Address to John Montague Spencer Stanhope on his coming of age, December 31st 1881

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      GB 206 MS 94
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      1 vol. (10 ff.) in a box No foliation. Each sheet is mounted and bound on cardboard, within an illuminated border. On f.2r are portraits of J. M. Spencer Stanhope and his family, with the family coat of arms and motto. Bound in blue leather, tooled in gilt, with decorated blue doublures. Lettered on front cover: TO JOHN MONTAGUE SPENCER STANHOPE

Scope and Content

Contains an illuminated address to J. M. Spencer Stanhope from the tenants on his father's estates of Horsforth and Thornton, to accompany the presentation of a chased silver bowl. With signatures of the donors.

Administrative / Biographical History

John Montague Spencer Stanhope was the eldest son of Sir Walter Thomas William Spencer Stanhope and his wife Elizabeth Julia, daughter of Sir John Jacob Buxton. In 1890 he married Ida May, daughter of Sir Lionel Milborne Swinnerton Pilkington of Chevet, Yorkshire

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Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of Mr J. M. Spencer Stanhope of Cannon Hall, 1942


In English

Custodial History

From the Spencer Stanhope Collection


See A. M. W. Stirling, Annals of a Yorkshire house, London 1911