The collection consists of three separate deposits made by Lee and Pemberton. The bulk of thelegal papers, accounts and correspondence concern the trust arrangements arising from the death ofJohn Evelyn Denison, Viscount Ossington (1800-1873). Subsequent accruals concern the longer termimplications of the trusts and the arrangements arising from the marriages and estates of othermembers of the Denison family, such as Henry Denison of Babworth Hall (1847-1938), William E.Denison (1843-1916) and Wilfred V. Denison (1889-1964).
The papers include details of family stocks and shares and investments. There are items relatingto the mortgaging and leasing of property, including premises on George Street, Hove, Sussex andCavendish Square, London. The collection also includes a file of correspondence relating to theestate of Miss Susan Denison (1845-1930) and details of the will and estate of Miss Louisa Denison(1841-1919).