Margot Cox papers

Scope and Content

Diaries 1923-1981; financial records 1922-1972; correspondence 1933-1975; Red Cross records 1939-1975; press cuttings 1868-1939; ephemera [1930s]-[1940s]; maps and travel guides 1927-[1940s]; art 1923-1947; publications [1940s]; photographs c 1875-c 1960.

Administrative / Biographical History

Agnes Margot MBE (1905-1983) Cox was born on 8 March 1905, the eldest child of James Ernest and Agnes Jane Cox. She was educated at Bentley Priory.

She was a member of the British Red Cross and served at the British Red Cross Convalescent Home, La Selva, Italy during the Second World war.

She died at her home, Seaton House, Nairn on March 16 1983 and was buried at the Cox family burial ground, Meigle, Perthshire.


Records are arranged chronologically within series.

Access Information

Open for consultation subject to preservation requirements. Access must also conform to the restrictions of the Data Protection Act and any other appropriate legislation.

Acquisition Information

The records were deposited by the Cox family in 1996 (AccM/324).

Other Finding Aids

Descriptive list and database.

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Conditions Governing Use

Reproduction is available subject to preservation requirements. Charges are made for this service, and copyright and other restrictions may apply.


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Related Material

MS 66/II Sidlaw Industries: Cox Brothers Ltd