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Diaries of Lionel Hichens, General Sir Neville Lyttelton and Lady Lyttelton


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The collection consists of:
  1. Diaries of Lionel Hichens, 1900-8
  2. Diaries of General Sir Neville Lyttelton, 1874-1929
  3. Diaries of Lady Lyttelton, 1892-3
  4. Unattributed diary, 1896


  • 1874-1929


61 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. hist. e. 372].
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MSS. Eng. hist. e. 372-80, f. 33-84

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13730

Biographical / Historical

(William) Lionel Hichens (1874-1940) was an industrialist and businessman. His parents-in-law were Sir Neville Gerald Lyttelton (1845-1931), general, and Lady Katharine Sarah Lyttelton, née Stuart-Wortley. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

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A full description is available in the Library.

Custodial History

The diaries were cleared from North Aston Hall, Oxfordshire, after the death of Hermione Hichens.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The diaries were bought from Robin Waterfield Ltd. in 1986.

Related Materials

See also the papers of William Lionel Hichens (MSS. Eng. hist. c. 1037-1038, d. 484).
Diaries of Lionel Hichens, General Sir Neville Lyttelton and Lady Lyttelton
Emily Tarrant
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom