Papers of John Manwaring Baines

Scope and Content

Comprises: (1) Family correspondence; (2) Diaries; (3) Notes on the history of Hastings; (4) Multiple copies of an abstract of title of an estate belonging to Joseph Jowitt in Sheepscar (Leeds), 1837

Administrative / Biographical History

John Manwaring Baines graduated from the University of Leeds in 1931 and later became Curator of the Borough Museum in Hastings. He was a member of the Baines family who had once owned the Leeds Mercury, and his father Frederic Talbot Baines was clerk to the Senate of Leeds University

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Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of the John Manwaring Baines, 1985-1989


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