CollectionRichardson of Drum Papers

This collection of c.2000 documents, 89 volumes and 11 boxes comprises of family and estate papers of the Richardson of Drum family, 1639-1920. This collection includes, for example:
Rental books, letters and receipts to William Stewart Richardson from his aunt, Mrs Letitia Darcus, née Richardson of Londonderry, 1820-1855.

Letters from Mrs Jane Reilly to her cousin, William Stewart Richardson, 1820-1855.

Letters and receipts about interest payable to Miss Elizabeth Richardson, 1823-1825; 1839.

Letters and receipts to William Stewart Richardson from his mother, Mrs Isabella Richardson and from his sister Letitia Vere Webb, 1823-1854.

Letters to William Stewart Richardson and his wife, Caroline, nee Lavinscourt, about her property, a sugar plantation in Antigua, 1826-1857.

Letters to William Stewart Richardson Brady from and about aspirants to marry his daughter, 1852-1857.

Papers, possibly compiled by Lady Murial Close concerning the pedigree of the Richardson and related families, 20th century.

A typescript entitled 'The truth about ethics', possibly by Lady Murial Close, c.1900.

AccessBy prior appointment.
Century17th, 18th, 19th, 20th
Repository NamePublic Record Office of Northern Ireland
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CommentSome of the information listed from this repository has been extracted from lists available in the archives. The lists were compiled by Public Record Office of Northern Ireland staff and we are grateful for their assistance. It must be remembered that due to time constraints not all items in this repository were examined individually.