Collection of 45 miscellaneous papers belonging to Holroyd, 1789-1830.
John Baker Holroyd papers
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 96 MS869
- Dates of Creation1789-1830
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description45 items
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
John Baker Holroyd was born in 1735. In 1781 he was created Baron Sheffield of Dunamare, Co. Meath in the Peerage of Ireland and in 1802 created Baron Sheffield of Sheffield, Co. York in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. He was President of the Board of Agriculture, a Lord of Trade and one of His Majesty's most honourable Privy Council. He was known in the literary world as a writer on political economy. He died in 1821.
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Other Finding Aids
Collection level description. Hard-copy catalogue also available in the Library's Palaeography Room.
Date(s) of descriptions: 2000-02-07 Joseph Gelfer, 2000-05-19 Sarah Aitchison.
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