Huxtable's Residence in London

Scope and Content

Papers relating to, and typescript copies of, diaries by members of the Huxtable family, 1818-1821, including typescript copy of Elizabeth Huxtable's diary kept during a residency in London, April 1818-April 1819 (59pp) (n.d.); typescript copy of Mary Husxtable's diary kept during a residency in London, April 1820-May 1821 (11pp)(1987); photocopy of a cabinet photograph of an oil painting of Elizabeth Huxtable by T.G.Brooke in 1836 (1p) (n.d.); correspondence between Keith Strait-Gardner, Bishopsgate librarian David Webb and Elspeth Veale regarding Huxtable family history, with enclosed lists and transcriptions (Nov-Dec 1987).

Administrative / Biographical History

Born, 1756, Devon; married John Huxtable (1760-1838), South Molton, Devon, in November 1784; John Huxtable acquired Narracott, a farm in George Nympton parish, in 1806 and the family moved into the property in 1811; the couple had eight children, six sons and two daughters; Elizabeth Huxtable died in South Molton in July 1851, aged 94.


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Acquisition Information

Collected by David Webb as part of the Institute's London Collection.

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Archivist's Note

Entry compiled by Stefan Dickers.

Conditions Governing Use

Documents cannot be photocopied at present. Digital photography (without flash) is permitted for research purposes on completion of the Library's Copyright Declaration form and with respect to current UK copyright law.