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Genealogical papers, 1730-1920s

MSS. Benson 1/127-128
Held at the Weston Library

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(1/127) Deeds, documents and related papers, comprising:

  1. (1/127/9) Certificate of marriage. Robert Hodgson / Elinor Taylor, 1730
  2. (1/127/15) Will and probate of Benjamin Taylor of Wath, 1737
  3. (1/127/9) Military passport of Robert Hodgson, 1745
  4. (1/127/6) Will and proof of Robert Hodgson, 1759
  5. (1/127/13) Inventory and account of goods, chattels, rights etc. of Robert Hodgson, 1759
  6. (1/127/) Lease and release of land etc. at Pateley Bridge: Joseph and William Calvert to Christopher Benson, 1759
  7. (1/127/11) Exemption from dues for Eleanor Hodgson of Cayton Grange, Liberty of the late dissolved monastery of Fountains, 1768
  8. (1/127/9) Notice of livestock auction. Eleanor Hodgson, Cayton Hall, Ripley, 1771
  9. (1/127/14) Will of Eleanor Hodgson, 1777
  10. (1/127/) Surrender of copyhold of land at Pateley Bridge: Joseph Benson to Christopher Benson of York,1782
  11. (1/127/10) Copy will of Morfit Hodgson of Ripon, 1783
  12. (1/127/) 4 schedules of deeds and documents covering 1758-1802 and concerning Christopher, Joseph, Edward and Anne Benson, c.1800-1803
  13. (1/127/) Demise of Michael House and land at Hinxton; William Lort Bishop of Bristol to Solomon Benson, 1818
  14. (1/127/1) List of Benson wills at York, 1396-1745, compiled by Alfred Scott Gatty, 1886
  15. (1/127/16) Letters of Administration for the estate of Charles Benson of Portmadoc ro Edward White Benson and his brother Charles, 1893
  16. (1/127/12) List of the Buck papers, c.1920s
  17. (1/127/2-6) Notes, including family trees, made by E.W. Benson and R.H.Sidgwick, with a letter from A.C. Benson to his father about family history, c.1860s-1890s

(1/128) E.W. Benson's notes on family pedigrees

  1. (1/128/1) Joseph Lucas 'Principal Geneological Trees of the family of Bayne of Nidderdale.' Printed item, 1896


  • Creation: 1730-1920s


1 box

Language of Materials

  • English


MSS. Benson 1/127-128

Repository Details

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Weston Library
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