Harlaxton Manor - Frank Hull, Head Gardener, 1939-1942

Scope and Content

  • gar/3/1 Oral history interview with Mrs Sylvia Atkinson nee Hull, daughter of Frank Hull. The family moved from Yorkshire for Frank to take up the position at Harlaxton Manor. The interview includes recollections of living in the Gardeners' Cotage, Mrs Van der Elst, German bombers, picking fruit from the peach/apricot tree and grape vine [video recording stored on CDs]
  • gar/3/2 Photograph of Frank Hull in Walled Garden [scan stored on MRD]
  • gar/3/3 Gardener's Wage Book dated 28 Jan 1939 to 12 July 1941
  • gar/3/4 Extracts from Frank Hull's Gardener's Diaries [scans on MRD; originals held by family]

Administrative / Biographical History

A collection of items relating to Frank Hull, Head Gardener at H arlaxton Manor, 1939-1942.

Access Information

By appointment only

Acquisition Information

Some items donated by family

Archivist's Note

Added by Linda Dawes, College Librarian, Sept 2017

Conditions Governing Use

With copyright/owner's permission only

Location of Originals

Diaries held by family