Thomas Thorp of Alnwick, Northumberland: garden plans, garden book and papers (catalogued)

Scope and Content

Plans and papers relating to the gardens of Thomas Thorp at 7 Bailiffgate Street, Alnwick, Northumberland, including garden plans with details of plants, garden notebook and notes, and lists of vegetable seeds and roots used in the gardens.


The material has been arranged in chronological order.

Conditions Governing Access


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Acquisition Information

Purchased in Jan 2009 from Ken Spelman, booksellers of York.

Other Finding Aids

The Lindley Library descriptive catalogue, available on-line via the Archives Hub, and as a paper copy in the Research Room.

Archivist's Note

Catalogued by Liz Taylor, RHS Lindley Libraries archivist, in Aug 2014. Research assistance given by Ann Thornham, RHS Lindley Libraries volunteer.

Conditions Governing Use

This material is out of copyright.