An Inventory of the Hanbury-Aggs Family Papers, 1718-1914

(13 boxes; 6.5 linear ft.)

RG 5/058

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The Hanbury and Aggs families were prominent English Quakers who were involved in a variety of mercantile and philanthropic activities, predominantly in the 19th century. They were pharmacologists, silk merchant in Shanghai, travelers, and philanthropists (Thomas Hanbury was knighted in 1901 for his philanthropy). The collection contains correspondence, journals, business and financial papers, and other miscellaneous material. Includes Daniel Bell Hanbury's journals of his travels with William Allen, prominent English Quaker and abolitionist, to France and Germany in 1817 and 1822, as well as a visit with Czar Alexander at the Congress of Verona, and Anna Hanbury's journals of her trip to Bristol with observations on glass and pottery manufacture in 1815. Also included is correspondence with Thomas Hanbury, a silk merchant in Shanghai, concerning China trade and events in the Far East, and letters of Anna to her parents during a trip to Italy and France in 1860. Correspondence of Henry and Mary Gibbons Aggs and the 1815 European travel journals of Henry Aggs, are also noteworthy.

Background note:
BIOGRAPHICAL AND HISTORICAL NOTE The Hanbury and Aggs families were prominent English Quakers who were involved in a variety of mercantile and philanthropic activities, predominantly in the 19th century. Daniel Bell Hanbury was the son of Capel and Charlotte Bell Hanbury of Stanford Hill, north of London. He entered Old Plough Court Pharmacy in 1808, under the sponsorship of his uncle, William Allen, and married Rachel Christy in 1824. Their son, Daniel, was also a pharmacologist, and became a partner in Allen & Hanbury's. Thomas Hanbury, the third son, began his career as a silk merchant in Shanghai, and in 1867 purchased an old villa at Mortola on the road to Ventimiglia in northern Italy. He pursued botanical research, and his gardens were visited by royalty. Thomas Hanbury was knighted in 1901 for his philanthropy. Daniel Bell Hanbury's only daughter, Anna Christy Hanbury, married Thomas Aggs, the son of Henry and Mary Gibbins Aggs in 1861.

Scope and content
SCOPE AND CONTENT OF THE RECORDS The Hanbury-Aggs Papers represent an important resource for the study of middle class Quaker family life in 19th century London and central England. This collection illustrates a network of mutual obligation among merchants, bankers, and manufacturers arranging apprenticeships, investing in each others ventures, serving as executors for each others estates, a network that was cemented by a complex web of intermarriages. The Hanbury and Aggs families were directly related by the marriage of Thomas and Anna Christy Hanbury Aggs, but were further tied by kinship with many of the other important Quaker families of the day, including Gurney, Barclay, Bell, Pease, Birbeck, Kett, etc. The journals, correspondence, and estate papers are excellent sources for this documentation.

These papers also offer information on a variety of other topics. Of particular interest is the material in Series 4. Daniel Bell Hanbury's travel journals illustrate contemporary conditions in Europe (as viewed by an English Quaker) and give information about the Verona Conference, which he visited with his uncle William Allen. Allen called on Czar Alexander, the Duke of Wellington, and others to encourage the abolition of the slave trade.

Daniel Bell Hanbury's later correspondence (Series 4 & 6) with son Thomas in Shanghai provides an insight into China trade and current events in the East. The letters (Series 5) of his son, Daniel, author of Pharmacogia, and Daniel's correspondence with Thomas, who had returned from China and was living in La Mortola on the Italian Riviera, concern medicinal plants and natural science. Sir Thomas' gardens were well known and were visited by royalty and tourists.

Some material on women in the families has been preserved. The Account Books (Series 2) of Hannah Plumstead Sen document the household expenses of an upper middle class Quaker widow at the end of the 18th century. Hannah's niece, Anna Hanbury, kept at least two journals of her travel in 1814 and 1815 which can be compared with those of her nephew, Daniel Bell Hanbury, for the same trips (Series 3 & 4). Anna Christy Hanbury (1830-1913), who later married Thomas Aggs, wrote letters to her parents while traveling in Italy and France (Series 7).

