Venison Book

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 EGR7/11/2
  • Dates of Creation
  • Physical Description
      15.5 x 10 cm, 1 vol., marbled card covers.

Scope and Content

The volume records the distribution of gifts of venison from Dunham Park. Venison was given to members of the family, members of the Cheshire gentry and aristocracy, figures in the local community, and other friends and associates of the Earl of Stamford. In addition to the dates and the names and addresses of the recipients, there are abbreviations indicating the types of cut distributed.

On the inside back cover is a rough pencil sketch of a four-wheeled travelling coach.

Acquisition Information

Received from Dunham Massey Hall on 8 May 1992; provenance: 3rd drawer down, chest of drawers F16 on Grey Gallery.