The BROUGHTON-IN-FURNESS, LANCS COLLECTION

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Contains: General account book kept by a member of the Frearson family in Boughton-in-Furness, Lancashire 1854, 1857; loose accounts relating to the purchase of dwelling houses at Broughton-in-Furness 1898; extract from marriage register of the Scots Church, Melbourne, Australia, relating to the marriage of George Frearson and Agnes McLean 1853; certificate of the birth of Martha Agens Frearson of Dunolly, Victoria, Australia 1857; certificate of miner's right issued by George Frearson in the Colony of Victoria, Australia 1858; reciept issued by the Union Bank of Australia to George Frearson for alluvial gold 1861; receipts for free rent paid in the manor of Broughton-in-Furness, Lancashire by M Frearson 1922 and 1941; will of Thomas Cragg of Dalton, Lancashire 1860; will of Isaac Simm of Beancroft, near Barrow-in-Furness, Lancashire 1874; notice of the requirements of vaccination issued by George Frearson of Broughton-in-Furness, Lancashire for Janet Frearson c 1867; military records relating to G Balderstone and H M Frearson 1918-1919

Administrative / Biographical History

The records relate chiefly to the BALDERSTON family and to the FREARSON family of Broughton-in-Furness, Lancashire. Both families are related to the donor

Arrangement

  • BOOKS OF ACCOUNT
  • CERTIFICATES
  • RECEIPTS
  • WILLS
  • SUNDRY PAPERS

Conditions Governing Access

Open for consultation

Acquisition Information

Presented 30 January 1969 by H. Helm, National Agricultural Advisory Service, (Farm Records Accession Number 522)

Note

Compiled by Caroline Gould, 27 February 2003

Other Finding Aids

A detailed catalogue is available at the Museum of English Rural Life

Conditions Governing Use

Please contact the Archivist

Subjects