Parry, correspondence and notes

Scope and Content


  • MS 438/23/1-2;D Letters (2) to Gertrude Trevor Parry (daughter), 16 June 1800 and 20 July 1811 [Family news] 2 leaves, holograph
  • MS 438/23/3;D Letter to Sarah Matilda Parry (daughter), 1 August 1816 [Family news, mention of Edward, the Admiralty and possibility of war with America] holograph
  • MS 438/23/4;D Letter to Caroline Bridget Parry (daughter), 25 August 1808 [Giving history of archery, mention of Agincourt etc] holograph
  • MS 438/23/5-9;D Letters (5) to Sarah Parry nee Rigby (wife), 26 August 1801 to 10 July 1816 [Family news] 5 leaves, holograph


  • MS 438/1;BJ Reminiscences, [1822] [Dictated during last illness to daughter Sarah Matilda, mention of the King, Lord Bute, Lord Bathurst, Lord Rodney, Edmund Burke, Eskimo women Mikak, with pencil annotations and references to the life of Joshua Parry] 2 volumes

Administrative / Biographical History

The correspondence comprises of family news to his wife and daughters, mention is made of his son William Edward Parry.