Jun 1823

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Contents:
Bequests: sister Jane widow of George Legard; nephew Charles Grimston; god-daughter Isabella Legard and her sisters Harriet Cecilia and Mary Ann; Jane Frances, Charlotte and Agnes Legard daughters of Digby Legard, deceased; niece Emma Grimston; Jane wife of Charles Grimston of Kilnwick; York County Hospital; Hull Infirmary; National School at Etton; Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge; poor of Sutton and Kilnwick, et cetera Codicils: 14 Jul 1824; 15 Jul and 27 Aug 1831 To be buried in Kilnwick church.

Limited administration de bonis non of goods of William Stables parish of St Helen in Stonegate, York, granted to Henry John Shepherd  DDGR/37/18  2 Dec 1826

1 Item

Copy will of Jane Legard, widow of Colonel Georg Legard  DDGR/37/19  24 Nov 1835

1 Item

Contents:
Bequests: nephews and nieces Charles, Oswald, Henry Estouteville and Emma Grimston; children of Reverend William and Cecilia Legard; Isabella, Mary Anne, Harriet Cecilia, James, William Barnabas, Frederick, Arthur Evelyn and numerous other Legards; Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge; York County Hospital; Hull Infirmary; lying-in charities at Etton (details) and Beverley; poor of Etton and Kilnwick.

Form of will 'for consideration of Colonel (Charles) Grimston' of Kilnwick  DDGR/37/20  1830

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Contents:
Relates to Kilnwick

Draft will of Charles Grimston of Grimston and Kilnwick  DDGR/37/21  1840

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Contents:
Bequests: wife Jane; sons Marmaduke Jerard, Walter John, William Henry, Daniel Thomas, and Alexander; daughters Maria-Emma, Frances-Dorothy, Jane, Catherine and Elizabeth; sister Emma; brothers Oswald and Henry Estouteville; sister-in-law Mary Ernle (wife of said Oswald); et cetera Property: Kilnwick Tunstall To be buried in building or cemetery erected by himself adjoining parish church of Carton with Grimston.

Copy will Miss Emma Grimston of 49, Connaught Square, Hyde Park, Middlesex, spinster  DDGR/37/22  25 Oct 1853

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Contents:
Bequests: Jane wife of brother Charles Grimston and their children Maria Emma, Frances Dorothy, Walter John and Daniel Thomas; et cetera To be buried at Kilnwick.

Copy will of Charles Grimston of Grimston and Kilnwick, esquire  DDGR/37/25  13 Sep 1858

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Contents:
Bequests: wife and daughters; Florence Victoria wife of eldest son; brothers and family; et cetera Property: Kilnwick, Bracken, Lund, Beswick, Carton, Argham, Tunstall, Roos, East Newton, Lockington Property: plate, jewelry (details) and other personalty To be buried in chancel at Kilnwick.

Miscellaneous  DDGR/38/1-38/177  1605-1950

177 Items

Acts of Parliament  DDGR/38/1-38/3  1699-1842

3 Items

Extracts from Acts of Parliament  DDGR/38/1  1699

1 Item

Contents:
(a) Act to prevent exportation of wool from England and Ireland, and for the encouragement of wool manufacture in England. (b) Act to enable officers and soldiers in the late war to exercise trades and for officers to account with their soldiers. (c) Act for laying further duties on sweets and lessening duties on vinegar, low wines, whale fins and brandy; more easily raising duties on leather; charging cinders; permitting importation of pearl ashes; preventing abuses in brewing beer and ale and frauds in importation of tobacco. (d) Act for more full and effectual charging of duties on rock salt. (e) Act for better apprehending, prosecuting and punishing felons. (f) Act for making Billingsgate a free market for sale of fish.

Scarborough Pier and Harbour Amendment Act  DDGR/38/2  1752

1 Item

Parish Constables Act  DDGR/38/3  12 Aug 1842

1 Item

Catalogues  DDGR/38/4-38/9  1726-1764

6 Items

Catalogue relating to sale of pictures belonging to Monsieur Rouen Du Puys  DDGR/38/4  4 May 1726

1 Item

Contents:
'lately brought from Paris', at Mr Cock's New Auction Room, Poland Street. (Prices marked).

Catalogue  DDGR/38/5  3 Apr 1728

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Contents:
Containing: prints and drawings, belonging to a gentleman deceased, to be sold at the British Coffee House, Court of Requests. (Prices marked).

Catalogue  DDGR/38/6  (1733?)

1 Item

Contents:
Containing: pictures, prints and drawings, the entire collection of Mr William Sykes, painter, deceased, to be sold at Mr Cooper's house in the great Piazza, Covent Garden. (Prices marked).

Catalogue  DDGR/38/7  nd

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Contents:
Containing; pictures, several 'lately brought from Italy' and some by Sir Godfrey Kneller, to be sold at Mr Cooper's house. (Prices marked),

Advertisement for proposed publication by subscription, by John Boydell, engraver, Cheapside, of a collection of prints  DDGR/38/8  1762

1 Item

Catalogue for sale of pictures belonging to Lady Sidney Sherrard, deceased by Mr Longford and Son at their house in the Great Piazza, Covent Garden  DDGR/38/9  10 May 1764

1 Item

Drawings, illustrations and plans  DDGR/38/10-38/20  1758-1812

11 Items

Illustration of the frontispiece for the London Magazine  DDGR/38/10  1758

1 Item

Sketch of a male figure-'R.G. del 1759'  DDGR/38/11  1759

1 Item

Illustration and advertisement of Clark's new improved pocket microscope, (Edinburgh)  DDGR/38/12  1773

1 Item

Illustration of (western?) facade of church in Antwerp  DDGR/38/13  nd

1 Item

Plan of 'the Duke of Bridgewaters Curious Wear whose circumference is 366 yards in Castle Field near Manchester.'  DDGR/38/14  nd

1 Item

Designs for chairs  DDGR/38/15  nd

2 pieces

Plan and elevation of a bridge  DDGR/38/16  nd

1 Item

Plan of a close, bordered by Corn Close, Calf Close, East Pasture and the new fence  DDGR/38/17  nd

1 Item

Plan of proposed additions to a court house and gaol  DDGR/38/18  nd

1 Item

Sketches of a man's head and shoulders (in uniform), classical statue (Diana ?) and flowers  DDGR/38/19  nd

3 pieces

'Plans taken from attic at Kilnwick, 21 Jul [?]45, by Aunt Dillo and me'  DDGR/38/20  Nov 1812

1 Item

Contents:
Contains: (a) plan of a church, nd and (b) sections of mouldings, capital and jamb (in a church ?).

Inventories  DDGR/38/21-38/24  1821-1851

4 Items

Inventory of china et cetera at Grimston  DDGR/38/21  17 Aug 1821

1 Item

Inventory of china, glass, linen et cetera at Grimston  DDGR/38/22  1822-1835

1 Item

Inventories of silver, china et cetera at Langdown, Haampshire  DDGR/38/23  1835-1851

1 Item

Contents:
Property of Very Reverend HJ Hobart, late Dean of Windsor

Inventory of contents of four rooms  DDGR/38/24  nd

1 Item

Pedigrees and heraldic material  DDGR/38/25-38/30  1066-1888

6 Items

Pedigree of Grimston family  DDGR/38/25  1066-19th century

1 Item

Genealogy of Grimston family  DDGR/38/26  1066-1834

1 Item

Pedigrees of Hobart and Hampden families  DDGR/38/27  1066-19th century

4 pieces

Contents:
(One pedigree is endorsed 'by Perm who lately married an American Indian Princess (as it is said) he is son of Gov. Pen late of Richmond in Surrey'. Watermark: 1794)

Genealogy of Hobart family, from 1678, by Sir Michael Hobart Seymour  DDGR/38/28  1833-1888

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Contents:
Includes: genealogical notes relating to the Dukes of Ancaster 'from whom descend.....cousins of the Hobarts', and letters from Horace Miles Hobart Hampden, London and Bournemouth to 'cousin Bertie': discussing family genealogy (5 pieces), 1833-1888.

Coat of arms 'probably by W. Dade', as described in DDGR/38/30  DDGR/38/29  18th century

1 Item

'Description of coats of arms quartered in the large shield in the dining room at Grimston'  DDGR/38/30  19th century

1 Item

Contents:
Include extract of letter from Miss Elizabeth Creyke of Marton relating to them. See also DDGR/38/29, above.

Poems  DDGR/38/31-38/31  nd

1 Item

Poems, et cetera  DDGR/38/31  18th-20th century

1 Item

Contents:
Includes: dialogue between the Pope and Mother Church, relating to the persecution of protestants in France (early 18th century). Ballad of the Pretender and the Miller of Warwick Mill. 'An attempt to make our men stand-intended to he spoken by Mrs Woffington dressed as a volunteer upon reading an account of the late action at Falkirk'. Song and music-'The Constant Lover', by Mr Boyce. 'The Dukes taking leave of the King upon his going to Scotland'. 'The Funeral of Faction'-political verse and cartoon (1741). 'Articles enquired of at the visitation, held in and for P-K-G-T-N[?] (Pocklington), 1767'. 'The Driffield Hunt' (1771). See also DDBM/33/35. 'Inscription in the cell in Sir Charles Hotham's labarynth'. 'Rebellion or Culloden'. 'Death of Nelson' (1805). 'Jemmy Singleton to his friend Tom Pullen about the Election Races', by Mr Plaxton. 'Islington Spaw-or New Tunbridge Wells'. Valentine card with manuscript verse (mid 19th century). Verse and illustration from 'Punch' dedicated to 'the gallant defender of Port Arthur' (Nov 1904). (50 pieces)

Printed material  DDGR/38/32-38/93  1621-1905

62 Items

'The Touchstone of Truth, Therein Veritie, by Scripture is plainely confirmed and Error confuted', printed by Augustine Methewes, London  DDGR/38/32  1621

1 Item

Contents:
Bound in fragment of copy of a Grant from Ranulph, Abbot of (St Mary's ?) to Edward (Saunders ?) gentleman. Annual rent of 26s 8d, early 16th century

Arguments relating to the Right Honourable Lord Chancellor Nottingham  DDGR/38/33  1685

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Contents:
'The Arguments of the Rt Hon the late Lord Chancellor Nottingham upon which he made the Decree in the cause between the Hon Charles Howard, esquire Plaintiff; Henry late Duke of Norfolk, Henry Lord Mowbrey his son, Henry Marquess of Dorchester and Richard Marriott esquire Defendants: Wherein the several wayes and methods of Uniting the Trust of a Term for Years are fully debated'. Bound in fragment of Mortgage (for £80 ?) Parties: 1) John Waterland of Haxey, Lincolnshire, yeoman 2) Robert Medley of York advocate Property: Burgesse Farm in East Lound Witnesses: Edmond Laughton and Robert Ayscoghe Dated: 7 Jun 1682

Speech of Sir George Pudsey (sergeant at law and Recorder of Oxford) to the King at Oxford  DDGR/38/34  3 Sep 1687

1 Item

'Memoirs of Literature. IV.'  DDGR/38/35  nd

1 Item

'The Examiner'  DDGR/38/36  1711

1 Item

Contents:
Number 23

'The Spectator'  DDGR/38/37  Feb 1712

1 Item

Contents:
Numbers 290-292

Advertisement relating to engines for extinguishing fires and watering gatrdens  DDGR/38/38  c.1748

1 Item

Contents:
Detailing: John Bristol, engine-maker to all HM forts, garrisons et cetera, at his manufactories in Ratcliff Highway and Cloth-fair near Aldgate Street (late Newsham and Rags): engines for extinguishing fire or watering gardens. With illustration of a fire engine, shewing 'part of the ruins of the late dreadful fire.....in Cornhill, 25 Mar 1748'-near St Michael's Church.

'A Catechetical Instruction.........the Chief Truths of the Christian Religion'  DDGR/38/39  1751

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Contents:
(2nd edition)

Pages 73-80 of 'Gent(lemans') Mag(azine)'  DDGR/38/40  Feb 1755

1 Item

Contents:
Contains articles on: cause of warm winters and cold summers. Life of a modern physician (by 'the younger son of a gentleman in the east riding of Yorkshire'). New improvement of the barometer, with diagram. Journey from Quebec to Montreal. Account of the late eruption of Vesuvius. Natural history of shells, with illustrations.

Memorial for Helen Steuart, widow of Allan Cameron late of Callart  DDGR/38/41  2 Feb 1756

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Contents:
Details that: she is unable to claim liferent and possession of the lands of Cambusnaherrie and Leek (a forfeited estate); her marriage contract having been taken away by His Majesty's troops, she was unable to enter her claim before the given date. She is now left with 9 children and is unable to support them.

Collect to be used on occasion of 'the late awful and calamitous Visitation in Portugal and elsewhere' (relating to earthquake, 1756 ?)  DDGR/38/42  c.1756

1 Item

Proposals for a print of the burghers of Calais, by Robert Pine  DDGR/38/43  Apr 1760

1 Item

Contents:
Includes: receipt for first payment of 5s from John Grimston esquire

Tables  DDGR/38/44  c.1760

1 Item

Contents:
Relating to: Kings of England; Lord Mayors and Sheriffs (of London),1732-1757; exchange rates of Portuguese coinage.

Proposals for printing autobiography  DDGR/38/45  1761

1 Item

Contents:
'The Life and Extraordinary Adventures of the Chevalier John Taylor; Opthalmiater, Pontifical, Imperial and Royal'. Includes: receipt for first payment of a half a guinea from John Grimston.

Proposals of Richard Lambert to the Governors of Newcastle Infirmary for free innoculation of children of the poor  DDGR/38/46  21 Apr 1762

1 Item

Opinion of Honoruable Charles Yorke on 'Lord Clive's Jaghire, taken by the Court of Directors (of East India Company) and read to the General Court of Proprietors held at Merchant-Taylors Hall'  DDGR/38/47  28 Apr 1764

1 Item

'An Epistle to FM esquire by WH Gent. In Imitation of Mr Addison's to Lord Halifax from Italy'  DDGR/38/48  1767

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Contents:
Dedicated to William Tufnel Jolliffe of Nunmonkton esquire (References to Pocklington, Huggate, Londesborough, Bishop Wilton, Warter and Kilnwick).

Newspaper cutting advertising the exhibition of 12 pictures which appeared when a plank of walnut wood was sawed into thin boards  DDGR/38/49  1767

1 Item

Contents:
'They shew 'man in profile, as large as life......... from youth to old age '.

Proposals for publishing 'Miscellaneous Poems by T Underwood, The Impartialist'  DDGR/38/50  Apr 1769

1 Item

'An address to the publick with the plan of a work entitled Critical Memoirs of the Times.'  DDGR/38/51  1769

1 Item

Notices of meetings of Governors of Ackworth Hospital for Exposed and Deserted Young Children  DDGR/38/52  1769-1772

1 Item

Contents:
Includes: lists of committee members. Addressed to John Grimston esquire (3 pieces)

Newspaper cutting of an extract from the 'Massachusets Gazette'  DDGR/38/53  17 May 1770

1 Item

Contents:
'containing Part of the Instructions of the Town of Boston to their Representatives'.

'The Morning Chronicle and London Advertiser'  DDGR/38/54  6 Mar 1771

1 Item

Contents:
Number 550

Notice to mayors and head officers of all corporations and to all acting magistrates  DDGR/38/55  14 Sep 1772

1 Item

Contents:
Outlines that: Sir John Fielding, Bow Street requests the exhibition of an enclosed handbill (description of an offender ?). Seal (bust of Sir J.F. ?)

Proposals for publishing 'Principles of Beauty Relative to the Female Human Head' by Alexander Gozens  DDGR/38/56  21 Feb 1776

1 Item

Contents:
Includes: receipt for first instalment of a half a guinea from John Grimston esquire.

'The various species of landscape, et cetera in nature' by Mr Cozens  DDGR/38/57  (c.1776)

1 Item

Playbill for 'Caractacus' at Theatre Royal, York, for the benefit of Mr Suett  DDGR/38/58  8 Apr 1777

1 Item

Order reserving post horses for coaches carrying M Grimston and his valet from Turin to Lyons  DDGR/38/59  22 Jun 1779

1 Item

Notice to the Independent Freeholders of the County of York  DDGR/38/60  1796

1 Item

Contents:
Detailing: Wilberforce and Lascelles should be chosen to attend the 'Council of the Nation', as men who will' protect our Constitution in church and state'.

Advertisement for Masters, working goldsmith and jeweller in Wade's Passage, Bath  DDGR/38/61  18th century

1 Item

Contents:
Detailing: Hair Mocho rings, Bath Filligrane.

Advertisement for Eleanor Coade's manufactory, near King's-Arms-Stairs, Narrow-Wall, Lambeth, opposite Whitehall-Stairs  DDGR/38/62  18th century

1 Item

Contents:
Detailing: artificial stone ornaments for buildings, parks and gardens.

Advertisement for Joseph Merlin, Little Queen Ann Street, Portland Chapel  DDGR/38/63  18th century

1 Item

Contents:
Detailing: Patent pianoforte stop for harpsichords; patent rotisseur royal; accurate money scales.

Advertisement for exhibition of electric eels brought from South America by Mr Baker  DDGR/38/64  18th century

1 Item

Contents:
Admittance now reduced from 5s to 2s 6d

Advertisement requesting 'Any extraordinary Production in Nature or Art'  DDGR/38/65  18th century

1 Item

Index of the Roman names assumed by speakers in the Political Club, as printed in the 'London Magazine'  DDGR/38/66  18th century

1 Item

Notice of sale by lottery subscription of furniture, china and Indian figures, at Wakefield  DDGR/38/67  18th century

1 Item

Catalogue of plants, seeds and trees sold by Stephen Garraway, seedsman and net maker, at the Rose, near the Globe Tavern, Fleet St  DDGR/38/68  18th century

1 Item

Directions for using the Galilean telescope, With illustration  DDGR/38/69  18th century

1 Item

Contents:
Directions for using the Galilean telescope, With illustration

List of books and prints written and sold by B Martin at his shop in Fleet Street  DDGR/38/70  18th century

1 Item

Contents:
List of books and prints written and sold by B Martin at his shop in Fleet Street

Advertisement for purified lemon juice, prepared by Frederick Smith and Son, chemists, 29, Haymarket  DDGR/38/71  18th century

1 Item

Contents:
Endorsed with letter from H(enry)G(rimston) to 'Dear Brother': to meet Frank Best on the following day. Name of remedy for a cold

Advertisement for J Sutter engraver and printer to Prince of Wales and Prince Frederick, St Martin's Churchyard  DDGR/38/72  18th century

1 Item

Contents:
Detailing: portable printing press; stamps and liquid for marking linen

Advertisement of Darley, engraver and printseller, 39 Strand and 120, New Bond Street  DDGR/38/73  18th century

1 Item

Advertisement of B Valle and Brother, The Old Italian Warehouse, at the Orange Tree and Two Oil Jars, St James's, Haymarket  DDGR/38/74  18th century

1 Item

Contents:
Detailing: foreign provisions

Playbill for performances, for benefit of Mr Oram, at the New Theatre, in Parker's Yard, the Turk's Head, in the Bigg-market, (Newcastle)  DDGR/38/75  18th century

1 Item

Advertisement of a concert of music, to be held at Mr Barker's Long Room, 'as soon as the Race is over'  DDGR/38/76  18th century

1 Item

Advertisement of publication of No 1 of 'The Weekly Chronicle'  DDGR/38/77  18th century

1 Item

Contents:
Advertisement of publication of No 1 of 'The Weekly Chronicle'

Advertisement for fleecy-lined underclothing and hosiery.  DDGR/38/78  c.1800

1 Item

Notice of Anniversary Sermon for School for the Indigent Blind, St George's Fields, Surrey  DDGR/38/79  Apr 1801

1 Item

Contents:
Includes: names of committee members; report on 'Present state of the school'; and questionnaire, to be completed by persons applying for admission.

'Arrangement of the meetings of the year in the execution of the Property Tax Acts'  DDGR/38/80  (post 1807)

1 Item

Notice for penalties for sending threatening letters, destruction of property and riotous assemblies  DDGR/38/81  (c.1830)

1 Item

Election notice relating to James Walker, Northallerton, to the freeholders and electors of the North Riding 2 Jan 1835  DDGR/38/82  2 Jan 1835

1 Item

Instructions for preparation of plans under Tithe Commutation Act  DDGR/38/83  Jan 1837

1 Item

Directions for making a will or codicil, post 1837  DDGR/38/84  c.1837

1 Item

Election notice addressed to 'the Electors of England', quoting a letter appearing in 'The Times' from Sir Francis Head regarding frontier disputes between Canade and United States of America  DDGR/38/85  18 Jun 1841

1 Item

Notice to public and instructions to postmasters relating to Sunday mails  DDGR/38/86  Jun 1850

1 Item

Alderman Sandwith's speech at a meeting of the Independent Party, at the Beverley Arms  DDGR/38/87  31 Oct 1851

1 Item

Contents:
Alderman Sandwith's speech at a meeting of the Independent Party, at the Beverley Arms

Orders of Major B Granville Layard, Chief Constable of the East Riding 'for the Guidance of the Force'  DDGR/38/88  1857

1 Item

Notice of dates of meetings of Bainton Beacon magistrates  DDGR/38/89  29 Sep 1858

1 Item

Circular letter requesting donations on behalf of Alexander McIntosh, late of the Red Lion Inn, Driffield, and author of 'The Driffield Angler', who is left 'destitute, old and nearly blind'  DDGR/38/90  nd

1 Item

Newspaper cuttings  DDGR/38/91  nd

5 pieces

Contents:
Containing: advertisements of a patent silk hat; live turtles of all sizes; Scagliola imitation marble; a horse; publication of 'England's Glory'.

Report of the Historical Manuscripts Commission on the manuscripts of the Grimston family of Kilnwick  DDGR/38/92  1905

1 Item

Contents:
Belonging to Lady du Cane. (I-The Medley Papers, 1688-1780; II-The Caylus Papers, 1714-174-6)

List of moral apophthegms  DDGR/38/93  nd

1 Item

Recipes  DDGR/38/94-38/94  18th century

1 Item

Recipes  DDGR/38/94  18th century

23 pieces

Contents:
Contianing details of:- preserving strawberries; ink; remedies; milk punch; blacking for shoes; cowslip wine; treatments for disorders in horses; to make bronze; cement for repairing china.

Routes  DDGR/38/95-38/95  18th-19th century

1 Item

Routes of journeys  DDGR/38/95  18th-19th century

1 Item

Contents:
From: Harwich-Kilnwick. London-Brussels and Hecklin-the Hague (l75l)' Schevelin-Kilnwick.(Endorsed with note of value of Guilders). Stiffkey-Alnwick. Chester-Bangor (with names of inns en route). Dover-Ostend-Rotterdam (with names of inns, mode of travel and notes of 'things to see'.) Clifton-Kilnwick (with names of inns en route). Kilnwick-Hinckley,(co Leics.) ' ' ' (Watermark 1806) London-Devonshire-Bath-Kilnwick and Kilnwick-Cheltenham -London (1818-1819) Calais-tour of France and Italy. Conway-Leeds (names of inns and places of interest en route). (11 pieces).

Various  DDGR/38/96-38/177  1605-1915

82 Items

Copy of part of letters patent appointing Ecclesiastical Commissioners for the Province of York  DDGR/38/96  15 Aug (1605?)

1 Item

Contents:
Includes: 'The maner and form of proceedinge befor his Maties. Comissioners Ecclesiasticall'.

Portion of manuscript treatise on Courts Leet  DDGR/38/97  nd

1 Item

Contents:
Dated: 17th (early 17th century)

Manuscript treatise on the Star Chamber  DDGR/38/98  nd

1 Item

Contents:
First few pages missing, and remainder damaged, (early 17th century)

Copy of speech in House of Lords against a Bill for granting an aid to Charles II  DDGR/38/99  (c.1680)

1 Item

Rental of 'Mint Yard house and ground'  DDGR/38/100  (c.1725)

1 Item

Journal of voyage, under command of Alexander Lowther, from Spithead to South America  DDGR/38/101  18 Sep 1740-21 May 1742

1 Item

Contents:
Includes account of shipwreck and being marooned in the South Seas, with total loss of 55 lives. By Arthur Mallet.

Book containing English translations from Latin literature  DDGR/38/102  c.1744

1 Item

'A Relation of the Battle of Preston pans 1745. By an officer concerned and taken prisoner by the Rebells.'  DDGR/38/103  1800

1 Item

Contents:
Dated: (18th century)

Accounts of losses in cattle plague at Bugthorpe, Skirpenbeck and Acklam  DDGR/38/104  1749-1750

1 Item

Contents:
Farmers named. (3 pieces). See also DDGR/41/8 and See also DDGR/41/8.

Epitaph of Constantia, wife of James Gee and daughter of John Moyser, died 7 Dec 1749  DDGR/38/105  c.1749

1 Item

'Quaere on a Law Case'  DDGR/38/106  c.1751

1 Item

Contents:
Taxation of Beverley for transportation of felons

List of names  DDGR/38/107  1751

1 Item

Contents:
'Bearers to my Father' and 'Mourning Rings also given'.

Lists of hounds  DDGR/38/108  1770-1773

5 pieces

Contents:
Dated: 1752; 1769; 1770; 1772; 1773

Doctor's prescription and directions to John Grimston, esquire  DDGR/38/109  19 Jul 1755

1 Item

List of letters written and received  DDGR/38/110  Jan-May 1754

1 Item

'View at Yarm'  DDGR/38/111  6 Apr 1757

1 Item

Contents:
Contains: list of field names et cetera on 'Durham side' and 'Yorkshire side',

Permit, signed by Colonel John Cossley, Governor of Chelsea Hospital  DDGR/38/112  8 Sep 1759

1 Item

Contents:
George Grant (sergeant, late of General Doroure's 4th Foot) to travel to Scarborough to exercise the militia there.

Observations on advisability of building a new Register Office for the East Riding  DDGR/38/113  (c.1760)

1 Item

'A list of the voters for the Register of the East Riding'  DDGR/38/114  (c.1760)

1 Item

Certificate of J Grimston  DDGR/38/115  21 Dec 1761

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Contents:
Containing details of: Ann, wife of Richard Hardy (serving in Captain Grimston's company of the East Riding Militia) has received no pay in Newcastle since 18 Dec 1761.

Petition 'sent to Simpson esquire......when the Pittmen and Waggoners left off work' from the men employed in the coalworks at Derwent Haugh to the coalowners  DDGR/38/116  17 Feb 1762

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Contents:
To be exempt from ballot for militia service, otherwise they will refuse to work.

Description of a woodcock of unusual colouring, shot near Beverley  DDGR/38/117  12 Jun 1762

1 Item

List of 16 (electors ?) of Beverley  DDGR/38/118  15 Jan 1763

1 Item

Description of bees and their habits, by Robert Harrison, Etton  DDGR/38/119  16 May 1767

1 Item

Opinion of W Stables, York relating to dispute over will of Admiral Medley  DDGR/38/120  16 Jun 1767

1 Item

'Natural Curiositys brought from the East Indies by Capt.J. Boyes, 1767, given me Feb 20 1768 by him'  DDGR/38/121  c.1768

1 Item

List of books  DDGR/38/122  5 Jan 1769

1 Item

List of Members of Parliament for Beverley (1660-1772)  DDGR/38/123  c.1772

1 Item

Copy of an advertisement from the London Evening Post, 17 Apr 1772  DDGR/38/124  c.1772

1 Item

Contents:
'L'Amateur Raisonable' wishes to meet a lady.

List of 'Books sent to York to Bind to Todd and Southeron'  DDGR/38/125  29 Apr 1772

1 Item

List of medals and gold and silver coins' in the possession of Mr Lewis attorney at law, Llandon, Isles of Anglesea; to be sold'  DDGR/38/126  1773-1774

1 Item

Copy of resolutions against the Hull Sufferance Quays, made at a meeting of landowners  DDGR/38/127  26 Feb 1774

1 Item

Directions for exhibiting fireworks, by Samuel Clanfield  DDGR/38/128  28 Nov 1774

1 Item

List of the Grand Jury, York  DDGR/38/129  Aug 1778

1 Item

Notice to Lawry Stephenson and Thomas Rayley, surveyors  DDGR/38/130  1778

1 Item

Contents:
Refers to: road on Turnpike to Beverley near Cherry Burton and Etton to be repaired.

'Abstract of Lady Boynton's Peitition to Parlt.[Parliament]'  DDGR/38/131  1779

1 Item

Contents:
Relating to will of Sir Griffith Boynton of Burton Agnes (mentions Hinderwell, Barmston, Ulrome).

'Forest trees planted 1779 by Robert Grimston esquire on his Estates of Neswick and Bainton', signed by James Credie, gardener  DDGR/38/132  7 Dec 1779

1 Item

'Christopher Sykes esquire to the Agriculture Society 12 Jan 1780'  DDGR/38/133  1780

1 Item

Contents:
List of trees planted at Sledmere from Oct 1778-Apr 1779

Daily list of labourers (in the plantation and hedging)  DDGR/38/134  3-8 May 1784

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Special jury list in the case of Taylor White esquire versus William Wilson (insane)  DDGR/38/135  8 Jul 1785

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Contents:
Includes: letter from E[?] Chaver, Nunnington (to Thomas Grimston esquire): requesting his attendance

Alphabetical list of books in a library  DDGR/38/136  c.1790

1 Item

List of assessors for Bainton Beacon Division  DDGR/38/137  1792

1 Item

'Coal Leaders for 1795'  DDGR/38/138  1795

1 Item

Contents:
Detailing: Corpslanding, Lockington Carr.

Memorandum of information found in manuscript history of Hull in Lord Shelburne's library  DDGR/38/139  18th century

1 Item

Contents:
Containing: contributions of Scarborough, Newcastle, Barton on Humber, Grimsby, Boston and Hull to the naval forces of Edward III in 1359.

Dimensions of York Minster  DDGR/38/140  18th century

1 Item

Times of departure of ferry boats between Hull and Barton  DDGR/38/141  18th century

1 Item

Contents:
Times of departure of ferry boats between Hull and Barton

Lists of books  DDGR/38/142  18th century

3 pieces

Description of a missing beagle  DDGR/38/143  18th century

1 Item

Salaries paid to surveyors of Beverley-Kendell House-Bainton Balk Turnpike  DDGR/38/144  18th century

1 Item

Alphabetical list of painters and sculptors  DDGR/38/145  18th century

1 Item

List of paintings (at Rotterdam ?)  DDGR/38/146  18th century

1 Item

Petition of Griffith Bynner 'the clergyman's son that formerly hath been troublesome to the Clergy and Gentry in these parts'  DDGR/38/147  18th century

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Contents:
For relief during his ill-health and old age. (l8th century)

'A Ridle on the Game of Quadrille in an Information made before Sir Thomass. Clarges Bt. Justice of Peace for Midlesex'  DDGR/38/148  18th century

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Contents:
Account of immoral behaviour at a house near St James's Court. Endorsed with a poem.

Dimensions of Stephen Dursey's barn and estimated cost of bricks and labour  DDGR/38/149  18th century

1 Item

Measurements of statue of 'the true Venus of Medicis'  DDGR/38/150  18th century

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Notes on an observation that every 7th French king, for 500 years, has been overcome in battle and taken prisoner  DDGR/38/151  18th century

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Contents:
Notes on an observation that every 7th French king, for 500 years, has been overcome in battle and taken prisoner

'Explanation of the model of a Fish-Coup....to be fixed at the head of a stream'  DDGR/38/152  18th century

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Contents:
Includes diagram

Notes on 'Practical Georgemetry'  DDGR/38/153  18th century

1 Item

Method of preventing blights in fruit trees growing against a wall  DDGR/38/154  18th century

1 Item

Notebook  DDGR/38/155  18th century

1 Item

Contents:
Containing: memoranda of letters to persons abroad; notes on convents and churches; foreign currencies; account of expenses of journey from London to Belgium.

Epitaph of Sir D(igby) L(egard ?), baronet  DDGR/38/156  18th century

1 Item

Explanation of 'The Phenomenon of the Horizontal Moon appearing bigger that when elevated many degrees above the Horizon' By JT Desaguliers  DDGR/38/157  18th century

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'Remarks on Alganottes letters' (volume 1) relating mainly to St Petersburg  DDGR/38/158  18th century

1 Item

Contents:
'Remarks on Alganottes letters' (volume 1) relating mainly to St Petersburg

'Explanation of the Measure' key to a list of measurements for clothing  DDGR/38/159  18th century

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Contents:
'Explanation of the Measure' key to a list of measurements for clothing

Description, by the proprietor, R Valltravers, of 'Rockhall', a mansion house near Bienne, Switzerland, which is for sale  DDGR/38/160  18th century

1 Item

List of buildings of interest in northern Italy  DDGR/38/161  18th century

1 Item

Valuations of estates (of Grimston ?)  DDGR/38/162  18th century

2 pieces

List of named varieties of fruits, in French  DDGR/38/163  18th century

1 Item

List of candidates and votes cast at an election (in the East Riding ?)  DDGR/38/164  16th century

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Contents:
List of candidates and votes cast at an election (in the East Riding ?)

Memoranda, and rough notes  DDGR/38/165  18th century

1 Item

Contents:
Containing: names and addresses; dimensions of a fore wheel and hind wheel; and note naming Francease, wife of George Maskill militia man at Hull, of Sherburn. (3 pieces).

Two early playing cards  DDGR/38/166  18th century

1 Item

Certificate of Reverend Paul Henrri Marron, minister of the Reformed Church in Paris  DDGR/38/167  13 Feb 1806

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Contents:
Refers to: Thomas Smith, born in Rome and aged 27, is in Paris in order to present himself to M Marron.

Notice of ticket number drawn blank in State Lottery  DDGR/38/168  12 Apr 1809

1 Item

Estimates for making new harness and alterations to a phaeton for Colonel Grimston by Robert Hustwick, Hull  DDGR/38/169  29 Sep 1827

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List of quantities of 'malt liquor to be allowed' to each member of household staff  DDGR/38/170  Nov 1827

1 Item

Labourers' order book outlining work to be done at Grimston  DDGR/38/171  Aug 1829-Nov 1844

1 Item

Memorandum of cropping of Turmar Farm  DDGR/38/172  1848

1 Item

Death certificate of Charles Grimston esquire, at Kilnwick, 21 Mar 1859  DDGR/38/173  21 Jun 1859

1 Item

Note to Colonel Grimston, signed by John Cape relating to 'Dolphin Classics' and 'The Thesaurus'  DDGR/38/174  mid19th century

1 Item

Contents:
Note to Colonel Grimston, signed by John Cape relating to 'Dolphin Classics' and 'The Thesaurus' (mid-19th century)

Carbon copy of manuscript of 'Leaves from a Family Tree' by ME Ingram  DDGR/38/175  (c.1950)

1 Item

'Report on the Manuscripts of Lady du Cane' (Historical Manuscripts Commission)  DDGR/38/176  1905

1 Item

Photographs of 'old Grimston clothes'  DDGR/38/177  1915

1 Item

Contents:
(i.e. 18th century coats, waistcoats and knee-breeches) loaned by Lady du Cane to the Victoria and Albert Museum. (2 pieces).

Vice admiral Henry Medley  DDGR/39/1-39/151  1687-1750

151 Items

Contents:
Vice admiral Henry Medley The papers of Henry Medley are listed in detail in the Historical Manuscripts Commission's 'Report on the Manuscripts of Lady du Cane'(l905). All of the papers listed Inhere, with very few exceptions (about 5) which are noted in the copy of the Report at DDCR/38/176, have survived; but the Report does not comprehend all those below.

Correspondence  DDGR/39/1-39/9  1721-1746

9 Items

Correspondence relating to Vice admiral Henry Medley  DDGR/39/1  1721-1745

c.120 pieces

Contents:
In addition to those listed in the Historical Manuscript Commission's Report there are letters from: Stanhope Aspinwall; John Birtles; Robert Boyd; John Catillon; Captain Thomas Cooper; Samuel Crawley (3 pieces); Francis Geary (3 pieces); Captain Thomas Griffin; Thomas Grimston; James Grosett; James John Hammond (4 pieces); Captain Charles Hardy; General W Hargrave; T[?] Steen Hart; Haswell and Company, Gibraltar; James Henryshaw (7 pieces); H[?] Hop; Captain R Hughes; John Ie Keux; Captain Peter Lawrence; Captain JW Lee; James Littleton; William Mawman; Horace Mann; Captain Savage Mostyn (2 pieces); William Petticrew; JL Ployard; Captain J Pratten; Vincent Pucci; Russell Revell; Mrs M Rogers; Admiral William Rowley; John Selden; Vice-Admiral James Steuart; Captain Charles Strickland; Henry Thompson; Stephen Thompson; Thompson and Seward; George Wakeman; Matthew Wallen; Haughton Wills; General John Wynyard. Dated: 9 Mar 1722-6 Jul 1724 and 23 Aug 1744-51 Dec 1745

Correspondence Vice admiral Henry Medley  DDGR/39/2  1 Jan 1746-22 Aug 1746

c.160 pieces

Contents:
In addition to those listed in the Historical Manuscript Commission's Report there are letters from: Alcayd Abdelcrim; Stanhope Aspinwall; John Beigs; W[?] Bell; L[?] Berkeley; John Birtles (2 pieces); M[?] Carpentier; Abraham Castres (2 pieces); Marijnus Cauwe; William Cayley; Alexander Christie; J[?] Compton; Samuel Crawley (3 pieces); Marquis Carret de Gorsegno (2 pieces); Barrington Goldsworthy; General W Hargrave (4 pieces); James Howe; Adam Hayes (3 pieces); Marmaduke Hills; Edward Home; W[?] Jenkins; John Ie Keux; William Latton; Prince of Lichtenstein (2 pieces); Horace Mann (4 pieces); Alcayd Azus ben Mohamet; Reverend Stanley Parker; Mrs E Parker; William Petticrew (7 pieces); Henry Prole; L[?] Pucci (2 pieces); Count Rivarola; Ambrose Stanyford (5 pieces); Hadj Mahomet Temeem (4 pieces); Henry Thompson; Captain George Townshend (3 pieces); Thomas Trefusis (2 pieces); Tucker, Becher and Company; Captain GR Vanbrugh; Arthur Villettes; General John Wynyard (8 pieces). Also intelligence from Leghorn (2 pieces); Milan; Montalto; Piacenza (4 pieces).

