Letters and papers of the Pearson family of Yorkshire and Mountcross, Co. Cork

Scope and Content

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.

Administrative / Biographical History

The collection concerns members of the Pearson family from the late seventeenth century almost to the present.

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

Deposited by Mrs S. Laville of West Malvern, June 1989


In English

Other Finding Aids

Contents listed in Handlist 90 and in the Letters database http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/letters/letlink.htm#pearson

Related Material

MS Dep. 1993/1, 1999/1