PAPERS RELATING TO VARIOUS MEMBERS OF THE BELSON FAMILY

Scope and Content

Most of the documents described in this section are original records relating to members of the Belson family. There is also a photocopy of George John Belson's diary recording his service in the Peniinsula War at F1/5/J/1.

The members of the family represented are:

Charles Philip Belson (1773-1830); Henry Fage Belson (1788-1849) and his wife Anne Harwood Eveleigh (1792-1846); William Whitelocke Belson (1795-1813); William Eveleigh Belson (1826-1899); Frederick Charles Belson (1827-1855); Henry George Belson (1831-1876); Anna Maria Smythies, nee Belson (1835-1910); Frederick Charles Belson (1874-1852).

Detailed information about these people may be found in P.C.E. Belson's account of military members of the Belson family (F1/5/MS/4). See also the family tree at the front of this catalogue.