Records of the Munby Family

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 192 MFP
  • Dates of Creation
      22 March 1748-8 October 1920
  • Name of Creator
  • Physical Description
      4 boxes Archives - Non-digital

Scope and Content

Papers of the Munby family and related families of York (including the Forth, Woodhouse, and Pearson families). Includes:

-Diaries and Household Accounts 1778-1885

-Professional Papers and Correspondence 1747-1911

-Genealogical Material 1734 - 1920

-Family papers and correspondence, 1700s-1920

These papers are largely written by and related to the female branch of the Munby family (the Woodhouses and Forth lines) but some to relate to the male members of the families involved.

Access Information


Material is available subject to the usual terms and conditions of access to Archives and Local History collections.

Other Finding Aids

There is an extensive legacy word document which contains an excellent overview of the Munby family and this collection, as well as list of the collection to item level ('0054 Munby').

Custodial History

Deposited by a member of the Munby family 1965. In possession of Munby family until presented to York City Archives, then housed in York Central Library.

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