Benson Family Game Books

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Four game books (August 1867-February 1876, September 1888-Janurary 1900, September 1900-February 1911, January 1926-November 1955), detailing where game caught, number of guns, game caught, first names of those participating. In addition, Books 1 and 3 list total number of game caught at Fairy Hill and Book 4 has comments on the weather conditions.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Benson family were of Teddington Manor, Middlesex, and of Fairy Hill, Gower. The gaming season lasted July/August-February/March.

Conditions Governing Access

Access unrestricted unless stated otherwise.

Other Finding Aids

A paper list is available.

Conditions Governing Use

A photocopying service is available. Contact repository for details. No publication without written permission from the Archivist.

Related Material

GB 217 LAC/127 Benson Family.