Correspondence Vice admiral Henry Medley  DDGR/39/3  1 Sep 1746-31 Dec 1747

c.120 pieces

Contents:
In addition to those listed in the Historical Manuscript Commission's Report there are letters from: Stanhope Aspinwall (2 pieces); John Birtles; General Botta; Robert Boyd; Count Brown (6 piecs); Abraham Castres; William Cayley; Samuel Crawley; Richard Gaven; Barrington Goldsworthy; Chevalier de Grimaldi; Thomas Grimston; James John Hammond; General W Hargrave; James Henryshaw; James Howe; B[?] Hughes; George Jackson; Thomas Lathem (2 pieces); William Latton; Lefroy and Charron; John le Keux; Mahon Victualling Office (8 pieces); Master and Lee, Smyrna; Brigadier James Paterson; JL Ployard; William Reed; Captain Robert Robinson; Robert de Signorini; Ambrose Stanyford; Arthur Villettes; General John Wynyard.

Correspondence Vice admiral Henry Medley  DDGR/39/4  3 Jan-30 Jul 1747

c.200 pieces

Contents:
In addition to those listed in the Historical Manuscript Commission's Report there are letters from: Miguel Alles Balle; A[?]Benider; Marquis de Bissy; Robert Boyd; Count Brown (15 pieces): Captain William Butler; Thomas Chamberlayne; Captain Samuel Cornish (16 pieces); Captain Durand (2 pieces); Barrimgton Goldsworthy; Chevalier de Grimaldi (2 pieces); Pasha Amar ben Hamed; Captain Charles Hardy (?); R[?] Haswell; Adam Hayes (2 pieces); James Hodsell; Chevalier d'Hohendorff; Captain E Holcombe; Captain Edund Horne (2 pieces); Lefroy A Charron; General Leutrum; Mahon Victualling Office; Horace Mann (4 pieces); Admiral W Martin; Tomaso Marsucho; Thomas Millisent (2 pieces); Alcayd Azus ben Mohamet; Matthew Moriarty; Chevalier de Muret; Major d'Ortel; General James Paterson; Chevalier Sforza Pallavicini (16 pieces); Mrs E Reddish; Count Richecourt (4 pieces); T[?] Robinson; John Sanxay; Count Schulemburg-Osynhausaen (6 pieces); Guiseppe Spinola (2 pieces); George Stepney; Captain George Townshend (2 pieces); Ensign Trimond; Arthur Villettes (2 pieces); Captain Charles Weller; Anthony Weltden (3 pieces); Captain Fortunatus Wright. Also copies of 4 letters from Henry Medley.

Letters, Commissions and Orders from the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, including 92 not listed in the Historical Manuscript Commission's Report  DDGR/39/5  1720-1747

c.200 pieces

Contents:
Dated: 7 Apr 1720-10 Dec 1744 and 5 Feb 1745-7 May 1747

Letters from Secretaries of the Admiralty, including 71 not listed in the Historical Manuscript Commission's Report  DDGR/39/6  1721-1748

1 Item

Contents:
Five from Josiah Burchett and 7 from Thomas Corbett, being covering letters transmitting separate orders from the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, are at DDGR/39/5. From Josiah Burchett (20 pieces) 6 Mar1721-31 Jan1726. From Thomas Corbett (c.100 piecces) 26 Mar1744-11 and Feb 1748

Letters from Commissioners of the Navy, including seven not listed in the Historical Manuscript Commission's Report  DDGR/39/7  1721-1746

1 Item

Contents:
Three of which enclose accounts of stores shipped on the 'Princess Royal' storeship at Portsmouth for Port Mahon (28 Dec 1745); the 'Portsmouth' storeship at Deptford for Port Kahon (29 Jan 1745); and the 'Brittania' at Deptford for Gibraltar (12 May 1746).) (11 pieces). 15 Mar 1721-16 Mar 1724; 5 Oct 1744-13 Jun 1746.

Letter from Board of Ordnance  DDGR/39/8  20 Mar 1722

1 Item

Contents:
Letter from Board of Ordnance 20 Mar 1722

Letters from Commissioners of Victualling, including 13 not listed in the Historical Manuscript Commission's Report  DDGR/39/9  1721-1746

20 pieces

Contents:
24 Feb 1721-16 Mar 1726; 27 Jun 1745-24 Dec 1746.

Orders  DDGR/39/10-39/31  1720-1747

22 Items

Letters and orders from Admiral Sir John Norris, including 20 not listed in the Historical Manuscript Commission's Report  DDGR/39/10  1720-1741

60 pieces

Contents:
8 May 1720-23 Dec 1725; 23 May 1735-28 Mar 1737; 22 Jun-4 Oct 1741.

Orders from Vice Admiral Edward Hopson, including one not listed in the Historical Manuscript Commission's Report Report  DDGR/39/11  25 Mar 1721-24 Feb 1728

3 pieces

Orders from Rear-Admiral Francis Hosier, including 3 not listed in the Historical Manuscript Commission's Report Report  DDGR/39/12  19 May 1721-14 Aug 1727

55 pieces

Orders from Captain Archibald Hamilton, including one not listed in the Historical Manuscript Commission's Report Report  DDGR/39/13  19 May-15 Aug1722

3 pieces

Letter and orders from Captain Thomas Scott  DDGR/39/14  22 Dec 1722-12 Jan 1723

3 pieces

Orders from Sir Isaac Townsend  DDGR/39/15  19 Oct-4 Nov 1725

3 pieces

Orders from Captain Richard Girlington  DDGR/39/16  4 Aug 1726

3 pieces

Orders from Captain Ellis Brand, including one not listed in the Historical Manuscript Commission's Report Report  DDGR/39/17  15-23 Sep 1726

2 pieces

Orders from Captain Edwardward St Lo  DDGR/39/18  4 Oct-29 Dec 1727

2 pieces

Orders from Vice-Admiral the Hon. Charles Stewart, not listed in the Historical Manuscript Commission's Report Report  DDGR/39/19  3 Feb-10 Apr 1735

7 pieces

Orders from Rear-Admiral Nicholas Haddock not listed in the Historical Manuscript Commission's Report Report  DDGR/39/20  11 Jun 1735-17 Dec 1739

6 pieces

Orders from Captain Robert Coleman, not listed in Historical Manuscript Commission's Report Report  DDGR/39/21  24 Apr-28 May 1738

3 pieces

Orders from Captain Philip Vanbrugh, not listed in the Historical Manuscript Commission's Report Report  DDGR/39/22  23 May-18 Jun 1738

4 pieces

Orders from Admiral Philip Cavendish, not listed in Historical Manuscript Commission's Report Report  DDGR/39/23  26 Apr 1740- 12 Jun 1741

26 pieces

Orders from Vice-Admiral Thomas Davers including 2 not listed in the Historical Manuscript Commission's Report Report  DDGR/39/24  11 Sep-17 Nov 1744

6 pieces

Letters from Vice-Admiral James Steuart  DDGR/39/25  16 Oct-14 Dec 1744

7 pieces

Letters and orders from Vice-Admiral William Rowley including 9 not listed in the Historical Manuscript Commission's Report Report  DDGR/39/26  11 Jan 1746 Jan 1747

39 pieces

Letters and orders from Captain the Lord Colvill including 2 not listed in the Historical Manuscript Commission's Report Report  DDGR/39/27  22 Jun 1745-8 Dec 1746

7 pieces

Orders from Captain Charles Hardy, not listed in the Historical Manuscript Commission's Report Report  DDGR/39/28  22 May 1746-17 Apr 1747

2 pieces

Copies of Orders from Vice-Admiral Henryry Medley, only one of which is listed in the Historical Manuscript Commission's Report Report  DDGR/39/29  16 Jun 1746-10 Jul 1747

33 pieces

Letters from Captain Richard Hughes, not listed in the Historical Manuscript Commission's Report Report  DDGR/39/30  18 Oct-16 Nov 1746

2 pieces

Various orders  DDGR/39/31  1721-1747

1 Item

Contents:
Includes: Commissioner Francis Dove, 29 Oct 1721 Captain Sir George Walton, 15 Aug 1722 Captain Mungo Herdman, 8 Dec 1725 Vice-Admiral Sir Charles Wager, 20 Apr 1727 Vice-Admiral Edward Vernon, 7 Nov 1739 Captain Thomas Griffin, 16 Nov 1743 Admiral Thomas Mathews, 1 Mar 1744 Vice-Admiral William Martin, 19 Mar 1745 Captain Philip Saumarez, 10 Feb 1746 Captain George Townshend, 10 Mar 1746 Captain Edmund Strange (4, badly damaged), 28 Apr-19 Aug 1746 Rear-Admiral the Honourable John Byng, 12 Jun 1747

Miscellaneous  DDGR/39/32-39/151  1687-1750

120 Items

'Points asserted in Support of the Lord Bishop of Durham's Claime to Adm(iralty) Jurisdiction within that Bishoprick'  DDGR/39/32  2 Dec 1687

1 Item

Commission of Henry Medley as master of the fireship 'Poole'  DDGR/39/33  9 Feb 1719

1 Item

Proclamation regarding ensigns to be borne by merchant ships  DDGR/39/34  nd

1 Item

Survey of carpenter's stores on 'York'  DDGR/39/35  9 Jul 1721

1 Item

'The form of Sailing from Capleshare with the Fleet under the Command of Sir John Norris in Conjunction with the Swedish Fleet Commanded by Count Sparre'  DDGR/39/36  (5-24 Aug 1721)

1 Item

Survey of defective beer, butter and cheese on 'York'  DDGR/39/37  12 Sep 1721

1 Item

Memorandum for 'Sailing up the Swinn'  DDGR/39/38  (1721 ?)

1 Item

Act for suppressing piracy  DDGR/39/39  1722

1 Item

Survey of provisions and gunners', boatswains' and carpenters' stores on 'Revolution' in Genoa mole  DDGR/39/40  5 Dec 1722

1 Item

Customs entries  DDGR/39/41  18 Mar 1724

1 Item

Contents:
Containing details of: wrought iron, pewter, gunpowder, tallow, 'cushlaes', 'romalls', 'cuttannees', et cetera, shipped by Robert Atkyna and Company in the 'David and Elizabeth' for Dunkirk. London (2 pieces).

Bills and receipts  DDGR/39/42  1723-1725

1 Item

Contents:
Includes: (a) bills of lading of bullion and specie on 'Leopard', Captain Henry Medley, at Lisbon (14 pieces) and in the West Indies (30 pieces), Apr; Nov 1723 and May-Jun 1725. (b) Receipt from Solomon Smith, London, for silver shipped on 'Leopard' from Jamaica, 31 Aug 1725.

Receipts for gold dust, received by Henry Medley at Cabo Corso Castle from John Wingfield, Nathaniel Rice, and John Tinker  DDGR/39/43  14 Jan 1725

5 pieces

Muster book of 'Romney'  DDGR/39/44  1 Jan 1731-24 Jul 1731

1 Item

Bills drawn on Thomas Madocks by Henry Medley  DDGR/39/45  1728-1729

16 pieces

Warrant, under sign manual of Georgerge II, to Henry Medley, as Governor of Newfoundland, for issue of letters of marque for reprisals on Spain  DDGR/39/46  15 Jun 1739

1 Item

Accounts of Henry Medley with James Henryshaw  DDGR/39/47  1739-1748

2 pieces

Lists of signals for ships, from 'Russell' in Vado Bay to storeship 'Deptford', and in Mahon Harbour to 'Nassau'  DDGR/39/48  1741

2 pieces

Contents:
Date: 20 Apr 1741; nd

Receipt for deeds on loan from Henry Medley to Richard Poplewell  DDGR/39/49  1741

1 Item

Establishment of guns and small arms in the Royal Navy  DDGR/39/50  nd

1 Item

Apprenticeship indenture to Henry Birkett from the Charity School of St Dunstan in the West, London, apprenticed to Henry Medley, captain of 'Victory'  DDGR/39/51  31 May 1742

1 Item

Account (by Lieutenant Robert Beans (?) to his brother) of shipwreck in the South Seas, from Falmouth  DDGR/39/52  6 Oct 1726

1 Item

Copy agreement between Commissioners for Sick and Wounded and Russell Revolt of Mahon gentleman for running the hospital at Mahon  DDGR/39/53  nd

1 Item

Contents:
Dateed: 15 Jun 1743

Certificate of admission of Captain Henry Medley as a younger brother of Trinity House  DDGR/39/54  7 Jan 1744

1 Item

Memorandum of service of Henry Medley  DDGR/39/55  10 Sep 1744-5 May 1747

1 Item

Abstract of journal of cruise of 'Cheater', in company with 'Fly' sloop, off Brest  DDGR/39/56  29 Dec 1744-Jan 1745

1 Item

Copies of sentence of a court martial and Form of summons to witnesses  DDGR/39/57  1744-1745

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Contents:
Dated: 5 Feb 1745 and 11 Jun 1745

'Sailing and Fighting Instructions for His Majesty's Fleet'  DDGR/39/58  24 Feb 1745

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Contents:
Includes: additional signals and line of battle. Dated on board 'Ipswich', at St Helen's.

List of ships under convoy of 'Ipswich'  DDGR/39/59  Apr 1745

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Opinion of a consultation  DDGR/39/60  27 Apr 1745

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Contents:
'Ipswich' off Cape de Gatt. Having failed to rendezvous with Vice-Admiral Rowley, to head for Port Mahon for safety of the convoy.

Lists of prizes  DDGR/39/61  1745-1747

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Report (in French) on bullion shipped from Cadiz on 'Cesar', a Venetian vessel, for the Grand Duchy of Tuscany (to account of the farmers of the money of Florence) and seized by 'Guernsey'  DDGR/39/62  nd

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Document in Arabic  DDGR/39/63  nd

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Receipt from Henry Medley to Vice-Admiral Rowley, for 35 pistols on account of prize taken by 'Remington'  DDGR/39/64  15 Jun 1745

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Account of Henry Medley with Russell Revell of Mahon  DDGR/39/65  Jun-Aug 1745

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Note from TI (or TJ[?]) concerning bills of exchange  DDGR/39/66  nd

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Translation of report from Cardinal Albani, concerning effects of papal nuncio at Madrid shipped from Barcelona on 'Notre Dame de Loreto' and seized by 'Duke'  DDGR/39/67  nd

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Accounts of sales of prizes and prize money  DDGR/39/68  1745-1749

c.80 pieces

Account of prize money due to members of ships' crews of 'Russell' and 'Boyne'  DDGR/39/69  nd

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Answer to complaint of agent of King of Sardinia concerning stopping of a vessel with the King's passport, by 'Terrible'  DDGR/39/70  nd

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Report on 'Archangel', a French prize taken by 'Royal Oak'  DDGR/39/71  nd

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List of French naval vessels in Mediterranean and Toulon  DDGR/39/72  nd

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Comparison of weight of batteries in English and French ships  DDGR/39/73  nd

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Account of money lodged with the Commissioner at Mahon  DDGR/39/74  nd

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Inventory of cargo of settee captured by 'Feversham'  DDGR/39/75  nd

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Intelligence relating to naval action off Ushant; siege of Antwerp; recapture of 'Hazard'  DDGR/39/76  nd

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Contents:
Intelligence relating to naval action off Ushant; siege of Antwerp; recapture of 'Hazard' May-Jun no year given.

Account of attempted surprize attack on Savona by the Gallispans (French)  DDGR/39/77  nd

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Contents:
26-29 Mar no year given

Memorandum relating to (irregularities in hospital account ?)  DDGR/39/78  nd

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Article XVII of Fighting Instructions  DDGR/39/79  nd

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List of storeships and victuallers under convoy of Captain Collins in 'Dover'  DDGR/39/80  nd

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Playing card (King of Hearts) endorsed with drawing of coat of anna of Legard family  DDGR/39/81  nd

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Account of sails on board 'Richmond'  DDGR/39/82  nd

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Account of sails for 60 and 70 gun ships in store at Gibraltar  DDGR/39/83  nd

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Account of naval stores wanting at Gibraltar  DDGR/39/84  nd

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Account of stores received from 'Richmond'  DDGR/39/85  nd

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Signal to apeak with a ship in Jerome's Bay  DDGR/39/86  nd

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Signals to be made by the officers at the look-out upon Cape Vado  DDGR/39/87  nd

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List of signals  DDGR/39/88  nd

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List of men belonging to hospital ship 'Rochester' lent to other ships  DDGR/39/89  nd

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List of acting officers, with date of their orders, and 'ships they are on board of'  DDGR/39/90  nd

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'Abstract of provisions on board the victuallers'  DDGR/39/91  nd

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Inventory of cargo of polacre 'St Medar', taken by 'Feversham'  DDGR/39/92  nd

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List of marble statues, table and chimney-piece for Henry Medley from Captain Stith and Captain Cornish  DDGR/39/93  nd

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Memorandum for Henry Medley concerning papers delivered to him by Captain Home from the agents for prizes brought into Leghorn in which His Majesty has a share  DDGR/39/94  nd

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Note from Henry Medley to William Rowley to pay Mr Revell for wine and marello ware  DDGR/39/95  9 Aug 1745

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Receipt for 5454 dollars 4 reals and 6 quarts of Gibraltar paid by Vice-Admiral William Rowley to Henry Medley 'on account of prizes  DDGR/39/96  10 Aug 1745

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Receipt for money received by Henry Medley from William Rowley, to be delivered to Richard Holroide in Gibraltar  DDGR/39/97  10 Aug 1745

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Accounts of provisions in store at Gibraltar victualling office  DDGR/39/98  1745-1746

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List of Imperial Austrian Regiments, with their generals, marching into Italy from the Empire and Bohemia  DDGR/39/99  nd

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'A Signal to speak with a Ship in Jeromo Bay' (dated at Tetuan)  DDGR/39/100  5 Nov 1745

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Accounts of Henry Medley with William Grove and Thomas Trefusis  DDGR/39/101  1745

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Accounts of provisions in the victualling stores at Port Mahon  DDGR/39/102  1745-1747

7 pieces

Account of stores at Port Mahon 'which may be spar'd for..........Gibraltar'  DDGR/39/103  10 Dec 1745

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Copy of sentence of a court-martial on 'Prince of Orange' at Deptford  DDGR/39/104  9-13 Dec 1745

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List of men wounded while pressing men at Mahon, with draft of related letter of complaint from Henry Medley to the Bailiffs of Mahon  DDGR/39/105  29 Jan 1746

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Account of Lieutenant Coleman, in procuring men for 'Russell'  DDGR/39/106  Jan-Feb 1746

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'Extract of Signals Collected and Disposed For the Use of The Hon Henry Medley Esquire Commander in Chief in the Mediterranean MDCCXCTI And Humbly Inscribed to Him By His Most Obliged and Most Humble Servant Samuel More'  DDGR/39/107  1746

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List of signals to fireships, from 'Russell' at sea  DDGR/39/108  26 Mar 1746

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Account of stores at Gibraltar  DDGR/39/109  21 Apr 1746

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Petition to Henry Medley from crew of privateer, shipwrecked and imprisoned at Tangier  DDGR/39/110  19 May 1746

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Account of effective men on board (Mediterranean fleet?)  DDGR/39/111  21 May 1746

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Account of Spanish dollars sent to Henry Medley  DDGR/39/112  21 Jun 1746

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Receipt for specie handed by Captain Hardy to Thomas Trefusis on account of Henry Medley  DDGR/39/113  4 Jul 1746

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Account of ships spoken with by 'Boyne'  DDGR/39/114  11 Jul 1746

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Account of ships spoken with by 'Princess Caroline'  DDGR/39/115  14 Jul 1746

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Orders for signals to be made  DDGR/39/116  nd

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List of His Majesty's ships in Mediterranean  DDGR/39/117  nd

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Bill of lading of specie on 'Spence' at Leghorn for Mahon  DDGR/39/118  Sep 1746

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Depositions of Francisco Antonio and Miguel Joze, French horn players on the 'Salamandar' privateer  DDGR/39/119  8 Sep 1746

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Contents:
Concerning Portuguese and Dutch vessels boarded.

Draft certificate of service of William Grove as secretary to Henry Medley  DDGR/39/120  10 Sep 1744-31 Dec 1746

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Copy of certificate from Captain Matthew Buckle to Lords of Admiralty of his enquiry, on board 'Leopard', into complaints against conduct of Lord Colvill  DDGR/39/121  21 Jan 1747

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Bills of exchange drawn by direction of Thomas Trefusis on Commissioners of Navy, for payment of £1,500 and £1,000 to Stephen Thomasmson, for value received from Henry Medley to pay wages of workmen at Mahon Yard  DDGR/39/122  1747

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Return of state and condition of His Majesty's ships stationed from Ville-Franche  DDGR/39/123  19 Feb 1747

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List of papers in possession of Lieutenant Colonel Pedro Zuccerelli and his brother, a Captain in the Regiment of Parma in the King of Spain's service, who were seized on Swedish ship from Marseilles to Leghorn  DDGR/39/124  1747

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Contents:
Includes: copies of the papers.

Disposition of Spanish ships in Cartagena harbour  DDGR/39/125  3 Mar 1747

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Account of stores at Gibraltar  DDGR/39/126  9 Mar 1747

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Return of provisions wanting to complete Gibraltar victualling stores to six months for 4000 men  DDGR/39/127  10 Mar 1747

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Agreement between Henry Medley and Peter Provencial of Vado for provision of a hospital for sick seamen  DDGR/39/128  21 Mar 1747

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Return, from Mahon Victualling Office, of provisions on board victualling ships from England  DDGR/39/129  25 Mar 1747

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Account of ships spoken with by 'Rupert'  DDGR/39/130  23-26 Mar 1747

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Account of stores on board 'Boyne' for 'Princess Caroline'  DDGR/39/131  17 Apr 1747

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'Signals to be Observed by Ships losing Company and Meeting again'  DDGR/39/132  Apr-Aug 1747

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Account of stores received on 'Jersey' from victualling stores at Port Mahon  DDGR/39/133  5 May 1747

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Account of wages of 'Admirall Medleys Cabbin Boy'  DDGR/39/134  May 1747

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Lists of Admiral Medley's liquor  DDGR/39/135  19 May 1747

2 pieces

Receipt from Henry Medley to Admiral Rowley for 35 pistoles on account of Captain Edwardgecumbe's prize  DDGR/39/136  16 Jun 1747

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Account of French attack (on Turin ?)  DDGR/39/137  20 Jul 1747

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Contents:
In French, with translation.

Accounts relating to Vado Hospital  DDGR/39/138  1747

3 pieces

List of ships in Vado Bay (belonging to His Imperial Majesty the King of Hungary and Bohemia ?)  DDGR/39/139  5 Aug 1747

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Contents:
Italian

Inventory of liquor and furniture brought out of the 'Boyne' in Vado Bay  DDGR/39/140  12 Aug 1747

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Accounts of service and duties of William Groves as secretary of Henry Medley  DDGR/39/141  1747

2 pieces

Account of supplies voted  DDGR/39/142  1748

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List of documents 'Sent Mr Groves'  DDGR/39/143  (c.1748)

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Copy of letter of attorney from ships' companies of 'Nonsuch' and 'Leopard', appointing Charles Alexander and Herbert Price as their prize agents  DDGR/39/144  1 Apr 1749

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Copy of letter of attorney from companies of 'Rupert', 'Guernsey' and 'Duke' fireship to Herbert Price  DDGR/39/145  21 Jun 1750

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Copy of Royal edict relating to the Spanish Navy  DDGR/39/146  2 Jun 1737

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Contents:
Spanish

List of ports in Spain  DDGR/39/147  nd

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Contents:
Spanish

Petition of Gasparro di Rosa, owner of the polacca 'La Madonna delle Grazie and St Michele Arcangelo'  DDGR/39/148  nd

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Contents:
Italian)

Regulations concerning honours and salutes to be exchanged between French navy and other ships  DDGR/39/149  nd

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Contents:
English translation

Copies of notorial instruments verifying copy of the will of Henry Medley  DDGR/39/150  19 Aug 1747

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Contents:
Italian

List of items challenged in accounts of Henry Medley, with answers  DDGR/39/151  nd

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Chevalier de Caylus.  DDGR/40/1-40/66  1704-1743

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Contents:
Chevalier de Caylus. Certain of the papers of Monsieur de Caylus, basically the correspondence at 1-4 below with a very few additions, are listed in detail in the Historical Manuscripts Commission's 'Report on the Manuscripts of Lady du Cane'(l905).

Correspondence and orders  DDGR/40/1-40/4  1742-1746

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Letters from Comte de Maurepas (as in Historical Manuscript Commission's Report Report)  DDGR/40/1  13 Sept 1728-23 Mar 1744

83 pieces

Letters and Orders from Louis XV (5 not in Historical Manuscript Commission's Report Report)  DDGR/40/2  11 Apr 1731-14 Jul 1742

10 pieces

Letters from M Salley, private secretary of Comte de Maurepas (as in Historical Manuscript Commission's Report Report)  DDGR/40/3  12 Jun 1740-24 Dec 1743

36 pieces

Letters from various correspondents (as in Historical Manuscript Commission's Report Report)  DDGR/40/4  5 Jun 1729-3 Feb 1746

51 pieces

Signals  DDGR/40/5-40/16  1704-1736

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Illustrated signal book  DDGR/40/5  1704

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Signal book  DDGR/40/6  nd

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Signal book  DDGR/40/7  nd

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Signal book  DDGR/40/8  nd

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Signal book  DDGR/40/9  nd

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List of general signals  DDGR/40/10  nd

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Signal book for squadron of five vessels at Toulon  DDGR/40/11  1727

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List of recognition signals  DDGR/40/12  1728

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List of recognition signals  DDGR/40/13  nd

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List of recognition signals, for Dutch frigates on Barbary Coast  DDGR/40/14  nd

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Signal book for squadron commanded by Monsieur de Gouyon  DDGR/40/15  1729

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List of recognition signals  DDGR/40/16  1736

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Miscellaneous  DDGR/40/17-40/66  1714-1743

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Commission of de Caylus as Colonel of an infantry regiment  DDGR/40/17  29 Sep 1714

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Log of frigate 'La Parfaite'  DDGR/40/18  19 Jul 1716-31 Dec 1717

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Mandate to bishops of Languedoc relating to the rule of faith 'Unigentus'  DDGR/40/19  Sep 1717

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Translation of treaty between Algiers and the 'Compagnie du Bastion'  DDGR/40/20  6 Apr 1718

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Salutes to be fired and honours to be paid on the voyage of 'Le Mercure' and 'Le Prothe', carrying the ambassador Mehamet Effendi from Brest to Constantinople  DDGR/40/21  1721

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Printed copy of letters patent, in form of an edict, concerning foreign trade with America  DDGR/40/22  Oct 1722

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Plans of stowage on 'Le St Esprit'  DDGR/40/23  Jun 1728

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Print of royal ordinance concerning disarmament of vessels  DDGR/40/24  26 Jan 1729

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Copy of passport from captains of 'Le Zephire' and 'La Flore' to three ambassadors from Tripoli to France  DDGR/40/25  18 Mar 1729

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Peace treaty between France and Tripoli  DDGR/40/26  9 Jun 1729

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State of trade between Marseilles and Smyrna  DDGR/40/27  1730

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Account of proceedings of French mission to Algiers  DDGR/40/28  Jun 1731

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State of cannon in the castle and fortifications of Algiers  DDGR/40/29  (1731?)

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Translation of declaration made by Osman, captain of a Tripoli barque  DDGR/40/30  (1731?)

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Contents:
Not to attack French ships, following treaty between Hamet Pasha of Tripoli and King of France.

Order concerning guns to be fired by the squadron led by 'Le St Esprit' to celebrate the Feast of St. Louis  DDGR/40/31  23 Aug 1734

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Copy of Spanish royal decree concerning Spanish ports (and French warships ?)  DDGR/40/32  1734

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Contents:
Spanish

List of vessels belonging to the republic of Algiers  DDGR/40/33  Jan 1736

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Extracts from letters between M de Linstager and M Partyer concerning corsairs from Sallee  DDGR/40/34  8 Jul-26 Sep 1736

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Memorandum on the war against the Sallee rovers  DDGR/40/35  1737

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Translation of letter from the Emperor of Morocco to the Marquis d'Antain, the French ambassador  DDGR/40/36  5 Jul 1737

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Comments on, and criticisms of, a new map of the Archipelago  DDGR/40/37  1738

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Grant of pension of 1000 livres to de Caylus  DDGR/40/38  1 May 1741

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Account of engagement between 'Le Boree', 'L'Aquilon', and 'La Flore' and four English warships  DDGR/40/39  6 Aug 1741

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Memorial of Jean Noel Bartineau (to Comte de Maurepas ?)  DDGR/40/40  Sep 1741

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Contents:
Asking for payment of 8982 livres still due to him on his account of 1720 for supplying bread to the hospitals of the galleys. Includes: copy of Certificate: Blondel, Intendant General of the Galleys to the Signor Bartineau, formerly supplier of bread to the galleys: for payment of 8972 livres: 8 sols: 6 deniers for loss sustained in 1720 'during the plague', (23 Aug 1730).

General list of Officers of the Navy  DDGR/40/41  (c.1741)

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Grant of pension of 1500 livres to de Caylus  DDGR/40/42  1 Jun 1742

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List of passengers on 'Le Boree' and 'L'Heureux'  DDGR/40/43  14 Jul 1742

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Commission as port-ensign at Toulon, of Signor Azan in place of Signor Beaussier  DDGR/40/44  1 Oct 1743

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List of edicts and declarations (sent to the registry office ?)  DDGR/40/45  6 Dec 1743

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Rough plan of environs of Cadiz  DDGR/40/46  nd

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Fragment of document relating to payment of sums of money (debts ?)  DDGR/40/47  nd

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Description of a new navigational instrument for measuring elevation (octant)  DDGR/40/48  nd

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Memorandum on the preservation of ships' timbers, from consuls of Toulon to Comte de Maurepas  DDGR/40/49  nd

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Method of preparing tobacco  DDGR/40/50  nd

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List of merchandize for trade between the coast of Carthaginia and Portobello  DDGR/40/51  nd

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Memorandum on Cardinal Alberoni  DDGR/40/52  nd

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List of signs of the zodiac and their stones  DDGR/40/53  nd

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Project of Signor Marquisan, relating to the personnel of a port and arsenal, 'to the advantage and profit of the King'  DDGR/40/54  nd

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Extract from journal of de Caylus  DDGR/40/55  nd

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Notes on navigating channel between Isle de St Antioche and small island called la Tache  DDGR/40/56  nd

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Petition to King of Comte de Rochechouart, Monsieur Pocquet and Captain de Janville for permission to prospect for minerals in Windward and Leeward Isles  DDGR/40/57  nd

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Contents:
With related notes

Problem relating to siting of batteries  DDGR/40/58  nd

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Extract from Instructions from King of France to Commissioner-General of the Navy concerning foreign ships trading under French flag  DDGR/40/59  nd

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Memorandum concerning remedying the abuse of foreigners trading under French patronage  DDGR/40/60  nd

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Essay on navigation  DDGR/40/61  nd

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Plan of frigate 'Le Zephyr'  DDGR/40/62  nd

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Names of Smyrna merchants  DDGR/40/63  nd

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Specification for a barque to be built for the King at Toulon  DDGR/40/64  nd

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Methods of drying wood for ship-building  DDGR/40/65  nd

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Plan for a reception between the Marquise de and 'lea joueurs nocturnes'  DDGR/40/66  nd

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Thomas Grimston (1702-1751)  DDGR/41/1-41/8  1727-1752

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Bundle of papers relating to Thomas Grimston  DDGR/41/1  1727-1732

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Contents:
Includes: letters from Charles Whytell; James Close (7 pieces); Thomas Grimston, Utrecht and Paris to his father Thomas Grimston(2 pieces); Charles Townsend? Ralph Crathom, Ness. Concerning: family and financial affairs; annuities; description of towns in Holland; opinion relating to hawkers taking rooms for the sale of goods.

Bundle of papers relating to Thomas Grimston  DDGR/41/2  1725-1739

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Contents:
Includes: letters from James Close, Richmond (5 pieces); Henry Chaytor, Croft; F[?] Smales, Aldbrough(2 pieces); R[?] Close, Richmond (2 pieces). Concerning matters relating to family Wills, 1725; 1737-1739

Various letters relating to Thomas Gromston  DDGR/41/3  1745-1746

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Contents:
Includes letters from: Stephen Thompson, London (11 Pieces); Thompson and Seward, London (5 pieces); Nathaniel Maister, Hull (2 pieces); R[?] Watts, Bristol; James Kenham, Towerhill; RL[?]; Richard Darley, Bishop Wilton, Also from H[?] Medley, 'Russell' off Lagos Bay, and Thomas Grimston to Henry Medley. Concerning: financial affairs of Thomas Grimston and Admiral Medley; house of Stephen Thompson to be 'a perfect model of Ld Orfords at Houston'; election at Hedon (29 Nov 1746) 'will be a near ran match between Coll. Gumley and Luke Robinson'; account of adventures of a Mr Murth (an Irish confidence trickster) now imprisoned (in York Castle ?) Ryder made lieutenant; Admiral Medley to attend the Motion of the Spanish Squadron at Cartagina-'I shall be infearer (inferior) to them above a Hundred and fifty Guns....'; letter soliciting vote for Richard Darley.

Various letters relating to Thomas Gromston  DDGR/41/4  Jan 1747-Nov 1747

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Contents:
Includes letters from: Stephen Thompson, London (14 pieces); Thompsons and Seward, Jan 1747-Nov 1747 London (6 pieces); James Howe, Leghorn (4 pieces); Walter Hardwick, Plymouth; James Henryshaw, Towerhill (3 piecs); James Read, Gibraltar; Lefroy and Charron; P[?] Bickington, Minorca (2 pieces); George Reynoldson, York; Thomas Trefusis; W[?] Stables, York; N[?] Hardwick, London. Concerning: financial affairs; purchase of Kilnwick estate; brace of swans; Stephen Thompson's new house at Kirby; Admiral Henry Medley-his death, funeral arrangements, inventories of his effects (2 pieces), financial affairs and prize money, and other matters arising from executorship of Thomas Grimston; Walter Hardwick (nephew of Admiral Medley) is unable to fit out his ship and has had to quit; request from his wife for financial assistance; newsletter, 27 Jan 1747 (King of Prussia: Prince of Waldeck nominated to continue in command of Republic's troops and Count de St Severin to go to Breda as 'Plenipotentiary Minister of France'; arrival of Duke of Cumberland in England; Dutch battalions in Scotland; strength of Spanish troops; peace concluded between Turkey and Persia; merchants and burgomasters of Frankfurt taxed to pay expenses of two coronations).

Various letters relating to Thomas Gromston  DDGR/41/5  Mar 1748-Oct 1748

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Contents:
Includes letters from: Stephen Thompson, London and Kirby Hall (9 pieces); Thompsons and Seward, London (8 pieces); William Grove, Savona and London (9 pieces); W[?] Stables, York (3 pieces); James Howe, Leghorn (6 pieces); Thomas Latham 'Boyne' in Vado Bay; Conyers Shove; Bat[?] Harmood, 'Terrible' sloop in Vado Bay; W[?] Hardwick, Swan pavement, York; M[?] Rogers; J[?] Cleveland, Admiralty Office; Richard Norcliffe, Hull. Concerning: settlement of financial affaira of Admiral Henry Medley, deceased; prize money and other matters arising from executorship of Thomas Grimston (including copy of letter of attorney, Thomas Grimaton to William Groves.) Pullein, a steward, formerly employed by Stephen Thompson, employed by Thomas Grimston; cattle distemper in Holderness; Stephen Thompson's new house at Kirby; Walter Hardwiok wishes to have portrait of his mother and an anonymous letter on behalf of his 'hard and melancholly case'.

Various letters relating to Thomas Gromston  DDGR/41/6  Jan 1749-Jan 1750

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Contents:
Includes letters from: Stephen Thompson, London (6 pieces); Thompsons and Seward, London (9 pieces); William Grove, Pisa and London (33 pieces); James Howe, Leghorn (2 pieces); Richard Darley, Bishop Wilton (3 pieces); Walter Hardwick, London (6 pieces); William Luck, London (2 pieces); 'NM' (Nathaniel Maister), Hull; Lucius O'Brien, St Martin's Lane and 'Colchester', off Cape Seciel (2 pieces); Arthur Villottes, Turin (2 pieces); Mord[?] Greene, Mahon; Thomas Corbett, Admiralty Office; William Rowley, London; John Lewis, Gibraltar; Thomas Bampfield, Towerhill; Daniel Hailey, London; Thomas West, London; John Robinson, Buckton; Robert Legard, Hull. Concerning: settlement of financial affairs and prize money of Admiral Henry Medley, deceased; price of stocks; list of Dutch ships, the cargoes of corn of which were sold at Mahon; fireworks in Beverley; at a display in London 'the End Pavilion.... burnt intirely to the Ground' (2 May 1749); marble table shipped from London to Hull; William Grove threatened by group of sailors in dispute over prize money. Requests of Walter Hardwick for money and loans; his intention to contest will of Admiral Medley, asserting that the Admiral was insane at the time it was made; mentions property in Belton Lincolnshire. Bribery and corruption at Parliamentary election in London; rents and arrears due to Richard Darley and Lady Wentworth; election of Registrar of East Riding Deeds Registry (Dec 1749); account of vessels taken by 'Colchester'; Piedmontese affairs (Feb-Mar 1748); Opinion of 'Clarissa' (l5 Jan 1749).

