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Papers regarding the Baronetcy of Sir Henry Wentworth Acland


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Letters patent under the great seal of Queen Victoria granting the title of Baronet to Sir Henry Wentworth Acland, together with a letter from Lord Salisbury (1830-1903) offering Acland the Baronetcy, 1890.


  • Creation: 1890


2 boxes (0.30 linear metres)

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Latin

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark, e.g. Dep. a. 36(R)/1].

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Dep. a. 36(R)/1-2

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 12756


Papers regarding the Baronetcy of Sir Henry Wentworth Acland

Biographical / Historical

Sir Henry Wentworth Acland (1815-1900) was a physician. In 1834 Acland matriculated at Christ Church, Oxford, he graduated B.A. in 1840, M.A. in 1842, M.B. in 1846, and M.D. in 1848. In 1840 he was elected fellow of All Souls' College and, in the same year, commenced the study of medicine, entering himself at St. George's Hospital, London.

It was for his services to medicine and medical education that Acland was accorded his Baronetcy in 1890. See the Dictionary of National Biography for further details.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposited by Sir William Acland in 1968.

Related Materials

See also Acland Family Papers (MSS. Acland c. 1-3, d. 1-201, e. 106, Rolls 1); and the additional papers of Henry Wentworth Acland and his daughter, Sarah Angelina Acland (MSS. Eng. e. 3398-3399).

Papers regarding the Baronetcy of Sir Henry Wentworth Acland
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