Added entries

  • Aggs family
  • Allen and Hanbury's
  • Congress of Verona (1822)
  • France -- Description and travel
  • Germany -- History -- 1789-1900
  • Gibbins family
  • Glass manufacture
  • Great Britain -- Description and travel
  • Hanbury family
  • Historic gardens
  • Horticulturists
  • Italy -- Description and travel
  • Merchants -- China -- History
  • Pharmacologists
  • Pottery
  • Quakers -- Diaries --England
  • Quakers -- England
  • Quakers -- Slavery-- Anti-slavery movements
  • Shanghai (China) -- History
  • Slavery -- Anti-slavery movements
Additional Authors and Contributors
  • Aggs, Anna C. (Anna Christy), 1831-1913
  • Aggs, Henry, 1780-1859
  • Aggs, Mary, b. 1785
  • Aggs, Thomas, 1750-1824
  • Aggs, Thomas, 1822-1896
  • Allen, Charlotte, 1762-1816
  • Allen, William, 1770-1843
  • Hanbury, Anna, 1761-1825
  • Hanbury, Capel, 1764-1835
  • Hanbury, Charlotte, fld d. 1839
  • Hanbury, Daniel Bell, 1794-1882
  • Hanbury, Daniel, 1825-1875
  • Hanbury, Thomas, Sir, 1832-1907
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Date: 1987
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1. General Biographical and Genealogical

Papers of the families not included in Series 2-10; includes general biographical and genealogical material.


2. Capel Hanbury II (?-1769)

Primarily the estate administration papers of Capel Hanbury and of the family of his wife, Mary Lunn, including the Lunns and Plumsteads. Capel Hanbury, a birthright Friend, was the only son of Elizabeth Newton and Capel Hanbury, a Bristol soap merchant. Capel, the son, entered into partnership with his cousin, John Hanbury, as Virginia tobacco merchants. In 1750, he married Mary (d. 1793), daughter and heir of William Lunn, Vintner, at St. Botolph's, London. This Series is composed of account books and contracts and probated wills relating to the estates of the family of Mary Lunn Hanbury, including her parents, William and Mary Miers Lunn, sister and brother-in-law, Hannah Lunn Sen. (d. 1807) and Robert Plumstead (d.1760), and their children, Hannah Plumstead Jr. and Mary Plumstead Bevan (the wife of Joseph Gurney Bevan). Joseph Gurney Bevan was the only child of Timothy Bevan and Hannah Gurney, his second wife. The younger Bevan took over the business at Plough Court Pharmacy from his father, and, when he retired, passed it on to Samuel Mildred and his clerk, William Allen. The latter assumed sole control in 1797. Joseph Gurney and Mary Bevan died without issue.

3. Capel Hanbury III (1764-1835)

Papers of Capel Hanbury, his wife, Charlotte Bell, and Capel's sisters, Anna Hanbury and Charlotte Hanbury Allen, wife of William Allen. Capel Hanbury, one of at least five children of Capel and Mary Lunn Hanbury of Stamford Hill, was a birthright Friend. Capel and his brother, John, married two sisters, Charlotte Susanna (d.1839) and Elizabeth (respectively), daughters of Daniel Bell and great granddaughters of Robert Barclay. Kitty Bell, another sister, married Johnny Gurney and was the mother of Elizabeth Fry and Joseph John Gurney. Another brother, William Hanbury, was stationed in India with the Army and probably died there after 1780. Charlotte Hanbury married William Allen, and Anna Hanbury remained unmarried. Capel and Charlotte Bell Hanbury had two sons, Cornelius and Daniel Bell Hanbury. Capel became established at Ware as a corn merchant and later as a dealer in malt.

4. Daniel Bell Hanbury (1794-1882)

Papers of Daniel Bell Hanbury, his wife, Rachel Christy, and Rachel's family. Daniel Bell Hanbury was born at Stamford Hill, north of London, the son of Capel and Charlotte Bell Hanbury. He was educated by private tutors and at Tottenham Green, and entered Old Plough Court Pharmacy in 1808, under the sponsorship of his uncle by marriage, William Allen. In 1817, he accompanied Allen, his aunt, and George Majolier to Congenies via Paris and Lyons, and, in 1822, with Allen to the Congress of Verona where he observed Czar Alexander I, Metternich, and Wellington. In 1824 Hanbury married Rachel, daughter of Thomas and Rachel Christy of Bloofield, Essex and Clapham, London; together they had seven children. That same year be was made a partner at Plough Court, and the name was changed from William Allen & Co. to Allen, Hanbury's and Barry. Daniel Bell Hanbury retired from the business in 1868 and died in 1882, buried in Wandsworth, London.