Various letters relating to Thomas Gromston  DDGR/41/7  Jan 1750-Jan 1751

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Includes letters from: Stephen Thomasmpson, London (13 pieces); Thompsons and Seward, London (6 pieces); Cayla, Solier freres, Verdun and Company, Cadiz; William Grove, London, Bath and Buckland, Devon (31 pieces); William Pettigrew (2 pieces); Walter Hardwick, Hull and London (6 pieces); James Henryshaw, Towerhill (3 pieces); James Gee, Beverley (2 pieces); Daniel Draper, Boynton (2 pieces); John Lewis, Gibraltar (2 pieces); Arthur Gardiner, 'Amazon' at the Nore (2 pieces); T[?] Cooper, Covent Garden; Robert Palmer, London; Richard Darley; W[?] Stables, York; Thomas Harlin, Beverley; M[?] Rogers; William Rowley, Tendring Hall; Sarah Rippon; James Howe, Leghorn; Daniel Hailey, London; George Murray, Edinburgh (2 pieces); Thomas Clarke, Holland's Coffee House in Thames Street; Benjamin Smith, Linton near Skipton; W[?] Goostrey, Ludgate Hill and Thomas Steeles, Clerk to Mr Barnard, Cursitors Street; T[?] Cooper, London; Pas[?] Stevens, Admiralty Office; William Wray, New Palace Yard, Westminster (2 pieces); John Caesar, Doctors Commons. Concerning: settlement of financial affairs and prize money of Admiral Henry Medley, deceased; Stephen Thompson's house in Yorkshire to be completed by 1752; cattle distemper; William Grove proposes to purchase a holding of Winchester college in the Isle of Wight when present matters are settled, and to enter business in the corn trade; requests of Walter Hardwick for money and assistance in finding a ship; house and land in the Southams, Buckland, co. Devon purchased by William Grove; 'Ruinous and decayed condition' of Register Office, Beverley, and proposed repairs; estates at Rotsea and East Newton and the Manor of Clifton.

Various letters relating to Thomas Grimston  DDGR/41/8  Mar 1751-May 1752

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Includes letters from: Henry Hewgill (3 pieces); Marmaduke Prickett, Kilham; John Grimston; William Grove, London (4 pieces); Stephen Thompson, London (2 pieces); Nathaniel Maister Hull (4 pieces); Pasl[?] Stevens, 'The paved stones in Grays Inn Lane over agt.[?] the rising sun'. H[?] Hewgill junior, Leverton,, Nottinghamshire; W[?] Hardwick, King's Bench (2 pieces); A[?] Draper, Beswick; M[?] Payler, London (2 pieces); copy extract of 'Mr Bewlays letter to Mrs Payler? Thompsons and Seward, London; Mathew Buckle, Lundon; J[?] Close, Richmond; George Daniell, Attorney, Wood Street. Concerning: purchase of a surgeon mate's warrant in Colonel Howard's regiment at Stirling; Mrs Bower to sell her land in East Newton because she disapproves proposed inclosure there; John Grimston to tour Belgium and Holland; 'It is today reported (18 Apr 1751) that the Regency is certainly fixt and the Princess is to be at the head. The King was never known better, his behaviour to the Princess is incomparable'; financial matters; prize money and financial affairs of Admiral Medley, deceased; Walter Hardwick in King's Bench prison where 'a malignant feaver rages...severall dies every day'; Estate (mentions land in Sudcoats near the new inclosure [enclosure] in Summergangs); cattle plague at Bugthorpe and Skirpenbeck; penalty for driving infected beasts without a certificate is £10; allowances for loss of stock.

John Grimston (1725-1780)  DDGR/42/1-42/33  1750-1780

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Various letters relating to John Grimston  DDGR/42/1  Dec 1750-Dec 1751

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Includes letters from: Miss Priss Digby, Grange (4 pieces); Spencer Schutz, Brook Street; Nathaniel Maister, Hull (2 pieces); John Anthony Crop and Company, Amsterdam (3 pieces); Monsieur Jean Wouters, Brussels; J[?] Bagnall, Donnington (7 pieces); Philip Harcourt, Ankerwyke and Inner Temple (4 pieces); G[?] Cooper, Cambridge and Newcastle, London (3 pieces); Thomas Whately, junior, Nonsuch Park and Newby Wisk (3 pieces); Thomas. Turner, junior Lincolns Inn and Nursted, Kent (2 pieces); Ralph Close, Richmond; Lady Frances Legard, Grange, Ossington, Brompton (7 pieces); Rt Hodson, Huntingdon; Mrs H Payler, London (2 pieces); Chris Goulton, Beverley; George Overend, Fangfoss (2 pieces); Matthew Waters, Walls End near Newcastle on Tyne, and London (5 pieces); Richard Saward, Kirby Hall; Thomas Robinson, Beckhouse (5 pieces); S[?] Hills, Peovor, near Khutsford, Cheshire; B[?] Stephenson, Stevenage; B[?] Legard, Brompton; Thomas Grimston, London (2 pieces) William Crowie, Pryston; Mrs Creyke, York; Thomas Perritt, York; Francis Meeke, Leicester (2 pieces); John Midgley, Beverley; Sir Henry Grey, Howick; R[?] Fowler, Trinity College; J[?] Rust, London; Henry Thompson, London; H[?] Buncombe, Copgrove; W[?] Stables, York; John Storr, Hilston; Robert Legard, Kilnwick;Stephen Thompson, St Mary Hill (2 pieces); Miss Harriot Digby, Grang; Christopher Legard, Kilnwick (3 pieces); Sir John Goodricke, The Hague, Holland; J[?] Creyke, London (4 pieces); William Grove Buckland; John Hudson, Leyden, Holland; A[?] Wright; 'JC'(Mrs Creyke), Whitley; Thompsons and Seward, London; John Hill, Southampton; James Ryder, Kilnwick; H[?] Hewgill; Sarah Hamerton, Rotherham (2 pieces); Matthew Remington, Cawkell; Mrs C Grimston, Neswick; James Nelthorpe, Seacroft near Leeds; Zeberdia[?] Hatfield, Laughton near Doncaster. Concerninig: sale of estates of Digby family; John Grimaton's tour of Belgium and Holland with Sir Digby Legard; financial arrangements whilst abroad; brother-in-law of Spencer Schutz ia Master of Horse tothe Prince of Orange; social gossip; all dogs at Kilnwick dead or destroyed because of madness. John Grimston's return from Holland because of his father's illness; letters of welcome from many of his friends; Senora Galli to perform at York; black and yellow hearth for the dining room (at Kilnwick) -'I fancy it will (cost) less in London....veined marble...for your other chimney pieces which will coat at Beverley five shills. per foot'; poem about Kilnwick and John Grimston written by Francis Meeke; estate (mentions land of Joseph Storr in Owstwick (28 Sep 1751) which 'from the Survey taken by the Commissioners about a hundred years ago (when the Township was Inclosed [Enclosed]) is about 216 acres' ); Eagle at Howick 'a curiosity perhaps you did not see in Holland'; death and funeral of Thomas Grimston; letters of condolence; death of Prince of Orange; financial affairs; opinion of Holland and the Dutch; price of a surgeon's commission in the army; enquiry relating to papers belonging to the Hill family; advice to John Grimston on how to avoid scandal-'whenever therefore the Drapers or Beverley people come to you Be sure to cram them with Beef and Mutton... .Ram it but down their throats at first and the mouth of all wickedness will be stopped'; recipe for a cold cure; courtship of John Grimston and Jane Legard; Mr Sykes to marry Miss Legard; death of the Queen.

Various letters relating to John Grimston  DDGR/42/2  Jan-Dec 1752

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Includes letters from: J[?] Bagnall, London and Donnington (11 pieces); Nathaniel Maister, Hull and Winestead (s); Miss Luinda Digby, Grange; T[?] Robinson, Welburn (2 pieces); Robert Legard (3 pieces); James Close, Lincolns Inn and Richmond (10 pieces); Sarah Hamerton, Rotherham (4 pieces); Robert and E Grimston, York; Robert Jarratt, Hull; Harriot Digby, Grange (4 pieces); R[?] Fowler, Trinity College; George Daniell. Attorney, wood Street; Richard Seward, London (3 pieces); 'FB', Wetherby; Stephen Thompson, London (5 pieces): William Rowley, Admiralty; M[?] Waters, Lincolns Inn and Newcastle (5 pieces); G[?] Cooper, Newcastle (3 pieces); Richard Darley, Bishop Wilton; J[?] Ryder, London (3 pieces); Mathew C St Quintin, Bristol; Thomas Corbett, Lincolns Inn; S Mills, Peover; George Overend, Fangfoss (2 pieces); William Crowle, Pump Court, Temple; William Grove, Buckland; Mrs M Payler, London (2 pieces); Henry Waterland, Hedon; Henry Stephenson, Newcastle; John Midgley, Beverley Francis Legard, Ganton (3 pieces); P[?] Harcourt, Inner Temple and Ankerwyke (4 pieces); Henry Duncombe, Lucca and Sienna (3 pieces); William Markham, Hull; J [?]Battie, Cusworth; Richard Beatniffe, Hull; W[?] Sutton, Stockton; Henry Maister, Hamburg; John Hildyard, York; Henry Cheere, Westminster (3 pieces); W[?] Hardwick, London; John Kilvington, Acomb; A[?] Wright; James Cooke, Garton; Miss J Legard, Ganton; Sir George Cayley, Brompton; George Reynoldson, York; J[?] Creyke, York (2 pieces); Robert Groat, Pultney Street; Francis Meeke, Colchester; Sir Thomas. Salisbury, Osley Place; A[?] Hatfeild, Laughton; Mrs Creyke, York; B Legard, Brompton; John Smith, Bradford. Concerning: Theatre-Mr Foote's new farce (mentions Mr Garrick); Doctor Hill is author of new paper called 'The Inspector'; courtship of John Grimston and Jane Legard; coat of sugar in Hull; 'Song Given to Kiss Jenny Legard, Feb 1752'. social gossip; estate and financial affairs (including Admiral Medley deceased and Walter Hardwick); 'The Mayor and Aldermen of Hull design bringing an action...for pulling down the White Fryer Gate by a vast load of goods belonging to JG esquire'; support of 'aunt Jenkinson and her daughter Laughton' at Rotherham and Laughton; fire in the New Square, Lincolns Inn; purchase of a horse-'The Vulgar Notion of Cockneys....ie that your County is the place for a Man to get a Horse'; rent account of Garrowby (names of fields and closes); Dresden ware sent from Germany, 'bought by the piece and not by the Sett'; new coach to be ordered; engine for cutting potatoes or carrots and turnips, 'I doubt you'll think it dear at a ahlf a Crown'; picture frames made by Mr Richardson of Doncaster; books, prints and engravings; new marble chimney piece and monument sent to Kilnwick from London; interior decoration at Kilnwick; colchester oysters; illness of Sir Digby Legard whilst in Italy.

Various letters relating to John Grimston  DDGR/42/3  Jan-Dec 1753

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Includes letters from: William Crowle, Pump Court, Temple; James Close, Lincolns Jan-Dec 1753 Inn (5 pieces); Nathaniel Maister, Hull A Winestead (20 pieces); W[?] Stables, York; Anthony Hatfeild, Laughton (2 pieces); Stephen Thompson, London and Tunbridge Wells (6 pieces); Richard Seward, London (3 pieces); J[?] Creyke, London (5 pieces); Harriot Digby, Grange (2 pieces); Frances Legard, Canton (4 pieces); S[?] Mills, Peover, Cheshire (3 pieces); Robert Grimston, Burlington, London and Neswick (6 pieces); H[?] Stephenson; Paul Panton, London; Richard Jackson, Richard's Coffee House; Philip Harcourt, Ankerwyke and Margate (5 pieces); G[?] Cooper, London (4 pieces); William Grove, London (2 pieces); Charles Allen; Priss[?] Digby, Grange (2 pieces); J[?] Ryder, London (4 pieces); William Wilkinson; B[?] Legard, Brompton (2 pieces); T[?] Robinson, Beckhouse (2 pieces); Mrs M Payler, London (7 pieces); HW Osbaldeston, Hunmanby; Mrs Frances Creyke, York (5 pieces); Lord Irwin; George Overend, London; T Whately, junior, Essex Court; Robert Legard, Anlaby (4 pieces); H Hewgill, Smeaton (?); Ann Wright; Matthew Waters, Paper Buildings, Lincolns Inn and Walls End (10 pieces); Miss Bowes, York; James Bensley, Marks Lane near Crutched Friars, London; Frank Best, Wetherby (6 pieces); James Howe, Leghorn (2 pieces); William Beard, Newcastle; W Hardwick, King's Bench; Robert Thorley, Hull; Robert Dingley, London (3 pieces); John Porter, Willerby; John West, London (4 pieces); T Cay ley, Cambridge; John Bagnall, Donnington (4 pieces); William Thompson, Humbleton; Edmond Strange, Rochester; John Kilvington, Acomb; Thomas Bromwick, London (2 pieces); M Clerkson, London; George Reynoldson, York; Lucy Digby, Grange; Messrs Caylas Slier ? freres Cabanes and Company, Cadiz (extract only); John Graves, York; John Roubel; Thomas West, London; J[?] Gosset; Thomas Turner, jnr, Lincolns Inn; John Lister, Pontefract; William Markham, Hull; Miss D Cartwright, Ossington; John Hildyard, York; Sir Digby Legard, Paris; EM Ellerker; Christopher Legard, Smeeth; H Duncombe, Settrington; Charles Eyre; Charles Cottrell, York. Concerning: estate (Ravensworth, Smeaton, Birkby); financial affairs (including Admiral Medley, deceased and Walter Hardwick); cattle distemper in Hull area; social gossip; John Grimston's courtship; price of sugar; request for assistance in buying a ship; robberies on the highway are very frequent; theatre ('Prologue spoke by Garrick with more comic Humour than any Actor ever shewed in the same Number of Lincs.[Lincolnshire]') Frank Best wishes to acquire living of Adlingfleet; A London sadler is 'going over to Paris with a great Number of Horses for the French King whose first Equerry.... came to spend part of the Winter....here in London with Mr Clay.' Support of 'cozen Laughton' at Laughton; congratulations on marriage of John Grimston; 'Lord Granville aged 60 and upward is married to Lady Julia Collier... in high beauty aged 17 years'; 'Banqueting House White Hall is fixed on for a repository for the Sloanian Coltiman and Harlegan Collections which are to be purchased by means of the interseded Lottery'; William Maister to go to St.Petersburg to enter into partnership with Messrs Allan and Shairp; wallpapers for Kilnwick made by Thomas Bromwick; John Grimston possible election candidate for Scarborough, to replace Gan. Handasyde; disputes over 'the Jew Bill': '...reflections on the marriage; the King spends his time off on the water to Richmond one night he met the Princess of Wales and all her children in a Barge....he stayd upon the water till 12 '; 'Dick Crowle has been parading the town (Hull) all this last week, by his Acct, none have refused him their votes'; earthquake felt 'some months ago' at Peover near Knutsford, Cheshire (4 Aug 1753); margate is 'a sorry fishing town.....the third year of Gaiety here... as to our Company it is execrable, such as High-Holborn, Smithfield, Thames Street and Morefields afford us, Tallow- chandlers and Soapboilers.......Ale wives from Billingsgate A Old-Cloaths Brokers from Rag-Fair....'; method of fixing locks on doors at Kilnwick; no new discoveries made at Herculaneum; customs of 'South Country servants' are'too much different to be agreeable'; description of Duke of Bolton's house near the Thames-'.. .none but Inigo Jones could have formed the uprights and yett the inside is far beyond him....'-and Inigo Jones' own villa; automatic figure of Bacchus seen in Marseilles 'seven feet high....made to speak...'; York Race week; picture frames; birth of son to John and Jane Grimston; details of books available from John Hildyard; fees for attendance at childbirth; and recipe for balm drops.

Various letters relating to John Grimston  DDGR/42/4  Jan-Dec 1754

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Includes letters from: Nathaniel Maister, Hull (7 pieces); W Bartlett, Stopham, near Petworth; James Ryder, London (2 pieces); B Legard, Brompton (2 pieces); Frank Beat, Wetherby (3 pieces); B Hewgill, Smeaton (5 pieces); John Bagnall, London (s); Stephen Thompson, London (4 pieces); J Creyke, London (6 pieces); S Hills, Sandbach and Peover, Cheshire (2 pieces); James Close, Lincolns Inn; William Meeke, Wighill Park; Robert Grimston, Neswick (8 pieces); Matthew Waters, Lincolns Inn (7 pieces); Thomas Whately (3 pieces); Philip Harcourt, Inner Temple, Ankerwyke and Margate (3 pieces); T Robinson, York and Welburn (3 pieces); R Seward, London (4 pieces); Lady Frankland, Dover Street, London (2 pieces); Gregory Cooper, London and Newcastle (8 pieces); John Hildyard, York (4 pieces); W Stables, York; Robert Legard, Anlahy; Fredereick Frankland, London; Mrs M Payler, London; Chaarles Allen, Maysonett, Shooter Hill, Kent; Sir Digby Legard, London and Ganton (3 pieces); Lord Irwin; A Wright, Bishop Hill; Prissilla Digby, Grange (2 pieces); Mary Cartwright, Ossington (2 pieces); Daniel Twining, London; Mary Whately, Manchester and Elsham (2 pieces); Mrs Frances Creyke, Canton; John Cheere, Hyde Park; Henry Maister. London and Hull (4 pieces); Frances Legard, Ganton; John Hudson, London (3 pieces); Francis Meeke, Bromley (2 pieces); William Whately, London; Thomas Wakefield, Rowley; W Hardwick. Clapham (2 pieces); William Markham, Hull; Thomas Turner, junior Lincolns Inn (2 pieces); Bishop of Carlisle, Hutton Bushel; John Travis, Scarborough; John West. London; John Taylor, Bridlington; Robert Dingley, London (2 pieces); Samuel Beachcroft, London; John Bowman, Beverley; Thomas. Ansell, Lincolns Inn; W Cooper, Newcastle. Concerning: financial affairs (including Admiral Medley deceased. and Walter Hardwick) Estate (building at Smeaton; Kirkby Hill (possibility of mines); and Birkby). social gossip; description of Italian operas at the Haymarket and Covent Garden and performance of Nicolina Giordani; horses; trial of Frankland versus Frankland; death of Mr Pelham 'all who love tumult, opposition, faction...will rejoice in it'; Books; assize case (relating to Burlington Pier duties ?); comparison of customs in England and France ('The French dress is much more gracefull and becoming than the English; most especially the womens head-dress, which is so very ungracefull in our country.....coach box some feet higher with us than in France..... the smallness of our coaches and the bad paving of the streets of London.... the beauty of our coach and saddle horses'); election (Scarborough ?); inoculation for smallpox; dutch organs, made by Tax (or Taxis), Mays Buildings; Sir Edward Anderson married to his maid servant-'what a Meek Good woman she is-for since she was Lady Anderson she has washed his daughters small linnen 4 months'; tea purchased from Twinings; statues purchased from John Cheere; Canterbury Cathedral 'the meanest both within and without of any I have view'd'; transfer of office in Port of London (a King's Waiter's Place); praise for town of Warwick and Lord Brooke's castle; London theatre (mentions Garrick); dried 'sea plants' from Scarborough; prints; Robert Dingley's plan for stand at York racecourse ('some alteration proposed by Mr Carr in the Salloon'); Prince of Hess has taken the Roman Catholic religion, 'I don't say turned to it for I never heard he had any before'; Lord Bolingbroke's a 'virulent invectives against the order or priesthood'; rights of hunting in Beverley area; request for recommendation to succeed Attorney General; book'against the Moravians' published by Bishop of Exeter; John Grimston wishes to acquire some coloured glass filings.

Various letters relating to John Grimston  DDGR/42/5  Jan-Dec 1755

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Includes letters from: Stephen Thompson, London (11 pieces); Nathaniel Maister, Hull (l8 pieces); W Hardwick, London; Richard Milner, Beverley; Henry Hewgill, Smeaton; Sir Digby Legard, London (3 pieces); W Hodshon, Northallerton; Christr Legard, London (2 pieces); Solomon Da Costa, Castle Alley, Cornhill; Chas Allen, Royal Hospital, Greenwich; Robert Appleton, Beverley; Thompson and Seward, London (4 pieces); D Sole, Acomb; Henry Maister, Hull (2 pieces); Richard Seward, London (3 pieces); T Hassell, Thorp (3 pieces); John Hudson, Burlington; J Knowsley, Boynton (2 pieces). Concerning: financial affairs (including Admiral Kedley decd. and Walter Hardwick); estate (Birkby and Smeaton; Argam Warren); London theatre.; social gossip; birth of second son to John and Jane Grimston; mentions of Lisbon earthquake ('The woolen goods of wch. we always had vast quantities lodged in Lisbon will undoubtedly be intirely spoilt...... some compute the loss to the English from 2 to 4 millions.....numbers of Portuguese will avail themselves of this general calamity and deny Debts they owe.....'.

Various letters relating to John Grimston  DDGR/42/6  Jan-Dec 1756

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Includes letters from: W Hardwick, London and Plymouth (2 pieces); Henry Edwardman; Stephen Thompson, London (4 pieces); Henry Hewgill, Smeaton (8 pieces); J Ryder, HMS 'Princess Royal' (5 pieces); Nathaniel Maister, Hull (5 pieces); Robert Grimston; Henry Maister; William Perfect, Pontefract; Thompson and Seward, London (2 pieces); John Robinson, Buckton; John Lewes. Gibraltar; P Harcourt, Inner Temple; Sir Digby Legard, Ganton (2 pieces). Concerning: financial affairs (including Admiral Medley decd and Walter Hardwick; list of Genoese vessels and effects taken in the Mediterranean); request for loan to James Ryder; estate (Birkby and Smeaton; obtaining Commission of Severs for that area); Hull Corporation to give bounties to sailors, and to soldiers enlisting in Colonel Napier's regiment; raising sailors for navy('Here (Hull) the press gangs let nothing escape that that smells the least of Tarr'); death of John Grimsto's youngest son; manorial rights (mentions Lady Banbury's estate). Gardener; case relating to poaching in manor of (Hunmanby ?); birth of daughter to John and Jane Grimston; death of Mrs Payler; marriage of Dolly Cartwright to Mr Willoughby of Birdsall.

Various letters relating to John Grimston  DDGR/42/7  Jan-Dec 1757

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Includes letters from: Stephen Thompson, London (l0 pieces); Nathaniel Maister, Hull (9 pieces); William Wilkinson, Gibraltar; John Grimston to Simon Butterwyke. Henry Maister, Hull (15 pieces); W Hardwick, Plymouth and London (4 pieces); F Legard, York and Cranford (2 pieces); Henry Hewgill (6 pieces); John Grimston to 'Matt' (Waters?); 'WL' (William Legard ?), Doctors Commons to Barnabas Legard, York; James Ryder, Hull and 'The Hawk' (4 pieces); Sir Digby Legard, Ganton (2 pieces); Harriot Digby; W Stables; John Grimston to Mr Reed and Henry Lewis, Gibraltar, and to Major Wilkinson (copies); Thomasmpson and Seward, St Mary Hill; T Robinson; William Grove, Buckland; Thomas West. Concernning: Garrison at Gibraltar; financial affairs (including Admiral Medley decd and Walter Hardwick); election (support for Thomas Robinson); estate (Birkby and Smeaton); Mr Peirse's 'View and Tryal' relating to navigation of River Tees ('I think half the County is sommoned to attend'); raising men for navy; Henry Maister may stand as Parliamentary candidate for Hull; 'The affair at Calcutta is very bad.... -has proceeded in some measure from the imprudence of our people' (16.6.1757); copy of consent of John Grimston, as lord of manor of Kilnwick, for erection of a cottage by the churchwarden and overseer of the poor for the poor of the parish (24 May 1757); courtship of Henry Maister and Miss Cayley; description of militia riots at Brompton, Hunmanby and Birdsall (15 Sep 1757), and list of 'Rioters Indicted for High Treason'; mention of Ottringham Inclosure [Enclosure] (7 Dec 1757). Includes: notebook of John Grimston, 1757.

Various letters relating to John Grimston  DDGR/42/8  Jan-Dec 1758

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Includes letters from: Henry Legard, Kensington; T Hassell, Thorp; James Ryder, Hawk roads; Stephen Thompson, London (9 pieces); George Dinmoore, Hull; John Grimston to Caleb Marshall, Hedon; Nathaniel Maister, Hull (6 pieces); James Rutherford, Smeaton; Thomas Payler, Lincolns Inn Fields. Fra Legard, York; W Stables York; John Grimston to Mr Lewis (copy); John Danser, Howden; S Mills, Peover; Henry Munby, Beverley; Frank Best, London; Francis Best; M Rogers (2 pieces); Thompson and Seward, London (4 pieces); P Seward, London (3); Henry Maister, Hull (e); Michaell Newlove; Richard Rennards, Hull; F Cook, at Lady Stanley's near Queen Square, Bath. Concerning: Argam Warren; raising men for navy; financial affairs (including Admiral Medley decd and Walter Hardwick); abstract of Will of Patrick Stephenson of Bainton; estate (Smeaton. Proposal to build an inn and livery stable on the Pighill alias Pickle and Car gates (Sutton ?); troops may be sent to aid King of Prussia-'It is thought we shall send 8000 foot and 2000 Horse' (7 Mar 1758); York election; John Grimston a possible candidate; inoculation; opinion of Rochfoucault; expedition called 'The Enterprize' to attack the French at Wesel 'A so put them between our Fire and Prince Ferdinand's' (27.5.1758) King of Prussia at the gates of Vienna 'to demand peace upon honourable and reasonable Terms-Glorious in every thing!'; Louisbourg intended to be besieged by fifty thousand men (3 Jun 1758); Lord Howe has destroyed 'near 20 sail of ships'near St Malo( l3 Sep 1758); disputes among servants; death of William Maister in Petersburg.

Various letters relating to John Grimston  DDGR/42/9  Jan-Dec 1759

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Includes letters from: Stephen Thompson, London (6 pieces); Nathaniel Maister, Winestead and Hull (3 pieces); George Crowe, Stockton; Thomas Peirse, Peirseburgh; Richard Seward, London (9 pieces); Robert Appleton, Beverley. J Bagnall, Hatton Garden; Walter Hardwick, Plymouth and London (3 pieces); Francis Legard, York (5 pieces); Thompson and Seward, London (2 pieces); Charles Cottrell, Duke Street; William Waines, Beverley; James Nelthorpe; Sir Digby Legard, Ganton; Samuel Keeling, Templenewsam; W Stables to W Hardwick (draft); Henry Maister, Hull; John Grimston to Francis Peirson, Beverley. Concerning: financial affairs (including Walter Hardwick); apple tree cuttings (Nonpareils, Winestead Pippins, Yorkshire Greenings, Golden Pippins); raising men for navy; family affairsl; wine; militia; Smallpox (in York ?) 'Boscowen had fallen in with the French fleet of Lagos on the Coast of Portugal, had taken or burnt 3 of the capital ships De la Clues ship is one but he escaped in a boat'(6.9.59). New postchaise ordered for Mr Best; uniforms and equipment for volunteers; election for Registrar of East Riding.

Various letters relating to John Grimston  DDGR/42/10  Jan-Dec 1760

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Includes letters from: Nathaniel Maister, Winestead and Hull (9 pieces); Thomas Gilbert, Inner Temple; R Gilbert, Malton; Richard Seward, London (3 pieces); John Wilson, Tavistock Row, Covent Garden, London; John Lund, York; W Hardwick, Portsmouth; R and J Morris, Bolton Street, Piccadilly, London (3 pieces); Savage and Stracy, Distillers at Smithfield Barrs, London; Sir Edwardmond Anderson, Kilnwick (2 pieces);Tim Waldo, Salters Hall. ;Financial affairs (including Walter Hardwick). Duke of Bridgewater's estate at Bracken. Tolls of lime at bar to John Grimston's estate at Birkby. Summons to constable of Newbald for appearance of Jane Forth, widow and hired servant of William Sllerker of Newbald, bricklayer. Maintenance of Thomas Johnson of Pocklington, a lunatic. Beverley election. Witte Uilebaarden fowl imported from Holland. Request for assistance in securing post as lieutenant(on board the 'Jersey') for Billy Cayley.

Various letters relating to John Grimston  DDGR/42/11  Jan-Dec 1761

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Includes letters from: W Stables, York (3 pieces); Henry Maister, Aldbrough and Newcastle (3 pieces); Nathaniel Maister, Hull; Richard Seward, London (4 pieces); George Medley, Old Burlington Street, London; Seward, Beachcroft and West, London; Chris Goulton, Beverley; T Pennant, Bychton, Flintshire; Will Mosey, Lund; John Land, York (2 pieces); J Bagnall, Frith Street and Donnington (2 pieces); Robert Mitford, Mitford; Thomas Garget, Northallerton; John Graves, York; Simon Kelley; Stephen Thompson, London (2 pieces); Richard Heron, Lincolns Inn; copies of letters between Captain Hudson, 'the Lieut Colonel', 'The Major' and Captain Maister; John Grimston, Newcastle upon Tyne to W Stables; John Whaley, Huggato to Major Hassell, Newcastle. Concerning: estate (Argam, Birkby, Hunmanby. Purchase of Beswiok and Huggate); election; financial affairs (including Walter Hardwick); subscription list for building Assembly Rooms in Beverley(23 Apr 176l; repair or rebuilding of Bessingby church; grazing rights in Kilnwick; rare English birds, mentions puffins and another 'found plentifully...near the turnpike house between Beverley and Hull'; method of stuffing and preserving specimens; opinions of Mr Fountain's school at Mary-bone (Marylebone), and of Cheam School; music produced from glasses-'this admirable invention was thought to be quite lost with its inventor who perished in a fire by the exchange.... there is a German has recovered it.... also Mr Franklin of Pensilvania does (famous for his curious Expermts. in Electricity)...'; Messrs Yeates and Foote to be proprietors of playhouse at Vauxhall for the summer; financial difficulties of Robert Mitford; details of design etc of uniform to be ordered for volunteers; resignation of Mr Pitt is 'worse news than the loss of a battle'.

Various letters relating to John Grimston  DDGR/42/12  Jan-Dec 1762

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Includes letters from: Stephen Thosmpson, Lincoln's Inn; J Bagnall, London and Donnington (5 pieces); Robert Hildyard, Greek Street and Winestead (2 pieces); John Taylor, Bridlington; Richard Heron, Lincoln's Inn; R Seward, London (4 pieces); Henry Stapilton; Mathew Duane, Lincoln's Inn; W Hudson, Abington; Peter Gordon, Newcastle and Edwardinburgh (2 pieces); Ralph Lutton, Newcastle; John Grimston to Mr Siddal,'Taylor in York'(2 pieces) F Best, South Dalton; Francis Best; William Porter, Winton; W Stables (2 pieces); Sir Digby Legard, York, Newcastle and Canton (6 pieces); Charles Gore, Southampton; William Gilpin, Cheam near Croydon; Fra Legard, York; Gilbert Dove, Cranswick; Alexander Fall, London; William Grove, London; D Willoughby, Bawtry; Henry Maister, Newcastle and Hull (3 pieces); Nathaniel Maister, Winestead; Anne Wright, Bishop's Hill; Samuel Keeling, Temple Newsam (4 pieces); Robert Appleton, Beverley; Chris Clayton, Grimsby; Seward, Beachcroft and West, London (2 pieces); W Ward; R Beatniffe, Hull; John Trevelyan, Newburg; Simon Kelsey; Mattw. Remington, Beverley (2 pieces); Walter Hardwick, London; William Whately; R Townes, Wakefield; Thomas Grimston, Cheam; William Nelson, Beverley; Lucy Osbaldeston, Hutton Bushell. Concerning: estate (purchase of Huggate and Beswick estates; Cawkhill; Lovesome Hill); feelings of 'great dissatisfaction, gloominess and uncertainty' in London, 'an unpromising aspect at the beginning of a new war...'; school at Marylebone; Mr Bland to succeed Mr Berriman at Beverley post office. Political matters; dringhoe enclosure; painting to be made of a rare white woodcock, shot at Kilnwick, which is to be preserved in the British Museum; assembly at Newcastle; musical performances of Miss Raggineau at Beverley; financial affairs (including Admiral Medley decd and Walter Hardwick); uniform (for Yorkshire Buffs ?); Sir Griffith Boynton's courtship of Miss Topham; copy of orders of Field Marshal Lord Ligonier to the officers of the Yorkshire Buffs; copy of a satirical letter 'from Punch at Leeds to Col T at York'; Thomas Grimston at Cheam School; John Grimston to stand as candidate at Grimsby election; Sutton Enclosure; Bridle road between Hall Close and Lord Banbury's Cow Pasture (in Kilnwick?); Enclosure of Aldbrough and East Newton, and Myton Carr.

Various letters relating to John Grimston  DDGR/42/13  Jan-Dec 1763

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Includes letters from: J Bagnall, Donnington and London (3 pieces); C White, junior, London; W Gilpin, Cheam; Thomas Grimston, Cheam (2 pieces); W.Stables, York (33 pieces); R Seward, London; Seward, Beachcroft and West, London (2 pieces); Robert Hildyard, Greek Street and Sutton (6 pieces); Robert Jarratt, Beverley; William Whately (6 pieces); Thomas Worsley; Richard Darley, Bishop Wilton; W Hardwick, London (2 pieces); John Whiteside, Sun Court, Cornhill; W Manby, Bristol; J Baxby, London; R Townes, Wakefield; Simon Kelsey (2 pieces); P Panton, Bagillt (3 pieces); Richard Stratton, Bristol; George Edward's, College of Physicians, London (2 pieces); F Best, Dalton; Messrs Lucas and Ogle, Temple; Francis Best; Edward Burrow, Custom House, Hull; T Robinson; Thomas Knowlton; Thomas Dowbiggin, Hutton; Marmaduke Prickett, Kilham; C Hotham, Mill Green; Christopher Smart, Harvey Buildings, No 4 in the Strand; Francis Legard, York; Robert Appleton, Beverley; HW Osbaldeston, Hunmanby; T Pennant, Bychton; William Mosey, Lund; G Cayley, Brompton; Nathaniel Maister, Hull; Greg Cooper, Southampton Street, Bloomsbury; R Haselfoot, Boreham. Concerning: Thomas Grimston's progress at Cheam School; his shares in the school gardens; financial affairs (including Admiral Medley decd and Walter Hardwick); Beverley postmaster; 'There are fires in Town (London) almost every night'. Reasons in favour of raising the militia; otter hunting in River Hull; political, social and family affairs; Sutton (enclosure ?) Bill; London theatre and entertainments; estate (Smeaton, Beswick, Argam, Lund); stag hunting; wine; John Grimston to employ a Welsh harper ('as he was to walk with his harp on his back his journey will be tedious'); Natural history books and drawings; Militia; relief due to Jane Jefferson, whose husband, a merchant seaman, has been drowned; copy warrant for appearance of William Wilch, servant of Mr Northend of Little Weighton.

Various letters relating to John Grimston  DDGR/42/14  Jan-Dec 1764

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Includes letters from: Robert Legard, Beverley; R Grimston, London and Eton (2 pieces); 4 John Grimstom to William Legard, Doctors Commons; William Whatoly (2 pieces); John Grimston to Richard Seward, St Mary Hill, London; W Stables, York (6 pieces); Robert Bogg (3 pieces); John Close, Richmond (2 pieces); R Haselfoot, Boreham (3 pieces); Nathaniel Maister, Hull (3 pieces); Henry Maister, Hull (4 pieces); William Mosey, Lund (2 pieces); John Grimston to Honourable Mr Yorke; Thomas Grimston, (Cheam (4 pieces); Robert Appleton, Beverley (2 pieces); J Bagnall, Donnington; Francis Legard, York; John Graves, York (2 pieces); J Wharton, Boswell Court; S Mills, Norbury; T Robinson, Welburn; Robert Hildyard, Winestead; Thomas Pennant, Downing; Beachcroft, Seward and West, London; Matt St Quintin, York; G Cayley, York. Concerninig: estate (Land; Beverley; Sutton); financial affairs (including Admiral Medley decd and Walter Hardwick); interior decoration of Nathaniel Maister'e house; family affairs.

