Besides members of the Pearson family, the collection includes letters written by: John Bernard Burke, Richard Caulfield, George Field, John Griffiths, John Torrens Kyle, Bishop William Nicholson, John Palliser, George Plaxton, Dacre Hamilton Powell, Archbishop Sharp, Bishop Edward Tennison, Bishop Richard Terrick, and Albert William Woods. The collection also includes an extensive genealogical tree compiled by Mrs S. Laville which clarifies relationships between members of the Pearson family whose names appear in the Handlist.
Letters and papers of the Pearson family of Yorkshire and Mountcross, Co. Cork
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The collection concerns members of the Pearson family from the late seventeenth century almost to the present.
Conditions Governing Access
Access is unrestricted
Deposited by Mrs S. Laville of West Malvern, June 1989
Other Finding Aids
Contents listed in Handlist 90 and in the Letters database http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/letters/letlink.htm#pearson