Records concerning property in Nottingham and Wilford, Nottinghamshire owned by Lt. Col.Percy Robert Clifton, 1901-1920

Scope and Content

The principal item in the collection is entitled 'Abstract of the title of Lieutenant ColonelPercy Robert Clifton CME DSO to freehold hereditaments situate in the City of Nottingham and atWilford Notts.'. It was prepared by the solicitors Freeth, Rawson and Cartwright of Nottingham in1920.

The will of Henry Juckes Lloyd Bruce, 1 August 1910, is also recorded. The collection includes aninsurance policy for Lt. Col. Henry Juckes Lloyd Bruce of Clifton Hall, Clifton, Nottinghamshiredated 19 March 1901.

Administrative / Biographical History

Lt. Col. Percy Robert Clifton (1872-1944) was the son of Sir Henry Juckes Lloyd Bruce(1843-1919), 4th Baronet of Clifton Hall, Nottinghamshire, who in 1872 married Ellen Maud, daughterof Percy Ricardo of Bramley Park, Guildford. They had twin sons, the elder of which, Harvey RobertBruce (1872-1924) of Clifton, Nottinghamshire, succeeded as 5th Baronet. His brother, Percy RobertBruce, assumed the name Clifton by Royal Licence in 1919 and married (1st) Alethiea Georgina (nePaget, died 1904) and (2nd) Evelyn Amelia (ne Leith).

Sir Henry's parents were Henry Harvey Bruce (b 1820), 3rd Baronet and Marianne, daughter of SirJuckes Granville Juckes Clifton, 8th Baronet of Clifton, Nottinghamshire.

Henry Robert Clifton (b 1833), who is mentioned in these records, was the only son of Rev. HenrySpencer Markham, Rector of Clifton, Nottinghamshire and Sophia, eldest daughter of Sir John ListerKaye.


No archival arrangement of the collection has been necessary.

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Custodial History

The collection was acquired by the University of Nottingham's Department of Manuscripts andSpecial Collections in October 2003.

Related Material

  • Family and Estate Papers of the Clifton Family of Clifton, Nottinghamshire, late 12thcentury-1945 Cl