Maria Susannah Grey: Letters from family and friends

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

231 letters to Maria Grey from her family and friends, 1829-c.1848. The correspondents include her mother Maria Grey (ne Shirreff) (21 letters); aunt Eliza Shirreff ('Goody') (17); sister Emily (Mrs. Duberly) (25); brothers Capt. Charles C. Grey, Royal Navy (40) and William T. Grey (27); cousins Maria Georgina (Mrs. W.T. Grey) (23) and Emily A.E. Shirreff (17); cousin Charlotte Grey (afterward Mrs. Wilson) (5); Eugnia, Marquesa das Minas (ne de Souza, daughter of the 1st Duke of Palmela) (17); and Theodosia, Lady Monson (3).

With the above are 16 further letters, all but one addressed to Major M.R.W. Duberly, and a pedigree with notes, relating to the genealogy of the Shirreff and allied familes, 1924-50.

Administrative / Biographical History

Maria Susannah Grey (d.1859), granddaughter of the 1st Earl Grey.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Presented by Major M.R.W. Duberly, 1950.

Note

Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

Other Finding Aids

Additional Manuscripts Catalogue.

Family Names