Various letters relating to John Grimston  DDGR/42/15  Jan-Dec 1765

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Includes letters from: Thomas Payler, Lincoln's Inn Fields; R Grimston, Cambridge, London and York (5 pieces); John Grimston to Robert Haslefoot; F Best, London and Dalton (3 pieces); R Haselfoot, Boreham; Robert Hildyard, Winestead and Ledbury (4 pieces); Nathaniel Maister, Hull (4 pieces); Simon Kelsey; W Stables, York (7 pieces); Francis Legard, York. Thomas Bridge, Dunmow, Essex (2 pieces); William Leake, Beverley (2 pieces); Joshua Pindar, Grimston Garth; J Bagnall, Donnington (3 pieces); T Hassell, Thop; Thomas Maltby, Hutton Bonville (2 pieces); R Longworth, Chancery Lane; S Harding, Pickering; Robert Bogg, Doctors Commons; Beachcroft, Seward and West, London (2 pieces); John Graves, York; John Grimston to T Worseley, London; Henry Digby, Hutton Bushell; Thomas B Grimston, Cheam (e); Mathew How, Kilnwick; JB Dorado, Besancon; D Legard, Ganton; Henry Maister, Hull (2); Thomas Wentworth, Bretton; James Ryder, Mile End (5); Gregory Cooper, London; Micl Ake, Garton; P Panton, Plas Gwyn; S Hewett, Hull; William Denison, Beverley; S Mills, Norbury; S Butterwick, Thirsk; Jane Grimston, York; HW Osbaldeston, Hunmanby. Concerning: estate (Lund; Beverley; Smeaton; Deighton (right of way for tenant of windmill); Argam; Garton). social and financial affairs (Walter Hardwick); certificate of jury of wold Newton and Fordon relating to condition of water runnel through premises of John Appleby, leading from the town's Mar, to premises of Robert Whiton; resignation of postmaster of Beverley and recommendation that Samuel Bland should succeed him; price of having gun made; Thomas Grimston at Cheam School; Robert Grimston (ward of John Grimaton) at Cambridge University; description of journey to Paris and of famous building there (French); requests for financial assistance to James Ryder Sea bathing; John Grimston to make drawings of fossils and semi-precious stones, for inclusion in a book on Scotland to be published by Paul Panton; Sword of Gustavus Adolphus, together with other curiosities, brought from Germany by Mr Pennant; Militia; Death of Duke of Cumberland; English people in Geneva 'live all together and seldom speak a word of French'; 'My son....passed a day with Voltaire.....'-his (Voltaire's) opinions of English authors. (10 Nov 1765) drainage of Wilfholme; Robert Grimston to travel abroad.

Various letters relating to John Grimston  DDGR/42/16  Jan-Dec 1766

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Includes letters from: Mathew Suckling, Queen Street; Leonard Collings, Hull; Matthew. Remington, Beverley; JB Durade, London and Aix-en-Provence (7 pieces); W Wilberforce, Ferriby; John Graves, York (4 pieces); Thomas Grimston, Cheam (l6 pieces); Robert Grimston, London, Paris, Aix-en-Provence, Nice (14 pieces); James Bedsford, Gosport; P Grimston, York; Ralph Lutton, York; B Legard, York; C Turner, Aix; John Grimston to Sir George Savile and Edward Burrows (copies); P Panton, Holywell and Plas Gwyn (2 pieces); Robert Hildyard, York and Winestead (5 pieces); W Stables, York (2 pieces); Chas Avison, Newcastle; C Hotham; Lucy Osbaldeston, Hutton Bushell; W Turner, Aix; Nathaniel Maister, Hull (2 pieces); JP du Roveray, London; James Ryder, Mile End; W Anderson, Kilnwick; D Legard, London (3 pieces); Greg Cooper, London (4 pieces), London (4 pieces); Henry Maister, Hull; William Whately, London (5 pieces); J Legard, London; L Mazell, London; Will Wailes, Northallerton (2 pieces); Henry Duckworth, Bracken; William Mosey, Lund; W Manby, Denver near Downham; John Grimston to Bob Grimston and Mr Durade (copies); Jane Grimston, York; H W Osbaldeston, Hunmanby; J Brown, Newcastle; Harry Foggy, Northallerton; Francis Legard, York; John Taylor, Bridlington; Thomas Payler, Lincoln's Inn Field; T Robinson, Welburn; Will and Mary Gilpin, Cheam (2 pieces). Conncerning: estate (Beverley; Hull; Lovesome Hill; Bracken Hill; Grimston; Lund; Kilnwick; Deighton; Birkby); Chaplet, foimerly belonging to Madame Pompadour, sent to John Grimston on approval; letters from Thomas Grimston at Cheam School; financial, social and political affairs; Robert Grimston's travels in France with Mr Durade (descriptions of towns in southern France; quarrel between Robert Grimston and Mr Durade[?]) collector of revenues of Port of Hull; subscription for 12 concertos by Charles Avison, organist in Newcastle; The Stamp Act; account for Arquebusade water and Swiss tea; inoculation ('injection att the arm instead of the throat...'); description of a new chaise costing £90; riot at Eton; natural history books and prints; Buxton described as 'this vile sink of a vile country'; exchange of land with Mr Hudson at inclosure of Bessingby; Patrington Turnpike; Bill to prevent export of wheat et cetera painting (the Fountain of Vaucluse) by Mr Durade; Naburn enclosure; East Newton enclosure; Weddel's collection of paintings in Rome -'he has laid out £10000'.

Various letters relating to John Grimston  DDGR/42/17  Jan-Dec 1767

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Includes letters from: Robert Grimston, Turin and Rome (6 pieces); Keld, Beverley; Elisabeth Cooper; Robert Appleton, Beverley; Francis Legard, York (4 pieces); JB Durade, London (4 pieces); Richard Sandys, Milk Street, London; Robert Hildyard, Winestead and Ledbury (3 pieces); H Maister, Hull; W Manby, Denver Cott and London (2 pieces); John Midgley, Beverley; B Peirse, Hutton; James Ryder, Poplar; Caluam[?] Marshall, Fetter Lane and Cranswick (2 pieces); John Taylor, Holborn and Bridlington (3 pieces); Beaohcroft, Seward and West, London (3 pieces); William St Quintin, St James', London; Thomas Knowlton; Wilson and Thomasrnhill 'at the 3 Sugar Loaves at the West end of St Paul's'; John Dalrymple, Kirkwall in Orkney and Edwardinburgh (3 pieces); Jane Grimston, York (2 pieces); Robert King; John Hill (2 pieces); Will Iveson, Hull; H Duncombe, Copgrove; P Panton, Holywell (2 pieces); L Boldero, Chancery Lane and South Cave (5 pieces); W Stables, York (4 pieces). Jos Butler, Bowthorp; Thomas West; Nathaniel Maister, Hull (12 pieces); William Whately (2 pieces); HW Osbaldeston, Hunmanby; Thomas Payler, Hedon; William Grove, London (3 pieces); Thomas Grimston, Harrow; Henry Hewgill; Fra Best; John Graves, York (11 pieces); B Legard, Ganton and York (3 pieces); J Stone, Lewes, Sussex; Robert Groat, York; Robert Bogg, Doctors Commons; Matt St Quintin, Padworth; J Bagnall, Early Court; Robert Norris, Beverley; S Mills, Norbury (2 pieces); Josuah Grove, London; Joshua Pindar, Grimston; Bar Garnett, Scarborough (2 pieces); William Mosey, University College (2 pieces); Charles Constable, Wassand; Chas Cottrell, York; J Stone, Bream's Building, Chancery Lane; Hugh Bethell, Beverley; Fran. Hart jnr., Nottingham; William Vawser; Henry Duckworth, Bracken Hill. COncerning: Robert Grimston attending the Academy in Turin; accounts of collections at bars on Beverley-Molescroft-Kendal House-Bainton Balk turnpike road (May-Dec 1766), (l0 Jan 1767); proposed road (with bridge across River Hull at Wawne Ferry) through Wawne and Sutton to join Hedon-Patrington turnpike; financial affairs; legal proceedings in dispute with Walter Hardwick over Admiral Medley's will; social and family affairs; estate (Beverley; Birkby; Kilnwick. Kennels to be built for Henry Maister's hounds on land of John Grimston in Hull. Rotsea; Lovesome Hill); Driffield Navigation Bill (clause relating to that part of river below Emmotland; Frodingham Beck; Corpse Landing); full length portrait of Robert Grimston painted in Italy by 'the best painter here.... now reckoned as good a painter as any in Europe', to be sent to John Grimston. (30 Mar 1767) remarks on the people of Rome and their customs; the Pope; the Young Pretender 'Chevalier De St George' in Rome; copy of will of Ralph King of Flinton gentleman and Powers of Attorney. Hull-Hedon turnpike road, additional branch from Wyton Holmes Bar to Humbleton Moor House. (28 May 1767); art exhibition in London; Blue Westmorland slate; '£200 a man has been offered to the Electors for Scarborough by a London Banker'; 'Sir Woollaston Dixy... .upon his return from York was siezed with a frenzy and attempted to cut his own throat'; Scarborough election.(l6 Oct 1767) exchange of land with Mr Hudson and enclosure of Bessingby; election for Fellowship at Oxford; election (Norbury, Cheshire ?)-'the Corruption and Debauchery it produces among the people are truly deplorable', (9 Nov 1767); wine; Beverley election candidate.

Various letters relating to John Grimston  DDGR/42/18  Jan-Dec 1768

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Includes letters from: Neville Stow, Ossett near Grays, Essex; R Gale, Northallerton; Henry Maister, Hull (3 pieces); John Taylor, Bridlington; John Graves, York (l6 pieces); L Boldero, Chancery Lane (3 pieces); JB Durade, London (2 pieces): Nathaniel Maister, Hull (12 pieces); S. Mills, Norbury (4 pieces); J Preston, York; D Legard, Ganton (9 pieces); Dorothy Wright, York (6 pieces); Robert Hildyard, Leicester Fields and Winestead (2 pieces) Matt St Quintin, York; S Johnston, Winestead; Samuel Thompson; Jos Thompson 'R Row'; P Panton, Holywell and Derwent Hall (2 pieces); William Grove, Bath; Josuiah Ryder, White Chapel Road; Francis Legard, York and Welburn (4 pieces); Charles Cottrell, Scarborough (2 pieces); Cal[?[] Marshall, Cranswick (2 pieces); Edwardwd Nixon, Howden; William Mosey and M Stow, Kilnwick (2 pieces); Mr and Mrs Valltravers, Circus; J Legard, Ganton (2 pieces); Francis Boynton, Beverley; Francis Best, Beverley; Jane Grimston, York (2 pieces); P Mazell, Windmill Street, Tottenham Court Road; D Campbell, York; John Moreing, Cabinetmaker, Maiden Lane, Covent Garden; Ashton Lever, Alkrington; Thomas West, St Mary Hill (3 pieces); R Hargreaves, Foundling Hospital, Ackworth; Josuiah Wordsworth, Wadsworth (3 pieces); William Raines, Beverley; Mary and W Parker, Piccadilly (2 pieces); William Waines, Beverley; G Strickland, Boynton; Robert Grimston, Turin, London, York and Hutton Bushell (5 pieces); Anthony Todd, General Post Office to Mr Bland, Beverlay Postmaster; George Adams, 60 Fleet Street; William Smyth, Warner Street, Cold Bath Fields; 'W W' (William Whately) (4 pieces); V Gale, Northallerton (3 pieces); Alex Cozens; W Stables, York (5 pieces); H Duncombe; Robert Thomasrnton, London; James Noye, London; Thomas Skelton, Scarborough; Henry Hewgill, Birdsall and Askham (3 pieces); J Bowmall, Beverley; Jos Hancock and Sons, Sheffield; Todd and Sotheron, York; T Robinson, Welburn; Beachcroft, Seward and West, London. Concerning: Eskimos' clothing, canoe, sea cow's head and other curiosities sent to John Grimston; method of catching sea cows; descriptions of wildlife in Newfoundland. Estate (Birkby and Smeaton; Sutton Ings; Rotsea; Lockington Wood; Hull; Hunmanby; Fordon); Inclosure [Enclosure] of Myton Carr and of Bridlington, (Jan 1768); legal proceedings in dispute with Walter Hardwick over will of Admiral Medley; social, financial and family affairs; elections (Bath; Bristol; London; Oxford; Hull; York; Scarborough) James Ryder robbed and attacked by footpads near Shadwell Market, London; floods at Howden; Inoculation; Comptroller of Bridlington; books and prints; cabinet ornamented with ebony and tortoiseshell purchased from John Moreing (6 May 1768); John Grimston's collection of curiosities; John Grimston elected a Governor of Ackworth Foundling Hospital Charity; Gardener; keeping Burton ale; 'It is a general opinion in the country that funerals passing along establishes an High road for Carriages', (24 Jun 1768); payment for delivery of letters; legal proceedings relating to payment of tithes in the case of Liddell versus Reverend Randle Hancock, Rector of Walkington; microscopes; King of Denmark visiting London; London theatre; servants; etchings; Major Weddell killed when York stage coach overturned at Wansford, (10 Oct 1768); Bridge over Watton Beck, between Watton Lane and Kilnwick Common, (13 Nov 1768); wigs; Cumberland election; political matters.

Various letters relating to John Grimston  DDGR/42/19  Jan-Dec 1769

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Includes letters from: Thomas West, St Mary Rill; Beachcroft, Seward and West, London; D Legard, Bath, York and Ganton (8 pieces); Francis Legard, York (10 pieces); John Graves, York (3 pieces); W Stables, York (5 pieces); Mathew St Quintin, York (6 pieces); M Stow, Kilnwick (5 pieces), S Bland, Beverley and Anthony Todd, General Post Office (copies); Dorothy Wright, York (3 pieces); Nathaniel Maister, Hu11 (6 pieces); Samuel Bland, Beverley (2 pieces); W Hardwick, West Cowes, Isle of Wight; William Mosey, Lund; J Stone, Bream's Buildings, Chancery Lane (3 pieces); Robert Hildyard, Winestead (6 pieces); John Grimston, Eton (2 pieces). William J Meeke, 'Niger', Spithead; Robert Appleton, Beverley (3 pieces); Henry Maister, Hull; Ruth Holloway, Crown and Anchor, London; Henry Smith, York; R Creyk, London (2 pieces); Thomas Wrightson, Beverley; Mattw. Remington, Beverley (2 pieces); G Strickland, Boynton (3 pieces); Kirby and Smith, Hull; Richard Rennards, Bull; Mr Territt, Bainton; R Ebor, Archbishop of York, Brodsworth; John Boydell, Cheapside; EH Ellerker, Risby; W Anderson; C Keld, Beverley (2 pieces); W Lindley (for Mr Carr), York; John Wilson, London. Francis Best, York; W Wardell, London; Thomas Grimston, Barrow (5 pieces); Jonathan Man, York; Jane Grimston, York (2 pieces); Fr. Boynton, Beverley and Scarborough (3 pieces); Josuiah Simpson, Doctors Commons; T Robinson; Michael Ake, Garton; John Graham, Newcastle; H Duncombe, Scarborough; Gregory Cooper, Tunbridge Wells; John Carr, York; William Whately (3 pieces); William Riggetson, Hawkshead; Arthur Maister, Hull (2 pieces); S Mills, Norbury (2 pieces) F Grimston; J Dealtry, York; Josuiah Wordsworth, Wadsworth (2 pieces); G Crampton, Harrow (2 pieces); Edwardwd Cottrell, Philada; Lucy Osbaldeston, Hutton Bushell; Mary Hardwick, Cowes, Isle of Wight; Jerom Dring, York; G Hotham, Beverley. Concerning: financial affairs; higher prices in Bath than London; estate (Birkby; Lund; Beverley; Carton; Cawkeld; Kilnwick); dispute over payment to postmaster of Beverley for delivery of letters. (Feb 1769); account of yearly expenses of Beverley Post Office; social and family affairs; Mr Reeve the Quaker's 'whimsical, uncommon and pretty place' near Bristol-'towers built of shining copper one intermixed with Bath stone', (25 Feb 1769); will of Admiral Medley; Chancel of Lund church finished, (7 Mar 1769); fire at Covent Garden; riot at St James's, (26 Mar 1769) case relating to use of a bridge belonging to Sir Digby Legard; right of way at Hutton Bushell, (9 Apr 1769) and (3 Apr 1769); account for goods bought from Mr Platt, cabinetmaker, London, Parker, statuary, and Gossett (medallion), (l0 Apr 1769) 'An ingenious man in London who has found out a secret to make Carriages go without horses......I'll not sell my horses yet'; horses; political matters; exhibition of Society of Artists, London: description of two paintings by Wright of Derby and Zoffany, (11 May 1769) beauty of River Wye and surrounding district, (27 May 1769); furniture from Henry Smith, York; accounts for locks, bells and repairs to house in Beverley; collection for sufferers by a fire at Walkington, (18 Jun 1769); dispute between Paul Woolas of Ellerker and his father, now living in Hull, over a financial matter; books and prints; improvements at Kilnwick Hall (Carr); 'Extraordinary case of a man in (Newcastle) Infirmary...afflicted with so violent an Hickup as to be heard...two miles from his own house before he came into the Infirmary', (3 Sep 1769); appointment of waiter and searcher for Dominica (Henry Thomasrnton?); 'Many ships of the line sailing to...attack Constantinople'; 20 and a half tons of slate purchased, (10 Sep 1769) Thomas Grimston at Harrow School; Tassoni, the dancer, engaged as dancing master at Harrow School. Russian Ambassador expected in Hull; Robert Grimston to spend winter in South of France or Naples for health reasons; new printing press; hounds; piano made by Johannes Zumpe et Buntebart; list of pupils at Harrow School (2 pieces), (Nov 1769); petition of Mary, widow of Walter Hardwick, for financial assistance.

Various letters relating to John Grimston  DDGR/42/20  Jan-Dec 1770

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Includes letters from: John Goodman, London; Digby Legard, Ganton (5 pieces); William Whately (2 pieces); Robert Hildyard, Winestead and Harrogate (4 pieces): T Hooke, Birkby (2 pieces); Thomas Grimston, Harrow, Grantham and London (10 pieces); J Baxby, Hull; Christopher Scott, Hull (2 pieces); W Raines, Wyton; Jas Collins; Michael Ake, Beverley; R Grimston, Warrington, Scarborough, Wavertree, Clifton, Knightsbridge and Nice (6 pieces); Lucy Kennedy, Kew Lane; Francis Legard, York (3 pieces); Henry Grimston, Cheam; John Graves, York (7 pieces); J Stone (3 pieces); John Platt, Ashford; G Crampton, Harrow; Martin Stow, Kilnwick (3 pieces); Francis Best, Beverley (2 pieces); P Panton, Chester and Plas Gwyn (2 pieces); Mattw. Remington, Beverley (2 pieces); John Carr, York; Christopher Gunby, Hull; Robert Evans, Londesborough; Sir James Pennyman, Beverley; William Denison, London and Beswick (2 pieces); H Maister, Driffield and Hull (2 pieces); Lewis Boisdaune, Portsmouth; R Creyk, Tunbridge Wells; John Ramsey; Charles Hotham, Dalton; Nevill Stow, Portsmouth; P Townes, Wakefield (4 pieces); Francis Caley, Doncaster; Roger Gee, Bishop Burton; John Grimston to Reverend Drake, Beverley; William Gilpin, Cheam; S Mills, Norbury; George Grant, Beverley; Martin Langdale, Holme; 'H D' (Henry Duncombe); H Wilcock, Pocklington; E Elwick, Wakefield; Samuel Bland, Beverley; F Boynton, Cherry Burton (2 pieces); T Robinson; Nathaniel Maister; Greg Cooper, Kew Lane; Henry Newton. Pocklington; LB Barnard, South Cave; W Anderson, Kilnwick (2 pieces); Todd and Sotheron, York; Heath and Wing, Strand; F Best, South Dalton. Concerning: financial, political, social and family affairs; John Grimston's sketches and caricature of William Kemp 'our Clerk', of Winestead, 'his mouth is considerably wider than when you last saw him.. .you might chuck a pullet into him with as much ease as a glass of beer... Sir Joshua Reynolds would be glad to take him for a Show Picture.' (20 Jan 1770); estate (Birkby, Beverley, Hull and islands (in River Hull ?) East Newton inclosure and Ringbrough tithes; portrait of Robert Grimston; Robert Grimston's marriage; his wife's ill health; 'Warrington has not as yet arrived at the perfection of London, but imitates it in miniature, for in the Room of Almacks you are entertained with Copper Works and Glass Houses which are....most exceedingly void of smoke.' (22 Feb 1770) account for pair of amethyst vases; many pupils from Yorkshire at Harrow School; alterations and new roof at Kilnwick Hall (May 1770)(22 Jul 1770); Walkington inclosure [enclosure] (the Bishop's demands 'very extravagant'), (23 Jun 1770); complaint about poor relief in Londesborough; Beswiok/Kilnwick boundary; rights of Kilnwick freeholders in pasture called the Outgang, (30 Jun 1770) proposed building at Driffield (Hunt Room ?) (7 Jul 1770) death of Commodore Forrest, Commander of Jamaica Station; Scarborough election ('..if Jack Ketch was to bid sixpence more than you or any other of their neighbours he would have the honour of representing them'); 'Arrow Day' at Harrow School; meeting for consideration of Bill for inclosure [enclosure] of Lockington and 'a common called Wilfholme', (21 Jul 1770) fire at Portsmouth dockyard, damages estimated at £200000, (27 Jul 1770); massacre of every foreign minister in Constantinople except English Ambassador; opinion of Cheam School ('they learn nothing there'); dogs; Burletta and fireworks display in Marrowbone (Marylebone)Gardens. 'The rapid success of the Russians.....! would not advise you to give above ten years purchase for any Estate in the Kingdom'; account for mahogany measuring wheel; Portrait of 'Betty', wife of Robert Grimston, painted by Zoffany, 2 copies taken, one being for John Grimston, the original intended as an exhibition picture, (8 Nov 1770).

Various letters relating to John Grimston  DDGR/42/21  Jan-Dec 1771

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Includes letters from: R Creyk; Thomas Grimston, Barrow and London (l7 pieces); Samuel Noye, London; R Grimston, Gibraltar, Madrid, Neswick and York (4 pieces); JG London; WM Whately, Lombard Street (6 pieces); Henry Maister, Hull (3 pieces); J Stack, Hull; Andrew Mott, 'Kennington', Granada and Carlisle Bay (2 pieces); G Robinson, Welburn; John Graves, York (9 pieces); Margaret Grimston, York; Reverend Henry Hewgill, Hornby Grange near Northallerton; William Anderson, Kilnwick (4 pieces); Jane Grimston, York (5 pieces); Beachcroft, Seward and West London (2 pieces); Nathaniel Maister, Hull (5 pieces); M Appleton, Beverley; C Robinson, Beverley; Robert Hildyard, Winestead, York and Harrogate (8 pieces); M Remington, Beverley (3 pieces); Edwardwd Cottrell, Scarborough, London and York (5 pieces); John Grimston to Reverend Terrett, Bainton (copy); William Bailey, London; Francis Legard, York (6 pieces); W Stables, York and Scarborough (10 pieces); 'HD'(Henry Doncombe), Copgrove (2 pieces); D Legard, Ganton and London (6 pieces); J Stone, Bream's Buildings; John Taylor, Bridlington (2 pieces); J Gilpin, Knightsbridge; Phil Langdale, Houston; Francis Hart jnr., Nottingham; James Hopwood, Weighton; Dorothy Wright, Half Moon, Low Harrogate and Acomb (3 pieces); R Sumner, Harrow; Road Pallok, London; Henryy Thornton, Dominica; Thomas Collingwood, Foundling Hospital, London; Roger Gee, Wighill near Tadcaster; John Outram, Burton Agnes; G Crampton, Harrow (2 pieces); John Boydell, Cheapside; Mrs Appleton (2 pieces); W Wardell, Kilnwick; S Mills, Norbury (2 pieces); Joseph Fallowfield, Beverley; Edward Elwick, Wakefield (2 pieces); Richard Rennards, Hull; William J Jolliff, Nunmonkton; L B Barnard, South Cave (4 pieces); John Parsons, York; Henry Newton, 'Lizard', Spithead; Isaac Broadley, Hull; Henry Grimston, Cheam; William Gilpin, Cheam (2 pieces); John Croft, Beverley; Mathew C St Quintin, York (2 pieces); Gregory Cooper, Treasury Chambers; Benjamin Heath, Eton and Harrow (2 pieces); Samuel Parr, Harrow; John Carr, York; A Hunter, York (2 pieces); Christopher Scott, Aldbrough; B Foord, York; William Denison, Beverley; Thomas Wilson; P Panton, Plas Gwyn; Pennington, Warter Hall; Lord Scarborough, Sandbeck; J Arden, Beverley; Arthur Maister, Hull; R Legard, Chiswick; William Dickinson, Scarborough; John Kilvington, London; F Best, Beverley (2 pieces). Concerning: account for 'Exercising Chair' purchased from John Watts and a bag-wig from Samuel Noye, (Feb 71); death of Robert Grimston's wife in Gibraltar; Inclosure [Enclosure] of Myton Carr; payments of duty on a carriage and lOOO oz silver plate overdue; new street to be opened in Hull from Trinity House Lane into Fish Street, (24 Mar 1771); social, financial and family affairs; estate (Birkby; Kilnwiok; Neswick); King of Spain has called Gibraltar 'the Best Jewell in the King of England's Crown....'; Bond for £1000 (23 Dec 1751) Parties: 1) John Grimston 2) Ann Wright of Kilnwick Payment of annuity of £50 for maintenance of self and daughter Dorothy, and payment of £300 to Ann Wright at age of 18 years Dated: l5 Apr 1771. Woodward and Weston to appear at York theatre; shooting for 'The Arrow' at Harrow School; fire near Henry Maister's house, Hull, (18 May 1771); drain to be made at Neswick (20 May 1771) (Agricultural) Society, bounties for improvements to cranes; Switzerland Wheat; Siberian Barley; Mr Carr gone to France, the mouldings for the chimney pieces have not arrived, (30 May 1771); swans; Robert Grimston's opinion of Spain and the Spaniards; election of Registrar for East Riding; picture of Fox and Dogs, by John Gilpin; estimate for building (Market) Weighton Bridge, (14 Jul 1771); account for candles; proposed colour of John Grimston's chaise; collectorship of Port of Roseau, Dominica; Augustus Caesar, apprenticed to William Long of Bell Mill, Skerne, papermaker, has been admitted to the Foundling Hospital, London 'in a very poor condition'. (22 Jul 1771); shortage of bricks; curious 'Trumpet Fish' from St Helena; request for sketch of John Grimston's icehouse; list of 'Objects for the Microscope given me by Mr Arden Aug 22 1771, collected at Plymouth' (fish scales, animal fur, et cetera); prints; re-marriage of Robert Grimston; India paperhanginga and pictures; Minorca honey; Mr Pieraon's school at Coxwold; death of Dr Sumner, headmaster of Harrow School; The Pantheon (London) to be opened in 6 weeks ('the highest finished and most elegant building I ever saw'; and The Adelphi-'several houses already inhabited', (26 Sep 1771); riots at Harrow School over appointment of new headmaster; new school opened at Stanmore by Samuel Parr, formerly of Harrow, (Oct 177l); marble fireplace sent to Kilnwick by John Carr, (8 Oct 1771) East Newton inclosure [enclosure]; Carr's alterations to 'the old House at Ledbury'; draining tools; volume of essays on agriculture; Act relating to killing conies at night; gamekeepers for manors of Tibthorpe and North Dalton; plan of a house; account for telescope; plan-'Demention for a floor cloth....at Kilnwick'.

Various letters relating to John Grimston  DDGR/42/22  Jan-Dec 1772

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Includes letters from: W Head, Newbury; Robert Hildyard, Winestead and Harrogate (7 pieces); LB Barnard, Chancery Lane (2 pieces); A Hunter (2 pieces); William Warner, Foston; William Whately, Lombard Street (2 pieces); Francis Best, Walthamstow (2 pieces); Edward Elwick, Wakefield (7 pieces); Nathaniel Maister, Hull (3 pieces); W Stables, York (9 pieces); H Ditmas, Hull; Thomas Grimston, Harrow (l6 pieces); Jane Grimston, York and Burlington Quay (5 pieces); Charles Pool, Hull; William Evers, Swillington; Henry Maister, Hull (7 pieces); Henry Grimston, Cheam and Harrow (3 pieces); P Panton, Holywell and Plas Gwyn (3 pieces); Michael Ake, Garton; Francis Legard, York (a pieces); John Graves, York (3 pieces); B Foord, Heslerton; T Mart jnr., Nottingham; D Legard, Ganton and Scarborough (10 pieces); Arthur Maister, Hull (6 pieces); John Grimston to Arthur Maister; Edwardwd Cottrell, London and Scarborough (2 pieces); Robert C Broadley, Hull; Robert Grimston, Neswick, Paris and York (5 pieces); Charles Hotham, Spring Garden; H Duncombe; William St Quintin, Scampston; William Denison, London; John Telson, York; M Sykes, Beverley; Robert Midgley, Lockington (2 pieces); Margaret Grimston, York; Richard Edwards, Eton; John Grimston (son of Margaret G); Charles Blake, Cross Guns, Stretton Lane; Benjamin Heath, Harrow; Dorothy Wright, York (2 pieces); George Grant jnr., Beverley; W Powell, Lombard Street; G Crampton, Harrow (3 pieces); E Hawksworth, Hawksworth (2 pieces); Henry Digby; William Mosey, Kilnwick (2 pieces); W Kempe, Carey Street (3 pieces); M Stow, York (2 pieces); Richard Rennards, Hull; William Evers, Swillington; C Robinson, Beverley: Thomas Fentham, London; Rowld Winn, Nostell; Mathew C St Quintin, York (7 pieces); M Tobin, Leeds; J Stone, Bream's Buildings, Chancery Lane; S Mills, Norbury; Richmond Blamire, London; James Ryder, Red Man's Row, Near Mile End Green, London (2 pieces); T Hooke, Birkby; Greg Cooper, Windsor Castle; Richard Phillips, Bracken; G Strickland, Boynton; Phil Langdale; Thomas Peirse, Peiraeburgh, near Northallerton; William Rigge and son, Hawkshead (2 pieces); John Kilvington, Chancery Lane (2 pieces); Thomas Lamplugh, Copgrove (2 pieces); Frances (Fanny) Grimston, Scarborough and York (2 pieces); Francis Boynton, Cherry Burton; Cal[?] Marshall; Rodolph Valltravers, Somerset Chapel, London (2 pieces); Beachcroft, Seward and West, London (2 pieces); John Robinson, Treasury Chambers; Robert Duesbery, Scarborough: J Pennington, Warter Hall; W Parker, Piccadilly; James Smith, Hull; William Kelsall. Concerning: financial, social and family affairs; gamekeepers for manors of Tibthorpe and North Dalton; draining tools; subscription for lunatic asylum; volume of essays on agriculture; apples (Nonpareils and Golden pippins) and 'Mr Peto's best Colchester Oysters' sent from London; furniture and interior decorations at Kilnwick Hall (Elwick); mourning for the Princess-Dowager; proposed bridges at Wawne Ferry and Stoneferry and turnpike road in Sutton area, (Feb 72); account for 'Ash Machine with a fine screen in it'; estate (Lockington; Birkby; Rotsea); Smallpox in York; candles; petition of William Frier of Tibthorpe, late servant of John Harison of Tibthorpe :- for discharge from York Castle where he is imprisoned for poaching, (19 Mar 1772) work and improvements at Ganton Hall; E Elwick to carry out work for Samuel Buck, one of the Masters in Chancery; Mr Shafftoe; and Wharton Emerson, (4 Apr 1772); 'The Driffield Song' (as DDGR/38/31 and DDBM/33/35 ?) (3 Apr 1772) 'The most genteel agreeable divorce....of Goulet the jeweller and his wife.....according to the Prussian Code'; Shooting for'The Arrow' at Harrow School; 'Tilted Walks' at Vauxhall; new road (Kilnwick area); John (Jack) Grimston, son of Margaret Grimston, to leave Eton School-'the Army is the only thing he is fit for, with his indolent disposition', (16 May 1772); new courts and Grand Jury Room (York) built to 'a Plan of Carr's approv'd by so many good Judges', (25 May 1772); Beverley election (Sir Griffith Boynton accused of bribery by Major Tuffnell), (25 May 1772); prices of corn and flour machines and grinding mills, (14 Jul 1772); illness of Frances, daughter of John Grimston; paintings; sea bathing at Bridlington and Scarborough; mortice rising hinges; Hull land waiters; Driffield (Hunt?) Room ready for the painters (6 Sep 1772); 'Numerous Bankruptcies of late..... in London and elsewhere'; 16 tons of slate shipped to Hull for John Grimston by order of John Carr; hunting and hounds; 3 volumes of a 'florentine ornithology' sent from Florence. Poaching; wine.

Various letters relating to John Grimston  DDGR/42/23  Jan-Dec 1773

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Includes letters from: D Legard, Ganton; P Panton, Chester; William Warner; Josuiah Grove, New Inn (2 pieces); P Johnson, York; Jas Ryder, London (2 pieces); John Graves, York (2 pieces); EL Strickland, Boynton; Henry Maister, Hull (2 pieces); W Stables, York (3 pieces); Richard Judson, Beverley; S Mills, Norbury (2 pieces); Henry Grimston, Harrow; Franci[e?]s Legard, York to Sir John Legard, Harrow School (copy); Edward Elwick, Wakefield; Timothy Mortimer, York; Francis Meeke, Knaresborough; William Tatton, Withenshaw; James Smith, Hull; S Hallifax, Trinity Hall, Cambridge; Thomas Grimston, Trinity Hall, Cambridge (6 pieces); Robert Grimston, Neswick (2 pieces); James John Fenoulhet, Lord Rochford's Office, St James's; John Whaits, Kilnwick; William and John Perfect, Pontefract; Radolph Valltravers, London (4 pieces); J Bagnall, Early Court; Robert Hildyard, Winestead and Cork Street (5 pieces); Thomas Thomasrnton, Knightsbridge; Francis Legard, York and Scarborough (3 pieces); J Johnston, Beverley; Mathew C St Quintin, York; J Legard, Ganton; Frances Grimston, Scarborough; William Iveson, Hedon; MA Wyvill, Bath; T Fentham, 52 Strand, London; Gregory Cooper, Kew Lane; Anth Francis Laine, London; G Crampton, Harrow (2 pieces); Robert C Broadley; William Whately; John Cowper and R Laming, Margate to Messrs Grimston, Bloomfield and Blackden, Lowe's Hotel, Covent Garden; J Bowman, Craike; (Miss) JL (Jane Legard), Etton; V Green, Salisbury Street, London; Mathew Duane, Lincoln's Inn. Concerning: financial, social and family affairs; ball at St James's-'not one of the Royal Family danced.... curious to see the Group in waiting who surrounded so pious a Monarch, Lord Talbot, Pembroke, Hinchingbroke, Grafton, Gower, Sandwich and Charles Fox', (19 Jan 1773) estate (Rotsea; Beverley; Garton); paintings purchased by Robert Hildyard, including 'Sleeping Boy' by Guido and 'Madonna' by Tasso Ferrato. (6 Mar 1773 and 20 May 1773); illness and death of Sir Digby Legard; furniture (Elwick); special jury service-Lascelles v Earl of Egremont. relating to right and royalties of Follifoot Moor (1 Mar 1773); hounds ('the breed of the true Southern Hounds is nearly lost'); gardener; sea bathing at Scarborough; flooding in Cambridgeshire; Mr Mosey's 'new invented fences'; earthenware sent by Mr Wedgewood to John Grimston; account for mourning rings; microscope; account for shipping clothing (to Ireland ?); meeting to discuss new Road Act; prints and books; prints by Faber are very difficult to get, 'much sought after', (19 Oct 1773); rare 'rhinoceros fish'; cabinet for John Grimston's collection of medals, (6 Nov 1773).

Various letters relating to John Grimston  DDGR/42/24  Jan-Dec 1774

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Includes letters from: Rodolph Valltravers, London (3 pieces); William Mosey, Lund; B Foord, Scampston; John Graves, York (8 pieces); John Taylor, Bridlington; James Findlay, Kilnwick; William and John Perfect, Pontefract; Henry Maister, Hull (2 pieces). J Lee; John Man, Hull; Paul Panton, Holywell and Plas Gwyn (4 pieces); Barth Valle and Company, London; J Legard, Harrow; G Crampton, Harrow (3 pieces); John Shoulter, Lincoln; George Brook, Howden; Thomas Baber, Grosvenor Square; S Mills, Norbury (2 pieces); Samuel Walter, Holmpton; John Trenchard; Mathew Duane; A Hunter, York; W Stables, York (2 pieces); William Anderson, Kilnwick; R Grimston, Neswick; James Ryder. Mutton Lane (2 pieces); Thomas Pennant, Donning; Francis Legard, York; Joseph Williamson, Melton Hill; Arthur Maister, Hull; Benjamin Heath, Harrow; Isaac Broadley, Hull; Bishop of Clogher, Stamford Bridge and Chester (2 pieces); John Croft, York; Josuiah Grove, New Inn; William Whately, London; John Healey, Hull; Thomas Grimston, Trinity Hall, Cambridge (2 pieces); Thomas Thomasrnton, Arnold; W Parker, London; Robert Bvans, Londesborough; J Legard, Ganton; Robert Hildyard, Bath. Concerning: financial, estate, social and family affairs; Tunstall Inclosure [Enclosure]; James Findlay, servant of John Grimston, wishes to emigrate to America but is discouraged by his employer-'Many people have greatly lamented and rued their change', (Feb74); gardener; hounds; new house for Society of Agriculture in London, (19 Apr 1774) books and prints; sale of Mr Valltravers' house, 'Rokhall', in Switzerland, (19 Apr 1774). See also DDGR/38/160; price of oak pails; 'Curious ring lately found at Malton... perhaps Druidical'; land of John Grimston 'adjoining to the Bush Ditch' in Hull required for making docks and quays, (16 Sep 1774); application for position of Assistant to Collector of Tonnage at Hull Docks, with list of Commissioners; account for quarter's expenses at Harrow School; 16 Cottenham cheeses sent from Cambridge to Kilnwick; Request for a search warrant.

