Miscellaneous personal documents

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 REAS/2/5
  • Dates of Creation
  • Physical Description
      9 items 17 sheets; 1 of the sheets is torn along fold lines.

Scope and Content

Folder including: poem by George Thompson (`Somebody looming in the distance') about Lucy Gill [n.d.]; poem by GT as if by his 5-year old son, Herbert [1840]; notes regarding a meeting to be held in Oldham [Lancs], 3 Dec 1840, dated 24 Nov 1840; engagement list for 1-14 Mar [1842]; gross poll card issued by GT's election committee [30 Jul 1847]; letter from Elizabeth Chesson to her brother Frederick Chesson, referring to GT [24 Jul 1864]; letter from E. May Chesson to her mother, Amelia Chesson, concerning GT's declining health [?mid-1878]; Leeds burial ground certificate, 30 May 1878, relating to the burial of GT; notes for a lecture on GT, `A forgotten hero', [?c.1916].

Handwritten, except for the printed burial certificate.

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