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Undergraduate study, Queen Mary, University of London
Ref No (click to see in context)CS/FC
TitleFamily Collection
Extent9 boxes
DescriptionThis subfonds contains the papers of the family of Caroline Skeel. This includes members of the Skeel, James, and Smith families, as well as property and family photographs. Consists mainly of letters, wills, financial records, property papers, educational papers such as exam certificates and testimonials, and photographs.
Admin HistoryThe Skeel and James families originate from Clarberston, Pembrokeshire, Wales. The families are interlinked through the marriage of cousins; Anne James and William James Skeel. The family owned several properties in London, and occupations include an export merchant (Willam James Skeel), apothecaries (David and Thomas Skeel and William James) and teachers (Emily Jane and Maria Elizabeth Skeel). The Smith family are likely to be relatives of the Skeel and James families.
ArrangementThis subfonds is arranged by provenance and function. It consists of six series; Skeel, James, Smith, Property, Family Photographs, and Items of Unknown Context.
Access StatusOpen