Various letters relating to John Grimston  DDGR/42/25  Jan-Dec 1775

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Includes letters from: John Graves, York and Flaxton (5 pieces); Josuiah Grove, New Inn; J Bowman, Beverley; William Whately. London (3 pieces); Rodolph Valltravers, London (4 pieces); S Mills, Norbury (2 pieces); William Strickland, Boynton (3 pieces); Benj Heath, Harrow (3 pieces); William St Quintin, Scampston; G Crampton, Harrow; M Rogers; H Willoughby, Birdsall (3 pieces); Robert Grimston, London; Francis Hart jnr., Nottingham; Thomas Grimston, Cambridge and Kilnwick (4 pieces); Henry Grimston, Harrow and Bridlington Quay (3 pieces); John Legard, Nottingham (2 pieces); William Mosey, Kilnwick; Jane Legard, Ganton; M Stow, Kilnwick (2 pieces); Nevill Stow, Chichester; Samuel Watson, Cottingham; Jane Grimston, York; Frances Grimston, York; R Robinson; Henry Maister, Hull (3 pieces); Elizabeth Rudd, Beverley; C Keld, Beverley; Thomas Wall, St Barthos Hospital; Thomas Francklin, Thundrick; John Graham, Newcastle; John Bailey, Risborough; Francis Boynton, Cherry Burton; Robert Hildyard, Winestead (3 pieces); Mr Territt, Bainton; Thomas Knowlton; T Hooke, Birkby; Henry P Birkett, Market Weighton; George Burton, Beverley; P Panton, Plas Gwyn; William Anderson, Kilnwick (2 pieces); Beachcroft, Seward and West, London; Charles Bla(ke?), Cross Gunns, Stretton. Concerning: estate (Birkby and Smeaton); financial, social and family affairs; American and political affairs; murder of-Smith (a butcher of Pocklington ?), and subscription for his family. (See also DDGR/42/26, DDGRE/?/30 and DDGR/34/15); Captain Bunbury's caricatures; Pache, a young Swiss artist ('the Colormen who buy his Colours...mix them with their own bad colours and hurt him much') (7 Feb 1775); books and prints; cockfighting in ale houses around Pocklington; theft of batten rails from Sir Bellingham at Driffield; John Legard to become cornet in General Conway's Regt of Horse; servants; purchase of house in Petergate, York by Dr Hunter (13 May 1775); visit to Goldsborough ('the church is so damp as to have discoloured the marble already'), (l3 Maty 1775); private confirmation service at Bishopthorpe, (3 Jun 1775); Captain Cooke and Messrs Forster returned from their three year Antarctic circumpolar navigation 'they bring Her Majesty several living animals...plants, .views and drawings of some new discovered islands..' (13 Aug 1775); sea bathing at Bridlington; repair of Birkby church roof; ill-treatment of an apprentice; notices of Turnpike Trust meetings; account of cash received by the surveyors of Beverley - Kendal House-Bainton Balk turnpikes, (1766-1775); Elopement of 14-year old daughter of Robert Rook (of Partridge Hall?) with a servant; Mrs Butterfield's Tryal.....the Dutchess of Kingston is resolv'd....never to be try'd before the House of Peers, (16 Dec 1775).

Various letters relating to John Grimston  DDGR/42/26  Jan-Dec 1776

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Includes letters from: John Graves, York (5 pieces); Robert Redhead, Kidlandlee; Robert Grimston, London; D Olivier, Amsterdam; P Panton, Copgrove and Plas Gwyn (2 pieces); John Bowman, Beverley (2 pieces); J Legard, Derby and Ganton (3 pieces); Thomas Grimston, Cambridge, London and Knaresborough (5 pieces); James Findlay, Thirsk; James Pennock, Malton; Sam Robarts, London; W Dealtry, Upper Helmsley; Jonathan Denniss. London; Charles Thompson, Old Bond Street; Henry Maister, Hull (2 pieces); James Hopwood, London; LB Barnard, South Cave; William Cayley, Burton; Josuaih Grove, London (4 pieces); Alexander Cozens (2 pieces); Phil Langdale, Houghton (3 pieces); W Whately; Edward Cottrell, York; M Suckling, Navy Office (5 pieces); R Creyk, Marton (2 pieces); Robert Hildyard, Winestead; William Mosey; Rowld Winn, Appleby; M W(aters), Scarborough; Thomas Wilson, Catton; H Willoughby, Birdsall; E Bowes; William and John Perfect, Pontefract (2 pieces); Robert Webster, Hull; Bishop of Clogher, Hull; John Legard, Brunswick (2 pieces); William Warner, Foston; Robert Evans, Londesborough; John Grimston to Robert Evans (copy); T Francklin, Queen Street, London; Kelman and Mattheson, Boot and Shoemakers, London; Beachcroft, Seward and West, London; Joseph Williamson, Melton Hill; Francis Hart, Nottingham; M Erskine, York; B Foord. Concerning: estate (Birkby); financial, social and family affairs; lottery run by 'their high-Mightinesses the States General of the United Provinces'; Overseers of the Poor should 'discharge the Duties of their Office with greater attention and Humanity than they do at present', (16 Jan 1776); Quebec taken; opinion of opera singer Gabrielli; stoves (for garden ?), (4 Feb 1776); appeal against proposal to alter road leading from Dalton to Market Weighton (at inclosure of Goodmanham) to run through Dalton Field, (20 Mar 1776); Thomas Grimston to sit for hia portrait, (29 Mar 1776); James Hopwood learning to paint, (1 Apr 1776); Murder of-Smith (as described in DDGR/42/25 and DDGR/42/30 and DDGR/34/15); subscription for a magalascope; Merlin's rotisseurs; The Dutchess (of Kingston's) trial; Alexander Cozen's essay on 'Beauty', (24 Apr 1776); Chinese Lady (dog ?) to have operation on its nose to 'prevent their ever plowing up your ground', (8 May 1776); art exhibitions in London, (11 May 1776); Naval Academy, Portsmouth; living of Watton, (Jul 76); servants; 'The Americans make dreadful Havock with our ships from the West Indies'; dogs; Sir John Legard's opinion of, and reasons for not joining, a military academy in Germany; request for summons for Eleanor Lea and Mary, daughter of Alice Duke of Londesborough, for taking pales from the Park fence; planting garden at Kilnwick; Thomas Grimston wishes to go abroad even 'tho' a war should break out with France'; (Thomas ?) Legard on board ship of Sir Edward Vernon; equipment for volunteers.

Various letters relating to John Grimston  DDGR/42/27  Jan-Dec 1777

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Includes letters from: Edward Cottrell, York (6 pieces); Henry Maister, Hull (4 pieces); Phil Langdale, Houghton; Thomas Knowlton (2 pieces); Francis Best, South Dalton (2 pieces); A. Maister, Hull; John Bell, Pocklington; Emanuel Mendes da Costa, London; William Mosey, Lund (2 pieces); Thomas West, London; John Dalrymple. Provost of Edinburgh (2 pieces); Paul Panton, Holywell and Edinburgh (3 pieces); William J Meeke, 'Somerset', Plymouth Sound; Ane Phillips, Bracken; Francis Legard, York; William Whately; Robert Grimston, Harley Street and Neswick (3 pieces); Josuiah Grove, New Inn (3 pieces); Matthew Williamson, Fridaythorpe; John Graves, York (3 pieces); H Witham, Nuttles; John Legard, Brunswick; Blashell Foster, Beswick; Thomas Bowness, Nafferton; Francis Boynton, Cherry Burton (3 pieces); Thomas Grimston, London and Tours (3 pieces); John Grimston to Thomas Grimston (copy); G Cayley, Brompton; Benjamiin Toulston, Grosvenor Mews; W Parker Piccadilly; Francis Best, Beverley (3 pieces); Robert Hildyard, Stratton Street; S Mills, Holywell (2 pieces); William Strickland, Boynton and Howsham (2 pieces); P Johnson, York; Thomas Ashton, Bishop Burton; John Nornaville, York; Giradot, Haller and Company, Paris; G Martin, Tours; Gregory Cooper, Parliament Street; William George, Commissioner of Scarborough Piers; Robert Evans, Londesborough (2 pieces); M W(aters), Walls End; John Leppington, Kilnwick; Bethell Jackson, Beverley; (Dr) J Sampson, Beverley; Jane Lagard, Ganton; John Wilson, London; John Millison, Kilnwick; Edward Todd, Beverley; W Anderaon; Walter Synnot, Scarborough; John Grimston to Francis Hutchinson, Hunmanby; Henry Boulton, Uppingham (to Thomas Grimston in Tours); Beachcroft, Seward and West, London; George Ewbank, junior, York; Isaac Broadley, Hull; William and John Perfect, Pontefract. Concerning: books, including 'History of the Indies' and Pennant's Zoology; financial, social and family affairs; estate (Etton, Kilnwick); two poachers (William and Thomas Burton of Market Weighton) to be recommended to notice of the Captain of the press gang in Hull, (9 Jan 1777); collection of Wold and Yorkshire snails loaned to EM da Costa to be painted by him-'there are in Yorkshire several species of Land Snails that are extremely scarce and even unknown in other parts of England', (28 Jan 1777); account of money owed to John Grimston by James Ryder, deceased; Charles Stewart, a vagrant, of Kinlooh, Perthshire, detained in House of Correction, Beverley; request for influence on behalf of Thomas Totty, a lieutenant on board Commodore Hotham's ship in America; theft of cloth and tea from Samuel Smith, shopkeeper, of Huggate; comment on American War, (23 Mar 1777); Roger and Lydia Walker of Nafferton refuse to live peaceably together; military academies of Mr Angelo,and Monsieur Lochee, Chelsea; bust of Tully ordered from Mr Harris, statuary, opposite the New Church in the Strand; set of coach horses; Thomas Grimston travelling in France; women in the South (of England) use 'so much paint....you might as well kiss a plaistered wall', (11 Jun 1777) scheme talked of in France for driving the Turks out of Europe and removal of the Pope to Constantinople, (15 Jun 1777) John Grimston's will; notice of meeting of freeholders and proprietors of Etton to claim their lands through the Sheep Swarth; prescription and instructions for sea bathing as a treatment for John Grimston's headaches, (22 Jun 1777); tenancy of house at Etton; French dress frock and silk breeches sent to John Grimston from London; death of Lady Frances Legard; planting garden at Kilnwick.

Various letters relating to John Grimston  DDGR/42/28  Jan-Dec 1778

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Includes letters from: William Cross, York (2 pieces); John Legard, Northampton and Gregry Cooper, Parliament Street (2 pieces) (both to Thomas Grimston in France); J Johnston, Beverley; Beachcroft, Seward and West, London (5 pieces); P Panton, Plas Gwyn and Lincoln's Inn (3 pieces); Thomas Fentham, 49, Strand; Jane Legard, Ganton and Harrogate (7 pieces); G Strickland, Boynton; Philip S Maister, Hull; Robert C Broadley, Hull (5 pieces); William Withen, York; William Strickland, Welburn and Howsham (10 pieces); T Francklin, Queen Street; H Maister, Hull, Warley Camp and Stevenage (7 pieces); Richard Whitehouse, Gainsborough; F Boynton, Cherry Burton (6 pieces); Sir Joseph Pennington, Warter; H Cook, Stoke Holy Cross; Robert Hildyard, Stratton Street and Winestead (5 pieces); Jane Valltravers, Duke Street, Westminster; Peter Taylor, York; John Bell, London; John Best, House of Correction, Beverley; Jard Strickland, jnr., Parlington; Alexander Cozens; John Grimston to Thomas Grimston; Reverend D Wasropp, Heighington; William Mosey, Lund; Josuiah Grove, New Inn (5 pieces); Mathew C St Quintin, York (2 pieces); R Talloh, Brampton; Sir George Savile, Leicester Fields (and copy reply); Arthur Maister, Hull (6 pieces); Harriot Lis (- ?), 35 St James' Street; J Bewman, York and Beverley (2 pieces); William Parker, Hull; Thomas Smith, Beverley; Francis Best, South Dalton; T Legard, Harrow; S Mills, Norbury (2 pieces); William Preston, York; Edward Cottrell, Swansea; William Hooke, Broad Street, Soke; John Graves, York; Robert Grimston, Warley Camp and London (3 pieces); H Willoughby, Birdsall (4 pieces); Josuiah Garth, London (2 pieces); John and George Telford, York; John Legard, Ganton and Hertford (4 pieces); H Duncombe, Scarborough; William Warner, Foston; Edward Offley, Wetwang; William Taylor, Beswick; John Batty, York; Elizabeth Grimston, Neswick (3 pieces); B Storr, Beverley; Monsieur Rouere, Tours (to Thomas Grimston); G Legard, Warley Camp; Lister Mair, Hilston; W Raines, Wyton (2 pieces); F Worsley, Hovingham; (T Grimston), Turin to Madame Shmith, Lincolnshire (copies) (2 pieces); William Anderson, Kilnwick (3 pieces); (T C ?), York (2 pieces); Jas Collins, Londesborough; William Strickland to Thomas Grimston in Turin; G Cayley, Brompton; William Whately, London (2 pieces); Thomas Hall, Hull; John Brooke, New Malton (to Mr Jacubs, at Mrs Bishup's, Burlington Key); Robert Knowsley, Cottam; Francis Best; John Hoggard, Beverley; John Todd, York; G Legard, Stevenage; John Griffith, Handsworth near Sheffield; J Wontey, Barnes; JR Clarehall; John Boydell, Cheapside; Joseph Williamson, Melton Hill; B Foord, York; M Stow, Warley Camp; Francis Drake, Winestead; (Thomas Grimston ?), Paris (draft): Malden, Tours, to Thomas Grimston. Concerning: servants; third playhouae built in London; financial, social and family affairs; estate (Hull); weymouth pine seed and stone pine seed purchased; books; directions for using Cook's Compound Slate ('Demand is very large for the East and West Indies, some sent to Mexico by order of the King of Spain...', (11 Mar 78); political matters; possibility of war with France; 'America will not make peace with this Administration'; improvements and new staircase at Ganton Hall French Academy, Monk Bar, York; College of Glasgow; Militia law and allowances, (May 78); art exhibitions in London ('The painters...have got a way of tinging both hair and complexions with such strange glaring colours that hardly a human tint is to be found'; the work of Mrs Delany is 'executed with such accuracy as to bear the inspection of a botanist', (16 May 1778); proposed alterations at York Castle (21 May 1778 and 15 Jun 1778); Chaplain of the militia; marriage of William Strickland; 'Great alterations at Buxton under the direction of your countryman Car - The whole Plan is upon a very large scale..... said to be in the Estimate of £120,000 and upwards'; canal (near Swansea) is finished-'our barges launched into it and the coal proves beyond our most sanguine expectation', (24 Jun 1778); opinion of the Welsh character; microscopes; Bridlington and Scarborough piers being eaten away by insects; purchase of horses; Warley militia camp; operations of Admiral Keppel off French coast (6 Aug 1778; 12 Oct 1778 and nd); list of varieties of fruits and vines grown in France; interior of new carriage, 31 Dec 1778; application for a tidewaiter's place at Skipsea; picture frames made in York by Mr Gibson; repair of repeating watch; resignation of Robert Grimston from militia because of ill-heath; comment on American war, (12 Oct 1778); directions for use of a cockle tin, (Oct 78); account of visit of King to militia camp at Warley, (Oct 78; tenants destroying cover on the Balks near Londesborough; purchase of commission for George Legard; officers of the 69th regiment are 'almost all Scotchmen and very much given to be quarrellsome... .any other countryman is looked upon as an interloper'; matters connected with John Grimston's duties as a magistrate; Leonard Milburn and his wife 'are proper Objects of Relief and wear Badges, as paupers belonging to the Township of Hutton Cranswick', (2 Nov 1778); caricature 'Eloisa and Abelard', sold by Tessiman of York, 'where our mutual acquaintance and friend hath met with scurrilous usage'; duel between Mr Dubarry and Mr Rice at Bath; gardener; Cottenham cheeses; annual balance sheet of account of John and Thomas Grimston with Beachcroft, Seward and West; account for prints bought from John Boydell, (l775-1778) 'York is greatly changed in politicks since I was here last'; more troops may be sent to America and new 'light covering for a house, instead of the paper roof'.

Various letters relating to John Grimston  DDGR/42/29  Jan-Dec 1779

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Includes letters from: F Boynton, Cherry Burton (6 pieces); B Foord, Heslerton; James Norcliffe, Langton; James Metcalfe, 52 Strand; H Duncombe, Copgrove; Josuaih Grove, New Inn (2 pieces); W St Quintin, Scampston; John Kilvington, Lincoln's Inn (3 pieces); J Parsons, Oxford; J Fountayne, York (2 pieces); George Overend, Fangfoss (3 pieces); Sir J Pennington, Warter (6 pieces); William Anderson, Kilnwick (3 pieces); Edward Elwick, Wakefield (3 pieces); Robert Hildyard, Stratton Street and Winestead (3 pieces); W Dealtry, Helmsley; W Welfitt, Welton; Robert Grimston, Neswick and Barley Street (3 pieces); G Etherington, Driffield (2 pieces); Robert Harriaon, Etton; P Panton, Holywell (3 pieces); S Mills, Norbury; John Graves, York (7 pieces); William Strickland, York; Thomas Knowlton (2 pieces); C K(eld?), Beverley; William Whately, London (2 pieces); Francis Meeke, Wrotham, near Seven Oaks [Sevenoaks], Kent; George Watson, Old Malton (2 pieces); J Sykes, Hull; Henry Maister, Hull and London (3 pieces); W Burgh, York; Robert Evans, Londesborough; Anthony Calvert, Birkby (3 pieces); William Cayley, Driffield; Arthur Maister, Hull (4 pieces); William Clayton, Governor of York Castle; Jane Legard, Ganton (2 pieces); Bettina Nasichi, Venezia (to Thomas Grimston?, J Sampson, Beverley; John Mackley, Beverley; Captain Marshall, Hedon; William Warner, Foston; H Robinson, Ripon; Mathew C St Quintin, York (2 pieces); R Crowle, Fryston Hall; Andw Mott, Saumur; Beachcroft, Seward and West, London; John Legard, Northampton (3 pieces); C Morison, Rome; Richard Clark, York; G Legard, Cox Heath; (Thomas Grimston), Paris to 'Ma chere' (draft); Bishop of Clogher, York; W Waugh, York; Comte de Mattzan, Albermarle; G Swan, York; Gregory Cooper, Parliament Street; James Collins jnr., Knaresborough; W St Quintin, Lowthorpe and Scampston (2 pieces); Dr Johnston, Beverley; Thomas Preston, Hotham; Tattingley, Hotham; John Hay, York; James Bland, Beverley; Major Hewett, Hull; H Jubb, York; G Gale, Cottingham; R Lowndea; JR Beverley. Concerning: American war; social and financial affairs; matters arising from John Grimston's duties as a magistrate (Poor Law, bastardy, highways, poaching, et cetera); account for prints et ceter; trial of Admiral Keppel ('that wicked Plan of altering the Log Book has been detected') (16 Jan 1779; 29 Jan 1779); 'effigy of Sir Hugh is to be hung upon the yardarm of the Tender and afterwards burnt on the Quays (13 Feb 1779) candidate for Clinical Professorship, established by Lord Litchfield at Oxford; 'There are 40 houses in Driffields Ambo belonging to the Liberty (of St Peter, York)....3 quarters of the Pariah are in the Liberty... .Mr Mason our Precentor as Prebendary of Driffield has a power to hold a Court there as Lord of the Manor', (21 Jan 1779); John Grimston wishes to acquire the manuscripts of Mr Darley from his widow, for their preservation ('Mr Darley valued his manuscripts at £500'), (Jan-Feb 1779); Edward Elwick to furnish house near Hartlepool, property of Mr Tempest of Brancepeth Castle near Durham; and Rise (Park ?) ('many different pieces of Needlework and tapestry in one Drawing Room...... the ornaments about the chimney glass and Girondoles...are from the Vatican Galary... A great deal of very Elegant furniture has been finished this year'), (28 Jan 1779); Kilnwick Lane and roads around Warter and Kilnwick in poor condition ''cannot get to Kexby for coals'); road through Warter fields to be altered, (28 Jan 1779; 15 May 1779); extract from letter of a midshipman giving account of his reconnoitring the French fleet off Rhode Island under orders of Lord Howe, subsequently being made up to lieutenant, (11 Feb 1779); conditions laid down at inclosure of Barmby Moor relating to hedges and ditches on turnpike roads; foreign woods, required by Edward Elwick, from Amsterdam 'cannot be got over here...I can't get it sent to Portugal for it must go there before it can be brought into England'; furniture from house called Kirbey over Carr, near Malton, property of Waller Nisbet, to be sold; plan for a new Corn Bill; Benjamin Wykes alias Wych, a hawker 'supposed to belong to a Notorious Gang of Churchbreakers and Shoplifters' now in York City Gaol; Militia to be increased ('never was there a time when old England was so precariously situated'); offer of estate at Rotsea; £200 ordered to be spent on York-Scarborough turnpike at Norton; portrait shipped from Italy; George Legard's commission; prices of commissions in the proposed new corps; servants; Sir Charles Hardy's fleet at Spithead consists of '44 sail of the line (including 3 of 50 guns)', (6 Sep 1779); William Bateman, blacksmith not allowed to open a public house in Hotham ('such Immorality and evil... likely to promote his own Ruin and that of many others'); estimates for engraving (a portrait ?) by Mr Sherwin and Mr Walker; land north of the dock in Hull required for use by the Pioneers; meeting at York to petition House of Commons concerning public expenditure; letter from G Gale, Cottingham-excellent example of handwriting, (3 Dec 1779); inventory of silver plate at Kilnwick; 'Minutes for Mr T G's (Marriage) Settlement.' (Birkby, Smeaton, Lovesome Hill, Rotsea); Irish trade bills.

Various letters relating to John Grimston  DDGR/42/30  Jan-Jun 1780

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Includes letters from: Mathew C St Quintin, York; Thomas Williamson, Driffield; Josuiah Grove, New Inn (3 pieces); E Cottrell, Loughor; J Pennington, Warter (3 pieces); Fran. Smyth, York Tavern; Charles Ezard, Bessingby; William Whately, London; Stephen Croft, York Tavern; John Grimston to Mr Terry, Attorney, Beverley (copy); John Courtney, Beverley (4 pieces); Thomas Grimston, London, Bessingby, Canton and Doncaster (4 pieces); Percival Luccock, Malton; William Bethell, Rise; Francis Boynton, Cherry Burton (3 pieces); Thomas Francklin, Queen Street; Henry Maister, Hull (2 pieces); Jane Legard, Ganton; John Croft and Company; Thomas Maude, Bolton Hall, Bedale; William Strickland, York; Robert Hildyard, Stratton Street; John Griffith, Handsworth (2 pieces); John Graves, York; George Overend, Fangfoss; W St Quintin, Scampston; William Webster, Driffield; Mrs Midgley, Beverley; Thomas Richardson, Beverley; Davis and Elliott, 97 New Bond Street; Jonas Hanway, Victualling Office (2 pieces); George Dodsworth; John Grimston to gaoler, Lincoln Castle (copy); Phil Langdale; Richard Brown, Derby; Arthur Maister, Hull; Isa Wood, Lincoln Castle; John Feary, 'The Surry side of Westminster Bridge'; H Zonch, Sandal; William Anderson; Rob Meadhead, Hull; Thomas Cayley, Derby; W Mason, Aston; Benjamin Blackden, Grey's Inn; Chas Tate senior, Hull. Concerning: matters arising from John Grimston's duties as magistrate (bastardy, highways et cetera); financial, social and political matters; freeholders of Middlesex to copy 'The spirited Conduct and Resolution of the great and respectable County of York' in sending petition to Parliament; people of South Wales 'dare not speak even tho' their very bread is taken out of their mouths... the Coal Trade is entirely their Staff and one dirty privateer has...taken or ransommed no leas than 40 Colliers from this (Loughor) and the adjacent ports'. (22 Jan 1780); disorderly house kept by Duke Vose in Nunburnholme ('which has not more than eight or ten cottages in it'); harbouring gang of thieves and gamblers; terms on which Bessingby Hall is to be rented to Thomas Grimston after his forthcoming marriage; suppresion of 'the abominable practices in Pocklington, which prevail in almost every publick House of Carding, Cocking and Every species of Gambling'; circulation of Yorkshire Petition for signature; wine; Lord Carmarthen 'ill-treated by Ministry by taking away his Lieutenancy and depriving us of a man we all lik'd merely because he....approved our Petition.....', (25 Feb 1780); pineapple plants and vines purchased; roads near River Head, Driffield greatly neglected; servant; living of Scarborough; Samuel Holmes of Elvington (or near) suspected of a murder committed near Kexby in 1774 (as described in DDGR/42/25; 26 ?), (25 Apr 1780); two boys, aged 10 and 11, convicted of stealing, may be sent to sea, but 'they should be at least 4' 3' in structure.... for the King'; descriptions of a phaeton to be sold; Overseer of the Poor for Sancton; estate (Myton Carr and Summergangs); Derbyshire fossils; George Pennock, carpenter of Outwood, suspected of murder of -Smith (as described in DDGR/42/25; 26 ?), (May.80); Mr Gilpin's three manuscript volumes loaned to John Grimston; Mr Burke's speech against triennial parliaments; Admiral Geary to command the Fleet instead of Hardy ('he is 70 years old and has not been at sea these last 20 years'); Gordon Riots; surveys taken before and after cutting of Hull docks, and plans drawn up of boundaries of Hull and Sculcoates after perambulation.

Undated letters to John Grimston  DDGR/42/31  nd

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From: Jane, wife of John Grimston, Kilnwick (2 pieces) about social and family affairs, (c 1756); Thomas Grimston, Cambridge; 30 Suffolk St, London; Ganton, York (4 pieces) relating to social gossip, (c 1775); Henry Grimston, Harley Street relating to social gossip; a visit to Court; Levers Museum is 'almost double since you saw it', (c.1776); Jane Grimston, York and Scarborough (26 pieces) about social and family affairs. A 'Sheffield Urn', (c.1763-c.1776); Frances Grimston, York (9 pieces) relating to social and family affairs. Death of Queen of Denmark. (Two letters are partly from Frances Legard), (c.1763-c.1775); Robert Grimston, Neswick and Beverley (13 pieces) relating to general affairs, (1770's); Mrs M Stow, Kilnwick (housekeeper to John Grimston) about (l2 pieces) family, social and household affairs. Road over Hutton Bushell Ings, (c.1760-c.1770); Lady Frances Legard, York and Etton (20 pieces) about family and social affairs, (c.1760-c.1775); Sir Digby Legard, Etton, Ganton, Beverley. London, Brompton, Scarborough and Watton Abbey (16 pieces) relating to repair of Ganton church roof. Receivership of the East Riding. Scheme for 'new channel for the River in a strait line and not to turn the flood water into the sea at Scalby'. Family, social and general matters, (pre-1773); Jane Legard, Ganton (8 pices) about financial, social and family affairs. Estate (Etton), (c.1772-c.1777); Miss Frances Legard, York, Scarborough and Edwardinburgh (29 pieces) relating to family affairs; social life in Scarborough. New playhouse in York. Sea bathings, (c.1760-1775); John Legard; Georg Legard; R Legard relating to John Legard to enter the army. Extract from letter relating to (Thomas?) Legard, on board the 'Rippon', Madeira. A coach journey, (c1775); Francis Best (jnr and snr ?), South Dalton (l3 pieces) relating to inoculation. 'Barbarity and Brutality' of the Overseers of Poor of Lund towards a woman, who later died, and of vicar of Etton, who refused to bury her. General affairs, (c.1760-c.1770); H Duncombe, Copgrove; Norbury and 5 Portman Street (9 pieces) relating to new (Hunt ?) Room at Driffield. Possibility of H Duncombe representing Yorkshire in election but 'to enter into an expensive or corrupt Contest would not agree either with my Circumstances or Principles...' General and social affairs, (c1770); Jos Grove, New Inn and Beverley (4 pieces) relating to electrical machine ('I am anxious to know whether the Process with the broken silver Buckle has yet produc'd Gold'). Details of voting in House of Lords in 'the great question of literary Property....determined against the property'. 'Pictures sell for nothing-nay good ones are given away as nobody has any Money except such Country Gentlemen as yourself'. Proceedings in appeal for a new trial relating to Mr Smith's lead mines, (c.1775); various correspondents, including W Anderson, Kilnwick (6 pieces); John Graves. York and Flaxton (4 pieces); G Croft, Beverley (2 pieces); B Foord (2 pieces); J Bagnall; M Waters, Walls End (2 pieces); F Peirson, York (4 pieces); J Robinson, Welburn and Coney Street, York; Robert C Broadley, Octon Grange and Hull (3 pieces); Francis Drake, Beverley (4 pieces); Ralph Creyk, Ferriby (3 pieces)? E Cottrell, York; William Mosey, Lund (4 pieces); W Strickland, Boynton, Welburn, Hackney and Quay (4 pieces); (Dr?) J Sampson, Beverley (2 pieces); John Kilvington, Lincoln's Inn. E Minishull; William Ushaw; M Best, Dalton (2 pieces); R Best; John Bowman; M Sykes; Charles Cottrell, Scarborough (2 pieces); Abel Smith junior Hull; T Robinson, York (2 pieces); J Dalrymple, Cranston, near Edinburgh; Duke of Devonshire, London; Francis Meeke; P Panton, Plas Gwyn; Emilia MacLeod, Beverley; W Wilberforce, Beverley; N Torre, Beverley; (Thomas Francklin ?), Queen Street, (London); G Savile; H Willoughby; Nevile Stow, Harrogate; William Williamson; Henry Maister; J Penleaze, London and Country Register Office, King Street, Cheapside; Harry Jefferson to Ben Wade (copy); Jane Mason, Arncott's House, Retford; James Pennyman; William Rogerson; Ann Ellerington; William J Meeke, 'Niger', Portsmouth; William Vawser; Margaret Kirk; Francis Lundy (2 pieces); Dr Foster, Beverley; George Hotham, Beverley; Gregory Cooper; Ann Newton; Mary Webster; C Ingram, Temple Newsam; W Stables; Mrs Kempe; G Strickland (2 pieces); Richard Metcalfe; J Dalton, Sleningford; Thomas West, St Mary Hill (2 pieces); Isabella Broady, Pocklington; George Simmons; Jos Colley, Ganton; William Usherwood jnr. and senior, Whitby; Thomas Dade, Agnes Burton (2 pieces); William Wardell, Kilnwick. Copies of letters from John Grimston (5 pieces). Concerning: general, social, family and financial affairs; estate (Birkby, Lund); elections (York, Beverley, Hull); books; hunting; instructions for setting up and use of electrical apparatus; machine for cutting wood for the solar microscope or megalascope; social life in Scarborough; the Duchess of Dieschoff; verses; swans; prescription for John Grimston; request for John Grimston's opinion of Cheam, Gateridge, Beverley and Harrow Schools; deputation of gamekeeper for manor of Londesborough; son of Colonel Troughear, 'a very wild little Boy', brought from Scotland for education in England; reference to Catholic Chapel in Hull being burnt down by a mob (no details); art exhibitions in London; opinion of Eton School; breeding carp (at Birdsall); concert to be held at 'World's End', Harrogate; Harrogate is 'full of Company...three or four in a Bed.'; letter in shorthand (posted Cambridge); Owl from Sweden 'rare and difficult to be got' humorous letter on the virtues of white and red meat; copy of letter in East Yorkshire dialect; 18 day's passage Newfoundland-Portsmouth; matters arising from John Grimston's duties as a magistrate (poor relief, et cetera); notice of trial of 23 rioters for high treason; work of an authoress who lived in poverty after death of her father, a clergyman; lodgings at Miss Gladhill's (milliner) opposite the York Tavern; financial assistance required by Mr and Mrs Tullock; candidate for position of Keeper of House of Correction, Beverley, to replace Mr Plummer; list of flower seeds required; 'An Original Letter from a Young Lady in Town to her friend in the Country, written strictly conformable to the Rules laid down in Dr Lowths Grammar'; various notes of thanks, invitation, et cetera, (c.1755-c.1780).

Bundle of letters and papers relating to financial affairs and prize money of Admiral Henry Medley, deceased  DDGR/42/32  1750-1767

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Includes: letters from William Grove, London and Buckland (23 pieces); Lefroy and Charron, Leghorn; John Lewes, Gibraltar (2 pieces); Alexander Fall, London; George Murray, London (2 pieces); Beachcroft, Seward and West; John Grimston (copies) (3 pieces); and Mr Morn (copy). Cases and opinions of: Edward Simpson, Doctors Commons (2 pieces); George Lee; Dr Clarke; W Stables (concerning Captain George Murray); and R Hussey, Temple.

Bundle of letters to John Grimston  DDGR/42/33  1763-1772

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From his sons Thomas (59 pieces) and Henry (3 pieces), and nephew John Legard (3 pieces), all at Cheam School; and their master William Gilpin (9 pieces); and from Thomas Grimston at Harrow (5 pieces) and his Dame, Mrs G Crampton (2 pieces); and Henry Grimston, Harrow (3 pieces). Concerninig: School life; requests for money, clothing, books, et cetera; journeys to school; 'Mr J Whateley has inoculated his whole parish (against smallpox) about 278 persons and had not one nurse to take care of them'; robbery of coach near Stamford; drawing lessons ('We do not draw anything from nature but all from drawings of Mr Sawry Gilpin's'); epsom races; 'You gave me one Yorkshire Guinea but they took it at Tadcaster and that you gave Jack was likewise a cliped one'; 'Mr Taconey (Tassoni) a famous stage dancer' employed at Harrow as dancing master; new stage coach Harrow-Holborn.

Thomas Grimston (l753-1821)  DDGR/43/1-43/42  1753-1821

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Various letters relating to Thomas Grimston  DDGR/43/1  Jan 1780-Nov 1781

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Includes letters from: Benjamin Blackden, Piazza Coffee House, Grey's Inn and Newport Pagnel (3 pieces); Thomas West, London; Robert Croft, York; John Legard, London; R Hudson, York; John Graves, York (2 pieces); John Grimston, York and Kilnwick (2 pieces); Robert Appleton, Beverley (2 pieces); Miles Smith, Sunderlandwick; EH Sandys, White Friars, Canterbury; Joseph Williamson, Melton Hill; Edward Cottrell, Loughor; B Foord, York; Robert Grimston, Neswick; W Hudson, Post Office, Weighton; W Wardell, Beverley; William Hildyard, Hull; T Morys, St James Street, London; Mary Constable, Beverley (2 pieces); N Harland, Beverley. Concerning: new chaise made by Garth, coachmaker in London; cost of renting rooms in Blake Street, York 'six guineas and they can but furnish five Beds'; heslerton and Bessingby are the only houses to be let; performance of Beggars Opera; Thomas Grimston to obtain Sacrament Certificate; congratulations on marriage of Thomas Grimston; militia; Grove appointed Director of the Sun Fire Office, 'worth £160 per annum', (19 Apr 1780) Keyingham Level Drainage assessment, (10 Jun 1781); express (letter?) from Weighton-Dartford (43 hrs)£4 4s 3d; auction sale: furniture, horses; requests for charity by former nurse of Thomas Grimston; farm at Rotsea and estate at Hull; poaching; financial affairs.

Various letters relating to Thomas Grimston  DDGR/43/2  Jan-Nov 1782

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Includes letters from: JG Telford, York; Edward Elwick, Wakefield; Christopher Collyer, Dereham, Norfolk; 'BB' (Benjamin Blackden), Tring and Cheltenham (2 pieces); William Pollock, Whitehall; Thomas White, Retford; E Cleaver, Nunnington; John Graves, York; M Coghill, Coghill Hall; Thomas Grimston to Lord Banbury, Winchester. Concerning: list of shrubs available from Telfords; rough plan (of an entrance hall ?) on reverse of letter; George L Palman of the Earl of Shelburne's Office to continue 'Newspaper Correspondence' in place of William Pollock; nursery to be prepared at Kilnwick for plants to be transferred to Grimston Garth; mention of an inclosure [enclosure]; Cheltenham 'as full as it can hold'; social and family affairs; horses; property or land at Fordon and Argam. Mr Hamilton, his wife and 3 children, of Botham near Clifton, drowned on journey from Hull-Ostend; servant; meeting for settlement of dispute between Thomas Grimston and Lord Banbury (relating to inclosure?).

Various letters relating to Thomas Grimston  DDGR/43/3  Jan-Dec 1783

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Includes letters from: 'BB'(Benjamin Blackden), Tring; William Mosey, Lund; Martin[?] Stow, Kilnwick. William Reid, Aberdeen; William Gray junior., York (2 pieces); John Cayley, Brompton Green; John Graves, York (5 pieces); J Bowman, Beverley. Concerning: death of Benjamin Blackden's wife and child; estate and financial affairs (Lovesome Hill, Rotsea, Lund); belated wedding congratulations to Thomas Grimston; 6000 oak plants sent from Aberdeen, via Newcastle and Hull; contest for surveyorship of Market Weighton-Kexby Bridge turnpike; North Deighton inclosure [enclosure].

Various letters relating to Thomas Grimston  DDGR/43/4  Jan-Nov 1784

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Includes letters from: 'BB' (Benjamin Blackden), Cray's Inn and Highfields (3 pieces); William Gray jnr., York (3 pieces); Edward Cottrell, York and Swansea (2 pieces); John Graves, York; George Lewis Palman, Whitehall; John Carr, York (2 pieces); John Wright, Nottingham; William Strickland, Welburn. Concerning: estate, social and financial affairs; account for one year's newspapers; building of Grimston Garth (John Carr), (August 1784) and dogs.

