Family Papers of Lord Stuart of Wortley

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      GB 161 MSS. Eng. lett. c. 145, e. 35-7; Eng. misc. d. 348
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Scope and Content

Family papers of Lord Stuart, consisting of:  

  • Typescript copies of correspondence between Mary Caroline Crichton, Countess of Erne, her daughter and son-in-law, Lord and Lady Wharncliffe, and their daughter Jane, 1834-5
  • Notes by Lord Stuart of Wortley on the above copies, 1908
  • Account book of Jane Stuart-Wortley, mother of Lord Stuart of Wortley, 1863-7

Administrative / Biographical History

Charles Beilby Stuart-Wortley, 1st Baron Stuart of Wortley (1851-1926). Details are given in Who Was Who.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

The papers were given to the Library in 1953.


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 40958-62.


The copies were made for Charles Stuart-Wortley, Lord Stuart of Wortley, and used in Caroline Grosvenor and Lord Stuart of Wortley, The first Lady Wharncliffe and her family (London, 1927).