Benson Family Game books

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 217 SWCC:MND/157
  • Dates of Creation
      1859-November 1955
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      4 items

Scope and Content

4 Games Books (August 1867-February 1876, September 1888-Janurary 1900, September 1900-February 1911, January 1926-November 1955), detailing where game caught, number of guns, game caught, first names of those participating. In addition, Books 1 and 3 list total number of game caught at Fairy Hill and Book 4 has comments on the weather conditions.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Benson Family were of Teddington Manor, Middlesex, and ofFairy Hill, Gower.

The gaming season lasted July/August-February/March.

Conditions Governing Access

Access unrestricted unless stated otherwise.


Finding aid encoded by Julie Anderson June 2003.

Other Finding Aids

A paper list is available.

Conditions Governing Use

A photocopying service is available. Contact repository for details. No publication without written permission from the Archivist.

Related Material

GB 217 LAC/127 Benson Family.