Various letters relating to Thomas Grimston  DDGR/43/5  Jan-Dec 1785

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Includes letters from: W Wall, Scorborough; Richard Wharton, York; Samuel Sigston, Beverley; Henry Broadley, Hull (2 pieces); John Marshall; Richard Bainton, Grimston; 'BB' (Benjamin Blackden), Tring and Northampton (2 pieces); Samuel Wright, Hull; Peter Nevill, Driffield; Graves and Gray, York (3 pieces); H Grimston, Edwardinburgh; HP Pulleine, Carleton Hall near Richmond; P Whaley, Huggate; John Wilson, Filey; Josuiah Hargrave; Marmaduke Prickett; William Dade, York; T Duckworth, Bracken Hill. Concerning: financial affairs; estate. servant; order for 3000 seedling sweet briars; manorial rights of Lund, (23 Mar 1785); building work at Grimston Garth; Thomas Grimston wishes to purchase land in Bowes; Horses; drawings of Grimston for Mr Dade; plate of Grimston Garth to be presented to William Dade, who recommends Basire 'a most ingenious engraver... at the moment... executing.. plate of Skirlaw Chapel' and pedigree to be compiled by Mr Beckwith, (12 Dec 1785)

Various letters relating to Thomas Grimston  DDGR/43/6  Jan-Dec 1786

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Includes letters from: D Pidgeon; Will Gray, York; John Denison, Leeds, Miles Dawson, Oxton (2 pieces); William Rogerson, Garton; FF Foljambe, York; Marmaduke Prickett, Bridlington; Joseph Dickinson, Beverley Parks; William Cayley, Brompton; John Toddy, York; M Francklin, Queen Street; George Allanson, Bramham Park Lodge; George Lew. Palman, Whitehall; John Hargrave, Hull; Garforth, Raper and Company; John Lockwood, Beverley (4 pieces); John Graves, York; W Dade, York; William Mosey, Lund; Saml Sigston, Beverley; William Cross, York (3 pieces); Joseph Bramah, 14, West End, Piccadilly, London; 'BB'(Benjamin Blackden), Highfields; Robert Grimston, York; HC Legh, High Legh; Smith, Paris, Concerning: account for alteration to skirt of a French embossed waistcoat; Enclosure (Kilnwick ?-mentions Draper Close); special jury service: Sir Thomas Gascoigne versus FF Foljambe; financial affairs; estate ( Lovesome Hill, Birkby); servants; volume of Dr Francklin's sermons to be prepared; account for newspapers; drainage (River Hull); shields (for dining room at Grimston Garth?) (20 Aug 1786) 'The races (York) have no charms for me, though heightned by the theatrical powers of a Siddons and the ascension of Lunardi'; 'On an average..the ocean gains 100 yards in 40 years, ie 2 yards and half yearly', (20 Aug 1786); Land Tax meetings to be held at Bainton; description of first iron bridge at Coalbrookdale, Shropshire, (10 Nov 1786); location of meetings of magistrates for Bainton division and Manor of Kilnwick.

Various letters relating to Thomas Grimston  DDGR/43/7  Jan-Dec 1787

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Includes letters from: Robert Gilbert, Worsley; Thomas Gilbert, Cotton, Staffordshire; Mr Keld, Beverley; Thompson and Bramley, Hull; Thomas Stanwell, Doncaster; R Morris, Beverley; Benjamin Blackden, Gray's Inn and Highfields near Uttoxeter (4 pieces); John and Grosr. Perfect, Pontefract; Mr Bethell. Rise; G Strickland, Boynton; George Wright, Kilnwick (4 pieces); William Thackwray, Queenshead Inn, Harrogate; William Rogerson, Hull (2 pieces); Mrs Legard, Etton; Matthew Wirker, York; William Proud, Hull; Townend and Wolley, Undersheriff's Office; F Best, South Dalton; Samuel Watson, Rudston; Henry Maister, Hull (2 pieces); William Cross, Clerk to M Lockwood, Beverley; Marmaduke Prickett, Bridlington; Henry Broadley, Hull; Bryan Taylor, Bridlington; John Todd, York; William Carr, York; John Carr, York; Thomas Legard, Driffield; William Dade, York; William Strickland, Welburn. Concerning: deputation of gamekeeper for Duke of Bridgewater's manor ('adjoining you'); meeting of Turnpike Trustees (Driffield); horses; planting asparagus roots; alteration in method of conveying mail from Malton to Bridlington; death of Mr Iveson; work on stables to be done in April, the road to the brick kiln is impassable; estate, financial and social affairs; Harrogate water '5 shillings per dozen', (22 Feb 1787) subscription to new publication of works of Shakespeare; Antwerp roots; special jury service: Joseph Sutcliffe versu Christopher Moorehouse; death of mother of F Best, following accidental burns; price of 'Sinkfoild seed'; notice of meeting of Court of Sewers; clerk and Treasurer to Burlington Pier Commissioners; Lund Moor; subscription to Gibraltar Medal; books; cost of plasterers' work at Grimston, (10 Dec 87); engraving of Grimston Hall, (17 Nov 1787); Sir Griffith Boynton 'a most graceful person... ranked the third in list of nineteen speakers at Eaton', (l7 Nov 1787); Ecclesiastical vacancies caused by death of Dr Tubb; request for details of a water barrow used at Kilnwick and Late harvest.

Various letters relating to Thomas Grimston  DDGR/43/8  Jan-Dec 1788

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Includes letters from: William Pennington, Inner Temple (2 pieces); William Gray junior., York (2 pieces); Thomas Terry, Beverley; Henry Maister, Hull; John Hutchinson, Hunmanby; John Croft, York; John Lockwood, Beverley (2 pieces); William Rogerson, Hull; Thompson and Bramley, Hull; Elizabeth Saith, Paris (3 pieces); Graves and Gray, York; John Graves, York; Andersen, Leslie and Company, Edinburgh; Dickson and Brown, Bridgend of Perth; A Hammond, Hutton Bonville; Thomas Hutchinson, Sockburn and Smeaton (2 pieces); Thomas Wasney, Hull. Concerning: settlement of affairs concerning John Day, tenant of Thomas Grimston, now in Newgate; financial and estate affairs (Birkby; Lovesome Hill); additional assessment for completion of roads at inclosure [enclosure] of Kilnwick; arbitration concerning award of tithes (Thomas Grimston and Henry Maister); wines available from John Croft and Trees and plants ordered from Scotland.

Various letters relating to Thomas Grimston  DDGR/43/9  Feb-Dec 1789

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Includes letters from: K Vilar, Paris; William Gray jnr., York (2 pieces); J Smith, Scotter; Robert Dalton, North Cave; Gray and Thomasrpe, York (2 pieces); Ransom, Morland and Hammerly, London; William Rogerson, Garton and Hull (2 pieces); John Croft, York; John Lockwood, Beverley; T Grimston to William Wardell, Beverley. Conccerning: estate and financial affairs; proceedings against John Day (as 8,above); tuition and boarding fees of school at Scotter; 'Engon for Larsh-Cones' ready for delivery; wines available from John Croft; notice of meeting of Court of Sewers; statement of account: Henry Grimston with Castell, Powell, Sumner A Company and Cost of bringing Thomas Grimston's children from school.

Various letters relating to Thomas Grimston  DDGR/43/10  Jan-Nov 1790

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Includes letters from: William Gray jnr., York (4 pieces); Robert Hustwick, Hull; William Wardell, Beverley (2 pieces); T Stephenson, Kilnwick Lodge; Stert and Plasket, London. John Croft, York; Thomas Legard, Driffield and 'Iris', Spithead (2 pieces); Thomas Smith, Walter Grimston and Medley Sylvester Grimston, Scotter (3 pieces); Elizabeth Smith, Paris; Charles Hotham, Dalton; John Lockwood, Beverley. Concerning: estate (Birkby; Lovesome Hill); financial affairs; William Gray appointed Distributor of Stamps for York and West Riding; price and description of new chaise to be made by R Hustwick, including 'patent wheels', (28 Jan 1790); appointment of Sheriff (Yorkshire), (26 Feb 1790); wines available from John Croft; reports on progress of Thomas Grimston's children at school at Scotter; Dutch and British battleships at St. Helen's, Portsmouth, Spithead and Torbay ('The General Opinion at this Jewish Town of Portsmouth is that we shall have no War but God forbid say I, a Fortune I must make if possible'. Admiral Hotham could be 'of use to Mr Legard' and Thomas Grimston elected Trustee of White Cross Road.

Various letters relating to Thomas Grimston  DDGR/43/11  Jul-Dec 1791

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Includes letters from: M Vilar, Paris; H Hewgill; William Rogerson, Garton, John D Ward, Hull; William Wardell, Beverley. Concerning: estate (Birkby and Lovesome Hill) and dispatch of wine.

Various letters relating to Thomas Grimston  DDGR/43/12  Feb-Nov 1792

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Includes letters from: Thomas Frankland, Thirkleby. William Gray jnr., York and Lincoln's Inn (4 pieces);'HG'(Henry Grimston), London; J D Ward, Hull; Henry Maister, Hull; Robert Scott, York; B Cross, York; M Vilar, Paris; T Smith, Scotter; Grenville, Whitehall to Duke of Leeds (copy); William Gilpin, (Cheam). Concerning: attendance on Grand Jury; lodgings in York; abolition of slave trade, (17 Apr 1792); wine; estate and financial affairs; attendance on Special Jury: Executors of William Dawson versus Samuel Ella; servant; suppression of publication of seditious writings and Education of Thomas Grimston's children.

Various letters relating to Thomas Grimston  DDGR/43/13  Jan-Dec 1793

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Includes letters from: John Lockwood, Beverley (2 pieces); Robert Hustwick, Hull; William Bethell, Rise; John Cayley, Brompton Green; W Cayley, Hull; J Legard, Ganton; Gray and Thomasrpe, York (2 pieces); B Foord; AW Thorpe, York; MS Grimston, Scotter; T Smith, Scotter; William Wardell, Beverley; Thomas Thompson, Hull; W Comber, Kirkby Moorside; D Egg, Haymarket; Thomas Legard,'Friendship' Armed Sloop, Nore; James Newman, London; William Rogerson, Hull; William Gray, York; W Gilpin, Cheam (2 pieces). Concerning: subscription for East Yorkshire Militia; glass for repair of chaise; estate and financial affairs; attendance on Grand Jury; 'We hope you escape the shock of this great Bank-quake. Who wd. [would] have thought the East Riding Bank would have shut up?'(8 Mar 1793); removal of Thomas Grimston's sons from school at Scotter to Cheam; times of tides at Hull; prosecution of-Pickering for felony and possibility of bail; description and price of sabres and pistols ordered for Volunteers, (3 Sep 1793); Thomas Legard has offered his services at the siege of Dunkirk; 'The Government are afraid to make known that Toulon is again in the possession of the French....grumbling throughout the Navy with respect to Lord Chathams Conduct', (18 Sep 1793) and Lund inclosure [enclosure] meeting.

Various letters relating to Thomas Grimston  DDGR/43/14  Jan-Dec 1794

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Includes letters from: William Rogerson, Hull (2 pieces); Henry Hewgill, Hornby Grange; Thomas Knowlton, Londesborough; H Medley, Kilvington; Thomas Legard, Tavistock; John Cayley, Brompton Green; Richard Legard, Chancery Office; Wighill; Dennis Dolan, London; W Wilberforce, London; Duke of Leeds, Grosvenor Square (2 pieces); Bvan Nepean, Whitehall; Thomas Armstrong, Springhouse near Easingwold (2 pieces); R Erskine, York (3 pieces); William Bethell, Rise; W Moxon, Hull; William Wardell, Melton; John Belson, London; Robert Foster, St James' Street; Learmouth and Beazley, Parliament Street (2 pieces); Jane Legard, Ganton. Concerning: estate and financial affairs; horses; key to new lock on Park gates, Londesborough sent to Thomas Grimston by Duke of Devonshire; bad conditions on merchant ships hired for war service; misfortunes of Thomas Legard whilst on board, (21 Mar 1794); beds manufactured by Mr Beswick of Scarborough; George (Legard ?) to be gazetted; good news from the Continent-'had a battle and beat the sansculottes all to nothing', (22 Apr 1794); defence of East Riding in case of war (26 Apr 1794); Friendly Society to be formed in East Riding; Militia; volunteers (pay and allowances; musical instruments; uniform and equipment; beacons; two men to train Mr Grimston's Light Horse; trumpeter); purchase of 5 Scottish oxen and reports of Board of Agriculture circulated for comment.

Various letters relating to Thomas Grimston  DDGR/43/15  Jan-Dec 1795

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Includes letters from: Henry B Barnard, South Cave; William Wardell (2 pieces); Thomas Armstrong, Springhouse; William Bethell, Rise; Craven Dodsworth, Scarborough; Benjamin Blackden, Cannock (3 pieces); G Gardiner, Dover Street; Thomas Dorrington, Hull; William Vaughan, St James's (4 pieces); R Legard (2 pieces); J Iveson, Hedon; Gray and Thorpe, York; William Raines, Wyton (2 pieces); Jermy Dixon, N Laith and Near Kendal (2 pieces); Despd.[?] Croasdaile, Putteney St (4 pieces); Mr McQueen, Neswick (2 pieces); William Rogerson; Tatton Sykes, Sledmere; William Cross, Beverley; Duke of Leeds, Grosvenor Square; Thomas and Robert Boyes, Hull (2 pieces); Richard Erskine, York (3 pieces); Robert Hustwick, Hull. Thomas Frost, Hull; M Lewis, War Office; John Lockwood, Beverley (2 pieces); Henry Grimston, Sunderlandwick; Emma Grimston, Beverley; Richard Adams; John Hudson, Lockington; Mathew Powell and Compnay, London; Duke of Portland, Whitehall; Thomas Legard, 'Royal William', Spithead; Gordon Denner and Company, London; Miles Smith, Ross Hall; Sir John Sinclair, Edinburgh; John Legard, Farnley; William Gray, York; MS Grimston, Cheam; Walter Grimston, Cheam. Concerning: request for opinion of Cheam School; estate, financial and legal affairs; purchase of livestock; hunting; Treasurer to Scarborough Pier Company; 'Are the late inhabitants (of Sunderlandwick) as well pleased with America as at first?' (Miles Smith andandwife Jane, nee Legard ?), (4 Feb 1795); social gossip; volunteers (uniform and equipment; sergeants; tuition of trumpeter; exercise; obtaining trumpet and bugle); bequest to be paid to William Evans 'to be found at the Dog and Duck, Beverley'; wine; notice of meeting to consider increasing strength of company commanded by Capt John Pitts at Bridlington Quay; Captain Scharck to examine Humber and north coasts and to consider their defence, (4 Apr 1795); General Scott to view Holdemess coast, (16 Apr 1795); American quails, apple trees (New Town Pippins), cedar pails and nuts received from New York on board 'The Fair American' ('6 weeks from New York to Ireland'), '..all the fire articles of attack may be had from Sheffield unless that town like the Dutch at Bergen-ap-zoom would rather supply the enemy', (13 May 1795); Justices to meet in pursuance of Act for levying certain able bodied and idle persons to serve in HM Navy; scarcity of corn; painting copied from an engraving (of arms ?); Lockington Poor House, (1 Jul 1795); denunciation of Chatham family and tax on (hair) powder (8 Mar 1795).

Various letters relating to Thomas Grimston  DDGR/43/16  Jan-Dec 1796

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Includes letters from: Jos[?] R Pease, Hull; W T Potchet, Easington; C Keld and Thomas Terry, Beverley; Thomas Dorrington, Beverley; William Wardell, Beverley (4 pieces); Richard Legard; J Gilby, Cherry Burton; William Gray, York (3 pieces); John Todd, York; Robert Denison, Kilnwick Percy; Richard Cayley, Brompton; JG Osbaldeston, Hunmanby; Tatton Sykes, Hull; W Grimston, Eton; William Rogerson. Garton; Thomas Legard, Start Signal Station, near Kingsbridge (3 pieces); Medley S Grimston, Eton; Digby Legard, Brighton Camp; Benjamin Blackden, Hanover Square; John Lockwood, Beverley; Robert Wilson, Patrington; Thomas Scott, Beverley; John Legard, Storra, and Etton (2 pieces); W Cross, Beverley; W Chate. Concerning: Treasurer of Driffield Navigation; horse tax; hunting; drainage (mentions Lund); Thomas Grimston's sons visiting Richard Legard ('they say they must see the Beasts, some young Elephants newly arrived from Ceylon our new Conquest'); social and family affairs. Estate. Financial matters; 'Here (York) we are obliged to pay some cash along with the Bank of England paper to make it go down. I trust they will keep their value', (4 Mar 1796); servant; volunteers; death of George Legard; letters from Thomas Grimston's sons at Eton ('most of our money we have spent in tea things for if we do not have tea they only allow us a mouthful of milk and a halfpenny rod'; boy shot off his hand, later amputated by the surgeon); electrical treatment ('...how they treated Mrs Legard of Beverley under the Weakness of sight with which she was troubled was it not by drawing the electric (thred ?) thro the eyes by the means of a feather.' (11 Oct 1796); meetings for enrolments to Navy and relating to supplementary militia; horses for use of volunteers and Thomas Legard's 'insanity and consequent ruin'.

Various letters relating to Thomas Grimston  DDGR/43/17  Jan-Dec 1797

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Includes letters from: John Lockwood, Beverley (4 pieces); Jonathan Dixon, Humbleton; Richard Erskine, York (2 pieces; William Mosey, Lund (2 pieces); Math Powell, London; Duke of Leeds, St James' Square (2 pieces); William Strickland, York; William Rogerson, Garton; Digby Legard, Lewes; Thomas Dorrington, Hull; Gray and Thorpe, York (2 pieces); Thomas Frost, Hull; W Grimston, Eton (2 pieces); William Dealtry, Wigginton; John Robinson, Rotherham; William(lrwin ?), Beverley; E Topham, Wold Cottage; Thomas Legard, Brookhouse, Clapton; Wormald, Fountaine, and Ett, Leeds; William John Darly, Beverley; Robert Hustwick, Hull; Medley Sylvester Grimston, Eton (2 pieces); Thomas Pearson, Doncaster; John Cayley, Naburn; H Osborne, Bordesley, near Birmingham; John Courtney, Beverley. Concerning: volunteers (horses; farrier; equipment and uniform); certificate of baptism of Thomas Stephenson of Kilnwick; financial affairs; apples and nuts received at Liverpool from 'Our Friend Smith'; insanity of Thomas and William Legard; hunting; letters from Thomas Grimston's sons at Eton ('the boy who had his hand cut off.. .had got an iron hand or a cork and wood one' Expenses of journey to Eton.); Thomas Legard placed in a madhouse by his relations, alternatively he must leave the country; appointment of schoolmaster and clerk of Kilnwick; repair of a chaise and servants.

Various letters relating to Thomas Grimston  DDGR/43/18  Jan-Dec 1798

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Includes letters from: John Lockwood, Beverley (2 pieces); John Fraser, Preston (2 pieces); Despd[?] Croasdaile, Golden Square (2 pieces); Christopher Sykea, Sledmere; William Rogerson, Garton; Duke of Leeds, St James' Square; Miles Smith, Old Elvet, Durham; Medley Sylvester Grimston, Eton(2 pieces); 'BB' (Benjamin Blackden), High Wycombe (3 pieces); Charles Preston, Bulmer; Edmond Gill, York (2 pieces); William Wardell, Beverley (3 pieces); Francis Wilkinson, Beverley; Charles Broadley, Hull; Thomas Barber, London (2 pieces); Thomas Scottin, Beverley; Lord Mulgrave, Grimston; B Cross, York; Robert C Broadley, Beverley; T Haccket, London; John Legard, Ganton; G Rainforth, Beverley; Walter Grimston, Eton; Chas Bamfield, Grantham; Mattw. Winter, Office for Taxes (2 pieces); R Metcalfe, York; George Smith, Beverley; John Vause, Eton College; George Wilson, Hull; William Prince, York; John Simpson, Roos. Concernning: volunteers (uniform and equipment); hunting; new tax.; letters from Thomas Grimston's sons at Eton and report of their progress by a master; wine; financial affairs; servant; sadler's account and redemption of Land Tax.

Various letters relating to Thomas Grimston  DDGR/43/19  Jan-Dec 1799

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Includes letters from: John Legard, Storrs (3 pieces); Nicholas Pitts, Stokenham near Kingsbridge; Gray and Thorpe, York; Elizabeth Griffinhoofe, Eton (2 pieces); Walter Grimston, Eton and Thorp Arch (3 pieces); William Rogerson, Garton (2 pieces); James Reeves, Public Office, Bow Street; Charles Best, Taunton; William Wardell, Beverley (2 pieces); JB Morritt, Beverley; John Robinson; John Lockwood, Beverley; Henry Grimston, York; Mrs Mosey, Lund; Francis Best, South Dalton (2 pieces); John Cayley, Naburn; Mathew Powell, London (3 pieces); Lieutenant Colonel T Charlton, Hull; John Grimston, Thorp Arch; Matthew Winter, Office for Taxes; J Parkinson, Leverian Museum; G Dalmaine and Son, London; John Smith, 'D Lt Dragoons', Beverley; V Cattles, York; John Simpson, Roos; Thomas Harland, Burlington. Medley Sylvester Grimston, Eton (5 pieces); W Wrigglesworth, Louth (2 pieces); William Strickland, York; W Cross, Beverley; C Duncombe, Sandwell; Francis Wilkinson, Beverley; G Croft, Birmingham. Concerning: estate and financial affairs; letters from Thomas Grimston's sons at Eton and Thorp Arch and from their Dame and a prospective tutor; opinion of Sir William Addington regarding a case heard by Thomas Grimston; military academy near Kensington Gravel Pits, (15 Feb 1799); volunteers; estimate for making standard, (22 Apr 1799); candidate for Beverley in parliamentary election, (24 feb 1799); I stay over Good Friday (at York).....adding my mite... to the poor Blue and Grey Coats who, the paper states, are behind in the world', (20 Mar 1799); academy at Thorp Arch; income tax; hunting (mentions 'the White Fox' (6 Apr 1799; horses; specimen of wild swan, (18 Apr 1799); mistake in cyphers on watch case; hair powder certificate required for footman; whether bail be granted to a woman prisoner; notices of Hunmanby and Fordon inclosure exhibited; bequest to Thomas Grimston by Mr Laughton of Gainsbro' and Notice of meeting of Deputy Lieutenants.

Various letters relating to Thomas Grimston  DDGR/43/20  Jan-Dec 1800

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Includes letters from: W Chate, The Vine and Stoke Park (5 pieces); R Copland, Kilnwick (3 pieces); JG Osbaldeston, Hunmanby; Henry Maister, 33 Mount Street and Winestead (5 pieces); W Wilberforce, London; Walter Grimston, Fanny Grimston and Jane Legard, Etton (2 pieces); Walter Grimston, Scarborough and Hull (6 pieces); John Cayley, Clifton Down, Bristol (2 pieces); William Wardell, Beverley (3 pieces); Edward Everard and son, Lynn; J Salmond, York; Hannah Wardell; H Grimston and Philip Leslie, Driffield; 'BB'(Benjamin Blackden), 357 Oxford St (2 pieces); Christopher Ratsey, Cowes; Thomas Scottin, Beverley (2 pieces); Mrs George Berkeley, St James's; J Vickers, Trinity Hall, Cambridge; George Crozier and Son, London; Frances Grimston (wife) and Frances Grimston (sister of TG), Kilnwick (4 pieces); Tatton Sykes, Hull (2 pieces); Mr Dougdale, 418 Oxford Street; Walter Powell junior, London (4 pieces); Henry Grimston, White Waltham (2 pieces); H Singleton, Long Witton, Morpeth; Robert Brownrigg, Horse Guards; W Hildyard, Winestead; B Foord, Pall Mall; Richard P Bedster, Sand Hutton; Thomas Dorrington, Wyton; T Stephenson, Kilnwiok; Cox and Greenwood, London; PO Castelman, Northumberland Street (2 pieces); Peter Asholme, Baverley; HN Kilvington, Acomb; Mr Dixon, Humbleton; George Scott, Wolston; Rd Bethell, Rise; W Wrigglesworth, Louth; John Fraser, Preston (2 pieces); Medley Sylvester Grimston, Birmingham (2 pieces). Concerning: social gossip; price of corn; estate and financial affairs; Hunmanby tithe petition; obtaining commission for Walter Grimston; his service in Henry Maister's regiment; appointment of Surveyor of Taxes; expenses of journey from Bath to Etton; horses; illness and death of Mrs Legard (aunt of Thomas Grimston). Postponement of trial of Sir John Chardin Musgrave until summer assizes; blank lottery ticket; 'Conversatione' of Edward King author of'The Signs of the Times'et cetera at His Magnific Palais Royale'. ( 7 Jun 1800) Admission of Thomas Grimston's son as pensioner of Trinity Hall, Cambridge; tailor's account, (l3 Jun 1800); ploughs shipped from London to Hull; hounds; volunteers; making uniforms; soldiers' billeting allowances (Aug 1800); picture painted for Thomas Grimston by H Singleton, portrait- painter; Hull 'never free from annoyance.... the hot weather and whale blubber being over, we have now dirty streets and the smell of the Sugar Houses to succeed them'. (27 Aug 1800); 'Much disposition to riot in different parts of this Great Town' (London); machine for writing two original letters at once and bequest to Thomas Grimston by Mr Laughton.

Various letters relating to Thomas Grimston  DDGR/43/21  Feb-Dec 1801

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Includes letters from: E Healy, Patrington; Walter Grimston, Hilsea Barracks and Mahon, Minorca (2 pieces); George Burnile, York; W Hildyard, Winestead; War Office; Duke of Portland, Whitehall; William Rogerson. Garton (2 pieces); Rt Hon Henry Addington, Chancellor of the Exchequer (2 pieces); HJ Osbaldeston, Hunmanby; Francis Lundy, Lockington (2 pieces); J Peers, Thorp Arch; Royal Naval Crew, Ordnance Office; 'BB'(Benjamin Blackden), Wycombe; N Staveley, M Genl, Hull; R Powley, Hornsea; W Chate, Castle Ashby; G Croft, Binningham; William Wardell, Beverley; Ann Thomasrold, 16 Gloucester Street, Queen Square, London (2 pieces); RD Hildyard, Ledbury; Henry Grimston, Kensington; G Greenwood and Company, London; J Iveson, Hedon and Humbleton (2 pieces); William Hawkina, York (2 pieces); J Cayley, Brompton (2 pieces); John Lockwood, Beverley; Ralph Creyke, Marton; Despd.[?] Croasdaile, Golden Square; Thomas Dorrington, Wyton (2 pieces); John Grimston, Bridlington uay; T Wilkinson, Beverley; Thomas Frost, Hull; J Simpson, Roos; H Singleton, Bessingby; George Cayley, Brompton; Thomas Legard, Hull (2 pieces): Miss Condin and Miss Leach, London; Major R Douglass, Durham; John Douglas, Bridlington Quay (2 pieces). Concerning: Walter Grimston to serve in Egypt ('I have nearly made up my mind to share the same fate.....never to return') financial affairs; estate (mentions Fordon); W Hildyard unable to serve as magistrate; volunteers; request that Reverend William Legard be recommended for living of Epworth, Lincolnshire; purchase of bone machine; Medley Sylvester Grimston at Thorp Arch; removal of livestock from coast in case of invasion, ( 1 Aug 180l); horses; greyhounds; death of Medley Sylvester Grimston in Westmorland; new carpet and wallpaper; pawning volunteers' uniform, (2 Oct 1801); boat required by Thomas Grimston let to Herring Fishery, Bridlington Quay, (27 Sep 1801) and offer of services of H Singleton, portrait painter.

Various letters relating to Thomas Grimston  DDGR/43/22  Jan-Dec 1802

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Includes letters from: Will Gray, York and Bath (8 pieces); W Powell, London; George Staniforth, Beverley; Despd.[?] Croasdaile, Golden Square; F Best jnr., Hatton; Elisabeth Smith, Paris; Alexander (Darvie ?), Bridlington Quay (2 pieces); Francis Lundy, Lockington and Bridlington Quay (2 pieces); Henry Grimston, Kensington (2 pieces); William Rogerson, Garton (2 pieces); J Gilby, Thornton; G Worsley, Stonegrave; Ralph Creyke, Marton; Robert D Hildyard, Ledbury; Henry Maister, Hull; Mr Watt, Bishop Burton; Chris Machell, Beverley; William Wardell, Beverley (? pieces); John Hewitt, Beverley; Peter Nevill, Hunmanby; John Simpson, Roos; T Butler, Shrewsbury; Gray, Thorpe and Gray, York; Edward Coleman, Veterinary College; Robinson and Smithson, Malton; Richard Erskine; TN Dalton, York (3 pieces); George Peacock, York; M Burnell, Davy Gate, York; Charles Grimston, Shrewsbury; W Marshall, Barmston; Jos Benson, Hull General Infirmary; John Cayley, Welburn; R Copland; John Lockwood, Beverley; Richard Garland, Hull; Jane Legard, Etton; Francis Best; N Torre, Rise. Concerning: financial affairs; estate (Fordon; Basedale Moor; Stokesley; Bowes); purchase of a boat; Walter Grimston's commission; volunteers (dismissal of sergeants and trumpeters), (6 Feb 1802); arrival of Walter Grimston's regiment in Ireland, and news of his death; hunting; Charles Grimston at school in Shrewsbury; surveyor of White Cross Turnpike Road; Veterinary College fees, (20 Jul 02); purchase of sail and curricle; attendance on special jury: Lord Carlisle versus Reverend Lund; electioneering in London, (28 Jul 1802); admission of John Meadley to Hull Infirmary; inoculation of (Charles?) Grimston, (25 Oct 1802) and price of wool, (20 Oct 1802).

Various letters relating to Thomas Grimston  DDGR/43/23  Feb-Dec 1803

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Includes letters from: S Butler, Shrewsbury (2 pieces); R Copland, Kilnwick (3 pieces); William Gray, York; Elisabeth Smith, Paris; John Frazer, Preston; D Croasdaile, Golden Square; Francis Wrangham, Hunmanby; Richard Legard, Stockton-on-Tees and Scarborough (2 pieces); Edward Metcalf, York; Charles Creed, Pall Mall; J Simpson, Roos; Maister, Beverley; W Wilberforce, London; John Hayes. Worksop; Henry Grimston, London; Charles Grimston, Shropshire (2 pieces); Henry Maister, Winestead; Francis Constable, Baker St, Portman Square; Thomas Blomefield, Woolwich; 'BB'(Benjamin Blackden); Wormald, Gott and Wormalds, Leeds; John Lockwood, Beverley; Digby Legard, Wykeham Abbey; Jas Atkinson. Concerning: financial affairs; estate (mentions Bracken); request that Thomas Grimston should apply to War Office on behalf of Jonathan Frazer, his former sergeant; subscriptions to edition of Shakespeare and medal; Charles Grimston at Shrewsbury School ('I learn the gun exercise, and we have wooden guns,.....! should be very much obliged if you would send me a real musket', (6 Oct 1803); Richard Legard may resign from army-'I cannot defray the heavy expences of so much marching and south country living'; opinion of William Wilberforce on Bill relating to new irregular military force, (21 Jul 1803); raising volunteers; acquiring light artillery gun; uniform; beacons in Kilnwick area to be lit, (6 Oct 1803); 'Ireland is now in so critical a state.....great difference of exchange now between the two countries' and servants.

Various letters relating to Thomas Grimston  DDGR/43/24  Jan-Dec 1804

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Includes letters from: Snowden Barne, King's Bench Walks; versus Bragge, War Office; Thomas Lazenby, Beverley; George Hassell, Spring Garden (4 pieces); Major William De Lancey, Beverley (2 pieces); C Yorke, Whitehall (2 pieces); William Gray, York; William Middleton and Sons, Beverley (2); Lieutenant Colonel Norcou Master, Beverley and Catfoss (2 pieces); Robert Ellis, Beverley; F Constable, Burton Constable; T Moore, War Office; Richard Legard, Colchester Barracks; Richard Twining, London; Smiths and Thompson, Hull; James Tate, Richmond (3 pieces): Thomas Hawkes, London; Harrison and Cartman, York; S Butler, Shrewsbury; M Byrne, Beverley (2 pieces); Charles Grimston, Shropshire; Thomas Gibbs and Comopany, Half Moon Street, Piccadilly; D Harrison, Greenwich Circus No 1, Kent (2 pieces); John Lockwood, Beverley; John Hall, Scorborough; William and James Iveson, Hedon (2 pieces); John George Fitzgerald, Camp; Isaac Broadley, Brantingham; J Campbell; Robert Stubbing, Hedon. Concening: admission of (Charles?) Grimston to Trinity Hall; New Volunteer Corps (the Pioneers)(allowances, beacons, waggons, et cetera; financial and estate affairs; plasterer for work on staircase, (15 Feb 1804) Legard family affairs; tea purchased from Twinings; Oswald Grimston at school in Richmond; attendance attrial King versus Earnshaw (erecting house for collecting toll at South Stainley); Charles Grimston at Shrewsbury School; expenses of journey Kilnwick-Shrewsbury; request for a miniature of 'your Grandfather Grimston', (13 Aug 1804); Keyingham Level Drainage tax and 'Orders left at Grimston' (for work to be carried out on farm).

Various letters relating to Thomas Grimston  DDGR/43/25  Jan-Dec 1805

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Includes letters from: George Hassell, London (3 pieces); James Tate, Richmond, Yorkshire (2 pieces); S Butler, Shrewsbury; C Keld, Beverley. Lieutenant General R Vyse, Commanding the Yorkshire District (2 pieces); James Iveson, Hedon (2 pieces); William Reed, Hull; Edward Ombler, Camerton; Joseph Wilson, Scarborough; S Maister, Winestead; Charles Stewart, Hull; John Cayley, Malton and Fangfoss (4 pieces); C Creed, Shakespeare Gallery, 59 Pall Mall; James Campbell, Bowes; RP Pulleine, Carleton Hall; RD Hildyard, Ledbury; John Legard, Sunbury; Thomas Frost, Bull; Thomas Moxon, Hull; Charles Grimston, Shropshire; Robert C Broadley, Ferriby; John Lockwood, Beverley; William Little, Patrington; 'FG'(Frances Grimston), Kilnwick. Concerning: Oswald Grimston at school in Richmond, Yorkshire and Charles Grimston at Shrewsbury; 2000 Welsh volunteers in Shrewsbury 'very quiet and very good looking men'; volunteers; Beverley and Barmston drainage assessment for estates at Kilnwick and Hutton Cranswick; false alarm in North Riding caused by burning ling or whins; request for regulation and public notice of times when such fires may be lit, in order to prevent alarms or future indifference to the signal (Circular), (2l Mar 1805) horses; harpsichord arrived at Hull; purchase of servants' beds et cetera and Turkey carpet for shooting lodge at Bowes; Stodhart piano, (21 Sep 1805); Novel 'Victoria' is 'a bungling imitation of Richardson with a disgusting interlardment of vulgarity'; bread reduced in price to twelvepence halfpenny; social and financial affairs; Thomas Legard released from confinement.

Various letters relating to Thomas Grimston  DDGR/43/26  Mar-Dec 1806

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Includes letters from: Ransom, Norland and Company, London; Charels Collyer, Norwich and Gunthorpe Hall (3 pieces); Ralph Creyke, Bath; A Stovin, Secretary, Holderness Agricultural Society, Hull; J Cayley, Brompton (2 pieces); Bard Clarkson, Holme House; William Rogerson, Garton (2 pieces); William Iveson, Hedon; AW Thorpe, York; William Ross, Swine; RH Crew, Ordnance Office; Isaac Broadley, Brantingham; Jonathan Longstaff, Bowes; James Tate, Richmond; CM Perfect and Company, Pontefract; Robert Rhodes, York; William Beverley, York; Henry Maister, Hull. Concerning: social and financial affairs; R Creyke's coat of arms to be collected from College of Arms and fitted to door of his coach; suggested purchase of Berriman's patent pressing machine by Holderness Agricultural Society; shooting on the moors; 'Capital collection of pictures by the best masters' at Lord Exeter's; request of W Ross for a licence ('the Constables show so much partiality'); volunteers; Parliamentary election-'Mr Wilberforce will have a Good Chance'; account for cutting and clearing soil for house at Bowes; Henry and Oswald Grimston at school in Richmond; servants; sale of tithes.

