Wallwork Family papers

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 206 MS 1172
  • Dates of Creation
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
      English Russian
  • Physical Description
      294 ff., manuscript, typescript, printed, photographs, postcards, and negatives Includes several cloths, a bag, and plaster statues

Scope and Content

Comprises Carmel Whyte's memoirs of escape from Russia; documents belonging to members of the Wallwork family, including Edwin, Joseph Arthur, Annie, and Lilian, in Russia; their photographs and postcards of family members and friends with British and Russian military personnel in the First World War; Lilian and Annie's cloth mementoes; plaster statues of Russian peasants; additional photographs of Russian military subjects; a transcript of Lilian Nield recording her childhood memoirs at the time of the Revolution; and a photocopy of a letter from C. Fry to Lilian Wallwork, 1917

Administrative / Biographical History

The Wallwork family were members of the British community in pre-revolutionary Russia, resident in Estonia

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of Lilian Nield, August 1991, October 1992, November 1993, July 1997; Brian Head, December 1995


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