Scope and Content

From [Rev] Harry Grey (1783-1860) to Miss Pidsley. Discusses matters of personal faith and family news.

Dated at: Tor, Torquay [co. Devon].

Acquisition Information

The item was received from Dunham Massey Hall on 29 June 1990; provenance: 6th drawer down on left labelled "Old family letters - Grey", cupboard F315 in Chintz Drawing Room.

Custodial History

Enclosed within the letter is a sheet of paper containing the following note written by the 10th Earl of Stamford: "This letter, written by my great-grandfather, was given to me by Miss Agnes Thornycroft in July 1929. Her mother, Miss Swete, is mentioned in it and the lady to whom it is addressed, Miss Pidsley, brought Miss Swete up."