5. Daniel Hanbury II (1825-1875)

Papers of Daniel Hanbury. Daniel Hanbury was born in 1825, the eldest son of Daniel Bell and Rachel Hanbury. He attended a private school near Croydon, and was apprenticed to his father at the age of 16. In 1857, he passed an examination as Pharmaceutical Chemist, and was made a member of the Pharmaceutical Society. In 1868, on the retirement of his father, Daniel and his cousin, Cornelius Hanbury, became the two active partners in Allen & Hanbury's. However, his interests lay more in research and writing, and he retired from business only two years later. He never married and died from an attack of typhoid fever.

6. Sir Thomas Hanbury (1832-1907)

Papers of Thomas Hanbury, his wife, Katherine A. Pease Hanbury, and sons, Cecil and Danny. Born in Clapham the third son of Daniel Bell and Rachel Hanbury, Thomas Hanbury began his career as a silk merchant in Shanghai from 1853 to 1871. While in China, he collected specimens of medicinal herbs for his brother, Daniel. In 1867, Hanbury purchased an old villa at Mortola on the road to Ventimiglia in northern Italy, close to the French border. He married Katherine Aldham Pease, daughter of Thomas Pease, in 1869 and they had three children, Danny, Cecil, and Horace. In Italy, he was honored for his contributions to the people of the area, and founded museums and educational institutions. He also carried on botanical research, and his gardens were visited by royalty. Thomas Hanbury was knighted in 1901 and died six years later.


7. Thomas III (1822-1896) and Anna Christy Hanbury Aggs (1831-1913)

Papers of Thomas Aggs and his wife, Anna Christy Hanbury Aggs. Anna Christy Hanbury Aggs was the only daughter of Daniel Bell and Rachel Christy Hanbury. In 1861, she married Thomas Aggs, the son of Henry and Mary Gibbins Aggs, at the Westminster Meeting House. Thomas Aggs was born at Tottenham and had been placed in the Marine Alliance Companies office by Samuel Gurney. He subsequently worked as an insurance broker and charterer of ships. In 1865, he suffered a business failure, but Friends asked to look into his affairs determined that he was not at fault.

8. Thomas Aggs I (1750-1824)

Papers of Thomas Aggs and his wife, Lucy Gurney Aggs. Thomas Aggs was the son of John and Sarah Kett Aggs. He married Lucy Gurney (1753-96), daughter of Henry and Elizabeth Bartlet Gurney in 1775 and worked as a dyer.

9. Henry Agg I (1780-1859)

Papers of Henry Aggs and his wife, Mary Gibbins Aggs, and of the Gibbins family. Henry Aggs was born in Norwich and was apprenticed as a Girdler, completing his tenure in 1818. Two years later, he married Mary, the daughter of Joseph Gibbins, a banker, at Birmingham. He worked as a Stock Broker and, at his death, was described as a Proprietor of Shares in Joint Stock Companies.

10. Henry Gurney Aggs III (1866-?)

Papers of Henry Gurney Aggs. Henry Gurney Aggs was a banker. He married and had one son.


11. Miscellaneous Materials
1790-1894, n.d.

This Series includes materials that are Anonymous or cannot be attributed to another Series.


