Cheshire Family papers

Scope and Content

Comprises photocopies of baptism certificates of Leopold George and Leopold Albert Cheshire, Petrograd 1885 and 1915/1917 (also 1953), and of Leopold George Cheshire's Russian claims correspondence; also, modern prints of photographs of the Cheshire family at Gurzuf, [1916-1917] and of Leopold George Cheshire and fellow officers at Bereznik, 1919, and an album containing 12 views of St.Petersburg, [1900s]

Administrative / Biographical History

The Cheshire family were members of the British community in pre-revolutionary Russia

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of Leopold A. Cheshire, November 1984


In English

Other Finding Aids

A more detailed listing of the contents is available in the Leeds Russian Archive online catalogue

Family Names