Notes on the Burton Family of Leicestershire

Scope and Content

Volume of genealogical notes and family trees relating to the Burton family of Leicestershire and Derbyshire, compiled by Miss M.A.N. Marshall, together with modern copies of 19th-century photographs and silhouettes of members of the family; these include Charles James Burton (1792-1887), Chancellor of the Diocese of Carlisle. The volume is entitled: The Family of Burton of Leicestershire and Derbyshire and their Descendants at Lydd (Kent), Carlisle, Cheltenham, Oxfordshire and Northamptonshire. 12th century to early 20th century, compiled by [Miss] M.A.N. Marshall. With a folder containing silhouettes and photographs of members of the family.

Access Information

The manuscript is available for consultation by any accredited reader.

Acquisition Information

Presented to the John Rylands Library by Miss M.A.N. Marshall in August 1961.


Description compiled by Jo Humpleby, project archivist.

Other Finding Aids

Catalogued in the Hand-List of the Collection of English Manuscripts in the John Rylands Library, 1952-1970 (English MS 1269).

Related Material

English MS 1194, Pedigrees of families of Kirton in Lindsey, Lincolnshire, was also compiled by Miss M.A.N. Marshall and donated by her to the John Rylands Library in July 1957 (ref.: GB 133 Eng MS 1194).