Miscellaneous papers relating to the Baines family of Leeds and to other families

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Miscellaneous papers relating to the Baines family of Leeds, one time owners of the Leeds Mercury, and other families, covering the 19th and 20th centuries.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Baines family played a prominent part in local affairs in Leeds in the late 18th and 19th centuries, and at one time were the owners of the Leeds Mercury

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Note

In English

Other Finding Aids

Contents listed in handlist 73 and in the Letters Database http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/letters/letintro.htm

Custodial History

Gift of Mr J.M. Baines, February 1985

Family Names