Note to Researchers: To request materials, please note both the location and box numbers shown below:

Ser. 1. Biographical and Genealogical

Aggs Family Box 1

Hanbury Family Box 1

Includes information on Gurney, Robertson, Wilkie, Gambier, and Murdoch Families
Box 1

Ser. 2. Capel Hanbury (?-1769), 1733-1894

[Robert Plumstead?], House Expenses at Clapham 1758-61 Box 1

Hannah Plumstead Sen., House Expenses 1761-69 and 1769-90. (2 vols.) Box 1

[Mary Lunn], Estate Book 1775-1786 Box 2

Hanbury [Mary], Account book 1788-1802 Box 2

Account Books, 1766-1807 Box 2

[Miers/Lunn heir], Account Book [1776], 1778-79 Box 2

Estate of Hannah Plumstead Sen., Cash Book 1807-08 Box 2

Hannah Plumstead, Receipt Book (wages & rent) 1790-1802 Box 2

Estate of [R.] Plumstead, Ledger 1760-1779 (index) Box 2

Miscellaneous Receipts: Wedding apparel 1747 Box 2 Box 2

Estate of Robert Plumstead, 1760-1800 Box 3

Cash Book
Receipts enclosed, 1779-1800.
1760-75 Box 3

Journal 1760-1779 Box 3

Account Book 1760-79 Box 3

Estate Papers, 1749-1804

General 1746-1764 Box 4

Bonds 1749-1755 Box 4

Annuities to Hannah Plumstead and Capel Hanbury 1761-1804 Box 4

Estate of Thomas Plumstead, 1718-1764, n.d. Box 4

Bonds 1718-1744 Box 4

General 1750-1764 and n.d. Box 4

Estate of Hannah Plumstead (II), 1770-1894 Box 5

General 1807-1811 Box 5

Inheritance tax receipts Box 5

Indenture bonds 1793-1804 Box 5

Bank stock annuities 1770-1894 Box 5

Estate of Mary Plumstead 1764 & n.d. Box 5

William Lunn Family 1761-1792 Box 5

Joseph Gurney and Mary Plumstead Bevan 1795-1804 Box 5

Newberry Family Wills 1736-1748 Box 5

Estate Papers, Miscellaneous (Thomas Plumstead executor) Box 5

Birth Certificates
Of Thomas Plumstead, Hannah Plumstead (III), copy of Hannah Plumstead (II)
Box 5

Marriage Certificates and Agreements
In ++Oversize files.

Probated wills, contracts and agreements
In ++Oversize files.

Ser. 3. Capel Hanbury (1764-1835), 1780-1849

Correspondence, 1780-1838:

Capel Hanbury to Charlotte Hanbury 1815 Box 6

Capel Hanbury to his sister Anna 1803 Box 6

Charlotte Hanbury to Daniel Bell Hanbury 1815-38 Box 6

Charlotte Hanbury to Cornelius Hanbury 1838 Box 6

William Hanbury to his brother and mother 1780 & n.d. Box 6

William Allen and Cornelius Hanbury to John [Barry] and family members
Concerning the death of Charlotte Hanbury Allen.
1816 Box 6

John T[homas] Barry to Cornelius Hanbury and William Allen 1816 Box 6

Charlotte Allen to Daniel Bell Hanbury 1816 Box 6

W. Wilberforce to William Allen
Concerning death of Allen's wife.
1 May 1823 Box 6

Journals, 1808-1815

[Charlotte Hanbury Allen?], Daily events 1808 Box 6

[Anna Hanbury], Daily events 1808 Box 6

[Anna Hanbury], Journey to Lanark in Scotland 1814 Box 6

[Anna Hanbury]
Journey to Bristol. To attend meeting for the formation of the first auxiliary school society; also includes information on glass and pottery making.
1815 Box 6

Account Books & Miscellaneous Papers, 1796-1849

Account Book, Anna and Charlotte Hanbury 1796-1817 Box 6

Anna Hanbury Estate 1849 Box 6

Miscellaneous business and estate papers Box 6

Business and Estate Papers
Probate of will of Ann Reece, Anna Hanbury, exec. Settlement of the John Hanbury Estate Capel Hanbury et. al. In ++Oversize files.

