Miscellaneous papers collected by W.T. Freemantle

Scope and Content

Comprises material on religion, genealogy, local history, numismatics and publishing, mostly relating to the Sheffield area (some of it relating to John Parker, Whig MP for Sheffield 1832-52)

Administrative / Biographical History

William Thomas Freemantle, of Barbot Hall, Rotherham, was a bibliographer and book collector whose Yorkshire collections came into the possession of Lord Brotherton. He published, by subscription, the very detailed A bibliography of Sheffield and vicinity : section 1, to the end of 1700 (Sheffield, 1911).

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The collection came to the library via the Brotherton Collection


In English

Custodial History

W.T. Freemantle

Geographical Names