Various letters relating to Thomas Grimston  DDGR/43/27  Jan-Dec 1807

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Includes letters from: Robert Rhodes, York; Henry Bankes, Kingston Hall; AW Thorpe, York; William Kiddleton, Beverley; John Legard, Sunbury (2 pieces); 'FG'(Frances Grimston),Kilnwick (2 pieces); 'BB'(Benjamin Blacken); Ransom, Norland and Company, Pall Mall (3 pieces); William Burgh, York; J Walker, Trinity Hall; R Howard Vyse, Beverley (2 pieces); Thorpe and Gray, York; Ralph Creyke, Rawcliffe; Martin Burnell, Davegate, York (2 pieces); John Cayley, Fangfoss and Exmouth (2 pieces); William Horsley, Low Catton; Robert Norris, Beverley; Lieutenant Francis Henry Boul, Leeds; JG Whaley, St Peter's College; D Legard, Hay't (Haymarket?) and Ganton (2 pieces); Francis Lundy, Lockington (2 pieces); W Legard, Ganton; Mrs Griffiths, Harrow; Chas Campbell, Leeds; Mr Stubbings, Polland; John Lockwood, Beverley; John Raines, Flinton; Robert Hilson, Patrington; Isaac Broadley, Brantingham; James Tate, Richmond; Thomas Armstrong, Spring House, near Easingwold; Charles Collyer, Gunthorpe Hall; Lord Mulgrave, Admiralty; Robert Wilson, Hull. Concerning: death of son of H Bankes in passage from Gibraltar to Sicily; legal matter (Sir John Legard and Ors. against Jameson); social and financial affairs; estate.(Plan for cultivation of Rotsea farm, (6 Aug 1807); Dissolution of Parliament; election candidates, (Apr-May 1807) edducation of Charles Grimston; first year's course of lectures at Trinity Hall (28 Apr 1807 and 28 Jun 0?); new curricle not yet finished-'connot get the men to work' because of election.(8 May 1807); cost of new body. horses; notice of meeting for election of Beverley and Barmston Drainage Commissioners; volunteers and William Cayley has passed examinations for a lieutenant.

Various letters relating to Thomas Grimston  DDGR/43/28  Apr-Dec 1808

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Includes letters from: Jane Legard; Robert Chessher, Hinckley; Charles Collyer, Gunthorpe Hall (2 pieces); John Hayes, gardener at Worksop, Notts (3 pieces); James Tate, Richmond School; JA Chetwynd Stapleton, Assistant Adjutant General, Yorkshire District; G E Dundale, York; J Beckett, Bridlington Quay; Henry Maister, Winestead; J Simpson, Roos; Henry Grimston; Francis Lundy, Lockington. Concerning: Oswald Grimston to receive treatment to his arm (for 'anchylosis'); Gardener; school account for Henry and Oswald Grimston. Court of Inquiry into charges against Capt John Bell of the Pocklington Volunteer Infantry; horses; transfer of services of members of Volunteer Corps to local militia. Refusal of John Turner, surveyor of highways for Ganstead, to attend meetings or produce his accounts; gypsum manure; social gossip; Charles(Grimston?)'lately got into a scrape or Riot at Harrow'.'ew Eastern Cucumber' seeds.

Various letters relating to Thomas Grimston  DDGR/43/29  Jan-Dec 1809

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Includes letters from: Henry Grimston, Hinckley (3 pieces); Oliver Foster Hull; Lockwood and Shepherd, Beverley; GE Dundale, Middleham (2 pieces); Stepn Dickinson, Hull; John Cayley, Fangfoss (2 pieces); Henry Grimston, Kensington (2 pieces); William Anguish, Belvoir; William Collier, Bowes; George Hassell, Great George Street; Martin Burnell, York; Richard Erskine, York; G Worsley, Stonegrave; Griffiths, Harrow; Snowden Barne, Dunwich, Suffolk (2 pieces); John Chappell Tozer, Teignmouth; HW Maister, Hull; Oswald Grimston, Harrow (3 pieces); Charles Grimston, Cambridge; William Rogerson, Garton (2 pieces); Henry Maister, Winestead; H Porter, Hull (2 pieces); AS Leith, Lansdown Crescent, Bath; A Stovin, Secretary, Holderness Agricultural Society, Hull. Concerning: Henry Grimston treated at Hinckley for disorder in his arm; 'Twelfth night cake'; social and financial affairs; volunteers; horses; Driffield Hunt Room, (2 May 1809); horticulture; Mr Pitt's Dinner, London Tavern, (29 May 1809); servants; work on house at Bowes, (2 Jun 1809); purchase of boots and feathers in London, (29 May 1809); Margate Sea Bathing Infirmary, (29 May 1809); account for goods bought for Thomas Grimston in London (including 'smoke dispercer'); rooms for Charles Grimston at Trinity Hall; new lodgings for Oswald and Henry Grimston at Harrow; apprenticeship of Henry, son of John Atward (servant of Thomas Grimston) to John Portbary of Teignmouth, (28 Oct 1809); wine; Jubilee celebrations at Harrow, (6 Nov 1809); request for testimonial for James Clement of Driffield, surgeon, prospective army surgeon for East Riding. Holderness Agricultural Society; Norfolk drill-roller made for Thomas Grimston at the Hull Foundry, (21 Nov 1809), (l7 Dec 1809); 'Bonaparte... only makes peace with a view to future war when better prepared...' (l7 Dec 1809).

Various letters relating to Thomas Grimston  DDGR/43/30  Jan-Dec 1810

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Includes letters from: Lord Palmerston, War Office; Osborn Sheppard, Hull; Henry B Barnard, Cave Castle; Thomas George Fitzgerald, (Newton?), Near Bradford, John Sykes, Kirk Ella; H Porter, 1 Bridge Street, Hull (7 pieces); J Beckett, Whitehall; James and William Iveson, Hedon (10 pieces); Frances Grimston, Etton and Sunderlandwick (2 pieces); George Reed, Conyngham House; Henry Grimston, Kensington (5 pieces); GE Dundale, Middleham (2 pieces); Thomas Legard, Driffield; W Legard, Ganton; B Wallis, Beverley; Robert Wilson, Patrington (2 pieces); Henry Maister, Hull; Mary Ann Walter, Holmpton; Isaac Broadley, Brantingham; Henry Grimston, Harrow (2 pieces); Francis Best, South Dalton; Ransom, Morland and Company London; Office for Military Acompts; George Hassell, Great George Street; William Wardell, Beverley (2 pieces); Thomas R Grey, Stockton-on-Tees; Henry Storre, Sledmere; Hannah Jones, Hinckley; William Sleeford, Doncaster; Jonathan Dixon, Humbleton; Thomas Armstrong, Springhouse; B Wardell, Beverley (2 pieces). Concerning: volunteers; estate. (Ringbrough); ice house; servants; death of Sir Richard Kaye, late Dean of Lincoln; horticulture; 'The Great stone house in Piccadilly, quondam Lord Barrymores, is to be opened as a Hotel.....a foreign count has taken it....rent alone is £1,500 per ann.', (l3 Mar 1810); dinner at the Globe Office and Tavern, Fleet Street ('Beef tail soup, boil'd pork and pease pudding, omelet, bread cheese porter and glass of neagus, 5/8'), (13 Mar 1810); horses; financial affairs; living of Argam; timetables of 'The Rodney Coach', York-London; and another, Barton-London), (22 Apr 1810); Driffield Hunt Room, (1 May 1810); removal of road at Holmpton; coconuts; American cranberries; marble models(of'the Green Sugar pear')made at Derby but 'the pears would not send so far', (28 Aug 1810); information from Somerset House (prior to Act of 1800) used to obtain money and defraud next of kin; 'A Companion and Useful Guide to the Beauties of Scotland and the Hebrides' (2 vols 3 edns 1799-1810) by Hon Mrs Aurray Aust, wife of Secretary and Registrar of Chelsea Hospital, (25 Sep 1810); 'If you want a young male Elephant to turn down into your paddock there is one advertized for that purpose price £1000 or guineas....some piping Bulfinches may be had somewhat cheaper for 4 guineas each to whistle 3 Tunes', (29 Sep 1810); William Cossass of Beverley, cooper and George Sheffield (married to daughter of Matthew Mirrington, late farrier of Beverley) possible successors to Thackray as postman; horticultural Society Exhibition (apple called 'Newbolds Duke of York', 13 inches circumference and 17 and three quarter ounce in weight, et cetera), (23 Nov 1810); 'The Hottentot venus' exhibited in Piccadilly. death of King's daughter; driffield Hunt book, (23 Nov 1810) and Keyingham Level Drainage tax.

Various letters relating to Thomas Grimston  DDGR/43/31  Jan-Dec 1811

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Includes letters from: Thomas Armstrong, Springhouse; Robert Wilson, Patrington (2 pieces); George Shee, Agent General's Office; 'BB'(Benjamin Blackden), 357 Oxford Street; Thorpe and Gray, York (3 pieces); J Cayley, Brompton (2 pieces); Robert Chessher, Hinckley; Lord Mulgrave, Ordnance Office, London; Lord Palmerston, War Office; J Yarker, Bowes; James Wimble, Beverley; Morland, Ransom and Company, London; Vernon Southerne, Driffield; Henry Grimston, Kensington; George Chapman; Isaac Clarke, York; Isaac Broadley, Brantingham; Thomas Escreet, 'Sopery', Hull; William Strickland, Boynton; R Ryder, Whitehall. Concerning: estate and financial affairs; volunteers; herrings caught in Humber, (7 Jan 1811); paintings; house in St Saviourgate, York; election; hunting and shooting; Henry Estouteville Grimston to be entered on list at Woolwich for commission in the artillery; padlocks; dancing school in Driffield Hunt Room; health of King; gamekeeper; wine and copy circular relating to escape of French prisoners of war.

Various letters relating to Thomas Grimston  DDGR/43/32  Jan-Dec 1812

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Includes letters from: B Cooke, Owston (3 pieces); Richard Legard, 3 Queen Street, Brompton and London (2 pieces); Oswald Grimston, Harrow (2 pieces); 'BB'(Benjamin Blackden), Four Ashes; AS Leith, Harrow; Emma Grimston, York and Kilnwick (2 pieces); G Worsley, Stonegrave, Tatton Sykes, Sledmere; Arthur Maister, Winestead and Hull (5 pieces); John Grimston, Neswick (2 pieces); Christopher Collyer, Gunthorpe Hall; Snowdon Barne, King's Bench Walks; Ensign Leaf, 3rd West York Regt Militia, Bristol; Thomas Slingsby, Scriven; James Iveson, Hedon; William Sonley, South Cave; Robert Evans, Everton near Bawtry; William Sleeford, Doncaster (2 pieccs); Myles Sandys, Graythwaite Hall; J Peers, Thorp Arch; John Clark, Goodmanham; Henry Grimston, Kensington; William Oldfield, York; Digby Legard, Pocklington; H Porter, Hull (3 pieces); B Wardell, Sutton; William Rogerson, Garton; Thomas Grey, Stockton-on-Tees; Cornet Sherwood, Rysome Garth; George Slee, Agent General's Office; Isaac Broadley, Brantingham; Richard Jameson, Beverley; William Preston, Wold Newton; John Cayley, Harrow (2 pieces); J Cayley, Brompton (2 pieces); W Wilberforce, Sandgate; Henry Grimston, Thorp Arch; Francis Lundy, Lockington; William Sissons, Hull; Francis Constable, Wycliffe Hall, Greta Bridge; Ralph Creyke, Marton; Francis Best, South Dalton; Marquis de Villedeuil, Cherry Burton (2 pieces); Captain George W Manby, George and Dragon, Aldbrough; Thorpe and Gray, York; William Dalton, Grimston; Kath Overend, York; Secretary of State for Home Department, Whitehall; John Cliff, Beverley; Thomas Grimston to Robert Staveley, Kilnwick, William Sleeford, Doncaster andandCharles Grimston, Cambridge (2 pieces). Concerning: financial, social and family affairs; estate (including committee for Sir Thomas Legard's estates) Commission of Leonard Leaf in 3rd West York Regt Militia. 'Dreadful murderers are at last found out and secured'; political affairs; description of a rout and dance held by the Grimstons at York, (6 Feb 1812); nomination of Henry Dixon as apothecary to House of Correction, Beverley; fire at a theatre in America; further education and careers of Thomas Grimston's sons; attendance on Grand Jury, York; volunteers; servants; portrait of Sir John Dalrymple given to Mrs Myles Sandys by Thomas Grimston; assassination of Spencer Perceval, Chancellor of the Exchequer, (14 May 1812); Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge; horticulture; white bricks to arrive at Hedon; cost of renting chambers in the Temple; furniture ordered; hunting and shooting; Commissioners of Scarborough Piers-election of Receiver of the Duties at Newcastle; building work at (Grimston?); Sketch of arched gateway; building work at Beverley; establishment of plan for rescuing shipwrecked persons. Printed memorandum relating to bills drawn upon the Agent General.

Various letters relating to Thomas Grimston  DDGR/43/33  Jan-Dec 1813

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Includes letters from: John Moiser jnr., York; John Cayley, Low Hall, Brompton; Tomlinson and Rooth, Hull; B Porter, Hull (2 pieces); Thorpe and Gray, York (4 pieces); Lieutenant Colonel HP Pulleine, Crakehall near Bedale and Barton Ie Street (3 pieces); Thomas Grey, Norton; Isaac Broadley, Brantingham; George Slee, Agent General; Russell, Bourne and Thompson, Sheriff's Office, York; G Porter, Hull; James Iveson, York; William Tindall, Beverley; Mathew Winter, Office for Taxes; Roberts, Hornsea Signal Station; R Osborne, Beverley; William Clarke, Burstwick; W Hildyard, Winestead; Robert Brankley, Humbleton; John Cliff, Beverley; William Sleeford, Doncaster; George Edward, Islington; John Nicholson, Bowes. Concerning: estate and financial affairs; lodgings in Spurriergate, York; volunteers; Special Jury: Hirst versus Riley, at York; appointment of surgeon at York Castle, (7 Aug 1813); servants; revocation of warrants relating to Commissioners for redemption and sale of Land Tax; refusal of vicar of Burstwick to sign petition of William Vicarman who wishes to keep a public house there ('There is already one Public House in the village..... .No very favourable account can be given of the state of morals' (at Burstwick), (5 Oct 1813).

Various letters relating to Thomas Grimston  DDGR/43/34  Mar-Nov 1814

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Includes letters from: Richard Legard, London; Lord Mulgrave, Office of Ordnance; Ralph Creyke, Marton; Thomas Charles Frost, Hull; John Norris, 55 Holborn, above the Barrs, London; Thomas Grey, Stockton-on-Tees; Emma Grimston, Rawcliffe House, near Thorne; Richard Blanchard, Sledmere; Reverend John Headlam, Wycliffe; B Wardell, Beverley; Henry Estouteville Grimston, Stiffkey; John Nicholson, Bowes; George Lempriere, Rotherham. Concernning: estate and financial matters; offer of Lord Middleton to become Committee of the person of Sir Thomas Legard; matters relating to Sir TL's estate; Special Jury: Hull Corporation versus William Rabb, Receiver of Dock Duties, Hull; account for carpets; volunteers; social gossip; servants and the Manor of Gilmondby.

Various letters relating to Thomas Grimston  DDGR/43/35  Jan-Dec 1815

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Includes letters from: Henry Estouteville Grimston, Stiffkey (2 pieces); James Buck, Stiffkey; HE Strickland, Righton; Thomas Grimston to Henry E Grimston and James Buck, Stiffkey (drafts) (2 pieces); Robert Hustwick, Hull; Charles Grimston, Beverley and Liverpool (2 pieces); Mary Thackwray, Crown Hotel, Harrogate; Richard Legard, Scarborough (2 pieces); HP Pulleine, Crakehall; Robert Staveley jnr., Kilnwick; Thomasrpe and Gray, York; Charles Best, Corbet Court, London; William Hall, Scarborough; W Ellis, Sculcoates; David Russell, York; Jas Delamaire, Hull; B Wardell, Beverley; William Sleeford, Doncaster; Francis Wardell, Beverley; Charles Palmer, Thurnscoe Hall; Daniel Knowles, Thurnscoe Hall; George Robinson, Carnaby. Concerning: expenses of journey from Kilnwick to Stiffkey; request that Henry E Grimston be removed from Stiffkey, 'his temper being very warm and irritable'; new phaeton and harness; East Yorkshire Militia; rent of lodging house (at Harrogate?); social gossip; Committee for Sir Thomas regard; estate and financial matters; admission of patient to 'The Refuge' (lunatic asylum) at Sculcoates; terms 18s per week, (23 Oct 1815); servants and (Militia)'men who have previously behaved well, get into bad company here (Liverpool), and commit all kinds of disorders: desertions are much more frequent, and for no reason.' (28 Dec 1815).

Various letters relating to Thomas Grimston  DDGR/43/36  Jan-Dec 1816

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Includes letters from: Jonathan Dixon, Humbleton; James Ward, Grimston (5 pieces); Thorpe and Gray, York; L Cooke, Agricultural Repository; Charles Grimston, York (to Oswald Grimston); Ralph Creyke, Marton; Thomas Grimston to Oswald Grimston, St John's College, Cambridge; James Buck, Stiffkey; John Greame, Sewerby House; William Gray, York (2 pieces); Daniel Sykes, Raywell; L Hill, 61 Fleet Street, London; JG Whaley, St Peter's College; Lord Middleton, Stratford-on- Avon; Richard Legard, at Mrs Mason's, 25 Cornwallis St George's Square, Liverpool; M Masterman Sykes, Tatton Park, Knutsford; George Ferreman, Beverley; Mountain Ward, Molescroft. Concerning: John Lamb, keeper of public house at Grimston, fined for selling tobacco without licence; estate; social gossip; drawing Watton Beck; accounts for Thomas Grimston's sons at Cambridge, (16 May 1816); financial loans to Richard Legard and wife for their passage to West Indies to take up appointment at Customs House, (9 Aug 1816) (26 Aug 1816)(29 Oct 1816); subscription to Hull Botanic Garden; William Legard to be presented to living of Ganton; volunteers and Servant.

Various letters relating to Thomas Grimston  DDGR/43/37  Jan-Dec 1817

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Includes letters from: Thorpe and Gray, York; Richard Simmonds; William Rogerson, junior., Henry Heron and Michael Horsley, Garton; William Jobson, Newtown; B Wardell, Beverley; Francis Wardell, for Bower, Duesbery and Company, Beverley; Francis Elliot, Malton; William Collier, Bowes; W Bottrill, Bracken; HP Pulleine, Crakehall; Henry Grimston snr, Kensington; Charles Grimston, Temple; Robert Staveley, Kilnwick. Concerning: estate and financial matters; servant; description of Hastings, co Sussex, as a resort, (31 Oct 1817); also mentions Brighton, Bath, Ramsgate and Margate; social gossip; 'Gas lamps (in London) lighted for the firet time last night and appeared exceedingly brilliant', (11 Nov 1817); death of Princess Charlotte and House rented at Weymouth.

Various letters relating to Thomas Grimston  DDGR/43/38  Jan-Dec 1818

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Includes letters from: Charles Grimston, Kilnwick; John Cayley, Brompton; Robert Staveley, Kilnwick (4 pieces); John Hall, 21 Vere Street, London; Henry Grimston, senior, Kensington; James Ward, Grimston (2 pieces); William Collier, Bowes (2 pieces); John Nornabell, Witham; Scrope Bernard Morland, Pall Mall; Henry Grimston, jnr., Peter's College, Cambridge (2 pieces); Arthur Thorpe, York. Concerning: estate (Bracken; Lund Moor; Rotsea; Kilnwick; Grimston; Bowes; Gilmonby); social and financial affairs; 'The phaeton has been well covered with pepper and gets plenty of air and sun',(21 Jan 1818) hunting; blankets, clothing, bibles, etc distributed to poor cottagers of Kilnwick, (21 Jan 1818); Etton enclosure, (23 May 1818) and Quarterly account for Henry Grimston at Cambridge.

Various letters relating to Thomas Grimston  DDGR/43/39  Jan-Dec 1819

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Includes letters from: James Ward, Grimston (3 pieces); James Storey, York; Digby Legard, Etton; Robert Staveley, Kilnwick; George Powter, Silver Street, York; John Greame, Sewerby House; William Raines, Wineatead; George Hotham, Bishop Burton; WH Jeffree, Ordnance Arms, Drypool; Archbald Dickson, Newcastle and Hassendeanburn, near Hawick; Z Duncombe, Copgrove; J Gilby, Beverley; Daniel Sykes, Hull; Andrew Young, Sedburgh (3 pieces); John Nornabell, Hull; Josh Cundy, Londesborough; Edward Everard and Sons, Lynn; John Fraser, River Bridge. Concerning: estate (Grimston; Lund Moor; Bracken; Rotsea); servants; wine; hunting; financial affairs; notice of Patrington Turnpike meeting; appeal relating to unjust loss of licence of public house in Drypool; picture to be sent to Knaresborough and Letter from a would-be teacher who has 'Bought Joseph Lancaster Buck of derictions for teaicheing the naitonall scooll and the spalling By thought By Dor Bell of Maddrass'-he wishes to teach at Grimston.

Various letters relating to Thomas Grimston  DDGR/43/40  Jan-Dec 1820

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Includes letters from: Robert Hustwick, Hull; Charles Collyer, Gunthorpe Hall, Norfolk; Frederick G Fowke, Lowerley Hall; Archibald Dickson, senior, Hassendeanburn, Hawick; Taylor White, Burley Hill; Henry John Shepherd, Beverley (2 pieces); Thomas Shepherd, Halsham (2 pieces); RW Peirse, Thimbleby Lodge (2 pieces); John Nornabell, Scorborough and Hull (3 pieces); Richard Jennings, Driffield; Ralph Creyke, Marton (2 pieces); James Ward, Grimston (5 pieces); Henry Grimston, jnr., St Peter's College, Cambridge (3 pieces); J Cayley, Brompton; Henry Gee Barnard, Beverley; Lockwood and Shepherd, Beverley (2 pieces); G Smart, Pedlara Acre, Lambeth; Jas Ingram, Beverley; William Staveley, Kilnwick; Robert Wilmot, Scarborough; Ralph Dunn, Threadneedle Street; Mr Gray, York; Henyy Pinderley, London; Thomas Grundy, Horsferry Road, Westminster; John and Charles Hanson, Chancery Lane; Edward Gregory, Langar near Bingham; Jane Legard, Etton (2 pieces) Concerning: new phaeton; agricultural labour difficulties in Norfolk, (8 Jan 1820); Mr Blomfield 'been over to America-got introduced to Miles Smith (formerly of Co Durham and Sunderlandwick?) and is so well pleased with the Country there...he would certainly emigrate..' (8 jan 1820); servants; gamekeeper; appeal for reduction of rents of tolls at Killingwoldgraves, Thomasrpe Lane and Kexby Turnpike Gates 'in consequence of several carriers having discontinued the use of this road from the preference given to the Steam Packets for the carriage of goods', (9 feb 1820); financial, social and estate affairs; witnesses to Sacrament Certificate; chimney cleanser; appointment of Surveyor of Taxes, to replace Mr Ashley; notice to quit to heirs of William Rogerson, deceased relatingto house and land at Garton. Possibility of their going to farm at Hilston, property of Mr Sykes; valuation of house of Henry Grimston, deceased in Thornaugh Street, ( London) (8 Nov 1820); Brawn, Cottenham cheeses and gilt leather sent from Cambridge, 'the waggon is seldom more than ten days in reaching Beverley'; A 'Goose Pye' lost in transit from Kilnwick to Langar, co Nottinghamshire and papers of Henry Grimston deceased found at Etton.

Various letters relating to Thomas Grimston  DDGR/43/41  Jan-Apr 1821

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Includes letters from: S Chandler, Kensington (2 pieces); Ralph Creyke, Marton;Henryy Pinderley, London; G and W Tindall, Beverley; James Ward, Grimston; John Hallewell, Christ College, Cambridge; W Legard, Lund; Henry Grimston, Cambridge (2 pieces); William Wilson, 158 Tottenham Court Road (2 pieces). Concerning: will of 'Mr Jones of Wales' may have been in possession of Henry Grimston, deceased; 'He (Mr Hudson ?) has avoided all the odious questions about the Queen, but...neglected a very essential part of his duty. The popular opinion upon that subject is changing....very much like the change of this day. In the morning...pure and white...tomorrow...mucky...It sounds shocking in any reference to a female', (1 Mar 1821); planting at Grimston; estate; social and financial affairs; allowance to H Chandler, former servant of Henry Grimston, deceased Henry Grimston advised to postpone his degree examination at Cambridge ('he is possessed of a very bad memory') (3.3.21); possibility of his taking Orders in preparation to take over living of Lund-though W Legard considers himself 'under no compulsion' to resign it. Includes description of carriages for sale.

Undated letters relating to Thomas Grimston  DDGR/43/42  nd

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Includes letters from: Digby Legard, Ganton (4 pieces); Frances Grimston, Etton (3 pieces); James Ward, Grimston (2 pieces); William Legard, Ganton (3 pieces); Thomas Legard, Driffield (2 pieces); Richard Legard; Jane Legard, Ganton (7 pieces); William Wardell, Beverley (8 pieces); F Best, South Dalton (2 pieces); Emma Grimston, Kilnwick (3 pieces); R Copland, Kilnwick (2 pieces); Graham Lister, Beverley; H Morritt, Rokeby Park; Robert C Broadley, Bridlington Quay; Thomas Brooks, Kilnwick; R Coomes and Son, 15 Charlotte Street, Rathbone Place, London; Thomas Francklin, Queen Street; Thomas Farthing; George Sharp, Long Riston; William Mosey, Lund (2 pieces); R and Elizabeth Grimston, Neswick (2 pieces); John Lockwood, Beverley (3 pieces); Samuel Shaw, Beverley; T Legard (Harrow?); Henry Grimston, Driffield, York and Kensington (3 pieces); Tatton Sykes, Hull and Scarborough (2 pieces); James Iveson, Hedon (2 pieces); W Hudson; John Legard, Canton; Thomas Jennings and Compnay; John Lee, Hull; George Cayley (2 pieces); Edward Swinburne, London; William Gray; Thomas Dorrington, Wyton (2 pieces); W Trevelyan, Henrybury; H Legard, Foxholes; -Brownlow, Belton House, near Grantham; W Wilberforce, Bath. Concerning: estate, financial, social and family affairs; shooting; servants; cure for a cough; price of furniture at a sale; notice of Bridlington Pier meeting; notice of intention to quit farm at Kilnwick; charity in coals to poor cottagers (of Lund?); notice of meeting of Driffield Navigation Commissioners; volunteers; election; influenza in London; gardener and Invitation written on back of playing card. (c.100 pieces).

Charles Grimston (1791-1859)  DDGR/44/1-44/30  1791-1859

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Letter from W Legard, Lund relating to family quarrel  DDGR/44/1  10 Jan 1823

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Letters from James Ward, Grimston relating to work at Grimston  DDGR/44/2  1824-1833

5 pieces

Contents:
Refers to: farm, estate, roads and gardens

Letter from James Ward, Grimston  DDGR/44/2/1  26 Dec 1824

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: labourers working the fields; cleaning out ditches

Letter from James Ward, Grimston  DDGR/44/2/2  9 Apr 1827

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Contents:
Refers to: estate upkeep - gardens, roads

Letter from James Ward, Grimston Hall  DDGR/44/2/3  23 Apr 1827

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Contents:
Refers to: estate upkeep - more gravel on roads, painting of wood work, gardens doing well

Letter from James Ward, Grimston  DDGR/44/2/4  13 Feb 1832

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Refers to: a month's warning given to girl servant by Mrs Orrah, reasons given

Letter from James Ward, Grimston  DDGR/44/2/5  10 Jan 1833

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Refers to: quantity of seeds required, no pigs ready to butcher; trees to plant

Letters from J Haggard, Doctors Commons  DDGR/44/3  1826-1837

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Containing details of: congratulations on births of children; Graham Steamboat crossing Humber; funeral of Duke of York; additional troops ordered for Portugal; militia likely to be called for home duty; Westminster anniversary; political matters; Catholic emancipation; Haggard appointed Ecclesiastical Judge to Archdeaconries of Ely and Colchester; Levees held by lord Chancellor on Saturday evenings; social gossip; new buildings at Cambridge; proposed King's College in London (£35000 subscribed 'it is not intended to lay the foundation stone till the subscription reach £100,000'.); new United Service Clubhouse facing Pall Mall, near entrance to Carlton Palace, University Club 'builds in the same direction', (Jul 1828); York Musical Festival; architectural improvements in London (entrance to Hyde Park; Constitution Hill), (6 Dec 1828); The King's 'legs are astonishingly thin, quite like those of a Robin-redbreast in comparison to the superstructure they have to support....late illness...diminished his circumference 18 inches', (6 dec 1828); Windsor Castle a truly royal residence; Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports; The Speaker married to Mrs Purvis ('The death of her husband has...put an end to a connexion which...has long subsisted in an unmatrimonial way') (6 Dec 1828) Dec'd. Archbishop left £160,000; successive weeks of frost have left Thames unnavigable; carpet warehouses and paperhangers in London, (25 Jan 1829); rebuilding in the Inner Temple; measures of conciliation in respect of Roman Catholics; York Minster to be restored at cost of £150000 ('the pillars...much injured...springing from an act of an individual who is called Insane'.); Irish freeholders; Sir Jacob Astley will have difficulty in carrying through a divorce; Sir Robert Peel's speech to 3300 at Harrow.(22 Jan 1837) 'You may I trust, live to rebuild your village, and enjoy it in its renovated character...'

Letter J. Haggard, Doctors Commons  DDGR/44/3/1  28 May 1825

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Refers to: holiday - benefit to Mrs Grimston's health; condolence - loss of Charles Grimston's mother; Commons information

Letter from J. Haggard, Doctors Commons  DDGR44/3/2  31 Dec 1826

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Refers to: congratulations on the birth of a son to the Grimstons; thanks for country produce; Duke of York very ill; affairs of the Commons

Letter from J Haggard, Doctors Commons  DDGR/44/3/3  22 Jan 1827

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Refers to: illness of Mrs Grimston; funeral of the Duke of York; additional troops for Portugal

Letter from J Haggard, Doctors Commons  DDGR/44/3/4  Jul 1828

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Refers to: publication of ecclesiastical reports; Archdeacon Visitation; new United Service Clubhouse; York Musical Festival

Letter from J. Haggard, Doctors Commons  DDGR/44/3/5  6 Dec 1828

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Refers to: thanks for game (food) received; schooling of children; opening of County Lunatic Asylum; Commons information

Letter from J Haggard, Doctors Commons  DDGR/44/3/6  25 Jul 1829

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Contents:
Refers to: weather conditions; carpet laying

Letter from J Haggard, Doctors Commons  DDGR/44/3/7  8 Feb 1829

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Contents:
Refers to: birth of a daughter to Mrs C. Grimston; payment to Treasurer's Office; cost of restoration to York Minster; selling of a Holderness farm.; memoirs of the late Duke of York - newspaper

Letter from J Haggard  DDGR/44/3/8  22 Jan 1837

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Contents:
Refers to: thanks for pheasants received; effects of influenza; Harrow for schooling

Letters from Jane, wife of Charles Grimston, Grimston and Ireland  DDGR/44/4  1827-1829

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Contents:
With one draft letter from Charles to Jane Grimston relating to sea bathing; family affairs; social gossip; journey to Ireland.

Letter from Jane Grimston  DDGR/44/4/1  5 Jul 1827

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Contents:
Refers to: visit to the sea; family health and other matters

Letter from Jane Grimston, Grimston  DDGR/44/4/2  9 Jul 1827

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Refers to: information on the children and other family matters

Letter from Jane Grimston  DDGR/44/4/3  9 Jul 1827

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Contents:
Refers to: family matters

Letter from Jane Grimston  DDGR/44/4/4  Apr 1828

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Contents:
Refers to: family matters; visit of Waltons

Letter from Jane Grimston  DDGR/44/4/5  Sep 1828

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Contents:
Refers to: family matters

Letter from Jane Grimston, Rawcliffe and Dunleary  DDGR/44/4/6  12 May-15 May 1829

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Contents:
Refers to: visit to Rawcliffe and journey to Dunleary

Letter from Jane Grimston, Glenmalire, Ireland  DDGR/44/4/7  16 May 1829

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Contents:
Refers to: visit to Ireland

Letter from Jane Grimston, Glenmalire, Ireland  DDGR/44/4/8  21 May 1829

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Contents:
Refers to: family matters and visit to Ireland

Letter from Jane Grimston, Glenmalire, Ireland  DDGR/44/4/9  29 May 1829

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Contents:
Refers to: family matters and visit to Ireland

Letter from Jane Grimston, Glenmalire, Ireland  DDGR/44/4/10  2 Jun 1829

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Contents:
Refers to: family mattersand visits from friends

Letter from Jane Grimston  DDGR/44/4/11  3 Jun 1829

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Contents:
Refers to: money matters

Letter from Jane Grimston, Glenmalire and Dublin  DDGR/44/4/12  6 and 9 Jun 1829

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Contents:
Refers to: instituting a society for the deaf and dumb, family matters

Letter from Jane Grimston, on board ship  DDGR/44/4/13  13 Jun 1829

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Contents:
Refers to: sea voyage

Letter from Charles Grimston to Jane Grimston  DDGR/44/4/14  1829

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Contents:
Refers to: travel information.

Letters from Frances Grimston (4 pieces)relating to family affairs; Charles and Jane Grimston staying at Exmouth and Weymouth  DDGR/44/5  Jan-Feb 1827

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Letter from Frances Grimston  DDGR/44/5/1  [n.d.]

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Letter from Frances Grimston  DDGR/44/5/2  [n.d.]

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Letter from Frances Grimston  DDGR/44/5/3  [n.d.]

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Letter from Frances Grimston  DDGR/44/5/4  [n.d.]

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Letters from Oswald Grimston, Beverley and Ledbury  DDGR/44/6  1827-1831

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Contents:
Refers to: illness, following burns; death; funeral and will of Frances Grimston. Charles Grimston to act as Trustee for sale of property left by will of Oswald Grimston.

Letter from Oswald Grimston, Beverley  DDGR/44/6/1  1 Apr 1827

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Contents:
Refers to: illness of mother

Letter from Oswald Grimston  DDGR/44/6/2  7 Apr 1827

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Contents:
Refers to: death of mother; funeral arrangements

Letter from Oswald Grimston, Beverley  DDGR/44/6/3  13 Apr 1827

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Contents:
Refers to: update on funeral arrangements

Letter from Oswald Grimston, Beverley  DDGR/44/6/4  16 Apr 1827

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Refers to: not well enough to travel to Exmouth; funeral of mother; contents of mother's will

Letter from Oswald Grimston, Beverley  DDGR/44/6/5  1 May 1827

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Contents:
Refers to: valuation of furniture and other items; disagreement over disposal of mother's effects; includes a note from Emma Grimston to Charles Grimston and a note from Oswald Grimston to Jane Grimston

Letter from Oswald Grimston  DDGR/44/6/6  1 May 1827

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Contents:
Refers to: payment of clergyman for funeral service, probably £5.00

Letter from Oswald Grimston, Ledbury  DDGR/44/6/7  17 Nov 1831

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Contents:
Refers to: Oswald asks Charles Grimston to be trustee of his estate Note from Charles to acknoledge

Letters from Henry Estouteville Grimston, Beverley and Sidmouth (4 pieces)  DDGR/44/7  Apr-May 1827

1 Item

Contents:
Refers to: illness and death of Frances Grimston; Interior decoration at Kilnwick; Races in Beverley 'formed by the Gents of the Holderness Hunt'; Social life in Sidmouth; cost of board, lodging, et cetera ('I could live in Paris for half that sum by the year')

Letter from Henry Grimston, Beverley  DDGR/44/7/1  5 Apr 1827

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: some improvement in mother's health; the farm at Kilnwick doing well; painting of the Hall; Holderness hunt - races

Letter from Henry Grimston, Beverley  DDGR/44/7/2  6 Apr 1827

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: death of mother (6 Apr 1827); funeral arrangements

Letter from Henry Grimston, Beverley  DDGR/44/7/3  18 Apr 1827

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: journey from Beverley to Exmouth

Letter from Henry Grimston, Sidmouth  DDGR/44/7/4  23 May 1827

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: time in Sidmouth

Letters from Emma Grimston, Beverley  DDGR/44/8  Jan-Apr 1827

3 pieces

Contents:
Relates to accommodation at The Terrace, Weymouth. Illness and death of Frances Grimston. Torquay 'such a public place now, so increased in size...used to be a quiet place'.

Letter from Emma Grimston, Beverley  DDGR/44/8/1  8 Jan 1827

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: her mother would be pleased to have Charles and Jane Grimston's children to stay; Emma would be pleased to help during their time at Kilnwick

Letter from Emma Grimston  DDGR/44/8/2  12 Feb 1827

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: accommodation in Weymouth; includes a note from Charles Grimston to Emma Grimston about time of arrival at Kilnwick

Letter from Emma Grimston, Beverley  DDGR/44/8/3  18 Apr 1827

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: details of mother's illness; mention of various journeys; health of rest of family

Letters from C Legard, Beverley  DDGR/44/9  Feb-Apr 1827

2 pieces

Contents:
Refers to: moving to live in Devonshire. Illness of Frances Grimston.

Letter from C Legard, Beverley  DDGR/44/9/1  13 Feb 1827

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: Mrs C. Grimston's accident; possible move; Jem posting abroad

Letter from Mrs C. Legard, Beverley  DDGR/44/9/2  2 Apr 1827

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: about possible move to Devon; includes a note to Jane Grimston about Mrs Grimston's health

Letters from J(ane) Legard, Beverley  DDGR/44/10  1827-1828

4 pieces

Contents:
Refers to funeral of Frances Grimston; Family affairs; Birth of twins to Charles and Jane Grimston; East Yorkshire militia may be sent to Ireland.

