Watson Family papers

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 206 MS 1157
  • Dates of Creation
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
      English Russian
  • Physical Description
      16 ff., 1 vol., manuscript, typescript, printed, and photographs

Scope and Content

Comprises: (1) Photocopies of baptism and marriage certificates and passport of William Frank Watson (1849-), 1849-1894; (2) Official documents of Vsevolod and Margaret Watson, 1920-1941; (3) Watson family tree; (4) Boris Watson (1912-1975), Former People, London, 1953, with photocopied reviews; (5) Photographs of Watson family members, 1885-1912

Administrative / Biographical History

The Watson family were members of the British community in pre-revolutionary Russia

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of Vera Watson, June 1991


In English, Russian

Other Finding Aids

A more detailed listing of the contents is available in the Leeds Russian Archive online catalogue http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/lra/index.htm

Family Names