Sixth and subsequent deposits of papers of the Sykes family of Sledmere

Scope and Content

This subcollection consists of several later deposits of Sykes material. It includes financial records; property records including deeds, leases, surveys, plans; records of the manor of Wetwang; farm records including livestock and milk records; general correspondence files; a small amount of family material relating to Sir Mark Sykes, 1st Bt, Sir Mark Masterman Sykes, Sir Tatton Sykes, 5th Bt, and Jessica Sykes; records of Sledmere Stud; and records of Sledmere with Croome Parish Council.


U DDSY6 Sykes family papers, sixth and subsequent deposits

U DDSY6/1 Management and general accounting records

U DDSY6/2 Commercial and financial records

U DDSY6/3 Charitable and Trust records

U DDSY6/4 Property records

U DDSY6/5 Farming, forestry and sporting records

U DDSY6/6 Employment, pay and pension records

U DDSY6/7 Household accounts

U DDSY6/8 General correspondence files

U DDSY6/9 Public access and marketing records

U DDSY6/10 Family papers

U DDSY6/11 Miscellaneous

U DDSY6/12 Sledmere Stud

U DDSY6/13 Sledmere with Croome Parish Council

Access Information

Access will be granted to any accredited reader

Custodial History

The records in this subcollection were deposited with Hull University Archives by Sir Tatton Sykes. U DDSY6/2/2/1/1-2 were purchased at auction on behalf of Sir Tatton Sykes; funding for the purchase also came from Hull University Archives, East Yorkshire Local History Society and the Georgian Society of East Yorkshire. U DDSY6/2/2/1/1-2 were purchased at auction in Carlisle and their previous provenance is unknown.