Letter from J Legard, Beverley  DDGR/44/10/1  14 Apr 1827

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: details of Mrs C. Grimston's funeral; Charles Grimston unable to go

Letter from J Legard  DDGR/44/10/2  Feb 1828

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: birth of twins to Jane Grimston; Jane's health

Letter from J. Legard, Etton  DDGR/44/10/3  29 Aug (1828)

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: family finance

Letter from (J Legard), Etton  DDGR/44/10/4  [1828]

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: trip to Ireland; care of children

Letters from M Trench (4 pieces) and Thomas Trench, Glenmalire, Ireland  DDGR/44/11  1827-1830

1 Item

Contents:
Refering to health of daughter Jane Grimston; Family affairs; A public debate between Roman Catholic priest and Non-conformist minister in Dublin; Death of Colonel Weldon (brother of MT)

Letter from M Trench  DDGR/44/11/1  18 Jan 1827

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: health of daughter; M. Trench coming home from Dublin

Letter from M Trench, Glenmalire  DDGR/44/11/2  26 Apr 1827

Contents:
Refers to: improvement in Jane Grimston's health

Letter from M Trench, Glenmalire  DDGR/44/11/3  24 Jan 1827

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: health and care of Jane Grimston; advice given regarding Jane

Letter from M Trench, Glenmalire  DDGR/44/11/4  31 Jan 1829

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: daughter's health after birth of child; death of Col. Weldon

Letter from M Trench  DDGR/44/11/5  13 Nov 1830

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: delight over birth of grandson

Letters from Fredk S Trench, Nork, Epsom  DDGR/44/12  Jan-Sep 1827

2 pieces

Contents:
Refers to illness of Jane Grimston and Carriage horses.

Letter from T Trench  DDGR/44/12/1  16 Jan 1827

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: illness of Jane Grimston

Letter from T Trench  DDGR/44/12/2  20 Sep 1827

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: buying of carriage horses

Letter from Harriet Trench, Kilboy, Nenagh relating to family affairs  DDGR/44/13  21 Feb 1828

1 Item

Letters from Henry John Shepherd, Filey and Beverley  DDGR/44/14  1827-1832

1 Item

Contents:
Relating to: livings of Lund and Kilnwick; Financial affairs; Sale of land and timber at Lund.

Letter from John Shepherd  DDGR/44/14/1  29 Apr 1827

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: the price of the next presentation to Lund and Kilnwick

Letter from John Shepherd, Filey  DDGR/44/14/2  23 Sep 1830

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: transferring of mortgages, cost about £50

Letter from John Shepherd, Beverley  DDGR/44/14/3  22 Aug 1831

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: selling of land at Lund including timber

Letter from John Shepherd, Beverley  DDGR/44/14/4  25 Jul 1832

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: the completion of Mr Bowser's purchase; deeds which Mr Myers required

Letters from William Davis, Kilnwick  DDGR/44/15  1827

5 pieces

Contents:
Relates to work at Kilnwick (farm, estate, houae and roads) and servants' food.

Letter from William Davis, Kilnwick  DDGR/44/15/1  24 Feb 1827

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: estate maintenance

Letter from (William Davis), Kilnwick  DDGR/44/15/2  31 Mar 1827

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: estate maintenance

Letter from (William Davis), Kilnwick  DDGR/44/15/3  7 Apr 1827

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: farm management

Letter from (William Davis), Kilnwick  DDGR/44/15/4  14 Apr 1827

2 pieces

Contents:
Refers to: farm management, copy of letter

Letter from (William Davis), Kilnwick  DDGR/44/15/5  21 Apr 1827

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: farm management

Letters from Vickerman Jewison, Kilnwick  DDGR/44/16  1827

2 pieces

Contents:
States: unable to pay rent; request to sow half the house close with barley and seeds.

Letter from Vickerman Jewison, Kilnwick  DDGR/44/16/1  15 Apr 1827

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: permission to sow seeds

Letter from Vickerman Jewison, (Hornitoft)  DDGR/44/16/2  10 Feb 1827

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: money owing, unable to pay

Letters from John Nornabell, Southcoates  DDGR/44/17  1827-1848

l7 pieces

Contents:
Relating to: funeral of Frances Grimston; Window tax; Estate; Crop and meat prices; Cropping.

Letter from John Nornabell, Southcoates  DDGR/44/17/1  4 Apr 1827

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: renting of cottage

Letter from John Nornabell, Southcoates  DDGR/44/17/2  17 Apr 1827

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: Mrs Grimston's funeral

Letter from Lt. Col. Grimston, Kilnwick to Mr Nornabell  DDGR/44/17/3  15 Oct 1830

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: Mr Nornabell to act as Lt. Col. Grimston's agent

Letter from John Nornabell  DDGR/44/17/4  10 Dec 1830

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: letting of house at Kilnwick ( part of letter only )

Letter from John Nornabell, Southcoates  DDGR/44/17/5  4 Oct 1831

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: role of agent

Letter from John Nornabell, Southcoates  DDGR/44/17/6  13 Jun 1842

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: making of a small carriage and the cost of it; meeting of magistrates

Letter from John Nornabell, Southcoates  DDGR/44/17/7  30 Jun 1842

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: conveyances of Middle Holderness

Letter from John Nornabell  DDGR/44/17/8  26 Jul 1842

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: book on property; tax instructions; clock to stay

Letter from John Nornabell, Southcoates  DDGR/44/17/9  21 Dec 1843

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: the ploughing and planting of fields

Letter from John Nornabell, Southcoates  DDGR/44/17/10  2 Feb 1844

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: management of farms

Letter from John Nornabell Southcoates  DDGR/44/17/11  29 Oct 1844

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: sowing of seed at Garton Church Farm

Letter from John Nornabell, Southcoates  DDGR/44/17/12  2 Nov 1848

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: Mr Nornabell in Beverley to chase up arrears in rent Note from Col Grimston to John Nornabell re Col Grimston's account 6 Nov 1848 Note from Col Grimston to John Nornabell 7 Nov 1848

Letter from John Nornabell, Southcoates  DDGR/44/17/13  11 Nov 1848

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: ploughing of Ings field

Letter from John Nornabell, Southcoates  DDGR/44/17/14  28 Nov 1848

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: terms for letting the farm; alteration of field layout Note from Col Grimston to John Nornabell 18 Nov 1848

Letter from John Nornabell, Southcoates  DDGR/44/17/15  21 Nov 1848

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: ploughing of the grass close

Letter from John Nornabell, Southcoates  DDGR/44/17/16  1 Dec 1848

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: sale of farm not definite

Letter from John Nornabell, Southcoates  DDGR/44/17/17  26 Dec 1848

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: new agreement for Hutchinsons; altered time for magistrates meeting

Letters from James and William Iveson, Hedon  DDGR/44/18  1827-1830

3 Pieces

Contents:
Relating to Holderness Agricultural Society to petition Parliament relating to Corn Laws. Drain adjoining plantation (at Grimston?)

Letter from Js Iveson, Hedon  DDGR/44/18/1  28 Jan 1827

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: petition to parliament re corn laws

Letter from Js Iveson, Hedon  DDGR/44/18/2  Apr 1827

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: courts at Garton

Letter from Wm Iveson, Hedon  DDGR/44/17/3  8 Oct 1830

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: draining of land

Letters from Rob Denison, Elvington and Kilnwick Percy  DDGR/44/19  1828-(1833?)

2 pieces

Contents:
Relates to: birth of twins to Charles and Jane Grimston; The Reform Bill.

Letter from Rob Denison, Elvington  DDGR/44/19/1  25 Feb 1828

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: congratulations on the birth of the twins

Letter from Rob Denison, Kilnwick Percy  DDGR/44/19/2  29 Aug (1833)

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: reform bill Note from Charles Grimston to Rob Denison, information on people to be put forward re reform bill, nd.

Letters from H Bethell, Rise  DDGR/44/20  1828-1831

4 pieces

Contents:
Relates to: birth of twins to Charles and Jane Grimston; East Yorkshire militia; The Reform Bill and Petitions to Parliament.

Letter from H. Bethell, Rise  DDGR/44/20/1  16 Feb 1828

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: birth of twins; Mrs Grimston's health

Letter from H. Bethell, Rise  DDGR/44/20/2  13 (-) 1831

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: children's health Note from Charles Grimston to H. Bethell: all the family have had influenza but are now improving; not been able to obtain information re Petitions because of illness but will back the sentiments of the county

Letter from Charles Grimston to H. Bethell  DDGR/44/20/3  17 Mar 1831

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: asking about movements of regiments; needs to know because of private commitments Note from H. Bethell, 4 Harley St, to Charles Grimston re monthly training of troops and no troops going to Ireland, 29 Mar 1831

Letter from H. Bethell, 4 Harley St  DDGR/44/20/4  16 Apr (1831)

1 piece

Letters from Kendell and Compnay, Leeds relating to curtains and upholstery covers  DDGR/44/21  1828-1829

2 pieces

Letter from Kendell & Co, Leeds  DDGR/44/21/1  17 Oct 1828

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: making of curtains

Letter from Kendell & Co, Leeds  DDGR/44/21/2  2 Feb 1829

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: cost of furnishings

Letters from John Blanshard, Middleton  DDGR/44/22  1828-1845

3 pieces

Contents:
Refrs to magistrates' business. 'We shall begin Lund Chancel soon' (19 Apr 1845) 1828; 1842; 1845.

Letter from John Blanchard, Middleton  DDGR/44/22/1  6 Oct 1828

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: to act as a magistrate; invitation to dinner

Letter from John Blanchard, Middleton  DDGR/44/22/2  6 Jun 1842

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: appointment of clerk and the cost involved

Letter from John Blanchard, Middleton  DDGR/44/22/3  19 Apr 1845

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: illness of youngest sister; not able to attend meeting

Letters from John Hall, Scorborough  DDGR/44/23  1831

2 Item

Contents:
Refers to: a ditch to be deepened and gamekeeper.

Letter from John Hall, Scorborough  DDGR/44/23/1  25 Feb 1831

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: upset at Charles Grimston's attitude Note from Charles Grimston to John Hall 12 Mar 1831, apologies for hurting John Hall's feelings

Letter from John Hall, near Beverley  DDGR/44/23/2  1 Sep 1831

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: Geo Oliver's application for position of gamekeeper Note from Charles Grimston, near Hull, to John Hall re reference for Geo Oliver, 5 Sep 1831

Letters from George and JA Twining, London (3 pieces relating to tea and coffee prices)  DDGR/44/24  1831-1843

1 Item

Letter from George Twining, London  DDGR/44/24/1  28 Feb 1831

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: order for tea and coffee with prices

Letter from George Twining  DDGR/44/23/2  16 Apr 1831

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: goods ordered; a receipt for last payment

Letter from George Twining, London  DDGR/44/24/3  19 Sep 1843

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: no alterations in tea and coffee prices

Letters from BG Blackdon, Mrs Whitty's Lodgings, Burlington Quay  DDGR/44/25  1842

3 pieces

Contents:
To visit Grimston.

Letter from B G Blackdon, Burlington Quay, Bridlington  DDGR/44/25/1  6 Jul 1842

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: staying in Bridlington with his wife and daughter; death of his son; a wish to visit Charles Grimston Note from Charles Grimston to B. J. Blackdon, 12 July 1842, Charles Grimston would be pleased to see Mr and Mrs Blackdon

Letter from B G Blackdon, Bridlington Quay  DDGR/44/25/2  15 Jul 1842

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: mentioning again about visiting Charles Grimston, no reply from first letter Note from Charles Grimston to B. G. Blackdon: a reply had been given but had not reached B.G. Blackdon, they would like to see Mr and Mrs Blackdon, 19 July 1842

Letter from B G Blackdon, Bridlington Quay  DDGR/44/25/3  19 Jul 1842

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: thanking Charles Grimston for letter received; would be pleased to visit

Letters from L B Earnshaw, Hessle  DDGR/44/26  1843-1844

15 pieces

Contents:
Refrs to: Holderness estate; rents; land lost by sea encroachment.

Letter from L B Earnshaw  DDGR/44/26/1  [n.d.]

1 piece

Letter from L B Earnshaw  DDGR/44/26/2  [n.d.]

1 piece

Letter from L B Earnshaw  DDGR/44/26/3  [n.d.]

1 piece

Letter from L B Earnshaw  DDGR/44/26/4  [n.d.]

1 piece

Letter from L B Earnshaw  DDGR/44/26/5  [n.d.]

1 piece

Letter from L B Earnshaw  DDGR/44/26/6  [n.d.]

Letter from L B Earnshaw  DDGR/44/26/7  [n.d.]

Letter from L B Earnshaw  DDGR/44/26/8  [n.d.]

Letter from L B Earnshaw  DDGR/44/26/9  [n.d.]

Letter from L B Earnshaw  DDGR/44/26/10  [n.d.]

Letter from L B Earnshaw  DDGR/44/26/11  [n.d.]

Letter from L B Earnshaw  DDGR/44/26/12  [n.d.]

Letter from L B Earnshaw  DDGR/44/26/13  [n.d.]

Letter from L B Earnshaw  DDGR/44/26/14  [n.d.]

Letter from L B Earnshaw  DDGR/44/26/15  [n.d.]

Letters from Joseph Hopkinson, Grimston Garth  DDGR/44/27  1844-1846

2 pieces

Contents:
Relating to: cropping; land washed away by sea.

Letter from Joseph Hopkinson, Grimston Garth  DDGR/44/27/1  19 Nov 1844

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: wishes to alter the running of the farm; present plans not suitable

Letter from Joseph Hopkinson  DDGR/44/27/2  29 Jul 1846

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: erosion of land by the sea; alteration of rent because of lost land

Letters from John Atkinson, Roos  DDGR/44/28  1851

2 pieces

Contents:
Relating to: work at Grimston Hall and Kilnwick; and on porch and door of Garton church. Pillars for gateway at Kilnwick.

Letter from John Atkinson, Roos  DDGR/44/28/1  7 Apr 1851

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: estate repairs and decorating

Letter from John Atkinson, Roos  DDGR/44/28/2  19 Apr 1851

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: proposed porch at Garton; new door for church (Garton) Note from Charles Grimston to John Atkinson: his comments on the new door at (Garton Church); repairs and building of sheds on farmstead (late Todds)

Letters from various correspondents  DDGR/44/29  1827-1854

1 Item

Contents:
Including: R Coomes and Son; George Legard; S Stephenson, Carleton; (Dr) M Sandwith; Morley and Son, York; Sparkes and Company, Exeter; Thomas Goldney, St James' Street; Mr Williams, 12 Mall, Clifton, near Bristol; M Aitken, Sion Spring House, Clifton, near Bristol; William Leonard Pickard, York; H Gee Barnard, South Cave; George Welbourn, Barton; William Tate, South Shields; J Walker, Hull; T Binks, Artist and Painter, 45 Salthouse Lane, Hull; R Jameson, Beverley; Charles Frost, Hull; Lord Muncaster, Whitehaven; Jas Harrisan, Driffield; Henry Jennings, Driffield; Lord Melbourne; John Cape and Son, 12 Panton Square, London; Robert Dickson, Londesborough Park; G Dunhill, Doncaster; F Wrangham, Hunmanby; H Gilpin, Painsfield, East Sheen; Tatton Sykes, Sledmere; Pease and Liddles, Hull (2 pieces); William Ward, Hull; John Myers, Beverley; James Elliott, London (2 pieces); W Hatfeild, Yorkshire Museum; Professor Dewhurst, Hemington Cross, Surrey; Henry Snaith; William Newsam; Thomas Hutchinson, Garton and Grimston; James Crichton, Kilnwick; Lord Palmerston, Whitehall; Robert Craven; William Cawkwell, Driffield. Some letters endorsed with copy of reply. Concerning: estate (Bracken; Lund; Garton and Grimston; tenants; cropping); health of Jane Grimston; repairs to phaeton; financial affairs; jewellery made from shells; houses to rent at Clifton, near Bristol; society for Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts; death of Edward Gee Barnard; settlement of George Welbourn; prices of glass, (8 Nov 1828 and 7 Jun 1830); house duty (gentlemen's residences); interior decoration (at Grimston ?) (16 Jul 1830); notices of meetings, jury service; social invitations, et cetera; Driffield Soup Committee, (8 Jan 1831); establishment of savings bank at Driffield, (22 Jan 1831); appointment of Special Constables to be discontinued; books; gamekeeper.; diet for Master W Grimston; election candidate for Yorkshire; alterations at Grimston (by H Gilpin ?); establishment of school at Garton, (23 Apr 1832); Garton cemetery, (23 Apr 1832); servants; petition signed by 14 (tenants?): Henry Westerdale be allowed to continue at farm at Grimston; price of gate and gate pillars (with plan); pony harness; engagement of tutor; Yorkshire Pholosophical Society's exhibition of flowers et cetera Timber in Moorside plantation, Hornhill top and Carr Farm (Kilnwick?); command of East Yorkshire Militia; election of surgeon to Hull General Infirmary and Deposition of William Cawkwell of Driffield relating to tea dealer's licence.

Letter from S. Stephenson, Carleton  DDGR/44/29/1  6 Jan 1827

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: paying of waygoing crops

Letter from M. Sandwith  DDGR/44/29/2  17 Jan 1827

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: treatment of ill lamb

Letter from Morley & Son, York  DDGR/44/29/3  3 Feb 1827

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: upkeep of carriage

Letter from Sparkes & Co, Exeter  DDGR/44/29/4  6 Apr 1827

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: credit

Letter from Thos Goldney, James St  DDGR/44/29/5  11 Apr 1827

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: setting of shells in jewellery

Letter from Saunders & Snow, Exeter  DDGR/44/29/6  18 Apr 1827

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: receipt for payment

Letter from Mrs Williams, Clifton near Bristol  DDGR/44/29/7  21 Apr 1827

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: cost of house letting

Letter from M. Atken, Sion Spring House, Clifton  DDGR/44/29/8  24 Apr 1827

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: plenty of houses of the description Charles Grimston mentioned in Clifton

Letter from H. Veale, London Inn, Dawlish  DDGR/44/29/9  26 Apr 1827

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: horses ready for the journey

Letter from R. Jupp, 222 Regent St, London  DDGR/44/29/10  18 Jul 1827

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: payment of account

Letter from T. Gilby, Bridlington Quay  DDGR/44/29/11  4 Sep 1827

Contents:
Refers to: meet at Bainton

Letter from John Broadley, South Ella  DDGR/44/29/12  10 Jul 1828

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: part of Lund Estate, he does not want to purchase it

Letter from Will Leo Pickard, York  DDGR/44/29/13  11 Jan 1828

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to:asking Charles Grimston if he will be Vice President of the Society of the Propagation of the Gospel

Letter from A. George Barnard  DDGR/44/29/14  17 Jan 1828

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: death of Edward his brother Note from Charles Grimston to A. Geo Barnard re condolence on the death of Edward, 18 Jan 1828

Letter from Geo Welbourn, Barton  DDGR/44/29/15  2 Apr 1828

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: legal matters

Letter from J Walker, Hull  DDGR/44/29/16  1828

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: complaints about Inhabited House Duty

Letter from Tate, S Shields  DDGR/44/29/17  8 Nov 1828

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: prices of crate glass

Letter from Moorlands & Co, London  DDGR/44/29/18  14 Jan 1829

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: statement of account

Letter from E Branor  DDGR/44/29/19  15 Jan 1829

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: thank you for present

Letter from Chris Sykes, Roos, to Mrs Grimston  DDGR/44/29/20  1 Apr 1830

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: Chris Sykes and his daughter accept an invitation to stay at Kilnwick

Letter from R Jameson, Beverley  DDGR/44/29/21  7 Jun 1830

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: prices of plate glass, it includes the price of packing cases

Letter from Charles Frost, Hull  DDGR/44/29/22  9 Jun 1830

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: meeting of the Trustees about a new Turnpike Road

Letter from Thomas Binks, Hull  DDGR/44/29/23  16 Jul 1830

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: painting and decorating; cost involved

Letter from Charles Grimston to Madam  DDGR/44/29/24  20 Aug 1830

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: health and whereabouts of family

Letter from Lord Muncaster, Muncaster Castle, Whitehaven  DDGR/44/29/25  25 Nov 1830

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: about Kilnwick Note from Charles Grimston to Lord Muncaster about Kilnwick, 28 Nov 1830

Letter from W. Beverley, Beverley  DDGR/44/29/26  8 Dec 1830

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: meeting of the magistrates

Letter from James Harrison, Driffield  DDGR/44/29/27  8 Jan 1831

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: asking for a subscription to the Driffield Soup Committee

Letter from W. Worsley, 12 Cliff Scarborough  DDGR/44/29/28  19 Jan 1831

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: not able to accept the invitation to Kilnwick

Letter from Henry Jennings, Driffield  DDGR/44/29/29  22 Jan 1831

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to:provision of Savings Bank at Driffield

Letter from Melbourne, Whitehall  DDGR/44/29/30  25 Jan 1831

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: no appointment of Special Constables unless there is a riot or tumult

Letter from John Cape & Son, 12 Panton Square, London  DDGR/44/29/31  28 Jan 1831

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: information about books belonging to Charles Grimston held with John Cape & Son

Letter from Robert Dickinson, Londesborough Park  DDGR/44/29/32  28 Jan 1831

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: gamekeeper for Lord Ashburnham's estate in Sussex

Letter from Digby Cayley, Brompton  DDGR/44/29/33  4 Feb 1831

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: not able to accept invitation to Yorkshire

Letter from Somerset House to John Henry Shephard  DDGR/44/29/34  21 Mar 1831

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: mortgage affairs

Letter from G Dunhill, Doncaster  DDGR/44/29/35  7 Jun 1831

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: misconduct of post boy on drive from Barmston to Sheffield Note from Charles Grimston to G. Dunhill: willing to forget the incident involving the post boy

Letter from Chas Constable, Wassand  DDGR/44/29/36  12 Jun 1831

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: inviting Charles and Lady Grimston to stay

Letter from Jn Wrangham, Hunmanby  DDGR/44/29/37  20 Nov 1831

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: asking if he can stay with the Grimstons

Letter from James Russell, York  DDGR/44/29/38  28 Jun 1831

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: requesting the attendance of Charles Grimston on the Grand Jury

Letter from Mr Raines, Burton Pidsea  DDGR/44/29/39  29 Jul 1831

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: enquiry about health of children; various remedies recommended

Letter from The Hon Marmaduke Langley and others, Malton  DDGR/44/29/40  1 Oct 1831

Contents:
Refers to:

Letter from Mr Sandwith, Beverley to Mrs Grimston  DDGR/44/29/41  24 Oct 1831

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: cease bathing for the season if the cough persists

Letter from William Topham, Bainton  DDGR/44/29/42  18 Jan 1832

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: payment for exchange between the two seed closes

Letters from Charles Grimston to Mr Maister  DDGR/44/29/43  4 Jan 1832

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: Sgt. Major Collinson's health, if his illness is fatal Sgt Rudd would make a good replacement Note from Charles Grimston to Sgt Rudd, Grimston, near Hull, possible appointment of Sgt Rudd to Sgt Major, 7 Oct 1832

Letter from H. Elkin, East Sheen  DDGR/44/29/44  14 Apr 1832

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: visiting Kilnwick during the summer Note from Charles Grimston to H. Elkin: to stay at Grimston from 1st May to 19th Jun due to Mrs Grimston's confinement, so it would be convenient for Mr Elkins to visit him there; mentions in what area Grimston is situated, Apr 1832

Letter from Mrs Ferreman  DDGR/44/29/45  16 Apr 1832

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: wanting a character reference for a groom, Thomas Cocksworth, once employed by the Grimstons Note from Charles Grimston to Mrs Ferreman describing Thomas Cockworth's character and the work that he did

Letter from Tatton Sykes, Sledmere  DDGR/44/29/46  20 Apr 1832

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: Mr Gilpin now in Lincolnshire

Letter from Pease & Liddles, Hull  DDGR/44/29/47  21 Apr 1832

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: received payment

Letter from Isaac Dixon, Humbleton  DDGR/44/29/48  23 Apr 1832

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to; establishing a school at Garton; appointing Mr Dixon's Parish Clerk as School Master; an acknowledgement to Mr Dixon's late father for the erection of the cemetery at Garton

Letter from Yarburgh Green  DDGR/44/29/49  27 Dec 1832

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: asking for references for groom Thomas Cockworth Note from Charles Grimston, Bridlington: groom Thomas Cockworth is honest and reliable, but not a good groom, 28 Dec 1832

Letter from George Dent and others  DDGR/44/29/50  15 Feb 1833

Contents:
Refers to: removal of tenant Henry Westerdale; George Dent and others want him to stay

Letter from various correspondents  DDGR/44/29/51  24 Jan 1829

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to:

Letter from William Ward  DDGR/44/29/52  4 Jan 1841

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: Mr Ward a tenant at Grimston will leave when Mr Grimston requests; Mr Grimston will occupy Grimston on Lady day

Letter from Hurstwick & Browns, Hull  DDGR/44/29/53  21 Dec 1841

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: fitting of a harness

Letter from William Crosskill, Beverley  DDGR/44/29/54  [n.d.]

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: ash timber for gate pillars

Letter from Hurstwick & Browns, Hull  DDGR/44/29/55  [n.d.]

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: alteration of pony harness

Letter from John Myers, Beverley  DDGR/44/29/56  23 May 1842

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: acknowledgement of receipt

Letter from James Elliot, London  DDGR/44/29/57  6 Jun 1842

Contents:
Refers to: visiting his pupils

Letter from Ceaser Liddles, Hull  DDGR/44/29/58  10 Jun 1842

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: payment to the United Service Club Note from Charles Grimston to Ceaser Liddles re discrepancy in payment, 13 Jun 1842

Letter from Curner, London  DDGR/44/29/59  29 Jun 1842

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: payment to Major Berries Farquhar

Letter from W. Hatfield, Yorkshire Museum  DDGR/44/29/60  29 Jun 1842

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: Yorkshire Philosophical Society annual exhibition of flowers; asking Mr Grimston to be Patron Note from Charles Grimston accepting Patronage, 5 July 1842

Letter from James Elliot, London, to Lady Grimston  DDGR/44/29/61  30 Jun 1842

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: journey to Aldborough

Letters from Col Grimston to Dr W.  DDGR/44/29/62  25 Jul 1842

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: a visit

Letter from J. Worsley, Burlington Quay, Bridlington  DDGR/44/29/63  28 Jul 1842

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: invitation to Holderness estate accepted

Letter from Professor Dewhurst, Kennington Cross, Surrey  DDGR/44/29/64  13 Oct 1842

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: asking Mr Grimston to purchase a Bible at 2 shillings; this would help greatly as Professor Dewhurst has been very ill and unable to work

Letter from Shepherd & Myers, Beverley  DDGR/44/29/65  18 Oct 1842

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: notice of Countermand, did not appeal at the Sessions

Letter from Col Charles Grimston to person unknown  DDGR/44/29/66  19 Jan 1844

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: rent of farms; ploughing of fields

Letter from (-)  DDGR/44/29/67  30 Oct 1848

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: maintenance of farms Moore and Newsam

Letter from William Newsam  DDGR/44/29/68  19 Oct 1848

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: sowing of wheat

Letter from Henry Snaith  DDGR/44/29/69  10 Nov 1848

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: renting of large farm at Garton Note from Charles Grimston re farm maintenance, 17 Nov 1848

Letter from Richard Grady  DDGR/44/29/70  27 Nov 1848

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: permission to look round farm; may wish to rent it

Letter from Thos Hutchinson, Garton and Grimston  DDGR/44/29/71  20 Dec 1848

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: inclosing of field and payment for draining Note from J. F. Dickinson, Bracken, re taking of the farm, 22 Dec 1848

Letter from James Crichton, Kilnwick  DDGR/44/29/72  27 Feb 1851

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: the trees in Moorside plantation not to be felled

Letter from W. D.  DDGR/44/29/73  15 Aug 1851

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to planting of crops Note from Charles Grimston to W. D. re cost of colts, 20 Aug 1851

Letter from Palmers, Whitehall  DDGR/44/29/74  13 Nov 1854

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to; Charles Grimston to retain his commission rank in the East Yorkshire Regiment of Militia, but in an honorary capacity; Lt. Colonel Thompson to be in actual command

Letter from Mr S to Mrs Grimston  DDGR/44/29/75  Saturday (-)

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: medicine to be given

Letter from John Grimston, Neswick  DDGR/44/29/76  Sunday evening (-)

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to; congratulation on the birth of a child to Mr and Mrs Grimston

Letter from Mr Sandwith  DDGR/44/29/77  Monday (-)

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to; medicine and other remedies for Charles Grimston's cough; pleased to hear that Mrs Grimston and the children are now well

Letter from Robert Craven  DDGR/44/29/78  nd.

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: election of Surgeon at Hull Royal Infirmary

Letter from Charles Grimston to Jane Grimston  DDGR/44/29/79  nd.

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: birth of a niece

Letter from Charles Grimston to Mr D.  DDGR/44/29/80  nd.

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to; congratulations on marriage of Mr and Mrs D.

Letter from R Coomes & Son  DDGR/44/29/81  nd.

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: price of cotton

Letter from George Legard  DDGR/44/29/82  nd.

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: price of bracken

Letter from E Grimston  DDGR/44/29/83  11 Dec (-)

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: congratulations re birth of child to Charles and Jane Grimston; Duke of York going to Portugal

Letter from William Cawkwell  DDGR/44/29/84  1829

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: licence to deal in tea for one year from 21 July 1829

Letter from N Cronkill  DDGR/44/29/85  8 Aug 1836

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: cost of repairs

Letters from Charles Grimston. Kilnwick to his daughter-in-law 'Flossie' (Florence du Cane ?), Grimston  DDGR/44/30  1856-1857

3 pieces

Contents:
Relating to relations between them; family gossip.

Letter from Charles Grimston, Roos, to Flossie Grimston  DDGR/44/30/1  1 Jul 1856

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: his feelings towards her and why he did not go to her wedding

Letter from Charles Grimston to Flossie Grimston  DDGR/44/30/2  2 Oct 1856

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: reference to letter to Cicell re prayer and selfishness

Letter from Charles Grimston,Kilnwick, to Flossie Grimston  DDGR/44/30/3  6 May 1856

1 piece

Contents:
Refers to: family affairs

Miscellaneous corresponence  DDGR/45/1-45/20  1687-1876

20 Items

Unsigned letter (York Corporation?) to Earl of Sunderland, President of the Privy Council  DDGR/45/1  18 May 1687

1 Item

Contents:
Relating to: King's mandate for admission of William Justice to the Company of Merchant Tailors of York has been shewn to the Wardens and Assistants of the Company. The Master of the Company is at present in London but they will call the Company together on his return.

Letter from 'PC', London, to the Duke of Gordon, Edinburgh  DDGR/45/2  29 Nov 1688

1 Item

Contents:
Relating to the 'great disorder' in the government; 'His Majesty...has a hard game to play... .he may thank his wife and faithfull Councellors that have advised him to do some silly things both against Law and Reason'. Printed in Historical Manuscripts Commission's 'Report on Manuscripts of Lady du Cane' (1905).

Letters to Nathaniel Goche 'att esquires Hattfields in Laughton near Doncaster 'and' to be left with Mr Anthony Hattfeild at Mr Fernleys, Merchant, Hull' from Jonathan Fugill, London  DDGR/45/3  23 Aug 1701-24 Jan 1702

1 Item

Contents:
Refers to arbitration of Chancery proceedings. See also DDGR/12/1-3. (10 pieces)

Letters to William Groves (Secretary of Admiral Henry Medley) on board 'Russell', Villefranche and Vado Bay from Arthur Villettes, Nice (until 19 Dec 1746) and Turin  DDGR/45/4  Dec 1746-Dec 1747

41 pieces

Contents:
Concerning: operations in the Mediterranean (mentions Genoa, Provence, Nice, Islands of St Margaret); King of Sardinia; deserter; purchase of Spanish snuff; purchase of wine, Swiss linen, Turkish coffee; financial affairs; court martial of Captain Townshend; passports; compensation for loss of ship taken by Captain Wilson; death of Captain Vanbrugh; maintenance of prisoners of war; prize money; arrival of Admiral Byng in Vado Bay; Mr Sansom (nephew of Mr Fowkes) to be sent back to England because of his bad conduct; settlement of his debts; transmission of letters and dispatches; portrait of 'the Empress Queen' painted to fit lid of snuff box and Payment for oxen provided for use of the Fleet in Vado.

Copy of letter from Mrs Ann Draper, Acton (wife of Captain James Draper), to Daniel Draper, esquire  DDGR/45/5  5 Jul 1747

1 Item

Contents:
Concerning the ill-treatment by her husband, brother of Daniel Draper

Copy of letter relating to 'Mr Daniel Draper's letter to his father upon his taking away his allowance after (Daniel Draper)....had paid for the support and Advancement of many of his family...'  DDGR/45/6  (c.1747?)

1 Item

Copies of letters between Miss Hannah Robinson and Robert Grimston, Burlington  DDGR/45/7  24 Oct 1747-25 Feb 1748

1 Item

Contents:
Relates to: family quarrels, mainly over financial matters arising from Will of her grandfather. Mentions building at Buckton, and house at Bridlington. (7 pieces)

Bundle of letters and copy letters  DDGR/45/8  (c.1773)

1 Item

Contents:
Containing letters from: M Stow, Ganton to her mother Mrs M Stow, Kilnwick; and Captain Cartwright, Marnham to M Stow relating to account of the 'Innuets' (Labrador Indians or Eskimos) brought to England by George Cartwright, a trader establishing salmon and seal fishery on the Labrador coast; description of their physical features, way of life, characteristics, personalities and reaction to English customs. Their portraits painted in London; taken to Court. 4 members of the party died of smallpox in Plymouth before returning to Labrador, only one, Caubric, a young girl, survived to go home. Account of Captain Cartwright's reception on his return to Labrador.

Letter from F Legard, Welburn to her niece Fanny Grimston, Kilnwick  DDGR/45/9  (c.1775)

1 Item

Contents:
Refers to general gossip.

Letters to Oswald Grimston, St John's College, Cambridge and Grimston, from Frances Grimston, Kilnwick and Henry Estouteville Grimston, Stiffkey  DDGR/45/10  1814

1 Item

Contents:
Relating to: social gossip; property tax to be given up. (2 pieces). (Watermark 1814).

Letter from Miles Smith, at Charles Follyer's, Dereham, Norfolk to his mother, Sunderlandwick  DDGR/45/11  c.1821

1 Item

Contents:
Relates to visit to Follyer family and coursing. (pre-1821).

Letters to Mrs G Legard, Etton  DDGR/45/12  1823-1840

1 Item

Contents:
From: Jane and Charles Grimston, Grimston, Ireland. Exmouth and Clifton (36 pieces); N Trench, Cirencester and Glenmalire (3 pieces); M A Chapman, Dunlickney Glebe; Jane Orrah; C Neate, 3 Argyle Street, London; Eliza Oldman. Concerning: journey from Kilnwick to County Durham. York Festival; 'Fever' at Etton; marriage of Charles Grimston and Jane Trench in Ireland; journeys to Ireland; new road through North Wales to Holyhead 'made by Government at an enormous expence...very wide and spacious...so managed that the most beautiful parts of Wales in its immediate neighbourhood are shewn to the traveller'; fine bridge over the Menai Strait will be completed soon; value of Irish currency; family and social gossip; marriage of Jane Grimston's sister, Fanny and brother, Thomas; sea bathing at Grimston; A 'basket for lending out to poor women'; clothing club sale; Bazaar to be held in zoological gardens (Hull) which are £3000 in debt; sale of smuggled goods which have been seized; The 'late riots' in West Riding and Lancashire; death of Jane Grimston's brother-in-law. Dated: 1823-1828; 1840.

Letters to Mrs Jane Grimston  DDGR/45/13  1823-1828

1 Item

Contents:
From: E(mma) Grimston, Beverley; Mrs LD Sykes, Budge Street, York; S Williamson, Colliergate, York; Emily Cooke; Marmaduke Jerrard Grimston, Harrow. Also from Mrs Jane Grimston to Mrs F Grimston, Etton. (9 pieces) Concerning: servants; family gossip; visits to Bath and Powderham; pearl necklace once belonging to 'old Mr Robinson'; executorship of a will; heirlooms; landscape gardener, Joshua Major of Knowsthorpe; travelling from Harrow by train ('Mr Hudson of York whose son is here will have the York train stopped here for us'). Dated: 1823; 1827-1828; nd

Letters from M Trench to Mrs Legard relating to family affairs  DDGR/45/14  Feb 1827

2 pieces

Letter from'P' to Marmaduke (Grimston) relating to Marmaduke Grimston's recent marriage  DDGR/45/15  1856

1 Item

Copy letter from an army officer in Tungku to his mother  DDGR/45/16  25 Aug 1860

1 Item

Contents:
An account of taking of the Taku Forts from the Chinese.

Bundle of letters  DDGR/45/17  Mar-Jul 1868

1 Item

Contents:
Includes: 'Irish Revival Letters 1868; Digby Legard'; Being three letters (one incomplete) from DEG (Digby Legard?) to 'Anna' and 'Beloved Tom', and JAT (James Trench ?) to his brother relating to religious revival in Ireland. With extract from a letter (l0 Jan 1943) sending them from Lady Browning to Grace Tottenham.

Letter from Courcy Nadaillay, Tours to Mrs Grimston  DDGR/45/18  21 May 1876

1 Item

Bundle of letters  DDGR/45/19  c.1876

1 Item

Contents:
Containing a draft of a letter from Florence Grimston to 'Monsieur', concerning a chapter (of a romance?) written by him. Also 18 drafts, mainly in the hand of Florence Grimston, of a fictional romantic correspondence between Sabine Long (or Sabine, Countess de V(illers?) ), Raoul de T- (or M de St Aignau), Appoline and Louis Wargnies; and 2 drafts of a chapter, 'Scene de Vigne' ('a Romance in four chapters').

Letter from 'Effie', Villa du Thy(ne?, Cannes to 'Charlie'  DDGR/45/20  nd

1 Item

Contents:
Wishes to 'go in for an Oxford exam.'

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