Coates Family papers

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 206 MS 1134
  • Dates of Creation
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
      English Russian
  • Physical Description
      86 ff., manuscript, typescript, printed, photographs, and cassette

Scope and Content

Comprises Coates family memoirs by Jeanette Ball (ne Coates), William H. E. Coates, and James Coates, with family correspondence and photographs, Gibson family-history information and recollections of the Thornton woolen mill in St.Petersburg/Petrograd

Administrative / Biographical History

The Coates family were members of the British community in pre-revolutionary Russia, resident in St. Petersburg

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of Jeanette Ball, August 1989; Jennifer Stead, March 1994


In English, Russian

Other Finding Aids

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