Ser. 4. Daniel Bell Hanbury (1794-1882), 1785-1882

Correspondence, 1785, 1823-83
Correspondence mostly concerns family affairs, with comments on current events and politics. Some of the letters are addressed jointly to DBH and Rachel Hanbury, and a few to Rachel alone.
Box 6

Sent to, 1838-1876:

Rachel C. Hanbury
Most letters sent while she was at Egerton, nursing her father. Primarily family news.
1838-39. Box 6

Thomas Hanbury 1861-76 Box 6

Anna Hanbury Aggs 1876 Box 6

Letter Books
Copies of correspondence with Thomas Hanbury in Shanghai, other sons, Barclay and Daniel, relatives, and business connections. The greatest number of letters were sent to Thomas and include interesting discussions about China trade and current events in the Far East.
1860-70 (4 books) Box 6

Received from, 1823-1882:

Thomas Christy 1838-44 Box 6

Other Christy family members 1837-42 Box 6

Cornelius Hanbury Sen. and Jr. 1868-69 Box 7

Barclay Hanbury 1862-1882 Box 7

Other 1823-83 Box 7

Miscellaneous: Letters written by Thomas Christy to his parents while at school 1785 Box 7

Journals, 1808-1860 Box 7

Mostly natural science notebook with drawings of insects 1808 Box 7

Journals of daily events. 1809-11 (4 journals) Box 7

Records daily events to 1812, then travel diary to Ipswich, Scotland and Bristol.
1812-15 Box 7

Journals of daily events 1813, 1815 (2 journals) Box 7

"Journey to Congenies Bourdeaux (sic) & c. with my uncle & party.” 1817 Box 7

"Journey to Vienna, Verona, Munich & c. with my Uncle W. Allen.”
Allen went to speak with the Czar and others about slavery.
1822 Box 7

"Continuation of Vienna Journey.” 1822 Box 7

Journals of daily events 1825, 1826-27 (2 journals) Box 8

Journal of daily events. 1836 Box 8

Journey to Switzerland. 1860 Box 8

Passports of Daniel Bell Hanbury 1822, 1856 and 1872 Box 8

Business Papers

Invoice for clock 1824 Box 8

Land lease agreements 1871, 1875 Box 8


Accounts written by DBH
Includes account of DBH's wedding.
Box 8

Rachel Hanbury's calling cards. Box 8

Hair samples collected by Rachel Christy Hanbury ("my mother's"). Box 8

Passport, William Allen
French, includes signature of the Duke of Wellington and the Kaiser's seal, stamps of various continental cities. In ++Oversize files.

Ser. 5. Daniel Hanbury (1825-75), 1831-1874

Correspondence, 1831-1874 Box 8

Daniel Hanbury to his parents
Most while traveling in Europe, the Mid-East, and Asia, particularly in the south of France. Many comments on plants, flowers, and local antiquities.
1831, 1849, 1860-74, and n.d. Box 8

Correspondence with other family members 1835, 1864-65 Box 8

Miscellaneous Papers
Includes his Indenture, 1841, and a death notice.
1841, other dates Box 8

Ser. 6. Thomas Hanbury (1832-1907), 1855-1899

Correspondence, 1865-1899 Box 8

Thomas and Katherine Hanbury to his parents
Concerning China and botanical observations
1867-82 Box 8

Thomas Hanbury to Anna H. Aggs 1876-79, 1887 Box 8

Thomas Hanbury to [Henry] Gurney Aggs 1897-99 Box 8

Danny Hanbury to family members 1881-86

Cecil Hanbury to Henry Gurney Aggs 1881 Box 8

Thomas Walsh to Thomas Hanbury 1865 Box 8

A[?] to [Thomas Hanbury], Windsor Castle
Note from Queen's Secretary declining invitation to stay at Mentone.
February 21, 1882 Box 8

Miscellaneous: Hair sample. “Danny” Hanbury to Anna Hanbury Aggs 1881 Box 8 Box 8

Miscellaneous Papers
Includes an article written to the [Times?] on events in China, poetry, a published description of Mentone, a privately published statement to his friends concerning a misunderstanding over his assumption of the title of Marquis, and several obituaries.
Box 8

Ser. 7. Thomas Aggs (1822-1896) and Anna Christy Hanbury Aggs (1831-1913), 1824-1911

Correspondence, 1824-1911

Sent to, 1824-1911:

Henry and Mary G. Aggs 1824-46 Box 9

Sarah G. Gibbins 1874 Box 9

Thomas Hanbury 1864 Box 9

Henry Gurney Aggs 1884-87, 1911, and n.d. Box 9

Daniel Bell and Rachel Hanbury from Anna C. Hanbury II
Concerning her trip to Italy and France.
1860 Box 9

