MARKHAM ROSA 1840-1912 NEEPAXTON

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Domestic account books of Tapton House 1862-1912 and 1918-1921. Alsohousehold and personal note books, including rules for servants and diary ofspring cleaning. These books were used by Violet Markham in her autobiographyReturn Passage (1953).

Administrative / Biographical History

Rosa Markham lived at Tapton House, Chesterfield, and was the mother ofViolet Markham (1872-1959), liberal activist and public servant.

Arrangement

Three boxes and one volume

Conditions Governing Access

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Acquisition Information

Tallents, Persis (Violet Markham'sniece)

Other Finding Aids

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