Steward's account, 1780-87, of Sheffield Place park and farm.
Sheffield Place park and farm: steward's account
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- ReferenceGB 96 MS132
- Dates of Creation1780-1787
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- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 volume
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Administrative / Biographical History
John Baker Holroyd was born in 1735. In 1781 he was created Baron Sheffield of Dunamare, Co. Meath in the Peerage of Ireland and in 1802 created Baron Sheffield of Sheffield, Co. York in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. He was President of the Board of Agriculture, a Lord of Trade and one of His Majesty's most honourable Privy Council. He was known in the literary world as a writer on political economy. He died in 1821.
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