Anna C. Aggs to Thomas Aggs 1872 Box 9

Received from, 1864-1885:

Sampson Hanbury 1875 Box 9

Capel Hanbury (IV) 1864 Box 9

Rachel B.Bourne to Mrs. Aggs
Enclosed are 2 photos of Garibaldi with his autograph.
1885 Box 9

Arranged chronologically.
1870-97 and n.d. Box 9

Journals, 1838-1848

Penmanship Book (maps tipped in) 1838 and n.d. Box 9

Journal, Thomas Aggs 1839-40 Box 9

Journal, Thomas Aggs
Concerning an unhappy proposal.
1840-41 and 1848 Box 9

Business and Legal

Investments in American Railroads Box 9

Household accounts Box 9

Miscellaneous Box 9

Miscellaneous Papers Box 9

Memorabilia of Thomas Aggs
Includes copy of will, newspaper clippings, birth certificate.
Box 9

Memorabilia of Anna Christy Aggs
Includes passport, death certificate, and Ms. “Instructions for burial of Anna C. Aggs.”
Box 9

Newspaper accounts of Aggs weddings. Box 9

Ser. 8. Thomas Aggs (1750-1824), 1665-1851

Correspondence, 1821, n.d.

Thomas and Lucy Aggs to Henry Aggs 1821-25 Box 10

Thomas Aggs to Lucy n.d. Box 10

Estate Administration, 1825-51 and n.d.

Thomas Aggs I Box 10

Lucy Gurney Aggs Box 10

Sarah Brightwen Box 10

John Gurney Aggs Box 10

Miscellaneous Papers, 1665-1824

Silhouette of Thomas Aggs 1824 Box 10

Passport, Thomas Aggs 1807 Box 10

Will of Thomas Aggs Latin text 1665 Box 10

Estate Administration and Business
Includes wills and probates of John Gurney Aggs, Lucy Aggs, and Thomas Aggs, also a dissolution of partnership, 1812. In ++Oversize files.
1812, n.d. Box Oversize

Ser. 9. Henry Aggs (1780-1859), 1815-1875

Correspondence, 1820-1875

Mary G. Aggs to Thomas Aggs 1873-1875 Box 11

Henry Aggs to Mary Aggs 1845 Box 11

Mary G. Aggs to Henry Gurney Aggs 1870-73 Box 11

Mary G. Aggs to Anna C. Aggs Box 11

Mary Gibbins to Henry Aggs 1820 Box 11

Mary G. Aggs et. al. to Henry Aggs 1836 Box 11

Mary G. Aggs to M. Gibbins 1826 Box 11

Mary G. Aggs to Lucy Aggs 1835 Box 11

Henry Gurney Aggs to Mary Aggs 1840 Box 11

Received from members of the Gibbins Family Box 11

Received, miscellaneous 1820-1854 and n.d. Box 11

Journals/Notebook:[Henry Aggs]
Mainly travels on the continent. With descriptions of Russian soldiers in Europe.
1815 Box 11

Estate Papers, 1824-1871

Henry Aggs, copy of will 1858 Box 11

Mary Aggs, will and codicil 1870-1871 Box 11

Henry Aggs, Pease Trust to Henry Aggs' grandchildren 1824 Box 11

Business Papers

Marriage contract, Henry Aggs and Mary Gibbins 1820 Box 11

Miscellaneous Box 11

Miscellaneous, 1832, n.d.

Narrative on the conduct of Martha Lucy Aggs 1832 Box 11

Memorabilia of Henry Gurney Aggs (d. 1846) Box 11

Memorabilia of Mary Gibbins Aggs Box 11

Hair Samples collected by Mary Gibbins Aggs, mostly family members and Theodore Galton Box 11

Memorabilia of Theodore Galton
Theodore Galton was a friend (fiancé?) of Mary Gibbins who died in 1810.
Box 11

Memorabilia of Henry Aggs
Includes domestic and international passports, birth, death and burial certificates.
Box 11

In ++Oversize Files, 1815, n.d.:

Passport, Henry Aggs 1815 Box Oversize

Estate papers
Includes probates of wills of Thomas Aggs and release of legacy under the will of John Gurney Aggs.
Box Oversize

Business and legal (settlements and grants, etc.) Box Oversize

Ser. 10. Henry Gurney Aggs (1866-?), 1887-1914

Correspondence, 1887, n.d.

