PAPERS RELATING TO RESEARCH INTO THE BELSON FAMILY

Scope and Content

by Philip Charles Belson and Dorrien Belson

Most of this section consists of modern material assembled by P.C.E. Belson and Dorrien Belson. The majority of original material relating to individual members of the family is catalogued in section F1/2 above, except for the envelope of papers relating to Revd W.E. Belson (F1/5/X/2A). The records include correspondence and notes, a transcript of the diary of George John Belson (1787-1868), relating to his service in the Peninsula War and the campaign in the South of France (F1/5/J/1), and a typescript of an unpublished book relating to members of the family who have served in the armed forces (F1/5/MS/4).