There are references to George Harry Grey (1737-1819), 5th Earl of Stamford, among the papers of his son George Harry Grey (1765-1845), Lord Grey, later 6th Earl of Stamford, in particular: a printed order issued by the 5th Earl of Stamford for the embodiment of the militia, 1793 (EGR4/2/2/1/5); a letter from the 5th Earl to his son re the militia, 1804 (EGR4/2/2/1/11); correspondence re the control of blasphemous and seditious pamphlets, 1817 (EGR4/2/3/1/1-4); letters from Hugo Worthington to the 5th Earl re Bowdon parish church, 1812 (EGR4/2/8/1/2-3); a draft letter re Ashton under Lyne Sunday school, 1817 (EGR4/2/8/5/1); letters from the 5th Earl to his son re a joint bond, 1804 (EGR4/2/10/1/1-2); a note from the 5th Earl to his son re bonds, 1808 (EGR4/2/10/1/3); correspondence re a claim to the Barony of Delamer, 1810 (EGR4/2/10/1/4-7); a draft letter re a county meeting, 1817 (EGR4/2/10/8).
There are numerous references to the 5th Earl of Stamford in other subfonds of the Dunham Massey Papers. Within EGR1, Title Deeds and Settlements, there are legacies to him in the wills of his grandfather George Booth (1675-1758), 2nd Earl of Warrington, and of his mother Mary Countess of Stamford, and his appointment as his mother's executor (EGR1/8/12/3-4). Within EGR3, Papers of the Booth Family, there are the following: an account of his character in 1745 (EGR3/6/2/2/3); references in an inventory of plate to gifts of gold and silverware from George Booth (1675-1758), 2nd Earl of Warrington (EGR3/6/2/11); an account with his mother Mary Countess of Stamford (EGR3/7/1/2); an annuity to him from his father (EGR3/7/1/4/26); accounts of his income (EGR3/7/1/4/26-27); notes on the settlement made upon his marriage to Henrietta Cavendish-Bentinck (EGR3/7/1/6/4); and papers relating to his marriage (EGR3/7/3/7-8).
Within subfonds EGR8, Records relating to Thomas Walton's Bequest, there are many references to him in a bundle of financial papers relating to the executorship of Thomas Walton (EGR8/1/6), and information on donations by him to Seamon's Moss School (EGR8/3/2/5-6). Within subfonds EGR11, Papers from Dunham Massey Hall relating to the Cheshire and Lancashire Estates, there are bundles of vouchers for the general account of Hugo Worthington with the 5th Earl of Stamford, 1817-19 (EGR11/2/5-8). These include accounts for donations by Lord Stamford to charities, hospitals and schools, payments of annuities from him, the expenses of his funeral, and payments of legacies and gratuities to his servants after his death. Among the miscellaneous papers from Dunham Massey Hall is a letter from Lord Stamford to General Peter Heron concerning militia business, 1805 (EGR13/24/1).