This collection of papers relating to the Blake family, includes, for example:
Genealogical notes on the Blake family, 1850-1925.

c.35 Blake family photographs, late 19th-20th century.

A painting by Anna Maria Marriott (née Blake), late 19th-20th century.

215 letters to R.F. Blake from his mother, J.A. Blake, 1887-1894.

c.90 letters from R.F. Blake to his mother, 1932-1947.

A letter from Josephine Sloss, later R.F. Blake's wife, breaking off their engagement and 16 letters written during their courtship, 1904-1905.

5 documents relating to a special meeting held by the Council of Institute of Chemistry to consider whether one of its fellows 'should be excluded or suspended from membership' following his conviction on charges arising from his support of the women's suffrage campaign, 1913-1914.

3 notebooks recording Mrs Josephine Blake's grocery account, 1940-1946.

A small notebook used as a diary belonging to Mrs Blake, 1963.

72 letters to R.F. Blake from his sister, Mary, giving family news, 1905-1944.

60 letters to R.F. Blake from his aunt, Cordelia Bailey, 1905-1925.

10 letters to R.F. Blake from his aunt, Emily Blake (née Haslewood), 1906-1922.

57 letters to R F Blake from his aunt, Caroline Haselwood, 1906-1931.

21 letters from Josephine Blake to her husband, R F Blake, 1911-1944.

5 letters from R F Blake to his wife, Josephine, 1928-1932.

22 letters from Charlotte Blake (nee Haslewood) to R F Blake, 1919-1944.

6 letters from Cara Neve to R F Blake, 1919-1940.

15 letters to Josephine Blake, 1931-1949.

3 letters from Lady Cecil Craigavon to R F Blake, 1928.

AccessBy prior appointment.
Century19th, 20th
Repository NamePublic Record Office of Northern Ireland
Address2 Titanic Boulevard Titanic Quarter Belfast
UK Postal CodeBT3 9HQ
Telephone+44 28-9053-4800
Repository Web Address
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.