Papers of and about John Roebuck QC

Scope and Content

Papers of and about John Roebuck QC, including: research notes of Prof F E Hyde for a proposed biography; transcripts of manuscripts, letters, speeches, notes etc.; posters 1830-1874; correspondence of and to Roebuck; pamphlets etc.; correspondence of Prof Hyde

Administrative / Biographical History

John Roebuck QC (1801-1879), MP for Bath 1832-1837, 1841-1847 and for Sheffield 1849-1868, 1874-1879


The papers were evidently sorted by Professor Hyde into individual folders to correspond, to some degree, to the chapters of his proposed biography of Mr Roebuck. This 'order' has been retained for listing.

Access Information

Access is open to bona fide researchers

Acquisition Information

Department of Economic and Social History, University of Liverpool; Feb 1992

Other Finding Aids

A finding aid is available for consultation in the reading room; National Register of Archives ref NRA 39999

Conditions Governing Use

Reproduction and Licensing rules available on request

Custodial History

The papers were purchased by the University in May 1951 from Mrs Gladys Falconer of Richmond, Surrey. They were retained by Professor Hyde until their deposit with the University Archives in 1992

Related Material

For details of collections relating to John Roebuck held elsewhere see the National Register of Archives