To parents, during trip to USA 1887 Box 12

Miscellaneous correspondence received Box 12

Miscellaneous Business Papers Box 12

Estate Papers, 1902-1914, n.d.

Emily Hanbury 1902-1911 Box 12

Anna Christy Aggs 1913 Box 12

John Smith (brother of Emily Hanbury) Box 12

Sarah and Mary Gibbins Box 12

Sewell Trust Box 12

Miscellaneous 1902-1914 Box 12


Collection of Newspaper Clippings Box 12

Other miscellaneous materials Box 12

Ser. 11. Miscellaneous Materials, 1790-1894, n.d.
Manuscripts are divided into four categories and miscellaneous.

Literature, 1790-1856, n.d.

“The Remarkable Prophecy of Jacques Cazotte Concerning the French Revolution and Some of Its Principal Promoters Mostly Extracted From the Literary Panorama First and Second Volumes 8mo 1812,” 1813 (Ms.) Box 12

Goff, Dinah W., “It has often occurred to me,”
This manuscript is written on copy paper and could possibly be in the hand of the author; FHL has printed copies of the work, Divine Protection Through Extraordinary Dangers (BX7616.G6D6) but the manuscript varies slightly and includes names which are only initialed in the printed version.
1856 12mo 23 (MsS) Box 12

[Anonymous], Album
This album includes entries made as late as 1833; the inside front cover, which was pasted over by the first page when the album was received by FHL, is inscribed “Capel Hanbury” with a short verse and dated 1700.
n.d. Box 12

[Queen] Charlotte, “Lines Addressed to the Deity” 1807 (Ms.) Box 12

“Account of T. Clarkson Interview with the Emperor Alexander at Aix la Chapelle,” ca. 1818 (Ms.) Box 12

L.T. to [?]
Concerning the History of the Church of Christ at Langham in Essex by Rector.
Dec 22d 1791. (ALS) Box 12

[Thomas Clarkson?], “Substance of a Conversation with the Emperor of Russia at the Ancient Prefecture- Aix la Chapelle Oct 9th 1818” 1818 (Ms.) Box 12

“Some account of the Illness & State of Mind of a young Man..." 1829 (Ms.) Box 12

[Anonymous Friend]. Journal (incomplete) 19th Dec. 1789- Jan. 21st 1790 (Ms.) Box 12

“The Children: Found in the desk of Charles Dickens after his death” n.d. (Ms.) Box 12

Humor, 1836, n.d.

“A Bill entituled An Act for the Amendment & Explanation of the rules of a Society called “The Society for the Encouragement of Early Rising”
Humorous parody of bill going to Parliament.
1836. (Ms.) Box 12

Humorous and bawdy manuscript.
n.d. (Ms.) Box 12

T. Marsh to Thomas Aggs, “I T. Marsh bequeath this my second volume of my diary...” (AMsS) Box 12

[Anonymous] “An Artist's pized bill...” n.d. Box 12

Business, 1797-1894, n.d.

Prospectus, Bolivar Mining Company ca. 1824 (Ms.) Box 12

Thos. Brueton, Will 1797 (Ms.) Box 12

John Phillips to [Thomas Hanbury?] (incomplete) n.d. (ALS) Box 12

Certificate of Registry of Death of Alfred Gillett 1894 Box 12

[Anonymous]. Account Book (summary of accounts) n.d. Box 12

Artwork, 1797, n.d.

Watch piece. “A Watch my represent the mind of man...” n.d. Box 12

Prints of Birds
Probably handpainted by members of the Hanbury-Aggs families.
ca. 1797 Box 12

Copper engravings prints (4 prints) Box 12

Miscellaneous, 1828, n.d.

“Daily Food for Christians,” Book signed by Elizabeth Fry ca. 1828 Box 12

Title pages of books with signatures of family Box 12